Video Game Hangover

Does it offend you? On this week's show, we're talking about one gamer's objection to the religious content in Bioshock Infinite and our own sensitivities to games that push the envelope. Plus: Fire Emblem, Luigi's Mansion, SimCity 2.0, and more.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:36
Hangover: 9:05
I'm Offended: 29:00
Last Call: 57:05
Outro: 60:30
Bioshock Infinite Spoiler Chat: 61:24

Direct download: VGH_96_-_Suck_Mechanic.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:18am PDT

We're looking back on 31 years of LucasArt's best stuff and sharing our hopes for the future of Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Grim Fandango. We've also got talk of Guacamelee, Dishonored DLC, Quakecon excitement, early multiplayer memories and more!

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:55
Hangover: 11:53
LucasArts: 27:10
Last Call: 57:36
Outro: 60:20 

Direct download: VGH_95_-_Keep_Your_Ears_Peeled.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:13am PDT

Time to pull the plug on online multiplayer? Responding to claims that multiplayer is lagging out, we discuss ways to potentially save it (and whether it deserves saving at all). In the Hangover, everyone's hooked on Bioshock Infinite.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 2:33
Hangover: 5:12
Death of Multiplayer: 26:48
Outro: 60:57 

Direct download: VGH_94_-_Mobile_Field_Nurse_Murse.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:18am PDT

The often cantankerous relationship between gamers, publishers, and the press is in the spotlight this week. We've also got thoughts on Tomb Raider (not Dude Raider) and we're diving deeping into Monster Hunter.

Episode Timeline

Intro: 0:00
Hangover: 2:11
Entitled Gamers: 29:30
Outro: 61:38 

Direct download: VGH_93_-_Where_Hopes_and_Dreams_Go_to_Die.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:06am PDT

Our host Randy joins forces with folks from the Boom Headshot, Geeks With Wives, and First World podcasts to talk about recent releases (God of War: Ascension, Luigi's Mansion 2) and their tumultuous relationships with achievements and trophies.

Direct download: VGH_Crossover_2_-_Trophies_and_Achievements.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am PDT