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Gender misrepresentation in games: an avoidable problem?

This blog, Verboten Games, has long been an advocate of games as an interactive medium over a being vehicle for narrative. Story-driven games bring their own set of problems; when modeling games after older forms of media, there is the danger of inheriting their problems too. 404 more words


Marble Madness - NES

Here’s a weird game, Marble Madness on the NES.  Marble Madness was first released in the arcades by Atari in 1984, and ported to the NES by Rare, and published by Milton Bradley in 1989.  344 more words


Tama (Saturn): Adventurous Ball in Giddy Labyrinth

Long time no see! Apologies for the lax posting schedule recently, I’ve been busy with deadlines and whatnot. Today though I’m talking about Tama, a Japan-only launch game for the Saturn. 486 more words


Bobby Worrest's Phenomenal Pulaski Part Offers A Glimpse Of The Great Skate Recession

While recent ‘one-spot’ video sections have generally revolved around transition of one type or another, be it DIY concrete (Chet Childress, ‘God Save the Label’), mega-scope wood scaffolding (Bob Burnquist, ‘Dreamland’) or backyard dipping bowl (Lance Mountain’s still-amazing part from… 530 more words