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.


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  • Episode 63: 2019 Video Game Hype

    December 17th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 8 mins
    anthem, bioware, disney, gears of war 5, hype, ign, kingdom hearts 3, microsoft, news, nintendo, podcast, pokémon, polygon, sony, video game, video game podcast

    This week we have a round table discussion about what games we’re most hyped for coming in 2019!

  • Episode 62: And The Results Are In; 2018 TGA

    December 10th, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 30 mins
    bethesda, december, game of the year, god of war 4, goty, gow4, marvel, michigan, microsoft, mk11, mortal combat 11, nintendo, obsidian, playstation, podcast, rdr2, red dead redemption 2, sony, spiderman, ssbu, super smash bro's, switch, the game awards, the outer worlds, xbox

    And the results are in for The Game Awards, The Lit Mit crew goes in depth on some of the highlights for TGA and we go over the results of who won The Game Awards Prediction Special.

  • Episode 61: The Game Awards Prediction Special 2018

    December 3rd, 2018  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 39 mins
    celeste, cod bo2, dragon ball fighters, game, games, god of war 4, google play, ign, itunes, kotaku, lit, lit mit media, media, mit, podcast, red dead redemption 2, special, spotify, the game awards, the messenger, video games

    This week is a very special week. It is the week where we lay it all out on the table. The Game Awards is on December 6th, 2018. The whole Lit Mit roster comes together only for very special occasions, and this is one of them. In this episode, we give our predictions for The Game Awards.

  • Episode 60: The Gauntlet V: Skyrim

    November 26th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  2 hrs 49 mins
    game, games, gamespot, gauntlet, ign, kotaku, microsoft, nintendo, playstation, podcast, sega, sony, xbox

    Five men enter, five games are played, only one can be the winner. This is the fifth Gauntlet. The order of games goes as followed. Dan, DeAngelo, Nick, Kyle and Roger.

  • Episode 59: X018 Showcase

    November 19th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 30 mins
    crack down 3, game, gamepass, go, ign, kingdom hearts 3, kotaku, let’s go, mark hammill, microsoft, nintendo, playstation, podcast, pokémon, polygon, red dead redemption 2, sony, video game, xbox

    This week the Lit Mit boys discuss the foreseeable future of Xbox with all the information released at xcom, Pokémon Let’s Go and red dead redemption 2.

  • Episode 58: Erasing The First Gen of Pokemon

    November 11th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 15 mins
    arcanine, blastoise, charizard, dragonite, easy allies, eevee, game trailers, kill your babies, kyle bosman, mew, mewtwo, pikachu, pokemon, raichu, slowking, slowpoke, snorlax, tangela, togepi, venusaur, zapdos

    It's Pokemon Appreciation Month here at Lit Mit Media in anticipation of the release of Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. On the heels of the upcoming retrospective written by Nicholas Carter, the man himself joins Dan Allen for a thrilling game of Kill Your Babies. A game deep from within the depths of the Gametrailers Vaults. One by one they will erase every first gen pokemon until we live in a world where only one still stands. It will be the only first gen pokemon. Once we kill our babies.

  • Episode 57: Red Dead Redemption II; Part 2; Nintendo Indirect

    November 5th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 15 mins
    ign, kotaku, microsoft, news, nintendo, nintendo direct, playstation 4, podcast, pokemon, pokemon let's go, polygon, ps4, rdr2, red dead redemption 2, respawn studios, sony, super smash bros, super smash bros ultimate, video games, xbox, youtube

    This week in podcasts, the Lit Mit boys talk more about RDR2 and the most recent Nintendo Direct

  • Episode 56: Red Dead Redemption II; Part 1

    October 29th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 15 mins
    gamespot, ign, just cause, kotaku, playstation, pokémon, rdr2, red dead redemption 2, rockstar, sony

    This week in podcasts, the Lit Mit boys talk about the new addiction to the Red Dead series and how the game is a step in the right direction for gaming moving forward.

  • Episode 55: Console Memories

    October 22nd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 27 mins
    blockbuster, ign, kotaku, microsoft, nintendo, playstation, sony, super nintendo, xbox

    This week in podcasts, your OG Lit Mit boys talk about their earliest video game memories.

  • Episode 54: PokéChallange: Make it Double

    October 15th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 54 mins
    gta, halloween, ign, kotaku, microsoft, news, nintendo, pokemon, ps4, psn, sony, stardew, switch, video game, wolfenstine, xbox one

    This week in podcasts, the Lit Mit boys talk about being able to finally change their PSN names and a wild PokéChallange showdown appears!

  • Episode 53: Night Mitten: This Week In Gaming

    October 8th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 58 mins
    comedy, far cry 5, gamespot, halloween, ign, kotaku, michigan, nintendo, playstation, podcast, pokémon, polygon, stardew valley, xbox

    This week in podcasts the boys talk about Life is Strange 2, Stardew Valley, Far Cry 5, Hollow Night and much more!

  • Episode 52: The Fall Formal

    September 30th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 6 mins
    ben esposito, donut county, geoff keighley, god of war, hollowknight, meltan, mythical pokemon, nintendo, playstation, pokemon go, pokemon let's go, psx, spiderman

    This Week Nick and Dan think up new possible Pokemon while discussing Meltan, Dan tries to make you buy Donut County, PSX is cancelled, and it's time for the boys to make some Longshot Predictions for The Game Awards in December.

  • Episode 51: Nintendo September Indirect (w/Tom Nook)

    September 23rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 10 mins
    animal crossing, capcom bundle, capcom vancouver, clementine, cyberpunk 2077, dead rising, final fantasy, katamari, king boo, luigi, luigis mansion 3, madden, mario, minecraft, monster hunter, nintendo, playstation classic, red dead 2 preview, red dead redemption 2, rockstar, sonic, sony, tales from the borderlands, telltale, telltale games, walking dead, wild arms

    This week Nick tells the boys all about the most revent Nintendo Direct, from Luigi to Isabelle. He also covers the closing of Telltale Games, the new Red Dead Redemption 2 Online announcements, the PLaystation Classic announcement, and the newest pokemon teased in Pokemon Go. Packed to the brim.

  • Episode 50: Gauntlet 4: Pulling The Trigger

    September 17th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  2 hrs 38 mins
    2k, cuphead, geoff keighley, grand theft auto, hollow knight, link, mugman, nba 2k, nintendo, pikachu, pokemon, team cherry, zelda

    THE GAUNTLET. Five Men Enter. Each equipped with a game of wits. They'll host one game, participate as a contestant in four games. This time on the Gauntlet: We have games about NBA 2k, Who's Who GTA, a mysterious Devil's Game, A game of out of Context quotes, and for the first time ever...a four man Poke Challenge.

  • Episode 49: Protecting The Eyes Of The Children

    September 9th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 8 mins
    andy macnamara, annapurna, arena of valor, ben esposito, breath of the wild, donut county, early access, eurogamer, eve, fallout 76, far cry 5, game informer, goneefk, gta v, immanent, japan, katamari, let's go pikachu, link, master cycle, nintendo direct, nintendo switch, pokemon, rockstar, san andreas, snorlax, the legend of zelda, ubisoft, zelda botw

    This week those Mitten Boys discuss the latest Editorial in Game Informer on reviewing Early Access Games, as well as the latest developments within the Government of China on how best to regulate games in a way that protects the eyes of the children. Plus, Dan talks about his love of Boomer, Peaches, and Cheeseburger in Far Cry 5. Kyle stews in the broth that is Super Street: The Game being delayed a week. Nick? Listen to him enable a delusional mans claims of an upcoming Snorlax Standalone RPG. A girl can dream.

  • Episode 48: The Hamster CLICKBAIT Episode

    September 3rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 33 mins
    ace combat, ace combat 7, annapurna, battle royale, charizard, cuphead, deep silver, dragon ball xenoverse. goku, far cry 5, final fantasy xv, gaming, hamsters, hamtaro, insomniac, jump force, katamari forever, naughty dog, noctis, onimusha, pikachu, pokemon, puddle gate, puddlegate, rampage, rockstar games, saints row the third, shenmue, skate 4, spiderman, streets of rage 4, this week in gaming, ubisoft, vegeta, video game podcast, warlords, watam, yakuza 6

    Today we entice the masses with hamsters as well as discuss Puddles in Spiderman. A stacked card to say the least. Also Dan is playing Far Cry 5 for some reason, Kyle quietly anticipates the new Super Street Game, and Nick finally beats a game for the Nintendo Switch. Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome Back. Sung to the tune of Welcome Back Cotter