Text But In Words Episode 1: Arkham

Text But In Words is our new on-and-off debate and discussion podcast. This time, we’re tackling the Batman: Arkham series of games, from both a mechanics and a writing perspective. This first episode stars Scanline Media founders Colin Dettmar and Ben Unkle, along with frequent co-conspirator Johnny Niska. Enjoy! http://archive.org/download/TBIW01BatmanArkham/TBIW_01Batman-Arkham.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | …

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The Bat Broke Me

This article contains spoilers for Batman: Arkham Knight. As something of a glutton for punishment, I can take all sorts of abuse from a game before giving up the ghost. I worked my way through most of the mediocre Murdered: Soul Suspect, completed most of the latter-day Battlefield campaigns and even finished the abysmal Aliens: …

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Patchwork

For the last few months, I engaged in a ritual where the results were always the same; I popped in Battlefield 4 and played a handful of matches before it crashed my PS4, abandoned the experience I earned or randomly booted me out. I’d abandon my session out of frustration, but I always felt compelled …

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