Episodes

Real Talk - Episode 67: Evo-a-Go-Go!  

In Episode 67 we talk about the discontinuation of the New 3DS in Japan, Ni no Kuni II's delay, the Castlevania showrunner wanting to tackle Metroid, and the 2nd anniversary of Satoru Iwata's passing. Major Topics include: 1)How do we handle online negativity? 2)What's our fashion? 3)Our favorite YouTubers

Real Talk - Episode 66: Chrono Crossing Route 66  

In Episode 66 we talk about Max Brass coming to ARMS, not being able to Game Over in Super Mario Odyssey, what the success of Crash Bandicoot could mean, and new details on Zelda's 2nd DLC Pack! Major Topics include: 1)What's our favorite DLC? 2)Our thoughts on Chrono Cross 3)Our dream roadtrip

Real Talk - Episode 65: Default to Splat  

In Episode 65 we talk about our trips to E3, the Netherlands, TooManyGames, and New York City plus Breath of the Wilds' first DLC Pack, Pac-Man Vs coming to the Namco Museum, and the SNES Classic's line-up! Major Topics include: 1)How do we choose fighting game mains? 2)Our favorite original song in a video game 3)Since Xbox 'beat' Playstation at E3, will we get an Xbox One X? 4)What do we have for breakfast?

Real Talk - Episode N64: The Pun Machine  

In Episode 64 we talk even more about our experience at E3, as well as news about the Switch still having more unannounced games, the big Switch update, Sonic Mania having a ton of stages, and E3's lacking security. Major Topics include: 1) Thoughts on the BG&E2 Trailer 2) Fondest memory of the Nintendo 64 3) Favorite and least favorite Nintendo 64 games 4) What Nintendo series to we want resurrected?

Real Talk - Episode 63: Ugh, Bug!  

In Episode 63 we talk about the confirmed Mario Kart ride at Super Nintendo World, Sonic Mania's new level, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2's announcement, Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT coming to PS4, and the return of Bubsy! Major Topics include: 1)Our Thoughts on the Samurai Jack finale 2)Is Breath of the Wild in our Top 5 Zelda games? 3)What other classic video game characters do we want revived? 4)How do we deal with fatigue at E3?

Real Talk - Episode 62: Stay Proud  

In Episode 62 we talk about the Hori Switch Headset, the Switch's durability, Indivisible coming to Switch, the Marvel vs Capcom Infinite roster leak, and the Far Cry 5 reveal! Major Topics include: 1) What game series do we want to get in to? 2)Our favorite games of 2017 so far 3)Our favorite Pixar movies 4)What would we think of a LGBT+ led game?

Real Talk - Episode 61: Kittens, Puppies, & Stupid Babies  

In Episode 61 we talk about the ARMS Testpunch, the Castlevania Netflix trainer, Legendary Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO, the Mario x Rabbids leak & more! Major Topics include: 1) Favorite Roller Coasters 2)Thoughts on pets 3)Why is the GameCube controller so good?

Real Talk - Episode 60: BYOS  

In Episode 60 we talk about Alan Wake being removed from digital stores, Splatoon 2's shortened map rotation, Rime's Switch price change, and the Switch now storing credit cards! Major Topics include: 1)Do we prefer maple or fake syrup? 2)Have we ever gotten in trouble with the police? 3)Are we ever recognized outside of a convention?

Real Talk - Episode 59: Our Biggest Loser  

In Episode 59 we talk about Splatoon 2's Squid Sisters Stories, Fire Emblem Echoes's season pass, Nintendo shipping Switches by plane, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga's rumored remake, and details on Risky's gameplay in Shantae: Half-Genie Hero! Major Topics include: 1)Our Top 5 most Played Fighters in Smash Wii U 2)How do we feel about mini-maps in games? 3)How are we liking the Switch Joy-Con and Pro Controllers? 4)Have we ever dieted?

Real Talk - Episode 58: Bowser Jr's Booty  

In Episode 58 we talk about Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 receiving a rating in Korea, Marvel Vs Capcom Infinite's release date, Nintendo not hold a traditional press conference at E3, and the return of Night Trap! Major Topics include: 1)How do we feel about playing portable games in public spaces? 2)What other remakes in the style of Wonder Boy would we like to see? 3)Our ideal way to play through the Kingdom Hearts series 4)Our favorite pizza place

Real Talk - Episode 57: Kicking It Old School  

In Episode 57 we talk about Super Bomberman R's upgrade to 60fps, Target and Nintendo's ad collaboration for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, the rumored SNES Classic, and localization of the Splatoon manga! Major Topics include: 1)Will the Switch have multiple iterations like the PS4 Pro or Xbox One Scorpio? 2)What games stand out as early Game of the Year candidates? 3)Will Nintendo censor Mother 3's Magypsies and should the game be supported if they do?

Real Talk - Episode 56: I Will Always Be More Physical  

In Episode 56 we talk about the Switch's and Zelda's sales success in the US, the Russian Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle, NES Classic being discontinued, Microsoft's announced digital refund service, and Peter Moore leaving EA! Major Topics include: 1)Do we prefer physical or digital games? 2)What would we think of a Playstation Switch? 3)Should the next Zelda be more linear? 4)Our thoughts on Samurai Jack

Real Talk - Episode 55: French Fries and a Frosty  

In Episode 55 we talk about the spec reveal of Microsoft's Project Scorpio, Atlus's strict streaming guidelines for Persona 5, the death of Mad Catz, and Bloomberg's optimistic outlook for the Switch's future! Major Topics include: 1)Do we prefer showers or baths? 2)Our favorite fast food joint 3)Do we prefer 2D or 3D Zelda?

Real Talk - Episode 54: Deja Vu  

In Episode 54 we talk about Super Bomberman R's free DLC, the latest patch for Breath of the Wild, LEGO City Undercover's box art confusion, the Switch's sales success in Japan, and Persona 5 blocking PS4 streaming! Major Topics include: 1)Tips for visiting Japan 2)How do we judge games for review? 3)How will other Switch games balance brief and long play sessions like Zelda?

Real Talk - Episode 53: We All Gotta Splat Sometimes  

In Episode 53 we talk about Super Mario Run coming to Android, Nintendo's response to the Joy-Con connection issues, the announcement of the Seiken Densetsu Collection for Switch in Japan, and the latest teaser for the Mega Man cartoon! Major Topics include: 1)Our best vacations 2)What new Disney World do we want in Kingdom Hearts 3? 3)What games do we wish we had time to play?

Real Talk - Episode 52: Pretty Crap  

In Episode 52 we talk about Nintendo doubling production of the Switch, someone actually finding all 900 Korok Seeds in Zelda, the announcement of the Disney Afternoon Collection, and Super Bomberman R's sales success! Major Topics include: 1)Are we interested in any sports? 2)Can the time of day heighten or lessen the impact of a game? 3)Our most anticipated Switch Indies 4)What's our exploration strategy in Breath of the Wild?

Real Talk - Episode 51: Flying Solo  

In Episode 51, it's all Derrick, all the time! He talks about the Switch's sales success, Zelda's Art Director's comments on Link's hat, Shantae's Hardcore Mode, and the Switch Pro Controller's hidden message! Major Topics include: 1)What did we think of Logan? 2)Our favorite fast food chain 3)Our thoughts on mobile pricing models 4)Do we like to cook? 5)What adult TV shows did we watch as kids? 6)What other career would we choose if we could? 7)What flavors should Switch cartridges come in? 8)What don't we like about the Switch? 9)What jobs did we have in the past? 10)Do we consider a game's price when writing reviews?

Real Talk - Episode 50: Nintentional Decisions  

In Episode 50, we talk about Pokémon 20th anniversary movie trailer, the Switch's awful-tasting cartridges, the Breath of the Wild prototype, and the announcement of a new Capcom collection! Major Topics include: 1)How did our family and friends feel about our pursuit of game journalism as a career? 2)Our thoughts on Kid Icarus: Uprising and its future 3)Do we wear pants while we work? 4)Which members of GameXplain embody each piece of the Triforce?

Real Talk - Episode 49: Switch Envy  

In Episode 49, we're joined by Ted "ExandShadow" Wiesen to fill in for a missing Andre and Ash! We talk the lack of the Virtual Console at Switch launch, the current Switch line-up, the Joy-Con issues, and the new details on Dragon Quest Heroes 2! Major Topics include: 1)What games would we have played more if we could've taken them on the go with the Switch? 2)What unique ways would we like to see the Joy-Con used? 3)Has our favorite Nintendo franchise changed over time? 4)What makes gamers feel that the Console Wars are so important?

Real Talk - Episode 48: The Ruffles Pope  

In Episode 48, we talk about the Johto update to Pokémon Go, Nintendo stating that a 2D Zelda on Switch is possible, the leak of the Switch UI, and the PS4 Pro's Boost Mode! Major Topics include: 1)What's our favorite snack while gaming? 2)What difficulty in games do we select? 3)How important is it to match a reviewer to the game?

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