We Critically Analyze ‘We Are Chicago’ on Waypoint Radio

Even a deeply flawed game is worth talking about.

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Feb 14 2017, 12:31am

Not every video game comes together the way you'd want, and the best of intentions can end up being exactly that: intentions. That feeling drove a lot of conversation today on the podcast.

Over the weekend, Editor-in-Chief Austin Walker and myself spent time with We Are Chicago, a narrative-driven game hoping to illustrate the racial and socioeconomic struggles of African-Americans living in the South Side of Chicago, an area tragically known for its violence and crime. It, uh, doesn't really work, to say the least. Managing Editor Danielle Riendeau joined us for that, alongside new thoughts on what defines a Souls-like, and more from The Question Bucket.

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