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Analog Stick Radio - A Video Game Podcast
60 minutes | Aug 24, 2016
Episode 48 - Breakup Sex
Mitch, Chris, and Dakota enjoy a bittersweet farewell with their final episode of Analog Stick Radio. They talk a little bit about the inception of the show before kicking back and chatting about the last two weeks in gaming. Between the No Man's Sky nightmare and the plethora of new Blizzard Entertainment content, there's no shortage of news to get excited over.
64 minutes | Aug 3, 2016
Episode 47 - Metal Gear Solid: Gun Shooter!
On this week’s episode, the guys talk about Survival games. Mitch, Chris, and Dakota discuss the runaway success of Minecraft and DayZ, the genre’s proclivity towards the Steam early access release, and some of their favorite games in the genre. They discuss No Man’s Sky hype and cast their predictions in the Metabet.
81 minutes | Jul 27, 2016
Episode 46 - Necronomiconomics
This week the guys talk about roguelikes. They talk a bit about the like vs lite debate before sharing each of their favorite games in the genre. Finally, they trip over another Metabet snafu.
82 minutes | Jul 24, 2016
Episode 45 - Back to the Future… of Gaming
This week on Analog Stick Radio, the guys talk about games ahead of their time. Mitch, Chris, and Dakota do a Weakest to Peakest of their top 5 favorite choices for the list. They wrap by discussing some Unreal Tournament and Warcraft, and finish the episode with another Metabet.
0 minutes | Jul 21, 2016
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78 minutes | Jul 13, 2016
Episode 44 - Gotta Swipe ‘Em All
PokemonGo, force majeure of the week, has exploded onto the mobile scene. Mitch, Chris, and Dakota have a thing or two to say about it. Is the game solid, or is it just a glorified pokedex simulator? What does the game mean for the future of mobile gaming? The guys squabble over these questions and more before wrapping with a good ol’ Metabet.
73 minutes | Jul 6, 2016
Episode 43 - The One Where We Lose All the Canadians
This week Mitch, Chris, and Dakota talk eSports! How has gaming culture changed now that everyone thinks they are Major League Gaming’s next best thing? Are games developed with eSports in mind? Finally, they finish up with a good ol’ Metabet.
60 minutes | Jun 29, 2016
Episode 42: Warcraft Catfish
The guys talk about AAA video games. What the hell does it mean and does the term carry any meaningful value? Mitch, Chris, and Dakota weigh in with their uninformed opinions. They also unveil some fun changes to the Metabet.
69 minutes | Jun 22, 2016
Episode 41 - Actually Just the Warcraft Movie
The guys had planned on talking about AAA games, but they get carried away (on the wings of a griffon) with a discussion about the Warcraft movie. They talk about what it has to offer, where it falls short, and what might be next. As always, they end the show with a Metabet. First 30 minutes is spoiler free, so even if you haven't seen the movie, you can listen up until the super mega spoiler warnings.
78 minutes | Jun 15, 2016
Episode 40 - E3 2016: Pizza-Splosions
This week the guys cover E3 2016 news! Mitch, Chris, and Dakota talk about the coolest, weirdest, or otherwise noteworthy items to come out of this year’s conference. Finally, they chat about a mighty little release on the Metabet.
76 minutes | Jun 8, 2016
Episode 39 - Joe Badguy and the Pipe Crabs
This week on Analog Stick Radio, the guys talk about Boss Battles! Mitch, Chris, and Dakota discuss what makes for a sweet boss fight, and which mechanics they’d be happy to never see again. They share their top three most memorable battles before closing with a heartbreak of a Metabet.
73 minutes | Jun 1, 2016
Episode 38 - Analog Stick Funboys
This week is all about progression systems. Mitch, Chris, and Dakota talk about talents, skills, and leveling up! They hotly debate Skinner boxes, Overwatch skin boxes, and Final Fantasy X’s sphere grid. Finally, they wrap with a Metabet featuring the lowest scoring game they’ve seen. Dakota’s Overwatch highlight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLxF4FBBcKE
80 minutes | May 25, 2016
Episode 37 - Story Time with Matt Colville
On this week's episode, the guys are joined for the very first time by an industry pro. Lead Writer at Turtle Rock Studios Matt Colville joins the cast to discuss the challenges involved in nonlinear storytelling. They talk Evolve, League of Legends, and the recently released Overwatch.
79 minutes | May 18, 2016
Episode 36 - From the Mouths of Gabes
This week the guys cover video game sequels. Mitch, Chris, and Dakota talk about what makes for a good one and what makes some franchise follow-ups flop. They debate over whether or not Portal 2 fully expressed its potential and speculate on the origins of Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag. They wrap up by sharing their favorite video game sequels of all time.
65 minutes | May 11, 2016
Episode 35 - Papa Zeus’ Cow Sex
This week on Analog Stick Radio, the guys discuss religion in video games. They touch on Mormon representation, shamanism, and Ed McMillen’s dark childhood. During the Metabet, they rehash some Overwatch shenanigans and toast Uncharted 4’s successes.
58 minutes | May 4, 2016
Episode 34 - PS Boners
This week Chris, Mitch, and Dakota talk Handheld Gaming. They share old-school gameboy stories, discuss the fall of the Vita, and guess at where the market might take us. Finally, they face plant the Metabet before dashing off to play more Overwatch!
78 minutes | Apr 27, 2016
Episode 33 - Clanalog Stick Radio
This week Dakota returns from his work trip and talks with Chris and Mitch about Western RPGs. They discuss how the genre came to be, what aspects they like and dislike, and share their top three titles in a Weakest to Peakest. The Metabet involved some mobile gaming challenges and they wrap the episode betting on a title they're all curious to see released.
68 minutes | Apr 20, 2016
Episode 32 - Big Lu’s Round-Up
With Dakota away on business, Mitch and Chris recruit a long time listener, Big Lu, to join them as they do a good ol' fashioned news round up. They discuss the new VR tech, break down and share experiences with the new betas, and get into some speed run contemplation. Can Luiza fill the void that Dakota left behind? Find out on this week's episode of Analog Stick Radio!
79 minutes | Apr 14, 2016
Episode 31 - The Imp’s Sexytime Room
This week on Analog Stick Radio, the guys talk about JRPGs. They discuss what defines the genre, which new titles they’re looking forward to, and share their Peakest To Weakest. Finally, they recap last week’s Metabet Challenge: The Brokeback Man Fight.
67 minutes | Apr 6, 2016
Episode 30 - Miitomo Hotdog Quest
In this episode of Analog Stick Radio, the guys talk Minecraft, The Culling, and other early access games. Is the system abused? Should we expect to see AAA titles begin to use the Early Access space? The guys slap-fight over these questions and more before sharing their latest Metabet challenge.
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