#40: Celeste (2018)

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#40: Celeste (2018)

We sneak in one last 2018 game before our Game of the Year episode: The delightful indie platformer Celeste from Matt Makes Games.

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#39: Kingdom Hearts II (2006)

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#39: Kingdom Hearts II (2006)

We dive into one of Dana’s favorite games, Kingdom Hearts II. Cody loses the plot, Dana has a bone to pick with Pirates of the Caribbean and they both think Mickey Mouse saying “Xehanort” is hilarious.

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#34: Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

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#34: Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider wants to take the franchise to a more complex, dark and “woke” place to wrap up the new trilogy. It faceplants straight into problematic, melodramatic and cliche territory instead.

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VACA MINIPOD: What's In A Bad Game?

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VACA MINIPOD: What's In A Bad Game?

To tide everyone over until our next full episode on Aug. 30, we have two special mini episodes lined up this week and next. The topic this time: Bad games that we won't subject each other to for the sake of podcasting.

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#31: FAR: Lone Sails (2018)

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#31: FAR: Lone Sails (2018)

Dana and Cody sail the drained seas with Okomotive's delightful first game, FAR: Lone Sails. 

Minor spoilers since it's a pretty short game, but we keep the ending under wraps. 

In case you missed it in the episode, we're going to be on vacation soon, so no full episode until Aug. 30 (not sure what game yet, but we'll keep you posted). BUT, we'll have shorter mini episodes lined up in the meantime. 

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#26: Tomb Raider (2013)

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#26: Tomb Raider (2013)

Cody and Dana take a look back at one of the more successful video game franchise reboots — Tomb Raider (2013).

Spoilers begin at 26:00. Next episode: Quadrilateral Cowboy (2016).

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#25: FEZ (2012)

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#25: FEZ (2012)

Cody and Dana fall down the rabbit hole with Polytron's Fez, one of the most surprising indie titles of the last 5 years. We discuss the sacred geometry, code breaking, dope chiptunes and internet harassment that surrounded it.

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#24: Kingdom Hearts (2002)

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#24: Kingdom Hearts (2002)

Dana and Cody play the most ambitious crossover event in history — no, it's not Avengers, it's Kingdom Hearts. We dive deep into the history and circumstances around the first installment in this behemoth of a franchise. 

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#23: A Way Out (2018)

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#23: A Way Out (2018)

Dana and Cody take on A Way Out, the latest from filmmaker-turned-developer Josef Fares. And, boy, do they have some things to say about this one.

Spoilers start at 23:17.

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