GamerGate brought different games to attention
Gamergate was the controversy of the year, showing the worst face of game fans when, claiming to protect the “gamer identity”, they decided to start threatening women involved in our industry. However, I believe the result of the controversy has been positive for games because it was the start for a wider debate, including the recognition of this media as an art […]
Damsel in Distress
Fort McMoney is half a documentary, half a videogame about life in Fort McMurray (Canada), a city developing the world’s largest oil sands reserves. The game will introduce you to different characters in order to show different points of view of the oil industry: from the town leaders, happy with all the capital is generating, […]
There are different developers out there
Anita Sarkeesian is a media critic and the creator of Feminist Frequency, a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives. Last year she began a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new series about a trope widely used in videogames: the Damsel in Distress.
Last night I enjoyed a lot Indie Game The Movie, a film showing the development of three of the most successful indie games ever made: Braid, Super Meat Boy and Fez. If you are into games you have heard and probably played them already, but you probably don’t know anything about the tiny teams that dedicated […]