Episode 233 – 8th Annual Game of the Deer Awards

Marvel Snap, among other games, has taken the world by storm in 2022. So, does it get our game of the year award? Or does it go to games like God of War Ragnarok and Elden Ring? Tune in for the 8th annual Game of the Deer Awards where we also hand out awards like Biggest Disappointment, Best Surprise, Broken Controller, and more!

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Episode 232 – What Happened: Grading PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo’s 2022

2022 was a big year for gaming across all platforms of Nintendo, Xbox, and PlayStation. But who had the BEST year? Nate McKeever (Backlog Breakdown) joins Micah to assess the big 3 in gaming, discuss Marvel Snap strategies, and examine God of War Ragnarok’s gameplay.

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Episode 223 – The Pros and Cons of Digital & Physical Video Games

With the recent report that almost 80% of games purchased on PS4 & PS5 are digital, on top of recent reports of games being delisted, it’s caused some concern about the future of digital in gaming spheres. This week, we discuss the pros and cons of both digital and physical, the fear of a future where we own nothing, and why Twitter is a weird, weird place.

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Episode 222 – How My Wife Got Into Gaming

A question that comes up from time to time within the TRG community is, “How do I get my wife to play video games”. Well, today I (Logan) sat down with my wife to ask her what games she enjoys, how she got introduced to gaming, and how is it that she is so much better at games than I am. We also go over some of our favorite memories gaming together, which is often at my expense. (Look at the art for this episode, for example)

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Episode 216 – The Real Message of Final Fantasy VI (feat. Jon Harrison)

Final Fantasy 6 is one of the greatest JRPGs of all time, released in the SNES era. The game has a strikingly darker and more somber tone than the rest of the games in the series. But is that really what the game is about? Jon Harrison (author of Mastering the Game) sits down to break down the game’s themes, hidden easter eggs, and more.

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