Ricardo Contreras

Games Podcasts

Looter-Slasher Is Not a Genre. OR IS IT?

We predict the winners and definitively name a "new" sub-genre.
Ricardo Contreras
a day ago
Games Podcasts

What Does a New BioShock Even Look Like In 2019?

Cloud Chamber has the unenviable task of making a game in a wildly popular franchise.
Ricardo Contreras
3 days ago
Games Podcasts

Why a Perfect Sequel Is More of the Same but Completely Different

The fine line between meeting expectations and being just more of the same.
Ricardo Contreras
12.4.19
Games Podcasts

Disney Should Let Star Wars Games Get Weird Again

We've got the hero's journey out of the way, what's next?
Ricardo Contreras
11.28.19
Games Podcasts

'BattleTech: Heavy Metal' Is Great Because it Keeps You on Your Back Foot

Think your new huge 'Mechs are unbeatable? Guess again.
Ricardo Contreras
11.26.19
Games Podcasts

What It's Like Building a Company for Marginalized Voices

Brass Lion Entertainment is being founded by three gaming industry veterans, and will focus on telling "the stories that aren't being told."
Ricardo Contreras
11.22.19
Games Podcasts

'Afterparty' Fails To Separate Its Characters' Irony From Its World

Oh no, we're in hell.
Ricardo Contreras
11.19.19
Games Opinion

#GameFreakLied: How Some Pokémon Fans Are Dealing With Loss

The real reason a section of Pokémon fans are upset? Nostalgia.
Ricardo Contreras
11.14.19
Games Podcasts

The Joy of Helping Others in 'Death Stranding'

Sometimes helping someone else is the most fun you can have in a game.
Ricardo Contreras
11.13.19
Games Podcasts

Billionaire Proves Once Again That You Should Never Trust Billionaires

How can anyone live on just $6 billion?
Ricardo Contreras
11.8.19
Games Podcasts

Video Game RPGs Should Start Borrowing From Tabletop's Creative Renaissance

Early games borrowed wholecloth systems from tabletop RPGs, but now they should borrow from the design principles guiding the current vibrant TTRPG scene.
Ricardo Contreras
11.5.19
Games Podcasts

We Answer Your Questions About 'Death Stranding'

We take on such questions as what is 'Death Stranding'? What is happening in this game? No really, can someone tell me what's going on?
Ricardo Contreras
11.1.19
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