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.

Jurassic World: Evolution Review

For those who grew up with dream of running their own Jurassic Park or just wanted a well put together Jurassic Park video game, Frontier Development’s Jurassic World: Evolution is a solid realization of that dream and perhaps the best…

Input Ep. 47: Final Fantasy XIV Community Leader accused of Blackmail and Sexual Harassment plus PUBG Corp. Withdraws Lawsuit

Content Warning : Explicit Sexual Harassment This episode of Input has Jarrett and Jurge taking a close look at a investigative piece conducted by PC Gamer on the sexual harassment going on in one of Final Fantasy XIV’s biggest communities.…

Input Ep. 46: Fortnite Plus PlayStation Crossplay and Beyond Good and Evil 2 Crowd-Sourcing

E3 2018!! Usually E3 dosen’t produce a lot of stories that the Input crew would cover, but stuff is happening! Did you know Beyond Good and Evil 2 is a video game? Discussion Topics:  Fort-not Beyond Labor Works Mentioned: Sony’s…

Shape of the World Review

The following is the original transcript for our Shape of the World Video Review Shape of the World takes you on an abstract adventure of color and sound in a world that amorphously builds around you. With no definite objective, win…

Input Ep. 44: Playerunknown Goes to Court and More

It’s a rather short episode of Input this week as we make our way to E3, but there are some interesting stories to discuss. Topics of Discussion:  Playerunknown Goes to Court Apple Needs Their 30% Have the Marks Work For…

Trailblazers Review

I’ve always found myself attracted to the racing game genre by the entries that attempt something different than the popular simulation racer, games like Bizarre Creations’ Blur, Black Rock Studio’s Split/Second, and Criterion Software’s Burnout series of games. These games…

Input Ep. 42, Caitlin Galiz-Rowe Shoutout Special – YouTube and its Creators, Indie Devs Unionizing, and more

This week is another special All Shoutouts episode with special guest Caitlin Galiz-Rowe (@CGRRRRRRRR ) , founder of the games blog Your Geeky Gal Pal and podcast host of Adventure Log, the conversational video games podcast about games and the stories…

Luna is an Endearing and Colorful Experience

In the past two to three years, I feel like I’ve come across many games that very specifically value the inherent interactive and visual nature of the medium. Of course, these are elements in every video game, but these interactive…

Input Ep. 41 – An Unpatchable Switch Exploit, Belgium says Lootboxes are Illegal, and more

This week is filled with interesting news stories that could have a big impact, and special guest Trevor Starkey (@snarkystarkey) is here to go through them with us.  Topics of Discussion Switch Exploit FTC Cracks Down on Sony, Microsoft, and…

The Shrouded Isle Review

As my fellow neighbor Zoya Efferson cracked a whip upon the back of those unfaithful to the black god Chernobog, I as a player had a slight moment of reflection and realization. It dawned on me that I had a…

Input Ep. 38 – The Status of Hanger 13 and PlayStation Rumors and Reporting

We also talk about Billy Mitchell in this episode. I’m sorry. Discussion Topics:  The Status of Hanger 13 PlayStation 5 Rumors and Actual Reporting Dungeons and Dragon’s up for More Licencing Billy Mitchell: The Final Chapter ? Works Mentioned: Billy…

Input Ep. 36 – Live from PAX East 2018: Update on the Harassment Allegations at Midboss, Brian Crecente Joins Variety, and A Postmortem Discussion

Happy Belated Pax 2018. The Input Crew is here together in person once again for an episode recorded on the Pax 2018 showfloor. Discussion Topics:  [UPDATE] Midboss’ chaotic and hostile environment Brian Crecente Joins Variety Let’s Discuss The Where the Water…