Left Behind Game Club: A Video Game Podcast

Left Behind Game Club: A Video Game Podcast

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Hidden Gems and Modern Classic Video Games You Missed!


071: Doom (2016)
Nov 6 • 53 min
We rip and tear our enemies to shreds as the Doom Slayer in Doom (2016). Developer: id Software | Publisher: Bethesda Softworks | Release Date: May 13, 2016 Jacob, Mike and Moe go to hell, kill everything in sight and head bang to some sick rock beats…
070: P.T.
Oct 28 • 47 min
We prepare ourselves for Death Stranding (and Halloween) with the very spooky P.T.! Developer: 7780S Studios aka Kojima Productions | Publisher: Konami | Release Date: August 12, 2014 Jacob and special guest Jessica Fantauzzo (her 3rd apperance) scream at…
069: Valiant Hearts: The Great War
Oct 2 • 66 min
We learn about the hard truths of World War I in Valiant Hearts: The Great War Developer: Ubisoft Montpellier | Publisher: Ubisoft | Release Date: June 24, 2014 Jacob and special guests Travis Colenutt (his 6th appearance) and Katie Lesperance (her 1st…
068: Splinter Cell: Conviction
Sep 4 • 53 min
We mark and execute our foes in Splinter Cell: Conviction. Developer: Ubisoft Montreal | Publisher: Ubisoft | Release Date: April 13, 2010 Jacob and Moe give their best Michael Ironside impressions, use some cool gadgets and talk too much about movies.…
067: Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice
Aug 14 • 41 min
What do the voices in your head sound like? Developer: Ninja Theory | Publisher: Ninja Theory | Release Date: August 8, 2017 Jacob and Mike take a dive into psychosis as they recount their experience with runes and Norse mythology. Join our Discord…
066: Bioshock
Jul 24 • 67 min
We take a stroll through Rapture and see what Andrew Ryan has built. Developer: Irrational Games | Publisher: 2K Games | Release Date: August 21, 2007 Mike, Jacob and Moe share stories about the great year 2007 was for games, how they came to Bioshock,…
065: Catherine
Jun 26 • 59 min
We talk extensively about our romantic relationship because of Catherine. Developer: Atlus | Publisher: Atlus (in most regions) | Release Date: February 17, 2011 Mike, Jacob and special guests Shay Whiston and Rocco Tenaglia III let their feelings out,…
Announcement: Year 3 Changes
Jun 19 • 1 min
A brief announcement about changes to the podcast as we enter Year 3 in July 2019.
064: Our Top 3 of E3 2019 Special
Jun 5 • 45 min
We talk about video games on our 2019 E3 Special! Jacob, Moe and Mike break the Game Club mold by talking about E3 2019! Join our Discord server! Go to LeftBehindGame.Club and scroll down to the Discord section of the homepage! If you love the show,…
063: Bastion
May 22 • 61 min
We deal with the aftermath of the calamity and all things Bastion. Developer: Supergiant Games | Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment | Release Date: July 20, 2011 Jacob, Moe, Mike and Nick do their part in rebuilding civilization while…
062: Undertale
May 8 • 100 min
We go on some weird dates in Undertale. Developer: Toby Fox | Publisher: Toby Fox | Release Date: September 15, 2015 Jacob and Travis question their morality, flirt with mommies, go down to bullet hell and discover who’s the better person (it’s not…
061: Cuphead
Apr 24 • 63 min
We died thousands of times in Cuphead. Developer: StudioMDHR | Publisher: StudioMDHR| Release Date: September 29, 2017 Jacob, Mike and special guest Shane Chiasson make a deal with the devil, roll the dice, hold down “X” for many hours and get frustrated…
060: Night in the Woods
Apr 10 • 96 min
We enjoy some small town livin’ in Night in the Woods. Developer: Infinite Fall | Publisher: Finji | Release Date: February 21, 2017 Jacob, Mike and special guests Travis Colenutt and Jessica Fantauzzo run from right to left, dive deep into our early 20s…
059: Titanfall 2
Mar 27 • 52 min
We befriend a robot and talk about APEX Legends in Titanfall 2. Developer: Respawn Entertainment | Publisher: Electronic Arts | Release Date: October 28, 2016 Moe, Mike and special guests Bobby and Kevin run on walls, jump into huge killer robots and…
058: Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus
Mar 13 • 45 min
We join Sly, Bentley and Murray as we trek the world of Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus. Developer: Sucker Punch Productions | Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment | Release Date: September 23, 2002 Jacob and Moe look through everyone’s…
057: SOMA
Feb 27 • 100 min
We question mankind’s remaining humanity in SOMA. Developer: Frictional Games | Publisher: Frictional Games | Release Date: September 22, 2015 Jacob, Moe and special guest Jessica Fantauzzo look through everyone’s personal effects, dodge monsters, curl up…
056: Crackdown
Feb 13 • 47 min
We jump for joy (and orbs) in Crackdown. Developer: Realtime Worlds | Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios | Release Date: February 20, 2007 Mike and Jacob run very quickly on the streets of Pacific City, shoot so many rockets and kick each other in the face…
055: Ori and the Blind Forest
Jan 23 • 52 min
We air dash, double jump and float out of harm’s way in Ori and the Blind Forest. Developer: Moon Studios | Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios | Release Date: March 11, 2015 Mike, Jacob and special guest Nick O’Hagan-Wong get caressed by the game’s…
054: Shadow Complex
Jan 9 • 50 min
Developer: Chair Entertainment in association with Epic Games | Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios | Release Date: August 19, 2009 Mike, Moe and special guest Kevin Reaburn stomp around a secret military base throwing grenades at every Metal Gear…. i…
053: Costume Quest: Grubbins on Ice (DLC)
Dec 26, 2018 • 46 min
We make sure that our Yeti costume doesn’t shrink in the dryer and enter the world of Repugia for Costume Quest: Grubbins on Ice. Developer: Double Fine Productions | Publisher: THQ, Double Fine Productions and Dracogen (PC) | Release Date: December 21,…
052: Hitman Part 8 [Holiday Hoarders]
Dec 12, 2018 • 42 min
The Wet Bandits hit the Palais in Paris and the crew is tasked with stopping them. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: WB Games | Release Date: December 14, 2016 Jacob, Mike, Moe, and special guest Thomas recount their journey to stop the Wet Bandits…
051: The Wolf Among Us (Season 1, Episode 5)
Nov 28, 2018 • 55 min
We go Full Wolf in episode 5 of Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us Season 1. Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Release Date: October 11, 2013 Jacob, Mike and Moe chase down cars, break mirrors (or mirror-people) and talk about Dragon Ball…
050: The Wolf Among Us (Season 1, Episode 4)
Nov 21, 2018 • 45 min
We vomit on public transportation while playing through episode 4 of Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us Season 1. Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Release Date: October 11, 2013 Jacob, Mike and Moe snap bones back into place after…
049: The Wolf Among Us (Season 1, Episode 3)
Nov 14, 2018 • 54 min
We create our own versions of the Big Bad Wolf in Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us. Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Release Date: October 11, 2013 Jacob, Mike and Moe trap toad-men in lies, get knocked out by some Fables and enjoy a…
048: The Wolf Among Us (Season 1, Episode 2)
Nov 7, 2018 • 38 min
We create our own versions of the Big Bad Wolf in Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us. Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Release Date: October 11, 2013 Jacob, Mike and Moe trap toad-men in lies, get knocked out by some Fables and enjoy a…
047: The Wolf Among Us (Season 1, Episode 1)
Oct 31, 2018 • 67 min
We create our own versions of the Big Bad Wolf in Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us. Developer: Telltale Games | Publisher: Telltale Games | Release Date: October 11, 2013 Jacob, Mike and Moe trap toad-men in lies, get knocked out by some Fables and enjoy a…
046: SUPERHOT
Oct 17, 2018 • 53 min
We unload clips and slice and dice our way through SUPERHOT… SUPERHOT. Developer: Superhot Team | Publisher: Superhot Team | Release Date: February 25, 2016 Jacob, Mike and Moe control time and space and are entrusted with weapons. Join our Discord…
045: What Remains of Edith Finch
Oct 3, 2018 • 85 min
We climb our family tree (literally and figuratively) in What Remains of Edith Finch. Developer: Giant Sparrow | Publisher: Annapurna Interactive | Release Date: April 25, 2017 Jacob, Mike and Moe crawl through doggy doors, chase birds, swing and hide in…
044: Portal
Sep 19, 2018 • 35 min
We enjoy cake (even though the cake is a lie) in Portal. Developer: Valve Corporation | Publisher: Valve Corporation | Release Date: October 10, 2007 Jacob, Mike and Moe make some extreme trust leaps, talk extensively about Mirror’s Edge and laugh at some…
043: Hitman Part 7 [Hokkaido]
Sep 5, 2018 • 64 min
We travel to a resort? a hospital? a super secure spa? in Hitman: Episode 6. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive (Linux, macOS) & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Definitive Edition) | Release Date: September 27,…
042: Hitman Part 6 [Colorado]
Aug 29, 2018 • 77 min
We get trapped in the closet and plot out four very difficult Colorado kills in Hitman: Episode 5. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive (Linux, macOS) & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Definitive Edition) | Release…
041: Hitman Part 5 [Bangkok]
Aug 22, 2018 • 40 min
We overstay our welcome as we explore a Hotel looking for Jared Leto’s twin and a lawyer who really wants to buy a tuk tuk in Hitman: Episode 4. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive (Linux, macOS) & Warner Bros.…
040: Hitman Part 4 [Marrakesh]
Aug 15, 2018 • 51 min
We push through a crowded market in Morocco in Hitman: Episode 3. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive (Linux, macOS) & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Definitive Edition) | Release Date: May 31, 2016 Jacob, Mike…
Dev Chats 001: Chris Wade (Luckshot Games)
Aug 9, 2018 • 27 min
Chris Wade is an Austin-based game designer, programmer and 3D artist who just released his first title: Sausage Sports Club for Switch and PC on July 19th, 2018. Over the past few years, Chris has been developing Sausage Sports Club and working on titles…
039: Hitman Part 3 [Sapienza]
Aug 8, 2018 • 48 min
We break out our summer suits and travel to Sapienza in Hitman: Episode 2. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive (Linux, macOS) & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Definitive Edition) | Release Date: April 26, 2016…
038: Hitman Part 2 [Paris]
Aug 1, 2018 • 44 min
We put on a great tuxedo and prepare for Parisian fashion in Hitman: Episode 1. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive (Linux, macOS) & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Definitive Edition) | First Release Date: March…
037: Hitman Part 1 [Setup & Training]
Jul 25, 2018 • 43 min
We begin our adventures as Agent 47 in Hitman. Developer: IO Interactive | Publisher: Square Enix, Feral Interactive (Linux, macOS) & Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Definitive Edition) | First Release Date: March 11, 2016 Jacob, Mike and Moe put…
036: Her Story
Jul 11, 2018 • 61 min
We explore our ancient computer for clues in Her Story. Developer: Sam Barlow | Publisher: Sam Barlow | Release Date: June 24, 2015 Jacob, Mike and Moe put their statements on the record, get biblical tattoos, channel their inner lawyers and start…
035: Vanquish
Jun 27, 2018 • 57 min
We rocket slide around Shinji Mikami’s space station in Vanquish. Developer: PlatinumGames | Publisher: Sega | Release Date: October 19, 2010 Jacob, Mike and Moe jettison off to space, power-slide and flip around the environment, overheat, upgrade some…
034: Star Wars: Republic Commando
Jun 20, 2018 • 57 min
We set blasters to “fun” in Star Wars: Republic Commando. Developer: LucasArts | Publisher: LucasArts | Release Date: February 28, 2005 Mike, Moe and Special Guest Shane Chiasson grow up in test tubes, eat some Star Wars flavored Easter Eggs and heal deep…
033: Our Top 3 of E3 2018 Special!
Jun 6, 2018 • 35 min
This week, we bring you a very special bonus E3 2018 episode of the Left Behind Game Club. Jacob, Mike and Moe each picked their top 3 most anticipated games of the show and talked about them! #detailsaresparse We return to regular programming later this…
032: The Witness
May 30, 2018 • 65 min
We solve all the puzzles in The Witness. Developer: Thekla Inc. | Publisher: Thekla Inc. | Release Date: January 26th, 2016 Jacob, Mike, Moe and Special Guest CourtFTW travel to a deserted island, use “2 Brainz”, get stuck, feel like geniuses and then get…
031: Grow Home
May 16, 2018 • 28 min
We climb with B.U.D., listen to M.O.M. and drunkenly flail about in Grow Home. Developer: Ubisoft Reflections | Publisher: Ubisoft | Release Date: February 4, 2015 Jacob, Mike and Moe rode beanstalks, used giant leaves as hang-gliders and collected…
030: Metro 2033
May 2, 2018 • 66 min
We trade military-grade bullets for weapons, wipe off our gas masks and shoot mutated birds and bears in Metro 2033. Developer: 4A Games | Publisher: THQ | Release Date: March 16, 2010 Jacob, Moe and special guest Josh Wilson become Rangers and go above…
029: God of War (2005)
Apr 18, 2018 • 59 min
We burn the Blades of Chaos into our forearms and try to take down Ares in God of War. Developer: SCE Santa Monica Studio (w/ Bluepoint Games & Sanzaru Games for the Remaster) | Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment | Release Date: March 22, 2005 Jacob,…
028: Tomb Raider (2013)
Apr 4, 2018 • 76 min
We raid some tombs and discover our inner Lara Croft in Tomb Raider (2013). Developer: Crystal Dynamics with Eidos Montreal (Multiplayer), Nixxes (Next-Gen Console Ports), Feral Interactive (Mac/Linux Ports) and Square Visual Works (CGI) | Publisher:…
027: FTL: Faster Than Light
Mar 21, 2018 • 61 min
We jump through space and fight back the Rebels in the name of the Federation in FTL: Faster Than Light. Developer: Subset Games | Publisher: Subset Games | Release Date: September 14, 2012 Jacob, Mike, and a back-in-action Moe talk about space warfare,…
026: ZombiU & Zombi
Mar 7, 2018 • 61 min
We smack some thick-skulled zombies with our cricket bat in ZombiU & Zombi. Developer: Ubisoft Montpellier & Straight Right (Ports) | Publisher: Ubisoft | Release Date: November 18, 2012 Jacob, special guest Travis Colenutt and a fully-healthy Mike talk…
025: Journey
Feb 21, 2018 • 56 min
We float on with some very long scarves in Journey. Developer: Thatgamecompany | Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment | Release Date: March 12, 2012 Jacob, special guest Travis Colenutt and a quarantined Mike hide from Guardians, shred their scarves,…
024: Interview with Victor Magnuson (Fatshark Games)
Feb 14, 2018 • 39 min
After playing through Warhammer: The End Times - Vermintide, Moe and Jacob had a conversation over Discord with Victor Magnuson. Victor is a Game Designer and Producer at Fatshark Games in Stockholm, Sweden. The team at Fatshark is currently working on…
023: Hotline Miami
Feb 7, 2018 • 57 min
We get ultra-violent in 1989 with Hotline Miami. Developer: Dennation Games & Abstraction Games (PlayStation Ports) | Publisher: Devolver Digital | Release Date: October 23rd, 2012 Jacob, Mike and Moe ask questions about violence, throw knives and wear…
022: Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide
Jan 24, 2018 • 69 min
We conquer some virtual humanoid rats in Warhammer: The End Times - Vermintide. Developer: Fatshark AB | Publisher: Fatshark AB | Release Date: October 23, 2015 Jacob, Mike, Moe and special guest Kevin Reaburn talk about Swedish video game developers,…
021: Guacamelee!
Jan 10, 2018 • 53 min
We deliver lucha-style piledrivers to skeletons in Guacamelee. Developer: Drinkbox Studios | Publisher: Drinkbox Games | Release Date: April 9, 2013 Jacob, Mike and Moe talk about chickens and their “easter” eggs, mix-max’ing your character, the…
020: Virginia
Dec 27, 2017 • 71 min
We “press to X to take a trip” in Virginia. Developer: Variable State | Publisher: 505 Games | Release Date: September 22, 2016 Jacob, Mike and special guest Jarrett McCourt talk about the grandest little town in Virginia, skip the stairs with jump cuts…
019: To The Moon
Dec 13, 2017 • 62 min
We explore our darkest dreams in To The Moon. Developer: Freebird Games | Publisher: Freebird Games, X.D. Network Inc. | Release Date: November 1, 2011 Jacob, Moe and Mike travel in time, play for River and sit together in a movie theatre. Oh yeah… and…
018: Spec Ops: The Line
Nov 29, 2017 • 70 min
We travel head-first into a sandstorm in Spec Ops: The Line. Developer: Yager Development | Publisher: 2K Games | Release Date: June 26, 2012 The OG crew (Jacob, Moe and Mike) rides in a helicopter, disobey direct orders and become the hero. “What is this…
017: Luigi’s Mansion
Nov 15, 2017 • 54 min
The spoopy games continue with Luigi’s Mansion. Jacob, Moe, Mike and special guest Travis Colenutt look deeply into mirrors, use magical vacuum cleaners and walk backwards down creepy hallways. “Marrrrriiiiiiioooooooooooooooo!” Our next episode launches…
016: Costume Quest
Nov 1, 2017 • 62 min
Happy Halloween! We grab the coolest cardboard costumes we can find and jump skate first into Costume Quest. Jacob, Mike and special guest Andrew Perciballi pitch imaginary games to Tim Schafer, knocking on doors, dad taxes and General Mechanics. “I…
015: Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
Oct 18, 2017 • 59 min
We use our Tools of Destruction to annihilate Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando. Moe, Jacob, Mike and special guest Thomas Riess talk about the value of the circle strafe, shuriken and totally forget about the Uncharted series for a second (Jacob is really…
014: The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker (Pt. 2)
Oct 4, 2017 • 68 min
Michael wrangles Moe, Jacob and special guest Dawn Ferron to finish talkin’ about The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker. We talk about big fat pigs, big fat ghosts, mouth holes and great characters. “Dummy, I’m bringing you pigs!” Our next episode launches on…
013: The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker (Pt. 1)
Sep 20, 2017 • 69 min
Get ready for “Tangents 64”. Special guest Dawn Ferron joins Moe, Jacob, and Michael to talk about the loveliest grandmas, the validity of Ganon in the Zelda cannon and we compare fruits. Also, Dawn steals Jacob’s childhood. “Why can’t you compare apples…
012: Thirty Flights of Loving
Sep 13, 2017 • 50 min
Buckle up, sit back, and enjoy our take on 30 Flights of Loving. Special guest Rocco Tenaglia joins Moe, Jacob, and Michael to discuss the merits of nonalcoholic beverages, what makes a great credits sequence, and what a 20 minute game is worth. “This…
011: Papers, Please
Sep 6, 2017 • 53 min
We approach the border of Arstotzka to talk about Papers, Please. Moe, Jacob and Michael talk about the importance of proper documentation, Jorji Costava and why accountants shouldn’t be the head of the household in Arstotzka. “What did you do with your…
010: Mike’s Game Club Most Wanted List
Aug 30, 2017 • 32 min
Next week, we share our thoughts about Papers, Please. This week, it’s finally time for Mike’s list of the Top 10 games we should play on the Left Behind Game Club! He had a really hard time narrowing the list down to 10, but here it is. “What is…
009: Super Mario Galaxy
Aug 23, 2017 • 63 min
We “stay woke” and play Super Mario Galaxy. Moe, Jacob and Michael talk about star bits, the complicated Bowser-Peach relationship and debate who is the greatest Mario brother. “Is this game not for us?” Come back on Wednesday, September 13th for Episode…
008: Moe’s Game Club Most Wanted List
Aug 16, 2017 • 24 min
Next week, we jump into our two-part Super Mario Galaxy series. This week, it’s Moe’s turn to give you his list of the ten games we should play on the Left Behind Game Club. ”It’s-a-me, mystery!” Please note: we recorded this podcast live with a different…
007: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Aug 9, 2017 • 75 min
We create the marketing strategy for our new goat businesses while talking about Starbreeze’s Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. Shane Chiasson joins Moe, Jacob and Michael for (mostly) happy brotherly tales. Just don’t play the game on mobile. “At the Left…
006: Jacob’s Game Club Most Wanted List
Aug 2, 2017 • 23 min
Next week, we dive into Brothers, A Tale of Two Sons. This week, Jacob gives you his list of the ten games we should play on future editions of the Left Behind Game Club. ”Another one. Another one.” Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt), Michael Ruffolo…
005: Braid
Jul 26, 2017 • 83 min
We try to re-create the Xbox Live Summer of Arcade by playing through Number None’s Braid. In this episode, we rewind and go forward, rewind and go forward but then Moe has to separate the kids. “I never thought I would talk about Soulja Boy on this…
004: Interview with Karla Zimonja (The Fullbright Company)
Jul 19, 2017 • 21 min
After playing through Gone Home, we sat down with Karla Zimonja. Karla is a co-founder, story editor and 2D Artist at The Fullbright Company, developer of Gone Home and Tacoma. Jacob talks to Karla about what makes a great Pacific Northwest story, they…
003: Gone Home
Jul 12, 2017 • 65 min
The team travels back to 1995 to play through The Fullbright Company’s Gone Home. In this episode, we talk about walking, Christmas ducks, ghosts and teen angst. “It’s a ghostttttttttt!” Come back on Wednesday, July 26th for Episode 004 - we are playing…
002: Shadow of the Colossus Pt. 2
Jun 29, 2017 • 50 min
We continue on our discussion around Shadow of the Colossus by talking through the second half of the game. Listen to Episode 001 before you dive into this episode! “No horse left behind!” In our upcoming Episode 003, we play through Gone Home. Left…
001: Shadow of the Colossus Pt. 1
Jun 29, 2017 • 56 min
Shadow of the Colossus is the first game in the Left Behind Game Club and Jacob, Mike and Moe dive into the first half of the game. “It feels like we are killing babies.” Episode 002 covers the second half of the game. Players: Jacob McCourt…