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Vidjagame Apocalypse

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Rank #61 in Video Games category

Comedy
Leisure
Video Games
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Videogame-industry veterans Mikel Reparaz and Anne Lewis rally their colleagues for weekly discussions about games, the industry, and the circus of egos and information that surrounds it all.

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Videogame-industry veterans Mikel Reparaz and Anne Lewis rally their colleagues for weekly discussions about games, the industry, and the circus of egos and information that surrounds it all.

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Best podcast ever

By Snappiness1234 - Feb 28 2019
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I give this podcast 5/5 stars because they let me come on as a guest once in a while. :)

It good

By HOJOO - Dec 22 2018
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It good. I miss Ann and Tyler. Thanks for bringing the show back Michael

iTunes Ratings

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662
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17
9
24

Best podcast ever

By Snappiness1234 - Feb 28 2019
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I give this podcast 5/5 stars because they let me come on as a guest once in a while. :)

It good

By HOJOO - Dec 22 2018
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It good. I miss Ann and Tyler. Thanks for bringing the show back Michael

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Vidjagame Apocalypse

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Videogame-industry veterans Mikel Reparaz and Anne Lewis rally their colleagues for weekly discussions about games, the industry, and the circus of egos and information that surrounds it all.

Rank #1: Horror Harvest – Vidjagame Apocalypse 340

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This week straddles the line between October and November, between Halloween and harvest season – and so does our show, with a look at five games that combine elements of farming and horror. Then it’s onward to Outer Worlds and... Read more

Nov 01 2019

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Rank #2: Get Thee Behind Me – Vidjagame Apocalypse 339

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Our final show before Halloween sends off October by tackling no less an evil than Satan himself, as we look at five of the best games that let you go toe-to-toe with the Devil. Things then get relaxing as we... Read more

Oct 25 2019

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Rank #3: Vidjagame Apocalypse 49 – Hollywood’s Interactive Sequels

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With Oscar season finally upon us, there’s no better time to (once again) use Hollywood’s long history with gaming as a creative crutch. This time, we take a look at games positioned as legitimate sequels to movies (whether by design,... Read more

Jan 29 2014

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Rank #4: Vidjagame Apocalypse 91 – Walking-Bird Day

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in America, meaning everyone’s blowing off work so they can gorge themselves while cooped up in pressure-cookers of familial loathing and resentment. We’re no exception, so in honor of the noble sacrifice of the walking-bird (or “turkey”... Read more

Nov 27 2014

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Rank #5: Vidjagame Apocalypse 81 – The End is The Beginning

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WARNING: Some games don’t truly kick in until after the credits roll. With that in mind, we’re shining a “Light” on Destiny, Disney Infinity 2.0, Microsoft’s Minecraft, handheld wishery and more! Question of the Week What game did you enjoy even... Read more

Sep 17 2014

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Rank #6: Vidjagame Apocalypse 51 – Olympic Old

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As athletes compete and hotel rooms disintegrate at the Sochi Olympics, we follow a listener suggestion and take a look back at some of our favorite games about The Games — with the caveat that few of them were ever... Read more

Feb 12 2014

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Rank #7: Vidjagame Apocalypse 26 – Annoy All Monsters

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Giant city-crushin’ monsters are in right now, so why not devote a show to their greatest appearances in video games (and give kaiju expert Brett Elston a chance to wax nostalgic at the same time)? There’s also some talk of... Read more

Jul 31 2013

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Rank #8: Vidjagame Apocalypse 68 – E3’s Most Depressing Trailers

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Another E3 has come and gone. Was it good for you? If not, too bad, because you’re not getting another one until next year. 2014’s show was a lot more grim and dark than it’s been in a while, at... Read more

Jun 19 2014

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Rank #9: Vidjagame Apocalypse 89 – Too Many Creeds

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The holiday game-release season is in full swing this week, with headliners that include two Assassin’s Creed games – one of which inspired a Top 5 about our favorite interquels. After that, it’s on to a discussion of AC Unity... Read more

Nov 13 2014

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Rank #10: Vidjagame Apocalypse 64 – N64’s M-Rated Exclusives

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When you hit episode 64 of any podcast, there are really only two directions you can go in, topic-wise: something to do with the Nintendo 64, or the iconic Beatles song “When I’m Sixty-Four.” If you’re the kind of person... Read more

May 14 2014

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Rank #11: Vidjagame Apocalypse 267 – Cancelled E3 Games

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E3 2018 is upon us, and even though the show technically doesn’t start until next week, the hype train has already left the station with a payload full of leaks and new game announcements. But not every game announced at... Read more

Jun 08 2018

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Rank #12: Vidjagame Apocalypse 134 – Lovecraftian Horror

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Our month of Halloween shows continues with five games about eldritch horrors from beyond the stars, as inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Then it’s on to talk about the decidedly less scary Minecraft: Story Mode and Dragon Quest... Read more

Oct 16 2015

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Rank #13: Vidjagame Apocalypse 143 – Best Star Wars Games

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Sick of hearing about Star Wars yet? Too bad, because (after a surprise announcement from erstwhile cohost Anne Lewis) we’re making a shameless grab for its coattails with our (admittedly shaky) rundown of our favorite Star Wars games. With that... Read more

Dec 18 2015

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Rank #14: Vidjagame Apocalypse 84 – Cold Pursuit

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Alien: Isolation’s deviously malicious xenomorph has been getting a lot of (mixed) praise lately, but it’s hardly the first randomized creeper to have chased us through a game. This week, we celebrate five of our favorite relentless, indestructible pursuers, then switch gears... Read more

Oct 09 2014

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Rank #15: Vidjagame Apocalypse 41 – The Games that Defined the Generation

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In just a few days as of this posting, the PlayStation 4 will be a thing you can buy, bringing about the first major generational shift for consoles since the release of the Xbox 360 eight years ago. With “next-gen”... Read more

Nov 13 2013

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Rank #16: Vidjagame Apocalypse 158 – Development Hell Survivors with Scott Butterworth

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Now that Final Fantasy XV finally has a release date 10 years after it was first announced, Gamespot editor Scott Butterworth joins the hosts this week for a look at five other games that had long and troubled development cycles,... Read more

Apr 08 2016

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Rank #17: Vidjagame Apocalypse 24 – Apocalypsing the Cancel

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This week, we pay our respects to five hotly anticipated games that were shut down before  ever really seeing the light of day. We also chat about a little iOS oddity called Deus Ex: The Fall (and other new releases,... Read more

Jul 17 2013

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Rank #18: Vidjagame Apocalypse 133 – Survival Horror for Kids

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We’re big fans of Halloween around these parts, so this week’s show kicks off a full month of horror-themed shows, starting safe and slow with five survival-horror games (seemingly) intended for children. Then it’s time to talk about Transformers: Devastation,... Read more

Oct 09 2015

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Rank #19: Vidjagame Apocalypse 257 – Missing Links in Localization

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Big news this week – VGA is going on hiatus at the end of April. But we’ve got plenty of shows still to go, starting with this week’s, in which Heidi Kemps and Matthew Allen help us look at five... Read more

Mar 23 2018

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Rank #20: Vidjagame Apocalypse 131 – Konami’s Greatest Franchises

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This week’s strange will-they-won’t-they narrative about Konami possibly exiting the console-game business perked our ears, and while it looks fairly certain that the publisher doesn’t plan to exit the industry anytime soon, a fond look back at our five favorite... Read more

Sep 25 2015

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