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by G. Christopher Williams

29 Apr 2013


Normally, we don’t concern ourselves too terribly with spoilers on the podcast.  However, given the rather essential and emotional twists and turns of Bioshock Infinite, we did make an effort to save most of the spoilers until the end of our discussion.

This episode we will be discussing Columbia, Elizabeth, Comstock, Booker, and what that infinite in Bioshock Infinite signifies.  However, we’ll give you fair warning as we approach discussion of the bigger potential spoilers.

by G. Christopher Williams

8 Apr 2013


As a remake, the 2013 release of Tomb Raider has truly remade an iconic image.  But by beating her down, has Crystal Dynamics successfully created a reasonable image of a survivor?

In this week’s episode, we look at the re-imagining of Lara Croft in this year’s Tomb Raider reboot.

by G. Christopher Williams

18 Mar 2013


One of the more interesting indie releases of last year was Tomorrow Corporation’s Little Inferno, a puzzle game, a parody of casual gaming, and an opportunity to burn everything in sight.

The game has been interpreted as a critique of capitalism, an environmental warning, and as a consideration of childhood and its endings.  This week Nick, Eric, and I trot out our own personal theories about and personal experiences with the fireplace that burns at 100 billion degrees.

by G. Christopher Williams

4 Mar 2013


With a holiday season stuffed with sequels, it was nice to see a new IP arrive alongside other AAA releases.

The development team behind Dishonored has an impressive pedigree. The game offers a fresh take on stealth mechanics and character building, as well as a fairly fresh looking universe to play in. This episode, though, we consider if Dishonored has a soul?

by G. Christopher Williams

18 Feb 2013


This week Nick, Jorge, and I revisit one of the bigger holiday releases of 2012, Assassin’s Creed 3, the conclusion of the game’s first story arc and the introduction of an assassin that we aren’t quite sure that we’ve figured out.

With Assassin’s Creed 3, Ubisoft presents their vision of an American Revolution.  But is the fifth time out all that revolutionary?

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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