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Tag Archives: Portal
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
Portal 2 is not a perfect game from a diversity and inclusiveness standpoint. There are definitely a few moments where it gets things wrong, but there are also a lot of things that it gets right. Most notably (and like … Continue reading
At Infinite Lives there’s an intriguing post from Jenn that discusses the notion that self-created player-characters/avatars such as your character in Fallout 3 may be more difficult to identify with than pre-determined, blank slate, player-characters such as Faith from Mirror’s … Continue reading