Fan Backlash

Fans vs Creators: The Problem of Fan Backlash

Are we becoming too protective of works of art that we love and have followed for years? Recently, fans have become more vocal in their disagreements with creators when a movie franchise, a tv-show or a video game, goes in a direction they don't approve of.

Video Games and The Minority Rule

If a small minority stands firm behind an idea, they can force the majority to conform to their will. Today, we will explore the minority rule and how it can be seen in, understood through, and affect video-games

Video Games: The Problem of Monoculture – Part 2

This is the second part of our videos about Monoculture in the gaming community and journalists in particular.

Video Games: The Problem of Monoculture

Our gaming debates and discussions would benefit a lot if we focused less on games and gaming and focused more on non-gaming knowledge.

The Art, Beauty, and Joy of Video-Games

We would like to thank the Spectator Magazine for granting us permission to create a video version of the very beautiful essay "The art, beauty, and joy of video games" by Sam Leith.

Video-Games Vs. IQ Tests

When people think of intelligence and defining it, usually IQ tests and IQ scores are the first things they talk about. In this video I'll try to make two arguments: First, IQ is a flawed model to measure intelligence and second: video games can provide a wider spectrum to measure and test intelligence

Near-Death Experiences in Video-Games

There is a weird component in our brains that has some form of addiction to near death experiences. When we ride a wild roller coaster, during its fast movements and turns our brains release adrenaline, dopamine and reacts to the situation, the same way it reacts to drugs and addiction.

Video Games: One Lesson to Learn from Religions

Religion has a lesson to teach to all game developers and gamers. I know many of you will be skeptical about this but bear with me and listen with an open mind and by the end I hope to convince you.

Far Cry 5: Deceptive Marketing 101

When it comes to the story of Far Cry 5, it is a classic example of overpromising and under-delivering. On its face, the story deals with modern-day conservatism

Are Video-Games Art?

Can video games be categorized as art? On one side we have modern artists who won't mind categorizing anything as art such as a shark preserved in formaldehyde or cubes filled with New York city's Garbage. On the other side, we have the late Roger Ebert