A review of the game Sword and Sorcery, a game that challenges some of the gaming conventions of our time with the bonus of feminist analysis. 🙂
Filed under: Gaming Tagged: Feminist Frequency, Sword and Sorcery, Video Games
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Violent video games get attacked a lot. Media and news companies are quick to blame the influence video games have on youth to be the reason that youth commit acts of violence. This is not the case though. Every year there is more evidence that it’s not true that violent entertainment leads to real-world violence. . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Violent Video Games can be Good
So, shall we take a peek at the new character and his outfit from Final Fantasy Mevius?
Now wait for it…
Huh, so getting the ‘female fantasy treatment’ isn’t all smiles and chuckles? Oh, the obliviousness of gamers is so darn precious.
Many thanks to the radicalfeministuprsing tumblr.
Filed under: Feminism . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Sexy Man Armour in Video Games – And Dude Reactions.
The mighty Jimquisition, with the help of a three foot long purple dildo lays the smack down on the worst games of 2014. And of course, thank god for Jim Sterling.
Filed under: Gaming Tagged: Jim Sterling, Jimquisition, Video Games, Worst of 2014 in Gaming
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Anita Sarkeesian, a prominent Canadian-American feminist cultural critic, was forced to cancel an appearance at Utah State University after receiving threats of a Montreal Massacre-style attack.
The post Canadian-American feminist cancels talk after “Montreal Massacre style” threat appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
This helps me to understand why my character in Skyrim keeps picking up crap to sell, even though he has more money than he’ll ever be able to spend. Also, snowberries. Alltop tastes delicious with existential berries.
This photo is missing the beer slider and the porn/video game toggle for men, but otherwise seems accurate. Alltop has an entire board filled with humor sliders.
“Assassin’s Creed 4 marks the first step into next gen for the franchise. Learn how AC4 utilizes next gen technology to create realistic oceans, dynamic weather systems, ambient lighting, and seamless ship boarding.” – Ubisoft Team
Thanks Ubisoft for making a nice looking ocean and flora that bends with the rainfall. You know what would . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Assassin’s Creed Four – A Female Protagonist
Guess which heroes you start out with – and guess which ones cost 20 Dollars to play.
Having some more free time on my hands, I decided to try out the new free to play Action-RPG Marvel Heroes. My impression is that the game suffers from exactly what happened to The Old Republic . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Marvel Heroes Review – Meh?
Ms.Sarkeesian continues her video series about the misogyny prevalent in video games.
Filed under: Feminism, Gaming Tagged: Anita Sarkeesian, Tropes vs Women, Video Games
Anita Sarkeesian at TEDxWomen 2012 lets the world see that there are people willing to stand up and fight against the misogynistic status-quo.
Filed under: Feminism Tagged: Anita Sakeesian, Feminism, Patriarchal Backlash, Video Games
. . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Standing Up Against the Systemic Misogyny in our Culture – Anita Sarkeesian at TEDxWomen 2012
The Nipper has the Best Ideas Ever Invented. He said, last night on the way to rehearsal, “you know what would be cool, would be if they made a Call of Duty ™ game that’s age-appropriate for kids and they called it Call of Ducky. And you’d play this duck having adventures all over in . . . → Read More: centre of the universe: Call me Ducky
No objectification going on here Ms.Facetitsass. None at all.
Embedding in wordpress sucks.
Thus, I am only able to provide the link to the video I would like you to watch. Jimquisition, featured on the pop culture gaming site The Escapist, puts crass behaviour and bombast squarely in the centre ring. Jim’s style . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Creepy Cull of Female Protagonists – Jimquisition
Oh, those women, they just want to have power over men. Evil feminists that don’t see the FACT that men and women are treated equally now…
Pardon me while a expunge the neurons used to formulate those sentences… *splork*… Ahh…all better. Like it or not, video games are a fairly big part of our . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Damsel in Distress – Tropes Vs Women in Video Games
Let’s face it: shooting stuff is fun – in video, that is; but it can also be ethically complicated. Gallery 101’s current exhibition Blown Up: Gaming and War, brings to the conventions of video gaming the complexities of art, activism and critical commentary. I am not exactly a typical gamer (don’t own a console), but . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Blown Up: Gaming and War
The process of joy on the woman’s face when she first meets her man is priceless in this video. Thank you, Angel Rose and Cesare Polini (playing the featured couple), Boy George, Lana Del Rey, and Mike Nicholls. . . . → Read More: gay persons of character: Video: Video Games – Boy George – Directed by Mike Nicholls
The process of joy on the woman’s face when she first meets her man is priceless in this video. Thank you, Angel Rose and Cesare Polini (playing the featured couple), Boy George, Lana Del Rey, and Mike Nicholls.
I hate to say it folks, but video games have not been improving as of late. Certainly the exceptions being the gratuitous eye candy and special effects, but as far as things that make you sit back and go, “Wow that was fantastic!” have been few and far between. The other thing could be . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: My Flippant Love Affair – With Video Games
This article from The Edmonton Journal offers an interesting explanation of why ‘black guns’ are growing in popularity amongst gun ‘hobbyists’.
Were I a conspiracy-minded individual (which, of course, I am not), I might wonder about the relationship between two of the major industries discussed within. Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The Hour of The Gun