Gamersvantage Podcast with Steve and Jake (video games)

Games we play, news that means stuff to us and whatever else we want to talk about.

Direct download: Episode_70.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 5:46pm EDT

We talk alot about the upcoming Star Wars, Marvel and movies.  Our first 15 mins is all about the new Armadas in Star Trek Fleet command.  Then it's The Outer Worlds, Rage, and a bunch of other stuff. 

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Category:video games -- posted at: 8:59am EDT

We talk about games, games, and more games.  Gears 5, Borderlands, Link's Awakening, World War Z and that goose game.  Some thoughts on some recent news (mostly around Sony) and we wrap up with thoughts on Blizzard's recent blunders.

Direct download: Episode_68.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Steve sets the record straight on Gears 5.  Mike give his impressions on Link's Awakening.  We discuss The Last of Us 2 and God of War and the emotional impact of video games.

Direct download: Episode_67.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:47am EDT

Gears 5 has released and Mike gives us his first impressions.  That along with Control the new game from Remedy.  We also talk about our adventures in console acquisitions.

Direct download: Episode_66.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT

Steve and Mike discuss all sorts of stuff on this podcast.  Star Trek themes, studio acquisitions, games we are playing and more.

Join in and listen.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Steve finally returns from his vacation.  Steve and Mike get all caught up on what we've been playing for the last couple of weeks.  Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Danganronpa, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, New Super Mario Bros Wii, and whatever else we decide to chat about.

Direct download: Episode_64.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Steve and Mike talk about Danganronpa, Mortal Kombat 11, Days Gone, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, Mario v Rabbids,  Castlevania, My Friend Pedro, and Star Trek: Fleet Command.

After catching up with games we talk about what we think releases for the next gen may look like and the support of backwards compatibility

Direct download: Episode_63.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

GamersVantage is back!  Yes that is right, we are back with a new co-host, Mike.

Join us as we discuss our thoughts and feelings on the latest E3 conference and kick off the rebirth of GamersVantage!

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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:41am EDT

We talk Red Dead, E3, the new Assassin's Creed, God of War, and some D&D.

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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

Steve and Jake get back to our roots and just decide to talk about whatever.   Forget news, forget release stuff.  We just talk about the games we play and whatever suits our fancy.

Direct download: GV_Ep_60.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

Steve and Jake talk about Doom (4), Nier (the first one), Ys (the remake of the 3rd Ys), Forza MotorSport (the second one) and all the fun things we want to play in 2018.

Direct download: GV_Ep_59.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:53pm EDT

Steve and Jake review what they played and like in 2017 and share a brief view into what has been on the docket for 2018.

Direct download: GV_Ep_58.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:21pm EDT

Steve and Jake give their final thoughts on Assassin's Creed: Origins, Super Mario Odyssey and Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds.  Then we talk about a bunch of other games we are playing.

Listen in, it's good fun!

Direct download: GVEp57.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 8:07pm EDT

Steve and Jake talk alot about the new releases of Assassin's Creed and Super Mario Odyssey.

And what is a Boo exactly?

Direct download: GV_Ep_56.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 10:33am EDT

In case you care, this is actually Episode 55.

Steve and Jake just talk about what they are playing, Assassin's Creed, Super Mario: Sticker Star, Burnout: Revenge and some other stuff.

Direct download: GV_Episode_55.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 2:42am EDT

We talk about Mario, Mass Effect, Assassin's Creed, and Persona.

We respond to listener messages and Steve has a mini rant.

Direct download: GV_Episode_54.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

In this episode Steve and Jake talk about Mass Effect Andromeda, Paper Mario, both the original and Color Splash and Persona 4. 

Jake gets triggered due to Steve's opinions on Paper Mario, so that's fun.

We talk some news and then launch into a lovely discussion about character creation which gets us to our question of the week:

When you have a game with a character creator, do you accept the default or do you create your own?  If you create your own, who do you make it look like?

Direct download: GV_Episode_53.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:38am EDT

E3 has come and gone. 

We talk all about the conferences and our thoughts.  What we liked, and didn't like.


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Category:video games -- posted at: 9:11am EDT

Steve give his final thoughts on Horizon Zero Dawn and Jake gives his first impressions on Mass Effect: Andromeda.

We discuss some news, read some listener feedback, dream about the Mass Effect Unified Trilogy and then discuss the top ten moments in the Mass Effect Trilogy.

Direct download: GV_Episode_51.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

We talk about Paper Mario, Super Mario World, and...Horizon Zero Dawn which Steve loves.

Jake discusses his Mario Timeline and compares to some other Mario timelines and theories out there.

Some links for our episode:

Game trailers mentioned:

Burgertime Commercial - 1983
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Debut Trailer
Official Resistance 3 Teaser

Mario Timeline links:

OK, Bear With Me: What If Mario And Wario Are The Same Guy?
The Extraordinary Quest to Put All the Super Mario Games On One Timeline

Direct download: GV_Episode_50.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 2:35pm EDT

This week we discuss the upcoming Nintendo Switch and how it will affect the handheld market.

Here's some links for stuff we talk about:

DuncanR2N's PSN Profile
Mario14th's PSN Profile

Trailer List:

Horizon Zero Dawn - E3 2015 Trailer | PS4
Killzone®3 - Justice Trailer
Assassin's Creed 3 - Official Connor Story Trailer
E32008 - Ubisoft Prince of Persia Trailer
Assassin's Creed Revelations E3 Trailer
Prey 2 - E3 2011 Cinematic Trailer
Ratchet & Clank®Future: A Crack in Time (Comic Con)
Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 - Air Strike
Red Dead Redemption Debut Trailer
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 Trailer

Honorable Mentions:

Halo 3: ODST - We Are ODST Trailer
E3 Cinematic Trailer HD | Assassin's Creed 3

Direct download: GV_Episode_49.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

We talk about Paper Mario, Persona 3, Final Fantasy XV, the Mario timeline and Yoshi's Island and some other random stuff.

We finally have a GV10List so listen in and enjoy.

Here's a couple of links we mention in this week's podcast:

Watch christober72304

Derelict's Movie Moment - Ratchet and Clank

NieR: Automata – A special message from YOKO TARO

Direct download: GV_Episode_48.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

Steve and Jake talk about games they played in 2016, their personal GOTY picks and a look forward to 2017.

Direct download: GV_Episode_47.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

A new year, a new episode!

Assassin's Creed movie, Final Fantasy XV and The Last of Us dominate this discussion.

Direct download: GV_Episode_46.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 4:59pm EDT

Gears! Bioshock! Undead Nightmares! Oh my!

Nintendo finally showed their new console, the Switch and Rockstar revealed Red Dead Redemption 2.

We talk about that stuff.

Whats your Greatest Video Game Moment Ever?


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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:24pm EDT

Jake played a bunch of Destiny.  Steve beat a bunch of games and talks about it; Yoshi's Island, Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, Halo 5: Guardians, Gear of War: Judgement, and Gears of War Ultimate.  We also talk about some games we are currently playing like Persona 3 and more Gears games. 

We finally address some listener feedback from April (yeah we are slow).  We also discuss the possibility of a PS5 announcement sooner than later.

The GV 10 List returns inspired by Steve's playthrough of Yoshi's Island with some memories of rage quitting games.

Let us know about your rage quite memories!


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Category:video games -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

Episode 43 is here!

Once again, we talk about Assassin's Creed (it's what we do) and the announcement of the Ezio Collection and what we would want from an Assassin's Creed (the first one) remastered release.

Then it's onto Yoshi's Island, Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, and No Man's Sky.

We sidebar into a discussion about the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox Scorpio and if 4K gaming really matters.

Finally we wrap up with a joint discussion on Journey (yes we finally played it) and Uncharted 4.

Our question for the podcast: Do you have a favorite game? Is it different from the best game you ever played and why?


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Category:video games -- posted at: 11:10pm EDT

Steve and Jake are back! And we are bringing you a fun filled episode with all the answers to life, the universe, and everything!

We discuss what we've been up to for the last little while, and recap all the games we've played.

We go into a bit more detail on a few games, like Doom, Mass Effect, Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, and Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.

No GV 10 List this episode but we'll for sure have one for next time.


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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:33am EDT

In this episode Jake gives us an update on Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam and Steve updates us on Mad Max, The Witness, Halo Wars, Halo: Reach, Ryse and his impressions of the Xbox One.

We also discuss some news and in our final topic we discuss linear games and a new GV10List of great games that linear.


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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:13pm EDT

This episode is chock full of goodness with Jake continuing his run of Paper Mario games and starting in on Paper Jam.  Steve continues playing all sorts of stuff; Dragon Quest IV, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, Defense Grid 2, Lego Indiana Jones 2, Mad Max, and The Witness.

We also discuss the news about Microsoft allowing cross-platform play and Sony's response.

Finally we end with some listener feedback and a new GV 10 List: Games that are art.

Oh and you can find Steve's page on the Backloggery here:

DuncanR2N's Backloggery


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Direct download: GV_Episode_40.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:42pm EDT

Jake give us a update on Paper Mario and compares and contrasts Super Paper Mario with the previous entries.  Steve talks more about his LEGO run and focuses on LEGO Indiana Jones 2 and goes into detail about his time with Mad Max.   We also get a brief glimpse of Steve's Everybody's Gone to the Rapture impressions before we dive into news, listener responses to our last podcast and this weeks GV 10 List, Reasons Why Physical Media is better than Digital.


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Category:video games -- posted at: 9:14pm EDT

After a month long break, Steve and Jake are back with talk about Paper Mario, Borderlands 2, LEGO Batman, Life is Strange, Mad Max a bunch of new and a new Top 10 List for franchises that we want to see LEGOized.

Questions for this podcast:

How do you say niche?

What series, IP or franchise would you like to see transformed into a LEGO game?


Links for this Episode:

Super Cafe: Bros Before Marios


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Category:video games -- posted at: 4:32pm EDT

In our first episode this year Steve and Jake each pick our top 5 games for 2015 and we look forward and talk about the 2016 games we are excited about.  We also talk about what we are currently playing, and some news.

Questions for this podcast?

What were your favorite games from 2015?

What are you excited about for 2016?

What happened to the nose on the sphinx in Egypt?


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Category:video games -- posted at: 6:05pm EDT

Yes, this episode is all about Star Wars.  We talk about the new movie, the old movies and what we want out of the franchise going forward.  Beware of spoilers for Episode VII!

Our questions for this podcast?  Should we continue talking about release dates and general gaming news?  Let us know!


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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

Steve and Jake are back!  This episode Jake gives us his final thoughts on Mass Effect 3 and the trilogy in general with some speculation on the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda.  Steve gives his final thoughts on Assassin's Creed: Syndicate.   Steve and Jake discuss the Game Awards and what they should keep or change.  And we wrap it up with a discussion about the newly announced PS2 Emulation on the PS4.


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Category:video games -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

Steve and Jake are back and in this episode we start off discussing the recent Star Wars trailer.

Jake gives his thoughts on Mass Effect 1 & 2 and Steve give some updates on Destiny and Uncharted: Golden Abyss.  Steve wraps the Now Playing segment with initial impressions on Assassin's Creed: Syndicate.

For our not very Halloween episode Steve and Jake discuss 10 spooky moments in video games.

Music Breaks for this episode:

Family from Assassin's Creed: Syndicate by Austin Wintory
Twinkle, Twinkle from Dead Space

Direct download: GV_Episode_33.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 12:32pm EDT

In this episode we talk about what we are playing (Uncharted, Destiny, Assassin's Creed: Rogue), recent news since our last podcast, recent and upcoming releases and 10 things games should (or shouldn't) do.

Plus, listen in for our free PS4 game giveaway!

PS4: Big Holiday Lineup, Lower Cost

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, at the 2015 GeekWire Summit

Join the GamersVantage community on PS4!

Music Breaks for this Episode:

Nate's Theme from Uncharted: Drake's Fortune by Greg Edmonson
The Last of Us from The Last of Us by Gustavo Santaolalla

Direct download: GV_Episode_32.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

In this Episode we talk about Super Mario Maker, Destiny: The Taken King, Metal Gear Solid, and Need For Speed: High Stakes.  We launch into a discussion about the upcoming Assassin's Creed: Syndicate (and my frustration with the Collector's Edition) and a bunch of news; the new Nintendo CEO, Kingdom Hearts 2.8, rumored BioShock collection for PS4/Xbox One, a new Nintendo controller patent, and a few others.

Some links for this episode:

Super Mario Maker: "Will You Save Your Son?" Geoff The Hero's Custom Level

Super Mario Maker - 5 awesome levels that play themselves [Don't press anything!]

The Tetris God

DuncanR2N's Destiny Profile

Direct download: GV_Episode_31.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

In this episode Steve and Jake discuss TRON: Evolution, Shadow of Mordor, Never Alone, Borderlands 2, Final Fantasy X HD Remaster for the PS4 and Persona 2: Innocent Sin.

We also talk about several news items and the backward compatibility of the Xbox One and how it could impact console sales for this holiday.

And for a suprise, we get a fun diversion as Emma joins us and tries to trip us up with some riddles.

Here's some links for this week's episode:

Madden NFL 16 | Madden: The Movie

Uncharted The Nathan Drake Collection - Story Trailer

Uncharted Trilogy: PS4 vs PS3 Graphics Comparison

Direct download: GV_Episode_29.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:10pm EDT

It's more Doom in this episode as Jake was able to finish Doom 3. We discuss Doom, Dead Space, Infamous Second Son, and Shadows of Mordor.   We also take a brief gaming detour to discuss Ant-Man and Jake's new soundbar.

We also discuss a few news items and the August Games with Gold and Sony's Playstation Plus games.

Links for this episode:

Specs for Jake's new soundbar: HT-CT80

Xbox Live Games with Gold for August 2015

PS Plus: Free Games for August 2015

Direct download: GV_Episode_28.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 10:22am EDT

In this episode Steve and Jake discuss Iwata's passing and other gaming news, DooM 1 & 2, Heretic, Hexen, Batman Arkham Knight, Watch_Dogs, and inFamous Second Son.  We also revisit our discussion about the emotional impact of games.

Links to items from the podcast:

Gravitation on SourceForge

Doom 4 Trailer with old Doom sounds


Direct download: GV_Episode_27.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT

This episode is all about Batman and E3.   We talk about the new game, and give our thoughts on E3.

As mentioned in the cast:

Report: Nintendo NX release planned for July 2016

Batman: Arkham Knight - Batmobile Race: Mental Blocked

Direct download: GV_Episode_26.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:24am EDT

Steve & Jake talk about Splatoon, Batman Arkham Origins and Blackgate, Metro 2033 Redux and a few other games.  We then talk about E3 and what we'd like to see for E3 2015

Metro 2033: Bad checkpointing

Direct download: GV_Episode_25.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT

This week we talk about Battlefield: Hardline, SMT: Persona 2: Innocent Sin, Tower of Guns, Hohokum, Splatoon Test Fire, Mass Effect and a few others.  We discuss some news, new releases and wrap it up with a discussion on console fanboys.

Direct download: GV_Episode_24.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:26pm EDT

Steve and Jake are back and we talk about Mario Kart DLC, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Battlefield 4, and Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin.   We also discuss some news items, Nintendo's new strategies, and answer listener emails.

Direct download: GV_Episode_23.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

To start off we talk about Star Wars!!! Steve and Jake then jump back to games and talk about Battlefield 3 & 4, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Aruzik, Mario Kart 8, Guild Wars 2, and Mass Effect.  We also discuss Star Ocean 5 with a brief discussion on the state of the JRPG in the western world and we wrap it up with our thoughts on the Guitar Hero/Rockband resurgence.

Some links for you:

Wii U - Shin Megami Tensei & Fire Emblem Crossover Project Gameplay Trailer

Battlefield 4: Unusual Wind Patterns

And because you know you want it, here's Shepard and Wrex for 10 minutes:

Shepard and Wrex for 10 Minutes


Direct download: GV_Episode_22.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:32pm EDT

In this episode Steve and Jake discuss Final Fantasy and what they want in a new Final Fantasy.   We also talk about Nintendo's recent announcement of the NX.

Direct download: GV_Episode_20.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:25am EDT

In this episode we talk about Assassin's Creed Unity and Battlefield: Bad Company 1 & 2.   We discuss VR, and ask the question, what does next gen mean?

We discussed a couple of videos from Eurogamer which I've linked below one which passed judgement on The Order 1886 before it release and told you not to preorder and the other which praises a game called STRAFE which looks which doesn't do anything for me.  Caution, they are NSFW:

STRAFE, the game that looks boring to me.

5 Reasons not to preorder The Order: 1886


Direct download: GV_Episode_19.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT

After a two week hiatus, we are back.   In this episode we discuss Assassin's Creed IV, Rogue and Unity and 'Good Enough Graphics'. We also discuss the New 3DS and the future of the Nintendo handheld. A Zelda tv show? Yeah we talk about that too.

Some links to stuff:

How Zelda should look

Direct download: GV_Episode_17.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:03am EDT

In this episode we talk about the games we are playing (Kingdom Hearts 358/2, Assassin's Creed IV: Blag Flag, Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry, and Resogun) as well as upcoming titles, news, emotional responses with games, The Order: 1886, Amiibos and whatever else popped into our heads.

Direct download: GV_Episode_16.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 3:26pm EDT

In this episode, Steve and Jake discuss some of our favorite video game villians.   We also discuss some news and, as always, some updates on what we are playing.

Links to stuff:

Funny No One Lives Forever Conversation

Direct download: GV_Episode_15.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT

In this episode we talk about games we are playing, what we are looking forward to in 2015 and some of gaming goals/plans for the year.

Mentioned in the podcast:

Battlefield: Bad Company Menu Theme

Direct download: GV_Episode_14.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:07am EDT

In this episode, our first episode of 2015, we talk about what we did and played over the holiday and our favorite games of 2014.

Mentioned in the podcast:

Gamersvantage on Youtube

Direct download: GV_Episode_13.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 10:48am EDT

We're finally back after a week long hiatus.   In this Episode, Steve and Jake discuss games they are play, PlayStations #20YearsOfPlay, and some of our favorite (and least favorite) snow levels. 

We ask the question to our listeners, what's your favorite (or least favorite) snow level in a video game.

Stuff we discussed:

UC4 ~ Naughty Dog artist releases HD images of Nathan Drake’s character model
Latest Assassin's Creed Unity patch boosts performance
Video: Why you might not want to pre-order The Order
Sony Long, Live, Play Commerical

Direct download: GV_Episode_12.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

In this episode we discuss the new announcements and vids from The Game Awards and the PlayStation Experience.   We also discuss the PS4 impressions and Killzone: Shadow Fall.

Stuff we discussed:

A Month-Long Race To See Who Can Finish 21 Final Fantasy Games First

The PlayStation 20th Anniversary Theme Brings Back A Familiar Sound
The next major Assassin's Creed is set in Victorian London

Street Fighter V PS4/PC Exclusive They took the original announce trailer down so there's this instead.Adrift - The First Person Experience
No Mans Sky

Uncharted 4 Gameplay Trailer

Direct download: GV_Episode_11.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

We recorded on the road this week due to schedule and time constraints.   We talk about the new Star Wars Teaser, we revisit music in games and a few other random topics.

Mentioned this week:

Physics of Mario Galaxy

Killzone 3: Justice Trailer

Direct download: GV_Episode_10.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:42pm EDT

Illness overtakes the podcast once again, but we finally made it through!  In this episode Jake gives us a full update on Super Smash Bros for the WiiU and the role of Amiibos.

As mentioned in this week's episode:

Mario14th: Lets Play: Luigi's Mansion Episode 5: Spooky Scary Skele-ghosts


Direct download: GV_Episode_9.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

Episode 8: Connecting the Experience

In this episode we talk about what we've been recently playing, we revisit day 1 patching (in light of recent news about day 1 patches), we discuss the connected game experience and lousy save game systems.

Direct download: GV_Episode_8.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:04am EDT

In this episode Steve and Jake discuss upcoming releases, some gaming news, and the very important aspect of last life display methods.

Links to stuff that we discussed:

Wii U - Splatoon Single Player Trailer

Overwatch Cinematic TrailerTeam Fortress Classic on Wikipedia
Team Fortress 2 on Wikipedia
Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Collectors Edition
Digital Devil Saga 'Deluxe Box Set' Overview
Lets Play: Luigi's Mansion Episode 3: Scandalous Treasure Chest

Direct download: GV_Episode_7.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 11:35pm EDT

This week we talk about the games we are playing, X-Wing and Tie Fighter on, and silent protagonists.  Jake invents some words for this podcast for fun.

Mentioned in this week's episode:

Zelda at the StoreGood Old Games
Let's Play: Luigi's Mansion Episode 1

Direct download: GV_Episode_6.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 1:53am EDT

The title says it all.   In this episode, Steve and Jake discuss some of the creepier games they've played over the years.

Games mentioned:

Blood II: The Chosen
Luigi's Mansion
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon
Devil May Cry
Clive Barker's Undying
American McGee's Alice
Alice: Madness Returns
Bioshock (series)
Dead Space (series)
Demon's Souls
The Last of Us
Resistance (series)
DOOM (series)
Half-Life 2 - Ravenholm
Silent Hill PT
KISS: Psycho Circus: The Nightmare Child
Halo's Flood
Alan Wake
Ghostbusters: The Video Game

Other Items:

Railbusters - A Minecraft Roller CoasterStar Wars: Death Troopers
Star Wars: Red Harvest
Build Engine
LithTech Engine
Pokemon's Lavender Town
Hell Valley Sky Trees

Direct download: GV_Episode_5.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 12:57am EDT

Looks like I'm not the only one who feels this way.  Check out this article from Eurogamer.   It touches on the same point I made on Day 1 Patches in the last podcast.

The pre-patch Evil Within we hope you'll never play

Category:video games -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

Episode 4: I've Got the Whole (AAA Gaming) World in My Hand

In this episode we talk about day 1 patches, the 8-bit indie, HD Remakes, AAA's on handhelds and Steve give more thoughts on the Walking Dead and Borderlands DLC.  Jake also talks about recording his Luigi's Mansion Let's Play.

Direct download: GV_Episode_4.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 4:29pm EDT

Episode 3 is finally up!

In this Episode we get our first listener email from Andrew (TymerTHEcheezGUY on PSN and Wii U).   We discuss some Nintendo news, Star Wars: Scoundrels, The Black Glove Kickstarter, Hatsune Miku and ResolutionGate

Below are some links for additional info:

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Assassin's Creed Unity resolution

Microsoft parity clause

The Black Glove kickstarter

Hatsune Miku: "Sharing the World" - David Letterman

Hatsune Miku Expo 2014 in New York

Vocaloid Software

The Black Glove Kickstarter

Direct download: GV_Episode_3.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 10:08pm EDT

Episode 2: New Challenger Approaches

Super Smash Bros 3DS released and Jake gives a short insight on that game.  We also discuss a few other things, social gaming such as Let Play's and Twitch streaming, playing demos and/or beta games, the game rating company Video Game Authority, Minecraft clones for the Wii U and and a few other topics.

Direct download: GV_Episode_2.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

Episode 1: Introductory Animus Theory and Flashlight Maintenance

Welcome to our very first podcast.  Gamersvantage is a father/son team that loves to play and talk about videogames.  In this our introductory episode and we introduce ourselves, talk about what we are playing, the New 3DS, a discussion about the Assassin's Creed animus and how it (theoretically) builds worlds, the upcoming Assassin's Creed Unity and Rogue, Alan Wake, and we wrap up with our favorite game series.

Direct download: GV_Pilot.mp3
Category:video games -- posted at: 6:46pm EDT