Episode 2: The Eight-Year Overnight Success

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Rocket League launched in July 2015 to incredible critical and audience acclaim. With five million downloads in the first three weeks, the game was a huge “overnight” success for developer Psyonix Games. Yet as is often the case for apparent out-of-the-blue hits, this particular triumph is one that was actually many years in the making. In this episode Chris and Derek discuss Rocket League’s superbly well-honed competitive gameplay, and consider what’s possible when you refuse to give up on your great idea.

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Episode 1: Our Watch Begins

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As Blizzard’s first new IP in nearly two decades, Overwatch has a lot to live up to. Does the game match the towering anticipation that preceded its release? Chris and Derek discuss their thoughts after a first week with Overwatch’s heroes.

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