Horizon Zero Dawn Shows the Problem with Game Reviews

Horizon Zero Dawn met rave critical acclaim earlier this year. Reviews praised its polished (if unoriginal) gameplay, its unique and compelling story, and the...

10 Gifs That Perfectly Describe Gamers on Live Chat

Let's face it, almost all of the bigotry that comes from online gaming comes straight from the live chat. Whether it's via text form...
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2018: The Year of Mistakes for Gaming

2018 is drawing to a close pretty soon, witch makes it a good time to look back at the year and examine what has...

Nintendo Switch: The Cost of Portability

The Nintendo Switch is a great console with a surprising amount of power for a handheld, so it’s not a big surprise to see...
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Jacob Frye: The First Bisexual Assassin

Assassin's Creed is an action-adventure series beloved by many, including myself.  Ever since the Ubisoft released the first game in 2007, the series has...

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...

Selling Games & Making Money Without Loot Boxes

Log onto any gaming news site or type in a specific hashtag on Twitter, and you’ll get the impression that these are the end...

Ashe Announcement Means More of the Same

The creative team at Blizzard Entertainment has done it again! Announced at Blizzcon, a new character is joining the Overwatch roster. Elizabeth Caledonia "Calamity"...

It’s Time to Question the Good Guy Narrative around CD Projekt...

I knew I'd found something special in Cd Projekt Red's The Witcher 2 when I saw this achievement: Friend To Trolls – Spare all Trolls in...
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Why Are Black Video Game Characters So Controversial?

As a black gamer, 2016 felt like some sort of tipping point. After years of getting dumped on in the medium, relegated to offensive...

The Fortnite Fortnitemares Update Is Cool, But Doesn’t Fix Loot Boxes

Fortnite's new update brings players Fortnitemares, an appropriately spooky event arriving just in time for Halloween. The event contains 25 new story quests, Spooky...

I’m Glad Wolfenstein 2 Didn’t Let Me Fight Hitler

What I remember about my first visit to Berlin is: Evening air so humid my vest clings to my torso. Lukewarm bottled water. Icy...

Gender at E3: Nintendo

The Nintendo E3 press conference opened with a reel showing a diverse cast playing a bunch of Switch games, from Arms to Rocket League....

The Characters We Love, And Lust

From V-Day to Palentine's to Galentine's, February is the month of love. In honor video game bromances like Junkrat and Roadhog, BFFs like Mario...

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...

Corrupt SJW Games Media Illuminati Bookclub 2017

As we all know, literature is the enemy. Real games journalists can't read, fool. Real games journalists scream at you to smash that marshallow-fellating like...