VoxelArcade http://voxelarcade.com Let's Talk Video Games Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:04:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Games Really -Are- Art Now: Critique With Feminist Frequency http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/feminist-frequency-games-art/ http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/feminist-frequency-games-art/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:04:24 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6699 VoxelArcade

Over the last few days, I’ve become acquainted with the online video series “Feminist Frequency” run by Anita Sarkeesian. She funded a Kickstarter to do a range of videos on the subject of women in videogames. Her recent additions have been the use of the “damsel in distress” trope and the use of women as [...]

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Over the last few days, I’ve become acquainted with the online video series “Feminist Frequency” run by Anita Sarkeesian. She funded a Kickstarter to do a range of videos on the subject of women in videogames. Her recent additions have been the use of the “damsel in distress” trope and the use of women as [...]

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CD32 Undergoes Beautiful Revival http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/cd32-undergoes-beautiful-revival/ http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/cd32-undergoes-beautiful-revival/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:53:39 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6709 VoxelArcade

The Amiga CD32 may have been the victim of the worst advert ever seen for a UK console, had a depressingly short lifespan and looked like a breezeblock minus the personality, yet it played host to some sumptuous games in its time. Released in 1994, Commodore’s last big grey hope was destined to fail, yet [...]

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The Amiga CD32 may have been the victim of the worst advert ever seen for a UK console, had a depressingly short lifespan and looked like a breezeblock minus the personality, yet it played host to some sumptuous games in its time. Released in 1994, Commodore’s last big grey hope was destined to fail, yet [...]

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Grounded http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/grounded/ http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/grounded/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:44:55 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6687 VoxelArcade

Luke Martin finally wakes from his last-gen slumber. We say awake; it's more like a half-opened eyelid.

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Luke Martin finally wakes from his last-gen slumber. We say awake; it's more like a half-opened eyelid.

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Wake Me Up When It Begins http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/wake-begins/ http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/wake-begins/#comments Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:40:30 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6665 VoxelArcade

Luke Martin is still waiting for a good reason to join the next-gen. Is he just getting old, or are the PS4 and Xbox One still shackled to the starting blocks?

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Luke Martin is still waiting for a good reason to join the next-gen. Is he just getting old, or are the PS4 and Xbox One still shackled to the starting blocks?

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Great Game Intros : Xenon 2 Megablast http://voxelarcade.com/great-game-intros/great-game-intros-xenon-2-megablast/ http://voxelarcade.com/great-game-intros/great-game-intros-xenon-2-megablast/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:42:18 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6643 VoxelArcade

Bitmap Brothers. Xenon 2. Nuff sed.

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Bitmap Brothers. Xenon 2. Nuff sed.

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Donkey Kong Country : Tropical Freeze Wii U Review http://voxelarcade.com/reviews/donkey-kong-country-tropical-freeze-wii-u-review/ http://voxelarcade.com/reviews/donkey-kong-country-tropical-freeze-wii-u-review/#comments Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:00:43 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6633 VoxelArcade

Nintendo revisits another cherished franchise - but does it slip on a banana skin in the process?

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Nintendo revisits another cherished franchise - but does it slip on a banana skin in the process?

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Great Game Intros : Gunship 2000 http://voxelarcade.com/great-game-intros/great-game-intros-gunship-2000/ http://voxelarcade.com/great-game-intros/great-game-intros-gunship-2000/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:50:49 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6630 VoxelArcade

The mighty Gunship was years ahead of its time. As was its intro.

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The mighty Gunship was years ahead of its time. As was its intro.

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How To Get Amiga Games On iPad & iPhone … Legally! http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/get-amiga-games-ipad-iphone-legally/ http://voxelarcade.com/opinion/get-amiga-games-ipad-iphone-legally/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:57:07 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6613 VoxelArcade

Remember those old Amiga classics? Fancy playing them on your iOS device? Read on!

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Remember those old Amiga classics? Fancy playing them on your iOS device? Read on!

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Hindsight : Advance Wars http://voxelarcade.com/hind-sight/hindsight-advance-wars/ http://voxelarcade.com/hind-sight/hindsight-advance-wars/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:28:24 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6597 VoxelArcade

War is advanced, kid. Time to pucker up.

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War is advanced, kid. Time to pucker up.

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Hindsight : Balloon Kid http://voxelarcade.com/featured/hindsight-balloon-kid/ http://voxelarcade.com/featured/hindsight-balloon-kid/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:50:10 +0000 http://voxelarcade.com/?p=6587 VoxelArcade

Balloon kid for the Gameboy was a great sequel to Balloon Fight, but it has never been praised by critics. VoxelArcade takes a look at why.

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Balloon kid for the Gameboy was a great sequel to Balloon Fight, but it has never been praised by critics. VoxelArcade takes a look at why.

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