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Echo Screen Live #58: The Rise and Fall of G4

At the turn of the century, G4 and TechTV showed a promising future of geek-related content in mass media. But after a merger, the channel faded and eventually ceased to exist by 2014. What happened, could it have been avoided, and what does it say about geek content in new media? That, news tids and […]

Echo Screen Live #57: eSports Inc.

As eSports rise to prominence in the gaming community, the guys try to wrap their minds around the phenomenon. Is is here to stay? Is it a good thing? And where is it headed? That, news tids and bits, and your questions on this episode of Echo Screen Live! Join and chat with us live […]

Echo Screen Live #56: "Convention"-al Wisdom

Another PAX East in the books, and the guys take this time to reflect on conventions. What makes them good or bad? Should list-based panels die already? And which should you choose to devote your time to? That, news tids and bits, and your questions on this episode of Echo Screen Live! Join and chat […]

Echo Screen Live #55: On Video Game Length

With general disappointment over “The Order: 1886″, we’ve decided to dig into one of the major complaints with the game – its short length. Are long games inherently better than short ones? What if they use grinding tactics to artificially lengthen? Where do price and replayability come in? That, news tids and bits, and your […]