Tag Archives: Deus Ex

Between Pleasure and Reality: Theorizing Video Games as Transitional Objects

When I was young, I had a yellow blanket with a smooth satin lining around the edges. But it wasn’t just any blanket—it was my “blanky,” my ever-present companion in sleep and in play. Most people I talk to can … Continue reading

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Dishonored, Kickstarter, and the Nostalgia Delusion

I’m tempted to think this is all Tim Schafer’s fault. At the beginning of 2012, “indie” meant the same thing that it did with Kyle’s article in April, just after the release of FEZ: 8-to-16-bit platformers with a twist. At … Continue reading

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EQUIP WOLF SHIRT> USE: WHISKEY// On What I Stan For

By Michelle Perez Every morning when I wake up, I drink some coffee and put listen to this as loud as humanly possible. If you don’t, I feel sorry for your lot in life. A man who doesn’t know what … Continue reading

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