DLC

DLC

DLC is your weekly audio tour of the latest in video games and tabletop entertainment. Hosts Jeff Cannata and Christian Spicer are joined every week by the best damn gaming experts on the planet as well as YOUR phone calls! Disagree, Like, or Comment by Direct Live Call-in or in the Designated Lobby Chat! It is the gaming show Decided by Listener Contribution. DLC, the Digital Lifestyle Companion for gamers who Don't Like Cynicism.

Hosted by Christian Spicer and Jeff Cannata.



#133: Hold on to Your HMD

June 27, 2016 at 11:00AM • 2 hours 1 minute

Jeff and Christian welcome Ben Kuchera from Polygon.com to the show to talk about Oculus' removal of exclusivity checks, the Mighty No 9 launch debacle, and a lawsuit over wagering in CS: GO.

00:47:25 - The Playlist: Ben and Christian are hooked on Overwatch, and Jeff ruminates on the new ranked changes in Heroes of the Storm

01:07:34 - VR Talk: The debut of the bumpers sent in by YOU for this new segment! Plus, discussion of the Oculus and Vive, Keep Talking and No One Explodes, and more!

01:37:46 - Tabletop Time: Christian discusses his D&D campain with the gang from Jast

01:46:40 - Parting Gift

01:51:43 - Bonus Content - Jeff talks with a designer from CD Projekt Red about the upcoming Gwent Standalone game.


#132: E3 2016 Wrap Up! Hands-on Impressions of All the Big Games!

June 20, 2016 at 5:00PM • 2 hours 12 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Ben Silverman from Yahoo eSports back to the show again this year to continue the E3 Wrap-Up tradition. They discuss their Game of the Show winner, and hand-on impressions of dozens of huge titles, like Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn, God of War, Dishonored 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Watch Dogs 2, Steep, Mafia 3, PSVR, and so much more!

00:00:00 - Game of Show

00:36:00 - Other Favs

01:16:07 - VR

01:32:25 - Hidden Gems

01:40:58 - Surprises and Disappointments

02:07:17 - Bonus Interview with Corey Barlog


#131: E3 2016 Part 2 - Microsoft, Ubisoft, and Sony Press Conferences!

June 14, 2016 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 50 minutes

Jeff and Christian walk through the biggest day for E3 2016 with all the news from Microsoft, Ubisoft, and Sony press conferences. God of War, Gears of War 4, Horizon Zero Dawn, Forza Horizon 3, The Last Guardian, Spider-Man, and so much more! Don't miss it!


#130: E3 2016 Part 1 - EA and Bethesda Press Conferences!

June 13, 2016 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 23 minutes

Jeff and Christian are joined by Xav De Matos to discuss the first day of press conferences for E3 2016! EA kicked things off with their own event, showing Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, and a little Mass Effect Andromeda. But was it enough to wow? Then Bethesda, last year's clear press conference winner, tried to up the ante with Quake Champions, Dishonored 2, and Prey! What were the biggest surprises, and all the highs and lows? Tune in to find out!

Then come back tomorrow as Jeff and Christian welcome a new guest for Microsoft, Ubisoft, and Sony discussions.


#129: E3 Hypetrain 2016!

June 6, 2016 at 6:00PM • 2 hours 7 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Max Scoville from IGN and The Comedy Button to the show this week to discuss pre-E3 week announcements, delays, and excitement with Watch Dogs 2, Agents of M.A.Y.H.E.M., Horizon: Zero Dawn and more. Plus, Nintendo's NX going to support VR? And is Jake Gyllenhall making a Division movie?

00:21:55 The E3 Hypetrain fires up and the guys walk through everything they expect and hope from the biggest video game convention in the world. Will we see Red Dead Redemption 2? Is Zelda going to impress? What will the big Sony and Microsoft surprises be?

00:57:18 The Playlist features talk of Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Edge of Nowhere, Waltz of the Wizard, and Witcher 3: Blood and Wine.

01:37:53 Parting Gifts!

01:42:14 BONUS CONTENT - Jeff interviews Co-Founder, CCO, and President of Ready at Dawn, Ru Weerasuriya.


#128: Delayed Response

May 30, 2016 at 8:00PM • 2 hours

Jeff and Christian welcome Tasha Sounart from Pixar and formerly of Double Fine to the show this week to discuss backpack PCs, the rumor of the Xbox Scorpio, No Man's Sky's delay, Last Guardian, and more!

00:41:06 - The Playlist features tons of discussion about Overwatch, Bravely Second, Ratchet & Clank, Jeff's hands-on preview of Civilization VI, and VR experiences Final Approach and Chronos

01:22:42 - Tabletop Time with talk of Mysterium and Magic the Gathering

01:36:19 - Parting Gifts!

01:43:07 - BONUS CONTENT - Interview with Ed Beach of Firaxis Games about Civilization VI


#127: Buzzword of Buzzwords

May 23, 2016 at 9:00AM • 2 hours 14 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Andrea Rene from Gamestop, Playboy, and Yahoo eSports back to the show this week to discuss Destiny's brand new expansion, Gran Turismo Sport, Google's Daydream, and Uncharted 4's awesome accessibility.

00:32:38 - The Playlist features discussion about Paragon, DOOM, Uncharted 4, and and VR headset showdown, Oculus vs Vive

01:24:23 - In Table Top Time Andrea talks Exploding Kittens, and Jeff and Christian rave about Flick 'em Up.

01:41:44 - Parting Gifts!

01:48:16 - BONUS: Christian responds to last week's Uncharted 4 spoiler discussion

01:52:11 - BONUS: Jeff interviews Joel Green, Producer and Designer of The Gallery: Call of the Starseed at Cloudhead Games


#126: Disney Definitely Finite

May 16, 2016 at 6:00PM • 2 hours 10 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome YouTube and Twitch.tv's own Ali Baker to the show this week to discuss huge numbers of people playing shooters, Disney Infinite going away, the announcement of Civilization VI, and Capcom learning a valuable lesson.

00:26:14 - The Playlist features discussion of Battleborn, Overwatch, DOOM, and Uncharted 4. Plus, Jeff finds the Vive VR holy grail in Vanishing Realms.

01:04:47 - Tabletop Time has discussion of Star Wars Imperial Assault, and other games based on known IP

01:28:07 - Parting Gifts, including Jeff's action short: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2skcpboV5g

01:32:54 - BONUS CONTENT: Jeff and Chistian's extended SPOILER discussion of Uncharted 4


#125: Throw Your Video Card in the Garbage

May 9, 2016 at 5:00PM • 2 hours 24 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com back to the show this week to talk about announcements for Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, a new more powerful, more affordable video card from NVidia, Epic leaving the single-player game business and more!

00:39:22- The Playlist is all about Uncharted 4. Jeff and Anthony completed the single player campaign and have a lot to say. Plus, Christian chimes in about Uncharted on mobile, and the Overwatch open beta. Jeff won't leave out VR, either, with some hot takes about Budget Cuts and Astral Domine demos.

01:27:08 - Tabletop Time is a special interview with the game designer Rob Daviau, whose Pandemic Legacy is now the world's number 1 rated board game. He has a new game in pre-order now, called Seafall.

01:52:42 - Parting Gifts!

01:57:35 - BONUS CONTENT - Interview with Heroes of the Storm Lead Designer, Dustin Browder


#124: Nintendo Being Nintendo

May 2, 2016 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 48 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Shareef Jackson from Games Look Good and the Spawn on Me podcast to the show this week to discuss Nintendo's crazy plans for E3, Microsoft's possible update to the Xbox One hardware, the Division's cheaters problems, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and more!

00:46:20 The Playlist includes Starfox Zero, Aurion: Legacy of Kori-Odon, The Division, Crystal RIft, Windlands, and Christian's first steps into room-scale VR!

01:22:09 Tabletop Time features the guys' thoughts about International Tabletop Day, the new version of Codenames, and Schmovie.

01:37:19 Parting Gifts!