GYGO: I Just Wanna Ride Prince Sidon onto Death Mountain

GYGO: I Just Wanna Ride Prince Sidon onto Death Mountain

Good morningtimes, fellow co-pilots in this thing we call life. It’s time again for your favorite day of the week: Wednesday! What better day is there than GYGO day?? Jokes aside, a lot happened this week. Nintendo has been sued for defective Joy-Con controllers, two former Doom and Wolfenstein developers have opened a no-crunch-allowed game studio called Bad Yolk, and my personal favorite:

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GYGO: The Witcher and Another Studio Closure

GYGO: The Witcher and Another Studio Closure

Happy Wednesday, gaming lovelies! Hope you’re recovering with cool games after last week’s northeastern heatwave. Oh, oh! It’s my favorite time of year for gorgeous LARP photos. Why, you ask? It’s the week after the post-apocalyptic LARP, OldTown, that takes place on an abandoned airfield in Poland. Attendees go all out and to create this Mad Max vibe world. Be sure to check out this set from Facebook user wCzarnymObiektywie. (more…)

GYGO: Reproductive Rights, a Cyberpunk Prequel, and the Official Beer of Esports

GYGO: Reproductive Rights, a Cyberpunk Prequel, and the Official Beer of Esports

Let the fireworks fly, gaming lovelies! It’s summertime and Fourth of July week here in the States. What better way to celebrate than to cool off with your favorite games? It’s tempting to spend all the monies during the Steam summer sale and I certainly won’t judge you if you do. What’s being a gamer if you don’t have the stress to PLAY ALL THE GAMES! Before you do—play all the games, that is—grab yourself some iced tea and kick back with the latest games news. (more…)

GYGO: Zelda and Tom Nook Return, But Will the Crunch Ever Stop?

GYGO: Zelda and Tom Nook Return, But Will the Crunch Ever Stop?

Hello again, game pals! Emily here, bringing you yet another week of the good ol’ GYGO. We all know that E3 was last week, so let’s cut to the chase: (more…)

Socialism Isn’t a Dirty Word: An Interview with The Glory Society

Socialism Isn’t a Dirty Word: An Interview with The Glory Society

On March 4, 2019, three creatorstwo of the creators of independent video game Night in the Woods, Scott Benson and Bethany Hockenberry, along with prolific artist/musician Wren Farrenannounced rather suddenly that they’d established The Glory Society, a new worker cooperative video game studio. They announced, among other things, that they’re working on “A cool game. Or two.” As a midwest/rust belt socialist and queer gamer, I was ecstatic about the news. So I asked them a bunch of questions, and they graciously answered. (more…)