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Whatever Happened To Samus Aran? (Repost)

Samus Aran, as a character, means a lot of things to a lot of people. To the feminist gaming community, she is a symbol of strength. 783 more words


Reddit Nominates Samus To Have A Part Of Pluto Named After Her

Various members of the Nintendo sub-Reddit have nominated Samus from the Super Metroid series as a name for the surface features on Pluto and Charon. The campaign started last night and already has 1075 up-votes. 19 more words


Top 8 Nintendo Protagonists

by Joseph Aboudi

There are so many great Nintendo protagonists, so these are in no particular order.

Mario: This little guy is the face of the franchise, despite his lack of any challenge in his games. 269 more words


#510 Let's hear it for the Nintendo Girls

It has been a big news week for Nintendo, with their announcement of going into the mobile gaming market, their hints at a new Nintendo Hardware device simply codenamed “NX”, and the launch of the Nintendo’s newest edition of Mario Party and their next wave of Amiibos, along with that one Walmart exclusive Golden Mario Variant. 780 more words

Never Satisfied

Sometimes it feels like radical feminists and pro-censorship advocates (which usually go hand in hand) listen to a lot of Aranda. It wouldn’t be a day ending in -y without a group of them getting upset over something that has no consequences for them (or anyone, really). 823 more words


The Invisible Girl - Introduction (part 2)

(The entire post with part 1,2 and 3 is here)

I remember one day as a kid, maybe 8 or 9 years old, when I and my neighbour just had finished playing… 1,518 more words


Lauren Panepinto addresses sexism in art (or why there is no happy medium)

io9 did an article a couple weeks ago featuring some redesigns of iconic female characters whose designs, I presume, are considered ‘problematic’. Some of the redesigns are really good, others not-so-much. 315 more words