Videogames vs. ADHD

Continuing this week's unofficial theme of "scientific research to prove the haters wrong" (Stephanie coined that one in her piece showing the links between...

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...

5 Times the Princess Saved *Your* Useless Ass

Is it worth it? let me work it put that established narrative convention down, flip it and reverse it .... I am so, so sorry for that. Here's...

Biomutant Looks Effing Adorable

If all games were downloaded instead of manufactured, we'd save 2.4 billion gallons of crude oil – over four times Italy's yearly consumption. Just...

Is There a Link Between Intelligence and Playing Video Games?

The stereotype that gamers are lazy slobs has been floating around ever since video games were first invented. Although I don't see anything wrong...

5 Deeply Insecure Donkey Kong Images

Hey you, have 5 pictures of Donkey Kong that reveal a deeply insecure, broken ape, sheltering under a protective veil of hyper masculinity, because...

Can You Enjoy Problematic Games and Uphold Your Values?

Because of recent events, a cultural conversation has risen about what we should do with content which is problematic. Whether it’s in regards to...

5 Things You Can Achieve by Abusing Game Developers

Nothing. Cut it out, shitlords.

5 Feel-Good Games to Help With the Winter Blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder – also known as S.A.D – affects about six percent of the population. As the days get shorter, reduced sunlight can...

Connection Lost: You Can’t Take It With You

Hello and welcome to article two in the Connection Lost series: You Can’t Take It With You. If you didn’t read the first one,...

A Bestiary of Delphic Feels

If you're yet to read Nathalie Lawhead's blog on her experiences showcasing interactive zine Everything is Going to be Ok at Day of the Devs,...

Let’s Blame the Boogeyman for Call of Duty: World War 2’s...

Some gamers are upset over some additions in Call of Duty: World War 2. Their first thought, of course, is to blame the Social Justice Mafia...

Wolfenstein 2: Do Nazi Lives Matter?

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is not a truly great Wolfenstein game, but it feels like a rung on the ladder to one. It...

‘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...

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....

Empathy for the Devil: Destiny 2’s Manifest Destiny

Previously we looked at plain toast, microwave burritos, and how Destiny 2‘s Guardians are basically Mussolini with blue mohawks. It was a grand old adventure, aside...