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Indie Game: The Movie review

Watching Indie Game: The Movie gave me hope that there’s more to gaming than glorified roster updates on FIFA, and bigger guns on Call of Duty releases. 764 more words

TV & Film

I Feel For You Tim: Emotional Attachment in Braid

In the introduction to Half Real, Jesper Juul argues that “emotional attachment” is an essential component of video game construction. However, many critics argue that emotional attachment is largely missing from today’s popular games (Call of Duty, Halo etc.).   435 more words

Video Games

Playing The Witness with Deanna VanBuren

VanBuren isn’t your typical game developer. She studied architecture at both UVA and Harvard. I’m talking about real architecture, not virtual. She has a wide variety of projects and a unique interest in the role architecture plays in criminal justice reform. 254 more words