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“Video Games” Articles

Free Play 106 | Console Wars and Overrated Games

The console wars with Sony and Microsoft's new hardware rages. Bubba, Matt, & Kate talk about it along with their most overrated games.

What is Missing in High Score, Netflix’s Nostalgia-fueled Docuseries on Classic Video Games?

There is another side to gaming culture that is missing from the Netflix Docuseries High Score

Church Nerds 28 | Say Hello to the Bad Guy

Bubba & Anna continue a thread from last week with the question, "Is is okay to play as a bad guy in a game?"

Free Play 105 | Zelda’s 35th Anniversary, Mango-Jaw, and Kate reads Fables

Zelda's 35th Anniversary is coming up, Matt talks about his hopes for Zelda collections, and Kate has a "mango-jaw" ailment and reads the Fables comics.

Among Us And Other Games To Get You Talking

Among Us is ultimately a game about communication. Here are some other games that will get you and your friends talking.

Church Nerds 27 | Deceptively Good Games

Bubba & Anna discuss a submitted question on lying when it comes to games like "Among Us". Is it a wrong for a believer to lie when deception is a play mechanic for a game?

Free Play 104 | Uncooked Games

Do all these games lead to more games being developed in a rush and cultivate a lack of quality over quantity mindset? That’s what we want to talk about this week on the FreePlay Podcast.

The Art of Learning From Failure in Hades

Failure can be frustrating in the moment, especially when mentors let us walk into it. Hades shows how it can be used to ensure that lessons learned last.

Free Play 102 | Next-Gen Pandemonium

We touch on Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda, Matt shares how he managed to successfully pre-order himself a Playstation 5 amidst the chaos of pre-orders

Virtual Reality and the Desire for Control

Video games allow us to control their worlds--Blake Atwood share how his experience with Oculus Quest has forced him to come to terms with the things in life he can't control.