Jeff and Christian welcome Art Director at Bitreactor and friend of the show, Daanish Syed back this week for a huge show. They discuss Sony's latest State of Play, featuring Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, Avatar Frontiers of Pandora, and more, Nitendo's Direct, featuring Princess Peach Showtime, Paper Mario the 1,000 Year Door, and more, and Unity upending their pricing structure and the entire industry. Plus, Starfield updates, more layoffs, and more The Playlist: Mortal Kombat 1, The Texas...
Published 09/18/23
Published 09/18/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Rachel Kaser from Gamesbeat to the show to discuss solid rumors of Nintendo's next version of the Switch, Megan Fox joining the cast of MK1, a delay for Alone in the Dark, and more! The Playlist: Starfield, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remake, Samba de Amigo: Party-To-Go, ABRISS Parting Gifts!
Published 09/11/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Brendon Bigley from Into the Aether back to the show to discuss Nintendo's latest Direct, focusing on Super Mario Wonder, a shocking price increase for Sony PS Plus subscription service, Embracer Group shutting down Volition, Lenovo announcing its own Steam Deck competitor, and more! The Playlist: Starfield. All Starfield, only Starfield. It's a deep dive, with no story spoilers.  Parting Gifts!
Published 09/04/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Chris Baker, author of X-Wings, Lightsabers, and Scorpion Vader to the show this week to discuss a remaster of the classic DOS game, Dark Forces, Playstation Portal, and all of the huge Gamescom 2023 trailers, including Crimson Desert, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, and more! The Playlist: TMNT Splintered Fate, Marvel Snap, Jedi: Survivor, Immortals of Aveum, GeForce Now, Sea of Stars Parting Gifts!
Published 08/28/23
Jeff and Christian welcome the director of Prey, Dan Trachtenberg, back to the show this week to discuss 7 years of No Man's Sky and how it may compare to Starfield, the wild October video game release schedule, Bungie's odd description of their upcoming game, and more! The Playlist: En Garde, Midnight Fight Express, Waven, Wayfinder, Baldur’s Gate 3, Hammerwatch 2 Parting Gifts!
Published 08/21/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Mike Futter from the Virtual Economy podcast back to the show this week to discuss the strange case of Overwatch 2 becoming Steam's worst reviewed game, Rockstar acquiring the developers behind unofficial RP servers for GTA 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2, THQ's jam-packed showcase, and more! The Playlist: Destiny 2, Diablo 4, Forza Horizon 5 seasonal content, Quake II, Baldur’s Gate 3, Tales and Tactics Tabletop Time: Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate, Taco vs Burrito, Can’t...
Published 08/14/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Richard Lovejoy from the Gamers With Jobs Conference Call podcast back to the show this week to discuss Wizards of the Coast discovering an artist using AI to create art for an upcoming D&D expansion, older Elder Scrolls games being remade, Metal Gear hitting a sales milestone and more! The Playlist: Baldur’s Gate 3, Neurocracy 2.049, The Expanse: A Telltale Series, Let’s Revolution! Tabletop Time: Thousand Year Old Vampire, Betrayal Legacy, Bloc by Bloc,...
Published 08/07/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Mario Rivera from Point in Progress back to the show this week to discuss Riot's reveal of true 2v2 multiplayer in their upcoming fighting game, Project L, Destiny 2 players jumping on the Glorbo bandwagon, Ubisoft killing the Immortals Fenix Rising sequel, and more! The Playlist: Dave The Diver, Final Fantasy 16, Oxenfree 2: Lost Signals, Disney Illusion Island, Ratchet and Clank PC, Doomsday Hunters Parting Gifts!
Published 07/31/23
Jeff and Christian welcome streamer and voice actor Frank Ellerbe back to the show this week to discuss the Comic Con reveal of a new Marvel Spider-Man 2 trailer and branded PS5, Xbox Live Gold turning into Xbox Game Pass Core, the invention of Glorbo, and more! The Playlist: Remnant 2, Diablo 4 Season of the Malignant, Final fantasy 16, Street Fighter 6, The Finals, Portal: Prelude RTX, Ember Knights Parting Gifts!
Published 07/24/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Miles Dompier from Windows Central and IGN back to the show this week to discuss a possible conclusion to the long roller coaster ride of Microsoft's bid to acquire Activision Blizzard, a landmark court decision that could help prevent online harassment, Major Nelson stepping down, a new haptic suit for Assassin's Creed, and more! The Playlist: Exoprimal, Grounded, Viewfinder, Halls of Torment Parting Gifts!
Published 07/17/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Rebekah Valentine from IGn back to the show this week to discuss her stellar coverage of the Microsoft v FTC injunction hearing over the last several weeks. Plus, they discuss Larian's final Baldur's Gate 3 panel before release, the lackluster sales numbers for Final Fantasy XVI, some games getting remasters, and more! The Playlist: World of Warcraft, Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life, Ghost Trick VR Talk: Synapse Parting Gifts!
Published 07/10/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Jill Grodt from Indie Informer to the show this week to discuss the exciting Annapurna Showcase, more juicy details from the FTC case against Microsoft, and a revelation that loading screens might be... fake? The Playlist: Dave the Diver, Mythforce, Sludge Life 2, Final Fantasy XVI, Diablo IV Tabletop Time: Sonora, Happy Little Dinosaurs, Spaceship Unity Season 1 Parting Gifts!
Published 07/03/23
Jeff and Christian welcome podcaster Patrick Beja back to the show this week to discuss the huge Nintendo Direct reveal of Super Mario Bros Wonder and so much more, plus the shocking court revelations coming out of the Microsoft FTC trial, and in increase in the price of Xbox Game Pass. The Playlist: Street Fighter 6, Pokemon Let's Go, Final Fantasy XVI, Laika Aged Through Blood, Bulwark Falconeer Chronicles, Ebenezer and the Invisible World, Sea of Stars, Broken Roads, Viewfinder,...
Published 06/26/23
Anthony Taormina joins Jeff and Christian for special bonus episode of Paid DLC, featuring a spoiler-free review of Final Fantasy XVI. You can read Anthony's full written review on Game Rant HERE. This Bonus Content is only possible through the generous support of our Patrons at patreon.com/dlcpod
Published 06/22/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Adam Leonhardt from Megadads back on the show this week for a very special occasion! Not only is is Father's Day, but DLC celebrates its 500th consecutive episode! They discuss the UploadVR showcase with its 62 games, the next roadsblock from Microsoft's Activision Blizzard acquisition, Fable's in-game graphics, and more! The Playlist: Final Fantasy XVI demo, Layers of Fear, Exoprimal Beta, Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew Parting Gifts! DLC is made possible...
Published 06/19/23
Lana Bachynski joins Jeff and Christian for special bonus coverage of the Ubisoft Connect and Capcom Direct conferences, including takes on Star Wars Outlaws, Avatar Frontiers of Pandora, Assassin's Creed Mirage, Dragon's Dogma 2, and more! This show is made possible by our patrons at patreon.com/dlcpod
Published 06/13/23
Summer of Games 2023! E3 may be dead, but that doesn't mean there isn't a TON of game announcements compressed in a VERY small window. Anthony Taormina from Gamerant joins Jeff and Christian to run through all of the huge announcements from Microsoft's big show, including Starfield, Fable, and so much more! Then they make time for Summer Games Fest and the PC Game Show, too! This show is made possible by the generous support of Patrons at patreon.com/dlcpod
Published 06/12/23
Jeff and Christian team up with Dave Chen from youtube.com/davechensky and Peter Sciretta from Ordinary Adventures on Youtube to give their immediate reactions to Apple's groundbreaking announcement of the Vision Pro AR headset. Hope you enjoy!  This content is only possible because of the support of our Patrons!
Published 06/06/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Kahlief Adams from Spawn on Me back to the show this week to discuss Sony's CEO outlining potential problems with cloud gaming ahead of Project Q's launch, Microsoft's latest plan to circumvent the UK's CMA and advance their acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Meta's VR showcase, and more! The Playlist: Street Fight VI, Diablo IV, Wildfrost Parting Gifts!
Published 06/05/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Tom Marks from IGN to the show to break down all of the surprising and not-so surprising reveals from the Playstation Showcase, including Spider-Man 2, Metal Gear Solid Delta, and so much more! The Playlist: Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, Humanity, After Us, Planet of Lana, Wildfrost, WoW Classic Hardcore Parting Gifts!
Published 05/29/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Stephen Hilger from Into the Aether to the show this week to discuss the reveal of Mortal Kombat 1, no more PvE for Overwatch 2, the return of Blizzcon in 2023, and more! The Playlist: Darkest Dungeon 2, Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, Star Wars Jedi Survivor VR Talk: Humanity, Walkabout Mini Golf Parting Gifts!
Published 05/22/23
Jeff and Christian welcome Ash Parrish from The Verge to the show for the first time to discuss the release of Tears of the Kingdom, a new kind of game announcement from the Pokemon developers, four surprising games added to the World Video Game Hall of Fame, and more! The Playlist: The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, Diablo IV, Mario Picross Parting Gifts!
Published 05/15/23
Jeff and Christian welcome lead gameplay designer Alex Sulman to the show this week to discuss another round of layoffs at Unity, a surprisingly candid interview from Phil Spencer about the state of Xbox, and more! The Playlist: Horizon: Burning Shores, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Street Fighter 6 Demo, Disney Speedstorm, Dead Island 2, Age of Wonders 4 Parting Gifts!
Published 05/08/23