Hands On: Pridefest puts gay pride in your hands

Atari was at Flame Con demoing their new game Pridefest, which is coming later this summer to iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. This was the game’s public debut, and they’re also going to be showing it off at the NYC Pride March. Which is fitting, since the game is about […]



E3 2015: Three beautiful indies you NEED to play

E3 is known for being a big fat hype machine for multimillion dollar AAA project and this year was no exception. On press conference day we got luxury cars lowered onto stadium stages, and special appearances by the likes of Pele, Jason DeRulo, and Angela Bassett. On the show floor […]

Nintendo brings same-sex marriage to Fire Emblem Fates 11

Fire Emblem: Awakening was one of Nintendo’s biggest hits for the 3DS, and was met with critical acclaim across the board. The game’s relationship and marriage features, however, came under a scrutiny due to the fact that no same-sex options were made available. Fostering bonds and marriages was an essential […]

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E3 2015: Lego Dimensions looks to #BreakTheRules

Disney Infinity, Skylanders, and even Nintendo’s Amiibos to some degree, have cemented a new style of gaming in recent years: toys-to-life. By scanning branded action figures with a peripheral, players can use them in-game bridging the gap between physical toy boxes and virtual ones. they breathe new life into action figures […]


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Wootini’s Weekly Video Podcast #228

I may not have been able to go to E3 2015 like some of the other writers at GayGamer.net, but that doesn’t stop me from having opinions on some of the big announcements made at this year’s event! Apologies for the length of this week’s episode, but between Nintendo, Microsoft […]

E3 2015: Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam is the best of both worlds

The Mario RPG landscape has had an interesting history. After Super Mario RPG, we were given Paper Mario as a spiritual successor. Eventually, that series sort of lost its way (I’m looking at you, Super Paper Mario and Sticker Star). Luckily, we were also given the Mario & Luigi series, giving us great games […]



Wootini’s Weekly Animal Crossing Diary

Dear Diary, Well, I said good-bye to a friend this week… well, more of an acquaintance, really. But he left all the same. But you know what? He taught me something. I guess it really is true that you learn something new every day! I saw Benjamin wandering around, and […]

E3 2015: Microsoft’s HoloLens with Halo 5

One of the things I was excited to get my hands on this year was Microsoft’s HoloLens, especially after the Minecraft presentation they gave at Monday’s press event that was just magical. As part of a promotion for Halo 5: Guardians, Microsoft had a HoloLens-augmented “Halo 5 Experience” and I was able […]


E3 2015: Star Fox Zero hands-on

Lord, how long has it been since we’ve had an honest-to-god Star Fox game? Too long, that’s how long. Nintendo has finally addressed this oversight and are giving us a brand new entry in the Clan McCloud saga with Star Fox Zero, due out by the end of the year. I […]

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E3 2015: Yoshi’s Wooly World, as a delight to play as to look at

There was a lot of cute at E3 this year, but for me nothing topped heading to Nintendo’s booth and checking out Yoshi’s Wooly World. The latest in the Yoshi’s Story style of games, Wooly World ratchets up the adorable with a completely yarn-themed visual aesthetic, reminiscent of Kirby’s Epic Yarn.