Video Game Hangover

Kitchen thievery in Overcooked, naked ninjas being shot out of cannons in Ninja Launcher, and Adam Jensen's sunglasses. One of those things is not like the other... but to find out you'll need to listen to this week's episode! Also: Randy is still (not) dead (hopefully) and we flashback to Flashback: The Quest for Identity.


Episode Timeline

00:38 - Intro
05:40 - Overcooked
22:18 - New Streetpass games
40:05 - Flashback
57:00 - Viewer Mail
63:45 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_262_-_You_Just_Stole_My_Onions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

D.J. risks prison time playing AM2R, the Metroid II fan remake. Without Randy around, the conversation quickly devolves into Final Fantasy and Star Trek, but it's mostly because Paul played Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander. Mostly.


Episode Timeline

00:30 - Intro
01:02 - AM2R: The Return of Samus
25:10 - Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander
37:50 - Star Trek Online
49:18 - Battlefield 1
60:05 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_261_-_Straight_Outta_X-COM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

Paul and D.J. report in from the first ever PAX West. Hear about Dragon Quest Builders, The Silver Case, World of Final Fantasy, PAX Game Show Night, and more!

Episode Timeline

00:50 - Intro
09:00 - Dragon Quest Builders
20:21 - World of Final Fantasy
24:14 - Dragon Quest VII
28:31 - Final Fantasy XII remaster
34:15 - Suda51 / The Silver Case / Gwent
49:38 - PAX Wrap-up
54:03 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_260_-_Almost_Live_at_PAX_West_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

D.J. finds a new way to play FFXIV in the Deep Dungeon, then rolls a healer in popular Internet meme, Overwatch, because maybe there's more to gaming than killing people. Meanwhile, Randy drops zillions of grenades on people in Deus Ex yeahhhh siicckkkkk

Episode Timeline

00:55 - Intro
05:50 - Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
37:16 - Final Fantasy XIV and MMO Roles
61:00 - Overwatch
77:04 - Final Backlog Attack XVI Update
84:03 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_259_-_Fill_Him_Full_of_Juice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Randy continues his new life of intergalactic trading in No Man's Sky. D.J. watches people play every arcade game at once, then tries to come to terms with the final Final Fantasy. Paul explains how kitchens work.

Episode Timeline

00:52 - Intro
02:55 - Multibowl
14:31 - Deus Ex Go
30:25 - Overcooked
46:05 - No Man's Sky
74:10 - Final Fantasy V
87:05 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_258_-_The_Most_Baller-Ass_Ship_in_the_Universe.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31pm EDT

No Man's Sky is out so we can definitively answer everyone's remaining questions, like: Are there really 600 trillion planets, or did they just copy/paste the same 3 over and over? How do I shot gun? And which multiplayer mode is best? D.J. goes swimming.

Episode Timeline

00:52 - Intro
02:10 - No Man’s Sky
37:50 - Spaceplan
43:10 - Gotta Protectors
50:02 - Abzu
59:30 - Backlog Attack/PAX West
64:50 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_257_-_I_Shoot_My_Little_Laser.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23am EDT

Randy pops heads off (and back on again) in the 70s sci-fi-vania, Headlander. Paul is still playing only Monster Hunter. And D.J. would have finished Last Window by now if protagonist Kyle Hyde could drag himself out of bed at a reasonable hour.

Episode Timeline

00:38 - Intro
05:15 - Last Window
16:40 - Headlander
30:10 - Monster Hunter Generations
44:50 - Mekorama
50:38 - #badgames
62:32 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_256_-_Champagne_Problems.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50am EDT

D.J. emerges from Final Fantasy XIV's deep dungeon to talk about its new Deep Dungeon mode. Paul navigates Batman through some jankiness. Randy has questions about Persona 4's take on hot social issues. Also: The final round of the Backlog Attack begins!

Episode Timeline

00:50 - Intro
01:50 - Mirror's Edge Catalyst
12:25 - Persona 4
19:55 - Affordable Space Adventures
29:00 - Panzer Dragoon Orta
35:10 - Batman: The Telltale Series
65:00 - Final Fantasy XIV: Deep Dungeon
80:00 - Backlog Attack -August-
90:55 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_255_-_Mob_Dudes_Thugs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

In this audio series of dramatic podcasting you’ll find: an in-depth conversation about the new Nintendo NX, an emotionally charged soliloquy about Monster Hunter, some internal dialogue about Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, and even some comments about Ghostbusters!

Episode Timeline

00:50 - Intro
01:55 - Weekly Movie Chat
14:41 - Mirror's Edge Catalyst
33:12 - Monster Hunter Generations
43:02 - Nintendo NX Chat
56:06 - Telltale's Crowd Play Feature
64:45 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_254_-_The_Telltale_Series.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:50pm EDT

Pokemon Go? Check. Monster Hunter Generations? Check. Final Fantasy XIV? Check. Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel? Check. Yep, sounds like another show from your friends at Video Game Hangover. Also—this should be good—Randy plays Bloodborne.

Episode Timeline

00:50 - Intro
01:55 - Dwayne Johnson chat
12:30 - Bloodborne
27:35 - Monster Hunter Generations
48:25 - Pokemon Go
66:10 - Persona 4 Golden
80:30 - Final Fantasy XIV: Deep Dungeon preview
85:55 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_253_-_Filthy_Man.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:39pm EDT