Assassin’s Creed Liberation is a fascinating and innovative game, both in and outside of the context of the Assassin’s Creed franchise. The (mostly) high quality conversations we had surrounding the game attest to that. But its limitations are highly visible: […]
This turned out to be way bigger than expected. TL;DR: GamerGate really comes from a disbelief that oppression exist, something I have trouble wrapping my mind around. I don’t understand how people can just continuously claim that people like Brianna Wu […]
The Wolf Among Us. What more could you want when you already have fairytale characters, noir themes, and New York City? Non-European fairytale characters! (also if you haven’t played the game, spoilers. maybe? it’s really just about characters if you care […]
I was just fumbling through the internet when I found this interesting video. It is a Game Theory about the presence of racial discrimination present in Grand Theft Auto V. There are trails where the three main characters (Michael, Trevor, […]
Pursuant to our discussion of representation and avatar, I thought that Rust’s recent decision to randomize player ethnicity is a worthwhile topic to discuss.
I was originally going to comment on both Marina’s and Andrea’s posts on diversity in The Walking Dead, but then they became really long and so this post happened. The game series is the first, and I believe to this day, […]
After reading Marina’s post, I wanted to respond to some of the questions she posed but found that I got carried away and it turn into a semi-post.
(left: cover for an issue of the Big Hero 6 comic book; right: characters from the Big Hero 6 film by Disney) Our class discussion today on voice acting and representation made me think about my own personal qualms with this year’s Disney animated […]
During class on Thursday, each group had to present their Twine presentations in front of the class. This event made me very happy that I am not a shy person and that I love to talk in front of people. […]
While I was scrolling down my tumblr last night looking for gifs of the Glee episode I had just watched two hours prior, I found something that filled me with disappointment and shame. If you guessed the fact that I […]