Alt F4 #1: E-Sports are becoming bigger than Major League Sports

August 6, 2018

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.


The J.A. Laraque Show - E5 - Origin PC with Hector Penton

August 1, 2018

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.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: John Mulkey - Retro Assault

July 30, 2018

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.


The J.A. Laraque Show - E4 - The NES & SNES with Luis Zena of Retro Gaming Life

July 27, 2018

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.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Ray Willmott - Big Cake Games

July 25, 2018

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.


You don’t get the Show #33: Fortnite is destroying America!

July 23, 2018

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?


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Daryl Rodriguez and Jeanette Garcia

July 20, 2018

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.


The J.A. Laraque Show - E3 - PC Building vs Buying

July 18, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #32: Pokemon Go Dementia & Fortnite Stabbings

July 16, 2018

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.


The Obsolete Gamer Show: Inside Pro gaming with Joshua Laus

July 14, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #31: Are Nazi taking over video game communities?

July 13, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #30: Video game violence, Trump and Beer

July 12, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #29: Does Gamer outrage matter?

July 11, 2018

We discuss the Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy and ask if gamers can real influence change.


You don’t get the show #28 We all need Video Game rehab

July 10, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #27: They should have never gave you gamers money

July 9, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #26: Christmas in July

July 8, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #25: The Copyright Troll

July 7, 2018

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.


You don’t get the show #24: Video games are offensive

July 6, 2018

No we're not going SJW on you, but we do have a couple of games that do enter that realm of offensive. We look at Custards Revenge, Bonetown and Ethnic Cleansing. Oh and we have a game where you can decide whether to save Trump or not and sex girls unboxing a Commodore 64.


You dont get the show #23: We really don’t get Girl Gamers

July 5, 2018

By now girl gamers should be as normal as MOBA's and DLC in the world of gaming and yet still we have many misconceptions and straight up falsehoods about girl games. We tackle this subject with the intelligence and grace you can always expect from You Don't Get the Show.


Geek Salad 011: The Best and Worst of E3 2018

July 4, 2018

We break down what we liked and what we didn't like from E3 2018 from Fallout 76 to Battlefield 5.