Press X to Gain Equal Rights - Episode 12 - 5/30/2018

May 31, 2018

Welcome to a jam packed episode of Video Games Were a Mistake! It's that time of year where a lot of major E3 announcements get leaked out and this week was no exception. The crew talks about the new Fallout trailer, the plethora of Pokemon titles Nintendo is preparing to drop, and the new Team Sonic Racing game. We also dive into the inevitable suing of Epic by PUBG over intellectual property in Fortnite and show some love to the Killer 7 port that is headed t...

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Breaking Plague Hearts All Over Town - Episode 11 - 5/23/2018

May 24, 2018

We’re missing one Benson due to an infected zed bite, but Jermaine and Ian are back to talk about the latest and greatest in games this week. Jermaine checked out Overwatch’s anniversary event, and finished God of War. Ian’s been into Destiny 2’s Warmind expansion and learning about interpersonal relationships in State of Decay 2. The guys talk about Rainbow Six Siege - Jermaine’s just getting in in time for the new Operation Para...

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INTERVIEW: Weather Factory founders Alexis Kennedy and Lottie Bevan

May 22, 2018

Cultist Simulator is a difficult game to classify - it’s a card-based strategy game, but also a Lovecraftian weird fiction engine that focuses on discovery through exploration and dreaming. Ian spoke with creators Alexis Kennedy and Lottie Bevan, who collaborated on games like Sunless Sea and Fallen London prior to founding their own studio to make experimental games like Cultist Simulator. They discuss their literary influences, game design goals, and what they’ve learned over th...

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It's Gonna Be Mue - Episode 10 - 5/16/2018

May 16, 2018

Oh did you miss us? We've missed you too! Welcome to episode 10 of Video Games Were A Mistake? This week was a mini skeleton crew with Benson and Jermaine while Ian handled some life business. He was missed but rest assured, you haven't heard the last of him. This week Jermaine continues his gushing over God of War, gave praise to Alien: Isolation, and admitted to his current level in the mobile addiction known as Fishing Strike. Benson is putting Battletech on...

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Frosted Mini Gods - Episode 9 - 4/26/2018

April 26, 2018

If losing power 5 minutes into the latest show won’t stop us, nothing will! Welcome to episode 9 of Video Games Were a Mistake. As probably predicted, Jermaine went gaga over God of War, Ian dipped his toes into the world of Frostpunk, and Benson jumped into his time machine and played a ton of Hitman. Ian also gave some insight on his thoughts of Battletech, which you can read the full review of at The crew gave our quick thoughts on t...

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