The worlds of cinema and film are finally becoming synonymous with one another in ways we have not previously seen. In the past, they have occasionally crossed over to the other’s medium. Many of those movies can best be described as hilariously catastrophic (think 1993’s Super Mario Bros.). Now, however, […]

Movie adaptations of video games are notoriously bad. It cannot be easy to translate the story, personality, and tone of a beloved game over to film, and Hollywood frequently reminds us of that struggle. However, there are a few notable exceptions that come close to doing our favorite games, justice. […]

Religion is a tricky topic to tackle. On the one hand, it can bind people together and inspire them to conduct themselves in virtuous and selfless ways. On the other, it divides nations, instigates war, and incites horror. The religions themselves, however, are hardly ever the catalyst for destruction; but […]

Several decades have passed since the birth of video games, but only recently has it risen past its infancy. It’s easy to forget that it’s still a relatively new medium, given the massive amount of quality games we have. Compare the beginnings of gaming and cinema and you’ll find several […]

You’ll encounter silent protagonists in every genre of gaming. Many of those protagonists accomplish monumental tasks, defeat rivals and archnemeses, and even save the world (or in many cases, the entire universe). However, many of those same quiet protagonists are nothing but a vessel with which the player completes missions. […]

Bill Watterson, the author of the famous comic strip series Calvin and Hobbes, once considered a cartoon version of his widely popular cartoon duo. That is, until one thought occurred to him that stopped him in his tracks: he did not want to hear what Calvin’s voice sounds like. We […]

It is that time of the year –  the winter holidays are upon us once again. Families and friends are decorating Christmas trees, stringing lights, and sweating furiously and nervously over their checkbooks. Luckily for us gamers, there is a game available on PS4 that promises an endless bank of […]