On this weeks episode Landon, Jon and Matt discuss boss fights! We chat about our favorite and least favorite boss fights over the years of gaming. We also discuss if modern gaming even NEEDS boss battles anymore. What are your favorite and least favorite bosses? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
Today we chat about the value of games. What do we look for in a game, how much we're willing to spend on a game and whether or not that price determines our expectations for that game. What's your thoughts on the value of games? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
Hype in the video game world is a very real thing. We've all fallen prey to it a time or two, so how do we deal with it? We break down some of the games that we were let down by and some of the games that somehow lived up to the hype. What are your stories? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
No Man's Sky was unfortunately delayed, so in turn we speculate on what that means for the game. Could they be adding in last minute additions? Was the game just not living up to the hype? We break down our theories, but what are yours!? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
E3 is upon us! It's that wonderful time of the year, the Christmas for gamers, E3. On this episode we break down everything that was announced at EA, Bethesda, Microsoft, Ubisoft, Sony and the first half of Nintendo's E3 showings! What was your favorite announcement, most surprising showcase and most disappointing moment? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
Some people call it ‘Flow State’ and some people call it ‘Auto-Piloting’. This is when your reflexes just take over and you get into a groove. What are some of those gaming experiences you’ve had and do you actively seek them out? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On today's episode the guys discuss everything related to the Sonic video game series. What made them special, what made them drift from popularity and discuss how to make Sonic great again. What is your favorite Sonic game and how would you make the franchise great again? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On today's episode the guys chat about their gaming backlog. How did we get such a backlog and how do we manage it? We're really curious about you, the listener, and how you manage your backlog as well. Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On todays episode the guys discuss VR is all of it's forms currently on the market. We've had a chance to experience Google Cardboard, Gear VR and the HTC Vive. How do each of these compare, and what do we see for the future of gaming? What has your experience in VR been like? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On todays episode the guys discuss how to save Microsoft! Micosoft's XBOX One is selling exceptionally well, but is still being outsold by Sony's PS4. How can we help bridge that gap? The guys discuss XBOX One's launch, where they are currently and what they can do in the near future. How would you save them? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On todays episode the guys discuss how to save Sony! They may not be in a financial point that needs saving but there are still plenty of ways they can improve, so today the guys break it all down. They may or may not get into a few arguments along the way. How would you save them? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On todays episode the guys discuss how to save Nintendo! It’s well known that Nintendo is no longer doing as well as they have in the past and many people are expecting them to go the way of Sega. Collectively we want to see them succeed, so here are our ideas of how to save Nintendo! How would you save them? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On today's episode we discuss Valve and their business of Steam. We will talk about how it all started and why the internet always considers them "Good Guy Steam." Does Steam deserve that good will or should we re-evaluate how we feel about Steam? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On today's episode we discuss the change in gaming coverage over the past 20+ years. It used to be normal to walk into a store and not know a ton about the video game you will be picking up, and now you know more than you'd probably want in many ways. What are the pros and cons, and what games do you want to keep a little mystery?
On today's episode we play Hollywood casting agents! We cast our perfect blockbuster, Hollywood version of The Legend of Zelda. We break down our picks for story, director and actors for all major roles. Do we take it seriously? Listen to find out. We want to know who you would cast and if we were right or wrong in our chosing! Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
On todays episode Jon and Landon chat about why they podcast. They break down their favorite shows, inspirations and methods for recording video and audio podcasting. From pointers, tips and lessons they’ve learned to just plain dumb shit that’s happened over the years. What podcasts do you listen to, and do you podcast? Let us know on Twitter @The_SaveState.
Today the guys sit down to talk about why the Nintendo Entertainment System was so special to us and everyone else as well as tell the story of how it saved the video game industry in the west. What is your favorite NES memory? Let us know in the comments or on our twitter @The_SaveState.
Today the guys sit down to recall their top 5 gaming memories! These will range to first experiences, to recent events as the guys strong down memory lane. What are your biggest gaming memories in life? Let us know in the comments or on our twitter @The_SaveState.
What are the games you feel deserve a reboot? These can be games that have been either dead for decades or have been under utilized like Tomb Raider that recently got a reboot and has come to critical success! The guys break down their Top 5 each! Let us know what we left out and what your top 5 is. Let us know in the comments or on our twitter @The_SaveState.
What are the games and gaming experiences that you’ve had WITHIN the game? These can be self-imposed challenges (unintentional emergent gameplay) or these can be games like tag or racing within games. We break down some of our experiences in today’s episode!
What We're Playing This Week:
Landon: Dragon Age Inquisition
Jon: Rick & Morty: Pocket Morty's
Jonny Nitpick: Steamworld Dig, Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival
News of the Week:
Minecraft Education Edition,...