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. 5 Games I Overplayed in My Youth — August 25, 2014
  2. P.T. Trailer/Teaser/Demo Thoughts: Half In — August 18, 2014
  3. Recant: Maybe We Aren’t Getting Smarter (App Store) — August 11, 2014
  4. Wanted: Sci-Fi Recommendations — August 4, 2014
  5. Best Female Videogame Characters* — July 28, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. D.I.C.E. 2013 David Cage on Maturing the Industry — 5 comments
  2. Reinventing the Shooter — 2 comments
  3. How Do I Get My Sister to Play Heavy Rain? — 2 comments
  4. Death of the Developer: Rewriting Barthes’ Concept for Videogame — 2 comments
  5. Small Rant About Feminist Who Frequent Games — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 25

5 Games I Overplayed in My Youth

I’m sure we’ve all been there. As a child gaming was expensive and the family could only afford one, maybe two, games to play for the rest of the year until next. For as long as I knew, I’ve played countless hours on most systems through one game. Never got to own a plethora of …

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Aug 18

P.T. Trailer/Teaser/Demo Thoughts: Half In

Have you “played” the P.T. trailer/teaser yet?(PS4) By the time this post gets out, you will have probably already heard/played/seen the secret that was hiding at the end of the teaser. Not only is there a game coming in the near future, but Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima, Pan’s Labyrinth director Guillermo Del Toro, …

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Aug 11

Recant: Maybe We Aren’t Getting Smarter (App Store)

About a year ago, I had a premonition. In it I saw mobile app consumers getting smarter, wiser about their app purchases. As Apple continued to ignore the mess of apps clogging the storefront, the consumers would come together and rally as one against the lame pricing model, sneaky in-app purchases, and terrible gaming mechanics. …

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Aug 04

Wanted: Sci-Fi Recommendations

Calling all phreaks, I’m in need of assistance. A genre I’ve been unfamiliar with for too long has been poking its head into pop culture recently and I wanted to better understand it. It calls itself science fiction, and I don’t know where to start. What books, movies, TV shows, games, and other mediums should …

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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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