‘I Have Billions In The Bank’: A Sex Worker’s Life In Animal Crossing

‘I Have Billions In The Bank’: A Sex Worker’s Life In Animal Crossing

Amanda had never played a video game in her life until, in the middle of quarantine, one of her loyal fans purchased her a Nintendo Switch Lite and a copy of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The 24-year old, who requested to stay anonymous for this story, lives in Houston, and has worked as a stripper and cammer for most of her time in the adult industry. But the pandemic decimated that pipeline.

2007 Changed Everything For Video Games

2007 Changed Everything For Video Games

I’ve written a few stories about “the golden years” and their oversized imprint on gamers, developers, publishers and the industry around them. But if we’re going to talk about years that made an impact, it would be deeply unfair not to recognise the astonishingly monumental effects of 2007 not just on that era of video games, but every year ever since.