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

By Wikiparaz | 5

Maimed in Toyland – Vidjagame Apocalypse 294

With the holidays looming large and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tying up everyone’s Switches, GameXplain/IGN alum Micah Seff helps us celebrate by talking about five iconic killer toys that come to life and try to murder people. (It makes sense… Read more

By Wikiparaz | 9

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

By Wikiparaz | 9

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

By Wikiparaz | 7

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

By Wikiparaz | 18

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

By Wikiparaz | 14

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