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Should Next Generation Titles Cost More? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48

Should Next Generation Titles Cost More? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48, Sean, David, and Tim discuss whether or not next generation titles should cost more and the most they would pay for a video game at launch. The boys also talk about Mixer's demise, The Last of Us Part 2's sales succes...

The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilercast

The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilercast: A KeenGamer Podcast Special

Join KeenGamer writers David Lozada, Tristan Zelden, Anyka Pettigrew, and Tommus Gerwin as they dissect the plot twists, characters, and story beats that make The Last of Us Part 2 one of PlayStation 4's most ambitious exclusives to date. As the name...

Our "E3 2020" Favorites - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46

Our “E3 2020” Favorites – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46, David, Sean, and Tim go over their favorite announcements from "E3 2020," which includes Sony's PlayStation 5 showcase, IGN's Summer of Gaming, the PC Gaming Show, and the Guerrilla Collective. The boys also talk abou...

Gaming's Moment of Silence - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45

Gaming’s Moment of Silence – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45, Sean, David and Tim discuss the video game industry's response to George Floyd's death, the Black Lives Matter movement, and police brutality. The boys also talk about recent controversy surrounding Activision Blizzar...

How Should Internet Comments Be Moderated? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44

How Should Internet Comments Be Moderated? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44, David, Sean and Tim discuss how websites and internet platforms should moderate their comment sections going forward given the proliferation of cyber harassment and government legislation. The boys also go over The La...

KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43

What Games Do We Want Saved From Development Hell? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43, Sean, David, and Tim discuss the games they'd like to see saved from development hell. The boys also go over their picks for titles that probably won't ever see the light of day. Other topics of conversation include G...

Is Unreal Engine 5 Next-Gen Enough? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42

Is Unreal Engine 5 Next-Gen Enough? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42, Sean, David and Tim determine whether or not the recent Unreal Engine 5 showcase met their expectations for next-gen consoles. The boys also discuss Ghost of Tsushima, Paper Mario: The Origami King, the return of Tony...

Did Inside Xbox Deliver on Our Next-Gen Expectations? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41

Did Inside Xbox Deliver on Our Next-Gen Expectations? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41, David, Sean and Tim talk about their favorite trailers from last week's Inside Xbox event and determine if it met their expectations for next-gen consoles. The boys also discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding Doo...

Is Cooperation Among Competitors Good for the Video Game Industry? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

Is Cooperation Among Competitors Good for the Video Game Industry? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 40

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 40, David, Sean and Tim determine whether cooperation among competitors is beneficial for the video game industry. The boys also talk about The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima's new release dates, share their thou...

Can a Game Be Too Immersive? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

Can a Game Be Too Immersive? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39, the boys discuss whether or not video games can be too immersive. The guys also talk about their experiences with Dark Souls 3 and Borderlands 3 and examine the far-reaching implications of recent security breaches. O...

Is Reselling Ethical? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38

Is Reselling Ethical? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38, Sean, David and Tim discuss whether or not reselling video game hardware is ethical. The boys also talk about their experiences with Animal Crossing: New Horizon's Stalk Market, gush over the freaks in Kakegurui and d...

Do Politics Have a Place in Video Games? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37

Do Politics Have a Place in Video Games? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37, David, Sean and Tim discuss whether or not politics have a place in video games given recent controversy in China. The boys also talk about their experiences with Borderlands 3's Borderlands Science and discuss which ...

What Mario Games Should Nintendo Remaster? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36

What Mario Games Should Nintendo Remaster? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36, David, Sean and Tim determine which Super Mario games Nintendo should remaster in celebration of the franchise's 35th anniversary this year. The boys also talk about their experiences with Animal Crossing: New Horizon...

Are Video Games Becoming a Go-To Social Platform? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35

Are Video Games Becoming a Go-To Social Platform? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35, Sean, Tim and David determine whether or not video games are becoming a go-to social platform, especially in the wake of COVID-19. The crew also talks about the Epic Games Store's recent publishing partnership with Re...

What Failed Game Franchises Should Be Revitalized? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34

What Failed Game Franchises Should Be Revitalized? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34, Sean, David and Tim discuss the failed video game franchises that they believe should be revitalized in 2020. The crew also shares its thoughts on PlayStation 5's specs, the Epic Games Store, Doom Eternal, Castlevania...

What Are the Long-Term Effects of the Coronavirus on the Video Game Industry? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33

What Are the Long-Term Effects of the Coronavirus on the Video Game Industry? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33, David and Sean talk about the long-term effects of the coronavirus on the video game industry. Could big budget titles like The Last of Us Part 2 and Cyberpunk 2077 be delayed, even with crunch? Will the launches of t...

Does Sony Need to Give Us PS5 Information Soon? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 32

Does Sony Need to Give Us PS5 Information? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 32

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 32, David, Tim and Sean discuss whether Sony needs to give fans more information about the PlayStation 5 given its upcoming release date, pressure from the competition and major PlayStation 4 titles on the horizon. The cr...

Do Refunds Work in the Digital Space? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 31

Do Refunds Work in the Digital Space? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 31

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 31, Sean, Tim and David ask whether platforms like GOG, Steam and more will ever find the right way to approach refunds for digital goods. The trio also discuss Plague Inc.'s removal from China's storefronts and the overa...

Should Developers Consider Cultural Sensitivities? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 30

Should Developers Consider Cultural Sensitivities? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 30

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 30, Sean, Limarc, Tim and David determine whether or not developers should pay closer attention to cultural sensitivities when making their games. The crew also goes over Activision's decision to subpoena Reddit for infor...

Is E3 Relevant? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 29

Is E3 Relevant? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 29

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 29, David, Sean and Tim ask whether E3 - the Electronic Entertainment Expo - is still relevant in 2020. The crew also talks about Cliffy B's recent comments regarding LawBreakers' failure, the PlayStation 5's supposed pri...

Should Kickstarter Be Indie Only? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 28

Should Kickstarter Be Indie Only? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 28

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 28, Sean, David and Limarc determine whether crowdfunding platform Kickstarter should be used by independent developers only. The crew also discusses Pokemon Home's upcoming launch, Torchlight 3's announcement, Final Fant...

Do You Have Rights in the Digital World? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 27

Do You Have Rights in the Digital World? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 27

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 27, Sean and David discuss whether or not consumers really have rights in today's digital age. Do video game fans own more than just discs and hardware? The pair also talk about Valve giving away copies of the Half-Life f...

What Can We Expect in the Next Decade of Gaming? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 26

What Can We Expect in the Next Decade of Gaming? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 26

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 26, David, Sean, Limarc and Tim go over their predictions for what they believe may happen during the next decade of gaming. The crew also discusses Byleth joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Xbox Series X's lack of exclu...

Is the Pokemon Franchise Finally Evolving? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 25

Is the Pokemon Franchise Finally Evolving? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 25

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 25, David, Sean, Limarc and Tim determine whether or not the Pokemon franchise is headed in the right direction after last week's Direct. Find out their thoughts on Pokemon Sword and Shield's upcoming expansion, Pokemon H...

How Important is a UI? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 24

How Important is a UI? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 24

On the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 24, David, Sean, and Tim discuss the Nintendo Switch's home menu and the importance of a UI in gaming, streaming, and digital media in general. They also go over another WWE 2K20 glitch fiasco, The Witcher 3's renewed pop...

What Does the Future Hold for Google Stadia? - Keen Cast Ep. 20

What Does the Future Hold for Google Stadia? – Keen Cast Ep. 20

On Keen Cast Ep. 20, Sean, David, and Tim speculate what the future holds for Google Stadia and if the streaming console will ever be ale to recover from its lackluster launch. We also talk about Kathleen Kennedy's comments regarding the Star Wars fr...

Are Unfinished Games an Epidemic? - Keen Cast Ep. 19

Are Unfinished Games an Epidemic? – Keen Cast Ep. 19

On Keen Cast Ep. 19, Sean, David, and Tim offer their opinions on what publishers and developers should do to stem the tide of unfinished games that have been releasing recently. They also talk about Death Stranding, Disney Plus' shaky debut, Sonic's...

Should We Be Saying #ThankYouGameFreak? - Keen Cast Ep. 18

Should We Be Saying #ThankYouGameFreak? – Keen Cast Ep. 18

On Keen Cast Ep. 18, David, Sean, and Tim talk about the recent Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokedex leaks and determine whether or not they'll be picking up a copy of either game this week. Should fans accept developer Game Freak's decision to cut out a...

Keen Cast Ep. 17

How Can Blizzard Make Things Right? – Keen Cast Ep. 17

On Keen Cast Ep. 17, David, Sean, and Tim discuss how Blizzard how make things right after its weak apology at BlizzCon this year. What should the company do to distance itself from the Hong Kong controversy? We also talk about Overwatch 2, Diablo 4,...

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