After a year of tense negotiations between Brookago correspondent Ceezus and Giant Bomb's New York office, we are very pleased to welcome Austin Walker. We try to fit a year of anticipation into one episode, covering things such the relevance of E3, the ins and outs of being a news editor at a major games site, and the boldness of Austin's top 10 games of 2015. In our news section, we break it down with Blizzard's reaction to the Twitch/Hearthstone harassment fiasco and end with ... Shaquille O'Neal.Read More
Acclaimed games writer and designer Richard Rouse III visits Brookago for the first time this week! We talk to Rich about his past work on The Suffering and Homefront, as well as his upcoming game, The Church in the Darkness. In the news, we dig into our early impressions ofUncharted 4 and the Overwatch Beta. What happens when a streamer of color is in a big tournament on Twitch? HINT: It ain't pretty. Plus: Disney Infinity has been canceled…and Cicero is sad about it?Read More
This week we play musical hosts as Kahlief and Cicero interview developer Mike Block from the game We Are Chicago. We learn about the game, why it’s important that it was made, and we get to hear some of Mike’s favorite things about the South Side of Chicago.
After the break, Kahlief taps out but we tag in Shareef and special guest, GamerTag Radio’s Parris Lilly!Together with Cee, the gentlemen talk about two big fall FPS releases, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1. What do they think of them? Tune in to find out!Read More
We've got Weekend Confirmed alum and voice over actor Jeff Mattas on the show this week! We delve into all things Jeff, from his humble beginnings to his voice-over work on the upcoming title Narcosis! In the news this week: Amazon's Prime-only products now include some…video games? Also: Nintendo NX! Reef previews the Mirror's Edge beta! And finally... Did ESL ban YouPorn's Esports team because they're prudes?Read More
This week the boys sit down prolific Super Mario Maker savant GrandPooBear to talk about getting partnered and how Twitch monetization is a weird and wacky thing. How does he deal with this love/hate relationship with Nintendo?
We dig into the nitty gritty of PS4 Neo rumors. Talk about the ending of an era with the Xbox 360 going out of production. Share some Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan impressions and finish up with the question, "What does it take to make a classic remake”.
Listen closely for a special tribute to a legendary artist whom we recently lost.Read More
We dig into changes to The Division in its latest and most significant patch yet and discuss how exploits might be ruining some of the most important features of the game. Rounding out the show, we talk about favorite incidental dialogue and hidden gems that have come to light in a classic game.Read More
This week, we’re lucky to have Polygon co-founder and current The Verge senior editor Chris Plante in the house! Not only do we talk about his current work at the Verge and his time at Polygon, but we also delve deeper into his beginnings as a writer. Did you know that Chris is a pro wrestling savant? We then break down our impressions on new games Miitomoand Quantum Break. We also get some surprising revelations when we talk about Sony's new controller for a disabled gamer.Read More
It's all about news this week in Brookago. Shareef, Cicero, & Kahlief have lots of feelings about myriad topics. We express our feelings about Blizzard characters and Nintendo's personnel issues. Whether we're talking about what it means that Xbox One is opening up their console to amateur developers or how viable a Playstation "4.5" is…we have varied and passionate feelings that absolutely must be heard.
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Last week, you got to hear some of the awesome discussions we had during GDC and C2E2 2016. This week, we wax poetic about all the people we met, the games we played, and the fun we had. We also talk about the price of Playstation VR and Xbox/Sony cross platform possibilities.Read More
This week we bring you a very special show. All three members of the crew are on location:Kahlief & Shareef are hanging out in lovely San Francisco at GDC, while Cicero is out in the wilds of C2E2 in Chicago. Get ready for lots of awesome conversations this week with developers, comic artists, and much more!Read More