A while back we had the opportunity to interview Sylvia at her stand at Castlefest. Want to know who Sylvia is and what kind of artist she is? Well read further and take a look at why she is called the crafter of pretty things!
It’s time to do another Character in the Spotlight! Did you miss the first one? No worries click here for the previous edition. This spotlight is going to be a bit different though. Why? Because it’s Halloween and we are going to make it more scary. So we are going to put a very creepy ‘game character’ in the spotlight. Why the quotation marks? Because the subject of this spotlight didn’t originate in games. Where did it originate then? Keep on reading if you want to know more.
Retro games are video games that were developed and released in the past, typically during the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. These games are often cherished by gamers (including myself) for their nostalgia, simplicity, and classic gameplay. Maybe that is why we spotted so many new games in an old-school jacket lately.
Let’s take a look at some of these new and upcoming ‘modern retro games‘ and take a closer look at what makes them so retro and therefore potentially cherishable.
This year we are excited to share a list of family-friendly games for Halloween to play with loved ones. Halloween is when people of all ages embrace their inner ghoul, witch, or monster and indulge in some spooky fun. While many Halloween activities are geared toward the older crowd, there are family-friendly options if you want to share the holiday spirit with younger family members.
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!
If you visit our social media a lot, you probably know that all four members of GirlGamerGalaxy visited Gamescom in Cologne Germany last August. During our visit, we met some awesome people and played many cool new games. This article will focus on the fighting game genre in particular. Especially the fighting games I (Purdey) played at Gamescom. Ready? Fight uh no I meant Read!
Amsterdam, the vibrant capital city of the Netherlands, is renowned for its rich history, stunning architecture, and picturesque canals. However, tucked away in the bustling streets lies a hidden gem for gamers and enthusiasts alike – Blast Galaxy Arcade. With its retro-inspired atmosphere, an impressive array of arcade games, and a nostalgic ambiance, Blast Galaxy Arcade is a place where we like to spend many of our Friday evenings!
Hogwarts Legacy seems to be a controversial game if you look at social media. True Harry Potter fans are used to dealing with controversy. They are also used to waiting for books, the movies, waiting in queues in the Harry Potter theme park, and just waiting a lot in general. And yes… same goes for video games. Hogwarts Legacy took its sweet time, but now we can look at what everybody is talking about online. Plus, the game will be available for the Nintendo Switch. Finally, the Hogwarts letter has arrived and those who wish to do so can now attend Hogwarts in the late 1800s! Let’s dive into the game and we will tell you why we liked it.
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.
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.