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Chattycast 72: 2015's Biggest Turkeys

By Steve Watts, Nov 25, 2015 10:35am PST

Before we dive into the love-fest that is Game of the Year, it's time to start a new holiday tradition by putting 2015's big fat turkeys on blast. But what will win the dubious distinction of Turkey of the Year? 


"Yes please. If you could include in the next patch for the internet that would be great, thanks."

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Chattycast 71: Those Crazy Star Wars

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2015 10:35am PST

The Chattycast crew welcomes CEO Asif Khan to geek out about Star Wars. Star Wars, you guys! 


"Like yet another Elite Dangerous style game? Just with Star Wars ships and sounds?"

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Chattycast 70: The Feast

By Steve Watts, Nov 13, 2015 10:30am PST

The crew looks at the insane holiday release schedule and asks whether it's good for the industry. Plus Beat the Doc, Newsybits, and lots of Fallout and Tomb Raider talk!


"~44:00 Since fallout 4 is basically fallout 3.5, if you go back and play fallout 3, you ..."

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Chattycast 69: Call of Laser Robots

By Steve Watts, Nov 05, 2015 12:30pm PST

The Chattycast gabs about Call of Duty's slow march towards sci-fi craziness. 


Chattycast 68: Halo-ween

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2015 12:30pm PDT

The crew gets spooky and shooty with a very scary Halo-themed episode. 


"You guys aren't going to want to miss today's Chattycast, or at least its visual element. ;)"

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Chattycast 67: The Creed Courts Controversy

By Steve Watts, Oct 22, 2015 12:30pm PDT

The crew breaks down the more daring plot elements of the Assassin's Creed's series, with special guest Robert Rath on the Chattycast!


Chattycast 66: The Retention Contention

By Steve Watts, Oct 15, 2015 12:00pm PDT

The Chattycast talks about how game companies keep players around long-term, with guest co-host Briefcase Man!


"This reminds me I need to play more Destiny when I get some time off. My big question did or ..."

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Chattycast 65: Remasters of the Universe

By Steve Watts, Oct 09, 2015 10:35am PDT

The Chattycast takes a look at game remasters in the wake of the Uncharted collection. 


Chattycast 64: Holding Out for a Hero

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2015 1:00pm PDT

The Chattycast crew turns its Big Topic question to one of the broadest ones of all: what makes a good hero? 


"I was hoping it said IGNOSTIC and you didn't believe in video games but I was clearly mistaken"

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Chattycast 63: You. Are. A. TOY!

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2015 12:30pm PDT

The Chattycast talks about the Toys to Life genre: Skylanders, Disney Infinity, Amiibo, Lego Dimensions, and more plastic than you can shake a stick at.


Chattycast 62: Feels Like the First Time

By Steve Watts, Sep 17, 2015 12:30pm PDT

As The Taken King and Destiny 2.0 revive the year-old game, the Chattycast spends its Big Topic this week on revisiting lapsed games. What tempts us back, and what can developers do to encourage extended play? 


Chattycast 61: Box Full of Tools

By Steve Watts, Sep 10, 2015 12:30pm PDT

This week, the Chattycast examines user-generated content: the unique partnership between game designer and player, with tools designed with a very specific focus on making content creation a game in itself. 


Chattycast 60: The La Li Lu Le Lowdown

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2015 12:00pm PDT

This week, as Metal Gear Solid 5 puts an end to the series as we know it, the Chattycast talks about all things Metal Gear and Hideo Kojima.


"Dumb idea: You guys should use overlays with your names/Shacknames. ManyCam works well and is ..."

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Chattycast 59: That Belongs in a Museum!

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2015 12:00pm PDT

This week, the Chattycast talks about video game preservation with Mega Man Legacy Collection producer Frank Cifaldi!


"That's why we have the podcast! You should download it. YOU SHOULD ALL DOWNLOAD IT. "

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Chattycast 58: Winter is Coming

By Steve Watts, Aug 20, 2015 12:00pm PDT

After weeks of taking on more serious topics, this week the Chattycast is going to kick back and geek out over this year's slate of upcoming games. 


"Well he hasn't been answering his summons lately so it would serve him right."

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