GYGO: Keffels “No Longer a Suspect” After Being Swatted

In this week’s gaming news, trans Twitch streamer Clara “Keffels” Sorrenti is cleared of suspicion after she was swatted, Nintendo of America receive a second labour complaint, and more.

Interview: Discovering “The Secret of the Mermaid,” a New Keepsake Game

The Secret of the Mermaid is a brand new keepsake game currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter that aims to involve the player in a research project about mermaids via a series of beautiful and immersive postcards and ephemera. The game creators, American Kevin Dann and German Margit Schäfer, take immersion very seriously, fully taking on the roles of researcher Dr. Dann and ritualist Clarissa, who will guide the player through the game. We had a chance to chat with both of them about their vision for The Secret of the Mermaid.

GYGO: How Many Times Do We Have to Say That There’s Still a Pandemic

In this week’s gaming news: TwitchCon plans to go on with no mask or vaccine mandate, Pokémon Violet and Scarlet, and more.

Two Perspectives on Remember August

Alenka Figa and Melissa Brinks the unique and immersive experience of playing keepsake game Remember August.

GYGO: Meta is Still Betting Big

This week: Despite losses, Meta is all in on the metaverse and an ousted Ubisoft creative director has turned up at another Montreal studio.

Two Perspectives on Remember August

Alenka Figa and Melissa Brinks the unique and immersive experience of playing keepsake game Remember August.

Review: Freshly Frosted Is a Friendly, Funky Flare Game

Freshly Frosted’s soothing puzzles, chill vibes, and sweet tunes help Zainabb Hull through another chronic illness flare up.

Review: Get Creative to Cheat Death in End of the Line

Melissa Brinks reviews End of the Line, a TTRPG inspired by Final Destination in which players try, and almost always fail, to cheat death.

Review: Enjoy the Pastoral Fantasy of Beecoming a Beekeeper in APICO

Melissa Brinks reviews APICO, a cute “stress-free” beekeeping simulator and crafting game from TNgineers.

Review: “What Happened Here” and When You Finally Step Out That Door

Elvie Mae Parian reflects on “What Happened Here,” an at-home LARP experience about isolation in your living space during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Exploring My Queerness in Pelican Town

Marina Z. shares the freedom that Stardew Valley gives them to be themself in both queerness and neurodivergence.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Gave My Star Wars Obsession a New Hope

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’s sense of exploration and varied storytelling gave Marina a galaxy of stories to learn about and was pivotal in helping them remember why they loved Star Wars so much.

Level Up Your Poetry, Part 3: The Name of the Game Is Immersion

In the third instalment of her “Level Up Your Poetry” series, Katherine Quevedo explores how to improve your video game poetry with immersion.

Chip Chat #3: Becoming the Elden Lord (of Snacks)

In her third column, Madison Butler investigates whether Sweet Peachie Elden Rings are the perfect pairing for FromSoftware’s Elden Ring.

Sneak Peek: Postgame.14 – Theseus’s Flat Ass

We welcome our new editors, Zainabb Hull and Maddi Butler, with a chat about what we’ve been playing—and Uncharted’s weird politics.

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