Japanese Breakfast on Writing the ‘Sable’ Soundtrack

In her own words, Michelle Zauner, aka indie-pop artist Japanese Breakfast, didn’t grow up in a household of high culture. She wasn’t shown fine art, foreign directors, or classic literature by her parents in Oregon during the 1990s. What Zauner had was video games,...

Slow Down With These Serene City-Building Games

During these weird and stressful times, more of us are playing video games than ever before. For some, the high-octane shooter offers release, the day’s anxieties dissipating alongside the cacophonous explosion of virtual matter; for others, adrenaline-pumping sports...

‘Last Stop’ Is a Playable Love Letter to London

London 1982. Big Ben except it’s not actually Big Ben, just a poster for tourists. As the camera pulls back, we see teenagers Sam and Pete running through a Tube station, laughing, as they’re chased by police officers dressed in classic, old-school uniforms. The...