Archive for July, 2008
July 15th, 2008

Up today at Forbes.com is an article and slideshow I did called “Top Travel Spots for Game Fans.” As a gamer and a traveler it only seemed right to combine the two. Plus, I got to hold a microphone up to the faces of several of my favorite gamers–including Heroine Sheik readers Tim Sell and […]

July 14th, 2008

There’s been lots of buzz around Google’s new virtual world Lively since it launched last week. The PC-only world–more like a collection of 3D, user-created chat rooms–has stirred up two main topics of discussion nearly as exaggerated as this Lively avatar’s breasts. Buzz topic #1: will the game kill Second Life? Buzz topic #2: OMG […]

July 11th, 2008

Destructoid has a preview of the first episode of American McGee’s Grimm, “A Boy Learns What Fear Is.” While the concept and the game art would be enough to get me psyched to play (damn you, beloved Mac!), this one sentence has seriously upped my interest: “You too can experience the unique joy of turning […]

July 10th, 2008

I’ve been meaning to play American McGee’s Alice for years. Now that I’ve started, it’s stirring up all my academic urges (the thesis I wrote last year was on young girls sexualized in literature). Analyze, Bonnie, analyze! First off, I’ll admit, the experience of playing Alice isn’t as enthralling as I’d hoped. That’s due largely […]

July 9th, 2008

Add another book to the pile. My most recent reading: Regina Lynn‘s collection of internet advice, Sexier Sex: Lessons from the Brave New Sexual Frontier. Broken down into a hundred-odd instructional tidbits, Gina offers up wisdom from her years as a Wired sex columnist to those who strive for better pleasure via tech and the […]

July 8th, 2008

Tell me that city doesn’t look fun to explore. Back in February we talked about Lila Dreams, a promising, indie, in-the-works MMO based on exploring imaginative landscapes in the mind of an eleven-year-old girl. It’s an awesome idea, but the question is: will it pan out? Designer Jason McIntosh has been updating the Lila Dreams […]

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