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Runic Games' lead animator Matt Lefferts chat starts at 00:50.

Before that Corey, Arian and Jagger discuss Corey's realization that he's a drug addict, Pornhub on consoles, and Destructoid's Game of the Year Nominees. 

Games: GTAV, Torchlight & and Torchlight II, Kentucky Route Zero, Ni No Kuni, Fire Emblem: Awakening, The Last of Us, Super Mario 3D World, Guacamelee, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, Batman Arkham Series,  Prince of Persia.

Movies: The Hobbitt, Lord of The Rings, The Frighteners, Heavenly Creatures, Bad Taste, Meet the Feebles, Dead Alive/Brain Damage, King Kong. 



Direct download: Runic.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:52pm PST

Chat with The Brainy Gamer Begins at: 36M


This week we are extremely proud to welcome Michael Abbott onto the show! We discuss how one manages such a time-consuming commitment such as gaming with a busy lifestyle. 

Before that Arian and Jagger discuss the VGAs, the NSA spying in World of Warcraft, and contrast at length LEGO BATMAN 2: DC Super Heroes, and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and their respective rosters.



Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario 3D Land, Tearaway, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, LBP, Gone Home, BioShock Infinite, Forza 5, GTA 5, Plants vs Zombies 2, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Ni No Kuni, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Titanfall, ACIV: Black Flag, Injustice, Minnish Cap, World of Warcraft.



Godzilla, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Thor: Dark World, Defenders of the Universe, Howard the Duck


Direct download: Brainy_Gamer.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 5:55pm PST

This week we welcome Steve Barnes who is composing the score for the upcoming game Frontiers, still piping hot off its $157,000 Kickstarter success. We also speak about his stage musical: RPG (the studio-recorded album of which has just been released on iTunes).

The chat with Steve Barnes begins at 1h 12M

Before that we welcome scientist Dan Pettit, of the Pettit Bros. Brothercast! He speaks at length with Corey about Corey's thoughts on Chemtrail theory, (which posits that the government is intentionally spraying the population with lethal chemicals) the Shadow Government and World Management Team, MKUltra, Bohemian Grove, before finally touching on the origin of human life on earth. 

It's a great one, folks!

Games: Street Fighter II, Frontiers, Daggerfall, Elder Scrolls, Riven, Final Fantasy VI, The Legend of Zelda, The Last Express, The 7Th Guest, Dear Esther, Phantasy Star.

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Direct download: FrontiersCorey_and_Dan.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 1:09am PST

Gamers will probably know Jessica Martin best from her portrayal of Samus Aran in Metroid: Other M or her role in The Gamers: Hands of Fate. She's also a filmmaker and speaks fluent wookie!

We chat about life as an actress in Seattle, portraying Samus, and making films.

Our talk with Jessica Martin starts at 44:25

Also in this episode:


Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Skyrim, Assassin's Creed III, Warframe, Blacklight: Retribution, Contrast, The Walking Dead, La Mulana, DC Universe Online (PS4 version).


The Pianist, Rosemary's Baby.


Admits Roman Polanski might well be a bad guy, Has an electrical field that affects computers if he doesn't meditate, The age of aggression began 5,000 years ago but may now be coming to an end.

Corey returns to the formerly renounced: Vioient Games 

Corey now renounces: Consumerism.

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Direct download: Jessica_Martin_on_Acting_in_Games.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:17pm PST

Excited about Xbox One and Forza Motorsport 5? Well, this week we welcome Forza Motorsport 5 writer and comedian Paul Merrill to the show.


Intro and pre-intro intro

3:00 Jagger, Corey and Arian discuss Elizabeth's breast size in the new BioShock DLC, the Poltergeist movies being rated PG, and Corey defends Roman Polanski's criminal conviction.

28:48 Chat with video Game Writer Paul Merrill


PS4! Lakeview Cabin, Dead Rising Series, Assassin's Creed IV, GTA5, BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea part 1, Forza Motorsport 5, Spider-Man (2007), Barbie Fashion Show: An Eye for Style, That's So Raven: Psychic on the Scene, Power Rangers: Super Legends, Backyard Sports.


Poltergeist 1 and 2, Midnight Cowboy, Hostel series, Evil Dead Remake, Man of Steel, Elysium, Rosemary's Baby, Jeepers Creepers. 

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Direct download: Go_For_Paul_Merrill_1.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:35am PST

This week we speak with developer Hypnohustler AKA Roope Tamminen about his horror comedy hit game Lakeview Cabin, its roots in early slasher films and its sudden success spurred, in part, by PewDiePie.

Also: Corey is back! He talks about Assassin's Creed IV:Black Flag: how its violence in 10-hour stretches led him to seek more wholesome games, and why he changed his Facebook name to Randi Bauer.


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Direct download: GoForRainbow_Lakeview_Cabin.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:16pm PST

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Games Discussed: Candy Box 2 (candybox2.net) Stanlely Parable HD Demonstration (Stanleyparable.com)


And: Pac-Man CE DX +, Volgarr the Viking, Rastan, Bit Trip Runner 2, Hotline Miami, VVVVVV


VERSUS: Major Nelson Radio (Major Nelson.com) #494 


Direct download: gfrvs_12.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:49pm PST

This week we ditch the versus format to speak with chiptune compser Doug Zwick about his game Super Space Blank and about the daily life at Digipen Institute of Technology where he studies game design. 

Games: Pac Man CE Deluxe +, Super Space Blank, Legend of Zelda, Deadly Premonition, Link's Awakening, FTL, Katamari Damacy, Mega Man Series, VVVVVV, Retro City Rampage, Ducktales Remastered, Super Hexagon, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP, Mighty Switch Force, Shantae Series, Prince of Persia (Original)


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Direct download: GFR_Special_1_v2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:35pm PST

Discussed: Haunted Memories, Dark Souls II beta, Battlefield 4 beta, Golem Arcana, jacking off in GTA Online, Last of Us Multi War Crimes, Jade Empire, Watch Dogs companion app, GTA Racist Companion App VVVVVV, how Clark wearing only glasses as a disguise is more realist than you migh think, An American Tail. Cheese grater used on a head in a wrestling match.

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Direct download: GFRvs11.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:54pm PST

Please rate us on iTunes! We love you. Games discussed: GTA V Online, Delver, Tom Clancy, Last of Us Multiplayer, The Last Guardian,. Freshly Picked: Tingle's Rosey Rupeeland, Slender: The Eight Pages, Astroman

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Direct download: GFRvs10_2.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:31pm PST