97 - Shelved Games Podcast 03/19/2018

Fortnite has become this year's runaway success. Everyone is playing it and everyone is talking about it. Hell, Drake loves it. Should we love it too? What led to its success and where does it have left to go? Nintendo announces a new Smash Brothers game, Battlefront 2 finally sorts out its loot boxes, and Trump's meeting with the industry seems like it was a waste of time. Plus, why would someone attack their boyfriend with a katana? PUBG, of course. 

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"There's a Huge Problem with Fighting the Anti-Video Game Debate with a #Notallgames Mentality" by Chloi Rad: http://ca.ign.com/articles/2018/03/14/opinion-theres-a-huge-problem-with-fighting-the-anti-video-game-debate-with-a-notallgames-mentality

"‘Fortnite’ celebrations are sweeping the sports world" by James Dator: https://www.sbnation.com/lookit/2018/3/11/17106330/fortnite-sports-celebrations-bundesliga-nrl-nba-nfl

And don't forget to check out John's column on Trump and video games: http://www.capilanocourier.com/2018/03/05/trump-scapegoating-video-games-gun-violence/