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games. culture. criticism
When we asked you to pick any game for us to discuss, we certainly didn't expect you to pick God Hand. But you did, so we did. Plus, what makes a critic a critic, Streets of Rage 2 (no, that's not a typo), and at long last, Chi Kong Lui on River City Ransom. Warning: This episode contains a revelation that will BLOW YOUR MIND. Featuring Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Mike Bracken, and Tim Spaeth.
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07am EDT

Do you like to shoot things? We do! This week the crew engages in vigorous debate over two new run-and-gun games: Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ and Weapon of Choice. Find out if 2-D shooters still have a place in a 3-D world.

Plus, the premiere of our new segment "What Do You Think?" (complete with swanky echo effect) where YOU tell US what you think of Fallout 3: Operation Anchorage, and that...unique...control scheme in the Resident Evil 5 demo.
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_9.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT

We celebrate the new year (four weeks late) by previewing 2009's most (and least) anticipated releases. Plus -- we tell you why you need to play the Community Games gem CarneyVale Showtime, and is Midnight Club Los Angeles worth a second look? Don't forget to stay after the show for a little something we call "GameCritics Unleashed."

With Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Mike Bracken, and Tim Spaeth.
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_8.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:45am EDT

It's our final show of 2008 and it's packed full of holiday joy. We answer some listener mail, Dan follows up on last week's Left 4 Dead commentary, and quick hits on Rise of the Argonauts and Far Cry 2. Featuring Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Dan Weissenberger, and Tim Spaeth. Happy holidays to all our listeners, and we'll see you in 2009!
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_7.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:47pm EDT

This week we debate the future of games distribution: physical media vs. digital downloads. What we think will happen...what we WANT to, quick hits on Left 4 Dead and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. Featuring Mike Bracken, Daniel Weissenberger, David Stone, and Tim Spaeth.
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_6.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:31am EDT

The fabulous fifth episode of the Podcast!

This week: Quick Hits on the NXE and A Kingdom for Keflings. Also, our first ever listener Q&A!

The cast includes Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Mike Bracken, and Tim Spaeth.
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_5.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

The fantastic fourth episode of the Podcast!
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:23pm EDT

The thrilling third epsiode of the podcast!
This week's topics include:

  • Impressions of Art Style: ROTOHEX, Gears of War 2, Castlevania: Order of Ecclasia, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts demo and Tomb Raider: Underworld demo
  • The Annual Holiday Gaming Glut: Its impact on gamers and the industry.
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT

It's the stunning second episode of the Podcast!
This week's topics include:
  • Impressions of Fallout 3 and World of Goo
  • The unknown N64 origin of Gears of War's duck-and-cover gameplay
  • Post-Halloween discussion of our favorite scary games

Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:52pm EDT

The premiere episode of the Podcast!
This week's topics include:

  • Reviews of Saints Row 2 and Art Style: Cubello
  • Why game criticism matters to us
  • Can games make us cry?
Direct download: GameCritics_Podcast_Episode_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40pm EDT