On this episode we are joined by our friend Chris to discuss difficulty in video games. Chris brings up two different types of difficulty, artificial and natural. We talk about Dark Souls, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus to see how difficulty is used in games and what effect it has on the game and the player.
Episode 10: Business of eSports
On this episode, we are joined by our friend Jonathan who is a law student in Rhode Island. He helps us take a look at the business behind the growing eSports industry, specifically the brand new Overwatch League which is currently in its inaugural season. We go into player contracts, salaries, winnings and more of the behind the scenes business aspect of eSports. Continue reading
Episode 9: The Best of 2017
In this episode we talk about our favorite things in media and pop culture from 2017. It has been a great year in entertainment from revolutionary games, and powerful music to emotional movies, and even some great YouTube videos. The episode includes talk on Horizon Zero Dawn, DAMN, Logan, After Laughter and more. Continue reading
Episode 8: Concerts, 1999
In this episode we talk about our favorite concert experiences and we move on to our favorite things about 1999 in video games and music. Also featured in this episode is new singles from Knuckle Puck and Turnover, new albums from Vic Mensa, Tyler the Creator and Meek Mill, Shadow of Mordor Achievements and more.
Episode 7: Video Game Soundtracks, 1998
In this episode we talk about our favorite video game original soundtracks (sorry Tony Hawk Pro Skater) and we continue our yearly breakdown with 1998. Also featured in this episode is Jay-Z’s 4:44, new singles by Citizen and Seaway, Xbox Summer Sale and more.
Episode 6: Missing Artists and Broken Up Bands, 1997
In this episode we talk about out most missed artists that have retired or have otherwise not been heard of in a while and broken up bands, such as Jay Electronica, Transit, Andre 3000, With the Punches, Yellowcard and more. As well as our year by year look at gaming and music continues with 1997. Also, Crash Bandicoot, Turnover, Overwatch, Vince Staples and more.
Episode 5: E3 Impressions, Record Labels, 1996
In this episode we give our impressions from E3 2017, talk about our favorite record labels and continue our year by year break down of video games and music with 1996.
Special Episode: E3 2017 Predictions
In this episode we talk about our predictions for this years E3 conferences. Including Xbox Scorpio, PS4 exclusives and what will come from Nintendo.
Episode 4: Our Favorite Game Developers/1995
In this episode we talk about our favorite game development companies, and which games and music were hot in ’95. We also talk a little about Logic’s new “Everybody” album, Paramore’s “After Laughter,” and Overwatch.
Episode 3: The Greatest of All-Time/1994
In this episode, we talk about the trend of labeling things ‘The Greatest of All-Time’ and what, if anything, the term really means. We also start a segment called “Favorite of the Year” where we talk about our favorite video games and albums for each year starting from 1994 (the year we were born). Lastly, we talk about Kendrick Lamar, The Witcher 3, Third Eye Blind, Mega Ran and more.