More ‘Prey’ & Nintendo Switch

We’ve explored Crew Quarters in Arkane’s still-terrific “Prey.” Chris has a quibble, but the spoilers wait until after he talks to Sofija Stefanovic, a Serbian-Australian-New-Yorker writer about her decreasingly quiet longing for a Nintendo Switch.


Do the first eight hours or so of Arkane’s love letter to the immersive sim live up to the promise of the demo? This episode is brought to you by Troy Gilbert, our very first Patreon patron.

What I Play: Sam Biddle

The Intercept reporter, and former Gawker writer and Valleywag editor, talks about growing up as a Dreamcast kid, playing Yakuza 0 and Persona 5, and what it was like to be in the middle of a Gamergate skirmish.

Ronan Farrow: What I Play

The NBC News investigative journalist talks about why he bought a PlayStation Pro, whether it’s OK to talk about “Myst” in mixed company, and what Mia Farrow thinks about video games.

2016’s All-Star GOTY Spectacular

What was your favorite game of 2016? We asked 23 of the smartest people we know–designers, podcasters, YouTubers, journalists, a screenwriter, a playwright–and got 19 answers. Plus, intense disagreement about the merits of “The Last Guardian.”