Completely Biased. Video Game Critic & Digital Connoisseur. MRIXRT is Moriarty, and I create visual thinkpieces, or "Video Essays." My most popular videos focus on delivering complete histories of studios, genres, events, or specific games and their franchises. Articles are scripts of videos with minor additional editing.

Command & Conquer's Forgotten Free "Sequel"

29 Apr 2021 7 minute read 0 comments mrixrt

Command & Conquer, one of the pillars of Real Time Strategy--a hugely successful franchise brought low by EA and turned into a free-to-play mobile game, but it’s still fondly remembered because it was so good, and there were a lot of them too. 12 ga...


22 Apr 2021 9 minute read 0 comments mrixrt

I bought my Vive on June 8, 2016, and immediately jumped into the world of Virtual Reality! Since then, I’ve reviewed over 200 VR games, played hundreds more, streamed VR, shown it to friends and family, made it a central pillar of this very YouTube...

The Most Influential Game Of All Time

21 Apr 2021 15 minute read 0 comments mrixrt

There’s no denying the influence of older titles on the ones that come after them. Though they never admit it, Developers play other games.  They take ideas and absorb concepts, and use those in games they develop. It’s not surprising, it’s commonpla...

The Psychology, History & Math of Social Deduction Games

25 Mar 2021 11 minute read 0 comments mrixrt

One of 2020’s biggest games is Among Us, a truly massive game that just broke four million concurrent players--making it one of the largest and most successful games of all time. Have you heard it’s success story? It was released in 2018, something a...