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Whew! I hope everyone’s had a good holiday. Now it’s time to get back to it, though. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it) not much in terms of videogame news has happened over the holidays, so … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_5287" align="alignright" width="155" caption="Unusually among game heroines, Chell is complete non-sexualised. (A white woman of slender to medium build with somewhat messy dark hair. She has bare feet, wears an orange jumpsuit, has braces on the back of her … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_1281" align="alignright" width="194" caption="Samus Aran from Metroid Prime 3 Corruption. She's fully armoured and appears to be in mid-jump."][/caption] At Infinite Lives there’s an intriguing post from Jenn that discusses the notion that self-created player-characters/avatars such as your character … Continue reading