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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Investigation Team: Persona 4, Part 1

A new podcast feed dawns, and with it, the launch of our new podcast! Welcome to Investigation Team, where Colin and Jen dive deep into games well known and loved, taking a long look at what makes them tick. In our first episode, we begin our investigation of Persona 4, the PS2 JRPG that took …

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Scanline Status – Episode 8

This podcast comes in three flavors: Bond, Bourne, or Bauer. If you got that joke, congratulations, and I’m sorry. Colin’s been playing Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice and Alpha Protocol, Ben’s been playing all sorts of games about AI and loneliness, and in the middle of it all we discuss the legacy of Chris Metzen, …

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Scanline Status – Episode 7

On this episode of Scanline Status, we celebrate the anniversary of the Dreamcast, and discuss the legacy it left for our industry. Then we keep the old games train running as we discuss Terraria, Shadow Complex, X-Men: Mutant Apocalpyse, and WoW (again). What is it like when you revisit an old game, and you feel …

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Scanline Status – Episode 6

Sorry. Forgot to knock. Ben has been checking back in with 2010’s hottest Bond game, Goldeneye Reloaded, while Colin’s been a super ineffectual mayor in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. We still find time for modern releases, though- the newest Myst followup Obduction and the latest with the Metal Gear Solid series are hot on our minds. …

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Scanline Status – Episode 5

The world of Azeroth never left you- you left it. And you were right to leave, and it’s sorry, but baby, it’s changed. Baby, come back. Fight the Legion. Try out our new class revamps. Or maybe you’d prefer a nice mobile game about hacking people’s personal accounts? Maybe what you really need is just …

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Scanline Status – Episode 4

Come in, try a nice puzzle. We’ve seen some movies, we’ve played some games, we’ve got thoughts about eSports. The Overwatch World Cup, Professor Layton, Suicide Squad, Mr. Robot, and the last gasp of our collective patience with Warner Bros’s vision of DC comics. We can’t pour you a cup of tea, obviously- this is …

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Scanline Status – Episode 3

You know what my favorite thing about Pokemon Go is? The number of my friends who have come back to the handheld games because of it. Seriously, I’ve heard so many people say “I stopped playing at around generation 3” who are now grabbing X or Y and remembering what they liked about Pokemon. Evolve …

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