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GameXplain Real Talk Podcast

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These guys put out amazing content week after week!

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This really is for GX fans to hear more about the GX crew outside of their videos!

iTunes Ratings

279 Ratings
Average Ratings
245
20
7
4
3

Great content!!

By N64Josh - Nov 14 2019
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These guys put out amazing content week after week!

Really cool!

By Most innovative - Sep 10 2019
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This really is for GX fans to hear more about the GX crew outside of their videos!
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GameXplain Real Talk Podcast

Latest release on Jan 20, 2020

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Rank #1: Real Talk 03 - Dr. Dre

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In Episode 3 of GameXplain Real Talk, we discuss games we've been playing like Metroid Zero Mission and Uncharted 3, news abut Crash Bandicoot maybe coming back, Nintendo Account & Miitomo websites opening, the Pokemon Super Bowl ad placing #1, and more!

Major Topics Include:
1) Is Mario better in 2D or 3D?
2) Favorite Video Game Cartoons
3) Our favorite game music

Feb 22 2016

1hr 38mins

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Rank #2: Real Talk - Episode 100: Here's to the Next 100!

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It's Episode 100! Rather than talk about the latest news topics, we decided to focus on our Patrons and their topics as Derrick, Andre, Ash, and Tom come together to celebrate!

Major Topics include:
1)How do we feel about gradual console upgrades?
2)Our reflections on the podcast
3)What are some of our unpopular opinions?
4)Is there anything we don't celebrate as much as others?
5)Our thoughts on the Virtual Boy
6)Do we read reviews before buying a game?
7)What games do we want on Switch as part of Sega AGES?
8)Our favorite accomplishment at GameXplain

Apr 30 2018

2hr 14mins

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Rank #3: Real Talk 04 - Welcome to Los Angeles

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In Episode 4 of GameXplain Real Talk, we discuss games we've been playing like Twilight Princess HD, news about Geno having been considered for Smash Bros, an arcade mode for Street Fighter, and more.

Major Topics Include:
1) Do we prefer handheld gaming or console gaming?
2)Should the new Pokemon games follow Fire Emblem Fates model?
3)Interesting E3 memories

Feb 29 2016

1hr 7mins

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Rank #4: Real Talk - Episode 127: Time for a Reboot!

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In Episode 127, we talk about the end of Bowsette, Atlus's tease for Persona 5R, Smash Ultimate's DLC Datamine, Dragon Quest XI S coming to the Switch, the end of the Wii Shop Channel, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What's the difference between remake, reboot, and remaster?
2) What's a typical day at GameXplain like?

Bonus Game! Sonic Sez?

Jan 07 2019

58mins

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Rank #5: Real Talk - Episode 71: When I Grow Up

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In Episode 71 we're joined by special guest SomeCallMeJohnny as we talk we talk about Sonic Mania's 2 week delay on PC, Nintendo facing a lawsuit over the Joy-Con design, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2's mystery art, and the return of the Nintendo World Championships.

Major Topics include:
1)What did we want to be when we were kids?
2)Our thoughts on Metroid: Other M
3)Do we prefer Mario or Sonic's music?

Aug 14 2017

1hr 46mins

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Rank #6: Real Talk - Episode 39: The X Factor

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In Episode 39, we the news out of PSX and the Game Awards, including the reveal of Marvel vs Capcom Infinite, 3rd Party accessories indicate that Switch will charge via USB, what the Zelda amiibo do in Breath of the Wild, and much more!

Major Topics include:
1) How do we feel about people who think gaming is just for kids?
2)What side character would we like to see get spotlighted with their own game?
3)Our favorite season
4)Our favorite collectible

Dec 06 2016

1hr 54mins

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Rank #7: Real Talk - Episode 9

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In Episode 9 of GameXplain Real Talk, we discuss Miitomo and My Nintendo, more PS4k rumors, the FFXV Uncovered Event, Marin coming to Hyrule Warriors Legends and more!

Major Topics Include:
1) Favorite Arcade Games
2)Favorite Final Fantasy game
3)What was our college experience like?

Apr 04 2016

1hr 38mins

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Rank #8: Real Talk - Episode 168: Metroid's Bizarre Adventure

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In Episode 168, we talk about the delay of the Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection, Shovel Knight: King of Cards release date, the new Sonic movie design, the first transgender hero from a major developer, the Stadia's launch line-up, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Would we rather Nintendo focus on old IPs or new ones exclusively?
2) Thoughts on reviews showing how well parents and kids can play together?
3) Do we prefer modern or retro gaming?

Bonus Game: Quizlevania!

Nov 18 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #9: Real Talk - Episode 113: The Great Switch RPG Rumble

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In Episode 113, we talk about Octopath Traveler's massive sales, the new Dark Souls Collection, Grandia 1 & 2 coming to Nintendo Switch, Elma in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Devil May Cry 5's release date, and more!

Major topics include:

1)What RPGs do we want remade on Switch?
2)Was the loss of Rare a problem for Nintendo?
3)What do we prefer about other console makers?

Aug 27 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #10: Real Talk - Episode 42: It's All Ash's Fault

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In Episode 42, we talk about our Christmases, the upcoming Freedom Planet 2 demo, Nintendo trademarking Eternal Darkness, new rumors about January 12th Switch Event, and much more!

Major Topics include:
1)What E3 Announcement would blow our mind?
2)Should Nintendo focus on new or old IPs?
3)The biggest blunders of 2016
4)Our Most Played games on Wii U (10-6)

Jan 02 2017

1hr 23mins

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Rank #11: Real Talk - Episode 170: Kids These Days

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In Episode 170, we talk about the Kingdom Hearts Re:Mind trailer, the leak of Resident Evil 3 Remake, Switch Online getting more games, Monkey Ball getting held hostage, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our Top 5 Playstation Exclusives
2) Who would we want to see take the lead in a main franchise?
3) What Switch games deserve/need free updates?

Bonus Game: Kids Choice Awards Snubs!

Dec 09 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #12: Real Talk - Episode 81: Odyssey, Ya See

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In Episode 81 we talk about Andre's Mind-Blowing review of Super Mario Odyssey, the Japanese Sonic Forces demo, the end of the Kinect, the Switch's new ability to use GameCube controllers, and Dragon Ball FighterZ North American release date.

Major Topics include:
1)Do online playthroughs of new games affect our enjoyment?
2)What other games would receive a Mind-Blowing rating?
3)What's the worst spoiler we ever encountered?

Oct 30 2017

1hr 22mins

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Rank #13: Real Talk - Episode 75: Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Peach

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In Episode 75 we talk about LA Noire coming to the Switch, Mario no longer being a plumber, Peach's new Cappy crown in Super Mario Odyssey, and the file size of Resident Evil Revelations on Switch.

Major Topics include:
1)What's our process of analyzing trailers?
2)What games did our opinions change on?
3)What other last gen ports would we like to see on Switch?

Sep 11 2017

1hr 30mins

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Rank #14: Real Talk - Episode 89: Going Hard on the GameCube Controller

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In Episode 89 we give our thoughts on the cost of Tropical Freeze on Switch, Blazblue Cross Tag Battle's DLC, the Mario movie's potential 2020 release, a rumored Switch port of South Park: The Fractured but Whole, and more!

Major Topics include:
1)Our favorite 90s Nickelodeon shows
2)What are the best jobs we've had?
3)Our Top 3 favorite consoles

Jan 15 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #15: Real Talk - Episode 40: Andre Free is the Way to Be

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In Episode 40, we talk about Super Mario Run and its internet connection, Final Fantasy XV's upcoming updates, the new Indie Switch Game that was announced, Dragon Quest Heroes 2 coming to the US, Dark Souls 3 potentionally coming to the Switch, and much more!

Major Topics include:
1) Our Favorite Super Hero
2)Our Feelings on Diversity in Games
3)Our Favorite Video Game Teams/Parties
4)What Christmas present did we spend the holiday playing?

Dec 12 2016

1hr 36mins

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Rank #16: Real Talk - Episode 169: Lessons in Galarian Slang

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In Episode 169, we talk about the reveal of Half-Life: Alyx, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp getting a subscription service, Google Stadia's rough launch, the sales success of Pokémon Sword & Shield, and more!

Major topics include:
1) How do we feel about remakes winning Game of the Year?
2) What do we want from Pokémon in the future?
3) Could video games be used to change the perspective of certain groups?

Bonus Game: British Slang!

Nov 25 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #17: Real Talk - Episode 29: Born Again Pizza

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In Episode 29, we discuss Final Fantasy XV's ever-growing list of DLC, the Playstation Plus price increase, Nintendo acquiring JESNET, Pokémon Go's loss of 10 million active users, and Mario's cameo at the Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony.

Major Topics include:
1) Video game characters that deserve their own TV show
2)Funny & interesting stories from retail
3) Our 3 Favorite Games on Wii U

Aug 29 2016

1hr 20mins

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Rank #18: Real Talk - Episode 35: Switching Things Up

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In Episode 35, we touch briefly on the Switch, Beyond Good & Evil 2's premise, Pikachu as Mario, Samsung's YouTube Takedown notice, and tons more!

Major Topics include:
1)Tips for a good night's sleep
2)The top 5 3DS games on our playtime list
3)Our thoughts on Midnight console launches

Oct 24 2016

1hr 36mins

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Rank #19: Real Talk - Episode 123: Derrick's Metroid Movie

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In Episode 123, we talk about Pokémon Let's Go's sales success, the lack of subtitles in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, production finishing for Kingdom Hearts 3, the pre-order success of Smash Ultimate, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What are some of the best and worst trailers?
2) In remembrance of Stan Lee, who's our favorite Marvel superhero?
3) What game do we want to see as a movie?

Nov 26 2018

1hr 55mins

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Rank #20: Real Talk - Episode 34: No Morbid Topics Here!

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In Episode 34, we discuss Alolan Grimer, Scizor coming to Pokken, an oversight in Paper Mario: Color Splash’s battle mechanics, and more!

Major Topics include:
1) Games that made us feel strong emotions?
2)5 Games that should be on a SNES Classic
3)And the always cheery, do you believe that we have a duty to die?

Oct 17 2016

1hr 19mins

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Real Talk - Episode 175: Dealing with Delays

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In Episode 175, we talk about the delays of Final Fantasy VII Remake and Cyberpunk 2077, Devil May Cry 3 on Switch getting a faster Style Switch mechanic, the likelihood of Bioshock Collection, Metro Redux, and Saints Row IV coming to Switch, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our best gaming deals
2) What's our ideal gaming theme park ride?
3) How would we remake Chrono Trigger?

Jan 20 2020

1hr 8mins

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Real Talk - Episode 174: Isle of Ancel

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In Episode 174, we talk about the Pokémon Direct, the new trailer for Persona 5 Scramble, Devil May Cry 3 on Switch's mysterious new feature, the mindblowing design of the Playstation 5 logo, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our favorite game intros
2) What games make us feel relaxed or improve our mood?
3) Our thoughts on Nintendo's state of mobile games

Bonus Game: VGA History

Jan 13 2020

1hr 25mins

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Real Talk - Episode 173: We Have to Go Back...to Disney World

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In Episode 173, we talk about the unfortunate data-mine of the Final Fantasy VII Remake demo, Untitled Goose Game's sales success, Xenosaga's failed attempt at a remastered trilogy, the return of Tropical Freeze's lead designer to Retro Studios, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our biggest disappointment of the decade
2) What genres do we play as palette cleansers between big games?
3) What games made us fall in love with our favorite genres?

Bonus Game: Quoting GX - Round 2!

Jan 06 2020

1hr 4mins

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Real Talk - Episode 172: Post-Christmas Chill

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In Episode 172, we talk about the reveal of Baby Sonic in the new movie, the listing reveal for a Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo, Shin Megami Tensei V still being in development, the fan freak-out over a possible Splatoon 3, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our most played games of 2019
2)Our Top 3 movies of the year

Bonus Game: Shovelware - Real or Fake Round 2!

Dec 30 2019

1hr 7mins

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Real Talk - Episode 171: Star Wars Standards

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In Episode 171, we talk about the Cadence of Hyrule's surprise DLC, the official reveal of Resident Evil 3 Remake, the new Pokémon animated shorts focused on Galar, the delay of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What was the recording process like for Game of the Decade?
2) What other PS1 games would we like to see remastered?

Bonus Game: Kirby Power!

Dec 23 2019

59mins

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Real Talk - Episode 170: Kids These Days

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In Episode 170, we talk about the Kingdom Hearts Re:Mind trailer, the leak of Resident Evil 3 Remake, Switch Online getting more games, Monkey Ball getting held hostage, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our Top 5 Playstation Exclusives
2) Who would we want to see take the lead in a main franchise?
3) What Switch games deserve/need free updates?

Bonus Game: Kids Choice Awards Snubs!

Dec 09 2019

1hr 27mins

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Real Talk - Episode 169: Lessons in Galarian Slang

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In Episode 169, we talk about the reveal of Half-Life: Alyx, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp getting a subscription service, Google Stadia's rough launch, the sales success of Pokémon Sword & Shield, and more!

Major topics include:
1) How do we feel about remakes winning Game of the Year?
2) What do we want from Pokémon in the future?
3) Could video games be used to change the perspective of certain groups?

Bonus Game: British Slang!

Nov 25 2019

1hr 28mins

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Real Talk - Episode 168: Metroid's Bizarre Adventure

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In Episode 168, we talk about the delay of the Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection, Shovel Knight: King of Cards release date, the new Sonic movie design, the first transgender hero from a major developer, the Stadia's launch line-up, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Would we rather Nintendo focus on old IPs or new ones exclusively?
2) Thoughts on reviews showing how well parents and kids can play together?
3) Do we prefer modern or retro gaming?

Bonus Game: Quizlevania!

Nov 18 2019

1hr 30mins

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Real Talk - Episode 167: A Terry-ific Week

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In Episode 167, we mistakenly refer to the episode as 166 and talk about the release of Terry Bogard in Smash Ultimate, Playtonic not being acquired by Microsoft, No More Heroes 3's progress, the reveal of Overwatch 2, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Is postgame content necessary for a game to be great?
2) Could Metroid work as a survival horror game?
3) What hated characters have we grown to love?

Bonus Game: Pokédex Entries!

Nov 11 2019

1hr 24mins

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Real Talk - Episode 166: Games Are for Discussing, Not Playing!

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In Episode 166, we talk about the new Terminator, Mario Kart Tour's multiplayer beta, why Mario Kart Wii keeps selling, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Is living in different time zones a problem for GX?
2) Which video game character represents you?
3) Have we made or lost any friends over a game?

Nov 04 2019

1hr

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Real Talk - Episode 165: Ring Fitness Plan

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In Episode 165, we talk about Sega's plans for more Sonic animated shorts, The Last of Us Part 2's delay, the joke that is Fallout 1st, the new trailer for Persona 5 Scramble, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our thoughts on long livestream marketing stunts
2) Has a game ever been over-hyped for us?
3) What would we want to see in Okami 2?

Bonus Game: Fire Emblem Crit Quotes!

Oct 28 2019

1hr 32mins

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Real Talk - Episode 164: Episode 164 - Old Man Scroll Bar

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In Episode 164, we talk about Nintendo distancing themselves from Blizzard, Sonic's (unlikely) new movie design leak, Tekken's producer telling Smash fans to cool it, the reveal of the Analogue Pocket, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What's our thought process when it comes to reviewing bad games?
2) Does censorship in games affect our enjoyment?
3) What have we dressed up as for Halloween?

Bonus Game: Chinese Game Names!

Oct 22 2019

1hr 29mins

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Real Talk - Episode 163: Ash Sells His Voice

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In Episode 163, we talk about the reveal of Galarian Ponyta, Sony giving more details on the PS5, Doom Eternal getting delayed, the release date of Brain Age for Switch, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What games left us with more questions than answers?
2) What moments in games left us utterly hooked?
3) Of the 160 physically released Wii U games, how many do we own?

Bonus Game: Pokémon TCG Attacks!

Oct 14 2019

1hr 26mins

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Real Talk - Episode 162: Untitled Game of the Year

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In Episode 162, we talk about The Pokémon Company stealing our precious time, our thoughts on Mario Kart Tour, Mario & Luigi's developer unfortunately entering bankruptcy, and a Goose dethroning Zelda!

Major topics include:
1) Our thoughts on downloading legacy ROMs
2) What should Playtonic work on next?
3) Our favorite game of the years so far!

Bonus Game: Failing at figuring out Pokémon based on the Japanese titles!

Oct 08 2019

1hr 24mins

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Real Talk - Episode 161: Dragon Love

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In Episode 161, we talk about how everyone should be playing Dragon Quest XI S, a 24 hour Pokémon livestream, The Last of Us Part II getting a release date, the trademark for Klonoa Encore, Mario Kart Tour's release, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our thoughts on State of Play and Inside Xbox
2) How do we deal with problematic creators?

Bonus Game! Best Selling 3rd Party Titles!

Sep 30 2019

1hr 24mins

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Real Talk - Episode 160: Canadian Exports

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In Episode 160, we talk about the Tokyo Game Show trailers for Project Resistance and Final Fantasy 7 Remake, the new Ring Fit Adventure, Sakurai's ambition with Smash Ultimate, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Our expectations for the new round of Smash Fighters
2) Will Banjo-Kazooie gets ports, a remake, or new games?
3) How we deal with people criticizing our skill level

Bonus Game! Real Talk Titles!

Sep 16 2019

1hr 29mins

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Real Talk - Episode 159: Pity Happiness

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In Episode 159, we talk about Dragon Quest 1-3 coming to Switch in Japan, new NES & SNES releases for Switch Online no longer being monthly, Nintendo's latest Joy-Con patent, their mystery accessory tease, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What was the most surprising reveal of the Direct?
2) What cut content from a game would we like to see return?
3) What characters do we like from games or genres we don't play?

Bonus Game! Who Said What?

Sep 09 2019

1hr 14mins

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Real Talk - Episode 158: Key Slime Pie

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In Episode 158, we talk about the taste of Slimes, Untitled Goose Game getting a release date, the reveals of Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection and Shovel Knight Dig, the release of Pokémon Masters, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What characters do we find annoying or insensitive?
2) What cancelled game hurt the most?

Bonus Game! Pokémon Moves!

Sep 05 2019

1hr 15mins

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Real Talk - Episode 157: That Sunshine Tease

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In Episode 157, we talk about the title reveal of Shantae and the Seven Sirens, the surprise reveal of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends, Dragon Quest XI S's huge demo, Nintendo's mysterious Mario render, and more!

Major topics include:
1) What games would we erase from our memories to enjoy again?
2) What themes do we want to see in Tetris 99?
3) What games released on the wrong system?

Bonus Game! ESRB Descriptions!

Aug 26 2019

1hr 19mins

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Real Talk - Episode 156: Ash Hates His Friends

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In Episode 156, we talk about Indivisible and Grandia HD Collection's release dates, DuckTales Remastered getting delisted, Dragon Quest XI S getting a demo, the ESA teaming up with Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft on microtransactions, and more!

Major topics include:
1) Do we ever restart RPGs despite being half finished?
2) What Game Boy games do we want remade?
3) Our Top 3 favorite movies

Bonus Game! How many Mario levels?

Aug 12 2019

1hr 32mins

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iTunes Ratings

279 Ratings
Average Ratings
245
20
7
4
3

Great content!!

By N64Josh - Nov 14 2019
Read more
These guys put out amazing content week after week!

Really cool!

By Most innovative - Sep 10 2019
Read more
This really is for GX fans to hear more about the GX crew outside of their videos!