March 6, 2014

VGH #135: I Can Smell the River from Here

VGH #135: I Can Smell the River from Here

Can you smell what the River is cooking? Join the VGH crew as they chat about Thief, Weapon Shop de Omasse, and the Final Fantasy XIV endgame. Also: stealth games, year 3 of the 3DS and more!

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February 26, 2014

VGH #134: Pierce the Heart!

VGH #134: Pierce the Heart!

Get all the latest sports things and points news on this week’s episode of Video Sports Sportover. Just like every week, we talk about Call of Duty, Bravely Default, a Mario, stuff Ken Levine stores in his pants, Strider, and Matt Kernan. The Olympics!

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February 20, 2014

VGH #133: Fo’ Free

VGH #133: Fo' Free

We’re all just waiting for our titan to fall—that is, Paul and D.J. spend some time with the elusive Titanfall beta on PC, and What They Think May Surprise You! Randy and D.J. have experience highs and lows in The Last of Us: Left Behind DLC and Steel Diver: Sub Wars—some emotional, and others because they’re in a submarine. Finally, D.J. explores the sultry side of Bravely Default and doesn’t know what to make of Yasumi Matsuno’s Unsung Story Kickstarter.

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February 19, 2014

Community Game Night: Uncharted 3

Game Night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get your half-tuck ready: we want to play Uncharted 3 with you!

Join the Video Game Hangover crew for our second Community Game Night of the year.

WHAT: Uncharted 3 on PS3
WHEN: Saturday, March 1 @ 9:30pm ET
HOW: Express your interest in the comments section below and share your PSN name.

Be sure to add us and others to your Friends list to help get the game started in a timely fashion.

Randy: randy_wrecked
Matt: SweetSweetTrash
D.J.: metaly
Paul: Dasflikko

Did we mention that the multiplayer component of Uncharted 3 is free-to-play through level 15? Check the FAQ on Naughty Dog’s site for some more details.

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February 13, 2014

VGH #132: The Phantom Menace

VGH #132: The Phantom Menace

Paul’s missing, so Matt mysteriously appears with stories about crappy looking swordfighting and giant poles. D.J. gets help from the Internet in Bravely Default. Randy makes a big decision. And have you heard about this Flappy Bird game?

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February 6, 2014

VGH #131: Not So Kudos

VGH #131: Not So Kudos

We discuss the potential negative effects of game sales and consumerism on while D.J. bites his tongue completely off. Randy inspects Lara Croft’s HD-er makeover in Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition and Paul plays the latest Final Fantasy XIII. (That would be Lightning Returns. Also, D.J. insists he’s still enjoying Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, and Video Game Community Theater makes its long-awaited return.

If you listen to this episode right now, it’s half price!

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January 30, 2014

VGH #130: Bork the Timeline

VGH #130: Bork the Timeline

This week, we finally bring the hammer down on Conan O’Brien and his fraudulent video game reviews. (Someone has to!) Randy’s so desperate for PS4 games that he digs into the free offerings Contrast and Don’t Starve, with mixed results. Paul returns to fix the timeline in Radiant Historia, and D.J.’s playing the same games from the last six months of shows, but maybe there’s an end in sight.

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January 23, 2014

VGH #129: Brave It or Default It

VGH #129: Brave It or Default It

We know you’re not the type of gamer who would ever skip a game’s cutscenes and just watch the ending on YouTube but, as suggested by one of our awesome listeners, we’re discussing those lamentable practices on this week’s show. We’ve also got more hype for the upcoming Bravely Default and thoughts on the new Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus and Catlateral Damage.

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January 16, 2014

VGH #128: Pizza Show!

VGH #128: Pizza Show!

Get hype for delicious pizza in 2014! We literally salivate in anticipation of this year’s hottest upcoming pizzas, featuring the latest sauce innovations and the most surprising topping exclusives. Pre-order yours for delivery today! Also, video games!

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January 9, 2014

VGH #127: Party Situation

VGH #127: Party Situation

We take a last look back at 2013 and all the great games we played. Find out which ones were our choices for Game of the Year!

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January 2, 2014

Mini Hangover: Just Cause 2 Multiplayer Mod

Mini Hangover: Bugs vs. Tanks! / Attack of the Friday Monsters!

D.J. and Paul try out the new Just Cause 2 Multiplayer Mod and live to tell you about it! Also: Flying boats…? Intro and outro music for this show are from the Just Cause 2 soundtrack, composed by Mats Lundgren.

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December 30, 2013

Mini Hangover: Bugs vs. Tanks! / Attack of the Friday Monsters!

Mini Hangover: Bugs vs. Tanks! / Attack of the Friday Monsters!

It’s just D.J. and his microphone again, so it must be time to talk about the Guild games on 3DS! Get impressions on Keiji Inafune’s historical arthropod warfare simulator, Bugs vs. Tanks!, and Kaz Ayabe’s nostalgic kaiju summer vacation extravaganza, Attack of the Friday Monsters! Also… is that you, Snake? SNAAAAAKE!

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December 19, 2013

VGH #126: No Touching!

VGH #126: No Touching!

It’s our annual Hungover Hangover special! Join us for a special extended episode where we take your tweets, emails, and voice messages! Thank you for your support, and boy are you in for a doozy.

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December 12, 2013

VGH #125: Blips and Bloops 2: Soundtrack to Your Death

VGH #125: Blips and Bloops 2: Soundtrack to Your Death

Turn up the volume and get ready for an hour of 2013’s best game music! We play and discuss some of our favorite tracks this year. Also, SteamWorld Dig.

We’re taking your calls for our 2013 finale episode! Leave us a message at audioboo.fm/vghangover or by phone by calling* 1-682-999-VGH1 (1-682-999-8441).

*Long distance charges may apply.

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December 5, 2013

VGH #124: Oh My Despot!

VGH #124: Oh My Despot!

What happens when we stop talking about games and decide to make one? The results surprised even us. (Don’t worry, there’s still some gaming chat, including more Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Super Mario 3D World, and some PS4 catch-up.)

We’re taking your calls for our 2013 finale episode! Leave us a message at audioboo.fm/vghangover or by phone by calling* 1-682-999-VGH1 (1-682-999-8441).

*Long distance charges may apply.

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November 27, 2013

VGH #123: Shiny Shiny Legs

VGH #123: Shiny Shiny Legs

Who needs next-gen consoles when you’ve got Nintendo games to play? This week, we’re unhealthily obsessed with Zelda, Link, Mario, Toad, and… is there a Wii Sports guy? Why are we talking about Wii Sports in 2013 again?

We’re taking your calls for our 2013 finale episode! Leave us a message at audioboo.fm/vghangover or by phone by calling* 1-682-999-VGH1 (1-682-999-8441).

*Long distance charges may apply.

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November 21, 2013

VGH #122: antoniobanderas.gif

VGH #122: antoniobanderas.gif

We bought two of Sony’s new PlayStations and boy, are our arms tired! We also played a Nintendo 2DS without buying one, then took a break from playing games to look at some in a museum. Finally, Burial at Sea is the BioShock Infinite DLC of the Year.

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November 14, 2013

VGH #121: Good Grief

VGH #120: Fiddles and Crap

Between all the grinding, collecting, and microtransactions, it’s amazing we even had time to record this week’s show about the extremes we go to for some games. We’ve also got talk of Saints Row IV, Tiny Death Star, and (seriously?) more on Pokemon X/Y.

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November 7, 2013

VGH #120: Fiddles and Crap

VGH #120: Fiddles and Crap

With next-gen consoles right around the corner, we’re laying the PS3 and Xbox 360 to rest this week with all of our favorite stuff from the current gen. Also: Pokemon X and Y (we actually played it!), AiRace Speed, and Nintendo’s Swapnote dong debacle.

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October 31, 2013

VGH #119: Crawling Through Duck Pipes

VGH #119: Crawling Through Duck Pipes

We’re having a spooOOoOOOOoOoky time playing Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs and deciding if we like this new direction horror games are headed. Also, we played Splinter Cell Blacklist with the community and lived to tell about it! So we tell you about it.

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