The Moment: Undead Nightmare

There is a moment within Undead Nightmare in which everything you know about protagonist John Marston is turned on its head. It was so poignant, I had to write a note about it to Rockstar’s Sam Houser. (Rockstar is the publisher of the downloadable content, which is an addition to the brilliant Red Dead Redemption.)…

The Halloween Bonus of Undead Nightmare

A while back, I spent many, many hours with Sam Houser at Rockstar Games. We talked about, well, everything under the sun for a narrative history of videogames that will be published next April. Houser’s mind is imbued with a wonderfully extreme, dedicated passion for games and an abiding, maven-like hunger to understand American popular…