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What Even Is an Open World Game Anymore?

It's an open question, so we're going to do what we do best: record a podcast talking about it.
Patrick Klepek
1.11.19
Rockstar Games

It's Surprising How Much of 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Doesn't Actually Matter

It's game full of incomplete systems and a big, expensive world that often feels like little more than window dressing.
Patrick Klepek
1.3.19
Game of the Year 2018

Weather Systems Took on a New Meaning in 2018

Dreams of open worlds in an era of climate change.
Rob Zacny
12.28.18
Game of the Year 2018

How Empathy and Vulnerability Radically Transformed My View of Video Games

There are moments in life that change you. Some obvious, others subtle—influence only obvious in retrospect. But in my life, each radically shifted how I came to think, write, and report about games.
Patrick Klepek
12.25.18
Red Dead Redemption 2

'Red Dead Redemption 2' Is a Game of Big Mistakes and Little Victories

The redeeming details in a flawed epic.
Rob Zacny
11.7.18
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We Celebrate 200 Episodes of Waypoint Radio with a Slew of Games

Episode 200 is here, and we have 'Red Dead Redemption 2,' 'Grip: Combat Racing,' 'Dark Souls,' and a very special Blade Runner-inspired RPG.
Danielle Riendeau
11.5.18
Letter Series

It's Worth Keeping 'Red Dead Redemption 2' at a Distance

There are moments where you can almost forget the context, both in-fiction and real-world, that inform this uneven Western.
Patrick Klepek
11.5.18
Letter Series

'Red Dead Redemption 2' Is Defined By Its Rough Edges

From reported labor abuses to a total dedication to its languid frontier fantasy, 'Red Dead Redemption 2' is messy as hell.
Austin Walker
11.2.18
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We Finally Got Our Hands on 'Red Dead Redemption 2'

For Waypoint Radio 198, we're both getting in the Halloween spirit and trying out the old west.
Danielle Riendeau
10.29.18
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Game Developers Give Advice On How To Make Their Industry a Better Place

Between news about Telltale and Rockstar Games, there's reason to have some pause about buying some games, so we asked some developers what they think.
Patrick Klepek
10.24.18
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The Industry Won't Change If Reporters Let The Powerful Off the Hook

The creative brain trust at Rockstar Games have unbelievable influence, power, and money. Any chance to hold their feet to the fire should be seized, if we're going to change the terms of debate.
Patrick Klepek
10.15.18
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It's Hard to Go Back to the Old West in 'Red Dead Redemption'

The Waypoint Crew contends with Rockstar's cowboy epic on the eve of 'Red Dead Redemption 2.'
Danielle Riendeau
10.11.18
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