Get In the Robot!: An Interview With Lancer’s Massif Press

Elvie Mae Parian sits down with the creators of Lancer and talks creative philosophy, their surprisingly non-cyberpunk influences, and game’s futre.

GYGO: Zelda and Tom Nook Return, But Will the Crunch Ever Stop?

Emily Durham brings you word of new Animal Crossing and Breath of the Wild games, and also tries to make sense of the term “non-obligatory crunch.”

Grow Up: Marvel’s Spider-Man Proves We Need Real YA Games

Marvel’s Spider-Man is a delightful game about a young adult learning to be a better person, but despite that, it’s not actually YA.

This Month In Yikes: May 2019

Sometimes, the events of the gaming industry just make you say “yikes.” Madison Butler rounds up May’s biggest yikes-inducing moments.

GYGO: I Don’t Like Censorship and I Don’t Trust Google

In this week’s gaming news: Google makes promises about Stadia, Starbreeze lays people off, and there’s a bunch of new games thanks to E3.

Life is Strange #5: Waves Introduces an Intriguing Alternate Universe

Life is Strange #5: Waves brings readers into a Life is Strange AU where Max, Chloe, and Rachel Amber are all living together, but just can’t shake mystery.

Feather is a Relaxing, if Brief, Meditation

Feather is a calming diversion from the realities of everyday life, but the brief experience might just not be worth the price tag.

Life is Strange Volume 1: Dust Explores the Consequences of the Game’s Choices

Life is Strange Volume 1: Dust sees Max and Chloe repairing their lives after the game’s events, bringing us back into the magical world of Arcadia Bay.

Behind Absurdity Lies Darkness: A Guard Duty Review

Elvie Mae Parian reviews Guard Duty, a point-and-click comedy adventure developed by Sick Chicken Studios that can amuse and disturb simultaneously.

Heaven’s Vault Is Too a Game for Linguists

Heaven’s Vault is a game about language, exploration, theft, and belonging. Zora Gilbert, linguist-in-residence, approves.

Grow Up: Marvel’s Spider-Man Proves We Need Real YA Games

Marvel’s Spider-Man is a delightful game about a young adult learning to be a better person, but despite that, it’s not actually YA.

Gamer Mom vs The YouTubes

Wendy Browne shares the ways that YouTube allows her to be the cool gamer mom she wants to be, even as her kids become teenagers.

Thirsty for D&D Podcasts

Tabletop fans Alenka Figa and Kate Lyons interview one another about their favorite D&D podcasts and what makes them so friendly to queer folks.

Two Years Later, Night in the Woods is Still Relatable

It’s two years later, and Maddi Butler digs into how Possum Springs’ economic stagnation still resonates and why and going home still feels weird.

Eat Your Games: Skull King’s Swashbucklin’ Blackberry Pie

Emily Durham tries out Pirate Rosie de Laney’s blackberry pie recipe from the card game Skull King’s Legendary Expansion.

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Thirsty for D&D Podcasts

Thirsty for D&D Podcasts

Tabletop fans Alenka Figa and Kate Lyons interview one another about their favorite D&D podcasts and what makes them so friendly to queer folks.

Sidequest Slice – April 2019

Sidequest Slice – April 2019

In this Sidequest Slice, Liam lays out all of April’s esports news, including the results of April Annihilation, Michigan Masters, and the Overwatch League.

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Sidequest Slice – April 2019

Sidequest Slice – April 2019

In this Sidequest Slice, Liam lays out all of April’s esports news, including the results of April Annihilation, Michigan Masters, and the Overwatch League.