GYGO: Contemporary Politicians Use Among Us And Twitch To Encourage Voting, And More

GYGO: Contemporary Politicians Use Among Us And Twitch To Encourage Voting, And More

Hello everybody, I’m Zainabb and welcome to Get Your Game On! This week we have wholesome and not-so-wholesome Twitch streams, among other gaming news. Meanwhile, I have been trying to spend most of my downtime this spooky season watching spooky films, with middling success on actual spookiness, but it’s cosy and comforting nonetheless. Stay safe, stay comfy, and remember that massive lines to vote are a sign of (racist) voter suppression. (more…)

GYGO: Contemporary Politicians Use Among Us And Twitch To Encourage Voting, And More

GYGO: More Toxicity at Ubisoft and The WIRED Union Strikes Back

Hi, I’m Zainabb and welcome to GYGO! While my brain and body are struggling with a sudden shift to cold weather and grey skies, I am nonetheless excited for winter blankets, scary movies, and Animal Crossing at Halloween. Bring on spooky season! Here’s this week’s news.

Content warnings: mention of sexual assault and harassment (more…)

August Roundtable: Alternate Endings

August Roundtable: Alternate Endings

Summer is drawing to a close. We’re all thinking about alternate realities, so the Sidequest crew got together to discuss alternate endings. For example, consider the alternate ending of August where we had managed to get this up on time! (more…)

July Roundtable: Games Imagining Better Futures

July Roundtable: Games Imagining Better Futures

Who doesn’t want a better world? Games have the power to let us see, build, and imagine something different than we currently inhabit; in other words, how can games imagine better futures? In this month’s roundtable, the Sidequest team asks what games are doing that, what games are failing, and the pitfalls to consider. (more…)