Episode 157: Nose in a Box

Help us return the heart of Te Fiti in this Moana-themed core panel episode! This week, we discuss why TIME named the Nintendo Switch the 2017 Gadget of the Year, look at the parallels between an episode of Black Mirror and China’s new Social Credit System, and brainstorm how Niantic will approach the development of […]

Episode 148: Light Gnawing

Game editor at Lone Shark Games Aviva Schecterson helps us try to make “fetch” happen this week as we pick apart the fallout of Nintendo’s decision to discontinue the Miiverse, Acid Wizard Studio’s fight against free game key resellers, and the death of the current VR cycle. A very spoopy Lightning Round takes us through […]

Episode 145: Tracer Legs

Kick your 1967 Chevy Impala into gear for this quirky monster-slaying episode! This week, Contigo Games co-founder Francesca Carletto-Leon joins us to reflect on Valve’s actions to welcome players to Dota 2, pick apart Neil deGrasse Tyson’s space exploration Kickstarter, and weigh the pros and cons of buying digital copies of video games. In the […]

Episode 114: Pootatoes

We’ve got a game development focused episode this week. We discuss how player imagination is just important to the game as intentionally designed narrative and mechanics, the connections between Westworld and video games, and what game devs actually do at all of those crazy conferences. Get your fresh pootatoes and we’ll see you on Mars! We’re on Patreon! Be […]

Episode 110: No Fear

The illustrious Liam Esler joins us this week to pimp a little GX Australia and help us go over the importance of learning as a skill. We also cover the relationship between gaming, simulators and the U.S. Army, and the supposed dumbing down of board games. For the Lightning Round we offer our two cents […]

Episode 99: Pope Notes

We make solid hay while the sun shines on the Pope giving advice to YouTube gamers as well as a 16 year old’s improbable creation of a game company, despite his high-falutin’ connections. And to round it out we make mention of the protests in China about the change in Pikachu’s name. For the Lightning […]

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 83: Shut Up

Web columnist and game dev Brian White (TAY, Current Digital) joins us this week to go over his latest piece about playing HALO for the first time. He helps us out as we dissect blanket positivity in gaming criticism and we take a look at the sad fate of Ant Simulator. For the lightning round we […]

Episode 77: Schwartzmas

Associate Producer at Bungie, Samir Patel is back with us in the studio this week to go over how all the VR makers are helping solve each others problems to establish a successful market. We also examine Microsoft’s cloud “altruism” and the Caleco Chameleon. For the Lightning Round we ponder the fate of a Siberian […]

Episode 67: Jello Shots

Consider this episode an early Christmas present from us to you! Bungie Assoc. Producer Samir Patel joins us again to talk about the new Destiny micro-transactions, VR Porn vs. Real Sex and the obviousness of a placebo effect in gaming. For the Lightning Round, we do our usual round-robin dance around the upcoming Hololens tour, […]