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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...

Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 10

Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen are celebrating their 15th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses the first remakes to Red and Blue to decide whether or not each is worth a playthrough on Game Boy Advance today. Also hear our thoughts on Bu...

Silent Hill – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 9

Silent Hill is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses the survival horror sensation that introduced fans to some of the greatest digital nightmares imaginable. Hear from special guests Steve and Toby from the Pixel Me...

Super Smash Bros – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 8

The original Super Smash Bros is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses the famous Nintendo fighting game that revolutionized a genre and laid the foundation for one of the greatest crossover events in entertainment h...

Nidhogg – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 7

Nidhogg is celebrating its fifth anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how this addictive two-player brawler stacks up today. Is it worth revisiting with a friend? Also hear our plans for New Year's Eve and what game we'll be talking abo...

Mega Man X – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 6

Mega Man X is celebrating its 25th anniversary! The Time Hop crew speeds through the SNES classic that revitalized the Blue Bomber and helped make him the beloved mascot he is today. Also hear our thoughts on the differences between Japanes...

Doom – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 5

Doom is celebrating its 25th anniversary! The Time Hop crew revisits the title that popularized the FPS genre and helped shape online gaming as we know it today. Also hear our thoughts on Fortnite's recent batch of lawsuits and Square Enix'...

Sonic Adventure – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 4

Sonic Adventure is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew lets you know if this Sega Dreamcast classic is worth speeding through today given the franchise's return to 2D gameplay in modern times. Also hear our thoughts on the b...

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 3

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew lets you know if this arcade-style Nintendo 64 pilot game is worth playing with more accessible titles like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and Star Wars Battle...

Ocarina of Time – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 2

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew lets you know if this supposed Nintendo 64 classic has aged well in the wake of immersive experiences like Breath of the Wild and massive adventure ...

Left 4 Dead – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 1

The Left 4 Dead series is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month! On the first ever episode of the Time Hop Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss whether or not the series is worth going back to in an age of stellar zombie games lik...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E9 – Games We’re Thankful For

On the ninth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss the games they're most thankful for. Also hear their thoughts on the Diablo Immortal controversy and the state of the Final Fantasy series. Thanksgiving is ...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E8 – Doki Doki Destruction

On the eighth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss games that get them in the autumn mood. Are there any Undertale and/or Doki Doki Literature Club fans out there? We hear those titles are pretty popular. F...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast – Episode 7 – Disgusting Kirby

On the seventh episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss the most disgusting games they've ever played. Maybe Grand Theft Auto IV isn't as great as we thought it was? Also, we say hello to most grotesque Kirby t...

The Bits and Bytes Podcast E6 – Rise of Cowboy Dumbledore

On the sixth episode of The Bits and Bytes Podcast, David, Lindsay, and Tim discuss the scariest games they've played so far. The elusive Cowboy Dumbledore also makes a surprise appearance. We love that guy. Image courtesy of Touchstone Pic...

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