Melissa Brinks reviews the experience of not playing Variations on Your Body, a collection of pervasive games by Avery Alder.
Horizon Zero Dawn #1 is an intriguing start to the new comic series, but its emphasis on capturing the experience real-world sexism drags down the action.
In this week’s gaming news: Congress fails to block the military from recruiting on Twitch and the Diana Jones awards honor Black Excellence in Gaming.
Alenka Figa looks through their history of podcasts, particularly TTRPG podcasts, and how those connected them to larger communities.
Spiritfarer, the upcoming death-positive management game from Thunder Lotus, is a beautiful and heartwarming look at friendship and saying goodbye.
In this month’s roundtable, the Sidequest team considers games imagining better futures. We consider what games work, what don’t, and potential pitfalls.
In this week’s news: the US Army draws controversy on Twitch, Ubisoft’s restructuring remains unclear, and G4 may be making a comeback.
Madison Butler examines how age in the original Nier affects his tragic failures—and also incredible compassion and kindness.
Because games consoles don’t work underwater.
Elvie Mae Parian discusses everything Dwarf Fortress—new updates, monetization, and the upcoming graphical version—with Bay 12 cofounder Tarn Adams.