The Video Games Show
The Video Games Show (or VGS for short) is a weekly gaming and pop culture podcast hosted by Rich Bergin, Matt Gurley, Bob Friedel and Kurt Bowers Combining extensive knowledge and experience in gaming, movies, music, comics and pop culture, VGS will provide a comical look at all things and go off topic many, many times.

Well, we got to know more about Matt on this episode, that is for sure.  Anyway, the crew of Matt, Kurt, Rich and Tom are back for almost all video game episode of VGS.  Multiple emails and some of the latest news covered, including PSVR2 pricing, Switch sales hit a milestone, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II might as well be a code in the box, and more.  Happy Thanksgiving to all our US listeners and hope you all find some amazing Black Friday deals.

Direct download: VGS_Show_630_11.12.22.mp3
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What can I say?  It got off to a weird start, then it calmed a bit, and then got weird again.  Join Rich, Matt and Tom for a new (not from a can) episode of VGS.  We hit up some emails, talk some video game news including some new physical releases, more exclusive PlayStation games coming to PC, Stadia's end, and more.  We also talk about what we've been playing/watching, the retro game market today, Rich saw Halloween Ends, product shrinkage, Matt vs Tom concerning Five Guys Burgers & Fries, and more.

Direct download: VGS_Show_629_10.15.22.mp3
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Rich and Matt are back for a news filled VGS.  After weeks of not much video game news, we were given a Nintendo Direct, a Sony State of Play and Tokyo Game Show to recap.  A whole bunch of game announcements to go through and the boys hit up everything.  Also discussed is upcoming horror movie releases, general movie talk, somehow Rich discuss the history of lost Doctor Who episodes, and much more.

Direct download: VGS_Show_628_9.17.22.mp3
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The crew is back from The Record Space and ready to go for an all new VGS.  Rich, Matt, Kurt and Tom get into the mix, discussing the complete Sega Genesis Mini 2 game line up, Sony raising the prices of PS5 everywhere except the US, is Sony at work at a Playstation PC launcher, Embracer buys Limted Run games plus so many other things, Gamescom 2022 announcements, what we are playing, Vin Diesel / Sylvester Stallone impressions and much more.

Direct download: VGS_Show_627_9.3.22.mp3
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With less than one week to MO Game Con, the VGS crew is absolutely giddy like Christmas is almost here.  Join Rich, Matt and guest host Tom as the crew discusses all things MO Game Con, as well as, all the latest news in gaming including the Sega Genesis Mini 2 announced games, just how much money did Cyberpunk 2077 cost CD Projekt RED, Live A Live released on Switch, EA doing something good, Last of Us Remake news, and more.  Also the guys get off topic (of course) and talk about Vince McMahon retiring, the Clerks III and Halloween Ends trailers, and a deep dive into horror movies.

Direct download: VGS_Show_626_7.23.22.mp3
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We got a packed house for an all new episode of VGS.  Rich, Matt, Kurt, Bob and Ben pack into the family truckster and hit the podcast road after a much needed stop at Wally's to fuel up and get beverages.  Well... actually... we were in Matt's basement, but there was talk of Wally's and plenty of beverages and cookies (thanks Ben).  We talk Mo Game Con coming up July 30, Sony's premium subscription service, Sony taking movies out of European libraries, two very expensive God of War Ragnarok physical editions that don't include physical copies of the game, Atari 50, last impressions of Summer of Games, final days of the Amico, a new NFT console destined for failure, GameStop failing, Wally's, Blockbuster Video, K-Mart, and so much more.

Direct download: VGS_Show_625_7.9.22.mp3
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The crew of Rich, Matt, Bob and Ben return to Casa de Gurley for another episode of VGS.  Join the guys as they dive into Summer of Gaming 2022 coverage, including Sony State of Play, Devolver Digital and Limited Run Games presentations, as well as thoughts on several game announcements.  Other topics discussed include Dirty Work, Can't Hardly Wait, crossed paths of John Belushi and John Candy, and so much more.

Direct download: VGS_Show_624_6.11.22.mp3
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VGS is back!  Yes!  Matt and Rich reunite in casa de Gurley for the first Skype free episode since March 2020.  The guys catch up on what they've been doing/playing/watching, including their trip to Record Space and V-Stock.  Next we hit up emails.  Other items of discussion include Mo Game Con 2022, PlayStation Plus issues, PS5 and Xbox Series production increases, the evolution of movie releases, Limited Run Games and more.
Direct download: VGS_Show_623_5.28.22.mp3
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Rich, Matt & Kurt are back with an all new VGS.  With news dropping the ball, the guys banter on about all sorts of things.  Topics include the Steam Deck, Scream (2022) and other movies, Kurt got a PS5, Rich gave up gaming for Lent at just a terrible time, Matt provides life advice, and so much more!

Direct download: VGS_Show_622_3.5.22.mp3
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Just a quick announcement concerning the cancelation of MO Game Con Jr. 2022.  Please listen for details.

Direct download: VGS_Mo_Game_Con_Jr.mp3
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The crew of Rich, Bob, Matt and special guest Ben are back for an all new VGS.  We discuss MO Game Con Jr 2022, the latest Nintendo Direct, Intellivision Amico... yeah, Sony buys Bungie, Grand Theft Auto Trilogy on Switch, Pokemon Legends Arceus, upcoming releases and some random movie talk as well.
Direct download: VGS_Show_621_2.12.22.mp3
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Yep, of course we are going to talk about Microsoft acquiring Activision Blizzard.  It is only the biggest thing... like... ever... or something.  We break it all down and theorize on what this means for the future.  Rich, Kurt and Matt also discuss LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga trailer and release date, Cuphead series/DLC, KJ got the Analogue Pocket, as well as some movie and wrestling talk.
Direct download: VGS_Show_620_1.22.22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35pm CDT

After and extended (and bit longer than planned) break, we are back.  Rich and Matt catch-up, talk the very limited amount of news available and discuss what we are playing/watching/hunting.  Welcome to 2022!

Direct download: VGS_Show_619_1.8.22.mp3
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