Legends are embellished, twisted, and even dishonest about the people they venerate. Netflix's The Witcher shows how, even still, we need them all the same.
Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding is a clarion call for the need of making self-care an intentional practice in a world of ever-increasing workaholism.
Joey Thurmond writes how Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith illustrates the danger of moralizing without love and why the best of us can fall so far without it.
With Epic Games’s most recent PR stunt and the launch of Fortnite Chapter 2, LTN writers share their perspectives on the Black Hole Event. From appreciation to critique, writers Zach Carpenter, Ryan Eighmey, and Joey Thurmond discuss what the Black Hole Event has meant to them.
We exhibit glee at the silly mistakes and misfortune of others, but how much is too much? Untitled Goose Game prompts reflection upon our love of mischief.
Furry characters exist as the stylized versions of their creators' best selves, who share their love and creativity through fursuiting and conventions.
LTN editor Joey Thurmond shares how Remedy's newest game, Control, masterfully celebrates both playing video games and those who play them.
Refunct disarms players with an unassuming game feature that prompts them to not only reflect on their lives, but also their self-worth.
In Star Wars, Qui-Gon Jinn's relationship to the Force can tell us how a selfless, meditative approach to prayer can deepen one's closeness to God.
Video game companions are built for immediate gratification, but The Last Guardian demonstrates the beauty and value in building upon imperfect bonds.