Episode 087: The Problem With New Hotness Hype
The new hotness. It's a very real effect in the gaming hobby, and it has exploded right alongside the interest in gaming. But what type of effects does it truly have, and who is driving it?
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DESCRIPTION: After recapping a handful of the 2015 Origins winners, Ryan and Erin discuss whether the positives and negatives of gaming hype, including the inherent issues of new hotness blindness and how diversifying game coverage can help.
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Audio Credits: Intro music track is "Swing!" by Bargo!, used under Creative Commons license.