Jon talks about his massive home improvement project before he and Cody address some controversies regarding women in gaming. They then recommend some great speed runs from Summer Games Done Quick, their favorite summer speed…

Jon has the most epic cookie dilemma in the history of video game podcasts. After giving him advice, Cody gives his first impressions of Watch Dogs. Jon then talks about recent improvements in Plants vs. Zombies 2:…

Cody recounts his experience seeing A New World: intimate music from Final Fantasy at Anime Central 2014. He and Jon then discuss YouTube acquiring Twitch, and Cody goes on an impassioned rant about how other…

Jon talks about storytelling in video games and missed opportunities in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Cody ponders “good” and “bad” kinds of difficulty in video games. We really ask the hard questions in this…

Cody delivers an epic review of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3, Xbox 360). He and Jon also answer listener questions and engage with the audience as they record in their first-ever public Google Hangout. Technical difficulties—and hilarity—ensue. Continue reading

Cody and Jon use Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and Bravely Default as a launching point into surprisingly interesting video game topics, from video game pricing to the importance of dynamic storylines. Cody also…

Cody pushes Jon’s capacity for suspension of disbelief to its limit by discussing the storyline thus far in the Final Fantasy XIII universe and explaining the premise behind Lightning Returns, and Jon discusses his first impressions of Bravely Default (Nintendo 3DS). Join the Square-Enix JRPG extravaganza! Continue reading

It’s Jon’s first episode as a proud new dad! He recounts the highlights of his transition into parenthood, then talks about the upcoming Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls expansion. Then, Cody reviews the Bravely Default…

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…

Jon talks about his interesting experience replaying Final Fantasy V on his iPad, and Cody concludes his review of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo 3DS). Cody also reviews Batman: Arkham City…