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Episode 33 - 400 Days Tomorrow
Welcome to Episode 33 of The Gamer's Advocate!! This week, we discuss the big summer sales going on for Xbox and PlayStation, Don Mattrick leaving Microsoft, The Walking Dead: 400 Days being released tomorrow, and much more!! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo!
Episode 32 - Banana Bikini
Welcome to Episode 32 of The Gamer's Advocate!! This week we talk about Microsoft's decision to remove all DRM and online restrictions for the Xbox One. We also talk about open-world fatigue, more The Last of Us, PS3's bricking, and much more! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo, and to REO Speedwagon for our outro, with their song Roll with the Changes.
Episode 31 - E3 Recap Part 2: EA, Ubisoft, & Final Impressions
Welcome to episode 31 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week we continue our E3 recap and discuss EA, Ubisoft, and give our final thoughts in regards to the conference itself. We also discuss The Last of Us and how it may be the game of the year. Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo, and to Journey, for our outro, Don't Stop Believin'
Episode 30 - E3 Recap Part 1: Microsoft, Sony, & Nintendo
Welcome to Episode 30 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week is part one of the first annual E3 recap show. We discuss Microsoft, Sony, & Nintendo and determine who had the best showing. We talk about the games, news, announcements, etc. that happened at the biggest gaming convention of the year! Stay tuned for next week for our thoughts on EA, Ubisoft, and much more! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop, for our theme song and logo!
Episode 29 - E3 Predictions and Memories
Welcome to Episode 29 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week is our first annual E3 prediction episode. We each give a few predictions of what we think will happen next week and will revisit them to see who is the most psychic! We also discuss some of our favorite E3 memories, a new Deus Ex game, Plants vs. Zombies info, and much more! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo!
Episode 28 - Pre-Pre E3 Show
Welcome to Episode 28 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week we discuss rumors and announcements for the PS4 and Xbox One. We also talk about the possibility of Mirrors Edge 2, a new Need for Speed, Sony sending a gold PS1 to Notch, and much more! We also talk about games we wish they would reveal at E3 that we know they never will! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo and to The Ink Spots for our outro, with their song, Maybe.
Episode 27 - Xbox One Has Arrived
Welcome to Episode 27 of The Gamer's Advocate! Microsoft has finally unveiled their next generation console, the Xbox One. This week we break down everything that happened during their reveal event and give our impressions and thoughts on what was shown. Thanks to Jesse, a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo.
Episode 26 - Dirty Gaming Secrets
Welcome to episode 26 of The Gamer's Advocate!! This week we discuss Adam's article, Dirty Gaming Secrets: What Games Haven't You Played That You Should Have, which was featured on the front page of IGN. We also discuss Saints Row IV, Watch_Dogs, XCOM and much more! In our devil's advocate segment, we battle between trading-in games and collecting. Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo, and to Cole Porter for our Outro, Anything Goes.
Episode 25 - Extra Life Time!!
Welcome to Episode 25 of The Gamer's Advocate!! This week we unveil our master plan involving Extra Life and Buckeyethon from The Ohio State University!! We also talk about EA acquiring the Star Wars license, Call of Duty: Ghosts, and much more! Thank to One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and theme song, and to Baracksdubs for their rendition of Obama singing the Pokemon Theme song for our outro!
Episode 24 - To E3 or Not to E3?
Welcome to Episode 24 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week we discuss Microsoft finally announcing a reveal date for the next-generation Xbox, Nintendo not having a "large-scale presentation" at E3, a new game focusing on bullies, the NEW new XCOM game, and much more! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and intro and to Bob Crosby and the Bobcats with their song, Way Back Home.
Episode 23 - Bill, Master of Segues
Welcome to Episode 23 of The Gamer's Advocate! In this weeks episode we discuss the brand new horror game from the creator of Resident Evil, an $8 game being auctioned for $12,000, Ratchet and Clank becoming a movie, and much more!! Thanks to One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo and to Georgia White, for our outro "Hot Nuts".
BioShock Infinite Spoilercast
Welcome to a very special episode of The Gamer's Advocate! In our first spoilercast, we discuss one of the greatest games of this or possibly any generation, BioShock Infinite. Come hear us talk about the ending, our favorite moments, how we played the game, and so much more! Obviously, DO NOT listen to this unless you have finished BioShock Infinite.
Episode 22 - A Cappella Advocates
Welcome to Episode 22 of The Gamer's Advocate!! This week we discuss the Nintendo Direct that announced such incredible games like Link to the Past 2 and a new Yoshi's Story! We also talk about SimCity's silly DLC scheme, games and series that deserve to be back in the spotlight, the "other" XCOM, the benefits of PlayStation Plus, and much more!! We also would like to thank One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo and Smooth Mcgroove, the awesome one-man a cappella group, for our outro!!
Episode 21 - How's The Contrast?
Welcome to Episode 21 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week we discuss Batman: Arkham Origins and what franchises could use a good origin story. We also talk about overused/underused settings in games, EA repeating as worst company in America, and much more! Thanks to Jesse, A.K.A. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and intro, and to Another Fine Mess for our outro, One Shot, One Kill.
Episode 20 - BioShock Infinite, A Perfect 10?
Welcome to episode 20 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week we discuss more BioShock Infinite and if it deserves the illusive "10" rating. We also talk about other games that deserve that honor, as well as LucasArts closing their game studio, April Fools jokes from around the internet, some more next-gen rumors, and much more!! Thanks to Jesse, A.K.A. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song, logo, AND outro.
Episode 19 - To Infinite and Beyond
Welcome to Episode 19 of the Gamer's Advocate! This week, we discuss the release of one of the years most anticipated titles, BioShock Infinite. We also talk Battlefield 4, Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain, XCOM, the next game from Telltale, and much, much more! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and intro, as well as for our outro, Sinking Boat.
Episode 18 - We're Legal
Welcome to Episode 18 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week we discuss and act of kindness by Creative Assembly, a new Saint's Row, God of War, Tomb Raider, and much more! Thank you to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and theme song and to XFactor1 for our outro, Miss Me Now.
Episode 17 - FailCity
Welcome to Episode 17 of The Gamer's Advocate. This week we discuss the fiasco that is the SimCity launch. We also talk about the reboot of Thief, some funny/touching news stories, the best supporting characters and much more! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and theme song and 8lb Pressure for our outro song, The Awakening.
Episode 16 - Your Move, Microsoft
Welcome to Episode 16 of The Gamer's Advocate. In this week's episode we talk about how MIcrosoft should respond to Sony's PS4 unveiling event. Were they smart in waiting, or will it end up hurting them? We also discuss Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, release dates and info for some of the year's hottest games, more walking dead, and much more! Thank you to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo, and to KRYNOS for out outro, DOOM, which has been submitted to be a part of the unannounced DOOM 4.
Episode 15 - Welcome To The Next Generation
Welcome to Episode 15 of The Gamer's Advocate! We begin with some talk about Mass Effect DLC, more Rayman Legends news and others, but we spend most the time talking about the reveal of the PlayStation 4! Listen to us discuss the new controller, the system itself, the games, and how we think Sony did in its unveiling of its next generation console. Thank you to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and theme song and to Damn Near Down for our outro song, Run To You.
Episode 14 - Destiny's Child
Welcome to Episode 14 of the Gamer's Advocate! With the PS4 reveal potentially a few days away, we discuss all the rumors and speculation surrounding the mysterious system. We also cover the first details that were released of Destiny, a brand new IP by Bungie, creators of Halo. We also talk about another Nintendo Direct, some new game announcements and delays, freemium and micro-transaction disasters and much more! Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo, and to One Pretty Minute for our outro song, Addict.
Episode 13 - You Won't Like Him When He's Angry
Welcome to Episode 13 of The Gamer's Advocate. We have a big episode today with topics ranging from next-gen xbox rumors, blocked used games, Assassin's Creed Pirates, new Star Wars games,and much more. Also, Adam gets upset when Ubisoft delayed Rayman Legends and stripped it of it's exclusivity. He got so mad he wrote an article that was then featured on the front page of IGN. Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and logo and to Krynos for our outro with their song, Killswitch.
Episode 12 - Almost Famous
Welcome to Episode 12 of The Gamer's Advocate. Well, it looks like the PS4 is finally going to be unveiled on February 20th. We talk about what that could mean and what we hope the next PlayStation can do. We also discuss Day one DLC, GTA being delayed, how awesome The Last of Us and BioShock Infinite are going to be and how happy we are Capcom is getting the hint and will be taking Resident Evil back to its roots. We also talk about how Bill made it to the front page of IGN for his article, My Breakup With Vita. Thanks to Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and theme song and XFACTOR1 for our outro, with their song, You Suck.
Episode 11 - Nintendo Sold HOW Many?!
In this special episode we focus on how Ni no Kuni is helping Adam get through tough times, the Wii U Nintendo Direct conference, THQ's demise, JJ Abrams directing the new Star Wars, Super Bowl predictions and much more. In our Devil's Advocate segment we debate whether Nintendo should continue using Mario and if they stand a chance against the onslaught that will be Sony and Microsoft's next-gen consoles. Thanks to Jesse A.K.A. One Stop Panda Drop for our logo and theme song and to Overtheory for providing our outro song, Fatal Flaw.
Episode 10 - Hey, Atari? How Much For The Logo?
We've made it to episode 10!! Join us this week as we talk about Bungie being awesome, the newly announced Disney Inifinity, how we feel about demos, Atari filing for bankruptcy and much more! Thanks again to Jesse A.K.A. One Stop Panda Drop for our theme song and 8lb Pressure for our outro!
Episode 9 - Can Survival Horror Survive?
Welcome to episode 9 of The Gamer's Advocate! This week we announce the winner of our Favorite Gaming Moment contest and discuss, much to Bill's dismay, the announcement of Pokemon X and Y. We also talk about the "almost Steam Box", new fancy tech from CES, next-gen rumors and much more. In our Devil's Advocate segment, we debate whether survival horror games are still relevant in the face of Call of Duty and those games heading towards non-stop action. Thank you Jesse a.k.a. One Stop Panda Drop for our intro music and Damn Near Down for our outro!
Episode 8 - Sony...Please Don't
Welcome to Episode 8 of The Gamer's Advocate! In this episode we give YOU a chance to win in our first contest! We also discuss Sony's controversial patent, some of our favorite gaming moments, where we think the Assassin's Creed franchise should go and much more! Also, a big shout out to Noise Auction for our intro/outro music!
Episode 7 - 2012, We Hardly Knew Ye
Happy New Year! Welcome to our 2013 preview episode. We bring the new year in right with talks about all the incredible (and maybe not so incredible) games coming out this year, the promise of next-gen, and what else we are excited for/afraid for. We also discuss our predictions for the year, which we will check for the 2014 preview show next year and see if any of us have psychic abilities. Get ready for more vita-bashing, advocating, picard/kirk debating and much more!
Episode 6 - We Survived the Apocalypse!
We at The Gamer's Advocate decided not to take a week off for the holidays because we knew how sad you would be without us! Listen in as we look back at 2012, be it good, bad or indifferent. We also talk about Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, new GTA V screenshots, The NRA blaming the Sandy Hook incident on games and much more. Happy New Year everyone!
Episode 5 - Game of the Year Time!
Welcome to our first annual Game of the Year Podcast! Which game will take the ultimate prize?? We run down our top 10 list and fight back and forth to see which games deserve which spots. We also discuss THQ filing for bankruptcy and the War Z fiasco. Big shout out to Audible.com who is now our official sponsor and One Pretty Minute who provided our intro/outro music.
Episode 4 - Super Holiday Buyer's Guide SHOWDOWN!
Welcome to our first annual Holiday Buyer's Guide episode. We talk about the best gaming deals and what you should be spending your gift money on or what gifts you should be getting your friends and family! We also each take a side, collections vs. cheap/used games vs. brand new games, in the Devil's Advocate about what type of games you should be buying! We also discuss the Video Game Award trailers, including BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider and The Last of Us! Also, we want to give a shoutout to 8lb Pressure for our intro/outro music!
Episode 3 - You Be The Judge!
We need your help for this week's episode! In our Devil's Advocate segment we take on Single-player vs. Multiplayer vs. Co-Op. We each pick a side and we need YOU to help us decide who won. We also talk about Bungie's new game, the end of an era with Nintendo Power's final issue, XCOM, Co-Op Assassin's Creed and much, much more!!
Episode 2 - Thank You Walking Dead, May I Have Another?
In this episode we discuss the season finale of the first season of Telltales' Walking Dead: The Game which leads into our devil's advocate segment, Episodic content vs. All-in-one approach. We also talk about Bioshock Infinite, Mass Effect 4 and other topics as they come along! Enjoy!
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Episode 1 - The Gamer's Advocate
Welcome to The Gamer's Advocate. Join us as we introduce ourselves, talk about the Wii U launch and other topics going on in the gaming world. Also, listen to our first Devil's Advocate segement; Early adopters vs. Wait-and-see approach as it relates to new technology. We hope you enjoy and we appreciate the feedback and hope you can become a huge part of the show!