The Cerebral Bore is a weapon first featured in Turok 2: Seeds of Evil. It is a weapon of alien origin that consists of a homing projectile capable of latching onto its victim’s heads, killing them by drilling into their skulls and exploding.
It has gained a reputation among fans, gamers, and reviewers alike, most of them considering it to be one of the most gruesome weapons in the history of gaming.
Fuck yeah. That was always my favorite weapon in that game.
Stop talking about Anita Sarkeesian. Stop talking about Zoe Quinn. Let’s talk about some actual women in the gaming community that bridge the gap without being controversial. This list includes players, developers, and any woman related to the gaming community.
Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn - Competitive Gaming (Starcraft II)
Sasha Hostyn (Scarlett) is a competitive gamer on the Starcraft II seen. She’s well known for managing to best high-tier Korean players in competition. She was deemed champion of the Red Bull Battle Grounds tournament in the North America region in the 2014 Summer championship. Sasha is also one of the few well known transgender female players in the competitive community.
Kellee Santiago - Developer
Kellee Santiago is a video game developer, a cofounder of Thatgamecompany, and has worked on several well known console games such as Flower, Braid, and Journey. Kellee was a primary developer of the game Flower which was ranked one of the top 10 Playstation games for two years running.
iHasCupquake - Let’s Player
iHasCupquake is a female Let’s Player with a focus on Minecraft and assorted indie games. She also implements baking into her videos. She is one of the first female Let’s Players to break 1,000,000 followers.
Carol Shaw - Developer
Credited as one of the first female game developers, Carol Shaw worked on several Activision titles and later Intellivision. She worked on such titles as Polo and River Raid. She’s considered a pioneer for women in gaming.
Mary Demarle - Writer
Mary Demarle was one of the co-writers of the acclaimed Deux Ex as well as Myst. Demarle also worked in design and story development, and has conducted interviews on the complex ethical questions in the Deus Ex.
Barabra Dunkelman and Lindsay Jones - Entertainers
(Pictured from left to right: Lindsay Jones, Michael Jones, Gavin Free, Barabra Dunkelman). Employees of the highly popular video game themed entertainment channel Rooster Teeth, Barabra Dunkelman and Lindsay Jones are among the most present women on the team. Dunkelman is present in many of RT’s podcasts and skits, and Lindsay Jones Tuggey was the first woman to be considered a member of the Achievement Hunters. They also are both voices in Rooster Teeth’s short series RWBY.
Kiki Wolfkill - Producer
Kiki Wolfkill, aside from winning the award for “Most Metal Name of Any Game Producer Ever” is a executive producer behind the wildly popular Halo 4. Wolfkill has also worked on other famous titles such as Fable, Gears of War, and Mass Effect.
Have anybody to add? Do so! It’s strange to me how people suddenly care about female developers when they make the news because of some controversy, typically one they themselves caused. But are quick to ignore the many women who gladly go about their position with grace and poise.
- Mod Dawes Sr.
Another important woman in gaming:
Jade Raymond, producer for Assassin’s Creed who worked her way to an executive position from programming.
“Starships,” by bironic, a super-fun multifandom vid about starships and asskickery.
ALWAYS REBLOG STARSHIPS.
I’ve been having a terrible day and this video made me grin from ear to ear wow ok i’m still grinning. EVEN WALL-E is in here!!!