We pre-ordered Rifts in February. They’re both finally here. We talk about “Lucky’s Tale” and compare the hardware to the HTC Vive. Then, Chris talks to Gabriel Winslow-Yost, an editor at the New York Review of Books, about why he plays video games, even when he’s a little ashamed of it.

NEXT WEEK, WE HOPE:

“Inside”

SHOW NOTES:

“Why Would an Adult Man Play Video Games?” by Gabriel Winslow-Yost

Gabriel’s review of “S.T.A.L.K.E.R.” in the New York Review of Books

His NYRB review of Michael W. Clune’s “Gamelife” and Liel Leibovitz’s “God in the Machine”

His N+1 essay on video games

 

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