For this cast, I sat down with Justin Thompson who has been working on the game Bound by Blades for the past few years, and is now going on kickstarter to try and sell the concept of an elevated mobile game.
On my new computer, I finally had a chance to sit down and play XCOM 2 War of the Chosen by Firaxis, without the technical issues plaguing my old PC and see the game in its full light. I’ve said many times over that Firaxis’s take on the venerable franchise comes close to being my perfect game, but the issues I have with it keep it from that lofty position.
This year, I’ve been able to play a variety of tactical strategy games, and I can finally put into words why I feel XCOM and XCOM 2 just don’t work for me from a design perspective.
For this cast I spoke with veteran game developer and owner of Game Refuge Brian Colin who is also the creator of the hit arcade game Rampage among other titles.
For this video, I talked about the recent idea of having a very easy mode in Death Stranding, and why this won’t be the magical cureall to accessibility that people are talking about.