The Video Games Show
The Video Games Show (or VGS for short) is a weekly gaming industry news podcast hosted by Rich Bergin, Matt Gurley and Jake Friedel. Combining extensive knowledge and experience in the gaming industry as professionals and major gaming fanboys, VGS will provide a comical look at all things gaming. From retro games, PC, modern console, handhelds, etc., if it is gaming, we'll talk about it.

Hope you had a wonderful holiday and received loads of gaming goodies.  Kraft and Rich gather at the old home studio (aka Kraft's place) for a shortened episode of VGS.  The boys talk the holidays, get to news and have some good times.  I'm sure you are wondering what was going on with this episode if you didn't read the description before hand.  Basically, this is VGS Unplugged, which basically means we didn't have time to do post production work due to very hectic schedules this week.  So the options were either do what we did and get a show out at the usual time, or risk not having a show out until the end of the week, if not later.  I think you will agree we made the right call.  For now, have a fantastic New Year's and we'll see you back in the studio next week.

Direct download: VGS_Show_432.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06pm CDT

ATTENTION!!!  PLEASE READ BEFORE LISTENING!!!  Okay, in case you didn't listen to last year's special, you need to go back and listen to that one first.  Second, and more importantly, this episode is a Bombed Out episode, which means it is uncensored and unedited, so it is very not appropriate for children that shouldn't be hearing profanity and that may still believe in Santa Claus.  You've been warned.  Now listen and enjoy.  Merry Christmas and Happy Bang Holidays from the crew at VGS!!!

Direct download: VGS_Presents_BoR_Christmas_Special_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:32pm CDT

MURDER!!!  Wanna know more?  You need to listened the whole way down.  So, the first 15 minutes are a cluster F of audio issues that are eventually fixed.  Then Kraft, Rich, Keith and Ben from Well Bred Rhino play a bunch of mulitplayer games while riffing them as well as random talk about games.  Rich then has a retro movie review that not only makes Kraft extremely happy, but sets off a powder keg in studio.  You just need to hear this to believe it.

Direct download: VGS_Show_430.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:17pm CDT

Kraft and Keith are absent, Rich, Bongo and Big Josh are in as the VGS crew got...well...Lohan'd.  What does that mean?  You have to listen to find out.  In addition to news and emails, we are introduced to the new Random Fact of the Week segment, Rich reviews The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Bongo reviews Call of Duty: Ghosts, and we even get time for a bit of Would You Rather.  We apologize for the odd hum in in the background, which we will blame on poor studio wiring, but stick with it as this show gets a bit crazy in a good way.

Direct download: VGS_Show_429.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:10am CDT

First off, Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  Please excuse the audio on this podcast as it was recorded on the Tascam in a moving car, so please don't freak out.  Also, big thanks to Vomitron for providing the new return and closing music for this and our future shows.  Now, onto the show itself.  Kraft and Keith pile into Rich's car as we the crew sets out looking for game gems while hitting up all three V-Stock locations in the STL.  Along the way they talk next (or now current) gen systems, retro gaming, Bongo interviews the folks at Asthree Studios, and we read out answers to the question of the week.  Yes, it is a bit shorter than usual, but at least we got a show up.  Again, Happy Thanksgiving and we will be back in studio next week.

Direct download: VGS_Show_428.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm CDT

Who is Shirley?  Heck if I know.  Anyway, Kraft, Rich & Keith are back in studio for another big time fun show.  We hit up news, reviews, emails, Would You Rather, and everything in between.  Not much else to say, just listen.

Direct download: VGS_Show_427.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:13pm CDT

Kraft, Rich & Keith are joined this week by the folks at Simutronics to talk about their new Kickstarter campaign for Dragons of Elanthia.  Be sure to go check out the page, which is linked at http://www.videogamesshow.com.  We also do news, a couple of games, and emails.  Be sure to check out the show and then check out Dragons of Elanthia on Kickstarter.

Direct download: VGS_Show_426.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14pm CDT

What can we say?  It's another remote episode where we do news, Keith plays a game, Keith does his first review, emails, and Would You Rather.  Oh yeah, and we had another amazing incident involving a moran that doesn't understand the concept of WE ARE RECORDING A F*ING SHOW YOU DOUCHE!!!  Seriously, this is why we are not doing anymore remotes for a while.  Anyway, listen and just keep saying "They're back in studio next week.  They're back in studio next week.  They're back in studio next week."

Direct download: VGS_Show_425.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37am CDT

I know this is a place for a description of the pod you're about to hear, but screw it, I'm using it for something else.  To the three idiots that kept trying to ask us questions and make song requests while we were recording a show...WTF are you doing.  It is painfully obvious we are doing a radio show and you should know enough not to bother people who are talking in a microphone.  The best was the drunk a-hole that actually jumped onto my laptop and started looking through songs.  If this happens next week, I'm gonna lay the Smackdown!  Oh yeah, WWE 2K14 came out, along with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4.

Direct download: VGS_Show_424.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25am CDT

Wow, so there were five of us on the show, we had news, while we started the first ever Keith Plays Games bit.  How far did Keith get in Punch-Out and Cyber Stadium Base Wars?  You'll laugh and cry.  He clearly ate lightning and crapped himself.  We also had our question of the week segment and Would you Rather.  All those and we find the origin of Glass Joe's 1 victory by KO on this week's VGS.

Direct download: VGS_Show_423.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:18pm CDT