Games and Groceries

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A weekly conversation between married gamers about films, the latest gaming news, and a topic in the gaming industry. Hosted by @AceTheGrocer and @JourneyFirstGeneral Inquiries: contact@gamesandgroceries.com

About the Hosts

Adam

Adam

Co-host

Adam is a full-time Youth Pastor based in New York. In his free time, he enjoys playing all sorts of game genres especially narrative-driven, role-playing, and basketball titles. Adam also enjoys his fair share of hoops, skating, and dead lifting.

Liz

Liz

Co-Host

Liz is writing her own novel in her free time and has plans for more stories. She mainly enjoys narrative-driven video games such as Life is Strange, Until Dawn, and making her own stories in Sims. Liz also enjoys baking, movies, and cuddling with the pupper.

Floki

Floki

Podcast Pupper

Also known as the “Podcast Pupper”, Floki is the Chigi that you hear in the background of every podcast. Floki was adopted by Adam and Liz three days before Christmas 2017, he has been a vital part of the family ever since. Floki loves barking at bigger dogs, chewing on antlers, and cuddling up with his momma, Liz.

a heart with an arrow through itWhat fans say about the podcast

They remind me of my own marriage!

I honestly love the chemistry that Adam and Liz bring to their podcast! Not only do they talk about subjects that I’m interested in, but their nerd relationship is legit #goals! I love their recommendations, their commentary on the gaming industry and they are so funny together!

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Relatable!

The chemistry between Adam and Liz is great. As a gamer (but not as intense as some are) I never have a problem understanding and being engaged with their topics. This honestly feels like you are just sitting in the room with them talking about video games which is what makes it great!

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FANTASTIC SHOW!!

I love these guys, they have great and interesting topics each week, very well researched topics and super hilarious.

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Ep. 63: No Time To Game | ft. Overachievers Gaming Podcast

August 19th, 2019

1:32:43

In this week's episode, we discuss the future of streaming video games as said by Phil Spencer, the lead producer of Anthem leaving the studio after eight years, Twitch not playing the bigger man and does wrong to …

Ep. 62: The Case for Long Games

August 12th, 2019

1:08:55

Man, we were exhausted after a long week, but we try our best to keep the energy up for y'all! In this week's podcast, we discuss a Netflix original …

Ep. 61: How Can Christians Be Gamers?

August 5th, 2019

1:05:42

In this week's episode we discuss the Hulu Exclusive movie called 'Almost Friends', the earnings report from Ea that stated NBA Live 20 will be …

Ep. 60: Apolitical Gamers ft. MrMattyPlays

July 29th, 2019

1:24:10

In this week's podcast, we discuss Hideo Kojima's predictions for Video Game Streaming and what the future holds, Nintendo writing a memo to customer …

Ep. 59: Game Subscription Services

July 22nd, 2019

1:02:29

In this week's episode, we discuss the YouTube documentary on God of War (2018) titled 'Raising Kratos', a beloved Studio Director leaves a large studio after 24 years of service, EA gives a big patch to Sims 4 to the …

Ep. 58: Marriage and Gaming Pt 3

July 15th, 2019

1:08:10

In this week's episode we dive into the 2018 film 'The Spy Who Dumped Me', discuss an announcement for a new video game based Netflix series that will be sure to please a good amount of watchers, we get the announcement …

Ep. 57: The Message Behind Sea of Solitude

July 8th, 2019

1:17:05

In this week's episode we discuss the latest film in the MCU 'Spider-Man: Far From Home', Epic becomes charitable towards a developer and their kickstarter backers after a major backlash, Remedy Entertainment regains …

Ep. 56: Break the Mold (ft. Nick DePalo)

July 1st, 2019

1:26:16

In this week's episode, we take a look at a new follow up game from Josef Fares but it's not A Way Out 2, Phil Harrison brings good news about …

Ep. 55: Does Gaming Make You Fat?

June 24th, 2019

1:09:30

In this week's episode we discuss the Directorial Debut of Idris Elba with "Yardie", Bungie caring for the work-life balance of their development …

Ep. 54: E3 Thoughts After Sleeping On It

June 17th, 2019

1:09:25

In this week's episode we discuss the film " Borg vs. McEnroe" as two players face off with differing mentalities, Dontnod releasing a statement that their next title in 2020 and will be an exclusive to Epic Game Store, …

Ep. 53.2: E3 2019 Part 2

June 12th, 2019

1:29:30

Part 2 of this week's episode continues our discussion of more showcases out of E3 2019! We talk on the PC Gaming show and the highlight game that'll take a bite out of the competition, Limited Run Games giving us a …

Ep. 53: E3 2019 Part 1

June 10th, 2019

1:19:41

In this week's episode, we're taking a deep dive in the first 4 showcases of E3 2019! We take a look at EA Play, even if it didn't take part in E3, and we talk on Jedi Fallen Order, FIFA 20, and the new expansion on Sim …

Ep. 52: Importance of Game Worlds

June 3rd, 2019

1:05:39

In this week's episode we discuss the Hulu exclusive film 'Please Stand By' in our Movie Minutes, Phil Spencer promises to bring the heat at this …

Ep. 51: Video Games Make Memories

May 27th, 2019

1:02:41

In this week's episode we discuss an Australian indie film "The Rover" in Movie Minutes, a new Star Wars movie based on a video game developed by Bioware (yup, that one!), a promise from Sony that the transition to the …

Ep. 50: Ask Us Anything

May 20th, 2019

1:07:48

We've made it to 50 episodes y'all and this week we talk about our thoughts on John Wick 3 as well as answering fan questions sent in to us. Is a hotdog a sandwich? Will there be a Mass Effect Trilogy? What's the best …

Ep. 49: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 Episode 3

May 11th, 2019

1:03:05

In this week's episode we discuss we discuss how an upcoming Elder Scrolls Online Tabletop RPG learned their copy and paste skills from their old …

Ep. 48: The Case For Short Games

May 6th, 2019

1:00:33

In this week's episode we discuss the film 'John Wick 2' in Movie Minutes, the unfortunate events surrounding Slightly Mad Studio's project console …

Bonus Episode: Avengers Endgame SPOILERcast

April 29th, 2019

58:20

We watched Avengers: Endgame for a second time, if you've seen it you can check out our thoughts. We won't even go over what we talked about in the …

Ep. 47: Female Gamers

April 29th, 2019

1:02:21

In this week's episode we introduce our plans for a special 50th episode, discuss the movie Endgame without spoilers, Nintendo president debunking a rumor for their E3 presentation, Hideo Kojima confuses us more about …

Ep 46: Show Your Hype Level

April 22nd, 2019

1:02:01

In this week's episode we talk about the Hulu Exclusive movie "Destroyer" in our Movie Minutes, the Halo Showtime series has chosen its Master Chief …

Ep. 45: Narrative-Driven Games (ft. Dan of The Greatest Story Ever Played Podcast)

April 15th, 2019

1:09:40

In this week's episode we discuss our thoughts on the Star Wars Episode 9 reveal, Jason Schreier writes a follow up article on the state of Dragon …

Ep. 44: Difficulties in Games

April 8th, 2019

1:04:31

In this week's episode we talk about the super long week we had, discuss the new film Shazam! and how Liz was offended by it, Ubisoft dropping hints about the next Assassin's Creed game in Division 2, Prince Harry …

Ep. 43: Groceries in Games

April 1st, 2019

57:58

In this week's episode we talk about if the 4K version of "Halloween" (2018) is worth it, Andrew Wilson closing down EA branches in two different countries, Gearbox coming out at PAX East to give a very human …

Ep. 42: Epic Game Store

March 25th, 2019

56:24

In this week's episode we discuss the film "Us" in our Movie Minutes, a rumor alert about a couple of new Nintendo Switch models, Google's new streaming service for gamers was announced, Epic Game store takes away more …

Ep. 41: Do Graphics Actually Matter?

March 18th, 2019

1:03:09

In this week's episode we discuss the film "Christopher Robin" in Movie Minutes, Xbox's announcement for the Master Chief Collection and Halo: Reach, …

Ep. 40: Importance of eSports (ft. AbsoluteProdigy)

March 11th, 2019

1:08:54

In this week's episode, we talk discuss the film 'Captain Marvel' in our Movie Minutes segment, Nintendo introducing VR is a Nintendo kind of way, Hideo Kojima confirming that Death Stranding is a little bit behind …

Ep. 39: Junk Food Gaming

March 4th, 2019

1:01:19

In this week's episode we discuss the film "Reign Over Me" in our Movie minutes, our thoughts on the latest Nintendo Direct on the new Pokemon RPGs, Obsidian revealing how many teams they have working on separate …

Ep. 38: Backwards Compatibility

February 25th, 2019

1:04:07

In this week's episode we dive in the film "Fighting With My Family" in Movie Minutes, Fallout 76 revealing its DLC roadmap for 2019, a legal dispute over the name 'Redfall', a possible leak for a Bethesda Softworks …

Ep. 37: I Think I'll Wait For A Sale

February 18th, 2019

1:06:35

In this week's episode we discuss the Netflix Original film "The Last Laugh", THQ Nordic acquires yet another studio and IP, the latest news and updates from the Nintendo Direct, Activision Blizzard at it again with …

Ep. 36: Rumor Mill Marketing

February 11th, 2019

1:01:15

In this week's episode we cover our thoughts on The One-Hundred Foot Journey, the info drop of the upcoming game The Outer Worlds, EA under-performing on sales with lack of Battle Royale, Death Stranding being "crazy …

Ep. 35: Hits Won't Be Hits For All

February 4th, 2019

1:06:15

In this week's episode, our Movie Minutes covers Bo Burnham's "Eighth Grade", Gamestop Stock plummeting to the Earth's core, the newest announcement …

Ep. 34: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 Episode 2

January 28th, 2019

1:12:10

In this week's episode we discuss the rumors of Fallout 76 becoming Free-To-Play, EA rejecting Bioware's pitch of their dream game, Metroid Prime 4 taking an unorthodox step in its development, and this week's big topic …

Ep. 33: Marriage & Gaming Pt. 2

January 21st, 2019

1:03:56

In this week's episode, we discuss the latest Movie Minutes on "Mid-90's", EA cancels yet another Star Wars game which makes Adam go on a rant, Hideo Kojima shows off a demo of Death Stranding, Bioware to release a demo …

Ep. 32: Streaming Video Games

January 14th, 2019

1:08:59

In this week's episode we discuss our thoughts on this week's Movie Minutes, Pennsylvania proposing a ridiculous video game tax, Ubisoft pulling away …

Ep. 31: Are Exclusives Important?

January 7th, 2019

1:01:51

In our official first episode of 2019, we discuss two movies we watched in our segment "Movie Minutes", the latest Elder Scrolls release prediction, …

Ep. 30: Video Game Movies

December 31st, 2018

1:01:53

In this week's episode we start a new segment replacing Table Talk Topics, yet another Bethesda blunder involving alcohol, NBA 2K19 players getting …

Ep. 29: Gaming Christmas Stories

December 22nd, 2018

1:06:24

In this year's Christmas episode we do our final Table Talk Topic segment, talk about the great sales for the Nintendo Switch, Fallout 76 Holiday …

Ep. 28: How Christian Games Could Work

December 17th, 2018

1:07:19

In this week's episode, we talk about the great news coming out of The Outer Worlds, Fallout 76 giving out unnecessary patches to upset players, Blizzard at it again with Activision's greediness, and this week's big …

Ep. 27: How The Game Awards Affect Gaming

December 10th, 2018

58:08

In this week's episode Liz flexes a lot on Adam for fixing the audio quality of the podcasts, Bethesda being clumsy with customer information, Soulja …

Ep. 26: Thoughts on the 2018 Game Awards

December 8th, 2018

1:07:55

Today is special episode where we discuss all our highlights from the 2018 Video Game Awards. Many Awards were well deserved, some were a bit questionable, but all around it was the best Game Award show to date. Also, …

Ep. 25: Lootboxes and Gambling

December 3rd, 2018

1:04:08

In this week's episode we talk about our first week of Hello Fresh, the potential lawsuits coming in against Fallout 76, Elder Scrolls Blades being …

Ep. 24: Are Gamers Actually Entitled?

November 26th, 2018

1:06:17

In this week's episode we talk about our Thanksgiving break, Ubisoft dev telling us to not buy loot boxes, a Reddit users leaks on the PS5 and Anthem being delayed, and our big topic this week is the question we've all …

Ep. 23: How To Love A Gamer At Christmas

November 17th, 2018

1:01:00

In this week's episode we talk more on Fallout 76, the the new Life is Strange comic, Sony pulling out of E3 & PSX, the Game of the Year Award …

Ep. 22: Why Christian Games Don't Work

November 12th, 2018

1:08:21

In this week's episode we talk about our long weekend, thoughts on the XO18 showcase, Blizzard announcing more mobile games, a potential new Zelda game, Ubisoft selling microtransactions to kids, and our big topic this …

Ep. 21: Why Adults Stop Gaming

November 5th, 2018

1:05:08

In this week's episode we talk on the PC version of the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A., Adam goes on a 10 minute rant on Fallout 76, the mediocre line up on the Playstation Classic, Blizzard's bizarre decision for the next Diablo …

Ep. 20: Minimalism and Gaming

October 29th, 2018

1:02:54

In this week's episode, of course we're talking about Red Dead Redemption 2 and we also talk on Xbox Game Pass coming to PC, Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. session being cut down, an unusually expensive Ultimate Edition of a game, …

Ep. 19: Mental Health for Game Developers

October 22nd, 2018

1:06:58

In this week's episode we discuss our favorite smells ever, the PS4 System crash bug, Sony's decision to delay Days Gone, and our thoughts on the …

Ep. 18: Marketing for Video Games

October 15th, 2018

1:05:13

In this episode we talk on thoughts on the Venom movie, Microsoft to buy Obsidian, Fallout 76 Mod news as well as users getting banned after the first Stress Test, finally our big topic for this week is how a good …

Ep. 17: How Realistic Should Games Be?

October 8th, 2018

1:06:30

In this week's episode we talk on the leaked footage of a new Harry Potter RPG, rumors of a new and improved Nintendo Switch coming soon, the new Fallout 76 Gameplay and our thoughts on it, and our big topic for this …

Ep. 16: Thoughts on Life is Strange 2 - Episode 1

October 1st, 2018

1:05:04

In this week's episode Adam is a bit sick and complains about it, the crossplay miracle given to us by Sony, Red Dead Redemption 2 storage size, a …

Ep. 15: Why we love Life is Strange

September 24th, 2018

1:01:33

In this week's episode we discuss why Xbox won't be making it's own retro classic console, the shocking news of the TellTale Shutdown, the supposed …

Ep. 14: Why Should you listen to Gaming News?

September 17th, 2018

1:02:33

In this week's episode we talk more on Assassin's Creed Odyssey, how Sony made Spiderman PS4 so much better, EA under Investigation and why gamers …

Ep. 13: Super Hero Video Games

September 10th, 2018

1:02:40

This week's episode we talk about the surprise awaiting us when we came home from vacation, Battlefield V censoring their players, Greaseproof …

Ep. 12: Manchild vs Grown-Up Gamer

August 27th, 2018

1:05:57

In this week's episode we discuss the Prequel Novel of the Spiderman PS4 game, the time length of the Assassin's Creed Odyssey story, Xbox "All Access" Pass Plans and our big topic for this week is the major differences …

Ep. 11: Life Is Strange 2 Theories

August 20th, 2018

1:04:55

This week's episode we bring back Table Talk Topics and discuss the rumor for a new Nintendo Switch, the lack of Battlefield 5 pre-orders, the new Amazon Prime Pre-order system and our BIG topic is talking about the …

Ep. 10: We Happy Few and Its Message

August 14th, 2018

1:05:42

This week's episode we talk on LI Retro Expo, meeting up with the CAGCast and Playable Characters Podcast, Bethesda News Roundup, and our thoughts on …

Ep. 9: Marriage and Gaming

August 6th, 2018

1:07:51

This week's episode we talk about Mass Effect still being in the works, the new Life is Strange teaser, Fortnite tutors, and the big topic of what it …

Ep. 8: Everybody Loves Game Genres

July 30th, 2018

1:05:05

This week's episode, we talk about the No Man's Sky NEXT Update, the upcoming Life is Strange comic, how Wombat from the CAGcast called Adam stupid (sarcastically), and why we need to respect other gamer's preferences …

Ep. 7: Games as an Art

July 23rd, 2018

1:04:52

This week's episode, we discuss Halo Infinite's comments on Battle Royale, Fallout 76 Beta Release date, Ubisoft's decision on abusive language and …

Ep. 6: What Defines a Gamer?

July 14th, 2018

59:53

This week's early episode, we discuss Nintendo's Indie title flood, Todd Howard's comments on Skyrim, the gaming industry growing rapidly, and our …

Ep. 5: Gaming is a Hobby too

July 10th, 2018

1:01:30

In this week's episode we start a new segment called Table Talk Topics and talk about cracked Nintendo Switches, Starfield being on current gen …

Ep. 4: Gaming Addiction

July 4th, 2018

1:04:43

This week's episode we discuss Todd Howard's comments towards Sony, NBA Live 19 vs NBA 2K19, Bioware playing the blame game, Sonic Movie, and of course the World Health Organization with their definition of gaming …

Ep. 3: Captain Spirit and Why Lore Matters

June 26th, 2018

1:06:14

In this week's episode we discuss Gamestop's possible buyout, the Life is Strange 2 Announcement, our impressions of Captain Spirit, and why …

Ep. 2: Games Unite Us!

June 20th, 2018

47:24

This week's episode we discuss our long week, Fallout 76 with its B.E.T.A. releasing soon, and how Video Games ultimately unites us as human beings! …

Ep. 1: Post E3 Thoughts

June 13th, 2018

1:14:04

In our first episode of Games and Groceries we discuss the showcases of E3 and our rankings of each one. We also talk about the goals we have for …

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