With light-hearted humor and engaging gameplay, a spooky new monster-capture RPG franchise is taking over Japan.
Gotta Catch ‘Em All! Since its creation in 1995, Pokémon’s iconic red and white Poké Balls have captured not only monsters, but also the hearts of Japanese and American children alike (along with no small number of adults). Trading cards, anime, manga, and countless video games for numerous Nintendo systems have kept the “Pocket Monsters” […]
In this episode: Special guest Kate Reynolds from the Feminism/Geekery blog! Kristin sings songs only old men know Corrigan witnesses a Canadian street fight at an Aaron Carter show Kate is a negative Nancy about movies Videogame addictions & difficulties Robin Thicke being creepy Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez being adorable The brilliant and totally […]
When I first encountered Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes vs. Women series, I thought I had found my feminist soul mate. Like me, Sarkeesian had gone to graduate school to study feminism and popular culture. Like me, she seemed to like ladies in popular culture – but was able to clearly articulate many problems I had had […]
A look back at a legacy, and a projection for the future.
Growing up as a self professed gamer, it’s always interesting viewing the progression of a company as the years pass, especially when that company is one that has been a part of your own “gamer coming of age”. For me, the name that I best associate with my childhood gaming experience would have to be […]
Weeks of games in one column! Joy (for my one reader).
Weeks worth of games for the price of one update. Can it get any better? Well, I suppose it could get better if you are one of the few viewers of this column that has actively tried to get me to stop making said column on a regular basis. The Devils have been looking better […]