Video Game Hangover

This is it, our final show of 2011! In this week's episode, The Whole Crew get together with drinks, and frame the entire show around your incredible feedback! Thank you so much for the support and we'll see you in Season 2 in 2012!

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Tomorrow's Hangover: 2:30
Listener Feedback: 6:55
Outro: 81:00 

Direct download: VGH_34_-_Dont_Buy_the_Blue_Stuff.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:09pm EST

Stuff this down your chimney! This week, we've assembled the Ultimate VGH Holiday Shopping List for the obsessive gamers and pop-culture geeks on your list. We've also got Viewer Mail, our weekly Hangovers, and we'll wrap things up with Last Call!

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:40
Hangover: 8:20
All I Want: 25:00
Last Call: 58:45
Outro: 64:20 

Direct download: VGH_33_-_The_Hardened_Edition.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:56pm EST

The Crew discuss the new Zelda, waggle, and other unusual control schemes that they've both loved and hated. Paul goes the entire episode without hating on the Wii. We've also got your Viewer Mail, Saints Row: The Third, and yes, more Skyrim.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:20
Special Announcement: 6:08
Hangover: 8:58
Unusual Controls: 32:04
Last Call: 68:58
Outro: 74:28 

Direct download: VGH_32_-_Done_Busy_Being_Dead.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:33pm EST

Thanks but no thanks? This week, we're talking about the things that make us thankful to be gamers. This is also the episode where it sounds like Randy could drop dead at any moment. Sorry 'bout that. Plus: Mario, Saints, Skyrim, Queen and Muppets!

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 1:35
Hangover: 6:45
We Give Thanks: 34:00
Last Call: 66:10
Outro: 72:45 

Direct download: VGH_31_-_Warm_Fuzzies.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:58am EST

Gaming is awesome, except when it isn't. In this week's show, we're talking about some of our least favorite things in the world of video games. Also: Mario rescues Peach, Paul goes full Skyrim, and someone's growing a glorious moustache. It's itchy!

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:03
Hangover: 7:30
Gaming Shitlist: 35:40
Last Call: 68:50 
Outro: 74:25 

Direct download: VGH_30_-_I_Luv_Food.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22pm EST

In this week's episode we chat about Uncharted 3! Spoiler alert, we chat about Uncharted 3, and only Uncharted 3.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Uncharted 3 Chat: 2:12
Outro:65:40 

Direct download: VGH_29_-_Recharted.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:39pm EST

The first official trailer for Grand Theft Auto V prompts a conversation about our hopes, dreams and fears for the next installment in one of our favorite gaming series.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:05
Hangover: 11:30
GTA 5 is Coming: 31:00
Last Call: 66:00
Outro: 72:50 

Direct download: VGH_28_-_Layton-Assisted_Suicide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:11pm EST

Everyone is a little bat-curious, right? In this week's show, we're talking about the Uncharted 3 theater events, our favorite scary games, and Batman: Arkham City. We've also got Aliens, Creepers, psychics, headcrabs and a Last Call that goes OONTZ.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Uncharted 3 Events: 2:50
Hangover: 19:30
Scary Games: 38:46
Last Call: 72:50
Outro: 77:42 

Direct download: VGH_27_-_Bat-curious.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

Level up! RPG-like progression systems are creeping their way into all sorts of games these days. This week, the VGH Crew weigh in on the growing trend. Plus: D.J's playing Bastion, Randy's had RAGE all along, and Paul's putting on his Heisenberg hat.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:48
Hangover: 8:12
Level Up: 34:00
Last Call: 67:00
Outro: 73:09 

Direct download: VGH_26_-_The_Post-Asteroid_World.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:38pm EST

VGH #25: A Number of Defense Options at Your Disposal

How hard is too hard? The recent release of Dark Souls has us talking about insanely difficult games. In The Hangover, we're shocked to hear which game Randy is actually enjoying. We've also got a contest winner, Viewer Mail, and a zombie-fied Last Call.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 1:44
Hangover: 7:55
Game Difficulty: 29:50
Last Call: 71:05
Outro: 75:20 

Direct download: VGH_25_-_A_Number_of_Defense_Options_at_Your_Disposal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm EST