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: 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.
Drawing a month of horror-themed analysis to a close, explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of Silent Hill 4's storytelling and legacy.
Monsters? They looked like monsters to you?
In your restless dreams, you see that town. Do you see it belonging in the Video Game Canon?
Achievements aren't just bait for completionists. Here's how they contribute to storytelling in gaming.
A full written version of With a Terrible Fate's presentation on horror at PAX Aus 2016.
A new analysis of the horror of Silent Hill 2, previously debuted at PAX Aus 2016.