Drew and Chella discuss their summer viewing habits, covering game design in Taskmaster and the new generation of teen comedy dramas, Sex Education and Booksmart.
Special Argue the Toss guest journalist and philosopher Jordan Erica Webber discusses the concept of unreliable narrators in videogames, looking at some of the challenges as well as a few of the games that employ this narrative device really well.
Chella steps down from her role as the Gameindustry.com Eurofiles columnist, as she prepares for a new adventure in games. But before she takes off for her new career with Ubisoft Massive, she looks back fondly on almost 20 years of gaming goodness with GiN.
E3 2019 dished up a seriously long list of games from the press conferences alone. Drew and Chella have distilled the show to the essential list of E3 2019 games on this episode of Argue the Toss. Come on by and see what games you should be looking forward to playing in the next year!
Watch Dogs 3 is set in post-Brexit London, which should mean less focus on gun violence. Chella hopes for a Watch Dogs that focuses on hacking and accepts the tonal inconsistency gun-based combat has brought to the series.
Xalavier Nelson chats to Drew and Chella about how Mortal Kombat XI rendered black skin beautifully. So many games get dark skin wrong, but when it’s done right, it’s an empowering moment for the people it represents.
Playdate is the new handheld console with more than a little quirkiness to set it apart. The tiny yellow box with a crank handle controller and 12 indie games has Chella intrigued. Will it be a success or just an idle curio for the gamer who has everything?
John Wick is getting the game treatment, with Mike Bithell at the helm, but there are so many films that could make great games. Drew and Chella devise a list of films you may not expect to see as games and discuss how they could work.
John Wick Hex is the new game from Mike Bithell and Chella’s excited by the cel-shading aesthetic. She looks back at the best cel-shaded games, from Jet Set Radio to Telltale’s The Walking Dead.
Avengers Endgame wraps up 22 films and 10 years of storytelling. Drew and Chella discuss the final film in this MCU phase, what worked, what didn’t and what happens next.