Women on Video Games: Nov. 2, 2016

This week from female game journalists: politics, Final Fantasy XV, and closeted Telltale characters.


Leigh Alexander weaves together Westworld, video games, and the election to argue that it’s time for a new power fantasy. [HowWeGetToNext]

Danielle Riendeau wrote about Quinnae_Moon’s rousing speech at GaymerX East on the importance of play in dark political times [Waypoint].

Alisha Karabinus explores how the narrative of Dishonored 2 is constructed wholly of women’s stories. [nymg]

Allegra Frank explains why the affection between the four male friends is the heart of Final Fantasy XV [Polygon].

Nia explains why she thinks Xenoblade Chronicles X deserves to be 2016’s Game of the Year. [SheAttack]

Jillian examines Tales From the Borderlands, Game of Thrones and Batman: The Telltale Series to explain why Telltale’s leading men are trapped in the closet [FemHype].

Jennifer Allen on why Rose of Winter is a more progressive Otome game than most [remeshed].


Marion Constante finds Warhammer 40K: Eternal Crusade to be mostly entertaining [GameIndustryBiz].

Resident Evil 7 is getting back to the series’ survival horror roots, writes Aoife Wilson after playing 5 hours of the upcoming game [Eurogamer].

Quern - Undying Thoughts is a fantastic first person exploration adventure completely loaded with puzzles, according to Azralynn [YouTube].

Megan Crouse compares playing as Emily vs. Corvo in Dishonored 2, and finds both experiences to be pretty good [DenOfGeek].

Lots of women reviewed Final Fantasy XV, and most really like it. [remeshed]


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