A point-by-point rebuttal of Tyler Cowen's article criticizing the ability of video games to have cultural value within a literary canon.
Enjoy a conversation with Max Gorynski about the latest in his Comprehensive Theory of EarthBound, plus meditations on Nintendo hardware, collectibles, and narrative metagames.
Only EarthBound could marry the mechanics of dungeon-crawling with the themes of epic poetry.
Despite being smaller than an MP3 file, EarthBound achieved more with its music than many symphonies manage.
On our latest podcast episode, we chat with two of our team members who are developing "comprehensive theories" of landmark video games.
EarthBound’s most pervasive villainy isn’t its final boss: it’s the everyday evil of people you know.
We ask our analysts to share the highlights and lowlights of the video-game sequels they've played.