Zia’s song from Bastion wasn’t meant to be a challenge to gaming juggernauts, but it will be on the lips of those leaving GDC this year.
12 Mar 2012
What makes some of the games in the Final Fantasy series interesting is how much the women share narrative responsibility with other characters.
27 Feb 2012
A lot of XIII-2’s value comes from the correct choices it made to improve its predecessor, but it also makes you wonder if Square Enix improved the right things.
26 Feb 2012
No one is implying that the LGBT community turn into blood magicians and that the religious march out to cage and murder them, but this conflict still echoes the tensions felt in the lives of real people.
13 Feb 2012
Because pornography typically has straight male consumption in mind, its politics leak into games by highlighting how they look at women and other men in porn. We would have to look to pornography made for women and gay men and apply how the camera looks at the performers for a holistic approach to sexualizing characters.
28 Nov 2011
It’s possible that gamers haven’t figured out a use for criticism. But one of its uses is the possibility for encouraging new perspectives and second chances.
31 Oct 2011
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