May 2022 Podcast: NFTs are going to ruin games. Also, non-linear storytelling

For the love of narrative... and the hate of NFTs.

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Digitally Uploaded Podcast

The news yesterday that Square Enix was selling off its western development studios to help fund a move into blockchain gaming, NFTs and other such things makes this podcast all the more pertinent. We actually recorded it before that news broke, but we actually talk about how terrible NFTs will be to the video game industry going forwards.

Elsewhere, we list off the massive number of May game releases you should be looking forward to, and chat about video game narratives that would be absolutely impossible to achieve in other media; just how can video games shape themselves as a unique storytelling medium.

Thanks as always for tuning in and we’ll see you next month!

The podcast is completely free, and there are a couple of ways that you can listen in:

1) Download the free Podbean application, and subscribe to the Digitally Uploaded podcast there (Just search “Digitally Uploaded”). Alternatively, you can find us through our Feed RSS, here:

2) Simply head on over to the Digitally Uploaded mini-website and follow us there. You’ll be able to download episodes that way too to listen to them offline:

3) Simply click on the player below to tune in as you browse DDNet!

4) We’re also on iTunes podcasts, which you can find here. Or Google Podcasts, which you can reach by clicking right here!

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.

Matt S. is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of DDNet. He's been writing about games for over 20 years, including a book, but is perhaps best-known for being the high priest of the Church of Hatsune Miku.

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