Category Archives: Console Gaming

Gaming & Femininity

When it comes to participating in male dominated communities, there is one piece of advice I hear given to women time and time again that I must disagree with whole heartedly.  This advice comes from both men and women, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Ashamed To Sim

The Sims, and all of its numerous consecutive releases, is the butt of many “fake gamer” jokes.  These jokes are often times aimed toward women as part of the “fake gamer girl” argument.  Since The Sims, a very successful and … Continue reading

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The ShowYohStuff Vine Contest, the Occulus Rift, and your feedback

My fiance is a web developer (which is very handy to have one of these at your side, let me tell you) and he made this site for one of his company’s clients: http://contest.yohinteractive.com/ I urge any gaming enthusiast and/or … Continue reading

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What if you beat your boyfriend at video games? A lot?

I am proud to say that I am engaged and excited to be married to my beau.  He is incredibly intelligent, beautiful, humorous, and loving.  I am so fortunate to even know him, let alone be his wife!  There’s just … Continue reading

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Female Gamers: “Fake” Gamer Girls and Anti-Feminist Feminism

There are plenty of images and memes circulating social media circuits depicting a girl wearing a Nintendo shirt or holding an X-box controller.  The text proceeds to insult the girl for “pretending” to be a nerd, usually calling her a … Continue reading

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Female tropes that really aren’t that cry-worthy

Having been raised on video games, I’ve seen my fair share of tropes involving female characters and female gamers.  While there are plenty of claims to offense I agree with, there are some scenarios I do not take so seriously. … Continue reading

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Abusive Themes Toward Women in Video Games and Comics

So I have been playing the new Tomb Raider lately, which is just one reason I have not had  an update in a while, and I could not help but to think back to before the game’s release.  There was … Continue reading

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