Now Loadin’ 3-7: Reggie Fils-Aime is a No Good Shyster and Gabe Newell Eats Plump Children

Reggie Fils-Aime is a no good shyster, Steve Ballmer starts wearing crazy wigs and Gabe Newell lures in fat children so he can roast them in ovens to power Steam (and then eat them).  Those and even more video game facts on this week’s glorious return of Now Loadin’. Valve HQ was personally designed by Gabe Newell (and later consumed by Gabe Newell): Load Up! Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast   Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window |...

Now Loadin’ 3-6: Nine Huge Questions About Gaming (w/ Ed & Burner)

Ed and Burner stop by Now Loadin’ to answer nine huge video game questions: What was the first video game system you owned? In your house? Bought yourself? What’s your favorite game of all time? Why? What largely overlooked game would you recommend to listeners? What is the greatest console of all time? What will the video game industry look like a decade from now?  Will one of the major console manufacturers be out of the business in 10 years? What’s a legendary video game franchise that you don’t like that much? What is the most important game ever made? Who’s the best video game character of all time? What game...

Now Loadin’ 3-5: Top 25 Games of the Current Generation (w/ Special Guest Ed)

Ed stops by Now Loadin’ to help Dave and Chas determine the top 25 games of the current generation. Unfortunately, after much debate we were only able to agree on 24 games.  Let us know in the comments whether you think Braid or Bastion should win the coveted final spot! Top 25 Games of the Current Generation (listed in alpha order) Alan Wake Assassin’s Creed II Trilogy Batman Arkham Asylum / Arkham City Bioshock 1 & 2 Borderlands Crysis 2 Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Fallout 3 Gears of War Trilogy Grand Theft Auto IV Heavy Rain Left 4 Dead 1 & 2 Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess & Skyward Sword Limbo Mass Effect...

Now Loadin’ 3-4: A Bunch of Hullabaloo!

Nothing is good enough for Dave and Chas this week. They make a big stink about everything, including: Best Buy Tony Hawk Valve Mists of Jack Black Zombie games!   Load Up!   Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast     Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window | Download

Now Loadin’ 3-3: Game Informer’s Hot 50 Game...

Burner and Ed stop by Now Loadin’ to discuss Game Informer’s Hot 50 Games of E3. Spoiler: we don’t agree with Game Informer.  Game Informer’s Hot 50 50           Castlevania: Lords of Shadow- Mirror of Fate 49           Skylanders...

Now Loadin’ 3-2: The Dumbass Edition featuring Rayman, Ouya, Skinned Controllers and Summer Gaming

In the shortest Now Loadin’ to date, Dave and Chas discuss a variety of stupid things happening in gaming. Load Up! Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast     Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window | Download

Now Loadin’ 3-1: Funereal BBQs, Lunar Landings and Peter Molyneux

We kick off a new season of Now Loadin’ by traveling to the moon on a rocket piloted by Captain Overstatement: Load Up! Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast     Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window | Download

Now Loadin’ 2-18: E3 Preview AKA Get Ready For Extremely Awkward Japanese Senior Execs

As E3 kicks off Dave and Chas take 40 minutes to discuss everything that should but isn’t happening at E3. Highlights: Japanese senior executives stumble through English press conferences Sony decides to dissolve their entire corporation at Chas’ request The Wii U continues to confuse everyone Chas prays every night for a Ridge Racer reboot (but the gods do not listen) Bethesda announces the, “Skyrim: Now You Can Ride on a Horse and Bash Someones Brains In” downloadable content pack   Load Up! Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast     Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window |...

Now Loadin’ 2-17: Dave Rocks Whitey-Tighties

In this week’s podcast Dave loses all of his clothing…   Load Up! Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast     Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window |...

Now Loadin’ 2-16: Ed Gets Molested at the Microsof...

In this week’s podcast: Ed joins us as our MMORPG expert to share his fears for the upcoming Elder Scrolls MMO and shares his harrowing experience at a Microsoft store. Microsoft tries to hoodwink good, hard-working Americans with their new Xbox “deal” The same...

Now Loadin’ 2-15: Ed Quits His Job and Moves to Tristram

Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast In this week’s podcast: Chas delivers a heartfelt apology to Good Old Games (Gog.com) Ed makes a radical career choice that may end poorly Dave gets SLIMED! Chas invests in Gamestop We introduce the Wii Wii Sony tries to start a Japanese Civil War Chas regrets his decision to vote for this guy: Load Up! Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window |...

Now Loadin’ 2-14: Making Childhood Obesity Fun Again (brought to you by Sour Patch Kids)

Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast In this week’s podcast: Chas goes to the donut shop to trade used games, ends up being sexually assaulted Dave introduces Halo 4 Neon Chas builds a PC for Diablo III Dave’s questionable RPG priorities stupefy Chas Chas wants to shout nonsense at his TV (thanks Kinect!) Dave buys the exact same game twice on the exact same TV Chas writes and narrates his very own Zelda fan fiction: Meeting the Old Man by Chas Suddenly you wake up in the wilderness. The blackness disappears, violently ripped from your eyes. You’re on your back, your clothes damp and covered in leaves. A chunk of clumped...

Now Loadin’ 2-13: the Saddest Episode Ever: Deathbeds, Waluigi, Comcast (Updated!)

Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast In this week’s podcast: Microsoft gives Chas a bunch of broken Xbox features Dave gets trapped in a cage with a bunch of deceptive nerds Chas and Dave share a completely insane vision of the future Charles Martinet pisses everyone off (including his own mother) Load Up! Podcast (rss2cat14): Play in new window | Download

Now Loadin’ Music-1: Final Fantasy VI

In our special first-ever music Now Loadin’ Dave takes us through the best music in Final Fantasy VI, Stew Over’s Best Game of 1994 Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast Now clear the wax out of your ears and enjoy the legendary 16-bit musical stylings of Nobuo...

Now Loadin’ 2-12: Michael Bolton in Space

In this week’s podcast: Apple starts to put its wormy little hands into the video game ecosystem Chas convinces Dave to buy a game he already wanted to buy World of Warcraft starts buying life preservers Dave hates Michael Bolton and Outer space Chas educates us on a video...

Now Loadin’ 2-11: Whole Foods’ Meat Slot Mac...

In this week’s podcast Chas swears a lot and more: Subscribe to the Now Loadin’ Podcast Enjoy: A Kickstarter campaign slaps Dave across the face! Valve launches a console called the Steamer (probably) Whole Foods employs the latest technology to injure children Beavis and...

Now Loadin’ 2-10: Chas Calls Dave from Jail

In this week’s podcast we  learn so much about technology that if we were older men it would likely have killed us. Enjoy: Japanese whalers react suicidally to PS Vita sales Dave learns a few things about why he could very soon be assassinated by a cloned killer Chas talks...

Now Loadin’ 2-9: Cults, Lost Cities and Toby Gard!...

On Valentine’s Eve, when the barrier between love and senseless tradition is at its absolute thinnest, Chas and Dave get after the video game drama! Tim Schafer asks his uncle for $20 and gets it. Sorry, quick correction, please replace “his uncle” with “the...

Now Loadin’ 2-8: Chas Dumps $3,000 into Stocks

This week: Dave starts the podcast by lying to the audience Madden 2012 out picks Bill Simmons at the Super Bowl Dave learns a little bit about a sexy, but not intentionally sexy, blue bombshell named Cortana Diablo III continues to drag Chas deeper into hell (not the good kind of...

Now Loadin’ 2 Secret Stage 1: 50 Most Talke...

Dave, Burner, Kevin and I quadruple team the 50 Most Talked About Games of 2011 for two hours. But what an amazing two hours for your ear canals! David basically makes up a list of what he thinks are the 50 Most Talked About Games of 2011 Chas threatens to harm people “in real...

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