Episode 167: The End

This is the end. The last episode! Scotland Symons joins us for one last go-round. We wrap it all up with a look at E3 2018, Netflix getting into game streaming, Valve’s responsibility conundrum, and creators taking manbabies to task. This episode is a booze soaked romp, rife with self indulgence, appreciation, nostalgia, and more […]

Episode 166: Applve

We’re braving the wild frontier in this Deadwood themed episode. This week we’re talking about what the games industry can learn from the death of Glam Metal. We also take a minute to weight the moral quandary some ex-Google staffers faced when they were told they were working on military drone tech, and lastly, we […]

Episode 165: Cheat Coins

We’re joined by security expert and maker extraordinaire Scotland Symons as we fight for the Users on this week’s episode! First, we discuss blockchains’ potential impact on the game industry, take a hard look at some recent pushes for and against unionization in the game industry. and marvel at an ancient Xbox Live promo from […]

Episode 164: V-Chip

We navigate the past couple of weeks in game news like a doomed big-game hunter tracking velociraptors. We put our sights on gaming’s pending “Black Panther” moment, then get ambushed by topics like curmudgeonly politicians grilling Mark Zuckerberg and the on-going issue of making a movie out of a video game. By the time we […]

Episode 163: Send Hornys

Just like our country, we’re young, scrappy, and hungry on this week’s core panel episode! First, we give some air time to Rolling Stone’s coverage of co-host Alexandra Lucas’ GDC talk on the blue-skinned space babe trope, then we try to predict Facebook’s next move now that we can no longer pretend that they’re not […]

Episode 160: Titillating

Whip up your best Italian meringue and ready your favorite pud’ for this week’s GGBO-themed episode! First, we address some of the existential questions stirred up by two Microsoft experts’ prediction that everyone will have a digital double within the next 20 years. Next, we debate the legitimacy of rumors that Microsoft is planning to […]

Episode 159: I Need Healing

Get ready to get pitch-slapped on this a-ca-awesome first episode of 2018! This week, we check in about WHO’s classification of gaming disorder as a mental condition, evaluate the U.S. government’s school shooter preparedness sim, and celebrate Amy Hennig’s and Sean Vanaman’s game industry state of the union. The Lightning Round brings us to discussion […]

Episode 158: Killiam Shatner

Something’s up with Jack on this Halloween-Christmas hybrid of an episode! The core panel evaluates Nexto’s tourism games, unravels the troll-tastic mystery that is the “National Committee for Games Policy,” and marvels at the Twitch streamer who pretended to play a UFC pay-per-view event. In the Lightning Round, we try to determine if VR can […]