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88 minutes | Feb 4, 2017
Episode 91: Speculatin' on the Switch
Hoo boy, we've been gone for a while! The entire month of January, actually, and that means we never had a chance to weigh in on the Nintendo Switch news! Tune in as we give our 6-cents concerning Nintendo's upcoming new console! Intro Song: Main Theme of Pit People Outro Song: Theme from WarioWare Inc., as used in Super Smash Bros. 3DS
77 minutes | Dec 26, 2016
Episode 90: Game of the Year 2016
IT IS TIME. The end of 2016 is upon us, which means it's time for the episode everyone has been waiting for. It's time the world knew which game is chosen as the OFFICIAL Video Game Wundercast 2016 GAME OF THE YEAR! Join the crew as they hash through the games that made the list. Also, as a bonus, this year they've decided to add more categories for, um, let's see, one, two, thee... OCTUPLE the fun! To make listening easier on y'all, here are the categories and their timestamps: Biggest Disappointment: 00:01:20 Biggest Surprise: 00:12:17 Best Ride: 00:14:34 Best Story: 00:18:24 Best Gameplay: 00:27:50 Best Characters: 00:29:56 Indie Darling: 00:38:43 Best Main Theme: 00:46:46 Game of the Year: 00:49:01 Summary and Wrap-Up: 01:14:15 We'll put up a summary post later this week to show all of the winners. Until then, we'd like to give a big thank you to you guys, our listeners, for all of your support, and to each of the VGW crew, guest hosts, and Patrick Ngyen for their contributions to the Wundercast. Every single one of you guys are S+, God-tier tank/healer/dps'ers, and y'all mean the randomly-generated world to us. So, from here, you sexy critters keep doing what you do best in 2017 and KEEP ON GAMING!
65 minutes | Dec 21, 2016
Episode 89: The Final Fantasy XV Review
It's been a heck of a wait, but Final Fantasy XV is FINALLY out, and, against all odds, the game is actually pretty damn good. So good that the VGW crew rate it as a solid EPIC! Tune in to hear Rockstar and Destro discuss their opinions of Square-Enix's latest installment in the Final Fantasy franchise, touching everything from roadtripping with your bros to hardcore bossfights to Cindy's boobs. Wait, I mean, not literal touching. Intro Song: The Final Fantasy "Prelude," as used in the "World of Wonder" trailer Outro Song: Final Fantasy XV theme, aka "Stand By Me" - as covered by Florence + the Machine
57 minutes | Nov 24, 2016
Episode 88: Are You Even Pro, Bro?
The PS4 Pro is on the market! Is it worth it, or is it a big ole' waste of cash money? Tune in as the crew gives it a good talking-about. Elsewhere around the episode: a listener email sparks conversation about microtransactions and the current trend of companies offering DLC to their full player base, Destro and Rockstar have dipped, ducked, dodged, and dove back into Bloodborne, Rockstar lavishes praise on Uncharted 4, and Wyatt is just a bundle of sunshine. Aaaaaaaaand Final Fantasy XV comes out soooooon!!! Woooo!! Intro Song: "Pam Pa Ram" dubstep Remix by Eon Outro Song: Nate's Theme from Uncharted 4
63 minutes | Nov 12, 2016
Episode 87: Giant H*ckin' Robots
GIANT ROBOTS AWWWW YEAAAAAAH!! Titanfall 2 has landed and it's all we hoped it could be. Tune in as the boys discuss their time with the game so far, and they also slap a rating on it! Elsewhere in the ep: Wyatt the Wise talks about Battlefield 1, Rockstar the Plagued talks about the Dark Souls III DLC: Ashes of Ariandel, Destro the Destroyer brings up BlizzCon, and all three of them forget to mention the reader email until too late. When a game gives you jetpacks, grappling hooks, and giant robots, how can you not love it? Intro Song: Theme Song from Megas XLR Outro Song: "Seven Nation Army Remix" by The Glitch Mob, as used in the reveal trailer for Battlefield 1
68 minutes | Oct 21, 2016
Episode 86: The Nintendo Switch is Revealed!
At long last, the NX was revealed!! Say hello to: The Nintendo Switch! We've been waiting a long-ass time to finally see what this bad-boy is all about, and hoooo-boy, it looks great! Listen in as the boys hash out what we know, what we don't know, what we hope for, and what we're worried about with the upcoming Nintendo Switch. Elsewhere around the episode: a Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer is out in the wild, and WE HAVE FAN MAIL!! Intro Song: "World 1 Theme" from Super Mario Bros. 3 Outro Song: "Horseplay" from the soundtrack of Red Dead Redemption
55 minutes | Sep 30, 2016
Episode 85: We're Getting the Fireteam Back Together!
We're on a mission from God... TO PLAY SOME DESTINY AGAIN YEEEEAAAAHHHH!!! The boys break the seventh seal to release the plague of Destiny upon their lives once more! Listen in as they give a completely stellar review (AHAHAHAHA yeah right) of Destiny's newest expansion: Rise of Iron. Elsewhere in the episode, Wyatt gives a full review of WoW's expansion, Legion, Rockstar plays Doom while he waits for his when he gets married next week (see what I did there??), and Destro can apparently sing and dance now. I'd say it's great that he leveled up in CHA and DEX, but nobody likes bards. Nobody. Also, just joking about that doom thing, because we're STOKED for Rockstar and Jourdan! Major congrats to you guys, and the best of futures to you both! Intro Song: "The Boys are Back" by Dropkick Murphys, because why not, suckas? Outro Song: "The Boys are Back in Town" by Thin Lizzy, because awwww yeah!
62 minutes | Sep 11, 2016
Episode 84: Mario is Going Mobile!
DISCLAIMER ALERT: This isn't Episode 83. Don't believe the liiiiiieeees!! This IS Episode 84, and a lot of stuff has gone down since our last episode. The biggest news: Mario is coming to mobile devices! And, honestly, what better type of game than one where the only function you have to worry about is making him jump? Elsewhere are the episode: there's an official review for No Man's Sky (spoiler alert: it's not good). There's also official information on the upcoming PS4 Pro and some more cool news out of the latest Nintendo Direct. From here, all you gotta' do is press play! Intro Music: The one, the only, "Title Theme" from Super Mario World Outro Music: "Another Round for Everyone" from The Witcher 3
57 minutes | Aug 17, 2016
Episode 83: In Space, There is no Man's Sky
No Man's Sky is finally here! There's so much exploring! So many bizarre, "please kill me" wildlife creations! So much spaaaaaaaaaaaaace! Also, other games and stuff, like WoW, HotS, and TW3B&W (ok, so The Witcher doesn't lend itself to acronyms very well). Tune in and blast off into super-funtime-space-land!
58 minutes | Aug 6, 2016
Episode 82: Nah Man, You Can't Have That Sky
We're on the cusp of the release of No Man's Sky! Will it live up to the hype? Or will it be another Spore? We'll have to wait and see! Until then, here's hoping the game actually gets released before any other crazy problems happen. Elsewhere around the episode: we have a Twitter response! Wyatt and Destro overlooked discussing the new PvP updates in World of Warcraft's upcoming Legion expansion, so they dive back into another WoWchat to hammer that down! Also in this ep: Niantic can't catch a break with Pokemon GO, Destro steps up his Street Fighter V game, Rockstar gives a progress report on The Witcher 3, a first-impression discussion of Prey's newest game trailer, and rumors of a Starcraft remaster! Intro Song: "Tank" from Cowboy Bebop, because I seriously want someone to make that mod. Outro Song: "Megalovania" from the soundtrack of Undertale
54 minutes | Jul 31, 2016
Episode 81: Street Fightin'
Rockstar and Destro both recently bought Street Fighter V! To find out who is the very best, they've decided to do what must be done! Have a showdown! Too bad they both suck! Listen in as the crew welcomes gaming-friend and Street Fighter sensei, Kyle Long, to the show! Also in this episode: NX rumors have popped up again, Destro and Wyatt talk a bit about World of Warcraft's pre-patch, Wyatt gives his first impression of We Happy Few, and Rockstar and Kyle praise The Witcher 3! What's that, you say? You're super busy? Can you download the episode and listen to it on the go? Shoryuken!
75 minutes | Jul 19, 2016
Episode 80: Pokemon Rule the World
Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. People of all ages everywhere are playing with Pokemon again, leaving the guys to question what year it is. Listen to us try and understand the phenomenon that is Pokemon. You may as well accept it, Pokemon rule the world again.
57 minutes | Jul 11, 2016
Episode 79: WoWChat
Rockstar is still waiting for the spirit healer to toss him a rez, so Destro and Wyatt decide to use this moment of freedom to talk about a game that Rocky couldn't give more than 2.375 shits about. I'm talkin' 'bout World of Warcraft! The last WoW expansion, Warlords of Draenor, impressed the duo enough to tie with Dark Souls 2 on VGW's Game of the Year list for 2014. Legion drops next month, so tune in as the boys talk about what they know to expect in Legion, what they hope to see in Legion, and even a bit of nostalgia from Warcraft-days-past. Intro Song: "Old Hillsbrad Foothills" from the dungeon "Escape From Durnholde" in World of Warcraft Outro Song: The Feels
67 minutes | Jul 3, 2016
Episode 78: Firefighting in Halo 5
Rocky's dead! It's up to Wyatt and Destry to record a stunning episode! Good thing they've been planning Rocky's sudden-yet-inevitable death all along! This week, tune in as the duo discuss Heroes of the Storm updates, Overwatch's new ranked system, Halo 5's new Firefight update, and even a bit of nostalgic gushing over the greatest JRPG of all time: Super Mario RPG! Also, a bit of a bonus for you guys: catch up on Destry's adventures in real-life humiliation! Sit back, relax, and bask in that schadenfreude. Intro Song: "Let's Play 'Geno'" from Super Mario RPG Outro Song: "Hollywood 2" from Overwatch
72 minutes | Jun 19, 2016
Episode 77: The Post-E3 Review Round-Up
Another year, another E3 that has come and gone. It's always sad to see gamer-Christmas go (PSA: only 350-ish more days til E3), but hey! The good news is that enough cool stuff went down that we've got an episode chock-full of exciting gaming things to talk about! You've got a formula-breaking Zelda, a metric ass-ton of hype-worthy game reveals, A GODDAMN RELEASE DATE FOR THE LAST GUARDIAN, a haunting within the episode itself, and the overall presentation winners of E3. But we all know what you're really here for: to find out who won the E3 Prediction Contest! Also: Final Fanservice. You know you would buy it. No shame. Intro Track: A frustratingly brief snippet of the main theme from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Outro Track: "I'll Keep Coming" by Low Roar, as used in the reveal trailer for Death Stranding
75 minutes | Jun 11, 2016
Episode 76: The E3 2016 Prediction Episode
It's here! E3 is here! The most wonderful time of the gaming year is finally here! Join the crew for another installment of the annual favorite: THE E3 PREDICTION EPISODE! Who votes that there will be console upgrades shown off this year? Who will vote for yet another year of Kingdom Hearts 3 being put on the backburner? And who, for the love of fleffing God, is going to vote that Half-Life 3 show up this year? Whaddaya looking at me, for? I ain't telling you nothin'! You gotta listen to the episode to find that shiz out!
60 minutes | Jun 5, 2016
Episode 75: Xbox 1.5, PS4.5. Our Beloved Consoles Are Changing!!
Episode 75 is here! This week includes speculation about what the dark future holds for console owners. Are we going to be getting contracts for our consoles that get replaced every year like a phone? Also Wyatt and Destry get into the nitty gritty of Overwatch and Rocky bitches about trying to get his Dark Souls 3 platinum trophy.
69 minutes | May 22, 2016
Episode 74: Overwatch, Fire Emblem Fates, Dark Souls 3 and Raiding Tombs
Howdy ya'll it's a brand new week so that means it's time for a brand new episode of Video Game Wundercast!! It's also time we got some new theme music! Opening up the show, a song composed by the wildly talented Miles Fuqua. Check out more of his work here: milesfuquasound.com or soundcloud.com/miles-fuqua This week's topics include the following: Nintendo is getting into the movie business, E3 is around the corner, Overwatch Beta, Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest, a Dark Souls 3 Review (finally) and the newly rebooted Tomb Raider franchise. Don't forget to rate us and leave a review on iTunes! We love you, have a stunning week!!
42 minutes | May 9, 2016
Episode 73 Wundercast Review: Moon Hunters!!
It's the official Wundercast Review episode of Moon Hunters!! Destry and Rocky sit down to go over the game point by point and slap an official VGW rating on this bad boy!! Later on Mr. Xin Ran Liu, the Art Director for Moon Hunters, stops by for a nice chat about the game! What are you waiting for? Go ahead and download this baby, your ears will thank you.
80 minutes | May 7, 2016
Episode 72: Nintendo News Out the Wazoos
Nintendo news like crazy! First, all the delays, but now, the company confirmed that there will be no news about the NX at E3 this year. Is this a smart move by Nintendo, or is this a sign of decline? The boys weigh in on what they think it means and ways they think Nintendo can still come out on top of this situation. Also, a confirmed report that Respawn Entertainment will be making a third-person Star Wars game! Destro wants parkour, Rockstar and Wyatt think he's full of shit.
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