A ‘Fus Ro Dah’ for my Fellow Female Dovahkiins

“Hey you there! No lolligagging!” Now, my fellow Dovahkiins, we can get down to business.  I have probably spent an unhealthy number of hours on Skyrim since it first came out. I could share the amount with you, but I think I’ll just keep that to myself shall I? I get this weird on-off obsession… Read More

“I Can Do This” – Lara Croft

Last month Amazon had a $19.99 deal on Tomb Raider: The Definitive Edition for X-Box One, and I snapped it up eagerly. I’ve had my eye on this game since it came out two years ago. As you know from my Divergent posts, I have a habit of being late to most parties, which is… Read More

You Can Cure a Disease and Have Fun at the Same Time

Cooperative gaming is all the rage these days, and if you’ve been wondering what it means to play “cooperatively,”  Pandemic is a great introduction. The game takes 2-4 players around the world in order to fight the spread of four diseases (represented by plastic cubes): blue, black, yellow, and the pernicious RED! I don’t know… Read More

A love story with “Analogue: A Hate Story”

Analogue: A Hate Story is a thoughtful and unique visual novel style game. It tells the story of an extinct empire, including murder, love, transhumanism, LGBTQ issues, feudal politics, loneliness and a girl surviving in a strongly enforced misogynistic society. Created by Christine Love, this Joseon Dynasty-inspired story is in my top list of beautiful games… Read More

The Long(est) Journey for a Powerful Heroine

The gaming realm is rather daunting if you’re a female.  You are assailed with sexist jokes if you dare to play online, you have to choose mostly between male characters or female characters made only to please the eye, and you have to listen to developers such as the now infamous Ubisoft statement that creating females… Read More