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Come grab a drink with longtime gamers/friends/cohosts, Eric (The 23rd Stallion), Alvin (ALG857), Jason (Stikz), Kevin (Turbo857), and Eric (Big Choco), Level 857, aka gaming's Wu-Tang Clan, as we react to current gaming news topics, recommend recently played gems you can't miss, and discuss all things gaming while hanging out with honored special guests which includes a wide variety of fellow YouTubers, game developers, and other video game industry contributors! The format for this podcast is separated into three parts: Current games played, news story reactions, and main topic discussion! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Location:

long island, NY

Description:

Come grab a drink with longtime gamers/friends/cohosts, Eric (The 23rd Stallion), Alvin (ALG857), Jason (Stikz), Kevin (Turbo857), and Eric (Big Choco), Level 857, aka gaming's Wu-Tang Clan, as we react to current gaming news topics, recommend recently played gems you can't miss, and discuss all things gaming while hanging out with honored special guests which includes a wide variety of fellow YouTubers, game developers, and other video game industry contributors! The format for this podcast is separated into three parts: Current games played, news story reactions, and main topic discussion! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Twitter:

@level857

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Honoring 300 Episodes of Laughs and Unforgettable Moments!

2/18/2024
Join us in celebrating a remarkable milestone as we reach 300 episodes filled with laughter, heartwarming stories, and unforgettable moments. This special episode is a tribute to the incredible journey we've shared, reminiscing on the joyous memories and the community that has made it all possible --- After that we react to the latest gaming news stories, reveal the indie game of the week and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-300: Honoring 300 Episodes of Laughs and Unforgettable Moments! 00:00 - Intro 05:37 - Games Played Discussion 50:45 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Overcooked 1 & 2 56:45 - Nintendo Switch 2 will reportedly have digital and physical backward compatibility, plus "enhanced" older games https://flip.it/cJ-3Yk 1:03:45 - Xbox's 'Vision for the Future' Set for Thursday With Phil Spencer, Sarah Bond, and Matt Booty https://ign.com/articles/xboxs-vision-for-the-future-schedule 1:06:50 - Hi-Fi Rush and Pentiment Reportedly the First Two Xbox Games to Launch on Rival Consoles https://ign.com/articles/hi-fi-rush-and-pentiment-reportedly-the-first-two-xbox-games-to-launch-on-rival-consoles 1:19:18 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:22:26 - Honoring 300 Episodes of Laughs and Unforgettable Moments! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:19:20

What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections?

2/12/2024
We talk about games all the time but now it's time to show off some of the prized possessions buried within our individual video game collections --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories, put a spotlight on the Indie Game of the Week and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-299: What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections? 00:00 - Intro 01:59 - Games Played Discussion 40:55 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Unruly Heroes 47:55 - Neil Druckmann Teases 'Concept' for The Last of Us Part 3: 'There's Probably One More Chapter to This Story' 56:24 - Watch out Switch 2 — Sony could finally be making a new PlayStation handheld 1:01:00 - Xbox games coming to PlayStation is fine, but it’s the future of Xbox consoles I’m worried about 1:09:50 - Xbox 'vision for the future' could include handheld gaming and an end to console exclusives 1:18:00 - Capcom Asks Players If They Want Sequels to Okami, Dead Rising, Mega Man, and More 1:27:00 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:30:00 - What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections? 2:44:20 - Game Giveaway Winner Announcement! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:50:17

What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections?

2/12/2024
We talk about games all the time but now it's time to show off some of the prized possessions buried within our individual video game collections --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories, put a spotlight on the Indie Game of the Week and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-299: What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections? 00:00 - Intro 01:59 - Games Played Discussion 40:55 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Unruly Heroes 47:55 - Neil Druckmann Teases 'Concept' for The Last of Us Part 3: 'There's Probably One More Chapter to This Story' 56:24 - Watch out Switch 2 — Sony could finally be making a new PlayStation handheld 1:01:00 - Xbox games coming to PlayStation is fine, but it’s the future of Xbox consoles I’m worried about 1:09:50 - Xbox 'vision for the future' could include handheld gaming and an end to console exclusives 1:18:00 - Capcom Asks Players If They Want Sequels to Okami, Dead Rising, Mega Man, and More 1:27:00 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:30:00 - What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections? 2:44:20 - Game Giveaway Winner Announcement! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:50:17

What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections?

2/12/2024
We talk about games all the time but now it's time to show off some of the prized possessions buried within our individual video game collections --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories, put a spotlight on the Indie Game of the Week and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-299: What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections? 00:00 - Intro 01:59 - Games Played Discussion 40:55 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Unruly Heroes 47:55 - Neil Druckmann Teases 'Concept' for The Last of Us Part 3: 'There's Probably One More Chapter to This Story' 56:24 - Watch out Switch 2 — Sony could finally be making a new PlayStation handheld 1:01:00 - Xbox games coming to PlayStation is fine, but it’s the future of Xbox consoles I’m worried about 1:09:50 - Xbox 'vision for the future' could include handheld gaming and an end to console exclusives 1:18:00 - Capcom Asks Players If They Want Sequels to Okami, Dead Rising, Mega Man, and More 1:27:00 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:30:00 - What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections? 2:44:20 - Game Giveaway Winner Announcement! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:50:17

Brave Cave Discussion Interview With Indie Dev Hit Start Studios!

2/5/2024
Steve Ciaramitaro, Game Designer of Hit Start Studios, drops in for an exciting discussion interview centered on the company's first project, Brave Cave - an ambitious, co-op, puzzle platformer estimated to be released before the end of this year! Join us as Steve provides keen insight into the development process, challenges, and exciting features that will be included when Brave Cave releases! Hit Start Studios is the independent developer/publisher of the unique, thrilling and challenging, co-op, team-focused, puzzle platformer, Brave Cave! Try the game for free after downloading the meaty 20+ stage demo, available now on Steam! https://store.steampowered.com/app/1354260/Brave_Cave/ To stay up-to-date with the latest developments from Hit Start Studios, check out their links below! https://www.bravecavegame.com/ https://www.youtube.com/@HitStartStudios https://discord.com/invite/PanD4mDF2N Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-298: Brave Cave Discussion Interview With Indie Dev Hit Start Studios! 00:00 - Intro 01:58 - Brave Cave Discussion Interview With Indie Dev Hit Start Studios! 1:24:33 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:30:39 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Dragon Marked For Death 1:38:04 - Report suggests Switch 2 will be bigger, with huge 8-inch screen 1:42:41 - People Want Tifa in Tekken 8 So Much the Boss of Tekken Had to Address It 1:47:25 - Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Pulled One Hour After Deluxe Edition Launch Due to Bug 2:19:28 - Games Played Discussion If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:40:32

Do Gaming Stereotypes Actually Reflect Reality?

1/29/2024
We fire off and list a bunch of age-old, common, yet popular gaming stereotypes and discuss whether they are outdated, half-true, or no longer stand the test of time, as we compare them against some intriguing, modern day facts --- right after we reveal the Indie game of the week, react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-297: Do Gaming Stereotypes Actually Reflect Reality? 00:00 - Intro 01:39 - Games Played Discussion 34:14 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Disney Illusion Island 40:02 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 44:18 - Nintendo Switch 2 Specs Leak: Underwhelming Power But Potential Upsides 50:56 - Palworld Developer Says It’s Receiving Death Threats 58:31 - Xbox Developer Direct: All the News and Announcements 1:18:06 - Do Gaming Stereotypes Hold True? If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:01:53:23

What Makes A Game Retro? w/Radical Reggie!

1/22/2024
We welcome back Radical Reggie, YouTube content create and avid game collector, to discuss what retro gaming currently means to us (in this current modern era) and help us pinpoint when exactly does a game even become retro? Radical Reggie's a renowned and well respected YouTube Gaming content creator, avid retro game collector, and former army vet, who's success has taken him from commercials to starring in his very own video game! In addition to sharing a background arena with us in Retromania Wrestling (https://www.retromaniawrestling.com), he's also affiliated with likeminded radically charged game enthusiasts as a member of the Metal Jesus Crew and game review click, Media Glitch! Stay up-to-date Radical Reggie and his latest developments below: https://www.youtube.com/@the_radicalone https://twitter.com/Radical_Reggie ...and the rest of the Media Glitch crew! https://www.youtube.com/@kingarakongaming https://www.youtube.com/@mediaglitch https://www.youtube.com/@intriguedgaming Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-296: What Makes A Game Retro? 00:00 - Intro 05:10 - Games Played Discussion 58:10 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Curse of the Sea Rats 1:02:00 - Sega is Reportedly Working on Panzer Dragoon, Evangelion, and Sakura Wars Games 1:11:00 - Capcom adds new DRM to old PC games, raising worries over mods 1:17:40 - Ubisoft Exec Says Gamers Need To Get Comfortable With "Not Owning Your Games" 1:28:00 - Unannounced Halo Battle Royale Game Has Reportedly Been Canceled 1:36:40 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:39:43 - What Makes A Game Retro? If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:30:04

Do These Games Still Deserve Their Score?

1/14/2024
Join us as we dive into the retro libraries of past generations, pull out some classic favorites and ultimately determine if these games deserve to be rated today with the same score they received when they first released! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-295: Do These Games Still Deserve Their Score? 00:00 - Intro 01:49 - Game Played Discussion 33:44 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Bravery & Greed 38:02 - A 13-year-old in Oklahoma may have just become the 1st person to ever beat Tetris 42:29 - Multiple Sources Indicate Xbox Is Looking To Go Third Party, With Ports In Development For PS5/Switch 2 50:51 - Xbox Tells Baldur's Gate 3 Players Banned For Recording Raunchy Scenes To Stop 53:10 - Marvel's Spider-Man MJ model forced to beg creepy gamers to leave her alone 58:55 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:03:12 - Do These Games Still Deserve Their Score? If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:25:20

Do These Games Still Deserve Their Score?

1/14/2024
Join us as we dive into the retro libraries of past generations, pull out some classic favorites and ultimately determine if these games deserve to be rated today with the same score they received when they first released! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-295: Do These Games Still Deserve Their Score 00:00 - Intro 01:49 - Game Played Discussion 33:44 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Bravery & Greed 38:02 - A 13-year-old in Oklahoma may have just become the 1st person to ever beat Tetris 42:29 - Multiple Sources Indicate Xbox Is Looking To Go Third Party, With Ports In Development For PS5/Switch 2 50:51 - Xbox Tells Baldur's Gate 3 Players Banned For Recording Raunchy Scenes To Stop 53:10 - Marvel's Spider-Man MJ model forced to beg creepy gamers to leave her alone 58:55 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:03:12 - Do These Games Still Deserve Their Score? If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:25:20

Which Games Gracefully Stood the Test of Time?

1/8/2024
Regardless of how technology evolves at a breakneck speed to produce games with bolder visions, bigger worlds, and ultimately bigger budgets, some games of yesteryear released in spite of these trends have proved to have aged gracefully, and continue to stand the test of time, remaining as enjoyable today as they were upon release! Join us as we discuss and celebrate these timeless gems! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-294: Which Games Gracefully Stood the Test of Time? 00:00 - Intro 02:20 - Game Played Discussion 35:50 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Moving Out 2 42:55 - World’s First Flash Cart for Nintendo Switch Unveiled 47:28 - Switch 2' Will Be An Iterative Evolution And Will Cost $400, Predicts Analyst 57:23 - Prince Of Persia: The Lost Crown Estimated To Be A "25 Hour" Game 1:03:06 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 1:05:00 - Which Games Gracefully Stood the Test of Time? 2:28:20 - Game Giveaway Winner Announcement If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:33:32

Get Ready For Our 2024 Gaming Predictions!

12/31/2023
2024 is upon us and you know it wouldn’t be right if we didn’t start the new year off with some fresh, bold and in some instances down right insane predictions from your favorite gaming podcast crew —- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we’re currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-293: Get Ready For Our 2024 Gaming Predictions! 0:00 - Intro 4:29 – Games We’ve Played 31:08 – 2023 Predictions We Got Right 1:05:00 – Our 2024 Gaming Predictions Subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:00:25

Which Games Stole the Spotlight in 2023?

12/25/2023
2023 will unquestionably go down as one of the best years in gaming history! But before we head into 2024, we have to reveal the best games were lucky enough to get our hands on this year ---- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-292: Which Games Stole the Spotlight in 2023? 00:00 - Intro 01:53 - Games Played Discussion 42:30 -The Industry Reacts to Naughty Dog's Tough Decision to Cancel The Last of Us Online 48:33 - Nintendo ninjas strike again on Link's Awakening DX HD DMCA 55:19- Sony Signs Deal With Marvel to Make Exclusive X-Men Games Until 2035, Insomniac Cyber Security Attack Reveals 1:03:31 - Which Games Stole the Spotlight in 2023? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:38:36

Did The Game Awards 2023 Live Up to the Hype? Our Verdict!

12/18/2023
The Game Awards has finally come and gone but did it live up to hype and ascend higher than everyone's lofty expectations? That might seem obvious at first but we're gonna share our thoughts and chime in with our 2 cents anyway (Sega wtf?!?) --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-291: Did The Game Awards 2023 Live Up to the Hype? Our Verdict! 00:00 - Intro 01:53 - Games Played Discussion 40:32 - Did The Game Awards 2023 Live Up to the Hype? Our Verdict! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:29:01

What Games Will Win At The 2023 Game Awards? Our Predictions

12/10/2023
We unveil our anticipated predictions for the nominees of the 2023 Game Awards ---- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-290: What Games Will Win At The 2023 Game Awards? Our Predictions 00:00 - Intro 01:17 - Games Played Discussion 28:23 - Capcom Confirms More Resident Evil Remakes Are Coming 37:30 - Phil Spencer "We have no plans to bring game pass to Nintendo or PlayStation" 46:42 - PlayStation Store To Lose More Than 1,200 Purchasable Titles - With No Refunds 52:57 - The Grand Theft Auto VI Trailer Is Here. And It’s Already Causing Mayhem 1:10:15 - What Games Will Win At The 2023 Game Awards? Our Predictions 2:15:04 - Game Giveaway Winner Announcement If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:20:47

Retro Games We Forgot How To Play!

12/4/2023
We reminisce about the games we used to be masters of in our youth but somehow, someway... we forgot how to play'em! Perhaps our OG gaming skills suck or the games themselves haven't aged well? We're gonna get to the bottom of this right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-289: Retro Games We Forgot How To Play! 00:00 - Intro 01:51 - Games Played Discussion 32:24 - After three years it’s clear this generation has been a failure 56:31 - Microsoft Wants Game Pass On PlayStation, Nintendo, And "Every Screen" Possible 1:12:37 - Retro Games We Forgot How To Play! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:19:33

The Greatest Gaming Crossovers Of All Time!

11/27/2023
We meticulously explore the most epic gaming collaborations while unraveling the magic behind these groundbreaking and sometimes inconceivable unions ---- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-288: The Greatest Gaming Crossovers of All Time! 00:00 - Intro 02:42 - Games Played Discussion 37:01 - The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered for PS5 Confirmed for January 2024 https://www.ign.com/articles/the-last-of-us-part-2-remastered-for-ps5-confirmed-for-january-2024?utm_source=syndication 47:00 - Sonic the Hedgehog helped revive 63-year-old Sega: The firm wants a repeat with its other classics https://www.cnbc.com/2023/11/15/sonic-the-hedgehog-owner-sega-may-bring-yakuza-persona-to-big-screen.html?s=09 57:22 - The Greatest Gaming Crossovers of All Time! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:19:56

Long Overdue Game Franchises That Need To Make A Comeback!

11/22/2023
We discuss the long overdue epic video game franchises that we'd like to see make a return to modern gaming ---- right before we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-287: Long Overdue Game Franchises That Need To Make A Comeback! 00:00 - Intro 02:08 - Games Played Discussion 22:41 - The 2023 Game Awards Nominations Are In, and the “Best Game” Race Has Never Been More Competitive 35:05 -Everything Announced In The November Nintendo Indie World Showcase 50:52 - Long Overdue Game Franchises That Need To Make A Comeback! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:08:46

Our Ultimate Franchise Genre Swap Wish List!

11/12/2023
In this podcast episode, we share our insights on which gaming franchises we'd love to see undergo a genre transformation or just experiment with a genre change in a side story ---- then we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-286: Our Ultimate Franchise Genre Swap Wish List! 00:00 - Intro 02:05 - Games Played Discussion 33:28 - Xbox was about to take away free Game Pass from most Microsoft employees 42:27 - Sonic Frontiers has now sold 3.2 million copies worldwide 47:20 - PlayStation is cutting off X sharing options 51:59 - Development of a Live-Action Film of The Legend of Zelda to Start 1:04:52 - Our Ultimate Franchise Genre Swap Wish List! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:18:45

Is The Death of Physical Media A Good Thing? w/Mike Mullis!

11/5/2023
Get ready for an exhilarating discussion as we welcome lifelong gamer, Mike Mullis of The Original Next Level Gaming to join us in mourning over the slow, painful yet inevitable decline of gaming physical media and share similar and opposing views over whether this will benefit the gaming industry in the future or ultimately lead to its demise? In addition to being a relief pitcher in 2K's MLB2K7, Mike Mullis is also an ex gaming journalist, musician, proud father, husband, and lifelong gaming enthusiast who maintains a robust streaming schedule which includes a variety of gaming entertainment that he creates alongside the rest of his comrades-in-arms, who together complete the pieces of The Original Next Level Gaming! To keep up with Mike and The Original Next Level Gaming's latest developments, check out their links below: https://rumble.com/c/TheOriginalNextLevelGaming https://twitter.com/og_nlgaming Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-285: The Decline of Physical Media: Good or Bad? w/Mike Mullis of Next Level Gaming! 00:00 - Intro 01:45 - Is The Death of Physical Media A Good Thing? 1:41:15 - Batman: Arkham Knight Reportedly Adds, Then Removes, Robert Pattinson's The Batman Suit 1:48:24 - Capcom Releasing 'Unannounced Major Title' by March 2024 1:53:37 - Nintendo patent reveals new dual-screen, detachable console 1:58:50 - PlayStation 6 release date surfaces, fans complain it's 'too early' 2:01:58 - Games Played Discussion 2:22:30 - Game Giveaway Winner Announcement! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:26:40

The Most Frightening, Disturbing Characters In Gaming!

10/30/2023
Step into the shadows with us as we unveil and dissect some of the most disturbing and unsettling characters that we've been lucky enough to encounter in the gaming world --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the awesome/addicting games we're currently playing! Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-284: The Most Frightening, Disturbing Characters In Gaming! 00:00 - Intro 01:28 - Games Played Discussion 28:08 - Break: Game Giveaway Reminder 29:30 - Ex-PlayStation Boss Has A Warning For The Game Industry https://flip.it/eipTfV 40:12 - Amazon’s live-action Fallout series will start streaming in 2024 https://www.theverge.com/2023/10/23/23928591/amazon-prime-video-fallout-tv-series-live-action-premiere-date 46:14 - New Nintendo Rules Cause Massive Smash Bros. Fan Freakout https://flip.it/eY1utu 52:36 - Super Mario Bros. 3 Remake Rumored to Be in Talks at Nintendo https://flip.it/-KbOcs 1:00:22 - The Most Frightening, Disturbing Characters In Gaming! If you enjoyed the podcast and would like to show support, feel free to do so in any of the following ways below: (1) Subscribe and share this podcast with close friends/family (2) Rate/Review us on your preferred podcasting platform: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857 (3) Anyone interested in making a donation can do so here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support (4) Hit the bell and subscribe to our live podcast and multiplayer, co-op gaming channel: https://goo.gl/Zy9RTD --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Duration:02:16:52