[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe to the podcast feed and find more episodes here.]
This week on Sup, Holmes? we welcome former EA developer and current Minority Media Inc. creative director Vander Caballero to the program. Vander's first game with Minority, Papo & Yo, bravely takes on issues that most other developers would shy away from. We live in a time when our mainstream culture still sees videogames as the stuff of children's fantasies, not appropriate for dealing with serious issues. Vander and his team made a game about the fantasies of a child who is processing some very serious issues, including coping with the addiction of a caregiver. It's a subtle, subversive, beautiful, and affecting game that's well worth talking about.
We'll be discussing the game at length while touching on Vander's past work at EA (including Army of Two), what he makes of the current call from certain high profile developers for games to be less violent, his thoughts on the current depiction of minorities in games, and much more. Join us on Sunday at 1pm PST/4pm EST. It's going to be a hot one.
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[img]http://i.imgur.com/FrdGhgr.jpg[/img]Torchman Found a picture of Gaj and Larx's waifus. Clearly meant for each other.MeeGhoulz SOTANAHT's post makes me wonder:what game franchise(not necessarily nintendo) you would strive to complete the whole cast of "amiibos"?Mine would be RE,ashamed as I am to throw money at CAPCOM...Occams I'm craving new sounds. Anyone have any suggestions of music I need to put into my head and heart?OverlordZetta YOU GET A DOUBLE, AND YOU GET A DOUBLE! EVERYONE GETS A DOUBLE! But no one gets a Skull...Donald J Trump When I said "I'd bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding," I meant that I would force anyone under interrogation to play Big Rigs for extended periods. That'll be sure to break them.Sotanaht Dammit Fangamer, are you TRYING to break me?!Nathan D When I think of gajknight.
SpaghettiOReilly I'm actually pretty bummed out about Game Trailers closing up shop. I hadn't visited in years but I still remember the good old days of having to wait for low-res versions of AVGN episodes to load. You'll be missed, all.Shinta Twitter should hire these lovely ladies. They seem extremely impartial and even handed in their views. KnickKnackMyWack My response to new Sonc games is always lukewarm. I'm making progress because ever since Shadow the Hedgehog, my reactions tended to be pretty bitter. Never understood why anyone gets hyped though, they never live up to the marketing. Like ever.gajknight Whenever I think of Larx. Quite thrilling.FakePlasticTree Majima: Kaz, I'm already a waifu.
Finally playing Kiwami! Eeeeeeeee!Jinx 01 Sonic the Hedgehog movie coming in 2018... hopefully it's one of those "so bad it's good" movies at least. http://mynintendonews.com/2016/02/10/sonic-the-hedgehog-movie-confirmed-for-2018/Shinta Daniel Bloodworth from GameTrailers posted a neat retrospective of his time at the website.
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=194778459&postcount=3290Shane Botwin The internet is so good, gives people without any power in real life a sense of purpose. Such as the Dtoid mod arbitrarily deleting my comments because I dislike the shit they like. "This will show him who's boss here", lol, impotent nerd.Sr Churros The new artificial Pokémon is my waifuPixie The Fairy Off to the new job shortly. Dunno if it's something I want long term, but I can't complain about the money. New laptop, phone, and consoles could be weeks away :DJohnSmith123 http://destructivecreations.pl/isdefense/
/Hatred devs really like the controversy I guess.The Dyslexic Laywer Is it too late to write about the waifu wars? I don't really have one but there is a female character I have in mind that I want to talk about.