Category: Videogames

Resident Evil: Sweet Home Louisiana

While Resident Evil (Biohazard in Japan) might just be the biggest marquee name in survival horror video games, complete with its own mutant spawn film series starring Milla Jovovich, its chapters are only sporadically successful beyond a certain core audience, like even-numbered Star Trek films. The first game […]

Happiness and the Flow of Fiends

April is Switcheroo Month here at the Gutter so alex is flipping from the big screen to the tiny screen and writing about the video game Best Fiends and self help books. Recently I’ve had three different books recommended to me, all with the word happiness in the title, and […]

Fallout 4 and the Horrors of the Open World

Bethesda Softworks’ Fallout 4, like its predecessors, surrounds the player with a retro-futurist, post-apocalyptic world abstracted from the good ol’, partially mythical USA of educational filmstrips, with sprinkles of that era’s sci-fi upping the ante. In due time, you’ll be battling through a harsh realm of mad science […]

Maybe the Grendel just needs a hug

Every April at the Gutter we mix things up with the editors writing something outside their usual domain. This week Screen Editor alex writes about video games. The last time I wrote about video games, I detailed my failures as a creator in the original Creatures artificial life […]