At Remeshed:

What is "Good" Representation in Video Games? / Flawed Exceptions: Who is "Good" Representation in Video Games?

Imagining Representation: LGBTQ+ Shipping in the Overwatch Fandom

The Beautiful Variety of the Self Care Jam

Journey vs. Reward in No Man's Sky and Beyond

Mirror's Edge Catalyst and the Limits of Open World Design

Viewing No Man's Sky Through an Ecologist's Lens

In Defense of the Mini-Map: Gaming with Spatial Awareness Difficulties

Overwatch's Lucio is a Cure for Multiplayer Anxiety

Why Nintendo's Decision to Reject a Zelda Heroine is Especially Disappointing

Playing These Games May Be Good For Your (Mental) Health

At FemHype:

The Room Where it Happens: The Temple of Time from 'The Legend of Zelda' and Novac in 'Fallout: New Vegas.'

Now Play This: The Weird and the Wonderful at London Games Festival

Scavenging, Selling, & Spa Days: Self-Care in Stardew Valley

The Leading the Pack series; character analyses celebrating female characters: Lara Croft, Dr. Katherine CollinsFallout 4's "Nora"Max Caulfield and Chloe PriceJosephine MontilyetVeronica Santangelo, and Mia Fey.

At +10tofireresist:

Jay's Recommended Games of 2016

Kickstarter Game: Russian Subway Dogs

Kickstarter Game: Queer Quest

Kickstarter Game: The Rabbit and the Owl

Review: Hierofania 2

Kickstarter Game: Talk To Me

Around the World in 18 Games

The Bechdel Test in Gaming

Unravel, Firewatch, and the Great Outdoors

Thoughts on That Dragon, Cancer

Embracing Easy: Difficulty Levels and Player Choice

On Tokenism and Diversity

Emotional Games Awards Reveal Games with Feels

On the Stress of Finishing Games

Jay's Recommended Games of 2015

On Immersion and Examining What Breaks Your Engagement


Building Something Beautiful at AlterConf Dublin

Ellie and Clementine: Autonomy in the Apocalypse (at The Ontological Geek)