Warframe Devs ask “What do you want?”

In the face of the recent microtransaction controversies, one company looks to be dialing back one of their more annoying monetization practices. You might...

Super Seducer Offers ‘Controversial’ Pick-up Advice

From the best-selling author of The Natural: How to Effortlessly Attract the Women You Want, comes a dating sim designed for idiots. Richard La...

Humble’s Valentines Sale is a Celebration of Queer Love

So, it's Valentine's Day, and we all know what that means: half price on crappy chocolate at Walgreens the day after Cupid slings his...

Dragon Age 2 Romances Suck

Dragon Age is an awesome franchise, but the romance options in Dragon Age 2 sucked because everyone's whiny or murderous. The two best companions, Aveline...
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A Completely Objective Review of An Apolitical Game

Apolitical Game is a game without any kind of politics. None whatsoever. Do you dislike politics in your games? Good. Because Apolitical Game has...

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...

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...