ARMS: Review

Nintendo's no stranger to the subversion of typically very serious genres. Over the years Smash Bros have repetitively taken the fighting game and inserted its own unique element of goofiness, which has helped maintain its huge popularity among gamers of all types. Mario Kart also follows this very same tradition and going right along with that in 2015, Nintendo released Splatoon, a bright, goofy take on the 3rd person shooter which refuses to take itself seriously. And truly, ARMS can be considered nothing but the next iteration of this same tried and true Nintendo philosophy.

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Black People Need More Hair Options

It's 2017, many games allow you to play as a Black PC, even in the games with longstanding traditions of pallidness. This is significant, being able to finally play as a character that looks like me in Pokemon and Harvest Moon was a childhood dream made a reality but, that doesn't mean that it's all sunshine and roses. I've talked about the ways that these representations of Black folk are inadequate before but, I want to point out one of the larger inadequacies for a moment, mainly, the lack of attention given to hair.

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