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Museum Collection | FEMICOM, the feminine computer museum Museum Collection | FEMICOM, the feminine computer museum The Casio Loopy Collection The FEMICOM Casio Loopy Collection is devoted to resources related to the Casio Loopy video-game console. Entire Collection: A-Z The list below represents titles as they appear in US or Japanese releases. Japanese titles appear in romanized but untranslated format (e.g., Wanwan Aijou Monogatari). Titles with a checkmark (✔) next to them have been acquired or donated to FEMICOM's physical collection.
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This post is just getting less and less timely. On the other hand, this question is timeless. "Birth of an Icon" - found at FreakingNews.com That said, the event which sparked this post happened almost a year ago now. So after reading this new post by Mark Danger Chen, which deeply abuts the themes of postmodernity which this here post is really about, I figured I'd better just hurry up and get this thing out the door today. While I wasn't able to make GDC last year, like virtually everyone else (who works in or around games) I was promptly informed by colleagues and blog posts about Heather Chaplin's now infamous rant regarding perpetual adolescence in games (or really perpetual adolescents in the games industry). weblog - That old question again weblog - That old question again
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Game Critics Awards Game Critics Awards Welcome to the website for the Game Critics Awards, an independent group of 30 leading North American media outlets that cover the videogame industry. Each year the Game Critics Awards present its Best of E3 Awards. These awards recognize the games that will shape the future of interactive entertainment, as demonstrated via hands-on playable form at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, CA.
Publications - adrienne shaw Journal Articles Blind-Peer Reviewed Martey, R., Kenski, K., Folkestad, J. Gordis, E., Feldman, L., Zhang, H., Kaufman, N., Rabikn, A., Shaw, A., Stromer-Galley, J., Clegg, B., Shaikh, S., Strzalkowski, T. Publications - adrienne shaw
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Excerpt: Goals & Genres: What Are The Possibilities? - GameCareerGuide.com Excerpt: Goals & Genres: What Are The Possibilities? - GameCareerGuide.com [In this extract from Game Development Essentials: Third Edition, author Jeannie Novak offers a breakdown of game genres and goals, giving aspiring developers a better taste of how games fit into a number of established archetypes.] Key Chapter Questions - What are some non-entertainment goals associated with game development? - What are the characteristics associated with popular game genres? - Which goals and genres work particularly well together?
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"Sex, Lies, and Video Games", feature-length profile in The Atlantic Monthly, November 2006 "Redefining the Power of the Gamer", The New York Times Arts Section, June 7, 2005 "A Female Sensibility", Newsweek, October 17, 2005, and October 3, 2005 international edition "When looks are no longer enough", The Economist, June 2006 Review blurb in Wired Magazine, November 2006 "Sometimes There Is a Free Lunch", Wired.com News, January 2006 "Coming Soon: Online Sex Games", Wired.com News, October 2005 TV interview on CBS 5 TV, San Francisco, November 2006 "Want drama? Enter virtual soap opera", AP story from June 2007 Featured online at USA Today, Business Week, MSNBC, International Business Times, International Herald Tribune, Forbes, Washington Post, Fox News Internet Game of the Month, Edge Magazine (UK), October 2005 "Type What You Feel", Games for Windows, May 2007 "Behind the Mask", GamesTM, August 2007 "You Must Play Façade, Now!" InteractiveStory.net InteractiveStory.net
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Arthouse Games Arthouse Games This page holds a collection of off-site articles, essays, and manifestos that deal with art and games. Realtime Art Manifesto On Sore Thumbs and Manifestoes (aka "The videogame revolution that I want")
One of your mules has taken a sick day, but instead of staying home and recovering from whatever vague illness he claims to have, he simply wanders around town, getting into lots of adventures while leaving you in the lurch. If this sounds suspiciously like the plot of a rather well-known 80s movie it is, but it is also the basis of Glitch Games' marvelous new comedic mobile adventure, Ferris Mueller's Day Off! Instead of resembling Matthew Broderick, Ferris is... well, he's a mule. A green mule. Jay is Games - Indie Games, Browser Games and Casual Game reviews, walkthroughs, room escape games, point and click games, puzzle games and more! Jay is Games - Indie Games, Browser Games and Casual Game reviews, walkthroughs, room escape games, point and click games, puzzle games and more!
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When I first discovered that someone had released a Magical Taruruuto-Kun title for the Game Gear, I was thrilled. After all, I've long loved the Game Freak-developed, Sega-published Mega Drive game based on this anime and manga franchise, so surely I'd also get a kick out of a portable iteration, right? You'd think so, but my first impressions of Tsukuda Ideal's Game Gear title were far from favorable. It didn't help matters, of course, that this game isn't a platformer like its Mega Drive-based cousin is; instead, it's a shmup in the vein of Gradius (Parodius may be a better point of comparison). That's rarely an issue for me, though, so what prompted my less-than-thrilled initial reaction to this one? The Gay Gamer The Gay Gamer
Brandon Boyer – Offworld Brandon Boyer – Offworld About Brandon Boyer Just trying to live a wild, pure, simple life. Retro Remakes flipside: Demaking modern games The other side to the Retro Remake phenomenon is, of course, the demake (a term, I’ve just found out via Wikipedia, was coined by Polytron’s Phil Fish): taking a modern game and simulating it as if through retro tech. We’ve … Continue reading
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I’m Tired of Being a “Woman in Games.” I’m a Person. While I understand this is a rant, and I'm totally okay with that because god knows I've ranted...but well. Okay, I agree on several points, SEVERAL points you're making, in fact over the last month we've had plenty of sexism/sexist articles on Kotaku which I don't mind for the most part (cept for the Bitch article...that was a non issue for me.) Here's the thing, Kotaku has to decide to pick WHICH article theme they want to go with each day, you can't have a blathering piece on whatever Felicia Day is doing and how cute she is and then in like the next three post "Feminist Whore achievement" the next. It's all about Page Hits and that's okay...however Kotaku knows EXACTLY whats going on when they post sexy articles or articles about some Jidol who plays games, J-idols wearing latex showing their boobs or a figurine or a game like Code of Princess, then on the EXACT SAME DAY post something along the lines of female mistreatment in gaming. Why?
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Critical Distance We’re back. We never exactly went away, but now we’re here, fully, renewed breath in our lungs. It’s time to sound the bells. It’s Sunday afternoon. It’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging. Dev Tools
Choice of the Rock Star Rock your way to the top of the ’80s charts in this epic interactive tale of music and mayhem! Will you achieve immortality or flame out on national TV? Reckless Space Pirates You have a choice: join a crew of space pirates to steal priceless slime from a nest of mushroom-like aliens–or hoodwink the pirates and team up with the mushroom colony to prevent an interstellar war! Our Games Archive - Choice of Games