GYGO Variety Hour: The Future Is Now, Unfortunately

GYGO Variety Hour: The Future Is Now, Unfortunately

Welcome to another week of Get Your Game On! In this month’s variety hour, we’re taking a comprehensive look at the Epic vs. Apple/Google legal situation, witnessing Twitch doing… what Twitch does, and getting frustrated with people forgetting MMOs (and all their associated baggage) have existed for decades. Also some other stuff!

Note that the section about the Metaverse and MMOs discusses sexual assault. (more…)

GYGO Race: The Games Industry Is Still Racist

GYGO Race: The Games Industry Is Still Racist

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…)

GYGO: Sorry for Getting the TMNT Theme Stuck in Your Head

GYGO: Sorry for Getting the TMNT Theme Stuck in Your Head

Welcome to another Wednesday! I have been preoccupied with other tasks and haven’t had time to play games recently, other than terrible phone games. I’m deep into season three of Love Island The Game 2, which is… I mean… it’s like… I guess it’s okay, but it lacks season two’s awful dramatics and entirely lacks the charm of Love Island The Game. I’ve also just learned that there’s a Too Hot to Handle game, which so far is pretty dull. Why are all these people so respectable? This is not what reality TV is for!

Anyway, here’s what’s been going on in the news lately.

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GYGO: Sorry for Getting the TMNT Theme Stuck in Your Head

GYGO: A Series of Downer Notes

Welcome to another week of gaming news! I haven’t played much over the past few weeks, but I will eventually write about Mask of the Rose, the visual novel entry into Failbetter’s extensive Fallen London universe. It’s lovely, if you like squid faces, Victorian manners, and flirting with everybody in sight.

But let’s move on to the gaming news! (more…)

GYGO: Sorry for Getting the TMNT Theme Stuck in Your Head

GYGO: Dire Straits at the Disco

It’s another week of games and another week of games news, and it seems like there’s been a recurring pattern in the industry lately that I can’t quite put my finger on(more…)