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DLC is your weekly audio tour of the latest in video games and tabletop entertainment. Hosts Jeff Cannata and Christian Spicer are joined every week by the best damn gaming experts on the planet as well as YOUR phone calls! Disagree, Like, or Comment by Direct Live Call-in or in the Designated Lobby Chat! It is the gaming show Decided by Listener Contribution. DLC, the Digital Lifestyle Companion for gamers who Don't Like Cynicism. Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.

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159: (Favorite) Game of the Year 2016

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com back to the show this week to rank their Top 5 Games of the Year! Which games will make the list and which will be crowned DLC's Game of the Year? Plus, a list of their underdogs - games that deserve another look as 2016 comes to a close. Brought to you by: Fireside (Visit Fireside.fm today to take the tour and learn more.).

2hr 2mins

26 Dec 2016

Rank #1

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33: Losing Friends to MOBAs

Jeff and Christian welcome Veronica Belmont to the show to talk about all the big Comic Con news, including the Mako coming back to Mass Effect, a redesign of Batman, the Halo: Nightfall trailer and more. Also, Gamestop customers don't know you can trade in games? A free browser based Catan? Bravely Default sells a million? In the Playlist, Veronica is loving Tropico 5, Christian level caps the Destiny Beta, and Jeff is doing the Blizzard one-two punch of Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas and Heroes of the Storm Alpha. In Tabletop Time, Jeff tries to convince Veronica that Monopoly is bad, and brings friends into the hobby with Love Letter and For Sale. All that, plus YOUR phone calls! Sponsored by MailChimp, Shopify and MacMiniColo

1hr 26mins

28 Jul 2014

Rank #2

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34: Uncle George At The Ranch

Jeff and Christian welcome David Nottingham, the co-founder and creative director at Dynamighty to the show to talk about his upcoming game, Counterspy, his history working at Lucasarts and Rockstar, and his choice to develop at a smaller studio. In Story of the Week, they talk about EA's new subscription service, EA Access, endgame details for Destiny, Bioshock on iOS, and problems curating the Apple App Store. In the Playlist, David has been playing Wolfenstein and Christian has been rocking Rogue Legacy on Vita. For Tabletop Time, David tried Dungeon Dice, and Christian had a party with Knee Jerk. All that, plus YOUR phone calls! Sponsored by Harry's (Remember to use promo code: DLC)

1hr 29mins

4 Aug 2014

Rank #3

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162: Yeah, but Zelda

Jeff and Christian welcome Aaron Morales from Entertainment Weekly back to the show this week to... well, let's be honest, it's all Nintendo Switch talk. Would you want anything else? All the details, all the games of Nintendo's big console announcement. 00:56:38 - The Playlist: Aaron had hands-on at the Switch NYC event with Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Arms, Street Fighter 2, and all of the other launch games. Plus, Jeff discusses Gravity Rush 2 and Dream Quest 01:29:26 - VR Talk: The People's House, Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR, COD VR, The Climb, Arizona Sunshine 01:40:43 - Parting Gifts!

1hr 47mins

16 Jan 2017

Rank #4

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160: Games of 2017 - BOLD and CRAZY Predictions!

Jeff and Christian celebrate the show's third anniversary and kick off the beginning of the fourth year of DLC by looking back and looking forward. As is the DLC tradition, Jeff and Christian hold their own feet to the fire by revisiting their 2016 predictions to see what was right and was was wrong. Then it is time to get excited about all the great games coming in 2017! The guys pick their favorites, including Mass Effect Andromeda, Horizon Zero Dawn, Zelda, Red Dead Redemption and more. They finish by making more Bold and Crazy predictions for the new year. What does 2017 have in store for gamers? Brought to you by: Casper (Visit Casper.com/DLC and use the code DLC to get $50 towards your brand new mattress.) Fireside.fm (Visit Fireside.fm/DLC to take the tour and learn more!)

1hr 41mins

2 Jan 2017

Rank #5

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3: William Shatner Mask

Jeff and Christian welcome video game industry veteran John Davison from First for Gamers to DLC, and kick things off with a spirited discussion on the state of Nintendo in the wake of their disappointing sales forecast for the WiiU. Even better, Garnett Lee from Shacknews and Weekend Confirmed joins in on the debate, as the guys ask what would make you want to buy a WiiU.Christian thinks the delay of the Batman vs Superman film is a positive thing, while Jeff ponders a potential Superman video game. And Michael Myers in Call of Duty? The guys talk about the new mode and the idea of IP mashups. Then, in light of Hollywood award season, the guys imagine what might make for a great video game awards show. Finally, it is Tabletop Time! John has just gotten on board with the fantastic roll-and-move game, Formula D from Asmodee, while Jeff is still in love with the Brewster's Millions game, Last Will from Rio Grande Games. All that, plus your phone calls! Sponsored by New Relic (use code "dlc30" for a 30-day extended free Pro Trial).

1hr 35mins

20 Jan 2014

Rank #6

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35: Until We Delete Them

Jeff and Christian welcome Devindra Hardawar from Venture Beat and the /Filmcast to the show to discuss Twich's crackdown on copyrighted music, Evolve's delay, Fantasy Flight's new X-COM and Star Wars games, the return of the Sierra brand, and more. In the Playlist, Devindra finished Watch_Dogs, Christian is loving The Swapper and Rogue Legacy, and Jeff is still digging the alpha of Heroes of the Storm. In Tabletop Time, Jeff has his hands on the 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set and couldn't be more excited about it. All that, plus YOUR phone calls. Sponsored by Squarespace (Remember to use promo code: JEFFSENTME)

1hr 35mins

11 Aug 2014

Rank #7

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153: Leet F5 Skills

Jeff and Christian welcome Kahlief Adams from Spawn on Me to the show this week to discuss Classic NES sell-outs, Nintendo Switch pricing rumors, wireless Vive, Telltale Guardians of the Galaxy, and more! 00:35:02 - The Playlist: Dishonored 2, Titanfall 2, PS4 Pro 01:08:37 - VR Talk: Rush of Blood, Headmaster, Thumper, Obduction, Accounting, Soulkeeper VR 01:28:22 - Parting Gifts! 01:33:44 - BONUS CONTENT: Christian interviews Titanfall 2 co-writer Brought to you by: Casper (Visit Casper.com/DLC and use the code DLC to get $50 towards your brand new mattress.)

2hr 5mins

14 Nov 2016

Rank #8

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311: HayliNic: Death Stranding, Diablo 4, Overwatch 2, WoW: Shadowlands, Blizzcon 2019, Luigi's Mansion 3

Jeff and Christian welcome twitch streamer HayliNic to the show this week to discuss all the news out of Blizzcon and more! The Playlist: Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, CS:GO, Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, Diablo 4; Diablo Immortal; Overwatch 2, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Death Stranding Parting Gifts! Brought to you by: Squarespace (Visit Squarespace.com/dlc and use the code JEFFSENTME for a free trial and 10% off your first purchase). Quip (Quip starts at just $25 and if you go to GETQUIP.com/DLC right now, you get your first refill pack for FREE with a quip electric toothbrush)

2hr 12mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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123: Your Dog Likes It

Jeff and Christian welcome Mike Minotti from GamesBeat to the show this week to discuss changes to Hearthstone, details on the PS4 Neo, John Romero's new FPS, the latest game from Supergiant Games and more! 32:21 - A jam-packed Playlist this week as the guys discuss StarFox Zero for WiiU, The Gears of War 4 Beta, the Mirror's Edge Beta, Bravely Second, Lawbreakers, and Jeff talks about finally getting his Vive and enjoying Call of the Starseed, and Audioshield. 1:25:32 - Tabletop Time has Mike discovering Forbidden Island, Christian disliking I SpY, and Jeff talking solo play. 1:37:08 - Parting Gifts 1:44:13 - Cliffy B interview about Lawbreakers Brought to you by: Mack Weldon (Mack Weldon will be the most comfortable underwear, socks, shirts, undershirts, hoodies and sweat pants that you will ever wear. Go to MackWeldon.com and get 20% off using promo code DLC). Parachute (Shop online for new sheets, duvets and other bedding essentials and receive $25 off your first order by using the offer code DLC).

2hr 2mins

25 Apr 2016

Rank #10

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169: Ninnovation

Jeff and Christian welcome Peter Brown from Gamespot.com to the show this week to discuss the new Xbox Game Pass service, a price drop for Oculus, Nvidia's new 1080Ti video card, Nintendo's Nindies initiative, and more! 00:27:58 - The Playlist: TONS of Zelda: Breath of the Wild talk, plus Horizon: Zero Dawn and The Switch hardware 01:17:05 - VR Talk: Robo Recall, The Gallery: Episode 2, Sprint Vector 01:26:11 - Quick Questions 01:37:32 - Parting Gifts! Brought to you by: Squarespace (Visit Squarespace.com/dlc and use the code JEFFSENTME for a free trial and 10% off your first purchase). Mack Weldon (Mack Weldon will be the most comfortable underwear, socks, shirts, undershirts, hoodies and sweat pants that you will ever wear. Go to MackWeldon.com and get 20% off using promo code DLC). Fireside (Visit Fireside.fm today to take the tour and learn more.).

1hr 41mins

6 Mar 2017

Rank #11

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310: Tim Longo: Last of Us Part 2, Watchdogs Legion, Gods and Monsters, Rainbow 6 Quarantine all delayed, Fallout 76 subscriptions, Outer Worlds, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Doom, Sigil, Gloom, Splendor, Castle Panic

Jeff and Christian welcome Tim Longo from DevGameClub back to the show this week to discuss Xbox Game Pass a Taco Bell, delays on all the big February games, Fallout 76 getting a monthly fee, and more! The Playlist: Eternal Darkness, Doom, Doom 2016, Sigil, Mini Metro, COD: Modern Warfare, Outer Worlds Tabletop Time: Gloom, Splendor, Castle Panic Brought to you by: Brooklinen (Visit brooklinen.com and use the code DLC to get 10% off your first order AND free shipping).

1hr 45mins

28 Oct 2019

Rank #12

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167: Keep the Tension

Jeff and Christian welcome Allegra Frank from Polygon.com to the show this week to discuss a stolen Switch, bigger games from Bethesda, more Xbox One exclusives, and more! 00:28:47 - The Playlist: Horizon: Zero Dawn, Prey, Fire Emblem Heroes, For Honor Quick Questions Parting Gifts! BONUS CONTENT: Interview with Ricardo Bare, Lead Designer of Prey Brought to you by: Squarespace (Visit Squarespace.com/dlc and use the code JEFFSENTME for a free trial and 10% off your first purchase). Fireside (Visit Fireside.fm today to take the tour and learn more.).

1hr 47mins

20 Feb 2017

Rank #13

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212: (Favorite) Game of the Year 2017

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com back to the show this week to rank their Top 5 Games of the Year! Which games will make the list and which will be crowned DLC's Game of the Year? Plus, a list of their underdogs - games that deserve another look as 2017 comes to a close. Brought to you by: Squarespace (Visit Squarespace.com/dlc and use the code JEFFSENTME for a free trial and 10% off your first purchase).

1hr 56mins

25 Dec 2017

Rank #14

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318: (Favorite) Games of the Year 2019!!

Jeff and Christian are joined by Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com to talk about the very best games of 2019! Armed with their personal top 5 games of the year, they must come to a consensus to crown the official DLC Game of 2019! Brought to you by: Squarespace (Visit Squarespace.com/dlc and use the code JEFFSENTME for a free trial and 10% off your first purchase).

2hr 17mins

24 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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155: A Hole in VR

Jeff and Christian welcome Mike Drucker from How to Be a Person to the show this week to discuss the big No Man's Sky update, Marvel vs Capcom 4 rumors, the Cards Against Humanity hole, a Android Netrunner expansion and more! 00:30:13 - The Playlist: Tyranny, Watch Dogs 2, Pokemon Sun & Moon, The Dwarves, Hitman 00:54:48 - VR Talk: Holoball, Robinson: The Journey, Island 359, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Jackal Assault VR Experience 01:10:02 - Tabletop Time: Mysterium, The Others 01:26:33 - Parting Gifts! Brought to you by: Linode (visit Linode.com/5by5 today to support the show, and use promo code 5BY5 for $10 credit).

1hr 32mins

28 Nov 2016

Rank #16

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204: Throw a Hat On It

Jeff and Christian welcome Chelsea Stark from The Polygon Show to the show this week to discuss Sony' Paris Game's Week press conference, eSports in the Olympics, Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, and more! The Playlist: Super Mario Odyssey, Assassin's Creed Origins, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, Destiny 2 on PC Parting Gifts! Brought to you by: Squarespace (Visit Squarespace.com/dlc and use the code JEFFSENTME for a free trial and 10% off your first purchase). Brooklinen (The only way to get $20 off AND free shipping is to visit Brooklinen.com and use the code DLC). Brooklinen – these are the best sheets ever.

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30 Oct 2017

Rank #17

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202: Melrose Place, But Video Game Style

Jeff and Christian welcome Ashley Esqueda from CNET and The Nerdist bck to the show this week to discuss Nintendo World Championships, Star Wars Battlefront loot boxes, Naughty Dog harassment claims, Oculus Connect, and more! The Playlist: Shadow of War, South Park Fractured But Whole, Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, Overwatch Halloween Quick Questions Parting Gifts! Brought to you by: Gamefly (Go to Gamefly.com/DLC2 and start your FREE PREMIUM 30 day trial today). Brooklinen (The only way to get $20 off AND free shipping is to visit Brooklinen.com and use the code DLC). Brooklinen – these are the best sheets ever.

1hr 54mins

16 Oct 2017

Rank #18

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30: Oh, Sweet Shaders!

Jeff and Christian welcome David Eckelberry, the Game Director of Fable Legends, to the show this week to talk about DnD Next, Cliffy B returning to video game design, Hearthstone tournaments allowing women to play, Giant Bomb's hiring only men, Mario Kart 8 being hacked, Dungeon Kepper being deem NOT free-to-play by the ASA, and more. In the Playlist, David is enjoying Wolfenstein and Wolf Among Us, but not anything Transformers related, Christian still loves Shovel Knight, and Jeff discusses Civilization Revolution 2, Witcher Battle Arena, and possibly his new love, Divinity: Original Sin. In Tabletop Time, David has been playing Chaos in the Old World, and Jeff spent the weekend introducing people to Puerto Rico. All that, plus YOUR phone calls. Sponsored exclusively by Squarespace (coupon JEFFSENTME).

1hr 35mins

7 Jul 2014

Rank #19

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316: Stella Chung: Riot Games, Xbox Scarlett. In the Valley of Gods, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, Darksiders Genesis, Halo Reach, Outer Worlds, Pistol Whip

Jeff and Christian welcome Stella Chung from IGN to the show this week to discuss Riot Games giving their characters to other developers, Valve putting In the Valley of Gods on hold, the 2 SKUs for the next Xbox, and more! The Playlist: Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, Darksiders Genesis, Halo Reach, Outer Worlds VR Talk: Pistol Whip, Oculus Link, Must-buy VR games Parting Gifts! Brought to you by: Brooklinen (Visit brooklinen.com and use the code DLC to get 10% off your first order AND free shipping).

1hr 45mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #20