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The Popularity of Rebellion

The Popularity of Rebellion

If we burn, you burn with us!” Katniss Everdeen shouts at a camera in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Her message to their oppressive government in the Capitol -- and a motto for her rebellion to adopt. Stories about rebellions and revolutions [...]

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GiC Best of 2014: Movies

GiC Best of 2014: Movies

This year I discovered that working at a movie theater over the summer enables you to see a lot of movies! Though I couldn't see every movie that came out in 2014 (which was a bit of a slow year [...]

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The Problem with JonTron

The Problem with JonTron

I love Game Grumps, and I love JonTron. Their YouTube videos have at times put me into an unending fit of giggles during which I can’t breathe, laughing so hard I cry. These silly internet shows have affected my life [...]

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Nostalgic Games

Nostalgic Games

It all started with a Game Boy Color and a copy of Pokémon Silver. I got the Game Boy for my fifth birthday, and bought Pokémon shortly afterward. From then on, I was hooked. I was the kid who would spend [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Mass Effect

Our Favorite Things: Mass Effect

The Mass Effect series has kept me hooked for going on four years now. There's a number of reasons for this, like the engaging plot or the nearly unlimited player freedom, but what really keeps me coming back is how [...]

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REVIEW: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

REVIEW: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Author’s note: This article contains comparison between The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and its comic book predecessor and contains spoilers for the end of the film. After Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3 in 2007, Spidey fans were left disappointed, annoyed, and angry. Five [...]

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Motherhood in Mass Effect

Motherhood in Mass Effect

In a conversation about storytelling in video games, it's impossible not to bring up Bioware's Mass Effect series. The three games in the series are known for their in-depth stories, culturally diverse universe, and a plethora of ethical and philosophical [...]

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