Channel F

Fanbyte

Fanbyte's dedicated video games podcast where Danielle Riendeau, Niki Grayson, Steven Strom, and merritt k discuss what they're playing, hear from listeners, and find the most bizarre deals at your local thrift store.

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All Episodes

John, Imran and Kenneth attempt to navigate another labyrinthine pair of merritt's infernal machinations, which test not only their knowledge of early-2000s celebrities and Pokemon, but also their wills to live. Segments: Were They There?!, Normal Human Staff Picks, How Tall's That Pokemon! Games discussed: Fire Pro Wrestling World, Genshin Impact, Danganronpa Decadence More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Let us know how we’re doin’!) And hey, get in touch if you want to advertise with us: advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 1

1 hr 3 min

Returning champion Danielle faces off against spunky upstart Steven in a no holds barred battle for the prize of a lifetime. Also, aliens seem chill and there's more to the cards than one might suspect. Have you ever wondered what classic SNES music would sound like inside of a robot's colon? Find out!  Segments: 20 Questions (Switch Online Edition), Normal Human Staff Picks, Name That Tune (ZSNES ver. 0.150 Edition) Games discussed: Exo One, Inscryption More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Let us know how we’re doin’!) And hey, get in touch if you want to advertise with us: advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 24

50 min 12 sec

Collin, Danielle and Jordo awaken to find themselves strapped to merritt's latest diabolical contraption. Can their collective knowledge of movie games and weird controllers save their very lives?! And how good is that Halo? Segments: Movie Game Mayhem, Normal Human Staff Picks, Plausible Peripherals Games discussed: Halo Infinite Multiplayer, Pokemon Omega Ruby (Collin's Nuzlocke Ver.), Sable Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 17

1 hr 5 min

Can Paul, Fūnk-é and Mike survive two of merritt's mostdiabolical challenges? The winner will walk away with Channel F's most valuable prize yet, and for the loser ... Death!! Segments: Six Degrees of Sonic, Normal Human Staff Picks, Super or Blooper Games Discussed: Forza Horizon 5, Arcane/League of Legends, Riders Republic More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Let us know how we’re doin’!) And hey, get in touch if you want to advertise with us: advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 10

1 hr 10 min

The cast of Friends Reunion joins merritt for a life-or-death series of trials that put their relationships to the test. Plus, Groot is here! Segments: Friend or Faux, Normal Human Staff Picks, JPEG Justice Games discussed: Guardians of the Galaxy, Wildermyth, Skies of Arcadia More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Let us know how we’re doin’!) And hey, get in touch if you want to advertise with us: advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 3

1 hr 8 min

Elise, Imran and the elusive Collin join merritt for games both new and old, including Horror? I Hardly Know Her! and Nintendo $64,000 Pyramid, as well as a good ol' fashion round of Staff Picks. Games discussed: Knockout City, Guardians of the Galaxy, Chicory: A Colorful Tale. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Let us know how we’re doin’!) And hey, get in touch if you want to advertise with us: advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 27

55 min 27 sec

merritt is joined by John, Danielle and Dillon for a good ol' fashioned round of Staff Picks, as well as two brand-new games we definitely didn't steal from other shows: Drug or Pokemon and Nintendo $64,000 Pyramid. Games discussed: Dungeon Encounters, The Sundew, Cozy Grove, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Superliminal. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) And hey, get in touch if you want to advertise with us: advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 20

57 min 51 sec

Imran, Fūnk-é and merritt spoil the robotic exoskeletal pants of Metroid Dread, the direct sequel to Metroid Fusion and the first 2D Metroid game for a home console since 1994's Super Metroid. Can it possibly deliver for longtime fans and newcomers alike? More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Baby Metroid loves when you rate or review!) And hey, get in touch if you want to advertise with us: advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 15

1 hr 9 min

This week, merritt’s joined by Fanbyte’s very own Jordan Mallory, LB Hunktears, and Colette Arrand to play a wonderful new selection of games… or else. Merritt’s also magically aged several decades for a segment where our friends have to explain whatever the hell Ace Attorney, Escape the Undertaker, and World Flipper is to an out of touch old. Plus, in anticipation of Chris Pratt as everyone’s favorite plumber, we’ve got you covered with tons of really good Mario jokes for you to use as you wait in line at the midnight screening. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Get in touch if you want to advertise with us -- advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 12

1 hr 5 min

Welcome to Channel F, Fanbyte’s premier video game podcast where the games might be made up, but the points do matter. merritt is joined this week by Fūnk-é, Steven, and Mike to discuss Halo Infinite’s most recent test flight, Sable’s relaxing hover bike vibes, and The New World: a game definitely made by and for fans of colonizing! So boot up that Sega Saturn and tune tf in already. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Get in touch if you want to advertise with us -- advertising@fanbyte.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 6

1 hr 17 min

With Niki and Danielle on the ISS this week, merritt and Steven are joined by Fanbyte’s Staff Writer Mike Williams to talk all about Cruis’n Blast, various Castlesvania, and something called Final Fantasy. Plus, we take some time to talk about the wild Nintendo Direct from last week and answer a couple of your questions. So just lean back, relax into that dentist chair and tune in. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 29

1 hr 8 min

This week, Niki and Steven are joined by our very own featured contributor, Fūnk-é Joseph, to talk some Deathloop, Eastward, and some indie game called Final Fantasy XIV. And find out which friend-of-the-show bodied Niki in Deathloop and then posted it to Twitter. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 22

1 hr 4 min

Natalie, Fūnk-é, Kenneth and Elise head to virtual Colorado for an aura-sensing discussion of Life is Strange: True Colors, the fifth entry in the LiS series and developer Deck Nine's first crack at an original story in this universe. And just like with reading someone's thoughts, this podcast contains spoilers! Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating if you feel like it!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 17

1 hr 49 min

This week, we’re coming to you pre-recorded IN PERSON in Providence, Rhode Island. Hear the crew talk about Deathloop and WarioWare: Get It Together. PLUS hear all about Matrix video games, our now-upcoming basketball video game, ROMs, what Danielle thought Stadia was and tons more. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 15

55 min 16 sec

Providence Watch begins with Hellblusser, some game called Final Fantasy XIV, Ghost of Tsushima, and more Psychonauts 2. Plus, we talk all about the stuff we’re looking forward to while we’re all together this week like all the dogs we’ll get to meet. <3 Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 8

1 hr 10 min

Steven, Danielle, Collin and Elise dive into the deep recesses of their subconscious minds, only to resurface with this spoiler-filled dissection of Double Fine's Psychonauts 2. Can it possibly have been worth the 16-year wait? Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support with a rating!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 3

1 hr 9 min

This week, we’ve got a piping hot episode featuring Psychonauts 2, Wildermyth, and The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind. Plus, we get a visit from everyone’s favorite gift-bearer and we take some time to answer your burning questions like what are our favorite games to play when it’s raining out. Pull up to the second window, please. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 1

1 hr 11 min

Trapped in a time loop until they expend all of their mental energy discussing Luís António's 12 Minutes, a group of games journalists (Natalie, Imran, Elise, Fūnk-é, and Steven) decide the only way out is through. Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 26

1 hr 5 min

This week, on this 100% planned special episode of Channel F, it's an East Coast Friends Reunion Reunion. Join us as real life friends, merritt and Danielle, discuss what’s been going on since they’ve last reunited on this throwback Fanbyte podcast like motion pictures, some of their favorite written pieces on the site and even talk about video game.  Read Elise’s Psychonauts 2 review here! Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 25

44 min 54 sec

This week, we’re finally tackling the biggest issues like: brunch vs dinner. Oh and we’re talking more Warframe, Last Stop, Splitgate, and why Space Invaders Invincible Collection feels pretty vincible if you ask merritt. Plus we’re answering one of your voicemails about games that we found extremely tedious and we take a trip through time to find the link between Bruno Mars and Call of Duty. And no, it’s not grenades. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 18

1 hr 6 min

With Niki still aboard the ISS, the crew talks about HighFleet, Destiny 2, and I Am Dead. We also get a surprise visit from an old friend who left behind handfuls of electronic gaming treasures and identify what powers Kirby would copy from each one of us. This is a real introspective one. Listen to our interview with The Last of Us Part II’s Narrative Lead: Halley Gross! Oh hey, it’s Paul here, check out my podcast, The Optional NOW ON FANBYTE! This week we had Danielle on the show. <3 Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 11

1 hr 5 min

This week, with Niki orbiting all of us aboard the ISS, our crew talks about some old favorites like Warframe, SNKRX and Cozy Grove and visits a new gem called Wildermyth. For questions this week, we’re talking about our favorite console libraries and which “gaming word" should show up on the chopping block. For good. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 4

53 min 20 sec

This week, we’re talking all about Death’s Door, The Ramp, Pokemon Unite, and Danielle gives us an update on The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Spoiler: the controls are still [poopy]. We’re also talking about the worst video game soundtracks and which characters we’d love to cosplay.  Listen to our new podcast Volume Slider! Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 28

1 hr 11 min

This week we’re talking about Boomerang X, SNKRX, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and Arcadegeddon. We’re also talking about games we should’ve liked on paper, but bounced off of and the Intellivision Amico because we love a good mess. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 21

1 hr 10 min

We’re back, baby! This week we’re talking all about Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective, Shin Megami Tensei 3, Dishonored and some indie game Steven keeps talking about called Dota. Niki also walks us through the future of cloud gaming by playing games literally in the clouds on a flight using Xbox Cloud Gaming. Questions return with Smash Bros. Ultimate predictions and what games have eaten up a lot of our precious time here on Earth that we’ll never ever get back! Hell yeah, gamers. Hear our interview with Ben Pack on Thanks for the Knowledge here! Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 14

1 hr 11 min

This week, the crew’s answering all of your burning questions like our favorite gaming snacks, our favorite ways to move around a video game, which game series has aged gracefully, and a bunch of other random questions that may or may not have taken us by surprise. So thanks, everybody.  Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 7

1 hr 1 min

This week it’s all staff picks, baby. We’re talking Great Ace Attorney, Mario Gold: Super Rush, Cruelty Squad, and even a little more Cozy Grove. So grab some [redacted] and tune in already! Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 30

47 min 47 sec

This week, the gang’s back at the Ray-Cay coolin’ off after E3 with more Griftlands, Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Shin Megami Tensei V, and Sphere Game. We also dive deep into this week’s questions and kinda get lost for a bit. Are you reading this? If you are, leave a review so I know we’re still in the right timeline. Please. Más Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 23

1 hr 17 min

Well folks, we made it. The End of E3...vangelion. Or something. John, Niki, Fūnk-é and Imran cover everything announced during today's Nintendo Direct, including The Sequel to Breath of the Wild, Metroid Dread, Shin Megami Tensei V, and tons more. They also run down the best and worst moments of the weirdest E3 in recent memory. Let's put this one to bed, baby! CATCH ALL OF FANBYTE'S HOT GAME SUMMER E3 COVERAGE TALK ABOUT IT ON DISCORD WATCH OUR NIGHTLY RECAP SHOWS LIVE ON TWITCH RATE US IF YOU WANT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 16

2 hr 18 min

It’s E3 2021 Night 3 and our very own Danielle Riendeau is joined by Kahlief Adams, Jordan Mallory, and Steven Strom to talk about some stuff from those other conferences we didn’t spend a ton of time on like Halo: Infinite multiplayer and the latest from Capcom like Resident Evil Village DLC (I guess), Monster Hunter Rise updates, Ace Attorney and more. We’re also talking all about Pioner, Tinykin, Citizen Sleeper, Neko Ghost Jump, Take Two's presentation and Jordan’s got a roundup of all of the latest, and actually pretty cool, retro announcements. Más Fanbyte: CATCH ALL OF OUR E3 HOT GAME SUMMER 2021 COVERAGE TALK TO US AND THE COMMUNITY ON DISCORD WATCH OUR NIGHTLY RECAP SHOWS LIVE OH YEAH AND RATE THE SHOW, PLEASE. THANK YOU. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 15

1 hr 53 min

E3 Day Two is a wrap and Fūnk-é Joseph is joined by an illustrious crew made up of Imran Khan, Elise Favis, and Natalie Flores to talk all about the day’s highlights from Square Enix, Xbox, and more. Get the crew’s thoughts on games like Babylon’s Fall, Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster, Life Is Strange: True Colors, Final Fantasy Origin: Stranger of Paradise (yep you read that right), Starfield, Back 4 Blood, Outer Worlds 2, Psychonauts 2, Atomic Heart, Immortality, Redfall and MORE. Really? More? Yes, reader. It’s jam packed. I hope you’re listening to this already. Más Fanbyte: CATCH ALL OF OUR E3 HOT GAME SUMMER 2021 COVERAGE TALK TO US AND THE COMMUNITY ON DISCORD WATCH OUR NIGHTLY RECAP SHOWS LIVE OH YEAH AND RATE THE SHOW, PLEASE. THANK YOU. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 14

1 hr 59 min

Let Kah, merritt, Niki and Steven bring you up to speed on everything that's happened so far during E3 2021, including new details on Elden Ring, Rainbow Six Extraction, Phantom Abyss, Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, and more. CATCH ALL OF FANBYTE'S HOT GAME SUMMER E3 COVERAGE TALK ABOUT IT ON DISCORD WATCH OUR NIGHTLY RECAP SHOWS LIVE ON TWITCH RATE US IF YOU WANT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 13

1 hr 34 min

This week, Niki’s out touring the ISS while Fanbyte’s Features Editor, Elise Favis, stops by to tell us all about Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart! We’re also talking about Dragon Quest, Subnautica: Below Zero, Griftlands, and what we’d make our enemies use a racing wheel for. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and reviewing our shows or we’ll keep Paul in the basement forever.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 9

1 hr 6 min

This week, with Danielle and Niki on the ISS, Fanbyte’s Head of Media John Warren and Podcast Producer Paul Tamayo, join us to talk all things virtual motorsports, kumite, and more. We also take your questions to brainstorm what game peripherals the world needs and what the future of rogue-lites looks like post-Hades. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 2

1 hr 25 min

On this week’s show, we’re talking Panel de Pon, Tender: Creature Comforts, Phoenix Point, Biomutant and answering some listener questions about everyone’s favorte cat Blinx and how to make the right eggs thanks to Metal Gear Solid. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 26

1 hr 11 min

On this week’s show we’re talking Mass Effect: Legendary Edition, Destiny 2, Judgment and answering some listener questions. Oh we’re also finally getting to the bottom of the age old question: is Mario a criminal? Tune in and find out. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 19

1 hr 16 min

[Incoming message]: the crew broadcasting on Channel F are back to talk more Returnal, Subnautica: Below Zero, Lego DC Super-Villains in addition to answering those amazing questions sent to us from our Discord. This one’s for all the humble gamers out there. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We have other channels with equally incredible shows. We promise.) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good so like...) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live and yell good things at us.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good or we keep him in the podcast dungeon forever, never to see the sun again.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 12

1 hr 20 min

For this week’s bonus review pod, Steven’s joined by Niki, Fūnk-é, and LB to talk all about New Pokémon Snap for the Nintendo Switch! Does this sequel to the 1999 classic live up to the hype or does it feel a little... underdeveloped? More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 10

58 min 23 sec

Steven is joined by Fanbyte Guides Wizard Collin MacGregor for an in-depth (but spoiler light!) discussion of Resident Evil Village, Capcom's latest entry in its beloved survival horror franchise. Where does Village land on the RE4-RE6 spectrum? How dumb can one man actually be? What are you buying? Is it ... this game? Find out! More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 7

1 hr 1 min

This week, the crew’s back together to talk staff picks, randomizers, battle royales and this Star Wars documentary everybody’s been talking about this week. Games discussed: Annalynn, New Pokemon Snap, Cozy Grove, Returnal, NieR Replicant More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 5

1 hr 16 min

This week, the crew is making Niki proud as he continues his tour of the ISS. Join us as we talk all things Pokemon and what happens when hype makes you allergic to a game. Games discussed: Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, Overcooked 2, Mario Party, Cozy Grove, Returnal, Trials in the Sky 1 & 2, and Nier Replicant More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 28

1 hr 9 min

NieR Replicant ver. 1.5 is finally upon us and we’ve assembled a one on one discussion between Fanbyte’s Featured Contributor Natalie Flores and News Editor Imran Khan to talk about how this update hits ten years later. Buckle up for a spoiler-free chat. There will be tears. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 22

58 min 54 sec

This week merritt, Danielle and Steven are joined by Fanbyte’s new Featured Contributor Fūnk-é Joseph! We’re talking our current playlists and diving into listener questions that feature some really horrendous cover art. Games discussed: Across the Obelisk, Fez, Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster, and Geoguessr. More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 21

1 hr 19 min

This week the crew is talking wild Sega games that they would learn Japanese to play, classic video game rumors, and analog sticks on the back of controllers because why not. Games discussed: QOMP, Cozy Grove, Clone Hero, Oddworld: Soulstorm Segments: Opening shenanigans, Staff Picks, Question Time More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 14

1 hr 6 min

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut has finally arrived and our two aces are on the job. Join Steven and Danielle for an in-depth chat about what this re-release adds to an already excellent game. CW time skip: 22:43 More from Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 10

1 hr 2 min

Steven is on the International Space Station. Danielle lacks basic instinct (no, not that one). merritt communes with a pink space beam. Paul respects the golden frog. Niki stalls the match. Games discussed: It Takes Two, Hitman 3, Dorfromantik  Segments: Opening BS, Staff Picks, Question Time Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 7

1 hr 13 min

merritt parties hard enough to build calluses. Steven ran out of Monster Hunter. Danielle breaks someone's ankle. Niki has troubling ideas about Voltorb. Games discussed: Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, Tiny Lands, Hitman 3, Loop Hero Segments: Opening BS, Staff Picks, Question Time Fanbyte Podcast Network (We do other podcasts too!) Follow us on Twitter (Yell at us on Twitter in good ways.) Talk to us on Discord (Talk to us and our loving community. Also we have a pets channel that is very good.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out with us live.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and telling Paul how much you love his work to make his heart feel good.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 31

1 hr 7 min

merritt accidentally(?) drags old people. Niki knows exactly who his Smash Ultimate roommate is. Danielle remembers something very specific about Xenosaga. Steven goes through Hell. Games discussed: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to The Past, Doom Eternal, Superliminal, Monster Train, Going Under Segments: Opening BS, Staff Picks, Question Time More Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (Hear more shows from the entire Fanbyte crew!) Follow us on Twitter (Stay up-to-date with our articles, live streams, game guides, and all things Fanbyte.) Talk to us on Discord (Join our amazing listeners to catch community events, post-podcast discussions, and more.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out on our virtual couch every week as we play games LIVE.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and reviewing our show to help spread the word.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 24

1 hr 12 min

Monster Hunter fans, REJOICE. Join our heroes Steven, merritt, and Imran as they chop it up (heh) over some Monster Hunter Rise for the Nintendo Switch! Hear them break down what this new entry brings to the series, how complete the game feels right now, and which monsters stand out as highlights. More Fanbyte: Fanbyte Podcast Network (Hear more shows from the entire Fanbyte crew!) Follow us on Twitter (Stay up-to-date with our articles, live streams, game guides, and all things Fanbyte.) Talk to us on Discord (Join our amazing listeners to catch community events, post-podcast discussions, and more.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out on our virtual couch every week as we play games LIVE.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and reviewing our show to help spread the word.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 23

1 hr 25 min

merritt disparages Geometry Wars. Niki discovers several imperiled waifus. Steven conflates their Danas. Danielle enters the gecko. Games discussed: Fights in Tight Spaces, Death Ray Manta SE, Mundaun, Paper Mario: The Origami King Segments: Intro BS, Staff Picks, Question Time Fanbyte Podcast Network (Hear more shows from the entire Fanbyte crew!) Follow us on Twitter (Stay up-to-date with our articles, live streams, game guides, and all things Fanbyte.) Talk to us on Discord (Join our amazing listeners to catch community events, post-podcast discussions, and more.) Twitch Live Streams (Hang out on our virtual couch every week as we play games LIVE.) Rate and review our show (Please show us your support by rating and reviewing our show to help spread the word.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 17

1 hr 21 min