#73: No Nolan North No

October 10, 2012
Are you proud to call yourself a gamer? On this week's show, we’re talking about how Nintendo's recent ads and Maine's Republican Party both seem to think it’s something to be ashamed of. We’ll also revisit The Great Gaming Debate (with provocative new questions from the VGH community!) and weigh in on Tokyo Jungle and Inversion.

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#72: Rebuttaled

October 4, 2012
We had planned to do a show inspired by this week’s Presidential Debate but we ended up talking about how much we love Borderlands 2 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown for an hour instead. Hope you don’t mind. We've also got Viewer Mail, a winner in our LittleBigPlanet Vita contest, Netflix recommendations, and more!

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#71: The Foxiest of the Hounds

September 27, 2012
Besides pretty graphics, what do you want from next gen games? On this week’s show, we’re hoping for evolution beyond 1080p. We’ve also got awesome new theme music, talk of the Wii U, and reviews of Double Dragon Neon, Darksiders II and Demons’ Score.

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#70: Mostly Tanks, Occasionally Airplanes

September 19, 2012
Borderlands 2 is out and the summer drought is over! This week, we’re talking about the highs and lows of gaming in 2012 and pick the game that we're still most excited about from the back half of the year. Also: LittleBigPlanet Vita, Joe Danger 2, the Armored Kill DLC for Battlefield 3 and, of course, GIANT ROBOTS.

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#69: A Moose and a Beaver

September 13, 2012
We pitch our own amazing sandbox games after being inspired by the bar-raising Sleeping Dogs. We also talk about Klei's Mark of the Ninja, Terry Cavanagh's Super Hexagon, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII and Steam’s Big Picture mode.

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#68: Big Fist

September 6, 2012
Couldn't make the trek to Seattle last week? If Randy can somehow survive the intro, we might have the lowdown on all the cool stuff that D.J. saw at PAX Prime 2012. We’ve also got reviews of Sleeping Dogs and the newest Walking Dead episode.

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#67: A Japanese Hamburger

August 30, 2012
Getting old sucks! This week, we're talking about our changing tastes and the gaming concepts that just don’t do it for us anymore. Also: pre-PAX anticipation, Viewer Mail, Dungeon Defenders, Spec Ops: The Line, and more on New Super Mario Bros. 2 and The Last Story.

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#66: All Chaps Are Assless

August 23, 2012
Can games be fun without the threat of death? On this week’s show, we’re talking about death and consequences in gaming. We also got a coffin-load of your Viewer Mail and we weigh in on the new Mario, Sound Shapes, Papo and Yo, and The Last Story.

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#65: Space Madness

August 9, 2012
NASA's Curiosity rover is the coolest thing to happen on Mars since the rise of the Red Faction. This week, we're talking about games in space. We've also got your Viewer Mail, thoughts on Deadlight, Red Faction: Armageddon, Bioshock and Limbo, and we pick sides in the EA vs. Zynga dust-up.

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#64: Moves like Toothpaste

August 3, 2012
Sure, Michael Phelps can swim...but how is he at Tekken 3? With apologies to all of the real Olympians out there, we humbly present our own Gold Medal Moments in Gaming. We’ve also got talk of Modern Warfare 3, Assassin's Creed Revelations, Puddle, Quantum Conundrum and lots and lots of fighting games. Go for the gold!

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#63: Take His Face/Off

July 26, 2012
What Summer lull? This week, we’re talking about the crazy new Ouya console and the Diablo III endgame controversy. We also recast the upcoming Superman movie and report on our time with Tribes: Ascend, Quantum Conundrum, and Mighty Switch Force.

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#62: Millionaire Ninja

July 19, 2012
On this week’s show, we try really hard to connect our love for Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight movies with a conversation about video game culture. We’ve also got talk of Mega Man, Final Fantasy Tactics, Metal Gear, Lego Batman, and the salvation of G4TV.

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#61: Man in a Vent Shaft

July 12, 2012
Sony’s purchase of cloud-gaming company Gaikai has us wondering about the future of shiny plastic discs. Also: THQ’s near-cancellation of The Devil’s Third gets us talking about some potentially good games that never saw the light of day. In the Hangover, we offer a quick update on our Summer Backlog Project, survive The Walking Dead: Starved for Help and the tap to the beat of Final Fantasy: Theatrhythm.

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#60: What a Downer

July 5, 2012
We’re getting all hot and bothered this week, and not just because it’s 103 degrees outside. The release of Lollipop Chainsaw prompts a decidedly PG-13 conversation about sex, sexuality and video games. NSFW! In the Hangover, Paul and D.J. are working their way through their backlogs and offer quick updates on Psychonauts and Bioshock. We've also got thoughts on the new Mass Effect ending, Andrew Garfield's pre-Spider-Man work, and the tenuous threads between Dane Cook and Capcom.

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#59: The Burning of the Everything

June 28, 2012
We start our Summer Backlog Attack this week to avoid the summer gaming lull... but with this many games, is there ever really a lull? We've also got a second opinion on Gravity Rush, more Mario Tennis Open, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, your Viewer Mail and Last Call.

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#58: Victory Crouching

June 21, 2012
We state our demands for the next console generation while Microsoft tries to keep its next Xbox under wraps. In the Hangover, Paul experiences a summer lull, D.J. blings out his Battlefield 3 experience, and Matt is head over heels for Gravity Rush.

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#57: Breakin' Somebody's Nutz

June 14, 2012
It’s our last E3 show! Really, we promise. This week, we take aim at one of the big themes to come out of the Expo: over-the-top video game violence. We’ve also got talk of Diablo III, Mario Tennis Open, Mighty Switch Force! and swanky new music by Jim Guthrie!

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E3 2012: Day 2

June 6, 2012
Nintendo takes the stage on day of E3 2012 and our bodies are ready. Hear our reactions to the Wii U gamepad, Miiverse and Nintendo’s online plans, 3DS games, and the all-important Wii U launch titles.

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E3 2012: Day 1

June 5, 2012
The first day of E3 has come and gone but the memories will live on. In this episode we share our highlights (and air a few grievances) from the Microsoft, Sony, EA and Ubisoft press conferences.

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#56: So Satisfying

May 31, 2012
E3 is right around the corner! We’re devoting this week’s show to our hopes, dreams and fears for this year’s expo. Remember: not everything can be a Wii U launch title. We’ve also got talk of Mario Tennis Open, Castlevania, Radiant Historia and more.

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