December 24, 2014

Episode 12: Let it Snow!

We're finally back after a week long hiatus.   In this Episode, Steve and Jake discuss games they are play, PlayStations #20YearsOfPlay, and some of our favorite (and least favorite) snow levels. 

We ask the question to our listeners, what's your favorite (or least favorite) snow level in a video game.

Stuff we discussed:

UC4 ~ Naughty Dog artist releases HD images of Nathan Drake’s character model
Latest Assassin's Creed Unity patch boosts performance
Video: Why you might not want to pre-order The Order
Sony Long, Live, Play Commerical

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December 9, 2014

Episode 11: Moving to the Next (Current?) Gen

In this episode we discuss the new announcements and vids from The Game Awards and the PlayStation Experience.   We also discuss the PS4 impressions and Killzone: Shadow Fall.

Stuff we discussed:

A Month-Long Race To See Who Can Finish 21 Final Fantasy Games First
The PlayStation 20th Anniversary Theme Brings Back A Familiar Sound
The next major Assassin's Creed is set in Victorian London
They took the original announce trailer for Street Fighter V down so there's this instead:
Street Fighter V PS4/PC Exclusive
Adrift - The First Person Experience
No Mans Sky
Uncharted 4 Gameplay Trailer

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December 2, 2014

Episode 10: Drivingvantage

We recorded on the road this week due to schedule and time constraints.   We talk about the new Star Wars Teaser, we revisit music in games and a few other random topics.

Mentioned this week:

Physics of Mario Galaxy

Killzone 3: Justice Trailer

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November 26, 2014

Episode 9: New Challenger Approaches...Again

Illness overtakes the podcast once again, but we finally made it through!  In this episode Jake gives us a full update on Super Smash Bros for the WiiU and the role of Amiibos.

As mentioned in this week's episode:

Mario14th: Lets Play: Luigi's Mansion Episode 5: Spooky Scary Skele-ghosts


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November 18, 2014

Episode 8: Connecting the Experience

In this episode we talk about what we've been recently playing, we revisit day 1 patching (in light of recent news about day 1 patches), we discuss the connected game experience and lousy save game systems.

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November 3, 2014

Episode 6: Favoritized Orchestraelness Inventatated

This week we talk about the games we are playing, X-Wing and Tie Fighter on, and silent protagonists.  Jake invents some words for this podcast for fun.
Mentioned in this week's episode:
Zelda at the Store
Good Old Games
Let's Play: Luigi's Mansion Episode 1

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October 29, 2014

The Myth Behind Pokémon's Lavender Town

In our last podcast, we gave a brief mention to Lavender Town (and used a lovely remix of the original theme as the outro) along with the Hell Valley Sky Trees as we were citing some of the more creepy aspects of Luigi's Mansion. How timely it is that just yesterday Kotaku posted an article about Lavender Town.  Go give it a read to learn a bit more about the myth behind it.

Pokémon's Creepy Lavender Town Myth, Explained

October 22, 2014

The Bane of Day 1 Patches

Looks like I'm not the only one who feels this way.  Check out this article from Eurogamer.   It touches on the same point I made on Day 1 Patches in the last podcast.

The pre-patch Evil Within we hope you'll never play

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October 20, 2014

Episode 4: I've Got the Whole (AAA Gaming) World in My Hand

In this episode we talk about day 1 patches, the 8-bit indie, HD Remakes, AAA's on handhelds and Steve give more thoughts on the Walking Dead and Borderlands DLC.  Jake also talks about recording his Luigi's Mansion Let's Play.

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October 15, 2014

Episode 3: It's time to get this parity started

Episode 3 is finally up!

In this Episode we get our first listener email from Andrew (TymerTHEcheezGUY on PSN and Wii U).   We discuss some Nintendo news, Star Wars: Scoundrels, The Black Glove Kickstarter, Hatsune Miku and ResolutionGate

Below are some links for additional info:

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Assassin's Creed Unity resolution

Microsoft parity clause

The Black Glove kickstarter

Hatsune Miku: "Sharing the World" - David Letterman

Hatsune Miku Expo 2014 in New York

Vocaloid Software

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October 5, 2014

Gamersvantage Podcast - Episode 2: New Challenger Approaching!

Well we actually did it and got a second podcast up.

Super Smash Bros 3DS released and Jake gives a short insight on that game.  We also discuss a few other things, social gaming such as Let Play's and Twitch streaming, playing demos and/or beta games, the game rating company Video Game Authority, Minecraft clones for the Wii U and and a few other topics.

We talk about the following games:

Sunset Overdrive
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
Medal of Honor: Frontline
Kingdom Rush
Assassin's Creed III
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

We also discussed the following:

The Untenable Podcast
Mario Marathon
Half-Life speed run (BTW I was way wrong on the time, this is only 20 mins)
Child's Play Charity
Video Game Authority
PS2 collection sealed
Plans to bring Minecraft clone to Wii U by mystery developer
psyscrolr Trailer

You can also download the podcast here

September 30, 2014

GV Podcast: Now on iTunes!

A quick note!

Our iTunes feed up now up.   You can go to here to subscribe or just search for Gamersvantage in iTunes.

September 28, 2014

Gamersvantage Podcast with Steve and Jake: Episode 1: Introductory Animus Theory and Flashlight Maintenance

We are back!

After a long hiatus, Gamersvantage is back with it's very first podcast.

The Gamersvantage Podcast is a father/son team that loves to play and talk about videogames.  In this our introductory episode and we introduce ourselves, talk about what we are playing, the New 3DS, a discussion about the Assassin's Creed animus and how it (theoretically) builds worlds, the upcoming Assassin's Creed Unity and Rogue, Alan Wake, and we wrap up with our favorite game series.

Intro track: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Main Theme
Outro track: Haunted by Poe (used in Alan Wake)

You can find the podcast here

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