Kinda Funny Xcast - An Xbox Podcast

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 Aug 23, 2020

 Aug 9, 2020
Love the Xbox Crew! Keep it going KF!

 Jul 30, 2020

Anton J
 Jul 19, 2020
Extremely good pilot episode I have listened to. You have my full support and I will listen every 6 weeks.

 Jul 18, 2020


This is the show 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, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta each and every Saturday on and all of your favorite Podcast services.

Episode Date
Could Indiana Jones be an Xbox Exclusive?! - Xcast Ep. 24
Visit to get Honey for FREE today! Go to to find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today! Go to to get started today with a FREE online visit! SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and Parris Lily talk about Lucasfilm Games, xbox games coming 2021, and more! FOLLOW: Timecodes: 00:00:00 - Start 00:02:28 - A Fun Trip Down Memory Lane with Bungie & Old School Halo! 00:07:57 - Housekeeping Check The Dashboard - 00:09:09 - LucasFilm Games Begins A New Era 00:20:16 - Bethesda announced an Indiana Jones game 00:36:04 - Ads 00:59:02 - Ubisoft Massive Announces Some sort of Open World Star Wars Game 00:59:45 - Quick Update on Stars Wars Jedi Fallen Order 01:04:03 - Kinect With Us 01:12:33 - Game Pass, Play, or SMASH (that download button)
Jan 16, 2021
The Great Controller Debate - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 23
Go to 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: 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: 01:28:37 - “How do you feel about The Medium?” - David Girth
Jan 09, 2021
Reviewing Xbox's 2020 - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 22
SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta wrap up Xcast with a look back at all of the ups and downs of Xbox's 2020! FOLLOW:
Dec 19, 2020
Xbox's Sarah Bond Talks Game Pass - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 21
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:
Dec 12, 2020
Could Forza Horizon 5 Release in 2021?! - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 20
SnowBikeMike and Gary Whitta were joined by JEFFY GRUBBY GRUBB to talk about all things Xbox...especially Sneak King. FOLLOW:
Dec 05, 2020
Xbox Series X/S Holiday Shortages - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 19
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: 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
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: 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
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: 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
SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and Alanah Pearce get together to talk about Chris Lee leaving 343, Alanah leaving Xcast, and so much more! FOLLOW: 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
SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta sit down to talk about a possible Xbox streaming stick, Game Pass tiers, and more! FOLLOW:
Oct 24, 2020
Breaking Down the Xbox Series X Launch Lineup - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 14
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:
Oct 17, 2020
We Test How Hot the Xbox Series X Can Get - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 13
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: 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 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
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: 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
SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta discuss the craziest news from this week. FOLLOW: 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
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: 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
SnowBikeMike, Alanah Pearce, and Gary Whitta break down their thoughts on all of the Xbox Series X and Series S news! FOLLOW:
Sep 12, 2020
Will Halo Ever Be 'Games as a Service?' - Kinda Funny Xcast Ep. 08
SnowBikeMike, Gary Whitta, and Barrett Courtney discuss Xbox's relationship with the Games as a Service format! FOLLOW:
Sep 05, 2020
Is 343 Industries Right for Halo? - Kinda Funny Xcast ep. 07
SnowBikeMike and Alanah Pearce are joined by Parris from Gamertag Radio to talk about what the future holds for 343 Industries and Halo! FOLLOW: 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
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
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: 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
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: 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
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:! 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
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: 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
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: Thanks for the support!
Jul 18, 2020
Kinda Funny Xcast Theme Song
Music By Carter Harrell
Jul 15, 2020