Parlons jeux vidéo! : Représentation en jeux vidéo [FR]

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]

Let’s Talk Gaming! : Representation in Video Games [ENG]

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]

ICYMI – A Fresh Narrative in Gaming in the @nytimes

In case you missed this, our founder Tanya DePass, along with Shareef Jackson, Kahlief Adams and Cicero Holmes of Spawn On Me, and Dr. Kishonna Gray were interviewed for this piece in the NYT by Justin Porter Lincoln Clay’s path of revenge leads him across New Bordeaux, a fictional city based on New Orleans in … Continue reading ICYMI – A Fresh Narrative in Gaming in the @nytimes

Speaking Spanglish and Emotes

By Sylvia Artiga: Someone in the world is Roadhog, a jolly monster with a deep growling voice, and I am D.Va, a teenager driving a giant war machine, and we are making small talk. In Overwatch, before each match you’re dropped into a team and given a few moments to prep for the upcoming battle. … Continue reading Speaking Spanglish and Emotes

.@GaymerX Call for programming submissions from our POC community members!

Call for more programming submissions from our POC community members! Only Four Days left to submit programming! Hi! I’m putting on my Diversity Liaison hat before I start waving at you for a moment of your time. GaymerX 4 is coming up this fall and programming suggestions are open until July 1st. Convention content comes … Continue reading .@GaymerX Call for programming submissions from our POC community members!

.@ValorConChicago is happening! Submit a panel!

ValorCon 2016 is happening! September 30 - October 2, 2016 - Macy's 111 N. State Street Chicago, IL   Thank you for taking the time to submit a panel suggestion for ValorCon 2016! We are excited to offer a diverse selection of content to our attendees. http://valorcon.com/submit-a-panel/ Panels may have two to four panelists. Please … Continue reading .@ValorConChicago is happening! Submit a panel!

Let’s talk about what diversity actually means

So...friends, come on over and pull up a chair we've got a yarn for you this morning. It's about diversity and what calling for representation actually means. First and foremost, advocating for more representation does not mean forcing diversity for the sake of it down consumers, game makers, game players throats. It does not mean … Continue reading Let’s talk about what diversity actually means

We Need More Diverse Games, How to Get there #GX3 panel

https://youtu.be/ogzkr5gn5Ew   Our #GX3 Panel is now up on GaymerX's YouTube channel! A panel promoting and discussing the #INeedDiverseGames movement, a push to include more diverse characters and storytelling in the games medium. Featuring Tanya DePass, DJ Kirkland, Katherine Cross, Rachel Keslensky, Arthur Chu, and Gil Almogi. Filmed at GaymerX3 in San Jose, CA.  

Aurion: Legend of the Kori-Odan release date & trailer!

https://youtu.be/TeL-sCQSn_0 Aurion: Legend of the Kori-Odan is almost here! Check out the new trailer from Kiro'o studio. Aurion is now in the final step of its development, since it began in December 2013. Plug In Digital Label and Kiro'o Games are very happy to reveal this new trailer which shows more about the game's scenario … Continue reading Aurion: Legend of the Kori-Odan release date & trailer!