For their 50th episode, Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion welcome Kotaku news editor Jason Schreier to discuss the industry trends and revelations inside his new book (Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made) and their early impressions of Destiny 2 (2:50). Then they bring on Sophia Park and Penelope Evans, the cocreators of Localhost and Arc Symphony, to talk about how they provoke emotional reactions in players, how they build games in Twine, and the economics of indie development (51:10).
First Impressions of ‘Destiny 2’
Plus: Kotaku’s Jason Schreier discusses the industry and his new book
With Major League Wrestling set to debut on REELZ with ‘MLW Underground,’ the MLW CEO reflects on the two decades it took to get there
The East Coast Bias boys also share their favorite bets of the night
Even in an age when sportswriters are hyphenates (reporter-podcaster-whatever pays the bills), The Athletic’s McNicholas leads an odd and fascinating double life
LeBron is shredding the notion that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s points record would never be broken. But the NBA’s other major career records might really be untouchable.