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Hollow Knight and Metroidvania Genre Conventions

I’ve been locked inside lately, for obvious reasons, and one of the games that I’ve been playing to pass the time is Hollow Knight. Released in 2017, Hollow Knight is an acclaimed Metroidvania style videogame developed and published by Team Cherry. In it, you take on the role of a wandering knight who must explore a vast ruined kingdom populated by bizarre insects. Although heavily influenced by Super Metroid, Hollow Knight’s calling cards are its …

PhD defence – Dominic Arsenault

I will be defending my PhD thesis next monday, August 15th, at 1:30 pm at Université de Montréal, room C-2059 (2nd floor of the Lionel-Groulx building, 3150 rue Jean-Brillant, between Université-de-Montréal and Côte-des-neiges stations). There is a Facebook event where you can register, but attendance is free and open to the public.
As the thesis and the event are in French, I will simply post the blurb already over at the Facebook event:
“Ma thèse est intitulée …