Nintendo Power January 1998, Zelda 64, Snowboard Kids, Yoshi's Story, WHO THE HELL IS DAN OWSEN, John's "unidentified foreign object" might be an issue, and more.
South OC is burning, the new Tomb Raider movie sucks, Detroit: Become Human's totally branching gameplay, what to take with you when you're fleeing danger, and more smoky thoughts.
Some game devs and journalists celebrated Total Biscuits death? Conan Exiles gets a 3 of 10? Elon Musk and Stan Lee are making the media mad, clickbait headlines, and we talk more about the Detroit: Become Human drama... again. JOHN HAS A REVELATION! WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE MICHELLE NOW. AND MORE CLICKBAIT>ETHICS
Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset, Moonlighter, Game Vice controller, Detroit: Become Human review gets hijacked, Legend of Kay, Yoku's Island Express, Ninja Caveman switch giveaway, Battlefield V drama, Neon Drive, House Flipper, Steam mobile link and more! Plus news, voicemail, and Uncle Tiggy. Sorry about the air/audio quality tonight!
RIP Ted Dabney: Computer Space creator and Atari Co-Founder, John's getting his guitars fixed, more HDR woes, Fire Escape Arcade and more from his week.
This week Michelle loves sci-fi but hates that some want us to focus on a character's race and sex even when they are an android, Detroit: Become Human, The Matrix 4k HDR, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, black characters, The Expanse and Humans Season 3. Plus Battlefield with mohawks, swords, and robo-chicks.
Matt's first show features the voice of Hurk from Far Cry, Dylan Taylor, and so much more!
PS4 is dying? The Switch is a streambox? Overwatch toys make us sentimental. Xbox Adaptive Controller has us worried. Halo is an arcade game! Skull & Bones delayed. Plus John is jealous of Sony and Michelle misses her Super Soaker?
State of Decay 2, House Flipper, Runner3, Floor Kids, Super Burgertime giveaway, Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, Steam Mobile Streaming test with controller, H1Z1 PS4, Fortnite, Minit, and huge COD BLOPS news! Plus Matt has a new bonus show on our app, John almost dies, and Michelle breaks down networking.
John falls on his skateboard, the game store guy's "What's hot this week", Cedarpoint Arcade, late 90s early / 2000s favorite PC FPS games and more!
H1Z1 PS4 riddles, salty players, Xbox surge protector x100, Steam is banning naughty games but Conan Exiles is back on top with windy dicks? Plus a voicemail!
We talk about why Boss Key shut down, Cliffy B lore, and what this means for gaming in general. Warning: Kanye comes up at the end.
Wild West Online, ValeGuard giveaway, John has no internet and fights with Michelle, Immortal Redneck, Rage 2 news, Sanhok aka Savage PUBg map, important Xbox tip, God of War, an ‘exclusive’ update, and more! Plus the Game Store Guy tells us about gamers who smell and customers who had naughty pictures on the consoles they traded in.
John's great grill dilemma of 2018, pasta zero, iced tea addiction, arcade update, and viewer mail.
Oculus Go, headphones you can sleep on, vampires, judging the most "successful" game, PS4 vs XBox pro/cons, being DONE with Nintendo, The Forest, survival games, and more stuff you guys have been loving and hating from the week. Plus Steam beats MS to the punch by allowing streaming of your entire game library to your phone, for free!
Cobra Kai, cheese, Gladiator extended cut, strange old men in LL Bean with signs, Bog tea, 9/11 truth, Cheerio diapers, and the Devil's subway. Plus movie, streaming, and TV news, in this extra long BLANK Outsiders special.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, Conan Exiles, Fornite with Thanos, Sly Spy giveaway Switch, Death Road to Canada, Prismata, Shoppe Keep 2, God of War, and more gaming! Plus JOHN HAS AN EXCLUSIVE NEO GEO UPDATE, Japanese and Spanish gentlemen, E3 predictions, and Nintendo says "no" to the virtual console, but "yes" to charging for game saves?
John talks to the game store guy! What's valuable in his box of junk, what games are selling right now, can the Switch beat the Wii, the NEO GEO mini, fighting games, and the best selling consoles of all time!
Michelle goes over what you guys have loved and hated from the week. Teabagging again, really PCgamer? Game murder = good? Game sex = bad? James Cameron has lost his mind! Super heroes need ponytails? A guy in Japan says to check out Colin Moriarty. RiotCast stands by their artists. Dad of War. Teavana is gross. Remapping Xbox controls, and what MS is doing right. Nintendo's future. Plus a song!
Nintendo has a new President, and it's making a lot of hardcore fans uncomfortable. Who is this Shuntaro Furukawa and what does he mean for the future of the company? Plus a Mario diss, mobile gaming, pay services, and the raw power of youth. P.S. Sorry we lost our Phil and Tammy CabCast!
Battletech, Yakuza 6, Super Mega Baseball II, Light Fall, PS4 on a tablet, Harry Potter: Hogwart's Mystery, God of War, Psychonauts, Everybody's Golf, Rachet & Clank, Bloodborne, Sleazy Nintendo, and Apple's 8k p0rn per eye, Xbox's future and more gaming news! Plus we catch up with Rob Sprance from "The Hole" on our amazing network, RiotCast! Sorry about the audio quality dip at the end, we lost a file!
John catches up with his buddy Matt in this extra long John Show. Pax East, Urban Trials, why Twitch is so popular, and more. Plus a new theme song!
God of War is sexist and a reflection of poor parenting?!? Hating on constant game updates, loving Detroit: Become Human, and a Surface phone? Plus a song!
John makes predictions that will blow your mind. Three major gaming/tech companies are "dead", and one will live again. Plus the answers to YOUR questions, and Sept 15th?!?
God of War 4 Review, Nintendo Labo, Detroit: Become Human, Frostpunk, Healer's Quest, Will to live Online, an EXCLUSIVE VGO story, Controller Chaos custom controller, God of War PS4 Pro Edition #StandGate2018, Prismata, Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle, SNK Neo Geo Mini Catfish, Switch hacks, and more gaming news! Plus our "The Gamerson's" PUBg vs. Fortnite rap starring Michelle as the Mom, John as the Son, and Matt as the Bee?
Spring has sprung, arcade update, and viewer mail.
Michelle goes over what games you guys have been loving and hating this week: Honkai 3rd Impact, #WarGames, and Heroes of the Storm adding comics? Plus some thoughts on walking simulators, Blizzard lore, and a song.
Roger and Sally are back by popular demand. Friday the 13th and the mysterious passing of peach cobbler and Art Bell, thick chest hair, aliens among us, a demon dog, and more stuff that could get us killed.
Wormhole (Teabag) Wars, Bad Dudes, and Gate of Doom Switch Giveaways, Tempest Citadel, Yakuza, Friday the 13th Killer Puzzle, Ring of Elysium, Europa, Ghost Recon: Wildlands with Sam Fisher, PUBg Event, Star Trek Adversaries Card Game, Double Kick Heroes, and we speak with an equity analyst who specializes in gaming! Plus gaming trends, bitcoin, the power of Fortnite, where Nintendo is going, and more financial talk. Happy Tax Day!
Billy Mitchell and The Bully Hunters. Plus a voicemail, Patriot's Day, and a new theme song!
Tech talk voicemail request. God of War performance issues? Switch hacker adds cloud saves. New "console 4k HDR guy" has a change of heart. How to improve your Windows 10 performance with CCleaner and Shutup10, PC couch gaming question, wireless charging, home-brewed gaming devices, and what music/podcasting programs are easy to use and good. Plus Michelle did a rap collab?
Who is Kratos, why did he kill his family, and is his son going to be annoying? We ask the important questions and more in our God of War lore episode!
Extinction, Radical Heights, Urban Trial Playground, Pax East, Overwatch PVE: Retribution, Sea of Clouds drama, Distortions giveaway, Overcooked, Far Cry 5, Spiderman, A Hat in Time, Trivia HQ, Raccoons in wheelchairs, and more gaming insanity!
The Simpson's Apu "drama", the Commodore 64 mini SUCKS, a new intro song, Winter blues, and more from John's week!
Video game books and gaming reading! Warcraft Chronicles, Dangerous Gamers, Lame game blogger books, Cliffy B is a book shill, Spinter Cell book, and more! Plus a new Spotify listener, and an angry voicemail from a ganker troll!
John talks about his April Fools escapade on his arcade channel, we go over some of the best and worst video game related jokes, and some great fake products that actually came to be. Plus rat balls?!?!
The Show 18, Star Trek Bridge Crew, Far Cry Arcade, A guy from Montana talks cults and Wild Wild Country on Netflix, We check in with Jose and his living hell in Puerto Rico without power, Ready Player One, Mighty Number 9, Mario + Rabbids, Xcom 2, Splatoon dos, PunchOut, Warcraft Chronicles, Fortnite and PUBg debate, Xbox News, bloated Grandmas, and go premium on vgo.libsyn.com or our mobile app to win a set of our trading cards!
Mortal Kombat's Johnny Cage and his legendary Midway lawsuit, Ready Player One's nostalgia throw-up, and Sea of Thieves still sucks!
Michelle checks in with what you guys have been loving and hating this week. Sony vs Xbox is like a sports rivalry? Hating on community driven premium content. GDC's "Women in Gaming Rally" makes a listener and game dev angry. Shadowgun Legends mobile game creator writes in with some love. Plus a song!
Sonic lore, Donkey Kong lore, Assassin's creed lore and the connection with Eden's Gate. Plus, the best video games that never happened?
Far Cry 5 reviews, A Way Out, The Council, Call of Duty: Irish mode, Sea of Thieves John Vs Matt Round 7, Michelle has a diabetic bear, and more gaming news!
NINTENDO IN THE YEAR 2000 AND WHERE JOHN HAS BEEN. JOHN LOVES CAPS!
All voicemail episode! Michelle checks in with what you guys have been loving and hating from the week. Free to play, online gaming services, Switch ports, beating bots, and what do Nintendo and PC juice taste like? Plus we have a Fortnite mobile invite to giveaway, and a song!
We talk about the dirty little secrets in our streaming history, plus Netflix news, and what happened to Norm Macdonald's YouTube?
H1Z1 Auto Royale, Candleman, MS Cloud Gaming, Suicide Guy, OneeChanbara, Fornite and PUBg mobile, Sea of Thieves launch, Atari Box, and "Game Store Guy" stops by to tell us about his bricked Switch. Plus your voice-mail and tons of gaming news!
Vive pro, Splatoon 2, Long boarding, and more from John’s week.
Michelle checks in with what you guys have been loving and hating this week. Kotaku's Catherine article, Warhammer lore, our mini SNES winner says thanks, and ToysRus is closing all stores? Plus let's all go watch The Ricky Gervais Netflix special: Humanity!
We go over some of the most (and least) exciting video game rumors and leaks from all over the web. PS5, Fable, Splinter Cell, Nintendo 4k, and more!
Vermintide 2, Ghost of a Tale, God of War Limited Edition PS4 Pro, Fortnite on your phones, COD Season Pass and GENIUS MODE, Mr. Robot Echo game, Sims mobile, Sea of Thieves debate. Plus TheGamersons.com, Super Smash Brothers on the Switch, we pick the NES winner, and more exciting news!
Switch Ports, Magazines, and more from John's week!
Dedicated to those VGO community members who listen or game together. Hidden Agenda PS4, virtual reality co-op, kid friendly episode, Twitch Prime for console users, VGO car pool, gamers with no time, growing up with VGO, "angry" fan art, and more stuff you guys are loving and hating from the week!
We connect the entire Far Cry universe like no one else can. Blood, Trigens, and the creepy cult of Eden's Gate.
Operation Chimera and Outbreak Rainbow Six Siege, Ion Maiden, Far Cry 5 movie, Golem Gates, Curse of Castilla, Game Store Guy and The Curious Case of the Stolen Mario Candy, Moss PSVR, Turok 2, BF1 meets BF5, and more gaming news!
John is back to say enough with the NES and SNES already and tease a new top secret Twitch project! Plus LINN DRUM Samples, Prince, and Michael Jackson.
Michelle goes over what the community has loved and hated from the week. Gamer ID cards, Persona 5 revisted, angry remaster e-mail, Xbox One X guy wants a PC, 4 hosts one show, guitar love, shout-out for Obi and Zoe, Christmas Special eardrum damage, Final Fantasy 15, Japanese movies, the 90s, Seth Rogan, and more!
The first hour of games, the best games bite for... byte, and more gaming spoonfuls. Plus Mario 64, SoT, Zelda, WoW, Fornite, PUBg, video game innovation and more!
Moss PSVR, PUBg on your phone, Chrono Trigger, Mario Balloon Mode, Crossing Souls, West World mobile game, Papers Please movie, Warcraft 3 letdown, Fortnite's golden guns, new WoW Battle Royale mode, Crackdown and Sea of Thieves revisted. Plus win an SNES emulator with 600 games and our signed trading cards!
John and his buddy Matt play PUBG mobile, Mario Balloon mode, sing a song, and talk more gaming madness.
Michelle checks in with what you guys have been loving and hating from the week. John's cupid, Brawlhala, indie devs, Mafia 3, Steam account sharing, short games, and Osiris: New Dawn. Plus a special song from The Station game!
Get to know your hosts from the comfort of their beds. P.S. Please dim the lights before you go.
Past Cure, The Station, Fe, Bayonetta, Dmitry from Hardware Canucks, Super Seducer Giveaway, and we chat about remastered titles. Plus John burps, Jose loses power again, and Michelle is watching eSports.
A former Gamestop Manager and Game Store Owner talks to John about the gaming retail business.
PC gaming theme this week: Steam Lunar Sale, Gamestop hates PC gamers, wireless mice, gaming laptops, game streaming to your network, game dev writes us, GoG sale, PUBg slipping on PC, songs you love, big PC youtuber on VGO next week, and more PC gaming goodness.
The best co-op games to play with loved ones, our gaming crushes, and we take issue with these so called V-Day games lists. Plus Michelle and John share personal stories about love and gaming!
Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Monster Energy Super Cross, Descenders, X-files mobile game, Wulerblade and Sprint Vector Giveaway, We Were Here Too, Google getting a console, Nintendo Gold, Twitch hypocrisy, voice-chat isn't evil, and BF Hardline revisted. Plus the WoW cookbook, a rare Zelda letter opener, and an unwanted guest named Cupid.
John talks about arcade stuff, and his new air-fryer. Plus, more instant-pot podcast talk.
Michelle goes over what you guys have loved and hated from the week: Xbox hate, game sequels, Blackwake, SotC camera issues, VGO app tip, ASMR, Microsoft Games Pass quality vs quantity concerns, the next Dragon Age game getting live events, John's love for "Cray", VR mall shopping, Monster Hunter World comments, cleaning arcades with spit, Valve is bad because of one dude, SoT love, audio stuff, hairy shave talk, and a flip-flop drop! Plus a giveaway teaser, enter early and get double the chance to win, and a call for Valentine's Day voicemails (520) Feel-VGO
Sexiness as a weapon, heaven and hell, an anime, plus... a Bayonetta rap? Get ready for the launch next week with our special kind of gaming lore.
Shadow of the Colossus, The Red Strings Club, 400 NES games, The Dwarves, Outlast 2/Dead babies talk with Tedakin, Session Skateboarding, Warcraft's new Allied Races, Sea of Thieves and What Remains of Edith Finch revisted, and we upgrade our sound quality for you guys! Plus grinding, grabbing, Lady Doritos, robocalls and hairy backs?
John talks with Robbie Lakeman, the King of Kong! Donkey Kong tricks, secrets, and the high score scene. Plus Billy Mitchell, and more thoughts!
Michelle goes over some community voicemails and listener comments, and delves into what you guys loved and hated from the week. Sea of Thieves feedback, Xbox games pass, Nintendo VR, an Overwatch player writes in, and how to do a gaming podcast on the cheap!
In this bonus episode, John and Michelle talk about the state of gaming and where things might be going in 2018.
Sea of Thieves, Monster Hunter: World, Subnautica, Celeste, Zelda and Quantum Break revisted, the Blizzard Fun Police, plus MS and Xbox buying up companies? FYI our audio quality will not be improved as we stated, as we had to use the backup recording. We were able to improve it on our premium content for the week though, so check the app or vgo.libsyn.com for our "State of the Gaming Address" BLANK Outsiders bonus episode.
John is back with more of himself and his buddy Matt. Plus Twin Galaxies and Todd Rogers drama.
Another all community episode where Michelle goes over what you guys have loved and hated from the week. Featuring: A case of mistaken podcast identities, John is a casual gamer, VGO makes people feel better, NES kickstarter, Xbox One X as the LEAD platform, drunk listeners, 70 inch TVs, and PUBg is easier on Xbox!
Guest "Ross Well" joins us to share his other-worldly wisdom and Denny's tips. Please delete this episode when you are done listening. -Roger and Sally
Metal Gear Survive, Darwin Project, Nintendo Labo, Xbox Games Pass, Blizzard World in Overwatch, SOS, Mutant Football League, My Time at Portia, and Fortnite PVE: is it worth it? Plus we are giving away BF1 for XBOX, Mario Cereal, John's new professional mic vs Michelle's new wireless headphones and more PUBG on console / Ghost Recon PvP thoughts. Don't miss our gaming news with "Game Store Guy" CCgames!
Extra long show this week with John and his buddy Matt talking Nintendo Labo, Mario, Pubg, Call of Duty, Fortnite, and a listener's voicemail about the Switch! Plus a special theme song where John isn't singing!
Michelle loves Randy's Pax South Recap, but hates some other news from listener Ed about ComicCon. The Darwin Project, Clusterpuck 99, Monster Hunter World, Dauntless, The Cyanide and Happiness Adventure Game, Divinity Original Sin 2, The Messenger, Shapes 'n Beats, and Stackup.org! Plus wireless headphones that actually work: the Sennheiser RS 185s, Michelle's ilovevgo.com custom mug, and more impressions from the week.
We go over the Elder Scrolls lore, plus find out what Shady Sam, Mannimarco, and The Dark Brotherhood are all about. Warning: YOU COULD GO BLIND!
Dauntless, InnerSpace, John's Assassin's Creed mistake, Dragon Quest Builders, Wildlands PvP, WoW overhaul patch, Rainbow Six: Siege Ranked Mode, Michelle is dangerously addicted to They are Billions, Zelda, Mario, Steam World Dig 2, Skyrim, plus Matt got a Switch! Also Sony updates the PS4, Nintendo Direct, Xbox doing VR, PS5 rumors, and more gaming news!
John's week of nothingness, what he's watching, the winter blues, and ARCADE HELL! Plus a "special" song..
Michelle tells people complaining about the fact there are no women in the Overwatch League to STFU, talks coming out of the "gamer closet", and reads of few listener comments from the week. Plus: The Dwarves, a Hat in Time, They are Billions, Mixer, Xbox streaming, "gaming routers", CEMU 4k 60 Zelda, and more game chat.
We recap the Consumer Electronics Show 2018! New VR headsets, smart home control, huggable robots, treadmill Tvs, and Amazon vs Google vs Apple vs Your Mom. Plus two AI related movies Michelle thinks John should see. Don't forget to visit ilovevgo.com to check out our limited edition t-shirts! Thanks :)
They Are Billions Zombie RTS, Ghost Recon Wildland new PvP mode, Nvidia Gsync TVs and CES2018, Metal Gear Survive, Nintendo Force Magazine, The Division revisited, Blade Runner 9732 VR, Gamefly streaming, Fortnite & PubG & Paladins Battle Royale OH MY, Escape from Tarkov, two game giveaways, and In and Out adds Hot Cocoa to the menu? Plus gaming news and a heated chat about the future of consoles! Don't forget to check out ilovevgo.com for our limited t-shirt run! BULLET SOCKS!
The instant-pot podcast! A new piano theme-song, recipes, Nintendo, YouYube, your voicemail, and more from John's week!
Time for another community episode! This week Michelle answers questions about the Microsoft bias in the gaming media, the PlayStation 5 rumors, PC gamer with mouse/keyboard woes, console controllers, InstantPotcast hopes, MadCatz is back from the dead, RockSmith, Twitter comments, Skyrim VR, new listeners, chasing technology, and our VGO 2018 t-shirts and gear now up on ilovevgo.com
We go over some gaming news topics that are a bit more serious than usual. The swatting incident, Xbox steals artwork, bad youtubers, video games are a mental illness, and more serious seriousness. Plus community manager OldCranky's 2017 recap of VGO: http://www.videogameoutsiders.com/news/bestof2017/
Portal Bridge Constructor, Escape from Tarkov, Fire Emblem: Warriors, Rock Band, Golf it, Axion Verge, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, Zelda divine beasts, Instant Pot, Top 10 games of 2017, and we chat with a guy who owns a game store. Plus what we've been watching during the break, and gaming news!
John and Michelle get together for their bonus content this week, to talk Christmas gifts, games, and shopping. Plus Portal Bridge Constructor, Civ VI on ipad, Rockband 4, empty boxes, the Steam Winter Sale, and more gaming news!
GTA Online, Rare Replay, Wolfenstein II, SNES Classic, Assassin's Creed: Origins, and Matt joins John and Michelle for the 2017 VGO annual Christmas play. Plus Maniac Mansion, Aladdin, Lion King, Oddworld New 'n' Tasty, PUBg, Life is Strange, Inside, and more festive gaming! For the uncut version of the play, download our app on your mobile device or visit vgo.libsyn.com
John is back, and he's talking crypto again...
Michelle goes over gaming news she has loved and hated from the week. Far Cry 5 is racist propaganda? Every video game is political? Some game companies focus on multiplayer modes, while others vow to never use micro-transactions. Plus some love/hate from the community about PUBg on Xbox One, how to tell when a game has it's hooks in you, and a voice-mail from our best friend Al.
Part 2 of 2. We go over the winners for the Game Awards 2017, reveal who won our contest, which game the loser bought, and what the winner thought of it. Plus the big news from the night, FCK THE OSCARS, and our impressions of the show overall.
PUBg on Xbox, now with a new map and camel-toe! Plus SpellForce 3, Monster Hunter World, A Hat in Time, Hello Neighbor, Hearthstone: Kobolds & Catacombs, Overwatch Yeti Hunter, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice and COD: WWII revisted.
John shares more about his latest passion, crypto-currency. How to "get in the game", what he has learned, tips, tricks, coinbase, e-wallets, and more Johnness. Is he rich yet?
ALL FREE GAMES EPISODE #2! Michelle talks about the Holiday freebies from Humble Bundle and Ubisoft, and goes over the best free games you can play for Xbox, mobile, PC, and PS4! We also read an e-mail about a great free shooter, and check out some community tweets from the week... about pizza... and pickles?
Part 1 of 2! We pick our winners for The Game Awards of 2017. Watch Decemeber 7th, and then tune in next week to hear us go over the winners, and pick the game the loser has to buy!
Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Nine Parchments, Cattails, Warframe, PUBg, Zelda revisted, kiting, 4k movies, and hard core JRPGs. Plus questionable TV deliveries and Nintendo games on Nvidia?
John and his buddy Matt talk about games, life, and John's new tv!
PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X vs Switch Vs PS4 Slim vs Xbox One S vs your Mom! Michelle tells you what to love and hate about each console and answers your questions about which one to buy! Plus your voicemail, twitter questions, and some sad PUBG on Xbox news.
John and Michelle fight about net neutrality, AI, and more. Plus the most shady and profitable kickstarters!
Harvest Moon: Light of Hope, Rainbow Six Siege, Xbox One X is hot, Star Wars Battlefront II, Nintendo Switch drama, Battlefield 1, LG OLED 4k HDR Tvs, Michelle's new 8700k PC build, John says Mario Odyssey never ends, Butcher, SoundBlasterx Ae-5 Soundcard, Player Unknowns on mobile and more gaming news!
Thanksgiving talk, bulletproof coffee, jumbo, and more stuff to make you hungry.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday gaming deals, Super Lucky's Tale, South Park Phone Destroyer, EA Star Wars Battlefront lootbox debacle, THUG PRO TONY HAWK, YouTube TV, more Xbox One X, Mario, SNES Classic, and Paragon impressions from John, and NO LINES for Michelle. Plus the Thanksgiving Turkey shows up. Note: We're off next week, check the VGO app or vgo.libsyn.com for our Cooking Outsiders bonus show in honor of Thanksgiving.
John chats with the legendary Owen Rubin.
PC Outsiders theme this week: What PC gaming news to love and hate, a question about ultra-wide monitors from Jacob, some opinions on Steam from Duke, BattleRite goes free to play, Fortnite is still popular, Hand of Fate 2 releases, policing gaming communities, the death of demos, PCgamer.com sucks, Nioh is out for PC, Sonic Forces is not good, cosmetic loot boxes change of heart, Obsidian teases a new game on Twitter, r/pcgaming has improved, new Hitman game, enough with Half Life, Injustice 2 beta, For Honor free weekend, PC players give COD a chance, new MMORPG from PUBg devs, Battlefront trial is out, Star Wars Graphics cards, AMD guy becomes Intel guy, some WoW classic is here to save the world nonsense, Michelle likes themes, and more master race goodness.
We go over some of the best and worst gaming accessories and products, including a PS4 controller for tiny hands, and Xbox licensed mouse/keyboard, the new Razer phone, and... stickers for your TV? Plus we both give our #1 pick for the best tech purchase this year!
Xbox One X Scorpio Edition first impressions, Call of Duty: World War II rewrites history, Blizzcon goes full snowflake, Destiny 2 raid and loot cave, plus more on Super Mario Odyssey and tons of gaming news!
Live from John's basement, it's the John show with John!
Another all community episode! This week Michelle answers back to some hate from an Assassin's Creed fan - PS3nut, some love for Wolfenstein From Allan, a voicemail about Destiny 2 from Tighe, and a passionate e-mail from Christian!
Tom DeLonge from Blink 182 is our God, Porkpie hats, and more stuff that could get us killed. #Aliens #Believe #Unknown #Burnthis
Super Mario Odyssey, Assassin's Creed: Origins, Wolfenstein II, Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, and more on Destiny 2 and South Park! Michelle gets "Switch Ditched" and John is a "Switch Witch"? Plus Matt Bradford joins in to talk Friday the 13th and his new game, Debris! Gamestop doing rentals, and more gaming news!
John and his buddy Matt talk Mario, sing a song about OJ, and more gaming stuff.
How do you make a shooter MMO work? What to love and hate about Destiny 2, angry Destiny fans come at us with pitchforks, and our Destiny impressions are void? Plus a gaming headset question from Twitter and a voice-mail with a scary game suggestion for Halloween! Little Nightmares?
We LIVE commentate over the Nintendo Mobile Treehouse Direct featuring Animal Crossing Pocket Camp! Trailer trash, micro-transactions, and more wholesome fun!
Evil Within 2 PS4, Destiny 2 PC review, Gran Turismo Sport, Call of Duty Zombies / Documentary, and Super Mario Odyssey hype. Plus your voicemail, the death of single player games, and more gaming news!
This week Michelle goes back into the VGO archives to take a look at some old questions which are still very relevant today. Offline mobile games, how to find adults to play games with, starting your own podcast, girls who game, how the podcast will end, the impact listeners have on us, and shooting old ladies with BB guns?!?! Plus e-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org with your calls for advice!
John recaps his UK trip, performs God Save the Queen on guitar, and talks more Arcade Club gaming!
We go over some of the best Halloween updates, events, and games. Plus John shares more stories from his UK trip, and shits on Destiny 2, again.
South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Grim Dawn: Ashes of Malmouth Expansion, SOS: Closed Alpha, more on Golf Story and Butcher, plus Survios Game Dev Mike McTyre joins us to talk about the future of VR, a Raw Data Giveaway, and Sprint Vector. Also, John tries VR, shares details from his UK trip, and claims he met the President of Sega in an airport bathroom?!?
Michelle answers the most common concern from the listeners, and issues a gaming challenge! Plus all of the stuff you guys loved and hated from the week.
A special theme song, Destructoid guy gets fired for voicing concerns about gaming companies going political, Hellblade devs go "mental", Nazi drama in Wolfenstien, Amazon is coming for YouTube, and more "deep" topics.
Middle Earth: Shadow of War, Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta, Stranger Things RPG game, Golf Story, Butcher, Overwatch Halloween event, John says "I'm drinking tonight". Details on the UK meetup this weekend. Plus pay to win, gaming news, LAYING PIPE, "Job's Done", and the worst rendition of Bel Biv Devoe's Poison you've ever heard.
John is sick, but that doesn't stop him from doing the John Show. Find out what he watched on Netflix, what games he played, and fake gaming news? Plus his old arcade e-mail archives.
What happened to GREAT games? We also head over to the e-mail box and read about what you guys have been loving and hating this week. Plus John in the UK?
We go over the Half Life 1/2 lore (and even a little Portal). Who is "The G-Man"? Will we ever see Half Life 3? And more!
Cuphead review war, SNES Classic issues, Planet Coaster: Spooky Pack, Lawbreakers revisted, Fortnite: Battle Royale flip-flop, OJ is Free song, Paragon, and YouTuber Austin Evans joins us to talk about "building the ultimate ps4" and more gaming news! Nintendo did what?
John and his buddy Matt talk about skateboarding, Tom Petty, games, and other random stuff from the week.
What does AI love and hate about video games? Michelle talks to her Google Assistant about everything from Call of Duty, to the Nintendo Switch, to John's secret film making career? Note: Have no fear, there are no phone/home prompts!
Do game companies own genres? BlueHole vs. Epic games, Fortnite Battle Royale makes PUBg cry, John and Michelle are mad at a games "journalist", and game dev calls gamers toxic (again).
Double round-table reviews of Fortnite: Battle Royale and SteamWorld Dig 2! We're also giving away a game, talking tons of gaming news, and opening up an actual video game MAGAZINE!?! Atari box details, Nintendo take-downs, and RAW ALMONDS?!?
John and his best switchies bud talk gaming and stuff.
Another ALL COMMUNITY show featuring everything you loved and hated from the week: PlayStation Network, Titanfall 2 revisit, Divinity Original Sin 2 Trailer, bad voicemails, 8k VR headsets, forcing your co-workers to listen to VGO, PC builds, good gaming shelves, guest hosts, MAGs PS3, and iJustine. If you want to be a part of a community show, Tweet us @vgopodcast / @coastalmichelle, e-mail us contact@videogameoutsiders, or call us 520-FEEL-VGO
Should gaming companies babysit the community and players? Blizzard vs. Valve. Overwatch players need to take a... deep look inward? Plus a voicemail and e-mail from you guys about last week. Heated discussions abound! Stop using the word TOXIC!
Metroid: Samus Returns 3DS, Knack 2 PS4, Forza Motorsport 7 Demo, Mario's nipples, Divinity Original Sin 2 PC, Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, Overwatch: Junkertown and Mercy update, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Fog, and The Hole's Rob Sprance on RiotCast.com joins us to talk about 4k TVs vs 1080p Proectors, Naughty Dog games, wireless headset woes, and a gaming chair on roller-blade wheels?!? Visit MackWeldon.com and use promo-code "vgo" for 20 percent off your first order!
A new theme song. John talks about his buddy Matt's visit (t-bone steaks and beer). Toys R US woes. And games?
In defense of game stores! GameStop's website. A heat-changing cult mug for FarCry? Zelda plushies? Destiny 2, Cuphead, and keeping your expectations in check. Assassin's Creed trailer, game sales, PlayStation 5 wishes, and unique console experiences! Plus some love/hate feedback from you guys, a few upcoming VGO teases, what's on Michelle's desk, and a call for comments about gaming safe spaces!
NOTE: There is a reason we made this optional extra content, as we understand some of the material discussed may offend or annoy people. Please listen at your own discretion. We wanted to discuss it because of our concerns with how this might impact game streamers, or people who watch game streams! Thank you. Also Michelle says "cunt".
Everybody's Golf, Destiny 2, Mirage: Arcane Warfare, Mario & Rabbids, Hong Kong gaming accounts, Chinese NES classic knockoffs, World of Tanks, details on our WoW FigurePrint giveaway, the "Game Journalists have to be good at games" debate, and we chat with PSVR Frank.
John talks games, b-jobs, traveling with the Switch, answers an e-mail, and plays a voicemail!
What to love and hate about so many playable characters. Rainbow Six Siege news, COD and realism, Dota 2, balance, quantity vs quality, Overwatch vs Lawbreakers, and Michelle has a Chinese knock off NES classic? Plus an angry e-mail!
We read some gaming sub-reddit comment threads with our own special flair. Lookie here now! Ps4 golfing game gives "the feels" and renting video games make people cry.
Call of Duty World War II Beta, Swa-stickers, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Overwatch DeathMatch mode, Destiny 2 debate, World of Warcraft: 7.3 Shadows of Argus, Halo Forge, and more insanity with comedian Deepu and his close friend Mike from the Let's Make a Cult podcast.
John talks about his new Twitch partnership with Michelle, pinball, skating, and more!
All community episode: What you guys been loving and hating! Featuring Destiny 2 feedback, a World of Warcraft question, No Man's Sky comments, VR support, Matto drama, COD on PS4, 4k TVs, and more of your Twitter and e-mail comments! Plus a new work in progress song!
We go over the pasta dish entries (and pick a winner), share our favorite Labor Day grilling tips, and more stuff sure to make you hungry. Have a good Holiday everyone!
Absolver PS4, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Switch, John tries to convince Michelle she hated Destiny 2 on PC, Sonic Mania on Steam, COD Beta woes, Fire Pro Wrestling giveaway, Xbox One X talk, and what happened to Nintendo's Miiverse?
Brick and mortar retail shopping rant vs Amazon easiness and cost.
The return of No Man's Sky, a voicemail about Xbox being too far ahead of the game, and what you guys were loving and hating on Twitter this week.