On the harassment and hate speech directed toward women on the internet.
The largest group of LGBT gamers gathered for a virtual pride parade in Eorzea to celebrate Square Enix’s decision allowing same-sex marriage in FFXIV.
And also it’s mega-challenging. Like for real, mega-hard. My love for this game far outweighs my skill at this game.
“Male, female, what’s the difference? Power is beautiful and I have the power.”
Although the E3 convention has brought us some great news about women in video games, Ubisoft is stealing the show with it’s steadfast reluctance to include women in it’s games.
Like playing video games? How about the queer, genderqueer and trans people who make them? Here’s how your queer worldview is carving out more real estate in the world of gaming.
By show of virtual hands, who here can name all 151 original Pokémon?
So if right now you’re flying by the seat of your pants a little, here are a few recommendations to keep you a bit saner while you plunge into the chaotic mystery that is life.
And other similar two/multi-player type situations, because being on different continents shouldn’t get in the way of Boggle. (Bonus! Featuring the worst drawing of Brooklyn ever, courtesy of yours truly.)
“The Nintendo showed up Christmas morning. All my friends had a Super Nintendo, but my parents held out for so long (bless them) that my brother and I skipped right to the Nintendo 64.”
But for all of my many apps, there is one category that was tragically absent. And that category was gay-themed games. That is, until now.
Men seem to think that the gaming world belongs only to them. However, as more and more women are playing, designing and reviewing video games people are finally seeing how ridiculous and outdated the gaming community sounds when it tries to keep them out.
Run, don’t walk, to our special Autostraddle Fallen London in-game goodies codes and the chance to learn a bit more about Failbetter’s new game, Sunless Sea.
They had to show gamers why something like this needed to exist. More than that, they had to show the world why something like this needed to exist.
Fallen London! is a text based game that centers around a protagonist (you) who winds up in Neath, which is basically London except one mile under the earth’s surface, in a world where death is semi-permanent, devils are accessible and corpses sometimes have tea with you.
Women in gaming, animals so cute you want to squeeze them, and Kristen Wiig’s new movie party to “Picasso Baby.”
How Sony’s PS4 is bringing me back to my gaming roots.
“I did extremely well in any video games with dating elements, like Persona 4, but virtual dating and real dating are two very different things. I could master playing as someone else, but as the old cliché of dating advice often goes, I needed to be myself.”
LA’s getting a Video Game Design Patch, y’all! Be prepared for our younger generation to take on STEM fields!
This begins with me already being a feminist, but ends with me making peace with being a woman.