Category Archives: Review

Jade Empire and Creating Cultural Norms through NPCs

  I recently played through Jade Empire, a Bioware RPG release in 2006 and set in a fictional East-Asian society. It’s a little b [...]

Postmortem: Bioshock Infinite

I finished playing Bioshock Infinite this summer, and I have been mulling on the game for some time. I was really impressed by the art and s [...]

Representation & the Status Quo: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

AVAST! Assassin’s Creed Spoilers abound me hearties.   So this happened. And a small part of me died a little on the inside. Allow me [...]

Fire Emblem Awakening, Gender, and Heteronormativity

****THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS**** Let me start this post by saying, Fire Emblem Awakening is one of the best RPGs games I have ever played [...]

Wreck it Ralph, Arcades, and Gamer Visibility

The year is 2012 and humanity has stumbled into a distant future in which gaming has migrated, in practice, from a hobby to be enjoyed in th [...]
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