GYGO: Animal Crossing and Sony Approaching New Horizons

GYGO: Animal Crossing and Sony Approaching New Horizons

Howdy, gamers! Is anyone playing anything good lately? I’m still thinking about the end of Kentucky Route Zero, which was perfectly bittersweet. I’ve also been listening to the NieR Gestalt & NieR Replicant Original Soundtrack quite a bit while I work, which has me itching to start the game. Speaking of things that are near… (more…)

Busy and Poor: The Gentle Violence of Kentucky Route Zero

Busy and Poor: The Gentle Violence of Kentucky Route Zero

Kentucky Route Zero is not a violent game: it has no swords, no guns, no combat. It’s not a traditional horror game, either, with no jump scares or gore or monsters. And yet… it is a game about violence, and a game that uses horror elements to drive its themes home. (more…)

GYGO: Some Games Done Quick, Some Games Done Less Quick

GYGO: Some Games Done Quick, Some Games Done Less Quick

Howdy everyone, how are we doing this week? Holding up alright? I spent a lot of time watching Awesome Games Done Quick last week, which raised a record-breaking $3.13 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. My favorite event was Regole’s Dark Souls Any% run, which he completed in just over 34 minutes. Aside from that, I’ve been playing Kentucky Route Zero lately, and all of the Witcher hype inspired me to pick up the Blood and Wine expansion again. Speaking of Kentucky Route Zero, here’s this week’s news… (more…)

The Untitled Goose Game and Philosophy

The Untitled Goose Game and Philosophy

We at Sidequest are never ones to back down from a challenge, particularly a self-imposed one. So here we are, ready and willing to really talk about the Untitled Goose Game and philosophy. We’re also a little facetious, but damn if we didn’t also convince ourselves we’re right. (more…)

Games We Loved in 2019… Even if They Didn’t Come Out This Year

Games We Loved in 2019… Even if They Didn’t Come Out This Year

We didn’t get a chance to play a lot of the games we hoped to this year, but that doesn’t mean we weren’t playing anything. Some of our favorites were games we revisited, games we discovered late, and/or games we’d been putting off since last year—and they deserve recognition, too! Join us as we take a look at the games we loved in 2019, even if they weren’t actually released this year. (more…)