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Each week, we pick the most important topics in video games and argue about what it means. Join us, won't you?

Each week, we pick the most important topics in video games and argue about what it means. Join us, won't you?
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Each week, we pick the most important topics in video games and argue about what it means. Join us, won't you?

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78: 90/100? WHY SO LOW!

4/18/2018
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n this week's GamesBeat Decides podcast, hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti are mad, but they're also dads -- so they feel guilty about it. Hey, that's just like Kratos from God of War! Mike has played a lot of God of War and written a review, so expect a lot of non-spoilery talk about one of the biggest Here's everything that we talked about: God of War Wolfenstein 2 on Switch Underworld: Ascendant The Messenger Trailermakers Scum/teethmeter Ghost Recon: Wildlands Radical Heights Call...

Duration:01:00:45

77: THE YOSHI'S ISLAND SHADOW REALM

4/10/2018
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This special edition of the GamesBeat Decides podcast comes to you live from the bowels of Boston. This live recording captures the PAX East panel where we decided what makes a core Mario game. Join us, won't you?

Duration:01:01:05

76: RIP JEFF GRUBB

4/4/2018
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On this week's GamesBeat Decides podcast, co-host Jeff Grubb prepares for PAX East by getting a cold. As co-host Mike Minotti points out, this is probably the big one, so it's time to start the GamesBeat Decides farewell tour. In addition to Jeff's impending doom, the crew also talks about buying houses, "Bob Ross rooms," and this new video game thing ... turns out that they're not just Pac-Man anymore. Here's what we discussed on the show this week: Fortnite Star Wars: Battlefront II The...

Duration:00:42:07

75: MIKE MINOTTI VS. ROSEANNE

3/27/2018
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It's time for another GamesBeat Decides podcast because games are happening and someone has to figure out what the heck it all means. On this week's episode, hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti talk about Mike's first Victory Royael in Fortnite that happened right before they recorded. Jeff also dives into Far Cry 5, which he is conflicted about for a lot of reasons. The industry is recovering from Game Developers Conference in San Francisco last week, and Mike shared some stories from...

Duration:01:02:08

74: NO ROBOT MAYORS

3/21/2018
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Most of GamesBeat is off at GDC in San Francisco (Frisco, as the locals call it), so host Jeffrey Grubb has brought in some of the fine citizens of his Eco server to talk about the labor-intensive, ecological and economics simulator.

Duration:00:45:12

73: FARMERS ONLY; NO FASCISTS!

3/12/2018
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The GamesBeat Decides podcast is back on its schedule of recording on Mondays, and we've got Mike back from his trip to Valve. Mike was in Bellevue to talk about Valve's upcoming trading card game Artifact. We break down everything he learned in the first segment of the show. Jeff meanwhile has ... well, it's complicated. He started capitalism in the game Eco, and he was met with a communist uprising that wants to put him in a dungeon. Join us, won't you? Here's everything that we talk...

Duration:00:45:46

72: TRUMP'S SECRET MEETING

3/2/2018
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We're back with one dang busy week. We broke a couple of big stories, and the White House is bizarre even when it comes to planning meetings. Here's what we talked about this week: - Into the Breach - Stardew Valley - Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege - Mike's GPU died at an inopportune time - World of Warcraft on the lowest settings - Battlefield V is coming this year; it's a World War II game - White House claims it is meeting with the gaming industry next week, but the gaming industry...

Duration:00:55:29

71: THAT PAVLOVIAN STUFF

2/17/2018
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On this week's GamesBeat Decides podcast, hosts Mike Minotti and Jeffrey Grubb talk about some recent releases and some that are not quite as recent. The duo also examine the pending loot-box regulation in Hawaii. Here's a full rundown of what we talk about this week: World of Warcraft Celeste Steep Descenders Age of Empires Bayonetta 2 Shadow of the Colossus sales Loot box regulation Spyro trilogy THQ Nordic acquires Koch Media, Deep Silver, and Saints Row Subscribe on Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:00:35:13

70: YOUR FILTHY BOY

2/10/2018
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https://youtu.be/_aW3Rs2fQ-E On this week's GamesBeat Decides podcast, host Mike Minotti has returned from vacation to talk about going into VR with his family. Co-host Jeffrey Grubb, meanwhile, plays with his steering wheel for the entire show. The squad gets into a lovely platforming game, the news, and the best game from January as part of a new monthly segment. Games a rundown of the show: Celeste Dandara Spintires Rainbow Six: Siege Super NT Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Bandai...

Duration:00:42:50

69: Gaming Hates The Super Bowl

2/5/2018
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In this special episode, host Jeffrey Grubb breaks down why you don't see video game commercials during the Super Bowl. Spider-Man, Red Dead Redemption 2, and others are big games due out later this year, but publishers have better ways of spending their cash.

Duration:00:13:03

68: The Game Liars Podcast

1/27/2018
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It's the first big, busy week of the year, and we have a ton of games and news to go over. Also, 50 Cent found $8 million in Bitcoin. Games we talk about: Sea of Thieves Dragon Ball FighterZ Celeste Monster Hunter World Shadow of the Colossus Remake

Duration:00:50:05

67: DECISION SQUAD

1/20/2018
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I apologize for the thumbnail. On this week's show with hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti: - World of Warcraft - Darkest Dungeon - Logitech G920 racing wheel - Spintires: Mudrunner - Rainbow Six: Siege - Nintendo Labo - AGDQ 2018 - Fable sequel from Forza Horizon developer Playground? - Super Meat Boy's success on Switch - NPD's 2017 report

Duration:00:49:05

66: IT'S ALL ABOUT US NOW

1/6/2018
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Friendship ended with 2017. Now 2018 is my best friend, and it's time to look at its games. On this week's GamesBeat Decides podcast, we pick out the five biggest upcoming releases that you should get excited about. Friendship ended with 2017. Now 2018 is my best friend, and it's time to look at its games. On this week's GamesBeat Decides podcast, we pick out the five biggest upcoming releases that you should get excited about. Hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti also talk about their...

Duration:00:52:16

GOTY PT. 5 - THE TOP 10 GAMES OF 2017

12/30/2017
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We get together to discuss the last year's best gaames, and we put together a list of the 10 best, according to the staff of GamesBeat. It takes a while, and Dean forgot to record, but here's almost 2.5 hours of talk about games regardless.

Duration:02:49:36

GOTY PT. 3 - STANDOUT MOMENT, BEST WRITING, BEST ONGOING GaaS

12/27/2017
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The crew gets together to pick the Standout Gaming Moment of the year, Best Writing, and Best Continuing Game Experience.

Duration:01:11:14

65: CHICKEN DINNER VERSION 1.0

12/21/2017
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On this special episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, Jeff interviews Brendan Greene, PUBG creative director and the titular PlayerUnknown. Enjoy, and come back next week for our GOTY GAMESBEAT REWIND SPECTACULAR!

Duration:00:21:09

64: LET 2017 END

12/16/2017
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GamesBeat Decides hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti pop in for a quick catch up. The crew is busy picking the best games of the year, so that means time is running short for your normally scheduled program. But on this week's episode, Jeff and Mike talk about Hellblade, Gorogoa, and Hearthstone. They then dive into a news appetizer with some NPD numbers, PUBG on Xbox One, and more. Games discusses: Hearthstone Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Gorogoa What Remains of Edith Finch...

Duration:00:30:00

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