It’s here! This year’s Backlog Attack has commenced, and we’re inviting you to play along!
Video Game Hangover Posts
It’s week one of the Backlog Attack! Randy dives into the mysterious world of Cave Story… in 3D! Meanwhile, D.J. brushes up on his angels vs. witches lore in hopes of understanding Bayonetta 2.
At last, Randy gets his hands on a Steam Deck and immediately gets crankin’ on Strange Horticulture. Meanwhile, D.J. dives into the full version of Live A Live. And, the Backlog Attack begins!
Put on your flip flops (and cape), spread out the beach towel (at night), and kick back with our summer game music playlist! (Dracula)
Stray came out, so that means plenty of cat (and, somehow, dog) discussion. Also: Channeling Star Fox in Ex-Zodiac, and bidding farewell to Dragalia Lost.
Randy decides to beat the summer heat by spending some Time on Frog Island. Meanwhile, D.J. dusts off the 3DS to play the extremely mysterious Fragrant Story. Also: Hatsune Miku’s revenge.
D.J. goes in search of elusive space vampires in Nova Drift. Randy catches up with God of War, then puts on his platforming hat in Hoa. Plus: We uncover the real reason why it takes so long to get a Steam Deck.
At last, Randy gets his hands on a Playdate and immediately gets crankin’ on Casual Birder and Whitewater Wipeout. Meanwhile, D.J. downloads Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. Also: Living lives in Live A Live.
Randy relaxes with some post-apocalyptic horticulture in the Cloud Gardens after things nearly get axe-murdery in Lumbearjack. Meanwhile, D.J. experiences the bleeding edge of 3D gaming excitement in Jumping Flash!
Randy is pursued by all sizes of fish in Silt. Meanwhile, D.J. checks out the newest evolution of Vampire Survivors, then plays the even newer, ostensibly vampiric 20 Minutes till Dawn. Also: The usual Taco Bell and Star Wars discussion.
D.J. becomes a filthy ice mage in Final Fantasy XIV‘s new Crystalline Conflict PvP mode, then winds down with some PowerWash Simulator. Meanwhile, Randy goes on a sickness-induced Star Wars bender.
Randy rolls the dice as a robo-fugitive in Citizen Sleeper, while D.J. gets a crash course in alchemy in Little Witch in the Woods. Also: How excited are we for 10 more years of Grand Theft Auto?
Randy takes in a film, then practices sleight of hand in Card Shark. Meanwhile, D.J. trades in his lightsaber for a suspiciously vampiric spaceship in Gunlocked.
Randy smashes a million spiders then eats an entire coma in Neversong. Meanwhile, D.J. smashes a million swords and falls down bottomless pits in Panzer Paladin. Also: A mysterious message from the past. Giancarlo Esposito guest stars.
Randy returns to the familiar, but now unmistakably Ultra Deluxe, hallways of The Stanley Parable. Meanwhile, D.J. accidentally a Star Wars.
D.J. finds himself enjoying his new career as a futuristic fetch quester in Cloudpunk. Meanwhile, Randy finds himself on a whole series of islands in A Monster’s Expedition‘s future England… land.
D.J. takes on a parkour and puzzle-solving biathlon in Sephonie. Meanwhile, Randy finds himself jumping around yet another mysterious island in Refunct. Also: More Mutazione, and, of course, the inescapable Bunny Day.
Randy finds himself on yet another remote island in Mutazione, although this one harbors a terrible, overly processed secret. Meanwhile, D.J. spends 3,000,000 days playing Paradise Killer but all he has to show for it is a weird bag of crystals.
Finally, some good Marvel Content as Randy signs on with the Guardians of the Galaxy. Also: Deciphering Tunic, underachieving in Hatsune Miku: Colorful Stage, and an important Kirby update.
D.J. shows off his prowess at repairing whimsical power plants in Even the Ocean, while Randy gets mouthful in Kirby and the Forgotten Land. Also: An important Pokémon question, and Dragalia Lost‘s surprise ending.