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    3:00 PM on 03.31.2010

    Rev Rant: f*ck your story

    Every once in a while, Destructoid features editor Anthony Burch discusses game design and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series. Firstly, this week's rant is about the arrogance of games who think their own linear, o...

    Anthony Burch

    1:00 PM on 03.27.2010

    Watch some GDC sessions online, for free

    At this year's GDC, I had the opportunity to give a brief talk at the Artgame Sessions, organized by John Sharp and Daniel Benmergui. That session, along with many others, can now be streamed for free at the GDC Vault. I have...

    Anthony Burch

    3:00 PM on 03.24.2010

    Rev Rant: the freedom to be boring

    Every once in a while, Destructoid features editor Anthony Burch discusses game design and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series. Are players inherently boring? I'm really not sure. On the one hand, you've got people ...

    Anthony Burch

    3:00 PM on 02.18.2010

    Rev Rant: Epic Fail

    Every week, sort of, Destructoid Features Editor Anthony Burch monologues about games in his "Rev Rant" series. This week's rant is about failure, and how curious it is that we've accepted the act of stopping the player's mo...

    Anthony Burch

    2:40 PM on 02.03.2010

    Rev Rant: Paragon/Renegade

    In the final installment of my two-part editorial series entitled, "How to make it look like you hate a game you genuinely adore," this Rev Rant addresses the issue of quantifying morality in games like Fallout 3 or Mass Eff...

    Anthony Burch

    4:00 PM on 01.27.2010

    Rev Rant: the Wrex Paradox

    Beard. This rant is a slightly tweaked version of an editorial I wrote a year ago; in anticipation of Mass Effect 2 and what it claims to accomplish with its "suicide mission" finale, I thought it was worth re-examining how ...

    Anthony Burch

    3:00 PM on 01.20.2010

    Rev Rant: Player Empathy

    Every week, sort of, features editor Anthony Burch discusses games and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series. You can watch the previous rants here. This week's rant is a sort-of answer to my previous video about harm...

    Anthony Burch

    3:00 PM on 01.06.2010

    Rev Rant: crushing difficulty

    Dunno why the formatting is all screwed up with this week's rant (nor why, after almost half a year of doing these things, I'm still incapable of wrangling Final Cut Pro into submission), but it's about absurdly difficult ga...

    Anthony Burch

    3:00 PM on 12.30.2009

    Rev Rant: goo and trucks

    Every week, sort of, features editor Anthony Burch discusses games and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series. You can watch the previous rants here. If nothing else, this week's rant certainly has one of the silliest ...

    Anthony Burch

    2:20 PM on 12.16.2009

    Rev Rant: sharing Soap

    Every week, sort of, features editor Anthony Burch discusses games and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series.  You can watch the previous rants here. This week's rant is about how Modern Warfare 2 skillfully comb...

    Anthony Burch

    3:20 PM on 12.09.2009

    Rev Rant: a slave obeys

    Every week, sort of, features editor Anthony Burch discusses games and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series.  You can watch the previous rants here. Firstly: spoilers for BioShock, Modern Warfare 2, and Portal. ...

    Anthony Burch

    2:00 PM on 12.02.2009

    Rev Rant: legitimizing games

    Every week, sort of, features editor Anthony Burch discusses games and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series. There are two groups of gamers: those who don't care whether games are ever recognized as a legitimate art ...

    Anthony Burch

    3:00 PM on 11.11.2009

    Rev Rant: Modern Warfare 2

    Every week, sort of, features editor (Reverend) Anthony Burch discusses games and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series. This video includes SPOILERS for the Modern Warfare 2 "No Russian" level. Not so much for the re...

    Anthony Burch

    3:00 PM on 11.04.2009

    Rev Rant: gaaaaaaaaaaaaay

    Every week, sort of, features editor (Reverend) Anthony Burch discusses games and gamer culture in his "Rev Rant" video series. Sorry about the lack of a rant last week. Camera was in the shop. This week, I'd like to talk ab...

    Anthony Burch

    4:00 PM on 10.14.2009

    Rev Rant: exploration

    Every week, Destructoid editor (Reverend) Anthony Burch discusses some aspect of gamer culture or game design that interests him. This week's rant may seem like an extension of last week's two-part Citizen Kane thing, but I'v...

    Anthony Burch

    4:00 PM on 10.09.2009

    Why comparing Metroid Prime to Citizen Kane is ludicrous

    If you're the kind of person who just looked at the title of this article and said to yourself, "Wait -- that sort of thing has to be proven?", then watch this. Your short-term questions will be answered.If, like ma...

    Anthony Burch