Join us as we dive into the inner mental worlds that Psychonauts and EarthBound's characters construct. But beware, for the mind holds secrets one mightโ€ฆ
The Legend of Zelda: Majoraโ€™s Mask, According to Jungian Psychology [A Symbolic and Psychological Analysis]
What does your favorite mask from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask say about you?
Video Games, the Human Mind, and Two Great Books on Both!
An in-depth psychological and narrative analysis of the Shadow Archetype in video games. Every human has a violent, antisocial, and "dark" sideโ€”one weโ€ฆ
Everything you know about pirates is... sort of right? But also wrong. Read on, and you'll see what I mean.
Bonus Audio: Economics and Video Games, featuring Chris SmithLearn how video game economies, and other simulated economies, work. Straight from a real game economist!
Podcast: All Masked Up and Nowhere to Go, with Jared HansenListen Now [Early Access] | A conversation with author and video game scholar Jared Hansen on Majora's Mask, symbolism, and game academics.
Is it OK to write about games in a time of widespread suffering?
What the heck are ludology and narratology, and what do they have to say about the nature of video games?
What is a genre? How do video game genres differ from genres in other media, like books or film?
February is Pirate Month at Game Arrrr-nd Word! In this issue, we examine the concept of video game genres by comparing three different pirate games.