Author: Bryan

Kaz Hirai is Stepping Down | Max Level: Episode 29

This week on the Max Level Podcast, Bryan and a flu-stricken Frank talk about their favorite Kaz Hirai memories and memes in light of the news that he will unfortunately be stepping down as CEO of Sony. They also briefly discuss the possibility of Microsoft purchasing Electronic Arts at the beginning of the show, but Bryan is hesitant to believe it. Segments for today’s episode include: What We’ve Been Playing Weekly Scoop News Report New Releases for the Week of 2/5/18 Kaz Hirai is Stepping Down Retro Game Rewind (A Boy and His Blob) Good Game / Bad Game...

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Revisiting the Classics | Final Fantasy IV, Part 2

Welcome to Episode 5 of Revisiting the Classics, a weekly trip back to the past to play some retro games! This week, Bryan and Frank continue their in-depth discussion on Final Fantasy IV, taking things up to the initial entry of the Tower of Babil. Bryan talks about how awesome Cid is as a party member, and Frank talks about how an emotional moment really hit him hard. Keep it retro! ##AFFILIATE LINKS## Please support Level Down Games and all of our content by using the following affiliate links. Thanks so much! 1. Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/?tag=levdowgam-20 2. TechniSport Gaming Chairs:...

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WWE Royal Rumble 2018 Reactions | Gorgeous Lads of Wrestling: Episode 30

This week on the Gorgeous Lads of Wrestling Podcast, Bryan and El Frankero are joined by Michael Mannion again as the trio react to NXT Takeover Philadelphia and WWE Royal Rumble 2018! Mannion leaves us during Podcast Intermission, so Bryan and El Frankero briefly discuss the current state of the WWE roster after watching the past few weeks worth of shows. Segments for the show this week include: NXT Takeover Philadelphia Reactions WWE Royal Rumble 2018 Reactions WWE Raw Recap for 1/29/18 WWE SmackDown Recap for 1/30/18 Weekly Birthdays Current State of the WWE Roster This Week in Wrestling...

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Radio Hour, Volume 7 | BGMania: Episode 30

Welcome to BGMania: A Video Game Music Podcast found on Level Down Games every Wednesday morning. It’s finally the end of the month! We’re already entering February tomorrow, so let’s close the month out the same way we always do, and that’s with Volume 7 of Radio Hour. Enjoy! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Into the Wilderness (Wild Arms) The Opened Way (Shadow of the Colossus) The Horned Reaper (Dungeon Keeper) Lady Maria of the Astral Clocktower (Bloodborne: The Old...

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Game Oracles: A Video Game Trailers Show | Episode 24

Every Tuesday, Bryan and Frank present last week’s best video game trailers for your viewing pleasure, as well as react and offer up our opinions on each one! **Music Credit** – The music played at the beginning and end of the Podcast is copyright by Miracle of Sound & Gavin Dunne. – “Break of Dawn” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFZvV6Hhf7c – Check out all of his amazing work at: https://www.youtube.com/user/miracleofsound/...

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Shadow of the Colossus | Review

We’re going to try something a little different here at Level Down Games. On top of releasing our reviews in both text and video formats, we’re going to start releasing them in audio form as well. The text version will still be found over at our website, leveldowngames.com. The video version will still be found over at our YouTube channel, and if you don’t currently subscribe, you should go do that! The new audio version of our reviews will be found here in the Max Level Podcast RSS feed, adding even more value to being a subscriber. The audio...

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Shadow of the Colossus (PS4 Remake) Review

4,488 days have passed since we originally laid hands on what would arguably go down in history as Team ICO and Fumito Ueda’s greatest achievement. Shadow of the Colossus, even with it’s few grievances, was an absolute masterpiece on the PlayStation 2. 12 long years later, Bluepoint Games is releasing a from-the-ground-up complete remake for a new generation of gamers and for those of us who have been dying to get back into this universe. And guess what? It’s even better than we remember it being! Read on for our full Shadow of the Colossus review! Title: Shadow of the...

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Cryptocurrency is Killing PC Gaming | Max Level: Ep. 28

This week on the Max Level Podcast, Bryan and Frank discuss the fact that cryptocurrency is killing PC gaming as we know it as GPU prices skyrocket to 2x and 3x the regular prices! Segments for today’s episode include: What We’ve Been Playing Weekly Scoop News Report New Releases for the Week of 1/29/18 Cryptocurrency is Killing PC Gaming Retro Game Rewind (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) Good Game / Bad Game Are You Afraid of the Dark? Closing Comments Plus a whole lot more on Max Level! Please be sure to leave a like, share and subscribe on YouTube, as...

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Cryptocurrency is Killing PC Gaming | Max Level: Episode 28

This week on the Max Level Podcast, Bryan and Frank discuss the fact that cryptocurrency is killing PC gaming as we know it as GPU prices skyrocket to 2x and 3x the regular prices! Segments for today’s episode include: What We’ve Been Playing Weekly Scoop News Report New Releases for the Week of 1/29/18 Cryptocurrency is Killing PC Gaming Retro Game Rewind (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) Good Game / Bad Game Are You Afraid of the Dark? Closing Comments Plus a whole lot more on Max Level! Please be sure to leave a like, share and subscribe on YouTube, as...

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Cuphead | BGMania: Bonus Episode 6

Welcome to another Bonus Episode of BGMania: A Video Game Music Podcast found on Level Down Games that’s normally posted every Wednesday on iTunes and Google Play. Today, we are going to be taking a look at a Showcase on the game Cuphead, which was hand picked by the King of Long Island himself, Frank. Enjoy! Please send all track requests for future episodes of Radio Hour and possibly more to bgmania@leveldowngames.com The tracklist for today’s episode is as follows: Don’t Deal With the Devil (Cuphead) Elder Kettle (Cuphead) Die House (Cuphead) Threatenin’ Zeppelin (Cuphead) Ruse of an Ooze...

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