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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Hellblade, Unity, and rhythm games (Digitally Uploaded 2017, Episode #29)

Last week Hellblade was released, and it absolutely blew us away with the way it treated mental illness, and various other themes within the game. We kick off this week's podcast exploring just how that game impacted on us, and how incredibly different it is to almost anything else we've played before.

Then we talk about game engines, briefly, and the nonsense reputation that Unity has at the moment. Too many people see the Unity logo and immediately assume that the game is poor quality, but that couldn't be further from the truth.

Finally we chat about rhythm games; what we like in a good rhythm game, and why we like it. And wow do we like a bunch of different rhythm games.

As always thanks for listening in! Catch us on our social media accounts here:

Matt S: @digitallydownld
Harvard L: @harvardliu
Matt C: @MC_Odd

And if you liked any of the music this week, here's the tracklist:

1925 - Hatsune Miku
The Copied City - NieR: Automata
Main Theme - Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind
Leaving Earth - Mass Effect 3

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Enjoy, and as always, please do let us know if you've got any feedback or would like for us to discuss a particular topic on an upcoming show.

Hellblade, Unity, and rhythm games (Digitally Uploaded 2017, Episode #29)
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