Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is Netflix’s latest experiment with interactive TV and it seized the imagination of many viewers. For anyone familiar with interactive fiction or Black Mirror, Bandersnatch isn’t the best example of either of those things, but it is an interesting move into the mainstream for the medium.
Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse sets Marvel films a new standard to meet. Drew and Chella discuss the animated success, which delivers more than just a fan favourite. Welcome to Season 5 of Argue the Toss!
Drew and Chella announce the coveted Tossers of 2018, otherwise known as their gaming highlights of the year. Best writing, best art, biggest surprise and of course best game are among the categories with winners from indie, VR, AAA and mobile.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drew and Chella pick the five games that define them in some way. It’s a difficult task, but some games just stay with you and make you the gamer you are today. This episode of Argue the Toss reveals those 10 games – you know because there’s two of them.
Drew and Chella talk tabletop roleplaying games and what they love about them. They discuss how their group works, their favourite games and how to get started.