Category Archives: Critique

Dragon Age: Inquisition – Multiplayer Characters

This post will be focusing on characters in the multiplayer portion of Dragon Age: Inquisition, not the single-player story of the Dragon Ag [...]

About the Use of Audio Logs in Video Games

I personally like audio logs as a storytelling medium. You can stay in the action while you listen to it, rather than having to pause the ga [...]

Approach with Caution: Legend of Korra game

**Warning: Excessive gif usage ahead** I don’t if you’re aware of this but the Legend of Korra is pretty great. It’s the literal spiri [...]

South Park the Stick of Truth & Coping Mechanisms

***Mild Spoilers Ahead***   Let me start out by saying, I don’t hate South Park. I actually quite enjoy it in all it’s satirical, r [...]

Whiteness as an Aesthetic in Japanese Games and Art

Lets start with Genji Monogatari. The tale of Genji is a piece of classical japanese literature written by lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu [...]

Exploring Gender Roles in the Virtual Dollhouse of Skyrim 

Dollhouses have been historically used as interpretive play spaces where the user can explore social constructs. The goal of this essay is t [...]

WINGS 101: Gaymers: LGBTQ* Games and Communities

This article is intended to be a jumping off point for a discussion about LGBTQ* representations in games, and in game culture. The main goa [...]

Women and Outfit Transformations-Lightning Returns versus Ar Tonelico III

Women and Outfit Transformations – Lightning Returns versus Ar Tonelico III ‘Did you see new article on Lightning Returns? I feel li [...]

Otome Games & the Importance of Female Friendship

Today I’m here to talk to you about the magic of friendship and the way in which it’s portrayed in games, specifically I’ll talk about [...]

Dat Ass: The Disempowerment of the Strong Female Character through Sexual Objectification

Kate Beaton offers a hilarious summary of what I’ll be discussing in this comic. Check it out. Now don’t get me wrong, I am a true belie [...]
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