Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion discuss the scare-reducing "safe mode" in the new Xbox port of sci-fi horror game Soma (0:15) then welcome colleagues Justin Charity and Victor Luckerson to talk about Nintendo's dramatic 2017 turnaround, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and the future of the Switch (8:05). Lastly Ben and Jason bring on Representative Chris Lee of the Hawaii House of Representatives to explain his plans to win the political battle against exploitative loot boxes (42:20).
Triumphant Nintendo, ‘Xenoblade,’ and Loot Boxes vs. the Law
Ben and Jason are joined by Chris Lee of the Hawaii House of Representatives to discuss his plans to win the political battle against loot boxes
Plus, addressing the Ben Simmons situation and the NFL email scandal
Plus, Mia Hansen-Løve joins to discuss ‘Bergman Island’
Plus, Chuck dishes on his visit to the UFC Apex last weekend
Bryan and Sean discuss all three features portrayed in the new Wes Anderson film and touch on how it stacks up among journalism movies