http://gamevideos.1up.com/video/id/28300 The above is a commercial for God of War 3, titled “Insignificant Other.” I apologize for linking you to a site where you’ll have to watch an ad to see the ad (WTF?) but I think reading the comments below demonstrates why women don’t feel welcome in the videogames community. But first let’s talk… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #124 – Bitches ain’t Shit… ORLY?
This video by Anita Sarkeesian is freaking brilliant. For her motivation and list of videogames included, please go to her blog entry over at Feminist Frequency about it. Discuss.
THIS has got to be some frat boy console-gamer* doucheface’s idea of a joke, right? Tell me it is, because seriously, this is one of the biggest pieces of bullshit I’ve seen in ages. The article claims the Microsoft is planning a way to link your gaming avatar’s appearance and access to facets of certain… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #110 – This has got to be a joke, right?
From Kotaku: “We understand there’s a lot of debate right now around our “Sin to Win” promotion at Comic-Con and wanted to clarify a few things. We created this promotion as part of our marketing efforts around the circle of Lust (one of the nine sins/circles of Hell). Each month we will be focusing on… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #93.5 – EA Apologizes, sort of…
You have got to be kidding me. THIS is repulsive on so many levels… I keep saying I’m not going to swear so much in this column, because people keep telling me their kids read it, but son-of-a-bitch!!!!! So, EA Games has decided to run a contest at SDCC. The rules are “1. Commit act… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #93 – What the HELL, EA Games?
LOVE IT! Review over. Seriously, I picked this up over the weekend, having previously enjoyed the LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga. I expected to like dinking around with it, and occasionally handing it over to the Geek Husband What Rules when I got bored and hadn’t hit a save point yet. Nope. I spent most… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #91 – LEGO Batman
Yes, once again, I podcast with a hashed voice. Sigh. Gotta happen once a year. Podcast 12 In this one, I talk about the passing of Wash, Rhythm Heaven, Why Guy Ritchie is the absolute worst person to make a Sherlock Holmes film, Why Francis Ford Coppola still owes me $8 for Dracula, Go Play… Read More Geek Girls Rule! Podcast #12 – The Whiskey and Cigarettes Podcast
Wow, in a stunning display of coincidence, I managed to buy a brand new DS game just before becoming amazingly ill and housebound. The Husband What Rules and I were at Best Buy looking for a Who album, and I decided I needed a new game. I’d seen the Rhythm Heaven commercials with Beyonce (forgive… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #88 – Rhythm Heaven
I’m sorry for the dearth of GGR posts here recently, but between NorWesCon, the deaths of two pets, our fifteenth anniversary, my birthday, and the subsequent birthday purchase of “Animal Crossing: City Folk,” I’ve been a little preoccupied. I’ve only played City Folk for about two hours, and haven’t actually gone to the city yet, but… Read More An update of Sorts.
Geek Girls Rule! Podcast 10 In this podcast I talk about Resident Evil 5 and it’s racism issues, a Japanese game where the goal is rape, rewarding people and companies who at least TRY to get it right, Watchmen, GI Joe, Spore and Blood Bowl. Links are on the podcast page. Follow the link.