This week Chris and Zach have body troubles. Also, we look over the upcoming games of 2014 and detail some of our most anticipated such as Titanfall, South Park, The Evil Within, Destiny, Dark Souls II, The Witcher 3, Child of Light and Mad Max. Chris and Seth have played some Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Zach played Gone Home and Antichamber. We also read out some Tweets and give Hardly Dan what-for. Thanks for tuning in! Email us your thoughts and… Keep it raw!!
Zach’s Wide World pick: Mason Jennings – “Southern Cross“
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We live in a world flooded with stimuli, a world of break-neck speed. As James Gleick writes in his 1999 exploration of temporal phenomena Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything,
[W]e are awash in things, in information, in news, in the old rubble and shiny new toys of our complex civilization, and — strange, perhaps — stuff means speed. The wave patterns of all these facts and choices flow and crash about us at a heightened frequency. We live in the buzz. We wish to live intensely, and we wonder about the consequences.
But, as Gandhi supposedly said:
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
So how does all of this relate to video games? Continue Reading