Imagining Representation: LGBTQ+ Shipping in the Overwatch Fandom

Overwatch is a diverse game in many ways: characters hail from all over the world with a myriad of…

The Sims 4 Loosens Gender Constraints, But Could Do More

Electronic Arts just announced that The Sims 4 is making a major step forward in terms of character creation:…
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Avengers Academy

Why Marvel’s Avengers Academy Should Include LGBTQ Dating Options

LGBTQ people currently experience unprecedented visibility, and that visibility (whether overt or covert) is sneaking into the games industry.…
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Recent LGBTQ Visibility in Video Games Focused on Women, Relationships

As the LGBTQ community makes gains in real life, the community is also slowly gaining visibility in game and…
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How The Division Gets Women Right (and a Few Ways It Doesn’t)

In Tom Clancy’s The Division, women are-get ready for this-people! They aren’t overly sexualized, they aren’t primarily damsels in distress.…
Lonnie Gone Home

A Literary Analysis of Gone Home

Everyone knows that video games can tell a story as well as any book, movie, or TV show. However, video…

Is Jacob Frye Gay or Bisexual?

**Feb. 8, 2016 Update** Following some confusion regarding an Ubisoft Germany employee’s response to a fan question about Jacob’s…

iconGone Home is Coming to PS4 and Xbox One in January

Finally! Gone Home is getting a console release. The indie first-person exploration game by Fullbright is coming to PlayStation…
Top Girlfriends for Girls in Video Games >> Geek Remix

iconTop Girlfriends for Girls in Video Games >> Geek Remix

A look at six high-profile romanceable women for female characters in games. (Spoilers! And NSFW.)
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How Dragon Age Helped Me Come Out

The Sims was the first game I played where I encountered—really the first time I even encountered—the idea that…
TwitchCon Panel: LGBT (2015)

iconTwitchCon Panel: LGBT (2015)

Panelists including Adam Koebel, SeriouslyClara, Lainzero, Tarfu, Sky Williams, and Dylan Zaner discuss the challenges they face as LGBT streamers, what…
Assassin's Creed Syndicate

[News] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Introduces First Transgender Character in the Series

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, the latest entry in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, will feature the series’ first transgender character. Ned…

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