Rowan Kaiser is a freelance pop culture critic currently living in the Bay Area. He is a contributing writer at The A.V. Club, covering television and literature. He also writes about video games for several different publications, including Joystiq and Gamespy. Follow him on Twitter @rowankaiser for unimportant musings on media and extremely important kitten photographs.
The debate over depictions of women in video games has basically boiled down to “big boobs bad, small boobs good!” A few developers hope to change that.Rowan KaiserNov 01, 2013
Civilization V: Brave New World, Europa Universalis IV, and Total War: Rome II show how grand strategy games are focusing less on battle and more on the myriad other elements that make up an empire.Rowan KaiserOct 04, 2013
How the video game The Last of Us fits into the growing catalog of post-apocalyptic media.Rowan KaiserAug 02, 2013
How last night’s shocking deaths reveal Game of Thrones’ biggest themeRowan KaiserJun 03, 2013