Rather Be Playing: E3 2018 – Part 2

Rather Be Playing E3 2018 Part 2 - E3, Devolver, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Sony, PC, PC Gaming, Nintendo

And we’re keeping the conference party rolling with E3 2018 Part 2! It’s only been a few days, but it’s E3! We had a lot to say and two weeks was too long to wait for the exciting conclusion to our E3 coverage! But that’s not the only thing going on! What’s that? More sports?…

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Rather Be Playing: E3 2018 – Part 1

Rather Be Playing E3 2018 Part 1 - E3, EA, Microsoft, Bethesda

Right now, with a video game podcast based in Washington, DC, it is an exceptionally exciting time. Our city has its first ever hockey championship, and it’s E3 2018 time baby! We promise not to talk sports too much, but we had to mention it. It’s a pretty big deal for our little town, whether…

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Rather Be Playing 27: Happy Belated

Rather Be Playing Episode 27 Happy Belated - Super Metroid and A Link to the Past Crossover Item Randomizer, Fire Emblem, Final Fantasy XI, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Borderlands 2, Severed, Final Fantasy X, Backlog Roulette

Have you ever forgotten your own birthday? We sure did. Happy belated anniversary to us! Last week was our one-year anniversary and we missed it from all the excitement talking about playing old games. Can you blame us? And this week we’re back with even more. We’ve all been chipping away at our most recent…

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Rather Be Playing 26: Red Deadwood Redemption

Rather Be Playing Episode 26 Red Deadwood Redemption - Red Dead Redemption, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, Hollow Knight, Fortnite, Borderlands 2, Xenogears, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, No New Games 2018 Five Months In

What kind of Rockstar gamer are you? Do you beeline from story quest to story quest until the end or do you go for every sidequest, collectible, and achievement? Or do you just see how many cars you can steal and people you can murder before you’re caught? With Red Dead Redemption 2 on the…

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No New Games 2018: Five Months In

No New Games 2018: 5 Months In - God of War, Celeste, Shadow of the Colossus, Spider-Man, Monster Hunter World, Sea of Thieves, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

Not to beat a dead horse, but 2017 was a pretty decent year for gaming. And since we got just about every release that so much as blipped on our radars, we went into 2018 crushed beneath a wonderful deluge. A nice problem to have, but it was like drowning in pudding. So as some…

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Rather Be Playing 25: The Most Terrible Game

Rather Be Playing Episode 25 The Most Terrible Game - Cuphead, Xenogears, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, #GameStruck4, Backlog Roulette, One Sentence News

I mean not terrible as in bad, but terrible as in ‘hoooooly hell go easy on me!’ Of course we’re talking about Cuphead here. The game you hate to love and love to hate, but that makes you love it even more. And despite how hard and unforgiving it is, we finished it! I mean…

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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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