Tag Archives: Jenova Chen

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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The Hagiography of Phil Fish

Indie Game: The Movie has been released to rave reviews across the board, and for good reason – it is a solid piece of human drama, and a fascinating glimpse into the working process of some very interesting people who … Continue reading

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Journey to Rebirth

by Bruno Dion Steven Poole wrote a pretty compelling opinion piece about Journey, with the latter part truly being the kind of love letter this game deserves. What bothered me though, and incidentally what I want to tackle here, are … Continue reading

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