Throwbacks to Bring Back: Old Games I’d Love to See Get a Re-Release

During one of my streams I got to talking about some of my fave “older” games–as I am want to do from time to time. While reminiscing about the good old days I realized that a lot of great games are tethered to outdated consoles and thus inaccessible to new players… and if you ask me that’s a TRAGEDY! There are some amazing games that I may never get to play again because there just isn’t a platform to play them on and that got me thinking about some of the older games I’d love to see get a re-release *cough* Switch port *cough*, heck I’d even settle for a PC port–anything just to get the chance to play them again. So, here’s that list… you’re welcome!

Also big thanks to wind_drops from the Discord server for coming up with the amazing title!

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Diverse Games to Keep an Eye Out for in 2022

Hey there Blerdy Tribe, it’s a brand new year and there have been some huge strides within the gaming community. Indie games are becoming more prominent, with more mainstream sites covering them much more frequently than they have in the past. But, for me the most exciting is the shift towards more visibility for traditionally underrepresented groups in games! Don’t get me wrong, there is still a ways to go, but, I’m happy to see that there has been an effort to create more representative games and a lot of that has to do with a diverse creators stepping in to create games that reflect their own experiences, identities, and cultures.

As a Black gamer I am always on the look out for diverse games, so once again I did a call for games with planned 2022 release dates that feature characters and stories centered around often underrepresented groups–and as always the community provided!

Thank you to everyone who sent me their projects or shared the tweet–you guys are the real MVPs! So, I spent some time shifting through all the responses and checking out game pages for this post and y’all I am excited for all of these games! If you’re like me and you’ve been craving more diversity in your games, this is the list for YOU!

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5 Games Like Nightshade

Hey Hey Blerdy Tribe! I’m bringing you another Games Like list—the blog series where you guys vote on an otome game and I go out and find five games that are similar to the title you guys picked. Last time I wrote a list of 5 Games Like 7’scarlet, so definitely check that post out if you’re looking for some great mystery romance games to get into! For today’s post, I ran a poll over on Twitter and 157 of you lovely readers voted for the historical fantasy otome game, Nightshade (Hyakka Hyakurou)!

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Games I Plan on Finishing in 2022

It’s a brand new year and once again I’m setting unrealistic goals for myself! I am very aware that I didn’t finish any of the games on 2021’s list, but I dunno, I have a good feeling about 2022–this is the year I’m finally going to make a dent on my backlog (maybe).

I’ve been sitting on a lot of games, some for years, but, I’m definitely going to make an effort this year. So, here are some of the games I plan on actually finishing in 2022!

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Mystery Games to Get You in the Mood for the Spooky Season!

The spooky season is here once again and it’s time for spooks and scares galore! Whether you’re a fan of the macabre or just a casual fan looking for thrills this is the season to get your blood pumping with some scares! Of course, as a lover of horror I could not let this month pass without sharing some games to get you all in the spirit of Halloween! But, instead of sharing by the book horror games, I wanted to spotlight my favorite mystery games that embody the spirit of the spooky season!

So prepare yourselves for twists and turns and even a scare or two, with these Mystery Games to Get You in the Mood for the Spooky Season!

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