In this week’s Pixels & Ink Podcast: Jordan, Chris, and Dayna sit down to talk about Nintendo’s upcoming gaming museum—a converted Nintendo manufacturing plant that will act as a monument to their long and storied history within the game industry. The podcast gang talk a bit about Nintendo’s branching out from the digital space into the physical, including some talk about Super Nintendo World and their desires to travel.
Afterwards, for Pride Month; Jordan, Chris, and Dayna then take some time to talk about the Rugrats reboot, specifically how Phil and Lil’s mom Betty is now an openly gay character. The gang talk a bit about queer representation in media—companies co-opting Pride Month for karma points, how some shows handle it better than others, and the delicate way to handle representation.
To end the news: Jordan, Chris and Dayna talk a bit about God of War: Ragnarok’s delay and how it’s better for the game and the developers. Jordan tells Chris a little about the 2018 God of War and why it’s worth playing.
To close off the podcast, Chris has finally played No Man’s Sky and the gang talk a little bit about it.
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About the Castors:
- Jordan Biordi: Writer, Editor, and part-time Ninja; when he’s not busy combating the forces of evil, he’s writing articles and making videos on the hilariously mediocre Youtube channel: Ninja-Jordan Reviews.
- Chris De Hoog: A writer and podcaster from Ontario, Chris discovered roleplaying games with Final Fantasy on the NES and has been overthinking them ever since. When he’s not obsessing over Star Wars, you can find him steaming at twitch.tv/guildtwotaps
- Dayna Eileen: a long time serial gamer, mom of two, aunt to many; she absolutely loves introducing the people she knows to her love for games and nerd culture. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter as @Cahlayna