Video Game Hangover

Randy pulls rank to get his hands on that new Zelda game (give or take 13 years). Paul and D.J. continue chasing orbs in Fire Emblem Heroes, although they wonder why everyone's clothes keep falling off. Also, swords: Are they guns?

 

Episode Timeline

00:32 - Intro
02:35 - Mass Effect Andromeda
14:20 - Watch Dogs 2
17:05 - The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
36:50 - Legend of Kusakari
40:48 - Fire Emblem Heroes
66:30 - Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest
74:02 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_282_-_The_Villain_Is_Capitalism.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:59pm EST

Randy meets new friends in Watch Dogs 2 and finds new ways to non-lethally kill them. D.J. knows a lot of things about Nier, since he's been playing it. And, finally, the big ball saga concludes.

 

Episode Timeline

00:40 - Intro
01:12 - Final Fantasy XIV
08:14 - Watch Dogs 2
38:15 - Nier
61:04 - Fire Emblem Heroes?
63:25 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_281_-_Fishing_on_the_Wrong_Beach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm EST

Climb aboard one of the most exclusive railways as Conductor Courtney takes us a journey to Resident Evil 7...ville? Also we offer our wallets to Fire Emblem Heroes, and Paul admires the hexes in The Castles of Burgundy.

Episode Timeline

00:45 - Intro
02:03 - Pokemon Go is back!!!!!
04:30 - Self care
11:50 - Resident Evil 7
37:17 - Castles of Burgundy
56:20 - Fire Emblem Heroes
71:02 - Outro

 

 

Direct download: VGH_280_-_Onion_Train.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40am EST

Paul takes a break from his gaming break to play a little of the Diablos. Randy attempts to overcome his Dragon Quest fatigue with more Dragon Quest. D.J. wonders why there are suddenly so many weirdos in Final Fantasy prison.

Episode Timeline

00:36 - Intro
00:55 - Apocalypse 2017
08:02 - Final Fantasy XIV
12:40 - Diablo III
28:18 - Dragon Quest VIII
57:20 - Boss Monster
68:45 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_279_-_Wasting_the_Horse.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am EST

Paul takes a break from all the gammin to build cities on an island full of sheep. Randy continues to pursue his murderous agenda on the mean streets of San Francisco. And D.J. is strong-armed into playing that game he's always playing.

Episode Timeline

00:54 - Intro
01:20 - Board games and gaming funk
46:28 - Watch Dogs 2
59:58 - Final Fantasy XIV
68:03 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_278_-_Kicked_Out_of_Australia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am EST

We're gaming like it's 2012 (or is that 1996?) by venturing into Diablo III's Diablo I tribute dungeon. We're also gaming like it's 2014 (Monument Valley), 2015 (The Witcher III), and March 3, 2017* (Nintendo Switch). *except in certain European countries

 

Episode Timeline

00:36 - Intro
01:50 - Nintendo Switch
37:17 - Rise and Shine
48:12 - Diablo III
63:50 - Monument Valley
71:04 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_277_-_Chief_Grass_Technician.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

Join us as we answer 2017's most burning questions: What is it like owning a dragon-cat-dog-bird-thing? How not-terrible is Watch Dogs 2? Is Paul stuck in an Animal Crossing time loop? What's your social security number? Also, D.J. attends a stage play.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
01:17 - Final Fantasy XIV: A Stage Reborn
05:35 - Mass Effect Andromeda
14:06 - Nintendo Switch
18:05 - The Last Guardian
34:11 - Animal Crossing: New Leaf
49:26 - Watch Dogs 2
62:15 - Replica
68:35 - Outro

 

Direct download: VGH_276_-_Taco_Truck_Challenge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44am EST

We reflect back on the games of 2016: the ones we loved, the ones we were only mildly enthused about, and the ones that made is stare blankly at our phones while we wandered into traffic.

Episode Timeline

0:00 - Intro
4:00 - Uncharted 4
8:55 - The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine
10:56 - Groove Coaster
13:38 - Dragon Quest Builders
20:22 - Final Fantasy XV
27:07 - Stardew Valley
29:40 - The Division
36:46 - Pokemon Go
41:04 - Paper Mario: Color Splash
44:05 - Gears of War 4
45:30 - Deus Ex New Game
49:15 - Doom
55:55 - Overwatch
1:00:06 - Inside
1:05:43 - The Last Guardian
1:11:17 - Oxenfree
1:20:00 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_275_-_Sneaky_Ninja_in_the_Cyber_Age.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am EST

D.J. and Paul listen to how one classic Final Fantasy song has evolved over the series' 30-year history.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
05:20 - Final Fantasy
07:55 - Final Fantasy II
08:35 - Final Fantasy III
10:35 - Final Fantasy IV
13:55 - Final Fantasy VI
17:50 - Final Fantasy V
20:35 - Final Fantasy VII
25:43 - Final Fantasy VIII
30:36 - Final Fantasy IX
34:40 - Final Fantasy Tactics
36:36 - Final Fantasy X
42:06 - Final Fantasy XI
43:44 - Final Fantasy XII
47:30 - Final Fantasy XIII
49:45 - Final Fantasy XIV
1:00:42 - Final Fantasy XV
1:06:40 - Outro

Direct download: Mini_Hangover_-_The_Final_Fantasy_Prelude.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am EST

**SPOILER ALERT** On this special mini episode, Paul is joined by his wife Courtney and they chat about their co-op play through of Batman: The Telltale Series. Spoilers abound!

Direct download: VGH_Mini_Hangover_-_Batman_Telltale.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17pm EST