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MOST RECENT ARTICLES
In the last installment of his Nudgy Controls series, Nathan Randall argues that critics were wrong to complain about the control mechanics of The Last Guardian.
In the first entry of his new series, “Now Loading,” Dan Hughes discusses whether Final Fantasy VII belongs in the video game canon.
New Featured Author Kent Vainio argues that the real hostage in the Zero Escape series is you.
Founder Aaron Suduiko critiques and updates his earliest, most popular work on Majora’s Mask.
Big changes are coming to With a Terrible Fate very soon. Read this letter from founder Aaron Suduiko about what you can expect.
New work discussing the avatar-player relations and iniquitous horror of Silent Hill 2, originally presented at PAX Aus 2016.
I argue that the avatar of Breath of the Wild isn’t as he seems.
Featured Author Nathan Randall presents the second part in his series on game mechanics’ role in storytelling.
Featured Author Laila Carter discusses her work from PAX Australia 2016 on the mythology behind horror video games.
I critique Ian Bogost’s recent article, which claimed that “video games are better without stories.”
I argue that consciousness NieR: Automata is linked to the player in a metaphysically deep, important, and surprising way.
Featured Author Nathan Randall develops a new theory of control schemes in video game storytelling.
With a Terrible Fate presents a new theory of video games.
With a Terrible Fate discussed science, philosophy, and video games at PAX East 2017. Check out a film of our whole presentation.
- Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
- Xenoblade Chronicles
- BioShock Infinite
- Batman: Arkham
- Dark Souls
- Final Fantasy
- Kingdom Hearts
- The Stanley Parable
- The Beginner’s Guide
- Deus Ex: Human Revolution
- Meta-Commentary and Theory
- Featured Authors
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