Episode 7: Spring Broke!

We just got off break, and we had a more intimate session while some of the crew were at GDC. This week we hash out some mostly non-GDC related stuff like the new South Park game. We debate about Narrative vs Mechanics in games which evolves into a Metal Gear Solid discussion.  Lastly we toss around […]

Episode 6: Pre GDC 2014

In this episode, we do a pre-GDC rundown of possible (and probable) reveals and we reminisce about previous expos. Did you know Shaquille O’Neal is making a successor to Shaq-Fu? You do now. How about Glenn Beck’s Tesla vs Edison movie? This topic hit’s a pretty close to home for us, especially after spending a […]

Episode 5: Augmented Empathy

What starts off as an episode attempting to focus on some of the good video games can do, turns into a deeper discussion about… well, a quite a few things. We cover augmented reality and how its helping amputees and we segue into how some developers are using Oculus Rift to create empathetic experiences.  We cap […]

Episode 4: Whales & Strippers

Time was a huge factor this week, but somehow its a longer episode than most and we cover a TON. Take a listen, send feedback… in that order.  This episode covers the possibility of a Minecraft movie, Ben Kuchera’s op-ed on mature games exploiting sex workers, and game monetization with respect to “whales”. This ep’ is […]

Episode 3: Twitch Plays Humanity

Holy Helix Fossil, Batman! This episode covers some old stuff, like Gilman Louie’s speech at DICE… and some new stuff like the mixed blessing of Irrational Studios closing down, and of course… TwitchPlaysPokemon. We go into politics, the definition of anarchy, and the religions being preached from within the epic social experiment of TPP itself. […]

Episode 2: Tough Questions

Its the third episode! The trifecta! A hat-trick, if you will ! In which, we talk about the ill-fated LucasArts. We attempt to start a discourse about attitudes towards video game violence, as well as cultural impact. Plus, some lighter fare just to keep us (and you, hopefully) sane. We’re coming off our team’s Alpha […]

Episode 1: The Future!

MOAR podcast! This time, we congratulate Satya Nadella on taking the reins at Microsoft, what we’re looking forward to in the coming months for game releases and the amazing marriage of Ice-T and D&D audiobooks. This episode features Joe Erskine, Joe Arroyo, Nikk Golesh and Nate Hitchcock. Put this in your ears!

Episode 0: The Customer Isn’t Always Right

It’s the debut episode of the podcast!  In which we discuss fan entitlement, the future of Nintendo and what video games teach us about juggling girlfriends (scandalous!).  Also, Nate declares his love for Sega and Joey A. fields some tough relationship questions.  This episode is hosted by Joe Erskine and features Joe Arroyo, Nikk Golesh, […]