Gaming

Culture

how otome games are changing the world of online love

Who needs Tinder when you can create your own perfect virtual anime boyfriend?
Annie Lord
10.30.19
Opinion

what’s it like being a black woman gamer in 2019?

A look at the rampant misogynoir of the global gaming community.
Shakeena Johnson
10.30.19
Culture

meet the drag troupe changing the face of online gaming

The Stream Queens are creating a safe space for queer gamers, away from the white, cis and het majority that dominates streaming platforms like Twitch.
Ed Nightingale
8.23.19
Culture

gay for play: how video games became a space to virtually explore queerness

As a newly-opened exhibition at Berlin’s Schwules Museum examines the queer history of video games, writer Jake Hall investigates the ways in which virtual worlds have provided an escape for young people the world over.
Jake Hall
1.25.19
Culture

this video game puts players in the role of young women exploring their sexuality

Once upon a time, the thought of a video game putting players in the role of a curious young girl would have been unthinkable.
Emma Finamore
6.19.18
Gaming

playing the game: indie vr developer robin hunicke is changing a generation

Radical, experimental and attempting to destroy the idea of gender forever, Robin Hunicke, co-founder of indie video game studio Funomena, talks us through the transformative power of virtual reality. As taken from The Fifth Sense, a partnership with...
Thomas Hobbs
1.12.17
Culture

are trump and brexit behind the popularity of pokémon go?

With rolling news dominated by the doom and gloom of Trump and Brexit, more and more of us are seeking respite in the simpler world of Zubats and Bulbasaurs.
Matthew Whitehouse
7.26.16
Gaming

backstage at london anime con

Participants in the Harajuku Fashion Show dress to impress other anime fans and international Cosplay star Ani-Mia at the London gathering.
i-D Staff
7.8.15