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Mass Effect: Andromeda Finally Gives Us Indestructible Lesbians

What does a lesbian bring on a second date? A U-Haul..... But, what should a fictional lesbian bring to a second date? A bulletproof vest. Such is the...

Call of Duty WWII’s Missed Opportunities and Future Possibilities

When it comes to representation of women in gaming, Call of Duty has always had a spotty record. There was a playable female character...

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...

Mei is Still Bae

Last week, Overwatch’s Year of the Rooster event went live, and with it came several new skins, emotes, player icons, and a new arcade...

Where’s Gaming’s Direct Action Movement?

There's no question that Bully Hunters was a shitshow through and through. Sold as a gang of skilled vigilantes that would enter online games...

Tacoma is Hopeful, and That’s Important

Tacoma opens with an empty space station; deserted by its crew in mysterious circumstances. Yet it doesn’t feel isolated. Protagonist Amy rarely speaks, but...

Why Rainbow Six: Siege Is the Chess of Gaming

Please ignore the fact that there are actual video games about chess. Alright, alright, traditional chess may not have 3 different multiplayer modes and a...

Are Horror Games Becoming Gradually Less Ableist?

It's dark, you're alone, and you find yourself walking down a long, dank and dirty hallway. Something is groaning and screaming in another room,...

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...

You’ll Never Guess Who I Interviewed About Detective Pikachu

Unless you guessed normal, not talking Pikachu. Then yeah. You did guess it. I was so thankful  to have an opportunity to interview the...

League Of Legends Has A Power Fantasy Problem

If you’ve ever played League of Legends. Scrap that, if you’ve ever even heard of League of Legends, you’ve probably heard the discussion surrounding...

Feminist Frequency: Progressive Gaming Friend or Foe?

In 2012 Anita Sarkeesian raised over $150,000 on Kickstarter to fund Tropes vs. Women, a video series aiming to tackle the many tropes attached to...

‘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...

Crunch, Unpaid Overtime, Poor Health – Industry Norms That Need to...

Making a good game is hard; this is just a fact. It is a Herculean task. One which takes an incredible amount of time...
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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...

Why We Need a Bigger Feminist Let’s Play Community

If there’s one thing that I wish there was more of on YouTube, it’d be more feminism, specifically within the Let’s Play community. There...