EP97: Red Dead Redemption 2 + Kotaku's 'Inside Rockstar Games' Culture Of Crunch'

Before playing Red Dead Redemption 2, we discuss the behind-the-scenes stories shared by anonymous Rockstar Games' employees on the company's troubling culture of game development crunch. Plus, our thoughts on recent games we've been playing or in the backlog to catch up on, including Yoku's Island Express, Destiny 2: Forsaken, Mario Tennis Aces, God of War, Marvel's Spider-Man, TumbleSeed, Octopath Traveler, Celeste, SoulCalibur VI, and Tetris Effect.

How do you feel about playing Red Dead Redemption 2 or the video games industry’s work culture of crunch? Tell us at http://www.1Pvs2P.com/contactus and we might just read or play your message on our next episode!

Our sources, music credits, and other show notes on all episodes are at http://www.1Pvs2P.com/shownotes

EP96: ♫ #MAR10Day Playlist ♫

It's #MAR10Day! March 10. Mar10. Mario. See what they did there? You know Mario, Nintendo’s most beloved video game character! Celebrate MAR10 Day with our favorite remixes of Mario music.

What's your favorite Mario game song or soundtrack? We’d love to hear from you! Tell us at http://www.1Pvs2P.com/contactus and we might just read or play your message on our next episode!

Links to buy all artists' tracks featured on this episode are at http://www.1Pvs2P.com/shownotes/2018/03/10/show-notes-ep96-mar10day-playlist-

00:00 - New Donk City (Super Mario Odyssey) by Video Game Remixes
03:01 - Overworld (Super Mario Bros. 2) by Qumu Music
05:04 - Pipes (Super Mario Bros. 3) by Seventh Epic
07:59 - 3D Hip Hop (Super Mario 3D World)
10:39 - Boo! Step (Super Mario World) by Joshua Morse
13:50 - To the Stars (Super Mario Galaxy) by Laura Intravia & Stephan Wells
18:48 - Delfino Plaza (Super Mario Sunshine) by Qumu Music
21:24 - Mario's Rooftop Pool Party (Super Mario Bros.)
23:28 - Wings to the Sky (Super Mario 64) by halc
26:03 - Mario Paint But You Can Dance To It (Mario Paint) by MatrixMarioX
27:02 - Shrooms (Super Mario RPG) by Ben Briggs
29:55 - Dream Racing (Mario Kart 64) by prozax