Game Crunch – 202 – Shadows of Valencia Oranges

This week on Game Crunch: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe races into our hearts!  Mike and Nick take the port of the Wii U game for the Nintendo Switch for a spin.  Is it worth the double dip? Instead of racing Brandon takes on neighborly love in Hello Neighbor and also gives his Switch some love with Disgaea 5. On the news side of things discussion gets heated over Nintendo’s season passes for Zelda and Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.  More E3 conferences are locked in. Also, Darksiders 3 gets announced!  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 201 – Can Never Have Enough

This week on Game Crunch: Mike returns from his harrowing adventure to New York City with tales of the Nintendo World Store and traveling with the Switch.  How does Jackbox Party Pack 3 work on the go?  Brandon finds himself dabbling in a bunch of games this week from Dragon Quest Heroes 2 and back to Call of Duty Infinite Warfare.  Nick, on the other hand, takes his Switch out for a round of Puyo Puyo Tetris and finds common ground with Brandon on the newly rereleased Bayonetta for PC.  Also there is news!  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch.  Until next week – Game On

Game Crunch – 200 – Please Someone Save Me

This week on Game Crunch: It’s our 200th episode! In honor of the monumental episode the crew sits down and opens the curtain behind the scenes of production.  What does it take to edit together a weekly episode? They also talk about favorite memories, guests, outtakes and more! The episode includes a quiz – Is your Game Crunch trivia knowledge better than Brandon and Nick, who SHOULD know everything? Then, as only fitting for an episode as epic as 200, the crew tries to stitch together a list of top five consoles.  Who knew that their smallest list would end up becoming one of their most difficult?  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 199 – REDACTED

This week on Game Crunch: The Internet may be up in arms about what they can share in Persona 5 but that won’t stop Brandon from talking about -REDACTED-  Nick gets to try out -REDACTED- and he feels like it is -REDACTED-! Meanwhile, Mike is still in some galaxy far away with Mass Effect Andromeda.  Plenty of news this week though with Scorpio details released, more Overwatch on the way and some outdated ports! All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until Next Week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 198 – Can I Lick Your Cartridge?

This week on Game Crunch: Brandon is playing catch up this week to bring us up to speed with what we missed.  Mike and Brandon both have time to chat about Mass Effect Andromeda.  It’s about making new planets and having sex, but is it Brandon’s cup of tea? He also gets to talk about Has Been Heroes and Binding of Isaac Afterbirth +.  Nick while plotting his grand dreams of running the next big Smash Bros tournament takes some time aside to see the new Ghost In The Shell movie.  The internet seems to like to talk smack about it but is it justified? On the news side of things there is more Nintendo Switch woes are they legitimate? MadCatz closes it’s doors.  Bunches of new (old) games are returning to new platforms this summer.  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 197 – Not Jangling

This week on Game Crunch: Mike explores the far reaches of outer space in Mass Effect Andromeda.  The reviews didn’t scare him away, but how does he feel thus far with his time in the game? He also found some time to take Splatoon 2 for a test drive with the few open times available this weekend.  Will it live up to it’s predecessor?  Nick, on the other hand, talks about his weekend setting up his first Super Smash Bros for Wii U tournament.  How does he feel planting the seeds for the next Evo style tournament?  Rounding out news: StarCraft is coming back! GameStops are closing! All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 196 – Prize Package of Games

This week on Game Crunch: Nick returns to talk Blaster Master Zero with Brandon and also takes Danganronpa 1-2 Reload for a spin.  Brandon finally gets his much anticipated Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth + for the Switch and tries out NieR Automata for the PC.  Is this another tale of a PC port gone bad? Rounding out the now playing section Mike finally takes the Australia Summer update for a spin in Civilization VI.  We know he likes it, but does Australia make a welcome introduction into the game?  Also he’s still dragging his feet in Dragon Quest VIII while waiting for Mass Effect Andromeda.  Not much news this week, but that Disney Afternoon Collection is on the way! (Plus a few other minor news highlights)  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 195 – Hear The Contempt

This week on Game Crunch: It’s a two man show this week!  Mike and Brandon share some some final, more rounded, thoughts on Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild now that it has had a little more time to settle in.  Brandon teaches the Switch some new tricks as he tries out Blaster Master Zero.  He also takes Platinum’s latest game for a spin: NieR Automata.  In news they talk: Playstation Now streaming PS4, Switch gaming prices and more!  All this on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 194 – Bye Boomerang

This week on Game Crunch: The Switch has arrived!  Zelda is here!  This week we dive into Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with talk on our many adventures.  We do our best to keep the conversation as spoiler free as possible, focusing on mostly things that have happened or what the gameplay allows while avoiding story and location spoilers.  If you do want to avoid Zelda talk we put it at the beginning of the podcast for easy skipping – the conversation ends at about 00:30:20.  Also this week we talk about our Nintendo Switch systems.  What works? What doesn’t?  Brandon dabbles with the Japanese eShop and tries out a few things yet to make to our shores. Brandon also reveals whether or not he finished Horizon Zero Dawn yet as guaranteed on the last episode.  Nick and Brandon both get time with another Switch game: Super Bomberman R. Then after that the podcast is news: talk on the Nintendo Indies showcase, a new Overwatch character, Xbox Game Pass.  All this and more on the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!

Game Crunch – 193 – Missing Link

This week on Game Crunch: The Game Crunch team waits ever so patiently for their new systems and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  However, the calm before the storm has thrown them off into directions that they couldn’t have predicted the week before.  Mike finds himself not playing Dragon Quest VIII.  He gets pulled into is eternal guilty pleasure of Civilization VI instead fresh with new updates.  Brandon is not playing anything recent and finds himself playing Berserk and the Band of the Hawk.  He also finds himself back in the betting arena with a claim that the others don’t think will hold any merit.  In Brandon we trust? Nick, on the other hand, isn’t playing anything at all, but he does bring a movie recommendation and his plans for the Switch midnight release.  Which brings the podcast into news where Switch news and other industry highlights are coming out at a rapid clip.  All this and more in the latest Game Crunch! Until next week – Game On!