January 18, 2018

#326: Lookin' 4 Nudes

It's the episode we've all been waiting for: Randy played Knack II and has opinions. Meanwhile, D.J. treads cautiously into Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King, and Paul played Yakuza 5?

Things Discussed: Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King, Knack II, Yakuza 5

January 11, 2018

#325: Befriending a Chicken

So far, 2018 is looking a lot like 2017 with more Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Yakuza. Meanwhile, D.J. takes a trip to an art installation.

Things Discussed: Islands: Non-Places, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Panoramical, Yakuza 0, Yakuza 4

January 4, 2018

#324: 17 Goombas Tall

We look back on 2017, a year sure to be remembered by history for its seemingly endless stream of quality video games.

Things Discussed: Dead Cells, Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, Golf Story, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nier: Automata, Night in the Woods, Nine Parchments, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS, Splatoon 2, Steamworld Dig 2, Super Mario Odyssey, Tacoma, Yakuza 0, Yakuza 3

December 21, 2017

Mini Hangover: 2017 Bonus Tracks

D.J. made a special playlist just for you.

Things Discussed: game music

December 14, 2017

Things Discussed: Star Trek

December 7, 2017


Put your blippers on: It's time for our spotlight on the year's best video game music, with selections from Super Mario Odyssey, Persona 5, Night in the Woods, Yakuza 0, Prey, Nier: Automata, Steamworld Dig 2, Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, and more!

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, game music, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Night in the Woods, Prey, Steamworld Dig 2, Super Mario Odyssey, Yakuza, Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami

November 30, 2017

#231: Friendshipness

This week, it's an all-Yakuza special episode, featuring Yakuza 3, Yakuza 0, The Flame and the Flood and the Yakuza, and Nintendo's new mobile hit, Animal Crossing: Yakuza Camp.

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Super Mario Odyssey, The Flame and the Flood, Yakuza 0, Yakuza 3

November 22, 2017

#320: Trash Bag Full of Fries

After fulfilling our obligation to play games for charity, we're back to playing games simply because we don't know any better. Randy suffers through the new South Park and Agents of Mayhem while D.J. is Kazuma Kiryu's vicarious drinking buddy in Yakuza 3.

Things Discussed: Agents of Mayhem, South Park: The Fractured but Whole, Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey, Yakuza 3

November 16, 2017

#319: Guns That Shoot Arrows

We wrapped up Extra Life by getting murdered in the hot new PLAYERUNKNOWN'SBATTLEGROUNDSlike, Fortnite Battle Royale. Also, we learned how bows work in Torchlight, found (and were promptly banned from) our niche in Splatoon 2, and sneakily snuck through Horizon: Zero Dawn.

Things Discussed: Extra Life, Extra Life 2017, Fortnite, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey, Torchlight

November 9, 2017

#318: A Raft of a Certain Size

We survived Extra Life, phase 1 -- now hear about everything we played! Splatoon 2, Night in the Woods, Super Mario Odyssey, Metroid II, and of course, Raft. Also, a brief stint with Superhot on PlayStation VR.

Things Discussed: Extra Life, Extra Life 2017, Metroid II: Return of Samus, Night in the Woods, PlayStation VR, Raft, Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey, Superhot

November 2, 2017

#317: Bows-a-blazin'

Super Mario Odyssey is here and the gang shares stories about the long journey to New Donk City. Also, Paul plays his millionth hour of Horizon: Zero Dawn, D.J. joins an after-school poetry club, and Randy would have preferred a sombrero.

Things Discussed: Doki Doki Literature Club, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Super Mario Odyssey

October 26, 2017

#316: Died from Scared

Randy and D.J. learn their way around a funeral home in A Mortician's Tale. D.J. gets disoriented in Fragments of Euclid, then his office supply empire gets out of hand in Universal Paperclips. Paul is thoroughly overwhelmed in Horizon: Zero Dawn.

Things Discussed: A Mortician's Tale, Fragments of Euclid, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Universal Paperclips

October 19, 2017

#315: Doin' Dishes

Randy plays his new favorite Uncharted game, besides that other one. Paul gets lost in the mysterious Super Nintendo dark web. D.J. attempts to drive a vehicle and gets caught in a land war. Meanwhile, golf continues.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV, Golf Story, Gran Turismo Sport, Kirby's Dream Course, Super NES Classic, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

October 12, 2017

#314: Curve It Around the Crocodiles

WHAT YEAR IS IT?? We take a deep dive into Star Fox and the recently unearthed Star Fox 2 and see if SuperFX games can hold their own in 2017. Also, more golf and more stories, and Paul finds himself back on the farm.

Things Discussed: Golf Story, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo World Championships, Star Fox, Star Fox 2, Stardew Valley

October 5, 2017

#313: Get Back in the Horse

The fabled SNES Classic is here — find out which rad 90s games you should put on your Christmas list. Also: Randy enjoys the golf and story in Golf Story, we hate that we're still playing Metroid, and Microsoft Xbox: What is it, and has anyone seen one?

Things Discussed: Donkey Kong Country, Final Lap Twin, Golf Story, Metroid: Samus Returns, Secret of Mana, Street Fighter II Turbo, Super NES Classic, Xbox One

September 28, 2017

#312: Best Dad

Randy definitely still likes Metroid: Samus Returns but still takes a detour into Steamworld Dig 2. After an evening at the opera, D.J. gets parenting advice from an unexpected source. Paul plays that racing game he's always playing, apparently.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Metroid: Samus Returns, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Steamworld Dig 2, the matrix, Yakuza 3

September 21, 2017

#311: My Stupid Brain

Paul and D.J. try to make sense of Project Octopath Traveler. Randy ponders the murky ethical questions raised by Metroid: Samus Returns. Someone finishes a Persona game. Also, cars.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, Metroid: Samus Returns, Persona 5, Project Octopath Traveler, Yakuza Kiwami

September 14, 2017

#310: The Nice Murderer

Fresh out of Mario + Rabbids boot camp, Randy explains the origin of those disgusting minion-alikes. D.J. is anxious about the hostess bars in Yakuza Kiwami and lets off steam by beating up everyone in Tokyo. Also, Final Fantasy daddy.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Yakuza Kiwami

September 7, 2017

#309: Sailors Everywhere

After a brief stint with the Destiny 2 beta, D.J. rocket slides all over the place in Vanquish and returns to his old face-stomping grounds in Yakuza Kiwami. Meanwhile, Paul plays Crawl while completely sober.

Things Discussed: Crawl, Destiny 2, Shenmue, Splatoon 2, Vanquish, Yakuza Kiwami

August 31, 2017

#308: Blundersloosh

We wrap up the Backlog Attack with Wolfenstein: The Old Blood and The Stanley Parable. Plus, games that deserve a second chance, even if they include rabbids.

Things Discussed: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Persona 5, The Stanley Parable, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood