October Roundtable: Our Favorite Horror Games and Spooky Games

October Roundtable: Our Favorite Horror Games and Spooky Games

Welcome to the spookiest of months, when the dead return from the grave, ghosts howl from every empty room, and holiday releases start piling up until they crush you under the weight of all the conversations you’re missing out on.

This month, we’re discussing horror! We’ve previously chatted about scary games in a Twitter chat, but with new people always joining our staff, it’s never a bad time to revisit! (more…)

Mystic Messenger Trash: Gals Being Pals in Jaehee’s Route

Mystic Messenger Trash: Gals Being Pals in Jaehee’s Route

Welcome back to Mystic Messenger Trash, a gaming diary that chronicles my experience playing Mystic Messenger for the first time. The following contains spoilers for Jaehee’s good route of the game (and one of her bad endings).

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Review: Monster Prom is a Fun and Charming, but Flawed Date

Review: Monster Prom is a Fun and Charming, but Flawed Date

Sidequest has had its proverbial eye on Monster Prom for some time. It was a huge hit with our PAX West team of 2017, it was the first game we streamed as a newly launched site, and it’s been something we returned to again and again in eager anticipation of its full release.

Once we got around to playing the whole thing, we decided to sit down and have a conversation about what works for us, what concerns us, and what we’d like to see in the future.

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Mystic Messenger Trash: Gals Being Pals in Jaehee’s Route

Mystic Messenger Trash: How Abuse Hides Itself As Love in Jumin’s Route

Welcome back to Mystic Messenger Trash, a game diary where I chronicle my experiences of playing Mystic Messenger for the first time! The following post will contain spoilers for Jumin’s good route (and one of his bad ones) of the game. Content note for abuse. (more…)

July Roundtable: E3, or Examining Our Excited Expectations

July Roundtable: E3, or Examining Our Excited Expectations

We’re resurrecting an old feature here at Sidequest! Every month, we’ll be discussing something as a team, teasing out our thoughts on a hot topic in the gaming industry through conversation. This time around, we’re talking about E3; our thoughts, our hopes, and our disappointments. (more…)