Molehill Mountain Episode 89 – Let’s Smash Bros.

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere was a Nintendo Direct this week. What else is there to talk about? 0:00 – Andrew talks about the various problems he had with his first two hours with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 36:36 – We discuss the recent Nintendo Direct 1:31:58 – Yep, …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 86 – Lawmakers Look To Legislate Loot Boxes

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEveryone but the video game industry saw this coming. 20:30 – Loot Boxes and potential legislation 59:56 – Publisher banned from Steam for strong-arming employees to review their own game 1:07:20 – What do we think about the upcoming Five Nights At Freddy’s movie?

Molehill Mountain Episode 81 – No Rush For Gravity Rush 2

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhy pay full price for a video game when you can pay full price for HALF a video game? 0:15 – We start the show! I played the Dragon Quest Builders demo and EZK watched The Punisher on Netflix 28:37 – Half of the new BlazBlue game’s characters will …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 79 – All About the Kugel

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSwatting got someone killed last week.  It’s an unpleasant topic and one we spend the first part of the show yammering about anything and everything to avoid it.  But, as former GamePolitics writers, we felt we needed to discuss it. 46:00 – Gamers kill someone via swatting 1:13:08 – …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 76 – Hey There, Lonely Boy

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAnother solo show!  I didn’t think I had enough material for 30 minutes but I ended up yammering for two solid hours! 0:41 – I have more thoughts on LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens 53:53 – I rant about net neutrality 1:03:40 – The Avengers: Infinity War trailer …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 74 – Happy Birthday, Wii U!

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s the long-dead Wii U’s fifth birthday! 0:10 – For the Wii U’s fifth birthday, we remember the 300 games that released on the PS3 and 360 (and often, a bunch of other platforms as well) but not the Wii U 26:42 – Universal’s Illumination may be handling an …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 72 – Animal Crossing: Happy Campers

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBecause that’s a far better name than “Pocket Camp.” 9:41 – EA and demands for high Metacritic scores 28:54 – Xbox One’s backwards compatibility would have arrived sooner if Microsoft didn’t have to spend a bunch of time and resources removing its ill-advised always-on DRM 39:46- Nintendo details Animal …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 69 – The Funniest Number!

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNo matter how old I get, I still laugh at the most immature things. We spend most of the first half of the show talking about superhero cartoons then discuss which games Nintendo might include on a hypothetical N64 Classic Edition (42:10).

Molehill Mountain Episode 68 – Andrew Is a Hating Hater Who Hates

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSeriously, what’s with that guy? 33:17 – Andrew opines that game journalists who were confused by the Wii U were lying or terrible at their jobs 42:05 – Senran Kagura producer wants to make a game that appeals to women 46:25 – What is and is not clickbait? 51:50 …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 59 – Bad Game Industry, Bad!

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week we talk about the video game industry’s myriad shenanigans of late.  I’m sure we’ll find something positive to talk about! 31:53 – Lawbreakers dev says game not Switch-bound because not enough buttons 41:03 – Metroid: Samus Returns gates content behind amiibo 52:47 – ThinkGeek hoards NES Classic …

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