GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

Hey, everybody! This week’s news was populated once more by companies doing Big Corporate Things: some that will positively impact the gaming landscape we all find ourselves in, and some that, well, won’t. So let’s dive in first with a look at the literal circuits and batteries of the thing: (more…)

Neither/Nor: The Gender Politics of the Cyberpunk Character Creator

Neither/Nor: The Gender Politics of the Cyberpunk Character Creator

I’ve never particularly enjoyed character creation in video games. That isn’t to say I didn’t care about it and went with a preset default, because every time a character screen was presented to me, I really attempted to do my due diligence. I just always struggled with making a character that I was satisfied with and ended up with an avatar that I felt mediocre about or indifferent toward. (more…)

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: More Corporate Shenanigans

Hey, everybody! Before we get started, I wanted to direct you to a place where you can tangibly help stop the spread of hate in America against AAPI individuals. Targeted hate crimes against this community have severely spiked in recent months, and if you have the time and resources, I highly recommend donating to one of the listed organizations. (more…)

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

Hey, everybody! Before we get started on our fun games news, I just wanted to direct you to this directory of ways to help people devastated by the recent winter storm. If you’re able, please consider donating to help these communities. (more…)

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: All I Wanna Do Is See a Giant Woman

Hey, everyone! This week was… kinda weird, on a lot of levels. Doing my research for this weekly curatorial piece felt kind of like I was cognitively ping-ponging back and forth between being shocked, disappointed, made vaguely uncomfortable, and yet unable to pull away from the big stories of the week. So, without further ado, let’s dig in. (more…)