Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review

August 23, 2016

Reviewed by Carolyn Petit Adam Jensen, the cybernetically augmented security expert and trench coat enthusiast from 2011’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is back. Set two years after the events of Human Revolution, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided takes place in a world where augmented people find themselves increasingly marginalized and dehumanized, and the game couldn’t be […]

Halt and Catch Fire – Season 3 Review

August 22, 2016

by Anita Sarkeesian and Carolyn Petit Struggling to get a mainframe computer working in the first episode of Halt and Catch Fire’s third season, Gordon (Scoot McNairy) refers to the uncooperative machine as “her.” Donna (Kerry Bishé), one of the heads of the pioneering tech company Mutiny, questions her husband’s choice of words. “Her?!” “Yeah, […]

Bound Review

August 15, 2016

Reviewed by Anita Sarkeesian The first thing you notice about the new PlayStation 4 game Bound is just how mesmerizing and intriguing the animation is. Most of the game takes place in a constantly shifting psychological landscape which you navigate as a young dancer. It’s clear that the developers captured and studied the motions of […]

Ghostbusters (2016) Review

July 18, 2016

In the 1989 film Ghostbusters II, Peter, Ray, Winston and Egon discover that “mood slime” is being powered by all the hatred and aggression in New York to bring the city to the brink of yet another ghostly apocalypse. If mood slime were a real thing, the male-entitlement-fueled rage directed at the new Ghostbusters reboot […]

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Review

May 5, 2016

By Carolyn Petit Uncharted 4 opens with the quote “I am a man of fortune and I must seek my fortune.” In the three prior Uncharted games, protagonist Nathan Drake has certainly filled the role of the typical man of fortune, someone with adventure in his blood, for whom the pursuit of gold and glory […]

Quantum Break Review

April 5, 2016

Reviewed by Carolyn Petit Quantum Break is the latest third-person shooter from Remedy, the same studio that brought us Max Payne way back in 2001, and boy, does that lineage show. Like that game, this one revolves around a flashy gimmick that serves to differentiate its gameplay a bit from that of other, more straightforward […]

About Feminist Frequency Reviews

March 17, 2016

A Message From Our Managing Editor This is an exciting time for us here at Feminist Frequency. We’ve just announced our brand new series, Ordinary Women, and the response to that has been wonderful to see. We’re also thrilled to be launching our monthly newsletter, in which we’ll be sharing interviews with amazing women and […]

Hitman (2016) Review

March 17, 2016

Reviewed by Carolyn Petit The latest entry in IO Interactive’s long-running Hitman series, simply titled Hitman, is here. Or, rather, part of it is here. Hitman currently includes two training scenarios and one full-fledged assassination, with new locations to be added in the coming months. The game starts with a flashback section that serves as […]

That Dragon, Cancer Review

January 11, 2016

Subscribe to us on YouTube Reviewed by: Carolyn Petit Grief is…normal. Losing people we love is part of life, something almost all of us experience from time to time. Some circumstances that lead to grief, however, are more rare and more cruel than others. That Dragon, Cancer is a symbolic journey through the lives of creators […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

December 31, 2015

Subscribe to us on YouTube Reviewed by: Anita Sarkeesian Links & Resources “Our Star Wars Holiday Special” by Aaron Bady, The New Inquiry “”Star Wars” Female Fighter Pilots Cut From Final Films” by Donna Dickens, Buzzfeed Back in May of 1980, Darth Vader revealed a shocking secret and left moviegoers to ponder its implications for three […]