When it comes to canonical first kills of enemies in video games, developers usually take one of two pretty well established narrative routes. For male video game protagonists, the first kill is usually not an emotionally charged moment. It’s not celebratory, it’s not harrowing, it’s just a stoic […]
Looking surprisingly awesome, considering its crappy prequel.
Hey all. At this point, it shouldn’t be news to anyone that our world is dying, and the human race is rapidly bringing that end closer. Global warming is cooking us alive, we’re generating mountains of trash that won’t biodegrade, the bees are dying which is going to […]
Over the years that I have spent writing about games, I have always had a bit of morbid fascination for the games put out into the world by Focus Home Interactive. A publishing studio based in Paris, their output is a mix of niche titles, games straddling the […]
https://www.polygon.com/2019/7/23/20703849/dragon-quest-builders-2-crafting-bathroom-poop A tweet I made about video game poop ended up in a Polygon article.
Three hours of Laura trying, and failing, to beat levels made by YOU!
https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/isabelles-vacation-juice-on-animal-crossing-is-a-relatable-mood After the week I have had, I can understand unwinding with some vacation juice.
If you’ve ever heard of the company Harmonix, you likely know that anything music rhythm related is their jam. The game development studio originally worked on some of the first Guitar Hero games, before splitting off to work on the Rock Band series, and are undeniably one of […]
Gather round strangers, queer and pleasant. Come hear another episode of our ridiculous podcast. Starring Laura Kate Dale & Jane Aerith Magnet. A couple of queer, trans ladies who enjoy being very very silly. In this episode: CoxCon 2019, Embr, Dropmix, Pokémon Master Trainer, and more.
https://austinyorski.podbean.com/e/dice-funk-s6-part-04-just-a-man/ The Mount Celestia arc comes to a close, as the Furies confront their target. Blake Ferris baffles a chair. Cordelia Heller wakes up inside. King Badass goes Ultra Instinct. Nifyx renovates a stairwell.