Site News: Impending Feature on Women Game Composers

So, with the Women’s March about to begin I wanted to announce a new feature series here at LVLS — a spotlight on 52 women composers in the video game industry. Each weekend I will post a brief bio and some samples of a composer’s work for the next 52 weeks, in the hope to…

Opinions: My Favorite Women in Video Games Hub

I was working on this series over at P4, but I think it’s not quite the right fit — I’m not academically examining these characters and sources and all that, just discussing why I think these women are amazing. So, I’m making a list with some minor details for 40 women or girls that I…

Opinions: My Favorite Women in Video Games – Antagonists

Misery (Cave Story, Studio Pixel) Misery is a servant of the Demon Crown, a cursed artifact that she forced the tortured magician (and her uncle) Ballos to create. After it was crafted, Ballos manipulated the Crown to control Misery and her minion Balrog, and the artifact corrupted the Doctor, the first major villain of Cave…

Opinions: My Favorite Women in Video Games: Jade

BEWARE: SPOILERS BELOW! Jade is easily one of gaming’s finest characters. She’s likable, she has unique abilities, and she has a TON of personality. When you first meet her, you get her. She’s pretty mellow, but strong-willed — which quickly comes to light in the earliest moments of the game during the first battle with the…