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...

Sex In The Raccoon City

If you’ve played the Resident Evil games, you’ll notice the hallmark of the franchise has always been zombies trying to eat you thanks to the...
Overwatch Tracer close up

Tracer Being Gay Is Ground-Breaking, But It’s Not Everything

Out of everyone, I have been one of the most skeptical when it comes to Overwatch's LGBT characters. I've been very vocal about my doubts...

5 Things You Can Achieve by Abusing Game Developers

Nothing. Cut it out, shitlords.

Publishers Need to Do More to Fight Gaming Disorder

Gaming Disorder has recently been recognised as a medical condition, and in many countries can now be treated as such. The news has had...

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...

Dropsy: The Game About Kindness That We Need Right Now

Dropsy opens to the scene of a lit cigarette falling on a trail of oil; it catches fire, and a circus burns. The sole...

Safe Spaces For Dark Tasks

Videogames let us do some pretty fucked up things. Sometimes that’s part of their appeal, after all nobody played Postal for its gripping narrative....

Embracing Emotional Spaces in The First Tree

The First Tree brought me to tears. I find emotional reactions in games natural, as they often signify a desire for something greater than...

What Video Games Teach us About Grief

Video games are an escape for many people from their daily lives. Anxiety, frustration, stress - all these can disappear if just for a...

Can You Build Communism in Civilization VI?

The Civilization series of games have progressed from an electronic version of Risk into a deep and complex strategy game. You’re free to pick what...

Trucking Along With Depression

The concept of space is an important one. Whether physical or mental, without space around the things that we perceive, think or feel, we...

Inclusivity in Overwatch Continues to Improve

At his recent DICE Summit talk, director Jeff Kaplan mentioned again the importance of inclusivity in Overwatch. This has been a continued rhetoric of...
“Anthem” illustration, featuring four flying armored warriors.

No Romance in BioWare’s Anthem Could Open New Doors

BioWare games have been marked with a variety of romance options, ranging from getting together with Dorian in the Dragon Age series,...

How The Sims Became a Champion for LGBTQ Representation in Gaming

When talking about The Sims, an adjective that could very accurately describe it is influential. The follow-up project to creator Will Wright’s SimCity, the game...

Narcissa Wright sets Breath of The Wild World Record

Narcissa Wright is one of the people who made speedrunning what it is today, famous for her work with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina...