sexism
Judging Gears

Judging Gears

So... it's old news that I love the Gears of War series. I mean I seriously love it. I got into console games because my better half got me playing Gears of War. I went to PAX Prime in 2011, and the highlight of my trip was playing Gears of War 3 and kicking all kinds...

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This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

[added by edit] Greetings, dudebros! It seems that this years-old article is still proving popular, and thus I have received some unsavory comments from men who are butthurt because I posted my personal opinion on my personal website. If you are such a man, please...

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A Reckoning in Amalur

A Reckoning in Amalur

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a very bittersweet game. It's effectively a single player clone of World of Warcraft, and, by all accounts, and 38 Studios planned to release a massively multi-player version. But it was not to be. The studio went under, owing millions...

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Reach for the Skyrim

Reach for the Skyrim

This is one of those games that I love to hate. It's equal parts frustrating, awesome, problematic, and everything in between. Skyim is the descendent of Morrowind and Oblivion, two games that very nearly bored me to tears and then some. I came to the Elder Scrolls...

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Minecrafting

Minecrafting

As part of transferring my blog to WordPress, I've decided to start a new series - reviews of popular games that look at just how well they measure up in terms of body acceptance, sexism, racism, all that social justice stuff. So, let's start at the very beginning -...

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Hollywood Sexism

Something my better half said to me the other day stuck with me, when I got talking yet again about sexism in the media: the jist of it goes something like "Even when a movie/series isn't sexist, you're determined to see it as so - or when a movie/series clearly has a...

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