Brett Douville, a former lead programmer at Bethesda Game Studios on games like “Skyrim” and “Fallout 4,” talks about why he sees himself in the kill animations for “Skyrim,” why he loves “Rez,” and what he’s doing for “Tacoma,” the next game from Fullbright.
Emily or Corvo? High chaos or low chaos? Xbox One S or PlayStation 4 Pro? Unmentioned in the podcast: You can sing “Corvo Attano” to the tune of “Hakuna Matata” from “The Lion King.”
Jason Concepcion, a staff writer for The Ringer, talks about why JJ and Chris misunderstood “Overwatch,” taking a cathode-ray tube TV to a friend’s house to play multiplayer “Halo,” and the muddy frisson of “Battlefield 1.”
The sequel to Respawn’s multiplayer-only shooter has a single-player campaign with puzzle-platformer levels that are reminiscent of “Half-Life” and “Portal.”