The Internet can be an incredible tool. You can use it to connect to people around the world, research your ideas, look up porn or express your ideas; although, the final item isn’t a wise idea in a world full of Anonymous assholes.
I say this as Pop Culture Critic Anita Sarkeesian announces a Kickstarter project to research and analyse the rampant sexism towards women in video games. Now, I’m not one to go on and on about how women are sexualised in games. Actually, I’m generally okay with it (with a few exceptions). I’m aware it’s out there and that some people might be offended but I tend not to read in to too much. (more…)
This year, since I can’t report from E3 like I’d hoped, I’m in the internet bleachers! For those who don’t know, E3 is a yearly video game conference where developers come together and try to pimp their wares for the next 12 months.
Since E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) started in 1995, it has become one of the major expo’s for developers of software, hardware and their fans to come together and experience the innovation coming from the biggest names in gaming such as Sony, Microsoft, Ubisoft, EA and others. It’s also a time for smaller, indie developers to meet distributers and fans. Everyone tends to have a wonderful time rubbing shoulders with the industry bigwigs. (more…)