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Sometimes, you see an artistic interpretation of anatomy that just defies all expectations. One that makes you wish that everyone else on the internet could experience it along with you. Today that title is Dragon’s Crown, an upcoming 2D “multiplayer … Continue reading
(Trigger Warning: Transphobia, Passing Anxiety) (Spoiler Warning: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3, Shin Megami Tensi: Persona 4, Catherine) Earlier this year, I wrote a research paper on representations of gender and sexuality in video games where I chose Bayonetta from … Continue reading
Catherine is a new story driven, puzzle based game from Atlus. It is being advertised as a mature game that discusses adult relationships including the issues surrounding cheating, love, marriage, and commitment. It is told through the eyes of the … Continue reading
by guest contributor Katherine O’Kelly Katherine O’Kelly is a gender egalitarian and science fiction novelist. She specializes in writing non-human protagonists to provide social commentary from the perspective of the “Other”. She’s particularly interested in creating media that validates male … Continue reading