Episode 33 – Baba is You (Game Club)

Continuing the Synical tradition, Garrett picked Baba is You for this weeks Game Club.  We talk all about how this charming little Indie Puzzler turned our brains inside out and put them back in again.  We also talk about recent assault allegations in the gaming workspace, and the packed to the brim fall release schedule.  Have you played Baba is You yet?

Episode 32 – The Synics Cover Play NYC

The Synics teamed up with Joey Pucks from Uthegamers.com to cover the recent Play NYC indie gaming convention. That’s right, we actually got media passes! If you like indie games or are interested in games development you gotta listen up on our thoughts on New York’s premiere indie gaming event as well as Joe’s coverage of the recent Summer Play Boston convention. Also in the news we talk all about flame wars for Apex Legends microtransactions, devilish details from the FTC workshop on loot boxes, and Execs leaving Bioware.

Episode 31 – Amid Evil (Game Club)

Another Game Club, another seat on the virtual couch for you listeners as the Synics gush all about the retro inspired FPS Amid Evil. Join the #sssgameclub and hear what we think about this nostalgic shooter. The Synics also debate over what the Epic Game Store means for indie games, and what Ninjas move to Mixer means for Twitch. What did you think of Amid Evil?

Episode 30 – Mods and Dev Tools

Inspired by their recent attempts at Mario Maker 2 world records, the Synics take an in depth look into the world of gaming mods, level editors, and dev kits. What genre will the gaming community come up with next? What is the future of mods on PC and console? Is Tim a hipster? All that plus all the Nintendo hardware in the news, and games being censored in China in our 30th episode!

Episode 29 – Void Bastards(Game Club)

Join the club (#sssgameclub) and take a seat on the virtual couch as the Synics take a critical look into Void Bastards.  Garrett Rants on Twitch drama, Tim takes aim at G2A controversy, and Berto struggles to not buy the new Pokemon game in the synical spin.  What did you think of Void Bastards?

Episode 28 – Remakes, Remasters, Rereleases


The Synics reboot this week with an in-depth conversation all about video game remakes, remasters, and rereleases.  Find out what we think about what makes remakes great, mediocre, or absolutely terrible. We talk EA and Epic talking nonsense in parliament, Andrew Wilson talking nice in an interview, and the impending doom of the auto chess genre.  Stick around to the end to hear Tim read our first hate mail!

E3 2019 Report Cards Special

The Synics Get all Synical on E3 2019. Berto is unusually synical, and Tim is unsarcastically excited for a game, what world is this? Hear our grades for the Presentations given at E3 2019 and what games we are the most and least excited for!

Episode 27 – Video Game Movies

That’s right, the Synics are branching out and headed to the big screen to discuss all about video game movies. Strangely enough the synicism begins to melt away as Berto, Tim and Garrett try to figure out why video game movies just aren’t that good. We also talk E3 leaks and rumors, Google Stadia price points, Pokemon Sword and Shield release date, and of course all the games we are currently playin’.

Episode 26 – E3 2019 Predictions

Almost a year after it all began the Synics are back at it just before E3 2019 to show you our predictions (both likely and absurd) for this years expo. We also talk about esports contract controversy, upcoming Pokemon directs, and of course the games we have been crushing in our own spare time.

 

Episode 25 – Ori and the Blind Forest (Game Club)

Didja miss us? We took a little break but we’re back with Ori and the Blind Forest for our next Game Club! We talk lootbox legislation, Mortal Kombat PTSD, Twitter ranting, the Sonic redesign, and the new Final Fantasy 7 trailer (this game will never release) in this week’s synical spin. Then we take a haunting journey straight through Ori and the Blind Forest so join our Game Club and talk with us on our virtual couch!