Can You Enjoy Problematic Games and Uphold Your Values?

Because of recent events, a cultural conversation has risen about what we should do with content which is problematic. Whether it’s in regards to...

Shock Value Alone Won’t Sell Shitty Games

Some games just want to watch the world burn. Or at least blow the minds of ultra conservative parents trying to protect their precious...
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An Incel’s Animal Crossing Diary: The Cat Problem

Further Extracts from the Diary of an Incel in Animal Crossing plagued by cats..(Continued from) Day 4 I have now introduced myself to most of the residents and I...
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Bethesda Have Always Been Asshats

If you've been keeping an eye on the industry news lately you're probably aware of the absolute raging dumpster fire that is Fallout 76....

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...

The Sexism Problem Gaming Won’t Let Go

You have likely heard of the controversy involving Elias Viglione. The indie developer of Hero Siege recently went on a sexist rant on Twitter that...

How About a Poem?

They say that crying is worthless. But those are simply lies. It’s when your throat burns with salty tears, that the pain truly subsides. The hurt will never go...

5 Feel-Good Games to Help With the Winter Blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder – also known as S.A.D – affects about six percent of the population. As the days get shorter, reduced sunlight can...

Overwatch League’s Felix Lengyel Response Points to Systemic Problems

Felix Lengyel, a professional Overwatch player known as xQc, was suspended from the Overwatch League last week and fined $2,000. Lengyel made homophobic comments...
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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,...
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Queer Glitches and the Outlaws of Meaning

I’ll end this article the way I began it: with a glitch. So there’s this point amid one of speedrunning genius Narcissa Wright’s cataclysmic all-medallion,...

Disconnected: A Marxist Interpretation

Game developer Reb is immediately frank about their project Disconnected. They refer to it as a short walking simulator “made mainly as a test...

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...

The 7 Hottest Animal Crossing Villagers

 You read the title right. Let's get down to it. Fang I’m sorry city folks, but I’ve got a thing for bad boys and I’m hungry...

Fallout 76 Is Getting Lootboxes, Because Of Course It Is

It seems that Bethesda can't go more than a couple of days without embarrassing themselves. Since it's November 14th release date, Fallout 76 has...

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....