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 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 152: Find the Curve

Brave the Voight-Kampff test with us this week as V1 Interactive producer and core panelist Joe Erskine returns to the show! We celebrate the fun game dev transparency of #blocktober, offer a hard side-eye to Valve’s response to the latest batch of shovelware on Steam, and try to figure out why rapper B.o.B. would start […]

Episode 151: Where’s Wookie

The Quickening is upon us as iThrive Games associate producer Sean Weiland joins the show to debate the ownership of PUBG’s “battle royale” genre, tackle the problematic sexual aggression at World of Warcraft’s Goldshire Inn, and celebrate the tentative agreement that the voice actors in SAG-AFTRA have reached with game studios to end their strike. […]

Episode 146: Squanch Salad

Time to tease your hair and dust off your favorite metallic leotard! We step into the ring with voice actor and writer Jacob Burgess this week to wrestle with determining why Justin Roiland is “the voice of the internet generation,” how game devs can combat the “bury your gays” trope, and what to make of […]