Browsing Category : Gaming

My Favorite Things: Suburban Zombies, Creepy Video Games, Feminist Sci-Fi, and More Love for The Good Place


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we’ve spotlighted several exciting new, and upcoming releases. This includes a fantastic horror comedy series, a binge-worthy (and speculative!) sitcom,…

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My Favorite Things: Treasure Hunters, Dragon Companions, Ghost Stories, and Timely Dystopias


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we’re all about a successful remake of a childhood favorite, a touching urban ghost story, a timely dystopian novel, and…

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Roadtrip! A review of Final Fantasy XV


Final Fantasy XV (2016) Developer: Square Enix Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy Platform: PS4 Type: RPG Why I Chose It: I am a longtime Final Fantasy fan and with this new release for the PS4 also being one of the only JRPGs (Japanese Role Playing Games) available to us in North America, picking this up was a no-brainer. The premise: Get ready…

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My Favorite Things: Magical Libraries, Horror Comedies, and Even More Star Wars!


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week we have an addictive Star Wars video game, a wonderful book for fans of magical libraries, and a hilarious vampire-focused mockumentary.…

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Resolution Project 2017


Happy New Year! No matter where you are in the world, and whether you celebrate it or not, the new year is something everyone acknowledges. Whether we’re celebrating into the wee hours of the night, or scoffing at those who are, or quietly spending the evening cozy and asleep, there’s one thing we all consider this time of year: Resolutions.…

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Sound Off! Assassin’s Creed


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, one brave soul hopped into the Animus to discuss Assassin’s Creed, which premiered in the United States on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016. Sound Off! is (usually) meant to be a group of reactions, but…

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Why This Man Prefers to Play Games As a Woman


I’m a straight cis man and, when given a choice, I will usually play as a female character. Not always. I played a man in Fallout 4 because I could make Codsworth, my robo-butler, actually say my name, and I played as a man who looked like Ozzy Osborne in Bloodborne because, of course you create a character who looks…

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My Favorite Things: Pocket Monsters, Delightful Party Members, Netflix Remakes, and Frosty Superpowers


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we’re all about great new video games (both handheld and console), an exciting new episode of The Flash, and a…

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