Tag: GamesBeat Decides

GamesBeat Decides 113: Mythic Mike loves to raid

On this week’s GamesBeat Decides podcast, you will get to learn all about Mythic Mike. Co-host and GamesBeat reviews editor Mike Minotti loves to raid, and you can learn all about that on this episode. Mike has also spent the last week playing Yoshi’s Crafted World and The Division 2. He’s finding Nintendo’s platformer too […]

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GB Decides 112: Anthem has destroyed 99.9% of all PS4s

On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, co-host Jeffrey Grubb has never played World of Warcraft, but he has played House Party and Left Alive. Fellow co-host Mike Minotti, meanwhile, has finished up Tales of Vesperia. In the news, Valve is having communication issues. Also, Anthem has blown up almost every single PlayStation […]

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GamesBeat Decides 111: Seeing into the future

The video game industry is closing up shop after another wild week, and now it’s time to read books and speak to our families. But first, you know we gotta wrap up everything that happened with the GamesBeat Decides podcast. On this week’s episode, co-host and PC gaming editor Jeffrey Grubb talks about Trials Rising […]

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GamesBeat Decides 110: Bobby Kotick made us embrace socialism

We are back! The GamesBeat Decides podcast took two weeks off because co-host Jeffrey Grubb had another kid. What was he thinking? But he has returned from parental leave, and co-host Mike Minotti and GamesBeat PC guest post editor Rowan Kaiser joins him. On this week’s episode, the GamesBeat Decides team talks about Apex Legends, […]

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GamesBeat Decides 109: Kingdom Hearts is garbage, but it’s a part of me

The news was still slow this past week, but we have plenty to talk about. On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti talk about their reviews for Resident Evil 2 and Kingdom Hearts III. The crew also gets into some details about the first 24 hours in […]

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GamesBeat Decides 108: Rebooting Star Wars for fun and profit

The news has calmed down after last week, and the GamesBeat staff is playing a lot of games for review. That means we have a shorter episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast for you this week. On this half-hour of power, GamesBeat reviews editor Mike Minotti talks about playing Tales of Vesperia on Switch. PC gaming […]

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GamesBeat Decides 107: A magician, a USB stick, and Medieval Times

We’re two weeks into 2019, and the year finally decided to wake up. On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, we look back at several big stories that all broke in the last couple of days. Co-hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti talk Activision and Bungie splitting up. That includes the future of […]

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GamesBeat Decides 106: We tackle the games of 2019

We’ve had enough of looking backward at 2018. That year was stinky. Forget about it. We’ve got a fresh 12 months ahead of us, so we’re going to talk about it and the games of 2019 on the GamesBeat Decides podcast. On this week’s episode, the GamesBeat Decides crew runs down the big list of […]

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Red Dead Redemption II wins the Terrible Date Award

Despite everything, I think Red Dead Redemption II deserves credit for how fascinating it is. Rockstar Games has made something that is fun to talk and write about. That’s true even when I’m trying to explain why I find it so disappointing. For me, Red Dead II is the antithesis of what I like about […]

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2018 was the year of outraged fans discovering their power

It’s a tradition now at GamesBeat to try to look back and sum up the year as a single defining trend. This started out as a fun exercise to spot similar elements across multiple games, like the year of the bow in 2012. More recently, however, this trend is shifting to reflect the wider culture […]

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Blockchain wins the John McAfee Award for Destroying Time and Wealth

Blockchain gaming is one of those technologies that no one is excited about except for a handful of startups … and maybe GamesBeat lead writer Dean Takahashi. Blockchain, of course, is the innovation that powers cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. When it comes to gaming, however, a number of companies are promising that it will — well, […]

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The 10 best games of 2018

Sometimes 2018 feels like it flew by, and sometime it feels like it was 6 years long. Either way, we’ve reached the end. And that means we need to pick our favorite games of the year. So we did exactly that. As usual, we deliberated to figure out GamesBeat’s top 10 games as well as […]

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GamesBeat Decides: The best and worst moments of the year

It’s day three of our GamesBeat Rewind 2018 podcasts. This time we’re looking back on some more specific memories. We already did episodes for our Good and Bad Awards, now it’s time to talk about our best and worst memories. For these awards, we picked moments that are special to us, are important to the […]

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GamesBeat Decides: The Good Awards

We are close to 100-percenting 2018. The only thing we have left to do to get the platinum trophy is hand out some awards. So we got the crew together on the GamesBeat Decides podcast to talk GamesBeat Rewind 2018. On this episode, we’re inventing a bunch of awards to give out to some of […]

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GamesBeat Decides 105: Sonic’s leg day

Even after a life on the internet, the hosts of the GamesBeat Decides podcast discovered this week that a picture of Sonic the Hedgehog could still disturb them. On this podcast, co-hosts Jeffrey Grubb (PC gaming editor) and Mike Minotti (reviews editor) discuss the horrifying man limbs on Paramount Pictures’ Sonic. When not despairing at […]

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GamesBeat Decides 104: Cheap nylon bags and the FTC

The GamesBeat Decides podcast is back to talk about all of the games and news happening over the last week. That includes a check-in on Red Dead Redemption 2, trying to finish Spider-Man, and trying out The Missing. In the news, GamesBeat Decides co-hosts Jeffrey Grubb (PC gaming editor) and Mike Minotti (reviews editor) dive […]

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GamesBeat Decides 103: It’s true; this Xbox has no disc

It’s time for Thanksgiving here in the United States, and that means it’s time for naps and catching up on video games. Oh, and family or something. On this week’s GamesBeat Decides podcast, we talk about all of that and killing Sean Bean. On this episode, co-host (and GamesBeat reviews editor) Mike Minotti talks about […]

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GamesBeat Decides 102: Our secret plan to win E3 — don’t show up

Sony is skipping the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show next year. This is the first time PlayStation won’t have a Sony presence at the event since it began 24 years ago. On this week’s episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast, hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti dig into this news. What does it mean for […]

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GamesBeat Decides 101: You have betrayed the fans!

The GamesBeat Decides podast is back. In this episode, we talk about betraying the very rational and calm fans. We also go over all the news from BlizzCon and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct. Have a listen: Here’s everything we talk about: Games Mike:  Jeff: Red Dead Redemption 2 News BlizzCon Path of Exile […]

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