View Post

E3 – Reintroducing Gamers To Colors

In Features by Bob ReinhardLeave a Comment

So much gray. So much brown. So much black. That’s been the story of modern gaming ever since the push for “gritty realism” became a focal point of Triple A game marketing. And while there have always been the games that broke free of that to introduce a little more …

View Post

Nintendo – E3’s Strong Female Protagonists

In Opinion by Bob Reinhard2 Comments

I’m going to blow your mind right now. Ready? Women. Play. Video Games. I KNOW… I know. Hard to believe, right? At least, I get the feeling it’s hard for the Triple A game publishers to believe. At some point on Monday during E3, after several hours of press conferences …

View Post

The E3 Conference Wrap-Up: Part 2 – Sony And The Big N

In News by Bob Reinhard1 Comment

And onward we travel, into the second half of Artistry in Games’ E3 conference wrap-up! We already covered Microsoft, Ubisoft, and EA in part one, and now it’s time to move on to Sony and Nintendo, from Monday night and Tuesday morning respectively. We’d already seen a few surprises, a …

View Post

Transistor Review

In Reviews by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott4 Comments

Beauty is only skin deep. While the phrase may have been coined with people in mind, it applies to video games as well. While a game may look gorgeous or appealing, once you delve into it you discover an ugly truth beneath the surface. Transistor is not a superficial beauty however, far …

View Post

Musical Moments: Transistor

In Features, Series by Caleb "Soapbox" Lott1 Comment

When thinking of games for this column, I usually draw inspiration from those that really resonated with me. Most of the games featured have been released for at least a year or more. Thus, it gives me great pleasure to actually cover a new release for a change, that being the fantastic Transistor. I finished my play-through …