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Don't Party Hard

“Party Hard intrigued me with its aesthetics and core mechanical concept (and to be honest, I really liked its title). One Steam reviewer described the game as “ 362 more words

Silent Hill 2: A Redshirt Review

I previously talked about the Silent Hill franchise overall, and my anger at how Konami reacted with Silent Hills and the departure of Hideo Kojima from their company. 767 more words

Vidya Gaems

Monstrous Spaces in a Sea of Fog: Silent Hill 2 and the Pathetic Fallacy in Video Games

Foreword: I originally wrote this academic paper some time in 2013 and revised it in 2015, and it was republished at the UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal… 110 more words

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The Best and the Worst Video Game Twists

previously published on 30plusgamer, a no longer active site

Twists can add a real umph to whatever you are experiencing, they can also completely cut it down and leave you wanting. 1,118 more words

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The Thing about Moral Ambiguity

There’s something about moral ambiguity in literature that gets me. While others may be comfortable with the idea of a hero, a villain, and a love interest, I’d want my characters—especially the hero—to be… 636 more words


Formal Properties of a Video Game - Silent Hill 2

One of the first essays I had to do for my Game Design course. I think I got a fairly good mark with decent comments. I’m pretty sure one of the criticisms for this was that it read more like a review at the beginning rather than an exploration of the game’s mechanics. 923 more words


Somewhere Between Here and Heaven

There’s no denying the genuine horror of Silent Hill 2’s phenomenally lurid imagery of decaying bodies and bloodied environments, but it’s the game’s fleeting moments of dreamlike beauty that isolate the title apart from the generic trappings of macabre survival horror. 157 more words

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