The BBC’s Grand Theft Auto drama ‘The Gamechangers’ focused on Rockstar’s battle with moral crusader, Jack Thompson, played by Bill Paxton. Danielle Radcliffe stepped up as Sam Houser, who was presented as a Steve Jobs style visionary with a steely determination to have things on his own terms.
The 90s gave us the Spice Girls, X-Files and grunge, but it also gave us some classic games. Todd and Chella discuss the 90s game remakes they’d like to see.
I watched a TED talk some years ago, which extolled the virtues of gaming as more than a waste of time. It seems, the science world listened, as scientists now actively use gamers to solve problems they’ve spent years trying to crack.
This week, the Argue the Toss team has a changeover, as Todd Hargosh enters the forum of debate. The duo pick out their favourite game soundtracks, from past and present and call for you to name your top picks too.
This week we should see the release of Episode 5 of the episodic Life is Strange. But before that, we wrap up the creepy and cool Episode 4: Dark Room with a stylish Let’s Play that has everything: teen angst, a wild pool party and a mysterious killer. What better way to say farewell to summer?
The Ouye (name may sound familiar) is the Frankenstein console from China that combines PS4 and Xbox One stylings. Chella designs her own hybrid console, taking the best bits from today’s machines.
This week on Argue the Toss, the bitesize podcast from gameindustry.com, Chella is joined by John Breeden and they discuss the best games for non-gamers.
Chella dives in with the swamp noir Knee Deep, a unique game that is presented very much like a play where you can determine what happens to the various actors. Never played a swamp noir before? Well, come on down to our 30 minute Let’s Play to see if it floats your boat.
The news headlines today are all about Chris Pranger, who was fired from Nintendo for speaking a little too frankly on a recent podcast. Chris worked in localisation within Nintendo’s notoriously secretive Treehouse division. Maybe the casual nature of the industry means Chris didn’t take his NDA as seriously as he should have.
After a long and exhaustive search through both the physical world and time itself, Chella has finally located the creepy bunker from Life is Strange that we all knew was there. Question is, did she really want to find this?