The weekend is a perfect opportunity for a complete mental reset, which we probably all need given the state of discourse over the last few days.
It's been draining going through a lot of the coverage from the United States around video games, and a lot of what has depressingly filtered into Australian media. Things were much better this week compared to last — ABC's PM program invited me on to provide some context around current research, which is more a right of reply than the video game industry, or its respective media, are typically afforded.
But with the way content spreads around the internet, a lot of this is still a bit late. You know the story about a lie travelling around the world before the truth has its chance to lace up its boots?
It's a bit like that.
So having games like Elo Hell, the bizarre and completely cringey esports sitcom, are a big help. The second episode dropped a couple of days ago, and I'm curious to see if the writing is as ... consistent as the first episode.
What are you playing this weekend?