The Free Cheese
This week on The Free Cheese Podcast, we talk about Bill Murray's Mullet. First up, we recap the holidays and find out what Matt thinks makes a good Justice League. Then, we learn the dangers of 9-volt batteries and all about Clay Aiken's video game. We talk about getting to the top in PUBG, but not all the way to a warm chicken dinner. Joe shares his experience with the first two games in Bungie's Halo trilogy. Marc finds a favorite new fighting game in Street Fighter V, while Matt enters the battle of Tekken 7. We close out the week with a look back at 2017 and what we hope for Nintendo Switch in 2018. Thanks for listening!
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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

The Free Cheese Game of the Year 2017 concludes with our nominations and awards for:

  • Best Score/Soundtrack
  • Best Debut
  • Most Anticipated
  • Hall of Fame
  • Game of the Year

It’s been a fantastic year for video games and it made these conversations that much more difficult to have. Congratulations to all of our winners!

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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Our penultimate day of awards for The Free Cheese Game of the Year 2017 brings us the awards for:

  • Best Story
  • Most Surprising
  • Best Marketing
  • Favorite Free Cheese Moment
  • Favorite Industry Moment
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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Here we are with the middle section of our categories. For our third day of The Free Cheese Game of the Year 2017, we vote on:

  • 2017’s 2016 Game of the Year
  • Best Remaster
  • Hottest Mess
  • Best DLC/Expansion
  • Best Old Game That We Played This Year
Direct download: The_Free_Cheese_Game_of_the_Year_2017_Day_3.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

With our first day of awards decided and winners crowned, The Free Cheese Game of the Year continues with:

  • Favorite In-Game Moment
  • Best Multiplayer
  • Best Fighting Game
  • Best Character
  • Best Sound Design
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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Welcome to The Free Cheese Game of the Year 2017. It’s our pleasure to welcome you on this journey with us as we celebrate the best of video games this year. Our first day features the nominees for:

  • I’ll Play It Next Year
  • Best Mobile Game
  • Best Style
  • Biggest Disappointment
  • Please Don’t Suck (Next Year)
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Category:Video Games -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

This week on The Free Cheese, we get money for looking things up. Just on the eve of our Game of the Year conversations, we gather to talk about this week in gaming. Marc wraps up the Resident Evil VII DLC and then dives deep into virtual reality. Ben writes poetry in Doki Doki Literature Club. Matt makes a deal with the devil and somehow finishes Cuphead. Joe goes to hell and leads an army of goblins through monsters and demons in Army Corps of Hell. We talk about what Kojima has to say about Death Stranding, the potential for Battlefield: Bad Company 3, what the NieR: Automata director thinks about Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, and what happens when your girlfriend's dad is better at fighting games than you are.
Direct download: The_Free_Cheese_Episode_228.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

This week on The Free Cheese, we break collar bones. We start off the show with a history of injuries and we try to figure out what's going on with Spencer's Gifts. Joe wraps up Wolfenstein II and goes deep inside of Everything, while Matt gets to the [E]nding of NieR: Automata and Ben finds a new realm of DLC in Fallout: New Vegas. We talk about new Capcom anniversaries and collections that were announced this week, along with a lot of little news about From Software. We recap some of the highlights of the Game Awards and bring it to a close with PlayStation Experience.
Direct download: The_Free_Cheese_Episode_227.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

This week on The Free Cheese, who is the richest company in Japan? Matt wraps up the [B]eginning of the end of NieR: Automata and starts to see where the game is going. Marc tries Sonic Forces Speed Battle but instead takes someone else's phone in Simulacra. Ben joins the Literature Club and finally goes to hell in glorious 144Hz, seeing DOOM in all of its glory. Joe returns to the PlayStation 2 in spirit with ReCore and joins Matt in an adventure through South Park. We talk about PUBG coming to Xbox One and how the PS2 is alive in some ways on the PS4. We learn about Nintendo cereal, now featuring amiibo features in the box. All of this and more in another fantastic episode of The Free Cheese.
Direct download: The_Free_Cheese_Episode_226.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 6:00am EDT