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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 St...

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 debu...

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...

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,...

Do Video Game Leaks Damage a Game's Momentum? - KeenCast Ep. 16

Do Leaks Damage a Game’s Momentum? – Keen Cast Ep. 16

On the sixteenth episode of Keen Cast, Sean, David, and Tim determine whether or not video game leaks damage a title's momentum before release. We also talk about those Overwatch 2 reports, the never-ending controversy surrounding Fallout 7...

Is Censorship Good or Bad for Games? - KeenCast Ep. 15

Is Censorship Good or Bad for Games? – Keen Cast Ep. 15

In Keen Cast's fifteenth episode, Sean and David decide whether or not censorship is good for the video game industry. Would we support titles that are heavily censored? We also talk about Google Stadia, Xbox Game Pass' supposed success, La...

Was Blizzard Wrong? - Keen Cast Ep. 14

Was Blizzard Wrong? – Keen Cast Ep. 14

In Keen Cast's fourteenth episode, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not Blizzard was wrong with the way it handled a pro Hearthstone player's comments regarding the Hong Kong protests. We also talk about more PlayStation 5 news, Do...

Are Superhero Movies “Cinema”? - Keen Cast Ep. 13

Are Marvel Movies “Cinema”? – Keen Cast Ep. 13

In Keen Cast's thirteenth episode, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not superhero movies can ever be considered cinema. We also talk about our impressions of Marvel's Avengers, My Hero: One's Justice 2, and more from New York Comic...

How Long Should Developers Support Live Service Games? - Keen Cast Ep. 12

How Long Should Developers Support Live Service Games? – Keen Cast Ep. 12

In Keen Cast's twelfth episode, Sean, Tim, and David try to figure out how long developers should support live service games before moving on to other projects. We also talk about The Last of Us Part 2's lack of a multiplayer component at l...

Are Roadmaps and Season Passes Just Empty Promises? - Keen Cast Ep. 11

Are Roadmaps and Season Passes Just Empty Promises? – Keen Cast Ep. 11

In Keen Cast's eleventh episode, Sean, Tim, and David try to figure out whether roadmaps and season passes are just empty promises or beneficial for developers and consumers in the long run. We also talk about Pokemon Sword's newly announce...

What Do We Think of Post-Launch Loot Boxes? – Keen Cast Ep. 10 – Image by Tim Ronan

What Do We Think of Post-Launch Loot Boxes? – Keen Cast Ep. 10

On the tenth episode of Keen Cast, David, Sean, and Tim voice their opinions on post-launch loot boxes and discuss whether or not they're apprehensive of the developers and publishers who've implemented them. We also talk about Pokemon's As...

Is EA Really as Bad as People Say? - Keen Cast Ep. 9

Is EA Really as Bad as People Say? – Keen Cast Ep. 9

On the ninth episode of Keen Cast, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not publisher EA is really as terrible as the gaming community says it is. We also talk about that CD Projekt Red's decision to make Cyberpunk 2077 almost entirely...

Is Cancel Culture Justified or Misguided? - Keen Cast Ep. 8

Is Cancel Culture Justified or Misguided? – Keen Cast Ep. 8

On the eighth episode of Keen Cast, Sean, Tim, and David discuss cancel culture and its impact on the video game and anime industries today. We also talk about that Overwatch Switch case that leaked, Tracer in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Te...

Should Developers Adhere to Fan Wishes or Stick to the Vision They Have in Mind? - Keen Cast Ep. 7

Should Developers Adhere to Fan Wishes or Stick to their Own Vision? – Keen Cast Ep. 7

On the seventh episode of Keen Cast, Sean, Tim, and David determine whether or not developers should give in to fan criticism or stick to the original design they had in mind for their projects. We also talk about PlayStation's acquisition ...

Is Cloud Gaming Really Inevitable? - Keen Cast Ep. 6

Is Cloud Gaming Really Inevitable? – Keen Cast Ep. 6

On the sixth episode of Keen Cast, David, Sean, and Tim discuss cloud gaming's future and determine whether or not companies like Microsoft and Sony will offer streaming-only consoles at some point. We also talk about the supposed cancellat...

Do Video Games Actually Cause Gun Violence? - Keen Cast Ep. 5

Do Video Games Cause Gun Violence? – Keen Cast Ep. 5

On the fifth episode of Keen Cast, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not video games are to blame for the United States' most recent wave of gun violence. We also talk about Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo's decision to force develope...

Do Developers Owe Anything to Their Backers? - Keen Cast Ep. 4

Do Developers Owe Anything to Their Backers? – Keen Cast Ep. 4

On the fourth episode of Keen Cast, we talk about the Ooblets fiasco and the importance of good public relation strategies in the video game industry. We also discuss Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's latest controversy, Riot's upcoming fighti...

Should the MCU Be Over? - Keen Cast Ep. 3

Should the MCU Be Over? – Keen Cast Ep. 3

On the third episode on Keen Cast, we dare to address whether or not the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) should be over after learning about the company's plans for its fourth phase of films. We also voice our concerns with Google Stadia, d...

Is the Gamer Girl Bath Water Saga Finally Over? - Keen Cast Ep. 2

Is the Gamer Girl Bath Water Saga Finally Over? – Keen Cast Ep. 2

On the second episode of Keen Cast, we carefully decide whether the gamer girl bath water saga has finally come to an end or if it's just the start of a bigger phenomenon. We also talk about The Witcher's upcoming Netflix show, leaked foota...

Is the Switch Lite Worth the Money? - KeenKast Ep. 1

Is the Switch Lite Worth the Money? – Keen Cast Ep. 1

In Keen Cast's debut episode, David Lozada, Tim Ronan, and Sean Rehbein determine whether or not the Nintendo Switch Lite is worth its $200 price tag. We also talk about Cuphead's animated Netflix show, the latest G2A scandal, and Trigger's...

Divinity: Original Sin - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 30

Divinity: Original Sin – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 30

Divinity: Original Sin spellbinds David and Tim on the next episode of the Time Hop Podcast! Join the duo as they celebrate this old school RPG's fifth anniversary. Is its turn-based combat just as captivating today? Also hear our thoughts ...

Shovel Knight - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 29

Shovel Knight – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 29

Shovel Knight is all the rage in this week's episode of the Time Hop Podcast! Join David and Tim as they celebrate the side-scroller's fifth anniversary. Find out if the title's NES-inspired presentation and challenging platformer mechanics...

Transistor – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 28

This week's episode of the Time Hop Podcast is all about Transistor! Join David and Tim as they celebrate this action role-playing game's fifth anniversary! Does Red's escape from Cloudbank hold up today? We also talk about Death Stranding'...

Infamous - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 27

Infamous – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 27

Infamous takes over this week's episode of the Time Hop Podcast! Join David and Tim as they celebrate this PlayStation 3 exclusive's 10th anniversary! Do Cole MacGrath's electrifying parkour antics hold up today? We also talk about the rece...

Minecraft - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 26

Minecraft – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 26

This week on the Time Hop Podcast, we're talking about Tim's favorite game EVER! That's right - Minecraft is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Join us as we determine whether this sandbox world is worth going back to today. Also hear us tal...

Wolfenstein: The New Order - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 25

Wolfenstein: The New Order – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 25

Wolfenstein: The New Order is celebrating its 5th anniversary! Join us as we rejoice in the endless slaughter of Nazi scum! Also discover our impressions of the original season of Life is Strange and hear from special guest Josh Nichols of ...

Ape Escape - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 24

Ape Escape – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 24

Ape Escape is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Join us with special guest Chris Penwell as we determine whether or not Spike's quest through time holds up today. Also hear our impressions of Sonic the Hedgehog's first film trailer!

Final Fantasy VI - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 23

Final Fantasy VI – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 23

Final Fantasy VI is celebrating its 25th anniversary! Join us as we break down the elements that make this SNES classic one of the greatest RPGs of all time. Also hear our spoiler-free impressions of Avengers: Endgame and our thoughts on Pe...

Child of Light – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 22

Child of Light is celebrating its fifth anniversary! The Time Hop crew determines whether or not this unexpected Ubisoft RPG is worth picking up on modern consoles. Also hear our thoughts on the political controversy surrounding Eve Online ...

Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 21

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses why retro gamers should care about this long lost Vin Diesel title. Also hear our thoughts on Borderlands 3's limited exclusi...

Resident Evil 5 – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 20

Resident Evil 5 is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses why this entry in Capcom's famed horror franchise remains so controversial today. Also hear our thoughts on Borderlands 3 and more backwards compatibility rumo...

EverQuest – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.19

EverQuest is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew explores why the MMO holds an important position in the history of its genre. Also hear our thoughts on Nintendo's recent Nindies Showcase (Cuphead's coming to Switch!?) and G...

Pokemon Snap – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.18

Pokemon Snap is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew determines whether or not this classic's photography premise still this holds up today. Also hear our thoughts on the Master Chief Collection coming to Steam and Turtle Roc...

Super Metroid – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.17

Super Metroid is celebrating its 25th anniversary! The Time Hop crew explains how this SNES classic continues to influence the video game industry today. Also hear our thoughts on Nintendo Labo's new VR kit, Death Stranding's delay, and Car...

Halo Wars – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.16

Halo Wars is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses whether or not the sci-fi universe's original RTS entry holds up to modern gaming sensibilities. Also hear our thoughts on Pokemon Sword and Shield, Anthem's recent ...

Metroid: Zero Mission – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.15

Metroid: Zero Mission is celebrating its 15th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses whether or not this Game Boy Advance remake still lives up to the franchise's legacy. Also hear our thoughts on real-life lightsaber duels and Reggie Fil...

Street Fighter IV – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 14

Street Fighter IV is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how this fighting sensation completely changed the genre and the tournament scene. Also hear our thoughts on Blizzard's layoffs, Nintendo's recent Direct ann...

Final Fantasy VIII – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 13

Final Fantasy VIII is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how this entry revolutionized the franchise despite the controversy still surrounding it. Also hear our thoughts on Apex Legends and Sega Genesis' mysteriou...

The Banner Saga – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 12

The Banner Saga is celebrating its fifth anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how the crowdfunded franchise brought a new level of solemnity to the western RPG landscape. Also hear our thoughts on Jump Force's new characters and the mos...

Skate 2 – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 11

Skate 2 is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses the radical sequel that helped evolve the extreme sports genre as we know it. Also hear our thoughts on Fortnite's massive success so far and the fan-made Persona 5 bo...

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