• Diary of a Pathfinder Sex Idiot: The Goodest Boy in the Galaxy

    Diary of a Pathfinder Sex Idiot: The Goodest Boy in the Galaxy0

    RYDER FINALLY GOT LAID, Y’ALL. But, ahem, I’m probably getting a little ahead of myself here. After what felt like an eternity of flirting awkwardly, making my feelings known, taking him on every mission in the hopes of impressing him when I managed to use my jetpack successfully, I finally triggered the romance for Good

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  • Mass Effect: Andromeda – Seeing Myself in Another Galaxy

    Mass Effect: Andromeda – Seeing Myself in Another Galaxy0

    Vetra, Drack, Peebee, Jaal, Cora, Liam … That is my present list of favourite party members in order for Mass Effect: Andromeda, roughly 80 hours in. You think this will be about Vetra? You would be incorrect. Whilst I can rant on how Vetra’s character is woefully neglected in spite of her badassery, how Jaal’s emotional openness

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  • Mass Effect: Perfect Digital Romances

    Mass Effect: Perfect Digital Romances1

    Given the impending release of Mass Effect: Andromeda and my longtime devotion to the original trilogy, I’ve been thinking a lot about my experience with the Mass Effect series lately. My two playthroughs differed wildly; I was all about the rookie mistakes the first time through (RIP, Wrex), and though my Shepard was a more

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  • Get Your Game On Wednesday: Giving Mass Effect Andromeda The Side-Eye

    Get Your Game On Wednesday: Giving Mass Effect Andromeda The Side-Eye0

    • March 22, 2017

    It’s Wednesday, the best day of the week if you’re a gaming news fan! Despite my inability to find any time to beat Night in the Woods (it’s been a busy couple of weeks), I’m still consuming all the news and regurgitating it in a helpful digest form just for you, like a supportive mama

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  • Video Game Pole Dancing is (Mostly) Bad

    Video Game Pole Dancing is (Mostly) Bad0

    Video game sexiness has come a long way since the days of the original Leisure Suit Larry, but its depictions of pole dancing are largely stagnant. Dead-eyed women walk around poles in heels, their faces void of expression, as if the people animating them have no concept for what “sexy” is other than that it

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  • Others, Mothers and Monsters: Body Diversity and Fatphobia in Video Games

    Others, Mothers and Monsters: Body Diversity and Fatphobia in Video Games2

    Like many people, I’m beyond excited for the next Mass Effect game, Mass Effect: Andromeda. So excited I want to know every bit of information about the game as it (slowly) comes out. I got super excited when they finally started to release character dossiers a few weeks ago, because character information is something that

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