Kafka's "Before the Law" offers a new lens for meditating on the relationships between avatars, bosses, developers, and players in gaming.
A point-by-point rebuttal of Tyler Cowen's article criticizing the ability of video games to have cultural value within a literary canon.
This week on the podcast: analysis and discussion of Bandai Namco's "brain punk" JRPG, Scarlet Nexus.
Episode 2 of WaTF's podcast covers origin stories, player-avatar relations, the challenges of Valhalla, and the ethics of game libraries.
In the first episode of WaTF's podcast, we introduce ourselves and the project and discuss Nier, Returnal, and "games as rent."
What does the DNA of a Zelda game look like? How can we extrapolate that and use it to tell our own authentic Zelda story?
In this podcast episode, find out how With a Terrible Fate began with a couple of independent projects conducted in high school.
We ask our analysts to share the highlights and lowlights of the video-game sequels they've played.
Check out With a Terrible Fate's presentation on how to decide on the "Great Books" of video games.
Link fights the bad guy. Link saves the day. But what happens when the player no longer feels connected to this story?