We Need to Talk About Sexism in Video Games

Every once and awhile one of the big gaming news sites will post an article about sexism in video games, and the authors get ripped to shreds by the commenters. I don’t think these authors would be more hated if they murdered whole neighbourhoods. Sexism is a serious problem in the video game industry, as…

Lead up to E3 2012: Sony

Today is our last post leading up to E3, as I’m not going to be looking at individual developers or indulging in any kind of speculation over the Steam Box. Today, we are going to be looking at Sony. Nintendo has the most to prove with two new platforms, Microsoft can take it easy, but…

Lead up to E3 2012: Microsoft

Welcome, internet, to our second lead up to E3 post. Today we are going to be looking at Microsoft and its Xbox 360 and Kinect. Microsoft has had some really weak E3 showings the last couple of years because of its steadfast support of Kinect at the expense of everything else, and this E3 may…

Lead up to E3 2012: Nintendo

Hey there internet! The Electronic Entertainment Expo (“E3”) is coming up, so the next three updates are going to be covering the big three as they gear up for the show. What we’re going to do is look at what the company should do, what it shouldn’t do and what we want it to do.…

Diablo 3 Review

I’m experimenting with a new review format, so let me know what you think, internet. It has been a week since the Lord of Terror took millions of gamers from their loved ones, and having played through the game with multiple characters, I thought now would be an appropriate time for a review. Diablo 3…

Xenoblade Chronicles: A Modern Classic

JRPGs have had it really rough this generation. With horrible games like Enchanted Arms, thoroughly mediocre games like Eternal Sonata, and good, but extremely niche games like Atelier Totori, gamers haven’t really encountered many great JRPGs recently. On the other side, WRPGs are really coming into their own on consoles this generation and the comparisons…