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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

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.

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.

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.

Three Angry Fathers: God of War Helped Me Make Sense of an Angry God

When we are subject to cruel anger from fellow humans on Earth, how can we love or be loved by an angry God?