A show on NPR tackles a variety of topics in video games in this 5 episode series.
1A is a show that explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the United States.
This new series is titled Game Mode and includes special guests such as industry professionals, reporters that specialize in gaming, and content creators such as Markiplier.
Here is the description of the series and some of the topics that each episode will explore. You can listen here and where podcasts are available.
When we decided to create a series on the world (or worlds) of video gaming, we did so with the elite, sophisticated, refined demographic that is the NPR audience in mind. Yeah, that’s you.
But if you think people who listen to public radio also don’t play video games, you’re as hopeless as anyone in 1985 trying to beat Ghosts ‘n Goblins. Sixty-seven percent of Americans are gamers.
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