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What's good, Internet? Join Waypoint's Austin Walker, Rob Zacny, Patrick Klepek, Gita Jackson, and Ricardo Contreras two times a week, as they break down the biggest stories in video games, talk about their favorite media, and unfairly compare everything to Dark Souls.

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What's good, Internet? Join Waypoint's Austin Walker, Rob Zacny, Patrick Klepek, Gita Jackson, and Ricardo Contreras two times a week, as they break down the biggest stories in video games, talk about their favorite media, and unfairly compare everything to Dark Souls.

    Nier: Replicant ver.1.22474487139... Spoilercast

    Nier: Replicant ver.1.22474487139... Spoilercast

    Special guest Dia Lacina joins Austin, Patrick, and Cado to go full spoiler mode for NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... They discuss the game’s focus on the role of the caretaker, the homages to other games, the creation of the self and of the other, and answer your burning NieR questions!
     
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    • 2 hr 31 min
    Episode 395: Big Dimitrescu Energy

    Episode 395: Big Dimitrescu Energy

    Rob, Gita, Patrick and Cado are joined by special guest Matthew Gault to talk about Resident Evil VIII. They try to figure out how to pronounce Lady Dimitrescu’s name, talk about how every RE game falls apart by the second half, and which ones manage to stick to our memories despite that. After the break, Gita takes us on a tour of the new Apex Legends mode: Arenas. A 3 vs 3 round based mode that gets you right in the action and may just be the answer for people who bounced of the original battle royale mode. Then we take a length dip in the question bucket, get down to some taco etymology, and jobs we’ve had the pleasure to ollie out of.


    Discussed: Resident Evil 8 1:31, RE 8 Lore Spoilers 42:36, Apex Legends: Arenas 46:43, The Question Bucket 1:08:58
     
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    Episdoe 394: The Order 1886 Defender Has Logged ON

    Episdoe 394: The Order 1886 Defender Has Logged ON

    Austin is returning to the conversation from last pod on Returnal, and enjoying the runs a bit more than Patrick did. Rob’s trying to be a jack of all trades in MLB the Show ’21, but may just end up being master of none. Cado’s savoring the last throes of cold weather by surviving the elements in Scavengers. Then the crew takes a healthy dip in the food trough, er, the Question Bucket, to talk about weird food habits and reveal Rob’s game writer origin story. Stick around after the outdo music for a special Rob and Patrick NFL Draft minute!


    Discussed: Returnal 11:58, Returnal Structural Spoilers 20:00, Returnal Level Spoilers 29:54, MLB the Show ’21 52:08, Scavengers 1:11:32, The Question Bucket 1:27:56
     
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    • 2 hr 28 min
    Episode 393: PUT VECTORMAN IN SMASH

    Episode 393: PUT VECTORMAN IN SMASH

    It’s warming up which normally means doing more outdoor activities, but since we’re still in the midst of a global pandemic, each of the Waypoint Radio crew have taken up different substitutes to match their outdoor proclivities. Austin has taken to gardening in NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..., Patrick is going on long walks of the same rooms over and over again in Returnal, and Cado is taking photos in New Pokemon Snap. Then they go on an extended dive into the question bucket to talk about maligned games, pizza portions, and more!


    Discussed: NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... 2:21, NieR Replicant ending B spoilers 9:46, Nier: Automata Spoilers 14:19, New Pokemon Snap 35:14, New Pokemon Snap first level Spoilers 50:05, Famicom Detective Club 1:09:53, Returnal 1:24:19, Rain On Your Parade 1:41:45, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion 1:44:31, The Question Bucket 1:46:51
     
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    • 2 hr 32 min
    Episode 392: Welcome to the Festival of Emails!

    Episode 392: Welcome to the Festival of Emails!

    In an odd twist of fate, this year’s Oscars are actually relevant for a video game podcast (not that that’s stopped us in the past.) Rob talks us through the Academy Award winning Colette, which was made as supplemental material for Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, a VR game that didn’t get a lot of buzz. Patrick has been checking out Returnal, a roguelike third person shooter from the creators of arcade styled classics like Super Stardust HD and Resogun. After the break, Austin takes us on a gardening tour as he nears the end of his side quest grind in NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139.... Cado lost some time to Naraka: Bladepoint, a melee combat focused Battle Royale with solid combat design that works better than it sounds. Then the crew dives into the Question Bucket to learn about kettle chicken, halloween scares, and ramps. No, not those ramps!


    Discussed: The Oscars 6:56, Colette 11:31, Returnal 18:57, NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... 54:53, Nier Replicant spoilers 57:48, InkSlinger 1:18:35, Lake 1:26:45, Naraka Bladepoint 1:33:48, The Question Bucket 1:50:30
     
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    • 2 hr 22 min
    Episode 391: Everyone's Favorite Mortal Kombat Character: Cole

    Episode 391: Everyone's Favorite Mortal Kombat Character: Cole

    The time is finally here, that’s right, the release of 2021 that everyone’s been waiting for, the new Mortal Kombat movie is out and Patrick is here to let us know how many robots are in it. Unfortunately, MK’s robot score has nothing on Nier: Replicant ver.1.22474487139..., which has both robots and side quests galore. Austin and Patrick are here to spoil the decade old game. After the break, Rob’s learning to love the subtly episodic structure of Judgement, and we take another food filled dive into the Question Bucket.


    Discussed: Mortal Kombat 1:48, Nier: Replicant ver.1.22474487139...19:30, Nier: Replicant Light Spoilers 24:32, Judgement 50:31, Judgement Spoilers 51:28, Question Bucket 1:04:01
     
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    • 1 hr 46 min

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4.6 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

commienova ,

very good video game podcast

smart people talkin smart about video games

RoseyMiddle ,

Racist Co-Host

On episode 390, around 38:30, co-host Gita Jackson made the racist remark, “This is why I’m glad there aren’t whites on this podcast.” Other than that, I enjoy the podcast.

fan12221 ,

They’re great

A great podcast with in-depth talk about video games and societal issues. They also talk a whole lot of nonsense about food or whatever.

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