Archive for August, 2005
August 20th, 2005

Yesterday’s post is well and good, but it’s all just sexy hot air if it can’t deliver. Translation: the real test of the (humble) Sex and New Games Journalism theory is whether or not it’ll hold up in an actual review. And the thing about actual reviews is, well, you need something to review. So […]

August 19th, 2005

As much as I despise New Games Journalism, and really I do (not the constructive Julian Dibell-type, but the hundreds of needless, self-centered rants that pose as legitimate reviews), there is something interesting at the heart of the matter – the idea of reciprocal interactivity, a kind of AC/DC flow, if you will. That’s to […]

August 18th, 2005

Dan at GameGal pointed out this out to me, a nice post over at Joystiq on my “I’m the Pink One” editorial that went up a few days ago. It’s always a little frightening when you know someone is making a comment on something you’ve written, especially when that someone is male and your piece […]

August 17th, 2005

A lovely day was spent yesterday wandering New York City with three male friends (which, apparently, qualifies you as a prostitute in the city of Chicago. Don’t ask me why, I don’t make up the rules), complete with a trip to Nintendo World. The store itself was shiny and pretty (an important selling point, especially […]

August 15th, 2005

You may be asking yourself, if you care, what the heck is up with all these redheaded avatars on Heroine Sheik. Here’s the thing: they’re all still me (you know, like you do), but the site looked boring with the same smirky Zelda attached to every post, so I’m trying to change thing’s up. No […]

August 15th, 2005

A column/editorial thingy of mine, “I’m the Pink One: Women on Xbox Live,” went up today over at GameGal… and they even gave it some pretty pictures! The piece talks about how certain girl gamer issues pan out on XBL, as a relatively new medium for gaming with certain elements, like voice chat, that set […]

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