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

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