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?
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!
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?
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!
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!
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’.
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!
The Synics suit up in their javelins and go all out on their experience with Anthem. Come join the Game Club and chat with us about Bioware’s controversial looter shooter. We also have a deep and divisive discussion on difficulty, accessibility, and game design in hard games like Sekiro with a nice relaxing cool off as Tim goes through his bug list accompanied by Cello music.
Split Screen Synics and Hold Up a Sec Podcast merge together as we head to Boston for Pax East 2019. The Synics are joined by Hold Up a Sec co-host Andrew and Berto’s wife/co-op gaming champion Allison as we talk all about what makes PAX special and which games we played on the show floor. Recorded over 4 days in several locations with differing levels of sobriety, this episode is NUTS. Filled with crazy tangents, whiskey based marketing, Bud Light Lime creativity, and lots of musical interludes we go all out. Also in the news: Google Stadia announced, new Switch models rumored, and Anthem development woes.