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.

Coffee Talk Co-Writer Interview: A PAX East Discussion with Kris Antoni

At PAX East 2020, Editor Jurge Cruz got to sit down and chat with Kris Antoni, Studio Director and Co-Writer on the narrative driven game Coffee Talk. – Subscribe: iTunes – Google Play – Spotify – Download – In Coffee Talk you play as…

Animal Crossing & Destroy All Humans – Mike & Jurge Walk Around PAX East

Jurge and Mike got restless before the start of the IP PAX East panel, so they decided to grab a microphone, walk around, and casually chat about some of the games they played! So apologies for the mid tier audio!…

If Found Preview: Uncovering a Cosmic Coming of Age Story

Atmospheric and dreamlike, If Found is a narrative driven adventure game where you must erase what’s in front of you to uncover its secrets. Presented through an abstract and surreal pencil sketch style, you go through the diary of a…

Coffee Talk and How Service Work Can Be Meaningful

Listen on: Spotify | iTunes – I never fully considered the work that went into making my latte, until I was forced to learn how to do so. When my then job decided that, “Hey we’re going to start selling coffee, and on…

Simulacra 2 Makes Social Media An Actual Nightmare

  Listen to this article: Spotify | iTunes | Download – Social media is hell. I say this not as a curmudgeonly old man, but as a mid-twenty something who a big portion of their income to afford actual food…

Jurge Cruz’s Favorite Games of 2019

Jurge Cruz-Alvarez is Irrational Passions Senior and Social Media editor. He’s been with the site for like three and a half years. That’s a long time!

Irrational Passions 2019 Game of the Year: Control

Irrational Passions 2019 Game of the Year: Control Developed by Remedy Entertainment, Published by 505 Games This video showcases our Game of the Year and what it meant to all of the editors.  For Game of the Year, our ten…

IP Game of the Year 2019: Day 3 – Best Use of Design and Top Ten Games of the Year

The time has come. It’s time to wrap this up! Today we will cover Best Use of Design and Top Ten Games of the Year.  We will be debating to obtain one winner and two runner ups! For Game of the Year,…

IP Game of the Year 2019: Day 2 Best Moment or Sequence and Best Music

Irrational Passion’s GOTY 2019 continues! Wow. What a great collection of games has 2019 produced! Today’s categories will cover Best Moment or Sequence and Best Music. We will be debating to obtain one winner and two runner ups! Listen to our discussions…

IP Game of the Year 2019: Day 1 – Best Debut and Best Hidden Gem

It’s that time of the year! We have gathered the Irrational Passions editorial team to celebrate and discuss the games of 2019. On this first day we discuss Best Debut and Best Hidden Gem. There will be spoilers. We will be debating…

Input Ep 106: The 2019 Inputies and Final Episode of Input 👋

It’s that time of the year where all of the biggest stars in gaming gather to celebrate this medium we all love, The Inputies™! Also, we are ending the show! Surprise! We have done this show for two years. Have…

Discussing the Adult Content on Newgrounds with Alexandra Orlando

Content Warning: Discussions of sex and sexual assault. Watch Alexandra’s video essay, “Dissecting Sex Games on Newgrounds. We recommend watching it before listening! Direct Download Spotify iTunes Follow Jessica on Twitter    | Follow Jurge on Twitter | Follow Alex on Twitter…