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: Gaming Continues To Refuse Accountability

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…)

GYGO: Gaming Continues To Refuse Accountability

GYGO: CD Projekt Faces A Cyber Attack, Riot Games CEO Faces A New Harassment Lawsuit, And More

Content warning: sexual harassment and misconduct; mention of war crimes.

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and I’m on week six of a chronic illness flare, exacerbated by the snowy weather here in the UK. In mid-February. I’ll be attempting to manage the existential dread with some cosy gaming—specifically, I’m eyeing up Mutazione for my next play. I hope you’re able to stay warm if you’re somewhere cold and to be gentle with yourself if the weather is having an impact on your body and mind. Here’s this week’s news. (more…)

January Roundtable: Renewal in Games

January Roundtable: Renewal in Games

Calendars are an arbitrary measure of time, but I think we can all agree that leaving 2020 behind is something of a blessing, right? So this month, let’s talk about games that center around renewal as a theme. (more…)

GYGO: Gaming Continues To Refuse Accountability

GYGO: CD Projekt Apologises For Cyberpunk Release, Pay Your Translators, and More

Hi there and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and I can’t believe we’re halfway through January already. 2021 is off to a stressful start for many of us so please take time to look after yourself, play games, drink tea, and get through one breath at a time. Here’s our gaming news for this week.

Content warning: mentions of racism, sexual abuse and harassment, and transphobia. (more…)