May 25, 2017

VGH #295: You Can’t Eat an Oak Tree

We’re back to playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild and wondering if it would be better as a sidescroller. Paul reunites with an old friend in Dead Cells, then goes looking for a new friend but finds Salt and Sanctuary instead. Randy plays stuff on his phone.

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May 18, 2017

VGH #294: Taking My Skin and Going Home

We venture into Dead Cells, the hot new metroidroguevaniasoulslike, and leave satisfied but missing 75% of our gold. We also try Prey and like it, except for a classic FPS character who won’t stop making a cameo. Also, D.J. tries a new Final Fantasy.

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May 11, 2017

VGH #293: Noodle Club

For the inaugural meeting of Noodle Club, our expert noodlers evaluate the noodliness of games like What Remains of Edith Finch’s Noodles, Heroes of the Noodling Storm, and Persona 3 Noodle.

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May 4, 2017

VGH #292: Eat It 100 Times

Randy gets trapped in a spooky house in only a raincoat. D.J. learns the high cost of expressing himself. And you won’t believe what Paul’s been playing.

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April 27, 2017

VGH #291: Ice Cream and Alice Cooper

We take a break from playing Zelda and actually from playing video games at all to talk about real video games that don’t exist, plus a secret video game that does! Also Zelda.

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April 20, 2017

VGH #290: The Slow, Painful Death of BoxBoy

Randy nearly doesn’t reach the 30-hour milestone in Persona 5. D.J. takes baby steps towards spoiling Nier: Automata. And we bid a gruesome farewell to BoxBoy or whatever his name is.

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April 13, 2017

VGH #289: Dungeoneering

Friendship ended with ZELDA — now PERSONA is my best friend.

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April 6, 2017

VGH #288: Classic Garbage

We take a break (mostly) from Zelda to tread very carefully around Nier: Automata spoilers, slither through Snake Pass, and tumble in a typical horse-like fashion across the world in Everything.

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March 30, 2017

VGH #287: Durian Alert

Entering our 100th hour of Zelda discussion, we talk how to make open worlds interesting, how to identify a suspicious leaf, and how not to get banned from international flights. Also, what’s new in Splatoon 2 and whether that even matters.

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March 23, 2017

VGH #286: Bomb in Hand

Randy and Paul tackle the burning questions of our time: Why does the Internet hate a video game they haven’t played yet? What is the best video game ever, and why is it The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? The answers might surprise you! Zeldaaaaaa

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March 16, 2017

VGH #285: PAX East 2017

Randy voyages to the far-off land of Boston, Pennsylvania (?), to attend PAX East, play video games, eat cookies, and silently judge cosplayers. Erik Kubik (from The Gamer’s Lounge) and Zenprime (from The Internet) join in on the fun.

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March 9, 2017

VGH #284: Lonk and Zeldo

Hey it’s the episode where we talk about the Switch and Zelda.

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March 2, 2017

VGH #283: These Arms Have Legs

D.J. finds some misallocated Nintendo hardware. Randy politely declines offers for help in the wilderness. Paul’s mistakes come back to haunt him 300 hours later.

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February 24, 2017

VGH #282: The Villain Is Capitalism

Randy pulls rank to get his hands on that new Zelda game (give or take 13 years). Paul and D.J. continue chasing orbs in Fire Emblem Heroes, although they wonder why everyone’s clothes keep falling off. Also, swords: Are they guns?

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February 16, 2017

VGH #281: Fishing on the Wrong Beach

Randy meets new friends in Watch Dogs 2 and finds ways to non-lethally kill them. D.J. knows a lot of things about Nier, since he’s been playing it. And, finally, the big ball saga concludes.

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February 9, 2017

VGH #280: Onion Train

Climb aboard one of the most exclusive railways as Conductor Courtney takes us a journey to Resident Evil 7…ville? Also we offer our wallets to Fire Emblem Heroes, and Paul admires the hexes in The Castles of Burgundy.

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February 2, 2017

VGH #279: Wasting the Horse

Paul takes a break from his gaming break to play a little of the Diablos. Randy attempts to overcome his Dragon Quest fatigue with more Dragon Quest. D.J. wonders why there are suddenly so many weirdos in Final Fantasy prison.

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January 26, 2017

VGH #278: Kicked Out of Australia

Paul takes a break from all the gammin to build cities on an island full of sheep. Randy continues to pursue his murderous agenda on the mean streets of San Francisco. And D.J. is strong-armed into playing that game he’s always playing.

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January 19, 2017

VGH #277: Chief Grass Technician

We’re gaming like it’s 2012 (or is that 1996?) by venturing into Diablo III‘s Diablo I tribute dungeon. We’re also gaming like it’s 2014 (Monument Valley), 2015 (The Witcher III), and March 3, 2017* (Nintendo Switch).

*except in certain European countries

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January 12, 2017

VGH #276: Taco Truck Challenge

Join us as we answer 2017’s most burning questions: What is it like owning a dragon-cat-dog-bird-thing? How not-terrible is Watch Dogs 2? Is Paul stuck in an Animal Crossing time loop? What’s your social security number? Also, D.J. attends a stage play.

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