Chris and Rudie search for meaning in video games as only two white straight males can. Find out why Pokemon Go is terrorism, Love Plus is the greatest game of all time, and how ZeroRanger taught us again that Totally Awesome Video Games.
An attempt to play through and discuss the Kingdom Hearts series because, well, we make mistakes. Lots of conversation about what is even going on in this silly series with Ryan and Chris. There's a Patreon above if you want to help pay our server costs. Thanks.
We discuss A Short Hike, Square-Enix's Yuji Naka's Hat Game, Cuphead, Metal Gear Solid 1, and recommend Maria Dahvana Headley's Beowulf translation ,the Dangan Ronpa series and www.skaagainstracism.com
Rudie returns as a CoDDaD, we examine our place in video game criticism, talk about Spiderman and the Amico and praise Arrest of a Stone Buddha. No Spoilers are present regarding TLoUP2. We recommend: A Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe and the film The Bridge At Remagen.
With Rudie out for a positive family event, Chris welcomes Doolittle to talk about the weird world of Destiny. And a little bit about Sonic Forces. Sorry for Chris's slighty weird voice on this one; we promise he's not in the Witness Protection Program.
We discuss how Covid is affecting Japan and the world and in lesser news the video games Shenmue 3 and The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa.
Rudie tells you not to play the Kingdom Hearts 3 DLC and then they discuss the flawed work of Shenmue 2 for almost two hours.
Features: Genesis Mini, Dinosaurs for Hire, Bad Apple, Fists of the North Star Lost Paradise, Yakuza Kiwami 2, Judgement, Judge Eyes, Control, Star Wars Fallen Order, and Japanese Steak Restaurants Get Chibitech's album at chibitech.bandcamp.com
We discuss the concept of spoilers, Detention, games as services, and extended talk about Death Stranding with absolutely No Spoilers! Sorry about Rudie's audio.
Live from a game room in Branson, we got together with @automatictiger of The Book of Megadrive Podcast to talk about Shenmue 1. We all consider it a masterpiece of the artform that is video games.
We discuss German Switch Releases, Japanese Tax Revision, Natsuge Arcade Closing, and the video games State of Mind, Devil Engine, Shenmue 1, Silent Hill 2, Juno First, and Landstalker.
Breaking Hard Off news, returning to Metal Gear Solid 4, and Shikhondo, Vasara, Guwange, Ketsui, Battle Garrega, Game Tengoku, and of course Zero Ranger.
Ruiner, 428 Shibuya Scramble, Travis Strikes Again, Robotics;Notes, Steins;gate, and A Hat In Time get the Hinge Problems (R) Treatment (TM). https://twitter.com/TokyoRude/status/1154640440651464704?s=20
We give Nine Out Of Tens to Devotion, Symphony of the Night, Bloodstained, Barkley 2, Hiveswap, Murdered Soul Suspect, and review the Playstation Classic Again! Is Game Art???
Paprium Reemerges, Gunlord X's release, The Missing creeps us out, Judge Eyes made Rudie close his eyes, The death of Akiba, GP32 and all The Her Knights All For Princess talk you could want.
After many unfortunate delays, Ryan and Chris Finally return to talk about the ending (for now) to Kingdom Hearts 3. It's a giant complicated mess, and this might be our longest episode yet.By Chris Pinner
After 8 minutes of bullshit about Adam Sandler movies we talk Nintendo being trash, The oversized Capcom Arcade Stick, Yakuza successor Judge Eyes, More Megadrive Mini and Sekiro. We also keep bringing up Mcdonalds.
More Game Stores are Closing, luckily Retro Collections are keeping us happy. Hands on Impressions with the Megadrive Mini at Sega FES 2019. Talk about Kinect Disneyland, Star Wars, Child of Eden, Sakura Taisen, Shinobi, Sega Ages, and Time and Eternity.
Chris and Ryan talk about three more worlds in Kingdom Hearts 3, getting us all the way up to the part when the game loses its dang mind. Worlds covered include Frozen, Pirates, and Big Hero 6.By Chris Pinner
Ryan and Chris keep talking about Kingdom Hearts 3, including the parts where it made them want to play another game entirely that they will never get to play.By Chris Pinner
A Disease of Deja Vu , Scared Tears True, Apex Legends, Why we must destroy Symphony of the Night, New Retro Games, and Japan's response to Sekiro Shadows Die Twice.
Departing from Kingdom Hearts for a second (don't worry, we will get back to it soon), Ryan and Chris decide to listen to the 2001 Disney album "Mickey's Dance Party" and ponder the meaning of life. Some songs are weird, some songs are dark, but they sure do all love Mickey Mouse and worship him as their one true lord and savior.…
Chris and Ryan played Kingdom Hearts 3, and are here to start talking about it. Special guest appearance by Ryan's dog. Also, obviously, lots and lots of spoilers, so be warned.By Chris Pinner
Pokemon Go is still terrorism, The Atlanta Stripper Database, Lawson bans Pornography and the Video Games Ace Combat 7, Kingdom Hearts 3, and Xbox Emulation. And The Messenger, of course.
Closing Out 2018 we finish up the search for Touhou, Siren Hammers, Sega Genesis Classics Collection, Phantasy Star, Crows, Ketsui Talk Shows, Riglord Saga, SNK Classics Collection and the Playstation Classic.
In a short episode, Chris and Ryan meet up a night before KH3 gets released to get hype and predict silly shit happpening in the game that people have waited more than a decade to play. We are wrong about everything.By Chris Pinner
Ryan and Chris made it all the way through the 358/2 Days movie so you don't have to. Come listen to learn about true friendship, replicants, and a whole lot of sitting on a clock tower eating ice cream that sure looks like a popsicle.By Chris Pinner
Live from Bumpass! For our 50th Episode we discuss the Original Microsoft Xbox. Including Advent Rising, Gun Valkyre, Breakdown, Phantom Dust, Halo, Metal Wolf Chaos, Blinx, Sneak King, Xynadine. Special Guests: ArOne, Mikey, nocode, anothersphere, Tulpa, AutomaticTiger checkout the other Bumpass podcasts at selectbutton.net snes.zone patron.com/no…
Live from Rudie's Apartment in Japan. We talk original Xbox Transportation methods, airsoft, Persona 4, Persona 5, Zero Ranger, Shooter Methodology, House of the Dead EX, House of the Dead Crimson Dawn, Natsuge, Kawasaki Warehouse, Viper Phase One, Three
Chris and Ryan watched the Re:Coded movie and have a theory about Sora.By Chris Pinner
We discuss the new PC STG, Zero Ranger. We love it in a way we haven't loved video games in a long time. Please play it! We break up discussions in gradual levels of spoilers separated by a klaxon.
Psyvariar Delta, Tokyo Game Show, Famitsu Sales Numbers, SCUD The Disposable Assassin, Umihara Kawase, Haptic Feedback VR, Ketsui, M2, Ninja Warriors Again, Catherine Fullbody
In our longest episode yet, Chris and Ryan finally finish Kingdom Hearts 2, and we have some theories, including on what these games might actually be about (it's not Disney, or Final Fantasy) (it's male friendship) and what Kingdom Hearts might actually be. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/labyrinthofworlds…
Ryan and Chris continue the dive into Kingdom Hearts II, and get really mad about this game pulling some shit about Goofy. We get all the way through the BIG FIGHT in the middle of the game, and only get sidetracked occasionally to talk about other stuff. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/labyrinthofworlds…
Ryand and Chris dive into the world fo Roxas in Kingdom Hearts 2. Be ready to eat lots of sea salt ice cream, not be able to talk about pictures, and get a friggin' job already.By Chris Pinner
It seems like Video Games Stores are dead in Japan, catching up with the rest of the world. Also Octopath Traveller, Marathon Infinity, Destiny, Halo, Snowboarding Games, Siren, Live A Live
We apologize to Vic Ireland. We talk Working Designs, Goemon PS2, Shenmue I and II, Darius, Mario Odyssey, and Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild
It was E3 in June. We discuss Kolibri, Last of Us 2, Devil May Cry 5, Spiderman, Kingdom Hearts 3, Paprium, The Witness, Obduction, Blaster Master Zero, And SHOOTING THE HINGES.
Ryan and Chris marathoned through the Riku quest in Re: Chain of Memories and then recorded this late at night after like 8 hours of card gaming. Ryan found out that he could just play on easy and not miss anything. Chris hates him for this.By Chris Pinner
Ryan and Chris tackle the Sora half of Re: Chain of Memories, otherwise known as the game where Kingdom Hearts starts introducing just crazy amounts of original anime characters (do not steal). What starts as a conversation of the impossible mechanics of the card game devolves into us trying to figure out what the hell is going on with the story in…
You get some pre-show chat then we discuss homestuck #homestuck Hiveswap. Rudie compares it to Thimbleweed Park and Kentucky Route Zero. Chris bought a Switch then played Ni no Kuni 2 instead.
Ryan and Chris get to the plot of Kingdom Hearts the First, and some shit goes down. Chris starts to form a theory about what is going on. We even watch the 100% completion secret video that answers nothing at all. In addition to our normal music, this episode also features "Straw Fields" by Rolemusic from the album of the same name.…
Ryan and Chris started playing Kingdom Hearts 1...and kept going. We meant to only play through a bit before recording, but hell if we didn't play through the whole thing. Listen to hear how we actually might like these games. What in the...? We know we got some shit wrong. Sora's wallet chain is crowns, not Mickey heads. Yuffie is actually Selphie…
Chris and Ryan talk about why they are playing through Kingdom Hearts, right after buying the disc that lets them do this silly thing. Much fear and intrepidation is at hand, but also a good bit of curiousity. Opening Music: "Spell" by Rolemusic from Straw Fields Closing Music: "Yellow Dust" by Rolemusic from Straw Fields…
Metal Slug 4, Chris loves Monster Hunter World, Rudie regrets playing Sword of Fortress
We talk Saturn Games, The Death of the Wii U, Final Fantasy XV. A Japanese construction company guest stars.
Switch Watch, Blowing Wind with Kingdom Hearts, Hokuto ga Gotoku, Sonic Mania, Project X Zone 2
Devil May Cry 1, We Spoil The New Dark Souls, A Sincere Discussion Of Art, A far too long discussion of Crazy Taxi Gazillionaire,What to do about Streaming, we cover a lot.
SNES Mini, Peak Bookoff, Spoiler Discussion of Nier:Automata. See pictures of Peak-Bookoff on hingeproblems.com