Adachi Assasination

Character Assasination: Tohru Adachi

Massive Spoilers Ahead Tohru Adachi. Oh I love Adachi. Persona 4 is full of colourful characters that have real ‘life’ injected into each of them. Each character’s corresponding social link arcana reflects their character’s surface personality. Kanji adopts the ‘emperor’ Persona- that shows his surface values. Before you get to know him, he seems pretty…

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Character Assassination: Yuna

In the interests of full disclosure: I adore Yuna. I think Yuna is one of, if not the single greatest female character in video gaming. There. I said it. Female characters often suffer greatly in gaming; frequently varying between so incredibly hard ass there is no room for flaws or so weak and fragile they…

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Character Assassination: Liquid Snake

It’s pretty difficult for us to admit this, having devoted so much of our time to them, but video games are a lot like television.  A videogame without a set storyline can be great, but it will always amount to being something that you can dip in and out of without getting too invested in,…

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Character Assassination: Ogre

It’s back! Our weekly column in which one of the team takes it upon themselves to analyse, tear apart or laud a particular character in depth! This week, fanta is taking on the mighty end boss of Tekken 3: Ogre. The final stage boss of the Tekken games have gotten steadily more powerful as the…

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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.…

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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…

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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…