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I just, I don’t even know what to say about this advertisement for Aeria Games’ free to play game, Scarlet Blade. But I’m sure you all have plenty of opinions, so the comments are below.
Recently, I’ve started replaying Breath of Fire 4, a game I remember affectionately. Like many, my video game diet growing up was rich in JRPGs and, while the genre tends to offer little more than empty carbs anymore, it’s fun … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Scott Madin: Scott Madin is a software engineer and yeller-on-the-internet. He lives in the Boston area with his partner and two cats, and on rare occasions blogs at Fineness & Accuracy. He also … Continue reading
Trigger warnings: rape, violence against women. Tomb Raider holds a fond place in my heart as a cultural icon, if only for the sexual awakening I shared with many other teen girls when I found myself infatuated with Angelina Jolie’s Lara Croft. … Continue reading
While confronted with a few plane trips and long delays at the airport a couple of weeks ago, I browsed the App Store and downloaded a game for my iPad. Wind-up Knight is an “endless runner” style iOS game … Continue reading
As I mentioned in the round-up about the Hitman trailer, there are a whole lot of things wrong with this blog post by Tycho Brahe at Penny Arcade, but the thing I want to focus on for this post is … Continue reading
Brendan over at Critical Damage has an excellent article (TW: discussion of sexual violence and rape) about the implicit and complicit participation of video games in rape culture. It was sparked by a video trailer for Hitman: Absolution that is a complete sexist … Continue reading