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The Midwest Game Nerds Podcast

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The Midwest Game Nerds Podcast seeks to discuss the latest trends, news, releases, and more in the video game industry.

The Midwest Game Nerds Podcast seeks to discuss the latest trends, news, releases, and more in the video game industry.

Location:

Detroit, MI

Description:

The Midwest Game Nerds Podcast seeks to discuss the latest trends, news, releases, and more in the video game industry.

Twitter:

@mgnpodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 182 – Knotwords and more!

5/17/2022
Alex has played a bunch of Knotwords, Monster Rancher 1 DX, and a little of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising! Jon’s still plugging away at Elden Ring. And Bryan is still playing his old standbys. All of that, plus Square Enix selling their western studios, Sony releasing details about games included in the new PlayStation Essential/Extra/Premium subscriptions, and much more! Become …

Duration:01:19:57

MGNP Sidequests – Erd Dog Burial Tree’s ‘Grand Gemini, We’ve Lost Jarburg VIII Volume Five: A Glimpse of Glory on the Cusp of Failure’

5/9/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off–weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. Nick joins us to talk about the ENTIRE discography of Coheed and Cambria, from The …

Duration:00:55:32

Episode 181 – Gran Turismo 7 and much more!

5/2/2022
Special guest Nick joins us to talk about all of the games that he’s been playing including Guardians of the Galaxy, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon – Classic Edition, Star Wars Squadrons, Mad Max, Borderlands 3, and Far Cry 6! Jon checked out No Man’s Sky on steam deck. Bryan has played Gran Turismo 7 with his new fancy setup! All of …

Duration:01:12:19

MGNP Sidequests – Changes Are Coming to Sidequests

4/24/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off–weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. Health is on our minds for this week’s sidequest. We also talk about Unlimited Love …

Duration:00:33:48

Episode 180 – Even More Elden Ring, Squad, and News

4/18/2022
Bryan has been checking out Squad and also came into possession of a racing wheel! Alex and Jon are still playing Elden Ring. All of that plus news about Activision, Unreal Engine 5, and the next Tomb Raider and Kingdom Hearts games! Become a patron by visiting our Patreon: If you want to follow us on social media …

Duration:01:00:38

MGNP Sidequests – Butter Chips, Florida, and Audiobooks

4/10/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off–weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. Jon bought Polish butter-flavored potato chips for Alex and Bryan to try. Alex went …

Duration:00:33:37

Episode 179 – Steam Deck Impressions and TUNIC

4/5/2022
Jon now owns a Steam Deck and we’ve all had a chance to try it out! Alex pushed TUNIC on Bryan and Jon. Bryan finished Horizon: Forbidden West (no spoilers still). And Alex has found the groove with Elden Ring. All of that and plenty of news including the re-work of Sony’s PlayStation Plus Subscriptions! …

Duration:01:37:00

MGNP Sidequests – Mexican Food, Space Coke, and King’s Field

3/20/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off–weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. The whole crew has different Mexican foods to talk about. Bryan and Alex tried …

Duration:00:31:08

Bonus Episode: Tunic Review (Spoiler Free!)

3/16/2022
Thanks to the fine folks over at Ico Partners and Finji, Alex and Rick got a chance to play TUNIC before its release today! In this episode we talk about the game, what makes it special, and everything we’ve loved about playing it so far. There are no spoilers for any secrets, but we won’t blame …

Duration:00:34:15

Episode 178 – Elden Ring

3/15/2022
We’ve all been playing Elden Ring! Alex finished Horizon: Forbidden West and Bryan continues to play it. We also talk about the Sony State of Play this past week and much more! Become a patron by visiting our Patreon: If you want to follow us on social media or see all of the places you can …

Duration:01:20:48

MGNP Sidequests – Ryan Wehby’s Prometuer Tech-Decking

3/5/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off–weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. Empanadas, Hot Ones Challenge, Buddy’s Pizza, Wehby’s Tech-Deck skills, and the woes of collecting …

Duration:00:35:44

Episode 177 – Horizon: Forbidden West, Destiny 2: The Witch Queen, and Elden Ring First Impressions

3/1/2022
Bryan’s been playing Destiny 2: The Witch Queen, Jon’s been playing Elden Ring, and both Alex and Bryan have been playing Horizon: Forbidden West. We also talk about the PSVR2 hardware reveal, Nintendo shuttering the Wii U and 3DS eShops, and much more! Become a patron by visiting our Patreon: If you want to follow us on social …

Duration:01:35:42

MGNP Sidequests – Doctor D Cruising the High Seas

2/19/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off–weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. Bryan’s back from his adventure on the high seas so he tells us all …

Duration:00:33:52

Episode 176 – Dying Light 2: Stay Human and Pokemon Legends Arceus

2/14/2022
Jon is 17 hours into Techland’s latest game — Dying Light 2: Stay Human and Alex just beat Pokemon Legends Arceus! All of their thoughts on those games plus we talk about Sony buying Bungie, Rockstar officially announcing a new Grand Theft Auto is in development, and much more! Become a patron by visiting our Patreon: …

Duration:01:42:42

MGNP Sidequests – TV Grab Bag

2/5/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off–weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. Bryan is sailing the high seas this week so Alex and Jon chat about …

Duration:01:13:05

Episode 175 – Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction and Microsoft Buying Activision Blizzard

1/30/2022
Very special guest Zak joins us to talk about the latest Tom Clancy game, Rainbow Six Extraction! We also chat about the massive gaming news bomb that hit last week – Microsoft is planning to acquire Activision Blizzard! Become a patron by visiting our Patreon: If you want to follow us on social media or see all …

Duration:01:35:08

MGNP Sidequests – Rob Thomas

1/22/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off-weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. Jon has tasted Mountain Dew Spark and Mexican Squirt, Bryan and Alex watched Don’t Look …

Duration:00:33:53

Episode 174 – Most Anticipated Games of 2022

1/17/2022
Bryan’s finished Inscryption and Jon has tried it out. Alex tried to go back to Horizon: Zero Dawn but ended up playing Dicey Dungeons. Sony announced PSVR2 details. All of this with much more news and we also talk about our most anticipated games of 2022! Become a patron by visiting our Patreon: If you want to follow …

Duration:01:34:32

MGNP Sidequests – Farewell 2021

1/8/2022
MGNP Sidequests are bonus episodes available to $1/month patrons on our Patreon the day after a normal episode releases! They are also released into our normal feed on off-weeks since we typically only release a full episode once every two weeks. 2021 is over! We reflect on some of the good of 2021 and our …

Duration:00:28:55

Episode 173 – Top 5 of 2021!

1/2/2022
2021 was better than 2020 in a lot of ways but also worse in some other ways. We look back on the games that we enjoyed (and maybe didn’t enjoy) this year and count down our top 5 games of the year! We also award some superlatives: Best Free Game Biggest Letdown Best Ongoing Game …

Duration:01:31:31