The best video game openings tell us something about character, the world and set the tone for the game in the most economical way possible. Night in the Woods is the perfect example of the perfect opening line of dialogue.
Chella and Drew discuss their favourite female characters in games – the ones who are strong, independent, memorable for their character not their cleavage or lack of clothes and serve as more than just a love interest. This episode of Argue the Toss is a belated nod to International Women’s Day 2017.
Chella celebrates International Women’s Day 2017, which took place this week, with a list of 10 great games made by women.
THIS WEEK’S ARGUE THE TOSS IS ABOUT ROBOTS, FLESH-COATED BONE ARRANGEMENTS CHELLA AND DREW DISCUSS “EX MACHINA”, CHANNEL 4/AMC’S “HUMANS”, HBO’S “WESTWORLD” AND DAVID CAGE’S “DETROIT: BECOME HUMAN”. NO ROBOT INVASION IS PLANNED. PLEASE ENJOY THIS PODCAST WITHOUT FEAR – A HUMAN.
Chella looks the way games use architecture to create stories and emotional responses, as well as some of the titles and worlds that have influenced the architecture in the game she is currently developing.
With so many great indie games to choose from this year, Drew and Chella have whittled it down to the essential 7 must play indies of 2017. This week’s Argue the Toss podcast is all about those quality games with something different to offer.
The video games industry responded to Trump’s immigration executive order, known as the ‘Muslim ban’, in a variety of ways. Chella highlights the show of solidarity displayed by the games industry, as we wait to see how it will all end and what impact it will have.
The Argue the Toss team have new TV addictions in 2017. In this episode they discuss the Pyscho prequel, Bates Motel and the new adaption of the Richard Adams books, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. So
There are a lot of great games on the horizon for 2017, but Chella thinks that compared to 2016, Uncharted the Lost Legacy is one of the only games tackling diversity this year.
In this week’s episode, Chella and Drew share their thoughts on Nintendo’s newest video game console and cocktail simulator, the Nintendo Switch.