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    Please, Shut Up

    I used to say that the biggest difference between JRPGs and Western RPGs (besides geography) was that JRPGs wanted to tell players a story, whereas WRPGs wanted to give players the tools to tell their…

    March 3, 2016
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    Let’s Play The Sims 2 for DS – Part 1

    On the last exciting episode of The Sims 2 for the Nintendo DS, a young woman emerged from the worst episode of The Dukes of Hazzard ever to find herself trapped in a small desert town where privately owned buildings…

    October 3, 2015
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    Kate Marsh: No Take-Backsies

    Warning: Major spoilers for Life is Strange: Episode 2 and Episode 4 ahead. Life is Strange is a game about do-overs. If you don’t like the immediate outcome of a dialogue option or story choice, you…

    September 7, 2015
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    Fire Emblem: Fates, Homophobia and Consent

    So it’s been an interesting couple of days in the gaming community. Interesting meaning dramatic, of course. So Fire Emblem: Fates was released in Japan and there has since been a ton of controversy over it and…

    July 6, 2015
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    Anatomy of a Swatting

    With all the talk about online harassment that’s been going on over the past year, a lot more attention has been drawn to ‘swatting’, the act of calling the police with a phony tip or…

    July 1, 2015
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    Rockstar’s Sneaky Sale Bundle

    It’s Steam Summer Sale time again, and that means quite a bit of money spending, and quite a bit more circlejerking about money spending online. And, for a sale that started only several hours…

    June 11, 2015