Special

Would You Rather?

We are turning 50 years, uhm, episodes old! And at the same time, we are celebrating our one year anniversary. What an occasion! So let’s go ahead and ponder some “would you rather” questions. For fun! Shownotes Nintendo Direct, 09/13/2022 (Nintendo)

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Gamescom 2022

Gamescom, the biggest video game trade show in the world, has come and gone. Of course, we were there to check out a whole range of games and to discuss the status quo of video game culture with experts. Here is our report! Shownotes 00:05:42 One Piece Odyssey 00:09:24 Floodland (with Kacper Kwiatkowski, Co-Boss and…

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Guess the Game in 20 Questions

Time for another one of our special episodes, a brief break from the regular business, and instead a tense guessing game. Listen to us struggle as we try to find whatever game we might be thinking of in 20 questions. Did you get any of them right before we did?

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Christmas Special: Ten Predictions for 2022

It is the most wonderful time of the year, that is: time for our little Christmas special. So we look into our glass bowl with glee to tell you about how Bobby Kotick resigns from ActivisionBlizzard, all the details of Sony’s next PlayStation VR headset, and which game will win Game of the Year 2022….

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Halloween Special: Cursed Games

“I am god here.” A strangely unsettling sentence, especially if uttered by a character in a game that might very well be cursed. For this Halloween we collect and retell our favorite gaming-related creepypastas and urban legends. Shownotes 00:05:08 The Lavender Town Incident (Pokémon Red/Blue) Pokémon Lavender Town Original Score 00:13:44 BEN Drowned (The Legend…

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