January Roundtable: Positive Body Diversity in Games

January Roundtable: Positive Body Diversity in Games

Games are not really known for having the greatest body diversity. But you know what? Some games are doing all right. This month, we chatted about what body diversity in games means to us, how it can be meaningful, and what, if anything, we think is enough. (more…)

Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Gacha games, games focused on acquiring collections of characters through random pulls, have become synonymous with the mobile market. Much like the toy collections from vending machines they are named for, gacha games draw in huge amounts of money for relatively low cost as people try to collect them all or look for their favorites. (more…)

GYGO: Endings and New Beginnings

GYGO: Endings and New Beginnings

Hey all, welcome to GYGO! I’m Joesph, that person that always says they’re gonna start streaming more, but never finds the time. Since my last turn on GYGO I’ve officially joined the cult of Hollow Knight, which is no surprise. I’ve always loved cute insects and atmospheric platformers. I’ve also started gamifying my Japanese studies, which really just means I use an app that gives me a satisfying chime when I answer a question right. Say what you want, I’ve only skipped three days this past month.

Anyway, here’s the news. (more…)

GYGO: Endings and New Beginnings

GYGO: Pokemon Sword and Shield, Fallen Order, Google Stadia, and More

Happy Wednesday! What are you playing lately? I bought Ghost Recon Wildlands after watching some gameplay on YouTube. So far I’ve played 10 hours and really like the campaign—it’s an open world with many optional sidequests of varying difficulty, plus you’re always with three AI companions so that you don’t feel like you’re fighting completely on your own. I also started my second story mode playthroughs of GTA V and Watch Dogs 2. Let us know on Twitter what you’re playing!

Here’s some of the news we’ve been thinking about this week: (more…)