When it comes down to the games, I have to admit that the Xbox One impressed me. There's a little something for most gaming tastes in the launch lineup. Despite all of Sony's PS4 momentum, it looks like Microsoft got the upper hand with their overall launch line up. Microsoft has come a long way since the disastrous E3 reveal, and shown at least this games journalist that the next generation battle may not be over before it already began after all. This launch lineup is a good start for Microsoft to meet their goal of having One Xbox to rule all the living rooms. Read More.
I subsequently realized that these were really bad reasons to not get involved, resulting from my own rape-culture-induced symptoms. As much as anyone, I suffer from gamer rape flu. I often don't see how horrific gamer trash talk is, because I'm contextualizing it as “gamers will be gamey”. I need to be more aware of that. That starts now. Read More.