A point-by-point rebuttal of Tyler Cowen's article criticizing the ability of video games to have cultural value within a literary canon.
Where some JRPGs represent philosophical views, Final Fantasy IX tricks its player into actually doing philosophy without even realizing it.
Get to know Caymus Ducharme, known for analyzing The Witness, NieR: Automata—and vehemently believing video-game stories can surpass Hamlet.
The Witness is an icon of minimalist video-game storytelling. But when—and how—can minimalism go too far?
Think the horror of Doki Doki Literature Club is a simple case of breaking the fourth wall? Look closer.
Behind all the ire towards Sonic Forces is a lesson in the costs and benefits of character creation.
How journalists gave up their integrity to make a point about social justice that had nothing to do with the game they were discussing.
A counterintuitive theory about Breath of the Wild's avatar reveals a new way to understand responsibility.