Joshua Rivera is a freelance writer and culture critic based in New York City. His work has appeared in The Verge, GQ, Vulture, Kotaku, Entertainment Weekly, and Fast Company. He has played a video game or two.
15 years later, God of War is still one of the best feel-bad games ever
From power fantasy to power nightmare.
Mass Effect 2 endures because it was willing to burn it all down
Ten years later, everything about big-budget video games feels so much safer.