- Feb 28, 2022
Why Gwyn Must Die
This article was originally published by Kotaku UK on October 10 2018. This republished version includes some minor changes. Gwyn, Lord...
- Sep 22, 2021
The Doomed Heroes of Dark Souls
This article was originally published by Kotaku UK on March 24 2017. This republished version includes some minor changes. Video games...
- Sep 16, 2021
Bloodborne, Transhumanism and Cosmic Cyberpunk
This article was originally published by Kotaku UK on August 18 2017. With all its morbid decadence, the richly-layered Gothic...
- Aug 23, 2021
Not Yet Built and Already Ruined: The Ruins of The Green Knight and Pendragon
The Arthurian worlds of Inkle’s tactical narrative game Pendragon and the movie The Green Knight have one thing in common: the grand,...
- Jul 5, 2021
The Artists and Paintings That Bleed Through Bloodborne
This article was originally published by Kotaku UK on December 9 2016. This republished version includes some minor changes. Even as you...
- Jun 16, 2021
What the Epic of Gilgamesh can tell us about Disco Elysium’s most troubling character, the Deserter
contains spoilers for the Epic of Gilgamesh! (also Disco Elysium) It’s an old story. The oldest we know of, in fact: The Epic of...
- Mar 15, 2018
The Past Stays Present. Thoughts on Before the Storm's Farewell Episode
*spoilers ahead, ye landlubbers!* I’ve spent many hours (re)playing the whole Life is Strange series over the last couple of months. Even...
- Nov 9, 2017
We’re all Meat. A few thoughts on Resident Evil VII and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Depictions of the eating of meat in horror films and games have been a major fascination for me for years. As a vegetarian, I may have a...
- Jul 6, 2017
Revolution without End
This is a translation of my article “Revolution ohne Ende” which was originally published in WASD 11 “Revolution – Games & Change”. (c)...
- May 27, 2017
Prey Tell, What Lies through the Looking Glass?
No major spoilers, but I recommend playing at least halfway through Prey before reading. One point of criticism often levelled at Prey is...