February 15, 2018

VGH #330: Shotguns and Super Glue

Randy delves into the world of thinly veiled 90s TV references in The Darkside Detective. D.J. plays the latest in one of his favorite genres: Shadow of the Colossus remakes. And Paul continues hunting monsters, somewhere.

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February 15, 2018

Monster Hunter Hunt Night III: The Search for Spock

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Our first Monster Hunter: World community day was a lot of fun, so we’re doing another! It’ll work the same way as before: Starting Friday at 9PM Eastern, we’ll be playing on PS4 and have a 16-player lobby open for you to post the quests you’re working on, find others’ quests to help out with, or just hang out and socialize. All you need to do is join via the room code, which will be posted here on Sunday. We hope to see you there!

Also you can do this: Voice chat with us on the VGH Discord: https://discord.gg/2yZKtNd

Join the VGH Monster Hunter: World squad:
Once you’ve joined our room, you’ll receive an invite to join the in-game VGH squad which will make joining future hunt nights a breeze. You’ll also be able to jump into a room with other VGH squad members whenever you’re online.

WHAT: Monster Hunter: World on the PlayStation 4
WHEN: Friday, February 16 @ 9PM ET
HOW: Join us using our room code! (code will be posted above once the room is active)

Or add us on PSN:
Paul – Dasflikko
D.J. – metaly

February 9, 2018

Game Night: Monster Hunter: World: Monster Harder

oh no

Our first Monster Hunter: World community day was a lot of fun, so we’re doing another! It’ll work the same way as last week, just at a different time: Starting Sunday at 4PM Eastern, we’ll be playing on PS4 and have a 16-player lobby open for you to post the quests you’re working on, find others’ quests to help out with, or just hang out and socialize. All you need to do is join via the room code, which will be posted here on Sunday. We hope to see you there!

New this week:
Voice chat with us on the VGH Discord: https://discord.gg/2yZKtNd

Room code: 42AsjrfaDbue

Join the VGH Monster Hunter: World squad:
Once you’ve joined our room, you’ll receive an invite to join the in-game VGH squad which will make joining future hunt nights a breeze. You’ll also be able to jump into a room with other VGH squad members whenever you’re online.

WHAT: Monster Hunter: World on the PlayStation 4
WHEN: Sunday, February 11 @ 4PM ET
HOW: Join us using our room code! (code will be posted above once the room is active)

Or add us on PSN:
Paul – Dasflikko
D.J. – metaly

February 8, 2018

VGH #329: Just Keep Exploding

Randy shoots up space-terrorists in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare before uncovering Radiant Historia‘s dark underbelly of anti-anime DLC. D.J. gives an update on the state of fashion in Final Fantasy XIV. And Paul continues hunting monsters, somewhere.

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February 1, 2018

VGH #328: Look upon This Garbage

Part 6 of the Garbage Trilogy confusingly continues with the full version of Monster Hunter: World, which Paul and D.J. determine, after an unspecified number of hours, is decidedly not garbage. Also, Randy climbs a mountain in Celeste.

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February 1, 2018

Community Game Night: Monster Hunter: World

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Hunters unite! Monster Hunter: World is here and we’re kicking off what’s sure to be the first of many VGH hunting nights this Friday, February 2nd. Whether you’re a fledgling hunter or a grizzled veteran from the First Fleet, you’re welcome to join Paul, D.J. and the VGH community as we slay ferocious beasts, lug around enormous eggs, and cause a ruckus at the local canteen. Starting Friday at 7:30 Eastern, we’ll be playing on PS4 and have a 16-player lobby open for you to post the quests you’re working on, find others’ quests to help out with, or just hang out and socialize. All you need to do is join via the room code, which will be posted here on Friday. We hope to see you there!

Room code: 3FvtG3BKE38C

Join the VGH Monster Hunter: World squad:
Once you’ve joined our room, you’ll receive an invite to join the in-game VGH squad which will make joining future hunt nights a breeze. You’ll also be able to jump into a room with other VGH squad members whenever you’re online.

WHAT: Monster Hunter: World on the PlayStation 4
WHEN: Friday, February 2 @ 7:30pm ET
HOW: Join us using our room code! (code will be posted above once the room is active)

Or add us on PSN:
Paul – Dasflikko
D.J. – metaly

January 25, 2018

VGH #327: My Brain Feels Different

Paul and D.J. get deep into Monster Hunter World and opine on controversial topics like drinks and numbers. Meanwhile, Randy escapes Monster Hunter with the Lost Sphear demo, then escapes from the Lost Sphear demo with a classic 3DS game. Also, cardboard.

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January 18, 2018

VGH #326: Lookin’ 4 Nudes

It’s the episode we’ve all been waiting for: Randy played Knack II and has opinions. Meanwhile, D.J. treads cautiously into Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King, and Paul played Yakuza 5?

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January 11, 2018

VGH #325: Befriending a Chicken

So far, 2018 is looking a lot like 2017 with more Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Yakuza. Meanwhile, D.J. takes a trip to an art installation.

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January 4, 2018

VGH #324: 17 Goombas Tall

We look back on 2017, a year sure to be remembered by history for its seemingly endless stream of quality video games.

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December 21, 2017

Mini Hangover: 2017 Bonus Tracks

D.J. made a special playlist just for you.

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December 14, 2017

VGH #323: International Dude

Drunktactular 2017 is here and any topic is fair game, including: Star Trek! Madden! Sexy Spaniards! ASMR! Sega Activator! Getting it on with Kirby! Literacy rates! The Irish! Getting it on with Kate Beckinsale, but actually it’s Kirby! And Star Trek!

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December 7, 2017

VGH #322: Best Game Music of 2017

Put your blippers on: It’s time for our spotlight on the year’s best video game music, with selections from Super Mario Odyssey, Persona 5, Night in the Woods, Yakuza 0, Prey, Nier: Automata, Steamworld Dig 2, Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, and more!

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November 30, 2017

VGH #321: Friendshipness

This week, it’s an all-Yakuza special episode, featuring Yakuza 3, Yakuza 0, The Flame and the Flood and the Yakuza, and Nintendo’s new mobile hit, Animal Crossing: Yakuza Camp.

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November 28, 2017

Send us your questions for our 2017 season finale!

drinks time

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Feeling inexplicably thirsty? That can only mean one thing — it’s time for the drunktacular finale to another year of VGHangover! As we’ve done every year for the past 50 years of doing this show, we’re opening the phone lines so you can call in with your questions, then opening some bottles of the good(?) stuff to help us answer them. (That’s not to say that you come up with the sort of questions that necessitate drinking, but — look, it’s been a long 2017, OK?)

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November 22, 2017

VGH #320: Trash Bag Full of Fries

After fulfilling our obligation to play games for charity, we’re back to playing games simply because we don’t know any better. Randy suffers through the new South Park and Agents of Mayhem while D.J. is Kazuma Kiryu’s vicarious drinking buddy in Yakuza 3.

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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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