Category: Culture Watch

Video Games: Beneficial For Our Health and Wellbeing

Earlier this year, I posted a short video to Twitter of myself completing a difficult level in Tetris Effect. Looking over the responses to the tweet, I was surprised at...

Accused developer dies

Content warning: this article contains discussion of suicide, sexual violence, and mental health issues. Days after news of allegations against him, videogame designer...

Videogames industry has its ‘Me Too’ Moment?

Content warning: This article contains discussion about sexual assault. Two years after a spate of sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood, the videogames industry...

The Australian dream

Adam Goodes was awarded the Australian of the Year in 2014 for his anti-racism advocacy and youth work. He has been awarded the Brownlow medal, the Australian Football...

Faith to be “an important part” of Cyberpunk 2077

The highly-anticipated upcoming videogame Cyberpunk 2077 will feature faith as “an important part”. according to a recent interview. According to an interview, which...

Alan Moore Retires From Comics

Legendary comics creator Alan Moore appears to be done with the industry. Moore’s fabled 1980s series Watchmen led to a resurgence in comics aimed at mature readers....

Second Coming finally debuts

After being pulled from DC/Vertigo and subsequently picked up by a new publisher, Mark Russell’s new series Second Coming is now available. The series depicts Jesus as...

Evangelion and the crisis of translation

Earlier this month, the famed anime series Neon Genesis: Evangelion finally made its way to the streaming service Netflix. More than twenty years old, it remains well...

We need to talk about Kanye’s Sunday Service

From the songs ‘Jesus Walks’ to ‘Ultra-Light Beam’, Kanye West has a fraught relationship with religion or at least the way he presents his faith to the world....

Dogma at Twenty

Twenty years ago, filmmaker Kevin Smith released his most controversial film to date. Following his initial ‘New Jersey trilogy’ of comedies, Dogma was a religious...