Content note: mention of death.
Welcome back to Get Your Game On! My name is Zainabb and I’m your host for this week. Recently I’ve been navigating a difficult and extended flare so I haven’t been gaming as much as I’d like. I did finally start Stardew Valley but immediately became overwhelmed and I was also put off by its (extremely limited and ableist!) disability representation so I, uh, have not returned to it yet. Instead, I’m back on my The Sims bullshit and rebuilt my main family’s house for the third time this year!
You know what’s less fun than building virtual magical cottages? This week’s gaming news. Let’s take a look, shall we? (more…)
Zainabb Hull is an editor at Sidequest, a freelance writer and videographer, and sort-of artist. They’re also a trans, queer, and disabled brown femme. They tweet into the void at @ZainabbHull.
Hi there! It’s me again! Time for your weekly dose of the GAMES JOURNALISM ROUNDUP GAME where we get you your games on. Now, listen: I try to keep things cheerful here in GYGO, but I’ll be straightforward with this one, it’s a bit heavier than usual. So I’ll start with the cute stuff first, but as a CW: later on, this GYGO will contain several references to homophobia, transphobia, sexism, and discrimination. (more…)
Emily Durham is a freelance writer by day and a Sidequest copyeditor by… also day. When they’re not editing or playing with cats, you can find them playing Celeste or Hollow Knight, sewing korok cosplays, or… playing with cats. You can find their tweets at @sedimentalvalue.