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More publications!

Another quick portfolio post: I had two articles published in this month’s issue of Five out of Ten. The one I pitched originally is about masculinity in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and how the game’s thesis on what it means to … Continue reading

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Queerness in Metal Gear Solid, or: Why We Need To Talk

(This piece is the first in a collection of essays on queer readings of the Metal Gear Solid series, and serves as an introduction of sorts. It begins by exploring the two recurring themes I’ll be covering – compulsory heterosexuality and an active … Continue reading

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Once of Liberty: American Ideology and Individualism in Metal Gear Solid 2

Metal Gear Solid 2 is a game which has drawn almost continuous discussion since its release in 2001, and for good reason: it’s been called the first postmodern video game, and even today it comes across as clever and provocative. Part … Continue reading

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