Fight For A New Home: Andromeda Gameplay Vid

Last night at The Game Awards, just before Overwatch snagged the most coveted trophy of the night for Game of the Year, fans got their first taste of Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay. It's always great to see Aryn Flynn, GM of Bioware Edmonton step out onto a stage because you know something dope is...

Janelle Monae Brings “Hidden Figures” To Atlanta

In the utopian society I dream about daily, Black women are respected figures at the forefront of innovation and thought. Our status as the most educated demographic in the country would yield the same types of rewards the current world saves for our counterparts. And there would be nothing groundbreaking about telling our story...

I Joined the Andromeda Initiative

With N7 Day less than a week away, bringing with it a deluge of Mass Effect: Andromeda news and promotional fun, it makes sense that Bioware would want to preview the preview. As I watched the latest video from Bioware HQ, I had the following thoughts: Ooo pretty! That voice sounds familiar... So it will...

Nintendo Switches It Up – The Future of Gaming?

  Nintendo has teased us for far too long. Rumblings of their latest console have been whispered for well over a year. The "Nintendo NX" has been speculated on. Is it a new home console? Is it a new portable console? Nintendo answered with 'well, why not both?'   Introducing the Nintendo Switch. It can be described...

The Bonsomi Project Story

The Bonsomi Project is a platform built by young black entrepreneurs with the mission to empower black millennials to run their own successful businesses from anywhere on Earth. We’re living in this great time where starting an online business has never been easier. We see people of various disciplines taking control of their lives by...

Afro-Action RPG ‘Aurion’ Is Headed to Hollywood

So... it's safe to say that this little-indie-game-that-could has made good on its amazing potential since BGN covered it last year. A film based on the Cameroonian Action-RPG  Aurion: Legacy of the Kori Odan, is in the works.  Good Fear Film, an American company has acquired the rights. About the Game: In the game, you will...

This Week In Gaming Ep. 5

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BGN Interview: Michael Block of We Are Chicago

  We Are Chicago is an unusual game whose time has come. From my own brushes with the game at PAX East, I’ve come to the conclusion that, at its core, it’s less of a “walking-simulator” than a “living-simulator.” This seems in line with what the folks at Culture Shock Games are trying to deliver...

Pssst! Dark Horse, I Think Bioware Wanted To Keep Andro Drop Date a Secret

You know how it is, two companies fall madly in love with each other and decide to make sweet, sweet corporate synergy that produces beautiful, artistic children everyone loves. Sometimes one of the grinning parents jumps the gun and announces to everyone on Facebook the due date of their next bouncing bundle of...

BGN Dragon Con: Attendees Needed For Con Feedback

While the Dragon Con stores were being dismantled, volunteer staff were standing in gutted gaming suites carefully rolling up chords, and con goers were making the slow, bag-laden march toward the exits and their normal lives, Dragon Con co-chairs, Rachel Reeves and Dave Cody hosted a small group of attendees for a con wrap up, debrief,  and feedback...