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About Christopher

Chris is trying to ignore his English degree by playing video games and writing about them. If it all goes miserably wrong you can find him complaining about it on Twitter @GoombaGroomer.

3 Reasons Why Video Game Movies Suck

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There has been a lot talk of video game movies: Ubisoft have attached two Hollywood stars, Michael Fassbender and Tom Hardy, to their adaptations of Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell. Depending on how you look at it, this is either exciting or excruciating news. We can only hope that these game adaptations will be better than the Hollywood attempts of the past. Read More »

Sexism Sells

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Ever since video games stopped using 8-bit spaceships and started using human characters, the portrayal of women has been pretty poor. Most female game characters fall into two patriarchal categories and although there have been notable exceptions along the long road, they’re few and far between. Despite the technical advancements and the maturity of the industry, mainstream games continue to churn out under-developed female characters that fall easily into these oppressive roles. Read More »

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