Mario is a Hotbed of Misogyny and Racism
Mario: a video game franchise cherished worldwide by hundreds of millions of people. Mario himself is arguably the most recognizable and influential fictional character, save perhaps Jesus himself, with adoration for his deeds stretching to all corners of the earth. And yet, beneath that lovable façade and cherry-red hat... Read more
What we can do to make games safer for women
Yes, men, girls CAN be gamers, and they’re just as good as you! Unfortunately, now more than ever, men use games as an “outlet” to take their testosterone driven rage to somewhere where they won’t be beaten up when they talk smack. This means that racists and sexists are... Read more
Last month, Forza Horizon 5 was announced at E3, a trade event for the video game industry, where many developers, publishers, hardware and accessory manufacturers introduce and advertise upcoming games and game-related merchandise to retailers and members of the press. I was lucky enough to experience E3 first-hand and... Read more
Why the new smash DLC promotes blackface

I was going to give props to the folks at Nintendo. For once, they didn’t mess up an announcement trailer with some disappointing news. Then I saw the 4th skin.

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The Racist Depiction of Orcs in Video Games

Orcs are are practically a trope in fantasy games, but have you ever stopped to think how orcs make black people feel.

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How Journalists are Changing Minecraft into Ourcraft

Known for its terrible past with creator Notch, Minecraft has become a hub for alt-right trolls to create a toxic environment not safe for anyone. They create “fun” servers to draw in and indoctrinate innocent children in their racist, homophobic ways. But that’s all about to change. Once a hub for alt-right trolls to create blocky images of their evil idols such as Trump and Hitler, it is no more. Why? Journalists are taking over.

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