May Roundtable: Game Superlatives for Summer

May Roundtable: Game Superlatives for Summer

We’ve said it before, but: 2020 is a year for games. (When isn’t it a year for games? I don’t know; that’s for another roundtable.) And what’s more fun than making high-school-yearbook-style game superlatives to keep us going into the summer? Nothing, that’s what! For the May roundtable, the Sidequest team did exactly that. What would you put in these categories?

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GYGO: New Paper Mario Announced and Tony Hawk Gets a Remaster

GYGO: New Paper Mario Announced and Tony Hawk Gets a Remaster

Hello, fam. In these unprecedented times, I have noticed an (appropriately) also-unprecedented uptick in my own video game consumption. This week marks what I thought was an impossible milestone: I have hit 400 hours of gameplay in Animal Crossing. I never could have imagined I would spend that many hours playing any video game, but here we are. Whenever I do look up from my Switch, however, I try to keep abreast of current events, especially about what’s new in video games. So here I am again, ready to share some of the tidbits I’ve gleaned this week. Welcome to GYGO. (more…)

Sidequest’s Weird and Delightful Animal Crossing: New Horizons Designs

Sidequest’s Weird and Delightful Animal Crossing: New Horizons Designs

We are coming up on completing our first full month in our virtual retreat from the world—Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Being a cabal of many fascinating, talented folks, we’ve amassed quite a collection of strange and wonderful creations using the game’s customization features. Here to share their creations with you are E. Forney, Emily Durham, and Nola Pfau, each of whom take a unique and wonderful approach to crafting the getaway of their dreams. (more…)

GYGO: New Paper Mario Announced and Tony Hawk Gets a Remaster

GYGO: Animal Crossing Is Out, What More Is There To Say

Hi everybody! Animal Crossing: New Horizons is out! I’ve been doing nothing but playing it! Lots of other things happened this week but they’re not important! Just kidding, I’ll talk about them also! I’m just so excited about Animal Crossing and its amazing power to make all the chaos of the outside world simply melt away! Nothing could possibly be wrong, everything’s fine on my island! Speaking of Animal Crossing: (more…)

Climbing Mount Celeste Is Aiding My Own Mental Health Journey

Climbing Mount Celeste Is Aiding My Own Mental Health Journey

Content warning for mental health, medication side effects, eating disorders, and anxiety/depression. This article contains a few spoilers for Celeste. (more…)