Kotaku Splitscreen

Kotaku's Lisa Marie Segarra, Ethan Gach, and Michael Fahey dive into gaming one very specific topic at a time.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h11m. Bisher sind 376 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 17 days 19 hours 14 minutes

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episode 303: New World Feels Like An Old MMORPG (In A Good Way)


This week we're diving into MMOs and talking about Amazon's New World. First, Lisa Marie challenges us on what actually defines and MMO as we discuss our first experiences with MMOs. Then, Fahey takes us through New World, and we round out with Fahey professing why MMOs have a special place in his heart. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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   46m
 
 

episode 302: Super Smash Splitscreen Ultimate


This week we're talking Super Smash Bros and we're joined by none other than Kotaku's resident fighting game expert, Ian Walker. First, we kick things off with a conversation about the history of the famous brawl game and our own experiences with it. Then, Ian leads us in a conversation on the recent revelations of Smash as well as the journey to the final characters. And finally, we round things out discussing other Smash-inspired games. See Privacy Policy at https://art19...


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episode 301: How The Nintendo Direct Became Its Own Metaverse


This week we're joined by Kotaku staff writer Isaiah Colbert and are talking about all things Nintendo Direct—our highlights and irritations from the most recent event, the history of the event, and the culture and fandom surrounding it. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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   57m
 
 

episode 300: Deathloop and Other Significant Time Loops


We're back this week with guest host Renata Price who's filling in for Fahey as he gets better (we miss you, Fahey!). And this week we're discussing time loops via Deathloop of course. First, we kick things off with our honest reviews of Deathloop. Then, we discuss other games with unexpected time loop mechanics. And finally, we end with a list of our favorite time loops in other media. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19...


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   45m
 
 

episode 299: Video Game Award Shows Are A Mess (RECAST)


This week we're talking about the disaster that is video game award shows. To kick things off, Nathan runs us through the brief (and odd) history of video game award shows. Then, despite ourselves, we present the very first Splitscreen Awards. And finally, we finish with a crosstalk segment in which we continue to dive into why video game awards are meaningless. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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 2021-09-17  51m
 
 

episode 296: Spoiler Alert: This Is An Episode About Twists And Spoilers (RECAST)


This week we dive into the weird world of video game twists, and spoiler alert: there WILL be spoilers. First Ash leads us in a discussion on the controversy of spoilers in the gaming world. Then, Nathan takes us through a speed run on the history of the MGS2 twist. And finally, Fahey quizzes us on the most memorable video game twists via bullet points. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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 2021-09-10  47m
 
 

episode 295: Splitscreen Goes Back to School


Whether we like it or not, September is upon us. And that of course means we're reminiscing about the back-to-school days. First, we're talking about our memories of attempting to play games during school, then we discuss our all-time favorite fall releases. And finally, we talk about the best games that are set in school. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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 2021-09-03  57m
 
 

episode 294: What is a Metroidvania Anyway?


This week we're diving into metroidvanias—what the heck are they, how do we define them, and how do we really feel about them? Plus, we try to re-name the terribly-labeled genre with something a bit more apt. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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 2021-08-27  46m
 
 

episode 293: Are We Living in The Sims?


This week we're talking about that good ol' classic game, The Sims. First, we kick things off with a discussion on our first encounters with The Sims (some of us took to it more than others). Then, Lisa Marie breaks down what the big deal is about The Sims anyway, and gives us the low down on Sims fandom. Finally, we wrap with Ethan and Fahey attempting to come up with their own dream Sims expansions that don't already exist. See Privacy Policy at https://art19...


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 2021-08-20  52m
 
 

episode 292: Video Game Movies And TV Shows Have Stopped Being Terrible (with Brock Wilbur) (RECAST)


This week we're talking video game movies starting with one of the most infamous, of course, 1993's Super Mario Bros. Then, special guest journalist/comedian Brock Wilbur takes us through the weird-but-real history of infamous movie producer Uwe Boll, most known for video game movies like Alone in the Dark, Postal, and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale. And finally, we wrap with a discussion of how, miraculously, video game movies seem to be improving...


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 2021-08-13  42m