Robert Fenner is an American writer and multimedia artist based in London, UK. He has held a keen interest in Japanese popular culture since childhood, with a particular focus on video games, underground manga and queer literature. He holds an MA in Japanese Cultural Studies and Creative Industries from Birkbeck University. Alongside fellow critic Alva Chua, he co-hosts the bi-weekly games podcast MisanthroPlay, which can be found at his website. He has a giant cat named Borscht, and he will show you pictures if you ask.
Mar 27, 2018
The 25th Ward has a few cool ideas, yet they're almost always held back by outdated ignorance and rampant misogyny, turning what could have been a powerful avant-garde adventure game into a frustratingly juvenile monument to phallocentrism.