The Yakuza Roundtable

Jen’s finally gotten around to Yakuza Zero right as Colin digs into Yakuza Kiwami, so the two sit down with mics to talk about the Yakuza series! Colin’s a series vet, Jen’s a newcomer, but both have strong thoughts about the strengths and weaknesses of the open-world crime drama games. You can find Colin on …

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Reviewcast: Night in the Woods

The name may invoke a forest full of fear, but young adult anxiety is the true terror here! Jen and Colin dive deep on Night in the Woods, a narrative game from developer Infinite Fall. Dare you enter Possum Springs, and learn its dark secrets- like why I am trying to make this sound like …

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Chatting About Breath of the Wild

Jen and Colin teamed up with special guest Andy to discuss The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild! Sharkboys, rainstorms, criminally underdeveloped society, and mecha elephants! Would the game be better with no dungeons at all, and just shrines? Why can’t we just talk to the monsters? We don’t really discuss that last one …

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Game of the Year 2016 Podcast

It all comes down to this! After three days of side awards, Jen and Colin sit down to decide the GAME OF THE YEAR, and its nine runners up! One must stand! Many must fall! Nine must kinda like sit down or something! Let’s DO THIS! http://archive.org/download/gotyproper2017/gotyproper2017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Gimmicks Awards 2016: Part Three

Day three of our GotY podcasts is the last of our Gimmick Awards, and this time Colin and Jen are joined by guest Emily, one of the hosts of Bottle Crow! Most Story 0:53 Most Sempai 14:16 Best Outfit (Presented by Romantic Diary) 26:18 Robot of the Year 47:49 Best Old Character 1:00:39 http://archive.org/download/gimmickawards03colin/gimmickawards03colin.mp3Podcast: Play …

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Gimmick Awards 2016: Part 2

Our 2016 Gimmick Awards continue as Colin and Jen roll into day 2! Today’s categories are Best Hitman Level, Crime of the Year, Most Hungry Game, and Most Thirsty Game. This one’s a doozy, I promise. Best Hitman Level 0:50 Crime of the Year 16:32 Most Hungry Game 40:17 Most Thirsty Game 55:26 http://archive.org/download/gimmickawards2016p2/gimmickawards2016p2.mp3Podcast: Play …

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Gimmick Awards 2016: Part 1

Our 2016 Game of the Year podcasts begin with our Gimmick Awards! In this first of three parts, we give special awards to games based on… well, some gimmicks. Day one’s awards are Best Watchers, Most Disappointing Game, Less is More, Least Disappointing Game, and Best Moment. Who will win? Tune in to find out! …

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Pokecast Sun and Moon

Big releases scatter the months of 2016, and we’re running out of time to play them all before game of the year… but in the background, slowly but surely, Colin and Jen are chipping their way through Pokemon Sun and Moon. From a longtime fan and a relapsed enthusiast, what does Alola hold? How is …

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Investigation Team: Persona 4, Part 2

The Investigation Team digs deeper into Persona 4! On part 2 of our podcast on the PS2/Vita JRPG, Colin and Jen talk about the cast of characters, from party members to villains to side characters. In a game all about connections between people, there’s a lot to say about the ones it asks you to …

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