Another Day, Another Dollar: Games Replicating Reality

We all play games and make decisions, but are those choices indicative of our daily routine? Are we replicating our rinse-and-repeat lifestyle in gaming as well as some subconscious reaction?

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Television: The Wire and The Sopranos: Paving the Way

The ‘Golden Renaissance’ of television has been happening for a decade now, but when did it take that decidedly important step from great television to great television with social message? The Wire and The Sopranos both tell quite different destructive stories and carry socio-economic messages that are applicable today. They deserve as much lavish praise as is necessary.

Addiction and Philip Seymour Hoffman

When talent is wasted it’s always a disappointing and desperately sad occasion. Philip Seymour-Hoffman has been described by his peers as one of the luminaries and shining lights of the acting world. But this is about more than Seymour-Hoffman, this is about mental health affecting all walks of life and being more random than even the most severe of diseases. Rest easy, Philip.

Finding Love In Limbo

Limbo is a fascinating game. It takes the notion of unrequited love and expands it into a cycle of ceaseless agony. Not once does our protagonist waver from his journey. His dedication, through thick and thin, is representative of a remarkable person, one who won’t stop until he has saved his nearest and dearest. The story of love amidst chaos.