Did you get chills as your character took Alistair's virginity? Did you visit the various 'fine establishments' where Geralt could 'relieve' himself after a long journey for a nominal price? (in case your answer to this one was "no", I'd recommend Whistling Wendy. She's a feisty one.) Sex is a part of life. It is … Continue reading SEX! Do I have your attention?
If you’ve been a little too absorbed in your gaming to the point that you haven’t had time to look up and watch the news – try not to hyperventilate – Ninja Theory is finally making a new game, and it looks bloody breath-taking! They’ve even been so kind as to allow us to peek into … Continue reading ‘Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice’: Ninja Theory Back on Track
Before the dawn of the new millennium, women in gaming were ample, though, generally only in appearance. Very few striking females in games were nurtured into full characters prior to 2002; though that is not to say that women are no longer being misrepresented as sex symbols with gigantic flotation devices attached to their chests … Continue reading Top 10 Gender-Bending Women of the Millennium
While inching through a steampunk-inspired maze, Alice Liddell fights off fork-wielding crockery while the Door Mouse and March Hare try to kill her with teapots projecting scorching liquid at her gothic-styled outfit. After many trials (and 'Game Over' screens), Alice finally finds the Mad Hatter, and it is at this point that the player realises that Lewis Carroll's classic tea party has been somewhat spoiled, given … Continue reading ‘Alice: Madness Returns’: Exactly as Lewis Carroll envisioned it
OK, so I’m a die-hard Dragon Age fan. In fact, I’ve played Inquisition more times than I can count (mostly because I start hating how my character looks after a few hours, or I decide that a mage makes more sense than a rogue, because, realistically, why wouldn’t a mage be the one to end … Continue reading Escapism in Role-Playing
Just the thought of Beauty and the Beast is enough to make me cry. Ah, there I go again.. I'll try to keep my spelling legible through the tears of nostalgia. Thing is, it really is a tale as old as time. Think about it: what is the premise of the most heart-wrenching romantic dramas of … Continue reading Kiss From a Rose
My late, great friend Gene Wilder has succinctly described my point. I am almost inclined to end this post right here. However, I have something to say, and no, it has nothing to do with games. It is something that a teacher of high school learners must put up with on a continuous basis. I … Continue reading Why Selfies are Social Suicide
What does an obsessive gamer do when their PS4 is stolen? Not much. But I could rant about it at the very least.