Gaming After Dark: Steam Deck Impressions
In this episode we discuss Steam Deck and our impressions of the device thus far.
October 01, 2022
Episode 22: Halo Infinite campaign, Acitivision Blizzard acquisition and more
This week for episode 22 we cover the Microsoft-Activision/Blizzard acquisition, our games of the year and go in-depth on Halo Infinite campaign talk. Halo Infinite's basically been part of this podcast since it started and in a way this series has documented all its ups and downs following the bungled announcement with Craig the Brute. Other topics this week include: the price of the FF7 port, the sales of the Yakuza franchise on PC, Steam hitting new concurrent user records and complaints about current GPU prices.
January 23, 2022
Gaming After Dark 21: Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite, Konami Rumors
This week for episode 21 Mondo and I cover Konami rumors, Steam Deck's delay, the GTA debacle and our very early impressions of Forza Horizon 5 and Halo Infinite. Other topics this week include: Oculus Quest 2 selling 10mln units, Metroid Dread (I beat it and it was pretty good), God of War's PC release, Microsoft Store maybe not being as crappy heading forward and Tales of Arise.
November 20, 2021
Episode 20: Uncharted 4, ActRaiser, GeForce leaks and more
This week for episode 20 Mondo and I cover the Nvidia GeForce leaks, lent recent credibility by the recent ActRaiser announcement, which we also discuss. We also go over the debut of the new Saints Row. Other topics this week include: Sega's Shinobi III, Uncharted 4's PC port no longer being a rumor, the Xbox One controller firmware update that makes it easier to keep your Xbox controller paired to your PC and Crystal Dynamic joining the initiative on development of Perfect Dark.
September 25, 2021
Gaming After Dark 19: Halo Infinite, Ocarina of Time Decompilation
Mondo and myself are back this week to discuss Halo Infinite's progress, Ocarina of Time possibly being successfully decompiled and the cost of Epic game store's exclusives.
August 21, 2021
Gaming After Dark 18: Steam Deck
Mondo and myself are back this week to discuss Valve's new Steam Deck handheld. The value proposition seems immense. Additionally we talk Company of Heroes 3 (hype), Windows 11 and selling Steam items for wallet credit.
July 17, 2021
Gaming After Dark 17: E3
We talk Microsoft, Yakuza: Like a Dragon impressions, FF7 Remake appearing on Epic Games Store database and Nintendo's E3 press conference.
June 20, 2021
Episode 16: Steam handheld rumors, Game Pass on Steam?
In our sixteenth episode we discuss rumors about a Steam handheld and Game Pass on Steam as well as the incoming new version of Windows. Additionally we discuss Sega's intentions to revive more of its "dormant" IP.
June 05, 2021
Episode 15: Sony's first party output, Saints Row 5 as an Epic exclusive
This week we launched into a discussion about Sony's first party almost immediately, specifically the differences and preferences we had for prior generations of their first party output. Hopefully as time marches on and we see more and more content from Sony they may give us some of their back catalog. Other topics this week include rumors regarding Saints Row 5 being Epic exclusive, Square Enix acquisition rumors and news about Microsoft cutting revenue share for games, sales figures for Cyberpunk and more.
May 08, 2021
Episode 14: Game Pass, Binary Domain and Auto-HDR
This week in Gaming After Dark we hit our fourteenth episode! This episode we discuss Microsoft's Auto-HDR feature heading to Windows 10 from Xbox, AMD's FidelityFX, Earth Defense Force and Game Pass receiving updated versions of some titles that aren't available elsewhere.
April 03, 2021
Episode 13: Deus Ex, E3, CodeMasters
This week in Gaming After Dark we hit our thirteenth episode! This episode has a lot of news to cover. We discuss Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Mankind Divided, E3's in-person event being cancelled and Anthem and Artifact being canned by EA and Valve. Other topics this week include rumors regarding more Playstation ports to PC, Bloodlines 2 development woes and El Shaddai finally making its way to PC. If you want to skip the intro discussion head 19 minutes in. Check it out and then hit the Discord!
March 06, 2021
Episode 12: FF7 Remaster, Kingdom Hearts, Valve on Single Player Games
This week in Gaming After Dark it's still a bit of a light on news week but we had a healthy intro discussion about Nier Automata, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Binary Domain. Topics this week include: Kingdom Hearts franchise going epic exclusive, FF7 remaster release rumors, Sega restructuring, Itagaki putting together a new studio and Valve intending to release more single player content heading forward. If you want to skip the intro discussion head 24 minutes in. Check it out and then hit the Discord!
February 13, 2021
Episode 11: Ubisoft+, Game Pass, Games of the Year
This week in Gaming After Dark we hit our eleventh episode! It's a bit of a lighter news week so we're clocking in under an hour this go around. Topics this week include DSOG's Game of the Year picks, Xbox Game Pass, Monster Hunter Rise and Cyberpunk 2077 sales. Other topics this week include Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft+, Steam's top selling games and Paprium for Sega Genesis. If you want to skip the intro discussion head to 27:30. Check it out and then hit the Discord!
January 09, 2021
Gaming After Dark, Episode 10: The Game Awards, Cyberpunk 2077 and Perfect Dark
This week in Gaming After Dark we hit our tenth episode! We started out May 17th to entertain ourselves during the covid lockdowns and now here we are 7 months later. Among other topics we discuss The Game Awards and Cyberpunk 2077's launch (and bugs for that matter). Other topics this week include Tyranny, Halo Infinite's new launch date, Okami HD (and Platinum/Clover generically), Monster Hunter World, the new Perfect Dark, large pizzas from various pizzerias and more. If you want to skip the intro discussion head to 21:36.
December 12, 2020
Episode 9: Halo 4 in MCC, Capcom Hacked, Sega Sells Arcade unit
Back again with a juicier episode, there's been more news to cover as of late. In this ninth episode we discuss the CyberPunk's delay, the latest Halo patch and the Xbox Elite Series 2 controller's reliability. Other topics this week include first hand impressions of Amazon's Luna cloud gaming platform and how it stacks up against Stadia, Ion Fury, Capcom's leaks after facing a cyber attack, Sega's intention to further monetize Atlus' back catalog and sales figures out of 2k and that Driver 2 PC port out of left field. If you want to skip the intro discussion head 33 minutes in.
November 21, 2020
Episode 8: Halo 4, Brutal Legend, Ion Fury and Outer Worlds
It's actually been a fairly light handful of weeks in terms of news. None the less, in this eighth episode we discuss Outer Worlds coming to Steam, as well as rumors regarding a sequel. Other topics this week include AMD's increasing CPU marketshare, the bands Motorhead and Cheap Trick, Brutal Legend, Ion Fury, Halo 4 hitting Master Chief Collection (big surprise) and Google Stadia. Which we actually spent a decent amount of time testing out -- with not awful results. We both still think it's kind of lame though.
October 25, 2020
Gaming After Dark Episode 7
This weekend in the seventh episode of Gaming After Dark we discuss 3D realms ridiculous slate of new content, including the Ion Fury expansion, Microsoft buying Zenimax and what it means for them. Other topics this week include the band OMD, Zelda Breath of the Wild's loot and weapon system, Virtua Fighter x eSports. Additionally we discuss Amazon's new cloud gaming platform, potential consolidation of the industry and how we think Luna will stack up vs. Cloud Gaming with Xbox Game Pass from Microsoft and Google's Stadia. If you want to skip the intro discussion head 29 minutes and 50 seconds in. Check it out and then hit the Discord!
September 27, 2020
Weekend content once more! In the sixth episode of Gaming After Dark we discuss the ominous Halo: Infinite delay, Gamescom being a nothing-burger and Mass Effect Remastered rumors. Other topics this week include our top 9 games in relation to large scale conversation in the Discord (see below), Microsoft potentially acquiring more studios and Flight Sim. Our intro this week was a tad long, so if you want to skip purely to news, head to the 18:42 mark or so. We clocked in at about 55 minutes this week so back under an hour for the first time in a bit.
August 30, 2020
Gaming After Dark Episode 5
Weekend content once more! In the fifth episode of Gaming After Dark we discuss the somewhat disastrous Halo: Infinite demo, Microsoft's struggles generically in managing their first party studios and output, Uncharted and the potential for Sony to port more games to PC after Horizon.
August 09, 2020
Gaming After Dark Episode 4
Weekend content once more! In the fourth episode of Gaming After Dark we discuss Halo, a lot! I mean Combat Evolved, 2, 3, Reach, Infinite. The whole franchise. Master Chief Collection just keeps getting better and making itself one of the no-brainer values out there. Other topics this week include Cyberpunk 2077, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Persona 4, xCloud/Game Pass and the Yuzu Switch Emulator. Our intro this week was a tad long, so if you want to skip purely to news, head to the 30 minute mark or so. We clocked in at 1 hour and 14 minutes this week.
July 18, 2020
Gaming After Dark Episode 3
In the third episode of Gaming After Dark we touch on the Hitman announcement. The Halo Infinite Teaser and the Cyberpunk 2077 delay. We even briefly engage in diatribes about Shenmue I and II HD and Duke Nukem 3D. Furthermore Mondo covers a lot of horror titles in Resident Evil and Dino Crisis alongside the unfortunate news about Capcom Vancouver. https://www.dsogaming.com/
June 28, 2020
Gaming After Dark, Episode 2
Bloodborne Rumors, Sega Sales and CDPR Valuation
June 07, 2020
Gaming After Dark Episode 1
Gaming after Dark is a podcast I put together with Mondo, a mod in our Discord channel. In this episode we cover Halo 2, THPS 1+2, the Unreal Engine tech demo and more.
May 17, 2020