EXPCast : A Video Game Podcast

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Conor from Cali
 Aug 12, 2018
great show guys keep up the good work. best video game podcast around.


Join Pat, Dan and Stoy as they sit down to talk about everything and anything video games; like the video games they've been playing, news, reviews, interviews, good conversation and fun!

Episode Date
Top 11 Post Apocalyptic Worlds, Nintendo Direct, and Anthem

Amber joins the crew again to discuss our Top 11 Post Apocalyptic Worlds in video games, considering that two great games just came out recently featuring life after a nuclear holocaust. Besides that, we discuss the entire Nintendo Direct, Dan plays Tetris 99, Pat plays some Crackdown 3, Amber is in love with Anthem, and Stoy plays Resident Evil 2 Ghost Survivors and Metro Exodus. Give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Feb 19, 2019
Episode 93 : Toys and Video Games, and Cool Easter Eggs!

Dan takes the lead on this episode as we "shoot the shit" and talk about how, when we were wee lads, playing with toys influenced our transition to video games. We also talk about our music preferences, we get personal on this one brah. Besides that we talk about cool video game easter eggs, Dan plays Warframe, Pat beats Kingdom Hearts 3 and plays Evoland, and Stoy beats Bendy and the Ink Machine...and jumps back into Destiny 2. Be sure to follow us on your social medias, and on twitch at twitch.tv/expcastgaming. 

Feb 12, 2019
Explain World of Warcraft To Us : The Immortal Pacarison Edition

Amber Lilly joins the podcast to try and explain the world and lore of World of Warcraft, and why it's one of the greatest games of our generation. She really knows her stuff! Before that we discuss the potential of Microsoft bringing their Live service to Nintendo Switch, some new Persona game or whatever, and a pretty cool Resident Evil 2 glitch. Dan plays Pikuniku and Warframe, Pat plays some more Kingdom Hearts 3, and Stoy plays the early access game Bright Memory Episode 1, and some more Resident Evil 2 Remake. And also admits a dark secret; he hasn't seen 75% of the Disney cartoon classics out there...Thanks Amber for talking us into maybe one day playing World of Warcraft! 

Feb 05, 2019
DragonBoyZ in the Hood ; Teaching DBZ

Dan joins guests Adam and Mike to try and get Stoy into Dragonball Z, in time for the new movie Dragon Ball Super: Brolly. On a seemingly quiet Saturday afternoon the four sat down and watched a few Dragonball Z movies, and Stoy was dumbfounded as to what the hell was going on. He had MANY questions, but overall enjoyed the universe! Listen to the episode and hear everyone else try to explain the DBZ universe to him. Try to. 

Feb 01, 2019
Episode 91 : Explaining DOTA to an Idiot; Resident Evil 2 and Kingdom Hearts 3

Welcome Shaun Hoekman (trenchwarfaredota on Twitch) to the podcast to try and explain the popular MOBA game DOTA (Defense of the Ancients) to Stoy. It may have worked, so stay tuned for the next few episodes to see if he plays it. In the meantime, we discuss how we can get Shaggy (the cartoon character, NOT the rapper) into Mortal Kombat 11, and Pat vents about losing his Kingdom Hearts 3 PS4 pro reserve. Dan plays Undertale, Pat plays the Anthem beta, Kingdom Hearts 3 (LOVED IT!) and Walking Dead, and Stoy plays Resident Evil 2 Remake (REALLY LOVED IT!). Thanks for listening! 

Jan 30, 2019
Episode 90 : If You Were a Video Game Character, What Would You Be?

Stoy gets all philosophical on us and starts to question what kind of video game character he would be, and gets everyone else in on the fun. It's a great dive into who we are, and how we perceive ourselves! Other than that, we talk about Mortal Kombat 11, Dan plays Undertale, Pat plays new Assassin's Creed content and New Super Mario Bros, and Stoy plays Ace Combat 7, but has to have the other two explain Smash Bros Ultimate to him. Thanks for listening, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast, and on Twitch.tv/expcastgaming! 

Jan 22, 2019
S3 E2 : EXPCast 2019 Video Game Predictions About The Past; RE2 Remake Demo and Bungie Problems

The gang is back again to talk about our wacky predictions for 2019. We have some wild predictions for 2019, but first we go over what our predictions from 2018 were, and how WRONG we were. Dan plays Minit, but in New Game + mode! Pat loves the RE2 Remake Demo and calls it "Gore-Porn", and has a deep relationship with the game Celeste, and Stoy actually likes Just Cause 4, even with its' flaws. We record every episode LIVE on Twitch, so follow us at twitch.tv/expcastgaming, and also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. Thanks for listening. 

Jan 15, 2019
S3 E2 : Gore Porn, and Predictions for 2019

The gang is back again to talk about our wacky predictions for 2019. We have some wild predictions for 2019, but first we go over what our predictions from 2018 were, and how WRONG we were. Dan plays Minit, but in New Game + mode! Pat loves the RE2 Remake Demo and calls it "Gore-Porn", and has a deep relationship with the game Celeste, and Stoy actually likes Just Cause 4, even with its' flaws. We record every episode LIVE on Twitch, so follow us at twitch.tv/expcastgaming, and also follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. Thanks for listening. 

Jan 15, 2019
S3 E1 : EXPCast Video Game Awards 2018, With More Spiderman Villains

We're back, and we're live again on Twitch! Today the gang reunites to talk about the new Alien Isolation game...on mobile. And we've played games like Super Smash Bros, Monster Boy, Spiderman, Bayonetta 2, Darksiders 3 and Ride 3. starting at one hour into the show, we kick off our 2018 EXPCast Video Game Awards show. We showcase the best action game, adventure game, graphics, music, and of course our Game Of The Year, which was quite hard to come up with. Thanks for listening to us! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @EXPCast, and on twitch.tv/expcastgaming. 

Jan 08, 2019
Closing 2018...With Hope for 2019

This one's a short one, just Stoy on this episode. We do a final sign off for 2018 to showcase what we have in store for 2019, which is a lot of new and exciting stuff. Give the episode a listen for more! But, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast, and ESPECIALLY on Twitch.tv @EXPCastGaming. We're taking a short break, so see you in January! 

Dec 25, 2018
Kratos Saves Christmas : Special XMAS Episode with the GO Cast

Today the gang welcomes on Scott, Chris and Zach from the Gaming Outsider podcast to talk about some of the games they've been playing, like Super Smash Bros, Celeste, Iconoclasts , Gris and Tetris Effect. We also sit around the yule long and tell a story about how Kratos, way back in the day, saved Christmas with an "interesting" tale on visiting Antartica with femurs for skiis. We also share what would be our greatest gaming gifts for 2018! Thanks for listening, follow our guests at The Gaming Outsider podcast, and on Facebook and Twitter!

Dec 18, 2018
Video Game Awards, Smash Bros Ultimate and Backlogging Games

The Video Game Awards happened last week, and we discuss the winners and good moments in this week's episode, and also a small rant on the Sonic The Hedgehog movie poster...Dan and Pat spend a lot of time playing Smash Bros Ultimate, Pat plays the first DLC for Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Just Cause 4, and Stoy has a love/hate relationship with Darksiders 3, and gives everyone a VERY good reason why he is playing Mass Effect Andromeda again. Be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram AND NOW on Vero @EXPCast. 

Dec 11, 2018
Top 10 Biggest Game News of 2018, Darksiders III and a lackluster Nintendo Switch lineup

Pat can't stand Dan and Stoy so he took the night off from us while we go through our Top 10 List of Biggest Video Game News Stories from 2018! We talk about Fallout 76 hate, Playstation Classic, Google's new (?) system, and other good news stories! We also talk about Nintendo Switch having a bit of a lackluster 2018 of releases. Dan jumps back into the Spiderman DLC, Pokemon Let's Go, and Stoy enjoys the hell out of Beat Saber, and is conflicted with Darksiders III. Thanks for listening! 

Dec 04, 2018
Patrick Hickey Jr Interview, Fallout 76, and Beat Saber!

Today we invite Founder and Editor in Chief of ReviewFix.com Patrick Hickey Jr. to talk about his new book The Minds Behind The Games, an inside look from developers' experiences making some of the most influential games out there, like The Suffering, E.T., Mutant League Football, Night Trap, Road Rash, and more! Before that Pat and Stoy go on a rant on how bad video game reviews are often times bullshit (mostly from users, not actual reviewers). Dan plays Pokemon, Pat plays Spyro and Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and Stoy LOVES Beat Saber, Battlefield V and Bendy and the Ink Machine. Make sure to follow @ReviewFix on Twitter, and go buy his book on Amazon

Nov 27, 2018
Video Game Marketing, Pokemon Let's Go and The Video Game Awards

The gang is all back together to talk about video game marketing, and how promotion and marketing got us interested in games we never would have ever dreamed of playing. Before that we talk about The Video Game Awards nominees, Nintendo suing people, and Fallout 76's funny server crash. Everyone played Pokemon Let's Go and talks about it in length, Dan also played Child of Light, Pat plays a lot of Spyro and Stoy played Summer Lesson PSVR....weird. Thanks for listening, follow us @EXPCast on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and also on Twitch @expcastgaming. 

Nov 20, 2018
The Golden Age of Gaming, Chicago's Amusement Tax, and Call of Cthulu

Finally returning back to normal, Pat and Stoy go into a deep conversation questioning "are we currently in the golden age of video games?" Before we get into that lengthy discussion we talk about Chicago's Amusement Tax, XO18, and the new Detective Pikachu trailer! Pat plays a lot of Assassin's Creed Odyssey and talks about the Castlevania Season II series, and Stoy plays Deracine on the PSVR, and Call of Cthulu and Red Dead Redemption 2. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast, and on Twitch @expcastgaming! 

Nov 13, 2018
Extra Life Special Episode, What We Played All Day, and Red Dead Redemption 2

We've got a very special episode with quite a few guests, Scott Clark from The Gaming Outsider podcast, Micah from The Carve podcast, and Josh from Price Challenge on YouTube! Today we are recording live at Stoy's Extra Life charity event, an event where a bunch of us sit together and play video games for 24 hours to raise money for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Listen to us talk about games we've been playing like Red Dead Redemption 2, Mega Man 5 and Mega Man X, Agony, Diablo 3 on the Switch, Mario Kart 64, Alundra and Old School Musical! Next week we'll be back to our regularly scheduled podcast! Thanks for listening! 

Nov 06, 2018
Twitch Con Visit, Streamer Interviews, and Borderlands 2 VR!

Pat and Stoy take a weekend and go to Twitch Con in San Jose, CA! Stoy takes in the many sights and sounds of the conference and shares what all went on, and Pat meets new friends and streamers! While there, Stoy got to play Borderlands VR, and some Call of Duty Blackout! He also put in a hefty amount of time playing Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and actually has fun with it. Pat jumps back into The Messenger and The World Ends With You. At the end of the podcast, Pat conducts an interview with Mssnowhite, with not-jenn in the background. Thanks for listening.

Nov 02, 2018
Josh from That Pixel Life, BLOPS IIII, and the PSVR 2 Year Anniversary Episode

The gang welcomes Josh Faulkner from That Pixel Life Podcast to talk about the PSVR's 2nd birthday! We share our favorite games, experiences, and our visions on where VR is headed into the future. Not only that, we talk about Obama hatin' on some Pokemon, Days Gone being delayed again, flossin' in Forza Horizon 4, and games like Astro Bots, Black Ops 4, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Lego DC Super Villains, Outlast II and Slender Man. Follow Josh on his Podcast That Pixel Life, and on Facebook and Twitter! www.thatpixellife.com

Oct 23, 2018
Extra Life Video Game Charity, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Rockstar Games Overtime!

Extra Life video game marathon, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and working overtime are all part of today's discussions. Trying out a new format, the boys change things up a bit by first talking about streaming Overwatch and Claire, and playing games like The Missing, Mario Party, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Mega Man 11, and The World Ends With You. We also talk about Extra Life, a video game marathon event where you raise money for Children's Miracle Network hospitals! Playing games for a good cause. We talk about how we started, how we marathon it, and some cool tips on how to do it yourself. Check out extra-life.org, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. And on Twitch @expcastgaming. 

Music provided by Mikel & GameChops "Zelda and Chill"

Oct 16, 2018
Third Quarter in Review, Astrobots, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Super Mario Party

After Stoy screws up the intro again, and derails things by talking about the UFC fight last weekend, the gang sits down to talk and reminisce about the recent third quarter of games, like Spiderman, The Messenger, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and more! Besides that, we talk more about the Telltale Games debacle, Microsoft's XO18 event, and playing games like Spiderman, Mega Man 11, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Astrobots for the PSVR (A MUST HAVE!!), and Super Mario Party. Thanks for listening, be sure to share this episode with your friends and enemies!

Oct 09, 2018
Mega Man ICON Episode, Forza Horizon, and Life is Strange 2

Today the gang welcomes very special guest Chris Owens from the Gaming Outsider Podcast to talk about the Blue Bomber himself, Sonic the...I mean, MEGA MAN! Before going on a weird rant about ASMR Twitch streams, we talk about playing Spiderman, Life is Strange 2, Creed PSVR and Madden 19. For our special ICON episode, Pat leads the discussion to take us through the storied history of one of video games' most iconic super heroes. We talk about his varied game series', through all the ups and downs, including the Battle Network games and X series', and also talk about the Gunvolt games, and that other one, Mighty Number something. We also share our hope for the series with Mega Man 11, coming out this week! Thanks for listening! Follow Chris Owens on The Gaming Outsider podcast. 

Oct 01, 2018
Top 10 Treasure Hunters, Telltale Gamers Shut Down, and Bowsette?

Sorry for the delay in posting today's episode, we had a heck of a weekend! But besides going through our own Top 10 List of Treasure Hunters in Video Games, and finding out that Stoy is an ALIEN RACIST, we talk about the layoffs and shut down at Telltale Games, and the supposed glimmer of hope that The Walking Dead Final Season has. We ALL play Spiderman, but Stoy seems to be taking his time with it because he's still playing Destiny 2 and forced to play The Crew 2, and Pat plays two JRPGs at the same time (Xenoblade Chronicles and Dragon Quest 11) and The Garden's Between. We also talk about Bowsette....and that's a thing. Thanks for listening! 

Sep 26, 2018
Seth Andrews Interview, Bubble Gum For The Brain, and the Nintendo Direct

Sorry for being a week late, but we've got a big episode today! In this week's episode Dan sits down with Seth Andrews (at around 1:18:00), part of the Thinking Atheist podcast, public speaker, AND now a Twitch streamer to talk about "bubble gum for the brain," and finding video games late in life. Obviously we have a lot to say about Spiderman, but we also played other games! Pat played Old School Musical and Dragon Quest 11, Dan played some more Dragon Ball Fighterz, and Stoy got some time in playing Shadow of the Tomb Raider and A LOT of Octopath Traveler. Bubble gum for the brain is any hobby that you do that is relaxing, yet engaging and fun, like video games. We have some other hobbies we like doing that we want to share with you guys too! Thanks for listening. 

Sep 16, 2018
Spiderman Puddlegate, The Messenger, and Retro Games Becoming a Sub Genre

The crew is reunited again as we tackle on the recent Spiderman "puddlegate" controversy, as well as talking about the games we've been playing like Minit, Donut County, Monster Hunter Generations, Yakuza, The Messenger, Far Cry Dead Living Zombies, Firewall Zero Hour (THE MUST HAVE PSVR GAME!) and Assassin's Creed Origins. We tackle a side quest again to talk about the retro revival; games that are inspired by retro-style graphics a la the 8 and 16 bit eras. Do they hold a place in modern gaming, or are they just a nostalgia piece for old gamers? No. Definitely not the latter. No. Ok thanks for listening! 

Sep 04, 2018
The Jacksonville Shooting, Xbox All In One, Dead Cells and Cyberpunk!

The sad, unfortunate shooting at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville shocked the world, and we at EXPCast want you to know that YOU matter, and if you need ANY help at all, do not hesitate to call the Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. Other than that, Pat and Stoy talk about Amazon Prime changes, the new Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay video, Xbox's All in One program, Dead Cells, Guacamelee 2, Shenmue 2 and Assassin's Creed Origins. Our side quest is about backlogs; why do we get so into games to only shelve them and never finish them until way later. We go over our top 3 games on our backlog list, and we share tips on how to tackle them! Thanks for listening! 

Aug 28, 2018
Ninja's Twitter Remarks, Comfort Food Games, and The Walking Dead

Dan says he got whisked away for work this weekend so we brought on a fellow listener Dave to the show! He says he locked Dan in a closet, so we're not sure who to believe at this point...anyway, still going on with a great episode! Today we talk about Twitch streamer Ninja's "controversial" remarks about streaming with women, Pat plays a lot of Darksiders and the new Walking Dead Game, Stoy dusts off his PSVR to play some Killing Floor 2, Super Hot, and Okami HD, and Dave plays a lot of NHL 18 and the new NHL 19 beta. We sit down and crack a cold one, talking about comfort food games; games we always go back to when we want to relax, unwind, or reminisce about better days; games like Forza, Piccross, Grand Theft Auto, Mass Effect, and Mega Man. Thanks for listening! 

Aug 20, 2018
Top 10 Games Telltale Games Should Make, Fallout 76 Details, and Okami HD

Dan's recovering from his bachelor party extravaganza in Chicago today, so it's just Pat and Dan as they sit and do a small speed run of the news from the last week (Doom Eternal, Fallout 76, Resident Evil 2 Platinum Edition, and Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay). Stoy plays MORE games than Pat this time, who only played Darksiders. Stoy played some Crew 2 co-op with a friend, Okami HD for the Switch, and Prince of Persia Backwards Compatible on the Xbox One. It's another Top 10 List as the two talk about Top 10 Games Telltale Games should make, like Silent Hill, Doom, Criminal Minds, and more! Thanks for listening! 

Aug 13, 2018
Fortnite Coaches and Games That Come Out TOO Early or TOO Late

Today the crew sits down to talk about parents hiring Fortnite coaches for their kids! The MADNESS! Other than that, Pat competes in a Mega Man 2 Speed Run competition with our friends over at The Gaming Outsider Podcast and also plays Warioware Gold, Dan beats Detroit Become Human, and Stoy starts his "backlog" by finally beating Rise of the Tomb Raider. We go on a side quest to talk about video games that may have released a bit too early (Mass Effect, No Man's Sky, and Street Fighter 5 to name a few) and why they did, and also games that were stuck in development for YEARS before they came out (Breath of the Wild, Last Guardian, Persona 5, etc.). Thanks for listening to the show! 

Aug 05, 2018
Uncharted Movie, Microsoft Streaming System, and Lore in Video Games

The trio sits down to talk about their "up north" adventures last weekend all the while fitting in some video game talk. We discuss the possibility of a Microsoft video game "streaming" system, Nathan Fillion's Uncharted short film, and games like No Guts No Glory, Far Cry 5 Lost on Mars, Octopath Traveler, Lion's Song, Earthfall, and more! Dan leads the discussion on lore in video games; what are some great examples of lore in video games (Mass Effect, Elder Scrolls, etc.) and some bad ones (Destiny), and how it can build the world you play in and REALLY affect the story. It's a great discussion, be sure to tune in at 1:12:53! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. 

Jul 29, 2018
Sonic The Hedgehog ICON Episode

Dan and Stoy sit down to talk about everything and anything we know of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sega's beloved mascot for over 30 years. Dan leads us in this episode and shares his origin story, his adventures against Dr. Robotnik, and even talks about his anime and cartoon history! Make sure to share this episode with your fellow Sonic fans! Thanks for listening! 

Jul 22, 2018
Working For A Game Developer, Fixing Toxicity in Multiplayer Games, and Swiftflux

Today we invite special guest Swiftflux to the podcast to talk about Ubisoft and Blizzard trying different ways to curb hostility and toxic behavior in their multiplayer games, working in the video game industry (at Ubisoft) and some insight on how things work on the inside! Dan plays some cat-girl game, Pat enjoys Octopath Traveler,, Stoy enjoys his $150 Xbox Elite controller and Swiftlux is TRYING to finish God of War all the while playing PUBG and Pokemon Go. Be sure to like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Jul 15, 2018
Life is Strange SPOILERCAST, The Crew 2, and Photo Mode in Video Games

Today's episode is a very special episode where we go QUITE in depth into the Life is Strange Universe. Not only do Pat and Stoy share their greatest moments, memories, and discuss the overlaying themes of the series, they also speculate on what the next season of Life is Strange 2 is going to be (Pat has QUITE the assumption!). Not only that, Stoy plays a lot of The Crew 2 and actually enjoys it, Pat 100%s Assassins Creed Rogue, and Dan is STILL missing. If you have any information on his whereabouts please email or contact us via Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram @ EXPCast. We miss you Dan! #wheresdan 

Jul 08, 2018
Top 10 Games of 2018 (So Far), Google's New Video Game System, and Bloodstained Ritual of the Night

It's just Pat and Stoy today as we try to envision what Google's new system could be; a streaming device, or a full on hardware system? Besides that Pat's 100%'ed Rise of the Tomb Raider, Hollow Knight AND Yoku's Island Express (he's been busy), and Stoy played The Crew 2 and Life is Strange, as well as the beta for Bloodstained Ritual of the Night. 2018 so far has been a great year of games so we go through our Top 10 list of great games to have come out in 2018 SO FAR. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Jul 01, 2018
Video Game Addiction a Disease, The Exorcist VR and What It's Like at E3

Today the gang welcomes a very special guest with us, Mr. Scott Clark, host of the Gaming Outsider podcast as we touch on the World Health Organization declaring video game addiction a disease of sorts. Dan plays some Dragon Ball FighterZ, Pat gets into Mario Tennis Aces, Stoy gets spooooooked by The Exorcist VR, and Scott tries to talk everyone into Moonlighter. Scott Clark was an attendee at E3 and he shares some of his experiences on the show floor, and what was hot, and what was not. Thanks for listening! Follow Scott Clark @TheGOcast on Twitter and subscribe to his podcast The Gaming Outsider! After subscribing to ours of course...

Jun 25, 2018
E3 Wrap Up Best and Worst, Fortnite Cross Play and Detroit Become Human

E3 is FINALLY over but we still have so much to talk about in this episode, especially the Fortnite controversy and WHY you cannot cross play with Sony. Today we welcome special guest Jordan to share some of the best to have come out of this past E3, and some of the worst and cringiest as well. Dan REALLY gets into Detroit Become Human, Pat plays some Unravel Two, Stoy plays Shaq Fu and Vampyr, and Jordan prepares himself for Kingdom Hearts 3 by playing some Birth By Sleep. We wrap up E3 by sharing some of our favorite stories from it, good and bad, and also talk about our top 5 games unleashed and/or announced at E3! Thanks for listening! 

Jun 17, 2018
Explaining Pokemon, Sony Press Conference and Nintendo Tree House - E3 Day 4

Today as part of our special E3 coverage we go through a recap of Sony's press conference, if you would call it that, and the Nintendo Treehouse Live showcase. For Nintendo's Treehouse we bring on @MicahTheBrave to explain to us why we should be getting in to the new Pokemon Let's Go for the Switch, and all the Super Smash Bros Ultimate hype! Stoy gushes like a little girl for Resident Evil 2 ReMake, and Dan is super confused by Death Stranding...again. Thanks for joining us on this adventure! 

Jun 13, 2018
Square Enix and Ubisoft Press Conferences - E3 Day Three

We are entering Day 3 of E3 Press conferences talking about Square Enix and Ubisoft's conferences from Monday June 11th. Square Enix didn't show much of anything really, except for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Kingdom Hearts III and a tease for Babylon's Fall, but Ubisoft tossed out some hits and interesting showcases (like more Division 2, Skull and Bones, and Starlink featuring Starfox!)! We are joined by Twitch streamer Swiftflux (who was a former developer from Ubisoft of Watch Dogs 2!) to share his thoughts on the Ubisoft conference. **SIDE NOTE** We do make a mention that we would record our impressions of Sony's press conference in this episode, but we decided to push it back to tomorrow's episode, when we talk about Nintendo's Tree House event.

Jun 12, 2018
Microsoft and Bethesda Press Conferences - E3 Day Two

Welcome to a special episode of EXPCast : Elder Scrolls 76 Edition! Pat, Stoy and Dan sit down to talk about their impressions of the Microsoft and Bethesda conferences at E3 2018. They share their thoughts on Forza, Crackdown, Halo, Gears of War, Fallout 76, Elder Scrolls, Skyrim Amazon Alexa Very Special Edition, and Rage 2! Thanks for tuning in and following along with us during E3! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. 

Jun 11, 2018
EA Press Conference Loot Box Free Edition - E3 Day One

Thanks for tuning in to the first episode of our E3 2018 coverage with our impressions of the first major conference, EA. Today Pat, Stoy and Dan sit down to talk about Battlefield V news, FIFA 19 getting the Champions League update, the new Star Wars game from Respawn Entertainment called Jedi Fallen Order, and a TON of Anthem drops and indie games. Oh yeah, and Unravel Two is NOW OUT! Thanks for listening! 

Jun 09, 2018
Pokemon Quest, E3 Rumors and Top 10 Mini Games within Games

Today we sit down (as opposed to standing up) to talk about all the E3 rumors and news that came out within the last week up to the episode (Fortnite for the Switch!? Pokemon! "leaked" lists). Dan FINALLY plays Darksiders, and struggles his way through Agony, while Pat plays Pokemon Quest and Dark Souls Remastered and Stoy delves more into Detroit Become Human and Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon. We present the Top 10 List for Best Mini Games Within Games That Distract You From the Main Story, like Geometry Wars, Gwent, Zero-G Basketball, and Chocobo Farming (and more!) New episodes every Sunday, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ EXPCast and check out our new website www.expcast.com

Jun 03, 2018
Detroit: Become Human And Narrative Games That Deal With Choice And Consequence

It's the Pat and Stoy show today as the two of us sit down to discuss the demise of Best Buy's Gamers Club Unlocked membership. Adding to that we talk about games like God of War, State of Decay 2, Runner 3, some game about Sushi, and of course Detroit: Become Human. We also go on a great side quest talking about great and not-so great games that deal in choice and consequence; what games are out there that have you REALLY affect the outcome of the stories and your relationships with your characters (like Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Alpha Protocol, Wolf Among Us, Until Dawn, and many others!). Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @EXPCast, and be sure to be nice and share us! 

May 27, 2018
Black Ops 4, State of Decay 2, and Some of Video Gaming's Biggest Plot Twists

Stoy weighs in on the Black Ops 4 reveal and how the franchise will soon most likely not have any narrative campaigns whatsoever, all the while talking about the first few hours playing State of Decay 2 and jumping back into Destiny 2 again. Dan plays some Little Witch Academia and works on his arcade cabinets, and Pat beats Ni No Kuni II, and gets into Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux for the 3DS and Dragon Crown Pro. After all that, we embark on a side quest where we discuss our favorite video game plot twists, like Deadspace, Bioshock Infinite, and Silent Hill 2. SPOILERS AHEAD, of course. 

May 20, 2018
Top Volcanoes in Video Games, E3 Leaks, Donkey Kong, and God of War Fatherhood

The whole crew is with us today as we start things off by talking about the recent E3 leaks on Walmart Canada's website. Not only that, Dan plays Minit, Agatha Knife and the Blazblue free trial on the Switch, Pat plays just Ni No Kuni II and Donkey Kong Country : Tropical Freeze, and Stoy STILL hasn't beaten God of War, but also played him some Killing Floor Incursion Holdout Mode. Since there's an active volcano eruption in Hawaii as of this recording, we decided to go through our Top 10 Volcanoes in Video Games list, featuring volcanoes from games like Mario Odyssey, Resident Evil 5, and Legend of Zelda. Thanks for listening! 

May 13, 2018
Far Cry 5 SPOILERCAST, Killing Floor VR, and Yakuza 6

It's just Pat and Stoy on this episode of EXPCast today, and it's a special one; mostly about a whole slew of Far Cry 5 ending spoilers. In case you missed it by now, this episode will be FULL OF SPOILERS, speculations and TONS of theories and crazy "crock pot" ideas for Far Cry 5. That won't start till 52:40, so there's a bunch of non spoiler content we talk about! Like Killing Floor VR, a tiny tiny bit of God of War, Yakuza 6, Beyond: Two Souls, and our impressions of the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer! Thanks for listening, please like, follow, and share us on your social medias (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) @ EXPCast. 

May 06, 2018
God of War, The Best News in April, and E3 Hype and Speculation

Thanks for tuning in to another episode! Pat isn't here with us today (possibly still thinking about that new comic book movie that just came out, forget the name of it...) so it's Dan and Stoy alone talking about how great and deserving God of War is. We chart into some small and minor spoiler territory, so be warned! Not only that we talk a little bit about E3 and its' schedule of press conferences, and we do a quick speed run of the news for the month of April. We give our thoughts on news stories like loot boxes being banned in Belgium and the Netherlands, Call of Duty IV not having a traditional campaign, the Shadow of the Tomb Raider trailer, and more! Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Apr 30, 2018
ICON Episode : Kratos (God of War)

Thanks for tuning in to a very SPECIAL episode of EXPCast where we talk about one of video game's most prolific ant-heroes, Kratos from the God of War series. His story has spanned through six main title games  (and apparently a mobile game) and he's gone through quite the trials and tribulations of being a Greek god killer, and now a family man in the Nordic lands. Join us (and Ryan from Beer'd Gamers Podcast!) as we share his MANY stories, and try to make sense of it all, and also hear about how much we are enjoying the latest title. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast! (Sorry for the incessant dog barking in the background...)

Apr 22, 2018
How Have We Changed As Gamers, the Billy Mitchel Controversy, and A Way Out

Ahhhhh, take a seat and relax and let the soothing voices of Dan, Stoy and Pat serenade you as we talk about the Billy Mitchel controversy, Far Cry 5, A Way Out Co Op, Red Dead Redemption's 4K update and Mom Hid My Game (skip to 27:45 to skip Dan's vacation stories). We also partake a side quest where we reminisce about how we've grown up as gamers. From our humble beginnings to now, we talk about how we've changed as gamers not only in our styles of play, but our preferences and habits! Thanks for listening, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. 

Apr 15, 2018
Special Guest Not_Jenn, Best Dog Companions in Video Games, and More Far Cry 5

The gang welcomes back Twitch Streamer and all-around doggo expert not_jenn to the podcast where we discuss what we think are our Top 10 Dog Companions in Video Games. We engage in light discussion on how the Twitch streaming community should be more positive and responsible, and also talk about Far Cry 5 and the Legend of Clutch Nixon, Ni No Kuni II, and Stoy feels feelings while playing Finding Paradise. Be sure to Subscribe for weekly podcast episodes, and share us with your friends, family and enemies on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. 

Apr 08, 2018
Pat and Stoy find "A Way Out," Far Cry 5 and Video Game's Most Memorable Villains

Thanks for tuning in to EXPCast! Today the guys sit down to discuss video games' most memorable villains, from games like Bioshock, Resident Evil 7, and Metal Gear Solid III and others. Meanwhile, Pat and Stoy couch co-op A Way Out and play some Far Cry 5, collecting bull testicles for the "Testy Festy." You think we are kidding, but....nope. Dan plays more Monster Hunter trying to find a way to kill Deviljho. Share this with your friends, comrades and family on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. 

Apr 01, 2018
Top 300 Games of All Time, Video Games News From March, and Ni No Kuni

Thanks for listening to another episode of EXPCast! Today the three of us sit down to talk about Game Informer's Top 300 Games of All Time list, and also briefly talk about games we've been playing like Ni No Kuni, American Dream, Mario Odyssey and Celeste! We also do a speed run of the news of March, like Battlefront 2 major updates, Cyberpunk 2077, Sonic Mania DLC, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider being developed by another studio! Please excuse the mess of an episode, we are NOT professionals! 

Mar 27, 2018
ICON Episode : Kirby

Thanks for tuning in to a special episode of EXPCast. Dan starts out by weighing in on the controversial topic of video game violence and the supposed "effect" it has on the young population (skip to 11:38 for the actual episode). After that, we discuss in length the iconic Nintendo character that is Kirby, a hero 26 years in the making. From its humble roots on the Game Boy (Kirby's Dream Land) to it's impending release on the Switch (Kirby Star Allies). Pat takes us through who he is and what makes him so popular. 

Mar 18, 2018
Nintendo Direct, Moss VR, and Great Gaming Communities with Special Guest StampedePixie

Thanks for listening, today the EXPCast crew welcomes Twitch streamer StampedePixie, part of the Ever After community, to talk about games like Monster Hunter, Secret of Mana and Life is Strange, Moss VR and Finding Paradise, as well as the most recent Nintendo Direct! StampedePixie is co-founder of the Ever After Twitch community that brings wholesome gaming communities together, and shares some great advice in how to create great groups that are positive and uplifting. Thanks for listening, and be sure to follow our show on Twitch @EXPCtv! 

Mar 11, 2018
Our Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2018, and Survival Horror For The Switch

On today's episode it's just Dan and Stoy as they kick things off by talking about Sony ending PS3 and PS Vita freebies in 2019. We play games like Burly Men at Sea, Hollow, and Assassin's Creed Origins. Because everyone loves Top 10 Lists we made our own, Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2018! Games like Far Cry 5, Red Dead Redemption 2 and God of War made the cut! Find out what else! Be sure to rate us on iTunes to let us know how bad we're doing! 

Mar 04, 2018
Violence in Video Games, Kingdom Come Deliverance, Bayonetta 2, and News

Thanks for listening to EXPCast, a podcast talking about everything video games! We kick things off (with special guest Ryan from Beer'd Gamers Podcast) addressing the recent controversy (again...) about the "apparent" influence of violent video games in society, and segue into talking about games like the Telltale Batman series, Bayonetta 2 and Assassin's Creed Origin's Discovery Tour, Kingdom Come Deliverance and more Rainbow Six. We also do a speed run of the news talking about Rhode Island's proposed M rated game tax, Metal Gear Survive, and remasters! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Feb 25, 2018
Kingdom Come Deliverance, Celeste, and Greatest Sports Video Games That Aren't Sports!

Dan actually plays other games besides Monster Hunter, Pat is disappointed with Dynasty Warriors 9, and Stoy is troubled by Kingdom Come Deliverance in this week's episode! Besides talking about Celeste, Rainbow Six Siege, and the Secret of Mana remake, we also go on a side quest talking about great video game sports games that aren't real sports (think Rocket League, Mario Kart, and Mega Man Soccer)! Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast. 

Feb 19, 2018
Valentine's Day Special w/ ShyAuthor, Keeping Logs in Monster Hunter, and Shadow of the Colossus

ShyAuthor joins us again for a special Valentine's Day episode where we discuss romance and love in video games, and discuss video game characters just stuck in the friend-zone. Dan shares a written log of one of his Monster Hunter missions, Pat beats Iconoclasts and Metroid Samus Returns, Stoy gets into The Surge and Shadow of the Colossus, and ShyAuthor gets a PC running so she can play/stream Destiny 2! Thanks for listening! Follow us @EXPCast on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and be sure to follow ShyAuthor on Twitch @shyauthor! 

Feb 11, 2018
Tales From Monster Hunter World, AO: Origins and Our One Year Anniversary!

On today's episode we celebrate one year recording together as part of EXPCast! Thanks so much for tuning in with us for all of this time! Stoy ACTUALLY enjoys Monster Hunter as the gang sits down to talk about it in length. Dan shares news of Shaq Fu the video game (apparently it's still a thing), Pat platinums Assassins Creed Origins and Stoy spoils Lost Sphear for Pat. We conclude the episode for a trip down memory lane in this last year where we reminisce about how we got started, how we've improved, and where we plan on going from here! Thanks for listening! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Feb 04, 2018
Monster Hunter Praise, What Games Would You Take On A Stranded Island?

Dan and Pat try to get Stoy into Monster Hunter World in the latest episode of EXPCast! Besides the immense praise surrounding Monster Hunter, Dan plays and digs Dragonball FighterZ, Pat sings the praises of Lost Sphear and Stoy got real disturbed and messed up playing Doki Doki Literature Club. Besides that, the trio talk about what three games they would love to be stranded on a desert island with! By the way, Pat cheats. Thanks for listening! 

Jan 28, 2018
Dragonball Fighterz, VRChat, Nintendo Labo, and Overwatch League Controversy

On today's episode we talk about our impressions of the upcoming Nintendo Labo peripherals, while Dan offers us his take on the Dragonball Fighterz beta, Pat questing for that platinum trophy in Assassins Creed Origins, and Stoy eats his words and is actually enjoying Lord of the Rings: Shadow of War. We have a news Speed Run also where we talk about the controversy surrounding Quantic Dream and the upcoming Overwatch league, Metal Gear Survive and the PT demo making a comeback! Thanks for listening, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Jan 21, 2018
Special Guest shyauthor, Shadow of War, Blossom Tales, FFXIV, and Video Game Music

The EXPCast crew welcomes Twitch streamer shyauthor to the show today, talking about Skyrim, Oxenfree, Shadow of War, FFXIV, Blossom Tales, and a bit of Until Dawn! After our interview with shyauthor we also go into the depths to talk about games with great soundtracks, the importance of thematic music, and some of the most memorable music in games. We also discuss if games like Rock Band and Guitar Hero have any place in gaming anymore. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @EXPCast! 

Jan 15, 2018
EXPCast Predictions for 2018. Okami HD, Ghost Recon and Papers, Please.

The OG crew is back together to kick start 2018! Dan busts out his PS Vita and plays Papers Please and Polybridge, Pat plays only Okami HD and Blossom Tales, Stoy starts and completes Guardians of the Galaxy, and gets into Ghost Recon Wildlands. We also delve into our predictions for 2018, where we share our wildest theories and predictions for the year! Expect some far our theories...Check us out of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @EXPCast! 

Jan 08, 2018
Part II : Interview with MicahTheBrave, and Talking About Memorable Boss Battles

We're back with Part II where we interview MicahTheBrave on how he became a streamer on Twitch, and what motivates him, as well as good advice for upcoming streamers that want to get into broadcasting. After that we obtain a side quest where we talk about some of the most iconic and memorable boss battles in video games, and what makes boss battles so memorable. You can follow MicahTheBrave at Twitch, as well as Ryan from Beer'd Games Podcast. 

Jan 03, 2018
Part I : Special Guest MicahTheBrave, All About That Pokemon, and Getting Rid of the Backlog

Dan isn't with us today so we had to get two new guests to fill the void; Ryan from Beer'd Games Podcast, and Twitch streamer MicahTheBrave! In Part I, we talk about the games we've been playing like Pokemon, Wolfenstein II, Wolf Among Us (finally Ryan...finally...), Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and more Dangonronpa V3, knocking out the backlog from an amazing year of games. Stay tunes later this week for Part II where we interview MicahTheBrave on how he became a streamer, and a Side Quest where we talk about memorable boss battles. Thanks for listening! 

Dec 31, 2017
Special Guest Streamer msnowhite, Sharing Great Christmas Video Game Memories and Wishes

Today the gang welcomes Twitch streamer msnowhite to the podcast as we share great Christmas memories with family and video games. Pat plays a lot of Xenoblade Chronicles 2, with Stoy having dissenting opinions, Dan gets started in Final Fantasy XIV, and msnowhite plays a lot of City Skylines and Planet Coaster. We sit around the ol' yule log and share some great Christmas memories surrounding good friends, family and video games, and msnowhite is subjected to a lightning round of questions in the segment "Grinding for EXP." Next week we are taking off to spend the holidays with friends and family, so stay tuned for the next episode on New Years Eve! Thanks for listening! 

Dec 17, 2017
EXPCast 2017 Video Game Awards, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 love, and Ryan Special Guests!

Ryan from Beer'd Gamers joins us today as we finish off the year 2017 with our very own awards show! We reveal our own winners of 2017 like Best RPG, Best FPS, Best Audio, Best Skyrim Game, and more! We also talk about the games we've been playing, like diving into the Monster Hunter World Beta, Final Fantasy XIV, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and some of that new Breath of the Wild DLC. Be sure to join us at our Facebook Community at EXPCommunity! And also follow us on Instagram @EXPCast. 

Dec 10, 2017
Video Game News (with more EA!), Dan Finally Plays Horizon Zero Dawn and Animal Crossing Pocket Camp

Thanks for listening! Today we finally celebrate Dan playing and enjoying Horizon Zero Dawn, Pat falls in love with Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for the Switch and really enjoyed Wolfenstein II. Stoy swoons over how much fun Doom VFR (Virtual "Fun" Reality) is, and is in love with the setting of Assassins Creed Origins. We also go over our impressions of the mobile game Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, and go through a run through of the news in our Speed Run. We talk A LOT about EA, no surprise there. We appreciate you tuning in! 

Dec 03, 2017
Games That Make You Feel, Axiom Verge and Mario Odyssey Moons

Pat's out sick today so it's just Dan and Stoy talking about games like Axiom Verge, Wonder Boy, Mario Odyssey, Skyrim VR and keeping up in Call of Duty WWII multiplayer. It was a slow news week so we delve into another side quest talking about games that made us feel a wide range of emotions; sadness, anger, happiness, intensity, and just all around good feelings. Thanks for listening! Follow us on our Facebook Community at EXPCommunity. 

Nov 26, 2017
Star Wars Battlefront Microtransaction Controversy, Skyrim VR and Marvel Super Heroes 2

Thanks for listening to EXPCast! Today the gang talks about the games they've been playing, like Dan playing Absolver and a new Indivisible Beta, Pat has a ham of a time playing Marvel Super Heroes 2 and the Horiozon Zero Dawn expansion, as well as Stoy actually enjoying Skyrim VR and his fun with Battlefront. We also talk about the recent controversy surrounding Battlefront's use of microtransactions and loot crates, and microtransactions as a whole and their use. Stoy does, in fact, chill out at the end after quite the outburst! So no need to call 911......

Nov 19, 2017
The Best Call of Duty? A Reason to Get Back into Horizon Zero Dawn, and the Xbox One X

Dan is out sick today so it's just Pat and Stoy today as we revisit how our Extra Life Day was, and what games we played; Pat played a lot of Sonic Forces and Horizon's new DLC The Frozen Wilds, Stoy got himself an Xbox One X and shares his impressions, as well as his experiences with Call of Duty WWII. Also we have our Speed Run news segment where we talk about EA buying Respawn Entertainment, Telltale Games laying off workers, the Ninja Turtles coming to Injustice 2, and the Kinect being given the pink slip. Thanks for listening, follow the conversation on our Facebook community at EXPCommunity. 

Nov 12, 2017
Special Guests Friday Fish Fry Podcast, Live at Extra Life Segment

Welcome to a special episode of EXPCast where we welcome local Milwaukee podcast crew Friday Fish Fry Podcast to our cast! We are live on Extra Life game day where we are playing video games while raising money for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and we talk to the Fish Fry crew about what games they played while growing up and what some of their favorites for (we do remember fondly the old days of SOCOM). Also, Stoy had a weird dream that he hopes he can forget one day. 

Nov 05, 2017
Item Number 45.8862 90.968

 Dan goes oldschool, Pat loves a good mustache, and Stoy likes killin him some nazis.  

Oct 30, 2017
Video Game Escapism, Microtransactions, and good ol' South Park Humor

The trio sits down to talk about vidya games! And stuff...Today we talk about Overwatch's Halloween game modes, Evil Within 2, Life Is Strange, South Park, and Gran Turismo, among other games. It's a slow news day so besides talking about Visceral Games shutting down and microtransactions in video games we get into a great conversation about sitting down and playing video games as a form of escapism from our day to day. So do you play games to relieve stress and escape from your normal day to day routine? Thanks for listening! 

Oct 22, 2017
Silent Protagonists in Video Games, PSVR One Year Old, and Shadow of War...Bad?

***REUPLOADED DUE TO UPLOAD ERROR*** Hey guys don't forget to hug your PSVR and wish it a happy birthday! It's one year old! Dan's talking about Perception and it being a unique horror game. Pat shares his experience with Evil Within 2 and his dissapointment with the new Professor Layton game, and Stojan gushes about Wulverblade and Divinity Original Sin II. After that we talk about how silent protagonists are portrayed in video games and how they can make or break immersion in both narrative and emotional connection. Thanks for listening! 

Oct 18, 2017
Third Quarter In Review, Splatoon But With Squirt Guns and Bikinis, and Cuphead Impressions

The gang is back together to talk about our initial impressions of Cuphead for the Xbox One, and Dan kicks things off by talking about a game with squirt guns and girls in bikinis (ohhh Japan...), Pat plays a cool artsy-game Pankapu, and Stoy gets wrapped up in Forza 7 and complains about the VIP pass debacle. We also revisit all the games worth noting that came out in the third quarter of this year (July - September); games like Agents of Mayhem, FFXII, Hellblade, Uncharted Lost Legacy and of course Cuphead. Join the Facebook community at EXPCommunity and join in on the discussion!

Oct 08, 2017
Special Guest Not_Jenn, Playing Games on Easy Mode, and Broken Heroes and Mentall Illness in Video Games

We are greatly honored to be able to host Twitch streamer not_jenn to the podcast with us today (without Dan today), and Pat puts her through the paces with a lightning round of questions, and a great interview on how she got into streaming and what challenges she faced and currently is facing. Stoy plays more Destiny 2, Pat beats Ys VIII and talks about how brutal Hob can be, and not_jenn talks about having 100 babies in the Sims! We finish off with a great discussion about mental illness being portrayed in video games like Hellblade, Silent Hill, Spec Ops the Line, and many others. If you or someone you know is suffering from severe depression or suicidal thoughts please call the national suicide prevention line at 800-273-8255.

Oct 01, 2017
Destiny 2 Tip, Attack on Titan Hype, MvC, EXPCast Speed Run featuring Doom, Left Alive, Pew Di Pie and More!

The trio is back talking more about Destiny 2, Metroid Samus Returns, Final Fantasy IX, Marvel vs Capcom and more! We also shoot through our EXPCast Speed Run where we hit you with all the news worth talking about over the last two weeks in one and a half minute segments! Featuring Doom on the Switch, TGS trailers, Pew Di Pie controversy, Final Fantasy XV multiplayer, Resident Evil 7, and many more news segments! 

Sep 24, 2017
Extra Life : Raising Money For Kids While Playing Games!

Returning challenger Ryan Nelson enters to game to talk to us about Extra Life, a charity event that raises money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The goal: play games for 24 hours while getting your friends and family to donate to your cause! The best part is that you can raise money for any specific children's hospital of your choice! Tune in to hear how you can participate. Also, Pat finally beats Hyper Light Drifter, Dan plays another weird game, and Stojan is on a second consecutive week talking about how awesome Destiny 2 is, and is also excited that Ryan is playing Mass Effect Andromeda! 

Sep 18, 2017
Nintendo Direct Indie Showcase, Destiny 2 HYPE, Monster Hunter Stories, and Dan Likes Dragonball Z

We got quite the show for you today! Dan comes at us with a couple games he's played, Pat talks about his love for Monster Hunter Stories and Stoy seems to be the only one of the group that's playing Destiny 2 (spoiler : It's AWESOME). We also go through a Speed Run segment where we talk about most every Nintendo "Nindie" featured in their most recent Nintendo Direct, featuring independent games developed for the Switch, for one minute each. Hint: Make sure you check out Yono and the Celestial Elephants! Thanks for listening! 

Sep 11, 2017
Nintendo Lawsuit, Night Trap, Life Is Strange and the Best Headphones for the PSVR

Pat and Stoy sit down to talk about a lot of things Nintendo, like the lawsuit they lost and requiring micoSD cards for some Nintendo Switch games coming out. We've played a lot of games over the last week, like Agents of Mayhem, Night Trap, Uncharted Lost Legacy, Mario + Rabbids, and the Ys Lacramosa of Dana demo, among others! Also, sad sad stories like Minecraft Story Mode (episode 4 spoilers!) Life Is Strange and Last Day of June. Thanks for listening! 

Sep 04, 2017
Agents of EXPCast Mania! Hellblade Chronicles: Dan's Sacrifice Story Mode Legacy X Classic

Title confuse you yet? The gang sits down to talk about playing Agents of Mayhem, Sonic Mania, and Uncharted the Lost Legacy, among other games. We also introduce a new news segment to the show similar to ESPN's Pardon The Interruption we call "News Speed Run." We hit up topics like Battlefront II trailers, the SNES Classic debacle, the Secret of Mana remake, Mass Effect ending their single player support, and the Xbox One X preorder hype! Follow us on the Facebook at EXPCommunity! 

Aug 27, 2017
Hellblade Praise, FFXV Beta, No Man's Sky Again, Nintendo Getting Sued AGAIN, and Some Great Video Game Music

It's yet another slow news season so the gang sits down to talk about how great and riveting Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is (well, Pat and Stojan do, we don't know if Dan plays video games at all...?), Splatoon II Splatfest results, the actual No Man's Sky game FINALLY is released, and our impressions of the Final Fantasy XV Beta. We also finish off with our Side Quest into great video game music and which soundtracks really stood out for us. Thanks for listening! 

Aug 14, 2017
Super/Ultra/Mega-Hyper 59 cent Collector's Edition - Pokemon GO Fest Disaster DLC!

The gang sits down to talk about the games we've been playing, mostly Splatoon 2 and the PSVR and we revisit what the heck went wrong with the Pokemon GO Fest down in Chicago, and talk about Telltale Games' recent announcements and some of their greatest games and what makes them unique. As for out Side Quest we share what our favorite video game Collector's Editions are, and our least favorite. We also go over some of the most expensive ones out there (Saint's Row's $1,000,000 edition to name one!). Thanks for listening! Follow us on Facebook at EXPCommunity. 

Aug 01, 2017
The Gang Talks about Video Game Spoilers, Castlevania, and Kingdom Hearts 3

This week we talk about a wide variety of topics! Dan reveals to us how much he loves Titanfall 2 now, and Pat talks about his experiences going back into Final Fantasy XII with the remake. And Stoy finally gushes over how good Life Is Strange is. There was a lot to share of what was revealed at Evo 2017, the Castlevania Netflix series (spoiler alert: it's good!), and Mega Maker, where you can make your own Mega Man levels! We also get into lengthy discussions over spoilers and if we don't care about hearing them, or do we more so love to go in blind without any preconceived notions. Join our Facebook community at EXPCommunity! Thanks for listening. 

Jul 17, 2017
Second Quarter 2017 Review, Danganropa, SNES Classic, and Titanfall 2 Praise

Another podcast in the books! Get ready for thought provoking discussions like: Can stuffed animals find love? Do robots have genders and feelings? And does Stoy know what day it is today? Also, we share our Quarter 2 2017 review (Farpoint, Prey, Persona 5, Outlast 2, and Injustice 2 among others!) talk about the SNES Classic, and share our favorable impressions of Titanfall 2. Also, Stoy finds out what the heck "waifu" means. You don't want to miss this massively packed episode of EXPCast! 

Jul 03, 2017
E3 Round Up Now With More Skyrim!

Dan's out in Ireland or whatever so we invite special guest Ryan Nelson to the podcast! Today is Tuesday and the big presentations are over at E3 so we discuss our thoughts and opinions on the big presenters! What surprised us? What disappointed us? What were we missing? We go QUITE in depth with our impressions on the biggest video game conference of the year. Join in the conversation at our Facebook Community EXPCommunity! 

Jun 14, 2017
Far Cry 5 Hype, Game Delays, and Why We Need a New Street Fighter Movie

Today the crew talks about our excitement for the upcoming Far Cry 5 and its setting. We also go through Square Enix's statement about the Final Fantasy VII remake and Kingdom Hearts III, video game movies that we feel should be rebooted and/or given a second chance, and playing games like Farpoint VR, Street Fighter V, Mass Effect Andromeda, Outlast 2, Yakuza 0, and Firewatch. Follow us on Facebook at EXPCast and EXPCommunity! 

May 28, 2017
EXPCast - E3 Wishes and Predictions, Video Game Hall of Fame, Stoy plays Persona 5!

In today's episode we talk about what we want to see in this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3) coming in less than a month (we make some bold predictions and wishes). We also talk about Mass Effect, Persona 5, Outlast II, Mortal Blitz, VR Invaders, Prey, Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Late Shift and some new Street Fighter V news! We also go over our greatest memories of E3 presentations in the past. Thanks for following us! 

May 15, 2017
Episode 8 - Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite, Call of Duty WWII

Pat's out getting married or is standing up in a wedding, I dunno, so it's just Dan and Stojan today. We talk about games we've been playing (no surprise; Persona 5 and Mass Effect, but also Rock Band Rivals!), and we talk in length about the reveals for Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite and Call of Duty WWII. For our EXP+ segment we go over fictional sports in video games we wish were sports in real life! 

Stay tuned for a special surprise after the post podcast music. Hint: It's terrible. 

Apr 30, 2017
EXPCast Episode 007

Thanks for following EXPCast! Today we talk about what a great first quarter 2017 of video game releases we had, and if we're looking forward to anything coming up in the next quarter. We also talk about streaming video games, and Atlus and Sega restricting streaming of some of their games (for fear of SPOILERS!). We also go through the Nintendo Direct Presentation, and Dan and Pat try to convince Stojan to get into Persona 5. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates! 

Apr 16, 2017
Cry Walk With Me (Butt Hurt Edition)

Dan's butt hurt about a Gundam statue, Pat's butt hurt about Ghost Recon, and Stoy is butt hurt about Mass Effect criticism.  Madcatz is butt hurt while falling apart and Gamestop is butt hurt with competition.  We're all butt hurt.  Happy April Fools Day...

Blame Dan (in the house)

Apr 01, 2017
EXPCast Episode 005

Thanks for tuning in again! We welcome Pat Klein back to the team as we talk about games we've been playing (A LOT of Zelda), our first two weeks with the Nintendo Switch, all this attention Mass Effect Andromeda is getting, and the upcoming fight stick controllers being made for the Nintendo Switch. Later in the show we have an EXP+ segment where we talk about random things; today we talk about what video game boss would be the banes of our existence in our real lives...

Mar 19, 2017
EXPCast Episode 4

Welcome Pat K to the podcast, cause Dan is out of town! Today we talk about:


  • What we've been playing (Legend of Zelda, Horizon Zero Dawn, etc.)
  • 42:05 - Our first impressions of the Nintendo Switch
  • 70:00 - The "Nindie" Showcase
  • 84:00 - Bolivia filing a formal complaint against Ubisoft for Ghost Recon Wildlands
  • 92:00 - Milwaukee County Parks require Niantic to have a permit for Pokemon GO

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and listen to us here or on Stitcher! 

Mar 05, 2017
Episode 003

Today not only do we talk about what games we are playing, but also talk about the Electronics Entertainment Expo opening to the public for the first time, Castlevania getting an animated series on Netflix, and Zelda BotW having DLC packs. 

Feb 22, 2017
EXPCast Episode 1 - Nintendo Switch Hype and Hate

Today we talk about what we've been playing recently (Final Fantasy XV, Resident Evil 7, Gears of War 4, etc.) and then we discuss the Nintendo Switch hype and hate. Does the Switch really deserve the hate (or praise even!?) it's currently getting? We weigh in our opinions. 

Feb 12, 2017
EXPCast Intro Episode

EXP CAST Episode 1

Featuring : Stojan J., Dan L.


-Welcome to our podcast! It's our first one and pardon the dust, we are just getting started. 

-In our first episode we talk about who we are and what games shaped our lives, from the very first to what we are playing now. 

-We hope you continue to join us on this journey, and stay tuned for our media to be posted in more places. 

Feb 03, 2017