Alex, Tom S and Graham walk towards the light and enter the hot, sweaty, concrete podspace. Inside they discuss strobing, IGF-nominated art game Kristallijn, the lovingly recreated concrete formwork of Control, and the tiny tug-of-war strategy of Warpips.
- A Take-Two earnings call revealed GTA5 has sold over 145 million copies.
- The metaverse is already here, says Strauss Zelnick.
- Are Travis Scott and Calvin Harris the same person? Graham thinks so, but only one stomped around Fortnite.
- Only Galactus required you to fly inside his mouth though.
- Geoff Keighley’s Summer Games Fest returns.
- That band famous from Windows 95 is going to perform at the show.
- Alex might prefer if they performed Windows 3.1’s Canyon.mid.
- Alex has also been admiring the gorgeous concrete formwork of Control.
- And the strobing lights of IGF Nuov award nominee Kristallijn. Be careful of you are sensitive to flashing imagery.
- Graham has been letting slip the pips of war, in Warpips, a “tug-of-war” strategy game.
- Its micro-strategy has shades of Infested Planet and Swords and Soldiers.
- When does a simulated world matter? The villain you’re hunting can be found at any moment in lovely indie western Westerado: Double Barreled.
- While EA’s last SimCity made simulated promises it couldn’t keep.
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Our intro music is by The Mandibles from their track Clambake. Many of the band members now tour as Count Bobo And The Bullion.
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