Flipping Baby Tables - Episode 280

This week Dustin is in full Halloween decoration mode and Scott is starting a restoration of a Rickenbacker Bass. In the news we discuss Filip Miucin's being fired from IGN for plagiarizing his Dead Cells review, IGN's official response to the plagiarism, the Variety write-up of Giant Bomb's 10th anniversary, Simon & Richter Belmont coming to Super Smash Bros, New Game Plus coming to God of War, and another OUYA update! Dustin has been playing and Flashback and Scott is learning Dead Cells. Enjoy!

Hagane of Steam Cards - Episdoe 279

This week Dustin goes deeper down the rabbit hole with some Australian Root Beer and Scott compares the band Gojira to Contra. In news this week we cover the biggest battle of Eve Online ever, Steam allowing a game to cryptojack PCs, a 7 year old publishes and gets positive reviews of a game on Steam, the NES Classic outsells the PS4, Xbox One and Switch in June, and how to pronounce NES. Dustin has been playing Splatterhouse, Cursed Castilla EX and Flashback 25th Anniversary while Scott got more into Sonic Mania Plus. Enjoy!

Root Beer Adjacent - Podcast Episode 278

This week is the debut of our new monthly segment spoiler-casting a horror movie, staring with The Void. In the news we talk about My Life in Gaming reaching 100k subscribers on YouTube, Nintendo filing a big lawsuit again a ROM site, the Sunshine Laundromat in NYC, Rogue Legacy's update hilariously adding mouse support, and Xbox's rumor of a streaming and local device in the next generation. Dustin has been playing Splatterhouse and A Boy and his Blob on Wii while Scott has been playing Sonic Mania Plus, Contra and talks about brewing beer. Enjoy!

Golf with Ludacris - Episode 277

This week Dustin makes progress on his quest to play all of the Ys games and Scott talks about the fun in making famous characters in Tiger Woods 2004. In the news we talk about the Uncharted fan film with Nation Fillion, Octopath Traveler selling well at retail, a typo causing the AI issues in Aliens Colonial Marines, a Virtual Boy Emulator for Oculus Rift, No Man's Sky big update and why we're impressed, and the emulator in Animal Crossing can actually play any NES game. Dustin play two Ys games, Final Fight, Bloodstained Curse of the Moon and found old PS2 memory cards. Scott reviews Ready Player One, played Mario Kart with his friend in Shanghai, and is trying to beat Jeromy's (Cartoon Retrocast) high score in Pinball for the NES. Enjoy!

Let's Have a Total Recall - Episode 276

This week the news was light so we learned about retro games! Some of the topics we cover are Nathan Drake not really taking bullet damage, Super Battletoads was an unreleased but 100% finished Gameboy game, the Sharp vs Nintendo patent over the name Famicom/Famicon, a Gameboy compatible sewing machine and an interview about the Atari VCS going wrong. This week we  Dustin played some Ys III, and Dracula: Crazy Vampire. Scott played a little more DOOM 2016. Enjoy!

Setup the Knuckle Puck - Episode 275

This week is the triumphant return of Dustin! Despite some technical issues it didn't take long to get back into the groove. In the news we talk about Jim Carey being rumored to play Eggman in a new Sonic movie, PUBG dropping it's lawsuit of Fornite/Epic in South Korea, the return of the NES Classic, Google's plan to get into console gaming, and a Canadian robbery set to the Metal Gear soundtrack. Dustin has been playing Y's Origin and got back into DOOM 2016 plus more! Enjoy!

Bad Guy Play Through - Episode 274

This episode was recorded before E3 2018 but it's release was delayed. Xearrik joins us again to discuss the passing of John "Totalbiscuit" Bain, a gameboy camera mod, NoClip's Bethesda documentary, Valve's decision to stop "policing" games, Mega Man 11, PUBG suing Epic/Fortnite, Epics's $100 Million prize pool, Bloodstained Curse of the Moon, Steam Link on Android and a new gaming app called Parsec for local coop play online. We talk more about God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn, Donkey Kong, Just Shapes & Beats and more. Enjoy!

Breaking OUYA News - Episode 273

This week our buddy Mike T from the Cartoon Retrocast joins the show! News topics are that we honestly do break some OUYA news (it's not just a gag), being from Hawaiʻi Mike gives us the inside scoop on the volcano eruption, Microsoft's accessibility controller, Nintendo's online service, Boss Key Studio closes, Coleco Evolved Kickstarter, NES Classic returns in June, our opinions of Cobra Kai, and a hypothetical remake of Zelda II. Mike has been playing Monster Hunter, saw Deadpool 2 and talks about learning Pokemon with his son. Scott is still into God of War and got another friend hooked on Super Spike V'Ball. Enjoy!

Burnt Down Star Wars - Episode 272

This week Dustin is on maternity leave and our good buddy Xearrik joined to fill in! Some of the news we cover includes Cyberpunk 2077 marketing about to begin, Valve buying Campo Santo, Ben Brode leaving Blizzard, Ikaruga coming to Switch, the Atar VCS and an update for Bloodstained. We talk a lot about God of War with no spoilers too! Enjoy!

Lost My Records. Sad! - Episode 271

This week Dustin and Scott finishes their play-through of A Way Out! In the news we talk about a new Castlevania game coming to mobile, a 26,000 domino Waluigi, Bill Mitchell's response to his records being taken away, Bully Hunters fiasco, PUBG vs Fortnite amazing fan film, and a rumor of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 not having a campaign. Dustin played some handheld Castlevania while Scott played Shovel Knight Specter of Torment, Ys Origin, and a little Uncharted 4.