I rouse from my non-blogging slumber, awakened by the most amazing set of Barbie pictures I've seen in ages and probably seen once before but forgotten because I didn't blog 'em (outboard brain!).
LOOK AT THIS. I've been laughing for 5 minutes straight.
And, wait, it gets better. These were linked in the comments section of the best videogame review I've read in ages, too. John Walker at RPS, covering Barbie Dreamhouse Party.
Things begin innocently enough. Barbie, controlled in the third person, is prancing around her lavish Dreamhouse entranceway. It’s a clumsy menu screen of sorts, in which options are accessed by going upstairs, and down the corridor on the left. But it also features Barbie’s on-again off-again love interest, Ken, another ladyfriend upstairs, and some dickhole playing a guitar. There’s already access to playing dress-up at this point, but things don’t start to get weird until you speak to someone. Then… then it just seems to get really damned sarcastic. Take a look:
Read the rest of the review, do. It'll make your day.