GYGO: Support Queer, Trans, and Indigenous People This Pride Month

GYGO: Support Queer, Trans, and Indigenous People This Pride Month

(Content warning: mentions of racism, queer- and transphobia, antisemitism, including one queerphobic slur in the Quantic Dream section and mention of queerphobic, racist violence in the Pride Month bundles section.)

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and I will always laugh at David Cage’s tears. Check out the great bundles listed below to directly support queer, trans, and BIPOC creators this month, and keep that solidarity going all year round. Here’s this week’s gaming news.

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GYGO: Support Queer, Trans, and Indigenous People This Pride Month

GYGO: All Games Are Illegal and Everybody’s Still Getting Sued

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and trying to de-tangle the Epic vs Apple trial has been a struggle. Listen, life may be hard right now but at least we got a whole bunch of new memes. Here’s what games have been like this week. (more…)

GYGO: Support Queer, Trans, and Indigenous People This Pride Month

GYGO: Gaming Needs To Do More To Address Anti-Asian Racism

Content warning: racism, including anti-Asian and anti-Muslim racism.

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb, and this week has shone a stark light on the ongoing issue of racism, and particularly anti-Asian racism, across gaming. Remember to take care of yourself, support Black and Asian creators, and fight against racism in all areas of your life. (more…)

March Roundtable: Remakes and Remasters

March Roundtable: Remakes and Remasters

In theory, March is about renewal—the weather warms up, the little flowers that grow in grasses spring up, and the month marks the Persian New Year. (What do you mean I’m the only person who cares about that??) Anyway, this kind of renewal has us thinking about rebirth (we already talked about renewal in games, after all!), and rebirth in games means remakes and remasters. (more…)

GYGO: Support Queer, Trans, and Indigenous People This Pride Month

GYGO: Gaming Continues To Refuse Accountability

Content warning: sexual harassment and misconduct; murder, femicide, and violence (this is labelled below.)

Hi there, welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and I am tired. There’s some bleak news this week regarding harm caused to marginalised people and the failure within gaming to hold those people accountable. Please prioritise your safety while reading this week’s news, remember to support marginalised members of our community, and make space wherever you can for comfort and joy. (more…)