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Longing for Transcendence in Virtual Worlds

The wonder of the natural world and our longing for transcendence in fixed systems like 'Minecraft' and 'Proteus'.

Worship and Wonder in Death Stranding

The dangerous yet beautiful world of Death Stranding might just move you to worship.

Why Criticism Matters

In the face of the deep divide between fans and critics (*ahem* Star Wars), Kevin Schut argues that criticism can actually change our lives for the better.

The Divine Ritual of Rest in Death Stranding

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.

Two Sides of Faith in Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 reminds players that faith should be one of the most carefully discerned aspects of their lives.

Compassionate Video Games of 2019

What video games of 2019 showed us compassion in a world of health bars, battlegrounds and strategies?

I Gave Football Video Games a Chance, and it Sucked

Trying a football video game gave April-Lyn a new appreciation for how non-gamers must feel when they pick up a controller.

Saying Goodbye in GRIS

As Gris overcomes her loss, the game GRIS helped David overcome his.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses and the Power of Teaching

Fire Emblem: Three Houses is essentially a teaching sim that encourages us to invest ourselves in the hard but rewarding work of meeting people's needs.

All They Want for Christmas is a New Gaming System

With all the gaming system options on the market, how can you be sure you are choosing the right one for your kids? The parents of LTN have you covered.