queerness in games
Fire Emblem Doesn't Just Need Gay Characters, It Needs Queer Life
'Three Houses' technically offers more queer romance than past entries, but its a footnote in a very heteronormative game.
The Red Strings Club
We Talked to the 'The Red Strings Club' Devs About Queer Art and Intention
Yesterday, we wrote about deadnaming and a cyberpunk adventure game. Today, we talked to its developers.
How 'The Red Strings Club' Sabotages Its Hopeful Cyberpunk Vision
The new game from the creators of 'Gods Will Be Watching" has bold, refreshing ideas about future sex—but also a pitfall into transphobia.
A Horror Game That Rejects The Usual Zombie Tropes
'These Four Walls Called Reality' is a rare game set in an apocalypse that rejects the idea that the social world was hunky-dory before.
The Pantheon of Games
We Made Our Own Myths in 2017's Photo Modes
Armed with our virtual cameras in our virtual worlds, we can create the images we want to believe in.
GaymerX East 2017 Ends With An Eloquent Call for Community
Speaker Katherine Cross ended the LGBTQ-focused game conference with a fiery speech about the importance of community in these trying times.
South Park The Fractured But Whole
When I Visited South Park As A Trans Woman, The Joke Was On Me
'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' claims a progressive streak, but really offers the same tired misgendering and transphobia.
Wolfenstein II : The New Colossus
The Opening Moments of 'Wolfenstein II' Absolutely Do Not Fuck Around
The new Wolfenstein goes right for the throat, multiple times, in its intro.
Life Is Strange: Before the Storm
Labor Politics Overshadow Otherwise Fantastic New Life is Strange Episode
'Before the Storm' invites you to take a moment, breathe, and bask in your teenage feelings.
There is One Good Thing About 2017: Lots of Queer Women In Games
Please, game developers of every size and stripe, keep making good games games with queer women in them.
The Last of Us Part II
I Hope ‘The Last of Us Part II’ is Super Gay
‘The Last of Us Part II’ was only just teased, but it’s already looking kind of queer.