Are you a "gaymer"? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Video games are playing an increasingly vital role for the LGBTQ community as they become a more and more established form of art and entertainment. No longer are video games just for straight guys; these days gay gaming is all the rage!
Gay gaming is taking over the world of RPGs, first-person shooters, even throwback arcade games. These games allow us to explore entirely new worlds and try on completely new characters. Men can be women in the virtual world, and vice versa. It’s escapism at its best. LGBTQ people isolated from the larger queer community can disappear for hours on end into their favorite game.
While there isn’t exactly a treasure trove of gay-themed video games hitting the market, that doesn’t mean there isn't plenty to discuss in the world of gay gaming, from LGBTQ characters in some of the latest big releases to queer storylines and Easter eggs.
There are so many different video games online and in stores that everyone is bound to find something they love to play. Regardless of what kind of virtual experience you’re seeking, you can find your own niche in the wonderful world of gay gaming.
Gaming culture has really taken off over the past decade, bolstered by platforms like Twitch and the growing popularity of esports. Video games are finally being taken seriously as a legitimate form of art, lauded for design, acting and narrative. As the demand for games increases, so does the demand[…]