The Daily Dot : gaming
23  septembre     16h46
Wario Ware: Get it Together’ is a must-have WTF party game
Jaime Carrillo    Mario Party. Jackbox Games. Among Us. The party game genre is full of big hitters, but none quite as big as the series helmed by Mario’s greedy garlic-chomping rival. Wario Ware: Get it Together brings the king of party games back where he belongs: the Nintendo Switch. What is Wario Ware: Get it...
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How popular gaming boutique owner Alyssa Dykstra uses social media to help her business thrive
Grace Stanley    We’re reaching out to some popular creators to get their best tips and tricks for success and better understand the ups and downs of life as a trailblazer on the internet. This week, we caught up with Alyssa Dykstra, the owner of gaming boutique Threads & Thistles, via email. Dykstra has over 30...
17  septembre     22h45
That’s really f cked up’: TikToker films 12-year-old brother eviscerating gamer for being homophobic
Tricia Crimmins    In a video posted on Thursday, a TikToker’s 12-year-old brother reprimands his friends for being homophobic while playing a video game with them. So you just blatantly admit to being homophobic? the boy says into his headset. You realize that means I automatically don’t like you, because that...
07  septembre     19h13
Gaming studio CEO steps down after tweeting support for Texas abortion ban
Michelle Jaworski    The CEO of Tripwire Interactive the studio responsible for games like Maneater, the Killing Floor series, and Red Orchestra 2 has stepped down days after tweeting his support for Texas’ extreme abortion ban, which brought on a widespread backlash and a major partner to cancel contracts. On Sept....
27  août     17h55
Fortnite added an interactive Martin Luther King Jr. experience
Michelle Jaworski    In a collaboration that sounds as if it’s straight out of Mad Libs, you can now watch Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech in the popular online game Fortnite. The experience, which was launched in Fortnite on Thursday, is a partnership between Fortnite Creative and TIME Studios...
18  août     15h07
Fortnite accused of ripping off Among Us
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    If you’re familiar with the cult-popular indie game Among Us, then Fortnite’s new Impostors mode may seem suspiciously familiar. Announced on Tuesday, Impostors seems to share many similarities with Among Us, a 2018 game that exploded in popularity last year. The word impostor is a central...
29  juillet     14h04
World of Warcraft responds to Activision Blizzard sexual abuse scandal
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    In the midst of a shocking sexual harassment and discrimination scandal at the video game company Activision Blizzard, the team behind World of Warcraft released a statement voicing support for the women who came forward and promising to make Warcraft more inclusive. This arrived the same day as...
21  juillet     12h05
Netflix’s new video games will include spinoffs for popular shows like Bridgerton’
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    When the news broke last week that Netflix would soon expand into the video game market, it invited a lot of questions. What kind of games? How would they work on the Netflix platform? And can a streaming service actually break into a completely different (and already crowded) market like gaming? ...
15  juillet     12h17
Netflix is expanding into original video games
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    Back in 2019, Netflix named Fortnite as one of its key competitors, ranking it above HBO. So it’s no surprise that in addition to fighting the streaming wars, Netflix now plans to compete with video game producers as well. Netflix is officially expanding into the gaming market, hiring former...
09  juillet     11h00
What is Monster Girl Island, and where can you play it?
Nahila Bonfiglio    It’s extremely rare that a single person can be behind the creation and development of a successful video game. But with Monster Girl Island, Indie game creator Redamz is taking on the monumental task of creating a rare single-creator game and executing it with astonishing skill. Redamz’s Monster...