The fourth episode of Latoya Peterson's five-part "Girl Gamers" series for Fusion puts a spotlight on how systemic sexism within the games industry and gaming community can intersect with other forms of marginalization, such as racism, homophobia and/or transphobia.Read More
Latoya Peterson's video series for the Fusion network, "Girl Gamers," has done a deep dive into the experiences of women who make games and play games. The Mary Sue had the opportunity to interview Latoya Peterson about her experiences crafting this series for Fusion, her creative process, and her goals for the show.Read More
The second episode of Latoya Peterson's five-part "Girl Gamers" series at Fusion focuses on women who create games: the tools they use, the communities they build, and their individual journeys from their first forays into game-making to their current-day projects.Read More
Fusion's YouTube channel has just released the first episode of a series called "Girl Gamers" hosted by Latoya Peterson. Don't be fooled by the straightforward title, because if this first episode is any indication, the "Girl Gamers" series will approach the topic with nuance packed into every second of its snappy five-minute runtime.Read More
It's a secret to everybody.
I was skeptical of the "Nintendo Fusion" console rumors that started circulating earlier in the year, but with the Wii U becoming rapidly eclipsed by newer systems from competitors, I'm coming around to the idea of Nintendo cutting the Wii U's life short. Now there are strong rumors suggesting that Nintendo will show this new console at this year's E3.Read More
Nintendo's consoles might be about do the fusion dance.
Sure, gamers all over the Internet predicted the Wii U's failure, but you can find gamers all over the Internet predicting the failure of pretty much every game system. That doesn't help the system's poor sales, though, and a rumor about a new Nintendo console suggests that Nintendo may have a plan—if it's more than just a rumor, that is.Read More
We may be a long way off from developing something like the Death Star, but with the first firing of a 2 megajoule ultraviolet laser, we're one step closer to feasible nuclear fusion. The record was set at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California where 192 lasers fired a combined 1.875-megajoule shot. After passing through a focusing lens, the laser managed 2.03 megajoules, blowing away the previous record.Read More