Mature Content – Video Games Are Awfully Violent

Video Games as a medium are reliant upon a crutch; their ability to resonate as art, to tell stories of interest and to evoke emotion are all held back by a dependence upon violence. This industry is steeped in the fictional depiction of... Read more

Mature Content – Let’s Talk About Rape

Hotline Miami asked us “Do you like to hurt people?” Coupled with ultraviolence and a surreal narrative, this metatextual query asks an eerily provocative question of us as gamers, and how we like to spend our time. Hotline Miami 2: Wrong... Read more

Mature Content – Being a Father in a Man’s World

Are video games, and their audiences, finally coming of age? The recent trend of fatherhood as a core theme within big-budget blockbuster video games could suggest as much. But is the exploration of these themes a by-product of older... Read more