Why my second playthrough of Control is even better.

The observant reader might have noticed we haven’t published a review of Control’s first story-DLC, called The Foundation. While it is our very intention to do so, there have been various challenges that kept us at bay. After completing my first…

I want to be sedated.

“The Use and Abuse of Drugs in Max Payne” – Guest editorial by Katherine A. Baskin. By now, I think you’ve gotten the message that drugs are bad. If you haven’t, back up and examine the culture of prescription drug use…

The dawn of a new generation.

Two of the three major players in the videogame console industry will soon be taking it head-to-head. We’re referencing to Sony and Microsoft here. The two iron giants both revealed plans late last year to release their new console platforms…

Why I keep wasting time in Destiny 2.

Something unprecedented happened this week. I’ve hit a major personal milestone. Since release, I’ve spent over 500 hours with Bungie’s Destiny 2. It’s by far the most amount of time I’ve ever put into one videogame. My playtime is in stark…

How Petri Alanko had to change everything to score Control.

Over the course of time, Remedy and Petri Alanko have become somewhat inseparable. The composer of Alan Wake-fame has been with the studio for over a decade and has scored all of their games since. When Remedy announced Control, fans…

We made Navie D go Bananas.

It’s not often that an artists manages to create something that resonates with me for days. It’s like they created the right content at the right time, without even realizing it you craved for it. Even though the indie-game My…

The Stem audio system, as used in Max Payne 3 & Control.

While it received generally positive acclaim by videogame media, fans of the Max Payne franchise remain divided to this day whether or not to like the different tonal direction of Rockstar Games’ Max Payne 3. That game has been with…