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...

Ashe Announcement Means More of the Same

The creative team at Blizzard Entertainment has done it again! Announced at Blizzcon, a new character is joining the Overwatch roster. Elizabeth Caledonia "Calamity"...
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NPCs Massacre Game Shows Steam Still Isn’t Doing Enough

Steam recently did something notable, it actually blocked a horrendous game from appearing on their storefront. It's notable because their policy up until this...

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...

The Difficulties Of Being A Transgender Livestreamer

If you've read my bio or the title, I guess, you're aware that I'm a transgender woman and an active livestreamer. But it’s not...

Let’s Talk Historical Accuracy in Games

The new Call of Duty, poetically titled Call of Duty: WWII after its setting, will allow players to play as women in its multiplayer...
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Assassin’s Creed: Origins Works Better As a Walking Simulator

If you're a strokey-beardy-booky wanker like myself, you may be familiar with the concept of the Apollonian and the Dionysian. Popularized by Proto-Sadboy Friedrich...

When the FPS for “Everyone” Goes Pro

Back in 2016 Overwatch was marketed as the FPS for everyone. The game featured racial and ethnic diversity far beyond most other first-person shooters....

Alien Food Frenzy Launches on Steam, Doesn’t Include Game File

It seems like you can’t go more than a month without Steam revealing more and more about its broken approval process for games. Now...
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How Game Developers Use Underdogs to Make Us Love Their Characters

Look into any storyline in life, be it in politics, sports, the movies, or in video games, there is a trend of people loving...

Solving America’s Police Problem with Door Kickers: Action Squad

America's police are having a hard time with their image at the moment. What with them breaking into other peoples homes and shooting them...
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IWGB Opening Union Branch For Video Game Workers Could Be A...

The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain, or IWGB, have recently announced a new branch for workers in the UK's video games industry. Given...
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Overwatch League Skin Unlocks Have a Dumb ‘Easter Egg’

The first season of the Blizzard-hosted eSports tournament) Overwatch League has now begun. With it, hundreds of skins based on each League team's colors...