‘Borders’ Shows the Struggles of Mexican Immigrants

Borders opens with your player character alone in a desert cluttered with equal amounts of hardy plants and human trash. Cacti and bushes might...

The War Stories Battlefield V is Missing

Battlefield V, the 13th entry in the series, is returning to its World War II roots. EA took a risk with the last in...
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Going Out For VR with Alien: Descent

While virtual reality—or VR—seems to be gaining ground, I honestly haven’t seen the appeal of it. I like games, but haven’t felt the desire...

Dear Gamedevs : Long Hair Doesn’t Work That Way

Hair has always been a problem for game developers. The Witcher 3 managed to make Geralt’s mane grow in real time, yet it, like...

Five Genius Suggestions For Saving The Fallout Franchise

Fallout 5 rumours have been few and far between this year, but that hasn't stopped me from shuddering with Super Mutant rage every time...
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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...

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...

Connection Lost: Play It One More Time

Connection Lost is a collection of pieces that uses games to examine attitudes towards death in the non-gaming world. In this edition we will...

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...

How Gaming and VR Can Revolutionise Education

Teaching and learning have been going on since time began, however, the archaic systems of education in the world need to be brought into...
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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...
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IWGB Opening Union Branch For Video Game Workers Could Be A...

The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain, or IWGB, have recently announced a new branch for workers in the UK's video games industry. Given...

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...

Camp W Puts Harry Potter-style Sorcery and Wicca in Conversation

Promptly after arriving at a summer camp in the human world via mysterious, magic portal, the young witch protagonist of visual novel Camp W meets…...

Sediment is Minecraft Meets Radical Leftist Art Installation

In Sediment, the new exploration game from prolific leftist dev, Colestia, capitalism is presented as a literal pyramid scheme. It’s almost impossible to talk about...
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Assassin’s Creed: Origins Works Better As a Walking Simulator

If you're a strokey-beardy-booky wanker like myself, you may be familiar with the concept of the Apollonian and the Dionysian. Popularized by Proto-Sadboy Friedrich...