This week on the podcast: what the Steam Deck could do for interactive storytelling; Netflix gaming rumors; Super Mario 64 at auction.
Enjoy a conversation with Max Gorynski about the latest in his Comprehensive Theory of EarthBound, plus meditations on Nintendo hardware, collectibles, and narrative metagames.
Super Mario Sunshine aimed to prove that the success of Super Mario 64 wasn't a fluke. Does it belong in the video game canon?
It takes a special kind of game to initiate players into a brand-new console. Here's everything it takes for launch games to succeed.
Nintendo's hybrid console isn't just new video game hardware: it's the harbinger of new video-game storytelling.
On the one-year anniversary of amiibo, With a Terrible Fate explores whether they have any unique value.