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Good Games Podcast: Episode 143 – Mean Streets

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Frank, Alex, and Khalik are back to chat about adventures in space with Mass Effect: Andromeda, the continuing obsession with Breath of the Wild, the failings of Final Fantasy XV, the newest old-school beat ’em up on the block, as well as news of the week in Nintendo finally bringing its first mobile game to Android, the Switch possibly getting a restock, the latest Sonic trailer, the end of PlayStation 3, the new King of Fighters animated series, and tons more!

Full show notes can be found following the link below.

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 142 – PAX East 2017

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Frank and Alex enjoyed a great trip to PAX East this year and got to tell Khalik all about it!
They recount all the great games they got to play, the overall PAX experience from both a newcomer and veteran perspective, and the ever present pull of Breath of the Wild.
They also go over the news happening in the games world, such as the continuing legal saga between Oculus and Zenimax, Nintendo selling a decent amount of new hardware, the PlayStation Now service conveniently getting PS4 titles, the pop-off heard ’round the world from this weekend’s Final Round tournament, and much more!

Full show notes can be found following the link below.

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 141 – That New Console Smell

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Frank, Alex, and Khalik are just inundated with the highest caliber games, not to mention the excitement for the newest console on the block; the Nintendo Switch!
They’ve got hands-on impressions of the new console/tablet hybrid, as well as some amazing new releases in Nier: Automata, Horizon Zero Dawn, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
They also discuss Switch hardware troubles, what will be lost in Destiny 2, the latest Overwatch character reveal, and plenty more!

 

Full show notes can be found following the link below.

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 140 – Wonderful Kind of Day

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Alex and Khalik get blindsided by all kinds of news this week, in addition to spending some time with yet another Telltale adventure game, the last of the Igarashi-led Castlevania games, and this generation’s version of Where’s Waldo.
They also talk about the upcoming Netflix-like subscription service for Xbox, the sequel to Shadow of Mordor and its many pre-order versions, Nintendo’s focus on indie games for the Switch, Oculus legal woes, one of the biggest upsets in competitive Pokémon, buying games through Twitch, banging folks in Mass Effect: Andromeda, an EA exec exiting the industry, and so much more!

Full show notes can be found following the link below.

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 139 – Proof of Life

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Alex and Khalik are back to discuss someone’s secret shame, the weirdness of revisiting older fighting games, hanging out with Uncle Death, the different schools of thought in MOBA design, Nintendo Switch leaks, the new update to Pokémon Go, Square’s newest RPG announcement, and lots more!

Full show notes can be found following the link below.

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 138 – Karmic Choice

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Frank, Alex, and Khalik learn a valuable lesson in karmic retribution. They also get excited for E3, discuss the lackluster ending of Gears of War 4, begin a MOBA journey of discovery, dabble in more free-to-play mobile games, revisit older games based on their soundtrack alone, Street Fighter’s newest character, the final game to be showcased at EVO 2017, a TV adaptation of a charming video game franchise, the end of the hot pepper era, and lots more!

Full show notes can be found following the link below.

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 137 – Tiny Neenja & Squarepainter

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Frank, Alex, and Khalik welcome some very special guests this week, Tiny Neenja and Squarepainter!
They nerd out over all sorts of things this week; things like horror games, VR, suplexes in VR, Pokémon Go, the Final Fantasy series, the JVC X’Eye, nerdy tattoos, Metal Gear Solid, Streets of Rage, the Gargoyles TV show, Joe-bo Cop, RoboCop, cookies and other confections, Final Fight, Power Rangers, Sailor Moon, and believe it or not, a whole lot more!

If you can’t get enough of the infectious energy in this episode, definitely check out the amazing work by Tiny Neenja and Squarepainter using the links below, and let them know we sent you!

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 135 – Year of the Turkey

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Alex and Khalik bask in the absurdity that is Yakuza 0, Alex reacquaints himself with the familiar grind of Destiny, but also discovers a new sensation of speed in FAST Racing NEO. They also discuss Overwatch‘s latest holiday event, all the news from Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Direct, more games being added to the Switch launch, Tekken 7‘s release date, new records set at the Awesome Games Done Quick event, and lots more!

Full show notes can be found following the link below, but also…

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 134 – Making the Switch

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Frank, Alex, and Khalik are together again rejoicing in the news of the full unveiling of Nintendo’s Switch. There’s also the usual business of playing weird Japanese video games, deep spoiler talk on Inside (you can skip spoilers using the time code below), and we check in with the latest Batman tale. In news there’s plenty to talk about with the Switch, a bunch of details for some new and existing fighting games, including Guilty Gear Xrd and Injustice 2, the grand return of a beloved game developer, and lots more!

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Good Games Podcast: Episode 133 – MAGFest 2017

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Frank and Alex return from their annual mecca to MAGFest and fill us in on what went down. They also catch up on the latest news items, like more game cancellations, the stunning changes in the FGC landscape, release dates for some anticipated titles, nominations from the big awards shows set to happen at this year’s Game Developers Conference, the official announcement of this year’s TwitchCon, and lots more!

Also, as you’ll find out listening to the show, this very podcast is in the running for the 2016 Amateur Podcast Championships! If you like what we do, your help and votes would be very much appreciated, so we humbly ask that you:

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