Tacoma and the Uncanny Valley of Diversity

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I played Fullbright’s latest game, Tacoma, a couple of months ago, and I’ve been meaning to jot down my thoughts on it for a while. It’s a game I enjoyed quite a bit, and in all likelihood, it’ll end up making my year-end top 10. (It’s currently sitting at #5, sandwiched between What Remains of Edith Finch and Yakuza 0.) It tells a tense, compelling story, and its AR recording mechanic is brilliant. But it has one significant flaw that I want to address: its approach to diversity is just plain bizarre. More

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What I’ve Been Reading: July 2, 2017

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Sundays are for Internetting. Let’s talk about Prey, wolf pups, and Paramore! More

What I’ve Been Reading: May 21, 2017

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What have I been reading? Articles on the Internet! Let’s read about Bethesda, Valve, and -sigh- PWR BTTM. More