On this week’s show (episode 167) hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight discuss the latest GamePolitics poll (“Which type of game review most influences your purchasing decisions?” – 13:49), Polygon and Kill Screen’s reactions to a nearly all male jury for this year’s Game Awards (25:50), Kotaku being blacklisted by Bethesda and Ubisoft (40:10), and YouTube’s new fair use initiative (52:35).
Month: November 2015
On this week’s show (episode 166) hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight are joined by Danny Ledonne – the creator of Super Columbine Massacre RPG!, about his ten year-old game, the documentary he made about it called “Playing Columbine” and why he currently finds himself banned from the Adams State University (ASU) campus (1:35 is the starting point). They also discuss the latest GamePolitics poll (“Is $5.9 billion to acquire King – developer of Candy Crush – a good move for Activision?” – 59:05). At the end of the show (1:19:53) Andrew and Zachary talk about Nintendo Direct, Super Smash Bros. characters and Xenoblade Chronicles X censorship.
On this week’s show (episode 165) hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight discuss the latest GamePolitics poll (“SXSW cancelled two panels due to threats of violence. Should the panels be reinstated?” – 16:26), Batman: Arkham Knight returns to PC with an apology from Warner Bros. but still doesn’t work all that well (36:10), Nintendo continues censoring risqué costumes, this time in Xenoblade Chronicles X (47:28), and the Library of Congress grants limited DMCA exemptions for cracking games and consoles (1:03:10).