Gaming, as a hobby, has gone from a niche pastime for nerds to widely beloved, well-reputed activity of the masses. Everyone has a game console, a game they love on their computers, or something they incessantly play on their phones. Video game movies top the box office, hit games get turned into game shows, and, of course, there are scores of podcasts on the subject.
We picked these pods, not because they’re the nerdiest, but because they make you think differently about games. Whether they dive deep into the past, talk about the artistic achievement of the present, or just happen to be really, really funny, the pods we listed here are all winners.
Here are the best podcasts about games of all sorts.