Character Assassination: Thor

Character Assassination is a WASDuk weekly analysis, where we take apart and expose famous video game characters.  This week: Thor, otherwise known as The Thunderer! Good morning, WASDuk summoning Pink Floyd to make fun of Republicans, Your Honor. The character assassination will plainly show the prisoner, who now stands before you, was caught red-handed showing feelings.…

Character Assassination: Lara Croft

Lara Croft is one of the most recognisable characters from video games. Not only has she starred as the protagonist for ten (main series) Tomb Raider games since 1996, she has also been the subject of media attention outside of the gaming world. Lara has featured in novels, comics, films (one of the very few…

Character Assassination: James Sunderland

Character Assassination is a WASDuk weekly analysis, where we take apart and expose famous video game characters.  This week: James Sunderland, of Silent Hill 2. Silent Hill 2 is a classic game.  There’s no getting around that fact, and we’re pretty sure that there’s a mountain in the Middle East somewhere upon which a broken…

Character Assassination: Kirk & Uhura

Earlier this week we saw the anniversary of the first white/black interracial kiss on television. The white Captain Kirk, played by William Shatner shocked audiences when he kissed the black Lieutenant Uhura (Nichelle Nichols) in a Star Trek episode broadcast in 1968. The two were under the influence of alien mind control, probably because the…

Character Assassination: Princess Peach

Each Friday, the WASDUKians hang either a popular or a wet-behind-the-ears character out to dry. Last week we killed Albert Wesker. No mercy!  Voltaire wrote the infamous quote that the best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination. Princess Peach of Super Mario Bros. fame is seen by the hoi polloi, or common…