A new As-I-Play Rise of the Tomb Raider went up today over on TLF. I have to say, with the game coming out on PC/Steam this week, it is totally worth buying and playing. Game Informer reflected that Crystal Dynamics … Read More »
It’s been one heck of a week, despite the fact that we had Monday off and today is an impending snowpocalypse. I could do without more weeks like that one. In gaming related news, Anita Sarkeesian made another episode of … Read More »
This year (2016) has essentially started out like a sucker punch for those of us who are fans of pop culture. This week has seen the deaths of two of the men whose work in pop culture was formative for … Read More »
In keeping with the insanity that is always a part of the start of a new semester, some insanity in Rise of the Tomb Raider—my fifth As-I-Play post over on TLF. By this point in the game, things are starting … Read More »
Although I normally like to intersperse which games I’m playing for my As-I-Play posts, I just didn’t have a chance to get to Bastion over the holidays, so you get another post on Rise of the Tomb Raider instead. Which … Read More »
So a few months ago, regular readers undoubtedly noticed a post in which I talked about starting a new blog focused primarily on voices from the margins talking about games. I did get some interest from some pretty cool people … Read More »
In 2016, The Learned Fangirl is introducing an exciting new series called the Seminar Series, and I have the honor of being the author of the first one, on epic storytelling in the Dragon Age series. (Should you be interested … Read More »
So it’s been a crazy holiday so far, and I apologize for being dreadfully behind on updates. So first, here’s part three of my As-I-Play Rise of the Tomb Raider over on The Learned Fangirl. For all that I make … Read More »
This week’s AIP post on Bastion over on TLF–things change up a bit in terms of the usual pattern.
As I continued playing through Rise of the Tomb Raider, elements of the game’s narrative and mise en scene just started jumping out at me as being particularly apropos for the current state of the world. Even though I was … Read More »
This is not a post about games or gaming. It is not a post about how videogames cause or do not cause gun violence. This is a post about race and gender and entitlement and how those things, rife within … Read More »
It likely comes as no surprise to anyone who actually reads this and my Twitter feed that I really, really, really like the new Rise of the Tomb Raider. A lot. So much so that I was already blathering about … Read More »
So one of the games that has been eating my life recently is a bit outside my usual purview (or purrrrr-view, if you will): Neko Atsume Kitty Collector. I explain why over on TLF.
Over the years, the gaming phenomenon known as the Penny Arcade Expo–PAX–has become increasingly popular. Now, there are five PAXes: PAX Prime, PAX East, PAX South, PAX Dev, and PAX Aus. I have been to PAX East several times over … Read More »
I guess I’ve gotten a little behind on this blog… and on pretty much everything else this semester. A couple of TLF posts have gone up since my last post here: an As-I-Play on Bastion and another on Borderlands 2. … Read More »