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PSTS Episode 284 – Nintendo Online Deets, E3 Predictions of Yore, and Yeah, Yooka-Laylee Had Problems

Sometimes it isn’t really until the end of a game that you look back and go “huh, this could have been a lot better.” Playtonic’s attempt to recapture their glory … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

PSTS Episode 283 – A Way Out Final, Hogwarts Mystery, and the Real Beginning of Lara Croft for Sure This Time

It’s not that hard to make a good mobile game, or at least it shouldn’t be. But why do they all suck so much? J.D. and Jeff ponder the mystery … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

PSTS Episode 282 – Patch Notes, Revisiting the Witness, and Some Problems with Yooka-Laylee (a Year Later)

And like that, news dries up. Companies are holding themselves on lockdown until June, meaning the best Jeff and J.D. have to feed on are crumbs. Instead of turning those … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

PSTS Episode 280 – Spider-Man PS4 Reveals, Uphancing Xbox X, and a Return of a Legendary Voice Actor

There aren’t a lot of news items about DLC that make Jeff and J.D. text each other in all caps, but last week somehow managed to surpass expectations with the … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

PSTS Episode 275 – Shadow of the Colossus HD, Sea of Thieves Deets, and Rumors of Remakes, Hires, and Sequels

It may be surprising, but an accurate remake of a game often hailed as a great example of video game art can sometimes manage to enrapture and entertain. That’s Jeff’s … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

PSTS Episode 273 – Sea of Thieves Beta, Octopath Traveller Updates, and Unwanted Graphical Updates

Sailing around at the speed of sound, Jeff and J.D. spent a large amount of time this weekend bashing their heads against the (honestly minimal) Sea of Thieves Beta–and came … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

PSTS Episode 209 – 3DS Direct Reveals, Old Hunters Wrap-Up, and Witchin’ (or Not)

Somehow Nintendo manages to squeeze a billion-and-a-half announcements into one thirty-minute video, but Jeff and J.D. are here to talk about the surprises and snores in the Nintendo 3DS Direct. … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment