As Twitch and livestreaming become more saturated, can you both synthesize an entertaining stream while remaining authentic?
Quest logs are poison to some games, like Elden Ring, and necessary in others. What makes the difference?
Five years ago I wrote something pretty personal about mentalhealth and depression, and who I was at the time. Six years later, let’s talk to that guy.
Hey there. I hope you’re having a good last day of 2021. This year felt a lot like the last, where the isolation, loneliness and general confusion of the pandemic got to me. I don’t think I went nuts or anything, but it was easy to feel like something was just off, and I don’t […]
Last week, I uninstalled MGSV. This week, I wanted to look back at what a “Strand game” might actually mean.
Today’s my birthday, and I decided to write something for it. I’ve been purposefully avoiding writing for the last six months, mostly because I wanted to take that expectation of production off my plate. That nagging spirit of “I haven’t written anything for a while” is silly, and something I’ve been looking to exorcise for […]
Reflections on this terrible year, and the small amounts of (personal) hope that follows.
Satoru Noda’s Golden Kamuy continues my enthusiasm and interest in Japanese culture. How does it do it so well?
Matt returns from his trip to Cyberpunk 2077’s Night City with some questions, thoughts, and bruises.
Ten episodes into the grandaddy of modern mech anime, and I have some thoughts on Gundam.