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. 3: “The Surprises and Significance of Hellblade”
On this episode of Input, the team takes a deep dive into Hellblade, the game itself and more importantly, how it surprises and how it's an evolution of the narrative focused independent genre. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Mark Brown's Tweets PC…
The First Episode of our New Show, Input
Input is a weekly topical news show about the goings on and culture surrounding video games. Hosted by writers Jarrett Green, Logan Wilkinson, and Jurge Cruz, the three put on an insightful show that's strengthen by their knowledge of not…
Perception Review

  Two hours into my playthrough of Perception, a first-person horror game where you embody a young blind woman who uses echolocation to see the world around her, I discovered the story of a character by the name of Betty. Betty…

Lost Oddities: Need for Speed Underground
Immediately upon reaching the title screen for 2003’s Need for Speed: Underground, there is an intense feeling of excitement and guilty pleasure, as “Get Low” by Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz begins to blast from your TV speakers…
Jurge’s E3 2017 Predictions
Heck yeah, friends. It’s the big one, video games are more than just Pac-Man now, it’s time for E3. It’s sort of a different and slightly annoying show this year with conferences spread out across Saturday, Sunday, Monday and the…
Lost Oddities: Discovering Deadly Premonition

About Best Ofs This article is one of the “Best of Irrational Passions”, meaning it’s featured on our Best Of page. Along with it, we have both a full read-through of the article and a conversation about the article, the writing…

Night in the Woods Review

“A Blueness, A Youness, A Dankness, A Thankness.” Sometimes a positive outlook and reassurance that things are going to be okay can be comforting, but sometimes I’ve found that a bit of realism with a dash pessimism can create its…

Lost Oddities: It’s Time to Talk About Blinx
The history of video games has had many anthropomorphic  animals attempt to become a mascot or a household name. I’m talking about the ill fated names of game characters such as Awesome Possum, Aero the Acrobat, Bubsy the Bobcat, and…
The Best Video Game Music of Games I’ve Never Played

There are few times when I can actually make myself listen to new music. I have a hard time listening to full albums and I usually skip songs on playlists that don’t grab me thirty seconds in.

Lost Oddities: The Game Where No One Scores

Got me doing things I’ll never do…