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The Dense Pixels Podcast is a weekly show that talks about everything you need to know in the video game industry. We give you news, opinionated discussion, the important info on major new releases, and lots of humor from three guys who know, love, and live video games.

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    • Dec 8, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Ode to Sleeping Dogs (Ep 406)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 85:06


    Final Fantasy XIV might have the best community in the video game universe. Activision can't stop collecting bad press with layoffs at Raven Software. A now-former Sony executive got to star in a low budget version of a Chris Hansen show, and we wax poetic over one of the greatest games of its day.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie


    Most Ambitious Failure (Ep 405)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 76:00

    Terrence is back after a slow news week that sees us talking about Mortal Shell, Darkest Dungeon, Hades, Days Gone, and Spider-Man in Marvel's Avengers. Mass Effect is going to become an Amazon show, and we're scared. Is Cyberpunk 2077 on a No Man's Sky-esque redemption arc? And we vote for The Game Awards live on the show!   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    The Pies that Divide Us (Ep 404)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 98:19

    We of course dig deep into the Bobby Kotick story, why you should never trust a rich, white CEO, and how Activision's defense of him will cost them in the long run. We have a bevy of game impersonations including for the Grand Theft Auto Trilogy, Shin Megami Tensai V, Halo Infinite, Ruined King, the Steamworld series, and Outriders.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Pokemon Simp (Ep 403)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 59:29

    The future of monetization in games looks pretty bleak as the biggest publishers voice their support of the NFT bandwagon. We discuss why this is likely to be a historically bad idea. Devolver Digital is now publicly traded; how could this change their goals? We also give our take on the Shin Megami Tensei V kerfuffle, and how could WWE get it so wrong with Keith Lee?   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    None of You Have an Excuse! (Ep 402)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 69:28

    No one has any reason to miss one of the best under-the-radar games of two console generations ago! Bobby Kotick makes a meaningless gesture to appease the Activision board while finally making at least one meaningful reform. Nintendo finally nails Bowser but it might be a lean Switch Christmas. We also talk about our most embarrassing gaming moments and what games had our opinions fluctuating as well played them.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Characters Are What You Remember (Ep 401)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 65:45

    We discuss why the Uncharted movie misses the point, how Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy benefitted from low expectations, why Fortnite had to die so that other Apple developers may prosper, the Switch Premium Online rocky start, and why overcoming fear is overrated.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Episode 400!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 90:34

    It may be our 400th episode, but it's business as usual for us, and for Ubisoft apparently as Micah shamelessly purchased and played FarCry 6. We also talk Back 4 Blood and put a bow on Metroid Dread. Carrie patiently explains to the olds on the pod what the hell an NFT is, Brad rages about Nintendo's greed, and Sony says "bet" to a company looking to step to them in the world of unlicensed accessories.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Please, Won‘t Someone Think of the Children! (Ep 399)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 84:48

    Brad got himself a Switch OLED and Metroid Dread...is the slight upgrade worth it and is Metroid still relevant in the golden age of more -vania-style games? We pick apart the tone-deaf defense EA put forward of their loot boxes in FIFA. We also discuss how we squeeze gaming in around all of life's other responsibilities.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Hopefully the Last Kingdom Hearts News Ever (Ep 398)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 83:10


    Sora is in Smash Bros Ultimate...yay. Also we cover the Nintendo Direct from a couple weeks back and marvel at how Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo are now definitively the best casting of the Mario Brothers ever. We have impressions galore of Deathloop, Eastward, Lost Judgment, Paradise Killer, Hot Wheels Unleashed, and Deltarune Chapter 2! The gays have also won over the Japanese development market, and Activision settles their lawsuit with their pocket change.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie


    Solving Racism One Deicide at a Time (Ep 397)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 86:04

    This week Micah was too busy curing the world of racism to play Deathloop, the hosts analyze the first ever Dense Pixels Derby, we discuss whether we should be excited about a Star Wars game developed by Quantic Dream, the best ever wrestling entrances, and why we should never see another video game-based movie.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    I Finally Like an Arkane Game (Ep 396)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 91:23

    Deathloop is an Arkane Studios game through and through, but Brad is actually digging it! Micah is also in love with Tales of Arise. The decision has been handed down in the Epic vs Apple trial and they somehow both lost! Micah and Carrie geek and speculate about what we'll see in Spider-Man 2. And we get to the bottom of who was to blame for the major incident at Monza this weekend.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Unforced Errors (Ep 395)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 103:46

    We're back to a bad news week again, from the (now former) CEO of Tripwire Studios showing his whole ass on social media to Sony harkening back to their days of PS3 hubris. We also have trouble brewing at Paragon Studios, Sonic Colors' Switch port going awry, Brad's inability to control 200 mph race cars, and why AEW probably made the smartest wrestling decision of the next several years.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Bending Over to Authoritarianism (Ep 394)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 70:45

    Brad has spent a week in a sim racing rig and has has to learn how to drive again! Micah learns about red cards in soccer. Turns out all the kowtowing the video game industry has done to China continues backfiring to some extent as the Chinese government continues its crackdown on kids and gaming. The Activision and Unity stories churn forward in predictable fashion. And we discuss the benefits Ted Lasso  and the nomenclature of the sacred symbols in the Post Office.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Summer(Slam) of Punk (Ep 393)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 122:55

    Micah talks about his early impressions of 12 Minutes as Brad and Carrie taunt him with their knowledge of things to come. Epic Games gets called out on their BS by the Among Us devs. Roblox is exposing children to a labor practice that's been banned in the US for a century. Unity engine is being used for a whole lot more than games, and their employees are starting to ask questions. Todd Howard can't be stopped. We discuss whether someone whose first Final Fantasy game was FFVII Remake should play the original game that inspired it. Micah discusses his first Premier League weekend. We then talk about all the SummerSlam weekend big stories like if Bianca Belair was hard done by Becky Lynch's return and the portrayal of black wrestlers in WWE, why the Bill Goldberg experiments need to stop, and - of course - what a guy named Phil Brooks decided to talk about on Friday night.    https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3d4jy/unity-workers-question-company-ethics-as-it-expands-from-video-games-to-war Investigation: How Roblox is Exploiting Young Game Developers: https://youtu.be/_gXlauRB1EQ   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    BAY-BAY Please Don't Go (Ep 392)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 84:20

    Even more notable departures were announced at Blizzard this week. Have we finally turned the corner in the industry (and also why you shouldn't make game characters in real people's likeness). We also discuss the validity of Game Pass from the developer side of things in the wake of two interesting tales. And a narrow but deep Post Office has us discussing why AEW is a small wrestling company, games we're disgusted having purchased, and Micah's exciting journey into the realm of Premier League football.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Don't Make Game Devs "Rockstars", Maybe? (Ep 391)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 54:39

    Turns out the feeling of absolute power does corrupt absolutely. We discuss the latest Blizzard revelations and the latest gaming visionary to come under fire for bad behavior. We also discuss the out-of-left-field Knuckles casting news, the best video game sound effects, accessibility in gaming, and the incredibly deep waters of sim racing.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    The Consequences of My Inactions (Ep 390)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 93:09

    Boy, did the Blizzard situation end up in real tangible consequences in a hurry! We discuss the latest development and why we are going to continue seeing new developments from this story in the weeks to come. Brad gives his findings from the great Game Pass cloud streaming experiment, Micah attempts to fly a plane, Persona 5 Royal left Micah stunned (for the wrong reasons), Turn 10 Studios didn't plan for all possibilities, and Brad converts Micah to F1 fandom in just under 10 minutes.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Schreier Comin' (Ep 389)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 96:57

    What an incredibly frustrating week as we dive into the depravity happening at Activision Blizzard. Why does this keep happening? And why does this situation feel like impactful change could come much faster than it did with Ubisoft? We also talk Pokemon Unite, Monster Hunter Stories 2, Gran Turismo Sport, Final Fantasy XIV, and notable offerings from EA Play Live.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    We Don't Really Understand the Level of Excitement for the Steam Deck (Ep 388)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 72:31

    Brad and Micah talk through the slow burn aspect of Persona 5 and whether or not it's a feature or drawback of the game. We also talk surprise of the over the moon response to the Steam Deck, why Netflix could actually be a player in the video game space, and why xDefiant could be the multiplayer shooter for Brad.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    To Infinity...and Beyond? (Ep 387)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 88:21

    Assassin's Creed is going live service and we're not sure what to think about it. It's been a pretty tough week to be a soccer fan this week, Final Fantasy XIV literally ran out of games, and Carrie is unreasonably excited for what is bound to be an awful game.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Bangers Per Capita (Ep 386)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 95:41

    Good God, does Persona 5 ever have some kicking tunes in it? It was nice of Atlus to also include a game as a bonus to a stellar music album and Brad has thoughts now that he's finished the "tutorial." We also discuss Sony giving value ground away to their competition, the new-old Switch, a Ghost of Tsushima expansion dressed in fox's clothing, which film director Hideo Kojima compares most favorably to, and hackers making everybody work for the weekend. Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Self-Inflicted Punishment (Ep 385)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 78:23

    Carrie and Brad both have embarked on potentially unwise gaming choices in their near future. The Backbone iPhone controller is a nifty little piece of hardware, and hopefully it will come in handy with the spread of Game Pass to pretty much everyone who wants it! The Sonic 30th Anniversary celebration had a banger of a concert. We've seen the first ever game pulldown from a publisher that's been pretty universally celebrated. The Dante in Smash dream is dead, so who will the last character be? And Brad kind of loses it over the term that seems to have replaced "GOTY Editions".   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart - GOTY Contender? (Ep 384)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 85:57


    Micah and Brad have both platinum'ed Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart so I think they're pretty qualified to talk about it whether or not it's going to stand up as a game of the year candidate. We also talk about why you shouldn't feel sorry for Scott Cawthon, our long worldwide Cyberpunk nightmare coming to an end, why Pokemon and MOBA might just go together like peanut butter and chocolate, EA's no good, very bad week, and Marvel's Avengers dropping an all-time bug into their latest update.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie


    E3 2021: It's Exactly What We Thought it Would Be (Ep 383)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 86:12

    We toss the normal format out the window because we're talking about E3 2021 this week! Get our impressions of all of the digital events from the weekend, find out what games impressed us, which publishers disappointed us, and the news that's worth your time from the event where we usually see the biggest industry news.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    All Our E3 Hopes and Dreams (Ep 382)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 94:35

    This week a courageous podcast host makes their triumphant return! We give impressions of Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown, Griftlands, and Mass Effect 3. Cyberpunk 2077 is turning into an albatross for CDPR. Capcom likely ripped off a photographer for art assets. Finally, we discuss what we're all hoping to see from E3 over the next couple of weeks.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Yes, the Banana Republic Game Will Be Political (Ep 381)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 76:57

    Turns out the game about an isolated banana republic will have come political commentary in it? Who could've imagined? I guess it took a lot of Far Cry fans with poor reading comprehension skills by surprise. CDPR has no clue when Cyberpunk 2077 will be back on PlayStation. Sony is probably financially flexing on 2K Games and players are the ones to suffer.  EA is making stupid amounts of money from one aspect of their games. Carrie correctly called the E3 leak. And now you can letter in...Smash Bros?   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    It's Official - Micah Will NEVER Play No Man's Sky (Ep 380)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 99:04

    Micah and Brad have both moved onto Mass Effect 2, and what a game it is. It's a week of remakes with Carrie giving her impressions of Shin Megami Tensai III: Nocturne HD Remaster. Twitch has a new policy around hot tub streamers. Ubisoft is trying real hard, allegedly. We talk about what we would like from a new Final Fantasy game. And we finally lay to rest the question of whether Micah will ever play No Man's Sky.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    My Favorite Podcast on the Citadel (Ep 379)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 87:29

    Mass Effect Legendary Edition has arrived...and Brad beat ME1 in a weekend! We talk mostly about that in impressions. Microsoft flexes their exclusivity muscle with StarField. EA is saying all the right things about the Codemasters acquisition...but have they actually mended their meddling ways? We talk about the best wrestling documentaries, and the update that might get us to actually play Call of Duty: Warzone.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    The Dungarees of the Banana Universe (Ep 378)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 95:44

    More Apple vs Epic trial news has led to the most existential question of our times: can a banana be nude? Oh, and Apple's defense might have gotten completely blown up. Brad talks his trepidation with EA's acquisition of Metalhead Studios. We give you our picks for the best starter rouge-like (or -lite) game. Nintendo has all the money and have sold all the Switches. Oh yeah, and a little game called Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is coming this week!   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Apple v Epic - Pulling Back the Curtain (Ep 377)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 87:13

    The (video game) trial of the century has begun, and discovery has brought to light some staggering facts about Epic Games' finances particularly. Brad gives his initial impressions of Returnal and a more fleshed out view of Warframe, Carrie describes why Pokemon Snap is a perfect slice of fun, Sony invests in Discord, Microsoft just became much friendlier to PC developers, and what the hell is going on with the Pokemon TCG?   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Who Doesn't Like a Big Woman? (Ep 376)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 117:31

    We find out Micah will try almost anything for free as he gives his impressions of MLB: The Show 21. Brad is back into Warframe and Carrie has a PS5! We talk Capcom setting good feet forward, CD Projekt Red setting bad feet forward, the new fastest-selling console ever, Destiny players being ticked off about transmog, game developer's fundamental misunderstanding of the marketplace, and the return of The Noid?!   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    PIXELMANIA VII!!!!! (Ep 375)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 125:21

    First - the video games. Brad is back to an old favorite. Carrie is back and tells us all about Monster Hunter Rise. Sony puts out a nice PS5 update and is making a very unnecessary remake. Nintendo show off new indies and has released what could be out new obsession.  Then - the wrestling! We just experienced 7 consecutive days of WWE wrestling and we break down the good, the bad, and the just plain confusing while we pontificate where the storylines are going to go from here.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! - www.densepixels.com/fans You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Wait, They Were Both Published by Square?! (Ep 374)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 74:45

    Brad made his choice as far as which game to play from last week. Micah also gives his early impressions of Outriders. We talk the major coup that Microsoft has pulled off with MLB: The Show 21 and why Sony might not be as put out by the move as you may think. The FBI is helping investigate CSGO match fixing. Outriders dunks all over Marvel's Avengers in its first week. And reports of E3's death might have been premature.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Too Many Games! (Ep 373)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 75:56

    We are spoiled for choice right now, and Brad can't decide which game he should sink his teeth into next. Micah makes a compelling case for Disco Elysium. Might we have reason for optimism for a video game movie with Ghost of Tsushima? Call of Duty is going to give World War II a try with their next game. And Cyberpunk 2077 has put out a bevy of fixes but it's probably still not enough to make us care.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Please Stop Hiring Hulk Hogan (Ep 372)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 72:46

    Sony is about to pull one of the first prominent digital console game markets off the grid. We talk the cost of convenience and whether it's actually a big deal this is happening. We also discuss FIFA Ultimate Team scandals, what Microsoft should do to make Game Pass the thing every Xbox user has, and why Hulk Hogan sucks.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Department of FaZe (Ep 371)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 73:02

    A Post Office for the ages, as we go in on Sephiroth - justifiably - for like 10 minutes. We also discuss why we need to change our mindset on the Sony-Microsoft rivalry, Meyers Leonard sorry he got caught, and a new TMNT beat-em-up!   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Don't Piss on My Leg and Tell Me It's a Great Experience (Ep 370)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 97:54

    Strauss Zelnick had deemed the market ready for $70 games, so $70 games we shall have! We discuss the merits of this and later, the merits of preordering in a gaming world where even the biggest games can launch incomplete. We also discuss the Six Days in Fallujah publisher facing reality, Brad's initial impressions of Final Fantasy VII Remake, and why a new Switch probably isn't going to be worth the cost.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    RIP in Peace, Anthem (Ep 369)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 91:01

    We pour one out for our buddy Anthem and bask in EA finally - apparently - seeing the light. It's also Square week apparently, as we have lots to say about Bravely Default II, Outriders, Project Triangle Strategy, and Final Fantasy VII Remake - Intergrade. Google Stadia has reportedly been a cluster f, lots of exciting Pokemon news was announced last week, and I guess there was also a State of Play...allegedly?   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    We Bet You Think We're Here to Talk About Breath of the Wild 2... (Ep 368)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 96:53

    ...but we don't have any Breath of the Wild 2 stuff to talk about! Please accept our apologies *bows deeply*. We are talking about the recent Nintendo Direct though. We also discuss what we'd be willing to pay to get better stock controllers, the beginning of oil money entering gaming, the update that could finally ensnare Micah into the clutches of No Man's Sky, and whether or not you may have violated the Geneva Conventions.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Ironic (Ep 367)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 83:31

    Mixed bag of new impressions from the team this week with Super Mario 3D World, Destruction All-Stars, and What the Golf?, two of which are fun games and one...less so. Sony's making all the money with PS5 while Dbrand has decided to stick their thumb in Sony's eye. Yet another game developer making a political game has made a mealy-mouthed anti-political statement. Oh, and CDPR is back in the news again...getting EPICALLY PWNED, apparently.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    The RKO of Golf Carts (Ep 366)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 100:23

    What a damn week! We finally have first details of the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition, we're coming off yet another solid Royal Rumble, Warzone cheaters might be ruining the community long term, and Stadia makes some ominous news. We also discuss what the title matches might look like at Wrestlemania with the Rumble winners, another banger of a PlayStation Plus month, and much more!   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Economic Strength! (Ep 365)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 79:34

    GameStop's market value increased 18 times because people on Reddit were bored (how the hell is the stock market a thing?!). We also talk about Microsoft f'ing around...and quickly finding out. Fox News is to blame for Mass Effect waiting a while to get more progressive, we find out if Micah is going to play Resident Evil Village (lol no), and Brad rounds out his thoughts on Ghost of Tsushima now that he's finished the game.    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Big...uh...Goth Mommy (Ep 364)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 86:35


    This week: what Capcom could have up their sleeve for the Resident Evil 25th Anniversary event, the CDPR apology was lacking, especially in the wake of another excellent Jason Schreier piece, a surprise Star Wars game announcement and what it could mean for The Division, the fighting game community attempts to police themselves with predictable results, how is Monster Hunter Rise shaping up on Switch, and how are we feeling about our Premier League picks?   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels We have a Discord server! You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie


    Wiener Cousins (Ep 363)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 61:49

    We talk about the newest "Indy" game people got super excited about today, some of the insane speed runs from Awesome Games Done Quick this past weekend, what the hell a "POGCHAMP" is, our favorite Intercontinental Championship runs, and which watch/statues we would buy if money were no object.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie

    Rise & Grind (Ep 362)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 83:37

    How is it possible that Ghost of Tsushima actually might be underrated? Carrie reveals her games of 2020, we talk our favorite Royal Rumble moments, and answer more of your questions during an extremely light news week.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie  

    BONUS EPISODE: Mission: Impossible 2 - The Men with the Golden Tongues

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 141:56

    We know that you all were gagging for it to get this episode! We finally review the bonkers John Woo-fueled fever dream that is Mission: Impossible 2. Seriously though, this movie is insane.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie  

    As Night City Turns (Ep 361)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 74:53

    Cyberpunk news is flying hard and fast! We discuss an unprecedented week of news around the biggest gaming story of 2020...and did one of us get a refund? Brad also goes Into the Breach, we have an impromptu 2020 Game of the Year discussion, and the year that was in professional wrestling.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie  

    Free of Consequences (Ep 360)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 102:23

    Oh you want Cyberpunk 2077 discussion? We got 40 minutes of it right here! You want Game Awards analysis? Boom. YOU WANT A COMPREHENSIVE BREAK DOWN OF THE NEW MASS EFFECT TRAILER?! IT'S IN THERE!    Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie  

    Where's the Line? (Ep 359)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 70:21

    What game wouldn't Carrie play that has the Persona license attached? Believe it or not, she has a line! We are also shocked by the sudden departure of Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah from BioWare, what we think of Oscar Issac for Solid Snake, Nintendo committing a bunch of unforced errors, and World of Warcraft's incredible staying power.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie  

    Put That Cookie Down! (Ep 358)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 76:45

    A hodgepodge show this week featuring Marvel's Avengers continuing to find new and exciting ways to disappoint, Zlatan Ibrahimovic attempting to take on EA, scalpers getting a small measure of comeuppance, single-player games thriving, and our Game Awards picks!   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie  

    Ready Player Zelda (Ep 357)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 89:27

    You may think it's impossible to tangent from the new Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity to critique of the upcoming novel Ready Player Two. You would be wrong. Brad also gives his impressions of PS5 No Man's Sky and returning to the game after a couple years and copious updates, PS5 has led to widespread scalping, the Fortnite subscription is already here, a new James Bond game is incoming, and Valve devs overstepped in wielding the ban hammer.   Use our Amazon page to donate to the show: www.densepixels.com/amazon Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Dense Pixels You can now follow us on Twitch! Brad - DensePixelsBrad Terrence - App4RITioN410 Micah - denseblacknerd Carrie - supitscarrie   Twitter: @DensePixels Facebook: Dense Pixels Podcast Subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music

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