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Jasmine Henry

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Jasmine Henry is a games and technology writer from the UK who has been playing video games since before she could tie her own shoelaces. She is also a serial games hoarder (thanks Steam sales!) and dreams of a day when the representation of women and minorities in games is no longer debated and is simply just the ‘norm’.

A Good Bundle Offers 151 Games for $20, Benefits ACLU and...

A Good Bundle wants to raise money for two very good and very deserving causes. "A bunch of creators are sharing their works to combat...
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Finally Gives Us Indestructible Lesbians

What does a lesbian bring on a second date? A U-Haul..... But, what should a fictional lesbian bring to a second date? A bulletproof vest. Such is the...

Overwatch’s Gay Characters: Blizzard, It’s Time to Show, Not Tell

The year is 2054. Frank Ocean’s third album, released just days ago, plays softly in the background. I load the hologram in the palm...

Feminist Frequency: Progressive Gaming Friend or Foe?

In 2012 Anita Sarkeesian raised over $150,000 on Kickstarter to fund Tropes vs. Women, a video series aiming to tackle the many tropes attached to...
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Palmer Luckey and the Ugly Side of Oculus Rift’s VR Revolution

A few weeks ago, a report from The Daily Beast uncovered the fact that Oculus Rift creator and Time Magazine's best ever cover star, Palmer Luckey,...

A History of Deus Ex’s Racism Controversies

With futuristic, sci-fi sequel Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, developer Eidos Montreal has once again found itself walking atop the fiery coals of controversy. The...
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VR Gaming’s Real Problem Isn’t Price; It’s Diversity

As virtual reality makes its much-hyped comeback, developers and headset makers have been trying to sell us on the idea that the technology will offer the most immersive...