Channel Chriswell has put together some interesting video essays recently, and for his latest, he takes a look at the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, who focused on what the characters were feeling, rather than what was happening.
Bulletstorm and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter lead Adrian Chmielarz recently confessed that he liked the idea of survival games more than any survival games he actually played. I feel similarly, but his remark got me thinking about why that might be.
Growing up in Russia in the 1980s and 90s, Dimitri Seizef was inspired by all kinds of dark, moody and dystopian fiction, from video games to movies to comic books. No wonder then that he's carried that love through to his cosplay business.
A group of over 200 Russian role players enacted their own Fallout-style video game, offering a taste of how the nuclear apocalypse might look. Check out the gallery of their gameplay, complete with military encampments, radiation suits, and atomic zombies.