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PBS' Game/Show probes the endless popularity of Smash Bros.

Multiplayer mascot fighter Super Smash Bros. is one of Nintendo's biggest franchises and only seems to be growing in popularity with each new entry, but why? The latest episode of PBS' thoughtful YouTube series Game/Show aims to answer that question. The footage above offers numerous possibl...

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PBS Game/Show examines net neutrality and its effect on games

PBS' YouTube series Game/Show is generally apolitical, instead focusing on lighter topics such as the morality of cheating and our collective Hylian nostalgia, but in its latest entry Game/Show tackles net neutrality, and more specifically, how it impacts gamers. For those unaware, net neutr...

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PBS Game/Show offers a defense of cheating, even in multiplayer

No stranger to courting controversy, the latest episode of PBS' thought-provoking YouTube series Game/Show posits the idea that maybe cheating in video games isn't such a bad thing after all. First, the video draws a distinction between those who repeatedly flout the rules to ruin a game for...

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PBS Game/Show asks 'Are Angry Fanboys Bad for Games?'

PBS' Game/Show is back again, and this time we're going to sit and talk about our feelings, m'kay? Specifically, host Jamin Warren wonders if our feelings of anger and disapproval toward games we don't like are harming the industry. Warren points out how negative attitudes toward creators h...

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PBS Game/Show probes link between nostalgia, Zelda's success

In its most recent entry, PBS' Game/Show YouTube series wonders if Nintendo's beloved Legend of Zelda series is only so beloved due to an incessant reliance on player nostalgia. While Game/Show doesn't offer an answer to this question – the series is aimed at prompting discussion, not ...

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PBS Game/Show asks: Can permadeath teach us to live better lives?

The latest episode of PBS' ongoing Game/Show series poses an interesting question: Does DayZ and other permadeath games teach us how to live better lives? Game/Show thinks so, positing that the threat of a permanent end to a gaming experience ultimately adds more weight to the time within that ex...

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