Assassin’s Creed III: A Good Game for Current Events

I really have just about given up on decent female representation in these games. It’s not even that women aren’t in Assassin’s Creed III—we do get a few characters, and they are anything but poorly written. They’re just not in … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed II: Another Game Done Mostly Right

I finished the second Assassin’s Creed game sometime last week, and now that I’m working my way through Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, I think I can safely say that the series is becoming one of my favorites. I loved the first … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China: A Step in the Right Direction?

I’m sure most of us have faced a situation like this: a friend or acquaintance has some problematic views and, in turn, we point out what’s wrong in hopes that they change their ways and recognize why what they were … Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed: A Game Done Mostly Right

Recently, I saw that an Assassin’s Creed movie is in the works, and while I’m hopeful for its success, I can’t say I’d be surprised if it did poorly, considering how bad other game-to-movie adaptations are. Nevertheless, the trailer reminded … Continue reading

A Few Steps Forward, a Few Steps Back: E3 Stumbles at Reclaiming Connection with Non-Industry Audience

Rin: Maybe it’s something that comes with age, but going into E3 no longer has the hype it used to. In the years before, there was at least one game I was interested in hearing about. This year, though, I … Continue reading