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The Moving Pixels Podcast Comes to an End with 'Torment: Tides of Numenera'

This month, Nick and Eric talk about the epic and dense high concept sci-fi/fantasy of Torment: Tides of Numenera and end with an important announcement about the future of the podcast.


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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses the 'Circular' Series

This month Nick and Eric discuss the economics of robot sentience in Subsurface Circular and the tricky trust issues of alien first-contact in Quarantine Circular.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Mythologizes 'Horizon: Zero Dawn'

On this month's games podcast, Nick and Eric discuss the optimistic and mythic post-post-apocalypse of Horizon: Zero Dawn.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Goes to Hell...blade

We brave the depths of Helheim to talk about the art, craft, and representation of psychosis in Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Spends a 'Night in the Woods'

This month, Nick and Eric spend a Night in the Woods facing down the cosmic horrors of economic disenfranchisement.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Kills Nazis Again, in 'Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus'

This week, Nick and Eric take up arms in order to free America from the Nazi regime, and occasionally talk about Wolfenstein: The New Colossus.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast: The Best Games of 2017

Our podcast team counts down the best seven games of 2017, while revisiting a great year for gaming.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Kills Nazis with 'Wolfenstein: The New Order'

This week on our games podcast, Nick and Eric talk about the joy and frustration of killing Nazis in Wolfenstein: The New Order.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Visits 'Tacoma'

This week, Nick and Eric talk about the cyberpunk, blue collar future of Tacoma.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Plays 'Pyre'

This week, Nick and Eric discuss the religious fantasy basketball of Pyre.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discovers 'What Remains of Edith Finch'

This week, Nick and Eric dive deep into the cursed family history of the Finch family.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 4'

This week Nick and Eric travel into space and plan an elaborate heist to steal Tales from the Borderlands - Episode 4.

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'What Remains of Edith Finch' Is What Remains of Anyone

Video games are one of the few mediums that regularly asks their audience to experience death alongside its protagonists.

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'Inside' and the Monstrosity of Collectivism

An ability to manipulate a collective is a hint at what a little boy's power as an individual might be.

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The All Too Prescient Assassin in 'Assassin's Creed: Syndicate'

The world has reached a point where clichéd cartoon depictions of authoritarianism feel like pointed political commentary. When you're living a cliché, those clichés seem less cliché. It’s fucking weird.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Prepares for 'Titanfall 2'

This week on the Moving Pixels podcast we discuss the mechs, robots, and AI of Titanfall 2.

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'Knee Deep' Has a Great Setting That Ruins the Game

Knee Deep's elaborate stage isn't meant to convey a sense of spatial reality, it's really just a mechanism for cool scene transitions. And boy are they cool.

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The Bubblegum Noir of 'Read Only Memories'

Read Only Memories is a bubblegum-happy, brooding and brutal noir about kidnapping, murder, corruption, revenge, and corporate conspiracies.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Goes 'Knee Deep' in Swamp Noir

This week the Moving Pixels podcast begins a three-part discussion of Knee Deep, a "swamp noir" we all agree has a great setting. However, we can't agree on much more than that.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Goes 'Full Throttle'

The violence and bravado of biker culture meets the careful logic of the adventure game in the Lucas Arts classic Full Thottle.

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'999' Evokes the Fun and Menace of a Compelling Conspiracy

It’s a bit easier to understand the flat-earthers and moon-hoaxers after experiencing the madness of 999.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 1'

Tales from the Borderlands tests whether or not Telltale's conversation-driven adventure game can work as a comedy.

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'Full Throttle: Remastered' Is Both Updated and Dated

Full Throttle: Remastered is a game made for people who don't mind pixel hunting -- like we used to play.

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'Resident Evil 7: Biohazard' -- You Like to Watch

In our role of the spooked cameraman, there’s just enough light to highlight our confinement -- but not enough to highlight the dangers.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Seeks the 'Lost Constellation'

This week the Moving Pixels podcast takes a look at the precursor to cult hit Night in the Woods, Finji's Lost Constellation.

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The Grindhouse Violence of 'Resident Evil 7'

Resident Evil 7 portrays an extreme gap between our capability to handle violence, and the violence that we experience.

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We Kill Ourselves with Stories in 'Verde Station'

Verde Station examines how we construct stories, and how those stories then shape our view of the world.

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Players Lose Control in ‘Tales from the Borderlands’

This is an interactive story in which players don’t craft the characters, we just control them.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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