Fat-Shaming in Villain Design

The problem of fat-shaming stems from many places. First and foremost, it comes from the alarmist tendencies of reporting on the “obesity epidemic.” It...

Let’s Hope the Devs Behind Homeless Sim CHANGE Know What They’re...

CHANGE, a successfully Kickstarted survival game that aims to simulate the experience of being homeless will hit Steam Early Access on September 18, and...
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Why Konami Avoided Religious Hatred With PES 2019

The Old Firm is one of the most exciting, passionate and downright dangerous rivalries in world football. Celtic and Rangers, the two largest clubs...

Hitler the Great: Alternative History with Europa Universalis IV

Europa Universalis IV is a complex beast of a game. It has endless possibilities, made even more impressive thanks to the modding community. The...

Kids Game Too : Reliving Virtual Magic Kingdom

It goes without saying that kids make up a massive portion of the people playing video games. In fact, people aged 18 and younger...

Queer Games Bundle Aims to Give New Options to LGBT Gamers

Members of LGBT communities are diverse, beautiful people coming from all walks of life, compromising different identities and values, and sharing so much among...

Microsoft’s Adaptive Controller Lets Everybody Play

Gaming is different from watching a movie or reading a book. For the most part, movies and books are accessible for all to experience...

Destiny 2 Devs: Give Us the World Your Lore Describes

As Destiny 2 enters its second year, developer Bungie has promised that the game will be much darker with its next expansion, Forsaken. To demonstrate this...

The True Horror of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

With a focus on horror and a return to its roots, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard breathed new life into a series that was struggling...
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Zero Suit Samus: From Sexist to Strong

Zero Suit Samus is as old as Metroid itself. Since her introduction, she has become a character in her own right. Originally, she was...
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How Game Developers Use Underdogs to Make Us Love Their Characters

Look into any storyline in life, be it in politics, sports, the movies, or in video games, there is a trend of people loving...

The Future of Gaming is Female

Gender equality in the gaming community has come a long way over the past decades. It’s no longer unheard of to encounter a female...

How Breath of the Wild Failed Princess Zelda and Representation

The most recent incarnation of Zelda will not be included in the Smash Bros Ultimate roster, because she is ‘not much of a fighter’. This...

Creating Meaning in Heaven Will Be Mine

Heaven Will Be Mine is a 2018 visual novel by Mia Schwartz and Aevee Bee. It is the spiritual sequel to 2016's We Know the Devil,...

Waiting for Animal Crossing

The Nintendo Switch was released in March 2017. That makes the new console nearly a year and a half old; and quite the year...

Anticipated Upcoming Games Without a Straight White Male Hero

Video game developers have become lazy and "safe" when it came to creating their protagonists. The straight while 30-something male image has not only...