GameCritics.com Podcast
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Just when you thought we couldn't possibly bring you any more Souls discussion.......we bring you more Souls discussion, but this time with people much smarter and with more name recognition than our usual cast. Enjoy! Featuring Nels Anderson (Mark of the Ninja), Matthew Weise (MIT Game Lab), and Toups (GaymeBar podcast). Oh, and Brad Gallaway I guess.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode115.mp3
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At long last we get to our annual E3 coverage, only about 40 days late. In addition, the crew talks on the Destiny Beta, Divinity: Original Sin, Walking Dead S2 Episode 3, The DOTA 2 International, and some weird Gundam Unicorn thing. Chi also gets excited about sex at the end. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad "Eurojanky" Gallaway, Chi Kong Lui, Sinan Kubba, and Ashley King.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode114.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT

Back from our lengthy hiatus with a lengthy rundown of what we've been playing lately. The gang dishes on The Wolf Among Us Episode 5, Watch Dogs, Shovel Knight, Dark Souls, 1001 Spikes, and so much more. Our Watch Dogs analysis will shock and amaze you!

Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, and Mike "your enjoyment must be approved by me" Bracken. 

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode113.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:35pm EDT

The XBox 180 is now truly complete. With Microsoft's announcement that they are dropping the Kinect requirement for the Xbox One, early adopters have been perturbed in droves. We happen to have three such fellows on the show to talk about their reactions, and if this was really a necessary move. Featuring Richard Naik, Mike Bracken, Ashley King, and special guest Aaron from the Gameenthus podcast.

Intros 0:00-0:12

Xbox Kinect 0:12-0:52

Thumbs 0:52-close

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode112.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:53pm EDT

Only 5 years late to the Souls party, Richard assembles four of our favorite guests and an old friend to talk about Demons, Darkness, Death, more Death, and Determination in From Software's Souls series, preceded by a brief watcha been playin. Featuring Richard Naik, Tim "Lego" Spaeth, Michael "Easy Street" Cunningham, Kristin "Covenant" Taylor, and Samantha "Tell Me Everything You Know" Allen.

0:00-0:07 Intro

0:07-0:23 Watcha been playin

0:23-0:50 At what point did you "get" your first Souls game?

0:50-1:15 What makes Souls challenging for you personally?

1:15-1:27 Invading-have you ever done it?

1:27-1:39 The future of Souls

1:39-1:43 Pitch a Souls game to someone unfamiliar with the series

1:43-close Thumbs

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode111.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:40pm EDT

The latest Wolf Among Us episode is out and we can't wait to talk about who we did and did not murder. Also featuring a fresh round of listener questions and some good old fashined watcha been playin. With Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Sinan Kubba, and Richard Naik

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode110.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18pm EDT

After Sinan Kubba taxed the GameCritics brains in a Big Red Potion quiz, he's back in the hotseat to chuck another assortment of strange rules and horrible questions at Brad Gallaway, Mike Bracken, Richard Naik and Chi "Sea Breeze" Kong Lui.

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode109.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT

The only unanimous GOTY winner in the history of the podcast gets a sequel in The Walking Dead Season 2-does it live up to its predecessor? Also on the agenda is Telltale's newest licensed property in The Wolf Among Us, and we also manage squeeze in some discussion about the little-known Dark Souls 2. Featuring Richard Naik, Chi Kong Lui, Brad Gallaway, Sinan Kubba, and Matt "Mast" Hunter.   

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode108.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:35am EDT

Sinan Kubba is joined by Chi Kong Lui, Mike Bracken, and Brad "Gilligan" Gallaway for a round-up of some of the early big-hitters of 2014, including Bravely Default, Thief, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, and, er, Inazuma Eleven. Then it's a quick-fire edition of listener's questions, followed closely by the ever-stalking Thumbs Up Thumbs Down"  

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode107.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55am EDT

How many games actually need to be played to completion in order to be truly experienced? That is the question we attempt to tackle in this episode, along with a healthy dose of watcha been playing. Featuring Richard Naik, Brad Gallaway, Ashley King, and first-timer Rowan Kaiser. That rhymes!

Also, as you may have heard Rowan is writing a book about Mass Effect.

 

Direct download: GameCriticsPodcastEpisode106.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:51pm EDT