Only through the lens of a philosopher at war with himself can we understand a game at war with itself.
Kafka's "Before the Law" offers a new lens for meditating on the relationships between avatars, bosses, developers, and players in gaming.
Listen to an extended discussion about Aaron Suduiko's analysis of Final Fantasy IX's theatrical and philosophical content.
This week on the podcast: analyzing Dark Souls and Silent Hill through the lens of a hypothetical mashup, plus PAX West 2021 reflections.
This week's podcast focuses on mindscapes in video-game fictions, follow-up on the psychoanalytic interpretation of Returnal, and romance in Final Fantasy X.
The Sector 5 Church isn't just the most incongruous building in Midgar: it also plays a quietly pivotal role in Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Ni No Kuni quietly tricks its adult player into curing both herself and the White Witch of cynicism.
With a Terrible Fate's analysts discuss the two most recent articles in "The Legacy of Final Fantasy VII Remake"—and one upcoming article!
The mysterious Roche vanishes from Final Fantasy VII Remake as quickly as he arrives—but he's no sideshow.