Tanya Depass joins Cee and Reef to discuss how we feel about a Call of Duty shoutcaster getting kink-shamed, and if that's really a thing. We discuss the success (or lack thereof) for the most recent Pokemon Go event. After the break, we give our impressions of Splatoon 2 and Dream Daddy. Dad jokes and blue jokes abound on this episode of Spawn On Me!Read More
It's a fountain of information this week thanks to the Destiny 2 Beta dropping. We give some impressions on what we've played and what we're hopeful for. EVO also wrapped up this past weekend, and we got displays of Black love that we didn't expect. We wrap up the show discussing why Nintendo is making chat so hard for its players.Read More
Katy Jo Wright, Director of Xbox's Gaming For Everyone, joins us this week to talk about how diversity and inclusion is the future of the Xbox platform. After the break, we give some love to the Metal Gear series on its 30th birthday, talk about the 2000(!) characters already created for Fire Pro Wrestling World, and we close out the show with a special announcement!Read More
This week, the crew jumps down a bunch of rabbit holes with guest host Tanya Depass. We get a recap of the Game Developers of Color Expo from Tanya, discuss Overwatch's newest character Doomfist (and stereotypes), and we wrap up the show with a great debate about whether Marina from Splatoon 2 is black.
Also check out our review of ToastMade's wood console covers.Read More
Shiver Me Timbers! We snag Executive Producer Joe Neate and Design Director Mike Chapman from the Sea of Thieves team to share what's going with one of the Xbox's most anticipated titles. We return from the break with stories of newfound bounty from our trip to E3 as well.
No skeletons were harmed during the recording of this episode.Read More
We finally get to share the awesome fireside chat audio from GDC 2017! Tanya Depass, Gordon Bellamy, Tramell Ray Isaac & Craig Campbell sit down with Kahlief to talk about how they are all making our gaming spaces better. Knowledge, laughs and fun get passed around during this stellar compliation of major players in the gaming industry.Read More
Chris Algoo joins us this week to give us the lowdown on the Game Developers of Color Expo. How and why did GDOC come to be? What amazing developers and games will be shown? How many brown folks can they fit in the Schomburg? All those questions get answered on this very special episode of Spawn On Me.Read More
Shareef staked out a "random rooftop" in L.A. and packed together a bunch of interviews with the people behind seven of the coolest upcoming indie games across a variety of platforms, from Switch to Steam to VR and beyond, all in under a half hour.
- Ironcast with Hollie Pattison of Ripstone Games
- Tower 57 with Karol Zajaczkowski, Senior Marketing Manager at 11 Bit Studios
- Manifest 99 with Sara Hebert, Marketing Director at Flight School
- Road Redemption with Jason Tate, Lead Engineer at Pixel Dash Studios
- Runner 3 with Dant Rambo, Producer / Writer at Choice Provisions
- Where The Water Taste Like Wine with Johnnemann Nordhagen of Dimbulb Games
- Joggernautts with Tommy Sunders, Artist and Designer at Space Mace Games
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Rohan Rivas (Marketing Creative, PR & Community Communications Manager) from Bosskey sits down with us to talk about the latest happenings with Lawbreakers. How do you balance community, content and badassery?
What has the team learned from making the jump to PS4 with their new title, and has the beta made the game better? These questions and much more get answered in this interview that you'll only get on Spawn On Me.
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Chris Auty, Level Design Director, joins us to talk about the recently revealed Hunt: Showdown. This dark and moody shooter involves multiple teams of 2 searching for clues to take down a common target.Read More
We snagged an exclusive interview with Aaron Greenberg (GM of Xbox Games Marketing) and talk all about the Xbox One X! We dig into how this console will lead the way into 4K console gaming. Hear what it's like to interact with fans and get some juicy tidbits regarding the console itself that you might only hear about on our show.
No new power brick? ...Capture gameplay in 4K? All this and more in this very special in-depth episode.Read More
Crackdown 3's Don Norbury (Technical Director) and Peter Connelly (Executive Producer)talk with Kahlief about the newest Crackdown game: what is the gameplay like, and what is it like to harness the full power of the Xbox One X as developers?Read More
We got EXCLUSIVE time to check out Extinction from Maximum Games and Iron Galaxy.Maximum Executive Producer Derek Neil and Iron Galaxy's "C-3P0" (his real title) Dave "Dab Master" Lang sit down with us to talk about what they are trying to bring to the table with Extinction, and how badass it is to kill 150ft ogres.Read More
Shareef and Moisés get together after Nintendo's E3 Direct to talk about Rocket Leaguecoming to Switch, the effect that a title reveal teaser can have when it's for a franchise as long-neglected as Metroid, the promise of a big/weird/goofy new Mario title, and news that kept breaking during the Treehouse Live stream while we were recording!Read More
Anthony Nash and Charles Singletary join Kahlief and Shareef to break down Sony's press conference. How did they fare on the heels of Microsoft's big announcement? Does anyone really care about 4K yet? Join us in a chorus of our favorite spiritual while we pray "don't let that one game be about that!"Read More
Microsoft is next up to bat for our E3 coverage, and there was A LOT to see in the Xbox presser: 42 games, with 22 of them exclusive to Xbox One. "Project Scorpio" is no more, and the "Xbox One X" is born. We run down all the news and give answer (for now) the question "Will the most powerful console known to humankind move the needle and push Sony back on its heels?"
Keep it here for more E3 coverage in audio form that will take a tiny fraction of the time to listen to as compared to watching entire presentations.Read More
In our first E3 2017 mini-episode, Kahlief and Shareef recap the EA conference and EA Play event. Shareef shares his experiences with Battlefront 2, Need For Speed, Battlefield 2’s DLC, and the much-anticipated return of NBA Live!
Keep your eyes on your podcast player and our YouTube channel for more coverage live and direct for E3 2017!Read More
This week we start the E3 hype train with some thoughts about what we’ll see, and a sneak peek at what we’ll be covering that week. After the break, we hit some “What we’ve been playing”, featuring Friday The 13th, PlayerUnknownBattlegrounds, and much more.Read More
Shareef and Cicero welcome Belle Bunny of Dames of Destiny and Guardian Radio to Brookago! Belle discusses the origin of one of the largest clans in the Destiny world, her experience at the Destiny 2 event, and what it was like coming up as a woman in the Call of Duty game space. After the break, we talk Far Cry 5, Microsft Mixer, and Cicero shares his interdiction with the sun.Read More
In a very special episode of Spawn On Me, Cicero's partner, Kristen Kiple visits Brookago! She talks about her journey to becoming a video game player, what it means to be a mom and what lengths she was willing to go to impress Stubby Stan! We jump into our impressions of the Destiny 2 reveal. Finally, we get a new #Stubnostication...from Kristen?!Read More