E3 Presentations Featured Just 8 Female-Led Games

You might have noticed during my Gender at E3 series that I wasn’t exactly blown away by any of the press conferences when it...

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...

Fighting The Stigma of Depression and Anxiety With Games

Though approximately one in four people will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime, there is still far too much stigma and misunderstanding...
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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...

Why is a Kiss More Terrifying Than a Zombie?

Picture the scene; you've just dropped cold hard cash on a new release, something you've been wanting to play for a while. The reviews...

Lack of Unionization in Gaming is an Issue that Won’t be...

The video game industry is full of creative people who have great love and care for what they do. "Passion" excuses long hours, tight...

Fortnite Support A Creator Event Gives Fans Time to Shine

Epic Games has announced their Support A Creator event to celebrate Fortnite's first year. In a nutshell, this event allows content creators to earn...

The Weirdness of the Ellie Controversy

If you've been on the internet in the past week, you may have heard talk about "Ellie." Ellie started out being the first female...
Bad versus good examples of loot boxes in video games

There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Good’ Loot Box

In the last few weeks, much has been written about video game loot boxes. The articles and social media posts have raised some pertinent...

Kill the Walking Simulator

Imagine this hypothetical scenario; In a parallel universe, I am not merely an imposter with a penchant for thesauruses who once played Bubsy 3D...

Super Mario Odyssey Continues the Series’ Struggles with Gender Politics

My first few hours with Super Mario Odyssey were really uncomfortable. In the first few minutes of the game, when Peach is being kidnapped...

Take a Proper Gander at Post/Capitalism

Here's some delightful facts about capitalism:  It allows you to buy projectors in the shape of adorable trash-can, R2-D2  It regularly dropkicks you in the...

Gender Representation at the Game Developers Choice & IGF Awards

Diversity can’t just be a numbers game, and certainly isn’t limited to gender, but having facts and figures can be crucial to addressing further examinations....

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,...

Creating Meaning in Heaven Will Be Mine

Heaven Will Be Mine is a 2018 visual novel by Mia Schwartz and Aevee Bee. It is the spiritual sequel to 2016's We Know the Devil,...

The Highly Anticipated Games Coming Out in the Second Half of...

Video games have become one of the top hobbies for many people. Every year new video game titles are released with most of them...