Power Button - Episode 191: Open Minded About Open Worlds
December 07, 2015
The average size of your average AAA+ open world video game continues to grow larger and larger as time goes by and hardware capabilities advance. Yesterday's explorable island fifty square miles in size seems downright quaint compared to today's landforms several hundred miles in size. Is there such a thing as too big when it comes to adventuring? On this episode of Power Button, Blake Grundman and I discuss the intimidating size and scope of games such as Just Cause 3, Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Fallout 4, and many more. Is there a point where so much is too much? Let's find out together. Download this week's episode directly from PTB, listen with the player below, find us on Stitcher, subscribe via iTunes, toss this RSS feed into your podcast aggregation software of choice, and be sure to catch up on past episodes if you're joining us late. Remember that you can reach us via , you can leave a message on the Power Button hotline by calling (720) 722-2781, and you can even follow us on Twitter at @PressTheButtons and @GrundyTheMan, or for just podcast updates, @ThePowerButton.