In following video game news for the better part of seven years, I’ve learned all-out rage is short-lived. Particularly with Mass Effect 3‘s ending, where hatred for BioWare and EA reached paramount levels only to dissipate two months later. And headlines from media sites feeding the furore certainly didn’t help EA’s public relations department.
Man, I’m tired. I awoke this morning to another article decrying Gearbox for statements made over its self-proclaimed “girlfriend mode”, a skilltree for DLC character Mechromancer which is actually named “Best Friends Forever”. And before that, Crystal Dynamics dared challenge the notion that video games cannot handle rape correctly, saying Lara Croft was “empowered” by the crippling [...]
Hey guys. Glad to provide the first of many interviews here on Holygrenade, and the first off the presses is with Justin McElroy, managing editor of Vox Games, now known as Polygon. He’s a busy guy so the interview might seem short, but I assure you all other interviews will go more in depth.
Dear Ms. Croft,
As a fellow member of the human race but lacking any substantive qualities that would qualify me as “badass”, I’m afraid I can’t relate. You’ve been tormented numerous times by the vilest people alive, only to survive and do so continuously. Even if you’re fully digitalized, you are a strong, [...]
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