Danielle D

Author's details

Date registered: December 15, 2011

Biography

A consumer of pop and video game culture. Has written about video game topics for at least a year and still loving it. Twitter - @DSDwight

Latest posts

  1. Best Female Videogame Characters* — July 28, 2014
  2. The Plunge: Kim Kardashian Hollywood Game — July 21, 2014
  3. The Wolf Among Us Episode 5 – Cry Wolf — July 14, 2014
  4. Angry Birds Epic — July 7, 2014
  5. What’s On the TV? — June 30, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. D.I.C.E. 2013 David Cage on Maturing the Industry — 5 comments
  2. A Brief Look At Videogame Film Adaptations — 2 comments
  3. Reinventing the Shooter — 2 comments
  4. How Do I Get My Sister to Play Heavy Rain? — 2 comments
  5. Small Rant About Feminist Who Frequent Games — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 28

Best Female Videogame Characters*

*You should already be wary of any titles with an “*” in them   A lot of rumblings in the month of July, most of which involved the subject of women, fictional and non-fictional, in or working in the pop culture media. In July alone, Marvel announced Thor is now a woman (comic form, at …

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Jul 21

The Plunge: Kim Kardashian Hollywood Game

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Yes, I decided to postpone living a healthier life, feeding the homeless, and saving animals from shelters to enter the world of a Kardashian — or a simulated one (minus Ray J). For those who don’t know/care, let me update you on the situation. That mobile game by the name of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood is …

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Jul 14

The Wolf Among Us Episode 5 – Cry Wolf

Spoilers for The Wolf Among Us season one. The final chapter to The Wolf Among Us season one is available to those waiting for those eagerly wanting the thrilling conclusion to The Big Bad Wolf’s investigation. Hail it as fairy tale ending, though I would argue against that. Call it a happily ever after, but …

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Jul 07

Angry Birds Epic

For a mobile game and one that is part of the Angry Birds franchise, Angry Birds Epic is quite different from its previous titles. A reskin it is not. Epic takes a few RPG elements like equipment building and upgrading classes while maintaining a streamlined path through the game. Epic is pretty basic when it …

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Jun 30

What’s On the TV?

Now that E3 is over, and Watch Dogs hype is down, the wait for 2015 games is starting. Some of you probably feel there is nothing to do. Hey, take a break from gaming and find a show to watch. There’s quite a few of them on that there TV, some of them you can …

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Jun 23

Revise: Celebrities Sometimes Sell Game

There’s a new mobile game in town, and it stars a not-so lovable personality mostly everyone wishes would exit the Earth with her husband and entire family tree. Then again, I may be speaking on behalf of the minority since all the news clips I see on this game says nothing but nice compliments of …

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Jun 16

E3 Roundup

E3 2014 may have not been the mind-blowing event of videogame summer, but it did showcase a lot of titles with the potential for greatness. We’ll hold the “Is E3 Dead?” debate for later. For now, let’s focus on all the cool things each conference had to display. Indie Game I’m Most Anticipating: Cuphead and Inside …

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Jun 09

What I’d Like to See in Kingdom Hearts 3 (and Not See)

After watching my cousins replay their favorite childhood game Kingdom Hearts (though it was the 1.5 Remix edition), I started to wonder about the upcoming third installment and what we will see. Based off of my observation of my cousins’ playthrough, I started making a list of things I really do and don’t want to …

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Jun 02

The Wolf Among Us Episode 4 – In Sheep’s Clothing

Spoiler Alert for all episodes of The Wolf Among Us and The Walking Dead episode four. Minor spoilers for the rest of Walking Dead episodes.   If there is one thing I took away from the recent episode of The Wolf Among Us, it’s disappointment. After the first three episodes of amazing visuals and exciting …

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May 27

Chuck E. Cheese Adventures into the Oculus Rift

When you think Oculus Rift, Facebook isn’t the first thing to come to mind. Even though Facebook did acquire the little VR set for a hefty some of money, the acquisition came with a lot of shock and fan backlash. Now that the dust has somewhat settle, though Zenimax would say otherwise, Oculus creators are …

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May 19

Double Screen Gaming

The double screen. A second screen meant to serve or compliment the events occurring on the primary screen, and now it has become a well-known concept used in all forms of media. Have we as a society advanced so far ahead intellectually that we cannot be entertained with just one screen anymore? We need another …

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May 12

Hollywood Nor Their Stars Add Legitimacy to Videogames

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Celebrities aren’t the selling point of a videogame. They may have that kind of hold in movies and television, but not in videogames. The games speak for themselves. However, we have moved onto a different discussion, and one I think is very similar to marketing star …

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May 05

Bad Ideas: Movie Studios Getting Into Videogames

Has anyone been pleasantly surprised by the quality of a videogame based off a movie franchise? Some may point to The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay or The Wolverine game. No one expected a B-movie adaptation to work so well in videogame format, and yet everyone expected a game based off a terrible …

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Apr 28

Apple or Google: Exclusive Game Deals Mean Little

Apple and Google want first dibs on games and have started implementing exclusive deals with game developers with popular franchises. This bit of news may have fallen by the waste side after the random terminations of an actor, artist, and music composer from well known game development studios hit news feeds. Even if the restructuring …

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Apr 21

The Power of Kairosoft

Kairosoft must have me wrapped around their finger because I continue to buy their games even though they all feel so similar to one another. Right now I’m playing Pocket Clothier, and it’s nothing extraordinary. It’s a simulation game where you manage a clothing store. I’ve done this before, except before it was a spa, …

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