Rob Zacny

Games Podcasts

A Spoiler-Filled Discussion of the Gendered Baggage of 'Death Stranding'

The thin line between an emotional weight and an Acme anvil.
Rob Zacny
12.24.19
Games Opinion

The Best Game of 2019 Is About a Mental Health App

'Eliza,' and nine other games worth your time from this year.
Rob Zacny
12.23.19
JK Rowling

JK Rowling's Transphobia Wasn't Hard to Find, She Wrote a Book About It

It's not just her blatant transphobia on Twitter. As the trans community has been saying for years, Rowling's transphobia is obvious in her writing, too.
Rob Zacny
12.20.19
Games Podcasts

Strategy Developer Paradox Is a Rags-to-Riches Story. What Comes Next?

Chief Business Development Officer Shams Jorjani sat down to chat about the highs and lows at Paradox, long term growth, and work-life balance.
Rob Zacny
12.10.19
Games News

MLB The Show No Longer PlayStation Exclusive, Coming to Switch and Microsoft

With the extension of Sony's licensing deal with the league and players, the dominant baseball sim expands its audience.
Rob Zacny
12.10.19
Games Opinion

'Need for Speed: Heat' Keeps Sabotaging Quality With Quantity

It's a mostly empty world out there, full of racing to upgrade your way out of.
Rob Zacny
11.19.19
Games Reviews

'Unity of Command 2' Messes with Tactics Perfection—And It Works

The sequel to a landmark World War 2 wargame goes for a change of scenery, and of just about everything else.
Rob Zacny
11.13.19
Games Reviews

'Radio Commander' Is an Intimate Look at War from an Uncomfortable Distance

Wargaming meets story and stereotyping in a flawed, ambitious game about Vietnam.
Rob Zacny
11.11.19
Games Reviews

'Death Stranding' Shines When You're Delivering Packages in a Haunted World

A weirdly entertaining game about mail delivery in a purgatorial U.S.
Rob Zacny
11.1.19
Games Reviews

'The Outer Worlds' Tells Good Stories But Gives You Dull Adventures

The dark comedy satirizes capitalist exploitation, but also a lot of the people it exploits.
Rob Zacny
10.25.19
Games Podcasts

Paradox’s Creative Director on Getting Rich, Making Bad Games, and More

We spoke with Johan Andersson about his storied career, from early days to dealing with the failings of Imperator: Rome.
Rob Zacny
10.24.19
Games News

Medieval Strategy Life-Sim 'Crusader Kings 3' Announced for 2020

Paradox's new dynastic strategy game switches to 3D character models and has a focus on approachability and user-friendliness
Rob Zacny
10.19.19
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