Rather Be Playing 24: Plot to Kill

Rather Be Playing Episode 24 Plot to Kill - Crusader Kings II, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, PUBG, Parasite Eve, Cuphead, Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice

Have you ever wanted to rule the world? How good do you think you would be at it? Elliot got to find out with a very tumultuous go at Crusader Kings II. How did he do? How many people did he befriend? How many did he plot to kill? Tune in to his epic tale…

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Rather Be Playing 23: Broken in Some Way

Rather Be Playing Episode 23 Broken in Some Way - Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne, Observer, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Drakengard 3, Splatoon 2, Muramasa The Demon Blade, Castlevania Symphony of the Night

It’s a new fortnight and a new episode! This week we have a lot to cover. Josh is back and has a lot to say about many games. So where was he all this time? Buying a new PS3 and making up for all the lost time since he last had one. On his menu…

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Rather Be Playing 22: Origin Story with Carlos

Rather Be Playing Episode 22 Origin Story with Carlos - Fortnite, Monster Hunter World, Observer, Destiny 2, Mega Man X, Super Castlevania IV, Super Mario RPG, Horror Games

It’s another fortnight, another episode. But this fortnight we’re actually talking about Fortnite! Unfortunately Josh couldn’t make it into the recording booth this week, but in his place we’ve got something we think you’ll enjoy. Elliot’s cousin Carlos stops by on short notice to dish the wisdom on Fortnite, as well as a bunch of…

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Rather Be Playing 21: Semicolons

Rather Be Playing Episode 21 Semicolons - Metroid: Samus Returns, Celeste, SteamWorld Dig 2, Yakuza 0, Deus Ex Mankind Divided, The Witness, Metal Gear Survive Beta, Valkyria Chronicles 4 Demo, Mega Man X, Same Team Y'all

Welcome to another week of playing lots of games! Not only that, but we’re shaking things up with our format too. In fact, we’re putting together a few new ideas here so pardon our dust for the next few episodes. Hopefully it settles soon. This week we’re doing the news discussion in rapid-fire one-sentence blurbs.…

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Rather Be Playing 20: I’m a Weiner

Rather Be Playing Episode 20 I'm a Weiner - Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Celeste, Super Mario Run, Dark Souls 3, Streaming, Mobile games

This episode cuts the fat and serves up all the meat. We talk 100% games we’ve been playing this week. Not even any news stories make it in to the discussion. Speaking of those games, remember our roulette from two weeks ago? Uncharted: The Lost Legacy? That’s right, we all finished it in time so…

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Rather Be Playing 19: Final Fantasy DOO-DOO

Rather Be Playing Episode 19 Final Fantasy DOO-DOO - Hidden Agenda, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia, Demon's Souls, RUMOR: Microsoft seeking to buy EA, Xbox Game Pass, Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition, Red Dead Redemption 2 delay, Shadow of the Colossus

After the last couple of episodes being loaded with all these games being played left and right and up and down, we’re calming things down a bit this week. We’re slowing our roll and taking a more measured approach to these fine delicacies we call the 2017 game lineup. Don’t get us wrong, we did…

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Rather Be Playing 18: What Remains of Metal Gear

Rather Be Playing Episode 18 What Remains of Metal Gear - What Remains of Edith Finch, Nintendo Labo, Metal Gear Survive, Dark Souls Remastered, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Night in the Woods, SteamWorld Dig, SteamWorld Heist, The Last Guardian, Demon's Souls, Invisible Inc., Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Backlog Roulette

We are hitting the ground running with our #NoNewGames2018 resolution. All told, the three of us finished five different games! And we played many more, and we’re not even done with January here! We’ve got some overlap in these games, so there’s plenty to talk about. Not the least of which is the game all…

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Rather Be Playing 17: Loopholes

Rather Be Playing Episode 17 Loopholes - #NoNewGames2018, Loopholes, Metroid Prime 4, Dragon Quest XI, Mega Man 11, The Last of Us Part II, Valkyria Chronicles 4, Darksiders 3, The Last Guardian

It’s a new year with new games and new resolutions. And those resolutions for us are to… not play any of those new games? What? Why? Don’t we host a podcast about playing video games? Won’t avoiding new games rob us of our content? Not at all! Well, we hope not. We’ve thought this one…

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Rather Be Playing: 2017 Game of the Year

Rather Be Playing 2017 Game of the Year

It’s finally here: the 2017 Game of the Year as decided by your Rather Be Playing hosts! First off, we owe you all a round of drinks for coming in so late with this. We meant to put it up two weeks ago, but life happened and now it’s been nearly a month since the…

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Rather Be Playing 16: Proud Mode

Rather Be Playing Episode 16 Proud Mode - The Game Awards, Lara Croft GO, Divinity: Original Sin, The Last Guardian, Kingdom Hearts, Star Ocean: The Last Hope, 20XX, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Destiny 2

In our penultimate episode of the year, I must say we’ve somehow come up with our best episode yet. It’s a little on the long side, but we cover a wide breadth of gaming goodness. For one, the 4th Annual Game Awards just took place this past weekend and we have many thoughts on it.…

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