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Overwatch Takes Home Top Prize at Game Awards 2016

The Game Awards 2016, which is the yearly streamed award show honored all things gaming related, including Esports, has honored many games this year, both large studio and indie games. In…

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Becomes Fastest Selling Nintendo Game in Americas

Pokémon Sun and Moon, the latest titles in Nintendo’s Pokémon franchise, have now become Nintendo’s fastest selling video game in the Americas. In a press release, Nintendo says that the titles…

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Women on Video Games: Nov. 2, 2016

This week from female game journalists: politics, Final Fantasy XV, and closeted Telltale characters. Commentary Leigh Alexander weaves together Westworld, video games, and the election to argue that it’s…

Uncharted 4

How Uncharted 4 Challenges Gender Stereotypes in the Adventure Genre

Uncharted’s inspirations are about as classic as they come. Epic set pieces, exotic locations and witty banter; these are all ingredients in a recipe that we know well. Nathan…

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It’s Raining Men: Explaining the Appeal of the Boys (and Bots) of Overwatch

In their first article, Cora and Amanda broke down the romantic appeal of Overwatch’s female characters. In this second installment, they deliberate how the rest of the roster breaks…

5 Mods to Make Skyrim Feel Like a New Game

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Clare Siobhan recommends five mods for PC and Xbox One that make Skyrim Special Edition feel like a completely new game.

How to Design a Realistic Roller Coaster in Planet Coaster

iconHow to Design a Realistic Roller Coaster in Planet Coaster

Foxy Fern gives a concise overview of how to build realistic coasters in Planet Coaster, including short explanations of vertical and lateral G, the problem with building too many loops or inversions…

Rose of Winter

Why Rose of Winter is a More Progressive Otome Game

I’m a strong and reasonably confident woman. I don’t need a romantic partner, but that doesn’t stop me wanting one sometimes. An increasing trend in many games, as well…

Reviews Roundup: Final Fantasy XV

Reviews Roundup: Final Fantasy XV

Get ready to be at the center of the ultimate fantasy adventure. Enter the world of FINAL FANTASY XV, and experience epic action-packed battles along your journey of discovery.…

Watch Dogs 2

Reviews Roundup: Watch Dogs 2

Explore the birthplace of the tech revolution as Marcus Holloway,…

Dishonored 2

Reviews RoundUp: Dishonored 2

Dishonored 2 is a stealth action game that takes your…

Owlboy

Reviews Roundup: Owlboy

Owlboy is a ‘high-bit’ adventure game, where you can fly…

GeekGirlCon 2016

Game Dev, D&D, and VR: Exploring Games at GeekGirlCon 2016

I spent last Saturday, October 8 doing “research” at GeekGirlCon.com 2016 by attending panels, buying awesome geeky stuff I don’t need, gawking at…

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Machinima Documentary Your Place or Minecraft Explores Players as Much as The Game

Machinima, or films created using video game engines, has existed in…

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Study: Local Co-Op Games Most “Enjoyable” Kind of Social Gaming

Quantic Foundry, an organization that studies gamers, conducted a survey where…

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New Vlog Series BitByBit Features Two Women Chatting About Video Games

Two women, Janet and Jess, have started a new video series…

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icon10 Ways to Make Your Game More Diverse

In this GDC 2016 talk, 80 Days narrative designer Meg Jayanth shares some useful information on how to make diversity in character design…

Lucy Blundell

Lucy Blundell on Her Highly Original Visual Novel One Night Stand

Many of us have had a morning where it’s been difficult…

Media Molecule

Media Molecule’s Luci Black and Amy Phillips Talk Game Development

Media Molecule is that rare beast–a major games development studio that…

Wayward Strand

Unlike Most Games, Wayward Strand Doesn’t Use Sound to Tell You What…

When sound designer Maize Wallin was first approached by game designers…

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