Review: Heroes Of The Storm

Multiplayer Online Battle Arena. MOBA. One of the most talked about and lucrative genres in gaming at the moment, MOBAs such as ‘League of Legends'(LoL) and ‘Defense of the Ancients 2′(DoTA2) have generated millions of dolllars’ worth of revenue, cash prizes and thousands of think pieces surrounding the community and […]



8BitHomo: Cosplay Got Me Like… 1

Hello Gaymers, A few months back I went to my first anime/cosplay convention (Nebraskon in Nebraska) and it was quite the sight to see! I met up with some nearly professional cosplayers, tried out a cosplay of my own, and attended a competition to see who could really WORK in […]

8BitHomo: The Struggle Is Real

Oh my gay! The struggle is so real! You probably hear that all the time and have probably said that statement at least once or twice (I know I have). Here is a video though to put living “The Struggle” into perspective for LGBTQ citizens who might be living overseas fighting […]

The Struggle Is Real


At long last: Fallout 4 1

Bethesda’s Fallout series is iconic, with its Pip-Boy mascot as recognizable a piece of gaming iconography as Mario’s mushrooms or Halo’s energy sword. Its been five years since the last Fallout game (New Vegas, which featured a wonderfully developed gay side character) and seven whole years since the last numbered […]

Review: Game Of Thrones Episode 4 – “Sons Of Winter”

Game of Thrones continues to be Telltale Games’ greatest adventure game while at the same time, their most frustrating. For Episode 4, the bug was going to start it and realizing that somehow my Xbox One no longer remembers my finishing Episode 3. So I had to go and do […]



Wootini’s Weekly Video Podcast #225

This week, I start with a little discussion of the bug in the new episode of Game Of Thrones and an admission that I’m too nice compared to everyone else playing the game before getting into this week’s biggest release, Splatoon! I share some of my impressions of Nintendo’s newest […]


Wootini’s Weekly Video Podcast #224 1

Well, I hope you watched last week’s episode because this is pretty much a sequel! I’ve got some follow-up on Eurovison, including my ridiculous exodus across Manhattan to watch the show, then more on my attempt to re-download The Witcher 2, which may or may not have been worth the […]

Feminist Frequency’s next positive female character: Jade

Anita Sarkeesian’s Feminist Frequency Tropes vs. Women in Video Games series has begun exploring examples of positive female characters in games. In the first installment she looked at The Scythian from Sword & Sworcery, who undermines the traditional hero’s journey archetype in her ungendered portrayal. In the latest episode Sarkeesian […]

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Wootini’s Weekly Animal Crossing Diary

Dear Diary, I’m still waiting for that rainy season I was promised. I could use with some days off from watering my wilting flowers. Also, when it rains, it seems like the rare fish show up, so I could make more bells and finally get that pyramid built. Remember when […]


Enter The Nintendo World Championships! 1

In their announcement of their E3 plans, Nintendo revealed that they were going to bring back the Nintendo World Championships. Well, if you’re interested in competing, they’ve just announced the eight Best Buy locations around the US that will be hosting the qualifying events on May 30.