Tag: female protagonist

Wayward Strand

Unlike Most Games, Wayward Strand Doesn’t Use Sound to Tell You What…

When sound designer Maize Wallin was first approached by game designers Jason Bakker and Russell Dilley, she was skeptical.…
Iron Fish Release Trailer

iconIron Fish Release Trailer

Dive into the depths of an aquatic nightmare: Iron Fish places you at the helm of a psychological thriller…

Reviews Roundup: Virginia

Virginia is a single-player first-person thriller set in a small town with a secret. Experience a missing person investigation…
Barbie Dreamhouse Party

A Brief History of Barbie Games

When it comes to female video game protagonists, there is one name that is conspicuously missing from any lists…

Reviews Roundup: ReCore

From the legendary creator Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime comes ReCore, an action-adventure masterfully crafted for…

Indie Game Spotlight: Wheels of Aurelia

Wheels of Aurelia, developed by Santa Ragione, follows the story of Lella, a restless woman who is driving along the…
Laura Bow

iconThe Forgotten Female Protagonist: Laura Bow

PushingUpRoses explores and challenges what a “strong” female character is, what traits define BADASS, and why Laura Bow, a heroine first…
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iconThe Rise of the Female Protagonist, with Gamespot’s Critical Role

With games like Horizon Zero Dawn just around the corner, female protagonists have never been more in the spotlight.…
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Innovative Narrative: The Triumphs and Missteps of Epistory – Typing Chronicles

When someone near me utters the phrase “typing game,” images of 90s era edutainment games flash before my eyes,…
Kathy Rain

iconKathy Rain – A Detective is Born Reveal Trailer

Kathy Rain tells the compelling story of a strong-willed college girl with a knack for detective work and a…
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Indie Game Spotlight: Epistory – Typing Chronicles

Epistory – Typing Chronicles puts you in the role of muse to a writer lacking inspiration for her newest…
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Indie Game Spotlight: Charming Adventure Game Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet

Nelly Cootalot, pirate, is the heroine of this very British point-and-click adventure game. The ghost of William Bloodbeard, her…
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Indie Game Spotlight: Play as Ophelia Trying To Rewrite Hamlet in Elsinore

Hamlet, like most of Shakespeare’s tragedies, ends with the vast majority of the people in the play dead. Danish…
Nancy Drew Adventures

Nancy Drew Adventures: How Video Games Rescued a Literary Feminist Icon

Nancy Drew has always been more than the sum of her blue-eyed, titian-haired parts. The original Nancy Drew Mysteries were…
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Indie Game Spotlight: Shardlight From Wadjet Eye Games

Shardlight is a post-apocalyptic point-and-click adventure game developed by Wadjet Eye Games, the studio run by husband-and-wife team Dave…

Review: Oxenfree

A group of high school friends are camping out on an abandoned island when things start to get very,…
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10 Games With Female Protagonists You Should Be Playing This Year

It’s the same every year—E3, Gamescon, and other trade shows and conventions get us all riled up for the…

Indie Game Spotlight: In Pulse, Play as a Eva, a blind girl…

Pulse is a new first-person adventure game from the point of view of a young girl, Eva. She lost her…
Top 5 Underrated Adventure Games Featuring a Female Protagonist >> SkyLarkin

iconTop 5 Underrated Adventure Games Featuring a Female Protagonist >> SkyLarkin

SkyLarkin explains what she loves about these excellent but lesser-known 2D sidescrollers, point-and-click mysteries, and RPGs.

Review: Bedlam

Digital worlds are enticing. When we play video games, we’re separated from the risk of death, able to perform…

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