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Why People Are Arguing About Women Streamers Showing Skin

For the past few days, popular Twitch broadcasters and their audiences have been embroiled in a heated debate. The topic? Women streamers and whether they should — or shouldn’t — be showing skin on stream.

Guy Uses Team Fortress 2 To Come Out To His Friends

Coming out to friends about any sort of sexuality or queer identity is terrifying. What if they don’t understand? What if they don’t like you anymore? One Team Fortress 2 player decided to tell his friends in a language they all understood: the game itself.

How One Game Helped Me Reject Homophobia

“I don’t mean to sound gay here, but…” “You did what? You bought her flowers? That’s a bit bent, mate.” “He’s pure under the thumb now, man. Since he started going out with her he’s become a bit of a poof.” — All things I’ve heard many times from heterosexual men, aimed at other heterosexual men.

BioWare's First Gay Male Party Member Debuts In Dragon Age Inquisition

BioWare has been hooking up players with non-player character party members in its games for more than a decade, but there’s not been a strictly male-seeking-male option available until Dragon Age Inquisition‘s Dorian.

Don't Expect A Gay Video Game Star Any Time Soon

It’s tough enough getting women and dudes who aren’t white into a starring role in a video game. So imagine how impossible it is to try and get a gay or lesbian character in the spotlight.

A Game That Wants To Teach Women How To Masturbate

And here I thought people were joking when they said we’re slowly turning everything into a game. Nope. Gamification has a new target, and it’s female masturbation.

A Game About The Difficulties That Come With Being Bisexual

Continuing the amazing list of personal games that touch on difficult subjects comes this Twine game called “What’s in a Name?” It’s about how someone learns they are bisexual, only to second-guess themselves because some folks in the LGBT community aren’t accepting of that sexuality. The idea is that you’re either straight or you’re gay. That’s it.

Oral Sex In The Secret World Is Mind-Blowing

Each of the three secret societies in Funcom’s paranormal MMO The Secret World have their own way of introducing players to the game’s primary conflict. The Templar use magic. The Illuminati use drugs. And the mysterious Dragon? They induct their members the old fashioned, NSFW way.

All Of The Life-Changing Power Of Video Games

Video games cause depression. Video games cause violence. Video games are a waste of time. The next time someone pulls out one of these arguments against our favourite hobby, send them to read the stories at How Video Games Saved My Life, and hope they’re not sharp enough to refute them with cold logic.

Welcome To Games Reviewing, Carolyn Petit. You're Doing Just Fine.

“I have no problem with the reviewer personally, but I dont want to see what is obviously a man, trying to look like a woman, its just too weird and I find it offensive, I dont want to be bombarded with gay/lesbian/transgender stuff on a gaming website, just have a regular guy or woman reviewing the games.” – airwalker2000 in Gamespot comments

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