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Videogame-industry veterans Mikel Reparaz and Anne Lewis rally their colleagues for weekly discussions about games, the industry, and the circus of egos and information that surrounds it all.

Vidjagame Apocalypse Laser Time

    • Video Games
    • 4.8 • 759 Ratings

Videogame-industry veterans Mikel Reparaz and Anne Lewis rally their colleagues for weekly discussions about games, the industry, and the circus of egos and information that surrounds it all.

    City by the Bay – Vidjagame Apocalypse 415

    City by the Bay – Vidjagame Apocalypse 415

    The San Francisco Bay Area is home to two-thirds of the VGA crew (along with a big chunk of the games industry), and it’s been re-created in a handful of games over the years – so now that our episode... Read more

    It’s Like Dark Souls – Vidjagame Apocalypse 414

    It’s Like Dark Souls – Vidjagame Apocalypse 414

    Thankfully, we’re long past the point where every unforgiving game gets compared to Dark Souls. What we’re talking about this week, with special guest Leif Johnson, are our favorite Souls-likes – that is, games that consciously borrow parts of Dark... Read more

    3DS Launch Stumbles – Vidjagame Apocalypse 413

    3DS Launch Stumbles – Vidjagame Apocalypse 413

    The 3DS turned 10 this week, so let’s grab friend of the show Micah Seff and celebrate the revolutionary, unassailable, beloved powerhouse of a handheld… by looking back at five ways it nearly dropped the ball in its first few... Read more

    Tough-To-Emulate Arcade Games – Vidjagame Apocalypse 412

    Tough-To-Emulate Arcade Games – Vidjagame Apocalypse 412

    There’s something about the arcade experience that’s tough to capture at home – especially for games that involve ridiculously bespoke hardware that would be impractical to set up in a living room. This week, we welcome back Dan Amrich for... Read more

    Shut-In Adventures – Vidjagame Apocalypse 411

    Shut-In Adventures – Vidjagame Apocalypse 411

    This week marks one full year since the first shelter-in-place orders went into effect in the US. To mark this dubious occasion, we invited PNB‘s TL Foster on to talk about five of the best games ever to take place... Read more

    Old But Still Badass – Vidjagame Apocalypse 410

    Old But Still Badass – Vidjagame Apocalypse 410

    They may be gray and a little saggy, but there’s a certain kind of elderly man who, like a lobster, only ever seems to grow bigger and tougher with age. This week, we invite Greg Moore to help us pay... Read more

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
759 Ratings

759 Ratings

Braijin the Gaijin ,

Just great

Come for the top fives stay for the news! It’s an all in one video game magazine that you can listen to and I never miss a week.

jcm0702 ,

The best video game podcast I’ve ever heard

Very funny and fun to listen to. It is also a good way to hear about video game related news and new releases. A great addition to the Laser Time network and no other video game podcasts can compare. Really love the host Mikel and the usual co-hosts Chris and Matt, plus their guest. Just really great.

Not an App person normally ,

My favorite video game podcast

Mikel, Matty, and Chris are always a delight to listen to but lately the shows have been especially engaging as they bring up the relevance games have to wider world events. They’re all really passionate about the field and spotlight all sorts of interesting titles on the top 5 lists that I personally missed so there’s always something new to hear about even beyond the news elements. They’re excellent commentators and really delve into stuff in interesting ways

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