Yesterday, Eurogamer posted a Borderlands 2 article in which lead designer John Hemingway discussed the Mechromancer, a DLC-only character currently in progress. She’s a small girl with a mechanical arm, and will have a skill tree designed for folks who “suck at first-person shooters” but want to play with others – in Hemingway’s words, “for the lack of a better term, the girlfriend skill tree”. Unsurprisingly, the reactions to Hemingway’s comments haven’t been entirely positive. Read the full story at The Guardian.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.