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Gaming Episode 24 - E3 2017 pt. 2 Reviewing The Expo

7/14/2017
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After bringing you our live commentary from Sony's E3 Press Conference we are back to share our thoughts on E3 2017 as a whole. We discuss how we felt about E3 overall and how we think it stacked up to last years expo. Did the conferences draw us in or leave us feeling underwhelmed? We also give you a look into what we each found to be most exciting as well as the biggest let down of E3 2017. Have a strong opinion about something from this years expo? Find out if we agree or disagree in this...

Duration:00:43:33

Gaming Episode 23 - E3 2017 pt. 1 Sony Live Commentary

6/16/2017
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It's that time of the year again. E3 2017 has come and passed. The boys sat down to watch Sony's Press Conference. Listen in as they react to the conference and game announcements! Come back next week to hear their summary of the entire conference, including a more in depth analysis of the Sony Conference and everything they're excited about from this year's E3.

Duration:01:17:54

Gaming Episode 22 - The Persona 5 Cast pt.2 ft. Todd, from Basically SciFi

5/12/2017
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This week, we welcome you back to our Velvet Room to discuss the latest entry in Atlus' hit Persona series, Persona 5. Does Persona 5 have what it takes to become the best game in the series, or dare we say, all time?! We have nothing for high praise for the game, so tune in to find out why it was such a hit! Todd from Basically SciFi (or here) joins us again. Follow them on Twitter @BasicallySciFi and Youtube.

Duration:00:50:46

Gaming Episode 22 - The Persona 5 Cast pt.1 ft. Todd, from Basically SciFi

5/8/2017
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This week, we welcome you to our Velvet Room to discuss the latest entry in Atlus' hit Persona series, Persona 5. Does Persona 5 have what it takes to become the best game in the series, or dare we say, all time?! We have nothing for high praise for the game, so tune in to find out why it was such a hit! Todd from Basically SciFi (or here) joins us again. Follow them on Twitter @BasicallySciFi and Youtube.

Duration:00:46:30

Gaming Episode 21 - Alex's Top 5

4/14/2017
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Today, we take a break from talking about games for a bit and decided to talk about ourselves. And by "ourselves," we mean our favorite video games. And by "our," we mean Alex's. Alex gives us a rundow of his top 5 games of all time and why they mean so much to him. Or why they would, if he knew what his list was...

Duration:00:55:36

Gaming Episode 21 - Alex’s Top 5

4/14/2017
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Today, we take a break from talking about games for a bit and decided to talk about ourselves. And by “ourselves,” we mean our favorite video games. And by “our,” we mean Alex’s. Alex gives us a rundow of his top 5 games of all time and why they mean so much to him. Or why they would, if he knew what his list was…

Duration:00:55:36

Anime Episode 6 - Return of the Podcast Titan

4/3/2017
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After 4 years (7 for some of us), the hit anime Attack on Titan makes a return with the premier of Season 2. We discuss our impressions of the first episode. The first episode asks more questions than it answers so we also do a bit of speculation, and voice our concerns and worries for the season.

Duration:01:02:28

Gaming Episode 20 - Finally Fantasy XV ft. Todd of Basically Sci Fi

3/24/2017
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Much like the game itself, after being teased and delayed for years (literally) the Final Fantasy episode is finally here! In this episode we talk about, of course, Final Fantasy XV. "A Final Fantasy for Fans an First Timers," XV received polarizing response from critics and gamers alike. Today we talk about the things the made XV a success and the things that proved to not work for the game. Will this episode be as ill-received as the game? Tune in to find out! A big thank you to Todd of...

Duration:01:32:37

Gaming Episode 19 - RPGpisode pt. 2 -The Final Battle

3/17/2017
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We finish up our talk on RPGs. We talk about what makes a good battle system, and what it is that make RPGs such a special genre. Hope you saved and got your leveling done, it's gonna be one fierce battle!

Duration:01:01:05

Gaming Episode 18 - RPGpisode pt. 1

3/10/2017
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In this episode, we talk about a genre that is near and dear to our hearts, RPGS. We start discussion by looking at the difference between Western RPGs and JRPGs. We then move onto what makes a good story and debate whether turn-based RPGs have a role in gaming's action packed landscape. Be sure to save your progress, as we'll be back next week with part 2 in the discussion.

Duration:00:47:57

Gaming Episode 17 - Switching it Up

2/24/2017
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In this shorter episode we talk about hopes/fears/likes/dislikes about the upcoming Nintendo Switch (coming out next Friday)! We also spend some time on PS4 Pro's boost mode, Psychonauts: Rhombus of Ruin, Digimon World: Next Order, Tales of Beseria, Pokemon Go and Legend of Zelda: Windwaker.

Duration:00:43:34

Gaming Episode 16 - End of Year Awards

2/17/2017
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We're back! Bukatsu is here to declare our favorite games of 2016. On top of a few catagories like Best RPG, Best Co-Op, and Biggest Disappointment we also name our individual GOTYs (none of us agreed). We don't just stick to 2016 though, we talk about what we're most excited for in 2017 and what was the best game not from 2016 that we played for the first time last year. Thanks for listening!

Duration:01:13:07

Gaming Episode 15 - A Little Late

2/17/2017
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A delayed episode about delays! Recorded after the news that Persona 5 was getting pushed back from Valentine's Day to April 4th. After we shake most of the salt out we go on to cover KH 1.5 + 2.5, Pokemon Sun and Moon, Dishonored 2, Telltale: Guardians of the Galaxy, Don't Starve Together while still being generally grouchy.

Duration:00:53:58

Gaming Episode 14 - NoVRelties

11/18/2016
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Nintendo Switch! Are VR games a novelty? Will the Xbox One catch up to the PS4? Fun episode ahead, we also talk Loading Human, Ni No Kuni 2, Knights and Bikes, Let's Starve Together among others!

Duration:00:58:19

Gaming Episode 13 - Life's No Fun Without a Good Scare

10/28/2016
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This is our Halloween podcast! Naturally we discuss our favorite horror games of then and now. Among the many discussed include Until Dawn, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, Silent Hill, Resident Evil, Fatal Frame, Amnesia, Outlast, and Anatomy. We also talk about what is the appeal of horror games, and why they have had a harder time critically recently. Thanks for listening.

Duration:00:53:25

Gaming Episode 12 - Construction? No Problem

10/14/2016
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Today Jabs talks Persona 5, Alex talks PSVR and Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse, Evan talks Metal Gear Solid 1! We also talk about the Danganronpa PS4 re-release and PS4 Mods for Fallout and Skyrim.

Duration:00:59:47

Anime Episode 5 - Summer Reviews!

10/10/2016
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We review the Anime we watched this summer including Mob 100, 91 Days, Taboo Tattoo, Danganronpa, Alderamin on the Sky, and Tales of Zestiria the X. We also give you some thoughts on the fall's upcoming anime.

Duration:01:02:20

Gaming Episode 11 - Sonic the Podcast

9/23/2016
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Rolling around at the speed of sound, the boys celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog. We preview the Sonic Mania: Collector's Edition that's too good to be true. A Sonic episode isn't complete without recounting the legacy of Sonic games: The good, the bad and the ugly. Gotta go fast!!

Duration:00:45:41

Gaming Episode 10 - Delayed to Q4 2016

9/16/2016
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Why are games constantly delayed in the final stages of development? We tackle the problem and voice the frustration of gamers who have to deal with their game being delayed close to the announced release date. We're looking at you Final Fantasy XV and The Last Guardian. We're looking at you. We also take a look at Playstation VR, the upcoming changes to Playstion with Update 4.0, and the future of gaming consoles. Also, Persona 5's out in Japan. Just sayin'...

Duration:01:02:39

Gaming Episode 9 - Off the Rails

9/9/2016
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We cover a lot of different ground here: Pokemon Go, Pikmin, Telltale, FFXV and early information fatigue, Tropico 5, and World of Final Fantasy. We had a lot of fun with this one. Also if you ever wanted to see a grown man get upset about Pocket Card Jockey, now is your chance. Thanks!

Duration:00:54:19