What's Good Games: A Video Game Podcast
What's Good Games: A Video Game Podcast
What's Good Games
Join Andrea Rene, Brittney Brombacher and Kristine Steimer as they analyze the week's video game news, give hands-on impressions of upcoming titles, discuss your questions, and have a little bit of "off-topic" conversation. With over 30 years of video game industry experience, the conversation is sure to be passionate but never takes itself too seriously.
Resident Evil New Trailer & Demo Info - Ep. 230
Thank you to ExpressVPN and Felix Gray for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! Go to http://expressvpn.com/whatsgoodgames to get an extra 3 months free on a 1-year package Go to http://felixgrayglasses.com/games for the best Blue Light glasses on the market. This week the crew is back together to recap the new Resident Evil Showcase including the new trailer, demo info, first look at the Netflix series Infinite Darkness and Resident Evil 4 returns in VR on Oculus Quest 2. They chat about the Nintendo Indie World event and the updates for PS5. In hands-on they delve deeper into their time with Outriders while Steimer and Andrea chat about why they are leaving Animal Crossing New Horizons behind...j/k ANDREA WILL NEVER LEAVE.   *Promotional copies of Outriders provided by Square Enix  Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Alex Rigopulos ·        Faris Attieh ·        Justin Foshee ·        Marcus Ian Brown ·        Trevor Starkey ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Punkdefied ·        ProgramAlice Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 4:50 Resident Evil Showcase recap 29:00 Nintendo Indie Showcase recap 39:30 Days Gone 2 rumors 43:40 The Last of Us is getting remade? 47:50 PS5 system update finally adds extended storage 52:00 Nintendo Switch Lite coming in BLUE Segment Two: Hands-on 1:00:30 Outriders 1:10:50 Animal Crossing 1:19:40 Riverdale
Apr 16
1 hr 27 min
Outriders Hands-On Impressions w/ Riana Manuel - Ep. 229
Andrea and Steimer are joined by Riana Manuel to chat about E3 2021's digital event, Pac-Man 99, new Mass Effect Legendary Edition details, MLB The Show coming to Xbox Game Pass and more! In hands-on they chat about their time playing People Can Fly's new co-op sci-fi shooter Outriders. Thank you to this month's Patreon Producers: Chewy’s Godson Alex Rigopulos Faris Attieh Justin Foshee Marcus Ian Brown DaNanoBiologist Mohammed Mohammed Punkdefied Timestamps: 1:00 - Welcome Riana Manuel 5:18 - E3 2021 free digital event confirmed 13:28 - EA patents adaptive difficult system 21:00 - Pac-Man 99 Battle Royale coming to Nintendo Switch 26:40 - Mass Effect Legendary Edition new details revealed 32:35 - Valkyrae Announced Co-Ownership Role in 100 Thieves 37:10 - MLB The Show 21 coming to Xbox Game Pass 41:49 - PlayStation announces PS5 exclusive "Abandoned" 47:40 - BREAK 47:45 - Announcements: Four year anniversary stream on Monday April 12th! 49:40 - Segment 2 Begins 50:15 - Outriders hands-on discussion 1:16:05 - Andrea updates her thoughts on Cozy Grove 1:25:10 - Riana is revisiting Star Dew Valley Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/2rAcJvF Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Want audio only? http://whatsgoodgames.com/podcast/ Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/whatsgoodgames Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames Follow on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/whatsgoodgames Our discord channel: http://discord.gg/whatsgoodgames Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/whatsgoodgamesofficial Our website: http://www.whatsgoodgames.com
Apr 9
1 hr 28 min
PlayStation Shuts Down PS3, Vita Store - Ep. 228
Thank you to Felix Gray and Logitech for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! Go to http://felixgrayglasses.com/games to shop glasses and get Free Shipping with a 30-day money back guarantee. For a limited time, visit http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOODGAMESFREESHIP42 for free express shipping, but hurry — this promo code expires in 3 days!  This week Andrea returns to join Britt and Steimer to chat about the PlayStation store rumor that came true as Sony shut downs the storefront for PS3, Vita, and PSP permanently. They also chat about PAX East being canceled, Xbox's backwards compatibility xCloud program, and the fancy new Bang & Olufsen headphones. In hands-on Andrea and Britt are hanging out in Cozy Grove on their spooky islands and Steimer revisited Marvel's Avengers to checkout the new Hawkeye DLC. Lastly, in the Patreon produced segment they discuss women's representation in video games, how far it has come and where it still needs to go.  Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Alex Rigopulos ·        Faris Attieh ·        Justin Foshee ·        Marcus Ian Brown ·        DaNanoBiologist ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 6:50 PlayStation Store for PS3, Vita, PSP will be closed this summer 15:20 PAX East has been canceled 25:22 Xbox expands backwards compatibility 31:00 There’s a VERY expensive Xbox Series headset now available Segment Two: Hands-on 43:00 Cozy Grove 51:50 Marvel’s Avengers 58:40 Animal Crossing Segment Three: Patreon Produced Segment 1:04:10 Welcome back! “When it comes to women's representation in video games, how have things improved and what still needs work?” - Caitlin
Apr 2
1 hr 30 min
MORE Nintendo Switch “Pro” Rumors! – Episode 227
Thank you Logitech and HelloFresh for sponsoring What's Good Games!  Visit http://hellofresh.com/whatsgood12 and use code whatsgood12 for 12 free meals including free shipping! For a limited time, visit http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOODGAMESFREESHIP326 for free express shipping, but hurry — this promo code expires in 3 days! This week Britt and Steimer chit-chat about certain PlayStation storefronts potentially disappearing, the rumor of Microsoft buying Discord, speculate about the “new” Nintendo Switch and just WHAT Nintendo has up their sleeve and more! Britt has been digging her time in It Takes Two and Steimer is having a literal blast in Outriders!  It Takes Two review code provided by EA.  Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Alex Rigopulos ·        Faris Attieh ·        Justin Foshee ·        Marcus Ian Brown ·        DaNanoBiologist ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps:  Segment One: News 4:45 Report: PlayStation storefronts shutting down 11:20 Microsoft might be buying Discord? 17:35 Nintendo Switch “Pro” updates/rumors 25:10 Nintendo and Niantic announce new partnership 29:50 Resident Evil is having another showcase! 35:40 The Last of Us HBO details 42:28 Gotham Knights has been delayed 43:00 Mario dies on March 31st 45:20 Xbox Live is rebranding Segment Two: Hands-on 50:00 Outriders 57:45 It Takes Two 1:04:47 Words of Radiance 1:09:10 Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town
Mar 26
1 hr 15 min
PlayStation “VR2” Controllers Revealed: HAND THONGS?! – Episode 226
Thank you Express VPN, Audible and Logitech for sponsoring What's Good Games!  Go to http://expressvpn.com/whatsgoodgames to get 3 months of ExpressVPN for FREE! Visit http://audible.com/whatsgood or text whatsgood to 500-500 to get Audible today! For a limited time, visit http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOODGAMESFREESHIP319 for free express shipping, but hurry — this promo code expires in 3 days!   This week The Steimbachers are back again to talk ALL things Life is Strange: True Colors, the Square Enix digital showcase, those PlayStation VR controllers plus MORE moves being made by PlayStation, the latest and greatest with Xbox Game Pass, that Dying Light 2 update and more! Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Alex Rigopulos ·        Faris Attieh ·        Justin Foshee ·        Marcus Ian Brown ·        DaNanoBiologist ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 4:30 Life is Strange: True Colors announced 21:20 Forspoken, Avengers, and the rest of the Square Enix showcase recap Segment Two: News cont. 42:00 PlayStation VR2 controllers revealed 48:55 PlayStation bought EVO? 53:40 Jade Raymond is making a game for PlayStation 58:03 Sony’s Indie Event 58:44 Xbox Game Pass is CRUSHING IT 1:03:50 Dying Light 2 gets an update 1:10:36 ICYMI: Xbox Indie Showcase, Gamescom 2021, Super Nintendo World Segment Three: Hands-on 1:15:54 We Were Here 19:32 Bravely Default 2 1:23:20 Loop Hero
Mar 19
1 hr 29 min
Microsoft Sheds Light on Bethesda Exclusivity - Ep. 225
Thank you Logitech for sponsoring What's Good Games! For a limited time, visit http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOODGAMESFREESHIP312 for free express shipping, but hurry — this promo code expires in 3 days! This week The Steimbachers are back to talk about the latest information on Xbox/Bethesda exclusivity, what Square Enix could be plotting for next week's digital showcase, their updated thoughts on Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town and more! Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·         Chewy’s Godson·         Alex Rigopulos·         Faris Attieh·         Justin Foshee·         Marcus Ian Brown·         DaNanoBiologist·         Mohammed Mohammed·         Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 3:32 Xbox adds Bethesda games to Game Pass 12:57 Xbox confirms summer event 24:10 Square Enix is having a showcase next week! 28:00 Life is Strange predictions 49:40 Don’t fall for this RE8 scam! 50:55 The cancelled Paragon is getting a second life – kind of Segment Two: Hands-On 53:50 Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town
Mar 12
1 hr 19 min
Pokémon Legends Arceus & New Switch Model?! - Ep. 224
Thank you to MeUndies, Felix Gray, and LogitechG for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! Go to http://meundies.com/wgg to get 15% off your first order plus free shipping! Go to http://felixgrayglasses.com/games to shop glasses and get Free Shipping with a30-day money back guarantee. For a limited time, visit http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOODGAMESFREESHIP35 for free express shipping, but hurry — this promo code expires in 3 days!  This week we're joined by Christian Spicer, host of the DLC podcast, the Official The Last of Us podcast, and creator of CONSEQUENCES comic book. We chat about the massive dump of Pokemon news, the new Nintendo Switch hardware reports, PSVR games, and more. In hands-on Britt and Steimer have been playing Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, Christian checked out the Outriders demo, Britt played It Takes Two, and Andrea reports in on the newly revealed Aliens: Fireteam. In our feature segment we chat with Christian about launching his Kickstarter for his comic book, what it was like working on The Last of Us podcast, and more. Follow Christian on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/spicer Check out the CONSEQUENCES Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/christianspicer/consequences-comic-book?ref=project_link  Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Alex Rigopulos ·        Faris Attieh ·        Justin Foshee ·        Marcus Ian Brown ·        DaNanoBiologist ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 6:30 Pokémon Presents recap 27:40 New Nintendo Switch model? 37:40 PSVR had a bunch of new announcements 42:30 Epic acquires Tonic Games Group 48:40 Elden Ring footage is leaking Segment Two: News & Hands-On 59:20 Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town 1:16:30 Outriders 1:30:50 It Takes Two 1:41:05 Aliens: Fireteam Segment Three:  Let’s talk to Christian! 1:57:56 Welcome back!
Mar 5
2 hr 21 min
Final Fantasy VII Remake: Intergrade Announced - Ep. 223
Thank you to Logitech, Fixture Gaming, and Hello Fresh for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! For a limited time, visit http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOODGAMESFREESHIP226 for free express shipping, but hurry — this promo code expires in 3 days! Get your Fixture S1 on Amazon today: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08J9RZHKZ Go to http://hellofresh.com/whatsgood10 and use code whatsgood10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping!  Sony had a new State of Play where they debuted a first look at a new episode for Final Fantasy VII Remake along with graphics upgrades for the PS5 version coming this year! We recapped the rest of the announcements and dove into the shuttering of Anthem at Bioware but the good news that they can make Dragon Age a single-player game. In hands-on Britt went retro with Ghosts and Goblins Resurrected, Andrea tried the Outriders demo and Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Zombies. Lastly, they chat about which RPG elements they would like to see permanently kicked to the curb in this month's Patreon produced segment.   Thank you to our Patreon Producers: Chewy’s Godson   Alex Rigopulos    Faris Attieh·         Justin Foshee·         Marcus Ian Brown·         DaNanoBiologist·         Mohammed Mohammed·         Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 5:40 State of Play recap 31:00 PlayStation VR2 confirmed Segment Two: News & Hands-On 38:15 Anthem update 45:05 The next Dragon Age has removed multiplayer 52:40 Henry Cavill is teasing us 59:00 Cyberpunk 2077’s latest patch is being delayed 1:05:20 Ghost and Goblins: Resurrection 1:16:10 Outriders demo 1:20:35 Call of Duty Zombies Segment Three: Patreon Produced Segment 1:29:52 What RPG game elements are completely outdated and should tossed to the side? -Andrew Courtney What little detail in a game has made you put it down and never pick it up? Or, what detail has made you continue wanting to play the game? -DK2112
Feb 26
2 hr 3 min
Nintendo Direct Reactions - Ep. 222
Visit http://expressvpn.com/whatsgoodgames for an extra 3 months free. Visit http://audible.com/whatsgood or text whatsgood to 500-50 for a free 30-day trial. Visit http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOODGAMESFREESHIP219 for free express shipping, but hurry — this promo code expires in 3 days!  This week we've got 3 amazing guests: returning to the show is G4's Riana Manuel and Spawn on Me's Kahlief Adams while we welcome Gamertag Radio's Parris Lilly for his first appearance to chat about the first Nintendo Direct of 2021 including Smash, Zelda, Splatoon, and more. Then we enter the "Xbox Power Hour" and discuss all the Microsoft news before heading into hands-on. Riana is loving Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Zombies, Parris is "hate playing" Halo 5, Kahlief & Andrea tried out Amazon Luna, and Britt clawed her way around Bowser's Fury and Super Mario 3D World. Lastly, in honor of Black History Month, the panel discusses what the celebration means to them, the challenges of being a black content creator online, and the importance of education and activism with their platforms...and yes, the oatmeal raisin cookie debate rages on.  Follow Riana Manuel on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/rianatweetsnow Watch Riana stream on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/rianatwitchesnow Follow Kahlief Adams on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kahjahkins Watch Spawn on Me on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/spawnonme Follow Parris Lilly on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/vicious696 Watch Parris on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/marcello696 Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        FlyinCosmo ·        Justin Foshee ·        Punkdefied ·        Faris Attieh ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Marcus Brown ·        Alex Rigopulos Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 5:40 Nintendo Direct Recap 32:32 Microsoft’s accessibility program 38:23 Xbox FPS Boost feature 49:14 New Xbox wireless headset 56:07 DualSense lawsuit Segment Two: Hands-On 1:04:20 Call of Duty Zombies 1:11:46 Control: Ultimate Edition 1:13:30 Halo 5 1:22:15 Amazon Luna 1:37:41 Super Mario 3D World and Bowser’s Fury Segment Three: Let’s talk to Parris, Kahlief and Ri! 155:25 Welcome back!
Feb 19
2 hr 51 min
The Last of Us HBO Casting - Ep. 221
Thank you to Bespoke Post and Fixture Gaming for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! Get 20% off your first monthly box when you sign up at https://bspk.me/2XjK7tw and enter the code wgg at checkout. Get your Fixture S1 on Amazon today: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B08J9RZHKZ This week we're chatting about the first details surrounding E3 2021's digital event, CD Projekt Red got hacked, Pokemon's card shortage and the casting announcements for The Last of Us HBO adaptation. In hands-on Andrea visited The Summit in The Division 2, Steimer tried Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town, and Britt got a first look at Harvest Moon One World. Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        FlyinCosmo ·        Justin Foshee ·        Punkdefied ·        Faris Attieh ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Marcus Brown ·        Alex Rigopulos Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 3:18 E3 2021 is a digital event 11:43 CD Project hacked 21:10 The Last of Us casting details revealed 31:40 Pokémon cards are in high freakin’ demand Segment Two: Hands-On 54:05 The Division 2/RE Event 1:06:10 Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town 1:12:48 Harvest Moon: One World preview event
Feb 12
1 hr 37 min
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