Tag Archive | videogames

First Interview on my Channel

    A quick update to let you know that I have posted the first interview with a game developer on my gaming You Tube channel:  

Mass Effect/AEC: Gaming Galaxy-HIPE 3

Tweet of the Day: E3: A Kid’s Conference Without the Kids ——- Gaming Galaxy Reviews HIPE³ Serpent Nebula, Widow System, the Citadel, Zakera Ward ,October 15, 2196 Grick: Hello again from Zakera Ward. I am Grick, your favorite gaming salarian, and on today’s show we will be reviewing the top items from last weeks Hespith […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Gaming Galaxy-Grand Terminus Alliance Breaks Sales Records

Tweet of the Day: Banned Books: The Editors ———– Gaming Galaxy: Grand Terminus Alliance Breaks Sales Records Serpent Nebula, Widow System, the Citadel, Zakera Ward ,October 3, 2196 Grick: Hello and welcome to another edition of Gaming Galaxy, with me, Grick, your favorite salarian gamer. On the show today we will be talking about Grant […]

Space for Rent: Feminism is a Thing

Well, duh! But why say it? Because it needs to be said. It seems that when someone uses feminist theory to critique or dissect videogames a very common counterattack is that feminism has no place in the discussion. It is, somehow, inherently invalid and completely irrelevant to the subject at hand. This is the rhetorical […]

Space for Rent: Women as Victims and Villains

Tweet of the Day: Why We Need To Respond To Online Harassment ——— Video games might be the newest art form in our media landscape (barely thirty years old) but they tend to bring forth the oldest stereotypes of gender roles. I noticed a pattern that puts women in one of two categories: victims or […]

Weekend Roundup: July 21-27

Tweet of the Day: Roman Shadows: The Silchester Connection ——– Another short week of posting. I could blame the heat, but I also have to blame my Xbox, or at least the game I’m playing right now, Deus Ex: Human Revolution.  It’s cyberpunk done right and I love me some cyberpunk so..yeah. I found it […]

Mass Effect 2: Where in the Galaxy is Vido Santiago?

Tweet of the Day: Create a Villain and Describe Him in 500 Words or Less ——- ——- The taste of stale alcohol triggered Vido’s gag response. Distant thuds reverberated deep inside his forehead. The headache grew stronger with each pulse. He tried to get up but something kept him in place. His eyes snapped open. […]

Mass Effect/After Earth Chronicles: ANN Breaking News-Asari School Bombed

Tweet of the Day: Crossroads: Character, Context, and Procedure: The Core of the Police Procedural ——- ——- ANN News Desk From Alliance News Desk on the Citadel June 17, 2196 Asari School Bombed by Amita Quita CITADEL, KITHOI WARD– Minutes ago, a massive explosion shook the Larathos Institution on Kithoi Ward. Larathos was the first […]

TV Tropes Monday: Sliding Scale of Free Will vs. Fate

Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 8.24: Project in Depth-Kiss Me Twice ——- Man vs. Nature Man vs. Society Man vs. Fate These are the elements at the heart of the Sliding Scale of Free Will vs. Fate. The trope’s page gives us several points along the scale, but I’ll concentrate on the essence of […]

Weekend Roundup: June 9-15

  Tweet of the Day: We Have Always Been Fighting This Fight ——- A crazy week for gamer and tech geeks. Two of the three major game console manufacturers announced the next generation machines and the reaction was…mixed.  We gamers are passionate about our hobby just like any other fandom. Expect the intensity of advertising, […]