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How do you know when race has something to do with it? You see white dudes forcefully trying to explain why race has nothing to do with it
"I hate Strong Female Characters" YES YES YES http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2013/08/i-hate-strong-female-characters …
I wrote about GTA V for real this time: it's a tragedy http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/200648/Opinion_The_tragedy_of_Grand_Theft_Auto_V.php …
Some people asked, so here you are: An audio performance of my GTA V review, 'This is Why We Video Gaming' https://soundcloud.com/leighalexander1/review-of-gta-v-this-is-why-we …
instead of complaining re selfies ask why it's so offensive, radical, debate-worthy etc for any woman to say 'i think i'm attractive'
Portal is the "Citizen Kane" of games bc in both cases people who profess to be huge fans can only repeat one signature line ha ha ha
you don't really love games until your obsessive enthusiasm has strangled the market, traumatized newcomers and halted all maturation
After getting a few too many bad pitches, I decided to write PR tips for indies doing it on their own: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/196115/Five_PR_tips_indies_really_need_.php …
the harry potter books should have all been called 'hermione granger & her useless fucking friends'
Important, informative piece on how most writers get paid in the page views economy http://penny-arcade.com/report/article/ad-blocker-the-games-press-and-why-cosplay-galleries-lead-to-better-reporti …
IS THIS SERIOUSLY A KING ARTHUR THEMED STEAMPUNK WEREWOLF SHOOTER? SOLD PS4 DAY ONE PURCHASE OK IM DONE
sucks to realize geeks on the internet have become the biggest bullies that now exist. prob even worse than TEEN GIRLS.
Why is "chris brown is a legend" trending? What legend, the legend of the manufactured and derivative-sounding woman beating loser?
"I am not hoping senpai will notice me this year. I AM the senpai. Someone is waiting to get noticed and I AM THE ONE WHO NOTICES"
My response to the Xbox One presentation: A desperate prayer to stop time http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/192709/Opinion_Xbox_One_is_a_desperate_prayer_to_stop_time.php …
(answer: if people, especially women, like themselves, the system can no longer monetize their insecurity KEEP TAKING SELFIES EVERYBODY)
"e3 is coming" -- nerd stark
Xbox One's demographic: people who say 'man cave' unironically. Have fun developing for them, everyone
gaming & social media culture journo: at-large for gamasutra; edge & kotaku columnist. most recently: slate, cjr, guardian, new statesman, atlantic.