About the show

A video games podcast where Dave Jackson and guests break down and discuss the games they play. Each episode looks at one game in depth, focusing on mechanics, story, music and other aspects, with no spoilers until a clearly marked spoiler wall in the middle.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • 3: Hitman (2016) (with Scott Danielson)

    Episode  |  November 8th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 29 mins
    game review, hitman, immersive sim, io interactive, stealth games

    Dave is joined by Helmut Kruger enthusiast Scott Danielson to discuss the 2016 reboot of the Hitman series.

  • 2: Ghost of Tsushima (with Aaron Angle and Ryan Delaney)

    Episode  |  November 1st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  2 hrs 1 min
    game review, ps4, rpg, sucker punch productions

    Dave is joined by Aaron Angle and Ryan Delaney to discuss Ghost of Tsushima.

  • 1: Rocket League (with Aaron Angle and Ryan Arrington)

    Episode  |  October 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 20 mins
    game review, multiplayer, sports games

    Dave is joined by Aaron Angle and Ryan Arrington to discuss Rocket League, one of the best modern sports games available.