Games journalism has value, your bad faith arguments do not

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By and large, I’ve stopped bringing up my profession in social situations and polite conversation. This isn’t to say that I’m embarrassed about being a journalist — and a games journalist, at that.

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An AEW Entrance Theme Tier List

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Professional wrestling entrance themes matter almost as much as the wrestler themselves. The theme is what hooks the viewer, makes a grand announcement of arrival, and even serves as an “Oh, Shit” moment when done correctly.

A bad theme blends into the background. A great theme is legendary.

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Eating Around Austin: Ramen Tatsu-Ya; A Preface

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Welcome to ‘Eating Around Austin,’ a new series of reviews and articles by columnist Will Harrison, divulging the details of his delicious dives into the depths of the Austin, Texas food scene.  Continue reading

The waiting — and knowing — is the hardest part of Chloe Price’s story in Life Is Strange: Before The Storm

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Spoiler warning: Life Is Strange and Episodes 1 and 2 of Life Is Strange: Before The Storm

I cringe and shout in the anticipation of pain to come at the glowing screen. The truly terrifying moments come from the build towards an inevitable end that a character can’t see coming. Like a voyeur, the audience must sit in silence, an accomplice in the plot’s attempt to ruin lives.  Continue reading