Joignez vous au Musée des sciences et de la technologie du Canada et au laboratoire Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) pour participer à une soirée de discussions sur la représentation dans les jeux vidéo. Des conférencieres du milieu universitaire et de l’industrie des jeux vidéo parleront de questions relatives au genre, à la culture et … Continue reading Parlons jeux vidéo! : Représentation en jeux vidéo [FR]
Join the Canada Science and Technology Museum and the Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) lab for an evening of thought-provoking discussions about representation in video games. Invited speakers from academia and the gaming industry will explore gender, culture, and race in video games culture, and some interesting movements working to improve representation. The session will … Continue reading Let’s Talk Gaming! : Representation in Video Games [ENG]
By Yussef Cole And Tanya DePass Black characters are still underrepresented in games, where white is still seen as a kind of 'default.' Over the past few years, there has been notable improvement to the range of representation in games. Last year alone saw two separate big-budget titles featuring black protagonists, Mafia 3 and Watch … Continue reading ICYMI -Black Skin Is Still A Radical Concept in Video Games
We've got two sets of Weekend Bronze Passes for Lavecon thanks to their generosity. If you are interested, please fill out this form and we'll get back to you within a week or so. About Lavecon: Lavecon is a convention which celebrates the creative energy in science fiction, fantasy and gaming, inspired by the Elite … Continue reading We’ve got two @Lavecon_ Bronze passes!
Join us for the 2017 Game Devs of Color Expo and celebrate game developers of color! Play games by awesome creators as well as learn and share techniques for creating your own interactive media! In our day-long event at the historic Schomburg Center, we will hold panels, talks, educational sessions, and an arcade – all … Continue reading We’ve sponsored 10 tickets to @BrooklynGamery ‘s Game Devs of Color Expo!
Jackbox Games is best known for its rapidly expanding catalog of critically acclaimed party games including Quiplash, Drawful, Fibbage, The Jackbox Party Pack, The Jackbox Party Pack 2, and the recently released (and unsurprisingly named) The Jackbox Party Pack 3. As Jackbox Games moves into the last 83% of this century, we hope to build … Continue reading Job Announcement- @jackboxgames is hiring a Backend Engineer
IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders Program Focused on improving the inclusivity of game development by addressing the retention of under-represented minorities in the industry, the IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders program includes a GDC pass (generously donated by GDC) and travel stipend, two days of workshops and special events specifically designed to help the participants … Continue reading .@IGDA Foundation Next Gen Leaders Program
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gxaustralia/gx-australia-2017-australias-most-inclusive-conven/widget/video.html There's just 7 Days left for the GX Australia Kickstarter to reach it's goal of $60,000 to make the convention happen in 2017!! BACK THIS PROJECT! About this project Want to spend an incredible weekend hanging out with the friendliest bunch of geeks you'll ever meet? Are you passionate about video games, or dreamed … Continue reading Help @GXAustralia happen in 2017!
By Terrence Wiggins Revenge tales are a dime a dozen. It’s a well-worn story trope that’s been used in videogames almost from the beginning. For me, these stories never felt truly important. They were a means to an end, way stations between gameplay segments. But Mafia III is different. The game starts you off in … Continue reading Mafia III: Catharsis Through Extreme Violence @TheBlackNerd on @PasteGames
https://youtu.be/DjYy2KarlrA After a few hours with Mafia III, Shareef explains how it handles the racial issues in 1960s America in a respectable way. Obviously there are spoilers for the game, proceed with caution if you are playing as well.