dead cells

Game of the Year 2018

Our Favorite Games of 2018: Patrick's Top 10

Anime may not be real, but these games that Patrick loved are.
Patrick Klepek
12.28.18
Game of the Year 2018

Our Favorites Games of 2018: Rob and Patrick's Chicago Bears Pro Bowl Snubs

Not everyone knows what a nose tackle does, but that doesn't mean Eddie Goldman isn't deserving of recognition! Also, our games of the year, I guess?
Patrick Klepek
12.28.18
Game of the Year 2018

How Empathy and Vulnerability Radically Transformed My View of Video Games

There are moments in life that change you. Some obvious, others subtle—influence only obvious in retrospect. But in my life, each radically shifted how I came to think, write, and report about games.
Patrick Klepek
12.25.18
streaming

"Streamer" Modes Are Usually Gimmicky BS, But in 'Dead Cells,' It's Magic

I finally beat 'Dead Cells' last week, but it didn't happen the way I expected. It happened with a community who was helping (and hurting) me the whole time.
Patrick Klepek
11.12.18
Listen

What Does it Take to Make a Good Game Tutorial?

On Waypoint Radio episode 181, we're in search of a few good tutorials.
Danielle Riendeau
8.24.18
Listen

Finally, We Answer The Question: Is It True Genesis Does What Nintendon't?

On Waypoint Radio 180, we talk real-life fighting games, tactics holes, and HARDCORE gamer marketing.
Danielle Riendeau
8.20.18
open thread

Most Games Are Happy to Let You Play How You Want, 'Dead Cells' Pushes Back

If I had my way, I'd play 'Dead Cells' the same way over and over again. The game won't let me.
Patrick Klepek
8.16.18
open thread

Streaming Stressful Games to a Crowd Actually Makes Them More Enjoyable

Wrecking through 'Dead Cells' wouldn't be nearly as enjoyable without the people cheering me on.
Patrick Klepek
8.9.18
open thread

There Are Way Too Many Metroid-Style Games Coming Out Next Month

There's basically one every week until August is over.
Patrick Klepek
7.26.18
Weekly wrapup

Here's What Was Awesome on Waypoint This Week

A few links, and a touch of magic for your weekend.
Danielle Riendeau
5.27.17
roguelikes

Are There Too Many Roguelikes, Or Just Too Many Bad Ones?

Between 'Dead Cells,' 'Flinthook,' and 'Strafe,' roguelikes are no longer a novelty, for better and worse.
Patrick Klepek
5.23.17
Podcasts

It's 'Dead Cells,' 'Prey,' and 'Endless Space 2' on Waypoint Radio

Y'all want space politics? Y'all get space politics.
Patrick Klepek
5.23.17
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