Tag Archives: Ben Kuchera

With Friends Like These: Screw Ups and Patterns of Power in the Games Industry

Randy Pitchford is a happy man. Sure, the last couple of major titles he’s overseen as head of Gearbox Software have had their share of detractors, but that’s not going to be any skin off of his nose. If someone … Continue reading

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The Game is Talking Back: A Review of “Killing is Harmless”

As I write, Brendan Keogh’s new book has been out for less than a week, and has already been declared a landmark of games criticism. The book’s primary qualification for this opinion seems to be its length, around 50,000 words, … Continue reading

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Postcards from PAX East Final: The Partisans

by Adam Harshberger During World War 2, a group of Polish underground fighters resisted the Nazi occupation of their homeland, and later, the communist regime of Poland. They fought and died defending what was theirs. On the last day of … Continue reading

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