The Definitive Game Foods Menu, Part One

The Definitive Game Foods Menu, Part One

We here at Sidequest are a hungry bunch. That’s why we’ve brought you such important and groundbreaking series as Eat Your Games and Chip Chat—we love games, we love a snack, so why not combine the two?

But what we haven’t done yet is pit our favorite gaming snacks against one another. So we bring you an important question: what gaming food would you most like to eat, and why? Help us design a menu for our Patrons, and nominate your favorite gaming foods in the comments! (more…)

Monster Hunter Rise’s Character Creator Gives Me Gender Euphoria

Monster Hunter Rise’s Character Creator Gives Me Gender Euphoria

As a series, Monster Hunter has a lot to offer: challenging, punishing combat; fantastical, yet somewhat biologically justified creatures; and a massive selection of armour and weapons to be crafted from their body parts. Despite the games never veering far from these core elements since the first title in 2004, continuous adjustments and mechanical additions, such as Rise’s high-flying Wirebugs, have kept the series from ever feeling dated. However, one aspect of the series that often goes underappreciated is its character creator. (more…)

Review: Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild Is Fun for New and Old Fans

Review: Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild Is Fun for New and Old Fans

I begin this review with a couple of disclaimers. First, I have only come into the world of Monster Hunter with Monster Hunter World. Secondly, I tricked my teen—who has only watched me play MHW a couple of times—into watching Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild with me so that I can share his expert opinions. I’d like to think that our level of experience with the games helps us to bridge the gap between veteran gaming fans and newcomers who may have only discovered it while perusing Netflix to add more shows to their watch lists. The latter may find it to be a passable adventure, though somewhat lacking in depth overall. The former may feel the same but at least find some affinity with the nuggets of lore and game references, which the movie manages to incorporate with reasonable success. (more…)

GYGO: GDC Postponed, Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo, Monster Hunter Movie, and More

GYGO: GDC Postponed, Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo, Monster Hunter Movie, and More

Happy Wednesday! Get Your Game On is a round-up of gaming news every Wednesday. What games are you playing lately? Do you have thoughts about video games, tabletop games, or game-related media—comics based on games? Fashion based on games? Casual cosplay?—that you’ve been itching to write? Consider pitching us! (more…)