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"If I had a hole in New Mexico, maybe that one [the Project Runway game] would have made it there." Todd Shallbetter, Atari's chief operating officer, is just joking of course. He's referencing the company's infamous 1983 move to bury countless amounts of unsold gaming hardware and E.T. game cart...

July 22nd 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Four months after it did so in the US, Facebook is now letting UK users choose new gender options. After working with two UK organisations, Press For Change and Gendered Intelligence, the social network added over 70 new terms, allowing you to select one of the new custom genders or add your own....

June 27th 2014 at 6:01am 0 Comments
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Last Week Tonight discussed the ten-year anniversary of Massachusetts' legalization of same-sex marriage by poking fun at Nintendo's apology for not including same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life. Steamier than the average fan-fiction, the talk show played match-maker with Nintendo's character...

May 19th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo responded to an outpouring of fan requests for LGBT representation in its upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Tomodachi Life, denying the possibility of same-sex relationships among the game's Mii denizens. The upcoming Tomodachi Life features Mii characters based on a player's real-world acquaint...

May 7th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Gaming In Color, the documentary about the LGBT community and gaming, is now available for purchase. While the suggested price for the hour-long exploration of intersecting cultures is $15, those so inclined can pay as much or as little as they want, provided said payment is at least $1. Gaming...

April 27th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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LGBT-focused gaming convention GaymerX will be no more after this year's GaymerX2, being held July 11-13 at the InterContinental San Francisco hotel. But Toni Rocca, president of GaymerX and organizer of the con, isn't sad. Rocca told Joystiq she and the GaymerX organization did something new, som...

April 16th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments