Excelsior! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 290

This week saw the passing of a true legend: the comics-creating, cameo-crushing alliteration aficionado known as Stan Lee. Marvel superfan Chris Baker rejoins us to celebrate Stan’s legacy with a look at his greatest videogame cameos, after which we’ll get… Read more

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Mighty Monarchs – Vidjagame Apocalypse 289

Have election-week nerves left you wishing you could simply rule with the absolute power of a despotic tyrant? Well, tough, but we’ve got Tim Turi on and we’re talking about our five favorite playable kings, so that’s something. We also… Read more

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Slow Starters – Vidjagame Apocalypse 288

If you’ve played it, you know Red Dead Redemption 2 gets off to a dramatically slow start – but in that, it’s hardly alone. This week, Scott Butterworth rejoins us to look at five other games that made players wait… Read more

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Haunted Westerns – Vidjagame Apocalypse 287

Red Dead Redemption 2 is out today, and if you’re looking at this instead of playing it, it’s probably safe to consider yourself our #1 fan. You’re also about to hear us talk about five classic, horror-tinged games set in… Read more

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Them Bones – Vidjagame Apocalypse 285

As any toddler can tell you, nothing is more terrifying than a skeleton – except, of course, if they’re on your side. And with MediEvil turning 20(!) this week, Josh Shoup (of wrestling-history podcast Pody Slam, among others) joins to… Read more

By Wikiparaz | 9

The Telltale Heart – VidjaGame Apocalypse 284

Telltale Games may be gone, but it lives on through its legacy of redefining how games told stories, and through our memories of those stories themselves. This week, special guest and former Telltale employee Scott Butterworth joins us to celebrate… Read more

By Matteo | 7

Making Manhattan – Vidjagame Apocalypse 281

Spider-Man’s still on our minds this week, and its beautiful re-creation of Manhattan made us nostalgic about other open-world games that re-created New York City’s central island. Comics expert Chris Clow of Comics on Consoles joins as we talk about… Read more

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Back To School – Vidjagame Apocalypse 279

To mark the end of August and any lingering summer vacations, this week’s show takes a look at five games set largely in schools (just in case you thought games were any escape). What’s more, we’re expanding our scope this… Read more

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VidjaGame Apocalypse 277 – Tropic Thunder

Summer isn’t over quite yet, so the VGA boys are packing up their board shorts and Hawaiian shirts and taking a vacation to some of our favorite digital destinations — of the tropical variety, that is. This week, Mikel, Matt,… Read more

By Matteo | 5

Vidjagame Apocalypse 276 – Gonna Need A Bigger Boat

Meeting a shark in a game isn’t all that uncommon – but when they’re full-on bosses, you’re probably in for something terrifying. This week, animal expert and LaserTime community superstar Cody “CajunCrippler” Laveau joins us to talk about five of… Read more

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