Sneak Peek: Postgame.4 – Anders Hot Though

Sneak Peek: Postgame.4 – Anders Hot Though

Welcome to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly Patreon-exclusive podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. We’ll be posting short excerpts from the podcast to the site as we release new episodes—if they grab you, consider tossing us a couple bucks a month to hear the full episodes! (more…)

GYGO: Gamestop Stocks Stop, and Mass Effect Bares All

GYGO: Gamestop Stocks Stop, and Mass Effect Bares All

Hello and welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, your local mythology kid, and I’ve finally started playing Hades. I’m about 20 hours in and so tantalizingly close to my first escape attempt it feels like Zeus himself placed it just out of my reach. I took a break from metaphorically rolling a boulder up to Elysium and gathered this week’s gaming news. Enjoy! (more…)

GYGO: Gamestop Stocks Stop, and Mass Effect Bares All

GYGO: New Mass Effect, New Consoles, Same Old Ubisoft

Happy Wednesday, gamers! We’re halfway through yet another week in the seemingly endless marathon of 2020. Lately, when I’m not actively fretting about the state of the United States’ democracy, I’ve been working through my backlog, which, I’m excited to report, I may vanquish yet. Last week I finished Tacoma, as well as Going Under, one of my favorite games this year. I’ve also been playing Eliza and Sayonara Wild Hearts.

Though the U.S. election has dominated the news cycle over the past week(s), there has, in fact, also been some game news happening. Here’s what you might have missed last week. (more…)

November Roundtable: Let’s Talk About Travel in Games

November Roundtable: Let’s Talk About Travel in Games

Let’s talk about travel! Some of us will likely be traveling to visit family or friends, and others will be traveling through virtual spaces and the spaces of our imaginations. Travel is a bit contentious in games; in theory, they’re the perfect means to explore new worlds and do things you could or would never do in real life. In practice, travel can be a chore in bloated open worlds and same-y forests as you move between dungeons. But virtual and tabletop travel can also be a wonderful thing, as our Sidequest team can tell you! (more…)