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4Player Podcast #744 - The Shadow Drop Show (Fire Emblem Engage, Forspoken, Hi-Fi Rush, and More!)
Amidst travel and hardware issues, a smaller group convened this week to discuss one of the first big gaming weeks of 2023! Brad uses this opportunity to express some positivity for Fire Emblem Engage and explain some common misconceptions about the series. Chris Davis shares his early impression...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Jan. 29, 2023
4Player Podcast #743 - The Chris vs Kris Show (First Impressions of 'The Last of Us' on HBO)
While we have plenty of actual video games to discuss this week, the recent premiere of 'The Last of Us' on HBO steals the spotlight this week. The show is off to a strong start so we take a minute (or 30) to talk about that first impression and the potential that it holds in the coming weeks (or...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Jan. 22, 2023
4Player Podcast #742 - The Back Alley Trading Show (When is a Game Too Big to Fail Critically?)
With our 'Game of the Year' content behind us, we finally have some time to talk about the games we've been playing in the background for the past few weeks. Nolan introduces Dark and Darker which is currently in development but undergoing Alpha playtests; Despite it's early nature, it seems to h...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Jan. 15, 2023
4Player Podcast #741 - 2023 "Fantasy Critic" League Draft (aka the 2023 Preview Show)
2023 is going to be a ton of fun here at 4Player! In lieu of our usual "preview show" format, we have opted to create a "Fantasy Critic" league! This works a lot like fantasy football but publishers (players) draft games and points are dictated by their OpenCritic scores. In this episode, Carlos ...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Jan. 9, 2023
4Player Podcast #740 - The 2022 Awards Show
Another year comes to a close but it's been great! As always, we cap off the year with our annual awards show which gives us a chance to honor a whole bunch of games in over 14 categories! We trimmed some of the fat this year and introduced some new wrinkles which we think make for a leaner (even...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Jan. 1, 2023
4Player Podcast #739 - The Medical Kink Show (Reacting to the Big Announcements from 'The Game Awards')
The end of 2022 is looming. In fact, this is our last "regular" show of the year. Krispy and Brad have good things to say about Midnight Suns with some... caveats. Nick and Chris finally have a chance to talk about the divisive nature of The Callisto Protocol and it's potential as a franchise. Ch...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Dec. 18, 2022
4Player Podcast #738 - The Divine Beast Show (Is It possible for Nintendo to screw up 'Tears of the Kingdom?')
Brace yourselves. Nolan played 50+ hours of Pokemon Scarlet and he's here to tell us why it is both "the best" and "the worst" pokemon game ever made! Brad highlights ASTLIBRA: Revision, a crunchy new action RPG that - as Brad says - "Brings the meat." Nick talks Evil West (not to be confused wit...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Dec. 4, 2022
4Player Podcast #737 - The Extremely Hardcore Show (God of War Ragnarok, Somerville, Tactics Ogre Reborn, and More!)
With the launch of God of War Ragnarok, 2022 finally has one of it's biggest AAA releases of the year. With that in mind, we kick things off with the most important questions... Why doesn't Kratos just go somewhere else? Once the big questions are answered, we delve into the nitty gritty to find ...
Published by 4Player Podcast on Nov. 22, 2022