How The Last of Us Part II brought lesbian representation to gaming
The game pointedly asks its players to remember that not only do lesbians and other queer folk exist in every world but that we deserve to use our lens to tell these new stories.
You can get paid to be an interior designer in Animal Crossing now
Step aside OnlyFans, there’s a new virtual side-hustle in town.
Rina Sawayama fucking loves Final Fantasy
The British-Japanese pop star joined us on NOTHING TO Hi-DE to talk about live plans, her debut album, and her undying love for video games.
Inside the Animal Crossing fashion community turning out looks
In an era of social distancing the game has become the best way to turn a look — and engage with community while you're at it.
The most comforting video games to play while self-isolating
We're all gonna be stuck indoors for the foreseeable future. Time to get into gaming to distract yourself from the end times.
The Black creatives changing the face of cosplay
Faced with a racist obsession with "accuracy", Black cosplayers are fighting to prove that cosplay applies to all and not just some.
20 years on, The Sims is still the ultimate roleplay fantasy for generation rent
Imagine if Rosebud worked in real life. Ha. Ha ha ha ha ha.
Is the gaming world becoming more trans-inclusive?
With upcoming release 'Tell Me Why' marking the first video game from a major developer to feature a playable transgender character, it seems the industry is beginning to modernise.
what’s it like being a black woman gamer in 2019?
A look at the rampant misogynoir of the global gaming community.
how otome games are changing the world of online love
Who needs Tinder when you can create your own perfect virtual anime boyfriend?
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.
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.