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A weekly conversation between married gamers about films, the latest gaming news, and a topic in the gaming industry. Hosted by @AceTheGrocer and @JourneyFirst General Inquiries: contact@gamesandgroceries.com

A weekly conversation between married gamers about films, the latest gaming news, and a topic in the gaming industry. Hosted by @AceTheGrocer and @JourneyFirst General Inquiries: contact@gamesandgroceries.com
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A weekly conversation between married gamers about films, the latest gaming news, and a topic in the gaming industry. Hosted by @AceTheGrocer and @JourneyFirst General Inquiries: contact@gamesandgroceries.com

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English


Episodes

Ep. 49: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 Episode 3

5/11/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss we discuss how an upcoming Elder Scrolls Online Tabletop RPG learned their copy and paste skills from their old high school essay projects, a Senator from Missouri is trying to pass a bill that will help minor video game players learn to better their finances, a vital walk-out occurs in Riot studios that could lead to the unionization of game developers, and our big topic for the week is all about our thoughts and opinions of the latest episode in Life is...

Duration:01:03:05

Ep. 48: The Case For Short Games

5/6/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss the film 'John Wick 2' in Movie Minutes, the unfortunate events surrounding Slightly Mad Studio's project console 'Madbox', the Epic Games Store acquires yet another studio and game that will mess with the Steam ecosystem, the creators of World of Warcraft and Lord of the Rings Online released a new Educational MMO with a AAA experience, and our big topic for this week is our case to play more shorter games including some solid recommendations. Intro Music:...

Duration:01:00:33

Bonus Episode: Avengers Endgame SPOILERcast

4/29/2019
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We watched Avengers: Endgame for a second time, if you've seen it you can check out our thoughts. We won't even go over what we talked about in the description because that is ALSO a spoiler. Enjoy! If you would like to submit a question for our Episode 50 AMA, you can tweet it to us using the hashtag #GG50 or email your question to us at gamesandgroceries@gmail.com Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:00:58:20

Ep. 47: Female Gamers

4/29/2019
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In this week's episode we introduce our plans for a special 50th episode, discuss the movie Endgame without spoilers, Nintendo president debunking a rumor for their E3 presentation, Hideo Kojima confuses us more about his new game at the Tribeca Film Festival, Tim Sweeney holding exclusives hostage until Steam meets their demands, and our big topic for the week is all about female gamers and how we can bring in more women into the video game culture! Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy...

Duration:01:02:21

Ep 46: Show Your Hype Level

4/22/2019
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In this week's episode we talk about the Hulu Exclusive movie "Destroyer" in our Movie Minutes, the Halo Showtime series has chosen its Master Chief actor, Microsoft has announced their All Digital edition of the Xbox One S (we need some oofs in the chat), Mark Cerny dropped a massive info dump for Wired about the PS5 specs, and our big topic for this week is all about being open to the emotions of your hype for a game or upcoming movie! Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in...

Duration:01:02:01

Ep. 45: Narrative-Driven Games (ft. Dan of The Greatest Story Ever Played Podcast)

4/15/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss our thoughts on the Star Wars Episode 9 reveal, Jason Schreier writes a follow up article on the state of Dragon Age 4, an anonymous millionaire wants to design a real-life game mode on a private island, Hidetaka Miyazaki is interested in making a whole new game design for his future games, and this week's big topic we discuss the love we have for Narrative Driven Games and what the future holds for them with special guest Dan from the Greatest Story Ever...

Duration:01:09:40

Ep. 44: Difficulties in Games

4/8/2019
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In this week's episode we talk about the super long week we had, discuss the new film Shazam! and how Liz was offended by it, Ubisoft dropping hints about the next Assassin's Creed game in Division 2, Prince Harry expressing that a certain game should be banned, Jason Schreier writing a massive article on Anthem's development, and our big topic is on the question of whether or not "Souls-Borne" games should have easy modes or should we all change our perspectives. Intro Music: "Follow Me"...

Duration:01:04:31

Ep. 43: Groceries in Games

4/1/2019
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In this week's episode we talk about if the 4K version of "Halloween" (2018) is worth it, Andrew Wilson closing down EA branches in two different countries, Gearbox coming out at PAX East to give a very human presentation, some really good news to come from Bethesda that pulls at heart strings, and our big topic for the week is all about Grocery stores in Video Games and where we see the future for that particular issue in the industry. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a...

Duration:00:57:58

Ep. 42: Epic Game Store

3/25/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss the film "Us" in our Movie Minutes, a rumor alert about a couple of new Nintendo Switch models, Google's new streaming service for gamers was announced, Epic Game store takes away more third party games from Steam users, and our big topic of the week is why everyone is so upset over the Epic Game Store buying out all of these exclusivity deals. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:00:56:24

Ep. 41: Do Graphics Actually Matter?

3/18/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss the film "Christopher Robin" in Movie Minutes, Xbox's announcement for the Master Chief Collection and Halo: Reach, Gearbox revealed an announcement for a new chapter in PAX East, Sean Murray announcing a brand new update for No Man's Sky in Summer (yup, our Top 3 Gaming News are just announcements), and our Talkie Time for this week is all about Graphics in games and how much they matter to the players. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a...

Duration:01:03:09

Ep. 40: Importance of eSports (ft. AbsoluteProdigy)

3/11/2019
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In this week's episode, we talk discuss the film 'Captain Marvel' in our Movie Minutes segment, Nintendo introducing VR is a Nintendo kind of way, Hideo Kojima confirming that Death Stranding is a little bit behind schedule, Activision is being sued on behalf of shareholders, and our big topic for the week is a conversation about what eSports brings to the Gaming Industry with our very first guest AbsoluteProdigy. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message:...

Duration:01:08:54

Ep. 39: Junk Food Gaming

3/4/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss the film "Reign Over Me" in our Movie minutes, our thoughts on the latest Nintendo Direct on the new Pokemon RPGs, Obsidian revealing how many teams they have working on separate projects, Jo-Mei games announcing their follow up game after Sea of Solitude, and our big topic is all about Junk Food Gaming which we discuss the definition of it and why we play those types of games. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message:...

Duration:01:01:19

Ep. 38: Backwards Compatibility

2/25/2019
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In this week's episode we dive in the film "Fighting With My Family" in Movie Minutes, Fallout 76 revealing its DLC roadmap for 2019, a legal dispute over the name 'Redfall', a possible leak for a Bethesda Softworks game (yeah, this week is more like 'Top 3 Bethesda news') and our big topic of the week is the importance of Backwards Compatibility for the next console generation. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:04:06

Ep. 37: I Think I'll Wait For A Sale

2/18/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss the Netflix Original film "The Last Laugh", THQ Nordic acquires yet another studio and IP, the latest news and updates from the Nintendo Direct, Activision Blizzard at it again with their dirty tricks, and our big topic for the week is when do you know you should wait for a sale on a game you're curious about. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:06:35

Ep. 36: Rumor Mill Marketing

2/11/2019
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In this week's episode we cover our thoughts on The One-Hundred Foot Journey, the info drop of the upcoming game The Outer Worlds, EA under-performing on sales with lack of Battle Royale, Death Stranding being "crazy complicated" and our big topic of the week is the power of Rumor Mill Marketing and how it grew an audience for Apex Legends basically overnight. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:01:15

Ep. 35: Hits Won't Be Hits For All

2/4/2019
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In this week's episode, our Movie Minutes covers Bo Burnham's "Eighth Grade", Gamestop Stock plummeting to the Earth's core, the newest announcement from Respawn, Quantic Dream going multi-platform, and our big topic for the week is discuss why not every "hit" game will be every gamer's hit game. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:06:15

Ep. 34: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 Episode 2

1/28/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss the rumors of Fallout 76 becoming Free-To-Play, EA rejecting Bioware's pitch of their dream game, Metroid Prime 4 taking an unorthodox step in its development, and this week's big topic is on our thoughts of Life is Strange 2 Episode 2! Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:12:09

Ep. 33: Marriage & Gaming Pt. 2

1/21/2019
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In this week's episode, we discuss the latest Movie Minutes on "Mid-90's", EA cancels yet another Star Wars game which makes Adam go on a rant, Hideo Kojima shows off a demo of Death Stranding, Bioware to release a demo of Anthem to assist consumers, and our big topic of the week is on how gaming can actually help marriages/relationships grow even more. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:03:56

Ep. 32: Streaming Video Games

1/14/2019
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In this week's episode we discuss our thoughts on this week's Movie Minutes, Pennsylvania proposing a ridiculous video game tax, Ubisoft pulling away their games from Steam, Activision giving Bungie more power, and this week's conversation is all about the future of the Gaming Industry with streaming Video Games like we stream Movies. Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:08:59

Ep. 31: Are Exclusives Important?

1/7/2019
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In our official first episode of 2019, we discuss two movies we watched in our segment "Movie Minutes", the latest Elder Scrolls release prediction, Activision trying to nickel and dime their players, a new announcement for a new console coming from Slightly Mad Studios, and our big topic of the week is on "Why Exclusive Game Titles are Important for the Gaming Industry?" Intro Music: "Follow Me" by Jimmy Fontanez Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/games-and-groceries/message

Duration:01:01:50