Microsoft

Doom Eternal (Xbox One)

A continent-sized pentagram is charred onto America when Doom Eternal begins. More than Satanic in Doom’s context, it’s symbolic of capitalist aspirations finally conquering us all. Much happened between Doom and Doom Eternal. That story is lost in book-length text logs hidden around levels. Evil won though, and that evil is corporate fealty. While Earth… Continue reading Doom Eternal (Xbox One)

Sony

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PS4)

The true villain of Wolfenstein II’s alternate “the Nazis won” storyline isn’t Hitler. By this time period of Wolfenstein II’s history, the 1960s, Hitler is beyond frail. He vomits on a carpet. Flem spews from his mouth as a chronic cough covers his speech. He struggles to urinate, and does so into a bucket. Seeing… Continue reading Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PS4)