GYGO: Activision Blizzard Face Industry Criticism For Defending CEO Bobby Kotick

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Face Industry Criticism For Defending CEO Bobby Kotick

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On. My name is Zainabb and oh look, we’re back in the Activision Blizzard hellfire. In more lighthearted gaming news, the images from the Grand Theft Auto Trilogy remaster have been making me laugh this week.

Remember to drink some water, relax your shoulders, and maybe treat yourself to a Sega cologne if you’re feeling it. Let’s get to this week’s gaming news. (more…)

October Roundtable: Minigames

October Roundtable: Minigames

Not to dredge up the memory of an ancient meme from before the dawn of time, but we all like games, right? Sometimes we like games so much that we play games in our games. Gaming while we’re gaming.

It’s kind of a strange phenomenon, but minigames are everywhere, so we’re talking about them! (more…)

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Face Industry Criticism For Defending CEO Bobby Kotick

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Files To Halt Discrimination Lawsuit

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On. My name is Zainabb and I’ve been pretty unwell lately, which sucks, but I’ve been kept company by the ghostly bears and trees and critters in Cozy Grove, which does not suck. We’ve got Activision Blizzard news yet again this week but we also have some actual good gaming news (??) in the voluntary recognition of United Paizo Workers! So maybe gaming isn’t always a burning trash fire.

Remember to keep hydrated and be kind to yourself, today and every day. (more…)

September Roundtable: Beginnings

September Roundtable: Beginnings

September often feels like the year is winding down, but, if you’re anything like Sidequest’s editor in chief, it’s also one of the most exciting times of the year. No, not because pumpkin spice is here. No, it’s not even because Halloween is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time to pick up “seasonal decor” that just becomes year-round decor. It’s because it’s the beginning of the school year, and nothing fills us (okay, me) with joy like new pencils and books and a bunch of learning to do.

But we already did a back to school roundtable, so we’re not talking about school. We’re talking about beginnings. What makes a good beginning? What makes a bad beginning? Let’s find out.

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GYGO: Activision Blizzard Face Industry Criticism For Defending CEO Bobby Kotick

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Faces a Federal Investigation and Quantic Dream Loses Libel Suits

Content warning: mention of harassment and discrimination.

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On. My name is Zainabb and can we go a single week without a new episode in the Activision Blizzard saga? No. No, we can’t.

Remember to drink some water, take your meds, and have a nap if—like me—you’re completely exhausted all of the time. (more…)