The Easy Allies Podcast

The Easy Allies Podcast

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Easy Allies Podcast #171 - 7/17/19
Jul 19 • 103 min
Our panel makes bold predictions for July 2020, then we crack open last year’s time capsule to see how good these fortune tellers really are. We also jabber about the Nintendo Switch Lite. 00:05:48 - Corrections 00:10:10 - Nintendo Switch Lite 00:25:18 -…
Easy Allies Podcast #170 - 7/10/19
Jul 12 • 96 min
The sun may be hot, but the games of summer are even hotter baby. And even hotter than that stuff are the panel’s picks for Pop Tarts and Toaster Strudels. 00:07:33 - Corrections 00:09:04 - The Games of July 00:21:59 - The Games of August 00:47:17 -…
Easy Allies Podcast #169 - 7/3/19
Jul 5 • 88 min
After dipping into this week’s swamp of upsetting gaming news, we take a refreshing moment to just catch up with Jones. 00:09:33 - Corrections 00:11:56 - Shenmue 3’s Epic Switcheroo and Refunds 00:30:18 - Let’s Talk to Jones 00:42:19 - Podcast Halftime…
Easy Allies Podcast #168 - 6/26/19
Jun 28 • 91 min
A One Punch Man game has been announced in the exciting 3D anime fighting genre, and we too share a laugh at EA’s justification of their surprise mechanics. CLICK HERE FOR TIME STAMPS AND LINKS! 00:13:24 - Corrections 00:16:30 - Update - Scarlett is Just…
Easy Allies Podcast #167 - 6/19/19
Jun 21 • 92 min
Now that E3 is no longer upon us, we finally catch up on all the important gaming news we missed in the hypey haze. CLICK HERE FOR TIME STAMPS AND LINKS! 00:05:22 - Corrections 00:06:32 - Nintendo’s E3 Announcements 00:23:52 - Dauntless’s Success 00:28:03…
Easy Allies Podcast #166 - E3 Edition - 6/12/19
Jun 12 • 95 min
Recorded live at the end of a wild E3 day, we discuss the panel’s favorite E3 game announcements and the struggles with protecting secrets in the information age.
Easy Allies Podcast #165 - 6/5/19
Jun 7 • 118 min
It’s the last podcast before E3 and the steaminess is palpable. We make outlandish assumptions for Nintendo and Square Enix’s press conferences and discuss the week’s pre-E3 announcements. 00:05:53 - Corrections 00:08:47 - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare…
Easy Allies Podcast #164 - 5/29/19
May 31 • 95 min
Ubisoft makes its half of the E3 Preview a little easier with a couple of leaks, and then we get to discuss our gargantuan expectations for Xbox’s press conference. 00:03:32 - Corrections 00:05:18 - Roller Champions Leaked 00:09:58 - Ubisoft E3 Preview…
Easy Allies Podcast #163 - 5/22/19
May 24 • 88 min
George R. R. Martin is potentially writing on the next open world From Software game and we officially begin our 2019 E3 Preview. 00:11:12 - Corrections 00:12:45 - Updates 00:15:38 - George R. R. Martin & FromSoftware Rumor 00:23:10 - Sony and Microsoft…
Easy Allies Podcast #162 - 5/15/19
May 17 • 107 min
Ghost Recon Breakpoint might be the biggest game announcement of the year, but it wouldn’t be Easy Allies if we didn’t have more to say about Final Fantasy VII Remake. 00:05:05 - Corrections 00:10:21 - Updates 00:14:43 - Ghost Recon Breakpoint 00:22:43 -…
Easy Allies Podcast #161 - 5/8/19
May 10 • 86 min
As Capcom performs the best fiscal year in the company’s storied history, we look back at everything they’ve accomplished (and botched) throughout this generation. 00:06:57 - Corrections 00:09:16 - Updates 00:11:59 - Briefly: EA Access on PS4 and…
Easy Allies Podcast #160 - 5/1/19
May 3 • 98 min
As Sony and Nintendo continue their historic successes, Valve and Oculus get some new VR headsets on the market, and really we just wanna talk about that Sonic movie. 00:09:01 - Corrections 00:11:31 - Updates 00:12:53 - Madden NFL 20 00:13:39 - Persona 5…
Easy Allies Podcast #159 - 4/24/19
Apr 26 • 85 min
Mortal Kombat 11 conducts experiments on humanity’s tolerance of in-game currencies, while Fortnite’s success creates unachievable challenges for its developers. 00:04:50 - Corrections 00:06:30 - Updates 00:12:07 - Mortal Kombat 11’s Messed-Up Economy…
Easy Allies Podcast #158 - 4/17/19
Apr 19 • 103 min
As if out of nowhere, Sony reveals PlayStation 5 details in a historically low-key manner. 00:05:09 - Corrections 00:08:22 - Updates 00:11:34 - PlayStation 5 Details Revealed 00:51:54 - Podcast Halftime 00:57:35 - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 01:08:37 -…
Easy Allies Podcast #157 - 4/10/19
Apr 12 • 94 min
Jason Schreier continues to make the news for us, as deeper reporting into BioWare and Dragon Age reveals more of the hottest hot mess in gaming today. 00:04:32 - Corrections 00:09:36 - Updates 00:11:16 - Fantasy League Update 00:14:45 - Project Sakura…
Easy Allies Podcast #156 - 4/3/19
Apr 5 • 105 min
Before the Spring 2019 Preview can begin, we must cheersplode Borderlands 3. 00:05:07 - Corrections 00:07:14 - Updates 00:12:11 - Borderlands 3 Announced 00:26:53 - A Few Other Games Announced 00:31:38 - Damiani’s Juicy Gossip 00:33:13 - The Games of…
Easy Allies Podcast #155 - 3/27/19
Mar 29 • 88 min
An indie studio is developing a Zelda spinoff, Switch is already ready for a couple of revisions, and Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is bringin’ the vampire business to 2020. 00:04:03 - Corrections 00:06:19 - Updates 00:08:28 - Vampire: The…
Easy Allies Podcast #154 - 3/20/19
Mar 22 • 86 min
Google’s big streaming platform has been announced, it’s definitely the future, and the Easy Allies fail to show it the proper appreciation it deserves. 00:04:00 - Corrections 00:11:35 - Google Stadia Announced 00:45:19 - Podcast Halftime 00:50:32 -…
Easy Allies Podcast #153 - 3/13/19
Mar 15 • 87 min
Google and Microsoft are about to show us the future of gaming, and yeah Nintendo is doing VR on Switch with a bunch of goofy Labo kits. 00:06:21 - Corrections 00:10:12 - Updates 00:15:36 - Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid 00:27:47 - Master Chief…
Easy Allies Podcast #152 - 3/6/19
Mar 8 • 103 min
In this wild and ever-changing world of next gen rumors and AAA failures, at least Pokemon will always be the same. 00:04:27 - Corrections 00:07:36 - Follow-Ups 00:31:48 - Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield 00:53:27 - Podcast Halftime 00:58:18 - Water…
Easy Allies Podcast #151 - 2/27/19
Mar 1 • 98 min
Now that we’ve had time to think about it, these rumors of Xbox games streamed to the Switch make too much sense to be false. 00:03:45 - Corrections 00:06:11 - Xbox on Switch Rumors 00:14:32 - Xbox Hardware/Software Rumors 00:28:53 - Reggie Fils-Aime…
Easy Allies Podcast #150 - 2/20/19
Feb 22 • 88 min
Nintendo’s new game announcements were so spicy that they’re still pretty hot a week later, and there have even been a couple non-Direct announcements since. 00:03:06 - Corrections 00:04:55 - Hollow Knight: Silksong 00:10:46 - Darkest Dungeon II 00:14:05…
Easy Allies Podcast #149 - 2/13/19
Feb 15 • 89 min
After fumbling through Activision’s layoffs and Sony Interactive Entertainment’s CEO Switcheroo, there’s still time to goof around with a hearty Kingdom Hearts III discussion. 00:02:18 - Corrections 00:05:32 - Activision Layoffs 00:22:44 - SIE’s New CEO…
Easy Allies Podcast #148 - 2/6/19
Feb 8 • 88 min
Titanfall’s creators shadow drop a free to play battle royale game with loot boxes and it’s genius in at least a couple of ways. 00:02:52 - Corrections 00:07:55 - Apex Legends 00:40:29 - Dr. Mario World 00:46:17 - Podcast Halftime 00:50:47 - Xbox Live on…
Easy Allies Podcast #147 - 1/30/19
Feb 1 • 68 min
As the Easy Allies move into the new studio, the Epic Games Store gets sketchier and Nintendo becomes more transparent. New year, new everyone! 00:03:43 - Corrections 00:07:52 - Dragon Ball Project Z 00:18:18 - Metro Exodus Exclusive to Epic Games Store…
Easy Allies Podcast #146 - 1/23/19
Jan 25 • 109 min
Mortal Kombat 11 makes a positive first impression and the 2018 NDPs expose last year’s underachievers.
Easy Allies Podcast #145 - 1/16/19
Jan 18 • 102 min
Bungie is going independent, taking Destiny with them, and Activision seems cool with it. This year is off to a weird start for sure.
Easy Allies Podcast #144 - 1/9/19
Jan 11 • 117 min
It’s good to be back! The Winter Games Rundown 2019 warms our chilly hearts with the hopes and expectations of games we’ve been waiting years for.
Recruit Me Special
Jan 4 • 99 min
We’ve been collecting and rejecting community-submitted recruits for months, and now it’s time for them to do battle. Imagine of version of D&D with the dumbest possible rules.
Easy Allies Podcast #143 - 12/19/18
Dec 21, 2018 • 94 min
Like delicious Christmas cookies, the November NPDs have freshly arrived for us. Also like Christmas cookies they’re not too surprising. Also we play Rank the Significance for 2018!
Easy Allies Podcast #142 - 12/12/18
Dec 14, 2018 • 90 min
The Game Awards dropped a bunch of new game announcements and between Mortal Kombat 11, The Outer Worlds, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Kyle is struggling to get them all in one show.
Easy Allies Podcast #141 - 12/5/18
Dec 7, 2018 • 96 min
Epic Games decided to make its own game store because all the other platforms are charging developers too much money, and it seems cool?
Easy Allies Podcast #140 - 11/28/18
Nov 30, 2018 • 105 min
This week Fallout 76’s general awfulness is newsworthy, as well as what might be a Rocksteady leak but might also be nothing?
Easy Allies Podcast #139 - 11/21/18
Nov 23, 2018 • 89 min
Sony’s skipping E3 next year, and that can either mean they’re chilling out for a full year or maybe E3 is too expensive to be worth it. It could also mean nothing, but we’re going to talk about the PlayStation 5 anyway.
Easy Allies Podcast #138 - 11/14/18
Nov 16, 2018 • 93 min
Microsoft has acquired two new studios (one we already pretty sure about) and Square Enix continues to make the most baffling business moves.
Easy Allies Podcast #137 - 11/7/18
Nov 9, 2018 • 122 min
With Diablo Immortal, Deltarune, and Smash Bros Ultimate news, we learn even more about the ever-changing rules of games promotion.
Easy Allies Podcast #136 - 10/31/18
Nov 2, 2018 • 78 min
In the Halloween spirit, we call Trick or Treat on the strange list of PlayStation Classic games.
Easy Allies Podcast #135 - 10/24/18
Oct 26, 2018 • 110 min
The September NPDs are in and while we all expected Spider-Man to be on top, nobody could have predicted this level of unprecedented success. I mean Kyle kind of did.
Easy Allies Podcast #134 - 10/17/18
Oct 19, 2018 • 100 min
Game development crunch time is in the headlines again, so now seems like a fine time to pour out all of our feelings on the subject.
Easy Allies Podcast #133 - 10/10/18
Oct 12, 2018 • 96 min
In this week’s episode, the panel convinces Kyle of the non-obvious values of streamable video game services.
Easy Allies Podcast #132 - 10/2/18
Oct 5, 2018 • 70 min
Blurry cellphone footage of an early trailer for a huge Harry Potter game has us giddy like Dobby on Buckbeak eating some Bertie Bott’s over the Whomping Willow.
Easy Allies Podcast #131 - 9/26/18
Sep 28, 2018 • 96 min
Before we say goodbye to Telltale, we delve into the accomplished studio’s entire catalog.
Easy Allies Podcast #130 - 9/19/18
Sep 21, 2018 • 84 min
Nintendo makes two small announcements for two big games, and the best-sellers list of August contains a couple of interesting anomalies.
Easy Allies Podcast #129 - 9/12/18
Sep 14, 2018 • 92 min
Sega and SNK headline Tokyo Game Show with two beautiful and surprisingly big budget game announcements.
Easy Allies Podcast #128 - 9/5/18
Sep 7, 2018 • 115 min
Before the fall season of gaming really takes off, we prepare ourselves with a Release Rundown of the super chunky next four months.
Easy Allies Podcast #127 - 8/29/18
Aug 31, 2018 • 109 min
Streets of Rage 4 and an Onimusha remaster headline another wonderful week of our shared existence inside of Michael Huber’s dream.
Easy Allies Podcast #126 - 8/22/18
Aug 24, 2018 • 103 min
The panel is filled with Gamescom cheer as we unwrap a bunch of new game announcements and news.
Easy Allies Podcast #125 - 8/15/18
Aug 17, 2018 • 99 min
The art of the game reveal was on full display last week, as Smash Bros Ultimate, Red Dead Redemption II, and Doom Eternal each amazed audiences in their own unique styles.
Easy Allies Podcast #124 - 8/8/18
Aug 10, 2018 • 91 min
Evo isn’t just the biggest fighting games tournament of the year, it has also become the best event to dump exciting fighting game announcements.
Easy Allies Podcast #123 - 8/1/18
Aug 3, 2018 • 109 min
Nintendo and PlayStation continue to report great numbers to their investors, but it’s up to us to determine how great these numbers are (approximately, of course).
Easy Allies Podcast #122 - 7/25/18
Jul 27, 2018 • 98 min
Rumors of a second Xbox Scarlett dedicated to streaming are too reasonable to not believe, and we gotta cover Comic Con.
Easy Allies Podcast #121 - 7/18/18
Jul 20, 2018 • 112 min
The panel predicts the future world of twelve months from today, and it’s actually mostly optimistic.
Easy Allies Podcast #120 - 7/11/18
Jul 13, 2018 • 96 min
Darksiders III announces its release date and we’re still confused if this game is a big deal or not.
Easy Allies Podcast #119 - 7/4/18
Jul 6, 2018 • 117 min
Fortnite continues to be surprisingly newsworthy on top of increasingly popular, and the Desire Index faces more top ten shakeups.
Easy Allies Podcast #118 - 6/27/18
Jun 29, 2018 • 108 min
This month’s NPD report brings us an unexpected victor, and we still have to fit Devil May Cry 5, Red Dead Redemption II and Sekiro into the EZA Desire Index.
Easy Allies Podcast #117 - 6/20/18
Jun 22, 2018 • 115 min
We’ve only begun covering the games that showed up at E3, and of course there is no better way to have a discussion than to arbitrarily rank titles.
Easy Allies Podcast #116 - 6/13/18
Jun 13, 2018 • 72 min
Kyle heroically does his best to encapsulate E3 2018 in a race against time and the panel’s diminishing mental faculties.
Easy Allies Podcast #115 - 6/6/18
Jun 8, 2018 • 141 min
Fallout 76 and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey drop their names before E3, and we look forward to the PlayStation and Nintendo press events with unmitigated anticipation.
Easy Allies Podcast #114 - 5/30/18
Jun 1, 2018 • 122 min
This year’s big Pokémon game is a little—how do you say—simple. Also, we continue our E3 Press Conference preview with Bethesda, Square Enix and Ubisoft.
Easy Allies Podcast #113 - 5/23/18
May 25, 2018 • 120 min
The E3 preview officially begins with hopes and expectations for the EA and Microsoft press conferences.
Easy Allies Podcast #112 - 5/16/18
May 18, 2018 • 111 min
Rage 2 surfaces by unpopular demand, Retro appears to be making a Star Fox adventure racing game, and maybe a woman will work at a gas station in Just Cause 4.
Easy Allies Podcast #111 - 5/9/18
May 11, 2018 • 98 min
Thanos visits Fortnite, Nintendo’s online service is just as bleh as you would expect, and Square Enix is back to E3 presentations this year.
Easy Allies Podcast #110 - 5/2/18
May 4, 2018 • 93 min
Shadow of the Tomb Raider had its big reveal and we’re not exactly clamoring for Croft Editions, and Nintendo is getting a new President soon.
Easy Allies Podcast #109 - 4/25/18
Apr 27, 2018 • 106 min
Housemarque announces something that might be similar to a Battle Royale game, Valve buys Campo Santo, and the March NPDs are all good news.
Easy Allies Podcast #108 - 4/18/18
Apr 20, 2018 • 92 min
Rumors have bubbled up that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has axed its campaign in favor of a battle royale mode, and we’re split on whether that’s good or bad.
Easy Allies Podcast #107 - 4/11/18
Apr 12, 2018 • 97 min
Boss Key Productions quickly rebounds from LawBreakers with a new battle royale game, and Spyro’s remastered trilogy inspires an exhaustive look at his entire gameography.
Games of Spring Rundown - 4/4/18
Apr 6, 2018 • 89 min
From God of War to The Crew 2, the next three months have a great mix of huge releases and games you kinda forgot about. Also, Shadow of War makes a Good Guy move a little too late.
Rise of the Living Games - 3/28/18
Mar 30, 2018 • 99 min
E3 2018 is already promising some interesting changes, the Final Fantasy XV team is working on a new IP, and the Xbox Game Pass makes a little more sense after the launch of Sea of Thieves.
Lara Croft Can’t Be Boring Again - 3/21/18
Mar 23, 2018 • 97 min
Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s teaser fails to leave an impact, the Switch has the best first year of any console in the US, and Vivendi finally gave up on buying Ubisoft.
Smash Bros in 2018 - Easy Allies Podcast - 3/14/18
Mar 16, 2018 • 82 min
Special guest Ben Hanson of Game Informer joins us to discuss the low-detail announcements of Super Smash Bros., The Division 2, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
Battlefield Sticks With the Past - March 7th 2018
Mar 9, 2018 • 99 min
Battlefield V returns to World War II, Far Cry 5 looks a little more promising after revealing its DLC, and we’re pretty sure Geralt is going to be in Soulcalibur VI. And For That Reason - 00:00:47 Corrections - 00:02:27 Battlefield V Rumors - 00:06:20…
Microtransactions are Adults Only - February 28th 2018
Mar 2, 2018 • 101 min
The ESRB has solved this whole loot box conundrum, America has really warmed up to Monster Hunter, and Square Enix thinks the mobile version of Chrono Trigger is OK for PC.
Easy Allies Podcast #100 - February 21st 2018
Feb 23, 2018 • 93 min
The bosses of Sledgehammer Games are stepping down, and it turns out that’s actually pretty interesting. Also, it’s the 100th episode of this podcast!
Easy Allies Podcast #99 - February 14th 2018
Feb 16, 2018 • 95 min
It’s a rumor heavy week, with whispers of a remastered Spyro trilogy, Metroid Prime 4’s developers, and Google getting into streaming games.
Easy Allies Podcast #98 - February 7th 2018
Feb 9, 2018 • 103 min
Red Dead Redemption 2 is delayed and nobody seems to mind, Marvel vs Capcom Infinite is officially unpopular, and this year’s Call of Duty is heavily rumored to be Black Ops 4.
Easy Allies Podcast #97 - January 31st 2018
Feb 2, 2018 • 100 min
Will Microsoft buy EA? Probably not, but it’s fun to talk about. Also, Anthem’s release date is shifting forward to 2019 and Paragon shuts down in the best way possible.
Easy Allies Podcast #96 - January 24th 2018
Jan 26, 2018 • 101 min
Microsoft will be giving out all their exclusive games for 10 dollars a month, Switch is the U.S.’s fastest selling console ever, and there are convincing new rumors of a Fable sequel.
Easy Allies Podcast #95 - January 17th 2018
Jan 19, 2018 • 124 min
Nintendo’s Mini Direct contained a couple mega announcements, Detective Pikachu loves coffee, and we play news producers with some upcoming remasters.
Easy Allies Podcast #94 - January 10th 2018
Jan 12, 2018 • 80 min
This week we’re pitting the games publishers against each other to determine who’s about to have it better in 2018.
Easy Allies Podcast #93 - January 3rd 2018
Jan 5, 2018 • 106 min
In our 2018 Winter Forecast, we’re looking forward at all of the coldest months’ biggest releases, from Monster Hunter World to Sea of Thieves.
Easy Allies Podcast #92 - December 27th 2017
Dec 29, 2017 • 129 min
It’s the Year Review episode. We’re taking 2017—all the great games, the disappointing games, and the games that never were—and giving it a final score.
Easy Allies Podcast #91 - December 20th 2017
Dec 22, 2017 • 73 min
There’s a third Catherine in the PS4 remaster, Square Enix reassures us that a new Tomb Raider is coming, and Bandai Namco is publishing some sweet anime games.
Easy Allies Podcast #90 - December 13th 2017
Dec 15, 2017 • 89 min
The Game Awards and PSX have given us many new game announcements to discuss, like Bayonetta 3, Soul Calibur VI, Witchfire, and From Software’s next project!
Easy Allies Podcast #89 - December 6th 2017
Dec 8, 2017 • 97 min
Mega Man 11 is a real deal Mega Man game with a sorta modern twist, Mega Man’s classic games are going to be on everything, and also a cereal box can be an amiibo too.
Easy Allies Podcast #88 - November 29th 2017
Dec 1, 2017 • 80 min
Devil May Cry 5 is so leaked it’s practically announced, Destiny 2 got caught being sketchy, and non-canon cosmetics were the secret undoing of Battlefront II
Easy Allies Podcast #87 - November 22nd, 2017
Nov 24, 2017 • 86 min
Valkyria Chronicles 4 has been announced and it’s impossibly true to the franchise’s strengths, Mario and Assassin’s Creed duke it out atop the October NPDs, and we have to talk about microtransactions every week.
Easy Allies Podcast #86 - November 15th 2017
Nov 17, 2017 • 125 min
Fighting game cameos continue to surprise us, The Game Awards nominees have been announced, and we chomp into some juicy rumors.
Easy Allies Podcast #85 - November 8th 2017
Nov 10, 2017 • 110 min
As studios sadly close and restrategize to accommodate the ever-evolving gaming landscape, we learn what fiduciary duty means.
Easy Allies Podcast #84 - November 1st 2017
Nov 3, 2017 • 76 min
Sucker Punch reveals an incredibly interesting new title, and that’s just one of many new Paris Games Week announcements to cover.
Easy Allies Podcast #83 - October 25th 2017
Oct 27, 2017 • 92 min
Animal Crossing comes to phones and horrifies in innovative new ways, the Super Nintendo Classics connected with the marketplace, and the Xbox One can now play Xbox games.
Easy Allies Podcast #82 - October 18th 2017
Oct 20, 2017 • 89 min
This week we’re focusing a great deal of the show on covering EA’s sad, strange, and scary decision to close Visceral games and overhaul Amy Hennig’s Star Wars game.
Easy Allies Podcast #81 - October 11th 2017
Oct 13, 2017 • 91 min
The Easy Allies Podcast fixes loot boxes in 15 minutes, God Eater 3 is announced without some crucial details, and Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition might be for the best.
Easy Allies Podcast #80 - October 4th 2017
Oct 6, 2017 • 113 min
As October arrives, so must Part 2 of our fall preview. Assassin’s Creed Origins, Super Mario Odyssey, and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus come out on the same day. This stuff is just inconceivable.
Easy Allies Podcast #79 - September 27th 2017
Sep 29, 2017 • 109 min
Epic Games makes their own Battle Royale and the PUBG devs don’t like it, WayForward is making an actually-interesting game out of The Mummy remake, and Avalanche Studios kicks off the next gen countdown timer.
Easy Allies Podcast #78 - September 20th 2017
Sep 22, 2017 • 90 min
Square Enix announces an a new mysterious survival shooter from an unexpected team, Monster Hunter World establishes itself as a real big deal, and modders discover a hidden NES game in the Switch’s firmware.
Easy Allies Podcast #77 - September 13th 2017
Sep 15, 2017 • 101 min
ThatGameCompany’s next game is a big Apple exclusive, Rockstar puts extra effort into the re-release of L.A. Noire, and Okami HD is at least So Necessary.
Easy Allies Podcast #76 - September 6th 2017
Sep 8, 2017 • 86 min
The No More Heroes semi-sequel, much like Nintendo, has a great deal of love for indie games, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is officially a big fat monster hit, and Huber gets to talk about some red hot Resident Evil 7 announcements.
Easy Allies Podcast #75 - August 30th 2017
Sep 1, 2017 • 96 min
Half-Life 2: Episode 3 concludes in an unlikely fashion, Sega has a lot of big plans for Yakuza, and and the Secret of Mana remake is just right for Damiani.
Easy Allies Podcast #74 - August 23rd 2017
Aug 25, 2017 • 123 min
Gamescom brings some big game announcements like BioMutant and Age of Empires IV along with some littler game-related news. Also, we get to play Locks, Sleepers, Keepers, and Busts for 2018.
Easy Allies Podcast #73 - August 16th 2017
Aug 18, 2017 • 107 min
SWERY’s new crowdfunding campaign is for an RPG where you become a cat, Kyle missed some big Japanese game announcements last week, and we should stop and talk about Sonic the Hedgehog.
Easy Allies Podcast #72 - August 9th 2017
Aug 11, 2017 • 85 min
Valve announces a game we don’t necessarily want but will definitely make money, former DICE head Patrick Bach sets up shop with Ubisoft, and AM2R’s demise has a gloriously silver lining.
Easy Allies Podcast #71 - August 2nd 2017
Aug 4, 2017 • 125 min
The fall season kicks off in the middle of summer this year, so we’re tallying up the surprisingly extensive list of big releases across August and September, while of course announcing our Pop Tarts and Toaster Strudels.
Easy Allies Podcast #70 - July 26th 2017
Jul 28, 2017 • 124 min
Telltale keeps pumping out games and we somehow keep getting excited, Tekken 7 is the king of iron sales charts, and Evo turns out to be a good place for fighting game announcements.
Easy Allies Podcast #69 - July 19th 2017
Jul 21, 2017 • 79 min
It’s a Love & Respect only episode! We talk serious game stuff, play silly games, and stretch the limitations of our imaginations.
Easy Allies Podcast #68 - July 12th 2017
Jul 14, 2017 • 82 min
Warframe might be a bigger deal than we ever give it credit for, the Switch gets the little brother treatment with WWE 2K18, and the Xbox One X is still new hardware coming out soon.
Easy Allies Podcast #67 - July 5th 2017
Jul 7, 2017 • 92 min
Mass Effect Andromeda will not have any story DLC, Sony passes off Xbox One X footage of Anthem as their own, and Activision only needs two games.
Easy Allies Podcast #66 - June 28th 2017
Jun 30, 2017 • 91 min
Star Fox 2 is resurrected from the depths of Nintendo’s archives through the power of the SNES Classic, Sega has a much harder time capitalizing off its own back catalog, and we have a long talk about Crash Bandicoot.
Easy Allies Podcast #65 - June 21st 2017
Jun 23, 2017 • 99 min
The IO Interactive/Hitman story actually has a happy conclusion, Modern Warfare Remastered gets its own separate release after all, and it’s worth talking about what Injustice 2’s success means.
The Easy Allies Podcast #64 - June 14th 2017
Jun 17, 2017 • 148 min
Project Scorpio is Xbox One X and 500 US dollars, Nintendo revealed just enough to keep Switch owners happy, and Ubisoft managed to have itself a great E3 presentation. NOTE: This podcast was recorded live and any offensive, raucous absurdity is a direct…
The Easy Allies Podcast #63 - June 7th 2017
Jun 9, 2017 • 166 min
The Pokémon Company excitedly announces nothing exciting, Need for Speed Payback is more like the first Fast and the Furious, and we think Square Enix might be working on a third Marvel game with People Can Fly. Corrections - 00:02:38 Pokémon Ultra Sun…
The Easy Allies Podcast #62 - May 31th 2017
Jun 2, 2017 • 124 min
Far Cry 5 really is in modern-day Montana, Lost Sphear is the next product rolling off the conveyor belt of the Tokyo RPG Factory, and Bethesda and Ubisoft have some crucially imperative press conferences coming up.
The Easy Allies Podcast #61 - May 24th 2017
May 26, 2017 • 153 min
Mario + Rabbids is real and we have to accept that, Red Dead Redemption was delayed half a year, and, finally, the E3 Press Conference Previews begin!
The Easy Allies Podcast #60 - May 17th 2017
May 19, 2017 • 120 min
The Switch is not top priority for the next Lego game, Project Rap Rabbit might not have all the ingredients for a successful Kickstarter, and yes, it’s obviously a cool, good thing that Phantom Dust is a free game.
The Easy Allies Podcast #59 - May 10th 2017
May 12, 2017 • 85 min
The next Assassin’s Creed is digging into those origins we’ve all been curious about, Far Cry is almost definitely in Montana but probably not in the 19th century, and we peer forward into some future news.
The Easy Allies Podcast #58 - May 3rd 2017
May 5, 2017 • 100 min
THQ Nordic proves that Darksiders is worth fighting for, the New 2DS XL rides the 3DS family out in style, and the Rabbids/Mario crossover continues to be real.
The Easy Allies Podcast #57 - April 26th 2017
Apr 28, 2017 • 109 min
2017 may have had one of the best starts to a year we’ve ever seen, but how do the games that kicked off 2016 look today? A lot of groovin’ and sleepin’ going on.
The Easy Allies Podcast #56 - April 19th 2017
Apr 21, 2017 • 89 min
Bandai Namco strings out the announcement of their new IP, the Switch’s software lineup slows down, and the NES Classic is already dead.
The Easy Allies Podcast #55 - April 12th 2017
Apr 14, 2017 • 97 min
Project Scorpio finally reveals the cold hard details (that we struggle to comprehend), Battlefront 2 easily impresses the easily impressed, and a pretty great Dragon Quest XI event comes with disappointments.
The Easy Allies Podcast #54 - April 5th 2017
Apr 7, 2017 • 126 min
Mass Effect: Andromeda promises to fix things, Persona 5 has very particular rules about spoiling anything, and it turns out the Destiny 2 reveal didn’t reveal very much.
The Easy Allies Podcast #53 - March 29th 2017
Mar 31, 2017 • 102 min
Destiny 2 is real and definitely has some exclusive content, Call of Duty is going back to the past, and sometimes remasters are newsworthy.
The Easy Allies Podcast #52 - March 22nd 2017
Mar 24, 2017 • 65 min
It’s time for another All-Love & Respect special, featuring questions about the reactions to Mass Effect: Andromeda, the value of console power, and the greatest trailers of all time.
The Easy Allies Podcast #51 - March 15th 2017
Mar 17, 2017 • 109 min
Middle Earth: Shadow of War will be a big Project Scorpio showpiece, it’s never too early to start talking about E3, and whoa whoa, Resident Evil Revelations is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in Fall of 2017.
The Easy Allies Podcast #50 - March 8th 2017
Mar 10, 2017 • 94 min
Breath of the Wild is one of the best-reviewed games of all time, the Nintendo Switch has a pretty darn successful launch, and sometimes it might be okay to let a console fade away.
The Easy Allies Podcast #49 - March 1st 2017
Mar 3, 2017 • 115 min
Middle Earth: Shadow of War seeks to expand the Nemesis System in every way possible, the Xbox Game Pass shakes up the biz, and Nintendo proves they love Nindies.
The Easy Allies Podcast #48 - February 22nd 2017
Feb 24, 2017 • 128 min
As the Switch’s launch draws near, we look at the legacy of the Wii U through the games that tell its gloomy, joyful story.
The Easy Allies Podcast #47 - February 15th 2017
Feb 17, 2017 • 100 min
Zelda’s DLC proves that nothing is sacred, E3 becomes a expo for anyone with 250 bucks, and Evo innovates in selecting its 9th game for competition.
The Easy Allies Podcast #46 - February 8th 2017
Feb 10, 2017 • 71 min
The PlayStation 4 Pro activates Boost Mode, EA still believes in NBA Live, and the Games with Gold vs PlayStation Plus gets heated.
The Easy Allies Podcast #45 - February 1st 2017
Feb 3, 2017 • 89 min
Square Enix will be publishing new Marvel games (but at what cost?!), smaller studios announce sequels we can get behind, and former Rockstar rock star Leslie Benzies is working on the next big everything.
The Easy Allies Podcast #44 - January 25th 2017
Jan 27, 2017 • 100 min
Fire Emblem finally gets some respect, Banner Saga 3 brings the franchise back to crowd funding, and the Cars 3 game is much more newsworthy than expected.
The Easy Allies Podcast #43 - January 18th 2017
Jan 20, 2017 • 119 min
The Nintendo Switch has finally been fully unveiled, and so we cover each new game announcement as well the big news from last week’s presentation.
The Easy Allies Podcast #42 - January 11th 2017
Jan 13, 2017 • 85 min
Microsoft cancelled Scalebound this week, continuing an unattractive trend, but also we got to see a pretty sweet cancelled Mega Bloks Halo game so it’s not all bad.
The Easy Allies Podcast #41 - January 4th 2017
Jan 6, 2017 • 117 min
The beginning months of 2017 prove to be a chunky meatball sandwich of legitimate game releases, and we’re discussing them all.
The Easy Allies Podcast #40 - December 21st 2016
Dec 23, 2016 • 97 min
This episode is another jumbo Love & Respect Only show! Just like any good holiday gathering, we play games, share memories, and stay up way too late. (This podcast was recorded on December 14th, 2016)
The Easy Allies Podcast #39 - December 14th 2016
Dec 16, 2016 • 106 min
As the year comes to a close (a couple weeks early) it’s time to reflect on how the world of gaming has changed in 2016.
The Easy Allies Podcast #38 - December 7th 2016
Dec 9, 2016 • 89 min
From Marvel vs Capcom Infinite to Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, PSX and The Game Awards have given us the gift of spicy, juicy game news.
The Easy Allies Podcast #37 - November 30th 2016
Dec 2, 2016 • 101 min
Against all odds, it really seems like Marvel vs Capcom 4 is happening (but not Wolverine), the most outlandish Switch rumors continue to seem real, and Nintendo teases slightly more of its theme park plans.
The Easy Allies Podcast #36 - November 23rd 2016
Nov 25, 2016 • 70 min
Happy (US) Thanksgiving! Since Kyle’s on vacation, we’re doing a very special All Love & Respect episode! (This podcast was recorded on November 15th, 2016).
The Easy Allies Podcast #35 - November 16th 2016
Nov 18, 2016 • 106 min
On this week’s episode, some hot new Switch rumors help tide us over until its March release, the Xbox One S can’t stop winning in North America, and Telltale’s Marvel game is most likely Guardians of the Galaxy.
The Easy Allies Podcast #34 - November 9th 2016
Nov 11, 2016 • 59 min
Mass Effect Andromeda doesn’t quite kerplunk yet doesn’t quite impress, and PS4 Pro and the NES Classic Edition both launch this week.
The Easy Allies Podcast #33 - November 2nd 2016
Nov 4, 2016 • 105 min
Shadow of the Tomb Raider leaks on a train, some unfortunate news is dutifully covered, and the extremely popular Games with Gold vs. PlayStation Plus segment heats up!
The Easy Allies Podcast #32 - October 26th 2016
Oct 28, 2016 • 141 min
There’s still so much to say about Switch, Bethesda thinks their games don’t need early reviews, and the SAG-AFTRA strike is serious business.
The Easy Allies Podcast #31 - October 19th 2016
Oct 21, 2016 • 76 min
On this week’s episode, we cover the official announcement of Red Dead Redemption 2, but stop short of speculating about it since we haven’t seen the official trailer yet.
The Easy Allies Podcast #30 - October 12th 2016
Oct 14, 2016 • 99 min
A new Power Rangers game doesn’t look that new, whales are playing games before everyone else, and the PlayStation VR’s release is just about here.
The Easy Allies Podcast #29 - October 5th 2016
Oct 7, 2016 • 90 min
Amazon reveals their big budget games of varying significance, Battleborn will become something close to free to play, and we do a new dumb game.
The Easy Allies Podcast #28 - September 28th 2016
Sep 30, 2016 • 88 min
Destiny 2 leaks suggest the series might be taking some exciting risks, Beyond Good & Evil 2 seems to be totally happening, and Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice still got bad reviews.
The Easy Allies Podcast #27 - September 21st 2016
Sep 21, 2016 • 97 min
Before video games awards season kicks off, we put our chips down on the GOTY So Far, while doing our best to remember those games that will not come close.
The Easy Allies Podcast #26 - September 14th 2016
Sep 16, 2016 • 103 min
Nintendo and Apple become closer friends than expected, Sony announces new games at TGS of varying significance, and of course we gotta talk about the PlayStation 4 Pro.
The Easy Allies Podcast #25 - September 7th 2016
Sep 9, 2016 • 111 min
Before the mudslide of fall releases begins, we check in on the panel’s thoughts and hopes for each big release.
The Easy Allies Podcast #24 - August 30th 2016
Sep 2, 2016 • 83 min
Nintendo’s 3DS announcements are not the news we were hoping for, PlayStation Now streams to PCs, and Gran Turismo Sport respects the franchise’s tradition.
The Easy Allies Podcast #23 - August 24th 2016
Aug 26, 2016 • 95 min
Dark Souls III DLC gets the team fired up, Metal Gear Survive sounds like something Brandon might try, and the slim PlayStation 4 isn’t juicy enough for Ian.
The Easy Allies Podcast #22 - August 17th 2016
Aug 19, 2016 • 93 min
Call of Duty Zombies continues to amaze Kyle (and no one else), Final Fantasy XV gets a final delay, and we discuss THQ more than we maybe ever have.
The Easy Allies Podcast #21 - August 10th 2016
Aug 12, 2016 • 80 min
Sony announces their Neo announcement, No Man’s Sky pushes the boundaries of review embargoes, and Nintendo shuts down a beloved fan project.
The Easy Allies Podcast #20 - August 3rd 2016
Aug 5, 2016 • 81 min
The Xbox One S is a secret mini beefcake, Disney Infinity continues to break Jones’ heart, and Ben quit Hearthstone!
The Easy Allies Podcast #19 - July 27th 2016
Jul 29, 2016 • 100 min
Rumors indicate the NX is in fact a strange handheld hybrid, Sega announces two new Sonic games, and then finally some stuff happens that Brandon is interested in.
Easy Allies Podcast #18 - July 20th 2016
Jul 22, 2016 • 84 min
Nintendo unveils a little holiday money-maker, Evo continues to grow, and the panel plays devil’s advocate.
The Easy Allies Podcast #17 - July 13th 2016
Jul 15, 2016 • 78 min
Nintendo finally conquers mobile with its savvy work on Pokémon Go, E3 2014’s Best of Show goes free to play, and Warner Bros. gets their wrists slapped for paying off the significant media.
The Easy Allies Podcast #16 - July 6th, 2016
Jul 8, 2016 • 84 min
The world around CSGO becomes a swamp of questionable morality, and the Game Critics Awards for E3 bring out the debut of Yup or Nope.
The Easy Allies Podcast #15 - June 29th 2016
Jul 1, 2016 • 90 min
When a wild Miyamoto interview sparks even more confusing speculation, we take it upon ourselves to plan the NX announcement.
The Easy Allies Podcast #14 - June 22nd 2016
Jun 24, 2016 • 64 min
E3 flew by last week and we never stopped to remark on all of Microsoft’s big news. Quick, now’s our chance!
The Easy Allies Podcast #13 (E3 Edition) - June 13th 2016
Jun 15, 2016 • 70 min
This week’s podcast was recorded live after the first day of E3, and it definitely feels like it. The highly-engaged panel covers the five (or so) biggest game announcements and a brief rundown of each press conference.
The Easy Allies Podcast #12 - June 8th 2016
Jun 10, 2016 • 120 min
It’s the week before E3, so we’re spending an extra-long episode cramming in as much as we can before the big show begins.
The Easy Allies Podcast #11 - June 1st 2016
Jun 3, 2016 • 92 min
First we have to chew through the rumors of a beefed-up Xbox One, but then we continue our extended look into what to expect from E3’s big press conferences.
The Easy Allies Podcast #10 - May 25th 2016
May 27, 2016 • 82 min
We officially begin our E3 countdown with an exhaustive outpouring of our hopes and realistic expectations for the EA and Bethesda press conferences.
The Easy Allies Podcast #9 - May 18th 2016
May 20, 2016 • 91 min
Dragon Ball is still a headliner, box art never dies, and we were wrong about Doom. Also Damiani is back.
The Easy Allies Podcast - May 11th 2016
May 13, 2016 • 79 min
Battlefield 1 gets all gritty and nasty, the new Pokémon doesn’t seem that new, and EA triples down on Star Wars.
The Easy Allies Podcast - May 4th 2016
May 6, 2016 • 78 min
Call of Duty really is going to space, we finally sift through last week’s waste bin of Nintendo news, and Huber will not apologize for going media blackout.
The Easy Allies Podcast - April 27th 2016
Apr 29, 2016 • 101 min
This week the Easy Allies panel discusses each of the big games coming out between now and E3, and somehow forgets to bring up Nintendo.
The Easy Allies Podcast - April 20th 2016
Apr 22, 2016 • 77 min
Supergiant’s new game is a bigger deal than Insomniac’s new game, Giant Bomb reports some very detailed PS4K specs, and GameStop seems serious about making games.
April 13th 2016 - The Easy Allies Podcast
Apr 15, 2016 • 78 min
Titanfall 2 whispers its name before E3, Rockstar North’s former president wants some money, and a Fear Effect Kickstarter is happening at last.
April 6th 2016 - The Easy Allies Podcast
Apr 8, 2016 • 78 min
We all get a sneaky sneak peek at God of War 4, the PS4K is shaping up to be a mean machine, and Final Fantasy XV has already made an impact.
Call Of Duty In Space (We’re Talkin’ Full On Sci - Fi) - The Easy Allies Podcast (March 30th, 2016)
Apr 1, 2016 • 67 min
The annual COD rumors are slightly more exciting this year, nobody wants an NX controller with no buttons, and Dark Souls III already opened Pandora’s Box.
Episode One! - The Easy Allies Podcast
Mar 26, 2016 • 76 min
The first episode of our Podcast is here! Kyle Bosman and the boys are ready to talk games. With your help we’ll make each episode better and better.