Into the Aether

Into the Aether

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A low key video game podcast by Stephen Hilger and Brendon Bigley..


Piccolo Appreciation Post (feat. Tokyo Mirage Sessions, Alien: Isolation, and Hades)
Oct 14 • 113 min
He’s big! He’s green! He’s a fighting machine! And he has a big heart and don’t you EVER forget it!
Drifting in the Death Star (feat. Star Wars Squadrons, The Binding of Isaac, Persona Dancing)
Oct 7 • 108 min
Finally a video game that makes good on the power fantasy of getting behind the wheel of the Death Star and drifting around planets and other celestial bodies at high speed.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars (w/ Friends + Family!) | September 2020 Bonus
Sep 30 • 179 min
Get ready for a legitimately low key bonus episode as we discuss the three games available in the Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection with three amazing guests from our friends and family! For Super Mario Galaxy, we’re joined by our friend Dom Nero. To…
A Screaming Xbox (feat. Hades, Hades Listener Questions, Hades Spoilers, & more!)
Sep 29 • 117 min
We were going to talk about Hades the whole time but felt compelled to include something else for those who haven’t tried to escape the underworld yet… “something else” being an Xbox 360 that screams for death every time it turns on to play Castle…
More Like RogueLOVES (feat. Spelunky 2 & Hades)
Sep 23 • 146 min
It’s almost too much greatness to deal with all at once, if we’re being honest. Discussed: Next-gen, Xbox Series S|X, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Partner Direct, Spelunky 2, Hades
Radish Spirit Gets Steamy (feat. Spellbreak, Mario 2: The Lost Levels, and Persona 5 Royal)
Sep 16 • 95 min
The radish spirit treads through foggy hot springs with a leisurely pace — almost a saunter — and into the elevator. They glance downwards at the cascade of buttons, each indicating another floor upon which to recline within yet another hazy pool of…
Game & Watch Not Clock (feat. Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2)
Sep 9 • 93 min
They call me the BS 720 Christ Air to Revert to Nose Manual to Boneless to BS 180 Heelflip to Bluntside Grind to Indy to Manual to Nose Manual of my friend group.
Kal-El’s Big Move (feat. Blaseball, Moon Remix RPG Adventure, and more)
Sep 2 • 112 min
During his time in Metropolis, Kal-El has been bullied, pushed around, and pranked to oblivion. But when his parents tell him the family will be moving to Brooklyn at the end of the week, he decides to take a stand… by having the BEST WEEK EVER. Coming…
Spelunky + Nier: Automata (w/ guest Chris Plante) | August 2020 Bonus
Aug 28 • 188 min
Chris Plante (Polygon, The Besties, Postgame, Quest, and more) launches himself headlong into the aether to discuss two of his favorite games — and ours: Spelunky and Nier: Automata.
Ouroboros of Takes (feat. Spiritfarer, Indie Direct, and Gotham Knights)
Aug 26 • 107 min
A snake will either eat only vegetables or its own tail — there is no in-between.
Tony Hawk’s Burrito (feat. Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2, Final Fantasy IV, and more!)
Aug 19 • 110 min
Nobody ever drops in, nobody ever wipes out.
The Sports Episode (feat. Fall Guys and Blaseball)
Aug 12 • 90 min
Into the Aether 100 (feat. CrossCode and Oracle of Seasons)
Aug 5 • 100 min
Let’s Talk About the New Stuff (feat. Ghost of Tsushima & Xbox)
Jul 29 • 103 min
Brendon grapples with the confused narrative of Ghost of Tsushima, Stephen grapples with his Starbucks order.
Pokemon Crystal | July 2020 Bonus
Jul 27 • 134 min
Stephen and Brendon discuss Pokemon Crystal, its place in the legacy of the franchise, and how it succeeds in its removal from the pressures of being The Biggest Franchise of All Time during development.
Dreaming of Folded Bowser (feat. Paper Mario and the Origami King and Project Xcloud)
Jul 22 • 98 min
Hey! I’m walkin’ on my face here! Discussed: Paper Mario and the Origami King, Project Xcloud, Gamepass, Next-Gen in General
Weird Vacation (feat. The World Ends With You, Superliminal, and More)
Jul 15 • 99 min
Ellie wakes up in Shibuya Crossing holding a weird pin in one hand and a countdown timer embedded in the other. Battle hardened by her encounters with Infected, WLF, and Seraphites, does she have what it takes to make it through this weird vacation?
Jetsetter & Rutabaga (feat. Dadish, Fortnite, and Animal Crossing)
Jul 8 • 76 min
Jetsetter & Rutabaga is a 1981 American comedy-drama film directed starring Jetsetter and Rutagaba. The actors play fictionalized versions of themselves sharing a conversation at Backlog Books. The film’s dialogue covers topics such as Fortnite, the…
Ways + Places to Golf (feat. Pokemon Cafe Mix, Golf on Mars, Ori and the Blind Forest)
Jul 1 • 87 min
There are new Pokemon experiences around every corner these days. It almost feels like an endless golf course in deep space at this point, as each game announced breaks convention and twists the franchise to fit a new cultural zeitgeist. As the curvature…
The Last of Us Part II | June 2020 Bonus
Jun 30 • 297 min
Our producer AJ joins the show for an extremely deep dive into The Last of Us Part II. This episode is broken into two sections, the first being completely spoiler-free and the second being a full-on spoiler discussion. We explore the entirety of the…
Into the Aether III: The Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality
Jun 24 • 206 min
Welcome to our third season and third year of Into the Aether! This week is all about the recent Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality from Itch.io. Discussed: So many games, all available on Itch.io.
PS51 Worldwide Classics
Jun 17 • 221 min
You don’t get to 51 worldwide classics without making a few enemies. Discussed: Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics, Sony PlayStation 5, every game in the PS5 event —- Find us everywhere: https://intothecast.online Join the Discord:…
Saying “Bug Fables” Like That (feat. Bug Fables, Minecraft Dungeons, and Animal Crossing)
Jun 3 • 89 min
BLACK LIVES MATTER Find out how you can help: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co All of this month’s Patreon money will go to bail funds and mutual aids. Thanks.
Monster Hunter: World | May 2020 Bonus
May 31 • 76 min
Make sure you stick around until the end for some aural art AJ made. Big thanks to everyone who backs the Patreon and makes these bonus episodes possible. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter:…
My Biggest Sin, My Greatest Accomplishment (feat. If Found, Splatoon, Summer Games Fest)
May 27 • 97 min
Does anyone truly know the difference between Boston Market and fine dining? The line is a blur, less of a line and more of a spiral pattern. They mix and intertwine as if conscious beings. That mac and cheese. —- Find us everywhere:…
The First Ever Oven! (w/ guest Alanna Okun)
May 20 • 71 min
Sometimes it’s just about finding the smallest oven it takes to get the job done. Sometimes it’s about playing the same video game six times. Usually, though, it’s about craving human interaction. We’re joined by Alanna Okun, Deputy Editor of The Goods,…
Beat the Devil Out of It (feat. DOOM Eternal, Knights of the Old Republic, and Final Fantasy XII)
May 13 • 79 min
We’re gonna start by painting some happy little Hell Priests. Discussed: DOOM Eternal, new links, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Bioware, Mass Effect —- Watch us on YouTube:…
Please Name This Band (feat. Tabletop Simulator & Every Xbox Game)
May 6 • 109 min
We made this episode to torture Aj “Board Games” Fillari. Discussed: Tabletop Simulator, Root, A Quiet Year, 7 Wonders, Twilight Imperium, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Xbox Elite Controller Series 2, Prey, Portal, Ori and the Blind Forest, Dark Souls…
Animal Crossing: New Horizons & Persona 5 Royal | April 2020 Bonus
Apr 30 • 144 min
It was late and we couldn’t stop talking about Persona 5 before recording the ACNH bonus so we just blended the two together. Huge shouts to everyone who backed the Patreon and made this episode and all of our other bonus episodes possible. —- Support the…
Who Is Martin? (w/ guest Dom Nero)
Apr 29 • 102 min
Big thanks to Dom Nero for stopping by! Follow him here: https://twitter.com/dominicknero —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch…
The Final Fantasy VII Remake Spoiler Episode
Apr 22 • 187 min
In this second part of our discussions of FF7R, we manage to talk about the video game for another three hours. You’re welcome or sorry, whatever applies to you personally. TIMECODES 00:01:09 - General Chat 00:45:58 - Spoilers 02:26:55 - Listener…
The Final Fantasy VII Remake Episode
Apr 15 • 148 min
There’s also some Animal Crossing in there… —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast…
Living a Little (feat. Persona 5 Royale, Persona 3, and Animal Crossing)
Apr 8 • 116 min
Tinker Tailor Beardo Spy —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Watch us on YouTube:…
Sizzler, But for Video Games
Apr 1 • 101 min
No goofy description, just watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3YGtQ40Qvs —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch…
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (w/ guest Sadie Lancrete) | March 2020 Bonus
Mar 30 • 134 min
Or: Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, and also some Zelda. Follow Sadie On-Line: https://twitter.com/sadieposting Huge shouts to everyone who backed the Patreon and made this episode and all of our other bonus episodes possible. —- Support the show on…
Everyone’s In On It (feat. Animal Crossing: New Horizons)
Mar 25 • 64 min
It’s a worldwide conspiracy, and every animal is in on it. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Throw a Stone at Gollum (feat. Nioh 2, Call of Duty: Warzone, and Roundguard)
Mar 18 • 83 min
He won’t stop talking about “hobbitses” or eating his clone to become a bigger stronger version of himself. He’s gotta go!! —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the…
The Butterfinger Revolution (feat. FF7 2020)
Mar 11 • 64 min
Butterfinger Leading the People is a painting by Eugène Delacroix commemorating the Square Enix promo of 2020, which toppled King Stephen of Chicago. A woman of the people with a Phrygian cap personifying the concept of a successful promo entry leads a…
Final Fantasy XIV | February 2020 Bonus
Feb 28 • 62 min
Recorded in front of a LIVE studio audience of elves, cat-people, and big buff blue bodies. Watch the episode on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/556602832 Or on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeCpzsrNayg —- Huge shouts to everyone who…
HELLPUNK (feat. Animal Crossing + Bloodstained + Ska)
Feb 26 • 83 min
I DON’T WANNA GO TO HIGH SCHOOL (Trumpet Trumpet Trumpet) —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
To The Abyss (feat. Fire Emblem: Three Houses & Final Fantasy XIV)
Feb 19 • 90 min
The dazzling adventure of Jonny Anime and Zoe Bahamut continues! —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Big Buff Blue Bodies Online (feat. Final Fantasy XIV & Idle Games)
Feb 12 • 66 min
Brendon downloaded and started playing FF14 directly after this episode. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Everyone is a Ghost (feat. Kentucky Route Zero)
Feb 5 • 171 min
[0:00] - Non-Spoiler Discussion [44:01] - Spoilers Begin (Act I) [1:14:20] - Limits & Demonstrations [1:22:22] - Act II [1:49:00] - The Entertainment [2:10:50] - Act III [2:33:28] - The sound of a distant highway has always had the same calming aural…
Titanfall 2 | January 2020 Bonus
Jan 31 • 69 min
Sorry to bring Pigma into this! Huge shouts to everyone who backed the Patreon and made this episode and all of our other bonus episodes possible. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter:…
Our Beetlejuice Moment (feat. Ni No Kuni, Apple Arcade Updates, and Tetris)
Jan 29 • 75 min
HEY KIDS! HAS YOUR DAD BEEN MAKING YOU EAT TOO MANY BRUSSELS SPROUTS? ARE YOUR SCHOOL LUNCHES NOT COOL LUNCHES? THEN DRINK SOME MONSANTO! —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast…
Annapurna & Pokemon News (feat. Smash Bros, Fire Emblem, Pokemon, Donut County, and Something Else)
Jan 22 • 59 min
Into the Aether is dead, Annapurna & Pokemon News is my best friend now. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Sourcerer not Sorcerer (feat. Divinity Original Sin II, Outer Wilds, and 2020 Games)
Jan 15 • 93 min
Listen as Brendon manages to sneak a rejected bonus episode into this one. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Cats in 3D (feat. Wattam, Cats 2019, and Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order)
Jan 8 • 105 min
Jellicle cats are jellicle cats because a jellicle cat feels like a jellicle cat, and when a jellicle cat becomes a jellicle cat, a jellicle cat they shall be! —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter:…
The 2019 Game of the Year Spectacular
Jan 2 • 227 min
Nestled in some large and all-enveloping lounge chairs in a quaint New Jersey suburb, Stephen, Brendon, and AJ convene to wrap up the entirety of Into the Aether’s 2019. After the seasonal tradition of sharing top 10 lists, they create the official Into…
Games of the Decade | December Bonus
Dec 30, 2019 • 531 min
Well, we decided to close out the year and the decade by discussing our 100 favorite games released between 2010 and 2018. You’re welcome, we’re sorry, or thank you… take your pick! Huge shouts to everyone who backed the Patreon and made this episode and…
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Kazaam (feat. 2019 Backlog & Anthem)
Dec 18, 2019 • 99 min
The more you let it spread out on a table, the better it runs. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Text Your Dad Simulator (feat. Guildlings & Final Fantasy XV)
Dec 11, 2019 • 67 min
“They’re too tough for me!” —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Watch us on…
You’re In Love With Sabrina Gills (feat. Pokemon Sword / Shield & Gravity Rush 2)
Dec 4, 2019 • 79 min
And everyone knows. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Watch us on YouTube:…
Thanks, Bub (feat. Death Stranding)
Nov 27, 2019 • 88 min
At the end of one’s life, the soul travels from our tangible Earthly world to an evanescent location known colloquially as “The Beach.” Although The Beach is not placable on any map, and may appear differently to different transient passengers, one thing…
Stardew Valley | November Bonus
Nov 25, 2019 • 81 min
Thank you to everyone who supports the show and made this bonus episode possible! Were you bummed that our Bloodborne bonus didn’t include enough truly horrific psychologically tormentous content? Great news! This one absolutely does… for some reason.…
The Perfect Rivals (feat. Pokemon Sword and Shield)
Nov 20, 2019 • 107 min
Barnabas sits perched upon a roof peering downwards into the town square with a scorn known only to others of his ilk. While in wait, he silently curses the various decrepit passersby as they scuttle to and fro from one meaningless place to another. They…
You KNOW You Strut! (feat. Ring Fit Adventure and Chrono Cross)
Nov 13, 2019 • 70 min
C’mon Dragaux, don’t make me say it! I’m really trying to not say it Dragaux! Dragaux, my guy, come on! Work with me buddy! You know it, and I know it! Dragaux! Come on! —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter:…
Astounding Adventures in the Aether! (feat. Outer Worlds)
Nov 6, 2019 • 100 min
Prepare for wonder, excitement, and thrills beyond your wildest imagination! From the brilliant minds at Spacer’s Choice comes a new series of adventures collected dutifully from around the galaxy! —- Support the show on Patreon:…
Bloodborne | October Bonus
Oct 31, 2019 • 102 min
Thank you to everyone who supports the show and made this BONUS SPOOKY SEASON episode possible!! This one’s about Bloodborne! —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the…
Cranky Kong’s Moon Base (feat. Darkest Dungeon, Hey Robot, and Destiny 2: Shadowkeep)
Oct 30, 2019 • 62 min
LET. ME. FINISH. MY FUN FACT. ABOUT CRANKY KONG. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
That Seems Logical (feat. Resident Evil 4 & Dragon Quest XI on Switch)
Oct 23, 2019 • 60 min
INT: DAY An unassuming 20-something walks into the establishment. He has a quizzical, but confidant nature. This is BRETON BAGLEY. He barrels down the camera, a smirk crosses his face. He lowers his glasses, and the light catches the lenses. BRETON BAGLEY…
VIRUS DOT COM :) (feat. Card of Darkness, Call of Duty Mobile, and Resident Evil 7 VR)
Oct 16, 2019 • 62 min
HAX :-] —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Watch us on YouTube:…
Miss Piggy’s Object of Power (feat. Untitled Goose Game, Control, and game difficulty)
Oct 9, 2019 • 67 min
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new show from TWG: Miss Piggy’s Object of Power is an investigative podcast unlike any you’ve heard before. Be shocked, terrified, thrilled, and overjoyed as your hosts Stephen and Brendon journey into the dark and depraved world…
Your Brother, Your Younger Self, and a Ghost (feat. Apple Arcade, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Mario Kart Tour, and more!)
Oct 2, 2019 • 93 min
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific kart race on a cruise ship, which began when five Mushroom Kingdom locals met at a seemingly random police lineup. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us…
Fire Emblem: Three Houses Spoilers | September Bonus
Sep 27, 2019 • 240 min
Thank you to everyone who supports the show and made this episode possible. Please enjoy listening to four hours of us getting progressively more tired over time. We love you all.
I am the Shy Man (featuring Moonlighter, Yoshi’s Island, and Remnant: From the Ashes)
Sep 18, 2019 • 94 min
Play the game based on the hit film critics are calling “a horror masterpiece.” “Move over Shy Guy, Shy Man is the new sheriff in the Mushroom Kingdom!” - Slashfilm “I straight up pooped my pants, like fully, in the theater.” - Variety “It’s the Citizen…
Drink the Ghost (featuring the 9/4 Nintendo Direct)
Sep 11, 2019 • 101 min
I ain’t afraid of (drinking) no ghost (and turning into Luigi)! —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
D-Rank Ballet (feat. Astral Chain)
Sep 4, 2019 • 65 min
Lappy cometh. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Watch us on YouTube:…
The Last App (feat. Persona Q2, Gears POP!, and Remnant: From the Ashes)
Aug 28, 2019 • 91 min
Taking risks! The Kotaku Article about Remnant: https://kotaku.com/remnant-from-the-ashes-is-quickly-becoming-one-of-my-f-1837481275 —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join…
The Perfect Episode (feat. Final Fantasy VII & Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion)
Aug 21, 2019 • 104 min
Sometimes the stars align. —- Support the show on Patreon: https://patreon.com/intothecast Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Watch us on…
RT if You Can Relate! (feat. A Short Hike, Pokemon Sword / Shield, Shadow of the Colossus)
Aug 14, 2019 • 80 min
Pokémon No. 1340 — Essemess This Normal type Pokémon fell in love roughly four months ago and went on some splendid dates! They traveled across the Galar region with a full heart and eyes locked onto the future, but then got dumped over text message! RT…
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Aug 7, 2019 • 117 min
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Infinite Stratego (feat. Fire Emblem: Three Houses)
Jul 31, 2019 • 100 min
Part one, white clouds… Blue sea moon… Infinite Stratego… As the Fódlan summer lurches into its most sweltering days, farmers reap the final plentiful boughs of their harvest in farmlands by the coast. After months of preparation, seafarers hoping for an…
Pagliacci the Sobble (feat. Pokemon Sword + Shield, Switch Lite, Hey Arnold, and more!)
Jul 17, 2019 • 85 min
I declaim! While taken with delirium, I do not know what I am saying, or what I am doing! Yet it is necessary, I must force myself! Bah! Are you not a man? Thou art Gigantimax! Sobble! —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the…
Is My Wireframe Showing? (feat Judgement & Sekiro)
Jul 10, 2019 • 63 min
In this week’s episode of Top Hat BBQ Sauce Hell, we visit the charming city of Kamurocho to to see what really goes on in their “karaoke” clubs. —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us…
Super Dante’s Inferno Maker (feat. Mario Maker 2, Dream Daddy, Xenoblade 2, Golf Story)
Jul 3, 2019 • 74 min
It’s all minecraftian horrors down here. —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Follow Stephen Hilger: https://twitter.com/StephenHilger Follow…
There’s a Troll in This Chili’s (feat. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite & Cadence of Hyrule)
Jun 26, 2019 • 93 min
Thought you ought to know… —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast Follow Stephen Hilger: https://twitter.com/StephenHilger Follow Brendon Bigley:…
Into the Aether II: The E3 2019 Spectacular
Jun 18, 2019 • 242 min
In this special and also technically first episode of ITA Season 2, Stephen and Brendon discuss each press conference from E3 2019. —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Everybody Loves Corviknight (feat. Pokemon Sword / Shield & Slay the Spire)
Jun 12, 2019 • 74 min
Every feather I drop is a clue. —- Games discussed: Pokemon Sword & Shield, Destiny 2, Slay the Spire —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast —-…
Tall Splinkoid (feat. Dauntless & Animal Crossing)
Jun 5, 2019 • 66 min
Come on down to Tall Splinkoids “R” Us, we got tall splinkoids, and some other tall splinkoids. All we got are tall splinkoids. You looking for tall splinkoids? We got ‘em! You looking for anything else? Get out of here! Seriously. Get out of here. We…
Friendship & Video Games (feat. Dragon’s Dogma, Dauntless, & Mario Kart 8)
May 29, 2019 • 60 min
Two hearts. Two karts. Zooming through the meadows. Zooming towards one another. Games discussed: Dragon’s Dogma, Mario Kart 8, Diablo 3, Dauntless —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us…
Hello, I am a Dragon. (feat Cuphead & Dragon’s Dogma)
May 15, 2019 • 65 min
I’m sorry for stealing your heart, and I mean that literally. Games discussed: Cuphead, Final Fantasy 7, Dragon’s Dogma —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Join the Discord: https://bit.ly/twgdiscord Watch us on Twitch:…
Time Cook (feat. Katana Zero & Steamworld Quest)
May 8, 2019 • 50 min
In a world ravaged by a gnarly robot war, one man with a ripped piece of red fabric turned into a headband stands up to the God King AI: Time Cook. Games discussed: Katana Zero, SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech —- Find us on Twitter:…
Things I Missed
May 1, 2019 • 41 min
Sick of bad video games! Games discussed: Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey, Super Mario RPG, Persona Why —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast —- Produced by AJ Fillari
Logging up!
Apr 24, 2019 • 60 min
Hello and welcome to On Line! Games discussed: The burden of choice, Alto’s Odyssey, other mobile games, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate (feat. Joker of Persona 5) —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Watch us on Twitch:…
The Rise of Sponge Funny
Apr 17, 2019 • 47 min
The Galaxy is at war! As Imperial forces, led by the vile trickster Emperor Plankton, wipe out what they believe to be the last remaining traces of the rebellion, a new power expands beneath the depths of The Bluffington Sea. The cunning Emperor, sensing…
Who Loves Minecraft Steve?
Apr 10, 2019 • 70 min
*HEROBRINE WAS HER(OBRIN)E* Games Discussed: Minecraft (in 2019!!) —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast —- Produced by AJ Fillari
Game Over, Dad Rock
Apr 3, 2019 • 80 min
Games Discussed: Final Fantasy VII (Nintendo Switch), Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice —- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/intothecast Watch us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/intothecast —- Produced by AJ Fillari
Sekiro: Love and Daunt
Mar 27, 2019 • 91 min
The moonlight casts vines of a pale white downwards through low hanging clouds of the night sky. Reeds sway eastward with the wind. In a nearby structure, bystanders peer through gaps in shutters at the two figures standing on opposite ends of the…
It’s Warmer Today, Alright
Mar 20, 2019 • 64 min
Ganon’s done a lot of harm in this world. He’s ripped families apart, decimated the homes of the Hylian people, eradicated those who stood for peace and hope and prosperity. Zelda has been in a calamitous and ongoing battle against him for a century, and…
Tom Clancy’s Pro Skater
Mar 13, 2019 • 58 min
He’s back for one last 900. Games Discussed: Ape Out, The Division 2, Xbox Game Pass
Third Grade PikaBlues
Mar 6, 2019 • 79 min
I arrive on the playground every day carrying my tomes of Prima Strategy Guides and printouts from GameFaqs. I sit atop the slide like a mad king as peasants bring their GameBoy Colors and crowd around the rungs, eager to climb up and allow me to bless…
The 9th Final Fantasy
Feb 27, 2019 • 49 min
Game Discussed: Final Fantasy IX (Switch Release)
80s Synth Hell
Feb 20, 2019 • 84 min
It is 198X and Mountain Dew drips from every surface, clinging like a parasite to its host. It is a green haze that looms wide over this city, and citizens cover their mouths with masks to filter the Dew from the clean air trapped underneath its…
I am the Jumpmaster, I am 300 Crabs
Feb 13, 2019 • 86 min
Have you ever felt like you weren’t yourself? You look in the mirror and the passage of time has presented you with a face that feels like an Other? Maybe it’s what’s inside that’s different. Maybe the things you’ve experienced have changed you. Maybe…
Kingdom Hearts 3, and II.9 Too
Feb 6, 2019 • 90 min
Stephen & Brendon, Sorry to rush off without sayin’ goodbye, but there’s big trouble brewin’. Not sure why, but the stars have been blinkin’ out, one by one. And that means disaster can’t be far behind. I hate to leave you all but I’ve gotta go check into…
Kingdom Hearts and 2, Too
Jan 28, 2019 • 81 min
Games Discussed: Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts 2, Kingdom Hearts 3, other Kingdoms’s Hearts”s’
Dragon Quest XII: This Time QBert Is In It
Jan 23, 2019 • 85 min
After calamity struck the citizens of Xanthia found themselves frozen in time, statues of flesh and blood strewn about the citadel and the marketplace and the homes and the stables. Outside the walls of the Great City, denizens of the countryside found…
What’s Kraken?
Jan 16, 2019 • 57 min
Games Discussed: Pyre, Meditations, Return of the Obra Dinn
Super Glydon Tycoon
Jan 9, 2019 • 84 min
Glydon Gould Vanderbilt (May 26, 1794 - November 3, 1889) was a titan of the industrial age, paving the way for the implementation of a rail system that could connect all of the various kingdoms together. This was, of course, one of the first known…
The 2018 Game of the Year Spectacular
Dec 26, 2018 • 143 min
Stephen and Brendon close out the year having convened in a New Jersey living room for an extra-long Game of the Year spectacular. Each presents their top ten games of the year before fusing the two lists via unholy alchemy into The One True Official…
Lofi Hip Hop Chill Beats To Study / Relax To: The Game
Dec 19, 2018 • 95 min
‪Lofi Hip Hop Mix - Chill Beats To Study / Relax To: The Game (2018) NOT CLICKBAIT | Vine Compilation | Vines I Want Playing On The Projector At My Wake | Funny Vines | PRANKED‬ Games Discussed: Florence, Gris, God of War
A Podcast Episode About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch
Dec 12, 2018 • 98 min
Games Discussed: Blinx the Time Sweeper
Aesthetic Robot Stuff
Dec 5, 2018 • 87 min
Yeah man, my new robot is rad. Its name is Wuumo and it spends all day making vaporwave art for Instagram. I was wondering why I’d want a robot that makes art, but then I realized if I let it grow a social media account to have some kind of huge…
Howdy, Howdy, Howdy
Nov 28, 2018 • 68 min
Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy, Howdy,…
Applause for Jens Kreuger
Nov 21, 2018 • 68 min
Jens Kreuger bought the house near Pallet town in the autumn of his 28th year. Over the next decade, he and his wife had a litter of pups and then they separated. They were never legally divorced, because they were Pokemon. Games Discussed: Pokemon Let’s…
The Five of Gloves
Nov 7, 2018 • 74 min
In terms of your personal life, you need time alone today, dear Glover. The Hermit and the Hanged Man between them create a heavy atmosphere, but you could turn it to your advantage if you’re prepared to put yourself under scrutiny. You can’t escape the…
Toad’s Pearly Gates
Oct 31, 2018 • 76 min
Behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.” At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven,…
Who resets Resetti?
Oct 24, 2018 • 90 min
I prefer the stillness here, underground. I am tired of the town. These citizens. I’m tired of being caught in the tangle of their lives. They claim their labors are to build extra rooms in their homes, yet their homes are filled with horrors. Perhaps…
The Legend of Zelda: Black Friday
Oct 17, 2018 • 80 min
Long long ago, a great many people called home a beautiful land of rolling hills and glorious sunrises. For generations they found only contentment, with food and wealth aplenty so long as they kept hidden a great power. One day, a man born of sunsets…
Have a Good Night in the Woods
Oct 10, 2018 • 35 min
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Just Bring It Follows
Oct 3, 2018 • 80 min
It wills itself unto you, and you unto another unfortunate soul. Just Bring It follows you, until you follow another unsuspecting participant. You smell what The Rock is cooking, but one day, so will they. twitter.com/intothecast
The Dearth of Luigi
Sep 19, 2018 • 73 min
He’s been gone for what seems like a lifetime. You notice it in the fleeting moments, when you hear a joke you think he’d have liked, when you see a great deal on a new vacuum. We’d devoted an entire year to his very existence, celebrating his every…
Hotline Inkopolis
Sep 12, 2018 • 54 min
Do you like inking other people?
Pokémon Khaki
Sep 5, 2018 • 71 min
The new generation is here, and what approaches is the decision that defines every Pokémon trainer—which version will you buy? Gone are chromatic palettes, precious stones, life and death —- the ultimate duality, champ-in-making, is right in your closet.…
Lakitu, Bring Us Home
Aug 29, 2018 • 74 min
Have you ever felt lonely? Lost and wandering an abyss of your own creation? Like life is a confusing mess of asphalt, a highway that stretches on to infinity and everyone but you knows the path to victory? Hi, my name is Lakitu, and if you call now I’ll…
Sketch Turner Confirmed for Smash Ultimate
Aug 15, 2018 • 67 min
Not really, though.
Terrence Malick’s Fortnite
Aug 8, 2018 • 65 min
The year is 2025 and we all knew this was coming. Hundreds sit patiently at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah as they murmer to one another, bracing themselves and those around them for the upcoming spectacle. Rumors circulate about the…
Self-Prescribed Narrative Drive
Aug 1, 2018 • 76 min
Travel far enough and you’ll see them, the echoes of long lost explorers who sailed across the stars searching hopelessly for meaning. And it’s that same unsettlingly ambiguous quest that you find yourself in the throes of now. It decided to bring you…
Octopath Traveler’s Bewildering Grace
Jul 24, 2018 • 56 min
“It’s my time to shine,” you tell yourself. Four foes stand before you, each one a grotesque homunculus of flesh and, well, something else. The allies you’ve made along the way have fought valiantly at your side, raining ice from the heavens or concocting…
Frasier in the Void
Jul 18, 2018 • 48 min
The year is 20XX and Kelsey Grammer opens his eyes for what feels like the first time in decades. He looks to his left and sees only a vast emptiness; to his right, the same. He calls for help, but only his voice echoes out across the expanse. The air is…
Funko Pod
Jul 12, 2018 • 48 min
You’re ready. You’re wearing the official Marcus Fenix bandanna. You made sure the sleeves of your red Gears of War licensed t-shirt are rolled up so the world can see the tattoo your friends described as “definitely of Cliffy B.” You paid $250 for…
Into the Aether: The E3 2018 Spectacular
Jul 6, 2018 • 112 min
In this special and also technically first episode of ITA, Stephen and Brendon discuss each press conference from E3 2018.