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Episode 501: The Official Levis Episode

May 13th, 2018 · No Comments

This episode follows the landmark 500th episode, and this next episode is dominated by Nintendo, both in the news and looking back at the Gaming Flashback for Wii Music and the infamous E3 performance starring Reggie Fils-Aime and Cammie Dunaway. The news includes: Nintendo Labo first week sales sluggish in Japan, UK Atari announces Atari […]

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Episode 500: Celebration Time!

April 23rd, 2018 · 2 Comments

After 11 years, VGRT Gaming Podcast, nee “Technical Diversions (TD) Gaming Podcast”, has hit the magic 500th episode, with not only former co-host Paul Nowak joining in on the celebration, but 2Old2Play’s Derek Nolan and former co-host Dan Quick sending their congrats as well. Paul’s presence is the go-ahead to give TJ and Scott permission […]

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Episode 485: Review Bombing

December 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

This week’s episode is unremarkable. Don’t expect any surprise guests or news, just a lot of chatting about comics and wandering way off the topic of video games. The news items for the week are: Valve implements methods to curtail Steam review bombing Matsuda insists Deus Ex not being discontinued Star Citizen releases new video, […]

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Episode 481: Portal’s Huge Success

October 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment

This week’s Gaming Flashback has no cake — instead it’s the history of Portal. The guys try to keep the podcast meme-free as they discuss Valve’s first person puzzle platformer. There’s also non-Portal related news items, too: Chris Avellone may be teasing a new Fallout game Street Fighter 5 will finally get an arcade mode […]

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Episode 480: Psychonauts

October 5th, 2017 · No Comments

As the episode title would imply, this week’s Gaming Flashback is Psychonauts, with Jonah revealing he’s a total fanboy and backed the sequel for over $800. He also has no idea what Oxenfree is, since he hadn’t played it yet. (He has, and realizes he was completely wrong about it being like Cabin in the […]

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Episode 476: A Man Chooses

August 31st, 2017 · No Comments

The Gaming Podcast is back after a week off, and it celebrates the 10th year anniversary of BioShock with its own Gaming Flashback. They also touch on its sequels, BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite. It’s not all BioShock, however, as the following news items are discussed: Bethesda Game Of Thrones project potentially leaked PUBG becomes […]

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Episode 473: Jonah Bashes Zelda, Gets Snarked

August 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

This week’s episode features Jonah being seriously critical of the Zelda series and getting the aghast reactions from his co-hosts (and probably the internet at large). The crew also discusses games on laptops and dreaming about the games they’d played. There’s another Gaming Flashback this week, 2007’s Game of the Year, Yaris. This week’s news […]

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Tags: Episode · Industry News · Nintendo Switch · Platformer · Podcast · Retro · RPG · Show Notes · ubisoft · Xbox One

Episode 472: Peggling Peggles

July 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Last week’s episode was torpedoed by audio issues (who knows, maybe they’ll come back in a outtakes episode), so this week returns with half old news and half new news. The Gaming Flashback returns with a vengeance with the classic Popcap game Peggle — which came out while Gaming Podcast debuted! This week’s new/old news […]

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Tags: atari · Episode · Industry News · Nintendo · Podcast · Retro · RPG · Show Notes · Xbox One

Episode 464: EA’s Star Wars Battlefront II plans

April 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Since the podcast recording last Wednesday had audio issues and the news was, frankly, boring, the crew decided to record a new 464th episode on Easter Sunday, after some more interesting stuff was announced near the end of the week. That, and Scott expresses his enthusiasm for Thimbleweed Park, the spiritual successor to Maniac Mansion […]

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Tags: electronic arts · Episode · Industry News · Microsoft · Nintendo · Podcast · Project Scorpio · Retro · Show Notes · Xbox One

Episode 452: Goodbye Princess Leia, Hello 2017

January 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

The year has ended, as the last podcast of 2016 was recorded last week, and released today. There’s much discussion that was cut out and saved for a future outtakes episode. Regardless, there’s plenty of show to go around, and the sound quality is also far better than ever thanks to Jonah getting a professional […]

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