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The player-centric wildlife of Horizon Zero Dawn

Reading Time: 4 minutesI originally wrote this article for the Italian website Outcast.it It took me a bit more than one year to finish Horizon Zero Dawn, not because of the great amount of content, but mostly because I often got lost in its marvelous world spending too much time exploring it and obsessing with the game’s Photo...

20 Frames: A Girl Walks Alone at Night

Reading Time: 1 minuteIt’s time to extend 20 Frames to movies! Few days ago me, Henrik, Niklas and Louise went to a public screening of A Girl Walks Alone at Night. I guess the movie can be described as an Iranian vampire western: even though it was produced in the US, the entire movie is in Persian (and I...

Unthinking Majority, Uneducated Democracy

Reading Time: < 1 minuteSerj Tankian is by far one of my favorite artists in rock music. His funny nasal voice is clearly love it or hate it (he really makes weeeeird voices while singing); in my case I totally love it. Lead singer of System of a Down, he went on a solo career during George W. Bush presidency, denouncing his mandate and his war politics. Even in the years after, he’s been active denouncing social problems and injustice. Two of his songs I particularly like are The Unthinking Majority (2007) and Uneducated Democracy (2012), both timely considering what’s going on in the UK with Brexit and Donald Trump’s run for the White House. I don’t particularly love the sound of Uneducated Majority, but I think the lyrics are very powerful. If you don’t digest rock, he also made a full orchestrated ...

Deactivating my Facebook account

Reading Time: 1 minuteFew days ago I installed an awesome Chrome plugin that allowed me to hide every post from my Facebook timeline. I figured I've been spending too much time scrolling down my timeline and having unimportant conversations that really destroyed my already broken mood. Today I decided to deactivate my Facebook profile hoping that I will be able to focus more on my "real" life rather than my stupid virtual one, where I was too busy arguing with people that wouldn't change ...