In perhaps the first and last time we link to celebrity gossip site TMZ as a source, rapper Daz Dillinger is none too happy Grand Theft Auto V uses two of his tracks without payment.
The Oculus Rift has stirred the pot with a feasible, consumer-grade Virtual Reality helmet. CastAR hopes to do the same for Augmented Reality glasses. Our grandkids will look at our quaint PlayStations one day and scoff…
Queue up our second “Shocked Face” of the week for The Legend of Zelda. Apparently LoZ: Ocarina of Time, the classic Nintendo 64 adventure recently remade on 3DS, is a racist, classist, sexist atrocity. Or so says this writer at Salon.com.
Responding to other, more blatant examples of sexism in games, former Kill Screen intern Nina Freeman started Bust/Waist/Hips Bullshit, a compendium of art showcasing how women want to be represented in videogames. Submit yours today!
Okay, so I guess Pokemon games aren’t the bastion of noble values either. PETA drives the point home with Pokemon: Red, White, and Blue, a self-described “unofficial parody” that is supposed to teach us about… veganism? Play and decide for yourself.
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