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Super Joystiq Podcast Special: Games for Change & Star Citizen interviews


The Super Joystiq Podcast specials just keep coming. Today, we have two interviews focusing on very different parts of the industry. First up, Anthony talks to Games for Change President and CEO Asi Burak, SoundSelf developer Robin Arnott, and Gigantic Mechanic's Gregory Trefry about the Games for Change initiative, and how video games can push for social change and be more than just entertainment.

In part 2, Xav checks in on Star Citizen from PAX East with Chris Roberts and Erin Roberts. The Roberts Space Industries duo discuss the progress on Star Citizen, how crowdfunding has changed their approach to development, feature creep, and how games can provide more freedom and artistic opportunities than Hollywood.

Listen to the Super Joystiq Podcast: Relevant links are available after the break.

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Show Breakdown
Hosts: Anthony John Agnello (@ajohnagnello), Xav (@Xav)
Games for Change guests: Asi Burak (@aburak) - Games for Change president and CEO, Robin Arnott (@VideoDreaming) - developer of SoundSelf, Gregory Trefry (@gtrefry) of Gigantic Mechanic - developer of Migrant Trail
Star Citizen guests: Chris Roberts (@croberts68) & Erin Roberts of Roberts Space Industries
  • 00:00:00 // Games for Change Interview
  • 00:51:45 // Star Citizen interview
Theme Music: Satsuma Audio and Whitaker Blackall – "A Basstastic Undertaking"

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