Link is Genderfluid

The release of Breath of the Wild is still on everyone’s minds and on everyone’s Switch consoles. This is a game that appeals to...

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Still Fails to Deliver Representation

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is coming out this month. That struck me as sort of weird, given that February is Black History Month, and Deliverance has failed...

Nobody Wants to Buy My Global Game Jam Game

Man I'm so tiffed, nobody wants to buy my Global Game Jam game. The game is an experimental walking simulator called The Phone Call, where...

Save Up To 70% on the Week’s Greatest Gaming Deals

Ebay is running some huge gaming deals right now, and there's never been a better time to pick up that Nintendo Switch or Razer...

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...

Overwatch League May Get First Female Competitor Soon

The Overwatch League is currently male dominated, with not a single woman on any of the 12 teams’ rosters. That all might change soon,...

Bravo, Coffee Stain Studios, For Raising The Gender Equality Bar In...

For a second, let's acknowledge that there are people who will be angry that Coffee Stain Studios is taking action to address gender imbalance in...

The Top 5 Androgynous Style Icons in Video Games

In an industry where queer representation leaves much to be desired, it's tough for gender-nonconforming gamers to find characters whose gender presentation matches their...

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New Normative is one of the few gaming outlets that's unapologetically left leaning. We're not coy about our agenda.  We pay our writers to...

Subnautica Dev’s Ship Springing Leaks as Offensive History Surfaces [Updated]

Racist, sexist tweets from Subnautica developer Simon Chylinski are met with ire from the community, but defended as ironic by him and a fellow...

Razer Tweeted a Racist Meme, Then Mocked Critics

Razer, Inc.'s social media manager thought it would be funny to post a "Ugandan Knuckles" meme as a way of promoting its brand. In...

New Steam Game Gay World Promotes Homophobia, Criminalizes Victims

Steam has been on a long decline ever since the good intentioned Greenlight program. A program that failed due to having no form of...

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...

Twitch Spambot Drama Highlights Another Side to Harassment Issue

A Canadian man has been accused of using spambots to flood Twitch chatrooms with abusive messages. Brandon Lukas Apple, 20, faces a charge of...
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Celeste’s Assist Mode Brings Welcome Accessibility Options

Celeste was designed to be a challenging game. So states part of the game’s “Assist Mode.” It’s clear about developer Matt Makes Games’s intent: “difficulty...

8 Dating Mistakes You Will Probably Make in College

Being in college is a great accomplishment for most of us. It is a ticket to freedom. The moment to do all the crazy...