Did you pre-order a Steam Deck? Nick takes in PAX East, Chris tackles Roblox fascism, and we chill out with Alto’s Odyssey Lost Cities.
We debrief the new Nintendo Switch OLED upgrade, talk Gang Beasts stupidity and hilarity, Nick builds a gaming empire in Game Dev Story+, and Chris is introduced to the Villainous board game series.
We catch up on the latest Nintendo Direct, Hades on Xbox, Final Fantasy, and Wholesome Games Direct. Recent Apple Arcade games include Legends of Kingdom Rush, Frenzic, and GameDev Story+, and ponder the future of streaming games from the cloud.
We talk about the Playdate announcement, and what we felt was relevant or interesting to Arcade and mobile gaming coming out of WWDC 2021.
We review the new Apple TV 4K that arrived in both our homes this past weekend and don’t actually get to even reviewing the remote. Next time! Also: Fortnite updates and the gluttony of too many games to play.
We’re talking about Nintendo Switch Game Builder Garage, Simon’s Cat Story Time, Apple building a Switch, and Hard Wired Island.
New Apple TV hardware, petting the dog in games, MLB The Show, Fortnite Vaccine Victories, and Cloud City / Sushi Go!
We talk Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase, bitcoin video cards, Apple Arcade dump of great new games, and chess gets pulled out again.
FOMO on Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Fortnite Gets Dinosaurs, No Man’s Sky Amazing Race, and Nick DM’s a D&D Campaign.
In Console corner we’re talking Super Mario Bros U Deluxe, Ring Fit, Nintendo vaulting games, and Fifa ‘20. In Apple Corner it’s Fitness+ and Sp!ng. And Nick’s returning to D&D, while Chris is returning to Fortnite.
We’re talking Fall Guys, Apple blocking local multiplayer for kids, RIP to Nick’s Dad’s Apple TV, and Tabletop Corner updates.
Minecraft is back, Breath of the Wild reviews from 2017, Nintendo Direct updates, and BlizzConline thoughts.
We chat about the Mass Effect reissue, Chris plays Breath of the Wild for his kids, Apple Arcade updates, and Rummoli?
Catching up on holiday games and gifts - Pokémon, Hades, Minecraft Dungeons, Ring Fit, Nuts, and TableTopia! Oh My!
We’re talking Apple’s event as it relate to video games, the Apple Watch, whether we’re ordering a Playstation or Xbox, and playing board games in the time of a Pandemic.
Chris skates up a storm, Nicolas dreams of Star Trek in VR, and we preview what might be coming from next week’s Apple event.
If we’re waiting until 2021 for an Apple TV, should Chris build a gaming PC? We talk Nintendo Direct, Tabletop Simulator, Creak, Last Campfire, and Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2 is out.
We catch up after a few weeks away to talk camping, Paper Mario, Beyond a Steel Sky, Decoherence, GoT Tale of Crows, Fortnite and Marvel vs Apple, and what’s to come.
Bad graphs, cancelled trips, screen time getting enabled, and Apple Arcade contracts getting cancelled. The good news is we talk about Animal Crossing?
We talk about the games offered in the Itch.io Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality, Just Dance and Animal Crossing on the Switch, Apple’s WWDC announcements, and Grindstone still grinding.
While recording the previous episode, we went on a long enough tangent discussion around Disney+, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, and all the ways to watch TV and movies in 2020. So we broke it off into it’s own special bonus episode. Enjoy!
We’re talking about Minecraft Dungeons, when should kids start Minecraft, Obduction, Winding Worlds, and Towers of Everland.
We’ve been playing Star Wars Pinball, Untitled Goose Game, Legend of the Skyfish 2, The Other Side, and Hearthstone. And so we talk about those games - and more!
Nick tries a whole bunch of Arcade games, Chris has a confession to make.
We’re taking a break from playing one specific game and just talking about the games we’re playing as we isolate in home with kids and family. And definitely not buying Animal Crossing.
Life is crazy right now but we still have video games. What have we been playing while we’re under quarantine and isolation?
We - well not all of the we - review Over the Alps, and Kids Corner officially gets a Switch added to it.
We review Pilgrims from Amanita Design, publisher of other popular games like Machinarium, & Samorost. Grindstone gets a gore update, Nick’s progress in Enchanted Worlds, and preview the game we’re playing next.
We’re reviewing Grindstone - a game that Nick calls a near perfect mobile game.
We review Enchanted World, talk about a Mac mini gaming TV, and preview next episode’s game.
Was it doomsday for Doomsday Vault? What are we playing next week? Do we mention Dear Reader… again?
We return from a holiday break and catch up on What the Golf, a new Switch, city building games, and tracking kids screen time.
We’re reviewing Ultimate Rivals: The Rink, Apple announces annual subscription option, Dear Reader updates, and the game we’re playing over the holidays.
We’re reviewing Lego Brawls, a Smash Bros style game set in the Lego universe, talk a bit about genres and styles for kids in Apple Arcade, and preview next episode’s game.
We’re reviewing Inmost, talking family screen time restrictions, Fortnite, and what to do with weirdos playing with your kids.
Nicolas and Chris talk about the Apple Arcade games they’ve tried, what isn’t working, and what they’re playing next.