Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 3: Who Gets to Choose

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 3: Who Gets to Choose

Welcome back to Diary of a Hardline Shep. Last time I talked about how Mass Effect’s premise positions humanity as an exceptional species. What I didn’t talk about is how much embodying that really sucks. (more…)

GYGO: Tabletop Games Have a Big Week as the Activision Blizzard Saga Continues

GYGO: Tabletop Games Have a Big Week as the Activision Blizzard Saga Continues

Hey, and welcome to GYGO! I’m Kael Langdon, your local fried foods enthusiast, and I gave myself an upset tummy by eating too many croquettes not yet ten minutes ago. But when I wasn’t downing breaded meats and potatoes this week I was scouring the internet for the hottest in gaming news. Enjoy! (more…)

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 3: Who Gets to Choose

Diary of a Hardline Shep, Part 2: Space Colonialism Is Still Colonialism

So I want to start this diary from the very start. And from the very start, Mass Effect is very clear about one thing.

Shepard is special. (more…)

GYGO: Tabletop Games Have a Big Week as the Activision Blizzard Saga Continues

GYGO: PAX West and Twitch Boycotts

Welcome to this week’s GYGO! My name is December and this is my first round-up! I’m excited to be here with y’all ! It is now September and the west coast is still on fire, the east coast is still too wet, and unfortunately Covid-19 is still everywhere. But PAX West was this weekend, so what better time to hunker down with some gaming news? (more…)

Animal Crossing’s Merchandising Efforts Tell Me That Suffering Yields Stuffing

Animal Crossing’s Merchandising Efforts Tell Me That Suffering Yields Stuffing

Animal Crossing fever will probably never die, and the well of merchandise has continued to be full since Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ release in March 2020. This huge merchandising campaign is still trucking along to commemorate that game’s release. Animal Crossing, the aesthetic, will remain a spark of joy for many, but that feeling becomes a susceptible, vulnerable target for new ventures despite New Horizons’ latency. (more…)

GYGO: Tabletop Games Have a Big Week as the Activision Blizzard Saga Continues

GYGO: Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Is Expanded and Fortnite Opens a Civil Rights Exhibition

Content warning: mention of sexual harassment and misconduct, toxic work environments, and human rights violations in Palestine.

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On. My name is Zainabb and I wrote this week’s GYGO while my tiny cat made lots of stinky yawns next to me, reminding me to buy dental treats. This week’s news is also a little stinky, with some absurdity chucked in for good measure (thank you, games industry). Please take care of yourself and remember to brush your teeth. (more…)