Games and Groceries

Games and Groceries

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A weekly conversation between married gamers about films, the latest gaming news, and a topic in the gaming industry. Hosted by @AceTheGrocer and @JourneyFirst General Inquiries: [email protected]


63: No Time To Game | ft. Overachievers Gaming Podcast
Aug 19 • 92 min
In this week’s episode, we discuss the future of streaming video games as said by Phil Spencer, the lead producer of Anthem leaving the studio after eight years, Twitch not playing the bigger man and does wrong to Ninja, and our big topic is about not…
62: The Case for Long Games
Aug 12 • 68 min
Man, we were exhausted after a long week, but we try our best to keep the energy up for y’all! In this week’s podcast, we discuss a Netflix original film, Halo Infinite will look just fine on your old console, the ESA breaks down and requires loot box…
61: How Can Christians Be Gamers?
Aug 5 • 65 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the Hulu Exclusive movie called ‘Almost Friends’, the earnings report from Ea that stated NBA Live 20 will be delayed, an amazing accomplishment by Sony to get as many PS4’s into as many homes as possible, Ninja making…
60: Apolitical Gamers ft. MrMattyPlays
Jul 29 • 84 min
In this week’s podcast, we discuss Hideo Kojima’s predictions for Video Game Streaming and what the future holds, Nintendo writing a memo to customer service with a no-questions-asked business model, CD Projekt Red being misquoted for religious themes,…
59: Game Subscription Services
Jul 22 • 62 min
In this week’s episode, we discuss the YouTube documentary on God of War (2018) titled ‘Raising Kratos’, a beloved Studio Director leaves a large studio after 24 years of service, EA gives a big patch to Sims 4 to the point where you’d call it Sims 5, a…
58: Marriage and Gaming Pt 3
Jul 15 • 68 min
In this week’s episode we dive into the 2018 film ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’, discuss an announcement for a new video game based Netflix series that will be sure to please a good amount of watchers, we get the announcement of a new Splinter Cell & Assassin’s…
57: The Message Behind Sea of Solitude
Jul 8 • 77 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the latest film in the MCU ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’, Epic becomes charitable towards a developer and their kickstarter backers after a major backlash, Remedy Entertainment regains the rights to a fan favorite game…
56: Break the Mold (ft. Nick DePalo)
Jul 1 • 86 min
In this week’s episode, we take a look at a new follow up game from Josef Fares but it’s not A Way Out 2, Phil Harrison brings good news about purchases made on the Google Stadia platform, Tim Sweeney once again defends his exclusive game captures on…
55: Does Gaming Make You Fat?
Jun 24 • 69 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the Directorial Debut of Idris Elba with “Yardie”, Bungie caring for the work-life balance of their development team, Microsoft scrapping their ideas for an affordable console and hiding all of the evidence, EA officially…
54: E3 Thoughts After Sleeping On It
Jun 17 • 69 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the film ” Borg vs. McEnroe” as two players face off with differing mentalities, Dontnod releasing a statement that their next title in 2020 and will be an exclusive to Epic Game Store, Todd Howard discusses new gameplay…
53.2: E3 2019 Part 2
Jun 12 • 89 min
Part 2 of this week’s episode continues our discussion of more showcases out of E3 2019! We talk on the PC Gaming show and the highlight game that’ll take a bite out of the competition, Limited Run Games giving us a truckload of PS Vita games and…
53: E3 2019 Part 1
Jun 10 • 79 min
In this week’s episode, we’re taking a deep dive in the first 4 showcases of E3 2019! We take a look at EA Play, even if it didn’t take part in E3, and we talk on Jedi Fallen Order, FIFA 20, and the new expansion on Sim 4. Microsoft came next and it was…
52: Importance of Game Worlds
Jun 3 • 65 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the Hulu exclusive film ‘Please Stand By’ in our Movie Minutes, Phil Spencer promises to bring the heat at this year’s E3 by announcing a whole lot of exclusives, Death Stranding getting a 9 minute trailer of story and…
51: Video Games Make Memories
May 27 • 62 min
In this week’s episode we discuss an Australian indie film “The Rover” in Movie Minutes, a new Star Wars movie based on a video game developed by Bioware (yup, that one!), a promise from Sony that the transition to the next generation on consoles will be…
50: Ask Us Anything
May 20 • 67 min
We’ve made it to 50 episodes y’all and this week we talk about our thoughts on John Wick 3 as well as answering fan questions sent in to us. Is a hotdog a sandwich? Will there be a Mass Effect Trilogy? What’s the best comic book video game? Should the…
49: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 Episode 3
May 11 • 63 min
In this week’s episode we discuss we discuss how an upcoming Elder Scrolls Online Tabletop RPG learned their copy and paste skills from their old high school essay projects, a Senator from Missouri is trying to pass a bill that will help minor video game…
48: The Case For Short Games
May 6 • 60 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the film ‘John Wick 2’ in Movie Minutes, the unfortunate events surrounding Slightly Mad Studio’s project console ‘Madbox’, the Epic Games Store acquires yet another studio and game that will mess with the Steam…
Bonus Episode: Avengers Endgame SPOILERcast
Apr 29 • 58 min
We watched Avengers: Endgame for a second time, if you’ve seen it you can check out our thoughts. We won’t even go over what we talked about in the description because that is ALSO a spoiler. Enjoy! If you would like to submit a question for our Episode…
47: Female Gamers
Apr 29 • 62 min
In this week’s episode we introduce our plans for a special 50th episode, discuss the movie Endgame without spoilers, Nintendo president debunking a rumor for their E3 presentation, Hideo Kojima confuses us more about his new game at the Tribeca Film…
Ep 46: Show Your Hype Level
Apr 22 • 62 min
In this week’s episode we talk about the Hulu Exclusive movie “Destroyer” in our Movie Minutes, the Halo Showtime series has chosen its Master Chief actor, Microsoft has announced their All Digital edition of the Xbox One S (we need some oofs in the…
45: Narrative-Driven Games (ft. Dan of The Greatest Story Ever Played Podcast)
Apr 15 • 69 min
In this week’s episode we discuss our thoughts on the Star Wars Episode 9 reveal, Jason Schreier writes a follow up article on the state of Dragon Age 4, an anonymous millionaire wants to design a real-life game mode on a private island, Hidetaka Miyazaki…
44: Difficulties in Games
Apr 8 • 64 min
In this week’s episode we talk about the super long week we had, discuss the new film Shazam! and how Liz was offended by it, Ubisoft dropping hints about the next Assassin’s Creed game in Division 2, Prince Harry expressing that a certain game should be…
43: Groceries in Games
Apr 1 • 57 min
In this week’s episode we talk about if the 4K version of “Halloween” (2018) is worth it, Andrew Wilson closing down EA branches in two different countries, Gearbox coming out at PAX East to give a very human presentation, some really good news to come…
42: Epic Game Store
Mar 25 • 56 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the film “Us” in our Movie Minutes, a rumor alert about a couple of new Nintendo Switch models, Google’s new streaming service for gamers was announced, Epic Game store takes away more third party games from Steam users,…
41: Do Graphics Actually Matter?
Mar 18 • 63 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the film “Christopher Robin” in Movie Minutes, Xbox’s announcement for the Master Chief Collection and Halo: Reach, Gearbox revealed an announcement for a new chapter in PAX East, Sean Murray announcing a brand new update…
40: Importance of eSports (ft. AbsoluteProdigy)
Mar 11 • 68 min
In this week’s episode, we talk discuss the film ‘Captain Marvel’ in our Movie Minutes segment, Nintendo introducing VR is a Nintendo kind of way, Hideo Kojima confirming that Death Stranding is a little bit behind schedule, Activision is being sued on…
39: Junk Food Gaming
Mar 4 • 61 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the film “Reign Over Me” in our Movie minutes, our thoughts on the latest Nintendo Direct on the new Pokemon RPGs, Obsidian revealing how many teams they have working on separate projects, Jo-Mei games announcing their…
38: Backwards Compatibility
Feb 25 • 64 min
In this week’s episode we dive in the film “Fighting With My Family” in Movie Minutes, Fallout 76 revealing its DLC roadmap for 2019, a legal dispute over the name ‘Redfall’, a possible leak for a Bethesda Softworks game (yeah, this week is more like ‘Top…
37: I Think I’ll Wait For A Sale
Feb 18 • 66 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the Netflix Original film “The Last Laugh”, THQ Nordic acquires yet another studio and IP, the latest news and updates from the Nintendo Direct, Activision Blizzard at it again with their dirty tricks, and our big topic…
36: Rumor Mill Marketing
Feb 11 • 61 min
In this week’s episode we cover our thoughts on The One-Hundred Foot Journey, the info drop of the upcoming game The Outer Worlds, EA under-performing on sales with lack of Battle Royale, Death Stranding being “crazy complicated” and our big topic of the…
35: Hits Won’t Be Hits For All
Feb 4 • 66 min
In this week’s episode, our Movie Minutes covers Bo Burnham’s “Eighth Grade”, Gamestop Stock plummeting to the Earth’s core, the newest announcement from Respawn, Quantic Dream going multi-platform, and our big topic for the week is discuss why not every…
34: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 Episode 2
Jan 28 • 72 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the rumors of Fallout 76 becoming Free-To-Play, EA rejecting Bioware’s pitch of their dream game, Metroid Prime 4 taking an unorthodox step in its development, and this week’s big topic is on our thoughts of Life is…
33: Marriage & Gaming Pt. 2
Jan 21 • 63 min
In this week’s episode, we discuss the latest Movie Minutes on “Mid-90’s”, EA cancels yet another Star Wars game which makes Adam go on a rant, Hideo Kojima shows off a demo of Death Stranding, Bioware to release a demo of Anthem to assist consumers, and…
32: Streaming Video Games
Jan 14 • 68 min
In this week’s episode we discuss our thoughts on this week’s Movie Minutes, Pennsylvania proposing a ridiculous video game tax, Ubisoft pulling away their games from Steam, Activision giving Bungie more power, and this week’s conversation is all about…
31: Are Exclusives Important?
Jan 7 • 61 min
In our official first episode of 2019, we discuss two movies we watched in our segment “Movie Minutes”, the latest Elder Scrolls release prediction, Activision trying to nickel and dime their players, a new announcement for a new console coming from…
30: Video Game Movies
Dec 31, 2018 • 61 min
In this week’s episode we start a new segment replacing Table Talk Topics, yet another Bethesda blunder involving alcohol, NBA 2K19 players getting robbed on Christmas night, the heavy rumor of backwards compatibility, and our big topic for this week is…
29: Gaming Christmas Stories
Dec 22, 2018 • 66 min
In this year’s Christmas episode we do our final Table Talk Topic segment, talk about the great sales for the Nintendo Switch, Fallout 76 Holiday Blunders, a new suit enters Spiderman PS4, and this week our big topic is on our video game related Christmas…
28: How Christian Games Could Work
Dec 17, 2018 • 67 min
In this week’s episode, we talk about the great news coming out of The Outer Worlds, Fallout 76 giving out unnecessary patches to upset players, Blizzard at it again with Activision’s greediness, and this week’s big topic is on how a Christian video game…
27: How The Game Awards Affect Gaming
Dec 10, 2018 • 58 min
In this week’s episode Liz flexes a lot on Adam for fixing the audio quality of the podcasts, Bethesda being clumsy with customer information, Soulja Boy trying to get hip with the gamers, an exciting rumor on another studio to be purchased by Microsoft,…
26: Thoughts on the 2018 Game Awards
Dec 8, 2018 • 67 min
Today is special episode where we discuss all our highlights from the 2018 Video Game Awards. Many Awards were well deserved, some were a bit questionable, but all around it was the best Game Award show to date. Also, Adam is in love already with…
25: Lootboxes and Gambling
Dec 3, 2018 • 64 min
In this week’s episode we talk about our first week of Hello Fresh, the potential lawsuits coming in against Fallout 76, Elder Scrolls Blades being delayed, and our big topic for this week is all about “Are Lootboxes actually forms of gambling?” Intro…
24: Are Gamers Actually Entitled?
Nov 26, 2018 • 66 min
In this week’s episode we talk about our Thanksgiving break, Ubisoft dev telling us to not buy loot boxes, a Reddit users leaks on the PS5 and Anthem being delayed, and our big topic this week is the question we’ve all been wondering “Are gamers actually…
23: How To Love A Gamer At Christmas
Nov 17, 2018 • 61 min
In this week’s episode we talk more on Fallout 76, the the new Life is Strange comic, Sony pulling out of E3 & PSX, the Game of the Year Award Nominees, Bethesda continuing with the Creation Engine, and this week’s big topic is all about gift ideas you…
22: Why Christian Games Don’t Work
Nov 12, 2018 • 68 min
In this week’s episode we talk about our long weekend, thoughts on the XO18 showcase, Blizzard announcing more mobile games, a potential new Zelda game, Ubisoft selling microtransactions to kids, and our big topic this week is why would making a…
21: Why Adults Stop Gaming
Nov 5, 2018 • 65 min
In this week’s episode we talk on the PC version of the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A., Adam goes on a 10 minute rant on Fallout 76, the mediocre line up on the Playstation Classic, Blizzard’s bizarre decision for the next Diablo game, and our big topic this week is…
20: Minimalism and Gaming
Oct 29, 2018 • 62 min
In this week’s episode, of course we’re talking about Red Dead Redemption 2 and we also talk on Xbox Game Pass coming to PC, Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. session being cut down, an unusually expensive Ultimate Edition of a game, and our big topic for this week is…
19: Mental Health for Game Developers
Oct 22, 2018 • 66 min
In this week’s episode we discuss our favorite smells ever, the PS4 System crash bug, Sony’s decision to delay Days Gone, and our thoughts on the 100-Hour work weeks at Rockstar and how we should focus on the Mental Health of our favorite Game Developers.…
18: Marketing for Video Games
Oct 15, 2018 • 65 min
In this episode we talk on thoughts on the Venom movie, Microsoft to buy Obsidian, Fallout 76 Mod news as well as users getting banned after the first Stress Test, finally our big topic for this week is how a good Marketing campaign can affect one’s…
17: How Realistic Should Games Be?
Oct 8, 2018 • 66 min
In this week’s episode we talk on the leaked footage of a new Harry Potter RPG, rumors of a new and improved Nintendo Switch coming soon, the new Fallout 76 Gameplay and our thoughts on it, and our big topic for this week is how realistic do we really…
16: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 - Episode 1
Oct 1, 2018 • 65 min
In this week’s episode Adam is a bit sick and complains about it, the crossplay miracle given to us by Sony, Red Dead Redemption 2 storage size, a new segment called “Fallout 76 Bullcrap”, and we share our honest thoughts and concerns on the first episode…
15: Why we love Life is Strange
Sep 24, 2018 • 61 min
In this week’s episode we discuss why Xbox won’t be making it’s own retro classic console, the shocking news of the TellTale Shutdown, the supposed leak of the Elder Scrolls 6 name, and why we personally love the Life is Strange series and why it is…
14: Why Should you listen to Gaming News?
Sep 17, 2018 • 62 min
In this week’s episode we talk more on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, how Sony made Spiderman PS4 so much better, EA under Investigation and why gamers should be keeping up with the latest gaming news. Intro Music: “Follow Me” by Jimmy Fontanez
13: Super Hero Video Games
Sep 10, 2018 • 62 min
This week’s episode we talk about the surprise awaiting us when we came home from vacation, Battlefield V censoring their players, Greaseproof controllers, 2K begging the players to go to the government, and why we should have more super hero games as we…
12: Manchild vs Grown-Up Gamer
Aug 27, 2018 • 65 min
In this week’s episode we discuss the Prequel Novel of the Spiderman PS4 game, the time length of the Assassin’s Creed Odyssey story, Xbox “All Access” Pass Plans and our big topic for this week is the major differences between being a Man-Child and being…
11: Life Is Strange 2 Theories
Aug 20, 2018 • 64 min
This week’s episode we bring back Table Talk Topics and discuss the rumor for a new Nintendo Switch, the lack of Battlefield 5 pre-orders, the new Amazon Prime Pre-order system and our BIG topic is talking about the Life Is Strange 2 Reveal trailer with…
10: We Happy Few and Its Message
Aug 13, 2018 • 65 min
This week’s episode we talk on LI Retro Expo, meeting up with the CAGCast and Playable Characters Podcast, Bethesda News Roundup, and our thoughts on We Happy Few as well what message we see being told by the game. Intro Music: “Follow Me” by Jimmy…
9: Marriage and Gaming
Aug 6, 2018 • 67 min
This week’s episode we talk about Mass Effect still being in the works, the new Life is Strange teaser, Fortnite tutors, and the big topic of what it looks like to be a Gamer in a Marriage. Intro Music: “Follow Me” by Jimmy Fontanez
8: Everybody Loves Game Genres
Jul 30, 2018 • 65 min
This week’s episode, we talk about the No Man’s Sky NEXT Update, the upcoming Life is Strange comic, how Wombat from the CAGcast called Adam stupid (sarcastically), and why we need to respect other gamer’s preferences in gaming genres. Intro Music:…
7: Games as an Art
Jul 23, 2018 • 64 min
This week’s episode, we discuss Halo Infinite’s comments on Battle Royale, Fallout 76 Beta Release date, Ubisoft’s decision on abusive language and the main topic of how video games should be put on the same platform as any other art form such as…
6: What Defines a Gamer?
Jul 14, 2018 • 59 min
This week’s early episode, we discuss Nintendo’s Indie title flood, Todd Howard’s comments on Skyrim, the gaming industry growing rapidly, and our big topic of “What Defines Gamers?” Intro Music: Follow Me by Jimmy Fontanez
5: Gaming is a Hobby too
Jul 9, 2018 • 61 min
In this week’s episode we start a new segment called Table Talk Topics and talk about cracked Nintendo Switches, Starfield being on current gen hardware, Ubisoft’s long term games, and why playing video games should be seen as a hobby like every other…
4: Gaming Addiction
Jul 3, 2018 • 64 min
This week’s episode we discuss Todd Howard’s comments towards Sony, NBA Live 19 vs NBA 2K19, Bioware playing the blame game, Sonic Movie, and of course the World Health Organization with their definition of gaming disorders. Intro Music: Follow Me by…
3: Captain Spirit and Why Lore Matters
Jun 25, 2018 • 66 min
In this week’s episode we discuss Gamestop’s possible buyout, the Life is Strange 2 Announcement, our impressions of Captain Spirit, and why Lore/Canon is so important with the context of gaming! Intro Music: Follow Me by Jimmy Fontanez
2: Games Unite Us!
Jun 19, 2018 • 47 min
This week’s episode we discuss our long week, Fallout 76 with its B.E.T.A. releasing soon, and how Video Games ultimately unites us as human beings! Follow us on twitter @GamingGroceries for more updates.
1: Post E3 Thoughts
Jun 12, 2018 • 74 min
In our first episode of Games and Groceries we discuss the showcases of E3 and our rankings of each one. We also talk about the goals we have for future podcasts. Follow us on Twitter @GamingGroceries Intro Music: Follow Me by Jimmy Fontanez