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A "byte-sized" podcast, twice weekly, about video games! News, new releases, and gaming impressions. Also check our video streams at

A "byte-sized" podcast, twice weekly, about video games! News, new releases, and gaming impressions. Also check our video streams at
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A "byte-sized" podcast, twice weekly, about video games! News, new releases, and gaming impressions. Also check our video streams at






Game Bytes :: February 15, 2018 :: Every Week is P Week

The guys are back with tales of video games to astonish and delight! So please, be astonished and delighted by.... Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition! (ooh) Gems of War PS4! (ahh) Pokemon Picross! (ohh) XCOM Enemy Unknown! (eee) Final Fantasy 12 Zodiac Age! (haha) Monster Hunter World! (hoho) and a smattering of other wonders and curiosities that we bring directly to your ears in a bumper crop of audio harvests! Intro: "Gems of War montage" - Gems of War, by Aaron C. Edwards Outro: "Stage...


Game Bytes :: February 12, 2018 :: Supernatural Cabbages

The news of this past week jumps out of history and COMES ALIVE through the GameBytes Show podcast! Such ancient stories as Activision's annual DLC haul (it's big), a record for Fortnite (also big), PS4 firmware update results (sufficiently big), and someone has made a brand new Sega Genesis game (average size)! Plus, we talk about the new releases, PS+ and Xbox Games with Gold freebies, and we discuss "painting yourself into a corner" in video games. We're not THAT angry. So join us! Intro:...


Game Bytes :: February 7, 2018 :: Take That, Stupid Baby!

As tradition holds, our midweek observance of the "games we have been a-playin'" opens with some new hotness, but also some tried and true entries. LeGrande scores hits with Horizon Zero Dawn, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, and Monster Hunter World. Jeremy orbits endlessly with Spaceplan and plumbs the depths (or is it heights?) with roguelike Tangledeep. Dale fights his way closer to victory with XCOM Enemy Unknown, and flouts his mommy instinct by tossing babies in Offspring Fling....


Game Bytes :: February 5, 2018 :: The Kingening of Kongening

In our top-of-the-week show, the newsworthy newses you need to knews include shakeups at Sony leadership, a cool PS4 Pro feature on your non-Pro PS4, Microsoft acquisition rumors, controversies! and more! We cover some new releases (and re-releases, looking at you Switch) as well as the topic of what game genres we used to love but just don't play much anymore. Intro: "Encounter [Resurgence Remix]" - Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, by Ludvig Forssell, Justin Burnett, & Daniel James...


Game Bytes :: February 1, 2018 :: The Dads are Off-Limits

In our (slightly tardy) midweek show, new and exciting things are afoot! Dale retires a killer combination in XCOM: Enemy Unknown, explores themes of toxic capitalism in New Super Mario Bros 2, and gathers new herbs in The Witcher 3. Jerod employs a more tactical approach to Waagh in Total War: Warhammer 2 and sails for vengeance and blubber in Nantucket. And, Jeremy hunts big, streamlined game in Monster Hunter World BUT also stalks big-eyed anime girls in Doki Doki Literature Club. A...


Game Bytes :: January 28, 2018 :: The Jumps are Jumpier!

Did you know all video game news is interlocked? With SEGUES! Join us this week as we segue between all the most important news items that are relevant to your life with video games. We open with some observation of movies and quality indicators, and then get into the gaming news you crave! Evo Japan, Harrison goes to Google, Miitomo and Paragon are to end, and Oculus invents a new unit of time called the "flick". Then, we cover the new releases and we discuss the impact on...


Game Bytes :: January 24, 2018 :: Herbs are the "B" Plot

In what is ALMOST a game byte, Dale and Jeremy go mano-a-mano for a two-man round of "whatcha been playin?" This week, Dale commits to The Witcher 3 until either he or it dies, reaffirms his neverending like for Spelunky, and steps out on Eternal Crusade with Space Marine. Jeremy dabbles again in the 2nd Monster Hunter World beta, drops in on the Metal Gear Survive beta, and rejuvenates his love for Destiny 2 with the Curse of Osiris expansion. Intro: "Hidden Conflux" - Destiny 2: The...


Game Bytes :: January 22, 2018 :: RPGs Are Out There (I Want to Believe)

Batten the hatches, a video game news storm is a blowin'! This week in video games, we talk about Nintendo Labo, Sony Amiibo, and Microsoft's new VP of games. They still have Minecraft! Bungie, Epic Games, Konami's PT remade, and Sega's successor to Theme Hospital. Plus! We cover the new releases of the week and we discuss the kinds of fun we've had "outside" the game experience itself! Weather the storm! Hear us! Intro: "Atlantis" - Theme Hospital, by Russell Shaw & Tony Cox Outro: "Menu...


Game Bytes :: January 18, 2018 :: Gotta Milk 'Em All!

There are games to be played, so the GameBytes Show Team has ASSEMBLED! (Except for Jeremy.) What games have we played, For Great Justice? Well: LeGrande starts us off with Shovel Knight Treasure Trove in general, and Plague of Shadows in particular, Mega Man X, and the delights of a hacked SNES Classic. Dale continues with Heavenly Sword and Endless Space and Legend (that's TWO Endless games). Jerod caps us off with Dreamfall Chapters (check our channel for an ongoing...


Game Bytes :: January 14, 2018 :: Winner Winner, Legally Distinct Wyngs

The new year marches on, and so necessarily does the news of video games! Dale and Jeremy reporting for duty! We cover AGDQ's final tally! Nintendo Direct Mini! A new hardware emulation announcement from Hyperkin! Do not forgive Nintendo! Destiny 2! Real world bummer stuff, and more! Plus, a few new releases dribble out, and we discuss: if we had a gun to our head, what games might we speed-run and why! Intro: "M. Bison's Theme" - Street Fighter V, by Masahiro Aoki, Hideyuki Fukasawa,...


Game Bytes :: January 10, 2018 :: .5D Too Many

Jerod joins the show for his 2018 debut to help us with our midweek gaming recollections! He kicks off with Total War Arena, appreciates Endless Space 2, and dominates history with Expedition: Vikings! Dale plays a bit of everything this week, with Battlefield 1, Star Wars Battlefront, Warhammer 40K: Armageddon, Mark of the Ninja, AND Rocket League (whew!). Jeremy finally wins with a low score in Everybody's Golf, and vibes out with the PSVR version of Rez Infinite! Intro: "Cycle of...


Game Bytes :: January 7, 2018 :: The 1,000,001st Balrog

Welcome to video game news in 2018 with the GameBytes Show! LeGrande, Jeremy, and Dale kick things off for this year's news! Charity events are on, processors are at risk, and will gaming disorder become a real psychological classification? We review 2017 in numbers by platform, and look at other revelations and unusual news of the new year. New releases are sparse, but we get some good discussion going about 2017 games we want to circle back to this year. Intro: "Dark Solas Theme" -...


Game Bytes :: January 4, 2018 :: What Remains of Gorogoa (After Quarantine)

The GameBytes Show returns for 2018! Welcome to another year of video games with us! Thanks for coming along for the ride. We begin our first "whatcha been playin" episode of the year with Jeremy's account of Gorogoa, Star Trek Bridge Crew, and Dropmix. LeGrande has reached a certain point with Dishonored 2 and Final Fantasy 15, and tells us about What Remains of Edith Finch and Horizon Zero Dawn. Dale has been trying a little of everything, like Opus Magnum, Breath of the Wild, Mario...


Game Bytes :: December 20, 2017 :: GameByties 2017

This. Is. It. The final GameBytes Show for 2017, and our annual GAMEBYTIES, our own game-of-the-year show! We recap the best game experiences we had in the past year and rank them from all four GBS hosts! Agree? Disagree? Well it doesn't matter because we're the LAST ones to rank the games, we're the FINAL WORD. ALL CAPS. Have a great time with us remembering some great games, and send us your picks! Have a great remainder of 2017, and a game-filled 2018! Intro: "Red Morass" - Spellforce...


Game Bytes :: December 17, 2017 :: Preemptive Exculpation

Everyone shut down the presses and stop doing stuff! It's our final news show of the year, and, well, there's still news! FCC votes down net neutrality, Crytek sues over Star Citizen, new game rumors and announcements, and a bunch of developers pre-emptively exculpate themselves for their perceived sins. Also, get some money out of your PS3 Phat, and the generosity of Microsoft's PR department. Then, we cover new releases, some free updates, and in honor of the end of the year we discuss...


Game Bytes :: December 13, 2017 :: So Many Tanks

The weather is cold, cold, cold, but video games are HOT HOT HOT. (Reverse those if you're in the southern hemisphere.) Let's warm our hands and our hearts while basking in the glow of good conversation about the games we played this week. LeGrande has been straight-up murdering people in Dishonored 2, and we all learn how to make Skyrim on Switch 300% better. Dale attacks with 1 MILLION TANKS. (So many tanks.) Finally, Jeremy tried out the Monster Hunter World trial, and discusses its...


Game Bytes :: December 10, 2017 :: Techno the Dolphin

The weather may be chilly, but the week in gaming is just heating up! We recap The Game Awards 2017 for award winners and game reveals, and drop in on the PlayStation Experience for trailers and announcements. Other new games are revealed this week and we mention EVERY SINGLE ONE omg. Monetization woes at EA may be impacting Anthem's development, and Steam ends support of your favorite digital currency. We illuminate you on lots of freebies and game updates, as well as a sweet sale at...


Game Bytes :: December 6, 2017 :: Happenstance and Destiny Too

It's cold outside, warm up those hands on the nearest gaming system exhaust fan and tune into the GameBytes Show! On this midweek episode we're bringing you our latest adventures in Super Mario Odyssey, Skyrim on the Switch, Destiny 2's new expansion Curse of Osiris, as well as the fine Finnish fare of Frozenbyte's Nine Parchments and Housemarque's Nex Machina! Hyvää syntymäpäivää Suomi! (Happy 100th birthday Finland!) Intro: "Helltron" - Nex Machina, by Tuomas Nikkinen Outro: "Dovakhiin...


Game Bytes :: December 3, 2017 :: Do I Make Compelling VR Content Baby, YEAH?

It may be the festive time of year, but the game news and releases and gaming discussion keep on rolling! Who came out on top in holiday sales? What about all the gambling? When will we hear about new Switch games? What's coming to VR? What game has an Amazon Echo tie-in? And what's the latest video game breakfast cereal news? We got it! Also, the new releases for the week AND we discuss the slowdown of PS+ and Xbox GWG, and what's our stance on aging platforms? Intro: "Negative Red" -...


Game Bytes :: November 29, 2017 :: A Glass Half-Assed

We've got games to share with you, and we've been saving this one special! Jeremy starts off with the recent releases of Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny, the remake of the 1992 classic, and Sonic Mania, the remake of all the Sonics! Dale chimes in with Castlevania Symphony of the Night and some extra modes in Opus Magnum. LeGrande has been playing the Dishonored DLC, but just how chaotic are his playthroughs? Get us in your ears before this offer expires! Intro: "Lights, Camera,...


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