Prequels can be tricky. Fans already know what happens next, so if you wanted to tell the story of doomed heroes on an ill-fated mission, they might be able to guess how it ends before they even start playing. TL Foster of PNB Podcast joins us for a look at five games whose heroes you knew were fated to fail, after which we’ll talk about Jedi: Fallen Order, Pokémon Sword and Shield, The Game Awards Nominees, Stadia’s launch, and your least-favorite recent game design trends.
Question of the Week: If you could play through the villain’s story in any game, knowing it would still end in defeat, who would you choose?
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