Comments and Self-Reflection

Jordan Boyle

My first comment was on Isabella Ambrosi blog (Sexuality and Gender Representation of Women in Video Games). Isabella said that she will focusing on Shooter games and old school games, I gave two recommendations for this style (Halo Reach and Mass Effect 2) which give you the option to play as a female protagonist as well as sharing a link to a Kotaku article about female armour in games. The marketing side of things I found interesting, designers making their character more sexualised in order to attract more players to their game, it was something that I knew but never really thought of.
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Second comment was on Isaac Allen’s blog (Sound or Emotion?), he discusses why he chose the topic and the rabbit hole he went down after wondering why the soundtrack for Skyrim was so calming during his play through. I offered up three of my…

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