Episode 97: Tetris Trilogy

We hash out Raw Fury Games’ blog post about what success means to them, ARK buying mods from their community and we finally answer the question; “Are eSports pros real athletes?” For the Lightning Round we touch on the rumors that Nintendo is going full Hollywood and the insanity of an impending Tetris movie trilogy. […]

Episode 89: Doin’ A Nude

James Farris (Microsoft SDE/ Turn 10 tools dev) joins us this week to explore the implications of the possible Playstation/Xbox cross-platform play, Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit against Rockstar and a Seatlle-area based rehab clinic for internet addiction. Annabelle Bowie jumps in for the Lightning Round where we chime in about the awesomeness of the live action […]

Episode 88: Shark Week

It’s a core panel episode and there’s blood in the water! We crack a few cold ones and take a long look at Tim Sweeney’s op-ed about Microsoft’s bid for PC gaming monopolization, the mass exodus of big companies from E3, and why we like the games we like. For the Lightning Round we sound […]

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 85: Golden Ticklet

It’s an intimate Core Panel episode this week! We take a look at the Steam Refunds and whether or not you should even ask for one if you bought, played and enjoyed a game. We also mull over Tim Cook’s response to the FBI’s court order to unlock iPhones and we watched some of CW’s […]

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 79: Game Fax

Alexandra Lucas joins us in the studio to tell us about her new job as a game writer for Plarium games which will require a relocation to Ukraine! She helps us make sense of Hasbro’s reasoning for leaving Rey out of The Force Awakens Monopoly. We then discuss a gamer’s obsession with achievements and why […]

Episode 40: Fear The Walking Seth

Seth Weedin (SubRay, Dischord) joins us in the studio this week to review the litany of April Fools jokes out there this year. We feature some tasty local brews while examining SpaceBeagles’ Butt-Sniffin’ Pugs. From there we take a look the Guardian’s piece on Hidetaka Miyazaki and the new Schwarzenegger film “Maggie.”  Joe and Joe cap the […]

Episode 39: #Teledildonics

Remember, it’s not about the size of the podcast, it’s how you use it.  This week we investigate the rumors around the Konami/Kojima split and then weigh in on YouTube’s entry into the game-streaming foray. We get psyched for the Ready Player One movie news and the inexplicable existence of Russian Halo.  And finally we finish […]

Episode 38: Mixtape For My Bae

Big news from Nintendo this week and Joe E., Joe A., Nikk and Nate grab the mics to help each other understand it. We pour some pints from the Bushnell Brewery, sift through this weeks video game news and compare ’90s mixtapes to playlists.  It’s the same. But different. In this episode: – Nintendo announces it’s […]