SNAAAAAAAKE! Pt. 2: Dylan Plays Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990)

The Metal Gear video game franchise has a reputation for excellence in storytelling and innovative gameplay. It is also comically difficult. Join Deadshirt Editor-in-Chief and absolutely terrible video gamer Dylan Roth as he plays through the entire Metal Gear canon in anticipation of the long-awaited Metal Gear Solid V: The Read More …

Zone 1: Hedgehog Evolution Hills

By Jake Arant The more limited your artistic toolbox, the more creative you have to be when it comes to painting a picture. Something that has interested me for a long time is the clever way 8- and 16-bit video games conveyed audio and visual information Read More …

The Power is Yours: Our Favorite Player Characters in Video Games

Video games is a unique storytelling medium, because it places the player in the role of the protagonist. Only the best developers can strike the balance necessary to make a player character serve as both a proxy for the player and a well-defined individual. Deadshirt staffers Read More …

Deadshirt is Playing: Animal House!

Deadshirt is Playing brings you a look at the best, newest, and strangest of what the wide world of video games has to offer. What are our staff and contributors playing this month, you ask? David Uzumeri is lowering the difficulty setting… Dragon Age: Inquisition — Read More …

Companions: A Dragon Age: Inquisition Play-Along Comic

  Coming next week, Companions is a new comic column by Jen Overstreet exploring the wonderful world of Dragon Age: Inquisition and Bioware romance adventures. Taking a pause in her deeply rewarding three-year relationship with Skyrim, Jen has embarked on a serious dalliance with “the game Read More …

Deadshirt is Playing… Hunt a Monster. Blur a Gender. Kill a Nightmare. Restore a Painting.

Deadshirt is Playing brings you a look at the best, newest, and strangest of what the wide world of video games has to offer. What are our staff and contributors playing this month, you ask? Kyle is a Professional… The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PC/PS4/Xbox One Read More …

Deadshirt is Playing: Puzzles and Giblets Edition

Deadshirt is Playing brings you a look at the best, newest, and strangest of what the wide world of video games has to offer. What are our staff and contributors playing this month, you ask? Kyle is TOASTY! Mortal Kombat X PS4/Xbox One/PC NetherRealm Studios, Warner Read More …

Deadshirt is Playing: Extra Huge Debut Special!

Deadshirt is Playing brings you a look at the best, newest, and strangest of what the wide world of video games has to offer. What are our staff and contributors playing this month, you ask? Kyle Herr is… From Buenos Aires and says, “Kill em’ all…” Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Video Games of 2014

This year in video games has been a turbulent one to say the least, for both the creators and the community surrounding them. Major studios have closed without warning, game after game has been rushed out in buggy and sometimes nearly unplayable states, and a Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top 5 (9 this time) Video Games of 2013

We’re nearly done with our Top 5 lists for 2013, and it’s game on with our favorite video games of the year! Julian Ames 1. Bioshock Infinite Coming into this game I made a promise to take an extended break from first person shooters starting Read More …