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Push to Talk

Push to Talk

By TwoFour Communications
A podcast all about video games.
Episode 029 - The One Where Steam is Dead, Long Live Steam
 In this episode of Push to Talk, we focus on why the Steam Summer Sale sucks, and whether or not Tim Sweeney of Epic Games is saving us for honorable or selfish reasons. Does it even matter? 
July 02, 2019
Episode 028 - The One About Who Won E3
In this extended post-E3 episode, Joe, Larryn, Jan, and Bill returning from a severe case of the man flu, discuss all the major announcements from E3 2019 and pick their winner of this year's biggest gaming show. It's the week after E3 2019 and as tired game journalists make their way home to dig through mountains of notes and interviews, the roundtable this week is full at Push to Talk. Bill has returned and is feeling much better, as can be seen by his feistily tearing apart some weak E3 Bingo cards. Larryn also joins the gang to discuss her predictions for E3 and their eventual outcome. Everyone dissects the significant announcements, ranging from Keanu Reeves' secret appearance at the Microsoft briefing to the delay of Animal Crossing, and yet more Tom Clancy-inspired titles from Ubisoft. We close the show with a healthy discussion about who makes the better open-world games and give a bit of caution about the ever-growing list of video game subscription services. Not like we're heeding our own advice, but you'll have it anyway. We hope you're ready for an extra-long edition of our post-E3 coverage!
June 18, 2019
Episode 027 - The One About Our E3 Predictions
Larryn, Joe, and Jan give their predictions for E3 in the form and bingo cards and discuss EA Play and major gaming related news that was leaked/announced early.
June 11, 2019
Episode 026 - The One About Reverse Laddering
With Bill out sick, Jan and Joe are joined by Larryn and discuss the trickle of news predating E3, starting with Death Stranding's strange new trailer.
June 04, 2019
Episode 025 - The One About Rigging Your Gaming House
Episode 25 sees the exposure of our three hosts' gaming home weirdness, including Jan actually believing that clearing out a second room in his home for VR only is a reasonable thing to do, and Joe talking about running a server room which... somehow seems more reasonable.
May 28, 2019
Episode 024 - The One About What Not to Do
Greetings, and welcome to Episode 24 of Push to Talk, The One About What Not to Do. In this episode, Joe, Jan, and Bill discuss what they've been playing over the last week and, surprise, it's a lot of Destiny 2 for two thirds of the crew. This conversation is quick to transition into observations of several high-profile studios making very dumb mistakes lately, such as the Destiny 2 nerfs by Bungie, the lack of matchmaking in The Division 2 raid, and a genuine question about how near game-breaking bugs make it into updates when a single experienced player could have caught it beforehand. The crew finishes up this episode talking about E3 and how it seems more and more big names are skipping it, so basically everyone goes away sad.
May 21, 2019
Episode 023 - The One About the Motion of the Ocean
Episode 23 of Push to Talk sees the gang talk about the Outbreak Perfected quest in Destiny 2, Joe's sea sickness, and how game releases are changing.
May 14, 2019
Episode 022 - The One About One In and One Out
On this week’s Push to Talk, titled The One About One In and One Out, Jan, Joe, and Bill discuss the week’s hottest gaming stories, including Randy Pitchford getting into a Twitter war with someone from Game Informer, the announcement of the Valve Index VR HMD, and Epic Games acquiring the studio behind one of Joe’s (secret) favorite games, Rocket League. We also get into how Jan might clear an entire room in his house for his crazy VR obsession, and how Bill uses Jan as a sort of technological beta test. It’s a good one, folks.
May 07, 2019
Episode 021 - The One with All the Hype
Developer crunch, Kojima hype, and some PR stuff with Persona dominate this episode of Push to Talk.
May 06, 2019
Episode 20 - The One About PlayStation 5 and Star Wars
The gang takes a look at the weekly news, including the PS5, Xbox One S All-Digital, talks about what they’ve been playing, and ships things to Canada.
May 06, 2019
Episode 019 - The One About Pirates and Hitmen
Catch up on the top stories in video games from the previous week, and get your hype hats on for new Sea of Thieves content, Star Wars, and Agent 47.
May 06, 2019
Episode 018 - The One About BioWare
Jan, Joe, and Bill discuss Jason Schreier’s article about BioWare and Anthem, as well as games we immediately regretted playing and quickly abandoned.
May 06, 2019