This week, the Escapist crew discusses the fast approaching Electronic Entertainment Expo (aka E3) and Nintendo's recent decision to cancel its big press event. We also discuss some of the recent controversy around Dragon's Crown and the lack of diverse female characters in videogames.
The cast this week: Susan Arendt, Greg Tito, Paul Goodman, and Mai'dah Lashani
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Music courtesy of OCRemix: "Trigger, Please" and "Running the Cyberpunks"
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Running Time: 1 hour, 12 minutes.
00:00 Introductions, The Bloodhound Gang, and Films We Saw in School
07:52 Nintendo Ditches Its Press Event at E3
33:43 Dragon's Crown's The Sorceress
57:05 Do We Need More Positive Games?
1:02:57 PS4 Announcment Abridged
1:03:12 Favorite Game Title