2014 Was The Year of Kick-Ass Women In Film. And generally since the 70s; more and more female characters are driving mainstream movie narratives beyond the noir genre, thoroughly smashing the filters of the Bechdel Test. In a throughly equivocal order numbered only for convenience, find below proof that for women, being badass this year, was … Continue reading 2014 Was The Year of Kick-Ass Women In Film
MANCHESTER 2281, UK: The dystopian shooter storyworld of indie game Beyond Flesh and Blood is to undergo a quaint, Christmas transformation. Even the city’s residents [read: rebels, mechs, troopers] have taken to wearing Santa hats. Beyond Flesh and Blood is a 3PS & gory mech game set in Manchester, UK, aiming for release on PC and … Continue reading Manchester Videogame ‘Beyond Flesh and Blood’ gets gory for Christmas
The media: you’re guilty. You posit campaigns like #likeagirl – and then feed audiences images that destroy their sense of self worth. Red circles drawn around cellulite: the lifeblood of Heat magazine for years. Before and After Culture is toxic to self worth Or worse – you print page after page of the dreaded before-and-after … Continue reading Before + After Pics Are Harmful. Stop Adding To Them.
Who says Print is Dead? Although, I did say print isn’t dead, but it would become patronage… Anyway, always nice when Kickstarter can keep the dream alive, there’s been far too much press lately about Kickstarter not ‘doing enough’ for artists. Really now…I though it was about the people with the extra dollars… So, videogame … Continue reading Retro Magazine for Games Smashes Kickstarter Goal
I wish the Daily Mail would calm the fuck down. “OH GOD IT’S LIKE SHE HAS A DIFFERENT FACE!!!!” becries almost every syndicated blog ever in the last 6 hours. In a wave of credible journalism everywhere, the Western world has decided to go shitbonkers for the fact that R-Zellz opted to go for the old … Continue reading Oh no! Renee Zellwegger Aged Because She Got Older.
The demo is ready. While the game’s studio website is either a hilarious pisstake of every corporate ‘end-to-end’ BS site ever made, or just *a little* creepy…who cares. I just read this completely ridiculous and very surreal dystopian world game-bio: “In a world undergoing an unnatural ice age, the last human survivors are densely packed in … Continue reading Octopus City Blues: Yes, it’s a Mobile Game. Yes, it’s good!
The building is immediately prevalent no matter where you are in Manchester – it’s a glittering shard in the distance that presides over the traditionally industrial, democratic city. The team at Pixelbomb Games felt that in a dystopian Manchester, the building needed to stand up and survive the apocalypse, as it is so iconic.Continue reading “New concept art from Pixelbomb Games revealed iconic Manchester Building”
Sometimes, it’s really OK to just post the best meme video you’ve ever seen on your (somehow, still popular?) blog as you’re smashing your way through Assassin’s Creed for the 6th time in your life. So here is: Meme of the Month. The ASSASSINS KITTENS video is possibly the cutest video of all time. Continue reading Meme of the Month: ASSASSIN’S KITTENS