The eSports Glass Ceiling

In the realm of competitive gaming, every woman is the odd one out. Indeed, a female face is a rare sight beyond the audience's...
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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...

Asylum Jam Returns To Show Horror Without Stigma

Now in its fourth year, Asylum Jam is a 48 hour game jam where developers must create a horror game. There is just one...

Diversity Done Right With Different Games Collective

Emblazoned in a box on their home page, Different Games Collective proudly asserts its message: their goal isn’t to please the grand, monolithic ‘gaming...

Satire Barely Scratches The Surface Of Reality In The American Dream

Australian developer, Samurai Punk is inviting gamers to experience a future where guns are the solution to every problem. In their upcoming virtual reality...

The Most WTF Video Game Urban Legends

The internet is the boogie man's playground for drumming up creepy tales of video games gone bat crap crazy.  Urban legends come and go, but...

GX4 – This LGBTQ Convention Still has Room to Grow

Once upon a time, there was a convention by the name of GaymerX which came to life via Kickstarter. After some disagreements over naming...

Overwatch’s Gay Characters: Blizzard, It’s Time to Show, Not Tell

The year is 2054. Frank Ocean’s third album, released just days ago, plays softly in the background. I load the hologram in the palm...

Battlefield 1’s Diversity Failure Ignores History

Rumors that the next Battlefield would take place in World War I swirled for months. When Battlefield 1 debuted in May 2016, blood-soaked trenches,...

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...
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Palmer Luckey and the Ugly Side of Oculus Rift’s VR Revolution

A few weeks ago, a report from The Daily Beast uncovered the fact that Oculus Rift creator and Time Magazine's best ever cover star, Palmer Luckey,...
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Could Be Worse I Guess: A Lara Croft Playlist

The Tomb Raider Reboot was not kind to Lara Croft. Scarred both mentally and physically, the adventurous young woman was hardened in a way...

Accessible Gaming Is All About Options

Representatives from The AbleGamers Foundation recently took part in a Skype panel as part of Tulsa's XPO Game Festival. They shared a few simple...

A History of Deus Ex’s Racism Controversies

With futuristic, sci-fi sequel Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, developer Eidos Montreal has once again found itself walking atop the fiery coals of controversy. The...

What Happens to Female Playable Characters When Gender isn’t an Issue?

Game developers recognize that consumers want female playable characters.  Just last year, it was announced that in Call of Duty  you could play the game...
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Danielle Bunten Berry: The Unsung Herald of Multiplayer Games

Finger pressing hard on the D-Pad, your character sprints upwards and towards the finishing line. Below you, money trickles out of your savings as...