I Was Wrong About Bayonetta

I’ve dedicated plenty of internet ink to why Hideki Kamyia is a goddamn genius/madman. The creator of Dante the devil slayer has a legacy of being an auteur of a exploitative sort of vision of games in the same way…

Who is the President of Video Games?

This Presidents Day Jarrett Green (@jarrettjawn) wants to know: Who is the President of Video Games? Alex (@ALFighter27), Jurge (@jcruzalvarez26), and Quin (@Quantum_Arbiter) have answers. If you also have answers, tweet them to us @Irrationalpod! Also, with it being an…

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…

Sparklite’s Spirit of Adventure

Sparklite looks in itself and finds a really special magic.

Link’s Awakening and the Death of Your Childhood

Koholint is just full of dreams.

The Outer Worlds Delivers on the Promise, But its Messaging is Messy

When the first trailer dropped for The Outer Worlds at The Game Awards, I was enamored with the idea of a Fallout-type game set in space, and the fact that the original team behind Fallout was making a brand new…

Sea Salt Re-Imagines Cosmic Horror and Real-Time Strategy with Mixed Results

H.P. Lovecraft was a horribly racist, bigoted shut in who was letdown by a lot of people in his youth. Stricken by night terrors, agoraphobia, and heavy depression, the world of the early 1900s was in no way prepared to…

WWE 2K20 Group Discussion

The knowledge of WWE2K20’s quality is not only the word on the street among wrestling fan circles, it has reached main stream audiences. In order to perhaps better understand how WWE2k20 is in the state that is, we have gathered…

How Dishonored Taught Me to Love the Immersive Sim

Hey y’all, I did an article read for this piece if you would prefer to hear it instead of reading it! It is also available on the Irrational Passions Presents feed, and on RSS feeds as well!  I remember that…

Digimon Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition is a Great Example of How Game Collections on Switch Should Be Done

The Nintendo Switch is no stranger to the video game collections market. With the likes of Final Fantasy X / X-2, Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2, Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2, already on the system, I am thrilled to…

John Wick Hex is a Heavily Flawed and Necessary Concept

I don’t think there was a more solid pitch for a game in 2019 than “John Wick, but a tabletop game.” Attempting to put the revolutionary film series into a third-person shooter box feels bad just thinking about. A waist-high…

Dicey Dungeons is the Duolingo of Deck Builders

We’ve been down this path already. You start at the bottom of a tower or the beginning of a long road. You slay your way towards the goal, gaining new tools periodically on the way. Should you fail, you go…