Sorry for the long wait. I’ll return to the gender discussion next week. GamerGate is a touchy subject, and it took me awhile to (try to) understand everything. It’s been depressing reading through everything that I’ve avoided during the height of the controversy. In the previous article, I centered my discussion about Anita Sarkeesian and… Read More Finally, on GamerGate.
I haven’t written something in a long time, and this post was originally a short essay written for class. I do have quite a few of these here and there, but this is the only piece that eventually made it to the site. A lot happened in the past few months… I’m opening with Anita Sarkeesian –… Read More Again, of Gender.
For all purposes and intents, this particular article can be considered borderline NSFW. You might also find that it lacks quite the descriptive photos that I’d usually like to have on. I still included some of these pictures anyway, but hidden behind the links. At the time of writing this article, a Google image search gone… Read More Sexualize Male Characters!
“I’d hit women.” There, I said it. And with that, audible gasps filled the room. Fists curled and numerous pairs of eyebrows twitched. I felt a cold, sinking feeling in my chest, as if I’ve fallen to the depths of the abyss. But I could still feel the heat, and unlike the warmth of the… Read More I Hit Women
Disclaimer: It wasn’t easy for me to write this – it is the first time I’ve targeted a topic so controversial and have probably spent more time struggling to straighten out my thoughts than ever before. I have also never enlisted the services of a prostitute or approach them to speak in regards to their… Read More Respecting Prostitutes
Or even nudity. Why is it that sexual content is such a taboo in video games? Our industry nods in approval of extreme gore and violence that stretches the human mind; but nudity is shunned at all costs. Well, unless its’ the Duke Nukem kind. But no, I’m not talking about sexualized nudity: but nudity… Read More Are video games ready for sex?
Most games are designed to be fun – that’s their selling point. They tell you this piece of software is the missing puzzle piece to your heart, the antidote to the restless and empty soul. These games are planned to be, intended to be fun since the day it was birthed as an idea. And… Read More Games: Beyond fun