This next part is for you, connoisseur and journalist of games who throughout the main show has been bemoaning how none of it is any good. Now it’s time for you, wholesome game fan, to take the mantel of supporting one of the wobbling legs of the table by being enthusiastic about a flash game, a white domesticity simulator and a game where you create some sort of “stone age tribe” that is clearly an amalgam of stereotypes about indigenous peoples.Read More Gamers like you and me
It took a while for me to stop thinking of Everything Everything as the band who signal the apocalypse, and back to being just one that signals my own state of mind during what feels like an ending…Read More The Millionth Warning – Everything Everything and Personal Apocalypse Music
Video games are places where we restage wars, either real or imagined. Battlefield 2042 is about an imaginary war in 21 years, one that hasn’t happened yet.Read More What is Battlefield 2042?
A chain of games where loss and the lighthouse connect.Read More I’ve Gone to the Lighthouse
A platformer tells us what could happen if jumping around like that was our bread and butter, and therefore opens us up to many variations on the idea.Read More A is for Jump
You can’t come out of a loop the same way you went in. At least you’d hope so.Read More Time Loops All Over Again
In response to abusive working conditions at games studios worldwide, specifically to recent reporting about the conditions at Activision Blizzard.Read More A Statement: Do and Demand Better. Now.
the history of the Olympic Games is one of white supremacy, from overt symbols, to the continued application of eugenics in athletics.Read More The Olympics as White Supremacist Game Design