Bora Chung Soars with a Provocative Collection of Stories

Bora Chung’s first work to be translated into English, Cursed Bunny (Algonquin, Dec.), has been dubbed genre bending for its blending of science fiction, magical realism, and horror. But none of these descriptions do justice to this remarkable collection, which was shortlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize. The 10 stories are beyond imagination: breathtaking, … Read more

20 Years Later, Super Mario Sunshine Is Still The Best 3D Mario

What you lookin’ at? (Image: Nintendo) Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they’ve got on their minds. Today, the overabundance of sunshine from the current heatwave has clearly got the better of Ollie, as he makes wild declarations concerning Super Mario’s GameCube entry… … Read more

Correcting A Horrifying 15-Year Mistake By Finally Playing Elite Beat Agents

Image: Nintendo Life / Lowell Bell Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they’ve got on their minds. Today, Lowell makes amends for a poor life choice and finally gets down with that funky, funky beat… Rewind with me all the way back to … Read more

A Racing Wheel Taught This Arcade Die-Hard the Joy of Gran Turismo 7

An all-time favorite game of mine is Burnout 3: Takedown. The launch title I bought alongside my PS3 was MotorStorm. The outside chance of a new Ridge Racer is what gets me out of bed in the morning. Well, I mean, that last one’s an exaggeration, but Bamco, it’s time. Come on. The point is, … Read more

I Tried So Hard to Like Elden Ring, But I Just Couldn’t Do It

Image: Push Square Despite never having played any of FromSoftware’s previous releases, the presentation of Bloodborne was too intriguing for me to pass up at launch. I played for a few hours, beat a couple of bosses, and I didn’t like it. Fast forward to 2022. Elden Ring launches, and all my friends excitedly talk … Read more