In case you missed this, our founder Tanya DePass, along with Shareef Jackson, Kahlief Adams and Cicero Holmes of Spawn On Me, and Dr. Kishonna Gray were interviewed for this piece in the NYT by Justin Porter Lincoln Clay’s path of revenge leads him across New Bordeaux, a fictional city based on New Orleans in … Continue reading ICYMI – A Fresh Narrative in Gaming in the @nytimes
https://youtu.be/SbvGQNS4knc Shareef rides with Marcus and the Deadsec crew. Lots of good about this game regarding Black representation, but it needs some work with Latino and Asian issues. Overall, a good one. by @ShareefJackson gaminglooksgood shareefjackson.com
https://youtu.be/DjYy2KarlrA After a few hours with Mafia III, Shareef explains how it handles the racial issues in 1960s America in a respectable way. Obviously there are spoilers for the game, proceed with caution if you are playing as well.
Published on Nov 11, 2015 The Timing of Diverse Character Placement by Shareef Jackson Have you ever stopped playing a game because it just didn't connect with you in the first few hours? Even games with great overall diversity can suffer if the beginning is dominated by cis white men. Well written diverse characters should … Continue reading @AlterConf Chicago 2015 – The Timing of Diverse Character Placement by @ShareefJackson
You can play as a woman, but you can only be white. Not only that, the main authority figures are also white. The support characters are well balanced diversity-wise, but they don't call the shots. This is unacceptable, especially since the multiplayer game has many diverse character models. One step forward and 500 steps back. … Continue reading @GamingLooksGood #17 – Call of Duty III Black Ops diversity fail