GameCritics.com Podcast
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Our first threesome in a long while has us diving into the wild world of Xenoblade Chronicles X, also known as JRPG Skyrim. Plus we take on the Hand of Fate in the latest installment of Oprah's Game Exchange. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, and Brad Gallaway.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode144.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:02pm EST

And old school four-man affair as we punish ourselves in Bloodborne: The Old Hunters. After that the unspeakable terror continues with Assassin's Creed: Syndicate, followed by a sweet reprieve with Felipe's Mailbag. Featuring Tim Spaeth, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, and Richard Naik.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode143.mp3
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Fallout 4! It's......there, I guess. Plus Chi gets to talk about his favorite subject, Transformers, for six hours. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Michael "Mac" Cunningham, and Mike Suskie.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode142Real.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:54pm EST

Brad loves PC gaming now! (Sort of) Beginner's Guide is amazing! (Not really) Mike Suskie's top 10 list exhibits very fine taste! (Mostly) Tim Spaeth is here! (That one's 100% true) Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Tim Spaeth, Mike Suskie, and Corey Motley.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode142.mp3
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We share our memories about Dylan Collins all the good things he did for us, plus Destiny has finally won Tim over and Brad now loves football. We also answer a couple of the thousands of dating and relationship questions we've received over the years. Featuring Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Tim Spaeth, and Richard Naik.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode140.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:20pm EST

The latest Metal Gear is out and it's so great it apparently got Hideo Kojima fired. The crew talks about it plus Mad Max and Grow Home. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Anne Lee, and Mike Suskie.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode139.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:05pm EST

Our second annual PAXcast featuring hard hitting analysis of all the happenings and body odors of this year's biggest gaming convention. Big thanks to Katsu Burger for allowing ur to record on their premises until they noticed and started looking at us weird. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, David Roberts, and Steven Brown.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode138.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

Over the years we at GameCritics have gotten more questions than we can possibly answer. Tonight we try to do a few of them, with predictably hilarious results. Plus the Top 10 train finally arrives at the absurdly detailed Mac station. Featuring Tim Spaeth, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Anne Lee, and Michael "Mac" Cunningham.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode137.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:44pm EST

The gang returns to talk about Monster Hunter, Persona 4, and what makes a game worth hundreds of hours of our time. Plus we get to hear Founder & Owner Chi Kong Lui's Top 10 Games of All Time. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Dan Weissenberger, and Mac Cunningham.

 

0:00 - 1:10 - What we've been playing/long games1:10 - close - Chi's Top 10

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode136.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:22pm EST

It's been 15 heartfelt years since GameCritics.com first opend for business. We share our thoughts on our time together, plus some Arkham Knight talk followed by Tim's Top 10 list. Featuring Tim Speath, Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, Anne Lee, and Jeffrey Mautlef.

00:01 : thoughts on Satoru Iwata, celebration of GameCritics' 15th anniversary
00:14 : what we've been playing
00:38 : Arkham Knight (non-spoiler)
01:06 : Tim's Top 10
01:52 : Arkham Knight (spoiler)

 

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode135.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:58pm EST

A shorter than normal episode (IE everyone was home and in bed before midnight) featuring some casual chat about Rythm Heaven Plus, Nier, and Batman: Arkham Knight. Plus, our good friend Aaron shares his top 10 games of all time. Featuring Richard Naik, Anne Lee, Aaron, and Steve Wittkamp.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode134.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:04pm EST

Tim is back! For (kind of) good this time! The King returns for our annual E3 analysis show, plus Richard takes his turn in the Top 10 chair. Featuring Tim Spaeth, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Mike Bracken, Richard Naik, and Anne Lee.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode133.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:42pm EST

It's almost time for the game indistry's magical masturbatory event, E3! We share our exciting and totally serious predictions, plus we delve into our next round of Top 10 discussion, this time starring Anne. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Anne Lee, and Mac Cunningham.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode132.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:44pm EST

The crew dissects the latest adventure of Grumble McGrumbleson in The Witcher 3, plus on the heels of David Letterman's retirement we dive into the holy grail of game discussion that is the Top 10 list. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Anne Lee, Mike Suskie, and Jeffrey Mautlef.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode131.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:31pm EST

The gang finally gets around to talking some Monter Hunter, Circle Pad or not. This also marks one of the three times in recorded human history that the entire crew actually played the same game....together! Featuring Brad Gallaway, Chi Kong Lui, Anne Lee, and Mike Suskie.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode130.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:46am EST

We bid a fond farewell to Sinan Kubba as he begins his new journey as a door-to-door Vita saleman. Or something like that. As one friend leaves another arrives, as we welcome Anne Lee into the inner circle. Also, final thoughts on Bloodborne plus a rousing round of Thumbs. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Mike Bracken (!!!), and Mike Suskie.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode129.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:55pm EST

Sinan Kubba is back in the hotseat alongside Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui and Mike Suskie. A bumper show this time around, with an even bumpier 40 minutes on Bloodborne. If you get Bloodbored, skip to the 47 minute mark for the rest of the show, where we cover Final Fantasy Type 0 HD, more Amiibo drama, more on Etrian Mystery Dungeon, and a feature segment on the state of multiplayer.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode128.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:22am EST

Anne Lee fills in for Richard Naik to host a groovy episode all about music games. Featuring Brad Gallaway, Chi Kong Lui and esteemed guest Mac Cunningham, the crew talks Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Flame Over, htoL#NiQ and more before dissecting the announcement of Rock Band 4.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcast127.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Sinan Kubba is joined by Brad Gallaway, Chi Kong Lui and Richard "1815" Naik to talk Dying Light, Super Smash Bros and Persona 3. Also, the first (and last?) ever round of Sinan's Question Time.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode126.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:24pm EST

We've had over a year with the new generation of consoles, and we take a look at who is providing the best playing experience for our hard earned money. Spoiler: it's not Ubisoft. Plus we talk a little bit about the closing of Club Nintendo and revisit one of our favorite topics from yesteryear in the Games that Made Us, this time focused two of our best friends. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Mike Suskie, and Aaron "the Iron Man."

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode125.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:05am EST

The crew talks about the recent decision by Joystiq to ditch review scores (note: this episode was recorded BEFORE the unfortunate announcement of Joystiq's closure), plus we tackle an old question: how long should one give a game to get good, i.e. the "hook" moment? Featuring Sinan Kubba, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, and Anne Lee.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode124.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:40pm EST

Lights! Camera! Horrible Skype updates! As 2014 comes to a close, the crew reflects on the highs, the lows, the really lows, and the really really lows. Plus, it's our closest, most exciting Game of the Year vote yet. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Tim Spaeth, Dan Weissenberger, and Sinan Kubba.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode123.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

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