GYGO: Collective Bargaining Wins as Army Rejoins Esports Scene

GYGO: Collective Bargaining Wins as Army Rejoins Esports Scene

Hello and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, your local island-dwelling gamer. Summer vacation hit finally Japanese schools last Monday, just in time for a string of typhoons to barrage the southern coast (i.e. my house). I can’t really complain though, it gives me the excuse my adult brain needs to finally get shoulders-deep into Kingdom Hearts III. I just hope I can make it to the store later for a trove of sea salt ice cream.

Anyway, here’s the news! (more…)

GYGO: Collective Bargaining Wins as Army Rejoins Esports Scene

GYGO: The Military is Deep in Games and It Sucks

Hello, and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, the cool teacher who plays video games. After beating Dishonored, Spyro, and Superhot, I’ve spent the past couple days just watching the wind go by in Ghosts of Tsushima. As someone who’s never watched a samurai movie or particularly enjoyed open-world exploration, I don’t actually think this game is for me. But here’s the thing: I’ve already ignored three of the trendy games this year and my students are starting to question if I actually own a console. Anyway, when I wasn’t bowing to the peer pressure of middle schoolers and writing haiku, I was scouring the web for this week’s gaming news—just for you! (more…)

GYGO: Collective Bargaining Wins as Army Rejoins Esports Scene

GYGO: US Army Backs Away From Conflict, For Once

Howdy ho, gamers, what’s the latest? Having finished Nier (finally) and The Last of Us Part II, I am on my third Dad Game of the year with God of War. So far it has been heavy on gods and light on war, but I’m sure that will change at some point. And while we’re speaking of war-adjacent things, here’s this week’s news. (more…)

GYGO: Collective Bargaining Wins as Army Rejoins Esports Scene

GYGO: Ooblets, Paper Mario, Nier Reincarnation Trailer, and More

Happy Wednesday! What games are you playing lately? I’m on my second playthrough of The Last of Us Part II. I’m excited to slow down and enjoy some of the more peaceful chapters (one’s in a museum; another is in a house) without fearing jump scares. Let us know on Twitter what games you’re obsessing over and looking forward to! (more…)

Sidequest’s “Best of the Decade” Zine Now Available!

Sidequest’s “Best of the Decade” Zine Now Available!

Sidequest.zone is the internet’s resident earnest-yet-creepy* gaming site, and we’ve dusted off, spruced up, and collected 15 pieces** that we believe represent the decade!***. This zine is a good primer if you’re new to our site or want to show someone what we’re about—it’s got some zany bits, some political bits, some heartwarming bits, and is just generally a delight. You can buy it right now on Itch! (more…)

GYGO: Collective Bargaining Wins as Army Rejoins Esports Scene

GYGO: Abuse and Misconduct Accusations at Ubisoft, Wizards of the Coast, and More

Hello, I’m Zainabb and welcome to GYGO! I hope that you’re being kind to yourself and extending a hand to the most marginalised members of your communities, whether that’s through protest, community care, or buying a bunch of games. Here’s this week’s news.

Content warnings: sexual assault and racism. (more…)