Robin Bea

Robin Bea is a gaming writer focused on the intersections of queer culture, TTRPGs, and indie games. She lives in Pittsburgh where she can be found cat-proofing her apartment, making coffee, and telling herself she’s just about to learn to sew one of these days. Robin produces and co-hosts Girl Mode, a gaming and media criticism podcast, with Kotaku writer Willa Rowe.

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Shooting for the stars.

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For real this time.

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Try PlayStation’s catch of the day.

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FF7 Rebirth Slow Sales Could Prompt A Major Shift

The rebirth of indies at Square Enix.

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GTA Online Premium Membership Gets Its First Price Increase This Month

Crime doesn’t pay.

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A kinder way to play online.

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'Fallout' Is a Hit on Amazon, but Don’t Hold Your Breath for 'Skyrim'

Don’t look for Tamriel on your TV.

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Indie Games Are Still Waiting for a Showcase That Does Them Justice

A different type of game needs a different type of showcase.

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The Most Punishing Roguelike Dungeon Crawler Gets A New Game Mode This Year

An even darker journey.

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Dragon’s Dogma 2 Feels Even More Magical the Second Time Around

A whole new world.

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Oceans Are Now Battlefields In Besiege’s First Ever Expansion

Don’t forget your life jacket.

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A Stunning Recent Victory is the Scariest Possible Development for Helldivers 2 Players

It’s too quiet...

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Yoshi-P Is Ready for a New Final Fantasy Tactics — And Square Enix Should Listen

Stop living in the past.

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Endless Ocean Luminous’ Vibey Promo Video Is the Best Way to Advertise A Game

I’m ready to dive in.

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Dragon’s Dogma 2 Is Inventing Fake Players and I Don’t Know Who to Trust Anymore

Beware the false Arisen.

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Opinion

A Unicorn Overlord Sequel Could Be Great, But There’s A Catch

Vanillaware can do better than more of the same.

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This dungeon just got a lot cuter.

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Saving the world block by block.

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Wordle Has Thousands of Words Left, But Feels Like It’s Already Over

Its days — and words — are numbered.

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Opinion

The Year’s Most Divisive RPG May Be A Victim of Its Own Success

A cult hit in blockbuster clothing.

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