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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Molehill Mountain Episode 152 – G2A Is Not the WayForward

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download And… something, something tariffs. 11:36 – Andrew shows a bigot that they are wrong and that their news sources are lying to them. He doubts it made a difference. 25:54 – Sources say Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo are considering scaling back console manufacturing in China due to tariffs …

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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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Molehill Mountain Episode 142 – Our Picks For the Remaining 30 Genesis Mini Games

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe’ll talk about Star Wars next week. 19:22 – What we thought of Shazam! 31:11 – Our picks for the remaining 30 Genesis Mini games 1:13:51 – Super Meat Boy Forever delayed for a very good reason

Molehill Mountain Episode 141 – My, Myself and Y’all

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s just me and you tonight, folks.

Molehill Mountain Episode 140 – Let’s Just Make a Mess Of Things

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJust because it’s clearly ineffective and will predictably exacerbate the problem doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it anyway, right? 9:46 – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice may not be very fun to play, but there is a lot Andrew likes about it 26:08 – We speculate on what the rumored new …

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