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Kotaku Splitscreen
Kotaku's Kirk Hamilton, Jason Schreier, and Maddy Myers talk about all things gaming... and maybe more.
Games & Hobbies
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The Future Of Dragon Age (And Assassin's Creed)
92 min
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Anthem's Development And BioWare In Crisis
78 min
3
Stadia: Streaming Dies Twice
102 min
4
What It's Like To Start A Game Studio With No B...
62 min
5
The Creators Of Into The Breach Came Very Close...
67 min
6
Tim Schafer Talks Unionization, Streaming, And ...
55 min
7
Sacrificing Sleep To Raise The Dead With Jesse ...
63 min
8
Google Stadia Boss Answers (And Dodges) Our Que...
49 min
9
Devil May Cry 5's Outrageous Cutscenes
82 min
10
Days Gone Is One AAA-Ass Video Game
87 min
11
The Nintendo-Microsoft Love Affair
67 min
12
Anthem Feels Broken And Unfinished
79 min
13
167: Link's Remakening
67 min
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166: Live From New York
68 min
15
165: The Joy Of Kingdom Hearts
85 min
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164: Mailbag: Bloodborne, Dream Assassin's Cree...
104 min
17
163: Destiny, Star Wars, And Wild Allegations
100 min
18
162: Our 2019 Video Game Predictions
80 min
19
161: Who Won The 2018 Predictions Bet?
83 min
20
160: Every Game We Played In 2018, Part 2
146 min
21
159: Every Game We Played In 2018, Part 1
109 min
22
158: New Challenger Approaching!
88 min
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157: The Game Announcements (And Some Awards)
78 min
24
156: Catching Up On Fall Games
78 min
25
155: Fallout 76, Red Dead 2 Spoilercast
85 min
26
154: Stan Lee's Legacy
72 min
27
153: The Diablo Disaster
92 min
28
152: Red Dead 2 Is Big And Weird
68 min
29
BONUS: Kirk's Red Dead Review
33 min
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151: Red Dead Redemption 2
76 min
31
150: 'Working 100-Hour Weeks'
72 min
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149: The Big Microtransaction Question
96 min
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148: AC Odyssey And Spider-Man Spoilercast
88 min
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147: The Death Of Telltale Games
78 min
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BONUS: We Finally Played Red Dead Redemption 2
23 min
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146: In The Shadow Of The Tomb Raider
78 min
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145: The Amazing, Amazing Spider-Man
105 min
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144: Spider-Man Is Great And Destiny Is Back
71 min
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143: Cyberpunk 2077's Big Debut
99 min
40
142: What It's Like To Write Final Fantasy XIV
43 min
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141: Press Sneak F**ks
92 min
42
140: Plagiarism At IGN
74 min
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139: Summer Mailbag
67 min
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138: New Man's Sky
75 min
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137: The ArenaNet Debacle
66 min
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BONUS: Nathan Fillion Talks Uncharted And Destiny
14 min
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136: Octopath Traveler Ain't Great
57 min
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135: Why We Play Hard Games
63 min
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134: Sony's Sure Bungling Cross-Play
59 min
50
133: Anthem, Spider-Man, And Other Games We Pla...
68 min
51
E3 2018: Bringing Yakuza To The West
20 min
52
E3 2018: The Big Boss Behind The Witcher And Cy...
35 min
53
E3 2018: Warren Spector's Return To System Shock
31 min
54
E3 2018: Let's Talk Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
16 min
55
E3 2018: Designing Quests For Cyberpunk 2077
22 min
56
E3 2018: Sailing The Seas Of Thieves
24 min
57
E3 2018: The Triumphant Return Of id Software
38 min
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E3 2018: Sony And Nintendo Reactions
30 min
59
E3 2018: Bethesda, Square Enix, and Ubisoft Rea...
28 min
60
E3 2018: Xbox And EA Reactions
33 min
61
132: Rumors And Predictions For E3 2018
87 min
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131: Fallout Goes Online
91 min
63
130: Detroit: Become Bad
76 min
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129: Dungeons, Dragons, Diners, And Dives
81 min
65
128: Why Is The Games Industry So Secretive?
89 min
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127: The Avengers' Infinity Pool
63 min
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BONUS: God of War Director Cory Barlog
62 min
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126: Fortnite's Recipe For Success
81 min
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BONUS: Westworld Is Back
35 min
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125: Music: The Final Frontier
73 min
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124: God of War Is So Freakin' Good
77 min
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123: Far Cry 5 And Ni no Kuni II Are Exact Oppo...
69 min
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122: Far Cry 5 and A Way Out
39 min
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GDC 2018: A Delicious Edible Game, with Jenn Sa...
25 min
75
GDC 2018: Designing Games for Twitch, with Ian ...
33 min
76
GDC 2018: Making Stealth Games, with Nels Ander...
34 min
77
GDC 2018: Spy Party, with Chris Hecker
34 min
78
GDC 2018: Psychonauts Returns, with Tim Schafer
29 min
79
GDC 2018: From Call of Duty to Titanfall, with ...
27 min
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GDC 2018: Video Game Music, with Matthew Burns
27 min
81
GDC 2018: Fighting Game Dev Crunch, with Tanya ...
22 min
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GDC 2018: Life After BioWare, with Aaryn Flynn
34 min
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GDC 2018: Video Game Unions, with Jen MacLean
30 min
84
BONUS: The Leftovers Spoilercast
77 min
85
121: Storytelling In Games, Live From SXSW
59 min
86
BONUS: Black Panther and the Marvel Cinematic U...
57 min
87
BONUS: Guerrilla Games Boss Hermen Hulst
23 min
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120: Trump vs. Video Games
70 min
89
The Secret Hunters of Destiny
50 min
90
119: Console vs. PC Gaming
73 min
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118: Why We Play Video Games
72 min
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117: The Director Of Divinity: Original Sin 2
87 min
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116: Hunting Monsters And Writing Games
84 min
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115: Nintendo Labo Is Brillianto
85 min
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Bonus Spoilercast: Assassin's Creed Origins
52 min
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114: The Last Of Us Director Bruce Straley
82 min
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113: Let's Break RPGs
80 min
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112: Our Video Game Predictions For 2018
78 min
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111: What We Got Right (And Mostly Wrong) About...
51 min
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110: Every Game Of 2017, Part 2
89 min
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BONUS SPOILERCAST: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
57 min
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109: Every Game Of 2017, Part 1
93 min
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108: Destiny 2 Sure Is A Mess Right Now
86 min
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107: Talking Game Awards With Geoff Keighley
89 min
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106: Fall Mailbag Spectacular
65 min
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105: Let's Get In Shape
79 min
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104: The Xbox One X Is A Tough Sell
83 min
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103: Super Mario Odyssey Is A Delight
78 min
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102: Assassin's Creed Origins, NeoGAF
62 min
110
101: Come On Down To South Park
74 min
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100: Loot Box Madness
70 min
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99: M-A-I-L-B-A-G
77 min
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98: Video Game Writing With Tom Bissell
78 min
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97: Metroid Returns, Destiny 2 Spoilercast
96 min
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96: Why Some Fonts Are Better Than Others
71 min
116
BONUS: Early Thoughts On Destiny 2
53 min
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95: Live From Seattle
62 min
118
94: Twelve Straight Hours Of Video Games
72 min
119
BONUS: Game of Thrones Season 7, Ep 7: 'The Dra...
66 min
120
93: The Great SNES Classic Preorder Disaster
57 min
121
BONUS: Game of Thrones Season 7, Ep 6: 'Beyond ...
54 min
122
92: Meatsports vs. Esports
99 min
123
BONUS: Game of Thrones Season 7, Ep 5: 'Eastwatch'
47 min
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91: Finding Love In Splatoon 2
110 min
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BONUS: Game of Thrones Season 7, Ep 4: 'The Spo...
59 min
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90: Adam Ruins Video Games
93 min
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BONUS: Game of Thrones Season 7, Ep 3: 'The Que...
60 min
128
89: Oxenfree's Director, Persona 5 Spoilercast
86 min
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BONUS: Game of Thrones Season 7, Ep 2: 'Stormborn'
63 min
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88: It's Destiny 2 Beta Time
79 min
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BONUS: Game of Thrones Season 7, Ep 1: 'Dragons...
36 min
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87: Red Dead Redemption, Nintendo's Future, And...
87 min
133
86: Final Fantasy XII, Final Fantasy XIV, And.....
79 min
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85: The SNES Classic Is Real, And It's Spectacular
100 min
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84: We Survived E3 2017
85 min
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E3 2017 Episode 6: The Best And Worst Of E3
59 min
137
E3 2017 Episode 5: South Park, Pillars Of Etern...
59 min
138
E3 Episode 4 (UPDATED): Luke Smith On Destiny 2...
58 min
139
E3 2017 Episode 3: Nintendo, Super Mario Odyssey
20 min
140
E3 2017 Episode 2: Sony, Bethesda, Ubisoft
34 min
141
E3 2017 Episode 1: Microsoft, EA, Xbox One X
25 min
142
83: Hopes And Predictions For E3 2017
79 min
143
82: The Plural Of Anime
88 min
144
81: Taco Bell Weddings
77 min
145
Bonus Ep: Destiny 2 Reactions
30 min
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80: Eat, Prey, Chris Avellone
73 min
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79: The Zelda: Breath of the Wild Spoilercast
85 min
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78: Zelda DLC, Destiny Dreams, And Reader Q&A
88 min
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77: Stories From LucasArts And Bethesda
82 min
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76: Switch, Nier: Automata, and The West Wing
87 min
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75: Horizon Zero Dawn With Ashly Burch
80 min
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74: Doing Destiny With Datto
82 min
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73: Point-N-Click Adventuring With Ron Gilbert
82 min
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72: Revisiting The Nintendo Switch
83 min
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71: Early Thoughts On Mass Effect: Andromeda
95 min
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70: Let's Gush About Zelda: Breath of the Wild
72 min
157
Extra Special Bonus Episode: Nintendo Switch
Kirk and Jason have a brief chat about the new Nintendo Switch.
27 min
158
GDC 2017, Day 3: Tim Schafer, Kim Swift, Frank ...
Kirk and Jason finish up at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
87 min
159
GDC 2017, Day 2: Chris Avellone, Anna Kipnis, M...
Kirk and Jason are back at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco with a new trio of special guests.
82 min
160
GDC 2017, Day 1: Matthew Burns, Tina Amini, Nat...
Jason and Kirk head to the Game Developers conference in San Francisco for a week of special guests.
80 min
161
69: Horizon Zero Duh
For episode 69 (nice), Kirk and Jason bring on Patricia Hernandez for a spoiler-free chat about the fantastic new PS4 game Horizon Zero Dawn. Also: why Xbox fanboys won't stop spamming Jason's Twitter this week.
68 min
162
68: Final Fantasy XV Spoilercast
Jason and Kirk cover the week's news then take a deep dive into Final Fantasy XV, spoilers and all.
73 min
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67: The Circle of Life
Kirk and Jason break down GameStop's controversial Circle of Life program, E3 going public, and the big Super Bowl Switch. Then, Kotaku's Heather Alexandra joins the show to chat about Nioh and Resident Evil 7.
75 min
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66: Questions N' Answers
Mailbag time! Jason and Kirk go through a ton of listener questions about Destiny, boycotting broken video games, podcasts, GOTY discussions, and much more.
85 min
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65: It's Raining Games From Japan
Kotaku's Luke Plunkett joins Kirk this week to talk about the Nintendo Switch, Yakuza 0, and more.
71 min
166
64: Nintendo Switch Reactions
Jason and Kirk blaze through their belated predictions for 2017, then (23:48) talk Nintendo Switch: the launch lineup, the price, our pros/cons.
78 min
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63: Every Game Of 2016*: Part 2
Our GOTY discussion continues with a breakdown of every major 2016 release from July to December!
102 min
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62: Every Game Of 2016*: Part 1
It's time for our Games of the Year -- literally! On part one of our very special 2016 wrap-up, Kirk and Jason go through every video game release of 2016, from January to June. *May not be every video game
111 min
169
61: AAA vs. Indie Development
Veteran game dev Matthew S. Burns joins Kirk and Jason to talk about the differences between indie and AAA development. Also: Nier Automata, Double Fine's documentary, and some Star Wars: Rogue One.
83 min
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60: Run, Mario, Run
Super Mario Run: Is it good? (Yes.) Jason tells us why he's really digging Nintendo's new mobile excursion, then we fantasize about what other Nintendo mobile games might look like. Plus: Dishonored 2, Final Fantasy XV, and a neat new game called Shadow T
65 min
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59: Revisiting Our 2016 Predictions
In January, Kirk and Jason predicted a bunch of things for 2016, with the bet that whoever got more predictions right would get a free steak dinner from the loser. Now, we revisit those predictions and see who won! Then we go over some of the biggest surp
77 min
172
58: The Second-To-Last Guardian
Kirk's in New York this week, so he and Jason sit down IRL to talk about Final Fantasy XV, Dragon Quest Builders, The Last Guardian and VR.
75 min
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Bonus Episode: All About Westworld
Kirk and Jason stay up late to chat about the season finale of Westworld.
23 min
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57: Final Fantasy Road Trip
In honor of Final Fantasy XV's release, Kirk and Jason swap stories about their adventures with Noctis, Prompto, Ignis, and Richard. It's a fun one! Also: No Man's Sky improvements and the apparent AAA sales rut.
91 min
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56: Honored 2: Dishonored
Kotaku managing editor Riley MacLeod joins Kirk and Jason to talk Dishonored 2, Hitman, and Watch Dogs 2. They also answer reader questions and try to figure out which Overwatch character each of them would be IRL. (Kirk is Widowmaker.)
75 min
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55: We All Need Some Distractions
In the wake of this horrible week, Kirk and Jason distract themselves with new video games. PS4 Pro, NES Classic, and Dishonored 2 lead the way, along with a bunch of reader questions on storytelling, the best video game books, and much more.
72 min
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54: The Skyrim's The Limit
Kirk and Jason make a mad dash through all the games they've been playing, from Skyrim to Titanfall 2.
67 min
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53: Nintendo's Swift Switch
Kirk and Jason talk about Nintendo's upcoming new console, the Switch.
75 min
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52: Fallout For Fallout 4
Kirk's joined by Kotaku deputy editor Patricia Hernandez to talk about all kinds of video games.
73 min
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51: And The Gunslinger Followed
Jason's back this week to talk with Kirk about a bunch of video games as well as HBO's nifty new show Westworld.
77 min
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50: PlayStephen VR
For our 50th episode, special guest Stephen Totilo joins Kirk to talk about PlayStation VR and Gears of War 4 horde mode.
78 min
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49: INSIDE Destiny 2
Jason and Kirk return for Destiny raid talk, some Destiny 2 talk, and a spoilery dive into INSIDE, the fantastic new game from the makers of Limbo.
71 min
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Episode 48: Our Iron Has Risen
Rise of Iron is here. Did you expect us to talk about anything else? This week, Kirk and Jason dig into the good, the bad, and the Fallen of Destiny's newest DLC.
72 min
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Episode 47: Mailbagging
Jason and Kirk reach into the mailbag to answer YOUR big questions on turn-based combat, NX, Dragon Age Inquisition, the price of video games, and much much more. This episode presented by Kirk's new Rhoomba.
92 min
185
Episode 46: PlayStation Fro
It's NEWS HOUR as Kirk and Jason discuss the new Mario iOS game and Sony's newly released PlayStation 4 Pro, aka PlayStation Fro, which has been underwhelming so far.
72 min
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Episode 45: Paxtravaganza!
Jason and Kirk are at PAX West 2016. Not only that, they're in THE SAME ROOM.
68 min
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Episode 44: Deus Ex: Kirk Divided
Kirk and Jason talk Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, laptop buying advice, and cyber-ska. Then they open up the mailbag for some reader questions about backlogs, Vita, and how the NX will be announced.
69 min
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Episode 43: No Man's Sky Vs. Punting In The NFL
Ex-NFL Punter Chris Kluwe is here to talk No Man's Sky, NFL nerds, and Path of Exile. We also talk FFXV and our new corporate overlords, who are sadly not Doritos.
75 min
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Episode 42: No Man's Day-One Patch
Jason and Kirk explain why games like No Man's Sky get day-one patches, then talk a bit about their travels through space. Also: reaching into the mailbag for some questions about Overwatch and the future of Kotaku. BROUGHT TO YOU BY DORITOS, MAYBE?
70 min
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Episode 41: Console Wars Suck
Kirk and Jason try to figure out why so many people care about who wins the console war. Then they dig into all the new Destiny: Rise of Iron info, talk some Overwatch, and ponder whether Titanfall 2 will have more lasting appeal than its predecessor.
76 min
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Episode 40: Ask Us Anything
Kirk and Jason reach into the mailbag and answer YOUR questions on today's Q&A episode. We talk about NX/Scorpio/Neo, Overwatch, the nature of JRPGs, what it's like to review games, and YouTube scandals, among many other things.
92 min
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Episode 39: What Makes A Classic JRPG?
What makes a game qualify as a classic JRPG? What sort of attributes does it have? Just what makes the like of Final Fantasy VII and Chrono Trigger so special? Let's break it down.
79 min
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Episode 38: Final Fanservice
Kotaku vet Mike Fahey joins Jason to talk about Final Fantasy XIV, fanservice games, and 7th Dragon III Code VFD. He also tells the story of the time he wasn't allowed to go to the Tokyo Game Show.
70 min
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Episode 37: How To Build A PC
Just how hard is it to build your own gaming computer? Kirk and Jason discuss. Also covered: BoxBoxBoy, Zero Time Dilemma, and the power of thermal paste.
70 min
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BONUS EPISODE: Game of Thrones Season 6 Finale
Kirk and Jason talk about season 6 of Game of Thrones. SPOILERS!!!
36 min
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Episode 36: Overwatch Is Fun As Hell
In the wake of E3, the only big news Kirk and Jason really want to see is a Torbjorn nerf. Today we're talking E3 recovery, Zelda, the power of Overwatch, and some of the other games we're playing these days. Plus some bonus Game of Thrones talk!
72 min
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E3 Day Three: So Many Final Fantasys
Jason recounts the things he saw during the third day of E3.
19 min
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E3 Day Two: Zelda, Final Fantasy XV, Teraflops
Jason and Kirk talk about the first "real" day of E3.
26 min
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E3 Day One: Microsoft, Ubisoft and Sony
Kirk and Jason talk about how Microsoft, Ubisoft and Sony did at their E3 press conferences.
45 min
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E3 Day Zero: EA And Bethesda
Jason and Kirk talk about how EA and Bethesda did in their E3 press conferences.
21 min
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Episode 35: Buckle Up For E3
Kirk and Jason go publisher by publisher and talk about what we can expect to see at next week's E3 in LA.
57 min
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Episode 34: Xbox Hank Scorpio
Kirk and Jason talk the upcoming Xbox Scorpio, Overwatch, and No Man's Sky death threats. Plus: bonus Game of Thrones talk!
75 min
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Episode 33: Charting Uncharted 4
New theme song! Welcome to Splitscreen 90210. Kirk's back for another delightful episode and to talk about Uncharted 4, Doom, and how goddamn ridiculous 2016 has been for video games so far.
60 min
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Episode 32: 'Censorship' And Localization
Former XSEED editor Jessica Chavez is here to talk about the localization/'censorship' debate. We also geek out about JRPGs, talk Trails, and get some behind-the-scenes stories of what it's like to bring games from Japan to U.S. shores.
62 min
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Episode 31: Talking Games Journalism
Patrick "Scoops" Klepek and Jason "Press Sneak Fuck" Schreier tag-team for this deep dive into what it's like to report on video games. This week's episode digs into some of the stories behind some of our favorite scoops on PS4.5, Destiny, and much more.
84 min
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Episode 30: Nintendo Is Bumming Us Out
The NX is coming in just under a year, but Nintendo has lost a lot of goodwill with their biggest fans. For Wii U owners, including both Kirk and Jason, it's hard not to feel burned. Let's talk about it. Also: Dark Souls III, Hitman, and our hopes for Unc
73 min
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Episode 29: 80-Hour Work Weeks
When is "crunch" OK in the game industry? How can it be avoided? Veteran game producer Matthew Burns joins Kirk and Jason to talk about the human cost that goes into making video games. Also: The Division, Disgaea 5, NBA 2K16, and... a Dark Souls MMORPG?
77 min
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Episode 28: A Taste Of Final Fantasy XV
Will Final Fantasy XV live up to expectations? We don't know, but we're optimistic! Join a very sick Kirk and Jason for some JRPG talk, some Destiny talk, some Dark Souls 3 talk, and the best vomit story you'll hear this week.
83 min
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Episode 27: It's Like Jazz, Man
Kirk is joined by game designer Chris Remo to talk about music, games, and late 90s Counter-Strike tips.
67 min
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Episode 26: No Crying In Virtual Reality
Kirk is joined by Kotaku editor in chief Stephen Totilo, filling in for Jason, who is currently sitting on a beach somewhere playing Vita games. Stephen and Kirk talk about new video games, new gaming controversies, and what it’s like to have a bucket of
72 min
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Episode 25: The Future Of Gaming Hardware
Kirk is back from GDC, where all everyone could talk about was VR. Jason's still pretty skeptical, though. Is VR really going to take off? Also: PS4.5, NX, and The Division, followed by some Gamer Rage at Nintendo for making us buy the same Virtual Consol
80 min
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Episode 24: The Year In StarCraft II
It's a very special No-Kirk episode as Blizzard's Tim Morten joins Jason to talk about the future of StarCraft. Just what's going to happen in the upcoming Nova expansion for SC2? And what else is coming throughout 2016 for the sci-fi RTS game? FIND OUT!
68 min
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Episode 23: Tim Schafer
Double Fine boss Tim Schafer joins Splitscreen to talk about his PILES AND PILES of money. Plus: how Day of the Tentacle holds up today, what it's like inside the LucasArts barn, and some Real Talk about the relationships between journalists and game deve
67 min
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Episode 22: Rachel Bloom: From YouTube Star To ...
On today's SUPER-OFF-TOPIC episode, TV star Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) joins Jason and Kirk to talk about what it's like to create and star in her own TV show, make it big in Hollywood, and win a Golden Globe. Also: sex jokes! And maybe even some
70 min
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Episode 21: Kirk Loves Anime Girls
Kirk is playing Fire Emblem, which means one thing and one thing only: ANIME WAIFUS. Also, Jason's back to talk about Final Fantasy XIV and Destiny 2. Then we dive into some reader questions and give some tips to all the aspiring journalists out there.
68 min
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Episode 20: Playing All The Wrong Games
Jason’s off this week, so Kotaku EIC Stephen Totilo steps in to chat with Kirk about the ups and downs of playing too many video games. They talk a lot about open world game design, and Kirk tries and fails to remember the name of the Game Boy game Faceb
46 min
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Episode 19: Hot Take Corner
Introducing our new feature: HOT TAKE CORNER. Kotaku's Nathan Grayson joins Kirk and Jason to talk XCOM 2, Fire Emblem, Dying Light, and our big Hot Take of the week: Half-Life 3 is never coming out!!!
62 min
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Episode 18: Tom Clancy's The Witness
Has The Division's beta piqued our interest? Just what makes The Witness so good? And what's it been like to run Kotaku for the past four years? EIC Stephen Totilo is here to answer all those questions and MORE, including the biggest question of all: Why
72 min
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Episode 17: Big Predictions For 2016
It's contest time! The rules: In this episode, Kirk and Jason have to each make 12 predictions for 2016. At the end of the year, we'll revisit them all, and whoever got the most right will get a free steak dinner from the loser. Also in this episode: Diab
67 min
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Episode 16: The Great Destiny Malaise
Things are depressing in the hardcore Destiny community these days, which means there's lots for Kirk and Jason to talk about! Join us as we discuss The Great Destiny Malaise as well as the charming Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam, the indie gem Oxenfree, and wh
64 min
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Episode 15: Learning To Love Speedrunning
Resident aussie Luke Plunkett is here to talk about everything from Assassin's Creed to Arkham Knight. Also: Jason tries to talk everyone into loving speedrunning, Kirk discusses Kotaku's big new review changes, and we try to figure out who's going to rev
56 min
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Episode 14: The Year That A Lot Of VR Headsets ...
Is this the Year of VR or just The Year That A Lot Of VR Headsets Come Out? Join Kirk and Jason as they discuss the future of virtual reality in the wake of news that Oculus Rift will be five hundred and ninety-nine U.S. dollars. Also: Assassin's Creed Em
57 min
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Episode 13: Every Single Game* Of 2015
As 2015 comes to a close, it's time to talk Games of the Year! And by talk Games of the Year we mean talk about every single game released in 2015. Come join Kirk and Jason for a look back at an entire year's worth of video games, month by month: January
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Episode 12: The Kojima Awakens
Kotaku's Evan "Mr. Style" Narcisse is here to chat with Kirk and Jason about what we want to see next from former pachinko star Hideo Kojima. We also talk about Star Wars: The Force Gets Up -- NO SPOILERS! -- and the importance of video game preservation.
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Episode 11: Let's Remake Final Fantasy VII
Will the Final Fantasy VII remake be any good? WILL IT HAVE A WORLD MAP? Kirk and Jason are here in this "bonus" episode to dissect what Square has revealed so far about the upcoming remake of their beloved dating simulator. Other topics include exclusive
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Episode 10: Too Many Video Games
The hardest thing about working in games media these days? Too many damn games. In this action-packed episode of Splitscreen, Kirk and Jason talk Final Fantasy XIV, Just Cause 3, Fallout 4, Cibelle, and all the other video games we just don't have time to
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Episode 9: Fallout 4 Extravaganza Part 2
The more you play Fallout 4, the more it grows on you. Last week's extravaganza wasn't enough, so Kirk and Jason are back to talk a lot more about Bethesda's latest. Also: blacklisting, StarCraft, and which JRPG Kirk should play first, Trails in the Sky o
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Episode 8: Fallout 4 Extravaganza
Fallout 4? Fallout 4. Kotaku's Patricia Hernandez joins Kirk and Jason for an all-Fallout podcast extravaganza. We talk about our adventures in the wasteland, the never-ending parade of bugs, and how this game would be so much better if you could make Dog
51 min
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Episode 7: The Worst Game Marketing Ever
Superstar writer and developer Matthew Burns (Halo, Call of Duty, Destiny) is here telling tales and talking to Kirk and Jason about the worst marketing moves in video game history. We also discuss Activision's $5.9 billion Candy Crush acquisition, Trails
67 min
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Episode 6: What It's Really Like To Work At Kotaku
Time for some inside baseball! On this very special episode of Splitscreen, Kirk and Jason talk about what it's like to work for the well-known Destiny fan-site Kotaku dot com. Also: Nintendo going mobile, reader questions, and why Kirk has no personal li
65 min
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Episode 5: Spilling Secrets
Portal designer Kim Swift joins Kirk and Jason to spill ALL her secrets about what she's doing at Amazon. We also talk about our behind-the-scenes Destiny story, the visual novel Danganronpa, and whether horses are more dangerous than cars.
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Episode 4: The Best Mario Maker Player Ever
Kotaku's Patrick Klepek joins Kirk and Jason to talk about video game streaming, fan projects, and the quest to beat the hardest Mario Maker levels online.
61 min
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Kotaku SplitScreen Episode 3: When Should You B...
Kirk and Jason talk about the ups and downs of Kickstarter, discuss the new Uncharted Collection for PS4, and talk about Destiny's new raid. They also break down some must-play JRPGs.
50 min
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Kotaku SplitScreen Episode 2: Destiny Director ...
Kirk and Jason talk to Luke Smith, creative director of Destiny: The Taken King.
59 min
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Kotaku SplitScreen Episode 1
This is Episode 1 of Kotaku SplitScreen, a new video podcast brought to you by Jason Schreier and Kirk Hamilton. In this pilot episode, we talk about Metal Gear Solid V, Final Fantasy VI, and what we'd do with the Assassin's Creed franchise. We also debat
44 min