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Paying Attention to People in The Division

The release of The Division 2 has Mike Perna remembering the small, deeply human moments that made the first game memorable.

11 Don’t Miss Indie Games at GDC 2019 and Beyond

The Independent Games Festival Awards will be held this week at the Game Developers Conference. Editor Madeline Turnipseed highlights some of the most fascinating indie games nominated for awards.

Christianity and Conservationism in Pangolin’s Puzzle

Pangolin's Puzzle takes subverts the traditional look and feel of mobies games with a message that deftly marries Christianity and conservationism.

Staying Inspired In Eastshade

When you're on an island this breathaking, how could one not be inspired? Madeline Turnipseed explains the struggle and majestry of being an artist in Eastshade

Why Does Dungeons & Dragons Matter?

Ashley Mowers explains how a game about creativity, fellowship and character sheets has reintroduced her to the world by way of re-enchantment.

Learning to Love our Syrian Neighbors in Bury Me, My Love

Bury Me, My Love challenges players not only to acknowledge the humanity of refugees but to love them.

The Umbrella Academy: Failing at Family

So often we ignore, isolate, and make our family feel irredeemable. But family, blood or found, should always be the people that the wounded can come home to.

Strength in Vulnerability in Season 2 of The Dragon Prince

Season two of The Dragon Prince continues to deliver deep truth with interspersed levity. If only we could get a season longer than nine episodes!

Kingdom Hearts 3: So Worth It

Was the thirteen year wait worth it? Reviewer Tieranie Albright thinks so as she explores what's magical about a plucky protagonist, his cohorts and the animated worlds they visit in this new installment.

Brett Pennings Talks about His Strategic Brawler MageQuit and the Emotional Potential of Video Games

We discuss the frantic yet strategic nature of MageQuit and the diverse emotional experiences that can be had from playing video games.