Level 857 Video Game Podcast

Level 857 Video Game Podcast

Come grab a drink with longtime gamers/friends/cohosts, Eric (The 23rd Stallion), Alvin (ALG857), Jason (Stikz), Kevin (Turbo857), and Eric (Big Choco), Level 857, aka gaming's Wu-Tang Clan, as we react to current gaming news topics, recommend recently played gems you can't miss, and discuss all things gaming while hanging out with honored special guests which includes a wide variety of fellow YouTubers, game developers, and other video game industry contributors! The format for this podcast is separated into three parts: Current games played, news story reactions, and main topic discussion! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/level857/support

Episodes

February 18, 2024 139 mins

Join us in celebrating a remarkable milestone as we reach 300 episodes filled with laughter, heartwarming stories, and unforgettable moments. This special episode is a tribute to the incredible journey we've shared, reminiscing on the joyous memories and the community that has made it all possible --- After that we react to the latest gaming news stories, reveal the indie game of the week and share the games we're currently...

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We talk about games all the time but now it's time to show off some of the prized possessions buried within our individual video game collections --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories, put a spotlight on the Indie Game of the Week and share the games we're currently playing!

Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-299: What Treasures Lie Within Our Game Collections?

00:00 - Intro

01:59 - Games Played Discussio...

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Steve Ciaramitaro, Game Designer of Hit Start Studios, drops in for an exciting discussion interview centered on the company's first project, Brave Cave - an ambitious, co-op, puzzle platformer estimated to be released before the end of this year! Join us as Steve provides keen insight into the development process, challenges, and exciting features that will be included when Brave Cave releases!

Hit Start Studios is the indepe...

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We fire off and list a bunch of age-old, common, yet popular gaming stereotypes and discuss whether they are outdated, half-true, or no longer stand the test of time, as we compare them against some intriguing, modern day facts --- right after we reveal the Indie game of the week, react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!

Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-297: Do Gaming Stereotypes Actu...

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January 21, 2024 150 mins

We welcome back YouTube content creator Radical Reggie to discuss what retro gaming means to us (in this current modern era) and help us pinpoint when exactly does a game even become retro?


Radical Reggie's a renowned and well respected YouTube Gaming content creator, avid retro game collector, and former army vet, who's success has taken him from commercials to starring in his very own video game! In addition to shari...

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January 13, 2024 145 mins

Join us as we dive into the retro libraries of past generations, pull out some classic favorites and ultimately determine if these games deserve to be rated today with the same score they received when they were first released!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-295: Do These Games Still Deserve Their Score

00:00 - Intro

01:49 - Game Played Discussion

33:44 - Indie Game of the Week Spotlight - Bravery & Greed

38:02 - A 13-ye...

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Regardless of how technology evolves at a breakneck speed to produce games with bolder visions, bigger worlds, and ultimately bigger budgets, some games of yesteryear released in spite of these trends have proved to have aged gracefully, and continue to stand the test of time, remaining as enjoyable today as they were upon release! Join us as we discuss and celebrate these timeless gems!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-294: Wh...

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December 31, 2023 120 mins

2024 is upon us and you know it wouldn’t be right if we didn’t start the new year off with some fresh, bold and in some instances down right insane predictions from your favorite gaming podcast crew —- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we’re currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-293: Get Ready For Our 2024 Gaming Predictions!

0:00 - Intro

4:29 – Games We’ve Played

31:08 – 2...

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December 25, 2023 158 mins

2023 will unquestionably go down as one of the best years in gaming history! But before we head into 2024, we have to reveal the best games were lucky enough to get our hands on this year ---- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-292: Which Games Stole the Spotlight in 2023?

00:00 - Intro

01:53 - Games Played Discussion

42:30 -Th...

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The Game Awards has finally come and gone but did it live up to hype and ascend higher than everyone's lofty expectations? That might seem obvious at first but we're gonna share our thoughts and chime in with our 2 cents anyway (Sega wtf?!?) --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-291: Did The Game Awards 2023 Live Up to...

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We unveil our anticipated predictions for the nominees of the 2023 Game Awards ---- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!

Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-290: What Games Will Win At The 2023 Game Awards? Our Predictions 00:00 - Intro

01:17 - Games Played Discussion

28:23 - Capcom Confirms More Resident Evil Remakes Are Coming

37:30 - Phil Spencer "We have no ...

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December 4, 2023 139 mins

We reminisce about the games we used to be masters of in our youth but somehow, someway... we forgot how to play'em! Perhaps our OG gaming skills suck or the games themselves haven't aged well? We're gonna get to the bottom of this right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-289: Retro Games We Forgot How To Play!

00:00 - In...

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November 27, 2023 139 mins

We meticulously explore the most epic gaming collaborations while unraveling the magic behind these groundbreaking and sometimes inconceivable unions ---- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-288: The Greatest Gaming Crossovers of All Time!


00:00 - Intro

02:42 - Games Played Discussion

37:01 - The Last of Us Part 2 Remastere...

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We discuss the long overdue epic video game franchises that we'd like to see make a return to modern gaming ---- right before we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-287: Long Overdue Game Franchises That Need To Make A Comeback!


00:00 - Intro

02:08 - Games Played Discussion

22:41 - The 2023 Game Awards Nominations Are In, and the “Bes...

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November 12, 2023 138 mins

In this podcast episode, we share our insights on which gaming franchises we'd love to see undergo a genre transformation or just experiment with a genre change in a side story ---- then we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-286: Our Ultimate Franchise Genre Swap Wish List!


00:00 - Intro

02:05 - Games Played Discussion

33:28 - Xbox w...

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Get ready for an exhilarating discussion as we welcome lifelong gamer, Mike Mullis of The Original Next Level Gaming to join us in mourning over the slow, painful yet inevitable decline of gaming physical media and share similar and opposing views over whether this will benefit the gaming industry in the future or ultimately lead to its demise?

In addition to being a relief pitcher in 2K's MLB2K7, Mike Mullis is also an ex gami...

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Step into the shadows with us as we unveil and dissect some of the most disturbing and unsettling characters that we've been lucky enough to encounter in the gaming world --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the awesome/addicting games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-284: The Most Frightening, Disturbing Characters In Gaming!

00:00 - Intro

01:28 - Games Played...

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Join us for a lively conversation as we delve into some of the most infamously poorly named video games in history --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the awesome/addicting games that we're currently playing!

Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-283: Have You Heard Of These Poorly Named Video Games?

00:00 - Intro

02:09 - Games Played Discussion

1:02:46 - Microsoft closes deal to buy Call of Duty mak...

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Join us for a thrilling discussion, as we explore the potential of a new SEGA console and how it would fare in today's gaming landscape ---- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the awesome/addicting games we're currently playing!


Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-282: Could A New SEGA Console Be The Next Big Thing In Gaming?

00:00 - Intro

1:10 - Games Played Discussion

50:34 - Unity CEO Ricc...

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Join us as we name and discuss the top, best, amazing video game ports that outshine and surpass the gameplay experiences offered from the original arcade version that they're based on --- right after we react to the latest gaming news stories and share the awesome/addicting games we're currently playing!

Level 857 Video Game Podcast Ep-281: The Best Console Ports That Are Way Better Than The Arcade!

00:00 - Intro

03:01 - ...

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