Podcast News


Shackcast Episode 012: What A Time To Be Alive

By Asif Khan, Nov 17, 2017 4:55pm PST

We chat about Star Wars Battlefront 2 microtransactions problem, Rocket League on Switch, GameStop's stock, The Game Awards nominations, and more


"Nintendo is hitting it out of the park repeatedly. Good time for gaming and I'm glad they ..."

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Shackcast Episode 011: Charity Shaming Millionaires & Xbox One X Hot Takes

By Asif Khan, Nov 11, 2017 10:30am PST

The Shackcast is back with a look back at the greatest Extra Life performance in Shacknews history and some hot takes on Xbox One X.


"Another game with bots on consoles that I enjoyed? Red Faction 2. Me and a friend created bots, ..."

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The Cartridge Family 013: Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Best Game of October, Super Mario Galaxy, Greendog

By Joe Stasio, Nov 11, 2017 10:15am PST

The fam is visited by the spirit of Andrew Zucosky, the most charismatic ghoul of all.


"Cool to hear the famous and charismatic Andrew Zucosky again! "

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The Cartridge Family 012: Super Mario Odyssey, Paris Games Week, Loot Boxes, Violent Game Trailers

By Joe Stasio, Nov 11, 2017 10:00am PST

When Buffa’s away, the children play. When the children are away, Buffa and Joe do the show themselves and also resent the children.


"Is Shacknews hosting two podcasts now? I guess I've got another one to subscribe to."

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Shackcast Episode 010: The Shacknews Super Show

By Asif Khan, Oct 30, 2017 4:44pm PDT

Turn on, tune in, and save the Princess. For Shacknews!


The Cartridge Family 011: Super Mario Odyssey and Our Favorite Spooky Games

By Joe Stasio, Oct 27, 2017 6:45pm PDT

It’s finally here! Super Mario Odyssey has released! The fam gets ready for their first game club and celebrates their favorite spooky games on today’s episode.


Shackcast Episode 009: We're Mad at Nintender and VR is Not Dead

By Asif Khan, Oct 21, 2017 9:45am PDT

The conversation gets a bit heated when Asif explains why Shacknews still doesn't have a review copy of Mario Odyssey. Please understand.


"Im in Japan so it was slightly more expensive than the states. It did arrive in 4 days though!"

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The Cartridge Family 010: Nintendo Switch Obsessed, Visceral Memorial, Deadspace is 9 Years Old

By Joe Stasio, Oct 20, 2017 4:20pm PDT

There are ups and downs in life and games alike. This week we look back on Visceral Games and their contributions to gaming history.


The Cartridge Family 009--Night Trap 25th Anniversary, Destiny 2 Just Fell Apart, Death Clock Featur

By Joe Stasio, Oct 13, 2017 5:00pm PDT

It’s Friday the 13th and something spooky this way comes, folks. Death looms high above the family as they appreciate Sega CD’s Night Trap, determine how many years Scottie Pippen’s got left in the tank, and of course enjoy Buffa’s story time as he tu...


Shackcast Episode 008: Too Many Switch Games

By Asif Khan, Oct 10, 2017 9:00am PDT

The Shackcast is back with a look at the awesome game releases scheduled for the month of October.


The Cartridge Family 008: The Orange Box Rules, The Lost Levels are Tough, PS Now Completely Sucks

By Joe Stasio, Oct 06, 2017 2:15pm PDT

Another stroll down memory lane leads the family to The Orange Box, everyone’s favorite games collection from Valve. That and much more on today’s episode.


Shackcast Episode 007: Let's Talk About Japan

By Asif Khan, Oct 04, 2017 3:00am PDT

The Shackcast is back! Prepare your butts.


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The Cartridge Family 007: A Look Back: Halo 3, SNES Memories, and Cuphead

By Joe Stasio, Sep 29, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Hop in our time machine as we remember the good ol’ days. Halo 3, the original release of the SNES, Cuphead and much more!


The Cartridge Family 006 - SNES Classic Edition Review Roundup

By Joe Stasio, Sep 22, 2017 4:30pm PDT

When Daddy’s away, the children play. This week, The Cartridge Family runs through all the games on the SNES Classic Edition and gives their hot take.


The Cartridge Family: 005 - Doom and Wolfenstein II on Nintendo Switch

By Charles Singletary, Sep 15, 2017 4:40pm PDT

The boys decide whether it's time to sell the family Xbox now that their favorite games, old and new, are headed to their favorite convergence device.