The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a peculiar collection of wild west stories told in classic Coen brothers style. This podcast episode isn’t about that film. It’s about all the other Coen brothers films ever and the key elements that make a Coen brothers film.
Chella looks back at 20 years since the Sega Dreamcast was launched and celebrates the best, least successful games console. Come along and celebrate the games and the legacy that made the Dreamcast such a unique console that was in many ways well ahead of its time.
Life is Strange 2 is the new season of teen drama gaming from Dontnod. New characters, new story, new location, strong writing and more realism mean there’s lots for Drew and Chella to enjoy.
This week, Marvel Comics creator, Stan Lee died. Chella pays tribute to her childhood hero and looks at the progressive politics Lee placed at the heart of his comics empire. The world will surely miss this creative, progressive and wonderful person.
It’s the reason for the season. With Halloween just behind us, trees dropping their leaves and a chill in the air, Chella celebrates with her top three Gothic games. With a huge list to choose from, gamers do love their spooky titles, will she pick ones that are also on your favorites list?
Halloween special examining the Gothic and how it is represented in video games. Sheffield Gothic academics Emily Marlow and Lauren Nixon join Drew and Chella for a podcast on all things Gothic.
Bad Times at the El Royale is a neo-noir thriller that oozes styles. Drew and Chella discuss the new film with a cracking cast, including John Hamm and Jeff Bridges, as well as a largely shirt-free Chris Hemsworth.
Jeff is Chella’s favourite thing about the latest Spider-Man game, but he’s also an example of the quality of the writing, which sets this game apart.
The new Spider-man game from Marvel could be the best superhero game ever, with the perfect mix of fun and openworld gameplay, plus good writing.
Chella heads to ancient Greece and delivers her first impressions of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Kassandra is a charming female protagonist, taking the helm of the biggest game of the series. The first few hours show a game focused on combat rather than stealthy assassinations.