Curling up with a great game on a crisp autumn afternoon is surely one of life’s best simple pleasures. With the leaves outside changing and the days growing shorter, let’s settle in for a cozy chat about fall gaming memories, as well as the end-of-year releases we’re most excited to play this year. There’s a lot of great games to discuss, so get yourself a toasty mug of hot chocolate and let’s begin! Plus, a special bonus this week: Chris and Derek finally introduce themselves.
- Reed College, calligraphy, and Steve Jobs
- The NES Classic Edition is looking sharp! The console’s visuals and audio will deliver much higher fidelity than Wii U emulation.
- Battlefield 1 is raising the bar for triple-A first-person shooters.
- Titanfall 2 is off to a great start, bolstered by Respawn’s promise that all future content will be free.
- Civilization VI brings a more active, board-game-inspired sensibility to the classic series.
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