GYGO: Coronavirus, Stardew Valley Followups, and More Politics in Games

In this week’s gaming news: coronavirus has an impact on games, what we can expect from Stardew Valley followups, and games are still political.

GYGO: Animal Crossing and Sony Approaching New Horizons

In this week’s gaming news: how to get the Animal Crossing Switch if you don’t want to shell out for a new console, the PS5 website has arrived, and more!

GYGO: Animal Crossing Themed Switch, FF7 Remake Trailer, BB-8 in Battlefront II

In this week’s gaming news: an Animal Crossing Switch, everyone in the FF7 remake trailer is too hot, and BB-8 rolls to the rescue in Battlefront.

Review: Dream Detective is Cute Eye Candy But Suffers from Mobile Fatigue

Dream Detective is a delightful, if not particularly innovative, hidden object game, but its barrage of ads can make it hard to keep playing.

Review: Simulacra 2 Is More Silly Than Spooky, But Still Intriguing

Simulacra 2 is an intriguing investigative FMV game that has players digging through a dead woman’s phone, but its narrative sometimes slips into silliness.

Review: Dream Detective is Cute Eye Candy But Suffers from Mobile Fatigue

Dream Detective is a delightful, if not particularly innovative, hidden object game, but its barrage of ads can make it hard to keep playing.

Review: Simulacra 2 Is More Silly Than Spooky, But Still Intriguing

Simulacra 2 is an intriguing investigative FMV game that has players digging through a dead woman’s phone, but its narrative sometimes slips into silliness.

SuperEpic Is More Innovative Than Epic: A Review

SuperEpic’s skewering of the video game industry’s flaws is fun and engaging, but its channeling of ’90s nostalgia grows a bit grating.

Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Tia Kalla explains why Pokemon Masters, a game that could theoretically excel in the gacha genre, is instead an exploitative mess.

Games We Loved in 2019… Even if They Didn’t Come Out This Year

Sidequest’s best games of 2019 were not necessarily games that came out this year, but that doesn’t mean we love them any less.

Crush Crush CRUSHED! A Postmortem

Melissa Brinks and Nola Pfau come to terms with the terrifying reality that they each spent over a year on Crush Crush. It could have been worse?

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.

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