Category: MGNP

Episode 4 – The Order: 1886

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This episode we talk about everyone’s favorite game, Destiny!  As well as all the other things we’re playing.  Then we jump into a review of Ready At Dawn’s, The Order: 1886.  Does the order keep all of it’s ducks in a line? Or do they fall out of step?  Take a listen to find out what we think!

*We’d like to apologize for the somewhat quiet audio quality.  We promise that the next episode will be top notch!*

Whether you like what we’re doing, or not, please take a second to send us some feedback via midwestgamenerds@gmail.com, or feel free to tweet us @mgnpodcast (I, Jon, get these wrong at the beginning of the episode…whoops, haha).  We’d love to hear from you about how we’re doing, and also what games you’re playing or would like to know our thoughts on!

Episode 2 – Far Cry 4

far-cry-4-listing-thumb-01-us-13may14Should you journey to Kyrat with Far Cry 4? Find out on this week’s episode! We also talk our most anticipated games of 2015 and our best of 2014!

  • Intro
  • Top Games of 2014:
    • Bryan: Titanfall (Xbox One), Forza Horizon 2 (Xbox One), Destiny (Xbox One) (0:01:11)
    • Alex: Super Smash Bros. Wii URogue Legacy (PS4), Spelunky (PS4) (0:03:09)
      • Honorable Mention: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4)
    • Gojo: Broforce (PC), Final Fantasy X HD Remake (PS3), Earth Defense Force 2025 (Xbox 360) (0:06:05)
      • Honorable Mentions: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4), Octodad: Dadliest Catch (PC), Little Big Planet 3 (PS4), Gauntlet (PC), Fibbage (PS4)
    • Jon: Destiny (Xbox One), Grand Theft Auto Online (Xbox One), Infamous: Second Son (0:10:10)
      • Honorable Mentions: Watch_Dogs (PS4)
  • Most Anticipated Games of 2015
    • Gojo: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Multi), Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell (Multi), Battlefield: Hardline (Multi), Roller Coaster Tycoon World (PC), Star Wars: Battlefront (Multi) (0:14:03)
    • Alex: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Multi), Mortal Kombat X (Multi), Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (PS4), Untitled Zelda Game (Wii U) (0:18:31)
    • Bryan: Star Wars: Battlefront (Multi), The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Multi), Batman: Arkham Knight (Multi), Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One) (0:21:30)
    • Jon: Dying Light (Multi), Dead Island 2 (Multi), The Order: 1886 (PS4), The Division (Multi), Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One) (0:24:36)
  • Game News:
    • A potential leaked roadmap for Destiny DLC surfaced on the interwebs. Do we still care? (0:27:02)
    • Awesome Games Done Quick 2015 happened early in January. (0:32:53)
  • Nick’s Catch Up (0:38:59)
  • Extended Review:
    • Far Cry 4 (0:46:13)
  • Outro (1:09:51)

Follow the show, Jon, Nick and Alex on twitter.

Send comments, feedback, questions, and game review requests to feedback(AT)midwestgamenerds(DOT)com.

Pardon our dust for the time being while we get http://midwestgamenerds.com up to snuff!

Find us on Steam, PSN, and Xbox Live:

  • Jon: ChonConstantine
  • Bryan: ElderGoat
  • Alex: jondy1703
  • Gojo: gojosupreme

Midwest Game Nerds Podcast Episode 1 – Destiny

Midwest Game Nerds BannerOn the inaugural episode of the Midwest Game Nerds Podcast we review Destiny as well as give our first impressions of Far Cry 4 and we talk about some game news!

  • Intro
  • What We’ve Been Playing:
    • Bryan: Grand Theft Auto Online (Xbox One), Destiny (Xbox One)
    • Alex: Grand Theft Auto Online (PS4), Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception (PS3), Destiny (PS4) (0:02:12)
  • Game News:
    • Did Hideo Kojima announce the release date of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain via t-shirt on the Video Game Awards? (0:03:22)
    • The Witcher 3 has been delayed until May 2015. (0:05:56)
    • The recent PC port of Final Fantasy VII is coming out on PS4 in 2015. (0:07:04)
    • Xbox One outsold PS4 in December. (0:10:35)
  • First Impressions
    • Far Cry 4 (0:14:40)
      • Is Ubisoft spreading themselves too thin? (0:18:56)
      • Are Ubisoft’s games all taking the same shape? (0:21:44)
  • Extended Review:
    • Destiny (0:27:58)
  • Listener Feedback (0:54:08)
  • Outro (0:54:44)

Follow the show, Jon, and Alex on twitter.

Send comments, feedback, questions, and game review requests to feedback(AT)midwestgamenerds(DOT)com.

Pardon our dust for the time being while we get http://midwestgamenerds.com up to snuff!

Find us on Steam, PSN, and Xbox Live:

  • Jon: ChonConstantine
  • Bryan: ElderGoat
  • Alex: jondy1703