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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.

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…

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…