Water Worlds – Vidjagame Apocalypse 315

Underwater levels have a long history of being terrible, but underwater games? Those are something special. This week, we welcome special guest Cicero Holmes of Spawn On Me and Discovery Debrief as we dive into five of our favorite undersea… Read more

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One for Our Lady – Vidjagame Apocalypse 312

We don’t usually let real-world tragedy make it into VGA, but the destruction at Notre Dame hit hard for us – and with medieval scholar (and Macworld editor) Leif Johnson joining us this week, we took the opportunity to honor… Read more

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Games of Thrones – Vidjagame Apocalypse 311

Game of Thrones is back this weekend, and if you don’t watch it, too bad! This week starts off with the Top 5 Game of Thrones games, with help from Thirty Twenty Ten’s Diana Goodman, so expect a healthy amount… Read more

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YOU FOOLS! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 310

Another April Fool’s Day is behind us, and this year brought a few fun, playable surprises our way, either showing up in familiar games or rolling out as entirely new ones. With PC Gamer’s Tyler Wilde in attendance, let’s take… Read more

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Growing Old Aggressively – Vidjagame Apocalypse 309

With Mortal Kombat 11 revealing the return of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as (old) Shang Tsung, Jorge Albor of Experience Points rejoins us this week to talk about videogame heroes who’ve aged dramatically over the years, going from young rookies to old… Read more

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Corrupt the World – Vidjagame Apocalypse 308

With GDC in full swing this week, the core VGA cast assembles for a look at games that let you make their worlds visibly worse, twisting the landscape through your own misdeeds, apathy, or sheer force of personality. We then… Read more

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The Fight House – Vidjagame Apocalypse 307

With The Division 2 taking players to Washington, D.C., this week, we roped in Gamesradar+’s own Lucas Sullivan for a look at five other games that challenge you to literally fight for control of the White House. Then we switch… Read more

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Strange Bedfellows – Vidjagame Apocalypse 305

Competing game publishers don’t often let their characters out to play with each other, but when they do, the results are usually fun. This week, we celebrate five surprising crossover cameos in third-party games, with help from friend of the… Read more

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Bad End – Vidjagame Apocalypse 304

When a game’s “bad” ending becomes the canonical one, interesting possibilities arise as its world and heroes continue to unravel. MacWorld’s Leif Johnson joins us this week to look at five sequels shaped by downer endings, after which we’ll plunge… Read more

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Prologuetagonists – Vidjagame Apocalypse 301

This week, we’ll look at five games that gave us a single-serving protagonist, who stuck around just long enough to show us the ropes before stepping aside to make way for the real hero. Then, friend of the show TL… Read more

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Golden Years – Vidjagame Apocalypse 300

Wow! We somehow made it to 300 episodes! In keeping with tradition, we do away with our usual format this week and grab friends of the show Brett Elston and Dan Amrich for a heated roundtable discussion to pick the… Read more

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Passing the Torch – Vidjagame Apocalypse 299

When long-running franchises mix it up by swapping in a different protagonist every game, it can be a rare thrill to watch your hero cross paths with their fondly remembered predecessors, for better or worse. We take a look at… Read more

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