Kafka's "Before the Law" offers a new lens for meditating on the relationships between avatars, bosses, developers, and players in gaming.
This week on the podcast: analysis and discussion of Bandai Namco's "brain punk" JRPG, Scarlet Nexus.
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.
What's the difference between a psychological story and a story about psychology?
What makes your favorite video-game horror stories tick? Join us at PAX East, this Saturday at 9pm in Arachnid Theatre, to find out.
On our latest podcast episode, we chat with two of our team members who are developing "comprehensive theories" of landmark video games.
Think the horror of Doki Doki Literature Club is a simple case of breaking the fourth wall? Look closer.
Melee champions depend more on mindfulness and empathy than on wave dashes.
There's more value to in-game relationships than stereotypes suggest.