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Games That Get to the Heart of Things

Today on Waypoint Radio, we talk sports, racing, and... Batman!
Danielle Riendeau
2 days ago
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Postscript

A Game About a Train Perfectly Captures the Horror of Life

'The Final Station' puts you in the middle of a world-breaking catastrophe, and then makes you go about your business.
Cameron Kunzelman
2 days ago
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Review

'Thrones of Britannia' Is More Misadventure Than Reinvention for Total War

Some good ideas are buried by the bad ones, or obscured by some glaring problems.
Rob Zacny
3 days ago
Asemblance: Oversight
Asemblance: Oversight

Memory Is a Mystery in this Conspiracy-Driven Sci-Fi Puzzler

The sequel to 2016's minor stream phenomenon 'Asemblance' is everything that game was and more, with wild imagery and even wilder puzzles.
Danielle Riendeau
3 days ago
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open thread

Bethesda Is Such A Weird Company, But That's Exactly Why They're So Fun

'Rage 2'? Sure, why not. Thanks to games like Elder Scrolls and Fallout, they can basically do what they want.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago
God of War
God of War

In 'God of War,' Moms Come Last

In a game very much about fathers and sons, the role of a mother is to be invisible or toxic.
Dia Lacina
4 days ago
Google
Google

Chrome Fixes The Web Games It Broke, Until It Breaks Them Again in October

The company still plans to roll out a similar change in October, potentially dooming abandoned games.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago
Speedrunning
Speedrunning

One of Zelda's Greatest Speedrunners Was Just Banned From Twitch

Narcissa Wright, who's largely moved away from speedrunning due to health issues, isn't sure why Twitch decided to kick her off.
Patrick Klepek
5.15.18
Review
Review

'Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire' Has Too Many Debts to Pay

A weight of expectation and obligation detracts from an otherwise great narrative adventure about colonialism and its politics.
Cameron Kunzelman
5.15.18
open thread
open thread

'Soma' Nailed Existential Dread About AI Long Before 'Westworld' Came Along

The latest episode introduced a concept that harkens back to Frictional’s existentially horrifying game.
Danielle Riendeau
5.15.18
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What's a Game That Caused You to Rethink Crappy Beliefs?

On today's Waypoint Radio, we get very serious about coffee, games that have caused us to re-examine bad traits, and Brendan Fraser.
Danielle Riendeau
5.14.18
college basketball
college basketball

There Are No Good NCAA Basketball Games, and Maybe There Never Were

Revisting 'College Hoops 2K6' after the Rice Commission doubled-down on the NCAA's phony amateurism.
Joe Bush
5.14.18
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