The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion discuss their impressions of Nintendo's new Switch brawler, Arms (1:10), the pros and cons of motion controls and the Pro Controller (2:42), and the game's esports future (7:50). Then they bring on Kotaku's Nathan Grayson to talk about E3 impressions (9:15), why it's so difficult to do video game sex scenes (and why the ones in The Witcher succeed) (14:19), why more powerful hardware hasn't shortened long loading times (35:30), why loot boxes are bad, and Overwatch (47:20).
'Arms,' Animating Sex Scenes, and Long Loading Times
Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion debate the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller before Nathan Grayson of 'Kotaku' joins to discuss E3 impressions and the specifics of animating sex scenes
Plus, the 10-year anniversary of ‘The Watch’ with David Jacoby
Nathaniel Hackett is the new boss in Denver. Matt Eberflus is the guy in Chicago. And Byron Leftwich will take over in Jacksonville … maybe. The coaching carousel has begun to spin.
Sean and Amanda discuss Writers Guild and Producers Guild nominations
A Cavs Party, Brooklyn in Limbo, and Million-Dollar Playoff Picks With Brian Windhorst and Peter Schrager
Plus, checking in on the Ben Simmons situation in Philadelphia leading up to next month’s trade deadline
The New Yorker’s Jon Lee Anderson on Latin America, War Reporting, and ‘Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life’
The reporter joins Bryan to reflect on his career