Apperently, playing Chess is a hype. At least in the Netherlands it is. When the corona pandemic kept people stuck at home, (online) chess seemed a popular pastime for a lot of people. And when The Queens Gambit launched, even more people started playing. Online chess games have leaderboards where people can compete, and rank themselves amongst the world. At my current job, people play chess during their breaks regularly, ranking the store employees on the wall. Not much fun for me though, since I don’t really play. But luckily, there is a solution for that: Chessarama!
I’ve recently started playing Dungeons and Dragons with a group of my friends. Since then, I’ve been wanting to play all day, every day. Just the fact that I can create, or actually, be, my own character, truly embodying them, is really appealing to me. I can say things I would never say in real life. Explore parts of my personality through someone else. Be someone who I’m not in real life (yet). But I crave the high that gives me when I’m not playing. I crave the mystery, the adventure. The never knowing when a group of Wolves will jump out of the forest to attack you. But of course, my friends can’t always play and I can’t either. So what games can I play as a substitute?
With the recent release of a new title in the iconic Zelda series, we couldn’t resist delving into the captivating world of gaming characters. So we are now introducing our new blog series: “Character in the Spotlight.” While there is no shortage of remarkable characters in the Zelda universe, we’ve decided to shine the spotlight on none other than the legendary hero, Link, throughout the ages. So, dust off your ocarina and join us as we embark on a nostalgic journey through the timeless adventures of our beloved hero. Let’s begin!
The gaming industry has traditionally been male-dominated. This has been the reason for Girl Gamer Galaxy in the past to start their platform. We connect female gamers in a male-dominated industry. This male domination has influenced the types of games and characters that are created. However, evidence suggests that more women are playing games with female protagonists than ever before. According to a 2019 report by the Entertainment Software Association, women make up 46% of the gaming population in the United States. This suggests that there is a significant and growing market for games with female protagonists. In this article, we will explore why and give you some titles of popular games with female protagonists for you to explore.
With the holiday season behind us, some of you might have gotten a VR headset as a present. And while VR gaming is massively fun, these headsets can also be used for various VR gaming workouts. But how does a VR workout compare to a regular workout? Is it just a fun way to get some light movement in? Or could a VR gaming session actually replace a regular workout session?
Known for winning the Dutch Streaming Awards back in 2021, Saar’s streaming career is still going strong. Saar, reals name Sarah Verhoeven, is a cheerful Dutch-speaking streamer known for steaming all types of games, from platformer to horror, and so much more. Her career started back in 2015 and Saar has done a lot of different projects, but nowadays she is known as a Nintendo streamer. If you are curious about other streamers that we have spoken to in the past, you can find them here.
The holiday season is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’re already looking for gifts. Because let’s be honest, there is nothing worse than last-minute gift shopping. If you want to give your loved ones something game-related, but away from a screen, maybe a geeky board game is the way to go. Added bonus: you probably get to play that game with them. So, it’s secretly a gift for you, too. Now, let’s get down to the board game gift guide 2022.
If you are a PC gamer, you probably have a Steam account. With so many new Steam releases each week, the store can be a little overwhelming. We’ve checked out a few new & noteworthy game to make this less daunting for you. Let’s check out our current top picks to play on PC.
Disney’s Dreamlight Valley launched as an early-access game on the 6th of September. Of course, I had to check it out, and by now I’ve put way too many hours into upgrading my Valley and building relationships with all my favorite Disney characters. Let me explain why I think it might be a good idea to get this game, even in early access. Of course, we will also let you know why it might be worth waiting a little longer…
I’ve received my Steam Deck a few months ago and I’ve been loving the experience so far! Why!? The variety of games it can play, the smooth controls, the amazing visuals, etc. Since the Steam Deck arrived I have been neglecting my Nintendo Switch. Two handhelds, with some noticeable similarities. That got me thinking. Is the Steam Deck just a replacement for the Nintendo Switch? Or is it something else completely? Let’s find an answer to that question while telling you everything about the Steam Deck!