A new Overwatch short story titled ‘Bastet’ reveals some interesting details about Soldier 76. It turns out he’s not only gay, but tragically so.
Paradox Interactive has announced they will be fully integrating tabletop RPG developers White Wolf, acquired back in 2015. This decision was made after White Wolf released a sourcebook for Vampire: The Masquerade 5th edition which used the suffering of the LGBTQ+ people in Chechnya as the backdrop for a major plot point. CW: Violent homophobia and transphobia, both real and fictional.
An attempt to co-otp real world issues into marketing has gone south for CD Projekt’s GOG.com. A now-deleted tweet using the transgender awareness #WontBeErased hashtag has raised more concerns about the studio being transphobic.
GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, is including video games as a category for their awards ceremony next year. The Outstanding Video Game Award recognizes work that features “outstanding LGBTQ-inclusive content”.
The official Twitter account for CD Projekt Red’s upcoming game Cyberpunk 2077 attracted controversy yesterday. A now-deleted Tweet sent out two days ago made a joke that is generally considered transphobic.
Harry Potter fans have always been very intrigued by the character of Headmaster Albus Dumbledore. With Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald set to hit theaters later this year, Jude Law is going to portray Albus Dumbledore in his younger years.