The Weekly Cooldown

The Weekly Cooldown

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The gaming news podcast for everyone
39: Episode 39 - FFXIV, Square Enix, China Regulations, Extra Life
Nov 9 • 66 min
Kamijace brings on FFXIV friends Lucerna and Flattus. Lucerna details the goings-on in the Balmung Housing Market, as well as tells us all about her discord server for Balmung housing! Plus, Flattus jumps in to chat about FanFest and speculations about…
38: Episode 38 - #BGE2Fairpay, Gaming in Mainstream, Deltarune & Smash
Nov 2 • 59 min
Jason Youth joins Kamijace to talk about #BGE2Fairpay, a petition started by Jason dealing with music and artist rights between Ubisoft and HitRecord. Then, later, Jace plays a new game with his guests, Jason, Hay and Marcy. And later they discuss…
37: Episode 37 - The Anniversary Show, Technically.
Oct 19 • 76 min
The show has reached one year! Kamijace celebrates by playing some games before the show with Samm, Paul and Marcy! Plus, the three talk about some goings-on in the gaming industry and about their picks for the Golden Joystick Awards coming up next month!…
36: Episode 36 - MMO Communities, the Telltale Saga
Oct 12 • 62 min
Kamijace brings in two newcomers! Podcastitute (a proudly RECLAIMED name) and Susan Sprinkle! The two are FFXIV players who talk about their Free Company (guild for those of you who don't play FFXIV), the MMO community, and the ongoing Telltale saga.…
35 - Nintendo Direct, GURL Gamers, Overwatch League Trade
Sep 21 • 49 min
Kamijace brings on Hay and newcomer Lorelei to talk about Nintendo Direct, Women in gaming, allegations toward South Korean player Infiltration, and the latest Overwatch League trades! Plus, Hay plays the first ever: Weekly Cooldown: Fuck, Marry, Kill! A…
34 - Indie Games, Music in Gaming
Sep 14 • 59 min
This week, Kamijace brings on 2Mello and Paul to talk about indie games and developers—including Dotemu, Streets of Rage 4 and Lethal League Blaze—as well as music in gaming! Plus, the three go over Square Enix's bold move to take down The Last Remnant,…
Bonus Episode 1 - FFXIV Bonus Stage (with Varicray and Hydaelyn International)
Sep 12 • 32 min
Varicray joins Kamijace on the first ever BONUS STAGE. To talk about the latest, big community project sweeping FFXIV: Hydaelyn International as well as some dives into Varicray's favorite parts of FFXIV. Get to know Varicray and get to know "Project HI"…
33: Episode 33 - PAX West, Polygon Recommends
Sep 7 • 64 min
The Weekly Cooldown now comes out every Friday! And Kamijace sits down with Samm Neiland and Austin White to test the new format and also talk about PAX West, Riot's decision to make a women and nonbinary inclusive panel at PAX West and Polygon's new…
32 - Jacksonville, Florida
Aug 29 • 57 min
This is both a very serious and light-hearted episode as Kamijace and Twylark talk about the recent shooting in Jacksonville, Florida and discuss how gamers can do better for the community. As well as gun rights and other "political" ideas. We talk both…
31 - #LivingYourBestLife (w/ Wanderpus and Twylark)
Aug 19 • 88 min
The format changes a little as Wanderpus and Twylark come on with HIGH ENERGY to talk about everything from THQ Nordic to a new tax incentive for gaming companies in Nashville! Plus, the group talks about how the gaming community could be better, what it…
30 - DOOMy Ternal, Discord Store, Germany
Aug 12 • 58 min
Kamijace brings on Chris Hood to talk about the latest trailers from DOOM/DOOMy Ternal/DOOM Eternal, Red Dead Redemption and Super Smash Bros. Plus, Kamijace has an interesting speculation about why K. Rool is finally being put in the game. Then, they…
29 - Reddit FFXIV Rumors, Streamer Slurs, Star Citizen Lawsuit
Jul 22 • 69 min
Kamijace brings on Hay and Samm. The three of them talk about some interesting rumors coming out of the FFXIV community about Blue Mage, Streamers defending the use of certain homophobic slurs, and the unfortunate loss of a Star Citizen lawsuit. Plus, the…
28 - ArenaNet, Bethesda v. Warner Bros., Dead Island 2(?)
Jul 8 • 58 min
Kamijace brings back Flattus from Maelstrom Radio! This week, Flattus and Kamijace talk about the latest ArenaNet issues and why firing your worker instead of working on the issues is a bit hasty. Then, they tackle the ongoing Bethesda versus Warner Bros.…
27 - Hamsters, The Moogle Post/Harassment in Gaming, SGDQ
Jul 1 • 60 min
Join Kamijace with newcomer Kristy, as they talk about Stardock's latest game: Star Control: Origins. Then, Kristy and Kyuu talk about the FFXIV community, the Moogle Post and Oldbear Stormborn, and also harrassment in gaming in general. Also, the latest…
26 - One on One with Paul: SGDQ, Gaming Addiction, Sony’s No-Crossplay-Rule
Jun 24 • 51 min
Kamijace and Paul go one-on-one and discuss some fairly heavy topics this week on the Weekly Cooldown. They talk about Sony's no-crossplay, and the Microsoft/Nintendo response to that. Plus, Gaming Addicitons, and the upcoming SGDQ. Plus, Kamijace gives…
25 - The Big Bad E3 Special Show!
Jun 15 • 72 min
Kamijace brings on Samm and Marcy to yell about their favorite things about E3 and quickly recap the announcements! I wouldn't listen to this one on high volume. It's a great show in which Samm yells about Mechs, Marcy talks about Xenogears and Kamijace…
24 - Detriot: Become Human, Monster Hunter, Layoffs
Jun 3 • 78 min
Kamijace brings on Marcy and Samm in this episode, to test out the new format. Kamijace delivers the big headlines of the week and then, after headlines, Samm launches into his thoughts on Detroit: Become Human. Marcy talks about Monster Hunter (and a…
23 - APB Reloaded, MapleStory 2, Torbjorn Noises
May 13 • 60 min
Kamijace brings on most of the Stuffington Press family (Paul, Tricky/Wes, and Markayam) to talk about APB Reloaded and GamersFirst being bought out, MapleStory 2 closed beta, Egress, a new Dark Souls styled RPG-Battle Royale game, and the E3 press…
22 - Flash Ops, Radical Heights, YDKJ
Apr 15 • 68 min
Kamijace brings on Samm and Nii to talk about the latest news in gaming! Nii, talks about the latest collaboration from Microsoft and Blizzard: Flash Ops! Then, the gang briefly talks about Dreamkazper's sexual misconduct allegations with a minor. Plus,…
21 - Spyro, Twitch, Swatting
Apr 8 • 61 min
Kamijace sits down with two newbies Nika/Wanderpus and Ricepaddies as they talk about the latest news in gaming! From the latest in nostalgia bait: Spyro, to the removal of Microtransactions from Middle-earth, and a Swatting bill in Kansas! Plus so much…
20 - The “Weekly” VODcast! LIVE!
Apr 5 • 70 min
Join Kamijace, Austin White and Paul Henderson for the first Weekly Cooldown LIVE show hosted on Twitch! Check it out here, or check out the whole video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghedsrE6jb4&t The gang talks about streamers—in general,…
19 - Sonic Racing, Dragonball, Game Workers Union
Mar 25 • 53 min
Kamijace sits one-on-one with Jared Chesnut to chat about some sonic racing rumors, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and a bunch of news coming out of the Game Developers Conference, specifically, game worker's rights, the right to a union, and also how…
18 - Eureka, Vermintide, Sombra
Mar 18 • 66 min
Kamijace brings on a new guest, Sahb, and Kyuu to talk about FFXIV's 4.25 update, the new Eureka zone, and some other Square Enix news. Plus, Tomb Raider. Sahb also gives Kamijace more recommendations than he knows what to do with! And the group talks…
17 - Technical Issues, Nintendo Direct (Again), Xtremely Questionable Conduct
Mar 11 • 73 min
Kamijace, Samm Neiland and Paul Henderson all come together after some technical issues with Samm's mic, to talk about the non-exitent correlation between violent games and violent people, the great Nintendo Direct news, Crash Bandicoot, some…
16 - Spotlight: LivvyplaysFinalFantasy, Walking Zenyatta, Bitcoin
Feb 25 • 59 min
Kamijace puts the spotlight on Livvy from LivvyplaysFinalFantasy they talk about Livvy's favorite Final Fantasy and her role in the gaming community! Plus, Kamijace sits down with "Bull" to talk about how much Kamijace hates Bitcoin. Also, Simple…
15 - Housing Crisis, Geguri, Metal Gear Survive
Feb 11 • 60 min
Kamijace invites some brand new guests, Nii and Flattus, to talk about the "crisis" that is FFXIV housing, Geguri's introduction to the Overwatch League (possibly) and the Metal Gear Survive Beta. Listen to what Nii would do just to see Geguri play…
14 - More Overwatch, More Nintendo, More…Harassment?
Feb 4 • 61 min
Kamijace brings on two favorites, Paul Henderson and Austin White, to talk about the Overwatch League. Paul goes on a rant about why Mercy is dead (RIP Mercy). The gang also talks about some interesting Nintendo moves, and Mario Kart Tour. Plus, the guys…
13: Episode 13 - FGC, DBFZ, SFVAE, OW
Jan 28 • 75 min
Kamijace brings on two fighting game nerds, Moose and, new to the podcast: "Sylvan Rain", to talk about the latest in fighting game news, and give some in-depth thoughts about Dragonball Fighter Z. Plus, the group talks about the latest developer update…
12 - Overwatch League, Labo, Kefka
Jan 21 • 66 min
Kamijace sits down with TheBlevins from the High Noon Podcast. Blevins and Kamijace chat everything Overwatch League (so far) and talk about the latest in Dallas Fuel controversy. Plus, what would Blevins do with a Nintendo Labo? And, Kyuu and Lahn enter…
11 - Nintendo Direct, Yume Nikki, AGDQ
Jan 14 • 65 min
Kamijace brings on three very special friends. "The Hangout Crew", Kyuu, Moose and—very last minute, but nonetheless welcome—Hay, join Kamijace to talk about AGDQ, Nintendo Direct Mini's latest reveals, and Yume Nikki. Plus, the group talks about which…
10 - MAGFriendfest
Jan 7 • 66 min
Kamijace is joined by Marcy Nabors, Samm Neiland and Corey P. to talk about all things MAGFest! Where games and music come together in a big way. As always, they speak about what games they have been playing this week which includes Wheel of Fortune for…
9 - A Cooldown New Year’s Eve
Dec 31, 2017 • 84 min
For a very special New Year's Eve episode, Kamijace brings back some Guests of the Year—Hay, Marcy and Paul—to talk about 2017's best games, best game music, and the games they're looking forward to in 2018. Plus, Hay and Paul start planning for their…
8 - Live Letters, Game Demos, the FCC
Dec 17, 2017 • 38 min
Kamijace welcomes Lucerna to the Weekly Cooldown. Though this is a shorter Cooldown than usual, Lucerna and Kamijace still touch on some interesting topics in the world of gaming, even as gamers slowly prepare for the new year. Game demos make up the bulk…
7 - OWL, Game Awards, and More Loot Boxes
Dec 10, 2017 • 71 min
This week, Kamijace Welcomes back Austin White ( @ARWh1te). Austin writes for EGF and now for the Overwatch Score as their London Spitfire write. Kamijace and Austin get into a bit of Overwatch League analysis, and talk about the Game Awards. Plus, it…
6 - Xenoblade, Tencent, Coolheads
Dec 3, 2017 • 50 min
Kamijace sits down with Marcy Nabors ( @Shadolith) and Paul Henderson ( @PaulsRockinTwit) to talk about the gaming news this week. From Xenoblade, to Overwatch, to Super Mario Cereal. We talk about Tencent's plans to overtake the Battle Royal genre, as…
5 - Game History, Bard Actions, IGN
Nov 19, 2017 • 74 min
This week, Frank Cifaldi ( @frankcifaldi) joins Kamijace to talk about The Video Game History Foundation, and all the good that they're trying to do for gamers! Plus, Hay "Haybay" ( @haybayrhiannon) and "Lahn/Laoni" (https://www.twitch.tv/laoni) join me…
4: Ninja Turtles, Hedgehogs, Shock
Nov 12, 2017 • 48 min
Another great episode coming at you! This time, I sit down with Jared "VectorSpecter" Chesnut ( @chesnutroasting), and we go over some news from Tekken 7, to Injustice 2. Plus, we, unfortunately, talk about more sexual harassment in the video…
3: League, Blizzcon, GoTY
Nov 5, 2017 • 61 min
In this week's episode, I am joined by Austin White ( @ARWh1te on twitter). We discuss the League of Legends champions, the upcoming Overwatch League, Blizzcon, the Golden Joystick Awards, and so much more! Austin also writes for EGF, so be sure to check…
2: eSports, Blue Zones, Definitely.
Oct 29, 2017 • 53 min
In this week's episode, I sit down with David "Hauntze" Chen ( @Hauntze) of Electronic Gaming Federation and we talk about everything from the Kinect to eSports to Extra Life. Also…more sexual harassment? Hauntze and Kamijace re-hash the NeoGAF situation.…
1: Loot Boxes, Cupheads, Trashfires
Oct 22, 2017 • 56 min
Kamijace sits down with Samm Neiland ( @SammNeiland) to talk about loot boxes, Cuphead's rise to success, and even, sexual harassment in the gaming community. Plus a whole lot of other news topics. The Weekly Cooldown is starting a giveaway! Help make us…
A new gaming news Podcast is headed your way!
Oct 20, 2017 • 0 min
Join Najee "Kamijace" Walker as he explores the week in gaming news with you, and a special guest. From eSports to New Releases, you can find it all and more, here with Kamijace! Episodes release every Sunday to recap the previous week's news and any…