Great Lakes Gaming

Reliable Source Of Casual Video Game Discussion

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.

#BUFFLUCK

Great Lakes Gaming on social media

Episodes

  • Episode 118: Summer Game Fest: Tony Hawk/Paper Mario

    May 19th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 3 mins
    apex legends, assassins creed valhalla, blight memory infinite, codemasters, deadly premonition origins, dirt 5, geoff keighley, ghost of tsushima, neversoft, nintendo switch, paper mario origami king, ps5, slime rancher, streets of rage 4, summer game fest, the medium, thps remastered, tony hawk pro skater, ubisoft, unreal engine 5, vicarious visions, xbox series x, yakuza 7

    This week on the podcast we go over the first half of May's worth of Summer Game Fest Events. First we get out first look at Xbox Series X Gameplay as well as new game announcements and trailers for Scorn, Blight Memory Infinite, The Medium and many others. Also we go over the reveal of Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 Remastered, Sony's Ghost pf Tsushima State of Play, Nintendo's Paper Mario Reveal, and finally the latest showcase from Epic for Unreal Engine 5. We also discuss Deadly Premonition Origins, Loba in Apex Legends, Streets of Rage 4, Dragonball Z Kakkarot, Slime Rancher, and much more.

  • Episode 117: Cloud Strife & Hand Massages

    May 2nd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  2 hrs 33 mins
    animal crossing new horizon, apex legends, assassins creed valhalla, bayonetta 3, call of duty 2020, cuphead, cyberpunk 2077, dragonball kakkarot, elden ring, final fantasy vii remake, godfall, golf story, halo infinite, hearthstone, hell blade 2, maneater, microsoft xbox series x, no more heroes 3, ps5, shin megami tensei nocturne, silk song, slime rancher, sports story, windbound

    This week on the podcast we welcome back Roger Reott! He joins Nick & Dan in discussing what they've been playing lately, as well as the outlook for the rest of the years Video Game Release dates in regards to Fantasy Critic. They discuss Animal Crossing New Horizon, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Golf Story, Sports Story, Apex Legends, DragonBall Kakkarot, Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne, Hearthstone, Slime Rancher

    Follow Along with out PUBLIC Fantasy Critic league here:
    https://www.fantasycritic.games/league/608a30e9-41fd-486f-9e91-12ae6dc965cb/2020

  • Episode 116: The April 20th Edition

    April 21st, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 6 mins
    animal crossing new horizon, apex legends, deadly premonition, genesect, golf story, hearthstone, nintendo online, pokemon y, pro wrestling, ps5, ring of honor, super punch out, xbox series x, yugioh

    This week on the podcast Nick & Dan discuss what they've been doing during the continuing quarantine of Michigan and much of the world. Recommendations on things to watch and things to play along with some witty repertoire. This week in gaming.

  • Episode 115: Tales From The Quarantine: DualSense

    April 13th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 42 mins
    apex legends, dualsense, fire emblem, golf story, hearthstone, joe exotic, nintendo, nintendo switch, playstation 5, pokemon, sports story, tiger king, yugioh

    This week on the Podcast Nick & Dan discuss the newly revealed next generation of Sony Playstation controllers: The Dual Sense. Also the boys discuss everything from Darkside of the Ring & Tiger King, to Apex Legends & Hearthstone, as well as anything else that has been filling up their time sense the state of Michigan has told us to stay in our homes. Video Games.

  • Episode 114: The Lost Quarantine Tapes

    April 5th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 19 mins
    apex legends, banner saga, control, e3, fallout, gdc, hollow knight, injustice, netherealm, pax east, pokemon, pokémon, tearaway, video games

    Dan & Nick together again and yet so far apart. Watch the boys talk about video games from the comfort of: not in the same room as one another. They discuss Apex Legends, Hollow Knight, Banner Saga, Control, Fall Out 4, Tearaway, Injustice, Corona Virus, and those sweet Pokémon.

  • Episode 113: Rivers In The Desert

    March 18th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 54 mins
    control, dragon's crown, e3, geoff keighley, metroid prime 4, nintendo switch, persona 5 royal, pokémon gold, ps2, ps5, psychonauts, sonic forces, xbox series x

    This week International Industry Insider Roger Reott joins Nick & Dan as they discuss the cancellation of E3, the Future Launches of Consoles, and maybe what they played this week. SPOILER ALERT for PS2 Classic PSYCHoNAUTS this week as Dan talks about the entirety the whole boy. Also discussed this week is Control, Sonic Forces, Dragon's Crown Pokémon Gold, Persona 5 ROYAL and much much more.

  • Episode 112: What Little We Know Of Next Gen

    March 2nd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 7 mins

    This week on the podcast the boys are finally discussing what little we know about the PS5 and Xbox Series X. Also, Apex Legends, Dragon Age Inquisition, Dragon Quest 6, Final Fantasy XV, PSychonauts and much more. This week in gaming.

  • Episode 111: Dreams & Other Fresh New Games

    February 17th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 27 mins
    art's dream, dreams, e3, fantasy critic, geoff keighley, harvest moon, harvest moon it's a wonderful life, media molecule, need for speed, opencritic, pokemon home, pokèmon sword, tempted

    SO FRESH. This week, Cartier details his experience with Pokemon Home and what it means to his journey as a trainer. Dan describes the newly launched DREAMS from Media Molecule and what has changed since the initial early access. Also: Need For Speed Heat :: Pokemon Sword :: Temtem :: Art's Dream :: Harvest Moon: It's A Wonderful Life :: Outdated Critiques Challenge :: and almost enough time to talk about Papa Keighley not being at E3 this year. We'll fit it in.

    Song Of The Week
    Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life - Quiet Winter

  • Episode 110: The Greatest Sports Video Game Of All Time

    February 3rd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 38 mins
    backyard baseball, crash team racing, def jam fight for new york, double dash, electronic arts, gran turismo, gt sport, harry potter quidditch, madden 2k20, mario, mario kart, mega man soccer, nba 2k, nba jam, nfl blitz, nfl street volume 2, nhl, olympic games 2020, pong, punch out!, racing games, skate 3, smackdown shut your mouth, sonic, sports games, ssx tricky, tech bowl, thps2, thug, thug 2, tony hawk pro skater, tony hawks underground, trials, wii sports

    This week on the podcast Nick & Dan deduce what truly is the greatest Sports-Based Video Game of ALL TIMES! Definitive Answers Await Inside!

  • Episode 109: 2020 Vision

    January 20th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 7 mins
    animal crossing, cuphead, cyberpunk 2077, dreams, ff7 remake, final fantasy vii, marvel, marvel's avengers, nintendo switch, pokemon sword, ps4, spiderman, the last of us part 2, wattam, xbox

    This week on the podcast we discuss all of the delays that have been announced in the last few weeks, as well as wrap up the 2019 Fantasy Critic Season. Plus, Nick & Dan discuss their full play through of Wattam.

  • Episode 108: A Post Wattam World

    January 6th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 21 mins
    & jedi: fallen order, assassins creed odyssey, blasphemous, call of duty: modern warfare, galaxy of heroes, pokemon sword & shield, sayonara wild hearts, wattam

    This week we discuss a lot of the great games we didn't have time to discuss from the last month and a half of 2019. Here are Dan & Nicks impressions on Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare, Wattam, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Assassins Creed Odyssey, Blasphemous, Galaxy of Heroes, Pokemon Sword & Shield, & Jedi: Fallen Order, and even more. All that and a basket of shrimp. This week in gaming.

  • Fantasy Critic Draft 2020

    December 29th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 30 mins
    2019, 2020, animal crossing new horizons, battle toads, bayonetta 3, bonus, botw 2, bravely default ii, carrion, cuphead, cyberpunk 2077, doom eternal, draft, dragon ball z kakarot, dreams, dying light 2, eldan ring, ffvii, final fantasy 7 remake, game, ghosts of tsushima, godfall, gods & monsters, half life alyx, hallow knight silk song, halo infinite, hellblade 2, iron man vr, kh3, legend of zelda breath of the wild 2, lego starwars, marvel's avengers, michigan, microsoft flight simulator, minecraft dungeons, nintendo, nioh 2, no more heros 3, ori and the will of wisps, podcast, rainbow 6, resident evil 3, sony, streets of rage 4, the last of us part 2, the wolf among us 2, video game, wow, x box, yakuza like a dragon

    Five men gather to compete in a video game fantasy draft in a competition that rivals that of the gauntlet. Be prepared, be willing and be hydrated...

  • Episode 107: THE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!

    December 25th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Join Ol Saint Nicholas Cartier as he hosts this years Great Lakes Gaming Christmas Special 2019. VIDEO GAMES AND CHOICES AWAIT YOU!

  • FALLOUT: The Game Awards 2019

    December 16th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  41 mins 4 secs
    baba is you, control, death stranding, devil may cry 5, disco elysium, dmcv, fast and the furious, geoff keighley, godfall, hideo kojima, muppets, nintendo, no more heroes 3, norman reedus, outer wilds, outer worlds, reggie, sekiro, senua's saga hellblade ii, shenmue 3, suda51, super smash bros ultimate, tga 2019, the game awards 2019, untitled goose game, vin diesel, xbox series x

    The following BONUS episode is the Results Show to Great Lakes Gaming's The Game Awards 2019 Prediction Special. We go over the winners of each award, as well as some if the LONGSHOTS from last week such as "Will Green Day play a song from Dookie?" Spoilers: This Somehow happened. Find out who won between Dan, DeAngelo, Nick, & ofcourse....The Unkown Predictor ENJOY!

  • Episode 106: The Game Awards 2019 Prediction Special

    December 9th, 2019  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 27 mins
    apex legends, baba is you, call of duty: modern warfare, control, death stranding, destiny 2, disco elysium, epic games, fortnite, gears 5, geoff keighley, kojima, nintendo, obsidian, outer wilds, outer worlds, resident evil 2, shenmue 3, sony, super smash bros ultimate, the game awards, untitled goose game, xbox

    DeAngelo & Dan join 2018 Game Awards Prediction Special Champion Nicholas Cartier as they make predictions on who will come out victorious in this years installment of Geoff Keighley's Award Show. Its an episode full of speculation, love for Ashly Burch/Parvati, Blind Guessing on Esports questions, inquiries for Google, and some love for Alex "GoldenBOY" Mendez. All that and more. WHO WILL WIN!

  • CYOA Pokémon & Mario (BONUS)

    December 2nd, 2019  |  Season 4  |  48 mins 34 secs
    ash, blue, bowsette, choose your own adventure, cyoa, cyoa podcast, luigi, mario, peach, pikachu, pokémon, red, toad, toadette, video game podcast, waluigi, wario

    It's a special CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE Bonus Episode this week to fill in the holiday gaps. Mario & Pokémon seemed like a fun place to start in the realm of free and fun online fanmade CYOA styles experiences. The following adventures may not be for the faint of heart. Enjoy Nick & Dan rummaging through the internet for a good time with a plummer. WILL THEY FIND IT?

    The beginning of a great set of Great Lakes Gaming CYOA Episodes this holiday season.