Somewhere along the way, Happy Apathy turned itself into a social justice and feminism site, possibly while I wasn’t looking. That’s great and important and all, but it kind of got away from the original intent of the site, which was for me to have a place to point at gaming news sites and say [...]
This will be a short one, because nobody wants to read about video games on the 4th of goddamned July, but this just popped up in my Twitter feed (Please follow me on Twitter, I’m ever so lonely.) Games Radar just posted an article that basically said “hey, you know that Pokemon game that Nintendo [...]
I don’t know why, but apparently people still look to Kotaku for something other than cheap laughs at the expense of the writers. This will not stand, as far as I’m concerned.
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I still think Daniel Chubb is a bad writer with a stupid last name. Here’s more words about him.
I just wrote like, 1200 words about Whether or not classic games should be reviewed against their contemporaries, or against the modern games that came later. I think there might be something seriously wrong with me.
There are a lot of terrible games made for little girls, because apparently publishers think they won’t know any better. Well I know better, and for whatever stupid reason I’m making it my mission that now you will too. You have my word, nay, my pledge, nay, my oath as a card carrying Man of Action™ that I won’t rest until these games get better, or I get bored and find something else to get mad about.
In a shocking display of brevity, jonny actually uses less words to make fun of some dude’s shitty article about what female game characters he wants to bang than the combined total of words used in the ads on that dude’s page. Is brevity truly the soul of wit? Christ, I dunno. So we’re not here all day, I’m just going to guess “no.”