August 9, 2018

#355: Like D-Day but Worse

Randy fills that Arkanoid-shaped void in his life with some Holedown before stepping back into No Man's Sky to see if they've added more inventory slots. D.J. tries to learn about World War II via the original Call of Duty. Also, a brief Dragonball detour.

Things Discussed: Call of Duty, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Evolution 2018, Holedown, No Man's Sky, slappers only

August 2, 2018

#354: Potions and Meat

Randy and D.J. try to make sense of the new Shin Megami Tensei mobile thing. Also, life in an underwater subway in Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion, re-learning how to hunt in Monster Hunter Generations, and the summer Backlog Attack is back!

Things Discussed: Backlog Attack 2018, Monster Hunter Generations, Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2, Splatoon 2

July 26, 2018

#353: I Wish It Was Edible

Randy returns from the Jersey Shore (not that one) with tales of his re-Marstered life on, uh, Mars. D.J. goes into way too much detail over the new Steam version of Groove Coaster. Also, tips for enjoying Monster Hunter World's summer festival.

Things Discussed: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Groove Coaster, Monster Hunter World, Red Faction: Guerrilla

July 18, 2018

#352: Granny Badass

Paul starts traveling down the long and mysterious Octopath. D.J. makes things more difficult than necessary in Homesick. Also, an extreme throwback to BBS RPGs, and unexpected fun climbing a tower.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV, Homesick, Legend of the Red Dragon, Octopath Traveler

July 12, 2018

#351: Red-Hot Summer Game Music!

Beat the summer heat with some cool, red-hot game music, or something! We share our favorite Sega hits, favorite tropical Animal Crossing jams, and favorite... Antonio Vivaldi?

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Daytona USA, Final Fantasy IV, game music, Gravity Rush, Nights into Dreams, Ninety-Nine Nights, Red Faction: Guerrilla, The 7th Saga, Virtua Fighter

July 5, 2018

#350: 100% Putin-Free

We're joining in The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, escaping the Commies in Black The Fall, and learning all about copyright law in the Westworld mobile game. And wait, is that Gravity Rush 2?

Things Discussed: Black the Fall, Gravity Rush 2, Life Is Strange, The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, Westworld

June 28, 2018

#349: I Am Not a Pro

Paul finally caves to peer pressure and tries Fortnite. D.J. leaves the arcade long enough to go treasure hunting in Gravity Rush 2. Randy does an in-depth analysis of the various Captains Toad. Also, Hollow Knight.

Things Discussed: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, DanceRush Stardom, Fortnite, Gravity Rush 2, Groove Coaster, Hollow Knight

June 21, 2018

#348: A Chicken, Perhaps?

Randy tries Yoku's Island Express, the latest in the crowded dung beetle/fruit-trading/pinball adventure genre. D.J. goes on a leisurely cruise in Quarantine Circular. And, of course, Yakuza.

Things Discussed: Fortnite, Quarantine Circular, Subsurface Circular, Yakuza 0, Yoku's Island Express

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