Category Archives: Heroines to Watch Out For

Heroines to Watch Out For #9: Anna Castellanos

Name: Anna Castellanos Game(s): Resonance Creator: Vince Twelve (xii games) Resonance is one of my favorite point-and-click adventure games, hands down. A near-future urban conspiracy thriller, the game puts you in the shoes of four character–a cop, a doctor, a journalist, … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #8: Lucia

Name: Lucia Game(s): Suikoden II, Suikoden III Creator: Yoshitaka Murayama I’m realizing that this list is seriously lacking in persons of color. So while Lucia is not the main protagonist of either of her appearances in the Suikoden universe, and while … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #7: Estelle Bright

Name: Estelle Bright Game(s): The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Creator: Nihon Falcom The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is one of those JRPGs that doesn’t understand that people have lives outside of playing videogames. It … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #6: Samantha Everett

Name: Samantha Everett Game(s): Gray Matter Creator: Jane Jensen Sam is a magician from Washington D.C. who, while traveling abroad through the English countryside on her way to London, gets misdirected and winds up near Oxford. Her motorcycle breaks down outside … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #5: Arle Nadja

Name: Arle Nadja Game(s): Puyo Puyo series, Madou Monogatari series Creator: Moo Niitani (Compile) Well it was only a matter of time before I hit the magical girl trope. Puyo Puyo is a falling block puzzle series that adapted characters from … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #4: Maya Amano

Name: Maya Amano Game(s): Persona 2: Innocent Sin, Persona 2: Eternal Punishment Creator: Atlus “Whoopass time!” The Persona 2 games have some out-of-control complicated plots. They are influenced by popular urban legends, conspiracy theories, the Cthulhu mythos, Jungian philosophy, and … Continue reading

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Heroines to Watch Out For #3: Cate Archer

Name: Cate Archer Game(s): The Operative: No One Lives Forever, No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.’s Way Creator: Monolith Productions Cate Archer is the star of the No One Lives Forever series, a campy ode to the … Continue reading

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