Digital Diversity: Love On The Peacock Express

It’s a rare game or movie that focuses on love for older women; while the silver fox cis man gets endless coverage little to nothing is said for women of the same age. Their roles dry up, the chances they have to be heard dwindle, and as a result we see them less and less…

Digital Diversity: Knife Sisters (Explicit)

CONTENT WARNING: THE BELOW INTERVIEW CONTAINS SEXUAL & KINK REFERENCES AND IMAGERY. AS SUCH ONLY CONTINUE IF YOU ARE OF ADULT AGE Rarely does a game come along that excites me on as many levels as the game we are about to talk about. Knife Sisters combines elements of romance, kink, identity, sexuality, spirituality and…

Opening Up To Digital Diversity

In a year that has been particularly difficult for those in the LGBTQIA+ community it has been an important personal goal that I do something for the positive representation for queer gaming. And thus in March 2018 Digital Diversity was launched as a way to get games made by queer creators out there and let…

Digital Diversity: EXTREME MEATPUNKS FOREVER

Content warnings: EXTREME MEATPUNKS FOREVER contains: body horror, self harm mention, suicidal ideation, racially charged violence (i try to keep it light but it IS a game about killing neonazis), alcohol, abuse mention, gender dysphoria, loss of bodily autonomy, apocalyptic ideation. Most of these subjects don’t come up in the interview, just making sure you’re…

Digital Diversity – Hardcoded (Explicit)

Content Warning: The below interview contains sexual & kink references, imagery and pixel art nudity. As such only continue if you are of adult age. Preface: I’ve been wanting to review the below game, Hardcoded,¬†for a while now but haven’t been able to adequately put into words how I feel about how the games industry…

Digital Diversity: Shrinking Pains

Content Warning: this interview contains references to eating disorders and mental health/illness Kaiju: Today I am talking to Gabriella (Ella) Lowgren about their visual novel Shrinking Pains. A narrative game created during Global Game Jam exploring anorexia from a semi-autobiographical perspective. Ella, please tell me about yourself and describe Shrinking Pains in your own words….

Digital Diversity: Keep It Together

Gosh, what is there to say about Keep It Together that I haven’t gushed about before? In June 2017 I first got to experience Fenreliania’s unique game of social interaction and the anxiety that it can bring at GX Australia. Since then the game has only gotten better and my pleasure playing it has gotten…