If resolutions are supposed to be about bettering ourselves, the WWAC games section’s resolutions are about finishing our long-standing obligations, making our own games, and finally tackling our ever-growing to-play lists with verve and vigor. Some of our contributors shared their resolutions for the coming year, and maybe they’ll inspire you to game harder in 2017.
While many still consider mobile gaming as synonymous with Candy Crush and Angry Birds, the medium has really grown since then, accommodating games that used to only be possible on consoles and PC. Now mobile games are capable of delivering crisp graphics and complex stories while being relatively inexpensive. Especially exciting is that many of these games are coming out of indie creators who are telling stories from perspectives that are different than what we’re used to seeing in mainstream gaming. We’re starting to see more mobile game titles featuring diverse leads, and in particular, women and girls of color.