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Though rare, same sex romance options are not new to video games. We have seen them Jade Empire, The Sims, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and the Dragon Age series. But lately, BioWare has had some shining moments in this … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_6396" align="aligncenter" width="180" caption="FemShep looking at Tali with some distance between them."][/caption] It’s finally here! In our premier episode, we talk about diversity issues in the portrayal of romances in the Mass Effect and Dragon Age series from BioWare. As to be … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Kate Cox: Kate Cox had ideas about games, thought, “someone should write about this,” then realized in 2010, “I’m someone.” She’s a straight white cis woman who’s been an avid gamer since 1986 … Continue reading
On the final day of the San Diego Comic Con, I sat in a hotel lobby completely exhausted, but still unable to stop grinning as I watched two little girls carry on a protracted and energetic pretend battle with a … Continue reading
N.B. Many thanks to Latoya Peterson for allowing me to ask her a few questions, and my friend Janathan for reading and giving me feedback. I do not claim to have these experiences, but it is something I rarely see … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_3921" align="aligncenter" width="474" caption="The female version of Hawke in Dragon Age 2. A Caucasian woman is shown with a strong and confident look is on her face. Her hair is short and dark grey, and she wears a set … Continue reading
Trigger Warning: This post contains both triggers of rape and using it as a device for humor. [caption id=”attachment_2747″ align=”alignright” width=”200″ caption=”A teaspoon over a blue body of water, liquid dropping off it. In text above the body of water, … Continue reading
As a space adventurer, and saviour of the galaxy with a new game spinning in the drive, I was happy. More Mass Effect! Getting back to being Ophelia Shepard! I HAVE WAITED SO LONG!! A few hours into the game, … Continue reading
Tracey John recently interviewed some people at Bioware and among the questions asked included one about the lack of homosexual relationships in Mass Effect 2. The article had a quote from Casey Hudson, the Mass Effect 2 project lead, “We … Continue reading