Gaming is a Drag

The Emmy award-winning RuPaul’s Drag Race is currently in its ninth season, and shows no signs of slowing down. With drag becoming more widely accepted...

The Gaming Community Can’t Stay Silent On The Logan Paul Controversy

To those in the gaming community at large; let's be frank about the Logan Paul controversy. After creating a Vlog which showed him and some...

There’s No Escaping Stardew Valley’s Capitalist Hamster Wheel

The premise of Stardew Valley is simple: quit your desk job at the soulless Joja Corp., move to the beautiful coast, take up a...
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Post-Escapism and Video Games

Post-escapism, according to Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson in The State of Play, is a "discourse that looks for meaning beyond entertainment and the...

The Amazing LGBTQ Representation of Night In The Woods

Night in the Woods rolls with themes that pretty much any modern LGBTQIA individual can relate to. Feelings of isolation, distance, depression, and (for...

Assassin’s Creed: Origin’s Discovery Tour Mode is Great

I’ve been excited for Assassin’s Creed: Origin’s Discovery Tour mode since it was first announced. Origin’s sprawling map of Ptolemaic Egypt is gorgeous, and...

Connection Lost: Major Carnage

Death is something that we all have to deal with at some point in our lives, whether by losing loved ones, pets, or even...

Ninja Streaming With Only Male Gamers, Online Prejudice Or Societal Pressures?

While progress is slowly occurring in the gaming industry for inclusivity, women are still being disregarded or shunned away. Gaming has almost always has...

The Highly Anticipated Games Coming Out in the Second Half of...

Video games have become one of the top hobbies for many people. Every year new video game titles are released with most of them...

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...
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Of White Samurai and Internalized Racism

Flat nose. “Pinch your nose,” your family said to you, when you were a child. “Your nose is too flat. If you pinch it everyday,...

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...

Queerly Represent Me Showcases LGBTQ+ Games

Happy Pride Month! There’s no better time to play some games with LGBTQ+ characters – but how to find them? You would be forgiven...
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How Can Overwatch Deal With its Toxic Players?

If you’re playing any online game, you’ll run into toxic players. This is an accepted inevitability. But it shouldn’t be. Overwatch in particular is intentionally...

Diversity Done Right With Different Games Collective

Emblazoned in a box on their home page, Different Games Collective proudly asserts its message: their goal isn’t to please the grand, monolithic ‘gaming...

Should Games Have Social Commentary?

"Make America Nazi Free Again" is controversial to say in 2017. This is a sad bellwether of where we're at, generally. But the fact that Bethesda...