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Welcome to the GameLuster feed of podcasts! Every week, Nirav, Rhi and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. And join Haley and her panel monthly for Buy It, Try It, Deny It as they curate the new games of the month with deft expertise.
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Game Busters Ep 10 (Sonic Adventure) - The Chaos Emeralds Will Get the Ball Rolling
Join Nirav, Rhi, and special guests Alexis and Nikhil as we bust open the Sonic Adventure Games, create the abomination Chipley, reminisce about the Chao garden, defeat the entire US military, kiss a real human woman, glitch into the matrix, become truly ambivalent towards good and evil, teach a robot to love, and tell Eggman if we’re playing that new Avenger. It’s Game Busters International! Yosh! Every week, Nirav, Rhi and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us! Find us on Gameluster.com ! 0:00 Intro 02:00 Opening - What Did You Think of the Sonic Movie? 05:15 Hall of Fameluster - Dumbest Minor Sonic Character 15:00 Bust ‘Ems - Sonic Adventure DC & Sonic Adventure 2 Battle 1:11:30 Time for Games - Sonic Predictive Text 1:15:40 Wishing Well - Dream Casting for Future Sonic Movies? 1:12:15 Closing and Todd Howard
1:25:23
September 13, 2020
Game Busters Ep 9 (Super Mario 3D All-Stars) - Reggie Did 5G
Join Nirav, Rhi, and special guest Nikhil as we bust open Super Mario 64/Sunshine/Galaxy, reminisce about the good old days, simp for FLUDD, discover Reggie's evil plans,  find out no one has finished Galaxy, and realize Il Piantissimo was just a guy. Like, just a dude. It's the Super Mario Brothers Super Show! Swing your arms from side to side and join us for some chill times, good vibes, and positive energy.  WAH WAH WAH WAH Join Nirav and Rhi each week for Game Busters as they bust open a game with a combination of big hammers and big vibes to find out just what makes them tick.  Find us at Gameluster.com ! 0:00 Intro 2:58 Best Mario Pets?  05:51 Hall of Fameluster - Best Mario Song?  12:35 Bust 'Ems - Super Mario 64, Sunshine, and Galaxy 1:03:43 Time for Games - Real or Fake Mario Mission? 1:10:44 Wishing Well - Dream Spin Off Mario Game?  1:16:16 Closing and Todd Howard
1:22:05
September 6, 2020
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - September 2020
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, the gang takes a look at Marvel’s Avengers, as well as discussing more remake and sequel trends with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 and Baldur’s Gate 3. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnjeoASp-6oaf-t_F0-gmdQ Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
45:40
September 4, 2020
Game Busters Ep 8 (Pokemon Sword/Shield) - I Want to Get Off Mr. Rime's Wild Ride
Join Nirav, Elizabeth, and special guest Rhett as we dive into Pokemon Sword and Shield, eat the blue donut mushroom, lovingly caress Machoke, defeat Kappa Alpha Theta, put Game Freak on notice, stan for Dreepy, Dream a Super Dream, and find Mr. Rime’s real mouth. It’s the 95th Annual Pokemon Spectacular! Come join us for some good vibes, good Pokemon, and good times! No knowledge of Pokemon necessary to enjoy. If you’re just curious about what all the fuss is about, we got you covered! Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us! Find us on Gameluster.com ! 0:00 Intro 03:15 What’s cool this week? 05:56 The Hall of Fameluster - Ugliest Pokemon 15:15 Bust ‘Ems - Pokemon Sword and Shield 1:08:05 Time for Games - Who’s that Pokemon, Special Chinese Edition 1:13:24 The Wishing Well - Dream Pokemon Spin Off? 1:19:35 Closing
1:23:29
August 31, 2020
Game Busters Ep 7 (Life is Strange) - We Cautiously Stan
Join Nirav, Rhi, Tim and special guest Katie as we bust open Life is Strange, kill seven lions, simp both for and as Warren, attend Teen High, and become the Mario Man. It’s chill, it’s fun, and we’re just talking about games we love. So I ask you this - bae or bay? Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us! Find us on Gameluster.com ! 0:00 Intro 04:37 Parks or Rec 10:10 The Hall of Fameluster - Coolest Cutscene 21:56 Bust 'Ems - Life is Strange 52:10 Time for Games - Fallout 3 Quest or Doctor Who Episode 56:10 Wishing Well - Slight Superpower?  01:01:10 Closing
1:05:09
August 22, 2020
Game Busters Ep 6 (The Witcher 3) - Dolly Parton's Battle Arena
Join Nirav, Kate, Tim and special guest Kyle as we talk about The Witcher 3,  simp for Ciri, begin armageddon, celebrate a birthday wedding, summon the Good King Wenceslas, threaten Todd Howard’s life, and try to survive the horrors of Dolly Parton’s fighting pit/dinner show, O’ valley of plenty. It’s chill, it’s fun, and we’re just talking about games we love. Praise Geraldo! Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us! 0:00 Intro 03:30 Parks or Rec 09:56 The Hall of Fameluster - Dumbest Betrayal 22:43 Bust ‘Ems - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 01:10:45 Time for Games - Birthday Bash 01:16:16 The Wishing Well 01:21:00 Closing and Todd Howard
1:23:37
August 15, 2020
Buy it, Try It, Deny It - August 2020
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, the usual gang discusses some of Neil Druckmann’s creative choices in The Last of Us II, reminisce over Jin Sakai’s rear-end in Ghost of Tsushima, and more! Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
1:11:13
August 12, 2020
Game Busters Ep 5 (Skyrim) - Horse Crab Armor
Join Nirav, Axel, Jess and special guest Ryan as we talk about the ups and downs of Skyrim, use the Darth Maul sword, host a Creek Party, stan for Wizard: Tales of Arcadia, and both berate and praise Todd Howard to an equal degree. It’s fun, it’s chill, and we’re just talking about games we love. Jump in! Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us! 0:00     Intro 03:18     Parks or Rec 09:40     The Hall of Fameluster - Most Improved 21:24    Bust ‘Ems - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim 01:10:37     Time for Games - Netflix Original or Itch.io Game? 01:14:25     Wishing Well - Your dream location for Elder Scrolls VI? 01:22:50     Closing and Todd Howard
1:29:41
August 9, 2020
Game Busters Ep 4 (Phoenix Wright) - The Crocodile Centipede
Join Nirav, Kate, Elizabeth and special guest Annie as we formally adopt the Totem from Monument Valley, simp for Miles Edgeworth, unearth the secrets of the DL6 incident, cancel Persona, dunk on the Japanese justice system and put Jeff Bezos on notice. It’s fun, it’s chill, and we’re just talking about games we love. Jump in! Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us! 0:00 Start 04:11 What else is going on right now? 08:21 The Hall of Fameluster - Best Long Boi 15:55 Bust 'Ems - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 53:13 Time for Games - Kill Your Darlings 59:45 The Wishing Well - Other Phoenix Wright Games You'd Like to See? 1:04:00 Closing Find us at Gameluster.com! 
1:07:23
August 2, 2020
Game Busters Ep 3 (Fallout New Vegas) - Assassin's Creed: Scotland: Braveheart
Join Nirav, Rhi, Luke and special guest Johnny as we dive into what makes Fallout: New Vegas one of the greats, ride the Loch Ness monster, and once again use our Toddcast to drag Todd Howard’s name through the mud. It’s chill, it’s fun, and we’re just talking about games we love. Jump in! Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us!
1:08:05
July 27, 2020
Game Busters Ep 2 (Dragon Age) - Forgive Us Todd, For We Know Not What We Do
Join Nirav, Tim, Rhi, and special guest Brianna as we discuss Dragon Age: Inquisition, reject bad JRPG characters and derail into blasphemous statements about Bethesda’s Todd Howard. It’s fun, it’s chill, and we’re just hanging out and talking about games. Drop in! Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us!
1:02:39
July 19, 2020
Game Busters Ep 1 (Shadow of the Colossus) - The More of Us
Welcome to Game Busters, a podcast from Gameluster.com.  Join Nirav, Kate, Tim, and Elizabeth for our premiere episode as we create the Hall of Fameluster, take a deep dive into Shadow of the Colossus, make some big special gaming wishes, and generally just hang out. It’s chill, it’s fun, and we’re just here to talk about games and why we love ‘em. Every week, Nirav and a panel of self-proclaimed experts bust open a game to its component parts with a mixture of large hammers and positive vibes. Come join us!
50:04
July 13, 2020
Buy it, Try It, Deny It - July 2020
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, the gang takes on two new guests, Nirav and Axel, to discuss their thoughts on the up-coming generation of consoles and titles from Scarlet Nexus to GhostWire: Tokyo. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnjeoASp-6oaf-t_F0-gmdQ Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
1:33:16
July 6, 2020
Buy it, Try It, Deny It - June 2020
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, the gang brings along a new guest, Kate! We chat about Rikki, Xenoblade Chronicles’ lovable “heropon” party companion, along with wild The Last of Us Part II plot speculations. We also discuss Danganronpa creator Jiro Sato’s Death Come True, a unique live-action interactive experience.  Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses.
48:44
June 5, 2020
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - May 2020
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, the gang takes a look back on April's releases with Resident Evil 3, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and Trials of Mana. In an effort to put the spotlight on some indie titles in these uncertain times, we discuss some of our favorite indie games. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnjeoASp-6oaf-t_F0-gmdQ Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
1:04:40
May 6, 2020
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - April 2020
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, we’re joined by a new writer, Cade! We go over the potential success of the highly anticipated Resident Evil 3, whether or not the Final Fantasy 7 Remake demo had a secret ending and a closer look at Trials of Mana. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnjeoASp-6oaf-t_F0-gmdQ Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
1:09:28
April 13, 2020
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - March 2020
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, we take a closer look at some of March's anticipated releases. We rave about Animal Crossing: New Horizons and neighbor placement, along with taking a look at the future of VR with Half-Life: Alyx. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
59:14
March 17, 2020
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - 2020 Kick-Off
The gang kicks off the new year as Buy It, Try It, Deny It takes a look at some highly anticipated 2020 releases. From the tropical islands of Animal Crossing: New Horizons to grimy, neo-futuristic Cyberpunk 2077, all the while taking a look at why the heck there are so many remakes with Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, Resident Evil 3, and Final Fantasy VII Remake, the gang tries to get to the bottom of it all. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
1:11:36
February 20, 2020
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - 2019 Wrap-Up
The gang at Buy It, Try It, Deny wraps up each game we’ve discussed from 2019 in a special end-of-the-year episode. From A Plague Tale to Luigi’s Mansion 3, we take a look back on some of our favorite games and grant them spectacular awards, from Best Game to Spend Your Weekend On to Most Indifferent Game. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams Mentioned Games: April Days Gone May Close to the Sun Rage 2 A Plague Tale August World of Warcraft [Classic] September Gears 5 Borderlands 3 Code Vein October MediEvil The Outer Worlds Luigi’s Mansion 3 November Death Stranding Pokémon Sword & Shield Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
1:15:45
December 16, 2019
Project Rusty - The Rant Awakens
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss the League of Legends x Louis Vuitton gear, GameStop dying because of the upcoming Xbox Scarlett and PS5, Star Wars in Fortnite, and Star Wars in general. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
28:15
December 11, 2019
Project Rusty - Butt Wi-Fi
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about the Resident Evil 3 leak, the death of Steam controllers, and one politician that spent money the right wrong way. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
18:24
December 4, 2019
Project Rusty - Battleborn to Die
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about the Destiny cookbook, AMID EVIL receiving ray tracing, and the death of Battleborn. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
13:38
November 27, 2019
Project Rusty - Predicting the Keighleys 2019
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about The Game Awards. Laugh, cry, and listen as we sh*t on your favorite games. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
57:33
November 20, 2019
Project Rusty - Making Mushrooms
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss Death Stranding, and whether or not Mike would buy it. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
44:57
November 13, 2019
Buy It, Try It, Deny It – November 2019
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, we look back on some spooky October releases like MediEvil, The Outer Worlds, and the ever-loving Luigi’s Mansion 3. We also take a closer look at some highly anticipated releases in November, such as the elusive Death Stranding, EA’s attempt at a single-player experience with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and the first main-line Pokémon game to hit a home console with Pokémon Sword and Shield. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
1:00:04
November 11, 2019
Project Rusty - Hideo Spielberg-san
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about the next great film director—Hideo Kojima—and even more trouble for Anthem and Fallout 76, two horsemen of the video game apocalypse. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
32:24
November 6, 2019
Project Rusty - Stonks
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about Ubisoft’s financial dilemma, the Fallout franchise’s latest mishap, and a Pokemon card selling for some serious dough. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
19:36
October 30, 2019
Project Rusty - Honk Honk Open up the Door
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss a brilliant Resident Evil 2 mod, as well as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare leaking. We also talk about Code Vein and pizza. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
18:27
October 23, 2019
Project Rusty - The Musical
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about the Wendy’s tabletop game and the troubled past of a WWE game.  Then, we talk about Infinity Ward’s impossible promise, and a Final Fantasy... musical? Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
20:22
October 16, 2019
Project Rusty - Kirby Bidet
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order computer specs, a Kirby themed café, and Destiny themed shoes. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
16:54
October 9, 2019
Buy It, Try It, Deny It – October 2019
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, we look back on the September releases like Gears 5, Borderlands 3, and Code Vein. We also take a closer look at some October releases like PS4 remake MediEvil, The Outer Worlds, and the long-awaited Luigi’s Mansion 3. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
46:58
October 8, 2019
Project Rusty - Loosey Goosey
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about a game you can buy with your blood, why geese are assholes, and another Google endeavor doomed to fail. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
16:16
September 25, 2019
Project Rusty - Crazy Tankxi
This week on Project Rusty, we beat the dead horse that is Anthem, talk about The Offspring performing in World of Tanks, E3 2020, and the Deadliest Catch video game. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
23:32
September 18, 2019
Project Rusty - Senpai Sanders
This week on Project Rusty, things have gotten extremely weird. We talk about Sans in Smash, official DOOM vodka, a vomiting monkey and... a KFC dating sim? Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
18:58
September 10, 2019
Buy It, Try It, Deny It – September 2019
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, we take a trip down memory road and see how the August release of World of Warcraft Classic is shaping up. We also take a look at some upcoming September releases like Borderlands 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, and Code Vein. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
55:14
September 9, 2019
Project Rusty - Professor Regginator
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about Reggie Fils-Aimé teaching at Cornell University, Guitar Hero coming to Warframe, and a very expensive Pokémon card. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
18:47
September 4, 2019
Project Rusty - World of Waiting
This week on Project Rusty, we talked about Overwatch possibly coming to the Switch and good ol’ fashioned queuing in World of Warcraft. We also discuss rigged CS:GO games and The Arnold coming to Mortal Kombat. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
26:30
August 28, 2019
Project Rusty - Norman Peedus
The full title of this episode is “Death Stranding: A Hideo Kopeema Production featuring Norman Peedus.” This week on Project Rusty, we discuss urinating in Death Stranding, watching Korn in Adventure Quest 3D, the One Punch Man fighter, and Mortal Kombat 11’s AI using Brutalities unavailable to the players.  Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) 
23:48
August 21, 2019
Project Rusty - Frozen Hotdog
 This week on Project Rusty, we discuss Apex Legends’ new monetization, a shameful swatting incident, and a lewd new game on the Nintendo Switch. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
19:00
August 14, 2019
Project Rusty - Endgame
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss EVO 2019’s failed Tekken 7 joke, Crash Team Racing’s microtransactions, and Anthem’s newly released endgame DLC.  Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
29:57
August 6, 2019
Project Rusty - Cowboy Samurai
 This week on Project Rusty, we discuss an insane Sekiro mod and get hyped for Doom Eternal. Then, we talk about Fire Emblem: Three Houses sales and Garfield’s next game. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
28:33
July 30, 2019
Project Rusty - Three Leaks
 This week on Project Rusty, we discuss Fire Emblem: Three Houses leaking, Dragon Quest Builders 2 villagers leaking, and Final Fantasy VIII Remake leaking (in Dreams).  Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) 
20:41
July 24, 2019
Project Rusty - Go Away, G2A
 This week on Project Rusty, we talk G2A madness, the mysterious, vanishing Mario Maker 2 level, Pokémon outrage, and the value of Uplay+. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
37:44
July 16, 2019
Project Rusty Royale
 This week on Project Rusty, we talk about refunds for Shenmue 3, Flappy Bird the Royale edition, and EA being oblivious to how bad they really are.  Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
19:00
July 3, 2019
Project Rusty - One Podcast Man
 This week on Project Rusty, we talk about Gears 5 not having a season pass, the One Punch Man fighter, and old people hating on Fortnite.  Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
21:54
June 26, 2019
Brexit, the video game?
 In case you haven't heard enough of it in the news: we're getting a Brexit video game. Or are we? This week, we chat about the upcoming Watch Dogs: Legion. We've got an upbeat cinematic teaser promising a satire of "post-Brexit" London, but a bleak gameplay trailer of generic Ubisoft action. So what will we get? Robert and resident Brits HK, Jess and Rhi talk about whether this is a faithful reflection of London, as well as how to do politics in video games.
43:32
June 26, 2019
Project Rusty - Keanu Reeves3
 This week on Project Rusty, we recap our favorite moments at E3 and go over our most anticipated games from the show. All with our signature Project Rusty vibe! Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
32:14
June 19, 2019
Buy It, Try It, Deny It – June 2019
 This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, we look back on the May releases Close to the Sun, Rage 2, and A Plague Tale. We also take a closer look at some June releases with Trover Saves the Universe, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, and Super Mario Maker 2. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be recieved critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams 
1:02:27
June 18, 2019
Project Rusty - Xbox Musk
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about the new Xbox fragrance line, Cuphead being ported to Tesla vehicles, Todd Howard admitting that Bethesda knew Fallout 76 was going to have problems, and the great Call of Duty/Humvee controversy. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
24:44
June 5, 2019
Project Rusty Plus+
This week on Project Rusty Plus+, we talk about the 2019 Pokémon Press Conference. We talk about Pokémon Home, Pokémon Masters, and... Pokémon Sleep? There’s a lot to unravel here, so buckle up for another insane episode. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
25:53
May 29, 2019
Project Rusty - The Disappearing Pencil
This week on the show, we talk about a pastor baptizing in VR Chat, John Wick kicking ass in Fortnite, and Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp being pulled in Belgium. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
23:30
May 22, 2019
Project Rusty - The Magic Snake Bus
This week on the show, we talk about a quirky indie game called Snakeybus, and how Solitaire made it into the Video Game Hall of Fame. Then, we discuss a new controversy with Bethesda, and Netflix’s presence at E3. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
31:07
May 15, 2019
Project Rusty - Dancer Pikachu
This week on the show, we talk about the Sonic the Hedgehog redesign, the Detective Pikachu “leak,” Randy Pitchford shenanigans, and Respawn bringing down the banhammer. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
32:21
May 8, 2019
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - April 2019
This month on Buy It, Try It, Deny It, we round up the April releases with ​Shovel Knight: Showdown and ​Days Gone​, along with the May releases ​Close to the Sun, Rage 2,​ ​and ​A Plague Tale. Buy It, Try It, Deny It is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses. Music: ​https://benbriggs.net/album/twitch-jams
1:01:17
May 7, 2019
Project Rusty - Gotta Go Fast
This week on the show, we have some hot takes on the Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer. Then, we talk about two crazy mods for Halo: Reach and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and finish it off with some Fortnite legal talk. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
34:58
May 1, 2019
Buy It, Try It, Deny It - Pilot Episode
This month on "Buy It, Try It, Deny It", we round up the March releases with Devil May Cry 5 and The Division 2, and preview Shovel Knight: Showdown, Days Gone and Dauntless for April. "Buy It, Try It, Deny It" is a monthly show dedicated to analyzing future releases to predict how they will be received critically and commercially, as well as personally. Come join us as we delve into the mind of the masses.
1:26:56
April 19, 2019
Project Rusty - Jedi: Fallen DLC
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss the sad results of an Anthem survey, and a certain Jedi: Fallen Order announcement. We also discuss how lewd Kitana from Mortal Kombat 11 isn’t and Dragon’s Dogma’s strange gaming crossover. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
26:34
April 17, 2019
Project Rusty - We Don’t Cuss on This Podcast
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Custom Level Mode leak, Persona 5: The Royal and Persona 5 S announcements for announcements, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and a deaf Overwatch gamer becoming a top 500 player in the world. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
34:47
April 10, 2019
Project Rusty - Shadows Die More Than Twice
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss an individual who has seen the entirety of EVE Online and an insane Rage 2 pre-order bonus. We also go into the sad fate of Black Ops 4’s Battle Royale mode and Sekiro’s difficulty. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
31:08
April 3, 2019
The Indies, Episode 2: Dev-Life Balance
Chloe Spencer hosts another episode of The Indies. This time, she talks about the commitment of indie developers who balance full-time work with their side projects, citing the story of Yearning: A Gay Story's developer Bob Conway. She then discusses the topic of indie developers and their work-life balances with fellow GameLuster staff members Robert Scarpinito and Austin Suther. The Indies proves a captivating listen, so tune in!
41:18
March 25, 2019
Project Rusty - Dragon Ball Goku
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss Google Stadia™, yet another Goku coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ, Phoenix Point moving to Epic, and how StarTropics is impossible to beat without the great internet helping you. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
39:21
March 20, 2019
Project Rusty - No Ifs, Ands or Butts
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss Anthem troubles (again), EA’s new approach to E3, the sad but expected downfall of Artifact, and everything butt censorship Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
30:37
March 13, 2019
Project Rusty - The Next Killer App
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss the nightmare that is realistic Sonic, how hard a worker Masahiro Sakurai is, the mess that is Anthem, and Dead or Alive 6’s ridiculous first season pass. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
37:26
March 6, 2019
Project Rusty - Marriage and Obsession
This week on Project Rusty, we talk about playing battle royales and Fallout 76 much longer than anybody should. We also talk about the Final Fantasy XIV-themed wedding ceremony in Japan and Stardew Valley going competitive. Yeah, that’s a thing. Project Rusty is a weekly show where we take a break from playing video games to play with the news. You can find our episodes every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
28:43
February 27, 2019
Project Rusty - Fire Emblem: Harry Potter Edition
This week on Project Rusty, we get the drop on Tetris 99 and discuss the lewd EVO Japanese Dead or Alive 6 controversy. We also take the time to talk about our favorite Harry Potter book, Fire Emblem: Three Houses. We cap off the discussion with some speculation on some possible Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC characters. You can find episodes of Project Rusty every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
32:41
February 20, 2019
The Indies Episode 1 - Why We Love Indies
Chloe Spencer hosts GameLuster's new podcast series: The Indies (it will run concurrent with Project Rusty). In this first episode, Chloe reminiscences with a friend on her discovery of indie games, namely their watching of PewDiePie's Let's Play of Cry of Fear. She is then joined by other GameLuster staff members Robert Scarpinito and Austin Suther, who share their earliest memories of indie games. Titles include Dust: An Elysian Tale and My Time at Portia. Discussion also includes why the participants will go to indie games over AAA releases. Update: The text above states that The Indies will run "concurrent" with our other podcast series, Project Rusty. However, this does not mean that The Indies, too, will be weekly. This simply means that it will run as a podcast series in addition to Project Rusty. The Indies will be less frequent.
43:53
February 18, 2019
Project Rusty - GL Projekt Red
This week on Project Rusty, we talked about the ridiculous nominations and winners for The Steam Awards 2018, the questionable return of Criminal Girls, and Capcom’s Spotify debut (Spoiler: There’s an album called MONSTER HUNTER THE JAZZ). You can find episodes of Project Rusty every week via the GameLuster Podcast feed on a podcatcher near you. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
31:07
February 13, 2019
Project Rusty - The Apex Drawer
This week on Project Rusty, we discuss the Kickstarter for DLC to a Bubsy game that is not even out yet, taxation on violent video games, the awesomeness that is Drawer Simulator, and Respawn’s new (and free) battle royale title, Apex Legends.   Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
31:50
February 6, 2019
Project Rusty - Kingdumb Hearts Deep Lore
Welcome to the premiere episode of Project Rusty, a new show coming to the GameLuster family of podcasts! We take a weekly look at the fun, weird and zany parts of the games industry that make you turn your head. So perk up your ears and strap in, as we try to make sense of the deep lore of Kingdom Hearts, which some might say is an impossible task. Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Cut and Run" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) "Furious Freak" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
58:39
January 30, 2019
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 31: 2018 GOTY
GameLuster reveals their staff pick for 2018's Game of the Year! They discuss this, other personal picks that didn't make the grand spotlight, and their most anticipated of 2019. Editor-in-Chief Trevor Whalen hosts and is joined by News Editor Robert Scarpinito and staff writers Mike and Elizabeth. Come listen! Be sure to visit GameLuster for more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:10:14
January 11, 2019
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 30
Happy Halloween! It's a big crew for this special spooky edition of the GameLuster Podcast, as Robert leads Austin, Elizabeth, Mike, Sai, and Trevor through a chat of their favorite horror games. Picks include Resident Evil 7 and Metro 2033. Come listen! Then play these and other of your favorite scary games for Halloween! Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
49:01
November 1, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 29
In this episode, GameLuster staff discuss the consideration: are single-player games dead? The discussion notes the several examples that show they are not, while recognizing the reasoning behind the charge. Haley hosts and is joined by Elizabeth, Mike, Brennan, and Trevor.  Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:27:19
October 9, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 28
Robert returns as host after a hiatus and is joined by new podcast guest Dani Jones and returning guest Trevor. They talk about games they are playing, like Undertale on Switch or Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and ponder the place of DLC within game subscription services. Discussion concludes with some words on the closure of Telltale. We'd love for you to listen! Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:04:38
September 25, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 27
As we welcome autumn, we also present a new episode of the GameLuster Podcast. In this one, editor-in-chief Trevor is joined by writers Mike and Elizabeth, and the three discuss the September 13 Nintendo Direct. Among talk of Animal Crossing, Final Fantasy, and Pokemon, Trevor despairs of being the only person with no friends who obsess over Yoshi. (If you obsess over Yoshi, please be friends with Trevor.) Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
58:05
September 23, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 26
In tune with today's console release anniversary, Haley leads this episode of the GameLuster Podcast through a discussion of beloved games and consoles that flopped. Joining her are returning guests Brennan and Mike, who also talk plenty of currently playing. Games discussed include Dark Souls 3, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, The Inner World, The Order: 1886, and No Man's Sky. Come on and listen! Let GameLuster cast your dreams for you. Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:19:53
September 10, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 25
It's number 25 for The GameLuster Podcast! Christine leads first-time guest Chloe Spencer and returning participant Trevor through a discussion of favorite video game antiheroes. The conversation includes some obvious choices, but also some - and especially one! - not so obvious choices. The trio then considers the idea of antivillains. There's also a currently playing chat on titles like West of Loathing and Thief Gold. Hooray for 25! Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:22:44
August 29, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 24
Editor-in-Chief Trevor is joined by writer Elizabeth for a discussion of their most anticipated game releases for fall 2018. Expect lots of Pokémon talk, with a little Tomb Raider thrown in. There's also a round of Newsreel Shootout: Cold Reaction and the continuation of Trevor's Mario story. Come listen - it's as fun as dressing up Eevee! Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:02:01
August 17, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 23
Writer Jorge Van de Sompel hosts the GameLuster Podcast for the first time, and guides Creative Lead Christine McGahhey and writer Sayed Kumiel Naqwi through a discussion on virtual and augmented reality. Specifically: is it just a fad, or can it become a part of gaming as meaningful as 3D gaming had become in the 90s? Will VR and AR improve? Are they really gaming's future? The trio also discuss their currently playing, which includes Civilization, Kingdom Hearts, and Tekken. Please - step into our reality for a bit with a listen! Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:06:50
August 4, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 22
GameLuster's Social Media Manager Haley Sampson hosts returning writer Michael Arrieta and new writer Elizabeth Christopher in a discussion of video game sequels. The specific queries are: what sequels should not have been made, and which need to happen? According to this trio, titles like Eternal Darkness or Bully need sequels, but sequels like Mass Effect: Andromeda or Xenoblade Chronicles 2 cannot be justified. This smashing sequel discussion is preceded by currently playing, in which all note the tiring nature of endless RPG grinds. Please give a listen, and much thanks if you do! Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more! Check us out on iTunes and Stitcher, too!
1:02:08
July 25, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 21
The GameLuster Podcast basks in the summer heat of July. Editor-in-Chief Trevor Whalen is the host and is joined by Assistant Reviews and Features Editor Austin Suther and Writer Brennan D'Elena. The three enjoy a good ol' currently playing discussion, a game of "Five-Second Crossover", and a make-your-own-adventure with Mario. Included is talk of FAR: Lone Sails, Dark Souls Remastered, and a hypothetical Pokemon and Half-Life crossover in which Raichus are houndeyes. Please have a listen!  Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more!
1:27:02
July 14, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 20
What game do you tell people they must play before they die? What particular game or game series do you feel inspired to sing the praises of? Christine puts this question to guests Austin and Sean, as she hosts them through a discussion of game recommendations, including talk on a popular Nintendo series and a lesser known PS2 JRPG. There's more, like the trio's currently playing lists, and a discussion of Tom Nook's villainy. (He was, unfortunately, not announced for Smash at E3.) Come have a listen! You can hear more podcasts and read and watch more content at GameLuster.com! Remember that we'd also love to hear you: give us a shout-out on social media!  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GameLuster/ Twitter: @GameLuster Google +: https://plus.google.com/+GameLusterTeam
41:26
June 23, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, E3 2018: Recap
E3 2018 has ended, and some of the GameLuster Staff share their final thoughts on the show. Trevor hosts Austin, Haley, and Mike through a reflection on E3 2018 favorites, the best press conference, and the most anticipated game to come this next year. Listen and see if GameLuster jives with your thoughts on E3. Be sure to visit GameLuster.com for more podcasts, news, reviews, videos, and more!
34:49
June 17, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, E3 2018: Nintendo
Nintendo spent most of their time talking about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but there were other games, as well. Super Mario Party will be bringing its own peculiar brand of four-player competition to the Switch, there's a new Fire Emblem game, and much more. Join Trevor as he hosts Michael and Sai through a recap of what Nintendo showed.
1:00:20
June 13, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, E3 2018: Sony
It's the eve of the real E3! Sony closed out the end of unofficial E3, and Trevor hosts Haley and Michael through a discussion of it. They talk The Last of Us Part II, Death Stranding, Spider-Man, and more from the show. Stop by for a listen and hear Sony's press conference recapped!
47:16
June 12, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, E3 2018: Bethesda and Devolver
E3 2018 continues for The GameLuster Podcast. Robert hosts Austin, Michael, and Trevor in a discussion of all the highlights from Bethesda and Devolver's conferences. There's Fallout 76, Rage 2, DOOM:Eternal, The Elder Scrolls VI, and Metal Wolf Chaos. (Wooh!)
59:17
June 12, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, E3 2018: Microsoft
Haley hosts Trevor and Austin in a discussion of Microsoft's E3 press conference. Come join us for a chat on Halo: Infinite, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Cyberpunk 2077, and more from the presentation!
58:49
June 12, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, E3 2018: EA Play
It's one of the most exciting times of the year for gamers: E3. EA kicked things off with a flurry of announcements at its EA Play event, including new information about Anthem and Battlefield V, as well as reveals of new games like Unravel 2 and Sea of Solitude. The GameLuster crew gets together to give you all the news and hot takes from the first big conference of E3 2018.
51:40
June 10, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 19
Haley hosts another episode, and is joined by Christine and Rachael for a discussion of female representation in video games. They also talk favorite female heroes and villains. Highlights include excitement at the greater number of female characters now, cute old people streaming Skyrim, Lady Sylvanas, Darth Kreia, Tetra, Bayonetta, and reflections on how video games are for everyone. The GameLuster Podcast is for everyone, too, so no matter who you are, stop by for a listen!
1:20:28
May 28, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 18
Everyone is tired, but they bring energy to the GameLuster podcast, nonetheless. (The GL staff can do stuff like that.) Christine hosts, just back from Korea, and chats with Rachael and Austin about life stuff and video game villains. The crew's favorites include Arthas, Handsome Jack, and Andrew Ryan. Feel free to write us and let us know your favorite video game villain - we'd love to hear!
1:05:48
May 16, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 17
Sean hosts this episode and is joined by Rachael and Robert in a discussion of freemium games like Love Nikki, non-freemium games like Yakuza 6, God of War, and Pyre, and dark re-imaginings for Pokémon and Kirby ("an awful Kirby future" Rachael says). At the end, Sean also throws a question-of-the-week at his guests that concerns 100,000 dollars and Marley & Me. There's really no reason not to listen, so come on!
1:22:02
May 11, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 16
Haley hosts a wholesome podcast of E3 hopes, along with Austin and Mike. They have high hopes for more info on Death Stranding and Cyberpunk 2077 and high expectations for Nintendo, and also chat about God of War and great PS4 exclusives. There's also more, so why not listen? Hear Haley host for the first time!
55:23
May 10, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 15
The Fourth is strong with GameLuster. Editor-in-Chief Trevor, Editor Haley, and Staff Writer Brennan discuss God of War, Far Cry 5, Quake Champions, and Star Wars. Lots of Star Wars. There's a special Star Wars To-Be-Honest segment and a Star Wars Would-You-Rather, both timely for 2018's May the 4th. There are some other Would-You-Rathers, two of which may cause massive existential crises (at least in Brennan). So grab your shovel, shout "Boy!", hop in the X-wing, and listen to the latest episode of The GameLuster Podcast. May the Fourth be with you!
1:57:19
May 4, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 14
Sean returns as the host, and is joined by Christine and Trevor. Trevor talks Bonehoard, Christine talks Overcooked, Sean talks Golf Story, and they all talk Fortnite. There's also an egregious story involving real-life golf, and some stuff on ghost rats. So you're going to want to listen to it - and now!
1:15:10
May 1, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 13
Trevor, Brennan, and Haley wish you a belated April Fool's Day, with a discussion of Battlefront II, Ready Player One, and some truly sickening April Fool's pranks. Seriously - for some, they're simple jokes, for others, they're an art.
1:18:14
April 28, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 12
Video game soundtracks speak to us gamers in ways hard to put into words. Christine, Brennan, and Haley attempt the challenge as they talk about their favorite music tracks from games, including some from NieR: Automata, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Night in the Woods. Though they admit to being at "a loss for words" while repeating superlatives, they nonetheless manage an engaging discussion on how game soundtracks can inspire us to learn music, play instruments, and become even more invested in our favorite hobby.
1:25:30
April 18, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 11
So just how many Gokus can there be, anyway? Robert hosts and is joined by Austin, in his second podcast, and by Michael, in his first. They talk about Dragon Ball FighterZ. Don't like Dragon Ball? Stay for the Sea of Thieves talk! Don’t like either? Come back for some stuff on Far Cry 5, like how you can throw rocks. You know…you could throw rocks in the original. I feel special for knowing that.
47:11
April 8, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 10
Have you played Amid Evil? Are you afraid of sharks? These two questions may seem unrelated, but they both have to do with the tenth episode of The GameLuster Podcast. So join Trevor, Brennan, and Austin on this big number 10, and get ready to rocket jump with planets.
1:14:50
April 2, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 9
The GameLuster Podcast is here to save you from work and worry! Join Robert as he guides Christine and Jorge through a discussion of Fortnite, Attack of the Earthlings, the Tekken mobile game, Mario sports games, and the upcoming Smash Bros. A very difficult question is then posed in a round of would-you-rather: what would you choose? It's a difficult question. But the choice before you now is easy: listen to the podcast, and get your mind off the world and its troubles.
1:18:15
March 31, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 8
Brennan and Haley jump on board as Trevor steers the podcast ship, this time traveling through Women in Games discussion, a lack-of-interest epidemic, LoL leaderboard plummeting, Build engine shooters, and a few rants in new segment "To Be Honest." There's even a few headlines in another round of "Newsreel Shootout." So arr, matey! Grab your spyglass, your cutlass, and your favorite parrot (or least favorite, depending), because we're heading out to the high seas to chase the cloud of success!
1:13:21
March 28, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 7
Christine returns as host, and with Haley and Rachael discusses Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Attack of the Earthlings, Where the Water Tastes Like Wine, a praiseworthy Halloween tradition, and...more? Yes, definitely more - always more! (Maybe I should double check? Nah, there's more. No doubt about it - trust me.)
53:45
March 24, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 6
Sean hosts the sixth episode of the GameLuster Podcast, which can also be called the fifth (what number is it again?), as he's joined by Dougie and Joseph for a discussion of VR, Bayonetta, Night in the Woods, Stronghold, and maybe a little bit more.
44:51
March 15, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 5
Trevor hosts and is joined by Haley, Brennan, and Rachael in a discussion of the ESRB's wide-range response to the loot-box controversy. They then engage in a round of a new podcast segment: "News Shootout: Cold Reaction." *No animals were harmed in the making of this podcast.*
33:55
March 7, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 4
Creative Lead Christine hosts and is joined by Editor Haley, Writer Brennan, who had a mic lower in quality than he liked, and Editor-in-Chief Trevor. They talk about the cuteness of Cookie Run, the relaxing routine of Stardew Valley, the friendly frog in Tabikaeru, and their mild enthusiasm for battle royale.
1:34:59
February 23, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast, Episode 3
Writer Christine returns as host and is joined by writers Sean and Rachael and editor-in-chief Trevor to discuss the competitive brilliance of Cookie Run, the collectibles, death tolls and B-side tapes of Celeste, the implications of Nintendo Switch Online, and more.
1:14:24
February 7, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast
Writer Christine hosts and is joined by writer Jorge, as the two discuss the World of Warcraft expansion Battle for Azeroth, the DS port for Dragon Quest VIII (and its changes from the original), the hand-animated Broken Age, and more in this second, two-person GameLuster podcast.
52:18
February 4, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast
Editor-in-chief Trevor Whalen, editor Robert Scarpinito, and writer Sean Pyle discuss Doki Doki Literature Club (again), Thief, Dragon Ball FighterZ, microtransactions - and what if Smash Bros. had them? - and a little more in this first official episode of the GameLuster Podcast (since pilot episodes are never official)!
47:54
February 1, 2018
The GameLuster Podcast - Pilot Episode
Editor-in-chief Trevor Whalen, editor Robert Scarpinito, and writers Christine McGahhey, Sean Pyle, and Jorge Van de Sompel chat about their currently playing lists - that include Fortnite, Doki Doki Literature Club, and Super Mario Odyssey - and discuss the Nintendo Labo in the pilot episode of the GameLuster Podcast.
1:09:42
January 28, 2018