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Spiffing Reads: Castlevania, Underrated Females and Minor Text Fixes

This week on Spiffing Reads, we begin with an eye-opening behind-the-scenes look at a certain 3D vampire series.

“We got caught in a s***storm” (Eurogamer) 409 more words

Video Games

Why Do Games Matter?

I will confess that when I found out the topic for this class was going to be a study of video games, I was not thrilled with the idea. 558 more words


Battlefield 1 Bull...

Such realism and commitment to detail!


Lets just stop for a moment to consider that this is NOT intended to be historically accurate, but when it came to introducing women in the multiplayer they pull out the ‘we don’t think our fans would think this is realistic’ bull.  186 more words


There's a Game Dev Barbie and It's Not as Terrible as You Would Think

I’m not a huge fan of Barbie for reasons that should be reasonably clear. That said, a few days ago the Mattel website listed something kind of interesting and possibly awesome: 176 more words


The Circle Interview: Nix Hydra

By Lucy Ungaro

I recently interviewed Lina Chen and Naomi Ladizinsky, the co-founders of a game company called Nix Hydra that makes feminine, egg-oriented, non-aggressive videogames. 1,458 more words

New York Videogame Critics Circle

Women As Game Characters

When Tropes Vs Women In Gaming first hit the internet as a Kickstarter campaign, I was all for it. As a female Gamer I have noticed the disproportionate way women were portrayed in games, but worse of all how women have been treated in the industry. 1,407 more words

Gamer Culture

Who Run the World (of Warcraft)? Girls.

According to a 2014 study, 40% of MMO players identify as female (source). For those who are unaware, MMO stands for Massively Multiplayer Online. 917 more words