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, Addy Lai, Jake Friedel & Bob 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.

With just one week until Mo Game Con V (Sept. 18 at St. Charles Community College, mogamecon.com for tickets) the crew of Rich, Bob and Matt sit down to talk before finally getting to hang out in person for the first time since March 2020.  The boys talk about Mo Game Con V (of course), PlayStation Showcase, console shortages until 2023, a video calling out Limited Run Games, movies, music and so much more.

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After a massively long gap, the boys are back.  Join Rich, Kurt and Bob as they finally break silence.  We discuss Mo Game Con 2021, CM Punk returns (VGS becomes Top of the Turnbuckle for a bit), the state of retro gaming (current/future), Clint Eastwood vs. George Burns and so much more.

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Bob, Matt and Rich return for an all new VGS.  The crew talks Mo Game Con 2021, Switch (OLED Model), Amico drama, Sony not being indie friendly, our latest pickups, when to buy/sell, and more.

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Rich, Matt and Bob are back to discuss all things E3 2021.  What made the guys excited, disappointed and outright bored?  Tune in to find out.  

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Despite a desperate thirst for gaming news, Rich and Matt manage to take the tiny scraps they can find and manage to record 90+ minutes of podcast shenanigans.  We talk what we've been up to, searching for next gen consoles, games coming soon, what happened to Dane Cook, the amazing work of Keith Coogan, telling off Bradley Whitford, and so much more.

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Rich, Matt & Kurt get together for a last second episode of VGS.  The boys talk what they're playing/watching, Matt making that Hustle, our thoughts on Mortal Kombat (2021) movie, Sony not futureproofing for their customers, auditioning to be Limited Run Games spokesman, and so much more.

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Matt and Rich are left to their own devices on this episode of VGS.  They talk what little is going on in the word of gaming, their latest pick-ups, an email about vinyl, awesome copies putting out awesome editions of movies, copyright infringement in Italy, and so much more.

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Rich, Bob and Matt are back for a free flow episode of VGS.  Many things discussed, from Rich's thoughts on Justice League Snyder Cut/DC movies in general, Bob asks about casting America's version of international tv shows, what we've been playing/watching, Bob and Matt talk music, and so much more.

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After a prolonged gap, the VGS is crew is back in action.  Join Matt, Bob and Kurt as they talk Nintendo's odd decision making, what they've been playing, some music talk, Tom Holland taking all acting jobs and so much more.  Enjoy!

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Matt and Rich gather again for a condensed episode of VGS.  On this episode the guys talk Wallstreet, favorite movies to watch over and over again, Matt's continued love affair with the Switch, Resident Evil Village presentation, games coming soon and more.

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Rich and Matt are back for another VGS.  Thankfully, it was mostly all good news this week.  The guys discuss Matt's love for the Nintendo Switch, free new modes for Bloodstained, Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Complete Edition digital and physical releases, news out of CES 2021, Rich's obsession with John Carpenter movies, a spoiler free WandaVision review, and much more.

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While 2020 was garbage year, it was a great year for video games.  Rich and Matt sit around and recap 2020 as we look ahead to 2021.  We discuss the major video game releases in 2020 and reflect on our favorites.  Hopefully we will provide you with your next favorite.  Happy New Year!!!

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