By Steve Watts   //   November 25, 2015 10:35 AM

Chattycast 72: 2015's Biggest Turkeys

Before we dive into the love-fest that is Game of the Year, it's time to start a new holiday tradition by putting 2015's big fat turkeys on blast. But what will win the dubious distinction of Turkey of the Year? 

By Steve Watts   //   November 20, 2015 10:35 AM

Chattycast 71: Those Crazy Star Wars

The Chattycast crew welcomes CEO Asif Khan to geek out about Star Wars. Star Wars, you guys! 

By Steve Watts   //   November 13, 2015 10:30 AM

Chattycast 70: The Feast

The crew looks at the insane holiday release schedule and asks whether it's good for the industry. Plus Beat the Doc, Newsybits, and lots of Fallout and Tomb Raider talk!

By Steve Watts   //   October 29, 2015 12:30 PM

Chattycast 68: Halo-ween

The crew gets spooky and shooty with a very scary Halo-themed episode. 

By Steve Watts   //   October 22, 2015 12:30 PM

Chattycast 67: The Creed Courts Controversy

The crew breaks down the more daring plot elements of the Assassin's Creed's series, with special guest Robert Rath on the Chattycast!

By Steve Watts   //   October 15, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 66: The Retention Contention

The Chattycast talks about how game companies keep players around long-term, with guest co-host Briefcase Man!

By Steve Watts   //   October 2, 2015 1:00 PM

Chattycast 64: Holding Out for a Hero

The Chattycast crew turns its Big Topic question to one of the broadest ones of all: what makes a good hero? 

By Steve Watts   //   September 25, 2015 12:30 PM

Chattycast 63: You. Are. A. TOY!

The Chattycast talks about the Toys to Life genre: Skylanders, Disney Infinity, Amiibo, Lego Dimensions, and more plastic than you can shake a stick at.

By Steve Watts   //   September 17, 2015 12:30 PM

Chattycast 62: Feels Like the First Time

As The Taken King and Destiny 2.0 revive the year-old game, the Chattycast spends its Big Topic this week on revisiting lapsed games. What tempts us back, and what can developers do to encourage extended play? 

By Steve Watts   //   September 10, 2015 12:30 PM

Chattycast 61: Box Full of Tools

This week, the Chattycast examines user-generated content: the unique partnership between game designer and player, with tools designed with a very specific focus on making content creation a game in itself. 

By Steve Watts   //   September 3, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 60: The La Li Lu Le Lowdown

This week, as Metal Gear Solid 5 puts an end to the series as we know it, the Chattycast talks about all things Metal Gear and Hideo Kojima.

By Steve Watts   //   August 27, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 59: That Belongs in a Museum!

This week, the Chattycast talks about video game preservation with Mega Man Legacy Collection producer Frank Cifaldi!

By Steve Watts   //   August 20, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 58: Winter is Coming

After weeks of taking on more serious topics, this week the Chattycast is going to kick back and geek out over this year's slate of upcoming games. 

By Steve Watts   //   August 13, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 57: eSporting Chance

This week on the Chattycast, in honor of The International, we take a look at the current status and immediate future of eSports. 

By Steve Watts   //   July 30, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 55: Breaking the Game

This week, inspired by Games Done Quick, the Chattycast is tackling emergent gameplay in its many forms: speed runs, sequence breaking, and more. Plus we have Newsybits, another round of Beat the Doc, and more!

By Steve Watts   //   July 23, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 54: No, Money Down!

Watch the Chattycast crew tackle pre-order culture. Why do we keep pre-ordering games when the practice has proven so unreliable?

By Steve Watts   //   July 16, 2015 12:00 PM

Chattycast 53: Remembering Iwata

In which the crew takes some time out to talk about the life, legacy, and work of the late, great Satoru Iwata.