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The Weekly Cooldown

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A podcast that follows the week in gaming news. New releases, eSports, and all kinds of great things happening in gaming are happening here at the Weekly Cooldown! Join host Najee "Kamijace" Walker as he explores the week in gaming with a special guest, every Friday!Come chill with Kamijace on the W… read more

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Episode 206 - The Video Game Awards

December 8th, 2023


Paul and Kamijace react to the Video Game Awards! Share quick takes. Also Paul is high this time.

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Episode 205 - More Layoffs and The Game Awards with Maris Mermaid

November 17th, 2023


The great Vtuber Maris the Mermaid joins us to discuss Roblox's lawsuit. Plus, more layoffs in the gaming industry and The Game Awards!

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Episode 204 - The Finals, Bungie Layoffs, Remedy with Manaricelle

November 3rd, 2023


A brand new friend joins the podcast! Manaricelle is here to discuss The Finals, Bungie, and Remedy. Plus, we discuss Twitch and more things happening in Manaricelle-land!

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Episode 203 - Hispanic Heritage Month Wrap-up with Kamijace

October 13th, 2023


Just some quick thoughts as we end Hispanic Heritage Month! Thanks for listening to your friend Kamijace!

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Episode 202 - Even More Latine Heritage Month with Flattuss from Maelstrom Radio

October 6th, 2023


This week, we not only explore gaming while Latine/Hispanic, but we also talk MMOs, connection, and more with Flattuss from Maelstrom Radio.

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Episode 201 - More Latine Heritage Month with Glenn Angel!

September 23rd, 2023


This week, we are FINALLY joined by Glenn Angel. Together we explore culture, gender, sexuality and of course video games and content creation and …

Episode 200 - The Big 200 and The Start of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th, 2023


We finally made it to Episode 200!! Lonzogonzo is helping us celebrate 200 episodes LIVE on Twitch, and also we're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!!

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Episode 199 - SAG-AFTRA Strike Vote, Starfield Sex

September 8th, 2023


YES YOU READ THAT TITLE CORRECTLY. This week Eddie V. from The Boss Rush Network, Nintendo Pow Block and more drops in to discuss his shows, his favorite games, and of course the upcoming strike vote. Plus, we talk …

Episode 198 - Call Of Duty AI Voice Chat Moderation and Starfield Leaks with Joe Lee

September 1st, 2023


Joe Lee (greengiant) from the This Toxic Fandom Podcast is here to talk about Bloodborne, Souls Games, Call of Duty, Nicki Minaj, Starfield, and so …

Episode 197 - Overwatch 2, Bioware, Gamescom with Ty Galiz-Rowe

August 25th, 2023


This week, Ty jumps in to talk a little bit about games journalism. Then, we dig into Overwatch 2's review bombs, Bioware's Layoffs and Gamescoms everything!

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Episode 196 - Guillermo del Toro x Silent Hill and Xbox Enforcement Strike System with Maris the Mermaid

August 18th, 2023


Maris the Mermaid drops in to discuss Guillermo del Toro's want for Silent Hill, then we dig into the Xbox Enforcement System's new updated rules. …

Episode 195 - Dawntrail, MrBeast Burger, Unionization with Berryscrawls

August 4th, 2023


In addition to excitement about FFXIV, confusion about MrBeast and his burgers and lots of union talks, this episode also has some talk of sexual content. In the best way.

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Episode 194 - The Gay Awakening Redux with Samm Neiland

June 30th, 2023


Samm Neiland of joins us this week to discuss how Gay and Queer folks have ABSOLUTELY HELPED SOCIETY IN SOME WAY YOU DINGUS. But …

Episode 193 - Trans Gamers with Jayde Violet/JV

June 16th, 2023


JV makes a return to the show to discuss trans games, trans representation, and about more trans issues in and out of gaming.

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Episode 192 - Representation, The Good, The Bad, The Eh with Jeff Brutlag

June 9th, 2023


Jeff Brutlag, Twitch streamer extraordinaire, joins in this week to discuss all the ups and downs of representation. Please, we dig into Twitch's …

Episode 191 - LGBTQ Folks Have Always Been in Video Games with Shyntyrr/Quinton from Maelstrom Radio

June 2nd, 2023


For our first LGBTQ episode for Pride Month, Shyntyrr joins us to talk LGBTQ folks in video games. We discuss a little history, dig into our first …

Episode 190 - AI Analysis by Zelnick and the Playstation Showcase with Scottye Moore from Fight Boyz and The Weird

May 26th, 2023


Scottye Moore returns to discuss more wrestling things and also invite our third surprise guest, CHATGPT into the mix. We discuss more AI things thanks to CEO Strauss Zelnick and of course we dig into the Playstation …

Episode 189 - ChatGPT (again), Overwatch 2 PvE, Nicolas Cage with Nii / Martineei

May 19th, 2023


Nii is back and this time, they're a vtuber! Together, we discuss a little about fighting games, Chat GPT's regulation, or current lack thereof, …

Episode 188 - ChatGPT Arrest, Ubisoft Layoffs, MrBeast Houses with Willy from Bungie

May 12th, 2023


Willy is back to discuss his mother becoming a true gamer. Also, we discuss the arrest of a man who used ChatGPT to craft a fake story. Plus, we dig into Ubisoft's layoffs and MrBeast buying his employees some houses! …

Episode 187 - Bungie's Lawsuit, Discord Name Changes, Zelda Leaks with Paul Henderson

May 5th, 2023


It's a Paul and Kamijace kind of episode. We dig into what we've been doing during our short hiatus, Bungie's lawsuits, Discords new name changing, …

Episode 186 - FableDoom, Ada Wong and Leaked Documents (and a little Mastodon) with Fable!

April 14th, 2023


Fable returns to discuss zir new Tabletop RPG system, FableDoom! Plus, we dig into the statement from Ada Wong's voice actress and the leaked Pentagon Documents on Discord. And a bit of Mastodon chat.

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Episode 185 - Multiversus Shutting Down, E3 Cancelled, Q2 On the Way with Lonzogonzo

March 31st, 2023


Lonzogonzo makes his debut on the show and we join together on Twitch thanks to Latinx in Gaming. We discuss a Pathfinder Star Wars Homebrew, good video game OSTs, and so much more. Plus, we dig into the logic behind …

Episode 184 - Ubisoft Ghostwriting AI and Respawn in Wisconsin with Ty from Side Character Quest

March 24th, 2023


Out of practice podcaster Kamijace brings Ty on from Side Character Quest. Together we discuss some more TTRPG things, a little bit about Twitch Streaming and then we get into Ubisoft's new AI program and Respawn …

Episode 183 - Being Black While Podcasting

February 24th, 2023


This week! We sit down with Sebastion from The Single Player Experience to discuss being Black while podcasting and some good video game representation, and how we can do better and add more Black hairstyles!


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Episode 182 - Vtubing while Black and Being "Black Enough"

February 17th, 2023


Kamijace and Maris Mermaid get into the ins and outs of vtubing, the experience of vtubing while Black and explore how we as Black folk can often be …

Episode 181 - Black Gamers & Intersectionality with Ace / A_TypicalQueer

February 10th, 2023


Ace drops in again to discuss all the things that make Black folks and all the intersections of other identities we have and how it can all relate …

Episode 180 - Cosplaying while Black with BrothaDom

February 3rd, 2023


BrothaDom returns to discuss cosplay! And cosplaying while Black. The ups, the downs, and how to hopefully make it enjoyable. Plus, we talk about …

Episode 179 - Blizzard Union Issues and Blizzard China Issues with Samm Neiland

January 27th, 2023


Samm the Belated Birthday Friend drops by to chat about GBA music, Golden Sun and other various and wild topics. Plus, we discuss a really wild news …

Episode 178 - Ubisoft & Deathverse: Let It Die with Sebastion from the Single Player Experience

January 27th, 2023


We're joined by Sebastion from the Single Player Experience Podcast this week to talk about a little about The Single Player Experience! Some of our favorite games, games we're looking forward to in 2023 PLUS the …

Episode 177 - Wizards of the Coast and ZeniMax with Paul Henderson

January 6th, 2023


We're back and we're slowly getting back into the swing of things with this episode! We banter, we talk about some WotC and ZeniMax news, and then we …

Episode 176 - The Game Awards (The After Party!)

December 9th, 2022


Kamijace and Paul attempt to briefly go over literally everything that happened at the Game Awards. Yes, even that.

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Bonus Episode "176" - Just The Headlines!

December 2nd, 2022


We're taking a bit of an extended break this week! Enjoy Paul's "Just The Headlines" reading!

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Episode 175 - UK Government Discord, Multiversus Season 2, Twitter Gaming with Adal Rifai

November 18th, 2022


Adal Rifai of Hey Riddle Riddle! and Hello from the Magic Tavern drops in once more to discuss what the Goofy of your favorite media is. We also dig into why in the world the UK Government wanted to start a Discord, …

Episode 174 - Modern Warfare 2, Pokemon and The Rising Stars Women's Tournament with Maris Mermaid

November 11th, 2022


VTuber Maris Mermaid drops into the podcast. Or... swims in? Together we discuss rhythm games, nostalgic video games, and the psychology behind why …

Episode 173 - Embracer Group, Nonbinary Harvestella and Sega's Super Game with Jeffrey Chiao / Chi

November 4th, 2022


We're sitting down this week with Chi/Jeff, a developer working on UNBEATABLE! We're digging into so much on video games. From Jeff's favorite games, to all of their projects, and more! Plus, we discuss the Embracer …

Episode 172 - Bayonetta 3's Voice Actor Trouble, Troubling Custom Games and a NEW SEGMENT with Ace / A_TypicalQueer

October 28th, 2022


We're getting back into the swing of things and Ace is here to help us! Together we discuss how we NEARLY WE'RE BEST FRENEMIES IN COLLEGE. But also we discuss Asexual Awareness Week, Fortnite and so much more. Plus, we …

Episode 171 - The 5th Anniversary Show with Marcy Nabors

October 21st, 2022


Paul is BACK as guestish co-host! And together with Marcy we go through some of the Weekly Cooldown timeline. Plus! We discuss how some stories (like …

Episode 170 - Latine American Heritage Month Finale with Kamijace

October 14th, 2022


Kamijace takes the role of guest and interviewee as Lo-Fi Knight takes the role of host. Together, we explore Kamijace's mind about his own feelings …

Episode 169 - More Latine Gaming Conversation and Some Sombra Love with George

October 7th, 2022


George joins us after a long time away to discuss more about Latine and Latinx experiences in gaming, his favorite Latine gaming character(s), and what it's like growing up with very little Latine/Latinx gaming friends …

Episode 168 - Being Latina in Gaming AND in Japan with Llinos / Resa

September 30th, 2022


Resa joins us for her first Podcast appearence. Together we discuss Latina-ness across the world! From Texas to Japan, we dig into culture, cultural …

Episode 167 - Latinx Otome Gaming with Sailor Otome

September 23rd, 2022


Sailor Otome makes her first appearance on the show! Together, we delve into the world of Otome games, being Latina while playing Otome games, and we …

Episode 166 - Latine Heritage Month Conversations and Gaming Conversations with Lo-Fi Knight

September 16th, 2022


Lo-fi Knight drops back in, this time to talk about the intersectionality of gaming and being Latino (or Latine or Latinx), plus, all the things we can do as Latine people, or as gamers, or as both to do better in all …

Episode 165 - Overwatch 2 Battle Pass, Matt Booty's AI QA, and Crystal Dynamics with DeathMonkeyXL

September 9th, 2022


Friend of the show DeathMonkeyXL drops by to talk about Overwatch 2 leaks, including the Battle Pass Leak! Plus, we discuss Matt Booty (Mr. Booty if ya nasty) and his dream of AI QA, and Crystal Dynamics news, plus so …

Episode 164 - Alexa Game Control and Video Game Movie Adaptations with Ken Gagne

August 26th, 2022


Apple Computer Geek, Digital Nomad and co-host of Transporter Lock, Ken Gagne, drops in to chat about video game movie adaptations, Alexa Game …

Episode 163 - Twitch-Con, Sony's PC Gaming Launcher, Spider-Man Pride Flag with Corgian

August 19th, 2022


This week, we're discussing literally everything. We break down our headlines, go over how we're too busy for actually playing video games, and then …

Episode 162 - Sony's "Blocking Rights", GTA6 and Splatoon 3 with Christian from Franchise Festival

August 12th, 2022


This week Chris drops back in to discuss a little Resident Evil of course, but also Sony's alleged "Block Rights" preventing Microsoft from getting …

Episode 161 - Paul's Last Day, GTA 6 and Nier: Automata? with Willythakiid / OneSoloPlayer!

July 29th, 2022


It's Paul's last day as Guestish Cohost! Come see him off and listen to us discuss being cool studio workers and stuff (not Kamijace). Also, we talk …

Episode 160 - BWM Subscriptions IRL, Bayonetta Censorship, 80s and 90s Games with Scottyemo/Scottye Moore

July 15th, 2022


Scottye is finally here to discuss all the wrestling things and all the weird things and everything else they've got going on. Plus, we dive into BMW Monthly subscriptions, yes it is a thing! Plus, Bayonetta 3 has …

Episode 159 - Summer Games Done Quick and Riot's Price Increase with The Final Counselor!

July 8th, 2022


Matt, aka The Final Counselor, fka The Third Player is back to chat! But not before Kamijace has a long rant about streamers saying the N-word. After THAT, we talk about Summer Games Done Quick doing big numbers, but …

Episode 158 - Gay/Queer Awakenings, Wakka from FFX, Queer Media Representation with Kyle Royce

June 24th, 2022


Kyle Royce drops by this week to discuss some media that may have had an awakening effect on queerness/gayness, plus a larger discussion on queer …

Episode 157 - Being Trans in Gaming and Online Spaces and Summer Game Fest with Marty/Talaiga

June 10th, 2022


Marty/Martin Adler/Talaiga drops by to discuss transness in gaming and online spaces. We dig deep into identities and how navigating them in spaces …

Episode 156 - Pride Month, Corporations, and Big Games Announcements with Lo-Fi Knight!

June 3rd, 2022


The Lo-Fi Knight himself is here to discuss things revolving gayness, queerness and gaming! How it feels to be a streamer, and what …

Episode 155 - Twitch Making Changes (Again), Raven QA Union, Sims 4 Pronouns

May 27th, 2022


We are joined this time by Fable! Together we discuss one of the headlines, how games can show off more AAPI culture, and a little digging into …

Episode 154 - The Resident Evil Rant, Affordable Connectivity Program, MMO vs Metaverse and Games Showcases with OneSoloPlayer / Willythakiid

May 13th, 2022


Willy drops by to talk a little about his move to Washington and working at Bungie. THEN, we discuss Resident Evil for way too long, Kamijace gets his first rant on his own show! And then we discuss the Affordable …

Episode 153 - Twitch Getting Worse?, Project Q, Playstation Preservation with Paul Henderson

April 29th, 2022


It's just Paul this week! And the guestish co-host has a lot to talk about with Magic The Gathering and a ton of other games that just released this …

Episode 152 - Nintendo vs. Workers?, NFT Games and Video Game Movies with Steampunklink

April 22nd, 2022


Steampunklink drops by yet again to go over the SNEScapades way. Plus, we spend a little more time than usual discussing the Playdate Console! Then, …

Episode 151 - Activision Blizzard and Gavin Newsom, QuakeCon and E3 with Jessica Fly/Shandrak

April 15th, 2022


Jessica joins us on the podcast this week. Together we explore Owlchemy labs, and their latest title: Cosmonious High. Plus, we take a look into the …

Episode 151? - April Fools

April 1st, 2022


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Episode 150 - New Twitch Reporting, Netflix Gaming and a Discussion on Delayed Games with Brian Gray

March 25th, 2022


Brian Gray comes on the show this week to discuss TTRPGs, Fortnite going build-less, Rivals of Waterdeep and Into the Motherlands. Plus, we take a …

Episode 149 - EA & E3, Twitch & Hate Raids, Sakurai & A new project with Izzy (z_myst)

March 18th, 2022


Izzy drops by to talk about TTRPGs, Pod Against the Machine and Friends who Roll Dice. Plus, we shoutout some awesome women creators!! Also, we chat …

Episode 148 - Suspension, Overwatch 2, Glover Returns with Navaar from Secret Nerd Podcast!

March 11th, 2022


Navaar from Secret Nerd Podcast drops in to discuss TTRPGs, the importance of diversity, and the complexity of sharing stories. Plus, what it means to be a "Secret Nerd". Then! We talk about the Russian esports team, …

Episode 147 - Black Podcasting and Representation with CJ and Oleander from Blerd of Mouth

February 25th, 2022


Two out of three of the Blerd of Mouth podcasters drop by to talk about entering and navigating the podcasting space. Plus, representation. Good examples, bad examples, and how not to make a bad example. Also Power …

Episode 146 - Black while TTRPGing with Lexi (BlackGirlMage) and Tavon Gatling!

February 18th, 2022


Lexi and Tavon join the show this week to discuss TTRPGs! Our favorites, our firsts, and our stories. Plus, we discuss what it is like to be Black in the TTRPG space, how we can do better for one another and ourselves, …

Episode 145 - Creating and Developing while Black with Moe Poplar / Ashyfeet

February 11th, 2022


Moe drops in to drop some knowledge. We talk and share about everything from where to find good ribs in LA, to what it feels like to navigate traditionally un-Black spaces. Plus, what to do about creating and developing …

Episode 144 - Black Gaming Spaces with Willy and Berrod

February 4th, 2022


Willy and Berrod stop into the podcast for the First Black History Month episode. Together we discuss navigating Black gaming spaces, creating them, and what it means to feel like an "outsider" in those spaces, and how …

Episode 143 - Microsoft buys ActivisionBlizzard with Walt Braley (Yes, again!)

January 21st, 2022


Walt Braley is back for a double feature! We discuss briefly why speedrunners, Dark Souls-like games and others make us envious. Plus, a deep dive …

Episode 142 - Phil Spencer's Network Ban Ideas and New Release Excitement! with Walt Braley

January 14th, 2022


After a nice long break, we're finally ready to return for the new year! For our return, Walt Braley joins the show! We discuss his website, Robot Butt, his favorite games and favorite type of games. Plus, we chat all …

Episode 141 - Playlist: Final Fantasy XIV (Up to Shadowbringers!) with Samm Neiland

December 6th, 2021


Samm Neiland returns for our second Playlist game episode! This episode has spoilers as we take a nice little dip into our favorite things about Final Fantasy XIV. Only up to Shadowbringers, so don't worry Endwalkers …

Episode 140 - The Weekly Cooldown Playlist - Metroid Dread (Spoilers!) with Samm Neiland

November 26th, 2021


Samm Neiland is here to talk with us about Metroid Dread! This episode has spoilers as we take a fairly deep dive into the game's story, backstory, music, mechanics and SO MUCH more. Come talk all about the game with …

Episode 139 - What Bobby Kotick Knew, GTA (Not)Definitive Edition, Game Awards Hot Takes with Old Man Moss/Joe Blackstock

November 19th, 2021


Joe Blackstock or Old Man Moss drops by again (?) to chat with us about Mr. CEO Bobby Kotick himself. Together we dig a little into the details surrounding what Bobby Kotick knew, and how Blizzard is handling the …

Episode 138 - Bowser v. Nintendo, SquidGame not Squid Game and Overwatch 2/Diablo 4 Delays with BrothaDom from Character Reveal!

November 5th, 2021


BrothaDom returns to the podcast this week to briefly discuss lame politics and gaming, but also! The wild case of Gary (not Doug) Bowser and …

Episode 137 - Notorious Studios (and dog Ellie), Materia Collective with Jamie Paige and Samm Neiland

October 29th, 2021


Bran new friend of the show, Jamie Paige, and long time friend of the show Samm Neiland drop by to discuss Jamie Paige's new album, video games we constantly need to revisit AND Timothee Chalamet. Plus, we discuss the …

Episode 136 - Brainstorming, DbD NFT, Facebook Rebranding and New World Server Issues with Paul Henderson

October 22nd, 2021


Sometimes Guestish Co-host and Bonzi77-username haver, Paul Henderson, is our only "guest". Together we brainstorm some new ideas for the show! …

Episode 135 - Apple v. Epic continues, Gaming Job Scams, and The Nintendo Direct with Hay

September 24th, 2021


There's even more going on in the battle of Apple v. Epic, and it's a little petty actually. Also, Hay talks about some job scamming going on, stay safe out there! We give you some tips to help you out. And we discuss …

Episode 134 - Hate Raid Lawsuits, Ren and Stimpy, and Nintendo Bluetooth Support with Steampunklink and Emmy from Snescapades

September 17th, 2021


Steampunklink and Emmy from the SNEScapades podcast drop by to discuss SNES games, the good, the bad and the ugly. But also we dive a little into Twitch's Hate Raid Lawsuits, Ren and Stimpy's appearance in the latest …

Episode 133 - Pentakill Concert, China's Restrictions on Gaming, #ADayOffTwitch with Niishake!

September 17th, 2021


Kamijace brings on amazing friend of the show Ni (@Niishake on Twitch and Twitter) to discuss nicknames and fighting games. But also, Pentakill's League of Legends Concert, China's latest restrictions on gaming for …

Episode 132 - Rumors, Remakes, Redux and Roblox Mass Shooting Content? with CapitainLazar

August 20th, 2021


CapitainLazar, or Joe, drops by the first show in a long time to discuss some remakes, some rumors, and some sequels. We dig a little into which ones we're excited about, AND THEN we dig into some pretty heavy Roblox …

Episode 131 - Scott Cawthorn's Retirement and Silent Hill Conspiracy Theories with Megan Danger

June 25th, 2021


Megan Danger from such great podcasts as The Weird and Fun Fiction joins us this week to discuss Scott Cawthorn's VERY STRANGE retirement circumstances and also the LGBTQ connection? Plus, Silent Hill fans are going …

Episode 130 - E3, Todd Howard and REDFALL (and representation!) with Ellen from Just The Zoo of Us!

June 18th, 2021


Ellen is here! Ellen is taking a moment from talking about animals, to talk about video games AND animals. We discuss her favorite games, her queer awakening, and we go over Todd Howard's interesting new comment about …

Episode 129 - Palworld, Summer Game Fest and E3 2021's Upcoming with Quinton from Maelstrom Radio

June 11th, 2021


Quinton from Maelstrom Radio drops in to talk about their sexual awakenings via media/video games/books! PLUS, we talk about the... very weird game: …

Episode 128 - Twitch Adds Trans Tag and Far Cry 6 is Political with Eddie V. from BushRushGames Podcast

June 4th, 2021


Eddie returns to discuss and catch up. We discuss the pandemic and race after 2020's wild year, and revisit life as things start to look up. But then we get into VIDEO GAMES and discuss Twitch's adding of new tags and …

Bonus Stage - Samm Neiland and Detroit: Become Human

May 28th, 2021


This episode, recorded back in February 2020, explores some of Detroit: Become Human's faults... well, most of their faults. Most of the words you …

Episode 127 - Sonic Fan Games and Holodexxx Denied Thrice with Christian Skipper

May 14th, 2021


This week, Christian Skipper from the Franchise Festival podcast joins us to talk about his show, Resident Evil Village and Pokemon Snap. We also discuss Sega's stance on Fan Games (and how it differs from OTHER …

Episode 126 - Chronoshift, Bobby's Paycut, Humble Charities, Esports Certifications and Respawn with Cory!

April 30th, 2021


This is an exciting episode of the show! Paul joins as a semi-regular-co-host. Plus, Cory joins us to talk about Chronoshift vs. Riot, Bobby Kotick's …

Episode 125 - Bye Bye Jeff Kaplan, Gearbox against TXSB29 and with Holly

April 23rd, 2021


Holly drops by to talk about factory builder games! Plus, Jeff Kaplan is leaving Blizzard... but, why? We don't know, but we can speculate! Also, we …

Episode 124 - Nintendo Indie Showcase and No Jak & Daxter OR Mirror's Edge with Chille

April 16th, 2021


Chille jumps in this week to talk a little bit about FFXIV's latest patch and upcoming expansion. Plus, we discuss Nintendo's Indie Showcase, Beat Em Ups, and which games we'd really like to see a continuation/remake of …

Bonus - Just The Headlines: Deathloop Delays, Rainmaker, GTA V (Again), E3 2021 and UNBEATABLE

April 10th, 2021


This is what happens when technical difficulties happen.

This bonus episode is all about the headlines.

Thanks for listening! :)


Episode 123 - No Trailers/Demos says CDPR, Chicken Drumstick, and Mike Pompeo's Attack Dog with Paul Henderson

April 2nd, 2021


Paul jumps in to talk over Kamijace. We hope you like Ramune! But also we discuss CDPR's very smart idea to not release trailers or demos "too soon". …

Episode 122 - Nintendo Switch Pro?, Discord and Microsoft, and Sony Shutting Down PS Stores with SteampunkLink

March 26th, 2021


SteampunkLink from the SNESCapades podcast jumps into the show to talk about the potentially real Nintendo Switch "Pro". Plus, Qualcomm wants to get …

Episode 121 - Twitch DMCA Tools, More Fortnite Cameos, Q2 Excitement! with Aiden Kinsella and Andrea Dennison

March 19th, 2021


This is Episode 121 don't listen to Kamijace of the past who said it's Episode 120. Aiden Kinsella and Andrea Dennison join us to play... music? That's right this is a MUSICAL EPISODE! Also, we talk about Twitch's new …

Episode 120 - Germany and Loot Boxes, More Streamer Slurs, and Twitch Gaffs with The3rdPlayer

March 12th, 2021


Matt, Aka The3rdPlayer, is back to talk about Germany's new potential legislation around loot boxes. Plus, a streamer says a slur! Shocking. And Twitch made an oopsie in their subscription refund responses. 

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Episode 119 - Black Video Games Journalism with Briggsycakes!

February 26th, 2021


For the last, official Black History Month episode of this year (although, Black History never stops), Briggsycakes comes on to share thoughts, and truths about the video game journalism industry and how Black people …

Episode 118 - Where do we need more black people in gaming + BHM Shoutouts! with Kyle Royce and JV

February 19th, 2021


Kyle and JV join the show this week to discuss where black voices/faces/players/developers are lacking. Plus, we dish out a little black history, black present, and black future!

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Episode 117 - What can Black Gamers Do to Help Black Gamers? IS GANON BLACK? AND GOOD Black Game Characters with BrothaDom and Keekeexbabyy

February 12th, 2021


BrothaDom and Keekee drop in to talk all about how black gamers, creators, and so on can help one another to create a better space for one another! …

Episode 116 - Creators, Companies, Communities with Willy (OneSoloPlayer)

February 5th, 2021


For Black History Month, Willy comes by to discuss what we want to see from prominent gaming and media content creators, what companies can or should …

Episode 115 - The Hot Takes Episode + The Resident Evil Showcase with Old Man Moss

January 22nd, 2021


It is the episode you've been waiting for. There is a lull in news. So it's time instead for Hot Takes with Moss! You know you wanna listen...

Find …

Episode 114 - PogChamp, ESA Contributions, EA Loses Star Wars with Sam and Karol

January 15th, 2021


Kamijace brings Sam and Karol (CARL) back from the abyss and into this episode. Together, they discuss Twitch's new PogChamp idea, the ESA's …

Episode 113 - The 2020 Cooldown Yearly Special with Samm Neiland

December 31st, 2020


Kamijace and Samm Neiland relive 2020 in video games so you don't have to! Plus, we discuss personal GOTY, games we're looking forward to and how the incoming year can be MUCH BETTER for video games.

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Episode 112 - Stadia, Ubisoft and iOS and RowdyRogan Warzone Ban with Charles Kelly

December 18th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Charles Kelly to discuss Stadia news, why Charles likes Stadia and why Kamijace continue to side-eye the platform as a whole. …

Episode 111 - The Video Game Awards and Twitch's Updated Harassment Policies with Paul Henderson

December 11th, 2020


Kamijace meets with drunken Paul Henderson to talk about The Video Game awards, mostly the new game reveals of course. Plus, we breakdown some of …

Bonus - Pilot: The Greatest Gaming Game Show Ever

December 5th, 2020


Kamijace takes on a new role as gameshow host. His contestants, Derek and Charles from Rolling Misadventures, take on questions from their favorite …

Episode 110 - The Among Us Hacker with Croamias

October 30th, 2020


Kamijace and Croamias get together on this episode to discuss The Among Us Hacker with a not-so hidden agenda. Plus, we talk about which characters …

Episode 109 - THREE YEARS OF WEEKLY COOLDOWN with Sam, Karol and Jon

October 23rd, 2020


Kamijace brings on Sam, Karol and Jon from the Sharktank to join him for the THIRD ANNIVERSARY! Shoutout to JPC for having a cool discord to poach …

Episode 108 - Nintendo Treehouse and Tech Monopolies with Celeste

October 9th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Celeste from the Pow Block Podcast and Another Zelda Podcast. Together, they talk about their excitement for Pikmin 3 and Hyrule …

Episode 107 - Tokyo Gameshow 2020, Amazon's Luna and Bye-Bye FarmVille with PlanetN3llie and Exodus803

October 2nd, 2020


Kamijace stupidly forgets what episode this is, it is episode 107! Not 106! Oh well, post-production is over and--oh, right the shownotes. Kamijace brings on PlanetNellie and Exodus/LeRon on to chat about the Tokyo …

Episode 106 - Microsoft buys Bethesda and The Video Game Account Black Market with Rae

September 25th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Rae for the first time! Together they discuss the acquiring of Bethesda by Microsoft, and what that could mean for the future of …

Episode 105 - The PS5 Showcase and Twitch Ads/Hispanic Heritage Month with Jordan

September 18th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Jordan from the Shonen Flop podcast. Together, they go through which consoles they may end up getting in the next gen era. Plus, …

Episode 104 - Hello Games New IP, Hassan Bokhari, CS:GO Pro Cheating with Wanderpus

September 4th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Wanderpus! Together they do a one on one and talk about the Dragon's Dogma anime, plus Hello Games' new IP, Twitch banning Hassan Bokhari and CS:GO professionals using an in-game bug to cheat games!

Episode 103 - Facebook Reality Labs, More Apple and Google v Epic with Aiden Kinsella

August 28th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Aiden Kinsella to talk more about improv, gaming and how Ronald Raegen is in Fall Guys! Plus, we talk about Facebook Reality Labs, …

Episode 102 - Rocksteady Harassment and Apple v Epic with Kyle Royce

August 21st, 2020


Kyle Royce is on the show! On his first appearance, we chat about his journey into Twitch, and music. Then we discuss Rocksteady's sexual assault and …

Episode 101 - Riot and Neom with Peter and Quinton

July 31st, 2020


Kamijace brings on Peter (Flattus) and Quinton (Shyntyrr) from Maelstrom Radio. We get to know Quinton's gaming habits and we dig into the LEC's partnership and un-partnership with Neom.

Find Peter on Twitter:

Episode 100 - We Should Have Bought Cake

July 17th, 2020


It's finally episode 100!!! Kamijace brings back an old friend from Episode 50, Mike Wells, to talk all about his Indie Game Fallen City Brawl. Plus, …

Episode 99 - The Sims Spark'd and $70 Video Games?! with Adal Rifai

July 10th, 2020


Adal Rifai has blessed this podcast with his presence. On this episode, we briefly make fun of the US Army's esports team and their stream. Plus, The Sims 4 Reality TV show, The Sims Spark'd, is coming! And lastly, but …

Episode 98 - Trump's Twitch Shutdown and Codename: Brime with Jeff Brutlag!

July 3rd, 2020


Kamijace sits down with Jeff Brutlag and together they discuss (spoiler-free) The Last of Us 2 representation, more gay awakening talk, plus, the (LONG-AWAITED?) suspension of Trumps' Twitch channel, and... whatever …

Episode 97 - Twitch and Mixer with Matt - The3rdPlayer

June 26th, 2020


Kamijace brings Matt back to discuss the weirdest week in video games ever. Together they talk about Mixer's issues with race and it's shutdown. Plus, everything going on with the TwitchBlackout and, the worst story …

Episode 96 - Valve Sponsors Game Dev of Color Expo, First FDA-Approved Prescription Video Game with Marcy and Marlow

June 19th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Marcy and Marlow. Together, they talk about Valve's decision to Sponsor the Game Devs of Color Expo and how much diversity matters …

Episode 95 - LGBTQ+ Representation And/Or Pandering? with NanoPierogi

June 12th, 2020


Kamijace brings on NanoPierogi to chat about LGBTQ+ Representation, what good representation is out there and, how companies, despite their good nature, can still be kind of pandering, even with everything going on in …

Episode 94 - Do we Actually have "Gay Awakenings" with Video Game Characters? With Samm and Holly Neiland!

June 5th, 2020


Holly and Samm are here for the first every SIBLING APPEARANCE on the show. Together, we discuss some Tabletop RPGs, Holly's very-own TTRPG in …

Episode 93 - The Skyrim Grandma and In-game League of Legends Ads with Delvin Cox

May 29th, 2020


Delvin Cox pops in to tell us about his experiences with VR. Plus, we discuss the Skyrim Grandma taking a break from YouTube videos and League of Legends Mastercard Banners in-game? Okay. Check it out!

Check out Delvin …

Bonus Stage - Improv and Video Games with Aiden Kinsella

May 25th, 2020


Kamijace brings Aiden Kinsella over to bridge the gap between improv and video games and learn just how you can apply improv and competitive video games...and maybe become better at video games and level up from being a …

Episode 92 - Game Clones and New Game+ Expo with John Horsley

May 22nd, 2020


John Horsley from the Spoiler Country podcast is here! Together we talk about Ubisoft and Disney both taking down game clone/ripoffs/weird doppelgangers and the latest new gaming streaming event: New Game+ Expo! Plus, a …

Episode 91 - Valorant Cheaters and Unreal Engine 5 with Eddie V.

May 15th, 2020


Kamijace and Eddie V., the host of a whole lot of gaming podcasts, get together to talk all about Valorant's anti-cheating program doing it's job at …

Episode 90 - Summer Game Festival, Cyberpunk 2077 Genitals (Yikes?) with Mekel Kasanova

May 8th, 2020


Kamijace and Mekel Kasanova, the host of Hawaii's number 1 podcast, put their collective podcaster brains together to discuss the Summer Game …

Episode 89 - A Chat with Tabikato, DigitAlli and PloyThePenguin

May 2nd, 2020


Kamijace interviews Tabikat, DigitAlli, and PloyThePenguin and discusses what it is like to be a streamer and a woman. This episode focuses on the news and "controversy" circling Alinity's recent mishap on her stream. …

Episode 88 - Facebook Gaming App, Valorant's $100,000 Bug Reporting, PAX West with Patrick Hickey Jr.

April 24th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Patrick Hickey Jr. to talk all about the cool things Patrick has done, including book writing and voice acting. Plus, news from …

Episode 87 - Valorant and Free Stadia Pro with TheBlevins

April 10th, 2020


Kamijace brings on TheBlevins to talk all about their Coronavirus goings-ons, but, more importantly. RIOT'S VALORANT CLOSED BETA DEBUT. Plus, Google …

Episode 86 - CRDQ, QuakeCon Cancelled and Epic's $1 Million Bounty with Flattus!

April 3rd, 2020


Kamijace brings on old friend of the show, Flattus to discuss the postponed Summer Game Done Quick and the all new Corona Relief Done Quick. Plus, …

Episode 85 - The Coronavirus Episode

March 30th, 2020


The inevitable coronavirus episode is here. Kamijace, Nika, Twylark and Kiera all take a moment to check in and see how life is going. Then, Twylark …

Episode 84 - E3 is CANCELLED w/ ReadySetFire

March 13th, 2020


Kamijace and George are here today to talk about E3's cancellation! Plus, a little bit about Cyberpunk 2077's Women's Day tweet and MORE TALK ABOUT REPRESENTATION!

Find George on Twitter:

Episode 83 - PAX East, E3 vs. Coronavirus, Shooting a Gun on Stream with Matt - The3rdPlayer

March 6th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Matt aka The3rdPlayer! Together they discuss Matt's time at PAX East, the latest news concerning the Coronavirus and E3, and a certain streamer who shot a gun on his livestream. #KeepItDigital

Find …

Episode 82 - Reflecting Race in Games + Dubs with Dakota and William

March 2nd, 2020


Kamijace brings on Dakota and William they discuss what it is like to be a black gamer, more talks about representation, and how we can do better in games, as part of Black History Month, even though this is a March …

Episode 81 - Representation (Revisited)

February 21st, 2020


In this short episode, Kamijace puts on his best Michael Barbaro impression and brings on Justin Williams from the SuperTangent Podcast, and this time we do things a little differently. Justin shares his experience as a …

Episode 80 - LIVE on Twitch with DeathMonkeyXL

February 14th, 2020


Kamijace brings on DeathMonkey XL. Together, they talk about growing up as black gamers, black indie developers and black history and future in video games! PLUS: THE US ARMY WANTS YOUR GAMER BRAIN TO DEVELOP ROBOTS???

Episode 79 - KaijuCat, UKIE Census, Cliff Bleszinski's "Wokeness"

February 7th, 2020


Kamijace brings on, for the very first time, KaijuCat! For Black History Month, they begin by talking about their experiences with video games, black characters, and representation. Plus, they tackle two stories! One …

Episode 78 - Forge and Revenant, Stadia and Fans, OWL and coronavirus

January 31st, 2020


Kamijace brings on Austin to chat about Apex Legends DUPING THEIR FANS (not really), and all the news about Revenant, the latest character. Plus, Google Stadia isn't doing well with fans. And, the Overwatch League …

Episode 77 - TikTok... Video Games, Dying Light Delays, TemTem!

January 24th, 2020


Kamijace brings Karrington off of the Real Dudes Podcast and onto the Weekly Cooldown! Together, they discuss TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, …

Episode 76 - Sony Skips E3, Pokemon DLC, UK Teen Saved!

January 17th, 2020


Kamijace brings on Wanderpus and one of her co-hosts from her stream, Danny! Together, they talk all about their thoughts on Sony's second-ever-E3 skip. Plus, We revisit the idea of EXPECTATIONS as we discuss the …

Episode 75 - Apex League, Hamill and Ninja, PewDiePie Break

December 20th, 2019


Kamijace brings on Bryan from the World Class Nerd podcast to chat about the $3 million Apex League, Mark Hamill teaming up with Ninja, and PewDiePie's break from YouTube. Plus! The two share their favorite games of …

Episode 74 - RESIDENT EVIL 3, Bioshock, Tencent, I am Jesus Christ

December 13th, 2019


Kamijace brings back Derek and brings on Chris for the first time! Together, they talk all about Kamijace's favorite: Resident Evil. Also, some Bioshock news. Plus, Tencent and Nintendo are doing something and... …

Episode 73 - Riot Games Lawsuit, Duncan Hunter, Video Game Addiction

December 6th, 2019


Kamijace brings on Alice and Mick! Two comedians with a lot to say about the little bit of news this week. Together, they chat about Riot's lawsuit settlement and Congressman (or former Congressman?) Duncan Hunter! …

Episode 72 - Half-Life: Alyx with Danny the Fanboy

November 22nd, 2019


Kamijace brings on his Half-Life, fanboy, boyfriend to discuss the BIGGEST NEWS OF THE WEEK: Half-Life: Alyx. Together, Historian and Long Time Valve Fan Daniel, give context as to why this is huge news, cover the …

Episode 71 - FREAKY FRIDAY?! (Expectations!)

November 15th, 2019


The HIGH ENERGY DUO is back, and this time they're... hosting? Wanderpus and Twylark are here to HOST the Weekly Cooldown, and together, with guest …

Episode 70 - #BuildBridges, China's Game Curfew, Overwatch 2

November 8th, 2019


Kamijace brings Perry from the IttyBitty Podcast onto the show! Together, they talk all about how Kojima wishes to build bridges with Death …

Episode 69 - The NICE Episode

November 1st, 2019


Kamijace brings on Hay and Fionna. Together, they talk about eSports Coaching for all ages! Plus, Fortnite cracking down on counterfeit merchandise. Also, in honor of being the NICE episode, they play Fornicate, Wed and …

Episode 68 - The 2-Year Anniversary Episode

October 25th, 2019


Marcy, Samm and Cory return to the Weekly Cooldown to help celebrate the 2 year anniversary! The three have not been on together since Episode 10. …

Episode 67 - Blizzard Controversy, Riot Games' Big Stream, Pokemon's Big Team

October 18th, 2019


Kamijace welcomes Paul and Chile from the Moogle Go Round Radio Podcast to talk about Blizzard's backing out of the Nintendo Store event, Riot Games' …

Episode 66 - #BoycottBlizzard, AlphaDream Bankruptcy, PS5 Confirmed

October 11th, 2019


Ryan Hoyle and Paul Henderson join Kamijace this week to dive waaaay deep into the Boycott of Blizzard and why your video games are political. Plus, …

Episode 65 - Spotlight: Daniel Tidwell, BB Talks, Prospero, Troy Baker says UNIONIZE!

October 4th, 2019


Daniel Tidwell joins Kamijace this week! Together they talk about Daniel's video game heavy metal music covers, Daniel's favorite game FF7, …

Episode 64 - Unfortunately, Not a Nintendo Episode

September 27th, 2019


Kamijace brings on a new guest, Derek, who talks about his podcast: Rolling Misadventures Podcast! Then, the two tackle gaming news! From Code Vein's …

Episode 63 (Or, is it 51?) - ALIENS?!

September 20th, 2019


Warning, this episode is W I L D. 

Back for what should have been Episode 51, Wanderpus and Twylark are here to talk... Aliens? Together with …

Episode 62 - Stadia Trials, EA's Project Atlus Tests, Shenmue 3, Project REsistance

September 13th, 2019


Kamijace brings on Austin White, long time friend of the show, to talk about the latest Google Stadia news, and news from it's competitor: EA's Project Atlus. Plus, thoughts about Shenmue 3's latest news and Project …

Episode 61 - #FirstPersonOpinions

September 6th, 2019


Friends of the show and HIGH ENERGY EXTRAORDINAIRES, Wanderpus and Twylark come back to the show after a 20-episode-too-long hiatus. Together with Kamijace, they talk all about Twitch streaming, Chucklefish's latest …

Episode 60 - Loot Boxes(Again), Ninja and Adidas, TellTale

August 30th, 2019


Kamijace and Moose pick up the Loot Box discussion from Monday's episode. Plus, Ninja and Adidas have teamed up! And, TellTale Games seems to be rising from the ashes! Also, WoW Classic and how it stands up to other …

Episode 59 - Keeping the Industry Moving

August 26th, 2019


On this off-the-beaten-path episode, Kamijace and Moose discuss how we, as gamers, are keeping a $130+ billion industry, alive.

You can follow Moose …

Episode 58 - EVO, Mixer, Ooblets

August 9th, 2019


Kamijace is joined once again by special guest Corgian, to discuss all things EVO-related (because Kamijace is bad at talking about fighting games), …

Episode 57 - DogHouse eSports, Bugha, Alinity, Garfield Kart

August 2nd, 2019


Kamijace, Moose and special guest Corgian, talk about Corgian's very own DogHouse eSports, Bugha's latest victory at the Fortnite World Cup, Alinity's cats and what not to do with them, and... Garfield Kart Racing. …

Bonus Stage - Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

July 31st, 2019


Kamijace, Moose, and Hay talk about the amazing time they're having with FFXIV!

You can follow Hay on Twitter @HaybayIsland

You can follow Moose on …

Episode 56 - Tifa Boob Truthers, MetaramaFest

June 21st, 2019


Kamijace and Moose, alongside special guest Marlow, talk about the Tifa Boob Truthers out there! Plus, the latest new gaming and music festival: …

Episode 55 - The Big E3 Special

June 14th, 2019


Kamijace and Moose rehash all things E3 with Hay and Samm!

You can follow Samm on Twitter @SammNeiland

You can follow Hay on Twitter @HaybayIsland

Episode 54 - Sharpie Spotlight! Skullgirls, MK11, Xbox Bodywash?, E3 Predictions!

June 8th, 2019


Kamijace brings on Sharpie, finally! Sharpie takes Kamijace on an exclusive deep dive through her love of Skullgirls and the FGC and why YOU should …

Episode 53 - Sony and Microsoft Unite, Half-Life 2 Remake, Live Letter LI

May 25th, 2019


Kamijace introduces Moose as his permanent co-host for the Weekly Cooldown! Plus, Hay is back! Together, they all talk about Microsoft and Sony …

Episode 52 - BGE2 Update, PS5, Xbox Digital

April 19th, 2019


In this, very important episode, Kamijace brings back Jason Youth, who has had some troubles with HitRecord and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Kamijace also brings on Marcy to help parse and understand much of the troubles …

Episode 51 - Solo Instance: GATEKEEPING? IN MY VIDEO GAMES?

April 12th, 2019


Today, Kamijace yells about Gatekeeping and how wrong it is. That's all.



Twitter: …

Bonus Stage - Spotlight: Oxnagadaba

March 31st, 2019


Kamijace brings on Oxnagadaba, a streamer with a wide variety of gaming likes, to talk about streaming and Metal Gear Solid 3. This is the deepest …

Episode 50 - WAIT, IT'S EPISODE 50?!

March 30th, 2019



Welcome to Episode 50! It's been a long time coming, but we've made it! After some recording hiccups, at least. Anyways! In this episode, Kamijace brings on Mike Wells, the developer of a yet-to-be released beat 'em …

Episode 49 - Google Stadia, and YOUR GAMES IS POLITICAL

March 23rd, 2019


In this episode, Kamijace brings on hosts of the Bro2bro podcast, Reggie and Johnathan! Together, the three discuss GOOGLE STADIA, perhaps the biggest news in gaming for these past few months. The three also discuss why …

Episode 48 - Steam's Competition and Back 4 Blood

March 17th, 2019



In a late episode, Kamijace brings on Marcy once again! Together, the two talk about Steam's competition in the DRM field, and the latest announcement from Turtle Rock Studios: Back 4 Blood!

You can find Marcy on …

Episode 47 - Solo Instance: REPRESENTATION

March 1st, 2019


In the first ever Solo Instance, Kamijace rants about Representation and why it is important in gaming and in media, and he answers your tough gaming …

Episode 46 - FFXIV ToS, #BonerCulture, Atlus

February 23rd, 2019


In this late night episode, Kamijace brings back Moose to discuss FFXIV's new Terms of Service enforcement, something called #BonerCulture and Atlus' …

Episode 45 - KH3/RE2, Metroid Prime 4

February 1st, 2019


Kamijace brings on Samm and a new friend--Kasey, co-creator of Hustle Cat and co-founder of Green Solid! Together, the gang talks about their …

Episode 44 - The Welcome Back Show!

January 25th, 2019


Marcy and Corey help Kamijace welcome back all the listeners to a new episode in the new year! The three talk about their faves coming up this month (Resident Evil 2 and Kingdom Hearts are mentioned) as well as more …

Episode 43 - The Yearly Cooldown

December 28th, 2018


The next year is sure to bring amazing games and fun, and Marcy and Cory are here to recap the year and get pumped about 2019 with Kamijace! Together, the three talk about their favorites of 2018, their not-so-favorites …

Episode 42 - Artifact, Overwatch League Season 2, SouljaGame

December 14th, 2018


TheBlevins and Junkelei join Kamijace to talk about all things OWL related! Season 2 is on it's way and the perfect Overwatch fans are here to give the latest updates and thoughts! Plus, TheBlevins digs deep to talk …

Episode 41 - Fallout 76, AGDQ 2019, LOOT BOXES AGAIN

November 30th, 2018


Kamijace brings on a brand new friend, PinkSugarStar--or Kiera--to the show! Plus Nika/Wanderpus joins in once more! Together, they rehash the little bit of news from after Thanksgiving, including the recent Fallout 76 …

Episode 40 - ROM Sites and Game Preservation

November 16th, 2018


The amazing video game lawyer, Marc Whipple, joins Kamijace for a conversation of law... VIDEO GAME law. Together the two talk about ROM Sites and recent lawsuits against them, including against the website LoveRoms, …

Episode 39 - FFXIV, Square Enix, China Regulations, Extra Life

November 9th, 2018


Kamijace brings on FFXIV friends Lucerna and Flattus. Lucerna details the goings-on in the Balmung Housing Market, as well as tells us all about her discord server for Balmung housing! Plus, Flattus jumps in to chat …

Episode 38 - #BGE2Fairpay, Gaming in Mainstream, Deltarune & Smash

November 2nd, 2018


Jason Youth joins Kamijace to talk about #BGE2Fairpay, a petition started by Jason dealing with music and artist rights between Ubisoft and HitRecord. Then, later, Jace plays a new game with his guests, Jason, Hay and …

Episode 37 - The Anniversary Show, Technically.

October 19th, 2018


The show has reached one year! Kamijace celebrates by playing some games before the show with Samm, Paul and Marcy! Plus, the three talk about some …

Episode 36 - MMO Communities, the Telltale Saga

October 12th, 2018


Kamijace brings in two newcomers! Podcastitute (a proudly RECLAIMED name) and Susan Sprinkle! The two are FFXIV players who talk about their Free Company (guild for those of you who don't play FFXIV), the MMO community, …

Episode 35 - Nintendo Direct, GURL Gamers, Overwatch League Trade

September 21st, 2018


Kamijace brings on Hay and newcomer Lorelei to talk about Nintendo Direct, Women in gaming, allegations toward South Korean player Infiltration, and the latest Overwatch League trades! Plus, Hay plays the first ever: …

Episode 34 - Indie Games, Music in Gaming

September 14th, 2018


This week, Kamijace brings on 2Mello and Paul to talk about indie games and developers--including Dotemu, Streets of Rage 4 and Lethal League …

Bonus Episode 1 - FFXIV Bonus Stage (with Varicray and Hydaelyn International)

September 13th, 2018


Varicray joins Kamijace on the first ever BONUS STAGE. To talk about the latest, big community project sweeping FFXIV: Hydaelyn International as well as some dives into Varicray's favorite parts of FFXIV. Get to know …

Episode 33: Episode 33 - PAX West, Polygon Recommends

September 7th, 2018


The Weekly Cooldown now comes out every Friday! And Kamijace sits down with Samm Neiland and Austin White to test the new format and also talk about …

Episode 32 - Jacksonville, Florida

August 30th, 2018


This is both a very serious and light-hearted episode as Kamijace and Twylark talk about the recent shooting in Jacksonville, Florida and discuss how gamers can do better for the community. As well as gun rights and …

Episode 31 - #LivingYourBestLife (w/ Wanderpus and Twylark)

August 19th, 2018


The format changes a little as Wanderpus and Twylark come on with HIGH ENERGY to talk about everything from THQ Nordic to a new tax incentive for gaming companies in Nashville! Plus, the group talks about how the gaming …

Episode 30 - DOOMy Ternal, Discord Store, Germany

August 12th, 2018


Kamijace brings on Chris Hood to talk about the latest trailers from DOOM/DOOMy Ternal/DOOM Eternal, Red Dead Redemption and Super Smash Bros. Plus, …

Episode 29 - Reddit FFXIV Rumors, Streamer Slurs, Star Citizen Lawsuit

July 22nd, 2018


Kamijace brings on Hay and Samm. The three of them talk about some interesting rumors coming out of the FFXIV community about Blue Mage, Streamers defending the use of certain homophobic slurs, and the unfortunate loss …

Episode 28 - ArenaNet, Bethesda v. Warner Bros., Dead Island 2(?)

July 8th, 2018


Kamijace brings back Flattus from Maelstrom Radio! This week, Flattus and Kamijace talk about the latest ArenaNet issues and why firing your worker instead of working on the issues is a bit hasty. Then, they tackle the …

Episode 27 - Hamsters, The Moogle Post/Harassment in Gaming, SGDQ

July 1st, 2018


Join Kamijace with newcomer Kristy, as they talk about Stardock's latest game: Star Control: Origins. Then, Kristy and Kyuu talk about the FFXIV …

Episode 26 - One on One with Paul: SGDQ, Gaming Addiction, Sony's No-Crossplay-Rule

June 24th, 2018


Kamijace and Paul go one-on-one and discuss some fairly heavy topics this week on the Weekly Cooldown. They talk about Sony's no-crossplay, and the …

Episode 25 - The Big Bad E3 Special Show!

June 16th, 2018


Kamijace brings on Samm and Marcy to yell about their favorite things about E3 and quickly recap the announcements! I wouldn't listen to this one on …

Episode 24 - Detriot: Become Human, Monster Hunter, Layoffs

June 3rd, 2018


Kamijace brings on Marcy and Samm in this episode, to test out the new format. Kamijace delivers the big headlines of the week and then, after headlines, Samm launches into his thoughts on Detroit: Become Human. Marcy …

Episode 23 - APB Reloaded, MapleStory 2, Torbjorn Noises

May 13th, 2018


Kamijace brings on most of the Stuffington Press family (Paul, Tricky/Wes, and Markayam) to talk about APB Reloaded and GamersFirst being bought out, …

Episode 22 - Flash Ops, Radical Heights, YDKJ

April 15th, 2018


Kamijace brings on Samm and Nii to talk about the latest news in gaming! Nii, talks about the latest collaboration from Microsoft and Blizzard: Flash …

Episode 21 - Spyro, Twitch, Swatting

April 8th, 2018


Kamijace sits down with two newbies Nika/Wanderpus and Ricepaddies as they talk about the latest news in gaming! From the latest in nostalgia bait: Spyro, to the removal of Microtransactions from Middle-earth, and a …

Episode 20 - The "Weekly" VODcast! LIVE!

April 6th, 2018


Join Kamijace, Austin White and Paul Henderson for the first Weekly Cooldown LIVE show hosted on Twitch! Check it out here, or check out the whole …

Episode 19 - Sonic Racing, Dragonball, Game Workers Union

March 25th, 2018


Kamijace sits one-on-one with Jared Chesnut to chat about some sonic racing rumors, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and a bunch of news coming out of the Game Developers Conference, specifically, game worker's rights, …

Episode 18 - Eureka, Vermintide, Sombra

March 18th, 2018


Kamijace brings on a new guest, Sahb, and Kyuu to talk about FFXIV's 4.25 update, the new Eureka zone, and some other Square Enix news. Plus, Tomb Raider. Sahb also gives Kamijace more recommendations than he knows what …

Episode 17 - Technical Issues, Nintendo Direct (Again), Xtremely Questionable Conduct

March 11th, 2018


Kamijace, Samm Neiland and Paul Henderson all come together after some technical issues with Samm's mic, to talk about the non-exitent correlation …

Episode 16 - Spotlight: LivvyplaysFinalFantasy, Walking Zenyatta, Bitcoin

February 25th, 2018


Kamijace puts the spotlight on Livvy from LivvyplaysFinalFantasy they talk about Livvy's favorite Final Fantasy and her role in the gaming community! …

Episode 15 - Housing Crisis, Geguri, Metal Gear Survive

February 11th, 2018


Kamijace invites some brand new guests, Nii and Flattus, to talk about the "crisis" that is FFXIV housing, Geguri's introduction to the Overwatch League (possibly) and the Metal Gear Survive Beta. Listen to what Nii …

Episode 14 - More Overwatch, More Nintendo, More...Harassment?

February 4th, 2018


Kamijace brings on two favorites, Paul Henderson and Austin White, to talk about the Overwatch League. Paul goes on a rant about why Mercy is dead …

Episode 13 - FGC, DBFZ, SFVAE, OW

January 28th, 2018


Kamijace brings on two fighting game nerds, Moose and, new to the podcast: "Sylvan Rain", to talk about the latest in fighting game news, and give some in-depth thoughts about Dragonball Fighter Z. Plus, the group talks …

Episode 12 - Overwatch League, Labo, Kefka

January 21st, 2018


Kamijace sits down with TheBlevins from the High Noon Podcast. Blevins and Kamijace chat everything Overwatch League (so far) and talk about the …

Episode 11 - Nintendo Direct, Yume Nikki, AGDQ

January 14th, 2018


Kamijace brings on three very special friends. "The Hangout Crew", Kyuu, Moose and--very last minute, but nonetheless welcome--Hay, join Kamijace to talk about AGDQ, Nintendo Direct Mini's latest reveals, and Yume …

Episode 10 - MAGFriendfest

January 7th, 2018


Kamijace is joined by Marcy Nabors, Samm Neiland and Corey P. to talk about all things MAGFest! Where games and music come together in a big way. As always, they speak about what games they have been playing this week …

Episode 9 - A Cooldown New Year's Eve

December 31st, 2017


For a very special New Year's Eve episode, Kamijace brings back some Guests of the Year--Hay, Marcy and Paul--to talk about 2017's best games, best …

Episode 8 - Live Letters, Game Demos, the FCC

December 17th, 2017


Kamijace welcomes Lucerna to the Weekly Cooldown. Though this is a shorter Cooldown than usual, Lucerna and Kamijace still touch on some interesting …

Episode 7 - OWL, Game Awards, and More Loot Boxes

December 10th, 2017


This week, Kamijace Welcomes back Austin White ( @ARWh1te). Austin writes for EGF and now for the Overwatch Score as their London Spitfire write. Kamijace and Austin get into a bit of Overwatch League analysis, and talk …

Episode 6 - Xenoblade, Tencent, Coolheads

December 3rd, 2017


Kamijace sits down with Marcy Nabors ( @Shadolith) and Paul Henderson ( @PaulsRockinTwit) to talk about the gaming news this week. From Xenoblade, to …

Episode 5 - Game History, Bard Actions, IGN

November 19th, 2017


This week, Frank Cifaldi ( @frankcifaldi) joins Kamijace to talk about The Video Game History Foundation, and all the good that they're trying to do for gamers! Plus, Hay "Haybay" ( @haybayrhiannon) and "Lahn/Laoni" (

Episode 4: Ninja Turtles, Hedgehogs, Shock

November 12th, 2017


Another great episode coming at you! This time, I sit down with Jared "VectorSpecter" Chesnut ( @chesnutroasting), and we go over some news from Tekken 7, to Injustice 2. Plus, we, unfortunately, talk about more sexual …

Episode 3: League, Blizzcon, GoTY

November 5th, 2017


In this week's episode, I am joined by Austin White ( @ARWh1te on twitter). We discuss the League of Legends champions, the upcoming Overwatch …

Episode 2: eSports, Blue Zones, Definitely.

October 29th, 2017


In this week's episode, I sit down with David "Hauntze" Chen ( @Hauntze) of Electronic Gaming Federation and we talk about everything from the Kinect to eSports to Extra Life. Also...more sexual harassment? Hauntze and …

Episode 1: Loot Boxes, Cupheads, Trashfires

October 22nd, 2017


Kamijace sits down with Samm Neiland ( @SammNeiland) to talk about loot boxes, Cuphead's rise to success, and even, sexual harassment in the gaming …

A new gaming news Podcast is headed your way!

October 21st, 2017


Join Najee "Kamijace" Walker as he explores the week in gaming news with you, and a special guest. From eSports to New Releases, you can find it all and more, here with Kamijace! Episodes release every Sunday to recap …

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