November 25, 2015

#222: Hanging with Ethan Hawke

As Black Friday looms, it's important to keep your amiibos safe while revolving the screen to locate strange monsters. D.J. does so in REVOLVER360 RE:ACTOR before giving an unsatisfactory decription of SOMA. Paul enjoys cats and TitS while Randy longs for a time when all crime is legal.

Things Discussed: amiibo, Animal Crossing, Bloodborne, Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash, Final Fantasy XIV, Neko Atsume, REVOLVER360 RE:ACTOR, Soma, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky

November 19, 2015

#221: Ostrich Gorilla

Need a reprieve from the wasteland? You're in luck, because we've been playing all the games that came out last week that aren't called Fallout, like Rise of the Tomb Raider and StarCraft II Part III. Also, how to play Downwell correctly.

Things Discussed: Bloodborne, Downwell, Final Fantasy XIV, Indivisible, Rise of the Tomb Raider, StarCraft II

November 12, 2015

#220: Extra Life 2015

Last weekend we played games for 24 hours straight! Hear our thoughts about some of the games we played (and the important life lessons we learned). Bonus: This includes the mini show we recorded in the middle of the night.

Things Discussed: Alien: Isolation, Dark Souls, Destiny, Dinner Date, Extra Life 2015, Galactic Hitman, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Sir You Are Being Hunted, Soma, Super Mario Bros., Vagante, Velvet Sundown

November 4, 2015

#219: A Giant Cushion for an Enormous Cat

Paul adds to his cat collection with the newly translated Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector, then takes a trip to outer space in Rebel Galaxy. Randy plays a TV spinoff mobile game that's Actually Good. D.J. attends the Final Fantasy: A New World concert and manages to not get arrested. And no one can remember the name of that one JRPG. You know, the one with the guy who dies? But on purpose, maybe. Also, more Legend of Legacy, Fantasy Life, and the names of space games.

Things Discussed: Endless Sky, Escape Velocity, Fantasy Life, Fatmonst, Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy Tactics, Legend of Legacy, Neko Atsume, No Man's Sky, Rebel Galaxy, The Walking Dead: No Man's Land

October 29, 2015

#218: Vanilla Destiny

Randy and D.J. don't talk about scary games this week, but they do chat about how much D.J. luvs Fantasy Life, Legend of Legacy (DEMO), and other stuff. Also: Randy has a great time playing Zelda: Tri Force Heroes whilst wearing a dress and uses weird emoji!!!

Things Discussed: Destiny, Dishonored, Downwell, Fantasy Life, Legend of Legacy, Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, Life Is Strange

October 22, 2015

#217: One of the Mustache Movies

Randy gives Chibi-Robo another chance with Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash. D.J. battles spooky blobs and touch controls in the new mobile sensation, Downwell. And Paul plays the latest Additional Content for his The Witcher 3 Video Game Product.

Things Discussed: Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash, Dishonored, Downwell, Final Fantasy XIV, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Transformers: Devastation

October 15, 2015

#216: Vegan Garbage Plate

D.J.'s Dishonored game comes to a merciful conclusion. For the second week in a row, Paul doesn't change into a gun in Transformers: Devastation. And Randy that prays a looming voice actor strike doesn't take his Nolan North away. Bonus: A no-spoilers barred discussion of The Beginner's Guide.

Things Discussed: Dishonored, The Beginner's Guide, The Stanley Parable, Transformers: Devastation

October 8, 2015

#215: The Tony Hawk Clusterf*ck

We play Super Mario Maker and Transformers: The New One and don't talk about movies. Well, maybe a little. Randy takes time off from Animal Crossing but has mixed feelings about his new career as a Happy Home Designer. D.J. lives the Laserlife.

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Laserlife, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Super Mario Maker, Transformers: Devastation

October 1, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Grow Home, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Super Mario Maker

September 24, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Dishonored, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Super Mario Maker

September 17, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Ghost Trick, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Qube, Until Dawn

September 10, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Dishonored, Ghost Trick, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Until Dawn

September 4, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Backlog Attack 2015, Dragon Quest Heroes, Final Fantasy Explorers, Lara Croft GO, Lore in a Minute, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, PAX, PAX Prime 2015, Star Fox Zero, Thumper

August 27, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Dishonored, Mark of the Ninja, PAX Prime 2015, Tales from the Borderlands, Vanquish, Volume

August 20, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Dead Rising 3, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, Fallout Shelter, Final Fantasy XIV, Mark of the Ninja, Super Mario Maker

August 13, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Battleborn, Crackdown 3, Dragon Quest XI, Final Fantasy XIV, Galak-Z: The Dimensional, Gamescom, Life Is Strange, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Seven Little Words

August 6, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Gravity Rush, Guacamelee, LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Rocket League, South Park: The Stick of Truth, The Wolf Among Us, You Must Build a Boat

July 30, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Evolution 2015, Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Gravity Rush, Guacamelee, Terrordrome, The Last of Us

July 23, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Alphabear, Evolution 2015, Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Geometry Wars 3, Gravity Rush, South Park: The Stick of Truth

July 16, 2015

#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.

Things Discussed: Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War, Bastion, Capcom vs. SNK 2, Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, Diablo II, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy XI, Guardian Heroes, Infamous, Mega Man X4, Portal 2, Red Dead Redemption, Sonic Adventure, Star Fox, Star Ocean: The Second Story, Streets of Rage 2, The 7th Saga