November 26, 2014

VGH #172: The Same Boring-Ass Cave

VGH #172: The Same Boring-Ass Cave

It’s our littlest big show ever! D.J. tries Smash Bros.‘ first HD outing on the Wii U, Randy makes new friends in LittleBigPlanet 3, and Paul is having an amazing time with Dragon Age Inquisition… BUT.

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November 20, 2014

VGH #171: The Jon Hamm Show

VGH #171: The Jon Hamm Show

Ubisoft will tell you what this episode is about after you’ve finished downloading it.

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November 13, 2014

VGH #170: Knock ‘em Out Wipe ‘em Out

VGH #170: Knock 'em Out Wipe 'em Out

80 Days spent driving in Tha Crew. Ubisoft’s game is kinda poo. Randy spots a Hyrulian boob. He uses the Pro Controller ’cause he’s not a noob. Fantasy Life. Much dynasty.

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November 6, 2014

VGH #169: Houses Full of Cheese Wheels

VGH #169: Houses Full of Cheese Wheels

Fantasy Life is here and between the three of us, we’ve been playing it 24/7. We discuss how our new lives are living up to our expectations. Also, crafting things in games, and real-world anxiety over imaginary houses.

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October 30, 2014

VGH #168: How Will We Get the Coast Guard to Kill Bigfoot?

VGH #168: How Will We Get the Coast Guard to Kill Bigfoot?

Last weekend we played games for 24 hours straight, and boy are our arms tired! Get the post-Extra Life scoop as we try to recap hours of Civilization: Beyond Earth, Sleeping Dogs, Monster Hunter, and a salacious murder mystery in Velvet Sundown. Then we get spoooooooooky with Neverending Nightmares.

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October 23, 2014

VGH #167: The Horrible Crow People

VGH #167: The Horrible Crow People

This weekend is Extra Life and we’re half-psyched up, half-questioning the decisions that have brought us to this point. Before that, though: Randy is excited about Android apps, D.J. is excited about something something fan fest, and Paul discovers his fursona.

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October 16, 2014

VGH #166: Giant Dinosaur Dog

VGH #166: Giant Dinosaur Dog

Join us for a chat about unemployment and games that sound like the following: Smashing Brothers, Sleepy Dogs, Alien Insulation, Fribbage, Spelarky, and Baynaretta 2.

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October 9, 2014

VGH #165: Hates Being Set on Fire

VGH #165: Hates Being Set on Fire

It’s an event witnessed only once a console generation—something that die-hard fanboys will be frothing about to the uninitiated for years to come. That’s right—a good Lord of the Rings game. Also, we played Super Smash Bros. 4.

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October 2, 2014

VGH #164: The Path of Neo

VG #164: The Path of Neo

We haven’t played Shadow of Mordor yet but that doesn’t keep us from talking about it and the sleeper hit phenomenon. Also, Luftrausers, The Last of Us Remastered, and Borderlands 2 on the Vita.

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September 25, 2014

VGH #163: The Duke Nukem Forever of Final Fantasy

VGH #163: The Duke Nukem Forever of Final Fantasy

Time for a road trip with your favorite anime bros! D.J. returns to Bravely Default while Paul discovers LEGOs and walks down a hallway. Also, Final Fantasy XV, Monster Hunter, and Animal Crossing—must be Tokyo Game Show.

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September 18, 2014

VGH #162: I Got Goldeen

VGH #162: I Got Goldeen

Are there any more new video games in 2014? We get to the bottom of this controversial issue. Also, we played Smash Bros. on a 3DS, how weird.

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September 11, 2014

VGH #161: Quite Emo

VGH #161: Quite Emo

This is it! We finally tackle the GamerGate controversy, hold on to your butts! We also chat about games like the new Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright and Code of Princess, but who cares about that? RAGE. MORE. IMPORTANT.

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September 4, 2014

VGH #160: PAX Prime 2014: Bug Stick

VGH #160: PAX Prime 2014: Bug Stick

We’ve got the hottest scoops and the biggest beetles from PAX Prime in Seattle. Scoop on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Freedom Wars, Below, Firewatch, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, and maybe more! Also, we crown 2014’s Summer Backlog champion!

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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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