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…)

The Art and Play of Collecting

The Art and Play of Collecting

There was a moment early in the pandemic when I decided I would become someone who could identify birds. At the lake in my local park, I recognized mallards, swans, and some kind of crane, but the trees were full of birds I couldn’t name: tiny black and white striped ones that hopped and whistled, soft gray ones that sang sweetly, blackbirds with bright red racing stripes on their wings. I started taking notes and realized, with a jolt, that I was birding. (more…)

November Roundtable: Gaming at Family Gatherings

November Roundtable: Gaming at Family Gatherings

Believe it or not, we’ve entered the holiday season. Though family gatherings will likely be different this year, we’re bringing you some practical advice for socializing through games because that’s what we do best. (more…)

#BiWeek: A Roundtable about Bisexuality in Video Games

#BiWeek: A Roundtable about Bisexuality in Video Games

Mid-September doesn’t just mark a change in seasons, leaf colors, and Starbucks orders: it also means #BiWeek, a celebration of bisexuality and bi+ sexualities! This year, the Sidequest team decided to consider bisexuality in video games. (more…)

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

GYGO: Epic Games vs. Apple and Google, Twitch Copyright Strikes, and More

Happy Wednesday! What games are you playing lately? I’ve been playing Skyrim on Switch a lot, which has been a completely different experience from my hundreds of hours playing Skyrim with mods on PC. I always played Skyrim with godlike abilities including extraordinary health, really high jumping, and a spell to unlock doors and chests without lock picking. I also miss mods that introduced custom houses into the world, like modern apartments, cute treehouses, and massive palaces. Besides Skyrim, I’m also playing Stardew Valley, The Division 2, Destiny 2, and Elder Scrolls Online. Feel free to tweet at me if you want to talk about any games!

Let us know on Twitter what you’re playing! Here’s this week’s news and links: (more…)