The Critical Mess Podcast – Episode 2 – Achievements

Achievements! What are they good for? Absolutely…. something?

In the run up to the midnight release of Red Dead Redemption 2, we kick back with a discussion about the achievements system in video games and discuss their purpose and implementation.

After a brief side talk about the so-called ironman save mechanic, we determine that from encouraging you to remain a virgin to reminding you of your favorite movies featuring archaeologists, there is definitely a role in video games for the achievement system…. probably.

Read the full summary and detailed analysis here