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Trans Positive Game Jam ‘#JamForLeelah’ Aims to Raise Awareness

In December, the world was saddened by the loss of Leelah Acorn, a trans teenager who took her own life. In a note posted on her Tumblr, she explained that her parents had pulled her out of school and had forced her to go into conversion therapy because of her gender identity. There was an outpouring of support for trans folk across the world, from those in and out of the LGBTQ community, but two months on and conversion therapy still remains legal in all but two states in America and trans folk are still being mistreated by society. Something desperately needs to change so that no child has to go through what Leelah did and, as she was an avid gamer and had an interest in game design, the trans positive game jam, #JamForLeelah was set up to raise awareness. More on the game jam and its entries after the break. … [Read More]

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Camp Dating Sim ‘Kitty Powers’ Matchmaker’ Gets First Trailer

Just about everyone loves dating sim games, which is why there are so many of them. Sadly, most of them are likely to cause offense such as HuniePop (where the busty character designs are less of an occasional irritant and are more like the foundation of the entire game) or are miserably drab or entirely […]

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The Sims 4 Released on Mac; PC Players Get a Free Upgrade

Let’s be straight: The Sims 4 at launch was a bit of a mess. There were fancy new ‘emotions’ that affected your Sims’ interactions and offered new ways to kill them (e.g death by laughter) but there were also no swimming pools, no family trees and no toddlers. Pools and family trees have since been […]

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Steampunk Platformer ‘The Swindle’ Coming to PC, PlayStation and Xbox in 2015

Right, you’ve heard of Spelunky, haven’t you? In it, you ‘spelunk’ in randomly generated caves and go about hunting for buried treasure, exploring and saving damsels. If that sounds good to you then you’ll most definitely like The Swindle which is a roguelike platformer that its creator Dan Marshall describes as ‘Deus Ex meets Spelunky […]