Fake-Out Endings – Vidjagame Apocalypse 448

When is the end not the end? When a hinky-looking credits sequence is interrupted to let you know the game’s not over yet. This week, PNB‘s TL Foster rejoins us to talk about five times games faked us out with… Read more

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Bite-Sized Cooking Action – Vidjagame Apocalypse 447

Happy Black Friday, everybody! With Thanksgiving on our minds this week, we dedicated this week’s Top 5 to cooking minigames in bigger, non-cooking-themed games, after which we’ll wonder at the possibilities of WB’s MultiVersus, delve into a few highly topical… Read more

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It’s Evil’s Turn – VGA 446

With this week’s release of the Vaas: Insanity DLC for Far Cry 6, we welcome first-time guest Doug Trein of Basileus Games for a look at five other sequels and expansions that let us embody one of a game’s villains,… Read more

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Unreliable Narrators – Vidjagame Apocalypse 445

An “unreliable narrator” can mean that a character is withholding information or deceiving you, or it can, in a very literal sense, mean a narrator who just doesn’t have their shit together. Leif Johnson joins us for a look at… Read more

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First-Person Kickers – Vidjagame Apocalypse 444

Delivering a good, solid kick in a game feels great, especially when it sends your enemies flying helplessly into spikes or off cliffs. This week, the regular VGA crew pays tribute to five of the greatest, meatiest kick attacks ever… Read more

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Mission: Halloween – Vidjagame Apocalypse 443

Halloween is almost here, so Anthony Abatte joins us for a look at five times games set aside a chunk of their (non-seasonal) storylines to celebrate Halloween with themed levels or missions! Then we’ll wrap up our final show of… Read more

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Horror Hounds – Vidjagame Apocalypse 442

Ready to face what lurks in the shadows? No? What if you had… a dog? Greg Moore rejoins us this week for a look at five horror games that pit you and a canine partner against unspeakable terrors, after which… Read more

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Space Madness – Vidjagame Apocalypse 441

Metroid Dread has launched the franchise in a suspenseful new direction, and given us an excuse to spend this week talking about some of our favorite horror games set in space, with special guest Alex Faciane of Chilluminati and Super… Read more

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Haunted Hotels – Vidjagame Apocalypse 440

There’s something inherently eerie about an empty or abandoned hotel – especially if it’s only been abandoned by the living. With Framework‘s Tony Wilson on board for our second week of Spooptober ’21, let’s look at five highly memorable haunted… Read more

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Soul Shepherds – Vidjagame Apocalypse 439

Today marks the return of Spooptober, when all of our shows are Halloween-themed for a whole month — but since it’s just getting started, let’s ease in with guest Greg Moore and five games that let you play as a… Read more

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Attention, Campers! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 435

With another summer more or less over, this week’s show takes a look at five games that used summer camp – a place alternately associated with freedom, fun, or terror, depending on the context – as a backdrop for adventure… Read more

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Agents of S.N.E.S. – Vidjagame Apocalypse 434

This week marks 30 years(!) since the North American launch of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System – by our measure, one of the best consoles ever. To celebrate, we invited Tony Wilson of Framework back on to talk about five… Read more

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Road Trip! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 433

When it comes to crucibles that test the bonds of friendship or family, few burn hotter than the one where you lock yourselves into a moving vehicle for hours and hours and hours. As summer winds down, we’ve invited Tony… Read more

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Rats Off To Ya! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 432

This week has seen an unusual surge in rodent-related media, with star turns for rat swarms in both The Suicide Squad and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. So this week, PNB‘s TL Foster joins us for a look at five games that… Read more

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