February 5, 2015

#180: You're Gonna Miss the Lobster

Once a year, a legendary lobster crawls out of the sea to tell tales of time-traveling high schoolers and historical steampunk lions. Unfortunately, we missed the lobster again. Fortunately, we're perfectly capable of telling you those stories ourselves.

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Code Name: STEAM, Life Is Strange, Nintendo

January 29, 2015

#179: Live from PAX South 2015

Live from San Antonio, VGH is at the first ever PAX South expo! We're joined by some special guests to talk about the games we played, the costumes we saw, and, of course, Yasumi Matsuno.

Things Discussed: Brawlhalla, Gunsport, Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Nintendo 3DS, PAX, PAX South 2015, Ronin, Speedrunners, Videoball

January 22, 2015

#178: Lorgo the Potlicker

After a nearly two-year hiatus, we've finally released a new show. Coincidentally, Randy and D.J. are excited about a potential new Rock Band, while Paul tries to remember the name of that game he played with a plastic guitar. Also: PS1 classics Suikoden I and II, The Marvellous Miss Take, Shadow of Mordor, and 1000 dead Mr. Game and Watches in Super Smash Bros.

Things Discussed: Guitar Hero, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Rock Band, Suikoden, Suikoden II, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, The Marvellous Miss Take

January 15, 2015

#177: Nintendoom

On the way to 2015, you suddenly find yourself trapped in the realm of Nintendoom, where nothing fits in your pocket and every Amiibo is Luigi. Your only chance of escape lies in the machinegun-toting hands of—who else—Batman (voiced by Troy Baker).

Things Discussed: Batman: Arkham Knight, Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Grim Fandango, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, Life Is Strange, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Nintendo, Nintendo 3DS, No Man's Sky, Rhythm Heaven, Silent Hills, Splatoon, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

January 8, 2015

#176: David Duchovny Needs Work

It turns out there were a few games in 2014 that weren't completely bug-ridden and disappointing! (Oops—positivity!) We scrounge up a handful of our absolute favorite games from last year—some from totally unexpected places.

Things Discussed: 80 Days, Alien: Isolation, Best of 2014, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Dragon Age Inquisition, Final Fantasy XIV, Freedom Wars, Infamous: Second Son, Mario Kart 8, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Monument Valley, Rex Rocket, The Last of Us, The Wolf Among Us

January 1, 2015

Mini Hangover: Freedom Wars

Happy New Year! Join D.J. as he rings in 2015 with a million-year prison sentence, courtesy of Freedom Wars.

Things Discussed: Freedom Wars

December 25, 2014

Mini Hangover: Paul

Happy Holidays! Now listen to Paul ramble for 15 minutes about random stuff. Woohoo!

Things Discussed: Fibbage, Jackbox Party Pack

December 18, 2014

#175: Bro Out Till U Die

It's here: Our biggest end-of-year drunktacular yet, featuring all your calls and questions! Grab your beverage of choice and help us bid farewell to the nightmarish hellstorm of 2014.

Things Discussed: Animal Crossing, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Fantasy Life, Final Fantasy XIV, Halo, Mass Effect, Monument Valley, Mortal Kombat, PlayStation, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Vagrant Story, Velvet Sundown, World of WarCraft

December 11, 2014

#174: Blips and Bloops 3

The blips and bloops are back: It’s time to listen to some of our favorite game music of 2014.

Things Discussed: Bravely Default, Fantasy Life, Halo 4, Infamous: Second Son, Mario Kart 8, Monument Valley, Shovel Knight, Stealth Inc 2, The Wolf Among Us, Transistor, Velocity 2X

December 4, 2014

#173: Kite!

It was a close call, but we decided to play video games this week. Paul comes crawling back to Dragon Age Inquisition, and no matter how hard he tries, D.J. can't seem to escape from Assassin's Creed.

Things Discussed: Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, Dragon Age Inquisition, Steam

November 26, 2014

#172: The Same Boring-Ass Cave

It's our littlest big show ever! D.J. tries Smash Bros.' first HD outing on the Wii U, Randy makes new friends in LittleBigPlanet 3, and Paul is having an amazing time with Dragon Age Inquisition... BUT.

Things Discussed: Dragon Age Inquisition, LittleBigPlanet 3, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

November 20, 2014

#171: The Jon Hamm Show

Ubisoft will tell you what this episode is about after you've finished downloading it.

Things Discussed: 0h h1, Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed Unity, Fantasy Life, LA Noire, Mad Men, Mario Kart 8, Stealth Inc 2, Ubisoft

November 13, 2014

#170: Knock 'em Out Wipe 'em Out

80 Days spent driving in Tha Crew. Ubisoft's game is kinda poo. Randy spots a Hyrulian boob. He uses the Pro Controller 'cause he's not a noob. Fantasy Life. Much dynasty.

Things Discussed: 80 Days, Fantasy Life, Hyrule Warriors, Skyrim, The Crew

November 6, 2014

#169: Houses Full of Cheese Wheels

Fantasy Life is here and between the three of us, we've been playing it 24/7. We discuss how our new lives are living up to our expectations. Also, crafting things in games, and real-world anxiety over imaginary houses.

Things Discussed: Dead Space 3, Dragon Quest IX, Fantasy Life, Final Fantasy XIV, Minecraft, Monster Hunter, Skyrim, The Last of Us

October 30, 2014

#168: How Will We Get the Coast Guard to Kill Bigfoot?

Last weekend we played games for 24 hours straight, and boy are our arms tired! Get the post-Extra Life scoop as we try to recap hours of Civilization: Beyond Earth, Sleeping Dogs, Monster Hunter, and a salacious murder mystery in Velvet Sundown. Then we get spoooooooooky with Neverending Nightmares.

Things Discussed: Civilization: Beyond Earth, Extra Life, Extra Life 2014, Final Fantasy XIV, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Neverending Nightmares, Rex Rocket, Sleeping Dogs, Spelunky, Velvet Sundown

October 23, 2014

#167: The Horrible Crow People

This weekend is Extra Life and we're half-psyched up, half-questioning the decisions that have brought us to this point. Before that, though: Randy is excited about Android apps, D.J. is excited about something something fan fest, and Paul discovers his fursona.

Things Discussed: Alien: Isolation, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Extra Life, Extra Life 2014, Final Fantasy XIV, Monument Valley, Rex Rocket

October 16, 2014

#166: Giant Dinosaur Dog

Join us for a chat about unemployment and games that sound like the following: Smashing Brothers, Sleepy Dogs, Alien Insulation, Fribbage, Spelarky, and Baynaretta 2.

Things Discussed: Alien: Isolation, Bayonetta 2, Fibbage, Sleeping Dogs, Spelunky, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

October 9, 2014

#165: Hates Being Set on Fire

It's an event witnessed only once a console generation—something that die-hard fanboys will be frothing about to the uninitiated for years to come. That's right—a good Lord of the Rings game. Also, we played Super Smash Bros. 4.

Things Discussed: Borderlands 2, Diablo III, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Spelunky, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

October 2, 2014

#164: The Path of Neo

We haven't played Shadow of Mordor yet but that doesn't keep us from talking about it and the sleeper hit phenomenon. Also, Luftrausers, The Last of Us Remastered, and Borderlands 2 on the Vita.

Things Discussed: Agent Smith, Borderlands 2, Inevitability, Luftrausers, Morpheus, Neo, PlayStation Vita, The Keymaster, The Last of Us, the matrix, Trinity, Xbox One

September 25, 2014

#163: The Duke Nukem Forever of Final Fantasy

Time for a road trip with your favorite anime bros! D.J. returns to Bravely Default while Paul discovers LEGOs and walks down a hallway. Also, Final Fantasy XV, Monster Hunter, and Animal Crossing—must be Tokyo Game Show.

Things Discussed: Bravely Default, Final Fantasy XV, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, PT