GYGO: The Riot Games Settlement and Rest in Peace Lil Bub

In this week’s GYGO, Emily Durham discusses the Riot Games settlement, Uno gets (a)political, and we say goodbye to internet sensation Lil BUB.

Four Indie Game Studios to Watch Out For in 2020

Joesph Langdon interviewed four indie game studios about their work and found four exciting new developers to keep an eye on.

November Roundtable: Let’s Talk About Travel in Games

For the November roundtable, the Sidequest crew sat down to talk about travel in games: what makes it good, bad, and thought-provoking.

GYGO: Endings and New Beginnings

In this week’s gaming news: a legendary developer passes away, Half-Life news, and a reminder that internet screaming is largely confined to the internet.

Recap: Life is Strange #8 Ends With a Bang

As Max questions who to trust, Life is Strange #8 brings this arc to an exciting climax full of big reveals and potentially-regrettable choices.

Recap: Life is Strange #8 Ends With a Bang

As Max questions who to trust, Life is Strange #8 brings this arc to an exciting climax full of big reveals and potentially-regrettable choices.

Review: Love Esquire is Enjoyable, if Extremely Straight

...why did I buy this game? I realize that’s kind of an ambivalent way to start off a review, but it’s a question I...

Review: Swords and Souls: Neverseen Is Better Off Just That

Swords and Souls: Neverseen is a lackluster action game that doesn’t inspire much, if any, interest.

Review: Journeying Into Madness With Bloodborne: The Veil, Torn Asunder

Maddi Butler explores the dark, Gothic world of Yarnham in the Titan Comics Bloodborne comics series, and finds it to be wonderful madness.

Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is Impressively Mediocre

Nola Pfau supposes that Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is an okay game, especially once the DLC comes out… but after 13 years, shouldn’t it be more than okay?

Creating a New Normal: A Recap of the Game Devs of Color Expo 2019

Elvie Mae Parian recaps this year’s Game Devs of Color Expo, including some of the wonderful games exhibited at the event.

Let Me Tell You About My OC: I Want To Be An Elven Princess

Kate Lyons shares the story behind Belegerwen Daeris, an elven princess who helped her rekindle her love of writing after writer’s block.

Jackalope’s “Cyberpunk: Night City” Made Me Cry Real (in Character) Tears

Night City, Jackalope’s latest massive LARP, gave Jameson Hampton the chance to experience love, redemption, and tragedy in an immersive Cyberpunk world.

Grow Up: Marvel’s Spider-Man Proves We Need Real YA Games

Marvel’s Spider-Man is a delightful game about a young adult learning to be a better person, but despite that, it’s not actually YA.

Gamer Mom vs The YouTubes

Wendy Browne shares the ways that YouTube allows her to be the cool gamer mom she wants to be, even as her kids become teenagers.

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