Steam Greenlight Users React to "Gayest Game Ever Made"

What you'll initially notice about My Ex-Boyfriend The Space Tyrant is one of two things: the "Approved for distribution by the Ministry of Homosexual Pornography" screen on the trailer, or the sometimes nearly naked hot men prancing about. This, I assume, is intentional—the recently-launched Steam Greenlight page… » 6/03/13 1:30pm 6/03/13 1:30pm

This Game Designer Is Hopeful About Gay Issues In Video Games

Homophobia and bigotry may run rampant on Xbox Live, but game designer Robert Yang is optimistic about the present and future of LGBT issues in the gaming industry. » 6/19/12 6:00pm 6/19/12 6:00pm

A Response to My Critics About the 'Homophobic' Language in Battlefield…

On Monday, I wrote about homophobic language in Battlefield 3. I thought I had sufficiently unpacked the words I quoted from the game's multiplayer dialogue in order to make my point clear. » 1/19/12 5:00pm 1/19/12 5:00pm

The Unquestioned Homophobia In Battlefield 3

The first time I heard "I'm getting my shit pushed in!" during a multiplayer match of Battlefield 3 was from the mouth of an acquaintance in Party chat. I assumed he and his friends were laughing at how ridiculous it sounded, because robbed of context it did sound pretty funny. I've since come to realize he was… » 1/16/12 12:00pm 1/16/12 12:00pm

Dragon Age II Writer Eloquently Defends The Game's Sexuality Balance

When a forum poster decided to criticize the developer for neglecting the core role-playing game market - straight male gamers - when developing romance prospects for Dragon Age II, BioWare writer David Gaider's response was swift and elegant. » 3/24/11 12:20pm 3/24/11 12:20pm

Video Game Empowers Players To Talk Smack with Gay Stereotypes

Players losing in Heroes of Newerth 2.0 may find that they've had their "cherry popped" or taken part in a "three way" if the person they're playing against purchased the PC game's "flamboyant" audio pack. [Updated with comment.] » 12/10/10 6:30pm 12/10/10 6:30pm

Xbox Live Gamer Suspended For Living In Fort Gay

When banned 26-year-old Xbox Live gamer called Xbox support to explain that his town of Fort Gay, West Virginia, was a real place and not a homosexual reference, he was threatened with account cancellation. » 9/08/10 12:20pm 9/08/10 12:20pm

What Do Gay Gamers Want From Their Games?

A Full Sail University gaming school student has created a new "Gaymer" survey, hoping to determine what homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual gamers look for in a video game. » 10/08/09 10:40am 10/08/09 10:40am

Microsoft Sued Over Gay Bashing

According to a former employee of Lionhead Studios, being openly gay at a Microsoft-owned development studio can be just as bad as having an openly gay Xbox Live gamertag. » 3/24/09 3:30pm 3/24/09 3:30pm