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BTL Radio Podcast: Managing Personality as a Product, and JonTron

Hello Everyone. Recently some Youtube drama came alongside video games when game youtuber JonTron had a politcally charged debate with fellow youtuber Destiny. This week on BTL Radio, we aren’t discussing the politics at play here, but rather how to

Behind the Line: Localizing Controls, why is the back button different on the Switch?

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It’s a short shot this week. Yours truly has been crazy busy with work, but in the hazy blur of activity I noticed this.   And it reminded me of a topic I’ve spoken of before. Yes, here we have

The PS4 Needs Backwards Compatibility

Before we get started, let me be clear that I like my Playstation 4.  The controller is a marked improvement over the previous three iterations of the Dualshock design, it’s compact and quiet compared to the Xbox One, and while

BTL Radio Podcast: Managing Personality as a Product, and JonTron

Hello Everyone. Recently some Youtube drama came alongside video games when game youtuber JonTron had a politcally charged debate with fellow youtuber Destiny. This week on BTL Radio, we aren’t discussing the politics at play here, but rather how to

Behind the Line: Berserk, and the challenge of adaptation

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If you hadn’t noticed, I’m a fan of Berserk. The game Berserk: The Band of the Hawk is finally out to overwhelming reviews of “… yeah, it’s OK”. This is not the first, or even the second Berserk game, though. 

BTL Radio Podcast: GDC Awards and Steam News

Hello Enthusiacs! GDC is around the corner, and with it perhaps the most prestigious game awards show. That’s a low bar, but that’s how I see it. Baron Fang joins us to discuss the Game Developers Choice awards and the

Behind the Line: VR Roundup 2016

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2016, the year the public finally started to experience VR en masse.   VR, the great experiment, saddled with great expectations This year, we greeted VR with enthusiasm and joy. One of the promises of the future was finally coming

BTL Radio Podcast: Apocalypse Now and GDC Survey

Hello Enthusiacs! This week we have a pair of guests, and a pair of topics, making this behind the line squared! If that joke wasn’t too lame for you, there’s another lame one in the show that you can’t miss.

Behind the Line: 4 Video Game Failures That Were Actually Ahead of their Time

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Sometimes an idea comes in so far ahead of its time that the market, or the technology simply isn’t ready to support it. That doesn’t mean that the idea is a bad one, though. Today I want to take a

BTL Radio Podcast: The Last Guardian

Hello Enthusiacs! At long, long, long last, The Last Guardian has been released. I have made no secret that I have been looking forward to this one, and this week I have invited a colleague who is also a fan