Hasan Plays Fortnite | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

Hasan Plays Fortnite | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

Hey guys, it’s Hasan. Now that the cycle’s over, I have some free time. So I figured, “Hey!” Let’s play some video games. One of the episodes that we did in this cycle was on video games and labor. So I thought we should play Fortnite with one of our writers, Zach Rice. Cool. Let’s Read more about Hasan Plays Fortnite | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix[…]

Wolfenstein: Youngblood – Official Story Trailer

Wolfenstein: Youngblood – Official Story Trailer

It’s so much worse than I thought. We’ll drive the Nazis out of Paris. Just like Daddy did back home. No phone calls, no letters… he just vanished. My agents inform me that he left the country under a false identity about four weeks ago. What the hell is this place? Codename Blackbird, Paris Catacombs… Read more about Wolfenstein: Youngblood – Official Story Trailer[…]

The Philosophy of Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered: The Cure for Freedom? – Wisecrack Edition

The Philosophy of Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered: The Cure for Freedom? – Wisecrack Edition

Hey Wisecrack, Jared as always. So Ubisoft recently reached out to us about doing something for the newly remastered version of Assassin’s Creed Rogue for PS4 and Xbox One. Lucky for them, we’ve gotten a lot of AC requests over the years, and lucky for us, Rogue has a unique perspective on the eternal struggle Read more about The Philosophy of Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered: The Cure for Freedom? – Wisecrack Edition[…]

CGRundertow ICY TOWER 2 for iPhone Video Game Review

CGRundertow ICY TOWER 2 for iPhone Video Game Review

No such thing as a free lunch, huh? Well, obviously that’s bullsh*t. Says so on the screen. Not only do they exist, but this one makes video games. Specifically, they did the hugely popular PC game Icy Tower back in 2001. And more than a decade later, they’ve finally gotten around to making a sequel. Read more about CGRundertow ICY TOWER 2 for iPhone Video Game Review[…]

The Illusion of Choice – How Games Balance Freedom and Scope – Extra Credits

The Illusion of Choice – How Games Balance Freedom and Scope – Extra Credits

all right this week we’ll be talking about the illusion of choice and games if you missed last week’s episode on choice as a designer it’s important to think of choice not only in the context of narrative but also in the context of play so here we’ll be talking about the illusion of choice Read more about The Illusion of Choice – How Games Balance Freedom and Scope – Extra Credits[…]

What Spider-Man Gets Right (and Wrong) About New York City

What Spider-Man Gets Right (and Wrong) About New York City

Spider-man is New York’s superhero other heroes pass through, wreck our shit and go away again But Spider-man is from here he likes bagels he rides the subway and he disrespects public property the point is, getting New York City right is crucial to getting spider-man right and insomniac games did a pretty good job Read more about What Spider-Man Gets Right (and Wrong) About New York City[…]

TFG: “Ghostbusters: The Video Game” and the World Trade Center

TFG: “Ghostbusters: The Video Game” and the World Trade Center

Ghostbusters. NO! No, I’m talking about the 2009 video game. Developed by Terminal Reality and published by Atari, “Ghostbusters: The Video Game” was released on major consoles and computers. Employing the voices of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts and William Atherton… and using a script written by Aykroyd and Ramis, Read more about TFG: “Ghostbusters: The Video Game” and the World Trade Center[…]

The Twin Towers Easter Egg in Spider-Man Explained

The Twin Towers Easter Egg in Spider-Man Explained

There’s a rumor that Insomniac hid a tribute to the Twin Towers in Spider-Man. But it’s not true. Here’s what people are seeing in the clip that’s making the rounds: a ghostly reflection of two towers on the side of a building — towers that aren’t actually there, if you spin the camera around. And Read more about The Twin Towers Easter Egg in Spider-Man Explained[…]

Narrative Mechanics – How Missile Command Tells a Story – Extra Credits

Narrative Mechanics – How Missile Command Tells a Story – Extra Credits

Can games express an idea simply through their mechanics alone? Can they tell a story or raise a question using only their most basic element, play? These are fundamental questions which we’ll have to answer as this medium grows. How we answer them will help us to understand how to break away from merely emulating Read more about Narrative Mechanics – How Missile Command Tells a Story – Extra Credits[…]

THE (almost) PERFECT RUN!! | 60 Seconds #5

THE (almost) PERFECT RUN!! | 60 Seconds #5

Hello, everybody! My name is Markiplier and welcome back to “60 Seconds”. Now, I realise what I was doing wrong in the other episode and it’s- it’s not entirely obvious what I was doing wrong. It is simply a matter of fact that I didn’t give up my fricking… thing that I needed to give Read more about THE (almost) PERFECT RUN!! | 60 Seconds #5[…]