The year of 2016 is officially behind us now, and for whatever else you could say about all the crazy things that happened over the year, you can definitely say that 2016 was a year in which some video games were made. In this episode, we talk about some of those games that stood out to us.
Unfortunately, partway through, Chris had to leave; apparently he has some real life friends that came over, though I remain suspicious. Just in case you were wondering why he just stops talking halfway through.
Show notes after the jump.
0:17:50 Pokemon Go
0:32:45 Romance in Games
0:38:50 Mystic Messenger
0:46:20 Mirror’s Edge Catalyst
0:49:20 Deus Ex Mankind Divided
0:55:25 Rise of the Tomb Raider
0:56:25 Dishonored 2
1:04:50 Mysterium (Which is a board game apparently.)
1:10:30 VA-11 Hall-A
1:13:30 Final Fantasy XV
1:15:40 Watch Dogs 2
Spec Ops: The Line
A videogame that judges its audience, criticizes its genre, and hates its premise. How did this thing get made?
A stream-of-gameplay review of Dead Island. This game is a cavalcade of bugs and bad design choices.
The Game That Ruined Me
Be careful what you learn with your muscle-memory, because it will be very hard to un-learn it.
What was the problem with the Playstation 3 hardware and why did Sony build it that way?
This Scene Breaks a Character
Small changes to the animations can have a huge impact on how the audience interprets a scene.