Episode 147: Wiener Sandwich

Xenomorphs take over the show this week as DigiPen prof Sonia Michaels helps us figure out the point of the Xbox One X: Project Scorpio Edition, assess Elon Musk and Co.’s letter to the UN requesting a ban of killer robots, and discuss why video game prices still aren’t standardized. In the Lightning Round, we […]

Episode 131: GoGoSexPoopYes!

This week, Arroyo takes the helm while Alexandra is on vacation, and we welcome back Samir Patel (Producer at Bungie) and Kevin Katona (Research Scientist at Microsoft)! They help us sort out Minecraft’s upcoming micropayments, Train Jam, and a new Vegas eSports arena on the way. For the Lightning Round, we talk about the return […]

Episode 129: Eat Fresh

Alexandra Lucas is back (now as a full-time panelist)! She helps us navigate the conversationally murky waters of American males leaving the workforce in favor of gaming, the ethics of murder in VR, and esports finally hitting mainstream legitimacy. For the Lightning Round we chime in on Ari Arad’s theory on how to make a […]

Episode 126: Strong Yet

Our very own Bernard Hwang makes a rare appearance on the show this week to help us cover game industry unionization, job prospects in our robot future and a college course on bullshit! We saunter into the Lightning Round to discuss Bill Gates’ idea to tax robots and we come up with ideas to help […]

Episode 91: eThletes

Hugh Monahan (Stellar Jockeys founder) joins us this week to talk Brigador and his Nickelback poster collection! He helps us sort out VR talk shows, eSports Olympics and an April Fools Day CS:GO troll of epic proportions. For the Lightning Round we ‘un-invent’ our least favorite things about video games and poke some fun at […]

Episode 87: Kugelschreiber

Lola Shiraishi (game industry freelancer & producer) joins us this week as we take a look at Former State Senator (and game hater) Leland Yee’s conviction, the dramatic difference a decade can make in games, and the whole debacle surrounding Spintires. For the Lightning Round we analyze a theory that eSports is ruining PC gaming […]

Episode 84: Horse Latitudes

Rob Auten, professional game writer and consultant (Battlefield: Hardline, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Gears of War: Judgement), joins us for a whimsical jaunt right to the heart of the FBI’s new anti-radicalism game, Peter Molyneux’s thoughts on crunch and Namco’s desire for you to tell them their own Dark Souls story. At which point, […]

Episode 81: Tame A Horse

Davis Standley, Respawn Game Designer joins us from sunny California. We come to terms with our college days by investigating the Minecraft Education Edition, sharing our best rage quit stories and eye-balling the blurring line between movies and video games with Imaginarium Studio’s foray into game publishing. For the Lightning Round we discuss the necessity […]

Episode 80: Footlong

Kevin Katona, game designer at Wargaming.net joins us this week to ponder ESPN finally committing to eSports, earning class credit for playing video games (in Norway), and software pirates getting sad about PC games getting too tough to crack. The Lightning Round gets saucy when we try and make sense of Sony’s attempt at trademarking […]

Episode 73: Stay Classy

Happy early Thanksgiving everybody! We’re back to the core panel this week to ring in the holiday season. We break down the testimonials from old Nintendo “Powerline” workers, the implications of the new Valve Steam Sale plans and Mark Cuban’s choice (and expensive) words about eSports. For the lightning round we get opinionated on Kotaku […]