Video Games

News

Are video games actually good for our mental health?

A new study by Oxford University has found a link between gaming and players reporting positive mental wellbeing.
Tom George
11.18.20
Culture

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.
Hannah Ryan
7.2.20
Culture

This video game celebrates the stories of Black trans people

Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley's latest project, 'WE ARE HERE BECAUSE OF THOSE THAT ARE NOT', conjures up an urgent, cathartic space in which Black trans people are centred and uplifted.
Otamere Guobadia
3.18.20
News

the sims is even more lgbtq friendly for pride

The video game announces a partnership with the It Gets Better Project.
Jack Sunnucks
6.10.19
News

moschino wants you to dress like the sims

Jeremy Scott's latest collection reimagines your favorite video game.
Erica Euse
4.10.19
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

tabitha nikolai's virtual worlds explore trans identity and social isolation

The artist creates immersive digital environments where rules — and gender norms — don't exist.
Brendan Seibel
11.12.18