GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

Hey, everybody! This week’s news was populated once more by companies doing Big Corporate Things: some that will positively impact the gaming landscape we all find ourselves in, and some that, well, won’t. So let’s dive in first with a look at the literal circuits and batteries of the thing: (more…)

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: Gaming Needs To Do More To Address Anti-Asian Racism

Content warning: racism, including anti-Asian and anti-Muslim racism.

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb, and this week has shone a stark light on the ongoing issue of racism, and particularly anti-Asian racism, across gaming. Remember to take care of yourself, support Black and Asian creators, and fight against racism in all areas of your life. (more…)

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: Game Events Go Online While Cops Crack Down on Esports

Hello and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, your local can’t-play-a-modern-game-to-save-their-lifer, and I’ve spent this past week running through Chrono Trigger, which is just as good as I remember it. The way it makes use of the SNES’s limited resources absolutely blows me away sometimes. And luckily, being an old-style JRPG, I had plenty of time to look for this week’s gaming news while I waited for the turn-based combat to play out.

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GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: PlayStation Shutters Stores & Nintendo Switch Updates

Hey there, Maddi here! I hope this week is treating you kindly. What have you been up to? I’ve been catching up on Haikyuu!!, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Delicious in Dungeon lately. I also upgraded to Fitness Boxing 2 on the Nintendo Switch, which includes some awesome quality-of-life improvements that I’ve been enjoying a lot. Speaking of quality-of-life improvements for the Switch… here’s this week’s news. (more…)

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: More Corporate Shenanigans

Hey, everybody! Before we get started, I wanted to direct you to a place where you can tangibly help stop the spread of hate in America against AAPI individuals. Targeted hate crimes against this community have severely spiked in recent months, and if you have the time and resources, I highly recommend donating to one of the listed organizations. (more…)

GYGO: Hardware, Software, Everywhere

GYGO: Xbox Buys Bethesda while Snowstorms Strain Studios

Hello, and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, your local doughnut enthusiast, and I’m writing this with severe heartburn as I recover from having too many deep-fried dough balls for breakfast. When I wasn’t running up against the frailties of the human stomach, I modded two separate Elder Scrolls games. I really love some of Oblivion‘s quests but lack of controller support drove me right back into Skyrim‘s (thanks to a body mod) incredibly well-sculpted arms.

Anyway, the news! (more…)