Category: Culture

PAX: Cosplay

Phoenix Wright: Guild Wars Monks: These Monks won the Guild Wars costume contest. Their prize pack contained a Logitech gaming keyboard and a Logitech gaming mouse. The male Monk wore his costume in response to a dare from Gaile Gray, ArenaNet Community Relations Manager, yesterday.

‘Rape’: More Than a Word

One of my pet peeves of gaming culture (and I guess culture in general, since I’ve heard non-gamers use the word this way) is how gamers use the word ‘rape’. I recently read a blog post which explains that: To some people rape is just four letters put together to make a monosyllabic sound… To others it is an invisible…

I Reject the ‘Big Boys’

One of the interesting things about the whole set of issues associated with women gamers is that women, unsurprisingly, have different views on these matters — if they choose to consider any of this as at all important. Some of them claim that there shouldn’t be a ruckus about women and gaming, but they still feel the need to address…

Resident Evil Knife-Only Speedrun

Ghacks.net is a website which focuses on helpful computing hints, tips, and technology news. Martin regularly writes about games as well. He recently posted his personal top five favourite speedruns, including an impressive Resident Evil knife-only speedrun (72 minutes long). I haven’t played Resident Evil, so watching this speedrun was informative as well as entertaining. The only Resident Evil game…