PhD, MSc, is postdoctoral researcher whose recent work has focused on the avatarization of our analog cultures as they inevitably turn into digital cultures. Special focus has been on avatars themselves, usage of avatars in their different contexts including multiple online video game genres. He has approached avatars through the types of capital, or resources, they have. His recent works in progress continue to explore the cultures of MMOs, and game accessibility and inclusivity at large.
Before we delve a bit deeper into the Dark Place that has Alan trapped, I shall talk more about the developers of the Alan Wake series, Remedy Entertainment (henceforth Remedy), and their impact on Finnish games industry.