The Mind’s Eclipse is an upcoming sci-fi visual novel that’s equal parts creepy and thought-provoking

This product was received for free. Science fiction, or perhaps better expressed as speculative fiction, has experienced a great surge in popularity over the last ten years, especially within the realms of television and movies. What might be the most emblematic program in speculative fiction right now is Netflix’s Black Mirror, a show that is Read more about The Mind’s Eclipse is an upcoming sci-fi visual novel that’s equal parts creepy and thought-provoking[…]

Full Metal Furies is a fantastic new multiplayer brawler from the developers of Rogue Legacy

I love indie games. But I didn’t always love them – because I didn’t always play them. Indie games are a cornerstone of gaming now, but they haven’t always been. For the most part, in my formative years they were mostly flash games delegated to websites like Newgrounds. But ten years is an eternity in Read more about Full Metal Furies is a fantastic new multiplayer brawler from the developers of Rogue Legacy[…]

COSMONAUT is a metroidvania horror game, and it’s an instant indie classic

Horror games have always been around but it seems as though the genre has experienced a surge of popularity in recent years. I think this has to do with the rise of twitch streaming and the entertainment value people find in watching raw, organic reactions, especially freak-outs. And these reactions are well warranted – these Read more about COSMONAUT is a metroidvania horror game, and it’s an instant indie classic[…]

Here’s Why You Should Check Out Taverns of Azeroth

  Nostalgia is a hell of a drug. It colours our perspective enough that it can conceal the forgotten blemishes of the past. It is such a powerful thing that some people have made careers out of diving into the dust-covered archives of nostalgic movies and television to determine the extent to which our rose-tinted Read more about Here’s Why You Should Check Out Taverns of Azeroth[…]

Future Too Perfect? Vangelis & Blade Runner – A Lou Review

One would imagine that most people have encountered a film with an utterly forgettable score or soundtrack. Consider how many films are created every year, both blockbuster and independent. It may be the case that most films have unremarkable music and sound design. But this being the case does not mean that the music in Read more about Future Too Perfect? Vangelis & Blade Runner – A Lou Review[…]

Schopenhauer’s Influence on Tristan & Isolde – A Lou Review

written 03-30-2015 There seemed to have been ‘something in the air’, as it were, during the 19th century in what we now call Germany; simply put, the intellectual and artistic achievements of this period should be regarded, in my opinion, as one of the most extraordinary periods of cultural flourishing ever. The philosophical world, for Read more about Schopenhauer’s Influence on Tristan & Isolde – A Lou Review[…]