Mashcast — Video Game News, Community, and Culture.

Mashcast — Video Game News, Community, and Culture.

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Mash Those Buttons weekly podcast where we discuss current gaming news and then some. Occassionally we have guests and special editions.
END: It’s Been A Fun Five Years…
Feb 11, 2016 • 126 min
This is a bitter sweet podcast. The sweet part is that this is the five year anniversary of the Mashcast. The even sweeter part is that we got Mikey Kenney and Joel Couture to join us for it. The bitter part is that this will be the last Mashcast ever.…
Special Edition: Tell me how to quit you!
Feb 4, 2016 • 89 min
Do you ever play games frequently that you really don’t want to play? Is it because of your friends? Is it because you feel that you’ll miss something? Maybe it’s because you’ve already dumped so many hours that it will feel like a waste if you stop now.…
Special Edition: Leadership In Games
Feb 3, 2016 • 79 min
Leadership, in general, can be tough. It’s not any easier when it comes to games. Guild and clan leaders are organizers, motivators, disciplinarians, and make the tough calls. In this episode we discuss what it’s like to be a leader in video games, the…
Special Edition: Death of the Games Press
Feb 1, 2016 • 68 min
In the late 2000’s it felt like games journalism was booming, but over the past few years that feeling is starting to decline. Popular games websites are closing shop, others are expanding into other topics; ultimately becoming general entertainment…
SE: State Of The Gaming Union 2016
Jan 4, 2016 • 107 min
2015 has come to a close and it was one hell of a year for gaming. Besides providing a steady stream of great games all year, there were some moments that stuck out more than others. Kojima and Konami breaking up, Microsoft making a roaring comeback,…
#168: Konami’s Favorite Flavor Is Salt
Dec 7, 2015 • 69 min
Whatever happened between Konami and Kojima, Konami doesn’t appear to be talking the high road. We discuss Kojima being barred from accepting an award, Nintendo NX rumors, aging console hardware, and more on this episode.
#167: Don’t start nothing, won’t be nothing.
Nov 30, 2015 • 80 min
When it comes to games, trash talk comes a dime a dozen. However, hit the wrong nerve and your internet tough talk can have some real world concequences. One reporter learned this the hard way at Dreamhack Winter. We’ll discuss that, PS4 selling over 30…
#166: The Air Is Ripe Of Nostalgia and Blacklisting
Nov 23, 2015 • 93 min
After missing a week (sorry about that) we are back, but not with much news. In this episode we discuss how Steam Sales are changing, if Nostalgia is ruining games, and the relationship between games press and publishers.
#165: A Little Trash Talk Never Hurt Anyone
Nov 10, 2015 • 73 min
It seems like more and more games are taking away the option of cross-team chat. This is an obvious response to the harassment and toxicity that can come along with certain game communities, but is it fair to decide to silence the other team before your…
#164: Halo as an eSport?
Nov 2, 2015 • 55 min
Jarret is absent this week and Nick takes over along with Jeremy from WoW! Talk! The duo starts off talking about Nintendo’s new Miitomo mobile game along with Nintendo’s profits (which are looking good). Batman Arkham Knight is back on Steam, but you’ll…
#163: Dropping Gems
Oct 25, 2015 • 81 min
On this week’s Mashcast Jarret sees fit to give some excellent advice (if he must say so himself) to Harmonix and Konami. They both need it as Harmonix appears to be reviewing their own product positively (bad form Harmonix, bad form…) and Konami is in…
#162: Money Makes the Death Star Turn
Oct 19, 2015 • 106 min
Jeremy from WoW! Talk! joins us this episode to talk a bit about the Star Wars Battlefront beta. Other than that, money was a major theme this week. Allison Road, a horror title that was heavily influenced by P.T., decided to drop its Kickstarter after…
#161: Oblivious
Oct 12, 2015 • 68 min
Oblivous felt like a good title for this week’s podcast, seeing that Steambox makers seem oblivious to the fact that $449.99 is too high of a starting price for any console. If the fumbles of the PS3 and XBox One should teach us anything, it’s that $400…
#160: A Lot of Stupid People Out There
Oct 5, 2015 • 72 min
Is stupid a harsh word? Between people getting tricked by fake news coming from @CallOfDuty, to Gamestop’s CEO ignoring the truth about physical disc sales, it seems to fit more than a few people this podcast. We discuss both of those items, but also talk…
#159: Performance matters, right?
Sep 28, 2015 • 97 min
It’s looking like video game voice actors may be going on strike. They are looking for more compensation based on the success of a game, as well as some additional safeguards in the work place like onsite trainers for when they need to do mocap stunts.…
#158: Inside Gamers vs Outside Gamers
Sep 14, 2015 • 117 min
Pokemon GO wants to thrust gamers into the world to find Pokemon in real locations, which brings up a question: how much do you really like Pokemon? Do you like it enough to travel to various locations to catch and battle Pokemon? And how will the…
#157: Some Jokes Need Better Comedians
Sep 7, 2015 • 87 min
Jimmy Kimmel doesn’t understand Let’s Plays, so of course he makes fun of people who like them. Now the story is that gamers can’t take a joke, but perhaps if the delivery of the joke was actually funny, maybe some gamers wouldn’t be upset about it. We…
#156: Deja Vu
Aug 31, 2015 • 94 min
This week feels like Déjà vu since it feels like we are revisiting topics that should be long dead. Rockband is returning and dropped some info about your instruments. Microsoft if making Fable Legends a Windows 10 store exclusive for PC, and we’re pretty…
#155: The Core is Small But Mighty
Aug 24, 2015 • 87 min
This week we found out that the core gaming market (at least on PC’s) is smaller than anticipated. Out of the 700-800 million PC gamers, only 135 million are Steam users. Out of that group only about 1.3 million PC gamers fit the core gamer demographic.…
#154: The Return
Aug 17, 2015 • 132 min
After taking a few unexpected months off, the Mashcast is back! Nick, Jarret, and guest host Jorge talk about what they’ve been up to the past few months, and Nick seemed really keen on talking about PT. Speaking of PT, Guillermo Del Toro I saying he’s…
Be The Batman! Batman: Arkham Knight Postmortem
Jul 31, 2015 • 128 min
“Be the Batman” might be the truest ad campaign for a video game ever. The closing chapter of the Arkham series, Batman: Arkham Knight delivers one of the greatest super hero games of all time, and does a great job of helping players feel like they are…
SE: E3 2015
Jun 22, 2015 • 235 min
E3 2015 was the best E3 in years, giving gamers a preview into what will likely be one hell of a year in gaming. (Almost) all of the major players put their best foot forward and gave a great showing. In this MASSIVE special edition we discuss what we saw…
Special Edition: Quality Assurance
May 19, 2015 • 64 min
Last year we saw some of the worst bugs and biggest patches we have ever seen in fully released games. This has a lot of gamers concerned and puts a lot of us off from buying titles at launch. How does something like this happen? What goes into the…
#153: OnLive Offline
Apr 6, 2015 • 75 min
OnLive’s shutdown proves that consumer investment in cloud gaming isn’t the best bet. We discuss that, Raptr’s new video service, how the Amiibos broke Gamestop, surrender option in Heroes of the Storm, and more.
#152: There’s Nothing Wrong With a Little Fantasy
Mar 29, 2015 • 78 min
PBS thinks that war games aren’t realistic enough. We disagree. We discuss that, not being able to choose your race on Rust, PS4’s button mapping, and FemLink Jam.
#151: Erasing Kojima
Mar 23, 2015 • 85 min
Konami’s attempt to erase Kojima from Metal Gear did not go unnoticed. We talk about that, Gabe on Half-Life 3 and lack of interest “super classic” games, female Twitch streamers, eSports crafting games, silent protagonists, and more.
#150: Game Streaming vs. Cross-Buying
Mar 16, 2015 • 99 min
Microsoft has a chance to win gamers back with cross-buy between Windows and XBox One, but can Valves cheap in home streaming nullify that opportunity? We discuss that, Valves terrible customer service, how screwed you are if your PSN account gets hacked,…
#149: Survey Edition
Mar 2, 2015 • 88 min
It was a slow news week, but just enough surveys popped up to give us something to talk about. We discuss those in addition to anti-cheat hardware, racist NPCs, baller editions of games, and more.
#148: Share Played
Feb 23, 2015 • 98 min
A young gamer learns an important lesson about trusting people online. We also discuss some thinking that Sony should ditch everything except Playstation, NetherRealms address the casual and core audience, and whether or not DLC helps games.
#147: Kickstarter Is Not A Store
Feb 16, 2015 • 91 min
Peter Molyneux has had a hell of a week. We discuss Godus, his interviews about Godus, new gen console sales performance, eSports prize money, and more.
#146: This Isn’t a Fight, This is a Massacre.
Feb 9, 2015 • 73 min
Sony has unleashed their sales numbers from the 2014 holiday season and let the world know that this isn’t a console war anymore, it’s a console massacre. We discuss that, Nintendo going into healthcare, Casual Connect 2015, Live-Action LoZ, and more.
#145: Phil Spencer IS The Answer
Feb 2, 2015 • 74 min
For as much negative stuff that we say about Microsoft (not our fault really), Jarret believes in Phil Spencer. We discuss that, Joystiq closing, XBox holiday sales, Ubisoft killing off game keys, problems at APEX 2015 and more.
#144: Use Wine and Pray
Jan 26, 2015 • 84 min
On this weeks Mashcast we discuss promising Windows 10 announcments, more trouble with H1Z1, CS:GO match fixing, and more.
#143: Don’t Hate Play
Jan 19, 2015 • 77 min
The War Z has close to 3 million sales, which is a little funny since it’s horrible release should have broke consumer trust and put the game in the ground. We also discuss the H1Z1 botched launch, out of touch video game executives, and the GDC State of…
Mashcast+: Life Isn’t Fair, and Neither Is The Crucible.
Jan 14, 2015 • 111 min
Lag, OP weapons, Arc Blade… There are so many things to talk about when mentioning what needs fixing in the Crucible. We discuss that and more in this Mashcast+.
#142: Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015.
Jan 12, 2015 • 81 min
We start the first Mashcast of the year going over a few important things that have happened while we were gone. From there we talk about some promising job openings at Microsoft, Playstation Now going live, Farcry 4 temporarily stripped from users, and…
#141: The Console Wars Rage On
Dec 15, 2014 • 68 min
#MCM now means Mashcast Mondays as the Mashcast moves to a new day. We discuss the Playstation Experience, Street Fighter’s exclusivity, the so called Destiny expansion “The Dark Below”, Microsoft making gains with the XBox One in November, and more.
#140: Unprofessional
Dec 5, 2014 • 86 min
We’re back just in time to miss the holiday push. The seasonal slowdown is upon us, but we do get to talk about some news that’s happened over the past few weeks including free AC: Unity DLC, Sony going hard in China, and a CS:GO hacking scandal.
#139: You Deserve Better
Nov 14, 2014 • 81 min
As we march into the holiday season we discuss bugs in Assassin’s Creed Unity and Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Apex organizer getting death threats, the XBox One price drop, the irrelevance of Metacritic, and more.
#138: Thinking With Portals
Oct 27, 2014 • 55 min
A new study has shown that Portal 2 might be better for your brain than Lumosity, but we found a flaw with the study. We discuss that, what happens when you threaten Gaben, and what defines and MMO.
#137: Hug It Out
Oct 20, 2014 • 74 min
Nick thinks the devs of Hatred just need hugs. We talk about that, the death of reviews, more Gamersgate, and more.
#136: Sometimes You Just Lose
Oct 10, 2014 • 87 min
We discuss Capcom’s high expectations for games, Ubisoft blaming low FPS and Resolution on console limitations, Intel pulling ads from Gamasutra, more Gamergate, and more.
#135: If You Don’t LIke Destiny Then GTFO
Sep 29, 2014 • 57 min
Destiny has been getting a bad wrap because it’s not what people expected. We discuss that, Kickstarter changing the rules, Steams new interface, Blizzard cancelling Titan, and more.
#134: Gamer Old
Sep 23, 2014 • 66 min
We are back after some unexpected time office. We discuss changes to Quake Live, FBI helping to solve developer Harassment, eSports not being a sport, PS4 and XBox One being out of date, and more.
#132: An Antiquated View Of Men
Aug 15, 2014 • 67 min
While some like to point out that the “upgraded” box in MGS5 displays an antiquated view of women, we would like to point out that it makes men look like brainless hornbags. But who really cares about that? We also discuss the teaser that turned out to be…
#131: “More Money”
Aug 8, 2014 • 67 min
Gamestop is overhauling trade-ins and is going to give you more money… Enough to excite a 5 year old. We discuss that, Twitch’s new policies, Dan Adelman leaving Nintendo, and how Video Games are good for children.
#130: Open Beta, Real Money.
Aug 1, 2014 • 100 min
Playstation Now is in Open Beta, but they will need your real money to try out the service. We discuss that, EA Access, Rainbow Six Siege multiplayer, Crytek financial troubles and more.
Mashcast+: Destiny Beta
Jul 29, 2014 • 85 min
The Destiny Beta is over, and it was pretty sweet. We discuss our impressions of the beta with the help of Bo Shubinsky, formerly of Gaming Ogre.
#129: Trust Your Instincts
Jul 25, 2014 • 72 min
Sorry about the quality this week. At some points it sounds like we are talking underwater. This week we talk about the ESPN2 DotA 2 special, how Steam handles new games and who’s responsible for marketing, Uncharted 4’s 1080p goals, and World of Warcraft…
#128: Hail to the King
Jul 18, 2014 • 67 min
After years of people saying it was dead, the PC has returned to it’s rightful place in the market….place. We also discuss XBox Entertainment Studio shutting down while XBox One sells double, DOTA 2 on ESPN, and a little honesty about DLC.
#127: Podcast Of Broken Promises
Jul 14, 2014 • 59 min
Ok, we promise not to make promises about when the Mashcast will be out from now on… Promise. In this podcast we discuss Microsoft challenging gamers to spot resolution difference, EA not learning the right lesson from Dungeon Keeper, Shooter Publisher…
#126: The Old Way Was The Better Way
Jul 7, 2014 • 82 min
Lots of talking about the glorious old days in this podcast. We get into the changes made in the Battlefield Hardline Beta, eSports gender segregation, toxic players, and more.
#125: Insert Masculine Title Here
Jun 30, 2014 • 85 min
A recent opinion piece states that game titles are too masculine. We disagree. We also discuss, Assassin’s Creed pre-order bonuses, Mirror’s Edge focusing on combat, and Ubisoft downgrading graphics.
#124: E3 2014 Wrap-up
Jun 13, 2014 • 148 min
This E3 is the best we’ve seen in years. We discuss all of the major media briefing and some additional issues that have come up over the week.
#123: Luigi Don’t Play That
Jun 6, 2014 • 85 min
Mario Kart 8 is here and is finally the killer app that the Wii U needed. Either that, or Luigi’s death stare is intimidating people into buying Wii U’s. We discuss that, Steam reviews, UPlay problems, and the death and/or evolution of FPS.
#122: We’re Terrible At Podcasting
May 30, 2014 • 85 min
We kick off season 6 a man down as we catch up on what’s been happening over the past few weeks. We discuss next gen consoles, Watch Dogs, new XBox One pricing, and Nintendo’s affiliate program.
#121: PAX East News-o-Clock
Apr 18, 2014 • 77 min
We didn’t hear much out of PAX East this past week, but Joel is back and he is here to tell us what he saw. We also talk about CCP going into the red, frustrating games causing agression, and Gamespy closing up shop.
#120: Free The Play Whales
Apr 4, 2014 • 51 min
Free the play whales… It just sounded funny to use. Maybe we record this too late. We discuss Free-2-Play whales, XBox’s new boss, Metacritic scores on Amazon, Square Enix returning to it’s roots, and more.
#119: Facebook For Your Face
Mar 28, 2014 • 85 min
Many think the VR dream may be dead now that Facebook has purchased Oculus Rift. We discuss that, Gamestop giving up on cloud gaming, Peter Molyneux talking about the indie “craze”, Sonic movie, mistakes learned from Final Fantasy XIV, and the oddworld…
#118: No One To Protect You
Mar 21, 2014 • 75 min
With Nick missing from this Mashcast there is nothing to protect you from Joel’s mercilessness. We talk PSN rentals, Project Morpheus, PS4 Camera, Walmart used games, and more.
#117: They’re Wrong Because I’m Right
Mar 14, 2014 • 64 min
Apparently the only proof you need that someone is wrong is Jarret saying he is right. We discuss EA thinking the Battlefield franchise won’t be affected by Battlefield 4’s problems, Respawn hunting down hackers, debate if Valve is pushing down PC game…
#116: Priorities
Mar 9, 2014 • 48 min
Priorities seem to be different for everyone. Ubisoft’s priority with Watch Dogs was making sure the game was perfect. EA’s priorities with BF4 was to push the game out even though it wasn’t working. We discuss that, some major departures, and XBox One…
#115: Irrational Decisions
Feb 21, 2014 • 69 min
It seems that even if you manage to make an amazing game your studio still may get shut down. We talk about Irrational Games closing, Wii U not getting love from developers, Deep Down choosing to forgo female heroes, and Microsoft missing a good…
#114: Where Has All The News Gone?
Feb 15, 2014 • 52 min
Slow news week… Again. On top of that Joel is not here and Jarret is feeling under the weather. Possibly the best worst Mashcast ever.
#113: Pre-Game DLC
Feb 7, 2014 • 79 min
Nick drops that bomb that MGS Ground Zeros is just DLC before the game comes out. We discuss that, diversity in gaming communities, new XBox One rumors, and Free-to-Play gone wrong again.
#112: Imitation is the Highest Form of Flattery
Jan 31, 2014 • 71 min
We thought people were overreacting to the Shadows of Mordor game play video… Then we watched it. We also discuss Nintendos financial troubles, Gears of War being bought by Microsoft, and Booth Babes not really getting the job done.
#111: Lady Killers
Jan 17, 2014 • 86 min
A poll on Joystiq asks if game henchmen have enough female representation. We discuss that, 3DS being the top selling console of 2013, Greenlight going away, and Sim City offline coming ten months too late.
#110: Driving To Hell (Interview with Ghost Crab Games)
Jan 13, 2014 • 108 min
Bringing in the new year with an interview with Chris Hoopes and Dustin Twilley from Ghost Crab Games. We also talk a little CES.
#109: We Hate Because We Care
Dec 20, 2013 • 89 min
In this podcast we discuss new EA troubles, PAX’s Diversity Lounge’s, YouTube content controversy, and more.
#108: Nick’s World
Dec 6, 2013 • 83 min
Nick comes from a magical land where big corporations get the benefit of the doubt. Also, it looks like a lot of negative Microsoft news has come out since our last Mashcast. We discuss that and more.
#107: Pinball Wizards
Nov 22, 2013 • 71 min
John Greatwich from Great Pinball Limited comes on the show to talk a bit about pinball. We also discuss PS4 sales figures, failure percentage, and effects of short review times.
#106: Bait and Switch
Nov 15, 2013 • 96 min
Sony makes changes to their ToS ahead of the PS4 launch, Microsoft cleans house a bit, Ken Levine defends tiny DLC, and the Wii U has a pitch they want you to hear.
#105: The Epidemic of Dinks
Nov 2, 2013 • 87 min
Nintendo oversteps its bounds, Best Buy is trying to lock you in, Square Enix is chasing the golden goose, and of course, Resolutiongate.
#104: Microsoft Will See You Now, Gamers.
Nov 1, 2013 • 92 min
Microsoft finally decides to advertise to gamers, PS4 video capture restrictions, BF4 DRM Failure, and more.
#103: Just Not Hardcore Enough
Oct 25, 2013 • 80 min
Nick leads the podcast today as they discuss Call of Duty players, Pokemon DLC, PAX East 2014 ticket sales, and more.
#102: Pokecrack
Oct 18, 2013 • 87 min
Watch_Dogs gets delayed, MadCats announces their microconsole, Nintendo’s innovation is their greatest strength and weakness, and PS3 headsets don’t work with PS4. That and more on todays Mashcast.
#101: 50 Gigabytes? Great Scott!
Oct 11, 2013 • 81 min
CoD Ghosts install is looking to be a whopping 50 gigabytes, and that shocks Joel a little. We also discuss Steam Machine specs, Playstation embracing mobile, Microsofts data collection, and asking too much of the players.
#100: Bleeping Nick
Oct 4, 2013 • 97 min
Nick is spoiler-rific in our season 5 opener. Don’t worry, I took care of it. We discuss what we’ve been up to during the last few weeks, Steam Machines, Tom Clancy, and HL3.
#99: One Less Than 100
Aug 23, 2013 • 121 min
In a surprising turn of events, Microsoft made an announcement that is mostly good. We discuss that, Resident Evils return to horror, threatening developers and more.
#98: Let’s Talk About TV
Aug 15, 2013 • 98 min
More XBox One policy reversals, Gamestop reaps what it sows, and Microsoft loves to talk about TV.
#97: Joel Doesn’t Care About You
Aug 9, 2013 • 97 min
Joel Couture makes his first appearance on the Mashcast and starts by telling you how much he does not care about you. We discuss those who feel Microsoft shouldn’t have listened to their customers, the somewhat quiet backlash at The Last of Us, and the…
#96: What’s A Tosspot?
Aug 1, 2013 • 67 min
Phil Fish calls it quits, Microsoft’s marketing team sucks, and news about the PS4 brings it and the XBox One closer.
#95: About FACE!
Jul 26, 2013 • 74 min
Microsoft continues its backtracking on XBox One policies. That’s nice, but these changes may not be enough. We also discuss how developers are making out on the OUYA.
#93: Finally, Origin Wants To Focus On Gamers.
Jul 12, 2013 • 74 min
EA says that they are changing Origin to focus on gamers… Which would imply that it didn’t focus on gamers before. We discuss that, Broken Age needing more money, Warren Spectors Video Game Academy, and microtransations in World of Warcraft.
Special Edition: MURRICA!!!
Jul 3, 2013 • 100 min
In this special edition Independence Day podcast we discuss games that reflect on America’s past and present.
#92: The Podcast That Was Released
Jun 28, 2013 • 104 min
After two weeks of podcast bad luck we are finally back. In this episode we discuss 4K gaming, Sony thinking people don’t want to buy online, XBox One Headsets, and more.
#91: Sticks And Stones Break Bones, and Words Hurt Microsoft
Jun 20, 2013 • 77 min
Microsoft does a 180 on their XBox One Policies, Ubisoft says Nintendo needs to sell more consoles, Uber Entertainment opens early access for $90, and Gunpoint developer makes his investment cost back on the game within 64 seconds.
#90: Low Expectations
Jun 6, 2013 • 80 min
So apparently Battlefield 1943 was down for a month and EA did nothing about it. Mikey and Nick say people should just be happy that EA fixed. We also discuss predicted next gen console prices, Dishwasher: Vampire Smiles illegally being ported to PC, and…
#89: Microsoft… Again.
May 31, 2013 • 69 min
We really didn’t want to talk about the XBox One again this week, but how could we not with all the used game talk. We discuss Microsoft getting a cut of second hand sales, the power of the Azure cloud, the ending of Curiosity, and the hope of Mirror’s…
#88: The One
May 23, 2013 • 107 min
The XBox One has finally been announced and so far the reception isn’t that great. We talk about the reveal and it’s impact on gamers.
#87: You Chase the Dragon, But You Never Catch It.
May 16, 2013 • 108 min
In what can only be called one of the best ideas of all time, Valve has found a way to gamify buying video games. Also we talk about Diablo 3 Auction House exploits, shaping the PS4, Greenlight complaints, and Sid Meiers doesn’t forget about the core…
#86: So Emotional
May 9, 2013 • 106 min
Season 4 is here and starts with the death of Mikey Kenny, Nick moving to Georgia, 2K not going to E3, EA nabbing the exclusive license for Star Wars, and just a lot of anger in general.
Special Edition: Post-Game Depression
May 3, 2013 • 62 min
Games can be so good that they leave us depressed because they ended.
Special Edition: First-Quarter Wrap-up
Apr 19, 2013 • 67 min
We are done with the first-quarter of 2013 and it was much better than we anticipated. In this Mashcast we look back at games in the first-quarter.
Special Edition: Skill Not Necessary
Apr 8, 2013 • 56 min
In this Special Edition we discuss the ever lowering skill bar in video games.
#85: Mikey “Luv’em & Leave’em” Kenny
Mar 28, 2013 • 75 min
Games need to be on the lookout for Mikey Kenny. He’ll play you one day and trade you in the next. Also on the agenda is Metal Gear Solid 5, creation and violent video games, Microsoft losing the indie battle, and disappearing multiplayer.
Special Edition: PAX East 2013
Mar 26, 2013 • 137 min
Another PAX East has past and we’re talking about some of the most notable games that were on the floor.
#84: Pokecrack, SimCity, and You
Mar 14, 2013 • 80 min
Chasing the white Rapidash in the cold streets of Sim City. That’s what I wanted the title of this episode to be, but it was just too long. We discuss the growing list of problems Sim City users are having, indie developers choosing PS4 over the next…
#83: Dead Space Kills
Mar 7, 2013 • 91 min
On this episode of the Mashcast we discuss the possible cancellation of Dead Space 4, announcement of Assassin’s Creed 4, a recent GDC developer survey, and Cliffy B’s thoughts on microtransations.
#82: Raiding In Real Life
Feb 28, 2013 • 76 min
The man responsible for leaking a lot of info on Microsoft’s Durango is feeling the true meaning of raiding. Also PS4 won’t run PSN games from PS3, EA is dedicated to Microtransactions, Ubisoft wants the PC community to take them back, and Cliffy B talks…
#81: Playstation 4 Cometh!
Feb 21, 2013 • 89 min
I’m pretty sure I’ve used a similar title, but hey, it’s fitting. The PS4 was finally announced (as expected) and showed their cards. We discuss that… and pretty much only that on this episode.
#80: I don’t always play console, but when I do, I play PC.
Feb 7, 2013 • 74 min
Jarret’s smugness for PC gaming just became smuggier. We discuss that plus Valve getting sued in Germany(again), why microsoft got into the console business, GameStops stock falling, and a racism debate over Tiny Tina.
#79: Nobody Puts Android in the Corner
Feb 1, 2013 • 85 min
One developer discovers that it’s time to treat Android the same way he does iOS. We also discuss Sony getting fined, China’s possible lift of the console ban, ECA and lawmakers, and a HUGE battle in EVE Online.
#78: Nick’s Personal Problem
Jan 24, 2013 • 78 min
Nick has an unjustifed hatred of the steam interface; we discuss that a bit. Also Sony may ditch Dual Shock, Steam might kill GameFAQs, a dumbass DMC petition, THQ is picked apart, and more.
#77: Stop watching porn. Get on XBox.
Jan 17, 2013 • 83 min
Microsoft may be looking to merge Skype into all of their voice applications, including XBox Live. Now you can harrass your friends to get online while they do “other activities”. Also, PS3 overtakes 360 in worldwide sales, Mass. removes violent video…
#76: Holy Hardware Batman
Jan 11, 2013 • 98 min
CES was this week, and if you weren’t careful, you may have mistaken it for E3 lite. We discuss the Nvidia Shield, Illumiroom, and Xi3 Piston (aka Steambox?). Also, we are now in the age of virtual assassins.
#75: Cipher Prime Studios and the Very Interesting Dain Saint
Jan 4, 2013 • 80 min
On this episode of the Mashcast Dain Saint, co-founder of Cipher Prime Studios, stops by for an interview. Also, a new Sony patent threatens the second hand market.
#74: It’s Been Real, 2012. [Part 2]
Dec 28, 2012 • 62 min
2012 has come and (almost) gone. In this Mashcast we recap some of the bigger happenings in 2012.
#74: It’s Been Real, 2012. [Part 1]
Dec 27, 2012 • 67 min
2012 has come and (almost) gone. In this Mashcast we recap some of the bigger happenings in 2012.
#73: Meet The Rush Bros.(Interview with Mark Chandler and Ian Boswell – XYLA Entertainment)
Dec 20, 2012 • 95 min
Mark Chandler and Ian Boswell of XYLA Entertainment were nice enough to come and speak to us about XYLA Entertainment and their upcoming game “Rush Bros.” Along with that we also discuss their thoughts on Steam Greenlight, digital distribution, and a…
#72: The Steambox Cometh!
Dec 13, 2012 • 85 min
A new challenger has appeared! Gaben has annouced that Valve will be entering the battle for the living room with customized Steam hardware. Also, Nintendo restricts download times, The Secret world drops subscription fees, and people are still playing…
#71: Hell Hath Frozen Over
Dec 6, 2012 • 123 min
After a longer than expected break, we are back! A lot of games have come out since we went silent, so this episode we focus on the games of the 2012 Fall/Winter rush.
#70: Unprofessional
Sep 27, 2012 • 79 min
Not sure what’s happened in the last seven days, but the games industry was a bit unprofessional this week. We discuss that, Cliffy B leaving Epic Games, the Mass Effect Trilogy boxset, and disappointing MoP sales.
#68: Wii Yawn
Sep 20, 2012 • 84 min
Launch date and pricing for the Wii U has finally arrived! Still feels underwhelming. We discuss that, Bioware founders leaving Bioware, and Sony’s new PS3.
#67: Getting The Big Picture
Sep 13, 2012 • 84 min
Valve Big Picture isn’t doing much for PC gamers now, but it hints at Valves plans for the future. We discuss that, the death of the Wii, DLC found on Tekken Tag 2 disc, and EA catching flack for not innovating.
#66: You Can’t Please Everyone
Sep 6, 2012 • 81 min
Valve’s decision to add a pay barrier to Greenlight may get rid of the trolls, but has made some unhappy. We discuss that plus the Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes trailer, EA trying to kill of single player, and Ubisoft giving up on their retarded DRM.
#65: The Intervention
Aug 30, 2012 • 69 min
On this Mashcast we discuss escaping reality, the birth/death/resurrection of OnLive, and cramming unneeded multiplayer into single player focused games.
#64: Grow Up!
Aug 23, 2012 • 96 min
David Cage believes games need to grow up. We discuss that, the death of Nintendo Power, and eSports at the Olympics.
#63: Stupid Americans
Aug 16, 2012 • 69 min
The word from GDC Europe is that game developers should keep in mind that Americans don’t take failing very well. We discuss that, rumors of a Durango development kit being sold on eBay, and people blowing Gearbox’s statements out of proportion.
#62: It Ain’t Easy Being Cheesy
Aug 9, 2012 • 66 min
Being cheesy ain’t easy, and Black Ops 2 can tell you all about it. We discuss that, Microsoft covering up a next gen XBox admission, John Carmack’s apology, and developers on Windows 8.
#61: No Program? No Problem.
Aug 3, 2012 • 58 min
This Mashcast is little different. We will be shooting from the hip this show; picking topics at random. Enjoy (hopefully).
#60: Game Journalist, Terrorism, and You.
Jul 27, 2012 • 77 min
Sensationalist headline is sensational. We discuss shoddy reporting, Zynga’s stock dropping it like it’s hot, EA Madden lawsuit, the (still) broken Fez patch, and more.
#59: The Circle of Games
Jul 13, 2012 • 116 min
OUYA is making a big splash, but will it really be the revolution that everyone is dreaming it will be? We discuss that, Microsoft/Activision rumors, how studios can avoid layoffs, and more.
Special Edition: EVO 2012
Jul 10, 2012 • 91 min
Another EVO has passed and this year we are bringing you the thoughts of our resident FGC members.
#58: No Risk, No Reward.
Jul 6, 2012 • 116 min
Profit from AAA games is high, but so are the stakes. We discuss that, Call of Duty in China, the Sony Gaikai deal, and more.
#57: Om nom nom nom
Jun 29, 2012 • 76 min
In this Mashcast we will bring you in with the soothing sounds of Mikey Kenny. We then discuss Hiromichi Tanaka leaving Square Enix, Tekken producer addressing fans, Facebook turning to the core, Sony’s innovative culture, and more.
#56: Hit Puberty, Play Call of Duty.
Jun 22, 2012 • 78 min
Miyamoto, like others, is concerned that industry is relying to heavily on violence in games. We discuss that plus XBox 720 leaks, Valve economics, protecting game studios, and more.
#55: There Are No Respawns in RL
Jun 15, 2012 • 100 min
Tom McShea seems to believe that games like Medal of Honor: Warfighter are trivializing the sacrifice of soliders. We discuss that plus THQ selling UFC to EA, Gears of War: Judgement, Crytek going all free-2-play, and more.
#54: Nordstrom Pride!
Jun 8, 2012 • 74 min
You know what ORIGIN and Nordstrom have in common? I don’t by anything from either. We discuss EA looking down on deep discounts, Team Ninja’s Japanese hamburger, Nintendo’s stock dropping again, and more.
Special Edition: E3 2012 – Part 2
Jun 5, 2012 • 75 min
Part 2 of our E3 2012 press conference coverage. In this part we discuss Sony and Nintendo.
Special Edition: E3 2012 – Part 1
Jun 5, 2012 • 62 min
A new year, a new E3. In this part we discuss the Microsoft, EA, and Ubisoft conferences.
#53: No Hackin’, Straight Jackin’
Jun 1, 2012 • 75 min
Turns out Microsoft was right about hackers not infiltrating XBox Live to steal accounts. Turns out the truth is a little worse. We also discuss Dead Space 3, Battlefields answer to CoD Elite, Korea raiding Blizzard, and more.
#52: Don’t Call It A Comeback!
May 25, 2012 • 88 min
After two weeks of no Mashcast, we are back! This week we discuss Diablo II hackings, Tekken Tag 2 DLC, Gamestops first public expo, the details of the Activision/Bungie deal, and more. Welcome to season 2!
#51: EA, You Ruin EVERYTHING!
May 5, 2012 • 89 min
It looks like EA is trying to ride that popular indie train. Also we talk about Black Ops II being confirmed, MW3 fanboys call for DLC blackout, iOS apps with a kill switch, and a subsidized XBox 360.
#50: The Douche Tax
Apr 27, 2012 • 74 min
Valve has a plan to hit douche bags in the wallet. Also, Microsoft plans on feeding you more ads, Next-gen consoles are predicted to sell less, one retailer plans on sharing used game sales with publishers, and more on this Mashcast.
#49: The Price Is Wrong, Bitch.
Apr 20, 2012 • 77 min
While some think that Gamestop is the root of the games industries woes, not everyone agress. We discuss that, Prey 2, Crysis 3, Ubisoft being sued, and more.
Special Edition: PAX East 2012 – Part 2
Apr 13, 2012 • 81 min
Another PAX East has come and gone. In this podcast we will talk about the games we played, what we liked, and what we didn’t.
Special Edition: PAX East 2012 – Part 1
Apr 13, 2012 • 60 min
Another PAX East has come and gone. In this podcast we will talk about the games we played, what we liked, and what we didn’t.
#48: Customer Disservice
Apr 13, 2012 • 86 min
The Better Business Bureau weighs in on Mass Effect 3’s advertising and downgrades Capcom’s rating. Also, ME3 gets extended endings, Wii U might be $300, the real cost of used games, and more.
#47: The Speculationcast
Apr 10, 2012 • 74 min
New XBox 720 rumors emerge, the WiiU may be more underpowered than thought, EA is the worst company in America, and a new game will give you a discount based on your gender.
#46: What’s an Orbis?
Mar 30, 2012 • 116 min
According to rumors, calling Sonys next console the Playstation 4 just wasn’t good enough. Also, more XBox rumors, Ubisoft turns a new leaf on DRM, Resident Evil is too big for survival horror, and we discuss some details of Assassin’s Creed 3.
#45: It Only Changes Nothing
Mar 24, 2012 • 102 min
The iPad 3 is out and (as usual) people are claiming it changes everything. We also discuss the Mass Effect 3 FTC complaint, violence warning labels, and the fear of the next generation.
#44: Friends Don’t Let Friends Play Elite
Mar 16, 2012 • 93 min
On this Mashcast we discuss Microsoft putting the kabosh on some XBox rumors, EA looking into subscription models, how Metacritic effects developers, more Mass Effect woes, and more.
#43: All Bark. No Bite.
Mar 9, 2012 • 81 min
Internet? WHY U SO ANGRY? Communities talk big, but typically show no action. We discuss that plus Mass Effect 3 issues, Google Games, the mocking of the Japanese games industry, and more.
#42: No Mass Effect For You!
Mar 2, 2012 • 98 min
If you like shopping at GAME, don’t expect Mass Effect 3 to be there. Also, Assassin’s Creed III images leak, Medal of Honor: Warfighter is announced, Sony may be ditching the Cell Processor, and it may not be a good idea to be a first adopter.
#41: Sign of the Times
Feb 24, 2012 • 81 min
Retail stores in the UK didn’t see masses lining up for the PS Vita release, but that doesn’t mean people don’t wan the Vita. Also, Remedy recoups Alan Wake PC costs, 3DS breaks another record, Microsoft extends an olive branch to indies, and more.
#40: Best. Ending. Ever.
Feb 17, 2012 • 101 min
According to “gamers”, Black Ops has the best ending ever. Also we discuss new Nextbox rumors, shitty PS Vita reviews, Mass Effect PR stunt, and more.
#39: Call of Angry Birds
Feb 10, 2012 • 131 min
We’ve established the Call of Duty is Angry Birds with guns. Also we discuss the Ubisoft DRM blackouts, EA praising CoD Elite, Sony looking to make changes, Double Fine crowdsourcing a game, and more.
#38: Innovate The Zynga Way (Also See Copy)
Feb 3, 2012 • 81 min
Zynga’s definition of innovation is a bit different from ours… And Websters. Additionally, no Blizzcon this year, THQ is in trouble, Nintendo may be doing some re-branding, no new XBox in 2012, and PSN NA loses it’s director. That, plus more, on this…
#37: Nextbox Rumorpaluza
Jan 27, 2012 • 103 min
The games media is so excited for the next XBox that they are reporting speculation as fact. Other than that Hackers are hacking PunkBuster, Zynga is copying other developers, DRM is a waste of money, and Microsoft may be giving MS points the axe.
#36: A New Challenger Has Appeared!
Jan 20, 2012 • 102 min
A new co-host has arrived and his name sounds a little familiar. On todays episode we discuss Zynga struggling with it’s new titles, Square Enix is bucking the trend when it comes to mobile games pricing, Gaikai coming to Facebook, plus more.
#35: Vita On My Neck, Diamonds In My Grill
Jan 13, 2012 • 98 min
FYI, PS Vita’s around the neck will be the new gamer bling. We discuss that, Activision wanting to DLC you to death, Razers “PC” gaming tablet, the official word on PS4 at E3, and more.
#34: Friday is the new Monday
Jan 6, 2012 • 91 min
Kicking of the new years set of Mashcasts on a new day. On this Mashcast we talk about God of War IV, 3DS Sales, improvements to XBLIG, the most pirated games of 2011, and more.
Special Edition: State of the Gaming Union
Jan 2, 2012 • 101 min
2011 is gone but not forgotten. In this podcast we discuss what events and trends from last year will continue to impact us in 2012.
#33: Slum’n For News
Dec 26, 2011 • 94 min
It’s the end of the year and news is kind of (read as: really) slow. We scratched together a few news items to talk about but for the most part we discuss some notible moments in 2011 and what we are looking forward too in 2012.
#32: Oh, Vita’s Gonna Fail? And You Are?..
Dec 19, 2011 • 97 min
We’ve heard various sources cast doubt on the PS Vita, but it looks like even nobodies are trying to get in on the doom casting. We also discuss E3 ticket prices, Metal Gear Rising, the state of story telling in gaming, plus more.
#31: The Non-Gamer Gaming Console
Dec 12, 2011 • 99 min
With the changes made to the XBox 360 dashboard, it feels like their new tag line will be “XBox 360: It plays games too.” We discuss that, TapFish taking advantage of children, Miyamoto’s position at Nintendo, EA Forum bans (again), and more.
#30: The Raping of Issac Clarke
Dec 5, 2011 • 99 min
EA is looking to make Dead Space bigger and better, but their ideas show they aren’t trying to make it bigger or better for fans. Recent 3DS sales serve doom casting analyists a large cup of STFU, Sony’s looking to make a Smash Bros.-esque game, EA wants…
Special Edition: What Makes A Gamer?
Nov 28, 2011 • 56 min
In this special edition we discuss what makes a gamer.
#29: Swing Thy Mighty Banhammer
Nov 21, 2011 • 81 min
Looks like EA is still swinging that heavy banhammer around. We discuss that plus PETA attacking Mario, Jurassic Park devs gaming the Metacritic rating, Nintendo wanting to sell you a complete experience up front, and more.
#28: London Games Conference of Doom
Nov 14, 2011 • 128 min
The doom machine is fully operational and was located at the London Games Conference. We discuss the predicted death of THQ and dedicated handhelds, more XBox rumors, Mike Capps on Triple-A game marketing, and why it’s ok to hate Call of Duty.
#27: So Much Anger
Nov 7, 2011 • 100 min
We’re back, and we’re angry. Primarily at bullshit Nextgen console wish lists and bullshit industry influence surveys. We talk about that plus the Rainbow 6: Patriots target video, Assassin’s Creed movie deal, Duke Nukem Forever reviews and more.
Special Edition: How Much For The Entire Game?
Oct 31, 2011 • 93 min
This special edition podcast was original part of a series we were going to call “On Topic”, but didn’t quite make it. We discuss games that are released broken as well as DLC.
Special Edition: Crash of 83
Oct 24, 2011 • 75 min
In this special edition we talk about the circumstances that almost led to the implosion of the games industry.
#26: Pantsless Rebellion
Oct 17, 2011 • 84 min
Sony’s push into digital distribution with the Vita will help push Jarret’s Pantsless agenda farther. We discuss that plus the Hitman: Absolution playthrough, cop killing in Battlefield 3, game movies, the future of console according to Gabe Newell, and…
#25: I Didn’t Scream. I Was Audibly Scared.
Oct 10, 2011 • 87 min
Real men don’t scream. They just get audibly scared. At least that’s what I tell myself when playing Dead Space 2. We talk a bit more about Dead Space 3 rumors, a man giving a teen troll what he had coming, the RAGE PC launch, XBL becoming the next gen of…
#24: Red Neck, Gun Loving Americans
Oct 3, 2011 • 99 min
The boss over at Quantic Dream says American publishers view their gamers as gun loving red necks. Can’t say I disagree with that. We talk about that plus Dead Space 3 plot leaks, The Aliens: Colonial Marines walk-through, “I Am Alive” still breathing,…
#23: Begun… The Second Hand Wars Have
Sep 26, 2011 • 105 min
Who’s side are you on anyway? Publishers or retailers? Either way, the consumer may be losing. On this Mashcast we discuss the publishers reaction to the second hand sales market, Netflix/Qwickser entry into the game rentals market, social gaming…
#22: Cloud Gaming vs The Gaming Public
Sep 19, 2011 • 105 min
Cloud gaming is making a push for your money, but it may not be ready for the gaming public. We discuss that plus thoughts on the Max Payne 3 trailer, Blizzards adoption of paypal for the Diablo III auction house, app store censorship, developers desire…
#21: Master Chief Riding a Flaming Unicorn Down to Earth
Sep 13, 2011 • 106 min
That title sound a little random? Well, the topics this week are kind of random. It was a random kind of week. Anyway, we talk about Sony doing a little smack talk, Wii U development trouble, Bigpoint criticizing EA on content monetising, and Criterion…
#20: Return of the Big Three
Sep 5, 2011 • 92 min
This week marks the return of the big three. No, we’re not talking Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. We’re talking Redding, Hill-Williams, and Santangelo. Besides celebrating ourselves we also talk about monetization before game design, the future of Mass…
#19: Putting The Stop In GameStop
Aug 29, 2011 • 76 min
GameStop shows how far they are willing to go in order to push their products. EA talks some smack to Activision while refusing licensing to Forza and simultainously syphoning your user info. Valve delivers a message of hope to PS3 users concerning CS:GO,…
#18: Wallet Raping
Aug 22, 2011 • 79 min
I remember a day where if you bought something for $100, you got to keep it. That’s not the case with Age of Empires Online Season Pass. Gamer Gavel’s PostalGamer service is looking to take down Gamestop by offering publishers a piece of the trade-in pie.…
#17: The Pre-Gamescom Void
Aug 15, 2011 • 78 min
A little light on news but we still have a good show. Valve announces a new game that’s not HL2: Episode 3, Gaikai is gaining some ground, Gamefly brings a new challenger to the PC gaming market, Team Bondi sells out, and Take-Two posts losses that still…
#16: The Legion of Doom!
Aug 8, 2011 • 95 min
Just about every week we end up talking about someone who is predicting the doom of (enter technology here), and we’re getting a little tired of it. Ubisoft seems to think that just because hackers aren’t calling in to tell them they aren’t hacking their…
#15: Nintenwoe
Aug 1, 2011 • 82 min
Nintendo had a REALLY bad week last week while Ubisoft shows they couldn’t care less about PC gamers. A Texas LAN bans women because they cause males to be assholes, and DICE says you can expect Battlefield 3 lite for consoles. That plus more on this…
#14: WTF is going on at EA?
Jul 25, 2011 • 81 min
WTF is going on at EA? They seem to have some “interesting” ideas and views; a few that we talk about on this podcast. We also discuss AMD making some bold claims about the next XBox, the GoldenEye remake being remade again, another person expressing…
#13: Super Ultimate Platinum Collection Hyper HD Remix Edition
Jul 18, 2011 • 80 min
If you purchased purchased Marvel vs Capcom 3, Capcom would like to thank you fro beta testing their game; Ubisoft joins the fight against used games, and the OnLive Chief believe streaming games will dominate the industry in 10 years… I wonder why? That…
#12: Rockstar? Y U No Like Team Bondi?
Jul 11, 2011 • 105 min
In this episode we talk about how the Team Fortress 2 community has segregated paid and free-to-play players, Rockstar’s disinterest in working with Team Bondi again, PSN Pass making your used games more expensive, the Wii U getting unintentionally…
#11: Surprise! We’re Weekly Now!
Jul 5, 2011 • 92 min
Bungie Aerospace is good new for devs, bad news for Fanboys. Microsoft eases some fear regarding there Kinect Ad system. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon blows our socks off. The supreme court labels video games as a form of free speech. Former Team Bondi dish…
#10: Splinter Hitman Solid
Jun 28, 2011 • 148 min
In this podcast we get into Duke Nukem’s PR team lashing out at reviewers, Hitman looking more like Metal Gear, Women being ignored as a gaming audience, Rainbow Six delivering some of the biggest moral decisions you’ve ever had to face, Nintendo…
#9 Part 2: The Big 3
Jun 14, 2011 • 146 min
In part 2 of Mashcast #9 we discuss the Big 3 press conferences.
#9 Part 1: The Non-E3 Stuff
Jun 13, 2011 • 57 min
As expected, this years E3 gave us a massive amount of news and therefore we have a massive Mashcast. This is part 1 of our 3 part post-E3 podcast. This part features information about Call of Duty Elite, the new Rainbow 6 that’s on the way, and EA…
#8: Ghost Recon: Advanced Crysis 2
May 31, 2011 • 137 min
If the gay romance options in Dragon Age 2 weren’t enough for you, you’re in luck because Commander Shepard will have the option to engage in some gay loving of his own. L.A. Noire appears to be affecting the PS3 and 360 negatively; but according to…
#7: Hope For The Best. Prepare For The Worst.
May 16, 2011 • 119 min
At the time of recording (5/13/11) PSN was still down… Guess that’s not the case anymore, but it’s still not fully up.In terms of things that are still relevant, Soul Calibur V, Hitman Absolution, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations were announced and…
#6: It’s All LOLz Until Someone Gets Their Credit Card Stolen
May 2, 2011 • 107 min
Yeah yeah… PSN is down… credit card info in danger… and we talk about it. However, we also talk about the Portal 2 backlash, gamers expecting to much from developers, new Need For Speed, hope in the new Sonic Generations, and why Prey 2 is even called…
Special Edition: Haters Gonna Hate. Pirates Gonna Pirate.
Apr 29, 2011 • 68 min
In this special edition Mashcast we take a look at Piracy and it’s effects on the industry. This is a concept podcast so it’s very important to us to receive your feedback. Please comment with your thoughts; positive or negative.
#5: Two Is The Lonliest Number
Apr 18, 2011 • 71 min
It looks like Sony is taking off the kid gloves and talks a little trash about Nintendo and Microsoft.Gamestop buys a second rate digital distribution platform and not everyone is happy about it.The new Unreal Engine upgrades makes Rob’s brain melt while…
#4: I Slapped Her To Let Her Know Everything Would Be Ok
Apr 5, 2011 • 107 min
In this Mashcast we find out that it’s ok to slap a woman as long as it’s a reassuring slap.We also learned why CNN should not review anything game related since their resident “hardcore” gamer “grew up” on Halo.A video from the perspective of a village…
#3: Meet My New Hot Girlfriend… Her Name Is PC
Mar 22, 2011 • 109 min
With console sales declining for EA, PC is looking pretty good right about now. Also, did you know that Nintendo was doomed? News to us… Activisions trying to grab some cash while the dance game market is hot, while Ubisoft tries to fill the void that…
Special Edition: PAX East 2011
Mar 17, 2011 • 142 min
This special edition Mashcast takes a look at PAX East 2011. Three days of surprises, disappointments, and hot engineers.
#2: They Call Me The Rape Doctor
Mar 7, 2011 • 113 min
This podcast takes a look at notable game news and events from February 2011. Topics include Marvel vs Capcom 3, Hardcorps, Killzone 3, Cities in Motion, Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, Bulletstorm, The Blocks Cometh, Stacking, The Gunstringer, Medal of Honor…
#1: More Is Not Always Better
Feb 10, 2011 • 83 min
This podcast takes a look at notable gaming news and events from January. Topics include Razor Switchblade, Xperia Play, Bizarre Creations likely closure, Nintendo 3DS, and Sony NGP (PSP2). We also discuss Modern Warfare 3 and the fact that Activision has…
Special Edition: Assassin’s Creed
Feb 4, 2011 • 87 min
A lot has happened since we began our journey in the original Assassin’s Creed. This podcast focuses on and analyses the events that unfolded in the Assassin’s Creed, AC2, and AC: Brotherhood as well as speculate what happens in the future. There are some…