Why are Gamers So Angry?

Hey, dude raging in the voice chat, quick question: when did gaming stop being fun? No, seriously. When did the joy of playing a...
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Hidden Agenda or Gay Agenda?

I played Hidden Agenda with a fellow bisexual woman and two straight men but we were all in agreement: “Becky and Felicity are definitely banging.” That’s...

Overwatch League’s Felix Lengyel Response Points to Systemic Problems

Felix Lengyel, a professional Overwatch player known as xQc, was suspended from the Overwatch League last week and fined $2,000. Lengyel made homophobic comments...

Doki Doki Literature Club Developer Addresses Transphobic Fans

Dan Salvato, developer of the indie hit Doki Doki Literature Club addressed the game's fan base directly on Wednesday. Following a Twitter conversation with a...

From the Editor: Our Comment Policy

Ever notice how sometimes you'll post comment on New Normative and it just seems to disappear? Let me clarify a few things via our...

Make Your Characters Overweight, You Cowards

We all grew up gaming but some of us grew up overweight. As we all know, an immersive experience in a game can be a...

The 7 Hottest Animal Crossing Villagers

 You read the title right. Let's get down to it. Fang I’m sorry city folks, but I’ve got a thing for bad boys and I’m hungry...

This Horizon Zero Dawn Photographer Brings the Post Apocalypse to Life

"Dear game devs You’re probably not going to like how I play your game." When I asked Gametographer SpiffSnaps to write something that he felt summed...

Don’t Trust Square Enix with Final Fantasy VII’s Remake

As I type this now, I'm listening to Valley of the Fallen Star - The Cosmo Canyon theme from Final Fantasy VII. Composer Nobou Uematsa's original...

When the FPS for “Everyone” Goes Pro

Back in 2016 Overwatch was marketed as the FPS for everyone. The game featured racial and ethnic diversity far beyond most other first-person shooters....

Catherine: Bad Representation Made Worse

Catherine is getting a remake and adding new content, which sounds really cool considering it’s an additional storyline. The mood is soured when you...

Teens Dangerously Obsessed With Dark Souls: Remastered

Is your teen dangerously obsessed with the Dark Souls Remaster? Learn the telltale signs of addiction...

Overwatch Finally Sent Me A Notification About an Abuse Report

Overwatch finally sent me a notification telling me that my reports led to some action taken against a player. It’s been 20 months since the...
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Overwatch League Skin Unlocks Have a Dumb ‘Easter Egg’

The first season of the Blizzard-hosted eSports tournament) Overwatch League has now begun. With it, hundreds of skins based on each League team's colors...

These Night in the Woods Soundtrack Covers are Everything

Infinite Fall's Night in the Woods has crimed its way into our hearts since its release early last year, even more so with December's Weird Autumn...

Nintendo’s Region-Free Policies Have Created Unintentional Discounts

The modern gamer is a thrifty one, and with good reason. Discounts and bargains have become more commonplace in recent years. It should be no surprise then that crafty gamers have discovered a way to exploit Nintendo's region-free policies on the Switch's eShop.