2015 – A Dual Life Perspective (Parts I, II and III)

Originally written in 2015 and early 2016. End-of-the-year reflections are in full force across the gaming sphere, but I’ve only played three games that have come out in 2015 (Splatoon, Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, and Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows). And while I have bought or been gifted several games in the last week thanks…

The Need for Gender Equality in Video Games, Inside and Out: Part 1

Note: This was originally written for my WRI 105 class for an essay prompt asking “How Shall We Live?” For an article, I have included supplementary illustrations and made some further additions. This is part one of a series of three installments. It was first posted on Game on Girl on 1/1/2014. According to the Entertainment…

The Baffling Conundrum about Women on Game Boxes

Early 2013 saw an interesting controversy for two different box art reveals. One was for Bioshock Infinite, the third game in the franchise and the first to leave the world of Rapture behind for a new locale, the skybound city of Columbia. For those who are not in the know, the game stars two characters;…