We view the launch trailer for Gladiators Online: Death Before Dishonor the beautifully designed game with gruesome combat where you play as a Lanista or gladiator manager in ancient Rome. Created by Dorado Games, this game visually stunning game plays from your browser, but we not the ones here to tell you about it. We were happy to have Nick Porsche from Dorado games coming all the way from Malta in Europe to tell us a little about the game.
We profile the Free-to-play Mech warfare game, HAWKEN sit down with producer, Joshua Clausen (or as he is known to the community CapnJosh) about the acquisition of the game by Reloaded games and the upcoming fixes, changes and improvements to the game.
We talk with Nick Clarkson a true gamer who has not only played a large number of classic computer games, but was a pioneer with gaming magazines in the U.K. and worked with a number of great game creators before coming to Merge Games. We also talked about his journeyman tour of gaming in the U.K as well as his gaming experiences before diving into Merge’s upcoming titles including Riot, Albedo, and Zombie Kill of the Week.
Our E-Sports focused web series is back. J.A. and Joshua cover a series of topics from Pro Gamer, Ninja making close to 500k per month to The Overwatch League finales selling more tickets than Drake concerts and finally League of Legends winning a settlement against Mobile Legends.
In this episode J.A. sat down with Origin PC co-founder Hector Penton on his days at Alienware and starting Origin PC. From there the topic turned to gaming where we asked what game he would play if he was sent to hell and could only pick one. All in all it was a great interview with a lot of laughs and some good information to boot.
We take a look at a retro inspired top-down shooter from Big Shiny Games that features all the weapon upgrades and combat action gamers expect from a Sci-Fi space shooter on their smart phone. We also talk with John Mulkey from Big Shiny Games on what to expect from this upcoming title.
For our latest show we tackled the NES from its beginnings, all the great games and accessories for it and much more. We are joined by our newest NES and SNES writer Luis and had OGS regulars Umar Khan and Edgar Median call in and share their experience with the Nintendo Entertainment System.
We go across the pond to the U.K. Wales to be exact, where we talked with Ray Willmott of Big Cake Games on their game for PS4 and PC titled. Cold Horizon. This is the team that worked on the Metal Gear fan remake and we got a chance to talk about Ray’s gaming history, how he came to Big Cake Games and of course, what we can expect out of Cold Horizon.
From MLB and NBA players admitting to Fortnite addiction to a kid who stays in his house while a hurricane destroys his town just to keep playing, we ask, is Fortnite destroying America?
We sit down with the team behind the upcoming documentary on the history of Atari, World 1-1. Jeanette Garcia and Daryl Rodriguez are the creative minds behind the project and we talk about their Kickstarter campaign and all things retro gaming.
While not the raging debate it once was, there is still the conflict over building your own high-performance PC gaming machine or having it built for you. In our ongoing computer technology series, we stat down with a group of experts in the industry including, Chris Morley, chief technical officer for Maingear PC, Justin Melendez, co-founder of LanSlide PC and John Blain, consumer public relations for Dell/Alienware.
We're back with more weird stories from the gaming world including a women who set out to find rare Pokemon and found a dementia old man instead and two stories of "friends" stabbing each other over Fortnite.
We see the articles and the streams and sometimes even the big time tournaments, but what is it like being a pro gamer? We wanted to learn more about the community around professional gaming and eSports so we asked one. Joshua Laus our eSports corespondent takes us through the world of pro gaming and believe me, it's a wild ride.
With yet again all the focus of gun violence being blamed on video games we look at toxic and hate-filled environments found within video game communities and the different between trash talking and hate speech. We also expose an article that claims Steam communities have a Nazi problem.
With the recent mass shooting tragedy the debate on whether video games are violent has reared its ugly head once again and even our president has gotten in on it. On our show we discuss violence in video games and why it is often used as an easy scapegoat.
We discuss the Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy and ask if gamers can real influence change.
This episode we go over some of the warning signs video game rehab facilities say to watch for and quickly realize, according to them, we all need rehab. Randy also has a new rant about Star Wars Battlefront 2 micro-transactions.
Micro-transactions have been around for quite a while now, but in this episode we talk about some of the more terrible micro-transactions in the gaming industry. We also have a new segment to replace our, Clickbait Segment called, totally not a Clickbait segment where we take a look at the very odd game, Panty Party.
With all the sales on games, toys and electronics this summer we decide to celebrate Christmas in July by looking over the top Christmas toys from the 80’s to today. From Transformers to the BeyBlades, we reminisce about our favorite toys, watch some weird toy commercials and try to remember why some of these toys were popular.
Randy tells us about a new kind of Copyright Troll that has been targeting the YouTube pages of people displaying his game. We also cover how YouTube has become a bastion for people looking to report your channel for any reason. In our Clickbait segment, we discuss how Steam has been censoring Japanese adult games and J.A. s exposed to the wonderful world of Genital Jousting.