August 9, 2018

VGH #355: Like D-Day but Worse

Randy fills that Arkanoid-shaped void in his life with some Holedown before stepping back into No Man’s Sky to see if they’ve added more inventory slots. D.J. tries to learn about World War II via the original Call of Duty. Also, a brief Dragonball detour.

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    Things Discussed:
    Call of Duty, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Evolution 2018, Holedown, No Man's Sky, slappers only

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August 2, 2018

VGH #354: Potions and Meat

Randy and D.J. try to make sense of the new Shin Megami Tensei mobile thing. Also, life in an underwater subway in Splatoon 2‘s Octo Expansion, re-learning how to hunt in Monster Hunter Generations, and the summer Backlog Attack is back!

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    Things Discussed:
    Backlog Attack 2018, Monster Hunter Generations, Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2, Splatoon 2

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July 26, 2018

VGH #353: I Wish It Was Edible

Randy returns from the Jersey Shore (not that one) with tales of his re-Marstered life on, uh, Mars. D.J. goes into way too much detail over the new Steam version of Groove Coaster. Also, tips for enjoying Monster Hunter World‘s summer festival.

  • Things Discussed

    Things Discussed:
    Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Groove Coaster, Monster Hunter World, Red Faction: Guerrilla

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July 18, 2018

VGH #352: Granny Badass

Paul starts traveling down the long and mysterious Octopath. D.J. makes things more difficult than necessary in Homesick. Also, an extreme throwback to BBS RPGs, and unexpected fun climbing a tower.

  • Things Discussed

    Things Discussed:
    Final Fantasy XIV, Homesick, Legend of the Red Dragon, Octopath Traveler

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July 12, 2018

VGH #351: Red-Hot Summer Game Music!

Beat the summer heat with some cool, red-hot game music, or something! We share our favorite Sega hits, favorite tropical Animal Crossing jams, and favorite… Antonio Vivaldi?

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July 5, 2018

VGH #350: 100% Putin-Free

We’re joining in The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, escaping the Commies in Black The Fall, and learning all about copyright law in the Westworld mobile game. And wait, is that Gravity Rush 2?

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June 28, 2018

VGH #349: I Am Not a Pro

Paul finally caves to peer pressure and tries Fortnite. D.J. leaves the arcade long enough to go treasure hunting in Gravity Rush 2. Randy does an in-depth analysis of the various Captains Toad. Also, Hollow Knight.

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June 21, 2018

VGH #348: A Chicken, Perhaps?

Randy tries Yoku’s Island Express, the latest in the crowded dung beetle/fruit-trading/pinball adventure genre. D.J. goes on a leisurely cruise in Quarantine Circular. And, of course, Yakuza.

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June 15, 2018

VGH #347: E3 2018

It’s E3 week and we can’t wait to hear all about the new Animal Crossing game!

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June 7, 2018

VGH #346: Trying Very Hard

Randy unveils his plan for Word Domination. D.J. navigates the treacherous staircases of Runner 3. Paul plays the same old same old. And someone, somewhere is excited for E3. Also: How realistic of a tennis game is Mario Tennis Aces?

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May 31, 2018

VGH #345: Roguelike That I Like

What is Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon? A miserable pile of dated graphics and clunky controls. (Depending who you ask.) Also: Burly Men at Sea, the further adventures of wizards, and the first five prime numbers.

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May 24, 2018

VGH #344: Patrick Stewart Read My LiveJournal

We brush off our demon negotiation skills in Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux, ask the hard questions about what it means to be a Wizard of Legend, and lament the lack of tea kettles in Yakuza 6. Starring Paul Sandhu as Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

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May 17, 2018

VGH #343: Points for Doing Stuff

Destiny 2: What is it? For that matter, what was Destiny 1? Join us as we search for answers to these and other totally inane Destiny questions. Also: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, and something called My Nintendo Picross: Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

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May 10, 2018

VGH #342: Unanswered Questions

We grab our cameras and try to piece together all the weird stuff going on in the prototype demo of SWERY’s The Good Life. Also: Tumblestone, several generations of Hidden My Game by Mom, and the latest Nintendo drama.

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May 3, 2018

VGH #341: A Super Serious Guy

Randy divides his time between a fighter pilot career in Rogue Aces and being a bad influence on Kratos Jr. in God of War. Speaking of bad influences, D.J. gets tips from Yakuza 6 on what to do if he ever finds himself stuck with a baby in a strange city.

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April 26, 2018

VGH #340: Vending Machine Hunter

God of War is out and we can offer real, informed opinions on it, so we shift our focus to Nintendo Labo. Meanwhile, D.J. trades the actual Tokyo for Yakuza 6‘s approximation, and wonders just who all these Internet monster hunters really are.

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April 19, 2018

VGH #339: I Like Fanciness

We’ve got Kratos on our minds this week, but he’ll need to reclaim his title as the God of War from Lara Croft first. Randy feeds souls to the god of war in a new, very old version of Fire Emblem, and Paul finds time to stare at pretty trees in Monster Hunter. Also: we welcome our AI overlords in Semantris.

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April 12, 2018

VGH #338: A Lot of Fiddling

D.J. checks in from Japan, a mysterious land where arcades and Xenogears live on. Back in America, Randy plays Minit 60 seconds at a time, then spends time with Metropolis: Lux Obscura, which brings some much-needed sexism to the match 3 genre. Also: Ticket to Earth.

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April 5, 2018

VGH #337: Stabby Stabby

Real people. Real lives. In between running 5Ks, Randy finds just enough time to stab every person, every rock and every tree, in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Meanwhile, Paul’s just been sitting on his couch trying to escape from prison in A Way Out.

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March 29, 2018

VGH #336: A Giant Skull Smoking a Blunt

We find ourselves unmistakably inside the video game realm as Randy encounters Xbox Live pirates on the Sea of Thieves. Meanwhile, Paul plots a prison break in A Way Out, although he’d rather escape from Yakuza 5. D.J. doesn’t like a Final Fantasy thing.

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