Axiom Verge: Empty Space

Published on March 30th, 2015 | by Andrew Vestal

What could any Other know of the Up-and-Out? What Other could look at the biting acid beauty of the stars in open Space? What could they tell of the Great Pain, which started quietly in the ... Read More


Civilization: Beyond Earth: Going Beyond Theme

Published on December 17th, 2014 | by Stephen Tramer

I don’t remember exactly when I discovered Civilization in college, but once I did, I knew I had a problem. Once I started a new game, it was impossible to stop until it finished, even though ... Read More


All Due Respect: Press F for Farce

Published on November 3rd, 2014 | by Andrew Vestal

Recently, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare became roundly mocked when images showed a funeral event where the player is asked to “Press [F] to Pay Respects.” Some were quick to point out that Batman: Arkham City ... Read More


Theater, Rhythm: A History of Final Fantasy

Published on October 27th, 2014 | by Andrew Vestal

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call is a living museum of Final Fantasy, an interactive musical memory palace. It lives at the bizarre intersection of fan service and Wikia, of sweet memory and bittersweet nostalgia. It is ... Read More

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