GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

Hey, everybody! Before we get started on our fun games news, I just wanted to direct you to this directory of ways to help people devastated by the recent winter storm. If you’re able, please consider donating to help these communities. (more…)

GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

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…)

GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

GYGO: Gamestop Stocks Stop, and Mass Effect Bares All

Hello and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, your local mythology kid, and I’ve finally started playing Hades. I’m about 20 hours in and so tantalizingly close to my first escape attempt it feels like Zeus himself placed it just out of my reach. I took a break from metaphorically rolling a boulder up to Elysium and gathered this week’s gaming news. Enjoy! (more…)

GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

GYGO: You Knew This Would Be About GameStop

Buckle up y’all, this is going to be a long one. But first, hey, how are you doing? Been playing games, staying hydrated? I’ve been doing a lot of the first and probably less than I should of the latter—I recently finished Va-11 Hall-A and have been working through Murder By Numbers, a delightfully campy visual novel in which you investigate dramatic murders by solving nonograms. Now, as for the nonfiction dramatic events of this week… let’s get to it. (more…)

GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

GYGO: All I Wanna Do Is See a Giant Woman

Hey, everyone! This week was… kinda weird, on a lot of levels. Doing my research for this weekly curatorial piece felt kind of like I was cognitively ping-ponging back and forth between being shocked, disappointed, made vaguely uncomfortable, and yet unable to pull away from the big stories of the week. So, without further ado, let’s dig in. (more…)

GYGO: An Embarrassment of Announcement Riches

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…)