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.

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NEXT WEEK, WE HOPE:
Still more “Persona 5”

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Nintendo Switch

Impressions of the Nintendo Switch after playing with it during its reveal event in New York City. Plus, why does “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” put jump on the same button as “The Last Guardian”? And the first reality TV show from Shall We Studios.

NEXT WEEK, WE HOPE:
Ronan Farrow: What I Play

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GDC 2016 Field Report: VR Mania

GDC 2016 Field Report: VR Mania

A tightrope walk between the Twin Towers, why noses are the fix for simulator sickness, rhythm violence on the dark side of the moon, and the enduring influence of “Tron.” Chris reports from the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, where the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR were all showing off games this week.

SHOW NOTES:

Chris’s article in The New York Times on his seven favorite VR experiences at GDC

 

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