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Wow. so that is why Star Fox Adventures was a crappy game that didn't feel like Star Fox. It wasn't supposed to be a Star Fox game at all.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6p5AZp7r_QWow. so that is why Star Fox Adventures was a crappy game that didn't feel like... more
"Something wonderful happened on the internet this week. And something horrible happened at the same time.
A Californian blogger, Anita Sarkeesian, launched a Kickstarter project to make a web video series about "tropes vs women in videogames". Following on from her similar series on films, it aimed to look at women as background decoration, Damsels in Distress, the Sexy Sidekick and so on. Her pitch is here:
Sarkeesian was after $6,000 to cover the cost of researching the topic, playing all kinds of awful games, and producing the videos. Seems reasonable, doesn't it? Even if you don't like the idea - or don't believe that women are poorly represented in games (in which case, you would be wrong) - then isn't it fine for other people to give money to something they believe in?
Except some kind of Bastard Klaxon went off somewhere in the dank, moist depths of the internet. An angry misogynist Bat Signal, if you will..."
More at link
http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/internet/2012/06/dear-internet-why-you-cant-have-anything-nice"Something wonderful happened on the internet this week. And something horrible... more