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VGO has been churning out stupidity and gaming since 2005 without the typical 'woke gamer' bull! YouTuber “John’s Arcade” Jacobson, and author Michelle Madison, explore all things gaming from console to PC, with random insanity in between. Live every Tuesday, VGO is also home to a unique adult gamer community. NOTE: For older episodes and extra weekly bonus content, please download our free VGO mobile app or visit videogameoutsiders.com
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May 29, 2020

Metroid Prime trilogy, John loves Revenge of the Bird King, Hyper Sentinel, Yooka-Lay-Lee, Wonderfer101, Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition, Club House Games, Animal Crossing drama, death bed deck memories, Michelle is eating while gaming, and a one dollar Wii and DS? Plus our new theme song.

May 28, 2020

Good morning! Michelle just woke up and John is chaffing? Levelhead, Timelie, Sega's comback, Xbox gaming legacy, PS Plus games, Last of Us II chat, more on Minecraft Dungeons, Crucible, and ESO: Greymoor. Plus EYE OPENING sales numbers - what game and console is really winning?

May 27, 2020

Paladin Week - WoW's most iconic (or annoying) class for lore lovers? Arthas, Uther the Light Bringer and the Knights of the Silver Hand, pros and cons of all three specs, PvP vs. PvE, and their famous weapon - the Ashbringer! Plus Michelle checks out the new city of Oribos in the Shadowlands Alpha, heirloom BoA gear, Hearth home expansion idea, the Horde has no war chief, Blizzcon is canceled, and Blood Elves get body jewelry.

May 27, 2020

Minecraft Dungeons round table review, Amazon's Crucible, Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor, GameStop’s digital reboot, VGO Discord Overwatch event, Halo 2 on PC, Fallout76, and comedian Joe DeRosa stops by to talk about his gaming history, retro collection, and being in GTA V!

May 26, 2020

(Sorry about the audio quality on this one) Gamers Nexus i5-10600k exciting review, new PCMR writes in to ask about game stores, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Master collection, Total War Warhammer II breaks record, Warhammer models, Sea of Thieves - Apex Legends - Detroit: Become Human- Heavy Rain and more come to Steam, PCIe slot liquid cooler, SLI is the devil, form factor PC airflow, GameStop is pushing gaming laptops, DeathAdder and a bunch of mice. Plus the VGO game event winners in Overwatch and Forza is the next up!

May 25, 2020

Memorial Day John Show! The Last Dance, St. Louis Ribs, hakchi2 and the SNES mini, walking, a fire ring, and so much more!

May 21, 2020

Pipejob VR, Song of Iron, ESO, tube meat, Unreal Engine 5 runs better on PC (shocker), System Shock 3 goes to Tencent, CD Projekt Red is numba 1, and more gaming news.

May 20, 2020

Hunter week! Specs, lore, Shadowlands alpha vs. retail, and what makes them unique. Plus John gets his iLvL up, Michelle kills N'zoth and crafts 32 slot bags, and we get into the Warcraft news of the week: corruption and essence vendor drama, new WoW board game, the expansion after Shadowlands timeskip, and Chinese servers token prices.

May 20, 2020

Mafia II: Definitive Edition, Huntdown, Wonderful 101, HGTV House Flipper DLC, Tony Hawk, Twitch safety council, Area F2, JRE on Spotify, and more on Fallout 76, COD, and Cloudpunk! Plus Last of Us II themed PS4 Pro, Matt’s insurance con, Apple VR, Nintendo online appeal, PS5 storage, and more amazing gaming news.

May 19, 2020

CODpodcast.com with John and his buddy Matt! New map and features coming to CoD this week, two-factor, no helicopters, new armor box, pro tips, and more!

May 14, 2020

Nvidia's Ampere showcased in a kitchen? AMD and Nvidia's war for 5nm, Game Bar widgets, GTAV free on Epic, Game Pass gets Alan Wake, Steam gives Fallout 76, John's "pro box" tip, Michelle loves learning programs - vocal compression and DaVinci Resolve free video editor, Crusader Kings, and more on the Unreal 5 PS5 SSD drama.

May 14, 2020

Good morning! Mafia remasters are confusing, John has Tony Hawk fever, Michelle "plays" Spirit of the North, Epic launches free service to connect 7 platforms, Overwatch community event coming up, strange noises in COD Warzone, new Paper Mario coming to Switch, and MS doesn't care if you buy an Xbox.

May 13, 2020

John and Michelle break down the Unreal 5 footage, Epic's Tim Sweeny's comments, and Microsoft's snarky reply. Plus the PS5's SSD speed.

May 13, 2020

The WoW "away mode", Retail vs. Classic, John's iLvL woes, Michelle's Artha's lore and "Invincible" goal, World Quest Tracker, ZackRawrr > Asmongold, amazing work of JoseBV on youtube, the GCD drama, new WCO feature ideas, the sub free true value, achievements and evergreen content, slow tanks, South Park Warcraft Ep, Overwatch origins, Leeroy Jenkins turns 15 (and how America is pulling one according to CNN??!). Plus developer interviews from the week with news on Torghast, design philosophy, and more on Shadowlands.

May 13, 2020

Cyberpunk themed episode! Ghostrunner, VirtuaVerse, Cloudpunk, The Grand Larceny Rainbow Six Siege, Carnival Games VR, COD, Technobabylon, and Hitman. Plus Xbox Series X drama, PS5 launches a new brand, customize your genitals in Cyberpunk 2077, Tony Hawk remasters, and RIP Jerry Stiller. Stay tuned after the show for a special song and details on how to ask Michelle questions in our VGO Discord to win a gift card!

May 11, 2020

John's Walkcast - brewery visit, Traeger grease fire, Egg Foo Young, Virtual Battlegrounds, Amazon box purge, new song, and much more!

May 9, 2020

Some AMD users are mad at Zen 3 news, upgrades vs. new builds, PC games smaller than console games, Diablo 2 remastered rumor, Comic Con is happening in San Diego this Summer, Neoprene fireproofing cable cord managers, pizza keyboard, AMD and Oxide team up for a cloud gaming service with original IPs,  Apex Legends Horde PvE mode quests and refreshing Battle Royales, and government PC money.

May 8, 2020

Shadowlands release date, Elder Scrolls Online wheelchairs, Activision Blizzard earnings call, quick iLevel gains, welfare epics, catch-up gear, Heroic Warfronts, max level tard, new countdown timer coming, in-game mail for divorced dads and terrorists, WoW 2, Classic and Retail East vs. West popularity, sub fees, new and returning players, and more World of Warcraft chat. Join the VGO Discord https://discord.gg/Ab6pxpT and the new cross server WoW community here: https://blizzard.com/invite/m4j00o3sX3p

May 7, 2020

John and Michelle break down the Inside Xbox 20/20 May event, Assassin's Creed Valhalla "gameplay", Optimized for Xbox Series X badge, Phil Spencer's tweet booboo, and our hopes and fears for the Xbox Series X.

May 6, 2020

Cinco De Mayo VGO celebration with Mexican games, Streets of Rage 4 Roundtable, PokerStars VR, Train Station Renovation, Total Overdose, Virtual Battlegrounds, Shadows of the Damned, Landlord's Super, and gaming news with game store owner CCgamesCEO. Plus the sound of the Xbox One X, What is Sony doing, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and why Nintendo uses friend codes.

May 4, 2020

Cheap beer, Home Depot curbside pickup, going to Walmart, table finished, tree removal, computer setup, and more with John and his buddy TigheKlory.

May 2, 2020

Nvidia 30 series GPUs, AMD sheds budget build reputation, Intel releases world's fastest gaming processor, Michelle has a hole in her case and wants to mod it, "Pro tip" John has sticky keys and hunts for an NVMe drive, PC chat Guilded is coming for Discord, Steam Game Festival Summer Edition dates, UMP Hook, WinDirStat, Steam Golden Week Sale, Windows 10 will monitor temps and show FPS, and Twitch adds an E-sports directory.

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