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...
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The Problem With Subtle LGBTQ Characters in Games

Over the last few years, we have seen a steady increase in LGBTQ characters in games both as little-known NPCs and as characters at...

Revisiting Horizon: Zero Dawn’s Best Scene

Yay! Horizon Zero Dawn is temporarily relevant again thanks to some new DLC and a Monster Hunter: World crossover, which means I have a flimsy excuse...

The Dog Whistle Tactics of This is the Police’s Marketing

This is the Police is an indie, adventure/strategy game which released August 2nd, 2016. The game follows police chief, Jack Boyd as he comes...

A Museum of Dubious Splendors: Delightful Defamiliarization

A Museum of Dubious Splendors is a visual mythology of department store goods. A joyous paean to the mundane. An invitation to become intimately acquainted with...

Everything in A House of Many Doors is Bizarre, Except Queerness

A House of Many Doors is a recent exploration RPG where everything is fantastical and bizarre, yet queerness is treated as entirely normal. Somewhere among the...

Save Up To 70% on the Week’s Greatest Gaming Deals

Ebay is running some huge gaming deals right now, and there's never been a better time to pick up that Nintendo Switch or Razer...

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...

An Interview with Radical Leftist Dev Colestia

Colestia presents as a monolith. The profile picture that the Canberra-based dev uses for Twitter and Itch.io is a multifaceted stone pillar against a white...

Troll Games and their Place in Gaming Culture

It is hard to make a good game, it may even be harder to make a game that sells well. Some focus only on...
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BadLand Publishing Stole Money From a Disabled Toddler

As if you thought gaming couldn't get any worse after the whole Rape Day fiasco it turns out that Badland Publishing went and stole...

5 Things You Can Achieve by Abusing Game Developers

Nothing. Cut it out, shitlords.

Stream Etiquette For Trans Allies

I’m sure you’ve all seen some variation of Twitch etiquette for different Twitch streamers. They typically have suggested rules that will make the viewing and...

Happy Birthday Overwatch: A Look Back

On May 24, Overwatch celebrates its first anniversary. And it’s been a hell of a year. The game has been front and centre in major...
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On American Truck Simulator & Death. Who Wants to Live Forever?

Welcome to another instalment of Connection Lost. It’s a series that uses games as some kind of digital mirror, using them to shine a...