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Are you happy or feel duped by BioWares FemShep winner?

Are you happy or feel duped by BioWares FemShep winner? Let me preface this piece by saying I love BioWare, they are one of my favorite developers and I support them by buying their games and even their merchandise, I have done so for many years. I’m however upset with the FemShep debacle. Firstly it being touted as a ‘beauty contest’ (by some)...
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WWDC 2011 Apple Keynote – A Lesbian Geek Guide

WWDC 2011 Apple Keynote – A Lesbian Geek Guide We lesbian geek types do love a little Apple love, so intrepid reporter Jayde (no not THAT Jade, but an awesome intrepid reporter none the less) has taken the time to check out this years World Wide Developers Conference, paying particular interest to the all important Apple Keynote. So if you’re an...
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E3 2011 News rundown – The Nintendo news conference

E3 2011 News rundown – The Nintendo news conference Music and a Zelda trailer, what better way to kick things off eh? The trailer recaps the Zelda franchise (well mostly). Skyward Sword clips follow and the logo for the 25th Anniversary edition of the Zelda game appears. Shigeru Miyamoto takes to the stage along with his translator. He talks about how...
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E3 2011 News rundown – The Sony news conference

E3 2011 News rundown – The Sony news conference After putting on 3D specs and watching a brief intro video displaying the PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Move, PlayStation Vita (minus the Vita) and a multitude of games, things finally get underway. Jack Tretton takes to the stage and comments on how busy it is and thanks everyone for joining them....
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E3 2011 News rundown – The Microsoft Xbox news conference

E3 2011 News rundown – The Microsoft Xbox news conference The Xbox conference for E3 2011 starts with a fairly lengthy ingame gameplay footage for “Call of Duty: MW3” which looks awesome, check it out below. There’s the usual man chat to follow the trailer which ends with “we can’t wait for November 8”. The “reconnect the...
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E3 2011 News rundown – The EA news conference

E3 2011 News rundown – The EA news conference Welcome to your Thumb Bandits EA E3 2011 Press Conference coverage (handed gracefully over to us here at Lesbian Gamers), I’ll try and leave out all the crap and get to the goods: A trailer starts with what looks like “Cloverfield”, this turns out to be “Mass Effect: 3”, one...
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The Nintendo 3DS – Lesbian gamers hardware review

The Nintendo 3DS – Lesbian gamers hardware review Nintendo, the word rings in the brain and dings childhood, games, fun and of course Mario. To a fairly large extent Nintendo have helped define video games. Unlike the other video games companies, Nintendo specialize in gaming, it’s their forte and always has been, all the way back to when they...
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Ladies let’s get Kinected – One lesbian gamers look at Xbox Kinect

Ladies let’s get Kinected – One lesbian gamers look at Xbox Kinect So we first saw gaming take a whole new form when the Nintendo Wii hit the shelves back in late 2006 and if you’re anything like me, were blown away by this new piece of gaming technology and what it had to offer. Four years on and the hard working girls and boys of Microsoft showcased their latest most...
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Samus Aran of the Metroid series character investigation by Lily

Samus Aran of the Metroid series character investigation by Lily Samus Aran is iconic enough that I doubt I really need to go into the back story of the bounty hunter who doesn’t actually do much bounty hunting or really explain too in depth the various events of the game. The most astonishing and wonderful thing about Samus was how she was originally conceived and...
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Fire Emblem’s Heather and Nephenee lesbian character investigation by Lily

Fire Emblem’s Heather and Nephenee lesbian character investigation by Lily Fire Emblem has a history of having many subtextual same-sex relationships. They’re all generally regulated entirely to reading in between the lines, and only if you have special conversations with just the right characters. The localizations by Nintendo of North America likes to take out these...
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Girl Gamers – Video Games and the Female Audience by Daniel Floyd

Girl Gamers – Video Games and the Female Audience by Daniel Floyd It’s not often we see a piece about female gamers, written by (or in this case spoken by) a guy and think they’ve got it pretty much exactly right. Generally their will be certain assumptions made that will somewhat water down the viewpoint and lead to the “girl gamers” love of...
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