In Hearthstone's Forged in the Barrens expansion, the game doesn't focus on the Azeroth's well-known heroes: instead there's a new roster of mercenaries, each with their own stories.
Shadowlands receives GLAAD Media Awards nomination for trans and queer representation in video games
Video games have been grappling with an ongoing reckoning over representation.
In a way, I disagree with the headline of this post -- by default my existence is a political statement because everything is political.
Blizzard’s previously staff-only LGBTQ pin now available to all, with proceeds benefiting The Trevor Project
During last BlizzCon's opening ceremony, despite uploading screenshots every couple seconds like my hair was on fire, a particular pin worn by several of the executives gave me pause.
I often don't feel very included in the games I love, because I'm bisexual and that's often treated like a fantasy -- except it's very rarely actually depicted in our fantasy.
We know from the Reflections comic that Tracer is a lesbian in a relationship with a woman named Emily, which is a pretty awesome step for representation by Blizzard.