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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

For episode 150 we turn to the final entry in the Souls series, at least until it's rebooted. We delve into major Dark Souls 3 spoilers around the 17 minute mark, so you have been warned. Also, brief chitchat about Mirror's Edge Catalyst demo, Salt & Sanctuary, and making fun of the WiiU. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Mike Suskie, and Ashley King.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode150.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:30pm EDT

The gang returns after yet another long hiatus to deliver a showstopping discussion of Ubisoft's latest apology game in The Division, plus we also marvel at the sheer Division (give me a pun award please) among our panelists regarding the most recent Zack Snyder spectacular, Batman vs Superman. The BvS segment featured *heavy* spoilers and starts around 1:12. Starring Tim Spaeth, Chi King Lui, Brad Gallaway, Dan Weissenberger, and Gene "The Media" Park.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode149.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:10pm EDT

Old friend Darren Forman stops by to discuss 50% of Street Fighter V. Why 50%? Because the other half apparently hasn't been released yet. Comedy! Plus Brad embraces his inner caveman in Far Cry Primal, and Chi marvels at Chun Li's fashion choices. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, and Darren Forman.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode148.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:27pm EDT

Firewatch! It's a thing. To tell you any more would enter spoiler territory. However! There is a special spoiler segment from about 0:26 to 0:53 if you're into that. Also we dive again in Felipe's Mailbag, and come away with the one nerd question to rule them all-who is the best Star Trek Captain? Featuring Tim Speath, Chi Kong Lui, Richard Naik, and Corey Motley.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode147.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:39pm EDT