Playing “Audioshield” in virtual reality on the HTC Vive, the first act of “Quantum Break,” and an interview with J.C. Herz, the first video game critic for the New York Times and the author of “Joystick Nation” and “Learning to Breathe Fire.”

NEXT WEEK, WE HOPE:

“More Quantum Break”

SHOW NOTES:

J.C. Herz’s New York Times columns

J.C. Herz’s website

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