December 13, 2018

#373: Best Game Music of 2018

We take a look back at 2018 in game music and everything was Ben Prunty or Yakuza.

Things Discussed: Donut Country, Dragalia Lost, Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, game music, Into the Breach, Monster Hunter World, The Darkside Detective, Yakuza 6, Yakuza Kiwami 2, Yoku's Island Express

December 6, 2018

#372: Untitled

We dive into Life Is Strange 2 and find out just how strange life... is? On an even stranger note, we're thoroughly confused by The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game. Also, D.J. makes some questionable modifications to his Switch.

Things Discussed: Flip Grip, Gunbird 2, Life Is Strange 2, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game

November 29, 2018

#371: The Bane of My Existence

D.J. takes a day trip to the most fantastical of video game realms: Watch Dogs 2's San Francisco. Randy grapples with his perfectionist urges in Spyro the Dragon. Also, Cthulhu and the Third Reich: A classic combination?

Things Discussed: Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics, Laser League, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Watch Dogs 2

November 21, 2018

#370: Mandatory Furries

Paul causes all kinds of gruesome dismemberment in Mortal Kombat XL and Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise. D.J. experiences the five stages of grief during the latest Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival. And, finally, Randy plays Spyro.

Things Discussed: Final Fantasy XIV, Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, Injustice 2, Mortal Kombat X, Spyro Reignited Trilogy

November 15, 2018

#369: A Long-Ass Time

Extra Life is a wrap! Laser League reveals Randy's true calling as an eSports pro, Paul flirts with a side career in voice acting thanks to Doki Doki Literature Club, and D.J. attempts to make sense of 14 hours of Kingdom Hearts.

Things Discussed: Doki Doki Literature Club, Extra Life, Extra Life 2018, Friday the 13th, Kingdom Hearts, Laser League

November 8, 2018

#368: A Horrible Night to Have a Curse

We're taking a quick break from our 24 hours of Extra Life to tell you about some of the games we played, like Tetris Effect, We Happy Few, Business Clicker, Castlevania II, and... Guilty Summer Kiss 2: Bloody Secret? OK, sure.

Things Discussed: Business Clicker, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, Extra Life, Extra Life 2018, Guilty Summer Kiss 2: Bloody Secret, Monster Hunter World, Murder Mystery Adventure, Tetris Effect, We Happy Few

November 1, 2018

#367: Moppin' Up Moons

Even with Extra Life right around the corner, we find ourselves distracted and wondering what it's like to play the Cowboy Game. Also, the thrilling deaths of Spider-Man and his lady friends, returning to New Donk City, and — why not? — Dragalia Lost.

Things Discussed: Dragalia Lost, Extra Life, Extra Life 2018, Red Dead Redemption 2, Spider-Man, Super Mario Odyssey

October 25, 2018

#366: Permanent Cringe Face

We're getting spooOOooOokythis week with Slayaway Camp, Detention, and... Soulcalibur VI? Also, Konami rises from the dead.

Things Discussed: Detention, Pixel Puzzle Collection, Slayaway Camp, Soulcalibur VI

October 18, 2018

#365: Maximum Spider

We wrap up both Spider-Man and Shadow of the Tomb Raider, then bust ghosts like it's 2001 in the Luigi's Mansion remake. Also, getting raidy in Dragalia Lost, and self-dismemberment for fun and donuts in The Missing.

Things Discussed: Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII, Dragalia Lost, Luigi's Mansion, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Spider-Man, The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories

October 11, 2018

#364: A Huge Head on a Tiny Body

Randy does some minor time traveling in The Gardens Between. D.J. survives the latest Monster Hunter World festival, only to find himself surrounded by dragons in Dragalia Lost. Paul sets everyone straight on what is a sword and what is an axe.

Things Discussed: Dragalia Lost, Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, Monster Hunter World, Spider-Man, The Gardens Between

October 4, 2018

#363: My Super Flashy Desperation Move

Randy advances his chicken liberation agenda by implanting one with deadly explosives in Bomb Chicken, then spends some time in the slightly less volatile world of Hob. D.J. re-enters the Stage of History in Soulcalibur VI. Also, Fortnite for adults.

Things Discussed: Bomb Chicken, Fortnite, Hob, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Soulcalibur VI

September 27, 2018

#362: Help a Noob Out

Paul's thrilling 14859024-part Yakuza segment comes to a close as he wraps up Yakuza Kiwami 2. Also, Forza Horizon 4 vs. The Crew vs. a pleasant Hawaiian vacation, and a nearly endless buffet of exploding heads in Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise.

Things Discussed: Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, Forza Horizon 4, Spider-Man, The Crew, Yakuza Kiwami 2

September 20, 2018

#361: Famous Asian Actors

We're continuing to murder people indiscriminately as Spider-Man but occasionally tagging in Lara Croft to show us how it's really done. Also, full-contact lawyering in the Yakuza studio's upcoming Judge Eyes.

Things Discussed: Judge Eyes, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Spider-Man

September 13, 2018

#360: Charleston Bomb

We've got Spider-Man fever, although we can't seem to remember all the words to his theme song. Also, a return to World War II via the Battlefield V beta, and follow-up thoughts on Pokémon Go and Dragon Quest XI.

Things Discussed: Battlefield V, Dragon Quest XI, Pokémon Go, Spider-Man

September 6, 2018

#359: Corporate Donut Hole

After a Pokemon-infested detour around Seattle, we're back to our old tricks: Gushing about the latest Yakuza game and arguing about donut semantics. Also: A tiny bit of Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate.

Things Discussed: Donut County, Katamari Damacy, Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, Pokémon Go, Yakuza Kiwami 2

August 30, 2018

#358: We Don't Talk About Dino Crisis 3

We're putting a wrap on this year's Summer Backlog Attack with the offensively relaxing Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, the extremely old Elder Scrolls: Arena, and the original Dragon Quest alla giapponese.

Things Discussed: Dino Crisis 2, Dragon Quest, Elder Scrolls: Arena, Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

August 23, 2018

#357: Naughty Dad

Randy continues his trip deep down the Holedown hole. Paul remembers what it's like to Uncharted. D.J. is completely baffled by Street Fighter 1. Also, Life Is Strange hot takes.

Things Discussed: Doom, Holedown, Life Is Strange, Street Fighter, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

August 16, 2018

#356: Shirtless Demon Punching

It's most ambitious crossover event in VGH history: We played both sides of the Monster Hunter World x Final Fantasy XIV collaboration. Also, Randy discovers new things in Night in the Woods, D.J. plays the original Far Cry, and Paul tries a new Yakuza.

Things Discussed: Doom, Far Cry, Final Fantasy XIV, Monster Hunter World, Night in the Woods, Yakuza Kiwami 2

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