Great Lakes Gaming

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About the show

Deep within the cold depths of the land of Michigan, people are playing Video Games. Join Dan Allen, Nicholas Cartier, and a slew of other questionable characters as they tackle the latest in Gaming News, Preview Future Games, and Compete in obscure and overly difficult trivia games. The Great Lakes Gaming Podcast. Now with more snow.

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Episodes

  • Episode 134: Nintendo E3 2021: YEAR OF WARIO

    June 20th, 2021  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 22 mins
    dragon quest 3 hd-2d, dragonquest, e3 2021, fatal frame, horizon new dawn, lies of p, mario golf super rush, mario party allstars, mario rabbids, mario rabbids sparks of hope, metroid dread, nintendo e3, shin megami tensei 5, smt5, smtv, sonic rangers, sony state of play, super monkey ball, ubisoft, wario, warioware get it together

    WAHHHHHH!!! It's The Year Of Wario! This week on the podcast we go over everything Nintendo brought to E3 2021. We discuss the sequel to Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild, Metroid Dread, Warioware Get It Together, Mario Party Allstars, Mario Golf Super Rush, Shin Megami Tensei 5, SMTV, SMT5,

    Also we discuss the Sonic Central for Sonic's 30th Anniversary, Dragonquest's 35th Anniversary showcase, and the most recent State of Play from Sony going over the Horizon sequel coming out soon. Plus: Sonic Rangers, Dragonquest 3 HD-2D remake, Lies of P, and much more.

  • Episode 133: NEW Pokemon Snap: Legacy of Todd Snap

    May 30th, 2021  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 17 mins
    apex legends, apex legends season 9, apex legends valkyrie, lost judgement, mario's super picoss, new pokémon snap, pokemon, pokemon snap, respawn, todd snap, voltorb flip, yakuza like a dragon

    This week on the Podcast the boys discuss the New Pokemon Snap for Nintendo Switch as well as the newest season of Apex Legends and everything that comes with it. Also, they discuss the trailer for Lost Judgement and Team Yakuza's fallout from announcing the sequel to Judgement, as well as what it and Yakuza will be moving forward as a series. Also Picross and minesweeper are briefly discussed. Nothing to see here.

  • Episode 132: Tall Vampire Lady & The 25 Years of Evil

    May 4th, 2021  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 27 mins
    25th anniversary resident evil, apex legends, blasphemous, capcom, indy games, lady dimetrescu, metal gear rumors, new pokemon snap, nintendo, nintendo indy world showcase, pokemon, re8, re:verse, resident evil, resident evil demo, resident evil netflix anime, resident evil podcast, resident evil village, tall vampire lady, video game podcast

    This week on the podcast Nick and Dan discuss the Resident Evil 25th Anniversary Showcase from Capcom and all of the good things found within. Also, we take a special look at the April Nintendo Indy World Showcase and try our best not to remember the word Nindie. On top of that Cartier has some words for the upcoming season of Apex Legends, Dan tries his hand again at Blasphemous but is yet to fight a large baby, we avoid Metal Gear Remake rumors and finally we gently hum Snake Eater to ourselves as a group. This week in Gaming.

  • Episode 131: Wario in Mario's Clothes

    April 11th, 2021  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 12 mins
    apex legends, apex legends season 9, cap com showcase, deadly premonition, dicey dungeons, e3 2021, konami, lifeline, mario, mario golf super rush, nintendo switch, pokemon let's go pikachu, pokémon, resident evil showcase, respawn interview, sony, waluigi, wario, wario golf, xbox, yellow version

    This week on the podcast we discuss the ideas behind Wario taking over the franchise wearing Mario's Clothes, the rumors surrounding Apex Legend Season 9 and Titanfall integration, the charm of Dicey Dungeons, and the official announcement of E3. Also we get talk about Pokemon Yellow and Let's Go Pikachu, the reason behind replaying Deadly Premonition, Capcom's upcoming 25th Anniversary Showcase, Nerfing Lifeline's Shield, and How to play Imported N64 on the North American Council by just cutting off the corners. OK, not that last one about the N64. Everything else was the truth though.

  • Episode 130: Project Open World Pokémon Strategy

    March 28th, 2021  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 24 mins
    apex legends, deadly premonition, deadly premonition 2 blessing in disguise, game freak, gamestop, lara croft, lara croft cook book, life is strange true colors, marvels avengers, new pokemon snap, no more heroes, octopath traveler, pokemon, pokémon, pokémon brilliant diamond, pokémon legends races, pokémon shining pearl, project triangle strategy. hawkeye, sinnoh remakes, square enix presents, tomb raider 25th anniversary

    This week on the podcast we get Nick’s feelings about the most recent announcements from the Pokémon Company, Pokémon Legends Arceus and the Remakes of Diamond and Pearl. Dan gives us his impressions from the Project Triangle Strategy Demo recently release for the Nintendo Switch. Nick Updates us on the going on within Apex Legends in Season 8. Also, Dan has just finished his first ever playthrough go Game Cube Classic No More Heroes as well as Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise. Also some brief thoughts on the current situation involving Game Stop. All that and then some. With A Tweeeest.

  • Episode 129: Nintendo Indirect February 2021

    March 1st, 2021  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 42 mins
    apex legends, deadly premonition, fall guys, famicom detective, hyrule warriors, legend of mana, legend of zelda, mario golf super rush, miitopia, monster hunter rise, mythra, ninja garden master collection, nintendo, nintendo direct, outer wilds, project triangle strategy, pyra, samurai warriors 5, skyward sword hd, splatoon 3, star wars hunters, xenoblade chronicles 2

    Nintendo had themselves a Direct not too long ago so its time for the delayed elongated version of that information. WHICH MEANS the return of the NITENDO INDIRECT! Join Nick as he guides us through the newest offering from Nintendo ranging from Splatoon 3 to who is the newest member of the Smash Bros Ultimate Roster. Also Dan discusses his experience ten hours into XBOX/PS3/Nintendo Switch gem: Deadly Premonition, Nick updates us on the state of Apex Legends, and Dan doesn't want to love Dragon Quest Tactics. This week in gaming.

  • Fantasy Critic Draft 2021

    January 31st, 2021  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 46 mins
    atelier ryza, axiom verge 2, back 4 blood, bravely default 2, diablo 4, final fantasy xvi, ghostwire tokyo, god of war ragnarok, halo infinite, hellblade 2, hitman 3, hollow knight silksong, horizon forbidden west, kena bridge of spirits, lego star wars the skywalker saga, monster hunter stories 2, new pokémon snap, persona 5 strikers, ratchet and clank rift apart, resident evil village, smt v, sports story, the medium

    We begin again, the fan favorite episode of the year. Its time once again for the FantasyCritic.Games DRAFT! This year in the Great Lakes Gaming Fantasy League we have returning faces from last year, and figures from the podcasts past appear to attempt to grab the crown for the first time. Listen as we draft upcoming video games in hopes of gaining points off their positive review scores. The year long competition begins today, hop on the bus.

  • Episode 128: Fantasy Critic/TGA 2020 Wrap-Up

    January 10th, 2021  |  Season 5  |  2 hrs 3 mins
    among us, animal crossing, assassins creed valhalla, bayonetta, cyberpunk 2077, dreams, fable, godfall, hades, kingdom hearts 3, last of us part 2, metroid prime 4, pokemon, resident evil 3, spiderman: miles morales

    It's the Great Lakes Gaming Fantasy 2020 Wrap-Up where we go over our Fantasy Critic league results as well as how some of the notable games of this year reviewed. ALSO we go over the results for our GAME AWARDS 2020 Predictions and talk a little about the star studded extravaganza brought to you digitally by Geoff Keighley. DeAngelo Martin joins the usual suspects this week as we also discuss what we've been playing including: Assassins Creed Valhalla, Cyberpunk 2077, Spiderman: Miles Morales, Kingdom Hearts 3, The Talos Principle and more.

  • Episode 127: The Game Awards Prediction Special 2020

    December 10th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 32 mins
    13 sentinels, among us, animal crossing new horizon, call of duty, carrion, crash bandicoot 4, cs:go, destiny 2, doom eternal, dreams, fall guys, fifa, final fantasy 7 remake, fortnite, geoff keighley, ghost of tsushima, hades, half-life alyx, kentucky route zero, last of us part ii, mario kart life, microsoft flight simulator, nba 2k20, no man's sky, original and the will of the wisps, paper mario origami king, spellunky 2, spiritfarer, star wars squadrons, tag 2020, the game awards, tony hawk's pro skater, valorant, watch dogs legion, wattam, yakuza like a dragon

    This week on the podcast we get full predictions in every category of Geoff Keighley's "THE GAME AWARDS" in an attempt to see who will take the crown this year. Who is the ultimate predictor?
    Nick and Dan also discuss what they've been playing lately including: Pokemon, Apex Legends, Final Fantasy 8, Kingdom Hearts 3, and much more.

  • Episode 126: November Has Come

    November 15th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 42 mins
    aew games, all elite wrestling games, apex legend horizon, apex legends, assassins creed valhalla, aubrey edwards, bethesda, call of duty black ops cold war, cody rhodes, crown tundra dlc, cyberpunk2077, don't nod, doom, elder scrolls, kenny omega, microsoft, n64, no mercy, obsidian, phil spencer, playstation 5, pokemon, ps5, psvr, rtj no save point, sony, star wars rogue squadron, todd howard, vampy, wrestling games, wwf no mercy, xbox series x, yakuza like a dragon

    This week Nick & Dan Return to discuss the NEXT GENERATION of videos and the games. Sony has recently dropped the PS5, Microsoft has recently dropped the XBOX Series X. Listen to the most and least anticipated games for the boys for the next (CURRENT) generation as well as some discussion on Microsofts purchase of Zenimax and all the studios that come with. Also they discuss the recent AEW Games Announcements from All Elite Wrestling including a No Mercy (N64) inspired game for consoles with help from the original director of No Mercy. All of this Plus; The Newest Season of Apex Legends featuring new legend HORIZON, a spoiler filled discussion of Vampyr, Cartier's Experience with the Pokemon Crown Tundra DLC, and other shenanigans of other types. Great Lakes Gaming THE NEXT GENERATION Star Trek Noises

  • Episode 125: Ardyn Is Easy To Dislike

    October 18th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 25 mins
    among us, apex legends, apex legends season 56, bethesda, episode ardyn, episode gladiolus, episode ignis, episode prompto, fall guys, fall guys season 2, final fantasy xv, night of the sentinels, no man's sky, noctis, stan lee, todd howard, x-men, xbox one

    This week on the podcast we DO NOT get into the Microsoft purchase of Bethesda but we do dig our heels into some of the great games we've been playing lately. Besides Pizza Hut Exclusive X-MEN Night Of The Sentinel VHS's... Nick & Dan discuss their impressions of Fall Guys Season 2 as well as their mutual experience in Among Us. Cartier updates us on Apex Legends Season Six and the newshecannery surrounding the CROSSPLAY. Dan has started and finished Final Fantasy XV since we last spoke so we dip our toes into that, and most importantly there is no discussion of Bethesda being bought. Todd Howard.

  • Episode 124: This Week In Next Gen Gaming (Porygon Did Nothing Wrong)

    September 21st, 2020  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 36 mins
    assassins creed vr, beyond good & evil 2, call of duty black ops cold war, delayed games, demons souls, dirt5, dmc v special edition, donkey kong country 2, empire of sin, ffxvi, final fantasy xvi, fitness boxing 2, halo infinite, hogwarts legacy, hyperscape, immortal phoenix rising, katamari damacy rerolled, kena bridge of spirits, mario 35th anniversary, mario game and watch, michel ancel, monster hunter rise, monster hunter stories 2, original and the will of the wisps, playstation 5, prince of persia sands of time remake, ps5 digital edition, ps5 preorder, ps5 price, resident evil village, riders republic, scott pilgrim, skull and bones, spiderman miles morales, splinter cell vr, square fenix, stormzsy, super mario 3d allstars, super mario 3d worlds, super mario 64, super mario galaxy, super mario sunshine, ubisoft, watchdogs 3, xbox series s, xbox series x, yakuza like a dragon

    This week we go over the newly announced Pricing for the PS5 & XBOX Series X, Also we talk about the games shown at Sony's September Playstation Showcase, Nintendo's Mario 35th Anniversary Direct, The Ubisoft Forward, and the most recent Nintendo Mini Partners Direct. All of this plus Dan has started playing Among Us and Nick Has begun Playing Spellbreak. Games Also Discussed Include: Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Final Fantasy XVI, Hogwarts Legacy, Spiderman Miles Morales, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Monster Hunter Rise, Assains Creed VR and MORE.

  • Episode 123: QUALIFIED!

    September 6th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 2 mins
    apex legends, arkham knights, batman, fall guys, mario 3d allstars, robert pattinson, rocksteady, sports story, stanley parable, suicide squad, suicide squad kills justice league, vampire of the masquerade bloodlines 2, wb montreal, wb studios
  • GUESS WHO? ASMR - BONUS EPISODE

    September 4th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  33 mins 59 secs
    asmr, asmr podcast, board games, calming, guess who, video games

    Nick & Dan enjoy a rousing couple of rounds of Milton Bradley Classic: Guess Who? Sit down, lean back, and Enjoy the sweet sounds of GUESS WHO?!

  • Episode 122: The Fall of Guys

    August 23rd, 2020  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 28 mins
    apex legends season 6, carrion, fall guys, fall guys ultimate knockout, pokemon, ps5, revolver digital, stay of play, super mario odyssey, xbox series x

    Fall guys has dropped but there are so many other things we have to get through to get caught up. Finishing up the end of Microsofts offering and then looking deep into the eyes of the August State of Play. Plus there is always time to talk Fall Guys. And Apex, AND Children Beating Adults in Online Bowling. This Week In Gaming!

  • Episode 121: Season 5 XBOX BattlePass Part #1

    August 2nd, 2020  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 19 mins
    apex legends, avowed, carrion, devolver digital, fable, fall guys, grounded, halo infinite, hat in time, judgement, microsoft games showcase, nintendo switch, obsidian, outer worlds dlc, sayonara wild hearts, sega, super mario odyssey, xbox series x, yakuza like a dragon

    This week on the podcast we take a look at the Microsoft Games Showcase from July with new looks at Halo Infinite, Grounded, and much more. Other games we've been playing are discussed as well such as the likes of Carrion, Judgement, A Hat In Time, Super Mario odyssey, Apex Legends Season Six, Breath Of Fire, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Fable and whatever hijinks that care to rear their ugly head. This Week In Gaming.