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Your Princess Is In The Castle With You: The Changing Face of Female Sidekicks in Games

Ruaidhri Walker

Female sidekicks in games have over the decades gone from being ‘damsels in distress’ to something more equal in terms of ability and story telling. Ruaidhri examines the games that led to this change in attitude with gender equality in games.

ZombiU: A Retrospective

Max

I’m a latecomer to the Wii U – while I have always been a fan of Nintendo, there was nothing that stood out for me at launch.  It is only now, with a big release every month (starting off with Pikmin at the end of July) that I decided to invest in the console. The launch of the Wii U had 2 games that tickled my fancy – and not particularly that hard.  New Mario Bros U looked fun (it is), but wasn’t an incentive to buy a console.  ZombiU looked promising, but when mixed reviews came out, I decided to hold off until the Nintendo big names launched.