Game Crunch – 243 – Yeah Well…

This week on Game Crunch: Mike comes to the cruel realization that the Civilization VI expansion isn’t coming right away for Mac.  Brandon tries out the alpha for Hunt: Showdown. Nick gets back into the world of gaming tournaments.  Thankfully, news is hopping this week with Kingdom Hearts 3 tidbits, Metroid Prime 4 rumors and then some! All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 242 – Instant Karma

This week on Game Crunch: Mike, Brandon and Nick are having a bit of a lull game wise and talk about what they’ve been up to this week. Mike takes some time from Xenoblade 2 to return to the irreverent trivia game You Don’t Know Jack.  Brandon keeps slaying in Monster Hunter World, but also finds times for kittens in Cat Quest. Nick finally makes a long debated purchasing decision.  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 241 – Psychedelic Cereal

This week on Game Crunch: Game of the Year is over and now it’s time to get back to playing games!  Brandon and Nick both take on the new fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ.  Brandon is also taking his fighting to the levels of monsters in Monster Hunter: World.  Nick, on the other hand took on the fascinating world of The Red Strings Club.  Listen to hear his thoughts on this interesting cyberpunk narrative.  Lastly, Mike is still deep in Xenoblade 2, but if you’ve listened to the podcast the last few weeks you’d already know this.  So he decides to talk about an odd video game related product that recently hit the shelves.  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – Game Of The Year 2017 – Final Day

This week on Game Crunch: It’s our final Game of the Year 2017 episode!  This week Mike, Brandon and Nick make a top 10 list of the 2017 games and share their own personal lists.  What twists are in store for this year? All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – Game Of The Year 2017 – Day 2

This week on Game Crunch: Mike, Brandon and Nick are back for a second week of Game of the Year topics! This week’s topics are mostly SPOILER filled.  Tread lightly when listening to the episode if there are games you are concerned about spoiling.  Categories include: Gaming Trends That Need To Stop, Best Artistic Approach, Character Of The Year, Game Moment More Painful Than Torture, Best Moment Or Sequence, and Best Story.  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Mix – Soundtrack Of The Year 2017

As we are discussing our Game of the Year categories we knew that the best way to discuss the best soundtrack of the year was with a Game Mix episode. Stay tuned for more Game of the Year content until we name our our overall top picks for Game of the Year!

Our 2017 Nominees:

Super Mario Odyssey – Steam Gardens (Wooded Kingdom)

Composers: Naoto Kubo, Shiho Fujii, Koji Kondo

Nier: Automata – Become As Gods

Composers: Keiichi Okabe, Keigo Hoashi, Kuniyuki Takahashi

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Gramr (Alternate Version)

Composers: David García, Andy LaPlegua

Cuphead – Die House (Mr. King Dice Main Theme)

Composer: Kristofer Maddigan

Persona 5 – Wake Up, Get Up, Get Out There

Composer: Shoji Meguro

Xenoblade 2 – Battle!!

Composer: Yasunori Mitsuda, ACE, Kenji Hiramatsu, Manami Kiyota

Please support these games by purchasing their awesome soundtracks!

Game Crunch – Game Of The Year 2017 – Day 1

This week on Game Crunch: It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Mike, Brandon and Nick start talking categories for Game of the Year.  Categories in this episode include: Best Use of Innovative Controls, Hot Mess, Gaming So Good You Should Make Another, Best Re-Release or Remake, Best New Series Entry, Best Surprise, Biggest Disappointment, Best Multiplayer Game and Best Platform Console Exclusive.  This episode is mostly spoiler free with minor spoilers only.  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 237 – Playing A B-Movie

This week on Game Crunch: Nick finally caves to Nier: Automata. He also pounds through a couple games on his backlog: Wolfenstein: The New Order and Hearthstone. Mike jumps into Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and gets into the new season of Black Mirror’s dystopian future. Brandon tries out Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Doki Doki Literature Club! All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 236 – The Long Pause

This week on Game Crunch: Mike, Brandon and Nick have some final thoughts before Game of the Year.  What they want to play, what they want to finish and what they have played and want to recommend.  If you are trying to plan out your gaming time for the last few days of 2017 this is an episode you don’t want to miss! All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 235 – Already Laughing

This week on Game Crunch: Brandon tries out a bunch of new Switch indie titles: Enter the Gungeon, One More Dungeon and Hammerwatch.  Nick keeps to cleaning up his backlog with topping off Uncharted: Lost Legacy. Mike and Brandon wrap up the podcast with talk of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!