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Telltale Games

Don't Let Telltale Milk Your Fandom Until They Pay The Workers They Screwed

Even if 'The Walking Dead' comes back, it means nothing if the company's 275 employees never get a severance check.
Patrick Klepek
an hour ago
open thread

I Had No Idea It Was Possible to Hate the Mid-Game Twist in 'The Messenger'

It never occurred to me that some people would even have wanted the game to stay the way it was going.
Patrick Klepek
4 hours ago
podcast

It's Time to Radically Remake the Games Industry

In the wake of last week's studio closures, the importance of worker organization in the games industry
Ricardo Contreras
5 hours ago
Postscript

The Endless Stream of New Game Releases Is Exciting, but Also Exhausting

In 2018, even new things feel old by the time they come out.
Cameron Kunzelman
4 days ago
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The Internet Ruins Everything, Including Our Sweet Boy, Toad

On this Friday's Waypoint Radio, we get into the big topics: Mario's Nipples, Harry Potter fandom, and yes, Toad.
Waypoint Staff
4 days ago
sexual harassment

Capcom Distances From 'DMC5' Music Collaboration After Reports of Sexual Misconduct

The band Capcom worked with, Suicide Silence, had credible reports of the lead singer sexually manipulating a 17-year-old surfaced in 2017.
Patrick Klepek
9.20.18
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The Intertwining Ambiguity and Terror of 'Mandy' and 'Twin Peaks'

In the first edition of our new pop culture podcast, Waypoints, we dig into some of our favorite media old and new.
Waypoint Staff
9.19.18
Romance in games

How the Creators of the Otome Genre Bring Romance to Modern Audiences

We spoke with Ruby Party Director Mei Erikawa about the challenges and exultations of making romance games aimed at women, and the excitement of bringing 'tokimeki' to everyone.
Anne Lee
9.19.18
Anodyne

‘Anodyne,’ a Thoughtful 2D Zelda-Like, is Now on Consoles

‘Anodyne' is one of my favorite 2D Zelda-ish games, and it’s finally on PS4 and Xbox 1.
Danielle Riendeau
9.18.18
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How Do you Balance a Day Job and Creative Hobbies?

On Waypoint Radio 187: Nintendo Direct thoughts, 'The Masque of Red Death,' 'The Messenger,' 'Frozen Synapse 2' writing advice, and much more!
Danielle Riendeau
9.18.18
nintendo

Meet the Meticulous Fan Behind the Internet's Most Meticulous Mario Blog

Since 2012, Supper Mario Broth has been proving, over and over, there's more to learn about Nintendo's series. Recently, though, its creator was forced to go public and ask for help. His power was about to go out.
Patrick Klepek
9.17.18
Postscript

'1870' Reclaims a Cyberpunk Future from Colonial Wreckage

If your life depended on it, could you approach an indigenous community and worldview without being an asshole?
Cameron Kunzelman
9.14.18
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