KS: If we’re actually postmodern, the main way we think about art is pastiche. Fredric Jameson put this rather famously in his despondent diagnosis of our so-called “postmodern condition,” Postmodernism: Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism.
Call me stupid if you must, but I got a cluster headache midway through the second paragraph. Why say "we can't easily compare Splatoon to existing games because it defies traditional genre conventions" when you could write a baffling mini-essay on the subject? I actually really like the meat of the review, but it's a challenging read for better and worse IMO.
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