GYGO: Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Is Expanded and Fortnite Opens a Civil Rights Exhibition

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Is Expanded and Fortnite Opens a Civil Rights Exhibition

Content warning: mention of sexual harassment and misconduct, toxic work environments, and human rights violations in Palestine.

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On. My name is Zainabb and I wrote this week’s GYGO while my tiny cat made lots of stinky yawns next to me, reminding me to buy dental treats. This week’s news is also a little stinky, with some absurdity chucked in for good measure (thank you, games industry). Please take care of yourself and remember to brush your teeth. (more…)

August Roundtable: Stars in Games and Space Games

August Roundtable: Stars in Games and Space Games

It’s August, which we refuse to think too deeply about. But you know what’s great to think too deeply about? Stars. On nice, clear summer nights, you can see all kinds of stars if you’re lucky, even if those stars are in games. So let’s talk about them! (more…)

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Is Expanded and Fortnite Opens a Civil Rights Exhibition

GYGO: Activision Blizzard and Ubisoft Employees Stand in Solidarity Against Toxic Work Environments

Content warning: mentions of sexual harassment, gender-based discrimination, and rape culture.

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On. My name is Zainabb and I’m still waiting for gaming to stop being such a toxic, abusive hellhole. We’re continuing to follow the news around the Activision Blizzard lawsuit, and allegations of similar behaviours experienced at Ubisoft. Please note that I haven’t included any specific descriptions of those behaviours but that most of the links contain at least some specifics. Look after yourself and reach out to friends and support networks if you need to. (more…)

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Is Expanded and Fortnite Opens a Civil Rights Exhibition

GYGO: Humble Bundle Brings Back Slider Limits

(Content warning: mention of sexual assault and harassment.)

Hi, I’m Zainabb and welcome to Get Your Game On! Kotaku have finally taken down that article so maybe they’ll make an active effort to be less trash now? Let’s see. Read on to find out what else is on fire in the gaming world. (more…)

The Definitive Ranking of Game Fashion Icons, Part I

The Definitive Ranking of Game Fashion Icons, Part I

We play games. We eat games. We also dress games, because gaming is absolutely packed with fashion icons. This month, we’re taking stock of some of gaming’s sharpest dressers.

Read our arguments as to why our choices are the greatest fashionistas in gaming history, and, if you’re a Patreon supporter at the $5+ level, vote in our poll to determine which character will be the subject of a Patreon-exclusive art piece! If you support at the $10+ level, you can nominate your own fashion icon to join the fray. And if you don’t support us on Patreon, you simply get to enjoy the height of sartorial insight from us, your favorite game critics. (more…)