Video Games




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Our chat with Crazy Viking Studios co-founder Kris Durrschmidt begins at: 1 hour 29 seconds

Before that, Corey, Arian and Jagger continue to recollect the games they played in 2013, when not being distracted by the end of the world in 2012, bugout bags, the Mayan Calender, Nazis and Corey's puffy jacket. 

Volgarr the Viking



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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:19pm PDT

No guest this week as Corey, Arian and Jagger look back at the games they played in 2013.


Plus: Corey thinks Native Americans have magic powers.


Movies/TV: Wolf of Wallstreet, Nebraska, 12 Years a Slave Gymkata, Miami Connection, American Hustle, Redbelt, Love Actually, Children of Men, Serenity.


Games: Shadowrun Returns, Papers Please, Gone Home, Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag, Passing Time, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Zeno Clash II, Hotline Miami, Spelunky, Tekken Revolution, DMC, BioShock Infinite, Volgarr, Battlefield 4, Poker Night at the Inventory 2, Warframe, Resogun, Blacklight: Retribution, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Ibb & Obb Dead or Alive 5 Plus and Core Fighters, Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Contrast. Pluse 2013 DLC For:  LittleBigPlanet (DC Universe), Borderlands 2, Black Ops II, Assassins Creed II, Battlefield 3, Sleeping Dogs, Walking Dead (500 Days) BioShock Infinite (Burial at Sea), Dishonored (Knife of Dunwall). 

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:03pm PDT

Our chat with author Daniel Johnson begins at 31 minutes into the show!

We speak with Daniel Johnson AKA Daniel Primed, author of the amazing 600 page ebook Game Design Companion: A Critical Analysis of Wario Land 4.

Before that Jagger and Arian review the game of the year lists of Destructoid, Amazon, Kill Screen, and Kotaku.


Ridiculous Fishing, Salty Bet, Europa Universalis IV, Dota 2, Corrypt, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, Candy Box,  Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Grand Theft Auto V, Super Mario 3D World, Miasmata, BioShock Infinite, Device 6, Ni No Kuni, Metal Gear Rising, 868-Hack, Tomb Raider, Saints Row IV, Proteus, Fire Emblem: Awakening, The Stanley Parable, Kentucky Route Zero, Papers, Please, The Last of Us, Gone Home, Guacamelee, Tomb Raider, Divekick, Rayman Legends, Tearaway, Rogue Legacy, Sleeping Dogs, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, Sleeping Dogs, Metal Gear Solid, Snake Eater 3, Gravity Rush, Culdcept, Hitman: Absolution, Mount & Blade, Starbound.


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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 8:52pm PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:17pm PDT

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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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 11:35am PDT

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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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 3:16pm PDT

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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 


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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 4:49pm PDT