Monday, February 21, 2011

Episode 3: Legislative Gaming

In Episode 3, we discuss the push to legislate video games--specifically, violent video games. We discuss why that is, and also discuss at length the California video game law which is now being argued in the Supreme Court of the United States. What effect could potential rulings by the Court have on the video game industry? Find out what we think, and weigh in on the discussion, if you feel so inclined. All game music belongs to their respective owners.

Downloadable Content: Episode 3

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Episode 2: Series Evolution

In Episode 2, we talk about the evolution of popular video game franchises--what makes each successive game in a series still fun to play after years, even decades after its starting game? Do things like new stories, new consoles, and new graphics help or hinder a series? Can a series get too experimental and die before their time? I and our panel of Ron, Erica, and Peter talk about six franchises, and discuss what we think keeps these games fun to play, and also what causes the death of one or two. All music used belongs to their respective games and composers. Enjoy!

Downloadble Content: Episode 2