The Players Podcast

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We talk about anything you play: Video Games, Movies, TV... comics? Basically we talk about the nerdy things we love and sprinkle in a couple handfuls of irreverent humor. Enjoy!

Brett Lash, Chase Hunter, James Mercer


    • Sep 26, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 1h AVG DURATION
    • 147 EPISODES

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    Latest episodes from The Players Podcast

    September Nintendo Direct

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 45:18

    The Players break down the newest Nintendo Direct from the good to the bad to the... strange. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Playstation Showcase

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 62:26

    The Players break down all the crazy new trailers and announcements presented in the August Playstation Showcase!! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com  

    Players Choice September

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 33:19

    The Players talk about what they've been playing over the last few weeks from the newly released 12 Minutes to revisiting the modern classic Spider-Man for PS4. We also talk about bonsai trees! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com  

    Pokemon Presents

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 56:58

    The Players break down the announcements and updates from the new Pokemon Presents! From changes to Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl to massive changes to mainline Pokemon games as we know it, we discuss everything that excites and worries us about the future of this venerable series. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com  

    Valve Steam Deck Announcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 17:05

    The Players break down the specs and possibilities of Valve's new and ambitious portable PC coming later this year! Enjoy!!!  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing to The Players Podcast. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter. com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Players Choice July 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 30:18

    The Players discuss what they've been playing lately! Magic Arena, It Takes 2, and Loki on Disney Plus! (No Spoilers!) Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing to The Players Podcast. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter. com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com  

    E3 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2021 84:48

    The Players break down the biggest hits from E3 2021!!!  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    E3 2021 Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2021 61:59

    It has begun!!! E3 is back and the Players break down the announcements during Summer Games Fest and Ubisoft! Stay tuned for the Devolver, Gearbox, Xbox, and Nintendo coverage next week!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    E3 2021 Primer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2021 69:56

    The Players speculate on what we may see during the upcoming digital E3 showcase! After a year without E3, let us know what you want/expect to see! Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    New Pokemon Snap

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2021 45:13

    The Players ride along a predetermined rail and capture all the things good and not so good about the New Pokemon Snap! Enjoy!  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Players Mini

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2021 17:24

    On this Brettless episode of The Players Podcast, Chase and James talk about MLB The Show 21 and Death Stranding on PC! Enjoy!  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Pokemon Legends Arceus

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2021 46:18

    The Players talk about Pokemon Legends Arceus. Will it be the be the Pokemon game that we have all been waiting for or will it be just another offshoot? Let us know! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast

    To Industry The New E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2021 45:58

    The Players beg the question "What is the future of E3?" Do we need stage presentations? How should big games be announced going forward? Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Pokemon Presents

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2021 56:47

    The Players breakdown the new Pokemon direct with all the new big updates, game announcements, and a trip down memory lane! Game Freak is finally giving us a huge step in the direction of making the Pokemon game we have been hoping and dreaming would come for a long long time. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Player's Choice

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 49:33

    The Players discuss all that they have been playing recently. From Hollow Knight to Stardew Valley and many more! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    2020 Games Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 107:02

    The Players reminisce on big games from 2020! Say goodbye to a shitty year in life but still a great year in video games. We finish it out with our individual Games of the Year! Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Cyberpunk

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2020 96:57

    The Players have played Cyberpunk! From gameplay to glitches to the effect on the gaming industry as a whole, The Players pick apart every facet of this game. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    XBOX Series X Release

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 49:49

    Brett has the Series X and has played Assassins Creed Valhalla! The Players talk about the how the next gen has begun and what it means for the industry. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Cyberpunk Delay

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 41:28

    The Players weigh in on the recent Cyberpunk delay just before the dawn of a new console generation. We also go into the less recent delay of Halo Infinite and what that means for the franchise as a whole. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    XBOX buys Bethesda

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 58:56

    The Players discuss Xbox's acquisition of Bethesda and it's parent company and the Fallout that comes with it. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    PS5 Games

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2020 84:32

    Playstation has finally announced their release date and price! Along with this huge announcement, we got a lot of games! The Players break down all of the details presented in the PS5 Showcase and discuss whether its worth getting the next generation day one.. Enjoy!!!

    Player's Choice August 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2020 66:06

    The Players have PLAYED!!! With quarantine in full effect, there has been time to try out some of the latest releases in PC, Console, and VR for the Players. Enjoy!!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    XBOX Series X Showcase

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2020 69:31

    The Players break down the announcements at the XBOX Series X Showcase. From Halo Infinite to huge unannounced IPs, does XBOX have what it takes to start this new generation out right? Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    The Last of Us Part II Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2020 97:14

    The Players have rolled credits on The Last of Us Part II and have LOTS to say. We start with a spoiler free review then lead in to spoiler full review of our experience with the game. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Valve Index Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2020 60:44

    Chase bought a Valve Index. The Players used said Valve Index. Is this the beginning of the future of Video Games? Let's find out! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com  

    PS5 Game Event

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2020 128:45

    The Players break down the Playstation 5 Game Reveal Event! We now know what the next generation will look like. From each and every game reveal to the console itself, we lay it all out for you! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    To Industry Competition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2020 68:28

    The Players break down the current competition between Microsoft and Sony as we prepare for the next generation of consoles. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    We're Back!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2020 85:21

    The Players are BACK! We are catching up with all of the big game news that happened in the last month.  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Quarantine and Doom

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2020 69:01

    The Players catch up after a bit of self isolation. We talk about what we have been doing to pass the time including DOOM Eternal! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    The Road to Next Gen: PS5 Reveal

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2020 32:15

    The Players talk about the big PS5... reveal? Jargon be damned! We break the big parts out and discuss what it all really means. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Half-Life Alyx

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2020 40:48

    The Players break down the new gameplay revealed for Half-Life Alyx! Then we conceptualize future games that could benefit from its tech! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Players Choice

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2020 33:35

    The Players talk about what they have been playing recently as there has been a lull in game releases. Let us know what you what you have been playing recently! Tell us your stories!  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    The Road to Next Gen Episode 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2020 58:36

    This is a series we are presenting to discuss all of the updates surrounding the next generation of video game consoles. We discuss the next generation of Nintendo, Xbox, Playstation, and PC and what that world will look like. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    2020 Game Delays

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2020 38:42

    2020 has already had several gigantic game delays. The Players discuss why these delays have happened and how to prevent these kind of delays in the future. Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    2020 Games

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2020 87:47

    The Players go through 2020 and highlight all the games we are looking forward to! Including the new console generation!  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    2019 Retrospective

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2019 105:56

    The Players take a trip down memory lane and discuss all of the games (we played) in 2019 and name our personal Games of the Year! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Sony State of Play

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2019 38:13

    Sony has abruptly released a new State of Play to show what the Playstation has in store for the near future. Was this enough to get fans hyped for what the Playstation has in store? Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2019 54:55

    The Players played Fallen Order! We also talk a little about our all-time favorite Star Wars game. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Pokemon Sword and Shield

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2019 43:34

    The Players played Pokemon Sword and Shield!!! The next generation of Pokemon is Here!!! The Players lay out the early portion of the game and compare it to the legacy! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Mandalorian

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2019 45:58

    The Players discuss The Mandalorian show on Disney+!!! We discuss what is good and bad about the first live-action Star Wars TV show. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Magic Arena

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2019 39:02

    The Players talk about the new Magic the Gathering game Magic Arena and talk about their history with MTG as a whole. If you like this content, please let us know by subscribing and commenting on Twitter. Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    To Industry: Games As Service 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2019 52:29

    The Players discuss Games as Service as it is now. Specifically focused on Bethesda's new subscription service for Fallout 76. Enjoy!  Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    To Industry - Blizzard

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2019 48:41

    The Players explain and discuss the recent Blizzard debacle following events of their recent Hearthstone E-Sports event. Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Sony State of Play

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2019 76:42

    Sony's September State of Play showcases Call of Duty and The Last of Us Part II! The Players break down everything there is to know about Sony's latest update! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Control

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2019 47:35

    The Players played Control! Well... some of them. If you were thinking about picking up this new esoteric game from Remedy, listen to see if it is a game for you! Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Nintendo Direct

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2019 75:20

    The Players break down September's Nintendo's Direct!! Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Happy Birthday Game Boy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2019 52:31

    The Game Boy has turned 30! The Players rekindle some of the best memories from Nintendo's first major handheld and what it meant to the gaming industry as a whole. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Bloodstained

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2019 70:39

    James played Bloodstained and gives us an in-depth look at the spiritual successor to Symphony of the Night. Chase gives us an update on the newest updates in the Destiny world. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Nintendo Switch Lite

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2019 46:17

    Nintendo finally officially announced their first addition to the Switch family of consoles! The Players lay out the changes between the original Switch and the new Switch Lite. Then, we conceptualize our perfect Switch Pro. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Super Mario Maker 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2019 43:03

    The Players take a warp pipe into the wide world of Super Mario Maker 2! We talk about what Mario means to us and what Mario Maker 2 has already done TO us... Enjoy!!! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

    Nintendo E3 2019

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2019 99:31

    It's the last day of E3 2019! Nintendo was last out of the gate and brought some heavy hitters! The Players break down all the announcements presented in Nintendo's E3 2019 Direct. Enjoy! Help the podcast grow and make it even better by reviewing, pledging, and subscribing. http://www.patreon.com/Playerspodcast http://www.facebook.com/playerspodcast http://www.twitter.com/players_podcast player4@theplayerspodcast.com

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