The Backlog Attack continues as Randy accompanies the gang on summer vacation in Persona 5 Strikers. Meanwhile, D.J. faces off against the demon lord, an evil empire, AND a mischievous hell goblin in Alcahest.
Video Game Hangover Posts
We get into our first Backlog Attack games: D.J. witnesses the invention of shooting in Wolfenstein 3D, while Randy’s explores the world’s grossest house in Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Also: Finally cooking some Indian food in Venba.
The summer Backlog Attack returns! We take a look at the strange and neglected games we plan to get through this month. Also: Unexpected news out of Final Fantasy XIV‘s Fan Festival.
Randy finds himself listening to the radio on yet another mysterious island in Oxenfree II: Lost Signals. Meanwhile, D.J. is just plain lost (but loving it) in Final Fantasy XIV‘s latest Variant Dungeon.
Randy is mystified by Viewfinder‘s perspective-bending puzzles. Meanwhile, D.J. figures out Final Fantasy XVI‘s true form. Also: The definitive way to play Dragon Quest. Maybe.
This week we’re stressing out over all our dead carrot friends in Pikmin 4, talking to animals in Crusader of Centy, and not doing our taxes but definitely doing the other thing in Death and Taxes.
D.J. takes a break from dodging FFXVI spoilers to visit The Tartarus Key‘s retro-styled survival horror murder mansion. Meanwhile, Randy simply takes a break in Shin-chan: Me and the Professor on Summer Vacation.
There’s a new Final Fantasy out and everyone’s playing it… even Randy, sort of! Also, we check in on the latest new Super Mario Bros. news.
Randy investigates Ghost Trick‘s new lease on life, then moves some letters around in Prose and Codes. Meanwhile, D.J. crosses dimensions in Harmony: The Fall of Reverie. Also: Becoming an ultimate legend, and weaponized ostriches.
No Street Fighter 6 or even Zelda this week—just our old standbys: Star Trek and a little beekeeping.
After a bender weekend crafting everything in the new FFXIV patch, D.J. goes back to where it all started in the Final Fantasy I Pixel Remaster. Meanwhile, Randy gets a sneak peak at the upcoming Alone in the Dark reboot and Fall of Porcupine.
Randy deals with a familial crisis (and spider aliens) in Planet of Lana, while D.J. goes maybe a little too retro in The Eternal Castle [REMASTERED]. Also: We’re still playing Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
That Zelda game came out.
Randy hunts pixels in Paranormasight: The Seven Mysteries of Honjo, then wonders if he’s too powerful of a gamer for New Super Lucky’s Tale. Meanwhile, D.J. gives Fade to Black a second look after 30 years.
Randy escapes to the whimsical world of Lost in Play. Meanwhile, D.J. hopes Gal Guardians finally lets him shoot Dracula with a gun. Also, trying out Ultimate raiding in Final Fantasy XIV, and a spicy new Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom prediction.
Randy embarks on yet another archipelagic adventure in… wait for it… Tchia!! D.J. wraps up Resident Evil 4 and immediately finds himself embroiled in a mysterious moon conspiracy in Lunark.
Randy embarks on a spooky fishing trip in Dredge. D.J. revisits Persona 3 and finds it surprisingly familiar. Also: Our very specific (and mostly uninformed) predictions about Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
We’re taking it back to the Gamecube this week with a look at Metroid Prime: Remastered, plus the original Resident Evil 4 vs. the new Resident Evil 4 Chainsaw Demo.