For Hispanic Heritage Month 2019, associate editor Jon Campoverde along with Michael Morejon, Evelyn Treviño, and Carolina Rivera discusses what it's like to be "un(a) nerd," someone from a Hispanic or Latinx background and also someone who enjoys nerd culture. The group talks about how being part of two diverse groups can be helpful when building relationships but can also be confusing when trying to find their place in both.
Growing up black and nerdy was intimidating. As black people, historically, we’ve fought so hard to preserve, maintain and express our blackness, which has been suppressed for centuries. For a long time, being nerdy was mistakenly synonymous with acting white. I was constantly called white or told, “you’re not really black.”
Before we rush to defend video games from the powers at be, lets strive to have an honest conversation about video game addiction fueled by love of our neighbors.
Here are 10 women from video games who are powerful, brave, and more interesting with all of the Nathan Drakes, Adam Jensens, and Soldier 76’s littering the gaming landscape.