Jurge Cruz
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Jurge is Irrational Passion's Social Media Editor, Staff Writer, and Co-Host of Input: A Video Games News Show. Follow him on twitter @jcruzalvarez26.

Input Ep. 68: Sony is Skipping E3 2019

Jarrett and Logan muse about what an E3 looks like without a Sony press conference. What’s the future of E3 without the Big Three? What’s Sony have up their sleeve? Was this all inevitable? Works Mentioned: Sony Skipping E3 2019…

Input Ep. 67: Library of Congress Makes Exemptions to DMCA, What Does it Mean for Games?

On this episode of Input, Jarrett and Logan are joined by Dualshockers’ Steven Santana to discuss his news story on the decision made by the Library of Congress to make exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and what that means…

Input Ep. 66: A Discussion About Kotaku’s Report on Rockstar Games

On this episode of Input the team have sat down to read Jason Schreier’s report on Rockstar Games and have met to discuss it. Works Discussed Inside Rockstar Games’ Culture Of Crunch – Jason Schreier Red Dead Redemption 2’s labor…

Input Ep. 65: The Rockstar Labor Discussion

Jarrett, Jurge, and Logan pick up the “100 hours” dialogue form that there Vulture interview with Rockstar’s Dan Houser  with commentary from the most important people in the conversation: the workers themselves. Stories Discussed Rockstar allows employees to speak out…

Input Ep. 61: Telltale Games Closes and Lays Off Staff Without Much Notice

Jarrett and Logan untangle the complicated situation surrounding the sudden closure of Telltale Games. What were the situations that got the studio to this point? Where do we go from here? We try answer those questions and more. Works Mentioned: …

Input Ep. 59: Shout Outs Episode – A Kill Screen Memorial

It’s that time of the month, the time where there’s not a whole lot happening in terms of news and so here we are with some shout outs! This time we have a fun spin and resource for those shout…

Input Ep. 57: Shout Outs – Call-Out Culture, Doom’s Weapons, and Japanese Game Preservation

Jurge and Jarrett are here for a all Shout Outs episode of Input! Shout Outs:  How To Improve The Guns In Doom (2016) – Nathan Fouts We Can’t Fix The Internet – Gita Jackson Digital Foundry Retro: Shenmue – John…

Indie Highlights Ep. 2: Defenders of Akron, Kona, Gorogoa

Indie Highlights is a video series where we’ll highlight awesome Indie games we’re playing or you might have missed and are worth checking out! By: Jurge Cruz-Alvarez (@jcruzalvarez26) #IndieGames #IndieHighlights #gaming #indiegames Games and Platforms played on and links to…

Input Ep. 56: Toxic Culture at Riot Games

On this episode of Input, Jarrett and Jurge discuss Cecilia D’Anastasio latest investigative piece on the culture at Riot Games. Works Discussed:   Inside The Culture Of Sexism At Riot Games – C. D’Anastasio   Shout Outs Prey‘s Director On The…

Narcosis Review

The base of the ocean is large and brimming with life, but it’s an ecosystem we don’t frequent as people, at least I’m certainly not taking trips down there. Because of that much, it can at times feel like a…

Input Ep. 52: Clash of Clans Money Laundering, Nintendo Files Massive Lawsuit Against Rom Site, and more

Join us in this episode of Input as we discuss how to clean dirty money in the year 2018 and more! Discussion Topics: Clash of Clans Crimes Take Down This ISO of Captain Rainbow Immediately! Quantic Dream Update Part. 5?…

Input Ep. 50: Arenanet Firings, YouTube Suspends Channels Promoting Twitch Streams, and More

EPISODE 50! 1 YEAR! Before we jump into this episode, we just wanted to thank you for listening to this show and supporting us this first year. It takes time from our week, but we enjoy doing it. Now… Topics…