Games

Upcoming GaymerX convention addresses sexual orientation in video games

An upcoming LGBT convention, GaymerX starts discussion of the importance and inclusion of sexual orientation in video games.

I Am a Gamer: Jamming to develop a video game with a strong female lead

An inside look at the iamagamer 48hr game jam that challenged developers to make strong female leads. I was a jammer and our team won a prize.

Can Princess Zelda Speak?: Anita Sarkeesian and the Damsel in Distress

What potential lies within video game narratives? We will only know when we allow the damsel to speak.

Ayogo and Buyatab get good news for the holidays

Ayogo's Michael Fergusson and Buyatab.com's Matias Marquez both have something to celebrate this holiday season.

iPad in-depth

The iPad is ideal for reading magazines, watching movies and many other activities. You can even tell the future or fly a plane.

The Vancouver Observer photo pool on Flickr

Summer-themed pictures that will get you out of the house, from our newly created Vancouver Observer Flickr Pool.

After Years of Prepartion by VANOC, a Final "Pre-Games Newsletter"

Welcome to the final pre-Games General Updates newsletter. Scroll down to learn everything from how to get your exclusive (and free!) Opening Ceremony digital souvenir to the great new Games-time...