Hi friends, it’s Zainabb, here this month to bring you race- and racism-related news in gaming. My aim is to highlight structural racism within the games industry, but also to spotlight Black and brown folks’ incredible work and the ways we’re resisting that milky white gaze. (more…)
Ohhhhhh boy. Oh boy. Welcome to Get Your Game On. It’s me, Maddi, back after taking November off to get married. How have you been? Play anything good lately? I’ve been hunting shrines in Breath of the Wild for the last month and a half to de-stress, though in light of this week’s news it’s… not really working, and I’m down to my last nineteen shrines. I’d say I’m excited to be back for your weekly news roundup, but it’s been an exceptionally rough week in a rough couple of months for the industry. Let’s get to it. (more…)
Madison Butler is Sidequest’s self-proclaimed jock editor. She co-founded the blog Critsumption and once got really into powerlifting via Fitness Boxing for the Nintendo Switch. She posts about fiber arts @maddilo.bsky.social.
Happy Wednesday! What games are you playing this week? I finally bought a Switch last month and have been happily playing Night in the Woods, Let’s Go: Eevee, Skyrim, and Paladins on it. I also started Doki Doki Literature Club, which is available free for PC and Mac. Let us know on Twitter what games you’re playing and what upcoming games you’re excited about! (more…)
Writer at Sidequest and WWAC; past: Newsarama, Comicosity, executive editor of Kollaboration. I’ve watched over 200 hours of Life is Strange playthroughs. Talk to me about LiS, The Last of Us, and the games and fandoms you love! Twitter: @loudlysilent