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Episode 213 - Prey (2017)
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June 08, 2017 01:06 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the biggest games of the summer: Prey! Does this sci-fi thriller live up to expectations? We're also talking about our most annoying enemies and drinking a cocktail that is out of this world.

Special Guest - Mike

Talos 1
- 1.5 oz. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
- 3 oz. Ginger Ale
- 3 oz. Cranberry Apple Juice

Indie Corner (1:14:19)
- Her Name (Browser)
- Max and the Book of Chaos (Browser)
- Human Fall Flat (PSN, Steam)

The Weekly Question (1:35:12)
What are the most annoying video game enemies?

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Episode 212 - Leftovers (Vol. 7)
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May 25, 2017 11:44 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing our gaming Leftovers from Spring 2017! RPGs, platformers, and mobile games, oh my! We're also talking about our favorite games to play in a marathon session.

The Games
- Mafia 3
- Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
- Persona 5
- NBA Jam: On Fire Edition
- Power Rangers: Legacy Wars
- Little Nightmares

Indie Corner (51:42)
- Type:Rider (PSN, Steam)
- Foul Play (Steam, PSN, XBOX)
- Dandy Dungeon (IOS)

The Weekly Question (1:17:05)
What is your favorite game to play in a marathon session?

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Episode 211 - Drawn to Death
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May 08, 2017 12:59 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing David Jaffe's newest blood-filled arena shooter: Drawn to Death! Can this game to toe-to-toe with Twisted Metal? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the tropes Cooldown and Critical Hit while drinking a 'bloody good' cocktail.

Cyborgula
- 2 Shots of Rum
- 2 Shots of Sprite
- 2 Shots of Raspberry Lemonade
- 1/4 Shot of Peach Schnapps
- 1/4 Shot of Grenadine

Indie Corner (45:45)
- Crawl (PSN, Steam)
- Prime Mover (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:00:11)
Critical Hit - When a character does noticeably increased damage in an attack (usually physical).
Cooldown - When characters are forced to wait for a fixed period of time before they can use a special attack.

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Episode 210 - MLB The Show 17
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May 01, 2017 10:34 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing the newest entry in the only sim-style baseball series around: MLB The Show 17! Do minor gameplay tweaks and new modes elevate this game to new heights? We're also talking about our favorite sports games and drinking the official beer of Major League Baseball.

Indie Corner (52:00)
- The Flame in the Flood (PSN, Steam)
- Clicker Heroes (PSN)
- Starwhal (PSN, Steam)

The Weekly Question (1:11:41)
What is your favorite sports game?

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Episode 209 - Horizon Zero Dawn
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April 11, 2017 07:13 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the most anticipated games of the entire year: Horizon Zero Dawn! Does this game ultimately live up to the hype? Matt joins the show as we also talk about our favorite open world game moments while drinking an herb-y cocktail.

Special Guest - Matt

The Herbalist
- 1 shot of Cilantro-infused Tequila
- 1 Cup of Mr & Mrs T Margarita Mix

Indie Corner (1:08:18)
- Balls of Duty (Mac, PC)
- Peas vs. Corn (Browser)

The Weekly Question (1:18:54)
What is your favorite open world game moment?

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Episode 208 - Titanfall 2
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March 27, 2017 12:57 PM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the more underappreciated sequels to come out in 2016: Titanfall 2! Does this fast-paced shooter improve on it's predecessor? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope, Hollywood Hacking, while drinking an explosive cocktail.

Burst Core
- 1.5 oz. Vodka
- 0.5 oz. Lemon Juice
- 4 oz. Mountain Dew

Indie Corner (51:20)
- Lumo (PSN, Steam)
- Adr1ft (PSN, Steam)
- I Don't Wanna Be Fat (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:07:08)
Hollywood Hacking - When some sort of convoluted metaphor is used not only to describe hacking, but actually to put it into practice.

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Episode 207 - Life is Strange
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March 16, 2017 11:56 AM PDT

This week we're reviewing one of the surprise hits of 2015: Life is Strange! Is this a game world you want to lose yourself in? We're also discussing our favorite games and movies with multiple endings while drinking a bright blue cocktail.

Arcadia Bay
- 3 oz. Vodka
- 3/4 oz. Amaretto
- 1/4 oz. Blue Curaçao

Indie Corner (49:58)
- 2064: Read Only Memories (PSN, Steam)
- Silly Sausage: Doggy Dessert (IOS)

The Weekly Trope (1:01:52)
Multiple Endings - Most commonly seen form of story branching in video games, used primary to increase replay value.

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Episode 206 - Night in the Woods
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March 06, 2017 12:33 PM PST

This week we're reviewing one of our most anticipated titles of the year: Night in the Woods! Does this artsy adventure warm it's way into our hearts? We're also talking about our favorite Games Within Games while drinking a lot of watered-down beer!

Indie Corner (54:18)
- Lichtspeer (PSN, Steam)
- The Last Trip To Riverside (Browser)
- Smallest Dungeon (MAC, PC)

The Weekly Trope (1:11:19)
Game Within a Game - This is a video game machine or console that exists inside a video game and which the player may use as a mini-game.

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Episode 205 - Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
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February 27, 2017 12:42 PM PST

This week we're reviewing the biggest game at the start of 2017: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard! Does the new perspective and chilling atmosphere rejuvenate this aging franchise? Matt joins the episode as we also talk about our favorite tragic villains.

Special Guest - Matt

Dirty Little Freak
Brewery - DuClaw Brewing Company
Style - American Brown Ale
ABV - 5.8%

Savage
Brewery - Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
Style - American Stout
ABV - 6.4%

Indie Corner (1:09:27)
- Ninja Senki DX (PSN)
- Xenopunch (Browser)

The Weekly Trope (1:26:28)
Tragic Villain - Villains that feel compelled to engage in evil due to circumstances beyond their control.

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Episode 204 - Controversial Gaming Opinions
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February 20, 2017 06:14 AM PST

This week we're discussing our most Controversial Gaming Opinions! Let the arguing ensue! We're also finishing up the episode by talking our most controversial movie opinions!

Stella Artois
Style - Euro Pale Lager
ABV: 5%

Indie Corner (1:10:43)
- Trove (PSN, Steam)
- Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender DX (PSN)
- The Swindle (PSN, Steam)

The Weekly Question (1:33:45)
What are your most controversial movie opinions?

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