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We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games.

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We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games.

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English


Episodes

Ys Origin Review - Get to The Grind

2/14/2024
Season 4 Game 11 is Ys Origin. Michael has that grind, whereas Larry seems to lack motivation. However, both found bits of this game exhilarating. Do you think Michael made the right choice having Larry play this for his first in the series? And why on earth are they talking about climbing high schools? Enjoy the episode! Episode Bits: (00:00) Life Lessons (00:42) Welcome + Times and another Disagreement (02:43) Positive Sandwich + Zelda from Larry? (05:48) Tree Talk Humor + Story Synopsis (07:02) Need to Play Other Games First? (08:06) Map Diversity (10:30) Skills + EXP All The Things (13:18) The Complaining Starts + Satisfying Feeling (21:03) History Lesson (22:33) Hardest Boss + Michael's Motivation (26:13) Enough Story Drive with that Grind? (32:19) The Stats (33:24) Climbing a Highschool We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:38:23

10 Hours with Persona 3 Reload - Should You Play?

2/8/2024
A solo episode checking in on the hot new Persona game. A remake of a beloved darker tone for the Persona series is here. After 10 hours of playing the game, is Persona 3 Reload worth your time and is it a worthy remake? Coming from someone who's finished Persona 4 Golden and Persona 5...let's find out together. We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:15:04

Persona 4 Golden Review - Walk These Streets With Us

2/7/2024
Season 4 Game 10 is Persona 4 Golden. We wander in to a JRPG Haven in a cozy atmosphere where there just happens to be a murder mystery to be solved. What makes one traverse all the way through longer JRPGs? What is Persona 4's best aspect? All the questions will be answered plus much more! Episode Bits: (00:00) That Music! (00:42) Welcome + Times and Verdicts + Persona Month (01:56) Style and Paralysis of Choice (07:15) It Grows on You (09:56) The Turn Based Combat (13:50) Dungeon Crawling (15:35) The Best Aspect of the Game + The Contrast of Feels (20:54) The Cute Personas are King + Class Life (26:00) Fav Characters + Beginning Hooks (29:00) Long JRPGs...and Larry + Extra Points (38:37) Make Cool Bad Peeps Please + Person 6 how to Hook Larry (42:06) Take Your Time... (44:44) Find Me Some Bodies + Stats + Mike's Ted Talk (50:59) The Brother as Personas We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:53:29

Super Mario Strikers Review - Top Tier Sports

1/17/2024
Season 4 Game 9. The best Mario sports title you have never played. Even lacking in content, the brothers are addicted. With the crisp gameplay and a bond forged through defeat, Super Mario Strikers is a game you should not miss out on! Episode Bits: (00:00) Intro (00:35) Welcome & A Top 3 Sports Game?!? (02:15) Why Do We Like This So Much (04:05) No Content No Problem? (05:00) The Matches (Oh My) (08:46) Growing Kinship in Defeat (09:41) Playing Solo Possible? (11:03) The Gameplay Hook (14:54) SMASH EVERYONE + Frustrations (17:49) Modern Sports Games (20:30) What Does It Need + End Game (25:27) Create The Next Mario Sport Game (32:02) Outro We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:32:24

2023 Top 10 Games of the Year

1/14/2024
2023 was an insane year in gaming. What makes it even more insane is Bits of Time does game of the year picks a bit differently. Whatever games we beat in 2023 can count as well! Quite a few past and perhaps future games made our list ;). What were some of your favorite video games of 2023? Let us know! Episode Bits (0:00) Intro + PSA (0:52) Welcome + GOTY Rules For The Show (3:33) 10th Best Video Games (6:52) 9th Best Video Games (12:03) 8th Best Video Games (14:51) 7th Best Video Games (19:10) 6th Best Video Games (24:41) 5th Best Video Games (29:15) 4th Best Video Games (36:38) 3rd Best Video Games (43:56) 2nd Best Video Game (URRGHH) (47:28) Bits of Time's Video Games of The Year (58:56) Wrap Up We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:01:01:47

Aerobiz Supersonic Review - An Excel Strategy Experience

1/10/2024
Season 4 Game 8. A retro game you may not have heard of that has been flying under the radar for decades. Time to give this strategy game a bit of your time. Episode Bits: (00:00) Intro (00:31) Welcome & Verdicts (01:43) A Rabbit Hole (03:11) Nostalgia & Stat-Driven Fun (12:33) The Details & The Clunk (15:02) Connections & A Loser Michael (18:48) The Pitch & There's Another (20:05) The Standout Brotherly Airline Feature (22:16) A Genre Revitalization We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:26:07

The Backlog Choices & Predicting 2024

1/7/2024
Time to give ourselves some work as we plow through new releases in 2024. Let us add to our never ending backlogs! Plus lets try predicting some of the Open Critic review scores for the more popular releases coming in 2024! Episode Bits (00:41) What we plan to beat (07:50) Predicting 2024 Video Game Open Critic Scores (22:50) Has The GOTY Been Announced for 2024 yet? We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:24:26

Planet of Lana Review - Slow Crescendo

1/3/2024
Season 4 Game 7. The first hour and a half or so has rough pacing issues. However, both brothers agree, that if you make it past that point, there are some breathtaking moments in this one, including a scene with one of the most beautiful sounds you will ever hear. Come take this journey with us, and let us know if you end up giving this one a try! Episode Bits (00:00) That TEASE (00:45) Welcome to 2024 & Worth It? (01:52) Larry's Issues (03:25) The Invasion (4:58) Biome Diversity + Lack of Mystery? (9:07) Story Spoilers Start (10:27) That Puzzle + Sidekick (13:27) Frustrating Controls? (16:33) Development + Introduction (Whoops) (17:18) The Moment The Game Changes (20:40) A Most Beautiful Tone (23:58) Inspiration From Others (27:15) Faces of Confusion (28:57) Good or Evil (33:06) That Ending? (36:30) The Best Moments (39:53) End Spoilers + Turn a Game into a Sidescroller We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:45:18

Top Ten Most Anticipated Games of 2024

1/1/2024
Is 2024 going to go down as the Year of the RPGs? Let's dive into what each brother is looking forward to playing the most in 2024. Happy New Year Everyone. Episodes Bits: (00:00) Two Brothers & Twenty Games (00:34) Welcome & Our Number 10's (02:57) Number 9's (05:39) Number 8's (07:23) Number 7's (09:25) Number 6's (12:00) Number 5's (15:11) Number 4's (17:44) Number 3's (18:55) Number 2's (22:13) Number 1's We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links:

Duration:00:27:42

Celebration of 2023

12/25/2023
A special shoutout to all the wonderful people who responded to our little reach out. Come cozy up and let's talk about 2023. (00:00) Shoutouts and Celebration (01:30) Welcome to Our End of the Year Episode (02:32) We Need 2023 Part II (03:55) Most Anticipated Games Recap (10:22) Backlog Brother Suggestions Recap (12:58) Personal Backlog Resolutions Recap (19:30) Predictions Recap (34:02) Holiday Plans (37:38) Personal Shoutouts (40:02) A Parting Word for You 42 We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:40:38

Halo 3 ODST Review - No Master No Problem

12/20/2023
Season 4 Game 6. Another winter and another Halo experience under our belts. Come listen and find out the best missions of Halo ODST and where it ranks among all the Halo goodness. Episode Bits (00:00) That Music... (00:32) Welcome, from the Reach, to the December - The Time - The Verdict (03:06) The Change We Needed? The Feel of the Campaign (10:30) ODST vs Reach - Teammates - New Alien (14:00) Why Does It Work? (17:35) Favorite Missions - Where Does it Rank? (27:38) The Future of Halo - Splitting the Campaigns (35:30) Another Good Idea? We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:36:13

One Way Heroics Review - Uniquely Messy

12/13/2023
Season 4 Game 5. Two firsts in one episode! One Way Heroics is a unique game, no matter which version you play! Auto-battling mechanics, mixed with an all-too-tough final boss that was discovered early on! All this equals a game the brothers are a bit unsure of. This was a great discussion, let us know if you have tried this one out! Episode Bits (0:00) Did We Play The Same Game? (0:55) A First for the Show! (3:07) What Is This Game? (4:54) The Playthrough Struggles + Gameplay Talk (8:50) Classes and Skills (10:40) Larry's UI Complaints (16:07) World Building + Intros + Death (17:48) Final Boss Fight (23:00) A Rare Game (24:40) Turning a Series into a RogueLike We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:27:16

Kirby and The Forgotten Land Review - Sucking Correctly

12/6/2023
Season 4 Game 4. Winter is here and Kirby is likely here to stay as well. A surprising game for many reasons, we discuss what we want in a sequel and of course we dive into the best sucky sucky abilities of our lovable pink ball. Episode Bits (00:00) The Best Kirby Game? (00:36) Welcome, The Time Investment, The Verdict (02:23) The Switch Effect - Stand Out Feature (07:40) Power Me Intrigued (10:15) The Content Loop (13:38) The Level Conundrum (19:49) Musical Grooves (20:46) Boss Spoilers Incoming (20:52) Final Boss and Bosses in general (22:36) (Spoilers End) Sequel Wants (28:14) The Next Big 3D Nintendo Game? (34:33) Happy Winter! We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:35:13

Chocobo Racing Review - To Little Too Fast

11/15/2023
Season 4 Game 3. Chocobo Racing is the kart racer few have played. For some, nostalgia is enough, however, with so little content, who is this for? Why was Larry so much better than Michael in this one? A Unique Kart racer video game is pitched by the brothers as well! Episode Bits (00:00) Oh Boy (00:31) Welcome, The Time Investment, The Verdict (02:01) We Like it, but the lack of content hurts (03:24) OP Items + Solid Controls + Fun Characters (05:02) What does it Need? (11:50) Why Is Larry Better Than Michael? (14:18) Taking a shot with Story Mode + Unique is Good (18:43) Taking Chances in this Era (20:46) Pitching a New Kart Racer (24:59) Wrap Up We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:25:21

Little Nightmares Review - A Suspenseful Tale

11/8/2023
Season 4 Game 2. Is this a horror game? Is this shorter experience worth your time? We discuss at length our various takes on the story that's gloriously told through the environment and some stand out moments. Enjoy the episode. Episode Bits (00:00) Teaser (00:34) Welcome & Thank You & The Time Sink (02:23) What is Little Nightmares and Dumb Brothers (04:50) Trial and Error Wins and Losses (06:40) Larry's Internal Battle (07:20) The Set Up - The Suspense - Atmospheric Mystery - Game Style (14:56) Cool reveals - Thank You - Spoilers incoming (15:20) Warning (15:22) The Reveal - Story Hypothesis (28:09) More to Come? Spoiler Free - Ranking the Puzzle Platformers (31:46) The Deaths & Choosing our own Little Nightmare (34:24) Thank you! We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:35:07

Diablo 4 Review - Lilith Reigns - Open World Slumps

11/1/2023
Season 4 Game 1. Season 4 starts off with a bang! Diablo 4 goes open world for the first time in the franchise. Is this a good or bad thing? How did Lilith hold up as the main baddy? Do we enjoy the moment-to-moment gameplay? So much to talk about, so little time! Episode Bits (00:00) Teaser (00:33) Welcome to a New Season! (01:12) Did Diablo 4 live up to Larry's hype? + Concerns (06:24) Development + Campaign Talk (08:47) Lack of Lillith? (10:08) Favorite Acts (12:35) Open world fatigue (15:31) Elden Ring Open World (18:00) Inconsistent leveling + Acts not feeling separate (20:25) Mike's Games as a service issues (24:36) Overall good points (25:17) Story SPOILER TIME!! (47:05) Main Villain in Diablo 4's Expansion (54:54) Outro & Thank You! We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:55:28

Save Point: The Quandary of Choice (w/ Matt aka Stormageddon)

10/9/2023
I am joined by the wonderful Matt aka Stormageddon to talk about a slough of JRPGs all smooshed into the beginning of next year. We take them through a RPG Tutorial, talk the future of Final Fantasy, and how we pick out what games to play next. It's a jam packed episode, enjoy! Episode Bits: (00:00) What's to Come (00:43) Welcome to the show Matt - We're Finally Here (02:19) Incoming October Release Dates (07:41) RPG News: FF7 Blowout (12:27) More JRPGs Coming to XBox? (16:53) The Quandary of Choice for Early 2024 (23:00) How to Choose What to Play Next? (28:50) Buying The Same Game Twice (31:47) Upcoming Backlog RPGs (39:24) A Good Tip (40:15) Matt's Content (44:10) Matt's RPG Tutorial (49:39) The Future of Final Fantasy (01:01:06) Outro - Thank You Matt All the Things Matt does, please check them out right here: https://linktr.ee/dj_stormagedddon We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:01:02:05

Sea of Stars Review Part III: Goofy with a Slice of Heart - Quest Along

9/28/2023
The final episode of Sea of Stars is here! I wrap up my final thoughts, reflect on the game as a whole, and talk about some of my favorite moments from the game. And we have to talk about that ending, the good and the bad. This is 28 hours with Sea of Stars. Episode Bits: (00:00) Here we go! (00:28) Quest Mode Engaged (00:50) Negativity Persisting? (01:33) Who's This For? (03:03) Battle Attrition (04:45) The Shining Good (05:31) Best Moments Incoming - SPOILERS (16:51) End of Spoilers - Wrap Up Thoughts/Stats

Duration:00:18:56

Sea of Stars Part II: Ghostly Peril & Beautiful Comfort - Quest Along

9/9/2023
15 hours into Sea of Stars I've gotten a good gauge on how this game is playing out and it's systems. What shines and what doesn't shine as much. Come along and listen if you're playing along or if you're not, it shall be a good time. (00:00) Wheels of Addiction (00:29) 15 Hours with Sea of Stars (00:50) Indie Darling - Where I Ended Up (01:35) Gauging the Feels (04:15) Spoilers Incoming (04:30) Let's Talk Story (15:13) The Plan & Shoutouts We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:16:35

Sea of Stars Part I: The New Retro - Quest Along

9/1/2023
It's that time of year. The return of Quest Along is here. A new set of episodes with Sea of Stars as the focus. So excited to dive into this game, so come along for the ride or listen to see if this game is for you. Episode Bits: (00:00) Most Anticipated RPG - Intro (00:37) Welcome to Quest Along (00:53) A Gorgeous Love Letter (01:31) Some Stats & Battle System (04:00) The Slow Beginning & Striking Characters & Style (07:13) Appreciate You & Spoilers Incoming (07:37) Set the Mood (07:48) Spoilers (13:08) No More Spoilers & Some Extra Thoughts We ask the simple question, is this game worth your time? Two brothers trying to save you time on video games. YouTube: YouTube Channel All the Links: https://campsite.bio/bitsoftimemedia

Duration:00:15:29