Author: Justin Young

Square-Enix wants to go console agnostic. Sony shows Xbox isn’t the only console manufacturer struggling. Microsoft wants “latitude” in bringing games to other consoles. Dead By Daylight celebrates its anniversary in a big way with Castlevania and Dungeons & Dragons. The crew this week is Alicia Utecht, Mario Sanders, Christina Ivey, and Justin Young.

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There’s a new Nintendo Indie World Showcase, and we’re just smitten with some of the titles including Wars Rising, Little Kitty, Big City, Europa, Sticky Business, Schim, Duck Decretive, and more! Plus, a discussion of the death of physical media. The crew this week is Alicia Utecht, Mario Sanders, and Justin Young.

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The Triple-I Initiative Showcase is a mouthful but showed off some really cool new games. We also talk about the year of Shadow the Hedgehog, emulators on the Apple App Store, EA putting the Dead Space series on chill, and more. The crew this week is Alicia Utecht, Christina Ivey, and Justin Young.

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Students in Southern Illinois University’s School of Media Arts are celebrating the 2024 solar eclipse by developing and releasing a video game about it! Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a combined class for RTD 489: Electronic Media Workshop and MCMA 543: Media Arts Studio Seminar have been working on the game all semester with the set in stone deadline of releasing before the solar eclipse on April 8. Professor Kevin Mercer has guided students in developing the game using the Unity game engine, while they also created all the visual and audio assets from scratch. The game is described…

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Massive layoffs continue to plague the industry, with EA and PlayStation getting into the act. We also chat Pokemon Day announcements Nintendo suing emulator developers, kids getting bullied in games, academia’s response to video games, and more! The crew this week is Mario Sanders, Kevin Mercer, Christina Ivey, and Justin Young.

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That Nintendo Direct finally happened, so we recap it by discussing Unicorn Overlord, Pepper Grinder, Epic Mickey Rebrushed, and more. We also talk that new EA Sports College Football game, Arzette, and others. The crew this week is Alicia Utecht, Christina Ivey, and Justin Young.

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