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 …

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 …

Who Rebuilds the World? A Mad Max: Fury Road Round Table

Mad Max: Fury Road has a lot going on in it. Dominic Griffin has already written a fantastic review of the film for Deadshirt, but a movie like this deserves a much bigger conversation. In that spirit, most of the female editors and contributors of Deadshirt 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 …

E3 2014: Nintendo, Winning Hearts with Cuteness and Nostalgia

This is Part Three of our three part E3 2014 commentary – check out the first two pieces, featuring our panel’s thoughts on Microsoft and Sony. E3 is that special time that comes but once a year, a time where adults can be kids again Read More …

E3 2014: Sony, Laughing at Your Expense

This is Part Two of our three part E3 2014 commentary – check out Part One, about Microsoft’s offerings, HERE. E3 is that special time that comes but once a year, a time where adults can be kids again and revel in explosion-laden trailers introduced by Read More …

E3 2014: Microsoft, The Redemption

E3 is that special time that comes but once a year, a time where adults can be kids again and revel in explosion-laden trailers introduced by confused-looking corporate executives in suits. While I’m usually excited for this time of year, I honestly wasn’t feeling it Read More …