the artistry and psychology of gaming


About Us

Hi! Welcome to Gaming Symmetry. Here, we attempt to give video games the type of critical credit and attention we believe they deserve. We consider video games to be more than just entertainment; like film and literature, they can be art as well.

At present, we're staffed by a team of nine authors, writing pieces on the art, psychology, culture, and future of gaming. If you like what you see, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

Most Recent Articles

The Spirit of Zelda – The 3D Era

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in In-Depth | 1 comment

Alice Kojiro follows Zelda to its logical conclusion: the 3D titles. Has Zelda truly fallen from grace, or is it closer to its origins than we think?

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The Spirit of Zelda – The Link to the Past Era

Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in In-Depth | 0 comments

Alice Kojiro follows Zelda into her favorite era of gaming: the Fourth Generation. The competition is tapering off, but what’s left is really heating up!

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The Spirit of Zelda – The Adventure of Link Era

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in In-Depth | 0 comments

Alice Kojiro continues her analysis of Zelda, this time exploring the neglected sidescrolling era. Long considered the black sheep of the franchise, is Adventure of Link truly worthy of the Zelda name?

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Living in the Past

Posted by on Oct 11, 2015 in In-Depth | 2 comments

In today’s gaming climate, there are a lot of retro titles, and who better to discuss them than the gaming community’s oldest bat, Alice Kojiro?

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A3 2015: Alice’s Annual Analysis

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Lists | 5 comments

E3 2015 was the biggest snooze in a while, but there are still some new projects worth watching this year.

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Your Bizarre Eyes

Posted by on Jun 14, 2015 in Gaming on the House | 0 comments

This week we look at a platformer that uses a few simple tricks that effectively contribute to the game’s overall theme; we also jump over a lot of spikes.

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Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Gaming on the House | 1 comment

Gaming on the House takes a trip down the rabbit hole with the browser game Nine to open some doors with some unexpected results.

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