The PARTY UP! Podcast

The PARTY UP! Podcast

By The PARTY UP! Podcast
Welcome, everyone, to The PARTY UP Podcast! Take a listen as we discuss gaming, anime, movies, pop-culture, and everything nerdy!
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Anime of the Month: BEM
On this weeks episode, Derek and John give a full review of their pick for "Anime of the Month", 'BEM'. Take a listen as they focus on the shows title, the choice in music, the characters as a whole, and (what they saw as) the convoluted progressions of the multiple story lines presented in the show. They discuss what they enjoyed, what they hated, what confused them, and how they felt after viewing the seemingly stitched together 12 episodes of season 1. Enjoy!
1:19:39
January 20, 2020
It's 2020 and The Future is Now!
Ladies and gentlemen, the year is 2020 and the future is now! On this weeks hilarious new episode, Derek and John take a look at some of the shows, cartoons, and movies from the past that portrayed "the future", and they discuss how, in our present time, we actually have some of the marvels depicted from decades ago and how some ideas may still be science fiction. They also get into some of their own futuristic inventions and manage to figure out the morning routine of tomorrow! Enjoy!
1:47:11
January 13, 2020
2019 in Review: The Year of the Mouse
With a new year, comes a new season! Welcome to the first episode of 2020! Derek and John are back, and on this weeks show they are looking back at 2019 and how the year closed out strong with multiple releases out of the Star Wars universe. And one would think that Lucasfilms would be the big winner, but they soon realize that Disney are the ones laughing all the way to the bank. With the launch of Disney+, the start of the newest series 'The Mandalorian', the release 'Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order", and the closing of one of the greatest sagas in history with 'Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker', the guys realize where the money is really going and they dive deep into the rabbit hole of Disney ownership and exactly how far the mouse's grasp actually reaches. Enjoy!
1:28:31
January 6, 2020
Our E3 2019 Recap / Darksiders VS...
This week Derek and John recap E3 2019 with special guest, Eric, of LEVEL857. Take a listen as they discuss their favorite announcements, most anticipated titles, and talk about nostalgia, the gaming community as a whole, and Johns feelings towards a major company. They also sit and play a hilarious game of 'VS' where they have the 4 horsemen of the Darksiders franchise go against some wild, wacky, and fierce opponents. Enjoy!
1:42:22
June 30, 2019
REPO! The Genetic Opera Play Tumblr Post Film
Have you ever wanted to see what would happen if you mixed Blade Runner and the Rocky Horror Picture Show and put it all on film as a theatrical play?! Well it's your lucky week because apparently, 'REPO! The Genetic Opera', was supposed to be just that. Unfortunately, as Katie, John, and Derek come to realize in their review, REPO! turned out to be the cringy, angsty, goth Tumblr post they were afraid it would be. But that doesn't mean it was bad! Take a listen as they recap the film and even name some films they would want turned into musicals! Enjoy!
1:28:57
June 19, 2019
Anime of the Month: Death Parade
On this episode of the podcast, John and Katie breakdown this months anime, 'Death Parade',  while Derek plays the sad, filthy casual. Along with the review, the gang decides which mystery pop-culture characters they want to have reincarnated or sent to the void in a game called 'Death Parade 2: Judgement Day'! Enjoy!
1:39:00
June 5, 2019
Days Gone Wrong / Video Games for May / Armageddon Tired of Zombies
On this episode of the podcast, Derek, John, and Katie sit and review the recent release of the Playstation exclusive, Days Gone. With its mixed reviews prior to release, they talk about it after actually getting a chance to play it. They also discuss the upcoming video game releases for the month of May. Take a listen as they get excited for some awesome new titles, John gives a wonderful PSA about gaming then throws it out the window, and they all present their own versions of the zombie virus that will bring about the end of days. Enjoy!
1:42:27
May 10, 2019
Anything But Childs Play / Spoilers & More / Who Wore It Better?
On this episode of the podcast, Katie takes the helm and hits a nerve with Derek when she brings up the recent trailer for the new 'Childs Play' remake. They discuss people who love spoilers and catching films on opening weekend, John breaks into song over the new Star Wars trailer, new video game, and the new Disney streaming service, they talk about Game of Thrones fans, and the gang plays a game of 'Who Wore It Better?' where they expose the many sides of Thanos. Enjoy all that and more!
1:48:52
April 27, 2019
Roger Corman & The Fantastic Four (w/ Special Guest - Super Blake)
This week the podcast crew is joined by special guest Super Blake! They dive into his beginnings in the video game industry, he discusses the profession of content creation, and he shares the origin story of his E-Sports organization, The Meaty Boiz! Also, with the release of one of the most anticipated Marvel movies in history, Avengers: Endgame, John brings Derek, Katie, and Blake a Marvel film that was actually made to NEVER be seen. Take a listen as they pick apart Roger Corman's 1994 interpretation of the comic book classic, 'The Fantastic Four'.
1:30:12
April 25, 2019
Anime of the Month: CHEER BOYS! (w/ Special Guest - keepitkuwaii) / A Game of 'Ani-Maybe'
It's anime week here on the podcast and this time Derek has control over the show! The gang, along with special guest keepitkuwaii, review his choice for Anime of the Month: CHEER BOYS! Take a listen to how what he thought would be revenge, ended up being the complete opposite. Also, feel free to play along as he brings a brand new game he created to the table called, 'Ani-Maybe'! Cuz' it may be real, it may be fake, but it's all Anime! Enjoy!
1:39:01
April 13, 2019
Pax Press & Nerd Parties / New Games & Heartbreak
It's #videogame week here on the show and John fills us in on this past weekends #PAXEast event! Take a listen as he talks about some of the awesome #demos he got to #play, some of the big #news announced from devs, and what happens when he drinks a little too much #tequila. Also this week, Katie dives into upcoming #gaming releases, she discusses an awesome move made by #Reddit Admins, and Derek gets his heart broken by #Nintendo Directs #AprilFools post. All that and more, so enjoy!
1:29:16
April 5, 2019
Sailor Moon VS... (w/ Special Guest - keepitkuwaii)
On the #final episode of our #WomensMonth #series, #specialguest keepitkuwaii (aka: Rachel) joins us as John puts #popculture and #anime #icon #SailorMoon up against 10 interesting opponents in the return of everyones favorite #game, #VS! But before the battles begin, take a listen as they discuss #cosplay, #MyChemicalRomance and the trend known as #20ninescene, #makeup, #collectables, and much more!
1:17:55
March 28, 2019
Anime of the Month: PANTY & STOCKING (w/ Special Guests - Arorea & Audacity)
We continue our #series of #WomensMonth episodes with Katie taking the reigns and presenting the #AnimeoftheMonth, #PantyandStocking! But she is not alone! This week she has brought along #specialguest #cosplay #sister #duo, Arorea and Audacity! They join in on the fun and talk about how #PantyandStockingwithGarterbelt is their number 1 #anime, how the hilariously fantastic #NSFW content was an #inspiration to be more #confident not just as #cosplayers, but as #women, and how the shows multiple dimensions has made it such a #cultclassic. They also dive into the world of #cosplay and the do's and don'ts of being a #cosplayer and being part of the cosplay #community. Enjoy!
1:18:39
March 14, 2019
Women In Gaming w/ Angelina of Exato Games & Elo Hell
This weeks episode of the #podcast begins our #series of #WomensMonth specials as we dive into the world of #gaming and #Esports with our #special #guest Angelina (@hologramdream) of Exato Games! Take a listen as she talks about their latest #upcoming title #EloHell, she discusses her background and role in the world of gaming, what it's like being a woman in the gaming industry and the obstacles faced, the lonely side of being a #gamergirl and #streamer, and we also name some of our #favorite and most #influential #female characters in a #videogame. Enjoy!
1:23:25
March 8, 2019
Anime of the Month: HINAMATSURI
On this weeks #new episode, Katie takes over and presents the #Anime of the Month: #HINAMATSURI! Along with John and Derek, they review it's first season, discuss their favorite moments, dive into the elements that made the #show so good, and they talk about a #secondchance at #life. Enjoy!
1:38:42
March 1, 2019
The Debate Over The BR Wave / Video Game Mashups
On this weeks #new episode of the #podcast, we catch up with Katie (aka: GonnaShockThem) (aka: Katzorah), BIGMOSH talks about his #trip to the #Philly #Tattoo #Convention, and SomeBeardy2Love (Mr. John Donadio) takes over the show to talk #videogames! Take a listen as the guys get into a heated #debate about #ApexLegends, #Fortnite, the #BattleRoyale format and the state of the #gaming #industry, they discuss #newreleases and #nostalgia traps, and they each create some interesting #mashups in the spirit of #KingdomHearts3. All that and more! Enjoy!
1:29:02
February 22, 2019
We'rrreee Baaaack!
BIGMOSH and John sit and fill everyone in with what's been going on during the 2018 break, they discuss what's in store for the new year, and they reveal how listeners can easily follow and support the show in new ways! It's new, improved, and now 'Family Friendly' flavored!
38:00
February 13, 2019
Catching Up / Hyped Up / Battle Royale
On this brand #new #episode, Derek, John, and Katie sit down to discuss some of the things we were supposed to #chat about these past few weeks, they talk about the #hype behind some awesome #videogame releases like #RedDeadRedemption2, #CallofCthulu, and #Darksiders3, they touch on some awesome #shows on #Netflix like #TheHauntingofHillHouse, and they dive into the current state of #BattleRoyale #games, plus much, much more! Enjoy!
1:18:43
October 28, 2018
*SPOILER ALERT* - Miami Connection
This week we are #traveling back to #1987 where #motorcycle #ninjas have tightened their grip on #Florida's #narcotics #trade and multi-#national #martialarts #rock #band #DragonSound have had enough! Take a #listen as we #review the #B #rate #trash #film, #MIAMICONNECTION and embark on a "#roundhouse wreck-wave of #crime-crushing #justice"! We discuss the #dealers, the #drunk #bikers, the kill-#crazy ninjas, the middle-aged #thugs, the "#stupidcocaine", and everything else that makes this an absolutely #terrible #movie.
1:15:09
September 26, 2018
Anime of the Month - Flavors of Youth
Alright ladies and gents, it's time yet again to #PARTYUP! On this weeks #new #episode, Katie brings to us our #ANIMEoftheMONTH! Take a listen as Derek, John, and Juan shed literal #tears over the beautifully told #stories that #compose the #Netflix #original #anime, #FlavorsofYouth. The #gang sits and gives their #review and #rating of the #movie, they discuss how #deep of a #connection each part of the #animated #film made with them, they #analyze the portrayal of the four #major #elements of #life (#food, #clothing, #housing, #transportation), and they dive into the many different #artistic and #psychological elements that make this #feature such an #amazing #watch. Get your tissues ready for a truly #emotional #rollercoaster.
1:28:41
September 20, 2018
SPIDER-MAN VS...
#Ladies and #gentlemen, #boys and #girls, #children of all ages, the #PartyUp #Podcast proudly brings to you, the #battles of all battles, the #matchups only a #madman like John Donadio can think of, it's the very #first #game of #Season #Three, it's #SPIDERMAN #VERSUS! That's right #nerds! With the #release of the new Spider-Man for #PS4, Derek, Juan, and the sparkly unicorn Katie, decide the #fate of our #favorite #webslinger and #friendlyneighborhoodspider as he faces some of the most #difficult and most #ridiculous #adversaries ever! Also take a listen as the #squad recaps their week with new #videogames, a #birthday trip to #Texas, and #FashionWeek!
1:52:52
September 14, 2018
Binge Watch 2018 / Disenchantment: Did It Suck?
It's time to #check if you're still #watching on this weeks #new episode! The guys get into the #topics of #binge watching a #series that may hit #Netflix or #Hulu, what their #petpeeves are when a new series comes around, and their go to #shows they #watch over and over again, all while somehow #traveling into Johns #psyche. Derek is back on the #Bungie wagon, Juan loses sleep over #manga, and they all give their #thoughts and #review the new #animated series by #MattGroening, #Disenchantment!
1:17:53
September 7, 2018
Tragedy Rocks Jacksonville & The Gaming Community
Yesterday, August 26th 2018, the #gaming #community was shaken by a terrible #tragedy in #Jacksonville #Florida. For those unaware, a mass shooting occurred during an #EA Officially Licensed #NFL #Madden #videogame #tournament while a #live #stream was held on #Twitch. Lives were lost, many were injured, and even more were negatively effected by the vile actions of identified shooter, #DavidKatz. We felt it necessary, as members of the gaming community, to use our #platform to talk about the events that occurred and bring #attention to some of the major points of #discussion this tragedy will and has brought about. Please take a #listen as we ask you to stand #united with us and the rest of the gaming community to help those injured, #aid the grieving families whom have lost those they #love, and support our common passion for #videogames as it soon will, yet again, be under fire and scrutiny. Our hearts go out to everyone effected, rest in piece to those we lost.
1:20:05
August 27, 2018
Top Title Releases / Nintendos Embrace / Terrible (Virtual)Reality
It's that #time yet again #ladies and #gentlemen! It's time to #PARTYUP! On this weeks brand #new episode, Derek, Juan, and John go in depth discussing the highly anticipated #videogame releases of #RedDeadRedemption, #SpiderMan for #Playstation, #SuperSmashBros, and #DOOM Eternal! They also take a look at how #Nintendo manages to keep their #characters popular through the years, they explore the world of #VirtualReality, and they play a game of "Terrible Reality" where they pitch their very own #VR #gaming titles!
2:16:44
August 23, 2018
The First Finals / Video Game Tutors / Trials, Errors, Missed Titles
Hello everyone! After a short hiatus, the boys are back and better than ever! On this #return episode of the #podcast, the guys #talk about their #experience at the first ever #OverwatchLeague #GrandFinals and how it #inspired them to continue with the show, they discuss the idea of "#videogame #tutors" and the #pros and #cons of the #concept, they dive into a list of #gaming titles they've either missed out on in the past or tried and hated, and they even pitch an #idea for a brand #new #Netflix series! Don't miss out on all that and much, much more! #Welcomeback, it's time to #PARTYUP! We would also like to thank our good friend Pixel Perfekt for the awesome new #music! Check out the new #single "BETA TESTED" via #Soundcloud!
2:01:37
August 16, 2018
SPOILER-RAMA! The Art of Spoilers & Avengers Infinity War
*SPOLIER ALERT* This weeks episode of PARTY UP! is a huge double feature where John and BIGMOSH talk all about, you guessed it, spoilers! But before they discuss the worlds worst form of trolling to ever exist, they talk about the most EPIC crossover to hit video games with Fortnite bringing the one and only Thanos to a limited time event. After they discuss the Epic Games and Marvel mash-up, they dive into the art of spoilers and then even give out a bunch of their own when they review the best film out of the MCU, Avengers Infinity War! Enjoy!
1:51:43
May 11, 2018
The Cost of Cool Collectibles
On this week's PARTY UP!, John, Juan, and BIGMOSH are playing The Price is Right: Collectibles Edition! They go through a list of favorite characters and franchises and try to guess how much some of the coolest collectibles are going for. You'll be surprised when they reveal how much certain items from Batman, Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Evangelion, The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy XVII, and even Ghostbusters are actually worth. Enjoy!
1:21:02
May 4, 2018
Welcome to the Trailer Park - Favorites Come To Live Action
On this episode of PARTY UP!, John, Juan, and BIGMOSH dive into the world of live-action films and how some of their favorite characters fair when transitioning to the silver screen. With the release and already huge popularity of Marvel's Avengers - Infinity Wars, the guys get to talking about the upcoming Venom, Bleach, and Witcher films who's trailers leave them a bit on the fence about their potential success. Enjoy!
1:06:24
April 27, 2018
*SPOILER ALERT* - ZOOMBIES
On this edition of PARTY UP!, John and BIGMOSH are Netflix and chilling with their review of the movie ZOOMBIES. Yes ladies and gents, it's not just a film about zombies, it's not just a film about a zoo, it's a movie about zombie animals at a zoo! Take a listen as they try to make sense of what they assume is a story line, they witness the best CGI in any film EVER, and they learn things about the animal kingdom they never knew before. The show is as long as the movie and will leave you just as confused, so enjoy!
1:25:25
April 27, 2018
Your Lull in April / PAX East & Other Announcements
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, John and BIGMOSH find themselves in the calm that is the center of the gaming world storm. Not much has been happening for the month of April so the guys discuss what they do when there's nothing new. They also talk about this years PAX East event, and they dive into a few announcements such as the remastering of Spryo the Dragon and the upcoming release of The Reignited Trilogy, the release of the Mega Man X and Mega Man X2 Legacy Collections, and much more! Enjoy!
1:09:01
April 13, 2018
Rise of the Battle Royale / A Look at the Competition
On this episode of PARTY UP!, John, Juan, and BIGMOSH dive into the world of Battle Royales and the recent uprising of this format of gaming. They examine the increasing popularity of games like PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds (known to players as PUBG) and Epic Games Fortnite, and they also discuss the competition to these two big names. Take a listen as they give a brief review of such titles as Islands of Nyne, The Darwin Project, and Hunt:Showdown. Enjoy!
1:09:15
March 31, 2018
What A John Wants / Who The Hell is Hannah Brawlera? / "Swatting" & Low Notes
On this weeks new episode of PARTY UP!, Juan and BIGMOSH try to find out what John actually enjoys. They discuss what video games they are currently playing, they talk about the excitement behind the news of Super Smash Bros. coming to the Nintendo Switch, they create their very own game based on old school cartoons, and they dive into terrible trick of "swatting" and the popular Twitch streamer, Dr.Disrespect, being the latest victim. All that and so much more! Enjoy!
1:14:11
March 17, 2018
Fortnite Fears & Terrible Parents / Tag Team VS...
On this episode of PARTY UP!, John, Juan, and BIGMOSH discuss the recent Good Morning America piece that aired talking about the viral popularity of Fortnite, the "threat" it poses to children, and how parents are apparently having trouble when it comes to their kids and video games. After they vent their anger, the guys cheer up by playing a special Tag Team edition of "VERSUS" featuring Mr. Incredible and Wreck-It-Ralph! Enjoy!
1:10:31
March 11, 2018
Bandwagon BS / FullMetal Alchemist - A Review, A Rating, A Regret
On this episode of PARTY UP!, John and Juan respond to BIGMOSH's rant about bandwagon fans, the trend of liking what celebrities like, and the people who used to hate on everything nerdy. They also review the live action adaptation of the popular anime FullMetal Alchemist, newly released on Netflix. *SPOILER ALERT* - The book was better. Enjoy!
1:04:33
March 11, 2018
John Visits The Toy Fair / Cloverfield Clash
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, the gangs all here and getting at each others throats over the Netflix release of 'The Cloverfield Paradox'! John, Juan, and BIGMOSH share their reviews, rant about what they liked and disliked (especially disliked), and reach their boiling points over the Cloverfield prequel that may be leave viewers with more questions than answers. But before they go to verbal blows, John shares his weekend experience at The NYC Toy Fair with Be Terrific and Funko! Enjoy!
1:18:40
February 23, 2018
"Gaming Disorder" - The WHOs Newest Mental Health Condition
On this weeks brand new episode of PARTY UP!, John and BIGMOSH discuss The World Health Organization (AKA: The WHO) recognizing gaming (or as they like to say 'gaming addiction') as a mental health condition called GamingDisorder in it's draft of the 11th Classification of Diseases. They dive into past attacks on the gaming industry, they express how gaming holds more positive aspects than negative, they talk about how gaming can actually help people, and BIGMOSH shares his theory on why the government is now using the angle of mental health to strike a blow. Enjoy!
1:45:51
February 17, 2018
New Release Reviews / A Discussion About Gaming
This week on PARTY UP!, it's a special EXTENDED EDITION! Take a listen as John and Juan give their reviews on this past weekends release of the Sea Of Thieves Closed Beta, and the extremely hyped and much anticipated releases of Dragon Ball FighterZ and Monster Hunter World! Then the guys dive right into a discussion on title longevity, the pros and cons of achievements and the sense of completion, video game FOMO, the rate of which new games are released, and much, much more! Enjoy!
2:10:13
February 1, 2018
GAW at PAX / Nintendo Switches / Crossing Streams / Dragonball Telephone
On this weeks brand new episode of PARTY UP!, the boys are back and covering a lot of ground! First John tells of his recent trip to PAX, then they all discuss Nintendo and their newest innovation called Nintendo Labo, They also debate the viability of a 24hr streaming channel on TV after the apparent move from Twitch to get away from gaming, and they dive into the upcoming release of the Dragonball FighterZ video game and rumors of the series being cancelled. All that and much, much more as they show you de way and spit on the fake queen. Enjoy!
1:30:11
January 24, 2018
WOW! A Star Wars Review & A Game of Actor Swap
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, prepare to be 'wow'ed as John gives us a brief review of the latest Star Wars movie, 'The Last Jedi', and tells of his epic struggle to stay in his seat, Juan celebrates the release of PUBG (or 'Player Unknowns Battleground' for you noobs), and BIGMOSH crushes the gangs game of 'Actor Swap' with two solid 10's. WOW!
1:03:50
December 24, 2017
Welcome to the Trailer Park
One this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, Juan and BIGMOSH are bringing you to the trailer park! No, not THAT trailer park! They're talking all about some recent movie trailers that were released for upcoming films in 2018 including Ready Player One, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Alita: Battle Angel. On top of all that, they discuss a bit about this past weekends PSX event and some interesting titles on the horizon! Enjoy!
1:19:41
December 13, 2017
Megaman Gets Polished / A Look at Batman Ninja / ARNOLD VS,,,
On this weeks episode of 'PARTY UP!', the guys discuss the breaking news out of Capcom that Megaman 11 will be released in 2018 to celebrate everyone's favorite blue dude's 30th Anniversary! Then they dive into the release of the Batman Ninja trailer and share their hopes for the brand new anime, along with playing a hysterical game of 'VERSUS' where they pit the last action hero, Arnold Schwarzenegger, against some rib splitting opponents. Enjoy!
1:32:50
December 6, 2017
Thanksgiving Hentai / Ruining Classics & Our Gripe with Hollywood
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, the guys are back and giving Hollywood a verbal smackdown! With the release of the trailers for 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' and 'Rampage', BIGMOSH, John, and Juan are in rare form and tearing these titles apart! But before they go ham on some upcoming silver screen screwups, take a listen as they discuss their Turkey Day experiences and they come up with a brand new tradition for you and the family to enjoy!
1:28:29
November 29, 2017
R.I.P Hiromi Tsuru / AnimeNYC / Second Seasons & Bad Decisions / Shelter
On this weeks episode of 'PARTY UP!', Juan and BIGMOSH are focused on everything anime! First and foremost, they pay their respects and discuss Hiromi Tsuru, who was the voice actress behind one of the Dragon Ball franchises most beloved characters, Bulma. They then dive right into AnimeNYC, the very first anime convention to be held in New York. Juan tells of his time at the the NYC con, he gives us a list of upcoming anime to be excited for, and the guys analyze the 6 minute one-shot called 'Shelter', along with much more. Enjoy!
1:25:00
November 22, 2017
REMEMBER THE 80's!? - Shit We Missed During The Break & 'Classic' Throwbacks
WE ARE BACK IN ACTION! Take a listen to this brand new, return episode of 'PARTY UP!' as BIGMOSH, John, and Juan, finally reunite and forget how to podcast! It's a hilarious episode where the guys recap a few of the things they missed over the break including news, releases, and developments from Destiny, Blizzard, Overwatch, Nintendo, Stranger Things, and much more! Enjoy!
1:20:46
November 16, 2017
Drooling Over Dragon Ball / Invisible Money / Too Much To Handle
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, John and BIGMOSH express their excitement and joy for the new Dragon Ball FighterZ game coming to all consoles in February of 2018. With recent character reveals, game play releases, and even the games very first ESL Tournament at GamesCom 2017, they are ready to begin training to achieve god like levels of power! Take a listen as they drool over the announced collectors edition of the game, they geek out over collectables in general, they discuss how toys can one day become more valuable than gold, and how keeping up with your favorite anime, comics, movies, and television shows is a hard thing to do! Enjoy!
1:17:47
August 30, 2017
Overwatch Overload!
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, Juan and BIGMOSH are goin' full co-op mode as they talk everything Overwatch! There's been a lot going down in the gaming community as far as Blizzard and E-Sports so they discuss the recent Overwatch World Cup 2017 standings, they talk all about their Summer Games 2017 experience thus far, they share their excitement for the release of the new Deathmatch modes, they dive into how watching the pros gets them hyped on playing the game, and much, much more! Enjoy!
1:08:22
August 16, 2017
Summer Games Stream / Venom VS...
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, the gang plays a hilarious game of "VENOM VERSUS". But before they get into the list of opponents, take a listen as they discuss their new Twitch stream, some concerns about Overwatch, and the return of the Summer Games! It's an all out ridiculous episode, so enjoy!
1:10:31
August 8, 2017
Destiny 2 Beta Banter
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, John, Juan, and BIGMOSH are talking all about the Destiny 2 Beta that has been released. Take a listen as they discuss some of the changes that have been made to the game, the guns, the classes, the competitive play, and the overall feel of the franchise. Could Bungie be on the road to redemption? Will the release of the game be a repeat of the company's quest for more money? Or have they learned from their mistakes as far as making promises, game structure, and content updates and expansions? They discuss it all and much more! Enjoy!
1:08:12
July 25, 2017
R.I.P Romero / Castlevania Cock Tease / A Wierd Turn of Events
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, the gang's all here and they're talking zombies, vampires, waifus, weirdos, and so much more! Take a listen as John, Juan, and BIGMOSH pay their respects to the late George A. Romero, they go crazy and argue over their love for the new Castlevania Netflix series, the guys talk about under-promoted series like The Strain, hype trains like Game of Thrones, and somehow get into a wild conversation about the different levels of nerdom, LARPing, and "those that will not be mentioned". It's gets pretty weird this week, so enjoy!
1:12:28
July 18, 2017
New Tech vs Old Tech / Nostalgia Factor / Reboots & Refreshers
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, the system is up and running and the BMPN is back in action! John and BIGMOSH sit and discuss the 2 week break, BIGMOSH rants about new tech vs old tech, they talk about the recent news of Nintendo's SNES Classic and companies that use the nostalgia factor to push a franchise, and they dive into the world of reboots and refresher content in movies and gaming such as the Crash Bandicoot N'Sane Trilogy release, a possible Spyro The Dragon reface, and Spiderman Homecoming. Enjoy!
1:12:24
July 11, 2017
E3 Recap and the Exciting Year Ahead in Gaming
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, the show is UNCUT and EXTENDED as John, Juan, and BIGMOSH are recapping this years E3 event! Take a listen as they go through the expo and all the exciting (and not so exciting) announcements that took place in the video game world concerning Bethesda, Ubisoft, EA, Xbox, Playstation, Switch, and more! They also discuss their favorite bits of news and upcoming releases, and they proclaim the winner between Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. Enjoy!
1:23:51
June 20, 2017
Jason Goes to Console / The Horrors of Game Development
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, John and BIGMOSH are talking all about the recent release of the brand new horror survival game, Friday The 13th! Jason Vorhees has come from the depths of hell to console, but not without a few bumps in the road. Take a listen as they discuss game glitches and server issues that have plagued, not just this title, but many before it as well. The guys also compare push backs on release dates vs day 1 patches, micro-transactions and when they are ok, season passes and expansions vs full game development, and the promises made by developers vs what we actually get as gamers and the gaming community. Enjoy!
1:24:29
June 6, 2017
Destiny's Destiny / Bungie vs Blizzard / Movie Time
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, BIGMOSH accepts the challenge of the single player campaign and is rolling solo. Take a listen as he let's off some steam when it comes to the recent Destiny2 game play reveal and his predictions for the franchises future, he compares Bungie and Blizzard with the news of Overwatch hitting their 1 year anniversary and releasing a new event, and he dives into the movie world discussing Guardians of the Galaxy, Wonder Woman. Power Rangers, and his anticipation for the upcoming VENOM movie. Enjoy!
43:03
May 22, 2017
Bring on the Fury / Video Game Soundtracks and Memorable Music
This week on PARTY UP, the guys discuss the recent release of news and pre-alpha game play for Darksiders 3, featuring the 3rd Horseman, FURY. They also dive into the topic of their favorite video game soundtracks and music that helped enhance their gaming experiences through the years. Take a listen as they talk about some of the most iconic tunes and the franchises that elevated their releases with solid sounds, such as Super Mario, Megaman, Castlevania, Tony Hawks Pro Skater, GTA, Final Fantasy, just to name a few! Enjoy!
1:05:48
May 17, 2017
Greatest Sitcom Moms
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, John and BIGMOSH are talking about your mom! Your favorite sitcom mom that is! With Mothers Day right around the corner, the guys decided to compose a list of their top 5 moms and discuss what makes for not just a good mom in general, but a strong on-screen mom as well. Take a listen as they go through their choices and honorable mentions ranging from hot moms to solid mom characters. Enjoy!
1:10:44
May 10, 2017
Retro Gaming Part 2 - RETROMANIA
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, the gang is back and continuing their discussion of retro games! Special guest, Donny from Lost & Adrift, returns as BIGMOSH presents RETROMANIA! The guys go through some interesting match ups pitting some of the most popular (and not so popular) video games and characters against each other. Take a listen as they discuss their winners in such categories as FPS (first person shooter), racing, adventure titles, fighters, baddest boss, and much more! Enjoy!
57:40
May 3, 2017
Chocolate Wasted / Ocarina of Salt / Retro Gaming - Part 1
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, the guys are joined by guest host Donny from Lost and Adrift! BIGMOSH tells of his 1st Hershey Park experience, Donny defends John and they discuss what they feel made The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time a bad game, and the whole gang talks about their retro gaming history. Take a listen as they go through their most loved, most hated, and most random titles from older consoles. Enjoy!
1:10:59
April 26, 2017
The Last Jedi on The Second Battlefront / Fan Favorites
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, the guys are nerding out over the recent teaser trailers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars Battlefront 2. They sit and discuss what they hope the franchise will offer with these new releases, both the good and bad from the past, and what mistakes they feel have been made that might ensure a promising product. They also ask, what makes a franchise worth investing in? And what popular fandom did you, the listener, hate that the majority fell in love with? Enjoy!
1:12:27
April 19, 2017
Overwatch Overview / Anime of the Month- YOUR LIE IN APRIL
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, BIGMOSH learns a bit about JRPGs and the Persona franchise, the guys dive into some recently leaked Overwatch news that could be the open door for tons of brand new PVE gamers including BIGMOSH himself, and Juan and John discuss April's Anime of the Month, 'Your Lie in April'! Enjoy!
1:11:18
April 11, 2017
My Ex-Girlfriend Destiny / Link VS...
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, the guys are back in black and on the attack! They sit and discuss the recent Destiny 2 reveal trailer, how Bungie is luring players back to the game, and BIGMOSH pours his heart out over his loves betrayal. John also brings another game of 'Versus' to the table, and because of the recent popularity of Nintendo's new release from The Legend of Zelda franchise, Breath of the Wild, he puts Link in some crazy battles never thought of before. Enjoy!
1:20:22
April 5, 2017
Hacks, Mods, and Gaming / Remember Big Head Mode? / Cheat Codes for Life
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, John and BIGMOSH are diving deep into the dark realm of cheat codes, hacks, and mods! They discuss how mods and hacks can effect the gaming community on both a single player and multiplayer level, they think back to a better time where cheat codes enhanced your gaming experience and they name some of their favorite titles and codes, and they ask the ultimate question! If you could input a single cheat code for LIFE, what would it be? Take a listen as the guys discuss their perfect life hacks and so much more! Enjoy!
1:13:07
March 21, 2017
PAX Drops the Ban-Hammer on Booth Babes / How Nerds Deal with Stress
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, Juan and BIGMOSH are workin in co-op mode and discussing the recent PAX event and how Penny Arcade has apparently put a ban on booth babes and "Aggressive Cleavage". They discuss how this may affect the companies that set up booths at cons, how is may change things up for cosplayers, and they share their general opinions on the ban. They also get into the idea of how video games and other nerdy things can be used as therapy for stress and how they help cope with the burdens of real life. Enjoy!
55:04
March 14, 2017
What's on the Horizon / Destiny Debate / Switch is ON / Create-A-Game
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, the guys are talking all about video games! Take a listen as John gives his hands on review of Horizon Zero Dawn, they debate the recent news dropped by Bungie about Destiny 2, they share their excitement about the recent Nintendo Switch release, and they get a bit creative and pitch their very own video game creations! Enjoy!
1:16:00
March 8, 2017
Sweat, Tears, and Cheese Pizza / Batman VS...
On this weeks gut-bustingly hilarious episode of PARTY UP!, John has survived the matrix and is back on the show with an interesting topic for the guys. BIGMOSH and Juan sit and answer the classic question of "Who would win in a fight?". And on this episode, they discuss the Dark Knight himself, BATMAN. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll want to order a cheese pizza at the end of it all. Enjoy!
1:17:32
February 28, 2017
Anime of the Month - 91 DAYS
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, Juan and BIGMOSH are in co-op mode and discussing Juans pick for Anime of the Month, 91DAYS. Take a listen as they give a full review of the show, discuss their favorite scenes, and express their love for lasagna. Enjoy! *SPOILER ALERT* The anime is discussed in detail and story elements are exposed, but like lasagna, there are many buttery layers that will have you still wanting more.
55:08
February 22, 2017
Switched On / Let's Become Indie Devs / Conspiricies and Dick Blisters
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, John is back from his quest through the magical land of Texas and PAX South! He discusses his time there, what he saw and experienced, and he reveals more details about the Nintendo Switch. The guys also talk about indie games, they dive into some modern gaming gripes, and we find out BIGMOSH wants to become a game developer and why, that Juan is being targeted by the NSA, and that John has a terrible medical condition. Enjoy!
1:12:05
February 7, 2017
Who Are You Calling a Nerd? / The Story Behind The Sports Film
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, Juan and BIGMOSH are joining forces yet again in Co-Op Mode to discuss Sports Movies! What makes a sports film, regardless of genre, a GOOD film? They check off their list of the most important story elements needed to make entertaining sports cinema. Also, take a listen as BIGMOSH talks about what it is to be a nerd. Enjoy!
1:10:12
January 31, 2017
Anime of the Month - ERASED
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, Juan and BIGMOSH are in co-op mode and discussing Juans pick for Anime of the Month, ERASED. Take a listen as they give a full review of the show, analyze questions left over after completing the series, and they make comparisons to other works. Enjoy! *SPOILER ALERT* If you have never seen the anime before, there are details and scenes revealed during this episode. If you have seen the anime before, there a few things discussed you may not have noticed before.
1:00:02
January 25, 2017
Juggalo Juice / Fury of Dracula / Informed about Table Games
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, the whole gang is sitting down and talking about January's Table Top Game of the Month: Fury of Dracula! Take a listen as BIGMOSH and P.Dubbz share their experience playing through last months TTGotM, Manhattan Project, P.Dubbz explains the man hunt that is FoD, and John and Juan express their opinions on Game Informers recent 2 page spread about Top Table Games of 2016. Enjoy!
50:50
January 17, 2017
The WORST Video Game Movies EVER!
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, John and BIGMOSH are sitting down and talking all about live action movie adaptations of popular video games! They go through their lengthy list of terrible flicks and name the absolute WORST video game movie EVER. It's a hilarious look at some awful cinema that has made every video game fan angry, sad, sick, and rage quit. Enjoy!
1:17:31
January 11, 2017
Video Games for 2017 - Ups, Downs, Lefts, and Rights.
On the first episode of PARTY UP for 2017, the guys are talking all about video games! The gang shares their recent holiday experiences and some of the cool stuff they got, John and Juan finally come to their senses and join the Playstation Master Race and talk about keeping their options open when it comes to streaming, they all talk about some of their most anticipated title releases for 2017, and BIGMOSH expresses concerns over companies milking their franchises and Bungie possibly ruining Destiny. Enjoy!
1:20:54
January 4, 2017
Christmas Classics / Movie of the Month: JINGLE ALL THE WAY
On this special edition of PARTY UP!, the guys are talking all about Christmas movies! What makes a movie a real holiday classic? They dive deep into the topic, make a list, and check it twice! BIGMOSH also announces his choice for MOVIE OF THE MONTH! Enjoy!
1:14:25
December 24, 2016
Table-Top of the Month: THE MANHATTAN PROJECT
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, Kurtis Rose is back with Decembers TABLE TOP GAME OF THE MONTH: The Manhattan Project! The guys dive deep into the mechanics behind this strategy driven game, they talk about their recent get together and play through of Zombicide: Black Plague, and they reveal a bit of Kurtis' past! It's an extremely informative episode, so enjoy!
1:09:31
December 14, 2016
PSX / The Dawning of Destiny / Anime of the Month: KEIJO
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, Juan and BIGMOSH recap the most recent PSX event from Sony, they discuss the upcoming new content for Destiny being released as 'The Dawning', they talk about Destiny and the flow of content from day one to now, and Juan reveals his WILD CARD pick to be our ANIME OF THE MONTH: KEIJO! Enjoy!
1:13:17
December 7, 2016
Anime of the Month: OURAN HIGHSCHOOL HOST CLUB
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, John deals out his wildcard! In an act of revenge for having to watch Thankskilling, John subjects Juan and BIGMOSH to his ANIME OF THE MONTH: Ouran Highschool Host Club! The guys sit and discuss the series, their own personal love for anime, and how presentation can alter your perception. Enjoy!
1:06:23
December 2, 2016
Table-Top of the Month: ZOMBICIDE - BLACK PLAGUE
HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE! On this weeks episode of PARTY UP, the geeks meet to discuss their TABLE-TOP GAME OF THE MONTH! Mr. Kurtis Rose is back and he is bringing along with him information on ZOMBICIDE: BLACK PLAGUE! Take a listen as the guys nerd out about this awesome game, they share their opinions on what makes for a GOOD board game, they talk about some classics they enjoy til this day, and BIGMOSH promises to get John a Christmas gift he will never stop loving. It's an informative and hilarious show this week, so enjoy!
1:11:24
November 24, 2016
Movie of the Month: THANKSKILLING
On this weeks absolutely hilarious episode of PARTY UP, John, Juan, and BIGMOSH name their MOVIE OF THE MONTH. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, BIGMOSH chooses a timeless classic that is sure to have your entire family having a blast together this coming turkey day. Take a listen as the guys discuss their favorite moments from: THANKSKILLING. Enjoy!
1:09:29
November 17, 2016
Game of the Month: OVERWATCH
(*DISCLAIMER* Due to some technical issues, the audio quality is a bit off. We apologize for the random lows.) On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, we are joined yet again by Mr. Kurtis Rose and we introduce our brand new co-host, Juan Gutierrez! We sit and discuss our choice for Game of the Month: OVERWATCH! Juan talks about the game and what it has to offer since it's beta release, we discuss Blizzards announcement that they will be starting their own E-Sports League and aim to emulate professional sports leagues, we dive into the possibilities VR technology brings to the literal table when it comes to competitive gaming other genres, and we show how sometimes betas can actually be a bad thing. Enjoy!
1:03:51
November 11, 2016
Horror Makes Us Happy
On this weeks episode, John and BIGMOSH sit and discuss their favorite horror movies and horror videos games! Even though Halloween was a few days ago, the guys never had a chance to express their love for the holiday and the horror genre. They dive into some classic flicks, they go through some hilariously terrible B movies, and they remember their younger days playing crazy games that scared the hell out of them. Derek also talks about upcoming changes to the show and John discusses the awesome charity event happening November 5th called EXTRA-LIFE, that he, the entire GA crew, and his partners at Stream.Me are helping raise money for! Enjoy!
51:24
November 3, 2016
There's Table Top Gaming, Then There's Monopoly
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP! we introduce a brand new member to the show, Mr. Kurtis Rose, and we talk all about the world of table top gaming. From board games, to card games, to Dungeons & Dragons and much, much, more, we explore the many sides of the table top world as BIGMOSH plays the role of the filthy casual in love with Monopoly. It's an informative look at a different side of gaming and def an episode you don't want to miss!
1:01:01
October 28, 2016
Slumpy Loves Table Tops / Nintendo "NX" Predictions
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP! we discuss Slumpy's new found love of table top games, we point out how much pride us nerds have in what we collect, and we dive EXTRA DEEP into #NintendoSwitch! The show was pre-recorded so take a listen to our pre-release predictions and hear what actually got revealed in today's trailer unveiling NX as Nintendo Switch. Things are looking really good for Nintendo so be sure to hear all about it!
1:38:20
October 21, 2016
Comic Con 2016
On this weeks episode of PARTY UP!, John and Chyann share their trips to New York Comic Con, we discuss the good, the bad, and the smelly, we take a listeners email, and we talk about making time to catch up with all our favorite shows, plus much, much, more! Do not miss out on this Comic Con 2016 Edition of PARTY UP!
1:01:36
October 14, 2016
The Debut
On the debut episode of 'PARTY UP!' we talk about the ESL and last weeks tournaments, we get into retro gaming, remember some classics, chat about current titles, we pit Destiny VS OverWatch, and we dive deep into the world of Comic Con coming up this weekend along with the world and women of Cosplay!
1:04:29
October 7, 2016