Sonic the Hedgehog has had a very rough past decade and a half, but his newest game is an excellent showing, a glorious return to his golden days. Justin and Chris talk not only Sonic Mania, but the past, present and future of the chili-dog loving rodent. They also speak about time spent with Overwatch's Summer Events, Tacoma, and Orcs Must Die 2. Justin descends from the heavens with Gods of the Fallen Lands.
Violence in video games: Once a hot button topic, now a non-issue? Chris and Justin discuss some of the history of violence appearing in video games, and its place today. They also chat about Horizon: Zero Dawn, Monster Hunter XX, and Splatoon 2. Chris opens a new browsing window in Kingsway.
Sometimes video games have the power to evoke a wide array of emotions from the player, and Justin and Chris discuss a few specific instances. They also sing praises/cast shame on the newly released Splatoon 2. Chris revisits a blast from the past with Link's Awakening, and Justin sows his over-the-hill oats in Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator.
With the weekend release of Splatoon 2, Chris and Justin decide to take a plunge into the pros and cons of competitive gaming. They also talk shop on Breath of The Wild, Fire Emblem Echoes, that rad new Castlevania cartoon, and Overwatch. Chris's fingers are all pruney from his time spent with Rinse & Repeat. Plus a special apperance from an NBA great with some life lessons to share.
Video Game IPs. Consistently good? Once great, now terrible? Chris and Justin discuss the current state of video game intellectual properties, whether they are staying the course, or falling deeply out of fervor. They also dip into a bunch of DLC (BOTW, FFXV, and Little Nightmares), ForgeQuest, For the King, and more! Justin gets hard up on his time spent with Genital Jousting.
It's a group therapy session this week as Chris and Justin are joined by Louis, Alaina, and Zul in the first ever Whaddya Playin' Roundtable! Whether from the Steam Summer Sale or just personal backlogs, everyone's got games that they just can't wait to talk about, including Hollow Knight, Persona 5, Ori and the Blind Forest, Mercenary Kings, Final Fantasy XV, and a whole bunch more!
Justin and Chris are joined by fellow lover of all things video game related Will Crosby, and the trio discuss retro gaming's place in 2017. The guys also chat about Minecraft, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, and Overwatch. Chris is back from the skies with a report on Learn To Fly 3.
Justin and Chris compile their own personal lists of their Top 5 Video Game Genres. They also gab about time spent playing Hollow Knight, Overwatch, and Picross 3D: Round 2. Justin resurfaces from the depths of Undertale, PLUS a check-in on Pig Man, who is putting up some SuperPig numbers in the minors.
E3 2017 has departed as quickly as it came, and Justin and Chris run through the highlights of the big show! What impressed them? What did they classify as "snoozers?" What were their overall opinions of the show? Tune in to find out!!
Justin Chris and Nick discuss the vast and enthralling world of massively multiplayer online games, specifically Lord of The Rings Online. They also talk ARMS, Death Road to Canada, and Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Chris takes his last bite out of Don't Starve.