histrionics
Histrionics
histrionics
Aug 25 2018
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This track is so fucking sick, oh my God. Best opening 3 tracks of a record I’ve heard in a long-ass time!

Jul 3 2018
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You have a great way of articulating why you play games. I think what Heather is saying is that it’s manipulative when game makers profess to appeal to your apolitical sensibilities but actually use real-world politics claiming immunity via “intent.”

Jun 29 2018
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Call me crazy, but the last time Grimes came out with a record, it was in response to dumb men in her life whom she realized just in time were making her art bad. She started from scratch, and voila: we have Art Angels and Flesh Without Blood (a perfect pop song.) Read more

Jun 13 2018
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Did you play the first game? It’s thesis was similar and extraordinary.

Apr 17 2018
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This. So irritated by when, as Moira, I was the only one even NEAR the drop ship when it arrived, the sole survivor, and I had to exit the dropship in order to try and revive my fallen teammates, killing myself in the process. I wish it were sooner, but this is good enough. :)

Apr 16 2018
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Replace “Kratos” with “Mario” and ask yourself what you expect from a successful franchise.

Apr 7 2018
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Sorry, not really true that they’re unique to Dark Souls - they are in literally every JRPG. But! They are implemented extra spookily in DS.

Apr 3 2018
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This was great. Please do more. Chris, talk more. Love y’all.

Mar 20 2018
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Hi, all video games are toys, regardless of whose salary bought them. That doesn’t mean they can’t be art, but they are all toys.

Mar 7 2018
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Thank you for your excellent analysis and actual deference toward some the people who slogged to make this happen. THIS is what game journalism could/should be, not a laundry list of graphics/sound/gameplay, but a keen eye to observe even a bad game as an important cultural artifact.

Feb 27 2018
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Do these videos not load on everyone’s phone or am I a Luddite?