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WDGRPodcast: Will and Drew's Gaming Retrospective

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Tune in each week to hear Will and Drew chat about video games new and old, and interview members of the gaming community to find out what brought them to the scene.

Tune in each week to hear Will and Drew chat about video games new and old, and interview members of the gaming community to find out what brought them to the scene.

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United States

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Tune in each week to hear Will and Drew chat about video games new and old, and interview members of the gaming community to find out what brought them to the scene.

Twitter:

@WDGRPodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

WDGR Podcast Episode 124: What Could Fit In That Crevice?

5/12/2021
After an unplanned - but not entirely unexpected - absence last week, Will and Drew are back with a new episode! Will is mostly settled in his new home, and gives us an update on the Hans Gruber Memorial Sound Stage, as well as some anecdotes about Moving Day. Plus, Drew talks about being a consumer whore and buying all things Doom, Drew's initial thoughts on Narita Boy and expanded reactions to MLB The Show 21, Will's continued anger towards Sony and their PS5 shortages, plus so much...

Duration:01:10:02

WDGR Podcast Episode 123: Video Games Are Like Toothpaste

4/28/2021
It's Will's last podcast in his current office. As he preps his move to a new home, he and Drew press record one more time to discuss their video game backlogs, MLB The Show '21, Returnal, Bioshock Infinite, CD Projekt Red's refund rate for Cyberpunk, the Mortal Kombat movie teaser, a Ghost of Tsushima movie, and so much more. All this, plus details of our Patreon, launching in May 1st! Be sure to follow WDGR everywhere, and tune in every Monday at 6:30pm ET live on Twitch to join in on...

Duration:01:15:18

WDGRPodcast Episode 122: I Grew Up Playing Atari

4/21/2021
Sony has reversed their decision to close the PS3 and Vita digital stores this summer - a decision that many gamers are happy to hear. Sony has listened to the voices of their customers, and while they're still closing the PSP store, this is a massive change from what we've seen from them in the past. Will and Drew break down the change - is this for the best? Plus, the director of Days Gone was pretty outspoken about games being free or on sale - and how they effect sequels in the...

Duration:01:07:17

WDGRPodcast Episode 121: Just Kissed with Olive Oil

4/14/2021
Drew's been playing Outriders off and on for the past week, and it's finally clicked - the game is a ton of fun once the good weapons start dropping. He breaks it all down for Will - how the synergy of the game works, and how it rewards experimentation. Plus, the WDGR Game Club is playing Bioshock Infinite, and Will's on board! What are his early impressions of the notorious shooter? Will he stick with it? All this, and much more, including on the rumored The Last of Us Remake, Doom 3 VR,...

Duration:01:28:36

WDGRPodcast Episode 120: The 2021 WDGR March Madness Finals

4/7/2021
It's been a long road, getting from here to there, but we've finally reached the end of the 2021 WDGR March Madness bracket - Metal Gear Solid goes head-to-head against The Legend of Zelda. Which video game franchise reigns supreme? We tally the votes and crown a champion. Plus, Drew gives his early impressions of Square's looter shooter Outriders. How does the game shape up after a rocky launch? All this plus, vaccination stories, how Drew "hacked" Hitman 1 & 2 into the Hitman 3 demo, and...

Duration:01:21:45

WDGRPodcast Episode 119: The Harbinger of Bad Choices

3/31/2021
The WDGR March Madness Final Four has come to a close, with Pokemon taking on Metal Gear Solid, and The Legend of Zelda facing off against Metroid. Who walks forward into the championship battle? Will and Drew tally up the votes and take a look. Plus, Drew provides an update on his God of War experience. Has the game opened up for him yet? Is the combat clicking? And, Will and Drew discuss the rumored confirmed closing of the PS3, PSP, and Vita stores. The duo is not pleased. Why is Sony...

Duration:01:09:11

WDGRPodcast Episode 118: Pizzas and Quiches

3/24/2021
Round 4 of the WDGR March Madness has come to a close, leaving us with our Final Four for the March Madness series. Were there any ties? What results made Drew flip a table? Plus, it's been a hectic week for both Will and Drew, with little gaming to be done. So, the two hit the mailbag for some great listener questions! Don't forget, you can vote on the next round too! Head on over to our Twitter @WDGRPodcast, and hit up our voting thread. There's 4 matches, so make sure you vote on each...

Duration:01:16:17

WDGRPodcast Episode 117: Morsels of Mashed Fish

3/17/2021
Round 3 of the WDGR March Madness if over, leaving us with an Elite Eight game franchises remaining. What matches tied up? Who won the infamous tie-breaker? Plus, Drew's started God of War. He gives Will some initial thoughts and asks vague questions. All this plus a short mailbag segment, and more! Don't forget, you can vote on the next round too! Head on over to our Twitter @WDGRPodcast, and hit up our voting thread. There's 4 matches, so make sure you vote on each one! Make your vote...

Duration:01:18:50

WDGRPodcast Episode 116: Lightning Drop Failsafe

3/10/2021
Round 2 of the WDGR March Madness has come to a close! What shows have made it to the Sweet Sixteen? Will and Drew announce the winners, and look towards the next bracket. Plus, some banter about water bottles, pizza, and some other stuff that doesn't revolve around video games. Don't forget, you can vote on the next round too! Head on over to our Twitter @WDGRPodcast, and hit up our voting thread. There's 8 matches, so make sure you vote on each one! Make your vote count and be...

Duration:01:13:31

WDGRPodcast Episode 115: I Don't Do Meat Verbiage

3/3/2021
Round 1 of the WDGR March Madness has come to a close - 64 video game franchises duked it out, and voted on by you, 32 winners have proceeded. We chat about the new matchups and break it down, making some bold predictions. But, the tournament is no good without your help! Head on over to our Twitter @WDGRPodcast, and hit up our voting thread. There's 16 matches, so make sure you vote on each one! Make your vote count and be heard! Oh, we talk about Sony's State of Play as well. Be sure...

Duration:01:09:11

WDGRPodcast Episode 114: The WDGR March Madness Draft

2/24/2021
Drew's got a crazy idea, and Will is letting him run with it! 64 video game franchises, drafted and seeded into brackets, going head-to-head. Winners are decided by votes on Twitter, and voted on by YOU. In this episode, we pull seeds for the first round of matches. Will Pokemon beat Tetris? Can Sonic the Hedgehog use speed to defeat Mortal Kombat? What about the stealthy Splinter Cell versus the stealthy Hitman? But in order for this to work, we need your help. Head on over to our...

Duration:01:21:48

WDGRPodcast Episode 113: The Haven & Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Review

2/17/2021
Will and Drew are back again with two more game reviews: Indy RPG Haven, and AAA PS3-era title Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. Does Haven's adult look at relationships work? Does Uncharted 3 hold up as well as Uncharted 4 does? Tune in to find out! Be sure to follow WDGR everywhere, and tune in every Monday at 6:30pm ET live on Twitch to join in on the...

Duration:01:32:26

WDGRPodcast Episode 112: The Call of the Sea & Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Review

2/10/2021
After missing last week due to a snowstorm that stranded Drew away from home, Will and Drew are back to dive deep into two more games: Call of the Sea and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy! What did Drew think of the adventure puzzler? Does Will feel Naughty Dog delivered again? Be sure to follow WDGR everywhere, and tune in every Monday at 6:30pm ET live on Twitch to join in on the...

Duration:01:15:05

WDGRPodcast Episode 111: The Uncharted 4 & Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review

1/27/2021
Will and Drew have been waiting to talk about these two games for weeks, and the moment is finally here! Will beat Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. Drew beat Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Both have a lot to say about the games, and dive in with great detail. What's the final verdict? Tune in to find out! Be sure to follow WDGR...

Duration:01:16:49

WDGRPodcast Episode 110: Drew's Calves Breaking Girls in Halves, featuring Saikoro!

1/20/2021
We are excited to welcome back to the show Damien, aka Saikoro! He is a Twitch variety streamer, and extremely talented custom animator, not to mention one of our closest friends. We deep dive into the stream scene to talk about how he's doing, what he's working on, and what the future holds, plus much more! Check out Saikoro's work! https://www.twitch.tv/saikoro_twitchhttps://twitter.com/saikoro_shareshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4NXxYDB6VGx0-hMr0W-L6w/ Be sure to follow WDGR...

Duration:01:45:53

WDGRPodcast Episode 109: Previewing 2021 in Gaming

1/13/2021
Last week, Will and Drew looked back at 2020. This week? They look forward to 2021! The two chat about games they're looking forward to - announced and unannounced - and what they hope to see from the industry next year. Plus more! Be sure to follow WDGR...

Duration:01:16:46

WDGRPodcast Episode 108: The 2020 WDGR Game Awards

1/6/2021
It's the first episode of the new year, and Will and Drew take a look back at all of the games they played in 2020 - new and old - and hand out some awards! What game gets the Willie and the Drewie for Game of the Year? How about Best Hairstyle? Best Music? Tune in to find out! Be sure to follow WDGR...

Duration:01:37:53

WDGRPodcast Episode 107: Pass the Breadsticks

12/23/2020
It's the last episode of WDGR of 2020, and Will and Drew have a ton to talk about, including some of the games they finished this year, what caught their attention, and an extensive mailbag segment. Plus, live chatter with the Twitch chat, and more! Be sure to follow WDGR...

Duration:02:01:48

WDGRPodcast Episode 106: Cyberpunking The Game Awards

12/16/2020
Drew has played about 10 hours of Cyberpunk 2077 on the Xbox Series X, and has walked away from it mostly optimistic. How does it run on the Series X? Are there any bugs? How does he feel about how the game runs on the other consoles? Plus, Will tried to watch The Game Awards, but couldn't finish. Drew watched the entire show. Both had vastly differing opinions. Who was in the right? Let us know! Be sure to follow WDGR...

Duration:01:17:43

WDGRPodcast Episode 105: The Last Guardian Review

12/9/2020
Will has finally defeated The Last Guardian! After a few weeks of being down on the game, Will makes a shocking statement. Did the game get dramatically better? Or did it continue down a negative path? Plus, Drew has been encountering frustrations with his Xbox's Quick Resume, and catches everyone up on Fallen Order. All this plus the mailback, and live chatter with the Twitch chat! Be sure to follow WDGR...

Duration:01:20:59