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Sony Sponsors Game Dev and Tech Bootcamp for Girls

Sony is partnering with the Liverpool Girl Geeks organization to sponsor their 6-week tech Bootcamp for girls. The Bootcamp is for girls ages 11-14, and is held at Liverpool’s Studio…

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Survey: Breaking Down What Genre Of Video Games Women Play

Quantic Foundry, a video game consultant agency, is digging into the often quoted statistic that half of all gamers are women. Often this stat is quoted as either a way…

Orwell

Video Games Give Voice to Fears—and Remembrances—of Authoritarian Regimes

Big Brother is watching you—it’s a phrase that’s immediately recognizable, even to those who haven’t read George Orwell’s 1949 dystopic science fiction classic Nineteen Eighty-Four about a surveillance state…

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Are You Going to Finish That? Why Small or Endless Games Mean More Bang for Your…

In 2015, the game development world was simultaneously introduced to the word “Indiepocalypse” and also given a collective panic attack by the concept: a market so oversaturated with small,…

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Why Zelda’s Treatment in the Latest Breath of the Wild Trailer is Worrying

There’s no doubting that the latest Breath of the Wild trailer is visually breathtaking,introducing a colourful cast of characters and locations. It is also the first real introduction to…

FFXV

6 JRPGs to Play after Final Fantasy XV

Because Final Fantasy XV was in development for 10 years, everyone was understandably surprised when it turned out to be pretty good. Taking the Final Fantasy franchise in a…

Overwatch

LGBTQ Representation in Video Games in 2016

One of the biggest video game news stories of 2016 came right at the end of the year, with the revelation that Tracer from Overwatch is a lesbian. For…

Naval Action

Sunshiney Video Games to Beat the Midwinter Blues

For decades, the fashion industry has dedicated January to showing off their “resort” collections, and if you open up a fashion magazine this month, you can enjoy pictures of…

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

Reviews Roundup: The Walking Dead – A New Frontier (Eps 1 and…

When family is all you have left…how far will you go to protect it? After society was ripped apart by undead hands, pockets of civilization emerge from the chaos.…

The Last Guardian

Reviews Roundup: The Last Guardian

Facing unknown dangers in a strange and mystical land, an…

Review of The Sims 4 Vintage Glamour Stuff Pack

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Deligracy takes a look at the new Create-a-Sim and Build…

Reviews Roundup: Final Fantasy XV

Reviews Roundup: Final Fantasy XV

Get ready to be at the center of the ultimate…

The Glamorous Life of a YouTube Gamer

iconThe Glamorous Life of a YouTube Gamer

Uber-popular YouTube gamer iHasCupquake addresses some of the most common questions about her work, including how she spends her time, her biggest frustrations, and the benefits…

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…

Minecraft

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

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

Happy Group Of Young Friends Playing Video Games At Home

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

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

The Triple Postmortem – Black Ice, 6180 The Moon, The More You Know (About the Devil)

iconIndie Games Triple Postmortem – Black Ice, 6180 The Moon, The More You Know (About…

In this unique GDC 2016 session, three teams of game developers (Sun Park, Young-Min Park, Aevee Bee, Christine Forbus and Garrett Cooper) unite…

Videogames Without Borders

Beyond Play: Video Games Without Borders Uses Games to Make a Difference

In 1999, when game developer Francesco Cavallari finished his studies at…

Erin Robinson

iconThe Gravity Ghost Postmortem

In this 2015 GDC postmortem, Ivy Games lead developer Erin Robinson…

Meg Jayanth

icon10 Ways to Make Your Game More Diverse

In this GDC 2016 talk, 80 Days narrative designer Meg Jayanth…

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