Denis Villeneuve’s Depthless, Boring Dune (2021): A Critique

RND/ To consider a critique of Dune (2021, Dir. Denis Villeneuve): – Quick capsule review; “One big, laughably embarrassing deadpan ‘Meh’. Blame Canada.” – To turn the usual toxic internet language around on itself, much like a worm that eats its own sad tale: ‘these fragments of critique are not for everyone.’ – Violently unmemorable, … Read more

The Ugly Corporate Emptiness Of Apex Legends: PC Screenshot Paintings

RND/ To consider PC screenshot paintings of the supreme emptiness of Apex Legends: 3916 x 2236 .jpg To consider Apex Legends one of the more aesthetically ugly (neckless, safe, generic, corporatized, sterile, wishy-washy, bland) games around. As though the developers threw every single known style at the wall and kept whatever failed to immediately slide … Read more

The Strange Videogame Reality Of Rust: PC Screenshot Photography

RND/ To consider the strange videogame reality – what Resident Internet Theorist Robert What terms ‘The Video Real’ – of PC multiplayer survival game Rust, by Facepunch Studios: 1920 x 1080 .jpg, via Steam Community In which the very transparent all encompassing ubiquity and cultural totality of Videogames – the possibility that they are reality … Read more

Rage 2 as the worst (most hollow) videogame of modern times

RND/ to consider poor old Rage 2, as perhaps the worst videogame of modern times – one crying out for a new theory of Hollow Videogaming to explain its particular deficiencies. A fascinating example of a global industry long gone to creative pot and perfectly content to sit on its distinctly minor laurels, imagine Rage … Read more

Transcripts of “Fallout 76 is hot garbage” Style Youtube Videos

RND/ for historical archiving purposes of passing near future alien anthropologists – to consider transcripts [1] of “Fallout 76 is hot garbage” style youtube videos First the official trailer: hello everyone and welcome back to top 10 trends youre already mad from the title thats fine im mad too but i want you to be … Read more

Youtube transcripts of “Black Ops 4 sucks” style videos

RND/ for historical archive purposes – consider youtube transcripts of ‘black ops 4 sucks’ style videos part of the Hypertography One Exhibit first some classic impotent / self hating cod rage (NSFW – or play) Today’s Call of Duty is a mangled mess – nothing but trend chasing, liberty taking, intellectually insulting and philosophically offensive … Read more

Quantum Break: GOTY

RND/ a quantum break goty parody – for historical archiving purposes Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit to consider quantum break – unamazingly cheesy corporate sy fi shoehorned into arbitrary jumped up slowmo mechanic – representing so large -yet so typical example of industrys/tm near total creative black hole bankruptcy n creates terrifying bio gravitational … Read more