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We're three gamers that love talking about games! Join us weekly for coverage and opinions on the world of gaming, spanning everything from Xbox to Playstation to Nintendo!

We're three gamers that love talking about games! Join us weekly for coverage and opinions on the world of gaming, spanning everything from Xbox to Playstation to Nintendo!
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We're three gamers that love talking about games! Join us weekly for coverage and opinions on the world of gaming, spanning everything from Xbox to Playstation to Nintendo!




Episode 183 - Call of Duty Mobile's Record Launch and PS5 news

This week, we discuss the newest details about the upcoming PlayStation 5, including a confirmed release window. Which features are fans most looking forward to? Which do we think are the most important new features in making the new console truly next gen? Mike Ybarra is leaving Xbox after 20 years, and we take a moment to recognize his contributions to the console and the Xbox community. In other news, Call of Duty Mobile had a launch that set records - we talk about the game, its...


Episode 182 - PlayStation News and Fall Games Preview Part II

This week, we preview the games coming out in October and November, including the biggest titles like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Death Stranding, and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Which games are must buys, which do we need to see more info about, and which are we planning on passing on? PlayStation announced some changes this week, as Shawn Layden announced he will be leaving the company and Sony announced a change in the PlayStation Now pricing model. How will each of these changes...


Episode 181 - Call of Duty Exclusivity, Last of Us News, and More!

This week, we dive into the announcement that the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from Activision will have PlayStation exclusivity in one of its modes for almost a year. With so many fans calling out the industry for microtransactions, why do some publishers get a pass on these kinds of exclusivity deals? Sony held a State of Play this week and we got some The Last of Us 2 news - including a release date. We also got an update on whether multiplayer will be part of Sony's upcoming...


Episode 180 - Gears 5, Borderlands 3, and E3 2020 News Already?

Gears 5 has released, and it's actually really good! We talk about how important it was for Xbox to score a win with a first party game this fall, and we talk about the campaign and multiplayer modes in Gears 5 - which are awesome and which are not? Borderlands 3 has released, as well as NHL 20. We talk about our experiences with both, and (surprise!) how at least one of us likes one of them a lot more than they thought they would. Why is each game worth your time and money? Listen to find...


Episode 179 - Blair Witch, Gears 5, and a New Nintendo Direct

We all got a chance to play the new Blair Witch game from Bloober Team, and we're happy to share our thoughts on it in this week's episode. We discuss how the development team built on the elements used in Layers of Fear to tell a story that is true to the Blair Witch world and provides a creepy experience for players. Gears 5 is out now for those with Game Pass Ultimate, and the reviews so far have been very good for the campaign. We get into what we've seen in terms of reactions to the...


Episode 178 - Thoughts on Control and Looking Ahead to September Releases

This week, we discuss the new release from Remedy, Control. Does it live up to expectations? What are the strengths of the game? How does it measure up to Remedy's predecessors, Alan Wake and Quantum Break? In other news, D23 took place recently and we can't help but discuss some of the trailers and announcements regarding Star Wars and Marvel on the Disney Plus platform. There's multiple things we're excited for! Spider-Man on PS4 got a Game of the Year edition this week, and Astral Chain...


Episode 177 - Gamescom Wrap Up and Reactions

Join us as we discuss the biggest news from Gamescom 2019, including the announcements from Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo!


Episode 176 - A New Need For Speed and Our Gamescom Preview

Gamesom 2019 is here, and we discuss what we expect to see at the show this year. Will we get any major new announcements? We also discuss where you can get the announcements, and when the biggest shows of Gamescom are. A new Need For Speed was announced, and we're a little bit split on it. We talk the new aesthetic of Need For Speed: Heat, and whether the revamped modes in the game can help revive the franchise after a lackluster few years. We also cover news on Dead Island 2, Saints Row,...


Episode 175 - Ninja Moves to Mixer, Plus Outer Worlds and Halo Infinite News

This week, we discuss Ninja moving to Mixer, along with what we like about the Mixer platform. Could we see more content creators moving over to Mixer in the near future? Also, the Outer Worlds will have perma death in their most difficult mode, and we're really excited to see other people try that out. What games have we played that have perma death? 343 had some news about Halo Infinite this week, as they talked about how the new game will perform on the Xbox One X vs the new Scarlett...


Episode 174 - Call of Duty Multiplayer Reactions!

This week, we discuss the newly revealed Call of Duty: Modern Warfare reactions - what did we think of the gameplay, maps, and look of the mode? Also, what are our thoughts on score streaks going away in favor of kill streaks once again? We talk about our favorite gaming memories from high school and college in honor of the back to school season kicking off. How many times did we miss an assignment or blow an exam because we were playing games? Need for Speed is making a return again this...


Episode 173 - Fall Games Preview Part I

This week, we discuss the games coming out in August and September of this year. Which ones are instant pre-orders? Which should you wait on? We talk the biggest games from the first part of the fall season and make our recommendations. Do your gaming habits change during the summer? Ours do, and we discuss what types of games we play during the summer months when there aren't as many releases as the other parts of the year. We also detail the biggest releases coming next week, conduct our...


Episode 172 - Nintendo News and We Chat With Xone from the Xone Bros Podcast!

This week, the host of the Xone Bros podcast joins us for an interview. We discuss the origins of their show, how they play a positive role in the world of video games, and their experience at E3 this year. The interview starts at the 31:30 mark. Nintendo dominates the news of the week, as they will be introducing an updated version with a longer battery life. Also, we learned when Luigi's Mansion 3 is releasing this fall, and some very lucky Southwest Airlines passengers were surprised...


Episode 171 - The Nintendo Switch Lite is Announced!

This week, we discuss the announcement of the Nintendo Switch Lite, coming this September day and date with Link's Awakening. How will this console that is handheld only perform when it is launched? Will it still be successful in a year? Sean Murray from Hello Games spoke this week about how developers and publishers like Microsoft, Bethesda, and Electronic Arts should handle rocky launches of online focused games. He draws upon his own experiences with the launch of No Man's Sky, but is he...


Episode 170 - Is Only One Console For Project Scarlett a Good Idea?

This week, we return from a short break to discuss Xbox's next-gen plans. While they had previously said that they planned on releasing two consoles at different price points at the start of the next console generation, they seem to have backed off of that assertion lately. Is just one SKU for the next Xbox a good idea? We debate the pros and cons of multiple price points at launch. Also, Electronic Arts is at it again, as they just don't seem to understand why some fans see them as the bad...


Episode 169 - Some of the Best Games We Saw at E3

In this special bonus episode, we discuss some of our favorite games that we saw demos of at E3 and also bring the interviews we had with the makers of those games to the audio show for the first time. We discuss LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Cris Tales, and Ary and the Secret of Seasons! To become part of our awesome community, just use the links below: Links: Email: Facebook: Twitch:...


Episode 168 - What's Your Favorite Surprise Mechanic?

This week, we give one final look back at E3 after we've had time to sleep and process everything we saw and experienced in the six days we spent covering it in Los Angeles. Also, we spend some time comparing the somewhat negative tone to some of the gaming commentary during E3 versus our own experience from actually being there. But now that E3 is over, the star of the week is Electronic Arts. In a hearing in the UK Parliament, an EA representative stated that loot boxes are not loot...


Episode 167 - E3 2019! Thoughts From the Final Day!

Join us as we share our thoughts from our final day at E3 2019!


Episode 166 - E3 2019! Nintendo Direct Thoughts and Reactions!

Join us to hear our reactions to the Nintendo Direct at E3 2019!


Episode 165 - E3 2019! Ubisoft and Square Reactions

E3 is here! Join us for reactions to the Ubisoft and Square Enix conferences!


Episode 164 - E3 2019! Microsoft and Bethesda Reactions

Join us as we recap Day 2 of E3 2019 by giving our reactions to both the Microsoft and Bethesda conferences!