Cody Gough here, checking in with a 2014 year-in-review for your video game recap pleasure. Jon and I will unveil our favorite games of 2014 on our end-of-year podcast next week, but I wanted to take…

Cody recounts his experience with the “Bit Bash” Indie Gaming event at Threadless HQ in Chicago, featuring lots of games! Then, Jon reviews Five Nights at Freddy’s. http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-084-bit-bash-chicago-five-nights-at-freddys.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android |…

Cody talks about Boss Monster, the retro-inspired dungeon-building card game from indie publisher Brotherwise Games, and Jon discusses what he did and didn’t like about Borderlands 2. http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-082-boss-monster-borderlands-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android…

Cody gives a Sketchy Tower Defense review with a little help from Russian Jon, Unqualified Gamers’ go-to for tower defense games. Hear what they thought of this 2010 Xbox Live Indie game! http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-081-sketchy-tower-defense-review.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…

Jon and Cody give a full Shovel Knight review, and Cody is quite happy with the game. Jon then gives an update on his Final Fantasy V Four Job Fiesta, and Cody checks in on…

Jon and Cody provide an in-depth E3 2014 recap, including the press conferences of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, and discuss their favorite and least favorite games and moments of the annual video game convention. http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-074-e3-2014-review-microsoft-sony-nintendo-pressers.mp3Podcast: Play…

Cody grapples with the idea of “hanging out” with friends over the internet and has a philosophical debate with Jon about the merits and pitfalls of video game reviewers (and, of course, their reviews). Jon…

In an act of desperation, Cody invites his friend Ryan to fill in for Jon. After discussing his DDR and Rock Band tournament experiences at Gen-Con Indy, Ryan explains his Rogue Legacy drinking game and…

Jon takes a sick day, leaving Cody to analyze the Flappy Bird fiasco, explain how he made it onto a list of Chicago’s Hottest Geek Guys of Winter, preview his Valentine’s Day, and complain about…

Cody and Jon deliver a rare joint review, this time for indie PC game Risk of Rain. Plus, hear about what games they acquired over the holidays and a sample of what to expect to…