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Sony Must Not Fear the Female Protagonist

Recently, the Playstation exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn became the best selling new IP on the platform, shifting over 2.6 million copies. In fact, it’s...

Embracing Emotional Spaces in The First Tree

The First Tree brought me to tears. I find emotional reactions in games natural, as they often signify a desire for something greater than...

It’s Time For Gabe Newell to Fix Steam’s Abuse Problem

It’s incredibly easy to use Steam to abuse people. Curation groups with homophobic and racist slurs in their names; antisemitic foundations; or outright white...
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Palmer Luckey and the Ugly Side of Oculus Rift’s VR Revolution

A few weeks ago, a report from The Daily Beast uncovered the fact that Oculus Rift creator and Time Magazine's best ever cover star, Palmer Luckey,...
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Our 5 Favourite Richard Nixon Gaming Memories

We all have our favourite Nixon themed Video Games. Developers have long embraced the one thing, no matter our political affiliation, we can all...

Habbo Hotel Taught Me How to Be Gay

Habbo Hotel is an MMO social game that was first launched in 2000 by the Finnish video game company Sulake.  Habbo was originally just...
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A Completely Objective Review of An Apolitical Game

Apolitical Game is a game without any kind of politics. None whatsoever. Do you dislike politics in your games? Good. Because Apolitical Game has...

A Community’s Lifespan in Dialect: A Game About Language and How...

Embodying the spirit of encompassing all gaming, the IndieCade showcase at E3 2019 featured tabletop games too. This included Thorny Games’ Dialect: A Game...

Checkpoint Harnesses Power of Video Games to Tackle Mental Health Issues

Founded by Dr. Jennifer Hazel, Checkpoint is webseries with the goal is to “raise awareness about mental health issues and those affected, using the power...
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The Ultimate Super Mario Party Drinking Game

Super Mario Party is a return to the foundations of the franchise. It ditches the car and the points for effort that have made the...
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The Best Female Movie Characters in Video Games

There have been numerous movie characters who have starred in video games over the years and vice versa. However, there has often been a...

6 Upcoming & Recent Games That Aren’t Red Dead Redemption 2

As you might well have heard, Red Dead Redemption 2 is releasing this week. The huge game from Rockstar has come at the cost...

Fallout 76 Is Getting Lootboxes, Because Of Course It Is

It seems that Bethesda can't go more than a couple of days without embarrassing themselves. Since it's November 14th release date, Fallout 76 has...

Gender at E3: Playstation

The Playstation E3 press conference was a whirlwind of trailer after trailer after trailer, leaving no stage time for anyone except Sony President and...

You Won’t Like the Solution to the Loot Box Problem

There's no such thing as a good loot box, all of them are capital 'B' for Bad no matter which way you slice them....

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...