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Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts' True Magic Isn't Disney, It's Men Showing Vulnerability

The Square Enix mashup franchise hasn't lasted more than 15 years because you can visit the world of 'Frozen,' it's the surprising meditation on toxic masculinity.
Patrick Klepek
3.18.19
Podcasts

Austin's Here Now, Entertain Him: We Talk Mechs, Kingdom Hearts, THQ, More

These podcasts are supposed be an hour, but woops we talked about the 2015 movie 'Pan' for 30 minutes.
Patrick Klepek
3.5.19
Postscript

'Kingdom Hearts III' Has Great Storytelling, No Matter How Silly the Tale

The series may get ragged on for bombastic lore, but the third game ends in a satisfying way.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.4.19
Podcasts

Our Latest Kingdom Hearts Deep Dive Catches Up to 'Kingdom Hearts III'

Lore Reasons returns to closely overanalyze 'Dream Drop Distance.' This time with beer.
Patrick Klepek
2.18.19
Podcasts

Episode 3 of Our Kingdom Hearts Deep Dive Takes Us to the Digital World

The power of friendship transcends even the most secure firewall.
Austin Walker
2.9.19
Podcasts

Waypoint Continues to "Explain" the Lore of Kingdom Hearts, Part 2 of ??

This was supposed to be an experiment. Now, we're in the deep end, and you need to join us.
Patrick Klepek
2.1.19
Kingdom Hearts 3

'Kingdom Hearts III' is a Big, Beautiful Mess

The long-awaited game is also a perfect case for copyright law reform.
Julie Muncy
1.31.19
Podcasts

Waypoint Investigates And Unpacks the Story of Kingdom Hearts, Part 1 of ??

Oh no.
Patrick Klepek
1.29.19
Postscript

Confronting the Specter of Copyright Law in 'Kingdom Hearts II'

Is Steamboat Mickey under threat? Or is the ability to remix the past an opportunity?
Cameron Kunzelman
1.4.19
Game of the Year 2018

Our Favorite Games of 2018: 'Life Is Strange 2'

Sean and Daniel aren't Max and Chloe, but it doesn't matter; once again, Life Is Strange found a way to make us care about its characters.
Patrick Klepek
12.18.18
labor

We Asked Eight Studios From Across The World How They Deal with Crunch

While development is a slightly different beast throughout the world, crunch plagues developers regardless of nationality or culture.
Aron Garst
11.7.18
Review

'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' Tries, but Fails, to Tackle Its Own Colonialism

Fun stealth mechanics and a passable photo mode can't free the series from the baggage of its core fantasy: Lara Croft is still just a thief playing at being a savior.
Dia Lacina
9.10.18
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