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One woman’s battle against the anxious masculinity of the fighting-games scene

Arcades are dead, but the fighting-games community has straggled on without them, via gaming meet-ups in stores, bars, and basements.
A Challenger Appears
By MADDY MYERS  |  October 19, 2012

Review: Soul Calibur V

It's time to make some new friends.
By MADDY MYERS  |  February 10, 2012

Review: Mortal Kombat 9

Mortal Kombat 9 represents everything that's awful about video games. It's trashy, it's corny, it's gory, it's sexist, it's racist — and it's deceptively addictive.
Gross miskonduct
By MADDY MYERS  |  May 13, 2011

PAX East, Day 1: Lines, Gears of War 3, Mortal Kombat, and chiptune DJs

I've been at PAX East, over at the Boston Convention Center, since early this morning. I'd like to tell you my convention experience began with...
By Maddy Myers  |  March 11, 2011
LO500 Featured Battle: Mortal Kombat vs. God of War

LO500 Featured Battle: Mortal Kombat vs. God of War

Well, the same week that the Supreme Court heard a case about free speech in video games, we coincidentally selected a battle between two of...
By Ryan Stewart  |  November 05, 2010

Male Bonding | Nothing Hurts

The ’90s generated lots of terrific pop culture — Sandman comics, Pulp Fiction, decent Mortal Kombat games, etc. — but quiz Male Bonding on their favorite product of the decade and, if they’re telling it straight, the London trio are bound to pick Americ
Sub Pop (2010)
By REYAN ALI  |  April 30, 2010