Category Archives: Gaming
I’ve been occupied with a bunch of miscellany since my last post about the Interstellar trailer. I built a new -awesome- desktop with an i5 and -finally- a legitimate copy of Microsoft’s Windows 8-1. MS won me over with their … Continue reading
Hey readers. As the month of March comes to a close, I thought I’d do a round-up of games I played this month, with a bit of commentary aimed at exploring gameplay elements that make particular games sticky. This is … Continue reading
-Jenny Boully, The Body: An Essay, 2002 It wasn’t an easy year, but it was a fun one. Many websites tout the ineptitude and bleak perspective of 20-somethings because 20-somethings are somewhat of an Internet majority. Well, I won’t entertain … Continue reading
FIRST OF ALL: Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to All of You (bless you, Chuck Norris). Note: skip here to see the games I kept on my phone for 2013 after reviewing thousands of others.
Assessing the Female Voice: Why Modern Games Are Not Ready for Psychologically-Accurate Female Narratives.
While VentureBeat and Polygon can spend all their time pressing game developers/writers for -potentially burning- commentary on the subject of women in gaming, some of us actually, you know, play games, and, surprisingly, some of us are attuned … Continue reading
Is it any secret, or surprising, that games are overwhelmingly told from a “stereotypical male” perspective? If so, how does this matter for humans in the 21st century? And, if it does matter, what can, or should, be expected from … Continue reading
Journalist Paul Wallace recently went out on a limb with Kotaku in an article entitled What Video Games Actually Sell: Greatness, under the thesis that video games are today no longer part of the entertainment industry. They’re a new industry, … Continue reading