Monthly Archives: November 2012

Music month: Katamari, forever

There are a few games I am terrified to write about, but none are as persistent as Majora’s Mask and the Katamari series. This is in large part due to my relationship with the games: I am much too involved … Continue reading

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Music month: Audiosurf

When reading music and video game criticism, you’ll often come across the word “space.” For music, space is what exudes from the new Bats for Lashes album; it is the standard operating procedure of artists like Pantha du Prince. Space … Continue reading

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Music month/textual intercourse: the originality of licensed music

There are some who view video games as existing in a vacuum. To them, escapism is the highest function of entertainment–free from worrisome dialogues about art, ontology, and the consequences of their onscreen actions, they perceive their hobby as beyond … Continue reading

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