colonialism

Games Reviews

'Iceborne' is Monster Hunter at its Peak, Colonialist Fantasy Included

Take Monster Hunter World, the good and the bad, and turn it up to 11.
Ricardo Contreras
3 days ago
reproductive rights

I Was the Only Black Woman to Testify Against an Abortion Ban. They Cut My Mic.

Cherisse Scott says she was told she had 10 minutes to speak, but lawmakers stopped her when she mentioned white supremacy.
Cherisse Scott
8.22.19
Games Features

How a Young Adult Author Got Her Start Writing 'Pride and Prejudice' Fanfic About Neopets

Trying to escape the colonial baggage of English literature, Jordan Ifueko took her fantasies to Neopia.
Elizabeth Ballou
7.23.19
Film

Watching 'The Lion King,' All I Can Think About Is Extinction and Death

The "circle of life" glosses over environmental destruction and colonialism as viewers ogle the savannah from the comfort of an air-conditioned mall.
Patrick Marlborough
7.22.19
Games Podcasts

Colonialism, Racism, and a Star Wars Trailer in the Same Podcast? Sure.

What a week.
Patrick Klepek
4.12.19
Games News

A Cancelled Board Game Revealed How Colonialism Inspires and Haunts Games

'Scramble for Africa' was cancelled amid apologies from a publisher and a broader debate about ethical gaming in the tabletop space.
Jon Bolding
4.12.19
Review

'Falcon Age' Is a Damning Anti-Colonialist Story In Search of a Better Game

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE this cute bird. This bird is like family to me. BUT...
Natalie Watson
4.11.19
Op-Ed

Spam Is 'Trendy' Now Thanks to Decades of American Imperialism

Ironically, Americans introduced Spam to countries abroad, only to then cast it off and eventually rediscover it.
Bettina Makalintal
2.25.19
Canada

Who Is a Settler, According to Indigenous and Black Scholars

Descendants of slaves don't fit into our common definition of settlers.
Ashleigh-Rae Thomas
2.15.19
Postscript

'The Colonists' Is a Cute, Rewarding, and Dystopian Space Exploration Game

Look on my throughput and despair.
Cameron Kunzelman
2.1.19
DNA

The NIH Is Bypassing Tribal Sovereignty to Harvest Genetic Data From Native Americans

NIH’s plan to collect DNA from Native Americans without properly consulting them is “biocolonialism,” Indigenous leaders say, arguing that tribes must be in control of their data.
Terri Hansen
Jacqueline Keeler
12.21.18
Cheese

How Dutch Edam Became a Christmas Tradition in the Philippines

Designed to last on long trade route voyages, Edam spread and became popular from Asia to South America.
Bettina Makalintal
12.20.18
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