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Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are taking the 100 Questions challenge. 100 questions to guess five mystery games. Can they do it? Play along and find out.

Nov 24

51 min 1 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - Definitive Edition, Halo Infinite, Saints Row, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Nov 19

53 min 1 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing Forza Horizon 5, Guardians of the Galaxy, Steam Deck, Ocarina of Time, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Nov 12

1 hr 6 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Sam Claiborn, Justin Davis, and Mark "I Don't Know What a Sequel Is" Medina -- are looking back on the launches of the PS3 and Nintendo Wii. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Nov 5

1 hr 18 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Spook!, the ONLY Halloween video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing new M-rated games, Guardians of the Galaxy, PS5 sales, N64 games on Nintendo Switch, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Oct 29

57 min 18 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing the best video game sequels, God of War, Cyberpunk, games that break the fourth wall, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Oct 23

1 hr 8 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Mark Medina, and Justin Davis -- are discussing more Far Cry 6, our favorite games that aren't sequels, the GTA Definitive Trilogy, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Oct 15

1 hr 15 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing Far Cry 6, Metroid Dread, Konami, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Oct 8

1 hr 3 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing Game of the Year contenders like Deathloop, Resident Evil Village, Hot Wheels Unleashed, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Oct 1

1 hr 5 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing that big Nintendo Direct, Kirby, Metroid Dread, Castlevania Advance, Zookeeper World, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Sep 25

1 hr 18 min

On this episode of Game Scoop! we discuss our impressions of Arkane's Deathloop and go over the week's hardware update news around the Nintendo Switch and the PS5. We also muse over a hypothetical world in which one console could rule them all, and brainstorm ideas around what game developers we think could take on games around various Pixar or Disney properties. Plus video game 20 questions! Scoop!

Sep 17

1 hr 8 min

On this episode of Game Scoop! we discuss some of the biggest announcements and surprises from Sony's Playstation Showcase. We also take a stroll down memory lane with some viewer questions about our favorite years in gaming and a few split-screen titles that really made an impact on us. Plus video game 20 questions! Scoop!

Sep 10

1 hr 18 min

On this episode of Game Scoop! the Omega Cops chat Welcome to Raccoon City, Game Informer’s enlightening interview about crunch at Naughty Dog, that REALLY COOL Dead Space Remake Tech demo that has us all saying “nicely job”, and the latest gameplay showing from the Marvel/2K game that everyone is talking about, Midnight Suns.  Plus video game 20 questions if we get around to it.  Scoop!

Sep 3

56 min 33 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Sam Claiborn, Tina Amini, and Kat Bailey -- are discussing Halo Infinite and Horizon Forbidden West release dates, Marvel Midnight Suns, Saints Row, and more.

Aug 28

43 min 58 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Sam Claiborn, Seth Macy, and Justin Davis -- are discussing Outriders' sales (or lack thereof), pixel art, memories of old game stores, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Aug 21

57 min 26 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Sam Claiborn, Seth Macy, and Justin Davis -- are discussing how they determine their favorite games, Axiom Verge 2, Picross Genesis Edition, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Aug 13

57 min 3 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing whether or not to watch game credits, Nintendo Switch's impressive milestone, Blaster Master Zero 3, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Aug 6

59 min 58 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Seth Macy, and Justin Davis -- are discussing the pros and cons of both the PS5 and Xbox Series X, their huge success, Picross S Genesis Edition, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Jul 30

56 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing the Dead Space remake, Metroid Dread, and everyone's most-wanted games. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Jul 23

1 hr 15 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Sam Claiborn, Tom Marks, and Michael Swaim -- are discussing the Steam Deck and a controversial issue of Die Hard Game Fan. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Metroid on the NES.

Jul 16

51 min 59 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Justin Davis, and Seth Macy -- are discussing the next Assassin's Creed, Nintendo Switch OLED model, Deathloop, Death Stranding, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Super Star Soldier on TurboGrafx-16 and the outro song is Daemon's cover of "Destination Venus."

Jul 9

1 hr 1 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops are helmed by guest host Tina Amini, who is joined by Kat Bailey, Samuel Claiborn, and Justin Davis to discuss Sony's purchase of Returnal developer Housemarue, Remedy's announcement of a Control multiplayer spinoff, what Bloober and Konami's partnership announced this week means for a potential for a Silent Hills return, and more... And as always, we play a rollicking round of Video Game 20 Questions!

Jul 2

1 hr 13 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Seth Macy -- are kicking off Game of the Year Watch 2021. Hitman 3, Resident Evil Village, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Chivalry 2, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Silver Surfer on NES.

Jun 25

1 hr

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Justin Davis, Sam Claiborn, and Michael Swaim -- are discussing all things E3 2021. Starfield, Halo Infinite, Breath of the Wild 2, Metroid Dread, Guardians of the Galaxy, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Jun 17

1 hr 8 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Justin Davis, Sam Claiborn, and Mark Medina -- are discussing topics like Elden Ring, Death Stranding Director's Cut, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Jun 11

52 min 29 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Justin Davis, Sam Claiborn, and Mark Medina -- are discussing topics like God of War 2, the big games of 2022, the big games of 1998, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Blazing Lasers on TurboGrafx-16.

Jun 4

1 hr 8 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Justin Davis, Sam Claiborn, and Michael Swaim -- are discussing topics like Horizon Forbidden West, Xbox and Bethesda's E3 conference, Resident Evil Village, Mass Effect, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Mass Effect, Mega Man, and Gun.Smoke.

May 28

1 hr 5 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Justin Davis, Seth Macy, and Nicholas Limon -- are discussing topics like Breath of the Wild 2, God of War, Final Fantasy 16, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Bonk's Adventure.

May 21

1 hr 13 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing topics like Resident Evil Village, New Pokemon Snap, video game sequels, roguelikes, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Double Dragon 1 and 2.

May 14

1 hr 7 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing topics like Returnal, Xbox's thoughts on The Last of Us Part 2 and Breath of the Wild 2, the best-selling Star Wars games, Flashback, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from Flashback on Sega Genesis.

May 7

55 min 1 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing topics like the PS5 outselling the PS4, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, the 9.9s of IGN, how we chose games before reviews, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Apr 30

55 min 24 sec

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Michael Swaim, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing topics like the Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic remake, the Super Potato retro game store, Disco Elysium, There Is No Game, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Apr 23

1 hr 6 min

Welcome back to IGN Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing topics like the games they're excited for right now, how their gaming tastes have matured, the future of arcades, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Apr 16

1 hr 5 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, the ONLY video game podcast! This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing topics like EA's plans to possible adjust your game difficulty automatically, the return of E3, Yakuza games, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions. The music in this episode is from The Guardian Legend on NES.

Apr 9

1 hr 16 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Michael Swaim -- are discussing the latest Cyberpunk and Witcher news, new PlayStation Plus April 2021 and Games with Gold, Narita Boy, No Man's Sky, Godzilla vs. Kong, and so much more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Apr 2

1 hr 11 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Sam Claiborn, Justin Davis, and Mark Medina -- are discussing the latest Nintendo Switch Pro rumors, the Ghost of Tsushima movie, favorite video game easter eggs, and more. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Mar 26

1 hr 4 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing the 10 games PlayStation is giving away for free. They'll rundown some notable anniversaries happening this week like Animal Crossing, GTA Chinatown Stories, and Rainbow Six Vegas 2. And, of course, they play Video Game 20 Questions.

Mar 19

1 hr 2 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's original video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing the just-announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge. The team has more thoughts on Yakuza: Like a Dragon. A fan is pouring one out for the lost Start and Select buttons. And, of course, we play 20 Questions!

Mar 12

57 min 51 sec

It's time for another special all 20 Questions episode! The gang has 100 questions to guess five games. Can they get them all? Play along and find out.

Mar 4

56 min 39 sec

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Integrade, Yakuza Like a Dragon, Skyrim, DualSense drift, and more.

Mar 2

1 hr 6 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Sam Claiborn, Justin Davis, and Mark Medina -- are discussing the latest Nintendo Direct, Zelda, Skyward Sword, Breath of the Wild 2, Mario Golf Super Rush, Project Triangle Strategy, Super Mario 3D World, and more. The outro song is a brand new one from Daemon called "Super Cassette."

Feb 19

1 hr 13 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are talking about Ubisoft's plan to rely less on AAA games and more on free-to-play and "games as a service." There's also a release date for Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, the bizarre return of Six Days in Fallujah, completely random new additions to the Nintendo Switch Online service, and more.

Feb 12

57 min 41 sec

Our PlayStation Wrap Ups, God of War on PS5, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and more.

Feb 5

1 hr 11 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game talk show. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are talking Hitman III and the very Daemie game Cyber Shadow. There's also strange news on the next Tomb Raider game and Daemon has a few theories about Godzilla vs. Kong. The opening jingle is from Gain Ground on the Sega Genesis.

Jan 29

1 hr 5 min

Resident Evil Village, Hitman 3, Video Game 20 Questions, and more.

Jan 22

1 hr 10 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are discussing all the Lucasfilm Games news from this week: Ubisoft's Star Wars and Bethesda's Indiana Jones. Oh yeah, they also have a Super Mario 3D World reaction and Video Game 20 Questions, too. This episode features music from Metroid, Super Metroid, and Streets of Rage.

Jan 15

1 hr 9 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. In the first episode of 2021, your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- are talking more Cyberpunk now that we've beat it (no spoilers), games that are stuck in development hell (looking at you, Dead Island 2), playing Video Game 20 Questions, and more. The music in this episode is from Mega Man 5, and the outro song is by Daemon and is called "Turbo Mode."

Jan 8

1 hr 3 min

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. It's the last episode of 2020, and that means it's time for The Daemie Awards! Your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- also discuss Perfect Dark, the most popular games of 2020 on IGN, and the 2021 games they're looking forward to. Thanks for sticking with us through this insane year, and happy holidays! We'll be back the first week of January.

Dec 2020

54 min 54 sec

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. Our Game of the Year Nominees have been announced, so it's time for your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis -- to discuss: - Animal Crossing - Assassin's Creed Valhalla - Cyberpunk - Final Fantasy 7 Remake - Ghost of Tsushima - Hades - Half-Life Alyx - The Last of Us Part 2 - Spider-Man Miles Morales - Microsoft Flight Simulator

Dec 2020

1 hr

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops -- Daemon Hatfield, Justin Davis, Mark Medina, and maybe a special guest -- are discussing the WORST games of the year. Oh yeah, there's also this game called Cyberpunk to talk about. The song at the end of this episode is the acoustic version of Daemon's Christmas song, "1985."

Dec 2020

1 hr 5 min