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.
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.
May 30, 2016 at 8:00PM •
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
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
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
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
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!
April 25, 2016 at 5:00PM •
2 hours 2 minutes
Jeff and Christian welcome Mike Minotti from GamesBeat to the show this week to discuss changes to Hearthstone, details on the PS4 Neo, John Romero's new FPS, the latest game from Supergiant Games and more!
32:21 - A jam-packed Playlist this week as the guys discuss StarFox Zero for WiiU, The Gears of War 4 Beta, the Mirror's Edge Beta, Bravely Second, Lawbreakers, and Jeff talks about finally getting his Vive and enjoying Call of the Starseed, and Audioshield.
1:25:32 - Tabletop Time has Mike discovering Forbidden Island, Christian disliking I SpY, and Jeff talking solo play.
1:37:08 - Parting Gifts
1:44:13 - Cliffy B interview about Lawbreakers
April 18, 2016 at 7:00PM •
2 hours 10 minutes
Jeff and Christian welcome Blake Rochkind from United Talent Agency to talk about Gamestop's publishing arm, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Titanfall 2, and Ken Levine turning Twilight Zone into an interactive movie.
In the Playlist, Blake raves about Hyper Light Drifter, defends Quantum Break, and doubts VR, Jeff reveals his visit to Insomniac to play Unspoken and Edge of Nowhere, and Christian doesn't think Ratchet and Clank got enough praise last week.
For Tabletop Time, more love to kids games and squirrels, and Jeff discusses bluffing games and their possibilites in VR after visiting Red Storm studio and seeing Werewolves Within.
All that, plus YOUR emails.
AND THERE'S MORE! This week, bonus content beyond the main show, as Jeff shares his one-on-one exclusive interviews with Insomniac developers, Chad Dezern and Brian Allgeier!
April 11, 2016 at 12:00AM •
1 hour 57 minutes
In the Playlist, Shawn has been playing Dark Souls 3 and Hyper Light Drifter, Christian puts more time into The Division, and Jeff has lots to say about Ratchet & Clank, Welkin Road, and the Battleborn open beta.
For Tabletop Time, Shawn talks 6 Nimmt, and a listener has an epic Betrayal at House on the Hill tale to share.
All that, plus YOUR emails.