Archive for January, 2008
January 23rd, 2008

Wednesday is supposed to be gripe day, and this week my gripe is simple: I hate Build-a-Bear. Anyone who’s confused by my seemingly irrational hatred of a company that assembles adorable stuffed animals is referred to my own personal tale of stuffed-with-love, capitalist horror. Anyone who’s confused why my hatred has boiled to the bloggerly […]

January 22nd, 2008

I’m a sucker for water. I’m a sucker for exploration. And, of course, I’m a sucker for video games. So it’s not surprising that I think Nintendo’s new Wii title Endless Ocean looks frickin’ awesome. Let the petty, fish-hating fools gripe about how it lacks traditional game elements or structure. So what if all you […]

January 21st, 2008

Now that Click Me gets published at the beginning of the week, it seems Mondays at Heroine Sheik have become Shameless Self-Promotion Day. Wednesday is Gripe Day, and Friday is Cool Links Day–but only on Mondays can you see me doing a funny little dance in an attempt to tell you about my latest articles […]

January 18th, 2008

Yes, I know “cookies” isn’t an adjective. I don’t care. That’s how excited I am about cookies. Now, without further, sugar-induced ado, what’s cool in the news this week: -Apparently spammers have discovered that humans can be convinced to do the work of robots when promised pictures of naked women. In order to get passed […]

January 17th, 2008

Why is it we never see human faces in racing games? Think about it: cars go “vroom,” they speed off into the distance; theoretically somebody must be inside driving them. Yet, when we look through the windshields, the drivers’ seats are almost always empty. Heck, even Transformer cars get flickery, blank-faced holograms. So why do […]

January 16th, 2008

You’re going to hate me. I get that. But I’m going to say this anyway. Unreal Tournament III represents everything that’s wrong with video games today. Just looking at the screenshots for the latest installment in the Unreal series, I’m not sure whether to laugh, cry, or pound my head into the first available wall. […]

Heroine Sheik is proudly powered by WordPress
Entries Made Available in RSS.

Log in