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PSA: Tell Me Why is Free on Steam and Xbox for Pride

Tell Me Why, an episodic narrative adventure, and one of the only major games starring a trans protagonist, is free on Steam and Xbox consoles for Pride month. DON’T NOD‘s telepathic, twin detective mystery game focuses on Alyson, a reserved introvert, and her brother Tyler, an outgoing flirt. The two…

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All Three Episodes of Tell Me Why Are Free For Pride Month

Dontnod Entertainment has announced Tell Me Why, its 2020 episodic adventure game, is free on Xbox and PC for all of June to celebrate Pride Month. The first episode has been free since March, but this will make the second and third free as part of the celebration. As of this…

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2020 Was Hopefully the Cusp of the Overdue Momification of Games

Spoilers for The Last of Us Part II, Hades, and Tell Me Why to follow. I know I don’t speak only for myself when I say I’m tired of games centering on dads. The last decade in gaming saw the rise of the dadification of games. As male developers aged…

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Tell Me Why Can’t Find the Time to Enjoy the Quiet

Over the course of two full Life is Strange games, Dontnod Entertainment has established a formula for its adventures. Set in the present day, they tend to focus on a pair of individuals forced to make difficult choices in situations that blend the extraordinary and the mundane. There’s an emphasis…

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Tell Me Why Community Solves Mystery, Unlocks Secrets for the Upcoming Game

Over the last week, the Tell Me Why community banded together to crack the code and unlock a secret file posted on the game’s official website. The site first received attention when several press members received packages from the Tell Me Why team throughout the week of July 27. In…

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ICYMI: Everything Shown at Xbox’s First Party Showcase

Microsoft held its latest Xbox Games Showcase, and as it promised, it was primarily about Xbox Game Studios projects that will be coming to the Xbox Series X. Nine games were showcased from its first party studios, five of which were brand new announcements, but that wasn’t all that was…

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On Video Game Voice Acting, On-Screen Representation, and Inclusive Casting

This week, famous actors like Kristen Bell and Jenny Slate have stepped down from their voice acting roles as characters of color in shows like Central Park and Big Mouth. It’s a move of recognizing white privilege — and, more importantly, addressing it — that the voice acting industry in video…

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Life is Strange Developer Opens New Montreal Studio, Announces New Project

French indie developer Dontnod Entertainment, best known for developing the widely beloved Life is Strange series, has announced it’s opening a new studio in Montréal, Canada. This will be the developer’s first North American studio. “We are delighted to share our plans of expansion with the opening of this new…

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ICYMI: Everything (Important) Microsoft Announced on Today’s Inside Xbox

Microsoft kicked off its annual XO fan convention earlier today by announcing new games from Rare, Obsidian, and Dontnod, along with new indie titles, the continued expansion of the Xbox Games Pass library, and the impending arrival of a few classics that have never before appeared on an Xbox platform.…

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