August 28, 2014

VGH #159: Bomb the Moon

VGH #159: Bomb the Moon

After a few harrowing weeks of real life, D.J. returns to Halo world and Randy gets involved in a dastardly moon bombing plot in CounterSpy. Meanwhile, Paul finished Alan Wake and probably played XCOM: Enemy Within. Also, Swing Copters.

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August 21, 2014

VGH #158: The Magician Randy

VGH #158: The Magician Randy

Prepare for an evening of otherworldly intrigue with THE MAGICIAN RANDY! Struggle to keep control of your senses as THE MAGICIAN RANDY looses a litany of arcane conjurations! Gasp with delight and terror as a cabaret of ethereal apparitions writhes at the will of THE MAGICIAN RANDY! Afterward, THE MAGICIAN RANDY will play the latest Metal Gear.

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August 14, 2014

VGH #157: The Ambiguity Continues

VGH #157: The Ambiguity Continues

We take a leisurely stroll through the forest with Alan Wake, this year’s most stubborn Backlog Attack game. Less leisurely, we shoot laser guns in Rex Rocket and wonder what’s going on in Killer Is Dead. Finally, there’s a new Silent Hill game at Gamescom… we think.

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August 7, 2014

VGH #156: My 10-Year-Old Self

VGH #156: My 10-Year-Old Self

Paul takes a spooky vacation in Alan Wake, Randy deals with the antiquated artifact that is Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, and D.J. doesn’t know what to make of Rogue Legacy, but he’s pretty sure he doesn’t like being colorblind. Final Fantasy XIV returns briefly, but we wish it was under better circumstances.

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July 31, 2014

VGH #155: Polite or Racist

VGH #155: Polite/Racist

This week, at the 155th annual VGHangover Con: MORE Halo! MORE Assassin’s Creed! That game about the bird and fish! How to win a cool video game of your very own! And a date with Destiny!

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July 24, 2014

VGH #154: Ben Franklin’s Almanac

VGH #154: Ben Franklin's Almanac

Historians have long valued Ben Franklin’s famous almanac for the whimsical tales writ upon its myriad pages (20 collectible in Boston, 16 in New York). Stories of shrieking elf children, charismatic party trolls and cooperating robots provided hours of delight for American colonists skilled enough to parkour across rooftops nad recover the First American’s scrawlings.

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July 17, 2014

VGH #153: Fire All Cannons, Release All Slaves

VGH #153: Fire All Cannons, Release All Slaves

Raise shields! Charge engines! Calibrate the thing! Fire missiles! Assassinate a guy! Reroute auxiliary power! Touch primary booty! Engage hyperspace uncle! Watch electronic sports!

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July 10, 2014

VGH #152: Potato Salad

VGH #152: Potato Salad

This week’s show is a celebration of the modern retro game, like Halo 3 and ZombiU. We also talk about Shovel Knight, since it would be a shame if we didn’t.

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July 3, 2014

VGH #151: #SaveVGH

VGH #151: #SaveVGH

The Backlog Attack returns! We pick out three more stacks of unfinished games that we’re dying to cross off our lists. We also talk Hitman Go, The Wolf Among Us, and that game about the island and the tomodachis, while Paul experiences a traumatic event.

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June 26, 2014

VGH #150: Fine

VGH #150: Fine

On the show’s 150th birthday, we, the podcasters, reflect upon Video Game Hangover’s storied past and the indelible impression it’s left on the Internet. Actually, we just talk about Mario Kart 8 and Watch Dogs, two popular video games.

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June 19, 2014

VGH #149.5: E3 Wrap-up

VGH #149.5: E3 Wrap-up

Randy and D.J. team up for an extra curmudgeonly post-E3 episode while Paul is away doing Things.

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June 12, 2014

VGH #149: E3 2014

VGH #149: E3 2014

It’s E3 2014 and we’re covering the big three press events LIVE from the comfort of our bedrooms, and after the show has ended. Listen to how excited we are to play with toys and take Halo 2 online. Also, we correctly predict Nintendo’s steampunk strategy game featuring Abraham Lincoln. Incredible!

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June 5, 2014

VGH #148: PRE-E3 C-C-C-COMBO SHOW!

PRE-E3 C-C-C-COMBO SHOW!

We’re joining forces with Will and JD from 2 Ninjas 1 Podcast to get hyped and share predictions for next week’s massive E3 gaming expo. Together we’re twice as powerful!

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May 29, 2014

VGH #147: Snakebite T. Winterbottom

Snakebite T. Winterbottom

Attention astronaut: There’s been a terrible accident and now you have just 60 minutes of oxygen remaining. Better spend them listening to this episode about a talking sword and big worms.

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May 22, 2014

VGH #146: The Best and Brightest of Japan’s Youth

VGH #146: The Best and Brightest of Japan's Youth

Are you the ultimate fanfiction author/biker gang leader? If so, you’re invited to attend this podcast where we discuss your particular talents. Please watch out for potential murderers and/or time travel hazards. This episode is better without Kinect.

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May 15, 2014

VGH #145: Captain Idiot

VGH #145: Captain Idiot

To free us from the tyranny of car keys, we all get cybernetic implants. Also, we played some video games: FTL: Advanced Edition, Mega Man III, and Mario Golf: World Tour. This episode is available to tomodachi of all races and sexual orientation.

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May 8, 2014

VGH #144: The Dark Souls of Golf

VGH #144: The Dark Souls of Golf

This week, we take golf very seriously.

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May 1, 2014

VGH #143: Possessed Possessions

VGH #143: Possessed Possessions

This week’s show tackles grown-up issues like depression, anime, and life with eight arms. Also, more Microsoft and Xbox One chat as per usual, and Video Game Community Theater brings its own mailbag.

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April 24, 2014

VGH #142: Cats Are the Good Guys

VGH #142: Cats Are the Good Guys

It turns out we still have a few more games from PAX East to talk about, including Rats: Time Is Running Out and Chasm. Meanwhile, 119 million Gameboys still work after 25 years, Randy scoffs at the meager challenge of Super Mario Bros. 3, D.J. practices crashing planes in Strike Vector, and Paul hates the Steam controller.

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April 17, 2014

VGH #141: Live from PAX East 2014!

VGH #141: Live from PAX East 2014!

Randy and D.J. (with a little help from the VGH community) report in from PAX East. Thousands of gamers and only some of them are wearing deodorant!

Special thanks to guests Erik Kubik and Pete Cintula!

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