Tom Towers and Phil Fogg talk about their Best Game of All Time (spoiler alert it’s neither Yakuza or Killzone). Tom also give his final thoughts on Minerva’s Den and The Protector Files, which at least one of was ground-breaking DLC at the time of release, and the work of many creators who went on to form Fullbright, makers of Gone Home and Tacoma. Tom then reviews Metal Gear Solid !
We also go over Dr. Mario World, Shakedown Hawaii, the Nintendo Switch Lite, the C-64 Mini and Red Dead Redemption 2 before getting to what has become our ghost ship, a full review of Ueda’s The Last Guardian.
Please enjoy Episode 111 of the Game Under Podcast.
0:00:12 Technical Difficulties
0:01:42 Computer Games
0:01:50 Indie Round-Up
First and Final Impressions
0:06:44 Tom Talks Tacoma Part I
0:07:45 Phil Speaks on Spyro Trilogy
0:10:15 Phil on Red Dead Redemption II
0:15:01 Some Article or Whatever
0:15:47 Big News from E3
0:16:39 TurboGrafx 16 Mini (PC Engine Mini) Revealed
0:18:10 21st Century Free Speech Article on Gameunder.net & Story About WW2 Clay
0:21:08 "All Thoughts are Arguments"
0:21:34 The Good Samaritan
0:32:15 Yakuza 4
0:48:00 *Mild Spoilers*
1:15:50 Tacoma Part II
Stuff You Should Know
1:30:40 Tissue Elevator Explained
1:33:15 Walt Williams Book: Significant Zero
1:35:15 Cultural Divide - Thank You For Your Service
1:38:03 Telltale is Dead
Tom Towers and Phil Fogg try out their new audio equipment -- what could possibly go wrong?
Trademark Banter ensues as well as a brief discussion of Tetris 99.
Before and after a round of Trademark Banter Tom Towers and Phil Fogg have a YakuzaKillzone Minute, talk about last week's gaming news and then close out the show in typical Towers Style.
We've recently upgraded Tom's recording equipment, but you will notice from time to time Phil's mic lets down the show. A new mic is on it's way for use before the next episode.
In anticipation of the upcoming release of Devil May Cry 5, Tom Towers and Aaron Mullin discuss their first impressions of Devil May Cry 5 as well as a full review of Devil May Cry 2.
Tom and Phil are joined by their Irish freelancer Aarny ot discuss Devil May Cry, Enter the Gundeon, impressions from the last ten years and the gaming news of the day, along with a sprinkling of Trademark Banter.
Tom Towers and Phil Fogg publish another epic episode of Australia's longest running video gaming podcast. We cover off a broad scope of topics and look back at Mikami's original Resident Evil.
Tom Towers and Phil Fogg discuss IGN's plagiarism scandal, the NES Classic, fashion, cats, Santo, Sam and Ed as well as Silent Hill, Cursed Mountain, Mission Impossible, whiskey, Her Story, Until Dawn, Deadly Premonition, SWERY, Dario Argenta and much much more!
Phil Fogg and Tom Towers give thier own Australian Twist (not a cocktail) on gaming and popular culture topics like, oh petrol sniffing.
Tom Towers and Phil Fogg talk about games from an Australian perspective, and a little bit of philosophy too.
After our first official "Lost Episode", our show 102, Tom and Phil drown their sorrows by taking on a completely non-gaming related topic, that of Shakespeare, and his place in literature.
Gagandeep Singh of the Endless Backlog Podcast joins Tom Towers in Smugcast 2, to discuss the Wonderful 101 (get it?), Horizon Zero Dawn, and probably some games things I've forgotten.
However, they definitely debate which is better, Bayonetta or Bayonetta 2; and whether Gagan and his bros simply suck at Metro and Killzone.
Tom and Phil talk about Super Mario Odessey, the status and future of gaming, their 100th show and serve a heaping serving of Trademark Banter.
Tom and Phil talk about new and old forms of games criticism as well as first and final impressions on a slew of games and hardware including:
The Cat Lady
Uncharted: Lost Legacy
Tom and Phil talk about the Retron 77, Uncharted 4, Goonies, Top 100 RPG's, Yazuka Zero, Transformers Destruction, Titanfall 2, Titan Souls, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Rage Racer, Ridge Racer Type 4, NegCon and JogCon. Also we settle what is worse, Automobiles or cinema.
Tom and Phil exchange some Trademark Banter before giving final impressions of Until Dawn and review the career of David Cage and his games Omikron, Fahrenheit/ Indigo Prophecy, Heavy Rain and Beyond Two Souls.
Tom and Phil talk AAA development, but also cover the original Xbox, Yakuza Zero, Hollow Knight, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Doom, Scarface, Mafia III and some discussion of Nintendo's Switch
In this episode Tom and Phil revisit the current state of the indie development and give a counterview to episode 92 by looking at the positives.
Tom and Phil address the state of triple A development, including Uncharted 4.