Quinten Hoffman
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Quinten Hoffman is the youngest member of Irrational Passions and he is making an active effort to make Immersive Sims relevant again. He is fond of burritos, hip-hop music, and politics. Also, he is the only current contributor from the West Coast.

Solo: Islands of the Heart Review

“Exploring the heart is like exploring the ocean, it is vast and limitless.” This quote from Solo: Islands of the Heart really stuck with me, because I don’t often find the time to look inwards and reflect on how I…

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Review Discussion

Scott picks Alex’s brain on his glowing thoughts of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Beat Cop Review Discussion

Content Warning: This discussion includes the topics of race, the use of racist behavior, racist terminology and violence. Review Discussions are a new initiative to talk past or beyond a review or in place of a written/video review in a more…

Falcon Age Review Discussion

Review Discussions are a new initiative to talk past or beyond a review or in place of a written/video review in a more timely manner. They’re an interview-style discussion hoping to discuss specific aspects of the game in question that…

Discussing Jazz and Puzzles in Kine – PAX East Interview With Gwen Frey

During PAX East, I was able to sit down with Gwen Frey, the sole developer of Kine. She is a veteran animator, having founded The Molasses Flood which is known for The Flame in the Flood and has worked on BioShock:…

A Fold Apart Preview – Telling a Different Type of Love Story

Long distance relationships are difficult, especially when they’re of the romantic variety. They take a toll on people when you don’t see each other every day, and your schedules are different from one another. Making it work is such a…

Night Call Preview – A New Take on Classic Film Noir

As someone who absolutely adores films like The Maltese Falcon, The Third Man, The Big Heat, the aesthetic of Nightcall got my attention immediately. This genre holds a very special place in my heart. Even when I was using the…

Spring and Flow Preview

Spring and Flow is a game which is centered around moving water to have things come to life. Simply by transforming the environment and witnessing the mountain come alive after a long period of it being dormant is quite a…

Falcon Age Preview

Stories of colonialism are somewhat common in games media. New people arriving to uncharted places where they have tasked with exploring and taking resources from the area. Falcon Age is a story about Anti-Colonialism. During my demo at PAX East,…

Metro Exodus Review Discussion

Hello and welcome to the Irrational Passions Review Discussion for Metro Exodus. For this discussion, Jurge Cruz and Quin Hoffman sit down to discuss Quin’s thoughts on the latest title in the Metro franchise. Quin’s Thoughts In Summary: Metro Exodus shows how far…

Input Ep. 80: Activision-Blizzard Lays Off 800 Workers Despite Having “Record Sales”

Jarrett and Jurge sit down with the youngest member of Irrational Passions, Quinten Hoffman, to break down what led to Activision-Blizzard laying off 800 workers. Works Mentioned: Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg is leaving in March By Dean Takashi Blizzard co-founder…

The Art of Spider-Man

All great media has the ability to transcend time and provide a glimpse into another age as well as another world. The words spoken and read have the ability to come alive from the screen. The way something catches your…