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The first Tropes vs Women in Video Games video is here! It covers the history of the Damsel in Distress trope and the classic games that make use of the trope (over and over and over…). There is a transcript … Continue reading
Walkthrough Big releases: Far Cry 3, and “Dragonborn” DLC for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Also, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City has been born again as an iOS app. Eh, there are plenty of console-to-iOS reboots of much better games. Like … Continue reading
Because gaming culture can not have enough fierce feminists, and we’re huge fans of Feminist Frequency and supporters of Anita Sarkeesian, I command you all to watch her TED talk. Sadly, the trolls of Reddit have already started to outrage … Continue reading
This afternoon, the fantastic Jay Smooth released a video about gamer internet harassment, prompted by the harassment of Anita Sarkeesian for her Tropes vs Women in Video Games Kickstarter. The video is embedded below, along with a transcript. So a … Continue reading