Stuck in a jazz trance for 7 minutes.
“Are videogames art?” is a boring question that a lot of boring people discuss a lot. When 95%+ of AAA releases in a medium are about a soldier, space marine or humble fighter that turns out to be the chosen one, tasked with murdering thousands of people to finally kill the terrorist/alien threat/dark overlord, hopefully choosing the right dialogue choices to get an embarrassing sex scene with a large breasted love interest, it’s easy to see why snobs laugh at the idea of games being art. But every once in a while we get treated to something really unique and genuinely moving, and you’d be hard pressed to to not think of these games as ‘art’, as nebulous a concept as that might be. Journey is one of them.
Fuck yeah! It’s time to get your gamer bros, get yourself a crate of Mtn. Dew Gamer Fuel and three-dozen bags of Xtreme Chili Heatwave Doritos and strap in for the uncontested Xbox One Game of the Year MD&DPSS&L:XE! ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Rocket powered cars, in a caged arena, playing football. If that doesn’t sound awesome to you then you’re probably dead inside and can find no joy in life, so you should stop reading this and go and get some serious therapy.