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 #450: VGM Radio Summer 2020 07/02/2020
VGH #450: VGM Radio Summer 2020 Take a musical summer vacation with our playlist of video game summer jams, plus some extras! Featuring songs from Animal Crossing, Final Fantasy, Monster Hunter, Dragalia Lost, and of course, Sly 2: Band of Thieves!
info_outline VGH #449: Mushroom Apocalypse 06/25/2020
VGH #449: Mushroom Apocalypse The Last of Us Part II is here, and boy, are our arms tired! Randy gives spoiler-free impressions while D.J. realizes he played Uncharted 4 by mistake. Also: Keeping social composure in Hot Pot Panic, and saving the forest from mean-looking robots in Sai.
info_outline VGH #448: Weird Crab Skeleton 06/18/2020
VGH #448: Weird Crab Skeleton We got our first glimpse of the PlayStation 5 and some of its games — but most importantly, Bugsnax. Also: Playing 17 million indie games, starting with Hidden Folks and Hatch, plus revisiting Bioshock in a post-Bioshock world.
info_outline VGH #447: Everything Is Great 06/11/2020
VGH #447: Everything Is Great Randy finally catches Minecraft fever thanks to Minecraft Dungeons. D.J. ventures into uncharted territory in Final Fantasy XIV's Baldesion Arsenal. Also: More Phantasy Star Online 2, not spoiling The Last of Us Part II, and a Solitary Spacecraft.
info_outline VGH #445: I Was Not Expecting Laser Guns 05/28/2020
VGH #445: I Was Not Expecting Laser Guns D.J. logs back into Grand Theft Auto V to see if anything's changed. Similarly, Randy returns to Ministry of Broadcast to check if the piranhas are still there. Also: Different ways to deal with demons in Darksiders Genesis and Helltaker.
info_outline VGH #444: I Know Where the Couch Goes 05/21/2020
VGH #444: I Know Where the Couch Goes Randy goes on a disgusting seaside vacation in Dishonored 2, then a much more pleasant, albeit still lethal, trip to the hills in Lonely Mountains: Downhill. D.J. is again baffled by Panzer Dragoon, then makes a big decision about Animal Crossing.
info_outline VGH #443: Doing Detective Things 05/14/2020
VGH #443: Doing Detective Things D.J. returns to Fake Tokyo to solve crime things in Judgment, while Randy faces difficult moral choices in Ministry of Broadcast. Also: correcting a grievous regret from last week's show, and the tyranny of Animal Crossing continues.
info_outline VGH #441: No Disrespect to Hello Kitty 04/30/2020
VGH #441: No Disrespect to Hello Kitty We're getting in shape (or at least out of breath) with Ring Fit Adventure's rhythm game. D.J. admires retro cars in Auto Museum 64 and takes some unexpected detours in Wheels of Aurelia. And Randy meets some surreal characters in The Procession to Calvary.
info_outline VGH #438: It's Free and It's Terrible 04/09/2020
VGH #438: It's Free and It's Terrible Randy makes some extreme new career moves in Good Job! At the same time, D.J. isn't sure about his career path in Autobahn Police Simulator. Also: Revisiting old friends in The Last of Us; finally, the end of Death Stranding; and, unfortunately: Bunny Day.
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!