Molehill Mountain Episode 158 – Catching the Worm

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNot everything is about video games. Just most of it. 4:35 – Celebrities weigh in on movie Sonic getting a redesign. I weigh in on their weigh in 18:36 – Ubisoft is starting to timidly admit that politics are a part of their video games 44:33 – Jaws 2 …

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BumbleKast #97 – F-Zero Games Retrospective

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this episode, Ian & Kyle take a high-speed trip down the memory lane in this retrospective of the F-Zero series. Patreon Perk – Jump the Q&A: 42:30 Support the show on Patreon and Ko-Fi! Shop the BumbleStore!

Molehill Mountain Episode 154 – The Comic Con

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe best way to experience Comic-Con is at home. 0:19 – All the Comic-Con news that caught our eye 36:15 – Drifting is cool! But not when it’s your Joy-Con controller 43:04 – Respawn and Blizzard take different approaches to tackle cheating in online games 56:30 – Detective Pikachu …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 153 – The Switchless Switch

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNot-a-Switch? Switch In Name Only? 0:12 – Andrew argues that Judgment was purposefully made a lesser game in order to incentivize gamers to purchase microtransactions and paid DLC 31:42 – The 3D characters in the new Lupin III animated movie are amazingly on model! 40:35 – The forthcoming beta …

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BumbleKast #95 – Spider-Man: Far From Home

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this episode, Ian and Kyle review Spider-Man 2. No, not that one. Not that one either. The new one. Yeah, that one. Spoiler-free up to a point, fair warning, and then spoilers end when we start the Q&A. Patreon Perk – Jump the Q&A: 35:40

Molehill Mountain Episode 151 – Steam Sale Shenanigans

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow could anyone have seen this coming? 12:25 – Google doesn’t think gamers want a subscription service so Stadia will charge a subscription AND per game! …what? 32:44 – Lazy Valve made obvious boo-boos with its Steam Summer Sale. Because it’s lazy, you see. 44:42 – Nintendo, Sony, and …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 150 – Chucky vs Buddi

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI saw the new Child’s Play. I have opinions. 0:43 – Hey, did you hear what EA said about loot boxes? 15:27 – YouTube’s algorithm is… not very good. 25:47 – Time to talk Child’s Play. 47:52 – I don’t want to watch season 2 of Iron Fist… but …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 149 – The Great E3 Recap Show!

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadE3 2019 is over!  Let’s excitedly prattle on about all the games we want to buy! 1:04 – Microsoft 55:19 – Bethesda 1:11:09 – Devolver Digital 1:19:54 – PC Gaming 1:48:34 – Ubisoft 2:02:40 – Square Enix 2:23:26 – Nintendo 3:19:00 – E3 winners, final thoughts, and miscellaneous games

Molehill Mountain Episode 148 – Pooping In the Punch Bowl

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here’s last week’s podcast.  (What can I say?  I’ve been busy.)  This week’s podcast will be posted in the next couple of days. 3:50 – EA’s new Star Wars game didn’t present very well 24:14 – Bandai Namco game director/producer releases statement on all three of the company’s …

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Molehill Mountain Episode 147 – Nintendo Fears Perfection

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNintendo fears perfection.  That’s my theory for why it inexplicably saddles its otherwise genius games with at least one unnecessary and objectively bad design decision. 13:03 – Nintendo restricts online play in Super Mario Maker 2 to random players 22:52 – Gaming Disorder is now a recognized illness 38:18 …

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