Pro Smite streamer and commentator Brandon “DM Brandon” Nance is resigning from his position with developer Hi-Rez Studios after reacting to a viewer’s donation message with a acerbic rant about suicide and depression.
Seppuku, a highly ritualized form of suicide that involved cutting one's own stomach, was once part of the bushido samurai code, and considered an honorable way to die and, until the 20th century, was quite common. So what happened? Why did this practice die out?
In today's society it has become the norm to cast blame on things that we don't understand. When some look at shootings, stabbings, and other random acts of violence they see the cause as something they want to believe, no matter the evidence presented. In the past we have seen comics, music and books as the…
Kill La Kill, the newest anime by the creative minds behind over the top mecha hit Gurren Lagann, is all about a girl searching for the person who killed her father. To do this she has a giant scissor-blade and a transforming school uniform. That's where things get troubling.
What if someone on the verge of suicide came to you, and you had to talk them out of it? Could you do it? That's what Inner Vision, a choice driven narrative game, gives you as a challenge.