This week, Tanya, Shareef and Cicero welcome Chicago’s own Michael Mendheim, a legendary game developer and head of Digital Dreams Entertainment, as well as Tim Kitzrow, the true Don of arcade sports game voices, to talk about their game Mutant Football League.
Michael first came to your attention when Electronic Arts published his creation, Mutant League Football, while Tim has voiced several irreverent sports games, most notably the original NBA Jam. Michael and TIm share their journey as well as their obvious love for outrageous, scatlogically funny football. Knowledge is dropped almost as much as the sound bites! BOOM-shakalaka!!!Read More
This week: God of War 4 hype and reviews, Lightstream integration into Mixer, and PAX/C2E2 recaps from Tanya and Cicero.Read More
This week, we bring in Latoya Peterson from ESPN's The Undefeated to talk about the lack of Black presence in esports, what it felt like to watch the 2K League's inagural draft, and…Rhianna in Def Jam Vendetta?Read More
This week we dig into Ninja's "When keeping it real goes wrong moment". No Man's Sky goes to the Xbox and give some of our FarCry 5 impressions.Read More
AVAST! Kah and Tanya are still recovering from GDC, so the true C of Thieves is revealed as a bourbon-drinking pirate. Bad accents a-plenty as we discuss why we are obsessed with Sea of Thieves, Xbox Game Pass, Fortnite friendly fire, and video game guns. AVAST!Read More
Reef and Cee hold it down while Kah and Tanya are GDC bound. Hey, it rhymes! Maybe now Drake will play Fornite with us. Other topics include shaking up the Telltale formula, Microsoft's new E3 plans, and different pricing models in the AAA gamespace via For Honor.Read More
Episode 211 is here and we find ourselves in a deluge of gaming news. Sequels to Ubisoft's The Division and Black Ops are coming. We give our impressions of the FarCry5 Arcade, co-op missions and preview event. Rounding out our show is a bunch of games we've been playing.Read More
The amazing folks over at Ubisoft invited us to see FarCry 5 last week at a preview event, right before launch this month. While there, we got to play a bit of the game and had the chance to interview Creative Director Dan Hay, Cult Expert Rick Ross, and Lead Writer Drew Holmes.Read More
Shareef and Cicero talk about Celeste, Gorogoa, Assassin's Creed discovery tour, Xbox game pass, Twitch being sued, and games being blamed for school shootings. Also, what the hell to Monopoly?Read More
This week on the heels of Black Panther, we talk about some of our favorite movies that became games. We dig into idea of falling in love with doomed series, and we wrap with a discussion about how we balance our online and offline lives.Read More
This week we chat about Dr. Disrespect's newest controversy. Twitch revamps some of its moderation rules and Overwatch league brings on their first woman athlete.Read More
Episode 206 is coming at you. For the start of Black History Month, we dig into some highlights and lowlights of black representation in gaming, what we've been playing, and much more.Read More
This week, we dig into what keeps our pile of shame so big, ask the question "What does ethical monetization look like?”, and talk about Overwatch League’s personality problem as well as the coolness that is Xbox Game Pass.Read More
Episode 204 is hot and ready! Kahlief and Cicero chat about Nintendo's newest creation, Nintendo Labo. They dig into why Overwatch League is kicking the NFL's butt in ratings. Then they talk about how some new features on Twitch that might make Youtube obsolete. After the break, we talk 2018 predictions!Read More
Kah is out doing Kah-like things, so the rest of the crew talks about shooters! We discuss PUBG selling 3 million units on Xbox despite crazy bugs and glitches, Destiny 2’s 2018 roadmap, and Overwatch’s new eSports league. Tanya also recaps her visit to Ubisoft for behind the scenes Far Cry 5 coverage.Read More
Kahlief rocks this episode solo while everyone is away. With a light news week, we dig into the idea of PUBG going multiplatform, and Nintendo selling breaking record sales. We also share information about our charity event Spawn4Good happening this weekend!Read More
Leigh Alexander returns to Brookago to talk about what it was like to write Reigns: Her Majesty, how US politics looks from across the pond, and why taking time away from games meant so much.Read More
You only hit 200 episodes once, so you have to do it in style! For us that meant bringing back io9 geek culture, TV, & comic critic, Evan Narcisse!
Evan talks about his newest endeavor as writer for the upcoming Marvel comic book Rise of the Black Panther! He talks about how he was offered the gig, and where he plans on taking the character. Blackness quotients are raised as we continue to discuss all things Wakanda!
After the break, we dive into some of Evan’s favorite games since his last visit to Brookago, as well as where he would like to see gaming go. Also, what would his ultimate Black Panther video game be like?
Break out your paper hats & noisemakers, as we celebrate 200 episodes of Spawn On Me!Read More