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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Redemptive Uses of Horror & The Christian with Joe Thorn

Christians and the Horror genre are two things that seemingly don’t mix. Pastor Joe Thorn (Doctrine & Devotion podcast) joins the show to discuss how the Bible implements horror themes in some stories, how Christians can engage with the horror genre, and ultimately how discernment is key in engaging media as a whole.

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Episode 224 – Metal Gear Solid 2 Is A Game of Misinformation

In 2001, Metal Gear Solid 2 was released on the PS2. While it was largely considered a smash hit, it was also very divisive. And, strangely, prophetic in it’s themes of digitization of information and the pursuit to control it. While we didn’t quite grasp the game’s complex themes back then, in 2022, it’s all too eerie at how timeless it has become. Sound of the Raign returns to join us to break down Metal Gear Solid 2.  

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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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