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Podcast: A young person explains battle royale to us

Listen now or be chicken dinnered

Battle royale games. For a long time the RPS treehouse was unable to comprehend these chaotic, destructive influences on society. Shooters, yes, we understand. Survival games, we get it. But 100-person death marches in a shrinking zone of hate? What’s so good about that? Well, this week we’ve got a young person* to help us decipher this most murderous of riddles.

Ollie, one of our guides writers and the freshest recruit at RPS, is the only one among us who plays Fortnite for the fun of it. So he has been drafted in to chat about the ultra-deathmatch among other battle royale games. Also, Brendan has been busy shooting down political leaders in Ace Combat 7, and Alice B has been out in Texas giving talks on Dragon Age.

You can listen to the Electronic Wireless Show on Spotify or listen above, or go straight to Soundcloud where you can download it for later.

You can also get the RSS feed here or find it on iTunes, Stitcher or Pocket Casts. 100 pieces of music fought to be our intro sequence and only Jack de Quidt’s music survived.

*He’s 23.

Links:

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Watch Alice’s panel on Dragon Age at PAX

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