GUGcast: Episode 144 – A Dark Captain Planet?

Find us on Podbean, iTunes, and Google Play! We are so happy to be back this week! We discuss the saddest easter egg ever, a dark Captain Planet, and more on the new She Ra show. We also discuss video game movies again and which we would love to see on the big screen.   GAMING The saddest…

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Race, Ethnicity, and Gaming Culture

Last time we looked at how women are represented and treated in gaming culture; while that situation poses a challenge, representation of racial and ethnic minorities presents an even bigger one. Looking at surveys taken over the last few years by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), we see Caucasians representing anywhere from 68% to…

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Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (PS4)

Developer: Team Ninja Publisher: Koei Tecmo, Square Enix Genre: Fighting Platforms: PS4 Rating: T for Teen Price: $59.99 I vividly remember when the first Dissidia Final Fantasy game came out in 2009, which also happened to be the same year I graduated from high dchool. A demo came out that summer that I was very…

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Finding God in Final Fantasy XV

Before getting into this, I want to issue a spoiler alert for the Final Fantasy series in its entirety. I’ll be making references to end-game plot points as well as the finer details through the bulk this article relating mostly to Final Fantasy XV, but I will also be presenting details from other games to…

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Review: Final Fantasy XV (PS4)

Developers: Square Enix  Publishers: Sqare Enix  Genre: JRPG Rating: T for Teen Price: $59.99 It’s no secret that I am a fan of the Final Fantasy series. I was just coming down off my high of Final Fantasy XII when the trailer teasing what was then known as “Final Fantasy Verses XIII” was unveiled in 2006.…

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