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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Rather Be Playing 15: Feedback Loop

Rather Be Playing Episode 15 Feedback Loop - Loot Crates, Star Wars Battlefront II, Skyrim for Nintendo Switch, Thimbleweed Park, Pillars of Eternity, Same Team Y'all, Super Mario World, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Nier Automata, Donkey Kong Country

Hope everyone had a delightful Thanksgiving! We recorded this before the holiday and kept forgetting that, so mind the time warps! While we all did quite a bit of playing, this week the conversation focuses on the news of late, specifically loot crates. With the tumultuous release of Star Wars Battlefront II now behind us,…

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Rather Be Playing 14: Chase That High

Rather Be Playing Episode 14 Chase That High - Super Mario Odyssey, Art vs Technology, Sega Genesis, Overclocking GPUs, Advanced Death Saves, Same Team Y'all, Nintendo Switch ports, Golf Story, Destiny 2

It’s Fall and that means the days are shorter and the video games don’t stop coming out. We’re drowning in them this week, but only one has managed to capture all our hearts. We’ve all finished Super Mario Odyssey instead of playing our backlog games! In fact we’re still playing it instead of our backlog…

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Rather Be Playing 13: You’re Going to Die Here with Mike from PN2M

Rather Be Playing Episode 13 You're Going to Die Here - Super Mario Odyssey, NeoGAF, ResetEra, Advanced Death Saves, Pod Nerdy 2 Me, Hellblade, Amnesia

Happy Halloween! It’s that time of year again when we all hunker down, dim the lights, and play the crap out of the scariest games in our backlogs, right? Or is everyone playing Super Mario Odyssey? To help us out this week, Mike from the Pod Nerdy 2 Me podcast joins the cast! He’s here…

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