Why I’m A Feminist, And Why You Should Be Too

Ok, sure, so this is supposed to be a gaming blog, but that doesn’t mean this article isn’t going to be worth your time. In fact, if you think that, then you’re exactly the kind of person that needs to read it. Put it this way – if you don’t at least skim read this, you’re literally making the problem worse.

There is a gaming link, of course, but we’ll get to that later.

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How Burial At Sea Redeems Bioshock: Infinite

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After watching my significant other polish off the campaign from Bioshock: Infinite last week, I found myself itching to play the DLC, which I’d hitherto ignored on the basis that I thought it’d be mediocre at best. The first episode of Burial At Sea was, sadly, almost exactly that. If you ignore the plot, it’s basically just the combat from Infinite transplanted into Rapture, really nothing more than a change of scenery.

But Episode 2 is something else entirely.

Fair warning: I’ll be discussing plenty of mechanical spoilers here. I’m not going to discuss anything story related, but if you’re really keen to stay spoiler free then I’d recommend finishing off the episode before reading on.

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Things That Are Wonderful #4 – Song of Time & Song of Storms

Yeah, so it’s been almost three years to the day since I last posted one of these. I’m hoping this’ll make up for it. It’s a mix between two of the best songs from The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time.

If you’ve never played Ocarina, you might think ‘oh, that’s a nice piece of music’ – but if you have, it’ll send shivers down your spine. I’ve recently been filling the gaps in my personal gaming history, and am right in the middle of Ocarina on the 3DS. I’m nowhere near finished, but I’m really enjoying it so far.