Ysbryd Games has a new title coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC and Mac on January 17th! YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG is a psychedelic Japanese-style RPG rife with conspiracies, over 30 hours of content, and a fully voiced main storyline. Press release courtesy of Ysbryd Games. YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Spreads Conspiracy Theories on … Continue reading YIIK: A Post-Modern RPG Spreads Conspiracy Theories on Switch, PlayStation 4, Steam on Jan. 17, 2019
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]
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
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
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!
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!
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
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.
By Justin Final Fantasy 7 is an important game to me. It’s the first game I played on the Sony Playstation my late Grandmother got me for Christmas, and it’s really the first video game that showed me just how powerful games could become. Not just in storytelling, because honestly at 12 years old … Continue reading Justin on the importance of FFVII’s Barrett to him