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A sextet of GameCritics' finest reflect on the year that was. It's an old school holiday spectacular packed with all negativity you've come to expect (and surprisingly more than a dash of good cheer). With Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, Dan Weissenberger, Corey Motley, Mike Suskie, and Tim Spaeth.

Direct download: GameCriticsRadioGOTY2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:59am EDT

Join Richard (@richardnaik) and Dan (@gc_danny) as they explore the wonders of Dishonored 2. Also, be sure to listen *after* the ending theme for some hot Dishonored spoilerific talk as well. Also featuring some chatter about Luke Cage, the 2016 US Presidential Election, and rails shooters.

Direct download: GameCriticsRadio2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:18pm EDT

The first episode of the rebranded, relaunched, retooled, and rebooted GameCritics media effort. Richard Naik and Tim Spaeth discuss the reasons behind the switch, and also discuss the Nintendo Switch and the art of segue. For the second half of the show (starting around the one hour mark) Dan Weissenberger and our good friend Steven Brown run down the Playstation VR launch effort and attempt to not look silly in VR gear.

Direct download: GameCriticsRadio1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:08pm EDT

Another one on one affair as Richard Naik and Mike "permanently screw yourself into a hole" Suskie discuss the (de)merits of ReCore and the collapse of Keiji Inafune's reputation. Also, if you have not played Metroid Prime, please do so. You'll thank us.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode157.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:10am EDT

Another two-man affair as grizzled multiplayer veteran Richard Naik talks with Brad Gallaway about Overwatch, the game that finally made him question his stance on hating fun of all kinds. Also a few words about the GameCritics impostor, who is still pretending to be us in an attempt to get free download codes from publishers. 

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode156.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:57pm EDT

A romantic two-man affair as Richard and Corey chat about Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, pulling away from social media, and bad television. 

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode155.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:44pm EDT

We're back, a mere 12 years after our last show. No Man's Sky, Inside, Pokemon Go, Mighty Number Nine, The Fall, and We Happy Few, plus Star Trek Beyond, social media malaise, and a deep dive into Richard's digestive system. Featuring Chi Kong Lui, Richard Naik, Corey Motley, and Tim Spaeth.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode154.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:16pm EDT

From Kratos to Zelda, from Neo to Scorpio, and from LeVar Burton to the Ends of the Earth, it's our annual roundup of gaming's biggest week. E3! What more could you possibly need to know? Featuring Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, Corey Motley, and Tim "Gauntlet Schmauntlet" Spaeth.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode153.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:20pm EDT

LIVE from the Internet, it's the first ever GameCritics playcast! Richard and Suskie join forces to debate the merits of Blizzard's latest powerhouse and to talk about how great Team Fortress 2 was/is.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode152.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:58pm EDT

We'd like to tell you about our favorite sequels of all time. Won't you join us? Plus exclusive behind-the-scenes tales of the GameCritics website relaunch! Oooh, juicy! Starring Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Richard Naik, Richard Naik's Respiratory System, and Tim Spaeth.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode151.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:23am EDT