Pocketoid 194: 2021 Games of the Year!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  2021 sure was a year huh!
  •  Just a few things we've been playing.
  •  Some games we didn't get to yet! 
  •  Some games that didn't make our lists, but we still love!
  •  Each of our top 10 2021 Games of the Year!
  •  We answer all of your great questions!
  •  Thank you guys for a great year and we'll see you all soon with even more great games to talk about!

Pocketoid 193: Chicory, Loop Hero, Monster Rancher 1&2, Toem, and MUCH more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  The boys have had a BIG delay due to health issues, but now we're back!
  •  Most of this episode is catch up for the remainder of 2021. Lots of great stuff!
  •  The boys bough too many games omg.
  •  Addison discusses Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond!
  •  Addison has been playing Paper Mario via Nintendo Switch Online!
  •  Addison and Jordan are LOVING Shin Megami Tensei V!
  •  Addison reviews Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX!
  •  Addison reviews Chicory: A Colorful Tale!
  •  Jordan bought a PC Engine!
  •  Jordan bought a bunch of light guns!
  •  The boys discuss the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC a bit more!
  •  Jordan has been playing a lot of Animal Crossing for the GameCube!
  •  Jordan gives his impressions of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2!
  •  Jordan forgets that he already reviewed Dusk!
  •  Jordan gives his impressions of Subnautica!
  •  Jordan gives his impressions of Riverbond!
  •  Jordan reviews Luna's Fishing Garden!
  •  Jordan reviews Toem!
  •  Addison remembers to review Loop Hero!
  •  We answer your lovely questions that are now mostly out of season. Sorry about that!
  • Our next episode will be our Game of the Year 2021 awards so don't miss it!

Pocketoid 192: Unpacking, Dusk, Pikmin Bloom, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  The boys went to a wrestle and the arcade!
  •  We top off a few of the Halloween games we wrapped October up with!
  •  Jordan had to restart his Animal Crossing: New Horizons island...
  •  Jordan reviews the awesome new boomer shooter, Dusk!
  •  Addison's been playing some more Metroid Dread!
  •  Addison gives his impressions of Mario Party Superstars!
  •  Addison kinda reviews Pikmin Bloom!
  •  The boys discuss the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons DLC!
  •  Addison and Jordan review Unpacking!
  •  My notes here just say "Jojo's Big Honka" and I have no idea what that could possibly mean, but I'm so sorry.
  •  Sorry this episode was late, we had a lot of technical issues with it. Enjoy!

Pocketoid 191: Murder House, Evil Tonight, Tetris Effect Connected, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  Even MORE scary movies we've been watching!
  •  Addison discovers the Sega CD library, to our collective horror!
  •  Our impressions of the Nintendo Switch N64 games!
  •  Jordan gets way, way too deep into Forager.
  •  Jordan gives his impressions of Tetris Effect Connected, the best Tetris.
  •  Jordan reviews Puppet Combo's Murder House!
  •  Jordan reviews Evil Tonight!
  •  More spooky Halloween Switch games and we answer your questions!
  • Have a great Halloween guys!

Pocketoid 190: Metroid Dread, Gleylancer, Toree 2, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  More horror movies we've been watching!
  •  Jordan got a new retro corner for the game room!
  •  Cruis'n Blast continues to be perfect in every way.
  •  Toree 2 is an awesome little 3D platformer for only a $1!
  •  Gleylancer sets a new standard for retro remasters!
  •  Addison gives his thoughts on Ghost of Tsushima!
  •  Jordan and Addison review Metroid Dread and hey, it rules.
  •  Thanks for tuning it guys! See you next week!

Pocketoid 189: Cruis'n Blast, Garden Story, Dodgeball Academia, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  Sorry for the delay. Health has been... Not great.
  •  We talking about what horror movies we've been watching!
  •  Addison's been playing Castlevania Advance Collection!
  •  No More Heroes 3 might be the most wild No More Heroes and that's saying uhhh a lot.
  •  Cruis'n Blast is already our Game of the Year.
  •  We played a bunch of Wario Ware: Get it Together and it's great!
  •  Addison reviews Garden Story!
  •  Psychonauts 2 and Sable impressions!
  •  Addison reviews SkateBIRD!
  •  Jordan's is trapped in a never ending James Bond 007 video game spiral.
  •  Jordan thinks QUAKE is a good video game that you should play.
  •  Jordan gives a quick little review of Dodgeball Academia!
  •  Vigil: The Longest Night is a great Switch game you may have overlooked!
  •  We cover a few of the biggest announcements from the most recent Nintendo Direct!
  •  Lots of stuff to cover in the next episode as well! See you soon!

Pocketoid 188: Monster Hunter Stories 2, Boomerang X, Pokemon Unite, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  The virgin Steam Deck vs. the chad PlayDate.
  •  Jordan got a new mic! Hooray!
  •  We've been watching some movies and stuff!
  •  Jordan plays some Game Boy Advance games!
  •  Jordan reviews the insanity of Boomerang X!
  •  Jordan enjoys fusing spiky hair boys in Dragon Ball Fusions!
  •  Addison reviews Pokemon Unite!
  •  Addison has been playing Pinball Wizard!
  •  Jordan and Addison are enjoying Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin!
  •  What makes a good handheld system?
  •  Lots of stuff to cover in the next episode as well! See you soon!

Pocketoid 187: Nintendo Switch OLED, E3 2021, Demos, Void Bastards, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  Jordan's mic broke! Hooray!
  •  We discuss the new Nintendo Switch OLED!
  •  Jordan also played some retro games! Who would have thought!?
  •  Addison gives his thoughts on Balan Wonderworld. Oh boy.
  •  Addison likes Doki Doki Literature Club! Don't let your kids play it.
  •  Addison checks out Zombie Rollerz!
  •  Jordan's trying very hard to finish Monster Hunter Stories!
  •  Jordan really likes Part Time UFO!
  •  Jordan also REALLY likes Void Bastards!
  •  Monster Hunter Stories 2 has a demo!
  •  NEO: The World Ends with You also has a demo!
  •  The boys discuss some cool stuff they liked from E3 2021!
  •  See you guys next time!

Pocketoid 186: New Pokemon Snap, The Longing, There Is No Game, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  Jordan has just a Super Bad week!
  •  Jordan got a Nintendo Switch Lite and he likes it!
  •  Jordan also played some retro games! Who would have thought!?
  •  Addison gives his thoughts on Person 5 Strikers!
  •  Addison has been playing the Dragon Quest V mobile port!
  •  The boys sure do like that dumb video game Resident Evil Village!
  •  Addison reviews The Longing!
  •  Addison reviews There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension!
  •  Both Jordan and Addison review New Pokemon Snap! It's very good!

Pocketoid 185: Nintendo Indie World, Fantasian, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  Monster Hunter Rise still good.
  •  Addison reviews Fantasian for Apple Arcade!
  •  Jordan's CRT video game Twitter is exhausting! @CRTpixels!
  •  We cover the Nintendo Indie World from April!
  •  Wario is anti-vax.
  •  Really sorry for how late this one was. It's been a pretty awful month, but hopefully things have calmed down now. We'll have another episode for you guys this week so just consider this one a bonus!

Pocketoid 184: Monster Hunter Rise, Tesla Force, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  NFTs are stupid lol
  •  Sell me Atelier Ryza. Just let me buy your video game.
  •  Addison discusses some new Apple Arcade releases like World of Demons and Fantasian!
  •  Addison reviews Tesla Force for the Nintendo Switch!
  •  Jordan's CRT video game Twitter continues to be a nightmare! @CRTpixels!
  •  Jordan owns a 3DO for some reason!
  •  Jordan and Addison review Monster Hunter Rise!
  •  Mad Katz should have been jailed for war crimes in the early 2000s.

Pocketoid Bonus: Wayforward's Marble Knights with director Austin Ivansmith!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  We interview Marble Knights director Austin Ivansmith from Wayforward Technologies!
  •  Marble Knights is an action/adventure game available on Apple Arcade!
  •  Marble Knights influences and inspirations!
  •  Other games that Austin worked on including Duck Tales Remastered and The Mummy Demastered!
  •  We discuss the work culture and production process at Wayforward!
  •  Marble Knights' multitude of local multiplayer minigames!
  •  What is it like to make games in a pandemic?
  •  What is it like publishing a game for Apple Arcade?
  •  What's new and upcoming for Marble Knights?
  •  We finish up talking about what may be in the future for 3D games at Wayforward!
  •  Thanks so much to Austin for coming on the show!
Follow Austin Ivansmith! @IvanDashSmith
Check out Marble Knights, available now!

Pocketoid 183: Anodyne 2: Return to Dust, Nintendo Direct recap, and more!

In this episode of Pocketoid:
  •  Vaccine boys let's gooooo!
  •  Jordan's CRT video game Twitter is a nightmare! @CRTpixels!
  •  Addison discusses Vanillaware's 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim!
  •  Addison gives his first impressions of Wayforward's Marble Knights!
  •  Jordan's Game Boy problem continues.
  •  The Dinosaur Planet beta leaked!
  •  Jordan and Addison review Anodyne 2: Return to Dust!
  •  We recap the recent Nintendo Direct and give our reactions to some of the bigger announcements!
  •  Enjoy folks!