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The Besties

By Spotify Studios

It's Game of the Year meets King of the Hill as four of Earth's best friends – Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Chris Plante, and Russ Frushtick – rank and review their favorite video games. Because shouldn't the best of game be chosen by the best of friends?

  1. 1.
    Whose Souls? Demon's Souls11/27/2020
    48:41
  2. 2.
    PlayStation 5 Launch Extravaganza11/20/2020
    53:32
  3. 3.
    Xbox Series X Launch Spectacular ... Also Vikings!11/13/2020
    1:00:21
  4. 4.
    Those Adorable Watch Dogs11/06/2020
    41:51
  5. 5.
    We Have a PS5, It's Big10/30/2020
    50:41
  6. 6.
    Games That Make Us Go AHHH!10/23/2020
    54:43
  7. 7.
    Open the Baldur's Gates! We Have an Xbox Series X!10/16/2020
    51:18
  8. 8.
    Won't Someone Think of Alderaan?10/09/2020
    48:32
  1. 9.
    Hey Hades, Get Funky!10/02/2020
    46:54
  2. 10.
    Begun These Pre-Order Wars Have (also Spelunky 2 is good)09/25/2020
    52:05
  3. 11.
    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 with Miles Luna09/18/2020
    42:48
  4. 12.
    Can Any of Us Beat Up an Avenger?09/11/2020
    56:28
  5. 13.
    What Have You Done To Us, Dear Listeners09/04/2020
    55:09
  6. 14.
    Thank You for Flying Besties Airlines, Enjoy Your Tomato08/28/2020
    48:47
  7. 15.
    The Boys Enter Early Access08/21/2020
    47:56
  8. 16.
    A Letter to the Fall Guys Guys08/14/2020
    46:00
  9. 17.
    The Best Ideas in Bad Games08/07/2020
    50:22
  10. 18.
    The Best Summer Games You're Not Playing07/31/2020
    52:58
  11. 19.
    Rolling Paper Mario07/24/2020
    40:02
  12. 20.
    The Ghost with the Most of Tsushima07/17/2020
    53:04
  13. 21.
    PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: We Pick a Winner!07/08/2020
    46:17
  14. 22.
    Spoilers Ahoy! The Last of Us Part 207/03/2020
    58:34
  15. 23.
    No Spoilers for The Last of Us Part 206/26/2020
    54:18
  16. 24.
    Justin LOVES Clubhouse Games06/19/2020
    51:21
  17. 25.
    The Super Mario Galaxy Isn't Big Enough for the Four of Them06/12/2020
    42:47
  18. 26.
    Nathan Drake and Kratos, best friends forever05/29/2020
    54:24
  19. 27.
    If You Like Halo 3 You Should Put a Ring on it05/22/2020
    46:24
  20. 28.
    BioShock: Wet and Wild Fun!05/15/2020
    55:04
  21. 29.
    COD4: Should We Feel Bad?05/08/2020
    44:51
  22. 30.
    Y'all, Portal Still Rocks05/01/2020
    46:39
  23. 31.
    What Was the Best Year for Video Games Ever?04/24/2020
    42:54
  24. 32.
    Final Fantasy 7 Remake Feat. a Hunkier Cloud04/17/2020
    45:50
  25. 33.
    Resident Evil 3: Missing the Large Detective04/10/2020
    46:33
  26. 34.
    How to save a dead franchise, or: Old men play Half-Life Alyx04/03/2020
    49:11
  27. 35.
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons will save us all!03/27/2020
    43:11
  28. 36.
    DOOM Eternal with Elyse Willems03/20/2020
    46:58
  29. 37.
    The Best Games You're Not Playing03/13/2020
    48:03
  30. 38.
    The Besties go to the Farm!03/06/2020
    45:23
  31. 39.
    Dreams02/28/2020
    43:28
  32. 40.
    Sonic the Hedgehog: THE MOVIE02/21/2020
    43:47
  33. 41.
    Mario 3 & The Wizard Reboot02/14/2020
    47:49
  34. 42.
    Journey to the Savage Planet02/07/2020
    47:07
  35. 43.
    Kentucky Route Zero / AI Dungeon01/31/2020
    44:01
  36. 44.
    The Witcher Special01/24/2020
    51:57
  37. 45.
    The Greatest Vaporware + Half-Life's Black Mesa01/17/2020
    38:45
  38. 46.
    The Best Video Game Kings + Shovel Knight: King of Cards01/10/2020
    36:32
  39. 47.
    Most Anticipated Video Games of 202001/03/2020
    44:21
  40. 48.
    The Besties is now a Spotify Original! 01/03/2020
    1:37
  41. 49.
    2019 Recap Special12/27/2019
    40:51
  42. 50.
    Game of the Year Part 212/20/2019
    1:08:52
  43. 51.
    Game of the Year Part 112/13/2019
    58:31
  44. 52.
    Death Stranding12/06/2019
    39:50
  45. 53.
    Pokémon Sword and Shield12/06/2019
    37:05
  46. 54.
    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order12/06/2019
    37:06
  47. 55.
    Best Games of 201812/25/2018
    3:01:11
  48. 56.
    April 2018 and a Status Update on the Future05/14/2018
    1:18:09
  49. 57.
    March 201804/09/2018
    1:19:38
  50. 58.
    February 201803/07/2018
    1:04:34
  51. 59.
    January 201802/09/2018
    1:16:46
  52. 60.
    The Best Game of 201701/03/2018
    2:46:27
  53. 61.
    November and December 201712/14/2017
    1:01:25
  54. 62.
    October 201711/09/2017
    1:23:12
  55. 63.
    The Besties pick the best games of September 201710/04/2017
    1:30:29
  56. 64.
    The Besties pick the best games of August 201709/15/2017
    1:25:57
  57. 65.
    The Besties pick the best games of July 201708/15/2017
    1:16:42
  58. 66.
    The Besties pick the best games of June 201707/10/2017
    1:05:57
  59. 67.
    The Besties pick the best games of May 201706/09/2017
    1:20:46
  60. 68.
    The Besties pick the best games of April 201705/09/2017
    1:30:44
  61. 69.
    The Besties are picking the best games of March 201704/07/2017
    1:14:49
  62. 70.
    The Besties pick the best games of February 201703/06/2017
    1:35:16
  63. 71.
    The Besties pick the best games of January 201702/09/2017
    1:16:58
  64. 72.
    The Besties podcast: Best of 201612/13/2016
    3:16:56
  65. 73.
    The Besties Game of the Year special for 2015 is now available, you monster12/28/2015
    2:42:51
  66. 74.
    The Final Besties Ever: 2014's best games battle it out12/22/2014
    3:56:53
  67. 75.
    Best games of July 2014 - The Besties08/06/2014
    1:49:49
  68. 76.
    The best games of June 2014 according to The Besties07/08/2014
    1:30:17
  69. 77.
    The Besties: The Best Games of May 201406/05/2014
    1:52:26
  70. 78.
    The Besties: The Best Games of April 201405/09/2014
    2:05:57
  71. 79.
    The Besties: The Best Games of March 201404/10/2014
    1:47:57
  72. 80.
    The Besties: The Best Games of February 201403/07/2014
    1:47:37
  73. 81.
    The Besties: The Best Games of January 201402/12/2014
    1:40:17
  74. 82.
    The Besties Game of the Year 2013 Video Special - Part 2 (Audio only)12/30/2013
    1:10:57
  75. 83.
    The Besties Game of the Year 2013 Video Special - Part 1 (Audio Only)12/30/2013
    1:35:34
  76. 84.
    The Besties 81: 'Twas the night before Besty12/14/2013
    1:03:18
  77. 85.
    The Besties 80: Thanksgiving surprise11/28/2013
    1:02:16
  78. 86.
    The Besties 79: Left Behind11/16/2013
    49:34
  79. 87.
    The Besties 78: Our fondest memories of the generation11/09/2013
    1:03:22
  80. 88.
    The Besties 77: A kid-shaped pile of rats11/01/2013
    35:14
  81. 89.
    The Besties 76: Poor, poor Sonic10/26/2013
    37:59
  82. 90.
    The Besties 75: A very merry Pokémon special10/18/2013
    38:26
  83. 91.
    The Besties 74 - GD Ritzy's10/12/2013
    47:36
  84. 92.
    The Besties 73 - A bowl of SteamOS09/27/2013
    56:40
  85. 93.
    The Besties 72 - GTYay09/20/2013
    48:51
  86. 94.
    The Besties 71 - Three's company09/13/2013
    40:37
  87. 95.
    The Besties 70 - The avuncular episode09/06/2013
    39:29
  88. 96.
    The Besties 69 - Live-ish from New York!08/23/2013
    1:00:34
  89. 97.
    The Besties 68 - Down in a hole08/16/2013
    50:11
  90. 98.
    The Besties 67 - A wild Grant appears08/09/2013
    59:19
  91. 99.
    The Besties 66 - Rise of the Sun08/05/2013
    44:40
  92. 100.
    The Besties 65 - Attack of the Giant Monsters from Outer Space07/26/2013
    46:47
  93. 101.
    The Besties 64 - Best of the first half of 201307/19/2013
    40:38
  94. 102.
    The Besties 63 - The Last of Russ07/12/2013
    51:44
  95. 103.
    The Besties 62 - All Animal Crossing, all the time06/28/2013
    40:24
  96. 104.
    The Besties 61 - Welcome back for the first time06/21/2013
    46:01
  97. 105.
    The Besties 60 - An embarrassment of riches06/07/2013
    48:50
  98. 106.
    The Besties Podcast 59 — Griffin buys a Wii U05/31/2013
    46:10
  99. 107.
    The Besties Podcast 58 — The best of Xbox One05/24/2013
    49:15
  100. 108.
    The Besties Podcast 57 - The talking helicopter05/17/2013
    45:12
  101. 109.
    The Besties Podcast 56 - The backhanded compliment05/10/2013
    53:29
  102. 110.
    The Besties Podcast 55 - A mouthful of candies05/03/2013
    43:59
  103. 111.
    The Besties Podcast 54 - The awkward episode04/27/2013
    47:39
  104. 112.
    The Besties Podcast 53 - Let's finish this week04/19/2013
    40:27
  105. 113.
    The Besties Podcast 52 - Life choices04/12/2013
    55:03
  106. 114.
    The Besties Podcast 51 - New rules04/05/2013
    52:37
  107. 115.
    The Besties Podcast 50 - Gears of War: Judgment and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon03/22/2013
    46:43
  108. 116.
    The Besties Podcast 49 - Ridiculous Fishing and Super Stickman Golf 203/15/2013
    50:02
  109. 117.
    The Besties Podcast 48 - Tomb Raider and SimCity03/08/2013
    50:03
  110. 118.
    The Besties Podcast 47 - Proteus and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance03/01/2013
    43:02
  111. 119.
    The Besties Podcast 46 - Crysis 3 and Bit.Trip Runner 202/22/2013
    50:51
  112. 120.
    The Besties Podcast 45 - Fire Emblem: Awakening and Dead Space 302/15/2013
    53:23
  113. 121.
    The Besties Podcast 44 - Antichamber and Ni No Kuni02/01/2013
    49:40
  114. 122.
    The Besties Podcast 43 - Temple Run 2 and DMC: Devil May Cry01/25/2013
    50:34
  115. 123.
    The Besties Podcast 42 - Kentucky Route Zero and Dark Souls01/18/2013
    42:31
  116. 124.
    The Besties 41 - End of 2012 Special Part 201/18/2013
    1:08:31
  117. 125.
    The Besties 40 - End of 2012 Special Part 101/18/2013
    50:03
  118. 126.
    The Besties Podcast 3912/15/2012
    55:03
  119. 127.
    The Besties Podcast 3812/07/2012
    52:18
  120. 128.
    The Besties Podcast 3711/30/2012
    48:39
  121. 129.
    The Besties Podcast 3611/26/2012
    1:03:13
  122. 130.
    The Besties Podcast 3511/16/2012
    51:11
  123. 131.
    The Besties Podcast 3411/09/2012
    55:23
  124. 132.
    The Besties Podcast 3311/02/2012
    54:47
  125. 133.
    The Besties Podcast XXXII10/19/2012
    48:41
  126. 134.
    The Besties Podcast XXXI10/07/2012
    46:49
  127. 135.
    The Besties Podcast xXx09/28/2012
    44:12
  128. 136.
    The Besties Podcast XXIX09/20/2012
    56:50
  129. 137.
    The Besties Podcast: Wii U special09/14/2012
    42:21
  130. 138.
    The Besties Podcast XXVII09/07/2012
    46:01
  131. 139.
    The Besties Podcast XXVI08/31/2012
    47:30
  132. 140.
    The Besties Podcast XXV08/25/2012
    41:08
  133. 141.
    The Besties Podcast XXIV08/17/2012
    39:13
  134. 142.
    The Besties Podcast XXIII08/10/2012
    43:19
  135. 143.
    The Besties Podcast XXII07/30/2012
    36:01
  136. 144.
    The Besties Podcast XXI07/27/2012
    40:11
  137. 145.
    The Besties Podcast XX07/20/2012
    47:14
  138. 146.
    The Besties Podcast XIX07/13/2012
    46:24
  139. 147.
    The Besties Podcast XVIII07/06/2012
    47:17
  140. 148.
    The Besties Podcast XVII06/29/2012
    51:25
  141. 149.
    The Besties Podcast XVI06/22/2012
    46:57
  142. 150.
    The Besties Podcast XV06/15/2012
    52:56
  143. 151.
    The Besties Podcast XIV06/01/2012
    46:19
  144. 152.
    The Besties Podcast XIII05/25/2012
    46:16
  145. 153.
    The Besties Podcast XII05/11/2012
    42:44
  146. 154.
    The Besties Podcast XI05/04/2012
    44:27
  147. 155.
    The Besties Podcast X04/27/2012
    38:53
  148. 156.
    The Besties Podcast IX04/20/2012
    41:43
  149. 157.
    The Besties Podcast VIII04/13/2012
    32:42
  150. 158.
    The Besties go to PAX East 2012: A Video Spectacular04/11/2012
    15:20
  151. 159.
    The Besties Podcast VII04/08/2012
    31:14
  152. 160.
    The Besties Podcast - VI03/30/2012
    41:44
  153. 161.
    The Besties Podcast - V03/23/2012
    34:40
  154. 162.
    The Besties Podcast IV03/16/2012
    38:08
  155. 163.
    The Besties Podcast III (from the archive)03/09/2012
    34:59
  156. 164.
    The Besties Podcast — II03/03/2012
    37:41
  157. 165.
    The Besties: Game of the Year, all year long02/24/2012
    30:58

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