June 15, 2018

#347: E3 2018

It's E3 week and we can't wait to hear all about the new Animal Crossing game!

Things Discussed: Afterparty, Beyond Good and Evil 2, Catherine: Full Body, Control, Cyberpunk 2077, Death Stranding, Dragon Quest X, Final Fantasy XIV, Gears of War 5, Ghost of Tsushima, Just Cause 4, Monster Hunter World, My Friend Pedro, Scott Bakula, Sea of Solitude, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Spider-man, Splatoon 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, The Last of Us Part II

June 7, 2018

#346: Trying Very Hard

Randy unveils his plan for Word Domination. D.J. navigates the treacherous staircases of Runner 3. Paul plays the same old same old. And someone, somewhere is excited for E3. Also: How realistic of a tennis game is Mario Tennis Aces?

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing, Cyberpunk 2077, Fallout 76, Final Fantasy XIV, Groove Coaster, Mario Tennis Aces, Monster Hunter World, Runner 3, Word Domination

May 31, 2018

#345: Roguelike That I Like

What is Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon? A miserable pile of dated graphics and clunky controls. (Depending who you ask.) Also: Burly Men at Sea, the further adventures of wizards, and the first five prime numbers.

Things Discussed: Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Burly Men at Sea, Final Fantasy XIV, Ikaruga

May 24, 2018

#344: Patrick Stewart Read My LiveJournal

We brush off our demon negotiation skills in Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux, ask the hard questions about what it means to be a Wizard of Legend, and lament the lack of tea kettles in Yakuza 6. Starring Paul Sandhu as Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

Things Discussed: david cage, detroit being human, Shin Megami Tensei, Star Trek, wizard of legend, Yakuza 6

May 17, 2018

#343: Points for Doing Stuff

Destiny 2: What is it? For that matter, what was Destiny 1? Join us as we search for answers to these and other totally inane Destiny questions. Also: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, and something called My Nintendo Picross: Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Things Discussed: Destiny 2, My Nintendo Picross: Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

May 10, 2018

#342: Unanswered Questions

We grab our cameras and try to piece together all the weird stuff going on in the prototype demo of SWERY's The Good Life. Also: Tumblestone, several generations of Hidden My Game by Mom, and the latest Nintendo drama.

Things Discussed: God of War, Hidden My Game by Mom, Hidden My Game by Mom 2, My Brother Ate My Pudding, Nintendo Switch, The Good Life, Toast Girl, Tokimeter, Tumblestone

May 3, 2018

#341: A Super Serious Guy

Randy divides his time between a fighter pilot career in Rogue Aces and being a bad influence on Kratos Jr. in God of War. Speaking of bad influences, D.J. gets tips from Yakuza 6 on what to do if he ever finds himself stuck with a baby in a strange city.

Things Discussed: Avengers: Infinity War, God of War. Nintendo Labo, Rogue Aces, Yakuza 6

April 26, 2018

#340: Vending Machine Hunter

God of War is out and we can offer real, informed opinions on it, so we shift our focus to Nintendo Labo. Meanwhile, D.J. trades the actual Tokyo for Yakuza 6's approximation, and wonders just who all these Internet monster hunters really are.

Things Discussed: God of War, Monster Hunter World, Nintendo Labo, Yakuza 6

April 19, 2018

#339: I Like Fanciness

We've got Kratos on our minds this week, but he'll need to reclaim his title as the God of War from Lara Croft first. Randy feeds souls to the god of war in a new, very old version of Fire Emblem, and Paul finds time to stare at pretty trees in Monster Hunter. Also: we welcome our AI overlords in Semantris.

Things Discussed: God of War, Isle of Dogs, Monster Hunter, semantris, Tomb Raider

April 12, 2018

#338: A Lot of Fiddling

D.J. checks in from Japan, a mysterious land where arcades and Xenogears live on. Back in America, Randy plays Minit 60 seconds at a time, then spends time with Metropolis: Lux Obscura, which brings some much-needed sexism to the match 3 genre. Also: Ticket to Earth.

Things Discussed: Dragon Quest XI, Groove Coaster, Japan, Metropolis: Lux Obscura, Minit, Ticket to Earth, Xenogears

April 5, 2018

#337: Stabby Stabby

Real people. Real lives. In between running 5Ks, Randy finds just enough time to stab every person, every rock and every tree, in Rise of the Tomb Raider. Meanwhile, Paul's just been sitting on his couch trying to escape from prison in A Way Out.

Things Discussed: 5k running, A Way Out, Rise of the Tomb Raider

March 29, 2018

#336: A Giant Skull Smoking a Blunt

We find ourselves unmistakably inside the video game realm as Randy encounters Xbox Live pirates on the Sea of Thieves. Meanwhile, Paul plots a prison break in A Way Out, although he'd rather escape from Yakuza 5. D.J. doesn't like a Final Fantasy thing.

Things Discussed: A Way Out, Final Fantasy XIV, Sea of Thieves, Yakuza 5

March 22, 2018

#335: Fox Dog Thing

Randy confronts various acrobatic and linguistic challenges in Fe. D.J. snoops on a gang of cool hackers in the #WarGames interactive-TV-series-game-thing. And events unfold over and over again in Last Day of June.

Things Discussed: #WarGames, DJMAX Respect, Fe, Last Day of June

March 15, 2018

#334: Fraught with Peril

Unfettered by inclement weather, Cap'n Randy takes his galleon in search of booty (and a bigger bucket) on the Sea of Thieves. Meanwhile, D.J. sticks to the familiar music game waters of DJMAX Respect. Also, someone's been drinking again.

Things Discussed: DJMAX Respect, Monster Hunter World, Sea of Thieves

March 8, 2018

#333: More Swords Than Anyone Else

Paul heads Into the Breach for another chance to save humanity from giant insects, Randy hops aboard the Subsurface Circular, and D.J. takes a part-time job as a UFO. Also, a year later, how much do we love exchanging friend codes on the Switch? So much.

Things Discussed: GameFAQs, Into the Breach, Mass Effect Andromeda, Nintendo Switch, Part Time UFO, Subsurface Circular, Super Mario Odyssey

March 1, 2018

#332: You Know Garrus, Right?

On this week’s show: Garrus chat. Also, Paul finally makes room in his busy schedule to play Mass Effect Andromeda for some reason, and Randy regales us with tales of his recent experience with Dandara ON THE SWITCH.

Things Discussed: Dandara, Desert Golfing, Mass Effect Andromeda, Monster Hunter World

February 22, 2018

#331: Doctor Robot

Paul and D.J. get pulled into Metal Gear Survive's weird alternate dimension of tower defense and zombies. D.J. interrogates robots on a train in Subsurface Circular. And Monster Hunter: World continues.

Things Discussed: Metal Gear Survive, Monster Hunter World, Subsurface Circular

February 15, 2018

#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.

Things Discussed: Celeste, Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes, Monster Hunter World, Shadow of the Colossus, The Darkside Detective

February 8, 2018

#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.

Things Discussed: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Final Fantasy XIV, Monster Hunter World, Radiant Historia, Shadow of the Colossus

February 1, 2018

#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.

Things Discussed: Bridge Constructor Portal, Celeste, Monster Hunter World