GYGO Variety Hour: The Future Is Now, Unfortunately

GYGO Variety Hour: The Future Is Now, Unfortunately

Welcome to another week of Get Your Game On! In this month’s variety hour, we’re taking a comprehensive look at the Epic vs. Apple/Google legal situation, witnessing Twitch doing… what Twitch does, and getting frustrated with people forgetting MMOs (and all their associated baggage) have existed for decades. Also some other stuff!

Note that the section about the Metaverse and MMOs discusses sexual assault. (more…)

GYGO: Mobile Games Are Taking Over

GYGO: Mobile Games Are Taking Over

Hello! I rejoin you from an internet-free weekend (not by choice, unfortunately) to share everything I missed from the last 48 hours and beyond. I did not play many games during The Great Unplug, but I did play much game, by which I mean something like six hours of Dungeons & Dragons, in which my character had some shady stuff happen to her, got knocked unconscious, woke back up and took righteous vengeance, and everybody discovered she was a warlock all along.

Oh, I guess I did play roughly two million hours of Twenty by French Guys and Overcrowded on my phone because they (mostly) work offline. Good times.

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GYGO: Mobile Games Are Taking Over

GYGO: Some Good, Some Bad, Some Ugly

Hello and welcome to Get Your Game On! My name is Maddi and I cannot believe we are almost at the end of September. It feels like we were just in the middle of the summer heatwave but here we are, with the shorter days of fall (at least in the northeastern U.S.) encroaching. Are you playing any games that emulate those fall vibes? If so, let me know what you’re playing in the comments! Or, if you support our Patreon at the Sega Genesis tier or higher, tell us about it in our Discord. Now, let’s get to the news. (more…)

GYGO: Mobile Games Are Taking Over

GYGO: Sony Accused (Again) of Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

Content note: mentions of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and workplace misconduct.

Welcome back to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and this week’s gaming news is a mixed bag. We have more allegations of trash behaviour at Sony but we also have a host of big companies halting sales or access to their products in Russia, following its invasion of Ukraine. As always, remember to take breaks from the internet if you need to, spend time (safely) with people and things that comfort you, and stay hydrated. (more…)