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Find My Work at OTAQUEST!

This is a quick update on the relatively quiet state of this blog in recent months. Since the summer, I’ve been working on a freelance basis writing articles for a variety of websites on different topics. While for the last few months I’ve been writing on a freelance basis for a variety of website, I will […]

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FIND MY WORK ELSEWHERE: How Ubisoft Reflections is Helping Newcastle’s Games Industry Grow Home

‘Ubisoft Reflections is a positive force within its local community, and the industry at large. Alongside events like the Great Exhibition and work with local educational institutions like the North East Futures UTC, the studio also points towards a more positive future for the area as a whole.’ Having been in the works for a […]

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FIND MY WORK ELSEWHERE: Valkyria Chronicles 4’s Sexual Harassment Problem is Unacceptable in 2018

‘This year has been defined by the #MeToo movement, and women around the world have been speaking out against decades of sexual harassment, assault, and mistreatment from men in positions of power… Unfortunately, it seems Valkyria Chronicles 4 didn’t get the memo.’ I’ve been playing Valkyria Chronicles 4 these past two weeks ahead of the game’s […]

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FIND MY WORK ELSEWHERE: An Alternate Appraisal – Inclusivity and Empowerment in the Japanese Idol Industry

‘The idol industry has a reputation for scandals… while it’s not necessarily unfair to associate these things with idols, as there are genuine abuses within the industry, to focus exclusively on them ignores the unique, empowering and expansive subculture behind idols and their fans.’ I’ve had the opportunity to share my passion and adoration for Japanese […]

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