Gris is beautiful, haunting, and sweet. It is a story about loss and the ensuing grief, and—more importantly, I think—about recovery. The game guides you gently through a beautiful, fantastic world, full of watercolor textures; simultaneously barren and full of quietly chittering wildlife. Gris holds itself at strange inflection points: it is somehow full of soft sharpnesses and comforting desolations. (more…)
Zora Gilbert cares a whole lot about words, kids, and comics. Find them at @zhgilbert on twitter, and find the comics they edit at datesanthology.com.
Happy Wednesday! What games are you playing lately? I started the Spider-Man DLC, The Heist. Black Cat’s flirtatious banter and Peter Parker’s awkward reactions are fun to watch. I’ve also been playing Mass Effect 2 for the first time. It’s interesting to see how Shepard’s Paragon/Renegade morality choices affect her teammates. Lastly, I’ll be playing some Fortnite today to check out its recent updates, since I haven’t played it in a couple months. Let us know on Twitter what you’re playing! (more…)
Writer at Sidequest and WWAC; past: Newsarama, Comicosity, executive editor of Kollaboration. I’ve watched over 200 hours of Life is Strange playthroughs. Talk to me about LiS, The Last of Us, and the games and fandoms you love! Twitter: @loudlysilent