New Hypercombofinish Podcast! Episode #9

podcast_imageA brand new episode of the HCF Podcast is now up for your listening pleasure! Do you like video games? Do you like swearing? Do you like hearing people swear while discussing video games? Then, boy, have we got an episode for you!

In this episode, Chris and I discuss Far Cry 4, Far Cry 3, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, and Don’t Starve… cuz, we’re super awesome at keeping things current.

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In Which Chris and I Discuss His Progress Through Far Cry 3

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E3 2014: Horrible Trends and Great Games

E3 is a curiosity in the age of omnipresent information. We’ve grown accustomed to having an army of video game bloggers churning out content and around-the-clock development updates about projects we’ve backed on Kickstarter. Crunching hundreds of “big reveals” into the span of a few press conferences has the curious effect of answering few questions about individual games while simultaneously feeling way too long.

Which press conference is this, again?

Press conferences at E3 worship spectacle. Deafening explosions, stage lasers, gargantuan screens that pour smoke — these are base components of an E3 presentation. Fortunately, both press conferences and Nintendo’s digital presentation centered the efforts of their bombast on the most important thing in this industry: the games themselves. With the empty one-upmanship of hardware announcements from prior years out of the way, we were fed an undiluted stream of games.

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