October 1, 2015

VGH #214: Old Dumb Baby

VGH #214: Old Dumb Baby

D.J. reaches the end of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, and it’s about time. Paul climbs tall things in Ubisoft’s latest Art™, Grow Home. Nobody plays Super Mario Maker. Randy reads some books.

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September 24, 2015

VGH #213: Put This Guy in the Trash

VGH #213: Put This Guy in the Trash

Paul and D.J. compare notes on recent Metal Gears and come to the conclusion that maybe The Phantom Pain was Peace Walker all along!? Randy remains strangely silent. Also, how to cheat at Dishonored.

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September 17, 2015

VGH #212: A Fancy Coat and a Horse to Ride On

VGH #212: A Fancy Coat and a Horse to Ride On

It’s the spiritual sequel to episode 211 that everyone demanded: Your favorite characters return to talk about familiar games—like Metal Gear Solid V, and Ghost Trick, and Until Dawn—but in new and exciting ways.

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September 16, 2015

VGH @ Extra Life 2015

Extra Life

We’re participating in the Extra Life 2015 gaming marathon for charity! On Sunday, November 7th, we’ll be raising funds for the Children’s Miracle Network of hospitals by playing games for 24 hours straight. 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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September 10, 2015

VGH #211: Killed Instantly by Everyone

VGH #211: Killed Instantly by Everyone

Paul regales everyone with his Metal Gear Solid V antics, like: Attaching balloons to animals! Improper cardboard box use! Cassette tape theft! Meanwhile, Randy makes questionable vacation plans in Until Dawn and D.J. is still attacking his backlog in Ghost Trick and Dishonored.

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September 4, 2015

VGH #210: PAX Prime 2015: Stay In and Take a Nap

VGH #210: PAX Prime 2015: Stay In and Take a Nap

PAX Prime is over and we’re all still alive! D.J. has early impressions of Dragon Quest Heroes, Final Fantasy Explorers, Thumper, and Star Fox Zero. Also, Randy raids some kind of tomb in Lara Croft GO and Paul is pleasantly confused by Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

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August 27, 2015

VGH #209: The Q Room

VGH #209: The Q Room

John de Lancie joins us this week to chat about his favorite games like Dishonored, Tales from the Borderlands, Volume, and updates us on his Backlog. Also: Randy sounds like Bob Ross having sex to Jazz music, whilst eating Fig Newtons. Wat.

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August 20, 2015

VGH #208: The Original Walking Simulator

VGH #208: The Original Walking Simulator

Paul and Randy are stuck in Fallout Shelter while D.J. tap dances on somebody’s face in Final Fantasy XIV‘s Frontlines. Also: Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, Mark of the Ninja, Dead Rising 3, and Super Mario Maker.

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August 13, 2015

VGH #207: Be Still, My Heart

VGH #207: Be Still, My Heart

The gang discusses the best reasons out of Gamescom to get an Xbox One, none of which are Mafia 3. D.J. wonders what would happen if Perfect Dark and Halo fought each other. Paul binges on episodes of Galak-Z. Randy spells seven words.

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August 6, 2015

VGH #206: Wantonly Matching Things

VGH #206: Wantonly Matching Things

The whole gang is back together so it’s time to talk about every video game: South Park: The Stick of Truth, Gravity Rush, Rocket League, You Must Build a Boat, LEGO Batman 3, etc. Plus more Guacamelee racism, and D.J. discovers what happens when they put Battlefield into Final Fantasy.

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July 30, 2015

VGH #205: Not Sure If Racist

VGH #205: Not Sure If Racist

D.J. is joined by a mystery guest host who talks him through the Eorzean job crisis in Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. The same mystery host, who is definitely not Paul because he’s finished The Last of Us, plays Guacamelee wonders why Canadians are so racist towards Mexicans, maybe.

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July 23, 2015

VGH #204: Damage Dealing Wizard Character

VGH #204: Damage Dealing Wizard Character

Damage Dealing Wizard Character can utilize the following abilities:
(10MP) Deal Damage
(25MP) Enhanced Deal Damage
(50MP) Superior Deal Damage
Upon reaching level 30, Damage Dealing Wizard Character can be promoted to Damage Dealing Sage.

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July 16, 2015

VGH #203: Blips and Bloops 4

VGH #203: Blips and Bloops 4

On this week’s show, we play game music. Beat the summer heat with icy cooldown songs, exit music for games, and the raddest opening stages of the 90s.

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July 15, 2015

Special Message: Satoru Iwata, 1959–2015

Special Message: Satoru Iwata, 1959–2015

A message from Video Game Hangover about Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo.

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July 9, 2015

VGH #202: Bottom-Tier Garbage Criminals

VGH #202: Bottom-Tier Garbage Criminals

In the final act of Video Game Hangover: The Garbage Trilogy, everyone’s favorite crimefighter, the Batmobile, returns to shoot more missiles at spaceships. We discuss the first two episodes of The Wolf Among Us, and Her Story Is A Good Game You Should Play It.

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July 2, 2015

VGH #201: I Find the Batmobile Offensive

VGH #201: I Find the Batmobile Offensive

In case you were worried, we, too, have opinions on the Batmobile. Meanwhile, Xenosaga turns D.J. into a biblical scholar, or maybe he’s just telling people that because it sounds cool.

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June 25, 2015

VGH #200: Random x Random x Random

VGH #200: Random x Random x Random

DESTINY MEGA-SHOW!!!! (Just kidding, please don’t leave.) On our 200 millionth episode, backlog celebrity Al Parker joins us to uncover our true feelings about loot. We also get into Magicka (the old one), Dragon Age (the new one), and some cheap beer.

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June 18, 2015

VGH #199: E3 2015

VGH #199: E3 2015

It’s E3 time again and we’re here with our impressions of all the latest Es!

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June 11, 2015

VGH #198: My Boat Is Looking Pretty Sweet

VGH #197: A Squid Falls in the Ocean and Dies

We ask the Crystal Ball of Gaming (totally real) to grant us our E3 wishes, like a release date for The Last Guardian (no), a new F-ZERO (no) or for Geoff Keighley to experience human emotion (no). Instead of playing that other game, D.J. builds a boat.

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June 4, 2015

VGH #197: A Squid Falls in the Ocean and Dies

VGH #197: A Squid Falls in the Ocean and Dies

We hear about an unexplored side of Splatoon from our resident kid and squid, Randy. D.J. alternates between angsty Pacific Northwest teen and angsty Tokyo teen assassin. Paul refuses to set foot in a casino, but maybe a Witcher slot machine would change his mind.

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