For all of its commitment to diverse representation, the game was fundamentally another apocalypse story about the reproduction of white patriarchal violence.
Like the Fox in the video game ‘Tunic,’ remembering the past helped me face my struggles in the present with Covid.
And as we push forward into the new Paldea region in the games Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, the music will continue to capture attention.
In contrast to the ways we tripped over one another in our real home, our Animal Crossing island gave me and my husband the space to appreciate each other at a distance.
When the try-fail cycle gets to be too much, I know I can save my progress and walk away. I know I can always try again.
Accessibility features open up a world of possibility for fun to be had, which is exactly what video games should do. For all of us.
My online relationships remain heartfelt and cherished ones, even as I’ve reconnected myself with whatever it is we call “real life.”
We spent hours, whole evenings, whole weekends, absorbed in ‘World of Warcraft.’