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The Indoor Kids: The Language of Games with Tom Bissell

Today The Indoor Kids welcome Tom Bissell, author of some of our favorite video game essays and writer of Gears of War: Judgment. They talk about how they evaluate games, why you should always play games on “hard,” and how writing a video game has changed the way Bissell thinks about games in general. Plus a ton of Bioshock: Infinite talk with no spoilers.

Check out Tom’s work on Grantland and buy his book of essays on video games.

GAMES:

Batman: Arkham City, Call of Duty, Gears of War: Judgement, Gears of War 3, BioShock Infinite, Alan Wake, Uncharted, Lollipop Chainsaw, Skyrim, Ninja Gaiden, Dark Souls, Spec Ops: The Line, Popo y Yo, Tomb Raider, Metro 2033, DMC, Bayonetta, God of War 2, Dante’s Inferno, Deadly Premonition, Dishonored, Defiance, Max Payne

MOVIES:

Twilight

BOOKS:

Extra Lives

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