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Style Theory's Creators in Fashion Runway Show Seeks to Demystify Fashion; MatPat Interview

Matthew Patrick, also known as MatPat, creator of The Game Theorists as well as the other Theory Channels including The Style Theorists, has announced Creators in Fashion, a fashion show made for…

April 22, 2024 | 09:00 EDT

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DAGL and Sarah Davis Reynolds Talk D&D Stage Show The Twenty-Sided Tavern; Writing For Stage, Interactive Technologies, And Herding Audience Members

Dungeons & Dragons has taken many forms over the years from the literal Actual Plays that bring the game to a streamed audience, or in the abstract as video games and movie adaptations. The…

April 11, 2024 | 08:00 EDT

The Pirate Queen key art with Lucy Liu and Eloise Singer

Lucy Liu Interview: Pirate Queen: The Forgotten Legend

Recently, I had the opportunity to go hands-on with the new VR game from Singer Studios, The Pirate Queen: A Forgotten Legend, and interview Director and Executive Producer Eloise Singer, as well as…

March 29, 2024 | 08:00 EDT

Nightingale Preview Interview Neal Thompson Leah Summers - Cover Image Puck Floating Next to a Campfire and Gate

Nightingale Has Fun Survival Crafting Gameplay at a Fair Price

Making an always-online, open-world survival-crafting game is a bold choice these days, but Inflexion Games believes it can pull it off with Nightingale. We got an early look at this upcoming game…

February 12, 2024 | 11:00 EST

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Interview - Discussing the Philosophy of Improving Upon a Remake Sequel

With the second part of the Final Fantasy VII Remake project well on its way to release, we still have a lot of questions. There’s been plenty said on the game’s updated mechanics, new story beats,…

February 6, 2024 | 07:04 EST

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Apex Legends Interview - Discussing Anniversaries, Player Expectations, and Collaborations

There’s a lot to celebrate with Apex Legends as it enters its fifth year in operation. Its launch in 2019 catapulted the free-to-play battle royal to instant success – so much so that even the…

February 5, 2024 | 11:00 EST

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Smite 2 Interview - The Challenges & Excitement of Developing a True Sequel

Hot off the heels of the announcement of Smite 2, there’s been a lot to unpack for both fans and the developers alike. This past weekend played host to the annual world championships for the original…

January 18, 2024 | 09:00 EST

Preview artwork of Ally Beardsley among character art and the set of Fantasy High Junior Year

Ally Beardsley Talks Fantasy High Junior Year And How Kristen Has Changed Between Seasons

The Bad Kids are back for Fantasy High Junior Year, and we got a chance to sit down with Ally Beardsley to talk about the journey that Dimension 20 and Fantasy High have taken, the journey that…

January 10, 2024 | 07:10 EST

Zac Oyama on the Fantasy High Junior Year along with his new character art

Zac Oyama Talks Fantasy High Junior Year, Gorgug's Development, and How Elmville Is Like Springfield

Dimension 20 has been a juggernaut in the Actual Play space since it debuted in 2018 with Fantasy High, a D&D game about a bunch of kids on their first day at Aguefort Academy. With its third…

January 10, 2024 | 07:10 EST

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Tekken 8 Interview - Discussing Story, Gameplay, and Approaching New Players

Tekken 8 is shaping up to be a force of nature when it launches next month for current generation platforms and PC. We’ve learned a lot about the game over the course of several months from its…

December 12, 2023 | 09:00 EST

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Aabria Iyengar Discusses Burrow's End Finale, Dice Telling A Story, And What Happens To Lucas

The Dimension 20: Burrow's End finale has aired and wrapped up a season filled with warm family vibes, deep conspiracy, and a terrible truth. To celebrate the finale we sat down with DM Aabria…

December 6, 2023 | 07:00 EST

An image of Matthew Mercer from our Matthew Mercer Interview. Photo Credit: Anna Azarov

Matthew Mercer Talks Upping Your GM Game, Power of Conventions, and More

Ahead of his Storytime Keynote Address at PAX Unplugged 2023, we got a chance to speak with the legend himself, Matthew Mercer, about a wide range of gaming topics. Matthew Mercer is a storied voice…

December 1, 2023 | 09:00 EST

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Ghostfire Gaming Creative Content Director Ben Byrne Discusses D&D Beyond, Lairs of Etharis, and Monster Hunter-like Features

This morning D&D Beyond announced that two adventures from Ghostfire Gaming, Lairs of Etharis and Dungeons of Drakkenheim, would be purchasable on their platform. While Dungeons of Drakkenheim is…

November 30, 2023 | 11:00 EST

Dungeon Dudes, Monty Martin and Kelly McLaughlin, against the logo and artwork for Dungeons of Drakkheim

Dungeon Dudes Talk Dungeons of Drakkenheim on D&D Beyond, What To Expect, And D&DBeyond Third-Party Support

Today Wizards of the Coast and D&D Beyond have announced that they're expanding their Third-Party content to include two major releases from Ghostfire Gaming. Starting today you can obtain Lairs…

November 30, 2023 | 11:00 EST

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Discussing Acquisitions Incorporated Origins With Jerry Holkins

Actual Plays for TTRPG including Dungeons & Dragons have exploded in popularity. While a lot of the driving force might be attributed to series like Critical Role and Dimension 20 Actual Plays…

November 29, 2023 | 03:00 EST

The new cover art of Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien Featuring Mitsuki and Haruka

Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien Interview - The Return of a Visual Novel Legend Via Steam

Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien is one of the most beloved visual novels released in the early 2000s, and now it's coming back on PC via Steam.  The game was was initially born as an eroge, and it was never…

November 29, 2023 | 09:00 EST

Peter Romenesko and the Demiplane logo on the Candela Obscura character sheet

Talking Digital TTRPG Tools, Candela Obscura's and Demiplane's Future with CEO Peter Romenesko

Nowadays it's easy to add more production value to your TTRPG games. With prop tutorials on YouTube, affordable 3D printing, and digital TTRPG tools you can end up pretty far away from the pencil and…

November 22, 2023 | 12:00 EST

An image of the Heroes Feast set with the Heroes Feast logo and hosts Chef Mike and Sujata Day

We talk D&D and Food with Heroes Feast hosts Chef Mike and Sujata Day

Heroes Feast is a new cooking show that will launch with the Dungeons & Dragons Adventures channel. Hosted by 'Chef Mike' Haracz and Actor/Filmmaker Sujata Day this show will welcome guests from…

November 10, 2023 | 10:00 EST

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Ned Donovan And Brian David Judkins Talk About Encounter Party, D&D, And The Journey From Podcast To TV

Dungeons & Dragons is hitting your home TV in a way it hasn't before with the Dungeons & Dragons Adventures channel launching on Freevee and Plex on the 13th of November. One of the new…

November 10, 2023 | 12:00 EST

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Project Mugen Interview - Producer Explains Why The Open-World RPG is an 'Unprecedented Experience'

NetEase has recently revealed its own open-world RPG titled "Project Mugen," At first sight, it would look like one of the many popular free-to-play games coming out of China like Genshin Impact,…

November 8, 2023 | 08:00 EST

Richard Garfield and Justine Gary alongside the SolForge Fusion Logo and new SolForge Fusion Digital interface

MTG Creator Richard Garfield, Justin Gary Discuss SolForge Fusion Digital Kickstarter And Expansion

SolForge Fusion is a hybrid deck-building game that was released last year. Since then there have been many physical and online tournaments and a number of expansions. Today however creators Richard…

November 2, 2023 | 01:45 EDT

Promotional artwork for the Backwards RPG, featuring a malicious figure in silhouette with a top hat leaning against a tree.

Backwards RPG Interview: Growing a Horror Series

The world of horror TTRPGs has been eating well recently. The Magnus Archives is getting a tabletop adaptation. The Crooked Moon is on its way to being one of the biggest tabletop successes on…

October 28, 2023 | 02:20 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Director: Zack Isn't the Only Spinoff Character in the Game

There’s still a little over four months to go until Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, the next chapter of the Final Fantasy VII remake trilogy, hits the stores, but we visited Square Enix at New York Comic…

October 27, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Dragon's Dogma 2 Interview - Developers Discuss Capcom's Highly Anticipated Sequel

After over a decade, Capcom is finally bringing back Dragon's Dogma with its sequel, Dragon's Dogma 2.  At Tokyo Game Show, not only did I get the chance to play the game extensively (and you can…

October 18, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

The protagonist of Rusty Rabbit, Stamp, stands proud in the key art for Rusty Rabbit

Rusty Rabbit Interview: The New Game by the Fate/Zero and Madoka Magica Creator

During Tokyo Game Show, NetEase Games announced a brand new game titled Rusty Rabbit, featuring an interesting development partnership with Nitroplus and well-known writer Gen Urobuchi.  The game is…

October 17, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Images of Siobhan Thompson and Erika Ishii and the characters they portray in Dimension 20: Burrow's End

Dimension 20 Burrow's End: Generational Trauma and Environmental Storytelling With Siobhan Thompson and Erika Ishii

Last night debuted the second episode of Dimension 20's latest season Burrow's End. Debuting one of Dimension 20's most insane battlefields party members and audience alike were left shaken. This…

October 12, 2023 | 02:00 EDT

Rashawn and Jasper with their Stoats with the logo of Dimension 20 Burrow's End

Rashawn and Jasper Talk Dimension 20 Burrow's End, Playing a Family, and Dice Luck

Dimension 20 is known for pushing the boundaries of what a TTRPG can do. Having just finished the 'Inside Out meets Dick Tracey' series Mentopolis their new D&D 5e game Burrow's End has just…

October 11, 2023 | 07:00 EDT

Psaro, the protagonist of Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, stands ready in the Arena

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince Interview - Producer Discusses Story, Sticking to Turns, & More

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince will soon bring back the beloved portable Dragon Quest sub-series with a returning and rather popular protagonist. Not only is it coming to the west, which is a…

October 9, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

A spread-shot cover of Jusant, showcasing the games logo, and the main character walking towards a rocky pillar that goes off-screen.

Jusant Interview - Sea-less Oceans, Moebius, & Hope

2023 is shaping up to be Don't Nod's year, with a fat handful of games showcasing a new direction for the studio. Starting in June with Harmony: The Fall of Reverie, the warm reception received is…

September 21, 2023 | 10:15 EDT

The main character of LUCID holds energy that surges in their hands.

The Story Behind LUCID, the ‘World’s First Celestoidvania’

Back at PAX East 2022, I met Eric Manahan, the solo developer behind an upcoming game called LUCID. It’s a fast-paced, fluid action platformer that’s as kinetic as it is aggressive. Manahan described…

September 22, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 Interview - Airbus A400M

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 Interview - Jorg Neumann on The Future of The Ambitious Franchise

Microsoft Flight Simulator will soon undergo a new transition with the new Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 coming next year, while work continues on the 2020 edition. At Gamescom in Cologne,…

September 18, 2023 | 04:09 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero Interview: New Beta, Inspiration, and Differences With Genshin & Honkai

While HoYoverse has been extremely successful lately with Honkai: Star Rail and Genshin Impact, the developer has another card to play: Zenless Zone Zero.  The game was revealed last year, and it…

September 12, 2023 | 02:16 EDT

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Roman Sands RE:Build Features STPeach & Satirizes Live-Service Games

How many minutes has it been since you last heard the phrase “battle pass”? Did you grind out a couple hours last week to get some sweet skin? Or maybe you spent a couple bucks, because who has the…

October 2, 2023 | 02:32 EDT

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The Elder Scrolls Online Interview: Director Discusses Necrom, PS4 & Xbox One Support, PvP, & More

With The Elder Scrolls VI still far away in the future, The Elder Scrolls Online is providing fans of the franchise with their Elder Scrolls fix.  The game has been out for almost ten years (the…

September 9, 2023 | 12:18 EDT

Dodo Re Mi gameplay in Jackbox Party Pack 10

Jackbox Games: 10 Years of Laughing, Quipping, and Fibbing

The widely beloved Jackbox Party Pack series has become an icon in the gaming space, carving out a niche for itself unlike any other. It’s a video game with the energy of a tabletop gathering, and it…

September 8, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Blue Protocol Interview - Amazon Discusses Localization, Monetization, & Representing Western Voices

Bandai Namco's new MMORPG Blue Protocol is already out in Japan, but Western players will have to wait a bit longer as Amazon Games works on the localization. Many may wonder about the philosophy…

September 5, 2023 | 12:48 EDT

Robert Scarpinito from TechRaptor interviews Chris King, the lead developer of 30XX.

How FTL’s Developer Inspired 30XX's Fusion Mechanic

Inspired by games like Mega Man X, 30XX features two wildly different characters with interesting sets of powers. One of them, Nina, can fuse different boss powers together to create more than 60…

August 8, 2023 | 12:25 EDT

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Steve Cottam of Antstream Talks Nostalgia, Retro Games, and Streaming

This Friday Antstream Arcade expands their streaming service of 1,300+ retro titles to the Xbox family of consoles. With Antstream Arcade, an extensive catalog of arcade and other retro titles all…

July 21, 2023 | 10:03 EDT

Flora in Story of Seasons A Wonderful Life

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Interview with Rika Hoshina: A Love Letter to Life & More

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life has made its way to consoles and PC, and the remake of the 2004 farming sim is a well-developed, faithful rendition of its predecessor. The original A Wonderful…

July 5, 2023 | 10:28 EDT

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Blizzard Builds Sanctuary in a "Much Darker Lens" for Diablo IV

The world of Sanctuary, home to the Diablo series, is vast and full of rich lore. With Diablo IV, we have a huge chunk of the Eastern continent to explore, which is divided into five separate regions…

May 30, 2023 | 12:30 EDT

Clive in Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI Interview: Naoki Yoshida Discusses Creating a More Mature Final Fantasy & More

With the release of Final Fantasy XVI right around the corner, I flew to London to play the game, which is certainly different from previous titles of the familiar franchise in a few key ways.  My…

May 22, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

The Sony PlayStation Studios logo over the top of some of the company's non-live service outings

Sony's Live Service Games Won't Just Be Fortnite or Destiny Clones

PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst has laid out his vision for Sony's upcoming live service offerings in a new interview. The executive says that although these games will have live service…

May 1, 2023 | 11:05 EDT

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Blizzard Plans to Use Player Feedback to Balance Diablo IV

If you've played the Diablo IV beta, chances are you got to try out multiple classes and their different builds. And it's almost certain that some classes felt more powerful than others. While that…

April 25, 2023 | 01:00 EDT

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Interview - iniBuilds CEO Discusses the Work of the Prominent Developer

Third-party developers are extremely important in keeping the content of a product like Microsoft Flight Simulator fresh and vital. Aviation is such a wide topic that simulating every existing…

April 22, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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B. Dave Walters Talks Murder Mystery Writing For Foul Play

Foul Play is a new interactive murder mystery show debuting on April 21 that allows viewers to solve the mystery and identify a murderer. Each character has been provided a back story and possible…

April 19, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Diablo IV's Endgame Is Going to Keep You Captive

The developers at Blizzard are working some devilry behind the scenes, hellbent on keeping you captivated for hours on end. What better way to fuel your desire to play Diablo IV than through loot,…

April 12, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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SNEG Interview: GoG Veterans Discuss Bringing Back Classic D&D Games & More

Many years ago, D&D and RPG fans were treated to many, many classic games from glorious studios like SSI, Westwood, and more. It was the golden age of AD&D 2nd Edition and sub-franchisees…

April 6, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

Star Wars Jedi Survivor Interview

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Interview - Discovering the Philosophies Behind the Fallen Order Sequel

With EA and Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Survivor on the horizon, we naturally have a lot of questions. The game is shaping up to be a massive expansion and evolution of the systems and scope we saw in…

April 3, 2023 | 11:05 EDT