My bugbear, however, was always going to be around Dontnod’s extremely vocal efforts at doing trans representation right – and on that, Alice reckons the handing of trans character Tyler is fine enough, if ultimately forgotten by the time episode 2 rolls around. It’s a relief to see it not pan out a trope-ridden mess, but responses fellow queer critics has been mixed. Kotaku’s Riley McLeod was completely won over by the relatable awkwardness of returning home after transitioning, while Sam Greer and Dia Lacina both felt the game pulled too many punches in attempting to play its representation safely. … [Read more...] about Tell Me Why’s third and final act is out now
Stories that we tell
"This digital series is designed to showcase and introduce creators traditionally underrepresented in the mainstream comic book medium," DC's newly-promoted executive director Marie Javins says in the announcement. "We'll highlight both new and familiar voices, beginning with 'It's a Bird' by writer Christian Cooper and artist Alitha E. Martinez, a semi-fictionalized account of Christian's very real evolution from a kid with a pair of binoculars to a man in an unexpected media spotlight after an altercation with a woman walking her dog in Central Park." … [Read more...] about DC tells stories of “personal experiences, unheard voices, and social revolution” in Represent!
Johnson: Leonard's perfect for this series. He has a super expressive and dynamic style that I love, and it makes every scene extremely rewarding, whether it's an action scene or an intense conversation. Dynamism in comic art - being able to see movement in static images - is really important to me, and Leonard's work epitomizes that concept. … [Read more...] about Marvel Zombies: Resurrection is a “true horror story set in the Marvel Universe”
Preorder Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory $60 Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory only has one edition, and it's $60 in both digital and physical formats on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. As of now, physical editions are only available to preorder on PS4 and Switch. You can secure a digital preorder at the PlayStation Store, Xbox Store, or Nintendo Switch eShop. … [Read more...] about Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Pre-Orders Available Now
Watch Dogs Legion is taking the series' open-world hacking and putting it in a very different context. Rather than focus on a single character and their story, it tells the story of many, taking a more systemic approach to gameplay and storytelling. Legion was originally set to release March 6, but Ubisoft delayed the game. During this year's Ubisoft Forward stream, Ubisoft announced Watch Dogs Legion will release on October 29 on PS4, Xbox One, PC (via Uplay and the Epic Games Store), and Stadia. Ubisoft also confirmed that Watch Dogs Legion will also be available on PS5 and Xbox Series X when the next-gen consoles launch this holiday. … [Read more...] about Watch Dogs Legion Pre-Order Info: Release Date, Next-Gen Upgrade, And Pricing