Episodes

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?

Real Talk - Episode 47: We Finally Did It!  

In Episode 47, we talk about Castlevania getting a Netflix Original Series, E3 being opened up to the public, Skylanders skipping a new release in 2017, the cancellation of Project Giant Robot, and what it took to make the Super Mario Odyssey Analysis! Major Topics include: 1)What are our worst pet peeves in games? 2)If we could meet any celebrity, who would it be? 3)How long do we think it'll take us to complete Breath of the Wild? 4)Our Top 5 Most Played Wii U games

Real Talk - Episode 46: Happy Anniversary!  

In Episode 46, we reflect on our first year of the Real Talk podcast as well as talk about about the PS4 getting external hard drive support, Nintendo's online pricing for the Switch, Yooka-Laylee on the Switch, the delay of Animal Crossing mobile, and our thoughts on Fire Emblem Heroes. Major Topics include: 1)Do remakes devalue the original? 2)Are there strategy guides we love or loathe? 3)Our favorite couples in gaming

Real Talk - Episode 45: Hidden Costs  

In Episode 45, we talk about about Ash's new job, Square Enix & Marvel's Avengers games, the terror of Missingno, Pokémon Duel's surprise release, and the leaked footage of the Mega Man cartoon. Major Topics include: 1)Why do games cost so much to develop? 2)Should Nintendo sell their gimmick controllers separately? 3)Are there any corners should have cut to make the Pro Controller cheaper? 4)Have we thought about covering more than just Nintendo games?

Real Talk - Episode 44: Crying About Zelda  

In Episode 44, we talk about about various Switch news, Breath of the Wild's lack of dual audio, Nintendo maybe selling a ROM of Super Mario Bros. on the Wii, and the cancellation of Scalebound. Major Topics include: 1)Does analyzing games kill our excitement? 2)What makes a good press event? 3)Would anything make us not buy the Switch? 4)What song made us appreciate video game music?

Real Talk - Episode 43: Wario & Waluigi: Partners in Crime  

In Episode 43, we talk about about recent movies, the Treehouse Switch Stream, Super Mario Run's Sales, Mass Effect Andromeda not on Switch, and the Beyond Good & Evil 2 rumor that it may be Switch exclusive for 12 months. Major Topics include: 1)Best and worst Kirby Games 2)What surprise do we want to see at the Switch Presentation 3)Favorite Reboot 4)Ideas for games starring video game villians

Real Talk - Episode 42: It's All Ash's Fault  

In Episode 42, we talk about our Christmases, the upcoming Freedom Planet 2 demo, Nintendo trademarking Eternal Darkness, new rumors about January 12th Switch Event, and much more! Major Topics include: 1)What E3 Announcement would blow our mind? 2)Should Nintendo focus on new or old IPs? 3)The biggest blunders of 2016 4)Our Most Played games on Wii U (10-6)

Real Talk - Episode 41: You Are Not Worthless  

In Episode 41, we talk about Mega Man coming to iOS, Pokémon Go adding Gen 2 Pokémon, Yooka-Laylee's Wii U cancellation, the Super Nintendo World concept art, and much more! Major Topics include: 1)Do we listen to anything while we work? 2)How do we feel about video game pricing? 3)Our worst fears 4)Have we had any health benefits from games? 5)Do we know anyone with disabilities that have learned to cope with them?

Real Talk - Episode 40: Andre Free is the Way to Be  

In Episode 40, we talk about Super Mario Run and its internet connection, Final Fantasy XV's upcoming updates, the new Indie Switch Game that was announced, Dragon Quest Heroes 2 coming to the US, Dark Souls 3 potentionally coming to the Switch, and much more! Major Topics include: 1) Our Favorite Super Hero 2)Our Feelings on Diversity in Games 3)Our Favorite Video Game Teams/Parties 4)What Christmas present did we spend the holiday playing?

Real Talk - Episode 39: The X Factor  

In Episode 39, we the news out of PSX and the Game Awards, including the reveal of Marvel vs Capcom Infinite, 3rd Party accessories indicate that Switch will charge via USB, what the Zelda amiibo do in Breath of the Wild, and much more! Major Topics include: 1) How do we feel about people who think gaming is just for kids? 2)What side character would we like to see get spotlighted with their own game? 3)Our favorite season 4)Our favorite collectible

Real Talk - Episode 38: Canadian Andre  

In Episode 38, we discuss Wayforward finishing Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, Todd Howard's comments on the Switch, Nintendo Fan Games being removed from the Game Awards, and Nintendo partnering with Scrap to make Zelda Escape Rooms, and much more! Major Topics include: 1) What makes a good trailer? 2)How do we feel about immersion in games? 3)Our favorite memories of Thanksgiving

Real Talk - Episode 37: These Topics SUCK  

In Episode 37, we discuss the recent Animal Crossing Direct, a hidden swear in Mario Kart 8, Deadpool's director is helping the live-action Sonic movie, and much more! Major Topics include: 1) How do we organize our discussions? 2)Do we have any merchandise for sale? 3)Our bad experiences with service 4)Which has better atmosphere? Luigi's Mansion or Dark Moon?

Real Talk - Episode 36: Now You're Podcasting With Power  

In Episode 36, we discuss Pokémon Sun & Moon being the most pre-ordered Nintendo game ever, the news that Klonoa is getting a movie, Final Fantasy XV going gold, and tons more! Major Topics include: 1) Do we think of ourselves as this generation's Nintendo Power? 2)Our Creepiest or scariest moment 3)Is it hard keeping game industry secrets? 4) Our favorite recent gaming announcement

Real Talk - Episode 35: Switching Things Up  

In Episode 35, we touch briefly on the Switch, Beyond Good & Evil 2's premise, Pikachu as Mario, Samsung's YouTube Takedown notice, and tons more! Major Topics include: 1)Tips for a good night's sleep 2)The top 5 3DS games on our playtime list 3)Our thoughts on Midnight console launches

Real Talk - Episode 34: No Morbid Topics Here!  

In Episode 34, we discuss Alolan Grimer, Scizor coming to Pokken, an oversight in Paper Mario: Color Splash’s battle mechanics, and more! Major Topics include: 1) Games that made us feel strong emotions? 2)5 Games that should be on a SNES Classic 3)And the always cheery, do you believe that we have a duty to die?

Real Talk - Episode 33: This Episode is Sick  

In Episode 33, we discuss Gravity Rush 2's delay, the Pokémon Sun & Moon demo, a new Wind Waker secret, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is in pre-production, and more! Major Topics include: 1) What is our favorite movie-based game? 2) How do we come up with questions for interviews? 3) Say something nice about each other

Real Talk - Episode 32: Derrick Goes Fishing  

In Episode 32, we discuss the Famicom Classic Mini, the teases for Beyond Good & Evil 2, Shoevel Knight appearing in Yooka-Laylee, Ubisoft's thoughts on the NX, Mario's age, and more! Major Topics include: 1) What universally panned games do we enjoy? 2) How would we introduce kids to video games? 3) How do we feel about rage quitting?

Real Talk - Episode 31: Featuring The Construction Workers!  

In Episode 31, we discuss Nintendo's accidental early release of Paper Mario: Color Splash, the small update on Bayonetta's amiib, Wii U ending production in Europe, and more! Major Topics include: 1) How would you rank the six Nintendo home consoles? 2) What do we consider a spinoff? 3) What Indie games should I play on Wii U? 4) What games are you most looking forward to coming out by the end of 2016?

Real Talk - Episode 30: Oh Snap, Dawg! Bill's Donut Fetish  

We're finally back! In Episode 30, we discuss the GameCube's 15th anniversary, the potential leaked release date of Breath of the Wild, and more on Super Mario Run! Major Topics include: 1) What are our top 3 favorite GameCube games? 2) What do we consider a spinoff? 3) Do we like Nintendo Direct's skits 4) What games have we played while sick? 5) Do we have any memories that don't make sense/feel inconsistent with reality

Real Talk - Episode 29: Born Again Pizza  

In Episode 29, we discuss Final Fantasy XV's ever-growing list of DLC, the Playstation Plus price increase, Nintendo acquiring JESNET, Pokémon Go's loss of 10 million active users, and Mario's cameo at the Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony. Major Topics include: 1) Video game characters that deserve their own TV show 2)Funny & interesting stories from retail 3) Our 3 Favorite Games on Wii U

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