These are some pretty scary times right now with the threat of the COVID-19 virus going around. Unfortunately, we are all at risk, and it affects us all. I know for me, I can get pretty overwhelmed with all the social media and news surrounding the virus. Sometimes, we need to turn our devices off,… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Staying Home!
A guy came into my work the other day and told me he was going to go home and play Breath of the Wild. (I mean, we were talking and I asked about his plans for the night, he didn't come in just to tell me.) But when I heard this, I confessed I hadn't… Continue reading Getting Back Into Games
Welcome to Game on Girl! Nananea returns in the first episode of season 2 of my original podcast. For this episode, we chat with Nananea about what she's been up to in the five years since we originally had her on the show. She shares her experiences as a community manager for Robot Entertainment and… Continue reading Game on Girl S2E1 – Nananea Returns!
Hey, geeks. What’s happening? Today we’re going to talk about one of my favorite pastimes and how that’s changed — and how people’s perception of me has changed even when the pastime itself did not. Let’s talk video games. I’ve been playing video games since I was old enough to hold a controller. I distinctly… Continue reading Game On, Girls
A nerd, a wrestler, a lagomorph, and a heavy machine gunner get together for a game of poker... No, this isn't the setup to a weird joke. This is the backdrop for one of the wackiest, weirdest, and best game studios active today: Telltale Games. Sam and Max, The Wolf Among Us, The Walking Dead, Homestar… Continue reading Your Own Adventure: Longevity of Telltale
Please welcome our newest ambassador, Tahani Nelson! For The Geek Embassy, she'll be writing about comics, anime, dungeons and dragons, and fantasy. Please welcome her to the site and enjoy the glimpse into her future articles! ~Isabela Hi, there. My name’s Tahani Nelson and I’m incredibly excited to be part of things here at Geek… Continue reading Not a Logical Geek
Hype. It's a word that is thrown around a lot today in general and seems to be used even more in the context of video game releases. Given the frequency with which this word is used it seems like maybe we should know its exact definition. Let's go to Google and see what it has to… Continue reading Hype and its Disastrous Consequences
Last year, I wrote about gender expression in the Sims and how amazing it would be if the game introduced the concept of a gender spectrum, rather than a gender binary.... A recent Sims 4 update revealed something that I never thought would actually come about. “For the first time, you'll be able to customize… Continue reading The Sims 4 Updates to Allow for More Diverse Gender Expression
When I first started writing for Game On Girl back at the end of 2012, I immediately thought of doing an article at the beginning of every year where I looked ahead to the games that had me excited. I, to date, have done that exactly once, at the beginning of 2013. And looking at… Continue reading My Growing Despair of the Video Game Industry
This week, our intern, Isabela, joins us to talk about a discussion she recently sparked on the Game on Girl Twitter feed and Facebook page. What are your favorite female friendships in TV, Movies, Books, and Video Games? We got such a great response from our community we decided to do an entire episode about… Continue reading Episode 108 – Top Five Female Friendships