Tag: misogyny

Destructive Mood Swings

Kotaku asks: Is it just me or is it a tad misogynistic to finally unfetter the perpetual damsel in distress Princess Peach and make her a protagonist, only to arm her with a parasol and her mood swings? This is just a vague stab in the dark, but my answer has to be “Yes”. Instead of outfitting the princess in…

Booth Babes

To say that I’m “annoyed” would be a massive understatement at the moment. I’m a member of the Luminoth Temple, an official Nintendo forum originally created for Metroid fans. The only way one can join the forum is to have a current forum member invite you in. According to theirĀ  welcome note, “it is a site for mature gamers, 17+…

The Eternal Question

What do women want (in video games)? There was an excellent post on Man Bytes Blog talking about women and video games the other day. Go read it. This question comes up all the time on WomenGamers.com and the Girl Gamers Community. Indeed, if you post this question on WomenGamers.com, you’re likely to get called a troll since once could…