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Writing Tickets and Solving Crimes in Beat Cop

Zach Carpenter takes a look at 80s cop drama inspired Beat Cop - a game about crimes, murder and not taking itself too seriously.

Reflections on Holy Week

Before Love Thy Nerd had a website, we were chomping at the bit to bring you thoughtful nerdy content. Here are our Holy Week reflections from 2018.

How Nostalgia Helps Us—And How it Hurts Us, Too

Joey takes a look at how nostalgia can add to our lives and benefit the films, games, and shows we love—and how it can likewise be a hindrance.

Testing Boundaries on the World Wide Web in Hypnospace Outlaw

Hypnospace Outlaw brought April-Lyn on a hilarious journey down memory lane. But not all of her memories were rosy.

Escaping As a Mouse Minstrel in Ghost of a Tale

Escaping a prison, building relationships, solving puzzles and playing music—Zach Carpenter explains how the mousy escapades of SeithCG's Ghost of a Tale has all of this and more wrapped in a visually breathtaking package.

SIE Santa Monica Studio Unveils Next Big Project: Rent-A-Kratos

SIE Santa Monica was able to use all their teraflops to bring Kratos to life and he is even more disappointed in you than your real Dad.

7 Games the Devil Uses to Get a Foothold in Your Life

Sure, Jesus loves games and all that, but here are 7 we think He'd think twice before endorsing.

The Ties That Bind in ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove

Whether in reality or digital worlds, cooperation is a powerful practice that creates spaces of emotional and social strength amidst uncertainty.

Games are Good: The Power of Play

Stephanie was less than excited when she was prescribed some playtime by her counselor, but she's found that play is one of the most important things a person can do.

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.