The Experience Points Podcast
A weekly video game podcast from the co-writers of

2018 is still getting ramped up when it comes to video games, but that just gives us a chance to play some games we missed from previous years. Of course, there's also the huge, feathery lizard in the room: Monster Hunter World! We've both spent some initial time with it and have some thoughts on everything from its menus to its culinary cats.

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_462_-_New_Year_New_Monster.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00am PDT

We are back from a one-week break, where we busied ourselves by constructing a massive functional Jaeger mecha out of cardboard. Then we come back to Nintendo's big announcement stealing our thunder! This week on the EXP Podcast, we chat about liquid snake, paper cuts, shitty kids toys, and a whole lot of Nintendo news.



Show Notes:

- Runtime: 39 mins 32 sec

- Music by Brad Sucks

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_461_-_In_the_Labo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17pm PDT

It's not every day when you see a new genre emerge. Kart racing, fighting games, and now perhaps battle royal? This week we start off with a visit to our favorite vaguely post-apocalyptic eastern-European island and eventually travel to the limits of how we categorize some of our favorite types of games.

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_460_-_A_genre_is_born.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29pm PDT

It's time to put the old behind us! 2017 was a great year for games, but who's to say 2018 won't be even better. With God of WarWattam, and maybe even Red Dead Redemption around the corner, there are a ton of games to look forward to. This week, we count down our most anticipated games of the new year.

Direct download: EXP_Podcast_459_-_The_Year_Ahead_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43pm PDT