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Byte Me

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Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers
Episode 125: New Xbox and New Playstation In One Episode?
Apr 18 • 101 min
Hey, there is a new Xbox One coming out next month and Cliff has decided we should call it the Xbox One SADE, but pronounce SADE like the singer of Smooth Operator. Microsoft will be letting folks bundle Game Pass and Xbox Gold into a single package,…
Episode 124: Overwatch Co-op, Review Bombs, Apex Cheaters & Petting Dogs
Apr 11 • 88 min
Dylan is at the Happiest Place on Earth (well, next to Adam’s studio anyway) and so it’s just a duo today! Overwatch is going co-op again with the Storm Rising event, Super Meat Boy is missing it’s launch date for a great reason, review bombing…
Episode 123: Borderlands 3 is Coming & It Sounds Amazing
Apr 4 • 86 min
We are firmly on the Borderlands 3 bandwagon, talking release dates, new vault hunters, at least a billion different guns, which edition to buy (including one perfect for Adam) and whether the game will feature cross platform co-op. On top of all that,…
Special Episode: April 2019 Video Game Releases
Apr 1 • 34 min
Falcon Age - April 9 - $??? Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows [PC, iOS, Android] – April 9 - $49.99 Shovel Knight Showdown [PC, PS4, Xbox, Switch] – April 9 - $9.99 Table of Tales [PSVR] - April 16 - $??? Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster [Xbox, Switch] –…
Episode 122: How Could We Save Gamestop (and Should We?)
Mar 28 • 102 min
Buckle up folks, it’s a long one! There are a ton of new games coming out for nearly every platform and I think they all got announced or got a release date this week! SteamWorld Quest, nine new PSVR games, Wolfenstein: Youngblood and eight new [email protected]
Episode 121: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Stadia
Mar 21 • 92 min
We talk at length about Google Stadia, the new streaming platform that Google announced at GDC. We also talked about Lucasarts coming back (and then found out after the fact that it’s probably not true, whoops!) Nintendo is releasing a TON of games on the…
8-Bit Bytes: Beat ‘Em Ups
Mar 18 • 70 min
Hans got to play the new Sterns Munsters Pinball, the Playstation Classic has been hovering around $40 for a while now (and might be worth that?), a guy found a NES Championship cart worth $15-20k in his attic, a very specific Super Mario Bros cartridge…
Episode 120: MCC is Making Someone Very Happy
Mar 14 • 75 min
The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC (and Steam!), the OG version of Diablo is back and up on GOG, the Dead Cells DLC is coming out way sooner than we thought, Bioware is patching bugs and players are pissed, Devil May Cry 5 has a scene that is…
Episode 119: Gamifying Floor Mats
Mar 7 • 86 min
It’s another great week in podcastland! We talk about a fun writer reveal for Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, Days Gone effectively has two full length movies stuffed inside of it, the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition might actually be a thing, Friday the…
Special Episode: March 2019 New Releases
Mar 1 • 22 min
A bunch of new games coming out this month, enjoy! - Dead or Alive 6 – March 1 - $60 - ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove [PC, PS4, Xbox, Switch] – March 1 - $19.99 - Devil May Cry 5 [PC, PS4, Xbox] – March 8 - $60 - Kirby’s Epic Yarn [3DS] – March 8 - $40…
The DayQuil Wore Off Towards the End
Feb 28 • 101 min
It seems like it’s been forever since the entire Byte Me Podcast team has all been in the same room together and so we let this one take as long as it needed to! We talked about the Pokemon Sword and Shield announcement, the new Detective Pikachu trailer,…
Whoops
Feb 21 • 71 min
Cliff was out having fun in the Florida sun in WDW and forgot to post this episode in the timely manner to which you have become accustomed. Please forgive him. :) Dylan and Adam held down the fort in Seattle, talking about free copies of AC: Odyssey…
Podcat and Barking Dog
Feb 14 • 62 min
Sadly we were without Adam again this week (but he should be back next week, just in time for Cliff to leave.) On the plus side, Cliff played enough games last week to make up for Dylan and Adam. There was a TON of news to talk about this week. Just…
Now With More Orange Drink
Feb 7 • 83 min
Dylan and Cliff did their first remote podcast, recorded from the comfort of their respective houses! This week, we talked about Apex Legends, the new game from Respawn Entertainment, the developers of Titanfall. The good news is it’s apparently a very…
8-Bit Bytes: Disney
Feb 1 • 68 min
Full disclosure, this is actually episode 5, but we screwed up the numbering. So just pretend that episode 5 is some sort of missing episode, lost to the sands of time! Hans, Cliff and Dylan get nostalgic for Disney in this months episode! But first, we…
Can We Just Have Crossplay Now?
Jan 31 • 1 min
Adam is sick today, so it was just Cliff and Dylan holding down the fort for Episode 114. Cliff was also sick, but not as sick as Adam, so please excuse any sniffling and coughing. :) In our now playing section, Dylan told us all about a new board game…
Special Episode: February 2019 Releases
Jan 30 • 22 min
We dig into all of the games coming out in February (and there are a ton of them!) - Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown (PC) – February 1 - $60 - Wargroove (PC, Switch) – February 1 - $20 - Salt and Sanctuary (Xbox One) – February 6 - $18? - Astroneer official…
Stop Calling. Please.
Jan 24 • 70 min
There is a new game in the SteamWorld Universe, the Switch is selling just fine (thank you very much), Anthem has a confusing demo coming out, Far Cry: New Dawn is adding some RPG elements and the Epic Store has some interesting ideas of how to get…
Cliff Doesn’t Know What to Name This
Jan 17 • 75 min
I mean, I wasn’t there to be fair…
GOTY
Jan 10 • 58 min
We talked some news but the big deal this week is out GOTY announcements!
We Talk About Card Games. A Lot.
Jan 3 • 91 min
Dylan and Cliff go at this one alone! They talked about The Last Night (and it’s funding issues), how you can play a free small game every day with Meditations, Star Control: Origins has been pulled from Steam, Celeste is getting new levels and Fallout 76…
Special Episode: January 2019 Releases
Jan 1 • 22 min
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – January 11 Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey (3DS) – January 11 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – January 11 Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown (PS4, PSVR, Xbox…
My Anaconda Don’t Want None
Dec 20, 2018 • 89 min
Epic is getting sued by Carlton and “Backpack Kid”, Steam might be making Xbox crossplay easier, we have a name for the next Xbox, Discord is offering devs a pretty good deal, HotS sees some cuts, the COO of Riot Games is getting some unpaid time off and…
The Bear Story
Dec 13, 2018 • 79 min
Dylan is missing, but Cliff and Adam carry on…somehow. We talked VGA winners, a new Doom expansion, Fallout 76 woes, swords causing issues in Fortnite, the beginnings of the Launcher wars and Epic vs. Steam: Part 1. Also, there are so many games coming to…
Dylan’s Bad Puns
Dec 6, 2018 • 85 min
Epic is launching a Steam competitor (and Steam is busy screwing up their own store), Nintendo isn’t going to be yelling at streamers as often, there might be a new Far Cry game coming out, Fortnite is getting a creative mode and Bethesda just barely…
Special Episode: December 2018 Releases
Nov 30, 2018 • 9 min
PlayStation Classic console launch - $99.99 – December 3 Just Cause 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – $60 - December 4 Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden (PC, PS4, Xbox One) - $35 or Game Pass – December 4 Gwent: The Witcher Card Game – (PS4, Xbox One) – FTP - December…
8-Bit Bytes: Start Your Collections!
Nov 30, 2018 • 36 min
We talked about Nintendo getting a cool $12 million from ROM sites, exclusive Arcade1Up cabinets coming to Walmart, new retro games coming to Switch Online and Hans reviewed his new Arcade1Up 12-in-1 (spoilers, we named this episode after it.) We learned…
It’s Too Early to Podcast
Nov 29, 2018 • 78 min
The PlayStation Classic has more issues, RDR2 gets a beta release date (hey, it’s now!), Fallout 76 has potential legal issues and a bunch of patches coming, Sea of Thieves got more content, literally everyone is playing Fortnite and Minecraft Story Mode…
Thanks for Video Games
Nov 22, 2018 • 74 min
Sorry we are a little bit late, but Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Birthday to Us!
Nov 15, 2018 • 81 min
Byte Me Podcast turns two on November 17th, isn’t that cool? To celebrate, we talked about a bunch of Xbox news, including the studios they bought, keyboard and mouse support, 16 new games coming to Game Pass, the first Forza 4 expansion and new Sea of…
Living That Extra Life
Nov 8, 2018 • 64 min
We talked about our Extra Life weekend (a lot) then did a bunch of Blizzard news, including Ashe in Overwatch, the Warcraft 3 Remaster and Vanilla WoW. Of course, we managed to sneak in some Fortnite and Football too. We talked questions and free games…
Lotta Red Dead
Nov 1, 2018 • 87 min
AC: Odyssey cancels their first live event for the second time, Battlefield V won’t have paid microtransactions at launch, the Switch has now outsold the GameCube, Red Dead Redemption 2 sells a lot of copies but might be faking their HDR support and Link…
Special Episode: November 2018 Releases
Nov 1, 2018 • 25 min
Diablo and Fallout and Pokemon, oh my! Diablo 3: Eternal Collection (Switch) – November 2 - $60 Moonlighter (Switch) – November 5 - $24.99 World of Final Fantasy Maxima (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – November 6 - $39.99 Valiant Hearts (Switch) – November 8…
Stuff and Things
Oct 25, 2018 • 87 min
Ummmm…Dylan and Adam talked about stuff…and things?
That’s a Full Century
Oct 18, 2018 • 110 min
For our 100th episode we got our patrons and some of our long running listeners to call in and ask us their questions in person (and we also got our boss to come in for a follow up!) Thanks to Jack Irish, Joe Cole, Jacob Frank, Vinny Champa, Alan Schulte,…
8-Bit Bytes: Pinball Revival
Oct 15, 2018 • 57 min
We talked about some of the issues happening with the new Arcade1Up cabinets, Williams tables will be available in PinbalFX3 tomorrow, we don’t want a PlayStation Classic but might like an N64 classic and then dive into the history of pinball. We then…
The Boss Episode
Oct 11, 2018 • 88 min
You are going to want to skip the Windows 10 October Update for now, Microsoft might be buying another developer, Guacamelee is out on the Switch and Guacamelee 2 is coming soon, Microsoft announces Project xCloud, Assassin’s Creed has some not so great…
We Aren’t Editing Anything
Oct 4, 2018 • 100 min
Adam’s back (again) and we’re talking Disco Domination in Fortnite, Google imaginatively named Project Stream, Overwatch is getting its own Lego sets, Fortnite is getting Funko Pops, could the leaked Harry Potter game be real, Overwatch teases it’s…
Special Episode: October 2018 Releases
Oct 1, 2018 • 31 min
There are a ton of great games coming out this month, including a game that 2 out of 3 of us are willing to pre-call the GOTY…
They Prefer ‘The Sunshine State’
Sep 27, 2018 • 86 min
UPDATE: We screwed up when I read the Target promotion. It’s not 30% off a game if you pre-order, it’s pre-order a game, you get 30% off another game. Sorry for the confusion! Want to save some money on this years (and a few of next years) biggest games?…
Adam and His Amazing Jacket are Back
Sep 20, 2018 • 85 min
Adam is back and talking about video games! We chatted about the cluster that Nintendo Online is turning into, Halo Infinite and micro-transactions, Capcom closed Capcom Vancouver and is out $40 million, Ninja is going to be on a magazine, Europe is…
8-Bit Bytes: Kickstarted Consoles
Sep 17, 2018 • 54 min
We talk Billy Mitchell’s quest for redemption, his latest Donkey Kong exploits and his…musical? Plus Pinball FX 3 gets the Bally/Williams rights back, Arcade1Up has a new 12-in-1 cabinet you are going to want to check out, Starflight 3 is crowdfunding on…
Planes, Trains &…Spider-Man?
Sep 13, 2018 • 83 min
Adam is back next week, so everything should start sounding better, but until then, you are left with Cliff and Dylan! We talked about how some Switch games won’t have Cloud support, THQ Nordic owns the Kingdoms of Amalur license now but not the…
The Episode of Two Takes
Sep 6, 2018 • 83 min
First off, Adam is off this week, so please excuse any crappy audio sound and/or editing. And by that I mean the phone ringing (and let’s be honest, probably other stuff too.) Cliff and Dylan went to PAX and have a ton of games to talk about, we might…
Special Episode: September 2018 Releases
Aug 31, 2018 • 22 min
September is a bit of a light month for new releases as publishers wait for the bigger release months closer to Christmas, but there are still some great games coming out, especially if you are into sports! Note: Sorry about the Spyro screw up, it’s been…
Part One & Two
Aug 30, 2018 • 101 min
We talked about the Jacksonville shooting, Xbox All Access, how Microsoft is still looking for studios to buy, Streets of Rage 4 was announced (babay!), Amazon released the list of games that will get you $10 if you pre-purchase them, Fallout 76 Power…
RIP Dylan
Aug 23, 2018 • 91 min
Dylan succumbed to the smoke and ash that has infected Seattle, so Adam and Cliff had to do the podcast as a duo. RIP Dylan. In a very poorly announced news section, they talked about PUBG leaving early access, Twitch Prime making some (not great)…
8-Bit Bytes: Retro Gaming Roundup
Aug 20, 2018 • 40 min
Love retro games? Do you wish you had your own arcade, or love the idea of setting up a Raspberry Pi so you can play your favorite C64, Atari, NES or SNES games? Then this podcast might be for you! Does that sounds like gibberish, but you love Byte Me…
The Great GOTY Debate
Aug 16, 2018 • 75 min
Lots of Bethesda related news this week, with updates about Fallout 76 and how they are dealing with a**holes, Bethesda is demanding cross play for any system that is getting Elder Scrolls Legends, Doom Eternal was announced at Quakecon, The Chinese Room…
Adam Said Something But I Forgot What
Aug 9, 2018 • 94 min
Showtime is making a Halo show and it’s going to focus on Master Chief, the Fallout 76 beta will not have an NDA, progress will carry over and the game will not be on Steam, get an axe in Red Dead 2 by doing quests in GTA 5 Online, FIFA 2019 adds house…
Dylan is Off Looking at Pineapples
Aug 2, 2018 • 69 min
Dylan might be on some exotic beach somewhere, but Adam and Cliff are hard at work in the podcast mines, digging out nuggets of podcast goodness. At least I think that’s how it works? There are new JoyCons available from Hori that might make your life…
Special Episode: Games Coming out in August 2018
Aug 1, 2018 • 18 min
August is the last month before the flood of games that are going to release starting in October (Red Dead Redemption 2, you might have heard of it) and of course all the huge games that are going to start hitting for holiday sales. But that doesn’t mean…
We Aren’t Using That As the Podcast Title
Jul 26, 2018 • 80 min
No Man’s Sky Next is out and will have a “season” of free updates, the first episode of the fan made Day of the Tentacle sequel is out, Guacamelee 2 gets details and a (very close) release date, the Fallout 76 beta kicks off in October, Amazon might help…
We Hate Cars But Love Forza
Jul 19, 2018 • 86 min
Todd Howard doesn’t like to use the word “survival” to describe Fallout 76, Rainbow 6 Siege is banning players for hate speech, there might be a reason to get back into The Division, Sea of Thieves: Cursed Sails is launching soon, typos take down Aliens:…
Dylan Said Something Gross
Jul 12, 2018 • 68 min
Nintendo is talking about launching 20-30 Switch games a week, Blizzard raised a ton of money for charity, Fast Start lets you play your Game Pass games sooner, ever wonder what the top 10 games are on Steam, Nathan Drake is just super lucky and PUBG bans…
OMG He’s Adorable!
Jul 5, 2018 • 82 min
Today we talked about Halo getting it’s own TV series, Fallout 76 sounds better all the time, Fortnite is cracking up, Overwatch has a new (adorable!) hero, you might want to hold off on that video card purchase and Google might be making a game console!…
Something About Peaches
Jun 28, 2018 • 98 min
Hey, help out some less fortunate folks and buy the Country Roads song from the Fallout 76 trailer on iTunes! Proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity! We talked about that, plus cloud streaming on the Switch, Fortnite is suing someone again, PUBG is suing one…
Even more E3 Announcements & Some Awesome Questions
Jun 21, 2018 • 92 min
Even with E3 ending last week, this week was still stuffed with announcements we just couldn’t fit into Episode 82. We talk about EA’s new streaming platform, Origin Access Premiere, Microsoft’s five new studios, Sea of Thieves is getting two new…
Everything E3 2018
Jun 14, 2018 • 117 min
E3 really is Christmas for gamers and this year wasn’t any different! We’ve scoured the conferences and came away with info on roughly 100 games that you are probably going to want to check out over the next year or two. If you want to follow along (or…
E3 is Coming, State of Decay 2 News and Red Dead’s Special Editions Were Announced
Jun 6, 2018 • 95 min
Brace yourself, E3 is coming! We roll through the times you are going to want to be somewhere you can stream and chat a bit about what you can expect to see. Xbox might be getting Alexa and Google Home support, Jurrassic World DLC is coming to Rocket…
So Much PUBG and Fortnite, Plus Pokemon, Fallout and $27K DLC
May 31, 2018 • 79 min
Dylan is back after experiencing everything that Minnesota had to offer! We talked about the two new Pokemon games coming to the Switch, Bethesda is teasing Fallout 76, Microsoft laid off employees and replaced them with volunteers, Apple kills the Steam…
$100 Million Dollars
May 24, 2018 • 72 min
Dylan is out of town this week, so Cliff and Adam held down the fort! They talked about Fortnite’s $100 million dollars in prize money (and their accidental release of a storm chasing backpack), GTA 5 hits another sales milestone, RIP Vita games, No Man’s…
Private Crews, Rage 2 and Nintendo Family
May 17, 2018 • 65 min
This week on Byte Me Podcast, we talk about enhancements to Sea of Thieves (including private crews), the Walmart leak pushes out Rage 2, the NES Classic is coming back in June, Radical Heights isn’t enough to save Boss Key, Rocket League gets a “Rocket…
It’s Like Printing Money, Nintendo
May 10, 2018 • 55 min
It’s a quick episode this week, but we packed it full of video game goodness! Thanos comes to Fortnite (and it’s apparently pretty awesome), Nintendo is hiring and probably making a new Zelda game, buy a pink skin for Mercy and help fight breast cancer,…
Oculus Go Launch, Stardew Valley Gets Co-op & The Comet in Fortnite Lands
May 2, 2018 • 74 min
The Oculus Go made a surprise launch, Stardew Valley Multiplayer is in beta, the comet hit in Fortnite, Destiny’s Music of the Spheres is getting released (finally) and the Atari Box is back. Yay? We answer some great questions, guess how many Battle…
Starcraft Updates, Valve Buys Campo Santo and Switch Hacking
Apr 26, 2018 • 76 min
First off, as we are posting this episode we hit 200,000 total downloads for the podcast. It’s still amazing to us that we’ve hit that huge of a milestone and we owe it all to our amazing listeners! Thanks so much for coming back and listening every week.…
God of War, King of Kong, Joycon Infomercials and Ewoks
Apr 19, 2018 • 70 min
God of War is getting amazing reviews (and there is a right and a wrong way to play it on the PS4), Billy “King of Kong” Mitchell got his high scores wiped, you might want to update your Joycons, Hellblade cleaned up the BAFTAs, Battlefront 2 is getting a…
Fort Grenades from Radical Heights
Apr 12, 2018 • 84 min
Cliff just won’t stop talking about Far Cry 5. It might be time for an intervention. We also talked about Fort Grenades in Fortnite, GTA IV is losing a bunch of songs, GTA V might be a bigger deal than you thought, Overwatch is getting a new (temporary)…
Guns, Gore and Cannoli…and Far Cry 5
Apr 5, 2018 • 84 min
Cliff and Adam are both playing Far Cry 5 and LOVING it. We talk a bunch about that, plus PUBG is getting rid of mouse and keyboard controls on consoles, there is a meteor (or comet?) in Fortnite, Assassin’s Creed is getting killer control panel,…
So Many Thieves, Hellblade, Crossplay Hijinx (and Apparently Fortnite)
Mar 29, 2018 • 97 min
We all finally got some time with Sea of Thieves and we (shockingly) have a lot to say about it! We also talked about Microsoft’s attempts to regulate content on the Xbox, how the Sea of Thieves devs are listening to feedback, Hellblades release date on…
Booty, Tons of Games, Nindies and Austin Wintory
Mar 22, 2018 • 83 min
We talk about so much booty in this episode. Ok, it’s mostly just us talking about Sea of Thieves. Mostly. We also talk about the new Ghostbusters themes AR game, Spring 2018 releases, the new Vive Pro, the latest Nintendo Nindies announcement and Austin…
Nice… (Also, A Bunch of New Switch Games, Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Mobile Battle Royale)
Mar 15, 2018 • 65 min
We are a little bit late this week, but with both Cliff and Adam sick it’s been a bit challenging to get three people in a room together that can all talk without dying! Once we did though, we talked Fortnite and PUBG coming to mobile, about the huge dump…
Diablo, Real Dolls, Politics and Hate Speech. And Video Games?
Mar 7, 2018 • 89 min
Scoop! We talk Kirby: Star Allies and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze after Cliff got to play both new Switch titles at ECCC! Also, it looks like Diablo could be coming to the Switch, there is an Inside Special Edition coming and it includes…
More Fortnite, Overwatch, Changes to PS+ and the ESRB Takes on Lootboxes
Mar 1, 2018 • 85 min
Cliff is back from Disneyland and ready to talk about games (even though he didn’t play any last week.) Curious why Diablo 2 hasn’t been remastered? The reason why might surprise you. Apparently Dylan’s mashup game from last week actually exists…sorta.…
The One Cliff Forgot to Post While He Was on Vacation
Feb 22, 2018 • 79 min
Sorry about the late posting, got distracted by Disneyland stuff! Also, I have no idea what this episode is about, but I bet it’s great!
So Much Sea of Thieves News!
Feb 15, 2018 • 86 min
The folks at Rare dropped a TON of new information about Sea of Thieves and we talk about it all! Get the down low on how servers will be balanced, info about crew and ship size, character creation, ship customization, legendary mode, microtransactions…
So Much Nintendo News, Plus Battle Royale and Red Dead 2
Feb 8, 2018 • 103 min
Pretty much the second we finished recording last week’s episode Nintendo dropped a ton of news, so this week we are covering Mario Kart Mobile, Switch Online and the new Mario movie! Plus Fortnite gets a minigun and experimental weapon mechanics and Red…
Switch Sales, Is MS Buying EA, Plus Overwatch, PUBG and Fortnite Updates
Feb 1, 2018 • 89 min
Adam beat Super Mario Odyssey, Cliff got lost a lot in The Vanishing of Ethan Carter and Dylan played all the games! We also talked more about Game Pass, Switch hardware and software sales, Battlefront II’s missed sales goals and microtransactions, how…
Game Pass, Controllers, Duke Nukem and PUBG
Jan 25, 2018 • 82 min
This week we talk about whether or not Games Pass will be the turning point for Xbox as they add in all forthcoming first-party games, Fable may (hopefully!) be getting a reboot, lots of controller news between The Duke and a new Xbox Pro Controller, John…
Lots of News and a Fun Quiz!
Jan 18, 2018 • 88 min
After a bit of a couple of slow news weeks, video game news is apparently back with a vengeance! Nintendo Cardboard…er Labo was announced yesterday, you can play the JackBox games via Comcast now, Night in the Woods is coming to Switch and Mobile,…
PUBG Cheaters, Vive Pro, RIP Kinect and Pro Overwatch
Jan 11, 2018 • 98 min
Adam is back! Yay! We talk about how PUBG is making reporting cheaters easier and introducing some (potentially impossible to get) loot boxes that cost real money! HTC announces the Vive Pro, GeoForce Now Beta lands on PC, the Kinect is really dead this…
Addiction, SWAT and the Biggest Games of 2018
Jan 4, 2018 • 94 min
We start off the show talking about video game addiction and stupid gamers being stupid, but the plow right into the 28 games we are most excited about in 2018! Have a listen and get ready to spend some money, this year is going to be a great one for…
Christmas, Fortnite and Questions
Dec 27, 2017 • 86 min
Adam’s gone (kidnapped by Santa Claus perhaps?) so Cliff and Dylan made a podcast! We do a bit of a dive into Fortnite and then answer questions from our fine, fine listeners! We also debut next months Xbox Games with Gold and PS Plus games and a mobile…
The Byte Me Podcast Game(s) of the Year
Dec 21, 2017 • 97 min
This episode is all about the GOTY. We each picked our favorite Switch, PS4, Xbox and PC games, plus our GOTY, plus our favorite game we played this year that wasn’t released this year! We also had some GOTY feedback from our Discord channel and answered…
PUBG on Xbox, Kobolds and Catacombs, Hello Neighbor Releases & the Game Awards
Dec 14, 2017 • 86 min
PUBG has finally released on the Xbox (and Miramar is on the test server), you can scratch your D&D itch with Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catacombs, Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland event gets underway, we were pretty excited about Hello Neighbor but apparently…
Changes to Destiny 2, Plus New Portal, PUGB, Mega Man and The Division
Dec 7, 2017 • 73 min
After a couple weeks of drought, there was so much news this episode! Destiny 2 is changing their endgame and releasing their first DLC, there’s a new Portal game coming out (sorta), we get the first look at the new PUBG map Miramar, Nintendo improves the…
Black Friday, the VGAs, Fortnite is Suing People and Chicken Dinner To Go
Nov 30, 2017 • 93 min
We talk what we bought on Black Friday/Cyber Monday, the games nominated for the Video Game Awards, the weirdness with Destiny 2 leveling, Fornite is suing cheaters (including a 14-year-old) and soon you’ll be able to get your chicken dinner to go (at…
Conspiracy Theories, Minecon and Nic Cage
Nov 22, 2017 • 91 min
Since Thursday is Thanksgiving (at least in the US) we thought we’d release a day early so you could listen before you start stuffing yourself with turkey. But if that’s not your thing, I say put it on when you are eating and expose the extended family to…
Happy Birthday Byte Me Podcast
Nov 16, 2017 • 77 min
Byte Me Podcast turns one today, Happy Birthday to us! To celebrate, we had some of our favorite listeners call in and ask us their questions directly, which was an amazingly good time! Thanks to Vinny, Kevin, Ryan, Vicky, Chalupa Dios, Josh and Carter!…
Extra Life, Xbox One X, Blizzcon, Breath of the Wild and Black Friday
Nov 9, 2017 • 57 min
Extra Life was this weekend and we played a ton of games…and raised $2,310 for the kids! Cliff got his Xbox One X (and it’s pretty cool) but Adam is still waiting for his. GTA 5 has sold a ton of copies, but PUBG isn’t doing badly either. The mobile…
Paris Games Week, Violent Trailers, GameStop PowerPass & RIP Kinect
Nov 2, 2017 • 92 min
Paris Games Week kicked off on Monday with the announcement of Spelunky 2 & Guacamelee 2, plus a bunch of AAA, indie and PSVR games. We also talk about how violent a couple of the trailers at PGW are and if that is a problem, GameStop launches a rental…
OG Xbox Games, New PS4 Mini Controllers and RIP Lego Dimensions
Oct 26, 2017 • 75 min
Cliff is on vacation so Vicky is back! Also, Cliff writes the podcast summary, so he’s really not sure what happened on this week’s episode! According to the show notes, it went something like this: * Is there a new Mario game on Friday? * Pokemon Ultra…
All About Loot Boxes, Xbox Philosophy and IGN Buys Humble Bundle
Oct 19, 2017 • 92 min
Lots of news and lots of questions this week! We start off with the sheer number of games being released between now and the end of the year and it’s crazy! Also, Phil Spencer doesn’t believe in paying for exclusive content but apparently does believe…
Shadow of War, Golden Joysticks and Red Dead Redemption II
Oct 12, 2017 • 92 min
This week we talk about the incredible size of Shadows of War on the PC and whether or not the loot boxes are ruining the game, we run through the Golden Joystick Award nominations, the SNES Classis has already been hacked and we do a strange experiment…
Extra Life is Coming, Assassin’s Creed is Going to Make You Smarter and New PSVR
Oct 5, 2017 • 68 min
Dylans back and ready to talk video games after a week in California! Extra Life is in a little less than a month and we want you on our team! Join here: https://goo.gl/48Dyvf Once you’ve done that, listen to the episode for fundraising tips, plans for…
PUBG vs Epic, Gamers are Toxic and Chinese Room Shuts Down
Sep 28, 2017 • 81 min
Dylan is out of town, so we brought in Vicky to replace him! We talk about the bickering between PUBG and Epic, how toxic gamer culture affect game development, the voice actor strike comes to an end, a cool gaming book for kids (that you might enjoy too)…
Special Episode: Dylan and Cliff’s Picks from PAX West 2017
Sep 22, 2017 • 66 min
Better late than never, right? Earlier this month Cliff and Dylan had the pleasure of attending PAX West and played some amazing indie games! We kick off the podcast with an interview with Ashley from SMG Studios the folks behind the amazing puzzle game…
Did Fortnite Get Cross Play, Nintendo Direct Updates, Sony at TGS and Jump
Sep 21, 2017 • 82 min
Epic giveth and Epic taketh away. Cross Play that is, which was live briefly over the weekend in Epic’s game Fortnite. Apparently, it’s easy enough to enable that they did it “on accident”. Trust me, we talk about it. Angrily. We also dive into last…
So. Much. Destiny. Also, FFVII, PUBG Has Fog and PewDiePie is a Racist
Sep 14, 2017 • 79 min
So, maybe you hadn’t heard, but Destiny 2 came out. And we like it, we like it a lot. Also, apparently some people are mad about shaders. We think they are kinda dumb. Also, Bethesda’s Creation Club launched and it’s having some problems, Cliff’s living…
Destiny 2, Nintendo Kills Miiverse and We Talk Arcade Games with Hans!
Sep 6, 2017 • 98 min
Dylan and Adam are out of town this week, so Cliff called on one of his oldest internet friends to fill in! Not only did we talk about the amazing arcade that Hans has in his basement (and trust me, it’s amazing) we also talked about how you can start…
Tons of Overwatch, VR Price Drops and DOTA 2 vs Half Life 3 vs PUBG
Aug 31, 2017 • 108 min
It was an early morning recording session this week (and Cliff and Adam aren’t exactly morning people.) We made it through with some coffee, muffins and peanut M&M’s! This week we talked about all of the changes coming to Overwatch’s new season, the…
Xbox at Gamescom, Tons of Overwatch News and SNES Classic Pre-Order Crap
Aug 24, 2017 • 89 min
Did you pre-order your Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition yet? It’s possible that somebody did…during our podcast. Tons of Xbox news this week out of Gamescom, including the pre-order announcement for the One X, some new Xbox games and lots of 4K news,…
Pop Tarts & Destiny 2, Deathmatch in Overwatch, WWE 2K18 Announcements and Okami
Aug 17, 2017 • 92 min
We hatch a plan for unlimited XP boost in Destiny 2 via cases of Pop Tarts, talk about killing folks deathmatch style in Overwatch, Adam’s favorite Zelda-like is rumored to be getting a current gen release date, Adam and Cliff pretend they have the…
Psychics, Spotify on Xbox, Shadow of War Microtransactions & Some PUBG
Aug 10, 2017 • 76 min
So apparently the Psychic Network is Suing Rockstar over a character in Vice City. You would have thought someone would have seen that coming. We talk about that, how the Xbox is finally getting Spotify, all the amazing games coming out in August, the…
Extra Life, New 2DS, DOTA News & the PS Plus Price Increase
Aug 3, 2017 • 79 min
There are only three months until Extra Life and we’d love it if you’d join our team! We chat about it on the podcast, but you can get more info here: https://goo.gl/e7GLGH We also talk about how Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is dumb, decide whether or not…
Fortnite & Crowdfunding, SNES Classic Problems & XBox One X Preorders
Jul 27, 2017 • 89 min
It was a bit of a slow news week, but we still found lots to talk about! Epic’s game Fortnite is out and they are doing something different with pricing, essentially charging people to beta test a free to play game. We give out thoughts on that…
Our What Remains of Edith Finch Review, Destiny 2 Hot Takes and Kingdom Hearts 3?
Jul 20, 2017 • 85 min
Adam and Cliff both played What Remains of Edith Finch (and loved it!) Listen to our thoughts on the game. We also talked about Somerville, gave our first impressions of the Destiny 2 beta and decided that nobody wants the new Ataribox. The new Switch…
Special Episode: Interview with Ian Dallas, Creative Director of ‘What Remains of Edith Finch’
Jul 19, 2017 • 23 min
What Remains of Edith Finch is a narrative adventure game (read: walking simulator) that was released earlier this year on the PS4 and PC to high acclaim (it currently has an 88 on Metacritic, making it the 4th highest rated PS4 game of 2017.) It releases…
Doomfist is Here, Sony is Serious About PS Now and Halo 5 News
Jul 13, 2017 • 84 min
Adam couldn’t make it this week, but did add a bit of his own brand of flavor to our intro! Dylan and Cliff talked Doomfist’s addition to Overwatch, PS4 games coming to PS Now, Halo 5’s upcoming 4k update along with four older Halo games coming to BC, the…
The “We’re on Vacation, So We Pre-Recorded a Q&A” Podcast
Jul 6, 2017 • 82 min
Adam and Cliff are out of town this week, so we pre-recorded a pretty much all Q&A episode that we think you are going to love! Lots of great questions generated a lot of really fun discussion!
SNES Classic Incoming! (Plus Hunt: Showdown, Rocket League IRL & Great Games on the Steam Sale)
Jun 28, 2017 • 63 min
I’m not sure if anyone is surprised, but everyone should be excited that there is a SNES Classic in the works! We go over the games, prices and release date and talk about how crazy it is that one of the games is the until now unreleased Starfox 2! We…
Friday the 13th Makes Good, People are Pissed at Rockstar and GeForce Now is Shockingly Good
Jun 22, 2017 • 85 min
Friday the 13th had a rocky start, but they are making it up to their fans with tons of free stuff! We also talk about how Nintendo will help you find your lost JoyCons with their latest update, about how game development is hard, how a lot of people are…
Special Episode: Byte Me’s Huge E3 Recap!
Jun 15, 2017 • 87 min
E3 was absolutely amazing this year and we gathered everything you need to know into one handy podcast. We give the lowdown on almost 70 of the hottest video games you are going to be playing for the next two years! Plus, our thoughts on the new Xbox One…
Happy Birthday Adam, Lots of Destiny 2 News, Alto’s Odyssey and Undertale
Jun 15, 2017 • 80 min
Happy Birthday to Adam! Besides the birthday festivities, we talked a ton about Destiny 2, including release dates for PC and consoles, the dates for the open and closed betas and what is going to be a PS4 exclusive and for how long. We also talked about…
Nintendo Switch Voice Chat, Nintendo Online and Our E3 Preview
Jun 8, 2017 • 85 min
Nintendo released what appears to be the voice chat solution for the Nintendo Switch and it’s… not great. On the other hand, their new online service (coming out in 2018) sounds promising. It also looks like we are going to be seeing some new Pokemon…
Xbox Game Pass, Far Cry 5 and What’s Up with F13?
Jun 1, 2017 • 98 min
The Netflix of video games is here with the launch of Xbox Game Pass and it’s pretty great! We also talked about the controversial new trailer for Far Cry 5, the end of the PlayStation 3 era and the good and bad of Friday the 13th. We also answered some…
Holy Crap Destiny 2 Looks Amazing
May 25, 2017 • 92 min
We are all really excited about Destiny 2! Find out everything we learned about from the reveal last week and also find out what system we think you should buy it on. We also talk about the Overwatch Anniversary event, how Mario Kart 8 had to be patched…
Half-year-i-versary
May 18, 2017 • 93 min
Hey, we managed to make it for a full half year! Thanks to everyone that turns in every week to listen, we love to hear about how much you love the show and it’s awesome to chat with you on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube! This week none of us played a ton…
Special Episode: Adam Interviews Tasia Valenza the Voice of Poison Ivy
May 17, 2017 • 18 min
One thing you may not know is that Adam knows people. And one of the people that Adam knows is Tasia Valenza, the voice of Poison Ivy in the Batman Arkham and the Injustice games (in addition to dozens of other characters and roles). With Injustice 2…
Dylan Plays a Bunch of Wrestling Games
May 10, 2017 • 97 min
Our podcast is now getting a break on its insurance and can rent a car! This episode, Adam gives us his final thoughts on Little Nightmares and Dylan played a lot of WWE and match three games, while Cliff went mostly retro. We also talked about Overwatch…
Adam’s Back and He Knows How the Red Light Works!
May 4, 2017 • 98 min
We should have waited until this week to talk about Star Wars Battlefront 2 so we could make May the 4th jokes…but we didn’t. Instead, we talked about how many Switches Nintendo has sold (and how they’ve managed to sell slightly more copies of Breath of…
The Dylan and Cliff Show!
Apr 27, 2017 • 101 min
Adam is on a cruise this week, so Dylan and Cliff did the show as a duo (and it went ok, we think?) The two of us talked Mario Cart on the Switch, about how awesome Star Wars Battlefront 2 looks, more on the trials and tribulations of the online gaming…
Adam Goes to Betacon!
Apr 20, 2017 • 43 min
Adam went to BetaCon in Portland last weekend and met tons of great developers, streamers and industry insiders. Check out his interviews to learn more about Ray’s The Dead, Tacoma, RezPlz, PIGSquad, the new app Kinjo and more!
Nintendo Sure Has a Lot of Games Coming Soon
Apr 20, 2017 • 83 min
It was a tight race to see who talked about more games this week, Nintendo or Cliff, but Nintendo pulled ahead, announcing almost 30 games during their most recent Nintendo Direct update! We ran through the complete list and still found time to talk about…
Hey, Our Podcast Can Drink Now!
Apr 13, 2017 • 104 min
It’s Episode 21, so I guess that means our podcast can legally drink now? Maybe that’s now how it works. Anyway, this week we talked about a lot of great games that we are currently playing, Cliff lost badly in a Rocket League tournament and we dug in…
The Question and Answer Episode
Apr 6, 2017 • 98 min
It was a bit of a light news week, but we managed to squeeze in a bit of news about the HTC Vive before answering a ton of questions that you awesome people sent us on Facebook and Twitter! We talked about BotW, Spider-Man, wrestling, Sony handhelds,…
We Play a Lot of Games
Mar 30, 2017 • 92 min
Man, we played a lot of games this week and talked about them! A lot. Everyone played and finished Firewatch and really enjoyed it. Adam was all about the narrative this week and also finished Gone Home. Dylan is loving Snake Pass. And Cliff has great…
The “Barely Legal” Episode
Mar 23, 2017 • 93 min
We turn 18 (weeks) with this episode, so our podcast can now officially vote and go to war. At least that how I think it works. We spend some time talking about our favorite “barely legal” moments in video games, a cool way to keep your dock from…
Mass Effect Early Access, Switch Game Costs & PS4 Games on PlayStation Now
Mar 16, 2017 • 81 min
On our four month anniversary episode we talk about playing Mass Effect: Andromeda early via EA Access and try and decide what system to play it on, the Nintendo Switch “tax” that might make your games cost more on Nintendo’s newest platform, how 1-2…
The Nintendo Switch is out. Discuss!
Mar 9, 2017 • 95 min
Last week, nobody had a Switch. This week? Two-thirds of us do! And we spend some time talking about them: how we like the system so far, the controllers, playing handheld and Breath of the Wild of course! But it’s not all about Nintendo, of course. We…
John Cena, Minecraft, Xbox Game Pass and My Cousin Vinny
Mar 2, 2017 • 88 min
Adam, Dylan and Cliff are all back in the same room after Cliff’s vacation and there is lots to catch up on! Dylan is super excited about the new Hearthstone expansion, John Cena is promoting the Nintendo Switch everywhere but Seattle, Minecraft sells a…
Adam and Dylan Take Over the World!
Feb 23, 2017 • 72 min
Cliff is at Disneyland, so Adam and Dylan are doing this one solo…er duo! This week we talk about Playstation exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn, Xbox exclusive Halo Wars 2, For Honor, guilty pleasure games, more Nintendo Switch news (it’s only eight days away!)…
South Park Delays, E3, Underrated Games and PS Now
Feb 16, 2017 • 85 min
It’s lucky number 13! Or, as Dylan informed us, a baker’s dozen of episodes. In this episode, Adam is sad that South Park: The Fractured But Whole was delayed, Valve moves from Greenlight to Steam Direct, Vinny wonders what we think the most underrated…
Zombie Raves, Nintendo News and Conan’s Ummm…
Feb 9, 2017 • 87 min
Episode 12 (or as Dylan puts it, our “dozenth” episode” was stuffed full of gaming goodness! We talked about our experiences with Resident Evil 7 VR, Call of Duty’s new Zombie Rave mode and dug into sales numbers for the NES Classic, Super Mario Run and…
Apocalypse Now, EVO 2017 & Scaring Adam with RE7
Feb 2, 2017 • 76 min
Episode 11 was a big one! We talked about the Apocalypse Now game Kickstarter, the Overwatch Chinese New Year event, what’s coming up at EVO 2017 and how you can help vote on the final game included in the competition. We also discussed the future and…
When is a Game Just Too Hard?
Jan 26, 2017 • 3614 min
Hey, we made it to ten episodes, or as Dylan calls it a decade of episodes. We’re pretty sure that isn’t right. It was a bit of a light news week, but we talked about Steam updates, speculation about the new game coming out from Limbo and Inside developer…
All the Nintendo Switch You Can Handle
Jan 19, 2017 • 80 min
In this episode, we dive deep into what we do and don’t like about the Nintendo Switch. We talk pricing, specs, games, accessories and more! Plus, news out of CES, reviews of Feist and Rise & Shine and answer some listener questions (some involving…
Looking Back, Looking Forward, Overwatch, Diablo & Lots of Games Played
Jan 5, 2017 • 76 min
We played a lot of games over the holiday so we have a lot to talk about! We also spend some time going over games from 2016 that we still want to play, games from 2017 we are super excited about, new Overwatch maps and old Diablo maps.
Movie Adaptations, The Steam Awards and Yet More Mario Run
Dec 29, 2016 • 73 min
We stumble back from the holidays, laden with gifts, light with games and a with a slight cold. Dylan decides that he likes Hotline Miami but hates Bloodborne, we talk about movie adaptations, the wackiness that is the Steam Awards and dig even further…
NES Mini, Mario Run, Backwards Compatibility and Our First Question
Dec 22, 2016 • 56 min
Welcome to our last podcast before the holidays! This week is almost all Nintendo, as we talk about NES Mini shortages, if we like Mario Run or not, answer our first listener question and dive into Xbox backwards compatibility. It’s really the perfect…
Dylan’s Childhood, Gamecube Virtual Console, Casino VR and New Game Releases
Dec 15, 2016 • 75 min
Join the Byte Me Podcast team as we delve into the game that defined Dylans childhood, speculation that the Nintendo Switch might have a Gamecube Virtual Console, the Overwatch Winter update, finding something to do besides gamble at the casino and a…
NintendoLand, Playstation Now, PSVR Woes and New Rocket League Stuff
Dec 8, 2016 • 89 min
In our first episode to actually post in the same week we recorded it, we talk about what NintendoLand might look like at Universal Studios, streaming PlayStation Now straight to your TV (no console or PC required), new and reworked characters in…
The VGAs, Watch Dogs 2 & People Who Play too Many Games
Dec 1, 2016 • 106 min
Welcome to episode three! In this episode, we talk about the Video Game Awards, the controversy over female nudity in blown up women in Watch Dogs 2, new additions to No Mans Sky and maxing out in Overwatch after six months of solid gaming. We also talk…
Games to Play Over Thanksgiving, HD Remasters and Super Mario Run
Nov 23, 2016 • 70 min
We made it to episode two! This week we are talking about fun games to play over the Thanksgiving break, HD remasters both on and off the PS4 Pro, about whether Super Mario Run is actually worth $10 and reflecting back 15 years ago to the launch of the…
Holiday Games, the NES Mini and the Nintendo Switch Price
Nov 17, 2016 • 56 min
In our inaugural podcast, meet the Byte Me team and hear what we are playing. We also talk about what games coming out this holiday we are (or aren’t) excited about, whether or not we think the NES Mini is worth buying and talk about the Nintendo Switch…