Game Under Podcast 112

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Introduction
0:00:09 Page Under Podcast
0:00:30 Towers "others" Phil Fogg
0:02:02 Hyper Magazine Rises Again - Not Thick

First Impressions: Sky - The new game from That Game Company
0:03:47 Jenova Chen and Kellee Santiago
0:07:27 Tom's Impressions of Sky
0:15:05 Ico Inspired? Market Access
0:21:20 That Game Company
0:22:20 Microtransactions

Psych!
0:28:05 Fox.com Micro Maniacs Racing

All Things Neon Genesis Evangelion
0:28:50 Japanimation!
0:31:05 Anime with Themes - Why NGE & Robotech is Significant
0:38:20 Germany and Japan
0:40:15 The N64 Japan Only Game - First Impressions
0:46:20 N64 Region Lock Talk

Booktalk - Book from Spec Ops: The Line Writer
0:48:38 Significant Zero by Walt Williams
1:02:39 What is Eco Terrorism? Will some one please think of the turtles?
1:09:12 Use of Flash Forwards
1:18:50 Spec Ops: The Line and ties to The Heart of Darkness

Game Under Podcast 111

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Introduction

0:00:52 I Got Tones

0:02:00 49 Flights of Loving

Final Thoughts

0:04:52 Bioshock 2: Minerva's Den and The Protector Files

0:14:00 Top Twenty of All Time Broached on for a few seconds.

0:14:59 Back to the Review

Tom Towers Reacts

0:26:25 Top 300 Games of All Time

Final Thoughts

0:32:35 Tom Reviews Metal Gear Solid

Podcast Commentary

0:37:36 Endless Podcast's 2018 GOTY Selection

0:40:22 2018 GOTY Recap

Ongoing Impressions

0:41:10 Phil's About to Finish Red Dead Redemption 2

0:43:27 Shakedown Hawaii from Brian Provinciano

0:45:34 Scarface (The Game)

0:48:46 Back to Shakedown Hawaii

Final Thoughts

0:49:32 Dr. Mario World

Commerce News

0:57:17 What Indie Game to Buy Next

0:58:21 Commodore 64 Mini

0:59:35 Nintendo Switch Lite

Topic: "Nintendo's Atrocious Internet Service"

1:04:25 He Said It

Both Hosts Review The Last Guardian

1:08:05 The Last Time we Talk About The Last Guardian and the Works of Fumito Ueda

1:16:00 Greatest Game Ever?

1:18:45 Seamless plug for Gameunder.net

1:38:41 Ranking Team Ico's Games

1:40:15 2016 GOTY Recap (and 2002 GOTY Recap)

Game Under Podcast 110

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Introduction
0:00:12 Technical Difficulties

Trademark Banter
0:01:42 Computer Games

0:01:50 Indie Round-Up

First and Final Impressions
0:06:44 Tom Talks Tacoma Part I

0:07:45 Phil Speaks on Spyro Trilogy

0:10:15 Phil on Red Dead Redemption II

Gameunder.net Content
0:15:01 Some Article or Whatever

0:15:47 Big News from E3

0:16:39 TurboGrafx 16 Mini (PC Engine Mini) Revealed

0:18:10 21st Century Free Speech Article on Gameunder.net & Story About WW2 Clay

0:21:08 "All Thoughts are Arguments"

Tom's Story
0:21:34 The Good Samaritan

Final Impressions
0:32:15 Yakuza 4

0:48:00 *Mild Spoilers*

Final Impressions
1:15:50 Tacoma Part II

Stuff You Should Know
1:30:40 Tissue Elevator Explained

1:33:15 Walt Williams Book: Significant Zero

1:35:15 Cultural Divide - Thank You For Your Service

1:38:03 Telltale is Dead

Game Under Podcast 109

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Introduction

0:00:07 Hey Now!

0:00:53 New Mic.

Trademark Banter

0:02:57 What Happens When you Google/Bing, "Bosch"? (Tom the "Tooltime" Towers)

0:10:36 Jurassic Park

0:17:04 Shindler's List

0:18:54 Speilberg

0:19:49 The Problem with Young People & Bioshock Infinite

First Impressions

0:21:38 Phil Talks About Nintendo's Tetris 99

Game Under Podcast 108

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Introduction
0:00:08 Welcome

Yakuza Killzone Minute
0:02:21 Tom Finally Plays Yakuza 4/ Digital Foundry Analysis of Killzone 2

Trademark Banter
0:06:23 Our Go-To Loser Meal
0:11:52 Public Performance
0:12:32 Podcasts Are Back Baby!
0:14:46 C'mon Japan
0:23:55 Service Games
0:25:06 The Sonic Trailer
0:30:25 Eb Games Level 3 Baller

News
0:35:07 Game Informer Australia Shut Down
0:40:31 Riot Employe Walkout (Riot does not Ensue)
0:48:23 New Xbox Community Standards Rules (Fresh Take)

Tom Towers Derails Outro
1:02:48 The Demise of the Bithell Game Podcast
1:06:00 Lucas Pope's "new" Game.
1:09:24 The Voice of The report of The Week
1:11:14 The Warriors & Harlan Ellison's A Boy and His Dog
1:16:58 Mad Max Fury Road's Art Director


Game Under Podcast 107

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In anticipation of the upcoming release of Devil May Cry 5, Tom Towers and Aaron Mullan discuss their first impressions of Devil May Cry 5 as well as a full review of Devil May Cry 2.

0:00:00 - 0:21:28 Devil May Cry 5 First Impressions
0:21:28 -> Devil May Cry 2 Full Review

Game Under Podcast 106

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Introduction

0:00:14 Hello - Special Guest Live from Florida!
0:00:26 VG Pressroom Podcast 10th Anniversary (Special guest Appearance)

Big Story of the Week
0:02:25 Vale Telltale

Trademark Banter
0:06:08 Grand Final Day
0:07:29 Bowsette
0:11:40 Relative Value

Feature
0:15:34 Devil May Cry Series Review
0:21:51 Tom's Impressions

Impressions
01:14:38 Enter the Gungeon

Switch Impressions
01:43:03 Aarny and His Switch

The vgpress.com podcast Tenth Anniversary
01:44:29 Ten Years of Foolz

Game Under Podcast 105

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Introduction
0:00:07 Greetings

Trademark Banter
0:00:35 Tanked, Discombobulated, Gutter Language and The Weather
0:06:10 Don't Give Me a Home With Lots of Gum Trees
0:08:08 Hyperkin's Retron 77 Atari 2600 Console Hardware Review
0:11:34 Industrial Fire and Tractor Crash
0:15:35 Australia Has a New Prime Minister (Again)
0:16:59 Santo Sam and Ed Update & Making Australia Great Again
0:20:53 2018 Gamesrush
0:22:45 Yakuza Bandwagoners

Big Story of the Week
0:25:43 Changes In Games Criticism

Feature
0:50:31 Resident Evil Impressions

A Tom Five-in-Five
1:33:47 Where Phil Asks Tom 5 Questions in 5 Minutes

Game Under Podcast 104

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0:00:07 Introduction

Trademark Banter
0:00:28 Whiskey
0:04:14 A Reading of Topics
0:05:02 Santo, Sam and Ed
0:08:45 IGN Dead Cells Plagiarism
0:18:34 Nintendo NES Classic Console Mini Hardware Review
0:22:24 Cat Rescue Jacket/ Girlboss, our Netflix show

Feature - Silent Hills
0:32:13 Picking up from Ep 103 - Architecture
0:34:00 Architecture - How it Affect Gameplay
0:38:00 P.T - The demo for Silent Hills
0:41:35 Cursed Mountain for Nintendo Wii U
0:43:32 Mission Impossible movies
0:45:10 Progression and Meaningful Backtracking
0:54:00 Keiichiro Toyama
0:56:55 Pacing Toward End of Game
1:03:30 The Only Other Blemish
1:05:39 Sam Barlow, Her Story and Until Dawn
1:09:15 Critical Reception of Silent Hill
1:13:56 SWERY and Deadly Premonition
1:18:35 Where Would Silent Hill Fit in Terms of Great Genre Work?
1:22:01 Dario Argenta
1:25:28 The Two Things Games are All About
1:32:54 Gaming Phenoms: Doom and Fortnite, what Do They Have in Common?
1:33:28 BONUS CONTENT FOR SUBSCRIBERS

Game Under Podcast 103

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Intro
0:00:10 Hi, and preamble Trademark Banter (secret content for subscribers)

Trademark Banter
0:04:33 C-SPAN Podcasts
0:07:19 Petrol Sniffing
0:11:42 Landcruiser Intervention
0:14:59 Harlan Ellison Eulogized

Final Thoughts
0:19:45 The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit & Don't Knock's Other Games, Including Life is Strange: Before the Storm
0:20:02 D&D, it's dynamite!
0:24:00 Back to TAAOCS
0:25:12 Potentially Bad, But Interesting
0:28:15 Adventure Game Puzzles
0:30:25 Life is Strange: Before the Dawn

First Impressions
0:33:07 Silent Hill
0:33:49 Real or Not Real?
0:36:15 Play Silent Hill as a 9 year-old
0:38:42 Find Yourself in Church - Architecture Talk (again...)
0:41:15 ARGUMENT ENSUES
0:51:45 Record Needle Rip, Hard Break

Second Half of Show
0:52:00 Non-Gaming Content

Game Under Podcast 101

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Gagandeep Singh of the Endless Backlog Podcast joins Tom Towers in Smugcast 2, to discuss the Wonderful 101 (get it?), Horizon Zero Dawn, and probably some games things I've forgotten. 

However, they definitely debate which is better, Bayonetta or Bayonetta 2; and whether Gagan and his bros simply suck at Metro and Killzone.

Game Under Podcast 98

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Introduction
0:00:10 Hi

Trademark Banter
0:00:49 Hacking
0:01:57 Plagiarism
0:04:48 State of Gaming Podcasts

Final Impressions
0:11:11 The Cat Lady
0:19:01 Mafia III
0:19:39 Splatoon 2
0:29:34 Year Walk
0:38:39 Uncharted: Lost Legacy
0:41:55 SNES Mini
0:45:00 Yoshi's Story
0:46:57 Titanfall II
0:47:22 Yazuka 0
0:47:23 Transformers Destruction

Feature
00:49:37 Video Game Criticism
00:57:16 Marxism in Gaming
00:58:19 Back to Pseudo Intellectualism vs Consumer Reports (is there a difference?)
01:23:15 Everbody's Golf and Psuedo Academic New Commercial Post-textual Video Game Criticism

 

Game Under Podcast 97

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In this episode we discus Rage Racer, Ridge Racer Type 4, the NegCon, the JogCon, Titanfall 2, Titan Souls, Zelda: Breathof the Wild, Transformers: Destruction, Yakuza Zero, Goonies, Uncharted 4 and the Retron 77.  Phil also goes over his personal list of the top 100 RPG's of all time.

Game Under Podcast 96

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Introduction
0:00:06 Hi

Trademark Banter
0:00:29 Corporate Media Video Game Coverage
0:02:35 Aaron Mullan's Nier Automata Review
0:04:46 Old Man Talks About Video Games
0:08:00 Phil Goes to GameStop

Final Impressions
0:11:24 Until Dawn
0:32:19 Spoilers until next segment for 2-year old game.

Feature: The Works of Quantic Dream's David Cage
0:42:15 Introduction
0:47:13 Omikron and David Cage's Tendencies
0:54:00 The FONT!
0:58:26 Fahrenheit/ Indigo Prophecy
1:03:00 Heavy Rain
1:17:58 Beyond Two Souls
1:23:51 Willem Dafoe
1:28:32 Back to Video Games: Beyond Two Souls

Game Under Podcast 95

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Introduction
0:00:08 Boys Are Back in Town

Trademark Banter
0:00:45 Phil Gets an Xbox
0:04:18 Phil Buys Three Switches

First Impressions
0:07:18 Tom Plays Wario Ware: Miocrogame$

Yakuza Minute
0:12:27 Yakuza Zero

Aaron Mullan
0:13:10 Review of Team Cherry's, Hollow Knight

First Impressions
0:15:12 Tom Plays Torment: Tiodes of Numenera
0:28:52 How to Know When an RPG is a Keeper

Topic Change
0:30:07 Kickstarter and the Nature of Patronage

Review
0:36:21 Tom and Phil Reivew Bethesda's Doom 2016
0:36:42 Bethesda Bought id for $150 Million
0:38:14 Back to the Review
0:53:15 The Score

Feature
0:54:46 AAA and the Mid-Tier
0:58:56 The Mid-Tier Strikes Back: Mafia III
1:05:20 Scarface Games
1:07:20 The Verdict on AAA
1:08:30 The AAA Ghetto

Game Under Podcast 94

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Introduction
0:00:08 "The Bad Sequel"

Trademark Banter
0:00:26 Bad Sequels in Video Games
0:02:16 Plagiarism: Charlie Mingus Vs. Chocobos
0:03:35 Is Backtracking Always Bad?
0:05:40 Mafia III, Horizon, Yazuka Zero, Overcooked, The Last Guardian.

Inside Story
0:09:46 In Defense of the Current Indie Scene
0:10:39 Inside
0:11:45 Paul Nash
0:19:34 Towers on Inside
0:19:59 Story Spoilers, Gameplay Spoilers From This Point On
0:38:37 Starfox
0:41:20 Endless Hackjob's GOTY 2016
0:44:56 Our Score

Feature
0:44:41 Tom Towers, Ambassador of Indiestan
0:46:05 But First, A Firewatch Rant
0:47:12 Why Make These Games?
0:48:06 Why You Should Make Games
0:49:04 That Dragon Cancer
0:50:41 Virginia
0:53:15 Beyond Eyes
0:54:05 SALIENT POINT
0:55:00 Dear Esther
0:56:12 Cybil
0:57:53 TV Show Black Mirror
1:00:55 Disintermediation