November 16, 2017

VGH #319: Guns That Shoot Arrows

We wrapped up Extra Life by getting murdered in the hot new PLAYERUNKNOWN’SBATTLEGROUNDSlike, Fortnite Battle Royale. Also, we learned how bows work in Torchlight, found (and were promptly banned from) our niche in Splatoon 2, and sneakily snuck through Horizon: Zero Dawn.

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November 9, 2017

VGH #318: A Raft of a Certain Size


We survived Extra Life, phase 1 — now hear about everything we played! Splatoon 2, Night in the Woods, Super Mario Odyssey, Metroid II, and of course, Raft. Also, a brief stint with Superhot on PlayStation VR.

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November 2, 2017

VGH #317: Bows-a-blazin’

Super Mario Odyssey is here and the gang shares stories about the long journey to New Donk City. Also, Paul plays his millionth hour of Horizon: Zero Dawn, D.J. joins an after-school poetry club, and Randy would have preferred a sombrero.

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October 26, 2017

VGH #316: Died from Scared

Randy and D.J. learn their way around a funeral home in A Mortician’s Tale. D.J. gets disoriented in Fragments of Euclid, then his office supply empire gets out of hand in Universal Paperclips. Paul is thoroughly overwhelmed in Horizon: Zero Dawn.

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October 26, 2017

VGH @ Extra Life 2017

Extra Life

We’re participating in the Extra Life 2017 gaming marathon for charity! This year, we’ll be raising funds for the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals by playing two separate marathons, on Saturday, November 4 and the following Saturday, November 11. We hope you’ll tune into our livestream, cheer us on, and pledge your support for our team by donating a few dollars toward our fundraising goal. Any amount is appreciated! You can contribute here:

extra-life.org/team/vghangover


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October 19, 2017

VGH #315: Doin’ Dishes

Randy plays his new favorite Uncharted game, besides that other one. Paul gets lost in the mysterious Super Nintendo dark web. D.J. attempts to drive a vehicle and gets caught in a land war. Meanwhile, golf continues.

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October 12, 2017

VGH #314: Curve It Around the Crocodiles

WHAT YEAR IS IT?? We take a deep dive into Star Fox and the recently unearthed Star Fox 2 and see if SuperFX games can hold their own in 2017. Also, more golf and more stories, and Paul finds himself back on the farm.

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October 5, 2017

VGH #313: Get Back in the Horse

The fabled SNES Classic is here — find out which rad 90s games you should put on your Christmas list. Also: Randy enjoys the golf and story in Golf Story, we hate that we’re still playing Metroid, and Microsoft Xbox: What is it, and has anyone seen one?

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September 28, 2017

VGH #312: Best Dad

Randy definitely still likes Metroid: Samus Returns but still takes a detour into Steamworld Dig 2. After an evening at the opera, D.J. gets parenting advice from an unexpected source. Paul plays that racing game he’s always playing, apparently.

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September 21, 2017

VGH #311: My Stupid Brain

Paul and D.J. try to make sense of Project Octopath Traveler. Randy ponders the murky ethical questions raised by Metroid: Samus Returns. Someone finishes a Persona game. Also, cars.

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September 14, 2017

VGH #310: The Nice Murderer

Fresh out of Mario + Rabbids boot camp, Randy explains the origin of those disgusting minion-alikes. D.J. is anxious about the hostess bars in Yakuza Kiwami and lets off steam by beating up everyone in Tokyo. Also, Final Fantasy daddy.

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September 7, 2017

VGH #309: Sailors Everywhere

After a brief stint with the Destiny 2 beta, D.J. rocket slides all over the place in Vanquish and returns to his old face-stomping grounds in Yakuza Kiwami. Meanwhile, Paul plays Crawl while completely sober.

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August 31, 2017

VGH #308: Blundersloosh

We wrap up the Backlog Attack with Wolfenstein: The Old Blood and The Stanley Parable. Plus, games that deserve a second chance, even if they include rabbids.

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August 24, 2017

VGH #307: The History of Matar Paneer

We’re chakkin’ out the Monster Hunter Stories demo. It’s as long as a lao-shan lung, as Grandpa Randy always says. We’re also chakkin’ on Titanfall 2 and Gunpoint, and following our Splatoon 2 teammates around to make sure they don’t get… chakked?

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August 17, 2017

VGH #306: Many Moons

The gang climbs aboard the space station Tacoma in search of spooky ghosts. D.J. struggles to understand the finer points of Bayonetta. Randy puts his curmudgeon powers to use in Gunpoint. Paul operates a computer.

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August 15, 2017

Vote for the games we play in Backlog Attack 2017!

Backlog Attack

As promised last week, we’re leaving the final games of this year’s Backlog Attack up to you! Each host has selected four possible games to play — simply vote in one of the Twitter polls below to choose their fate! We’ll play through the winners and discuss them on the show in a couple weeks.

(If you don’t use Twitter, just leave a comment on this post with your votes!)

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August 10, 2017

VGH #305: A Good Time for a Poutine Joke

In the aftermath of the first Splatoon 2 Splatfest, we discuss condiment and dessert preferences. D.J. checks in to see if the Professor Layton series survived its transition to mobile, and the Backlog Attack begins with spooky Soma and creepy Cave Story.

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August 3, 2017

VGH #304: Mushy or Sticky

We venture into Nintendo’s brave new vision of online multiplayer in Splatoon 2 — now with voice chat, sometimes! Also, the summer Backlog Attack begins!

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July 27, 2017

VGH #303: Summer Bloops

Bloop out with some blippin’ summer blops on our mid-year music show! This year’s playlist includes chiptune covers of imaginary artists, real artists singing imaginary words, and — ugh — more Zelda?!

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July 20, 2017

VGH #302: Baby in the Mail

Randy’s comfort zone is threatened by a new Persona announcement (and a mail-delivery baby). Also: Picross Makeout League at last, playing Final Fantasy XII until you don’t have to, and 3DS games we can’t play to begin with.

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