Video Game Hangover (general)

After ignoring warnings about dangerous walls, Paul, too, enters Enter the Gungeon. Randy detonates animals. Hyper Light Drifter remains mysterious. And D.J. reminisces about that time he played Yakuza 2.

Episode Timeline

00:00 – Intro
05:38 – The Division
19:20 – Exploding Kittens
31:35 – Enter the Gungeon
49:49 – Hyper Light Drifter
62:20 – Yakuza 2
69:03 – Outro

Direct download: VGH_241_-_The_Person_Who_Explains_Everything_to_You.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

We try out the Doom and Battleborn betas to see how they measure up to the Dooms and Battleborns of our youths. Randy tries Hyrule Warriors but in 3D, and D.J. embarks on a quest for a gun that shoots smaller guns.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
02:15 - The Division
07:00 - Doom
25:58 - Battleborn
44:08 - Hyrule Warriors Legends
55:40 - Out Run minute/Enter the Gungeon
69:03 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_240_-_Maybe_We_Are_the_Problem.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27pm EDT

Paul puts his other obligations on hold to take over a beer farm. With his 10 billion wives behind him, D.J. plans his new career as a stay-at-home paperweight. And Randy takes a break from The Division... a Quantum Break, that is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
02:15 - NVM interview recap
10:10 - Quantum Break
35:40 - Stardew Valley
59:45 - Yakuza minute/Ultimate Kept Man Life
71:15 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_239_-_Jigglypuff_vs_Lance_Reddick.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:48am EDT

Join us for this very special episode where Paul interviews one of the co-founders of the newly opened National Videogame Museum!

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
46:45 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_-_Interview_National_Videogame_Museum_-_Joe_Santulli.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41am EDT

D.J. decides it's never too late to learn how to play video games and dusts off 3D Out Run and Streets of Rage 2. Paul reveals shocking dog secrets. Virtual reality sounds exhausting. And The Division continues.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
02:42 - VGH MMO Corner feat. The Division
27:13 - Dragon's Crown
34:30 - 3D Streets of Rage 2/3D Out Run
50:35 - We didn't get an Oculus Rift
57:15 - PlayStation IV-2
69:10 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_238_-_I_Dont_Get_Out_of_Bed_for_Greens.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02pm EDT

Randy and Paul run into other players behaving strangely in The Division's Dark Zone. D.J. can't stop liking Yakuza 2, but takes a break to share WAR stories (from the future) with Paul. From a distance, an unstoppable deer watches.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
00:40 - VGH Movie Corner feat. Batman v. Superman
08:40 - Dark Zone thoughts
40:20 - Yakuza 2
44:05 - GTAV Deer Cam
48:50 - Black Ops III
61:45 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_237_-_Existing_Deer_AI_Routines.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52pm EDT

On this week’s show, D.J. is mysteriously absent. Instead of investigating his disappearance, Randy and Paul just chat endlessly about The Division, purpz, jumping jacks, and some tidbits from GDC 2016.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
01:55 - The Division
43:00 - GDC 2016
63:34 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_236_-_Wink_Wink_Nudge_Nudge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

D.J. redoubles his efforts to understand what's happening in Black Ops III but maybe would rather be hitting things with sticks. Paul explains adjustments to monster bone exchange rates. Randy reminds everyone about Uncharted 1. Peter Molyneux continues.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro
00:45 - RIP Lionhead, possibly Peter Molyneux
09:03 - Uncharted
12:44 - Hitman
22:15 - Call of Duty: Black Ops III
35:15 - Groove Coaster
42:25 - Fire Emblem: Fates
53:25 - Monster Hunter Generations
63:34 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_235_-_Large_Monster_Bone.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:11am EDT

Randy falls back into one of his bad habits, and it's not even the one involving plastic guitars. Paul is on better terms with Fire Emblem: Fates. D.J. takes a break in between Yakuzas to shill for Activision, if they even make games still.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro banter
04:56 - Yakuzas
11:02 - Fire Emblems
29:40 - Call of Duty: Black Ops III
44:45 - Guitar Hero Live
58:15 - Superhot
67:00 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_234_-_The_Full_Asterisk_Version.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:50am EDT

Paul and Randy delve into distinguished author Tom Clancy's latest pet project, the massively multiplayer online shooter, The Division. Meanwhile, D.J. continues his quest to kick every gangster in Tokyo. Also, the new Fire Emblem is confusing.

Episode Timeline

00:00 - Intro Burger
06:00 - Final Fantasy 14 Patch Day!
09:50 - Yakuza
27:30 - Tom Clancy's The Division
52:23 - Fire Emblem Fates
68:45 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_233_-_Tom_Clancys_Fire_Emblem.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43am EDT