Aaron and Bacon explain why Bacon is forever, why the Curse of Osiris is not, that money is a social construct, new games in the shadow of the 2017 Game Awards, and why you should take a social construct to buy Bacon gifts.
Aaron and Bacon explain why Bacon hasn’t seen Thor, the greatest writing con in human history, Animal Crossing: The Annihilation, and what Bungie plans to do to fix Destiny 2 and appease its enraged fanbase.
NOTE: Recorded on November 7.
Aaron and Bacon talk Amazon wandering into your house, the console wars, and how to spend your money in this mash-up on previously unreleased discussions.
Aaron and Bacon talk about the sexual harassment issue within the gaming industry, citing recent events and the ousting of a Naughty Dog employee after reporting sexual harassment, the dismantling of Visceral Games, and Destiny 2 30 days later. (56:04)
Aaron and Bacon talk a bit about Star Trek: Discovery, how the “besieged nerd” audience can avoid falling into sexist/racist tropes, the demise of the white male action star, and Inktober 2017 is here!
Destiny 2 is out! But it is a game that will be constantly changing so our official review will be held off until the game has cooled a bit. In the meantime Aaron and Bacon will be discussing their initial impressions after 8 days with Destiny 2.
Aaron and Bacon milk Ed Skrein stepping down from Hellboy 2 for all its worth, Bacon explains why they may never watch the Defenders ever, Aaron’s own stance on whitewashing, and the inclusive glory of Splatoon 2.
Our hearts and minds are with those ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.
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Aaron and Bacon get together to discuss Gamescom and the potential of the Xbox One X, the role graphics play in service of gameplay, the difference between strong lore and strong narrative, and what hell we are planning to buy as the yearly Fall gaming hurricane approaches.
Summer Break IS OVER. Unfortunately what was planned as a triumphant return to action was marred by the events in Charlottesville, VA and the tremendously disappointing reaction to the chaos. Triumph and glee will have to wait.