Luke Larsen

 
Luke Larsen is a tireless freelance writer, music aficionado, and iOS game enthusiast from Portland, OR. He commonly writes for publications such as Paste, RELEVANT, and Christ and Pop Culture. Follow him on Twitter at @lalarsen11.


 
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app store
app store

The Powerless Play Goes On

Apples most recent ad campaign rings hollow given the wounds it has inflicted on games with messages.
 
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IndieCade01 (1)
IndieCade01 (1)

5 Spiritual Experiences I Had At IndieCade 2013

There's something distinctly spiritual about Indiecade. Luke Larsen explains.

 
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proteus5
proteus5

The Revelation of Proteus: A New Heaven and A New Earth

Ed Key & David Kanaga's Proteus inspires a vision of the world to come.
 
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Slender-man-woods
Slender-man-woods

Facing the Demons in My Mind

"You can't kill Slender Man. . . . He's in your mind."
 
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Dishonored-stealth-kill
Dishonored-stealth-kill

Dishonored: A Host of Options, But None of them Good

Luke Larsen found a myriad of options in Dishonored, but none of them made him feel any better about his cause.

 
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FTL-1
FTL-1

FTL: Joy in Starting Over

One last explosion marks Luke Larsen's fate as his ship is torn apart. Then another explosion marks his fate again as his ship is torn apart, again.
 
 
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10000000_2
10000000_2

10000000 Reasons To Live

"There is one big difference that separates 10000000 from most puzzle games, referenced right there in the title. It has an end game."

 
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medal of honor and real guns
medal of honor and real guns

News: When Games Encourage Gun Ownership

"... the last thing any of us want is a generation of kids who have learned everything they know about guns from videogames going out and purchasing semi-automatic assault rifles just for fun."
 
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therealtexas
therealtexas

The Search for The Real Texas

". . . discovering what the game is really all about felt like a journey into my own past and memories."
 
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1280-ouya-main-kickstarter
1280-ouya-main-kickstarter

NEWS: Betting On Ouya

"The Ouya is a daring and ambitious undertaking -- perhaps even a bit naive."