Video Game Hangover

We've arrived in 2019 to tell you about our favorite Yakuza and non-Yakuza games from 2018.

Episode Timeline:
00:45 - Intro
03:15 - The video games of 2018
66:05 - Outro


Direct download: VGH_375_-_Spontaneous_Horse_Combustion.mp3
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Eight quick songs for your listening enjoyment.

Direct download: Mini_Hangover_-_2018_Bonus_Tracks.mp3
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Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: To explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no one has gone before.

Episode Timeline:
00:01:15 - Intro
00:06:30 - The First Half
01:27:02 - The Second Half
02:38:00 - Outro 

Direct download: VGH_374_-_No_More_Bears.mp3
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We take a look back at 2018 in game music and everything was Ben Prunty or Yakuza.

Episode Timeline:
01:01 - Intro
05:20 - The best video game music of 2018 as selected by our panel of video game music experts
61:10 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_373_-_Best_Game_Music_of_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT

We dive into Life Is Strange 2 and find out just how strange life... is? On an even stranger note, we're thoroughly confused by The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game. Also, D.J. makes some questionable modifications to his Switch.

Episode Timeline

00:33 - Intro

05:49 - Life Is Strange 2

27:26 - Spyro minute

29:24 - The Haunted Island: A Frog Detective Game

39:11 - Flip Grip feat. Gunbird 2

52:47 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_372_-_Untitled.mp3
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D.J. takes a day trip to the most fantastical of video game realms: Watch Dogs 2's San Francisco. Randy grapples with his perfectionist urges in Spyro the Dragon. Also, Cthulhu and the Third Reich: A classic combination?

Episode Timeline

00:26 - Intro

00:59 - Viewer Mail/Laser League

07:48 - Drunktacular Hype

11:06 - Spyro the Dragon

32:59 - Watch Dogs 2

53:01 - Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

1:07:20 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_371_-_The_Bane_of_My_Existence.mp3
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Paul causes all kinds of gruesome dismemberment in Mortal Kombat XL and Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise. D.J. experiences the five stages of grief during the latest Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival. And, finally, Randy plays Spyro.

Episode Timeline:

00:48 - Intro
01:33 - Drunktacular hype
07:08 - Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival
25:15 - Mortal Kombat XL/Injustice 2
47:15 - Spyro Reignited Trilogy
62:44 - Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise
74:42 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_370_-_Mandatory_Furries.mp3
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Extra Life is a wrap! Laser League reveals Randy's true calling as an eSports pro, Paul flirts with a side career in voice acting thanks to Doki Doki Literature Club, and D.J. attempts to make sense of 14 hours of Kingdom Hearts.

Episode Timeline:
00:41 - Intro
01:50 - Drunktacular hype
10:18 - Kingdom Hearts
28:55 - Laser League
44:08 - Friday the 13th
53:58 - Doki Doki Literature Club
65:10 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_369_-_A_Long_Ass-Time.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

We're taking a quick break from our 24 hours of Extra Life to tell you about some of the games we played, like Tetris Effect, We Happy Few, Business Clicker, Castlevania II, and... Guilty Summer Kiss 2: Bloody Secret? OK, sure.

Episode Timeline:
00:38 - Intro
01:20 - Extra Life hype continues
12:00 - Tetris Effect
23:30 - Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
28:32 - Business Clicker
35:45 - Murder Mystery Adventure
39:55 - Guilty Summer Kiss 2: Bloody Secret
49:45 - We Happy Few
59:40 - Monster Hunter World: Behemoth
66:20 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_368_-_A_Horrible_Night_to_Have_a_Curse.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Even with Extra Life right around the corner, we find ourselves distracted and wondering what it's like to play the Cowboy Game. Also, the thrilling deaths of Spider-Man and his lady friends, returning to New Donk City, and — why not? — Dragalia Lost.

Episode Timeline:
00:40 - Intro
02:01 - Extra Life hype
13:15 - Red Dead Redemption 2
21:00 - Spider-Man
46:58 - Dragalia Lost
52:05 - Super Mario Odyssey
68:02 - Outro

Direct download: VGH_367_-_Moppin_Up_Moons.mp3
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