Video Game Hangover
A weekly show about playing an unreasonable amount of video games. Each week we discuss the games that are keeping us up late and chat about gaming culture and the games industry.
info_outline VGH #435: A Worse Version of Everything 03/19/2020
VGH #435: A Worse Version of Everything Now that we have plenty of time on our hands, we settle in to discuss the subtle joys of MMO living, and how Animal Crossing could take a few notes. (Or maybe it already has?) Also, picross procedural Murder by Numbers, and corgi-clicker Rescue Pets.
info_outline VGH #433: PAX East 2020 03/05/2020
VGH #433: PAX East 2020 Randy and special guest Erik made it out of PAX East 2020 and seem mostly virus-free. But more importantly: They played the new Animal Crossing and are here to tell you about it. (Also: Other games that are not Animal Crossing.)
info_outline VGH #432: $500 in Fake Currency 02/27/2020
VGH #432: $500 in Fake Currency Randy contends with a meat buddy in Journey to the Savage Planet. D.J. gets decadent for Star Trek Online's 10th anniversary. Also, Death Stranding keeps getting in the way of D.J. trying to play Death Stranding.
info_outline VGH #431: Mildly Dystopian 02/20/2020
VGH #431: Mildly Dystopian Randy gets hopped up on FEVER MODE in Lapis x Labyrinth. D.J. meditates over canceling Apple Arcade while he disassembles some junk in Assemble with Care, then plays a game he's wanted to try for 25 years. Also, Kentucky Route Zero ends well, but not without a few bumps in the road.
info_outline VGH #430: A Series of Modular Cubes 02/13/2020
VGH #430: A Series of Modular Cubes Randy continues to bide his time until March, this week by sealing himself inside one of those sci-fi cube mazes in The Turing Test. D.J. presses X X X then Y Y Y and X X and Y Y Y again in Persona 5 Scramble. Also, revisiting Kentucky Route Zero.
info_outline VGH #429: Enormous Festival Thing 02/06/2020
VGH #429: Enormous Festival Thing The seven-year wait for us to talk about Kentucky Route Zero comes to an end. Meanwhile, D.J. presses on in Life Is Strange 2, even as the game tries to undo all his hard work. Also, Monster Hunter everywhere.
info_outline VGH #428: I Both Love and Hate This Game 01/30/2020
VGH #428: I Both Love and Hate This Game D.J. trades name-brand RPGs for something more generic in Minimal Dungeon RPG, in addition to jumping back into Life Is Strange 2. Randy can't decide how to bide his time until March and decides to put another 60 hours into Persona 5. Also: Luigi's Mansion 3, and Dragon Quest Builders 2.
info_outline VGH #427: The Junk Is Your Undoing 01/23/2020
VGH #427: The Junk Is Your Undoing After some self-reassessment, D.J. finally allows himself to enjoy Wattam, the new game from Katamari Damacy creator, Keita Takahashi, Randy revisits that time he went on vacation but ended up solving a bunch of mysteries in The Touryst. And, BLOCK U!
info_outline VGH #421: Ichiban Something Something 11/27/2019
VGH #421: Ichiban Something Something We’re out drinking the devil in Afterparty and wielding the baseball bat of legend in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Also: Holedown arrives on the Switch, and we escape the early slog (mostly) as Death Stranding moves into an exciting new chapter.
info_outline VGH #419: Money for Dumb Things 11/14/2019
VGH #419: Money for Dumb Things While we mentally prepare ourselves for Death Stranding, we're picking up some cash on the side in Neo Cab, making a mess in Luigi's Mansion 3, and trying to figure out what NieR: Automata is doing in Final Fantasy XIV.
info_outline VGH #415: Things Jumping Out of Things 10/17/2019
VGH #415: Things Jumping Out of Things We check in on the spooky Castlevania-like, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, before having even spookier adventures in Worse than Death. Also, as usual: Spellworm. I mean, Dragon Quest XI. Dragon Quest XI and Spellworm.
info_outline VGH #413: Shoot the Pipe 10/03/2019
VGH #413: Shoot the Pipe Between grinding the guardrails and firing off the pipe, Randy isn't sure what to make of Mario Kart Tour. Meanwhile, D.J. splatters everything in sight as a rampaging gorilla in Ape Out. Also, updates on Sayonara Wild Hearts and Link's Awakening.
info_outline VGH #412: Don't Ever Ask Me That Again 09/26/2019
VGH #412: Don't Ever Ask Me That Again Randy explores the strange world of Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (the new one!) while D.J. compares notes with the Game Boy Color version. Also, motorcycle swordfights in Sayonara Wild Hearts, and life as a horrible goose in Untitled Goose Game.
info_outline VGH #411: I Miss Those Hot Drinks 09/19/2019
VGH #411: I Miss Those Hot Drinks Randy is back and D.J. can't wait to hear what he's been playing! (That is, Creature in the Well and Legend of the Skyfish.) Also, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne rears its chilly head, and, as a special bonus, mourning the loss of a dear friend!
info_outline VGH #409: A Little Vroom Vroom 09/05/2019
VGH #409: A Little Vroom Vroom D.J. just got back from not playing any games at PAX West, and boy, are his arms tired! Meanwhile, Randy investigates the spooky doors of Control, and a strange boat makes its way across the wasteland in Far: Lone Sails.