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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The 2019 games release schedule kicks into top gear in April, so Drew & Chella reveal their most anticipated games of 2019.
Jordan Peele’s latest social horror, Us, is the perfect vehicle for Lupita Nyongo and its young, black cast. Drew and Chella discuss the themes of the film and how it delivers.
Captain Marvel is late to the MCU party and, as a result, the film suffers. It’s an average Marvel movie with a huge weight of expectation upon it, but doesn’t deliver the unbridled power and joy that Wonder Woman or the latest MCU films have.
Nightflyers is a sci-fi horror based on a George R. R. Martin novella from the 80s. It’s not bad, but it’s just not scary and leans so heavily into common sci-fi and horror tropes that it all feels too familiar to be compelling.