PERSONA! This week, Brianna reveals unhealthy passion for P4: Arena Ultimax. Maddy praises the Steam curation system before decimating it. Georgia bonds with special guest and fellow nice person Jonathan Mann. And Steve tricks everyone into talking about Nintendo by bringing up Hyrule Warriors.
This week, special guest Danielle Riendeau of Polygon joins us to discuss the art of Gears of War with Maddy, geek out with Bri on Unreal and Unity, try to sell Steve on Alien: Isolation, and design Georgia's new Canadian fighting game. (Spoiler alert: Let the moose win.)
Neither DayQuil haze, nor pneumonia, nor Skype disasters will keep us from our appointed rounds of destroying 3DSes with the Super Smash Bros demo, analyzing the Minecraft sale, and plotting to hand out crystal hand turkeys for game of the year.
After making Steve answer for his heinous crimes of corruption, we try to get back to normal by arguing about the new 3DS, wildly speculating about games for the Apple Watch, and making Georgia suffer through a thorough analysis of Destiny's story. (Spoiler: It's not great.)
You asked us to talk about GamerGate. So we talked about GamerGate. A lot. (But also PAX Prime, the PokeRap, and dating tips for birds.)
In a surprisingly lucid episode, Maddy talks about the necessary evil of PAX. Steve gets twitchy when it’s suggested that an F-Zero remake might not be the best, and Georgia recommends gateway games to a life-destroying habit. Plus, Bri talks about her smackdown of a harasser that went ridiculously viral.
This week, Bri invents an exciting (and embarrassing) new catchphrase for Georgia. We decide if it's too early to plan a funeral for game demos, dissect the fun and sad Madden 15 ad, and predict a future where indies are paid in mehs and not dollars.
This week. we address the Alderaan levels of anguish about Tomb Raider being an Xbox exclusive, challenge the dubious Night Trap Kickstarter, and have a serious adult conversation about gamers and depression. We also affirm your life choices if you play games on easy and find out Georgia's free time is spent on awesome.
This week's episode is old-school Isometric. Maddy speculates about Twitch, Steve freaks out about Yoshi’s real name, and Bri discusses iOS Bioshock using jargon everyone else pretends to understand. Meanwhile, Georgia wonders what she’s doing with her life while merrily laughing.
This week, we pour one out for the writers lost from GameSpot, gush about the Bayonetta anime, and decide if PlayStation Now rentals are expensive or VERY expensive. (Bonus: Isometric decides which Sailor Scout Steve is.)