Freelance writer, game critic and designer
Stephen Beirne is a freelance writer and game designer focusing on videogames as cultural texts. Most of his work is dedicated to analysing game design under narrative, philosophical, political, and feminist lenses. Beirne holds Masters degree in Philosophy and a Bachelors in Media Studies and Philosophy from NUI Maynooth, Ireland. His articles have been published on Destructoid, Pop Matters, Unwinnable, Gameranx, and more.