Game Bytes :: February 17, 2021 :: The Dale Method

Game Bytes :: February 17, 2021 :: The Dale Method

It’s time to get down again with the games we played this week! LeGrande has been playing around with time and television with Quantum Break! Dale goes a little too old school for comfort with Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven! Jeremy finally digs into the single-player MMO with the SNES aesthetic, CrossCode!

Intro: “Raid” – CrossCode, by Deniz “Intero” Akbulut
Outro: “The Hive” – Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven, by Paul Romero, Rob King, & Steve Baca 

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: February 10, 2021 :: Medium Moving Tedium

Game Bytes :: February 10, 2021 :: Medium Moving Tedium

This week’s games podcast has been lovingly crafted, placed in the accumulator, smashed onto a moving truck, and then recovered from messed-up-world just for you! This week LeGrande divines The Medium, Dale engineers Shenzhen I/O, and Jeremy does the old heave-ho with Moving Out!

Intro: “Main Theme” – Moving Out, by Danny Hey
Outro: “Prototyping” – Shenzhen I/O, by Matthew S Burns

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: February 7, 2021 :: Hype But Not Buy

Game Bytes :: February 7, 2021 :: Hype But Not Buy

The news of the week is all about big money. What’s big money doing? How is big money feeling? How is big money’s family these days? We check in on Bethesda, Sony, Google, Valve, Embracer (eugh) Activision-Blizzard, and Miranda’s remastered derriere. Plus, new releases and a cool Humble Bundle, and we play a new game called Hype But Not Buy. Can you guess how it works? Come check it out.

Intro: “Escape” – Project Winter, by Bob Baffy
Outro: “Baby Got Back (8-bit version)” by 8-Bit Misfits
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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: January 31, 2021 :: Weird Ways to Make Money

Game Bytes :: January 31, 2021 :: Weird Ways to Make Money

In this week’s news episode, we try to catch you up on the latest stocks and stonks, as well as look back at some other interesting arithmetic from last year. We look at new announcements and partnerships, say goodbye to old character-based arena games, and we finally get a small taste of new-console-mania. Plus, we investigate game-adjacent ways we wouldn’t mind making some moolah at a hypothetical day job.

Intro: “Foreman Grall Boss Battle” – Battleborn, by Cris Velasco, Kevin Riepl, & Mike Rubino
Outro: “Feel This Way” – Bleeding Edge, by Jamie Molloy

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: January 27, 2021 :: Swag Blade

Game Bytes :: January 27, 2021 :: Swag Blade

We played some games this week, and here they are: skate 3, World of Warcraft, Donut County, Wilmot’s Warehouse, and Cyber Shadow. Sort these and have them ready to ship out to the customers right away.

Intro: “Geothermal Towers (Stage 1)” – Cyber Shadow, by Enrique Martin
Outro: “Tea Break” – Wilmot’s Warehouse, by Eli Rainsberry

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: January 24, 2021 :: Microsofted Again

Game Bytes :: January 24, 2021 :: Microsofted Again

Our news episode this week is covering the biggest reversals in video games that happened… this week! First, Microsoft does an about-face on a price hike. Peter Moore does an about-face back into video games, as does Puzzle Quest. GameStop experiences a reversal of investment fortune, and Vicarious Visions ends up in Blizzard’s back-end. There’s more! We discuss our personal state-of-video-game-music!

Intro: “Random Waltz” – Final Fantasy Tactics, by Hitoshi Sakimoto
Outro: “Minigame” – Freshly-Picked Tingles Rosy Rupeeland by Masanori Adachi

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: January 20, 2021 :: Sun Tsu’s Save-Scum

Game Bytes :: January 20, 2021 :: Sun Tsu’s Save-Scum

So far it’s a few days into last week’s New Year’s resolutions and we’re sticking to our program! Dale practices the art of war a bit more with Total War: Shogun 2. LeGrande decides to go with the flow and enjoy what he enjoys with World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. Jeremy carpes the diem with Game Pass and tries out Night in the Woods, since he’s had his eye on it for a while. Come feel what the new-year-new-us is like!

Intro: “Die Anywhere Else” – Night in the Woods, by Alec Holowka
Outro: “Die Anywhere Else DM Dokuro Remix” – Night in the Woods

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: January 17, 2021 :: President’s Day Off

Game Bytes :: January 17, 2021 :: President’s Day Off

Turns out it’s a slightly slow news week, so we fill a ton of time by talking about varying nerdy interests, including movies. It’s fine! We get one from time to time. But we also cover the video game news, including the return of Lucasfilm Games, a new budget-tier video card, PC gaming’s answer to the Nintendo Switch, a new cool mode for Axiom Verge, and Nicholas Cage cashes in on NOT-the-Five-Nights-at-Freddy’s movie!

Intro: “Boss Battle” – Five Nights at Freddy’s World, by Leon Riskin
Outro: “Vital Tide” – Axiom Verge, by Thomas Happ

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: January 13, 2021 :: Like Rogue Not Rogue Like

Game Bytes :: January 13, 2021 :: Like Rogue Not Rogue Like

Our latest episode covers games that we have lately played and enjoyed, and we’re bringing it to you in delightful and nutritious audio form! This week, LeGrande switches places with Dale on the Assassin’s Creed Origins hype train. Dale gets into Jerod’s shoes for a Shogun 2 Total War campaign. Jeremy loots his way through the Arabian nights with City of Brass.

Intro: City of Brass Soundtrack
Outro: “Bird of Time” – Shogun 2 Total War, by Jeff van Dyck

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: January 10, 2021 :: Ends in Shame

Game Bytes :: January 10, 2021 :: Ends in Shame

Our first big GameBytes Show event of the year is here! And yes, we’re talking about the second week of NEWS! Just kidding, it’s pretty slow. But we do hit the English release of Ask Iwata, the closing of the Killzone official website and Minecraft Earth, Slay the Spire’s board game and Monster Hunter Rise’s demo, etc. For real the big event is our PREDICTIONS FOR 2021. We stack up last year’s against the facts, and we prognosticate the coming year in video games, IN PUBLIC, for YOUR AMUSEMENT. Check it out!

Intro: “Killzone Shadow Fall Main Theme” – Killzone Shadow Fall, by Tyler Bates & Lorne
Outro: “City” – Slay the Spire, by Clark Aboud

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont