Battlefield 1’s Diversity Failure Ignores History

Rumors that the next Battlefield would take place in World War I swirled for months. When Battlefield 1 debuted in May 2016, blood-soaked trenches,...

The Real Women Resistance Fighters that Inspired Call of Duty: WWII

After years of meandering about in modern and futurist space wars, Call of Duty is finally going back to its roots - World War...

The Vivid Escapism of Concrete Genie

The new trailer for The Last of Us part II left me with a lot to think about, but I was absolutely captivated with...

Self Care Jam 2 Brings Brilliant, Stress Free Creations

Self Care Jam 2 wrapped up this week, bringing in over fifty entries covering everything from phone backgrounds to novellas to poetry. And of...

E3 Presentations Featured Just 8 Female-Led Games

You might have noticed during my Gender at E3 series that I wasn’t exactly blown away by any of the press conferences when it...

Biomutant Looks Effing Adorable

If all games were downloaded instead of manufactured, we'd save 2.4 billion gallons of crude oil – over four times Italy's yearly consumption. Just...

Fighting The Stigma of Depression and Anxiety With Games

Though approximately one in four people will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime, there is still far too much stigma and misunderstanding...
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Celeste’s Assist Mode Brings Welcome Accessibility Options

Celeste was designed to be a challenging game. So states part of the game’s “Assist Mode.” It’s clear about developer Matt Makes Games’s intent: “difficulty...

Why is a Kiss More Terrifying Than a Zombie?

Picture the scene; you've just dropped cold hard cash on a new release, something you've been wanting to play for a while. The reviews...

Lack of Unionization in Gaming is an Issue that Won’t be...

The video game industry is full of creative people who have great love and care for what they do. "Passion" excuses long hours, tight...

Fortnite Support A Creator Event Gives Fans Time to Shine

Epic Games has announced their Support A Creator event to celebrate Fortnite's first year. In a nutshell, this event allows content creators to earn...

The Weirdness of the Ellie Controversy

If you've been on the internet in the past week, you may have heard talk about "Ellie." Ellie started out being the first female...
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There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Good’ Loot Box

In the last few weeks, much has been written about video game loot boxes. The articles and social media posts have raised some pertinent...

Kill the Walking Simulator

Imagine this hypothetical scenario; In a parallel universe, I am not merely an imposter with a penchant for thesauruses who once played Bubsy 3D...

Super Mario Odyssey Continues the Series’ Struggles with Gender Politics

My first few hours with Super Mario Odyssey were really uncomfortable. In the first few minutes of the game, when Peach is being kidnapped...

Take a Proper Gander at Post/Capitalism

Here's some delightful facts about capitalism:  It allows you to buy projectors in the shape of adorable trash-can, R2-D2  It regularly dropkicks you in the...