Jeff and Christian welcome freelance games journalist, Imran Khan back to the show this week to discuss the first Dragon Age The Veilguard gameplay, new Shovel Knight dimensions, and a really positive thing from the Helldivers 2 community. The Playlist: The Rogue Prince of Persia, Lorelei and the Laser Eyes, Phantom Blade Zero, Sonic x Shadow Generations, New World: Aeternum, Fatal Fury: City of Wolves, Destiny 2: The Final Shape, Star Wars Hunters, Alan Wake 2: Night Springs DLC, Steam Next...
Published 06/17/24
Published 06/17/24
Special bonus coverage of the the Summer of Games, as Jeff and Christian are joined by Anthony Taormina from Gamerant to talk about the Ubisoft Forward, and get his hands-on impressions of Star Wars Outlaws and tons of other games from the Festival, plus Destiny 2 The Final Shape and Elden Ring's new DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree.
Published 06/12/24
Jeff and Christian are joined by Lana Bachynski for a very special episode. The trio step through all of the biggest releases announced from the weekend of Summer Games Fest, including Gear of War E-Day, Dragon Age: The Veilguard, Doom: The Dark Ages, South of Midnight, Perfect Dark, Fable, Indiana Jones and the Great Circle, Mixtape, Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater, Civilization 7, Lego Horizon Adventures, Alan Wake 2: Night Springs, Monster Hunter Wilds, and so many more!
Published 06/10/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Senior Manager, Communications for Apex Legends, Sara Zaidi to the show to discuss the kick-off of the Summer of Games 2024, with Sony's State of Play. Which games were most impressive? Is Sony letting PSVR2 down? The Playlist: Apex Legends, Baldur’s Gate 3, Cities: Skylines 2,  F1 2024, Rogue Prince of Persia, Uncharted 3, Astor: Blade of the Monolith Tabletop Time: GloomHaven, Castles of Mad King Ludvig, Bluey Keepy Uppy Game Parting Gifts!!
Published 06/03/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Rachel Kaser from Gamesbeat back to the show this week to discuss a big acquisition for IGN, a corporate strategy video from Sony, and a legal win from Bungie. The Playlist: Lorelei and the Laser Eyes, Multiversus, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2, Graveyard Gunslingers Parting Gifts!
Published 05/27/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Paid DLC's own Lana Bachynski back to the show this week to discuss rumors of a new game from Valve in a very popular genre, a report that Microsoft wants more of their top-tier games on Playstation, and Ubisoft's first trailer for the next Assassin's Creed game. The Playlist: Braid Anniversary Edition, Animal Well, Prince of Persia the Lost Crown, Tales of Kenzara: ZAU, Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut PC; PPSSPP and RetroArch emulators on iOS Parting Gifts!
Published 05/20/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Jacob Geller from MinnMax to the show this week to discuss yet more layoff and studio closures in the games industry. This time, it's a developer who did everything right! Plus, Nintendo breaks their silence about Switch 2, and Hades 2 causes another game to be pushed back. The Playlist: Hades 2, 1000xResist, Indika, Little Kitty Big City, Animal Well Parting Gifts!
Published 05/13/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Max Neal from the Voxel Show to the podcast this week to discuss Sony's baffling decision to require PSN accounts for PC players of Helldivers 2, more layoffs and closures of some top tier indie developers, and a new Batman Arkham game for VR! The Playlist: Final Fantasy: Rebirth, Manor Lords, Sangokushi Taisen, Fallout 76, Shadow of the Depth Tabletop Time: Frosthaven, Ark Nova, The Chameleon, Detective Club Parting Gifts!
Published 05/06/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Jill Grodt from Indie Informer back to the show this week to discuss indie darling El Paso, Elsewhere becoming a movie, Blizzcon 2024 being canceled, the latest hardware rumors about Switch 2, and more! The Playlist: Hades 2, Another Crab’s Treasure, Sucker For Love: Date To Die For, Manor Lords, Stellar Blade; Fortnite Festival, Rotwood Parting Gifts!
Published 04/29/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Ben Hanson from Minnmax back to the show this week to discuss Nintendo's latest Indie World Showcase, Ghost of Tsushima on PC adding a Playstation interface, what 'enhanced for PS5 Pro' might mean, and more! The Playlist: Stitch, Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth, Top Spin 2K25, Hades 2 Technical Test, No Rest for the Wicked, Delta Emulator, Fallout 4 VR with mods Parting Gifts!
Published 04/22/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Marcus Stewart from Game Informer to the show this week to discuss a release date for Star Wars Outlaws, the huge iii indie showcase, Dredge getting a movie adaptation, and more! The Playlist: Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Pepper Grinder, Botany Manor, Diablo Immortal; Call of Duty Warzone; Fortnite, Children of the Sun Parting Gifts!
Published 04/15/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Scott L Clark from the Gaming Outsiders podcast back to the show this week to discuss the potential of two Prince of Persia games coming in the same year, Apple allowing game emulators onto iOS, the majority of playtime in 2023 going to 6-year old games, and more! The Playlist: Beat Slayer, Minishoot Adventures, Mighty Mage, Kudzu, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons remake, Slot Shots Pinball Ultimate Edition, Prince of Persia Sands of Time, Dicefolk, EcoGnomix Parting...
Published 04/08/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Jarrett Green from IGN to the show this week to discuss a 2007 flop video game getting a surprise sequel, the reveal of Overwatch with Marvel characters, first hands-on from Ken Levine's upcoming Bioshock killer, and more! The Playlist: Dragon’s Dogma 2. Pepper Grinder, Diablo IV, Stolen Realm, Rogue Voltage demo, Mori Carta demo Tabletop Time: Gudnak
Published 04/01/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Jeremy Penter, better known as Karak from ACG back to the show this week to discuss Larian walking away from the most successful game of 2023, Unreal showing off Marvel 1943 Rise of the Ronin at GDC, a potential big delay for GTA 6, and more! The Playlist: Dragons Dogma 2, Pacific Drive, Rise of the Ronin, Horizon Forbidden West Complete Edition, Gran Turismo 7 - Willow Springs, Slice and Dice Parting Gifts!
Published 03/25/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Kahlief Adams from Spawn on Me back to the show this week to discuss the leaked specs for PS5 Pro, the second coming of Multiversus, one of Xbox's biggest exclusives rocketing up the sales chart on Playstation, and more! The Playlist: WWE 2K24, Rise of the Ronin, RoboCop: Rogue City, Outcast - A New Beginning Parting Gifts!
Published 03/18/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Miles Dompier from Illfonic back to the show this week to discuss the newest Xbox Partner Preview event, WB delisting games, Nintendo's Mario Day announcements, and more! The Playlist: Outlast Trials, Rise of the Ronin, New Star GP, Ruff Ghanor Parting Gifts!!
Published 03/11/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Tom Marks from IGN to discuss the IGN unionization effort, as well as more layoff from Sony and EA, a rumored Switch 2 delay, and two game studios departing their parent companies and going indie. The Playlist: Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, Balatro, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Deep Rock Galactic Survivor Parting Gifts!
Published 03/04/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant back to the show this week to discuss the Elden Ring expansion announcement, PSVR2 to support PC VR games, the partner focused Nintendo Direct, and more! The Playlist: Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Pacific Drive, Mario vs Donkey Kong, Skull and Bones, Banishers Ghosts of New Eden, Penny’s Big Breakaway, Spellrogue Parting Gifts!
Published 02/26/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Rich Lovejoy from Gamers With Jobs Conference Call back to the show this week to discuss Sony execs claiming the PS5 is nearing the end of its lifecycle, Xbox execs podcasting about games going to other consoles, Avatar the Last Airbender getting a fighting game, and more! The Playlist: The Thaumaturge, Astral Ascent, Ludus Mortis, Moonring, Ultros, Helldivers 2, retro replays of Halo Reach and Batman Arkham Knight, Balatro VR Talk: PSVR2 Globular Cluster...
Published 02/19/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Vic Hood from Dot Esports to the show this week to discuss Disney $1.5 billion investment in Epic Games, a potential franchise reboot for Virtua Fighter, plans to make the next Call of Duty into a Far Cry-esque open world games, and more! The Playlist: TLOU Part 2 Remastered, Dead By Daylight, Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth demo, Helldivers 2, Steam Next Fest demos: Rotwood, Kingsgrave, Terra Memoria, Gatekeeper, Pepper Grinder, Ember the Werefox VR Talk: Apple Vision...
Published 02/12/24
Jeff and Christian welcome video game lawyer and MinnMax community manager, Haley MacLean to the show to discuss the latest Sony State of Play, Xbox potentially allowing their first party games on other systems, Deus Ex canceled, and more! The Playlist: Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Silent Hill: The Short Message, Palworld, Celeste 64 VR Talk: Apple Vision Pro Parting Gifts!
Published 02/05/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Patrick Beja back to the show this week to discuss the huge layoffs at Microsoft and Riot, Apple forced to allow native gaming streaming apps, Blizzard's survival game canned after 6 years, and more! The Playlist: League of Legends: Wild Rift, Warcraft Rumble, TEKKEN 8, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, Enshrouded VR Talk: Underdogs Parting Gifts!!
Published 01/29/24
Jeff and Christian welcome actor and video game voice performer Daryl Lathon to the show to discuss subscription services slowing growth, Xbox's Developer Direct, Halo's Battle Royale mode being canceled, and more! The Playlist: The Iron Oath, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown; The Last of Us Part II Remastered, Palworld VR Talk: Bulletstorm VR Parting Gifts!!
Published 01/22/24
Jeff and Christian welcome Jordan Minor from PC Mag, and author of Video Game of the Year, to the show this week to discuss Xbox exclusives possibly landing on non-Xbox hardware, a second season preview of Halo on Paramount+, and Smite getting a sequel. The Playlist: Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, Suicide Squad Kill the Justice League, CRT TV gaming Portal Revolution VR Talk: Asgard's Wrath 2
Published 01/15/24