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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.

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.

Meet My Friend, Clark Kent: A Look At Man and Superman

Does Clark Kent matter? Drew Hood and DC Comic's Man and Superman explains why the boy from Kansas' story is just as meaningful and just as important as his caped alter ego.

Red Dead Redemption 2 ‘s Arthur Morgan is my Favorite Saint

The true strength of Arthur Morgan as a character is not in his great physical power or speed, or even his many deeds. Rather, it is in the clear-sighted recognition of his own wretchedness as a man, his rejection of that life which leads to death, and his desperate pursuit of the loving good that surpasses and transcends himself.

Readjusting Expectations in Resident Evil 2

Tragedy can strike when we least expect it, even when we’ve done all we can to avoid misfortune. The loss of a family member. Unshakable depression. An unexpected, undeserved layoff from your job. It can take everything to not give in to despair when parts of our lives are broken or severed. In Resident Evil […]

6 New Esports Taking the World By Storm

These 6 new esports are poised to change the way we think, not only about sports, but about the meaning of life itself.

The Kid Who Would Be King: Making Heroes From the Marginalized

The Kid Who Would Be King shows us the importance of accepting yourself, elevating the marginilized and how your differences can make you a hero.