Forbes Overworld

The mobile hit Reigns tasks you with making binary decisions by swiping left and swiping right, not unlike the dating app Tinder. Which begs the question: aren't dating apps basically just mobile games? Satchell Drakes and I speak with Moira Weigel -- author of Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating and a Harvard scholar -- about the implications of gamifying dating apps and the history of relationships and games. Also, Erik Kain and Paul Tassi discuss Microsoft's upcoming exclusive Sea of Thieves as well as the news that Xbox Games Pass will now include Xbox One exclusives.

01:10:00 1/30/2018

Past Episodes

Paul and Erik discuss the long journey Hello Games has taken from the launch of No Man's Sky in 2016 to the big 'Next' update that launched this week.
00:42:50 7/26/2018
Erik and Paul talk about the state of Fortnite: Battle Royale as the game crosses the $1 billion mark and tries to stake out a place in the esports business.
00:39:13 7/19/2018
Matt and Satchell talk to cofounder & co-owner of the Yetee Glen Oneil. They discuss the emerging Speed Running gaming phenomenon, the Games Done Quick event, and the future of this growing gaming community.
00:36:00 7/17/2018
Erik and Paul talk about the current console generation: Why investors are spooked about the Nintendo Switch, and why a more competitive Xbox One would be good for PlayStation gamers, too.
00:38:19 7/12/2018
Paul and Erik talk about the huge one-time live event in Fortnite this past weekend and what it could mean for the upcoming season.
00:38:00 7/6/2018
Matt talks to founder Javier Gimenez of Moonlighter about the influence and addictive gaming experience of Moonlighter. Listen to this in depth look at the development of this debut game from Digital Sun Games.
00:30:00 7/3/2018
Erik and Paul talk about Destiny 2's upcoming expansion, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Battlefield 5, and what to expect from this year's biggest shooters.
00:37:00 6/28/2018
Erik & Paul discuss how you can play Fortnite across multiple platforms and how Sony isn't playing nice!
00:30:21 6/21/2018
The spectacle that is E3 has come and gone, and Matt Perez and Satchell Drakes take some time to talk about their main takeaways, from the fervor behind Fortnite, to Nintendo's dipping stock, to the oddities of Sony's press conference.
00:00:00 6/15/2018
Erik Kain and Paul Tassi go over all the big E3 press conferences and discuss the best games and most cringe-worthy presentations from the show.
00:00:00 6/13/2018

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