• Remembering Old Friends: Neverwinter

    The idea of a First Town is a mainstay of roleplaying games. It has its origins in stories the genre draws inspiration from, as with Frodo’s Hobbiton; and it’s there in the stories the genre’s inspired, too, as with Kirito and the rather obtusely named Town of Beginnings. They are sometimes rustic, sometimes cosmopolitan, often…

  • Spark the Rebellion – Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

    At this point, it's likely that more than half of your friends have already seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And with good reason - it’s a great movie that everyone should watch. If you haven't seen it yet, I am obligated to warn you that this article contains spoilers. That said, if you're the…

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    Contemplate the Nature of Emotions with a Vacuum Cleaner in Rumu

    With the rise in popularity of multiplayer games, any announcement for story-rich, single player games often seem like a treat. So when I heard about Rumu (developed by Robot House) during my trip to PAX Australia 2017, I was really excited to get to play it. I grabbed an early release key for review purposes, courtesy of the developers themselves. This…

  • [Throwback Thursday] Looking Back at 10 Years of Bioshock

    In the video gaming zeitgeist, Bioshock really needs no introduction. It's hard to argue nowadays that Ken Levine is one of the greatest gaming auteurs of our time. Yet in the summer of 2007, nobody could have anticipated Irrational Games' return to form since System Shock 2. Despite being released the same year as Halo 3,…

  • A First-Time Con-Goer’s Experience at PAX Australia 2017

    Gaming has been a part of my life since I gained consciousness. One of my earliest memories involved early afternoons of nothing but Bomberman on an SNES I begged my parents for. Despite my love for gaming, I have never involved myself with conventions and events until recently. Upon the invitation of a dear friend (who I met…

  • GGG attends Ragnarok: Journey’s Grand Party

    10 years ago, “Ragnarok Online” captured the hearts and minds of thousands of kids who hung out in computer shops while blaring quality OPM. The MMORPG pretty much introduced an entire generation to the wonders of online gaming. And for years it became one of the pioneering computer games in the Philippines. Fast forward to…

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    5 Fire Emblem: Awakening Strategies Based on The Art of War

    “War Is founded On deception; Movement is determined By advantage; Division and unity Are its elements Of Change.”   You best believe nothing can make me feel like a queen militant more than a Fire Emblem playthrough. I’ve played Fire Emblem: Awakening three times on various levels now. Currently I’m in the middle of my…

  • Blood, Sweat, and Grease – Garrison: Archangel at BrawlFest 2017

    Girls Got Game had the privilege of attending and covering one of South East Asia’s biggest gaming conventions - ESGS 2017. There were games, freebies, and challenges to be had in the 3-day gaming convention, and every minute of it was just unadulterated fun. Events on-site were open for anyone to participate in. One of these was…

Podcast PH Friday Features: August 2017 Edition

Podcast PH - July & August 2017

Metro Manila traffic is ranked among the top 10 worst in the world. And it's no surprise that Filipino commuters are turning to different forms of audio to escape the noise. While carefully curated playlists and Spotify recommendations are still popular favorites, podcasts are quietly and slowly gaining ground among content-starved listeners. Why not spend your…

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Come and Join Girls Got Game!

We Want You!

We've gotten a lot of new likes lately, so it's that time of the year again: Girls Got Game is looking for more contributors, editors, graphic designers & illustrators, and social media bunnies. We're looking for sensible straight girl members, LGBTQ members, and guy members from all over the world. If you're based in the Philippines or…

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Grimdark is Overrated: Optimism in Hero Narratives [Part I]

One of our site moms gave a talk entitled Grimdark is Overrated: The Importance of (Flowers, Sunshine & Rainbow-sh*tting Unicorns) Optimism in Hero Narratives. She delivered this during the May 28, 2017 Gamers & GMs Philippines event "May Day: Calling All Heroes!". In a similar vein to our article version of this presentation, she's put together this article…

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