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This weekly show features the staff of 4PlayerNetwork.com as they discuss video games (both old and new), game industry news, and respond to feedback from the community! Whether you play games on PC or console (Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo) or want to hear about the latest Triple-A release or a low-budget indie darling, nothing is overlooked here! New episodes are recorded live every Thursday night at 8pm (CST) on 4PP.tv and are made available online the following day.
 
29+ year game industry veteran John "JP" Podlasek interviews game designers, programmers artists, animators, and CEOs about working in the field. Whether you're an experienced an aspiring game developer you'll find useful, thought provoking, and sometimes funny advice from others in our game dev industry. Plus maybe a rant or two. Subscribe now with your favorite podcast app.
 
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Ed makes his triumphant and welcome return to the show and brings with him, tales of all the games he's been catching up on during his time away! We take a look at Ion Fury, Krispy shares his take on No Mans Sky Beyond in VR, and Brad gushes over the latest and greatest Final Fantasy Tactics clone (unfortunately) called Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mar ...…
 
This episode is full minor inconveniences. Nick learns some unfortunate truths about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and the community at large challenges the group to show them their devious side. Brad talks about Rebel Galaxy Outlaw, Chris Davis brings impressions of Secret Neighbor, and Nolan gives his final impressions of Dragon Quest Builders 2 ...…
 
20-year industry veteran Nick Laing of Amazon Games and I discuss how he went from a Comic Book Artist into game dev as a Concept Artist & UX Designer, Game Designer, and Producer, working at EA, Microsoft, and Amazon Games on games like NFL Street, MMA, and Forza, compulsion versus compelling game design, loot boxes, game budgets, interviewing ...…
 
We dive deep into the nitty gritty of Fire Emblem: Three Houses this week to explain why it is a game that should be on any RPG fan's radar. Nick talks about how Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines finally sunk it's fangs in and makes Chris Davis a happy man by finally getting serious about playing Ace Combat 7! Nolan, Krispy, and Brad all talk ...…
 
We give our initial impressions of the first full trailer of the Witcher series which is set to debut on Netflix later this year. Krispy brings impressions of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 but admits that his gaming life has been dominated by Dragon Quest Builders 2 as of late. Nick shares his final thoughts on Outer Wilds (which is excellent) and ...…
 
With a little more than half 2019 in our rear view mirror, it's time to think about which games have really stolen the show so far with our individual Top 5 lists. We also talk about our first impressions of Dragon Quest Builders 2, CATS the movie, and Nick finally caved to the pressure and played Max Payne; the game that put Remedy on the map.…
 
Dwayne Mason of NXA Studios shares about the early days of motion capture, getting hired by Sony PlayStation, setting up Domino’s franchises, the value of being a problem solver, working at Midway Games, starting then expanding in China plus Argentina, plus working on marquee games like Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil, Street Fighter, and many mor ...…
 
It's been a few weeks but the band is back together again and there is plenty to talk about! The group gives their impressions of Super Mario Maker 2 following our recent community night and explains why Judgement is 1.) worth you time and 2.) why it is more than just another Yakuza game. The group revisits Outer Wilds and Bloodstained as well ...…
 
In a surprise twist this week, Nick and Brad are joined by 4Player alumni, David Liao, to talk about video games, e3, and nipple tape. It might be misleading to mention that Nobunaga himself, Travis Granger, is a guest but he does makes a brief appearance and truly makes this episode feel like a stroll down Memory lane (for about 1 minute). We ...…
 
Chris Johnson of the Player One Podcast shares about getting in the industry, working at Adult Swim with developers like Double Fine, being in the game press, the value of playing games with others, his love for “Sea of Thieves”, and working on his popular podcast of 13 years. (Check out gamedevadvice.com for full show notes.)…
 
E3 2019 is old news and we are back in the studio and ready to talk about video games that are out in the wild NOW! Nolan finally got his grubby little hands on Cadence of Hyrule and as expected, it is delightful! What IS surprising however is that Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is finally out and has somehow managed to surpass our (admitted ...…
 
E3 may be over but there is still plenty to discuss considering our final day was spent in meetings seeing big games like Cyberpunk 2077, Dying Light 2, Pokemon Sword/Shield, and more! Krispy and Ed join the LA team to discuss the last few games of the show plus our thoughts on the current state of the big show in 2019.…
 
On our 2nd full day of E3 2019, we attended some exciting appointments and got some hands-on time with some BIG games! Perhaps most importantly, we got to sink our teeth into the 'Final Fantasy 7 Remake' demo which managed to squash any remaining doubt we may have had. We also played a significant demo of Remedy's new game, 'Control' and Nick p ...…
 
Our first day on the show floor of E3 2019 is at an end and we have so much ground to cover. We of course cover our reactions to the Ubisoft, Square-Enix, and Nintendo Press Conferences which featured some juicy announcement and reveals. Watch Dogs Legion is finally revealed and we talk about all of big news surrounding the unveiling of the Fin ...…
 
E3 2019 is upon us and the first day of press conferences is over. Microsoft and Bethesda both showed up with some pleasant surprises which were simultaneously overshadowed by the things that were missing and the relentless wave of marketing speak that left us scratching our heads. The day was telling to be sure but it featured some truly surpr ...…
 
It is the week before E3 and with two weeks since our last show, we are absolutely bursting at the seams with exciting game industry news! Everything from the big Death Stranding reveal to the Watch Dogs Legion leak to the surprise announcement of Baldurs Gate 3! Strangely enough, on top of all that, we all ended up playing games set in SPAAAAC ...…
 
There's a lot to unpack this week thanks to new releases on opposite ends of the development spectrum. While RAGE 2 hasn't hooked us yet, the game shows promise thanks to fun combat and the usual open world hooks. On the other end of the spectrum, Druidstone, the next game from the talent behind The Legend of Grimrock, manages to do a lot with ...…
 
Where to begin. We talk in depth about two new games that couldn't possibly be more different: A Plague Tale: Innocence has you avoiding The Inquisition and hordes of flesh eating rats in the Middle Ages while Hypnospace Outlaw simulates the 90's internet experience by tasking you with modifying content on the ugliest websites imaginable. In th ...…
 
Tom Eastman and Ben Perez discuss their seven years of running indie developer Trinket Studios, challenges they’ve overcome, lessons learned, advice for getting into the industry, favorite projects, new technologies, loot boxes, guerrilla marketing, YouTubers, funny stories, and thoughts on game production. (Check out gamedevadvice.com for full ...…
 
For our 600th show, we decided to try and get out ahead of the inevitable leaks before E3 2019 with our own set of predictions! The show this year is shaping up to be interesting at the very least thanks to Sony's decision to sit this one out but Microsoft, Nintendo, and various other third parties seem poised to jump on this opportunity to fil ...…
 
The first saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come to it's dramatic conclusion in Avengers Endgame! This 22 film epic has become a cultural phenomenon and a major topic of conversation here over the last 10 years. In this edition of 4Player Plus, we take a deep dive into this final chapter and talk about everything from Time Travel to Tho ...…
 
Despite middling reviews, Nick showed up determined to give a slightly different take on Sony's latest Triple-A Exclusive, Days Gone. Brad gives us the breakdown of SteamWorld Quest and tries to articulate why the game seems underwhelming despite sounding like an excellent idea on paper. In the news, we discuss Valve's new VR headset, the horri ...…
 
After an unexpected week off, we are back with an episode packed full of impressions and news! While Nick and Krispy have been impressed by Mortal Kombat 11, Brad and Nolan have been hooked on a new indie Metroidvania called Supraland. With Dreams out in Early Access, Brad shares his experiences and struggles like crazy to accurately explain th ...…
 
The industry’s dirty little secret is in the spotlight again (just Google “intense crunch”) and surprise, everyone’s shocked. Why? It’s been going on since games were on floppy discs. Everyone’s preaching unions. But they’re not going to be your savior, at least any time soon. So instead of waiting for the union tooth fairy, hear my advice for ...…
 
Tim Kitzrow is a video game & pinball legend, having worked on dozens of games, including the arcade BOOMSHAKALAKA!! classic, NBA Jam. Hear how he got started in voice-over work, studied with famous comedians at The Second City, and took on EA with Mutant League Football. Learn about his work in the upcoming Rage 2 along with a special Dota Jam ...…
 
Red Dead Redemption 2 was one of last year's best games. It struck a cord with a lot of us here at 4Player and now that the dust has settled, the time has come for us (with help from our Patreon supporters) to take a deep dive into the game! We talk about everything from the underlying themes to Rockstar's mechanical design philosophies to the ...…
 
We may be talking even more Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice this week but the generosity of a beloved Community member also introduced Krispy to an awesome new Indie game called Pathway. As hype for the upcoming release of Mortal Kombat 11 rises, Nick busted out Mortal Kombat X to reacquaint himself with the franchise. We also talk our hopes and conc ...…
 
This week's show goes to some truly unexpected places. Of course, Brad returns to the couch to finally give his impressions of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice but we also answer some hard-hitting questions about terrible pastries, voluntary "limb" modifications, and the lies that good people tell. We also assess a bunch of Nintendo rumors including n ...…
 
After skipping a week in favor of a fun community night, we return to the fold with an episode packed full of impressions and news. Everyone on the couch has spent a decent chunk of time with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Chris Davis finally has his chance to talk about The Division 2 just as Nick starts to get hooked on the first one. Of cours ...…
 
James Brady started in 2015 and has already worked on games like Red Dead Redemption 2, PUBG, and other blockbusters. The risky decision to leave his job and pursue game dev, then later leave Rockstar. How his Silent Hill fan art went viral. The difference between U.S. & European studios. Why freelancing is safer than being an employee. What it ...…
 
In our first bonus podcast of 2019, we ask an important but not entirely serious question: Is Capcom back? After a couple years of achieving impressive critical and financial success (thanks to games like Monster Hunter World and Resident Evil 7), it's time to start asking ourselves whether this is a happy accident or the start of an upward tre ...…
 
Hear how CTO Dave Grace was hired as an audio engineer. What it was like working on Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX. How he formed his own company. Worked at Square Enix on Final Fantasy XV. Advice for getting in the industry plus what careers are always in demand. Learn the importance of reputation. Worked on Sly Cooper, Spyro 3, and other games. Cha ...…
 
As you all know, we answer the important, life altering questions on our show. For instance, this week we debate whether or not straws have holes and I think we came up with a definitive answer. Perhaps more importantly, we talk about Devil May Cry 5 which has proven to be a very divisive game within our group. Brad introduces Baba is You while ...…
 
Hear how 3D artist Humberto (Tito) Gamboa was hired. How schools often teach outdated tech. Working at a small game studio. Thoughts on online communities & industry events. Why you need to learn beyond school. The value of Twitter, Discord, ArtStation & 80 Level. Tips for applying to game studios. Ideas on learning different art tools. Discuss ...…
 
We are on the cusp of a whirlwind month of high profile game releases... This week however... is rather quiet. That won't stop us though! Nintendo finally announced their introduction to the VR space this week with Nintendo Labo VR and Capcom is on cloud 9 now that early reviews have ensured that Devil May Cry 5, at the very least, will prove t ...…
 
-Hear from developer & CEO Patrick Curry who talks about his company, FarBridge.-Learn about his early career in web dev and transitioning to game dev.-Learn about the early days of mobile phone game dev.-Hear ideas on how to improve as a designer.-Learn about working on games like Stranglehold & Guilty Party.-Hear how a previous company was ac ...…
 
We may only have a Skeleton crew on hand to record the show this week but that can't stop us from taking deep dives into hot new games like Slay the Spire and Metro Exodus! Brad jumps at the opportunity to rave about the recent Monster Hunter World event starring the titular character of the Witcher series, Geralt of Rivea! In the news we explo ...…
 
This week's show can only be described as a disaster. We lost power mere moments after going live and were forced to record the show out of order, in the dark, while streaming to Twitch from our phones! But as they say, "The show must go on!" Despite all that, we managed to crank out some good discussion of Metro Exodus and Chris Davis FINALLY ...…
 
-Part 2 of 2 w/Mike Antonicelli who shares how to expand your skills as a freelancer-Learn how he works remotely from locations like Brazil and Chile-Hear freelancer work methodologies that can also be applied as a remote employee-Learn how to get an advantage when applying for jobs that most people don’t do-Hear what other developers look for ...…
 
-Hear how he learned about the game industry as a career-How studying computer animation lead to an internship-Learn the type of work he did as an unpaid intern-Hear the risks he took moving to LA to be an intern, again-How he was mentored by industry legends-Learn about his bizarre 1st freelancing job-How persistence paid off and working with ...…
 
It's Valentines Day at the 4Player "offices" but we care not; Instead, we raise our glasses to Nolan and Ed who both recently celebrated Birthdays! On the gaming front, we talk more about the hot (but charming) mess that is Kingdom Hearts 3 and Krispy gives his initial impressions of the new demo for Daemon X Machina. Of course, Nintendo droppe ...…
 
-Learn how he transitioned into the game industry-James Bond and Stephen King books that were made into games-Learn about the Austin game dev roots-Working with Richard Garriott and the evolution of Ultima-Listen to advice on working in game development-Learn when the graphics explosion started in games-How GWAR! played a Microsoft Doom haunted ...…
 
After more than a decade of waiting, Kingdom Hearts 3 is a real live video game that is available to purchase! It maintains it's charms but ends up being a bit of a mixed bag in our eyes thanks to some... questionable production choices. Additionally, the group shines a light on Wargroove, a love letter to classic Advanced Wars, and talks early ...…
 
What a show we have for you this week! Not only is Resident Evil 2 Remake out turning heads in the wild but Nolan and Krispy spent some quality time in the demo for Anthem over the weekend! In the second segment, Patrons dug deep for some truly thought provoking (and informative) questions and the news is full of intrigue thanks to some unfortu ...…
 
-Hear about early game art programs, like Deluxe Paint.-What the working environment was like in SEGA and Midway Games.-Learn advice on how to land your first job.-3 things he looks for when hiring.-Thoughts on working in Hollywood.-Learn about what kind of art jobs are in high demand.-Who some of the largest employers of his students are.-Uses ...…
 
With our 2018 Awards show behind us, it's back to business as usual but that means a TON of impressions and news that we haven't had a chance to talk about! Nick and Nolan talk about the games they played at PAX South including some exciting titles (Days Gone, Katana Zero, Tunic, and more!), Brad praises Ace Combat 7, and Nick revisits two more ...…
 
-Guest Heinz Schuller talks about making the transition from IT into the game industry-2 things he wished he’d known when starting out-How to radically improve your odds in this highly competitive job market-Experience of working on small & medium size indie game projects-The importance of YouTube-Funny stories about the industry-Ideas around w ...…
 
Our 2018 Game of the Year discussions continue with another set of 12 categories! While last week was very gameplay focused, the categories covered in this episode are a bit more narrative focused. Of course, we also wrap up the episode with the #11 award which will lead directly into our Personal Top 10 games which will be released in the comi ...…
 
2018 is officially wrapped so our Award season has commenced! We are hard at work on our personal Top 10 lists of course but the podcast this week is all about celebrating the best AND worst that 2018 had to offer. In Part 1 of 2018 Award Show, we cover our personal choices in the following 12 categories: Best World / Level Design Best Sequel / ...…
 
Prepare yourself for the most comprehensive list of 2019 games (ordered alphabetically) that you can expect to find on ANY podcast! In this episode we talk our way through a list of almost 200 games that are expected to hit in the coming year! We cover everything from the smallest indie to the hypest triple-A production across all platforms. 20 ...…
 
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