Games Podcasts

The Value of Making Art in a Crisis

'Umurangi Generation' speaks to the importance of creating, even when the world seems to be crumbling around you.
Ricardo Contreras
3 hours ago
Games Podcasts

'Umurangi Generation' Invokes the Real Life Experience of Taking Photos

The mechanics of 'Umurangi Generation' are grounded in real world photography, and it's stronger for it.
Ricardo Contreras
3 days ago
Games Podcasts

How We Assign Credit in "Solo" Game Development

We discuss where the lines are drawn of who gets to claim sole ownership, when in truth it often takes many people to make a game.
Ricardo Contreras
5.20.20
Games Podcasts

We Have a Lot of Questions About Sheev Palpatine

We may not know what his true motivations were, but we do know one thing: Palpatine loved to manipulate people.
Ricardo Contreras
5.20.20
Games Podcasts

The Systems in 'Troubleshooter' Revel in Anime Style Excess

What if you took the ridiculous and minute reasons shonen-anime protagonists win fights and made that into mechanics?
Ricardo Contreras
5.8.20
Games Podcasts

Will 'Wastelanders' Be Enough to Save 'Fallout 76'?

The new update looks to revitalize a game that was mostly dead on arrival.
Ricardo Contreras
5.6.20
Games Podcasts

'The Flower Collectors' is a Noir 'Rear Window' but With Animals

It's one part 'Zootopia', one part 'Rear Window', but also much more than the sum of its parts.
Ricardo Contreras
5.1.20
Games Podcasts

The Ending of 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' Throws a Lot at New Players

The remake does a good job of telling its story in a way old and new players can appreciate. That is, until the final chapter.
Ricardo Contreras
4.28.20
Games Podcasts

The Characters of 'XCOM: Chimera Squad' Could Be the Future of the Series

XCOM doesn't often get lauded on stellar character work, but 'Chimera Squad' shows that Firaxis has the chops to do fun interpersonal narratives.
Ricardo Contreras
4.27.20
Games Podcasts

The 'Valorant' Closed Beta Key System Doubles as a Crowdsourced Tutorial

Looking to get a key for the closed beta? You'll need to watch a lot of streams, but maybe you'll learn something along the way.
Ricardo Contreras
4.21.20
Games Podcasts

You Can Buy Just About Anything in Animal Crossing on Nookazon

The real casualties of Bunny Day were cherry blossom recipes, but Nookazon has you covered.
Ricardo Contreras
4.20.20
Games Podcasts

'Resident Evil 4' Rumors Have Us Asking What Makes a Remake a Remake

With another Resident Evil remake rumored, we try to suss out what we mean when we talk about remakes.
Ricardo Contreras
4.14.20
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