Category: Culture

Why Story Matters in Capcom Meets Marvel Mash-Up

The creators of Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite explain why story suddenly matters The creators of Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite explain why story suddenly matters The idea of story in fighting games used to be laughable….

Banned Israeli Author Warns Americans: It Could Happen Here

Speaking to Salman Rushdie at a recent PEN World Festival event in New York, controversial Israeli novelist Dorit Rabinyan asked how the celebrated author continued to write after facing life-or-death persecution (a fatwa from Ayatollah…

Thirty Years of Metal Gear in One (Long) Picture

Thirty years ago today, the original Metal Gear – Hideo Kojima’s first game – hit the quirky Microsoft-backed MSX2, delivering stealth-based gameplay with a distinct geo-political flavor. In the original classic – which later popped…