Emily Kaldwin punched me in the face once and made me gay — it was awesome. To me, playing a character who I can identify with is absolutely everything. Some might not feel that way, but I know a lot of people feel the way I do too. So, my bisexual and lesbian sisters, this list is for you. Written by: Josh Speer. Let The Spoopy Season Begin!
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By Daniel Megarry. The game features an elaborate romance system, allowing players to win over a number of potential lovers including a foot bull-man voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr you know, Fred from the live-action Scooby Doo movies. You might not be able to go on real dates during the coronavirus pandemic, but you can still get your romance fix with dating sims. Players take on the role of a single dad whose goal is to meet and romance other hot dads. The artwork is great, the dialogue is hilarious, and the dad puns just keep on coming. While it may primarily focus on open-world exploration and outer-space shoot-offs with aliens, one of the most interesting and talked-about aspects of the Mass Effect series has always been the ability to woo and ultimately sleep with other characters.
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Lesbian representation in video games has increased in recent years. Indies tend to be far more open to exploring sexuality in a multifaceted light, but there's still plenty of room for improvement. Julian, who works in games PR and requested to use a pseudonym to share candid criticism of the space, says this harmful trope continues to pop up across games, movies, and TV. Many publications rushed to say how wonderful this was, overlooking the troubling way it reinforced the notion that lesbianism inevitably ends in disaster. Remothered: Broken Porcelain, released in October , also gives players a glimpse at lasting lesbian romance only to destroy it.
The best designed and most popular video games have historically been categorized as first-person shooters with male only protagonists, but now mainstream video game developers, like Bethesda, Bioware, EA and Ubisoft, are looking to include a more diverse audience. LGBTQ gaming has never been better, so get ready to dive in and become the sassy space queen or medieval monarch you were always meant to be! Are you into fiery dragons, elven magic, or medieval queers donning duel-wielding daggers? If your answer is yes, yes and yes, buckle up your Birkenstocks and download this game as soon as you can.