The name Ubisoft can often leave a bad taste in many a gamer’s mouth due to certain policies and stances, such as their clunky PC game client Uplay which imposes strict DRM rules that prevented... by Simon Costelloe2 days ago
July 1, 2014 -- The International eSports Federation said a Hearthstone tournament is a boys-only club - NO GIRLS ALLOWED! That tune has changed and so have the rules for the IeSF.
The... by Coatedpolecat4 weeks ago
Ubisoft's decision to exclude female assassin's in their newest game, Assassin's Creed: Unity has rapidly become a topic of controversy among gamers. A co-op experience that’s meant to be played... by Angelina Bonilla1 month ago
In celebration of Grasshopper Manufacture's Lollipop Chainsaw finally crossing the one million sold mark (it took 20 months, but that's okay), here's a tongue-in-cheek piece to honor the... by Fathoms_42095 months ago
Female video gamers have been a hot topic in recent months. In comments in an article by Destrolyn.Bechgeddig, a commenter made a point that the ratio of males to females in the gamer sector is... by Mary Yeager5 months ago
The gaming community, well actually the world as a whole, has been focused on sexuality, gore, and the overall direction of the gaming industry. And of course: how we act online.
Isn't it time we... by Cortalia5 months ago
The issue of females in games continues to rage. Should we see more female protagonists? Will this induce more women to get involved in the hobby?
Well, one developer addresses the first question... by Fathoms_42095 months ago
I have a good friend who takes great pride in his vegetable garden. He also has a flower garden, which he tends with just as much care. I've received some pretty amazing tomatoes from him, and his... by Fathoms_42095 months ago
In January 2007, about a week after World of Warcraft's expansion pack "Burning Crusade" came out, I started playing the game. I'd had a gaming computer built, bought the game, and settled in to... by Elizabeth T6 months ago
This question was asked by my 33 year old son not long ago. My husband quipped, "Have you MET your mother?" Since this shut him up momentarily, (hard to do when he's on a roll), I answered... by Elizabeth T6 months ago
Did you ever have a dream job?
Most of us have. Some hobby that we’re extra fond of, that makes us think, “if I could turn this into a job, life would be grand!” Those careers that we're... by Lindsey Weedston6 months ago
Cards Against Humanity is infamous for its politically incorrect yet painfully hilarious combinations. Since its start in 2011, CAH has issued 4 commercially-available expansion packs and 5... by Nicole Long7 months ago
When embarking on the journey into games journalism eight months ago, I was painfully unaware of many issues that now have my undivided attention. One issue strikes me as odd, but very prevalent:... by Coatedpolecat7 months ago
On December 6, 2013, an online community dedicated to being a safe haven for gamers of all creeds and colors, surfaced under the name Ladies of the Round Table (LORT). They're a group of arcade... by Coatedpolecat7 months ago
In the last 8 months I've come a long way in how I view the video games industry and the folks who help make it spin. Video games can teach us things we didn't even know we needed to learn or make... by Coatedpolecat8 months ago
I am ridiculously privileged. Look at me. I'm a straight white guy. Nearly the entire game industry is built to appeal to me. Sure, there are games for a more general audience, such as Mario Kart,... by Brian Skahan8 months ago
"Women in gaming" is a topic I wanted to write about for some time, but never quite found the right approach. Whilst there are many tales available of the horror stories and downsides for women... by Kazz in space10 months ago
During a 48-hour game jam session at NYU Polytech Institute this Sunday, women of all levels of game design and programming teamed up to create new video game prototypes from scratch. The event... by Alexa Serrano10 months ago
The Quiet thing.
Well Kojima certainly did manage to get people talking when he unveiled his character model for the new female character in upcoming Metal Gear Solid V. The majority of the week... by Stephanie Tang11 months ago
It's a conversation about numbers. It really has to be in order to make sense.
Today, I'm attending an indie game night hosted by a local game development group. In my hometown, game development... by Amanda Wallace11 months ago