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Stories about video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community.

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    • 3.7 • 73 Ratings

Stories about video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community.

    The Real You

    The Real You

    Video games allow us to embody different people and inhabit other worlds. But when you can't be your true self in the real world, exploring virtual ones takes on even greater importance. For transgender people, like Jessica Janiuk, games are a safe space for escapism and discovery, and provide empowerment to embrace the real you. 

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    • 32 min
    Up, Down, Left, Right

    Up, Down, Left, Right

    Which game controller is your favourite? Which gamepad is the worst? You probably already know your answer to both of these questions. It’s a very personal thing, because controllers are central to our overall playing experience. And yet, designers are tasked with creating a controller that needs to appeal to everyone. Impossible. While gamepads have evolved a lot over the years, one particular innovation has remained constant. It started with a simple design solution, that subsequently changed the entire video game industry.
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    • 34 min
    Introducing Gameplay

    Introducing Gameplay

    Gameplay is a show about video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community. Episodes published every two weeks.

    Find out more at our website: gameplay.co.

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Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

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11/10

An absolutely amazing show, sounds great and has presented strong and interesting topics thus far. Every other Wednesday is a day I await! Ready for more!

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Home runs from the start

From the first episode, Gameplay has knocked it out of the park with great guests, insightful interviews, and excellent editing. I look forward to more shows demonstrating the diversity and history of gaming and its community.

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