What's Good Games: A Video Game Podcast

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 Sep 13, 2018
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A weekly video game podcast for the nerd-inclined! Join Andrea Rene, Brittney Brombacher and Kristine Steimer as they analyze the week's video game news, give hands-on impressions of upcoming titles, discuss your questions, and have a little bit of "off topic" conversation. Also, what's a gaming podcast without some alcohol from time to time?

Episode Date
Game Awards 2018 Predictions - What's Good Games (Ep. 82)
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This week we're releasing the episode a little early so you can follow along with our Game Awards predictions! But first, Britt talks ALL about her time with Resident Evil 2 Remake in the first segment. (Like, literally, that's all we talk about.) The second segment is about our Game Awards predictions, hopes, dreams, fears, etc. Let's see who will win!

Segment One: Hands-On
:42 Welcome to the show/Housekeeping
13:45 Britt’s time with Resident Evil 2 Remake

Segment Two: The Game Awards 2018 Predictions
49:55 Let’s pick our winners!

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Dec 06, 2018
Red Dead Online Beta Launches! - What's Good Games (Ep. 81)
01:59:26

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This week the ladies are joined by the lovely Ashely Esqueda! Discussions include Red Dead Redemption 2's online beta, Obsidian's new game tease, the FTC's investigation into loot boxes and Nintendo's new streaming guidelines. Hands-on impressions include RDR2 online, Fallout 76 and My Horse Prince. Let's get to know Ashley in the third segment! 

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Segment One: News
:42 Welcome to the show!
13:13 RDR2 Online launches!
26:14 Obsidian’s next game reveal at The Game Awards!
30:03 FTC investigating loot boxes
45:08 Nintendo’s new content creator guidelines
Segment Two: Hands-On
55:55 Steimer/Andrea’s RDR2 online shenanigans
1:14:50 Fallout 76
1:21:30 Party Hard
1:25:09 My Horse Prince
Segment Three: Let’s get to know Ashely!
1:33:19 Welcome back! 

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Nov 30, 2018
Black Friday, Sony Leaves E3, and No N64 Classic - What's Good Games (Ep. 80)
02:28:36

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This week the ladies discuss PlayStation’s surprising decision to skip E3 2019, the finalization of Kingdom Hearts 3 development (is it really true?!), Valve’s Steam Link, The Walking Dead update and the sad news that a N64 classic is nowhere in sight. Hands-on impressions include Pokémon Let’s Go, Fallout 76, Hero U and Red Dead Redemption 2. Finally let’s talk all about our favorite Black Friday memories and what you should be looking forward to this year!

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Segment One: News
:42 Welcome to the show!
9:50 PlayStation skipping E3 2019
25:20 Kingdom Hearts 3 has finished development?!
28:08 Valve’s Steam Link hardware is being discontinued
35:40 The Walking Dead final season update
38:15 No N64 Classic ☹
41:40 CBS announces Gamer’s Choice Awards??? 

Segment Two: Hands-On
59:00 Fallout 76
1:14:12 Hero U
1:22:53 The Saga of Ghost
1:40:35 Pokemon Let’s Go 

Segment Three: Black Friday memories and 2018 deals!
1:54:19 Welcome back! 

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Nov 23, 2018
The Game Awards Nominees 2018 with Trisha Hershberger - What's Good Games (Ep. 79)
02:38:49

This week the girls are joined by host/producer/writer extraordinaire Trisha Hershberger! They discuss the newly announced Game Awards nominees including God of War, RDR2, Celeste, and more. Also in the news: Nintendo sued a couple for their ROM site, the U.S. army is using Fortnite to recruit, and they briefly recap X018. In hands-on Trisha has been playing a BUNCH of stuff, Andrea is in love with Tetris Effect, Britt jumped into Fallout 76, and Steimer dipped her toes in the Hitman 2 waters. Lastly, Patreon Producer Lincoln Davis sponsored a segment all about virtual reality. What are the best games of 2018? Where is VR gaming going, and what would make you dust off your VR headset if you haven't been playing? 

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Segment One: News
:42 Welcome to the show!
11:20 The Game Awards Nominations
44:45 US Army and Fortnite
48:14 Couple pays Nintendo $12 million for ROMS?
58:10 Detective Pikachu Movie?!
1:04:25 Harry Potter Wizards Unite!
1:09:05 X018 Recap! 

Segment Two: Hands-On
1:14:23 Welcome back!
1:14:55 Cook Serve Delicious
1:17:10 We Happy Few
1:22:39 Red Dead Redemption 2
1:25:33 Tetris Effect
1:39:54 Tomb Raider DLC: The Forge
1:44:01 Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry
1:51:22 Hitman 2 

Segment Three: Producer Lincoln Davis & VR!
2:03:40 Welcome back!

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Nov 16, 2018
The Fun of Getting Lost in RDR2 - What's Good Games (Ep. 78)
02:34:54

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The team is back together in the Bay for this week's episode. They chat about the BlizzCon news fallout surrounding Diablo, the crazy announcement of FFXV DLC cancelled and Tabata quitting, Fortnite's wild concurrent numbers, and is more Mass Effect on the way?! Britt has been Moonlighting in Moonlighter, Andrea jumped back into Mass Effect Andromeda with the new patch, and they have been spending a little too much time in the woods of Red Dead Redemption 2. Lastly they celebrate N7 Day with their favorite Mass Effect memories and hopes for Anthem. 

Segment One: News
10:15 Mini Blizzcon recap
25:55 FFXV/Tabata shakeup
33:40 Red Dead Online beta arriving this month?!
39:58 Fortnite is bananas huge!
50:18 A bit of Mass Effect news
Segment Two: Hands-On
1:00:13 Welcome back!
1:04:22 Moonlighter
1:11:20 Mass Effect Andromeda
1:15:55 Red Dead Redemption 2
1:39:20 Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Segment Three: Let’s celebrate Mass Effect!
1:50:51 What Mass Effect means to us! 

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Nov 09, 2018
Super Smash Bros OVERLOAD - What's Good Games (Ep. 77)
01:32:55

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This week Britt and Andrea are tag-teaming to chat about the whopper of a Nintendo Direct featuring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Switch. They also discuss the full lineup for Playstation Classic, microtransactions gone bad in Black Ops 4, and a record setting weekend for Red Dead Redemption 2. Plus in hands-on they take your RDR2 questions and Britt chats about her time in Call of Duty Blackout. 

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Segment One: News
:42 Welcome to the show!
10:00 SMASH NEWS!
27:42 Red Dead Redemption is making money, you guys
34:25 BLOPS 4 and silly microtransactions
49:56 PS1 Classic games revealed
53:26 The Nintendo Switch is selling! WHO KNEW?!

Segment Two: Hands-On
59:24 Welcome back!
1:03:52 More RDR thoughts and YOUR questions!
1:23:48 Blackout impressions
1:27:45 Lazaretto impressions

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Nov 02, 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2 Review in Progress - What's Good Games (Ep. 76)
02:26:18

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This week is all about Red Dead Redemption 2! But don't worry, that's not all the team chats about as they are reunited in San Francisco. They discuss the PSN ID name change policy, Xbox Game Pass coming to PC, and Jade Raymond's departure from EA. Britt and Andrea finally discuss the Claire Resident Evil 2 demo, Britt has been playing more Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and Andrea spent time in the wasteland of Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. Then strap in pardner for lots of cowboy talk in RDR2.

Segment One: News
:46 Welcome to the show!
11:28 More PSN name change shenanigans
22:01 Microsoft Game Pass coming to PC
27:34 Jade Raymond leaves Motive/EA
35:00 Kingdom Rush Vengeance
35:10 Layers of Fear 2 announced!
Segment Two: Hands-On
40:34 Andrea’s Resident Evil 2 impressions
54:00 Britt’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider thoughts
58:00 Steimer gave up on Destiny 2
58:42 Fallout 76 impressions
1:17:27 Dungeon Village
Segment Three: RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2 BABY
1:20:25 Welcome back! Let’s talk about RDR 2! 


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Oct 26, 2018
How Much Crunch is Too Much? - What's Good Games (Ep. 75)
01:50:33

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This week Andrea and Steimer are missing Britt as she enjoys the spooky festivities at Universal Studios. They chat about Rockstar Games "100-hour work week," Discord's new game store beta, and will Rocket League be next for PS4 cross-play? Andrea spent some time with Bad North on Nintendo Switch, Steimer attempted another run at Celeste, and both are heavily invested in Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

0:50 Hello and welcome!

2:50 TwitchCon Update
5:30 Happy Hour Q&A Update
9:16 Why does Britt use giant suitcases all the time?
12:50 NEWS begins
13:15 Ninja is hanging with Ellen
14:50 Rockstar Games "100-hour weeks" fiasco
21:15 Crazy hours are common in game development
25:37 Normalizing crunch
35:31 Discord launches their Game Store Beta
38:20 Can Discord challenge GOG or Steam?
41:34 Steimer loves a good vamp
42:47 Psyonix Rocket League up next for cross-play?
48:50 Are you going to change your PSN ID?
52:53 New mobile game let's you hang with "Saved by the Bell' and "Breakfast Club" characters...and..."Law and Order"?
56:50 BREAK
59:02 Steimer tries to play Celeste again
1:07:11 - Andrea started Bad North on her Switch
1:11:17 - Andrea loves her Cayde-6 Destiny t-shirt
1:12:18 - Destiny 2 Festival of the Lost is happening
1:17:10 - Kassandra is bae
1:19:06 - Open world balance in Assassin's Creed Odyssey
1:24:15 - Steimer's got people to bang in Greece
1:36:57 - Andrea spent real money on microtransactions
1:46:51 - Resident Evil 2 demo impressions coming next week
1:48:15 - We love you guys 

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Oct 19, 2018
PSN Name Changes ARE HAPPENING! - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 74)
02:05:53

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HOLY CRAP, PSN name changes are coming and Britt and Steimer are here to talk ALL about it. Other discussions include Microsoft’s Project xCloud, updated impressions on Google’s Project Stream, the “confirmation” of PS5 and a potential release date, Nintendo’s new Switch hardware rumor and SO MUCH MORE. Hands-on impressions include Celeste, Broken Sword 5 and Super Mario Party! 

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Segment One: News
:45 Welcome to the show!
9:58 PSN ID changes ARE HAPPENING
21:34 Project xCloud
29:30 Google’s Project Stream impressions
32:56 Sony confirms “PS5” hardware
34:35 Next-gen coming in 2019?!
41:10 Let’s take this train briefly off the rails
43:46 New Nintendo Switch coming next year?
50:05 Rumor: Microsoft is close to buying Obsidian Entertainment
57:00 Telltale’s The Walking Dead update
1:06:53 Borderlands 2 VR is a thing
1:16:00 More Witcher Netflix castings 

Segment Two: Hands-On
1:20:00 Welcome back!
1:23:14 Celeste & difficult games
1:33:03 Britt’s gaming indecisiveness
1:37:48 Broken Sword 5
1:46:57 Super Mario Party
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Oct 12, 2018
Harry Potter RPG LEAKED and Assassin's Creed Odyssey Impressions - What's Good Games (Ep. 73)
01:45:41

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This week Britt and Steimer discuss that leaked Harry Potter RPG footage (DAAANG), deep dive into that new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer, chat about no PSX in 2018 and much more. Hands-on impressions include a lengthy discussion about Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, with a few other games sprinkled in! We also welcome a new, albeit short-lived member to our group, Henry the ant. 

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Segment One: News
:44 Welcome to the show!
10:13 Leaked Harry Potter game?!
23:15 New Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer discussion
37:10 No PSX in 2018
47:02 Google’s Project Stream
55:41 Seattle Police launch anti-swatting program 

Segment Two: Hands-On
1:01:19 Welcome back!
1:02:02 Steimer played Life is Strange 2: Ep 1.
1:05:32 Titan Quest
1:09:09 Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

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Oct 05, 2018
Fortnite PS4 Cross Play is HERE! - What's Good Games (Ep. 72)
02:43:09

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This gang is back together as Andrea and Britt have returned from abroad to join Steimer on a whopper of a show. They cover the exciting PS4 cross-play news, the saga of Telltale Games, and Nintendo's Online Service cloud saves. Steimer finished Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Andrea has been playing more Destiny 2, and Britt finished the first episode of Life is Strange 2 and dipped her toes into several other games as well. They give light impressions of Assassin's Creed Odyssey but expect a lot more on that next week. Finally, Andrea recaps what she saw at Tokyo Game Show 2018 including games from Playstation, Bandai Namco, and Capcom.

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Segment One: News
:45 Welcome to the show!
9:12 PS4 crossplay is happening!
24:47 Heartbreak at Telltale
58:28 GLAAD adds Outstanding Video Game Category to media awards
1:00:10 Nintendo’s cloud saves
1:10:26 Oculus Connect


Segment Two: Hands-On
1:15:52 Welcome back!
1:20:40 Steimer finished Shadow of the Tomb Raider
1:26:28 Britt played Life is Strange 2, Ep. 1!
1:35:22 Andrea is still playing Celeste
1:36:04 Andrea is also still playing Destiny 2! 😉
1:51:51 Britt is playing Little Dragon’s Café
1:55:34 Assassin’s Creed Odyssey


Segment Three: TGS Hands-On
2:03:38 Welcome back + mini broad recap of TGS
2:08:36 Bandai Namco
2:19:17 Earth Defense Force 5
2:21:09 Katamari
2:25:43 DMC5
2:30 Andrea messed around with some cool tech-y stuff! 

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Sep 28, 2018
Dear WGG Special Episode! - What's Good Games (Ep. 71)
01:18:56

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This week is a special episode of the Andrea & Steimer show!! The Andimer Show? The Standrea Show? The Steimrea Show? It's a weird mashup folks! We dig into the archives of your Dear WGG questions to answer some hot topics like: what is your dark horse GOTY? What is the deepest Youtube rabbit hole you've ever gone down? And so much more!

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0:43 - Welcome!
3:19 - This is our special Q&A show, cause we couldn't think of anything else tbh
6:55 - "What are your current underdogs for GOTY?"
23:00 - "What's the deepest you've ever gone down a YouTube rabbit hole?"
32:10 - "With the rumor of Microsoft Xbox Scarlett - are streaming boxes our future?"
39:39 - "Will BioWare announce Mass Effect or Dragon Age projects soon?"
46:25 - "If you could have pro level skills in a game, which would it be and why?"
53:11 - "How do you respond to 'you're too old to play videogames'?"
1:00:14 - "FOX acquired an adaptation of Vampyr how do you think this will impact the series?"
1:07:28 - LAST QUESTION! "What are some of your biggest gaming regrets?"

Sep 21, 2018
Tomb Raider, Destiny 2, and more w/ Blair Herter! - What's Good Games (Ep. 70)
01:53:43

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This week Britt is out of the country so Andrea and Steimer are joined by special guest Blair Herter! They chat about Nintendo's new Online Service launch details, EA's standoff against Belgium and lootboxes, and Alan Wake coming to TV. Plus in hands-on they discuss Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Dead Cells, Celeste, Destiny 2: Forsaken, and Spider-Man. Lastly, they chat with Blair about his work with the Pablove Foundation and how they are helping kids with cancer rediscover what it means to be a kid and working on some really cool cutting edge cancer research.

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS

0:45 - Welcome to the show! We have a special guest, Blair Herter!

1:45 - Singing Joey Noelle's praises

2:45 - Britt is on a cruise! Aren't cruises are the best?

8:53 - Where you might know Blair from!

15:18 - First news story of the week: Nintendo Switch Online Launch Date reveal!

22:58 - EA is in trouble in Belgium...but they don't really care?

32:38 - Alan Wake gets a TV show

SEGMENT TWO: HANDS ON

39:00 - Welcome back from break! Alexa's gift to Andrea (think seals)

40:41 - Tomb Raider time!

44:54 - Steimer is confused by the launch of Forsaken

46:30 - Back to Tomb Raider, lol

1:01:46 - Blair's feelings on Spider-Man

1:09:30 - Andrea's continues to love Destiny, Steimer is MEH on Osiris

1:21:15 - Andrea super LOVES Celeste

SEGMENT THREE: SPECIAL GUEST TIME!

1:29:30 - Welcome back from break! We dive into Blair's charity initiative for The Pablove Foundation, to fight childhood cancer. We pretty much talk about this for the rest of the show and you should head to https://www.pablove.org/ to learn more!

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Sep 14, 2018
Marvel's Spider-Man Impressions and PAX West Recap - What's Good Games (Ep. 69)
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This week Britt and Steimer hold down the fort and chat about Henry Cavill being cast as Geralt of freakin’ Rivia, Polygon’s decision to drop review scores, Anthem’s announced demo and Britt makes some predictions for the upcoming Nintendo Direct. In hands-on Britt and Steimer talk about Spider-Man (and only Spider-Man) at length. All things PAX West and the bajilion games they demoed are discussed in the final segment! 

Segment One: News
:18 Welcome to the show!
8:40 Henry Cavill has been cast as Geralt of Rivia!
16:20 Polygon is dropping its review scores
30:17 Anthem Demo coming in February 2019
40:10 Nintendo Direct predictions 

Segment Two: Hands-On
47:07 Welcome back!
49:56 Marvel’s Spider-Man impressions 

Segment Three: PAX West Recap!
1:15:52 Welcome back!
1:21:13 Let’s talk PAX West!
1:22:58 Resident Evil 2
1:28:04 Boyfriend Dungeon
1:32:48 Devil May Cry 5
1:34:15 Hitman 2
1:37:12 Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don’t Dry
1:43:41 PHOGS
1:45:45 World of Horror
1:49:04 The Blackout Club
1:56:47 Left Alive
2:00:28 Pathfinder: Kingmaker
2:01:44 Blessed Unleashed
2:05:53 Indivisible 

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Sep 07, 2018
Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Reveal with Kahlief Adams - What's Good Games (Ep. 68)
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This week, Spawn on Me's Kahlief Adams returns to join the crew to chat about Nintendo's Nindies Direct, Xbox's new All Access program, and the game play reveal of Cyberpunk 2077. They also discuss the tragic events that occurred in Jacksonville, and the response by PAX West and EA. In Hands-On Britt can finally go into detail about her time with Dragon Quest XI, Kahlief has been playing the NBA Live 19 demo, Donut County, and Dead Cells, plus Steimer finally finished Ni No Kuni 2. Lastly, Kahlief discusses the road to 250 episodes of Spawn on Me and their initiative to help get voters registered in #Spawn4Good with VoteRiders.

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Segment One: News
:40 Welcome to the show!
1:30 Oatmeal raisin cookies, man
4:22 PAX stuff!
12:13 Nintendo’s latest Nindies showcase
19:32 Microsoft is offering financing for Xbox One
26:41 Cyberpunk 2077’s gameplay
44:55 Tragedy in Jacksonville 

Segment Two: What we’ve been playing
57:55 Welcome back!
58:08 Britt’s Dragon Quest XI review
1:21:22 Kahlief’s NBA Live impressions
1:30:05 Donut County
1:41:54 Dead Cells
1:46:57 Steimer finished Ni No Kuni 2
1:54:17 Andrea’s thoughts on the new Destiny 2 trailer 

Segment Three: Kahlief!
1:59:29 Welcome back, let’s talk to Kahlief!

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Aug 31, 2018
Gamescom 2018 Recap and What's up with Twitch? - What's Good Games (Ep. 67)
01:53:54

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This week the ladies take on the massive wave of news coming from Germany at Gamescom 2018, including a new series from Supermassive, a Dark Souls collection, new Life is Strange 2 footage and more! Plus they give their take on the Twitch and Amazon news and how it affects creators, and discuss the decision to skip 2019 for Assassin's Creed. In hands-on Britt played the rag doll, 3D, action game Guts and Glory, Andrea spent time with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Spyro, plus she got to try Reigns: Game of Thrones. Steimer is plugging away at Octopath Traveler and Ni No Kuni 2, and getting some much needed down time from screens.

Segment One: Gamescom News
:42 Welcome to the show – Britt is breathing fire!
1:59 Let’s talk about our PAX plans!
9:10 Microsoft at Gamescom
17:45 New release date announcements
18:08 Future of Nintendo 3DS?
21:02 Shenmue 3 finally has a release date in August 2019.
23:35 Dark Souls Triology release date
24:32 Supermassive Games and “The Dark Pictures”’
30:14 A new Life is Strange 2 trailer!
37:39 Resident Evil has a new trailer with Claire Redfield!!! 

Segment Two: Other News!
41:53 Welcome back!
42:40 Twitch Prime will no longer include ad-free viewing
54:40 Amazon Prime’s video game pre-order is ending
1:00:43 No new Assassin’s Creed in 2019
1:05:44 Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night delay 

Segment Three: What We’ve been playing
1:14:04 Welcome back!
1:14:25 Turbo patron SHOUTOUTS!
1:20:20 Britt played Guts and Glory
1:23:30 Legend of Solgard impressions
1:27:50 Andrea’s Reigns: Game of Thrones impressions
1:32:57 Andrea’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice impressions
1:43:01 Anrea’s Spyro: Reignited impressions
1:45:52 Steimer’s new game plan

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Aug 24, 2018
Ninja, Cross-play, and Plagiarism Woes ft. Naomi Kyle - What's Good Games (Ep. 66)
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Special guest Naomi Kyle returns to the show! She joins the ladies to chat about the leaked Diablo 3 on Switch news, streamer Ninja's stance on streaming with only men, and a recap of Quake Con news including Pete Hines not-so-subtle smack talk about PS4 cross-play. Naomi chats about her time with World of Warcraft's Battle for Azeroth, Steimer is loving Ni No Kuni 2, Britt is deep into Dragon Quest XI (but can't talk about it), and Andrea expands on her time with We Happy Few. Plus they chat with Naomi about her new show Everybody Games, life in L.A. post-IGN, her take on the IGN plagiarism situation, and more.

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Segment One: News 
:41 Welcome to the show, let’s welcome Naomi Kyle! 
2:50 We’re going to be at PAX West in a BIG way! 
10:31 Diablo 3 is coming to Switch after all! 
19:12 Ninja’s refusal to stream with females? 
33:10 QuakeCon stuffthings! 
41:13 Elder Scrolls Legends might skip PS4? 
50:12 Rockstar responds to our Red Dead gameplay impressions! 

Segment Two: What We’re Playing 
58:14 Welcome back! 
1:02:36 Naomi is playing World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth! 
1:12:47 Steimer is loving Ni No Kuni 2! 
1:17:58 Andrea is playing We Happy Few! 

Segment Three: Grab Bag 
1:31:58 Let’s chat with Naomi about life in LA, and her new show, Everybody Games! 
1:45:17 IGN’s plagiarism fiasco 

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Aug 17, 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal - What's Good Games (Ep. 65)
02:25:27

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This week the crew brings you a special live presentation of the show presented by PayPal! We've got lots of news including the Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Direct, Mega Evolutions in Pokémon Let's Go, Red Dead Redemption 2 new gameplay trailer, Fortnite is FINALLY on Android, and so much more. In hands-on, Britt continues her Octopath Traveler adventures, Steimer jumped in to Ni No Kuni 2, and Andrea panicked in kitchens of Overcooked 2. (Yes of course she had lots to say about Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes event.) Lastly, the girls chat about what #LevelthePayingField means and how we can address the gender pay gap in content creation, plus they recap their adventures at RTX Austin. 

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Segment One: News
:43 Welcome to the show!
1:10 We’re broadcasting live courtesty of PayPal!
7:25 LET’S TALK SMASH BROS ULTIMATE
23:36 Mega Evolutions coming to Pokemon
29:13 Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay reveal
1:04:11 Fallout 76 won’t be on Steam at launch
1:09:41 Diablo 4 tease?!
Segment Two: What We’re Playing
1:13:54 More of Britt’s Octopath Traveler thoughts
1:18:18 Steimer is playing Ni No Kuni 2
1:24:44 Andrea is playing Overcooked 2!
1:33:13 Andrea has been playing more – wait for it – Destiny 2 (Solstice of Heroes tho)
1:39:41 Andrea’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider tease
Segment Three: Grab Bag
1:48:24 Let’s talk about #LevelThePayingField
2:07:56 RTX AUSTIN RECAP!!!

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Aug 10, 2018
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At a recent preview event for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Andrea sat down with Lead Writer Jill Murray and Game Director Daniel Chayer-Bisson to chat about Lara's journey to become the Tomb Raider. They chatted about her relationship with Jonah, how she is coping with Trinity, the new open world aspects of the game, and much more.

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Aug 10, 2018
Nintendo Switch and PS4 Sold a LOT - What's Good Games (Ep. 64)
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Man oh man, Nintendo is really kicking some serious butt. This week the ladies talk about Nintendo’s awesome numbers and discuss the potential of the Switch catching up to the PS4. Speaking of PS4, Sony had some awesome numbers to report as well! Hands-on impressions include Spellforce 3, Pool Panic and Britt laments about her bad luck in Octopath Traveler. The third segment is all about answering YOUR questions!

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Aug 03, 2018
Xbox Scarlett Details Emerge? - What's Good Games (Ep. 63)
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This week the ladies are joined once again by Alanah Pearce! Let’s talk about those Xbox Scarlett rumors and what it could mean for the industry (if true!), Rocket League’s transparent drop rates and the insane amount of money Fortnite mobile is making. Hands-on impressions include updated Octopath Traveler impressions, No Man’s Sky and after going hands-on with it, Andrea’s not so sure about Resident Evil 2. The third segment accidentally becomes a discussion/mini-spoilercast all about Ready Player One!

Segment One: News
:43 Welcome to the show! Alanah Pearce is here!
17:12 New Xbox hardware rumors: SCARLETT!
30:10 Rocket League drop rate
35:04 Fortnite’s daily mobile revenue is bananas
39:37 Porn and video games drive VR revenue – WHO KNEW?! 

Segment Two: What We’re Playing
44:12 Welcome back!
48:12 Updated Octopath Traveler impressions
59:49 Andrea played Resident Evil 2 and wasn’t impressed
1:13:54 No Man’s Sky NEXT impressions
1:18:25 Alanah played Infliction and it was scary 

Segment Three: Grab Bag
1:24:00 Ready Player One review/mini-spoilercast

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Jul 27, 2018
Octopath Traveler Impressions and the Revival of No Man's Sky - What's Good Games (Ep. 62)
02:15:49

This week the team chats the revival of No Man's Sky, changes to Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Destiny 2's new Summer Solstice event, and what the heck is Nathan Fillion up to? Plus, Britt and Steimer have lots of thoughts on Octopath Traveler, Andrea got nothing but net in Mario Tennis Aces, and Britt talks about a rage-quit worthy ending to Vampyr. They round out the show with memories of San Diego Comic-Con and what they're looking forward to at this year's show.

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Segment One: News
:46 Welcome to the show!
8:00 No Man’s Sky revival
21:00 Shadow of War’s major update
29:25 Destiny 2’s summer event
37:59 Nolan North is gonna be Cayde-6?!
45:40 Trogdor board game!

Segment Two: What We’re Playing
50:05 Britt & Steimer’s Octopath Traveler impressions (and teaching Andrea about JRPGs)
1:15:39 Andrea’s Mario Tennis Aces impressions
1:25:00 Britt’s Vampyr rage-quit story

Segment Three: Grab bag
1:37:56 Turbo-patrons shout-outs!
1:42:30 Favorite SDCC memories/stories

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Jul 20, 2018
Nintendo Wants More Indie Games - What's Good Games (Ep. 61)
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This week the team discusses Nintendo's new directive to add lots more indie games to the eShop for Switch, what the heck is going on with Fortnite's Season 5 teases, Xbox's Special Olympics tournament, and some crazy E3 2018 statistics. In segment 2, Steimer discusses Hero U, Britt has played more Vampyr and Resident Evil 2, and Andrea jumped back into the Division. And finally, the Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit spoilercast is here!

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Segment One: News
0:42 Welcome to the show! We’re sweaty!
5:15 Andrea’s panels at SDCC! Go watch!
14:45 Nintendo wants more indies on the eShop
24:36 Darksiders 3 coming this November
30:13 Fortnite is invading our world
36:50 Xbox gaming tournament at the Special Olympics
39:02 E3 was big this year!

Segment Two: What We’re Playing
42:05 Welcome back!
43:00 Britt has been playing Destiny 2
48:36 Steimer has been playing Hero-U
59:27 Andrea’s Switch Adventures
1:16:25 Britt’s updated Vampyr impressions
1:20:21 Steimer’s West of Loathing impressions

Segment Three: Grab Bag
1:23:16 Welcome back! Let’s spoil the CRAP out of The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit

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Jul 13, 2018
Our 2018 Game of the Year So Far - What's Good Games (Ep. 60)
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HO-LY CRAP, it's hard to believe, but 2018 is more than halfway over. You know what this means, right? It means it's time for us to talk about our favorite games (so far!) of 2018. Which games are contenders for Game of the Year, and which ones won't make the cut? Which upcoming games will top the list?

:41 Welcome to the show! 

7:06 Let’s talk about Game of the Year contenders
8:35 Britt’s favorite RPG of 2018 so far
14:42 God of War
22:25 Monster Hunter World
27:40 Detroit Become Human
38:50 Our favorite indie games of 2018 so far
41:45 Tower defense games of 2018
44:38 How are we doing on our 2018 gaming resolutions?
46:55 Do expansions count as finished games?
48:43 The Switch has been CLUTCH in 2018
50:00 Andrea is still dwelling on her 2018 gaming resolution
51:25 A few games we stopped midway through in 2018, and games we powered through
53:33 State of Decay 2
56:23 Contenders that have yet to release in 2018, and our GOTY predictions

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Jul 06, 2018
Fortnite is EVERYWHERE w/ Greg Miller - What's Good Games (Ep. 59)
01:43:28

This week Kinda Funny's Greg Miller joins the crew to talk about all things Fortnite! No seriously, why is this game always in the news?! PUBG Corp dropped their lawsuit against Epic Games, Playstation's President chats about the future of cross play, and Pokémon Go is getting a second wind. Then they chat about playing...yes...Fortnite, Britt tried Vampyr, and Steimer FINALLY finished Persona 5! Lastly: strap in for all of the SPOILERS in the Detroit: Become Human spoilercast. #GameProvidedbyPlaystation Did we mention there are spoilers?

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Segment One: News
0:42 Welcome to the show!
12:40 PUBG drops lawsuit against Fortnite
19:51 Is Sony considering crossplay?!
28:35 Pokemon Go hits its highest player count since 2016

Segment Two: What We’re Playing
38:40 Welcome back!
38:56 Greg talks about Fortnite (SURPRISE)
49:48 Britt talks about Vampyr
55:30 Steimer finished Persona 5!
1:01:47 Andrea tried Just Shapes and Beats and got her butt kicked 

Segment Three: Grab Bag
1:03:56 Welcome back, let’s spoil the CRAP out of Detroit: Become Human.

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Jun 29, 2018
Best of E3 2018 Part 2 - What's Good Games (Ep. 58)
02:13:53

It's the week after E3 and the ladies are RECHARGED AF (hahaha that's a joke, we're all still dead) and tackle this week's news, like the news about the Xbox Avatar Editor, Cyberpunk's lack of loading screens, Fallout 76's stealth mode, Beyond Good & Evil 2's beta and more. Hands-on impressions include Pokemon Let's Go, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, LEGO DC Super Villains, Spyro, Jurassic World Evolution and more. Our third segment is ALL about E3, and we take questions from our Dear WGG Patrons!

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Segment One: News
0:49 Welcome to the show!
9:10 Revamped Xbox Avatar Editor Launched today for Xbox Insiders
13:36 CYBERPUNK WONT HAVE LOADING SCREENS
16:25 Fallout 76 Stealth mode takes you off the map:
24:04 Beyond Good & Evil 2 Beta “by end of next year”
27:57 AMERICAN DOLLS + XBOX!

Segment Two: What We’re Playing
35:36 Welcome back!
36:58 Britt’s Smash Bros. Ultimate impressions
39:06 Britt/Andrea’s Overcooked 2 impressions
41:05 Britt’s Pokémon Let’s Go Impressions
48:33 Steimer’s Spyro impressions
51:22 Andrea’s Elder Scrolls Blades impressions
54:30 Andrea’s Rage 2 impressions
1:01:00 Andrea’s LEGO DC Supervillains impressions
1:04:42 Forza Horizon impressions
1:06:16 Britt’s Tunic impressions
1:10:20 Andrea’s Hitman 2 impressions
1:15:00 Steimer’s “Dinosaurs” (hehe) impressions

Segment Three: Grab Bag
1:27:18 Welcome back, let’s talk all things E3 and answer questions from Dear WGG Patrons!

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Jun 22, 2018
Best of E3 2018 - What's Good Games (Ep.57)
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We were at E3 2018 and recorded a special episode LIVE from the Facebook Gaming Live Studio. We discussed some of our favorite games from E3 including Anthem, Spider-Man, The Division 2, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Dying Light 2, Resident Evil 2, Destiny 2 Gambit Mode, Cyberpunk 2077 and MORE!

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Jun 15, 2018
Pre-E3 Show with Chastity Vincencio! - What's Good Games (Ep. 56)
02:07:48

ERMAHGERD E3 is almost here! The girls chat with Gamespot's Chastity Vincencio about everything that is going down at E3 next week. They give their thoughts on the big Destiny 2 Forsaken news, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and much more! They go hands-on with a bunch of games including West of Loathing, Team Sonic Racing, BlazeBlue, and Dragon Quest XI just to name a few. Plus it wouldn't be a pre-E3 show without some wild wishes.

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Jun 08, 2018
Pokemon Switch AND Fallout 76?! - What's Good Games (Ep. 55)
03:00:01

This week Brandon Jones of Easy Allies joins the team to discuss a HUGE week of news. STRAP IN: The Pokemon Company announced not 1, but 3 new Pokemon games are coming to Nintendo Switch. Bethesda revealed Fallout 76 is coming and we'll learn more at E3. Plus more game announcements and PUBG Corp made good on their wishes to sue Epic Games over Battle Royale.

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS 

0:45 - Welcome to the show! Brandon Jones of Easy Allies is here!
8:30 - SO MUCH POKEMON NEWS BRITT LOSES HER DAMN MIND
39:33 - FALLOUT 76 - WTF is it?! (also yes, we talked about Pokemon that long)
53:20 - LEGO DC Villains is also a thing! Thanks Walmart!
56:13 - Sonic Racing confirmed!
59:06 - Intellivision is coming back....
1:06:05 - Wrapping up the news, fingers crossed that nothing else breaks! Also a quick BioWare discussion cause WHY NOT
1:13:06 - Oh dear, PUBG is suing Epic Games

SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
1:22:37 - Welcome back!
1:24:24 - Brandon & Andrea discuss We Happy Few
1:38:12 - Underworld Ascedant - wtf is this?
1:45:00 - Britt's played Pokemon Quest!
1:56:04 - State of Decay 2 - Steimer & Andrea played co-op, did it change their opinion??
2:13:28 - Divinity Original Sin: Definitive Edition - Andrea tells us all about the new updates

SEGMENT THREE:
2:23:00 - Welcome back! Brandon Jones tell us all about his experience at Easy Allies
2:32:30 - What it's like being content creators nowdays
2:46:01 - Circling back to PixelJunk Monsters 2 cause Brandon REALLY wanted to talk about it
2:53:08 - We wrap up the show with E3 chatter!

Jun 01, 2018
Detroit: Become Human & Kingdom Hearts 3 Impressions w/Kim Wallace - What's Good Games (Ep. 54)
02:34:10

With Britt somewhere in the Alaskan wilderness, Andrea and Steimer are joined by Kim Wallace of Game Informer! The ladies discuss the info dump of Battlefield V news, Fortnite's $100M esports bid, and Xbox's new Adaptive Controller. They also chat about their hands-on time with newly launched Detroit: Become Human, State of Decay 2 and a slew of titles from pre-E3 events including Days Gone, Kingdom Hearts 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII.

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May 25, 2018
E3 2018 Predictions...By A Magic 8 Ball - What's Good Games (Ep. 53)
01:35:37

E3 is LESS THAN FOUR WEEKS AWAY (!!!) so it's time to make some freakin' predictions. But this time the What's Good Games crew has the help of a friend...a Magic 8 Ball. Some predictions are bold, some are predictable, and some are NEVER happening, but we hope you enjoy this special episode!

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May 18, 2018
Happy Birthday To Us! (And Nintendo's Big Info Dump) - What's Good Games (Ep 52)
02:23:23

IT’S OUR ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY! To celebrate let’s chat about ALL OF THAT NINTENDO NEWS HOLY CRAP, Thanos in Fortnite, that major E3 “leak” by Wal-mart, Anthem’s release date and more! Hands-on impressions include Destiny’s Warmind, Ni no Kuni 2, The Division and Andrea revisits Breath of the Wild. Finally, let’s reflect on our first year of What’s Good Games by talking about our favorite memories. BREAK OUT THE TISSUE.

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May 11, 2018
State of Decay 2 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider Hands-on Impressions - What's Good Games (EP. 51)
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Join us as we give Alexa Ray a sendoff by chatting about the new Red Dead Redemption II trailer, the surprise launch of Oculus Go, and what is going on with Beyond Good & Evil 2? Plus, hands-on impressions with Shadow of the Tomb Raider and a new demo of State of Decay 2. Lastly, we say good bye to Alexa Ray with your questions!

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May 04, 2018
What is Going on With Destiny 2?! - What's Good Games (Ep. 50)
02:12:52

Alexa Ray returns to join the crew to chat about the new Destiny 2 Expansion II details, Valve bought Campo Santos, Belgium is fining publishers over microtransactions and more. Plus, hands-on impressions of Alexa Ray's time with God of War so far, Britt chats about Neverwinter Nights, and Andrea laments the loss of Paragon. Finally, Alexa tells us where she has been the last few months and finally cracks the code on how to catch up on Kingdom Hearts before the launch of KH3.

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Apr 27, 2018
God of War Spoilercast (SPOILERS)
01:02:51

Did we mention there are SPOILERS in this spoilercast? You've been warned!

Join as as we chat about all things God of War!

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Apr 25, 2018
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Ditching Campaign?! - What's Good Games (Ep. 49)
01:54:49

This week Britt, Andrea, and Steimer discuss Casey Hudson's blog post about more story coming for Anthem, the reports of a single-player campaign being dumped from Call of Duty, Pokémon Switch rumors and the new Monster Hunter World update. Plus they chat about their continued time in Far Cry 5, Britt talks about "Nindie" Burly Men at Sea, and they continue their discussion of God of War. Finally, they go a little off the rails by answering some...unorthodox questions.

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS
0:43 - Welcome to the show! We're all sick! Yay!
8:40 - BioWare's GM gives an Anthem update
24:56 - Call of Duty doesn't have a single player campaign?!
42:40 - Pokemon Switch is Gen 8??
49:01 - Monster Hunter World
53:19 - Updating news from last week!

SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
1:01:40 - Welcome back!
1:05:11 - Britt played Burly Men At Sea
1:11:25 - Britt & Andrea played more Far Cry
1:21:06 - Steimer's update on God of War

SEGMENT THREE: GRAB BAG
1:33:00 - Welcome back! We read off Turbo Patron names
1:37:45 - Dear god help us, we answer buzzfeed questions 

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Apr 20, 2018
God of War PS4 Review (In Progress/Spoiler-Free!) - What's Good Games (Ep. 48)
01:34:32

This week the ladies chat about their amazing time at PAX East, Fortnite servers going down, the Donkey Kong champ cheating scandal and more. The whole crew has been playing God of War and digging it! Listen to their (spoiler-free) review in progress and find out what the hype is about. Plus, Producer Tom Bock's specialty segment is all about gaming as we get older. 

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Apr 13, 2018
How Mario Saved Me with Jared Petty - What's Good Games (Ep. 47)
02:13:05

This week Andrea and Britt are joined by Jared Petty of Hop, Blip and a Jump and Pockets Full of Soup. They discuss the big Spider-Man news dump, Shadow of War's decision to scrap microtransactions, and Square Enix's "apology" for Chrono Trigger on PC. They also chat about their continued hands-on time with Far Cry 5, Jared talks about Minit, and Britt recounts some Vegas stories. Finally, Jared tells his personal story about how Mario helped him battle mental illness and where Pockets Full of Soup came from.

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Apr 06, 2018
Far Cry 5 Has Us Conflicted - What's Good Games (Ep. 46)
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In the news this week the ladies chat about Sea of Thieves explosive opening week, rumors of a new open world Star Wars game, and changes coming to Pokemon Go. Then they deep dive into Hope County, Montana to talk about their experiences playing Far Cry 5, and Andrea discusses why she's mad at Sea of Thieves, but doesn't want to be. Plus a special interview with Nicole Fawcette, Senior Brand Manager at Xbox and Co-lead of Women in Gaming, and they say goodbye with the Life is Strange: Before the Storm Farewell Episode spoilercast.

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Mar 30, 2018
Sea of Thieves Griefing Woes with Kahlief Adams - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 45)
02:29:58

It's GDC 2018 and Spawn on Me's Kahlief Adams joins Britt, Andrea, and Steimer to talk about the Game Developer's Conference. They went hands-on with several "Nindies" at the Nintendo Switch showcase, saw more indies at ID@Xbox, and Kahlief reports in from Day of the Devs. Plus, Andrea gives here full hands-on impressions from over 2 hours of play time with God of War, and they all lament about the multiple grief systems inside Sea of Thieves. Stay for the 3rd segment where we learn about how Spawn on Me got started and more! 

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS
0:41 - Welcome to the show! Our special guest Khalief Adams from Spawn on Me 11:17 - First news story - Nintendo's Nindies Showcase
22:26 - PUBG is now on mobile!
25:55 - Fortnite is doing really well, y'all
33:31 - Paragon's assets are released in UE4 & there's a UE update
40:25 - Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransactions are returning
48:55 - We pretend to wrap it up, but nah
50:12 - Sea of Thieves launch woes

SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
54:05 - Welcome back! Britt & Andrea & Khalief checked out some indie titles at GDC
1:16:46 - Andrea's time with God of War
1:37:34 - Fortnite on Mobile
1:45:52 - Sea of Thieves -- none of us have played the final version but y'know we got opinions still

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2:26:15 - Wrapping up, reminder about PAX! BYYEEEE

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Mar 23, 2018
God of War: A Conversation with Sony Santa Monica - What's Good Games Podcast Special Edition
00:31:27

In this special edition of What's Good Games, Andrea Rene sits down with Jeet Shroff and Cory Barlog of Sony Santa Monica to chat about God of War. The gritty reboot launches on April 20th, 2018 exclusively on Playstation 4. Andrea Rene went hands-on with a new gameplay demo, then went in for a deep dive interview about the new approach to combat, the "one camera cut" cinematic approach, and shaping a character like Kratos amid a culture with a backlash against toxic masculinity...that's just to get started. Check the matching video on youtube.com/whatsgoodgames for brand new gameplay and cinematics!

Mar 19, 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider CONFIRMED plus Sydnee Goodman - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep.44)
02:19:54

This week the ladies are joined by host, streamer and overall badass Sydnee Goodman! The group talks about Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Sega Genesis Classics, Xbox’s E3 plans, free games via Twitch and MORE! Join us for the second segment as we have a message from Alexa Ray, and for our hands-on impressions of Assassin’s Creed Origins: Curse of the Pharaohs, Super One More Jump, Celeste, Toontown Rewritten (lol) and more! Let’s get to know Sydnee in the third segment!

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS
0:55 - Welcome to the show! We have a guest!

9:30 - Recap of last week’s news - Nintendo Direct, Black Ops IIII, Division 2

21:45 - New Tomb Raider game confirmed!

31:55 - Syd & Steimer discuss the Tomb Raider movie (no spoilers!)

38:44 - SEGA releases a mega collection of old school games

44:22 - Microsoft is gonna have a BIIIGGG E3 y’all

55:33 - Twitch is giving Prime members some PC games

1:03:45 - JEFF GOLDBLUM IN JURASSIC PARK!!!!!!


SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE’RE PLAYING

1:09:04 - Welcome back & a message from Alexa Ray

1:12:12 - Britt’s playing One Small Jump

1:15:45 - Steimer’s experience with Celeste

1:18:35 - Syd’s weird game -- Toontown Rewritten

1:21:05 - Andrea’s playing Assassin’s Creed: Origins DLC

1:34:17 - Britt’s jumped into the Division

1:36:05 - Syd’s all about Halo 5’s Halo 3 playlist

1:41:00 - Syd’s also all about dat PUBG life

1:46:00 - We’ll get to the Life is Strange Farewell spoilercast, but not yet!


SEGMENT THREE: ALL ABOUT SYD

1:49:06 - Welcome back! Syd explains her start in the industry

2:02:15 - Syd’s streaming tips

2:05:50 - Why streaming is so draining

2:16:29 - Wrapping up the show, thank you Syd!

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Mar 16, 2018
IGN's Alanah Pearce Special Guest! - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 43)
02:26:22

This week the ladies are joined by IGN’s Alanah Pearce! The group talks about State of Decay 2’s release date, the success of Monster Hunter World, Jurassic World Alive, Oculus Rift’s SNAFU and more. Hands-on impressions include Moss for PlayStation VR and a mini spoilercast for the mobile title Florence. Join us for the third segment and get to know Alanah!

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Mar 09, 2018
Loot Box Labels Are Coming: Will it Matter? - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 42)
01:43:11

This week the girls are talking about the new ESRB label intended for loot boxes on video games, and why they shouldn't bother with a label at all. Plus Pokemon turns 22 and doesn't have much to show for it. They go hands-on with more Persona 5, mobile indie Old Man's Journey, and Bayonetta on Switch. Lastly, WGG Patreon Producer Tom Bock asks the team: What games did you stick with far longer than you should have, and what games can you just not get into?

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS
0:41 - What's Gooooood?? Welcome to the show!
6:10 - ESRB comments on loot boxes
21:06 - Pokemon's birthday
29:43 - Chrono Trigger on PC...is uggooo!

SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
35:34 - Yup, Steimer is still playing Persona
41:39 - Britt still isn't playing Horizon - she's got Old Man's Journey
44:57 - We meant to play Florence but didn't
46:16 - Kingdom Come Deliverance - can you poison people?
51:22 - Andrea's got the Bayonetta bug

SEGMENT THREE: GRAB BAG
1:04:30 - Welcome back!
1:05:22 - Tom Bock's producer segment! What game genre you feel like you should enjoy but for some reason it never clicks with you?
1:18:28 - Part two: A game genre you don't normally enjoy but ended up loving!
1:42:05 - BYYYYEEEEEEEEE! 


Mar 02, 2018
Video Game Movie News & THE BRITT AND STEIMER SHOW - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 41)
01:51:32

This week it's The Britt and Steimer Show, as Andrea is at DICE and Alexa is battling space travel. The ladies chat about the recent executive shifts at Activision, My PlayStation, Nintendo Switch receiving an outdated version of Payday 2 and the Sonic the Hedgehog film, the Uncharted film, the Last of Us film and ALL OF THE VIDEO GAME FILMS. Hands-on impressions include Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Secret of Mana on PS4, The Darkside Detective and more. Finally, Britt and Steimer go down a weird rabbit hole and talk about what they know best...video game romances, and characters who have betrayed them.

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS
0:46 - Welcome! +Where everyone else is.
4:15 - First news! Sledgehammer leads moving onto other projects
8:04 - a Sonic film is coming! GOTTA GO FAST
12:12 - Naughty Dog speaks about an Uncharted movie
18:50 - a lot more video game movie talk!
24:55 - PlayStation Network features on the web
27:55 - Payday 2 on Switch is worse than all the other versions, whomp whomp

SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
36:55 - We're back!
37:16 - Steimer is still playing Persona 5.... :P
40:00 - How Britt manages to juggle video games + a cool little game called Darkside Detective
42:40 - Steimer dives back into Persona talk
48:13 - Britt's thoughts on Secret of Mana
56:00 - Do you need a guide to play Earthbound?
59:34 - Britt explains Kingdom Come: Deliverance

SEGMENT THREE: RANDO TALK
1:15:43 - We're back! We start talking Bioware romances.... ;) SPOILER ALERT FOR BIOWARE GAMESSSSS!
1:19:55 - Britt & Steimer also bonded over the Witcher romances
1:22:10 - Dear Kaidan, I was fucking dead. Kthxbai.
1:23:59 - Solas is the worst
1:25:35 - Blackwalllllllll whyyyy
1:27:15 - Cullen is the best + Alistair & Morrigan
1:29:39 - Andromeda lets you bang right away! Yay!
1:31:15 - Why Steimer doesn't like the Garrus romance
1:33:55 - Romance in Anthem?? What we think it'll be like
1:40:25 - Why videogame romances ruin your life
1:46:48 - Random shoutout & goooodbyyyeee 

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Feb 23, 2018
Is SPYRO Coming Back?! - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 40)
02:02:32

This week the ladies chat about that Spyro trilogy rumor, Hawaii’s attempt to control loot boxes, how Sea of Thieves promises to handle microtransactions, E3’s new hours and Alexa has a statement regarding Kingdom Hearts 3. (POOR GOOFY.) Hands-on impressions include a brief spoilercast for Night in the Woods, Monster Hunter World, Rainbow Six Siege Year 2 and HEY Steimer didn’t die while scuba diving!

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Feb 16, 2018
Red Dead 2 New Info w/ Kimberley Wallace - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 39)
01:50:05

This week the team is joined by Kimberley Wallace (@kstar1785 on Twitter), Features Editor at Game Informer to talk about Call of Duty Black Ops 4 rumors, Scarlett's StarCraft II win, Geguri joining Overwatch, and the Red Dead Redemption 2 leak of new details. Plus they chat more about Monster Hunter World, Kim's impression of Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, and Britt's first experience with Shadow of the Colossus. Finally, Kim pulls back the current on what it's like to work at Game Informer and tell us about going behind the scenes at major studios.


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Feb 09, 2018
A Whole New Monster Hunter World, Nintendo News & MORE! - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 38)
02:00:00

This week on the show Andrea, Britt and Steimer discuss the GDC Awards 2018 SNAFU, how Nintendo Switch has dominated the Wii U, and EA's announcement of a new Battlefield game and the confirmation of Anthem's delay to 2019. Plus, detailed impressions from Monster Hunter World, Sea of Thieves closed beta, Lost Sphear and more!

**DISCLAIMER: Some of the Nintendo news broke after our recording, so we didn't touch on it!**

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS

2:40 - Welcome to the show

3:35 - February is the worst month

7:00 - Nintendo is killing it! But where is Virtual Console tho...

18:20 - Mario movie confirmed! Wa-hooo!

22:05 - GDC Awards had a #TimesUp snafu

29:30 - EA reveals new Battlefield, confirms Anthem delay

39:30 - Andrea laments about Paragon

46:50 - Crazy Microsoft Rumors are CRAZY

54:35 - Break time! SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE’RE PLAYING

55:10 - Sea of Thieves Closed Beta follow-up - people are mean

1:06:22 - Monster Hunter World: Why Steimer is pissed

1:28:15 - Steimer got back into League of Legends

1:40:20 - Britt start JRPG Lost Sphear

1:44:30 - Andrea cheated in Final Fantasy IX and Alexa Ray helped

1:56:00 - Goodbyes

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Feb 02, 2018
Crazy Xbox Game Pass News and Sea of Thieves Beta Hands-On - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 37)
02:06:20

Join us this week for RAD DISCUSSIONS (at least we hope you find them rad) about the Xbox Game Pass, God of War's confirmed release date, Ubisoft's version of Siri and BioWare/Anthem concerns. Hands-on impressions include Sea of Thieves, Full Metal Furies, Persona 5, Assassin's Creed Origins: The Hidden Ones, Final Fantasy XV: Comrades and MORE.

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Jan 26, 2018
More Final Fantasy XV, New Assassin's Creed DLC and Scribblenauts! - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 36)
01:30:38

This week the ladies are back together in San Francisco for some podcasting goodness! Britt and Alexa gush over the announcement of Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition, the crew discusses Assassin’s Creed Origin’s Guided Tours/new DLC and the Scribblenauts announcement. Hands-on impressions include Doki Doki Literature Club, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Dragon Ball FighterZ and more. Finally, how important are release windows, and how do they affect sales? How will this change in the future?

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SEGMENT ONE:

NEWS 00:46 - Welcome! Introooo.

6:11 - Final Fantasy 15 THE ROYAL EDITION

19:23 - Assassin's Creed gets some fancy new stuff too!

28:08 - Scribblenauts returns!

31:20 - Night in The Woods is coming to Switch. Steimer doesn't care.

SEGMENT TWO: HANDS ON

32:52 - We're back!

33:14 - Steimer's getting PADI certified

43:09 - Britt played Doki Doki Literature Club

47:15 - Alexa's all about dat Dragon Ball Fighter Z

55:44 - Andrea's into Arena of Valor

57:20 - Britt's sad Xenoblade saving kerfuffle

SEGMENT THREE: PATREON PRODUCER

1:02:20 - Welcome back! Patreon producer Tom Bock's segment begins. We discuss release dates in the industry and how moving a game's date can help or hinder it.


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Jan 19, 2018
Sea of Thieves, CyberPunk 2077 & Before the Storm Ep. 3 SPOILERCAST! - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 35)
02:30:14

This week the ladies chat about the upcoming Sea of Thieves beta and their hopes/concerns, Grand Theft Auto V breaking a record FOUR years after launch, CyberPunk 2077's latest tweet, changes coming to Xbox Achievements and more. Hands-on impressions include Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Alexa's disappointment in Horizon Zero Dawn's ending and Andrea's experience with Final Fantasy IX. FINALLY, the ladies deep-dive into an all-out spoilercast for Life is Strange: Before the Storm's final episode.

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS

:45 - Welcome! And tangents about our lives. As usual.

8:20 - Sea of Thieves beta coming soon!

15:02 - GTA Online still breaking records

19:25 - Cyberpunk 2077 LIVES?!?

24:46 - Microsoft's rumored changes to Achievements

31:45 - IDGA's bummer news about the state of the industry

SEGMENT TWO:HANDS ON

38:51 - Welcome back

39:00 - Steimer didn't play anything except the flute

47:02 - Britt played Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and other stuffs!

52:46 - Andrea finally plays a JRPG!!

1:01:53 - Alexa dislikes the end boss of Horizon: Zero Dawn

1:15:10 - Britt also played Warhammer & Octodad

SEGMENT THREE: SPOILERCAST

1:18:26 - Welcome back & digression

1:21:55 - Turbo Patrons

1:27:06 -Into the spoilercast discussion of Life is Strange: Episode 3!



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Jan 12, 2018
PUBG Breaks Its Own Record - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 34)
01:36:52

Welcome to the first episode of 2018! This week the news is a bit scarce as folks are still coming out of their holiday hibernation, but this week the ladies chat about the death of Kinect and reminisce about its past. Also, PUBG broke its own record and...apparently there are plans for the IP outside of video games? (Shocking no one, right?) Hands-on impressions include Resident Evil VII's DLC, Mom Hid My Game, Final Fantasy XV's Assassin's Festival, Mario Odyssey, Human Fall Flat and more. Finally, what are your gaming goals for 2018? 

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS

0:45 - Show Starts

0:45 13:21 - Holiday stories

13:50 - Kinect is Dead!

25:59 - PUBG is on FIIIRRREEE!

SEGMENT TWO:

34:15 - Welcome back

34:46 - Steimer's Dad is not impressed with Mario + Rabbids

39:14 - Britt played 5 million games over break (not really that many)

45:50 - Andrea gets sucked back into Paragon + Mario thoughts

54:48 - Steimer digs into Assassin's Creed: Origins

SEGMENT THREE:

1:12:21 - Welcome back

1:13:12 - Reader Mail: Our New Years Gaming Resolutions

1:14:01 - Steimer's first goal

1:16:00 - Britt's goal

1:18:44 - Andrea's goal

1:23:35 - Britt's 2nd goal

1:25:00 - Andrea's 2nd goal

1:27:55 - Some of our "to-do" list games

1:32:21 - Wrapping it up 


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Jan 05, 2018
What's Good Games Awards 2017 - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 33)
01:32:58

It all comes down to this: Which game came out on top in 2017? WHO CARES? Instead we pick some amazing categories like Best Friendship, Most Emotionally Devastating Moment, and Best Horsey. Join us on a trip across our favorite moments in video games from this year.

Timestamps:

4:36 - Beginning of the random awards

8:20 - Most Sleepless Nights

15:45 - Best Villain

22:29 - Best Fictional World

27:08 - Best Waifu

32:29 - Best Husbando

39:38 - Best Friendship

41:40 - Best Musical Moment

44:13 - Horsey of the Year

48:21 - Best Costume

53:10 - Funniest Moment

56:36 - Best Romance

1:00:47 - Best DLC

1:03:09 - Best Photo Mode

1:05:55 - Best NPC

1:11:00 - Best Looking for Group Game

1:14:14 - Most Emotionally Devastating Moment

1:19:31 - Most Agonizing Choice

1:25:29 - Our Personal GOTY

1:27:43 - The Dark Horse of 2017

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Dec 29, 2017
Most Anticipated 2018 Video Games - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 32)
02:13:59

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! This week the ladies chat about For Honor's animation SNAFU and the recently announced Catherine remake. Steimer revisits Persona 5, Andrea feels yet another sting from the Curse of Osiris, and Alexa Ray has some shocking things to say about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's new DLC Champions' Ballad. Plus, the girls take a look at the most anticipated video games titles slated for 2018, or we hope. *Fingers Crossed*

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Dec 22, 2017
Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Frustrations and Far Cry 5 Co-op Impressions - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 31)
03:06:21

This week the ladies have a WHOPPING podcast (seriously, it's over 3 hours long) and chat about that Harry Potter RPG, Nintendo's success with the Switch and The Game Awards. Hands-on impressions include Destiny 2: The Curse of Osiris, Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis and Britt and Andrea's experience with Far Cry 5's co-op. (It gets...weird.) Andrea reads her "seal husbando" passage and the ladies deep dive into PSX this year, what they played and the future of the convention.

SEGMENT ONE: NEWS

00:44 - Welcommmee

7:27 -Harry Potter mobile RPG

15:08 - Nintendo sells lots of Switches

24:26 - The Game Awards has a great year + who got the most guesses right from last week? Also hear a bit of what Andrea’s acceptance speech would have been!

SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE’RE PLAYING

49:26 - Welcome back!

50:54 - Curse of Osiris — DESTINY WHAT R U DOING?!

1:12:30 - Final Fantasy XV DLC: Episode Ignis

1:33:40 - Far Cry 5 impressions

SEGMENT THREE:

2:07:37 - Seal Husbando book reading timeeee!

2:24:15 - Our time at the PlayStation Experience: The awkward conference, our incredible meet up, VR experiences & we finally understand Dreams!

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Dec 15, 2017
Who Won the Game Awards 2017? - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 30)
02:33:22

This week the ladies talk about that "leaked" God of War release date, Capcom's latest Mega Man announcements, CHOCOBOS IN ASSASSIN'S CREED (?!!!) and Nintendo's head-scratching partnership with NVIDIA. Hands-on impressions include Human: Fall Flat, SOS, Alexa's Horizon Zero Dawn thoughts and more. Finally, join us for a lengthy segment as we predict the winners of The Game Awards. Were we right? Were we wrong? You'll know because by the time this episode releases The Game Awards will have happened!

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Dec 08, 2017
Epic Games Sues 14 Y/O?! - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 29)
01:50:49

This week the ladies chat about the upcoming updates coming to Final Fantasy XV, the lawsuit between Epic Games and a cheating teenager, Mario cereal (?!) and Destiny 2’s latest woes. Hands-on impressions include Britt’s take on Final Fantasy XV Comrades, Steimer’s Wolfestein II thoughts and Andrea’s feelings after returning to paragon. Also, what’s the best way to introduce someone to gaming?

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SEGMENT ONE: NEWS
00:41 - Welcome!
5:10 - Final Fantasy XV news dump - MOAR DLC
11:35 - Epic Games sues a kid, plus Andrea's awesome cruising ticket story
23:19 - Kellogg's Mario cereal - YUMMY
27:47 - PSX Experience panel list
33:00 - NOT discussing Star Wars :P
33:40 - Destiny 2 kerfuffle
SEGMENT TWO: WHAT WE'RE PLAYING
43:36 - Welcome back
46:08 - Britt finished Divinity Original Sin 2!!
49:17 - Britt's Final Fantasy Comrades experience
58:21 - Steimer beat Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
1:07:34 - Andrea's take on Super Mario Odyssey
1:13:40 - Is Andrea done with Paragon?!
1:21:50 - Andrea's back with Destiny 2
1:25:03 - Steimer's Call of Duty WW2 texts to Britt
SEGMENT THREE: GRAB BAG
1:30:59 - Listener question: Getting people you love into gaming

Dec 01, 2017
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Is it GOOD? - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 28)
02:01:59

This week the ladies chat about the release of Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, Nintendo's recent sales success and Belgium's declaration that loot boxes are indeed gambling. Hands-on impressions include Star Wars Battlefront II, Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope and more. Also, do achievements and trophies help or hurt games? Are they worth chasing?

Nov 24, 2017
Star Wars: Battlefront II Woes and DID MARIO DIE?! - What's Good Games Videocast (Ep. 27)
02:48:44

This week Alexa, Andrea, Britt and Steimer chat for almost a WHOPPING three hours about a little bit of everything from talking Pikachu (?!) to Star Wars: Battlefront II to the nominations for the Video Game Awards - including Andrea's Trending Gamer nomination! Hands-on impressions include Alexa's theory that Mario is dead in Super Mario Odyssey, Horizon: Zero Dawn The Frozen Wilds and Steimer's opinion on South Park: The Fractured But Whole. Stay tuned for our intense Life is Strange: Before the Storm Ep. 2 spoilercast!

Nov 17, 2017
Call of Duty WWII Looks BANANAS - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 26)
01:54:53

On this week's episode the Britt, Steimer, and Andrea discuss the newly announced Harry Potter game coming from Pokemon GO creators, plus what a new console Harry Potter could look like. In hands-on Britt chats about the gritty realism of Call of Duty WW2, Andrea gushes over how much she loves Assassin's Creed Origins, and Steimer reminds us why Donkey Kong Country is one of the all time greats. Plus a special interview with William Collis, co-founder of Gamer Sensei and a discussion around the rise of esports and why coaches are so sought after.

Nov 10, 2017
The Last of Us Part II and Sony's Paris Games Week - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 25)
02:06:00

This week the ladies discuss the hottest news from Sony’s Paris Games Week, including the controversial trailers from The Last of Us Part II and Detroit: Become Human. Hands-on impressions include the Xbox One X, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Super Mario Odyssey and more. Also, what does VR mean for the video game industry?

Nov 03, 2017
Killing Nazis in Wolfenstein 2 Plus Special Guest Joey Noelle - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 24)
01:38:35

In this week's episode Andrea and Steimer are joined by Kinda Funny's Joey Noelle! They chat about Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, the death of Kinect, and more. During hands-on they chat impressions of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, games they played a XPO Tulsa, and Joey's Stardew Valley obsession. Lastly, Joey runs through the challenges of managing a community online and they discuss what game features are important for replayability.

Oct 27, 2017
EA Cancels STAR WARS?! With Special Guest Naomi Kyle - What's Good Games Ep. 23
01:51:03

This week the crew is joined by special guest Naomi Kyle! The ladies discuss EA’s upsetting announcement that Visceral Games is being closed and what the future holds for (what was) Amy Hennig’s Star Wars title. Also, what’s up with Activision’s shady-sounding patent that influences players to purchase in-game items? Hands-on impressions include Shadow of War, The Fractured But Whole, Another Lost Phone and more. Naomi talks about her role at IGN, and what she would do if she wasn't in the video game business! 

Oct 20, 2017
The Evil Within 2 Hands-On Impressions and WHY IS CUPHEAD SO HARD?! - What's Good Games Videocast (Ep. 22)
01:37:06

This week the ladies chat about the ESRB's statement that paid loot boxes in video games aren't considered gambling, as well as the future of VR and Respawn's newly announced AAA exclusive shooter for the Oculus Rift. Hands-on impressions include The Evil Within 2, Fortnite's Battle Royale and Cuphead's brutality. Also, if you could pair two franchises of your choice for the ULTIMATE mashup, which ones would you choose?

Oct 13, 2017
Assassin's Creed Origins Extended Impressions and Your Q&A - What's Good Games Videocast (Ep. 21)
01:19:18

This week the gang shot a special episode with all the crew in town! (Mostly because Andrea and Alexa are going to be in New York!) They chat about the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer announcement, extended gameplay impressions from hands-on time with Assassin's Creed Origins, and they answer questions from the audience!

Oct 06, 2017
PUBG Fortnite DRAMA and Life is Strange Spoilercast - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 20)
01:58:21

This week the ladies discuss the SAG-AFTRA tentative agreement and what it means, the zero-combat mode coming to Assassin’s Creed: Origins and PlayStation’s comments on the “Nintendo device.” Also, were Bluehole’s comments regarding Fortnite’s new PUBG-style Battle Royale Mode justified? Hands-on impressions include Divinity: Original Sin II, Final Fantasy IX on the PS4 and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. The podcast wraps up with a spoilercast for the first episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm.

Sep 29, 2017
Xbox One X: We're Impressed - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 19)
01:47:12

This week Alexa Ray returns to chat news from TGS in Japan, the Final Fantasy XV Comrades release date, and Fortnite's PUBG rival mode "Battle Royale." In hands-on they it's all about their time with the Xbox One X including PUBG, Forza Motorsport 7, and Cuphead. Plus Alexa and Andrea's saw several Bethesda titles like The Evil Within 2, DOOM on Switch, and Fallout 4 VR. Finally they discuss unique combat systems in games.

Sep 22, 2017
Destiny 2 So Far and New Nintendo Switch Games - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 18)
01:31:56

This week Andrea and Steimer chat about the Nintendo Direct including new games coming for Switch, releases dates, and the return of the NES Classic. They take a deep dive into Destiny 2 so far and Andrea chatted with Kelly Wallick of the Indie Megabooth about their rocket to success.

Sep 15, 2017
Shadow of War, Assassin's Creed Origins & More from PAX - What's Good Games
02:04:02

This week the ladies talk about the incredibly impressive sales of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, a concerning quote from The Pokémon Company's CEO and what nude mods in Final Fantasy XV could mean for us all. PAX West just wrapped up so there is a TON to talk about, including hands-on impressions of Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, Assassin's Creed Origins, The Crew 2, Alexa's many JRPGs and more, such as a game about prom, but with monsters. Seriously.

Sep 08, 2017
Mario + Rabbids Impressions And Game of Thrones S7 Spoilercast - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 16)
01:59:13

The ladies chat about the announcement of The Walking Dead's AR mobile game, Nintendo's latest indie showcase, the HILARIOUS ESRB rating for South Park: The Fractured But Whole and the discontinuation of the original Xbox One model. Britt, Steimer and Andrea share their hands-on impressions of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Mario + Rabbids, Destiny 2 on PC and Call of Duty: WWII's multiplayer beta. Finally, Steimer and Andrea spoil ALL of the things regarding Game of Thrones...and Britt drinks. 

Aug 31, 2017
Uncharted Lost Legacy Impressions and SNES Classic Pre-Order Snafu - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 15)
01:53:35

Strap in for a discussion of Gamescom 2017 news including the lack of Mass Effect Andromeda DLC, Jurassic Park Evolution, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, and SNES Classic Edition pre-orders. Plus they chat about Corpse Party, Breath of the Wild, and impressions of Uncharted The Lost Legacy.

Aug 25, 2017
Mewtwo in Pokémon Go and Cancelled Games That Make Us Sad - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 14)
01:59:47

This week the ladies get heated over Pokemon Go's exclusive raids and the gated availability of Mewtwo. Other discussions include the re-rebranding of Battle.Net, the cancellation of Final Fantasy XV's Prompto VR Experience (goodbye dreams) and Call of Duty: World WWII's private multiplayer beta. Don't miss our hands-on impressions including Fable Fortune, Sonic Mania and Lawbreakers! We also fret over cancelled games we'd bring back if we could, and how much we'd pay for them today.

Aug 18, 2017
Valve's New Game and Shadow of War Microtransactions - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 13)
01:47:53

This week we discuss Valve's strange new game, Shadow of War's new monetization strategy and Project 1v1 from Gearbox. Get hands-on impressions of Splatoon 2, Pyre, and Paragon v42 plus the crew gives their thoughts on old TV show plots that still make them angry today.

Aug 11, 2017
PS4 Cross-Play Support and Video Games We Would Sacrifice - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 12)
01:53:08

This week the ladies discuss PlayStation’s hesitation to participate in cross-platform play with other consoles, the announcement of THREE new Persona titles, Guild War 2’s latest expansion and more. Hands-on impressions include Tacoma, Sonic Mania, Life is Strange: Before the Storm and Alexa has a “Summer Skank” update for Fire Emblem: Heroes. There’s also a tough conversation about video game franchises the team would sacrifice in order to restore a defunct series of their choosing.  

Aug 04, 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch SPOILERS Interview
00:17:45

Andrea and Britt chat with Ian Dallas of Giant Sparrow about the Xbox One launch of "What Remains of Edith Finch." WARNING: There are story spoilers in this interview so if you don't want to be spoiled, go play the game before listening.

Jul 31, 2017
SNES Classic Pre-Orders Canceled - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 11)
01:54:00

This week the team discusses the newly announced Final Fantasy XV multiplayer expansion, how SNES Classic Edition pre-orders sold out and then were canceled, and how Nintendo has sold almost 5M Switches. They chat impressions of Wolfenstein 2, Fortnite, Pokemon GO, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, and more. 

Jul 28, 2017
Destiny 2 Beta Impressions and Travel Gaming Habits - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 10)
01:47:06

This week the ladies discuss the new Nintendo Switch voice chat app and Telltale's multiple new game unveils. The Destiny 2 Beta is out and everyone's gotten a chance to sink their teeth into it. Finally, the ladies share their best travel gaming stories and some tips for gaming on the go.     

Jul 21, 2017
Half-Life Update and New Pokémon Trailer – What’s Good Games Videocast (Ep. 9)
01:38:58

In this episode, the ladies discuss a new update to Half-Life, that new (and very strange) Pokémon Trailer, Destiny 2’s supposed story improvement and more. And as always we discuss the games we’re currently playing (like Breath of the Wild and Chrono Trigger – yes, Chrono Trigger) and lament about the game franchises we feel like we missed out on.

Jul 13, 2017
Game of the Year Contenders - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 8)
00:55:37

To celebrate the halfway point of 2017, the gang goes over their picks for Game of the Year so far. Will it be the majestic Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the robo-dino hunter simulator Horizon: Zero Dawn or something more terrifying like Resident Evil 7? The girls discuss the blockbusters they've played plus a few smaller titles you may not expect. 

Jul 07, 2017
SNES Classic and Harry Potter 20th Anniversary - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 7)
02:02:24

This week the crew talks about the announcement of the SNES Classic Edition, how Super Mario Odyssey swept the Game Critics Awards, and Bioware's "Anthem" will be like Star Wars. Plus, hands-on impressions for Final Fantasy XV Episode Prompto, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Valkyria Revolution, and Friday the 13th The Game. In Off Topic the ladies chat about the impact of the 20th Anniversary of the Harry Potter franchise. 

Jun 30, 2017
Wonder Woman Thoughts & Our Pile of Shame Secrets - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 6)
01:40:40

The crew chats the latest news including Final Fantasy DLC and Pokemon GO. In hands-on Andrea and Brittney chat "What Remains of Edith Finch" while Alexa talks about ARMS on Nintendo Switch. The whole team talks about their summer Pile of Shame games and end with a discussion about the Wonder Woman movie.

Jun 23, 2017
LIVE! From E3 2017 - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 5)
00:46:04

The team is on the show floor at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 (E3) to talk about newly announced video games, hands-on impressions, and a whole lot more. They chat about Super Mario Odyssey, Far Cry 5, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Assassin's Creed Origins, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, and Skyrim Switch to name a few. 

Jun 16, 2017
E3 Pre-Show Predictions - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 4)
01:52:17

It is almost time for E3! In this special episode dedicated to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the crew chats about their thoughts and predictions for PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, Bethesda, Ubisoft, EA, and some wildcards. 

Jun 09, 2017
E3 Wishlist and Life is Strange Thoughts - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep. 3)
01:58:54

This week the girls chat the Nintendo online subscription news along with Shadow of War's delay, the new Assassin's Creed character leak, and Britt gives the ultimate PokemonGO confession. In Hands-On we hear about Fire Emblem Echoes, FFXV Ch. 13 V2, Pewdiepie's Tuber Simulator, and Life is Strange. It is almost time for E3 so the girls are chatting their E3 wish list in the final segment!

Jun 02, 2017
Far Cry 5 Details - What's Good Games Podcast (Ep.2)
01:16:33

This week's episode has the crew talking Red Dead Redemption 2's delay, GTA 5 crossing 80M units, Far Cry 5 new details, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy news, and more. Plus they chat what books everyone is reading in "Off Topic."

May 26, 2017
Premiere Episode! - What's Good Games Podcast Ep. 1
01:59:33

The premiere of the WGG podcast features weekly news and hands-on impressions of Prey, Fire Emblem Heroes, Dreadnought, and Persona 5. Plus, Andrea & Steimer give a first look at Destiny 2 and a recap of how the girls met and their experiences in video games.

May 19, 2017