The Greatest Story Ever Played

The Greatest Story Ever Played

We are a book club style podcast focused on story driven video games. Each episode we do a deep dive into a different game.

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May 16, 2022 75 min

Jin Sakai needs to go to Iki Island. There is a new threat there. He also needs to resolve his past. Join Conner (Lore Party) and I as we face off with The Eagle. 

Game: Ghost of Tsushima - Iki Island Expansion

Release Year: 2021

Developer: Sucker Punch Productions

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5

 

More information on Lore Party:

Lore Party Website 

@lore_party

Conner's Website

@ConnerHowardVO

 

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Meredith returns to her hometown to fill in Dad's mail route. Reconnect and meet new people. I am joined by friend of the show, Morgan, to deliver some mail. 

 

Game: Lake

Release Year: 2021

Developer: Whitehorn Games

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS,  Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

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April 26, 2022 29 min

Sarah begins writing her pen pal, Katya, in 1998. Watch their friendship grow as they come of age. Do fun word puzzles. Grab some music off Vinewire. 

 

Game: Letters - a written adventure 

Release Year: 2022

Developer: 5am Games

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS,  Nintendo Switch, 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@St...

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The land is dying and Aloy must go west for answers. She will encounter new machines and enemies. I am joined by Katie (Left Behind Game Club, Cutscenes) as we join Aloy's quest for answers.

 

Game: Horizon Forbidden West / Horizon 2

Release Year: 2022

Developer: Guerilla Games

Platforms: Playstation 4, Playstation 5

 

More information on Left Behind Game Club:

Left Behind Game Club Cutscenes: a Video Game Movie Podcast

@Cu...

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March 22, 2022 30 min

Vivi has found herself on a train that's headed to the after life....but she hasn't died! Spend time with the various souls onboard and get their thoughts on life. 

 

Game: What Comes After

Release Year: 2020

Developer: Pikselnesia, Rolling Glory Jam

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS,  Nintendo Switch, 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

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March 8, 2022 117 min

Jesse Faden is looking for her estranged brother. She was led to the Federal Bureau of Control. Two friends of the show (Kevin and Morgan) return to talk with Dan about this weird game! *note: background noise got picked up during a couple sections of the recording. I wasn't able to edit it out. Sorry for the lower quality there*

Game: Control

Release Year: 2019

Developer: Remedy Entertainment 

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Pl...

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Dan and Mai (LifeIsStrangeFans.com) return to Arcadia Bay! This episode we discuss Life is Strange & Life is Strange: Before the Storm remasters. 

 

Game: Life is Strange Remastered Collection

Release Year: 2022

Developer: Deck Nine Games, Dontnod Entertainment 

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch

 

More information on LifeIsStrangeFans.com

Website 

@LISFansDotCom

@Mai_Q...

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The Great Life of Benjamin Brynn. Dan is joined by Jacob and Katie (from Cutscenes) to talk about this emotionally impactful game.

 

Game: Before Your Eyes

Release Year: 2021

Developer: GoodbyeWorld Games

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, MacOS

 

More information on Cutscenes:

Website 

@Cutscenes_Pod

@LeftBehindClub

@lesperak

@JacobMcCourt

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGrea...

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January 18, 2022 89 min

I am joined by Adam (Games & Groceries) to do some some Unpacking. In this game you unbox items across eight different homes and have a story quietly told to you. 

 

Game: Unpacking

Release Year: 2021

Developer: Witch Beam

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, macOS, Xbox One

 

Games and Groceries:

https://gamesandgroceries.com/

StrangeCast

@GamingGroceries

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

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January 4, 2022 47 min

Lara Croft is headed to Siberia. She is on a quest to find The Divine Source. 

 

Game: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Release Year: 2015

Developer: Crystal Dynamics

Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, macOS, Linux, Stadia

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

Intro: Money for Lugging by N...

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December 28, 2021 66 min

To wrap up 2021 we do our 4th annual TGSEP Awards. This episode we will cover our favorite games we played for the first time in 2021, our favorite game released in 2021 and the game we are most looking forward to in 2022

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

Intro: Money for Lugging by New Waver

Outro: End Cr...

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December 21, 2021 101 min

There are no rules in Mario! Dan is joined by Cameron and Jake (The Pre-order Bonus) to collect Power Moons as we chase Bowser across the multiverse. 

 

Game: Super Mario Odyssey

Release Year: 2017

Developer: Nintendo EPD

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

 

More information on The Pre-order Bonus: 

Link to Podcast

@preordercast  

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

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December 14, 2021 162 min

Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are on the run after a botched robbery. They need to lay low while they formulate a plan for one last big score. 

 

Game: Red Dead Redemption 2 / RDR2

Release Year: 2018

Developer: Rockstar Games

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

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November 30, 2021 31 min

Matt started his night shift at the valet like any other night. Then he is kidnapped and forced into a robbery. Join me for this interactive movie, make choices and effect Matt's night. 

 

Game: Late Shift

Release Year: 2017

Developer: CtrlMovie

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGre...

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The Dark Pictures, round 3 with Jacob! In House of Ashes we evade monsters as we try to escape an underground temple. 

 

Game: The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes

Release Year: 2021

Developer: Supermassive Games

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S

 

More information on Left Behind Game Club: 

Website

@LeftBehindClub

@Cutscenes_Pod

@VG_Trivia

@JacobMcCourt

 

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November 9, 2021 97 min

Miles Morales has a lot to get used to. A new neighborhood. New responsibilities. And some new powers! 

 

Game: Marvel's Spiderman: Miles Morales

Release Year: 2020

Developer: Insomniac Games

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

Intro: Money for Lugging by New Waver

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October 25, 2021 123 min

“Stephen King once wrote that nightmares exist outside of logic, and there’s little fun to be had in explanations. They’re antithetical to the poetry of fear. In a horror story, the victim keeps asking why, but there can be no explanation, and there shouldn't be one. The unanswered mystery is what stays with us the longest, and it’s what we’ll remember in the end. My name is Alan Wake. I’m a writer. I've always had a vivid ...

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October 18, 2021 122 min

Amicia de Rune and her brother Hugo are on the run. From the Inquisition. From the Plague. From rats. Game Till Five (Steph and Nikki) make their third appearance on the podcast and together we try to navigate the horror around us. 

Game: A Plague Tale Innocence

Release Year: 2019

Developer: Asobo Studio

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Amazon Luna, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S

 

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The walls are breached. Walkers are pouring in. Can Javi save Richmond and his family? 

 

Game: The Walking Dead Season 3 / A New Frontier

Release Year: 2016

Developer: Telltale Games

Platforms: Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

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Spooktober kicks off with SOMA! Dan is joined by 2/3 of Cutscenes (Katie and Travis) to explore the ocean floor and find out what it really means to be a person. 

 

Game: Soma

Release Year: 2015

Developer: Frictional Games

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux, OS X, 

 

More information on Cutscenes:

Website 

@Cutscenes_Pod

@lesperak

@TravisColenutt

 

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www.TheGreatestStoryEverP...

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