The first photograph of a human being ever taken was that of an anonymous figure having his boots polished on Boulevard du Temple in Paris. Louis Daguerre—the French painter and chemist who invented daguerreotype process of photography—took this photograph in … Continue reading The Art of the Videogame: Photography
This is the first entry in what will be a monthly recurring column titled, “The Art of the Video Game.” In this column, I hope to examine the inherent interdisciplinary nature of video games as an art form and their … Continue reading The Art of the Videogame: Painting
This isn’t the type of thing I usually write for this site but I felt like I had to get it out. I’m not sure if its the current political climate or I’ve just reached a boiling point with racial … Continue reading The Video Game Industry Has A Race Issue
Sorry, I’ve been away and unable to post for a while but grad school will do that to you every once in a while. I was actually working on a paper titled, “Absorption and Reality Effects: Examining Methods of Absorption … Continue reading How Do Games Create Immersion?
Today marks the release of Bethesda Softworks’ Fallout 4. As with the release of all of Bethesda’s massive open world RPGs the release of Fallout 4 is an event in the gaming community. When I say “event” I mean this is a … Continue reading Fallout 4, Prison Architecture, and Michel Foucault