Bioshock

We Happy Few

The BioShock-y 'We Happy Few' Desperately Wants to Be a Game It's Not

It's a survival game! It's an immersive sim! It's a big, open world! Unfortunately, it's mostly bad.
Patrick Klepek
8.9.18
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When a Trailer Pitches Something Very Different From the Game

On the podcast, we talk about how games like 'We Happy Few' seemed to promise games pretty different from what was actually inside.
Patrick Klepek
6.4.18
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Sometimes, the Trailer Has a Better Story Than the Game

As we saw with 'Far Cry 5,' sometimes marketers tell the better tale.
Danielle Riendeau
4.13.18
open thread

I Never Get Tired of Learning Game Dev Tricks and Hacks

Creators behind games like 'Fez' and 'The Walking Dead' share a few funky tricks on Twitter.
Danielle Riendeau
4.10.18
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Holy Crap, Maybe We Completely Misjudged 'Fortnite'?

Today on Waypoint Radio: we talk Hunt: Showdown, Monster Hunter, and Prey DLC.
Danielle Riendeau
3.5.18
Bioshock

Learning the Level Design Secrets of 'BioShock'

The game was originally going to have more resources, fuses, and interactive flooding.
Danielle Riendeau
2.6.18
Podcasts

Most Video Game Villains Aren't Exactly Subtle

On today's podcast, we take a closer look at how games try (and often fail) to assign motivation to their antagonists.
Patrick Klepek
2.2.18
excerpt

Why Are Video Games Obsessed With Bathrooms?

Read this excerpt from Heterotopias 003, a zine about games, architecture, and ideology.
Matt Margini
9.22.17
Bioshock

'BioShock' is Still Great, 10 Years Later. Here's Why.

It's been 10 years since we first set foot in Rapture.
Danielle Riendeau
8.22.17
prey

How the Queer Indie Game 'Gone Home' Influenced 'Prey'

We spoke with Arkane lead Designer Ricardo Bare about writing the game's characters, D&D-loving space lesbians, and actions that speak louder than words.
Danielle Riendeau
5.24.17
prey

How 'Prey' Made Me Love Shooting Things Again

After some initial skepticism, I am in love with 'Prey' and its very weird signature gun.
Danielle Riendeau
5.8.17
Horror Games

Home Is Where the Horror Is In 'Little Nightmares'

Tarsier’s new puzzler presents a powerful vision of terror in a very relatable environment.
Holly Nielsen
4.21.17
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