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The podcast for Xbox fans. We’re giving Xbox-focused insight on Xbox news, we're reveling in nostalgia, and we're making predictions about the future. It’s granular about the Xbox ecosystem. Hosted by Mike "Snowbike Mike" Howard, Star Wars Rogue One writer Gary Whitta, and Parris Lilly. Watch the free video version at YouTube.com/KindaFunnyGames

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What We're Thankful For - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 69
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Nov 26, 2021
Halo Infinite Campaign Hands-On Preview - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 68
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Nov 20, 2021
Is Halo Infinite Multiplayer Dropping on Monday?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 67
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Nov 13, 2021
Forza Horizon 5 Review - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 66
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Nov 04, 2021
Halo Campaign Trailer Breakdown - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 65
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Oct 30, 2021
Should We Be Hype for a New Splinter Cell? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 64
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Mike and Parris talk about what a new Splinter Cell can be like, a potential Xbox Cloud MMO, and a slew of Game Pass updates. Time Stamps - 0:00:00 - Start 0:02:38 - Rumors of a new Splinter Cell 0:13:00 - Housekeeping 0:16:21 - Xbox's Cloud MMO 0:27:07 - New SSDs! 0:31:21 - GTA Definitive Collection Gameplay 0:35:45 - Game Pass growth slows 0:41:20 - Game Pass October Updates and Xbox Memories 0:57:13 - Matt Booty x Kinda Funny Gamescast news stories 1:01:37 - What's the game that made you feel like Xbox was the future?
Oct 23, 2021
Forza Horizon 5 and Battlefield 2042 Impressions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 63
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Oct 16, 2021
How Xbox Should Improve Achievements - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 62
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Oct 09, 2021
Halo Infinite Big Team Battle Impressions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 61
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Oct 02, 2021
Is Perfect Dark In Trouble?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 60
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Sep 25, 2021
The Games That Made Us - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 59
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Sep 18, 2021
Where Is Xbox's Exclusive Marvel Game?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 58
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Sep 11, 2021
Is December Too Late for Halo Infinite? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 57
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Sep 04, 2021
Was Xbox's Gamescom Showcase Disappointing? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 56
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Aug 24, 2021
Halo Infinite Launching With NO Campaign Co-Op - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 55
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Aug 21, 2021
Fun Xbox Games We've Been Playing! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 54
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Aug 14, 2021
Ranking Special Edition Xbox Controllers - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 53
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Aug 07, 2021
Halo Infinite Flight Test Impressions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 52
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Jul 31, 2021
Tim Schafer Joins Us to Talk Psychonauts 2! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 51
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Jul 24, 2021
Let’s Build The Ultimate Xbox Fighting Game - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 50
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Jul 17, 2021
The Next Must Play Xbox Game - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 49
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Jul 10, 2021
Xbox Cloud Gaming: The Good, The New, The Latency - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 48
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Jul 03, 2021
Sea of Thieves Developer Interview! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 47
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SnowBike Mike and Greg Miller sit down with two of the Sea of Thieves devlopers to talk the new Pirates of The Caribean crossover. Gary Whitta also joins to talk about this week in Xbox. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta Time Stamps - 00:00:23 - Start 00:02:38 - Housekeeping 00:03:45 - What We're Playing 00:27:24 - News! (Hit the Brakes / Keep it Moving) 00:28:43 - Designed for Xbox Monitors 00:41:46 - Space Jam Special Edition Controllers 00:49:4 - New Xbox Game Cases 01:00:47 - Ads 01:04:42 - Sea of Thieves interview 01:55:16 - Heads Up Xbox Gamers (misc. news)
Jun 26, 2021
Pete Hines and Aaron Greenberg Join Us! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 46
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Jun 19, 2021
Grading the Xbox Bethesda E3 Showcase
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Tim, Bless, Andy, Mike, and Greg grade E3 2021 showcases by Xbox Bethesda, Square-Enix, PC Gaming, Future Games, and Back 4 Blood. Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:03:40 - Back 4 Blood 00:10:48 - PC Gaming Show 00:17:16 - Future Games Show 00:27:43 - Square Enix 00:49:22 - Xbox 01:30:35 - Top 3 Favorite Games So Far
Jun 14, 2021
Battlefield 2042 Preview Impressions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 45
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Jun 09, 2021
Xbox & Bethesda E3 Predictions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 44
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Jun 05, 2021
Xbox & Bethesda E3 Showcase Officially Announced - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 43
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May 29, 2021
What Did Nintendo Redact?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 42
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May 22, 2021
The Most ICONIC Xbox Moments - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 41
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May 15, 2021
Will Psychonauts 2 Release During E3? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 40
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Go to http://gabi.com/kindafunny to get better insurance for less! Go to http://canva.me/kfgames to get your FREE 45-day extended trial! SnowBikeMike and Parris were joined by Sean Capri to talk about Psychonauts 2, FPS Boost Updates, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/vicioua696 https://twitter.com/seancapri Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:00 - Sean Capri is here! 00:05:00 - What We’ve Been Playing 00:20:40 - Housekeeping 00:23:36 - FPS Boost Update 00:34:02 - Ads 00:36:55 - Game Pass Update 00:38:38 - Psychonauts 2 Coming Soon?! 00:49:52 - Fable using the Forzatech engine 01:05:13 - “What’s the game version of your love language?” - Olive Party 01:16:55 - Heads Up!
May 08, 2021
Halo Infinite: Cross-Play and Progression Confirmed! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 39
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May 01, 2021
What's Next for Battlefield? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 38
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Go to http://expressvpn.com/kindafunny to get an extra 3 months for free! Go to http://canva.me/kfgames to get your FREE 45-day extended trial! SnowBikeMike, Parris Lilly, and Gary Whitta are joined by Lord Cognito to get nostalgic over arcade games, talk about the next Battlefield, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/LordCognito https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:04:20 - Lord Cognito is Here! 00:21:26 - PowerWash Simulator 00:25:58 - Housekeeping 00:27:04 - XCloud Update and IOS BETA Impressions 00:47:11 - Ads 00:50:32 - What’s Next for Battlefield? 01:26:05 - Xbox And Free To Play 01:37:45 - Game Pass Subscription Numbers WAY UP 01:46:05 - FPS Boost Updates!
Apr 24, 2021
MLB The Show 21 Review (So Far) - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 37
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Go to http://purple.com/kindafunny10 and use promo code kindafunny10 to get 10% off any order of $200 or more! Visit http://joinhoney.com/KINDA to get Honey for free. Go to http://candidco.com/kindafunny and use code kindafunny to save $75 on your starter kit! SnowBikeMike, Parris Lilly, and Gary Whitta talk about what Xbox could have at E3 and then are joined by Barrett to give their early impressions of MLB The Show '21! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:14:09 - “Is there any worry from y'all that XBox may not have a lot of games to show off at E3? “ - BJ Bernardo 00:28:00 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard -  00:29:22 - Early Impressions On MLB The Show 21! 01:16:01 - The Idea Of Game Pass coming to Steam & Nintendo Switch 01:40:34 - B&O Portal Headset 01:59:20 - Heads Up!
Apr 16, 2021
Kojima and Xbox's Future Plans - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 36
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Go to http://upstart.com/kindafunny to find out how much Upstart can lower your monthly payments today! SnowBikeMike, Parris Lilly, and Gary Whitta sit down to talk about the possible future between Kojima and Xbox, share their impressions of the new B&O headphones, and try out the Outriders hot sauce! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start/Outriders/B&O Headphones 00:38:34 - Housekeeping 00:39:44 - Kojima and Xbox 01:05:28 - Ads 01:06:52 - E3 Returns with the support of Xbox 01:28:01 - Xbox Game Pass Alert 01:39:00 - Heads Up!
Apr 10, 2021
Does Game Pass Have No Limit?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 35
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Go to http://fitbod.me/kfgames to get 25% off your membership! Go to http://hellofresh.com/kindafunny12 and use code kindafunny12 for 12 free meals including free shipping! Go to http://gabi.com/kindafunny to get better insurance for less! SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and Parris Lilly are reunited to talk about MLB The Show coming to Game Pass, Phil Spencer's greatest accomplishments at Xbox, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:13:30 - Housekeeping 00:14:41 - Celebrating Phil Spencer’s 7th Anniversary In His Role As Head of Xbox 00:31:16 - “What has been his greatest accomplishment so far in your personal opinion?” - BJ Bernardo 00:38:46 - Xbox has won the Twitter Best of Tweets Brand Bracket 00:46:48 - Ads 00:50:30 - MLB THE SHOW 21 Day One Game Pass! 01:04:22 - “I just got an Xbox Series X! What is the first thing I need to do?” - Brand Dnh 01:12:22 - Outriders Impressions 01:25:42 - Backward Compatibility Meets The Cloud 01:35:12 - Introducing The First Product In The NEW Designed for Xbox Limited Series
Apr 03, 2021
Could Discord Be The Next BIG Microsoft Acquisition? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 34
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Go to http://expressvpn.com/kindafunny for 3 months free with a 1-year package! SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta are joined by Khalief Adams from Spawn On Me to talk about Microsoft possibly acquiring Discord and a bunch of indies coming to Game Pass! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/Kahjahkins Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:22:38 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:23:30 - 2 New Special Edition Controllers & Merch Line On The Way 00:32:09 - The Paywall For Free To Play Games On Xbox Could Soon Be Removed 00:44:00 - Xbox Live & Xbox Network 00:54:48 - Ad 00:56:28 - Could Discord Be The Next BIG Microsoft Acquisition? 01:15:47 - ID at Xbox & Twitch Gaming Showcase 01:39:50 - Throw to First Impressions 01:44:35 - The New Inside Infinite Blog Post On Halo Waypoint 01:53:50 - Heads Up!
Mar 27, 2021
Xbox Wireless Headset Review - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 33
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Go to http://purple.com/kindafunny10 and use promo code kindafunny10 to get 10% off any order of $200 or more! Go to http://upstart.com/kindafunny to find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today! SnowBikeMike and Parris Lilly are joined by Danny Peña to talk about their experience with the Xbox Wireless Headset and share their expectations for the Xbox Indie Event next week! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/vicious696 https://twitter.com/godfree Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:03 - Getting to know Danny and Parris’ background together 00:14:30 - What We’ve Been Playing 00:25:00 - Where is BANJO 00:29:30 - The Rock x Xbox Collab 00:34:22 - Housekeeping 00:35:29 - Xbox Wireless Headset Impressions 01:04:30 - That March 26th Event Has Been Revealed! 01:14:03 - Game Pass Madness! 01:47:23 - Heads Up!
Mar 20, 2021
Our Favorite Bethesda Memories - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 32
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Go to http://everyplate.com and enter code KINDAFUNNY199 for 20% off your next 2 boxes! Visit http://joinhoney.com/KINDA to get Honey for FREE. SnowBikeMike, Parris Lilly, and Gary Whitta sit down to share their favorite Bethesda memories and dissect all of the news from this week's Xbox/Bethesda round table! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:03:40 - Our Favorite Bethesda Memories 00:21:37 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:23:50 - The Quotes 00:29:29 - Exclusivity 00:56:18 - Backwards Compat Titles and FPS Boost! 00:58:49 - Summer Event 01:12:06 - 20 Games available on Game Pass/More Game Pass Tidbits 01:24:29 - Halo Infinite Updates 01:31:43 - Heads Up! 01:32:00 - “One thing that feels like it's flying under the radar is id's Orion software…” - The Nano Biologist
Mar 13, 2021
Outriders and the State of "Games as a Service" - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 31
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Go to http://freshly.com/kinda to get $40 off your first 2 orders! Are games like Outriders and Avengers indicative of the bleak future for Games as a Service? SnowBikeMike, Parris Lilly, and Gary Whitta talked all about that and more on this week's Xcast! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:04:14 - Pringles! 00:10:39 - Talking Zombies 00:30:22 - Housekeeping 00:31:50 - Outriders Impressions 01:04:52 - Ads 01:06:14 - March Xbox Game Pass Update 01:32:47 - 343 Industries Latest Inside Infinite 01:34:48 - Free To Play Weekend, Games with Gold for March, and Big Ubisoft REQUIRED READING: https://bit.ly/3uZgBYE REQUIRED VIEWING: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxBUXQ1H-5g
Mar 06, 2021
A Bethesda Event Coming Soon?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 30
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Go to http://expressvpn.com/kindafunny to get 3 extra months free! Go to http://upstart.com/kindafunny to find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today! Are we FINALLY going to get some answers on the future of Bethesda soon? SnowBikeMike, Parris Lilly, and Gary Whitta talk about that and much more on Xcast! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps: 00:00:00 - Start 00:01:53 - What’s Behind Phil Spencer? 00:15:14 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:16:29 - What’s Up With This Rumored Bethesda Event!? 00:50:17 - Ads 00:53:34 - In Awesome News Team Xbox Continues To Push Accessibility In Gaming! 00:59:57 - Anthem Update from Bioware 01:10:46 - The Halo TV Show Is On The Move 01:18:40 - Games with Gold for March 2021 01:19:23 - Big Demo Weekend With Outriders
Feb 27, 2021
Xbox's Impressive New FPS Boost - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 29
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SnowBikeMike, Parris Lily, and Gary Whitta share what they've been playing recently and talk to Jason Ronald about Xbox's new FPS boost! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696
Feb 20, 2021
Please Bring Back Splinter Cell - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 28
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Visit http://joinhoney.com/KINDA to get Honey for FREE. SnowBikeMike, Parris Lily, and Gary Whitta talk about Splinter Cell, Bethesda exclusivity, and much more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time codes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:01:00 - Valentine’s Day/Assassin’s Creed/Splinter Cell 00:33:00 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:35:00 - Forza Horizon 4 is coming to Steam 00:51:37 - Ads 00:53:04 - Halo MCC On A New Place To Play!? 00:55:58 - Parris & Bethesda Exclusivity TED Talk
Feb 13, 2021
Next-Gen: Performance or Resolution? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 27
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Go to http://upstart.com/kindafunny to find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today! SnowBikeMike, Parris Lily, and Gary Whitta sit down to talk about performance vs resolution modes, MLB The Show coming to Xbox in April, and much more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Timecodes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:04:00 - Performance vs. Resolution Mode 00:17:33 - Maneater 00:22:11 - Housekeeping 00:23:02 - Black History Month At Xbox 00:27:19 - Hitman 3 February Road Map & Kinda Funny Collab! - kindafunny.com/hitman 00:32:17 - What grinds our Next-Gen gears 00:43:11 - Ads 00:44:52 - How Many Xbox Series XIS consoles are in the wild? 00:47:31 - Little Financial Round Up 01:09:04 - Sports Fan Moment! 01:33:10 - Mass Effect Legendary Edition 01:41:59 - HEADS UP/Required Reading - https://bit.ly/3cN0uXk
Feb 06, 2021
The Medium Review - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 26
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Jan 27, 2021
Do We Need Xbox Live Gold? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 25
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Go to http://purple.com/kindafunny10 and use promo code kindafunny10 to get 10% off any order of $200 or more! SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and Parris Lily sit down to talk about the spicy news from Friday morning, their most anticipated Xbox releases of 2021, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Xcast025 YT 00:00:00 - Start 00:03:37 - Fall Guys Coming To GamePass….NOT 00:11:24 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:12:10 - Xbox Live Price Increase On The Way 00:51:05 - Ads 00:52:30 - Resident Evil Showcase/Next Gen vs. Old Gen 01:21:18 - A Look At What's Coming Exclusively To Xbox In 2021 01:38:28 - Free Play Days, January Games with Gold
Jan 23, 2021
Could Indiana Jones be an Xbox Exclusive?! - Xcast Ep. 24
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Jan 16, 2021
The Great Controller Debate - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 23
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Go to http://freshly.com/kinda to get $40 off your first two orders! SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and FOR THE FIRST TIME AS A CO-HOST Parris Lily sit down to talk about the great controller debate, what they played over the winter break, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/garywhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Timecodes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:07:00 - Get to know Parris! 00:31:37 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:32:30 - What Have We Been Playing? 00:54:53 - Ads 00:55:30 - To Kick Off The New Year! What The Heck GARY!!!! 01:22:37 - Games With Gold! 01:27:15 - Required Reading: https://bloom.bg/2MIWfB3 01:28:37 - “How do you feel about The Medium?” - David Girth
Jan 09, 2021
Reviewing Xbox's 2020 - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 22
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SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta wrap up Xcast with a look back at all of the ups and downs of Xbox's 2020! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta
Dec 19, 2020
Xbox's Sarah Bond Talks Game Pass - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 21
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SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta were joined by Xbox's Sarah Bond to talk all things Game Pass and after talked about all of the crazy hype coming from The Game Awards! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta
Dec 12, 2020
Could Forza Horizon 5 Release in 2021?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 20
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SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta were joined by JEFFY GRUBBY GRUBB to talk about all things Xbox...especially Sneak King. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta https://twitter.com/JeffGrubb
Dec 05, 2020
Xbox Series X/S Holiday Shortages - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 19
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SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta were joined this week by Luke Lohr of the Xbox Expansion Pass Podcast to talk about more launch line-up impressions, updates on some Xbox delays, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta https://twitter.com/InsipidGhost Timecodes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:04:41 - Housekeeping 00:05:23 - More Games Impressions 00:06:39 - Watch Dogs Legion Last-Gen vs Current-Gen 00:16:00 - Tetris Effect Connected 00:22:30 - Age of Empires II Battle Royale 00:28:35 - Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on the Series S 00:41:11 - Console shortages and when more will come! 00:52:20 - Halo Infinite Update Coming Soon 01:01:47 - Future of Bethesda 01:17:31 - Cross Fire X Delayed to 2021 01:24:22 - IO Interactive working on James Bond 01:31:04 - The Kinda Funny Commmisssss Xaviar Woods and the NEW DAY are now playable characters in Gears 5 multiplayer
Nov 21, 2020
Xbox Series X Launch Line-Up Impressions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 18
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SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta (along with Xcast director, Barrett) talk about their impressions of the next-gen launch line-up and overall launch week experiences! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:07:41 - Housekeeping 00:08:50 - Is your Xbox taking fatty vape rips? 00:17:25 - Biggest Launch in Xbox history 00:41:17 - Lets Just Talk GAMES! 01:36:45 - “If you could have one game ‘in-development’ or rumored game to come out RIGHT NOW at launch, what would it be?” - BJ Bernardo
Nov 14, 2020
Xbox Series X Review So Far - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 17
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SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta FINALLY sit down to talk about everything they can after having the Xbox Series X for a little over a week. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:22 - Housekeeping 00:03:40 - Our Xbox Series X Impressions! 00:05:00 - Unboxing 00:22:55 - Setup 00:27:46 - New Controller 00:38:25 - Hard Drive & Games 00:49:48 - “Have you tried anyone original Xbox or Xbox 360 games on the Series X?” - Some guy called Joe 00:53:31 - “How fast does the game load from a USB Drive compared to games loaded from the SSD Internal drive?” - Bj Bernardo 01:08:15 - Quick Resume 01:18:45 - Final Thoughts!
Nov 05, 2020
Alanah Pearce's Last Episode! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 16
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SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and Alanah Pearce get together to talk about Chris Lee leaving 343, Alanah leaving Xcast, and so much more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Timecodes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:01:48 - It’s Alanah’s last episode! 00:09:30 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:11:02 - Awesome Events Or Community Activities 00:17:20 - Chris Lee has stepped down from Halo Infinite 00:25:10 - Xbox Back Compat Tests 00:33:43 - Confirmation and details on Xbox launch event 00:44:17 - Games With Gold!
Oct 31, 2020
Could an Xbox Streaming Stick Change How You Play Games? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 15
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta sit down to talk about a possible Xbox streaming stick, Game Pass tiers, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta
Oct 24, 2020
Breaking Down the Xbox Series X Launch Lineup - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 14
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SnowBikeMike is joined by Gamertag Radio's Danny Peña to talk about the Xbox Series X launch lineup, Bethesda's future on other platforms, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/godfree
Oct 17, 2020
We Test How Hot the Xbox Series X Can Get - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 13
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SnowBikeMike and Alanah Pearce are joined by Kahlief Adams to talk about xCloud coming to IOS and how much of a nerd Andy Cortez is while Alanah personally tests how hot her Series X can get. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/Kahjahkins Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:05:02 - Horror Game Recommendations 00:11:38 - “What do you think of The Medium?” - BJ Bernardo 00:15:14 - Housekeeping Xbox Weekends continue on Kinda Funny! Remember that the Xcast posts every Saturday on youtube.com/kindafunnygames and that’s every Sunday, a new episode of Greg Miller’s first ever playthrough of Halo: Combat Evolved posts. Next week is the last week of Hispanic Heritage Month and we're celebrating by teaming up with Latinx creators! Make sure to check out Games Daily, The Kinda Funny Podcast, and TWO We Have Cool Friends next week! Check The Dashboard - 00:17:34 - Xbox Series X Check 00:32:26 - Microsoft Is Reportedly Bringing xCloud to iOS in 2021 Via a 'Direct Browser-Based Solution 00:40:11 - Microsoft and Gamestop enter a multiyear partnership 00:52:36 - “Power Your Dreams” Update 01:05:13 - Games with Gold
Oct 10, 2020
Xbox Series X Early Hands-On Impressions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 12
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta sit down to talk about the early hands-on impressions coming from everyone with an Xbox Series X. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:51 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:13:35 - Light Xbox Series X Impressions! 00:41:00 - What do you want to hear about next? 00:50:30 - Game Pass Updates! 00:50:50 - Xbox Activation Alert
Oct 03, 2020
Can Xbox Make Bethesda Better? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 11
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta discuss the craziest news from this week. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Time Codes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:05:00 - Housekeeping 00:06:00 - How Did Pre-Orders Go? 00:16:19 - Xbox Pre-Order Story - Benji-Bop 00:29:20 - Xbox Expansion Card 00:37:00 - Xbox Bought Bethesda?!
Sep 26, 2020
How to Prepare for Xbox Pre-Orders! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 10
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta are joined by Parris from Gamertag Radio to talk about how Xbox can follow up on the disastrous PS5 pre-order situation! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:01:29 - Cyberpunk Hype! 00:09:09 - Housekeeping 00:10:20 - PS5 Pre-Order Madness and Xbox’s approach 00:26:43 - Will Series S Be Quickly Outdated? 00:37:54 - Did Xbox win the pricing war or did Sony ruin the big momentum 00:48:38 - Cloud Gaming on Xbox formerly known Xcloud impressions 00:58:59 - “With Game Pass Ultimate Game Streaming finally launched, it also features a way to play Minecraft Dungeons without having to use a controller…” - Cade 011 01:07:18 - Game Pass, Play, or Smash (That Download Button)
Sep 19, 2020
Xbox Series S Price and Specs Breakdown - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 09
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta break down their thoughts on all of the Xbox Series X and Series S news! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta
Sep 12, 2020
Will Halo Ever Be 'Games as a Service?' - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 08
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SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and Barrett Courtney discuss Xbox's relationship with the Games as a Service format! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta
Sep 05, 2020
Is 343 Industries Right for Halo? - Kinda Funny Xcast ep. 07
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SnowBikeMike and Alanah Pearce are joined by Parris from Gamertag Radio to talk about what the future holds for 343 Industries and Halo! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/vicious696 Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:56 - Icebreaker 00:11:03 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:16:11 - Wasteland 3 & Tell Me Why Releases! 00:30:16 - Help on its way to Halo Infinite 00:53:35 - Xbox Games With Gold for September 2020 Announced
Aug 29, 2020
Microsoft Flight Simulator + Battletoads Impressions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 06
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta give an important update on the show, talk about their impressions of new Xbox games out this week, and more! Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:03:58 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:07:02 - Microsoft Flight Simulator Impressions 00:28:00 - Battletoads 00:48:31 - Game Pass, Play, or SMASH (that download button)
Aug 22, 2020
Halo Infinite Delay: Does It Matter? - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 05
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta sit down to talk about Halo Infinite's Delay, the possible date and price of the Xbox Series consoles, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:04:28 - Icebreaker 00:12:31 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:13:33 - Halo Infinite Delay Until 2021 00:27:40 - “How do you think the delay of Halo Infinite will affect the Halo F2P Multiplayer?” - Bj Bernardo 00:38:47 - Xbox Series X Release Window Revealed For November 2020 00:56:40 - “With the Xbox Series S being everything but official do you think the reason for the Xbox One X discontinuation was to repurpose some of the hardware to make the lower powered specs of the Series S?” - NinjaSpaceSloth 01:02:00 - Game Pass, Play, or SMASH (that download button)
Aug 15, 2020
Xbox's War with Apple - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 04
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta reunite to discuss xCloud being blocked from Apple devices, Microsoft no longer selling 12 month Xbox Live Gold Memberships, and more! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Time Stamps - 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:41 - “What is your favorite Console Design Out Of All The Xboxs?” - Maddock Jr. 00:09:47 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:12:12 - Microsoft No Longer Selling 12-Month Xbox Live Gold Memberships 00:25:40 - Project Xcloud official release with Game Pass Ultimate Spet. 15 00:27:07 - “An Apple spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider on Thursday that Xbox Game Pass and xCloud would not be coming to their platform due to an App Store policy…” - Cameron O'Neill 00:39:04 - Games With Gold For August 00:40:14 - “I have a segment idea spotlighting a GamePass gem from the panel…” - Will Callum 00:40:35 - Game Pass, Play, or SMASH that download button
Aug 08, 2020
Major Nelson Talks Xbox Series X Launch - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 03
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SnowBikeMike and Alanah Pearce are joined by Major Nelse to talk about the upcoming launch of Xbox Series X, their time spent so far with Grounded, and Halo Mulitplayer going Free-to-Play! FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/MajorNelsonSubscribe! Time codes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:45 - This Weeks Icebreaker 00:06:15 - Housekeeping A Nice Chat with Major Nelson - 00:08:22 - Xbox Games Showcase 00:12:22 - Halo’s Graphics 00:13:22 - Halo Multiplayer Free-To-Play 00:17:32 - Xbox 2020 Initiative 00:23:42 - Project xCloud 00:26:41 - Battletoads 00:29:49 - Grounded 00:36:30 - Flight Simulator 00:37:52 - Xbox Series X Launch The Wrap Up - 00:47:47 - Ding! (Achievement Check) 00:54:03 - XCast Design Lab
Aug 01, 2020
The Great Halo Infinite Debate - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 02
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SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta return for a second episode of the Xcast to discuss everything that went down at the Xbox Games Showcase and what they each think of Halo Infinite's debut. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Time codes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:01:42 - Icebreaker! 00:07:31 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:09:58 - Reactions to the Xbox Games Showcase 00:11:10 - The Importance of Game Pass 00:16:48 - Halo Infinite 00:34:05 - Obsidian 00:41:00 - Other Favorites from the Show 00:51:00 - Fable 00:57:56 - Disappointments 00:59:59 - Summer Game Fest Demo Event Reminder! 01:01:47 - XCast Design Lab
Jul 25, 2020
Xbox Games Showcase Predictions - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 01
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Snow Bike Mike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta join together for the very first episode of the Kinda Funny Xcast where they predict and dream about what will be shown at the Xbox Games Showcase. FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/SnowBikeMike https://twitter.com/Charalanahzard https://twitter.com/GaryWhitta Thanks for the support!
Jul 18, 2020
Kinda Funny Xcast Theme Song
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Music By Carter Harrell
Jul 15, 2020