Monthly Archives: June 2013

REVIEW: The Last of Us

There’s a longstanding joke that videogame heroes are mass murderers, laying waste to hundreds of enemies in a matter of hours. The Last of Us, from developer Naughty Dog, provides a context for its serial homicide. As lead characters Joel and Ellie become proficient murderers, killing becomes as natural and as necessary as breathing, but […]

A Snake and an Ocelet Walk into the Desert…

  Metal Gear Solid V: the Phantom Pain continued Konami’s E3 tradition of bizarre trailers that straddle the line between brilliance and absurdity. The Microsoft press conference opened with Snake hanging off the side of a horse and it closed with him firing an AK47 into a prison cell full of children. We were also […]