Wednesday, December 24, 2014
In this special holiday episode, we discuss some incredible attractions we missed, and some gifties for the otaku on your list. We have some announcements from Level 5 and Key that just might make you giddy into the new year. Chris gives us his final impressions of Kamen Rider Wizard, Littlewitch Romanesque and Much More!
Monday, December 22, 2014
This week, Gary takes on Earthbound and Smitty scored in the Steam Raffle. Shane gives his approval to Peaky Blinders and Bill is becoming a Prison Architect. Jaime and Chris are getting all of the cake in Phantasy Star Blue Burst, and we unveil our annual countdown for the year's best and worst: Movies, Games, Albums, and More!
Sunday, December 21, 2014
This week, Jaime tells you how much your Japanese girlfriend wants you to spend on her for Christmas, and shares some announcements from Sony about new tech coming our way. She tells us about some products to keep our pets warm this winter and some must-see cosplay destinations in Japan. Chris has some amazing announcements from the visual novel front regarding Steins;Gate and Grisaia, and he shows off the Danbo camera from Casio. He urges us to check out Saikano, and we briefly talk Denki-Gai. Plus More!
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
This week Shane shares his revelations about WWE 2K15. Gary got a Wii-U and joins the current console generation with Super Mario 3D World and Super Smash Brothers in tow. Chris VERY briefly urges everyone to play Chain Chronicle on mobile. Shane gives us the gist of the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. mid-season finale and so much more!
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
In this week's episode, Jaime has news for Godzilla fans, and counts down the most-wanted Christmas gifts in Japan. Chris runs through the exciting announcements from the Sony press event this weekend and the Game Awards. We discuss Kamen Rider Wizard and the shows we've stuck with this season. Plus More!
This week we give a nice once-over of the Video Game Awards. Shane follows up with his WWE 2K15 impressions and Bill gives us his updated impressions of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. We give our 2 cents about the newest #gamergate stupidity. We give our thoughts and hopes to No Man's Sky. The Fox Engine and P.T. are discussed and MUCH more!
Thursday, December 4, 2014
This week, Jaime talks about pandas and foxes, and the exciting new technology coming from Toyota. Chris has some announcements about Xenoblade and Junji Ito, and we're excited to see the Parasyte movie did well! We discuss the new show we started: Denki-Gai no Honya San, and Chris explains why he's been so pleasantly surprised by Persona Q. Plus More!
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
In this week's episode, Gary gives his input on Geometry Wars 3 and Jaime binged on Phantasy Star. Chris was surprised to enjoy Metro Redux, and Shane has a sad about WWE 15. We talk about the Black Friday deals we did and didn't jump on, and the two big trailers that debuted this week. Smitty jumps in later to give us the business on Sunset Overdrive, and we chime in on some of the worst of Kickstarter. And More!
Thursday, November 27, 2014
This week, we tighten up the show a little to account for all the noteworthy goodies to cover. We've got some announcements about Hatoful Boyfriend and Criminal Girls, and we discuss season 1 of Tokyo Ghoul. Chris gives his final thoughts after finishing Bayonetta 2, and his first impressions of Persona Q and Guilty Gear Xrd. Plus More!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
In this week's episode, Chris and Jaime are getting nostalgic with Phantasy Star Blue Burst, and Chris gives us an update on Bayonetta 2. Gary is becoming fond of Pool Nation, and we get to talking about the 3DS/Cubic Ninja exploit. We are underwhelmed by the Black Friday offerings, and we discuss Amiibo, WWE, and the Steam Sale. Plus More!
Thursday, November 20, 2014
This week, Jaime brings us news about innovation- from hydrogen cars to deep-sea living. Chris has some awesome announcements about Guilty Gear Xrd and a new documentary about Studio Ghibli. We discuss Pokemon lotteries and Fantasy Life, and we talk about our anticipation for the Parasyte live-action movie. Plus Lots More!
Monday, November 17, 2014
This week, Bill talks about the Master Chief Collection and Gary enjoys Ollie Ollie. Shane convinces us to watch Constantine, and he gives his review of Dumb and Dumber To. Chris confesses his guilty pleasure watching Video Game High School, and Jaime loved Big Hero 6. Special Guest Eva is racing through Arrow, and we tackle the trainwreck of Assassin's Creed: Unity. Plus a bunch more!
Friday, November 14, 2014
This week, Jaime discusses Sony's Playstation Vue and helps us celebrate Hello Kitty's 40th birthday. Chris shares some announcements from Sega and Cyberconnect2, and tells us all about Clannad. We catch up with Parasyte and Tokyo Ghoul, and we give our review of Big Hero 6. Plus a Bunch More!
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
This week, the boys discuss The Binding of Isaac, and the evolution of indie games and indie devs. Bill talks about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Shane reviews Interstellar and Big Hero 6. Gary attempts to explain Over the Garden Wall, and we all talk about Overwatch, Arrow, and Sons of Anarchy. Plus More!
Friday, November 7, 2014
This week, Jaime discusses apps to help you be a Japanese tourist, and how you, too, can be a Sanrio schoolgirl. She talks about Miyamoto's Pikmin Short Films, and a new Japanese twist on bicycles. Chris goes over the recent Nintendo Direct announcements and we both discuss the 35th anniversary of Super Sentai. Plus a Bunch More!
Monday, November 3, 2014
This week, we talk about Sunset Overdrive and WWE 2K15. We discuss the Amazon TV Fire Stick and get into racial representation in geek culture. We run down the announcement of Marvel's phase 3 and Shane gives his review of Nightcrawler. Plus More!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
In this week's episode, Chris talks Bayonetta and Jaime is doing all the jobs in Fantasy Life. Gary is racking up assist trophies in Smash Bros., and Curt gives us his opinion on early-access Massive Chalice. We discuss what makes up the games we love: gameplay, story, and value, and the boys reminisce about Half Life 2. We explain our love for Platinum, and our hatred for people who act like tools on the internet. Plus More!
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
This week, Jaime presents some fancy new items to spend money on if you're a fan of Sailor Moon, and she explains why buying diapers in Japan just might get you arrested. She explains some of the cool technology developed recently, and a Simpsons tribute to anime. Chris checks out Senran Kagura Bon Appetit, and gets excited for Earth Defense Force 4.1. He brings us an announcement about Project Scissors, and the panopticons for Freedom Wars. We discuss our anticipation for Fantasy Life, and Chris gives some final thoughts about the storyline of Evil Within. Plus More!
Sunday, October 19, 2014
This week, Chris and Jaime dove deep into Hammerwatch, and Chris played through the Evil Within. Gary got excited about Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and spent some more time with Smash Bros. Shane gives us the lowdown on all the exciting news Marvel dropped on us, and he fills us in on what's going on with Arrow and the Flash. We discuss our appreciation for Doctor Who, and how the perfect sequel to Varsity Blues should be. Plus More!
Saturday, October 18, 2014
This week, Jaime introduces you to the top shows for fall that are worth checking out, from Sailor Moon to bicycle racing. She talks about some new product launches that just might make you throw your wallet if you're a fan of Attack on Titan or Ultraman. She also explains the RSS app that's winning over otaku hearts all over Japan- Hacka Doll. Chris gets us into the Halloween spirit with Junji Ito's spooky Pokemon, and the announcement of Scarlett Johansson being offered a role in Ghost in the Shell. He brings up the creepiness of Puzzle & Dragon's new "adult" parody and we go in-depth into the new shows we started: HighsCool Seha Girls, and Parasyte. And a ton more!
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
This week, Gary's been playing Smash Bros. and making excuses for Swing Copter. Smitty explains DOTA2 a bit and Curt's really ok with DMC and is getting started on the lore of Hannibal. Chris and Jaime really got into the first episode of American Horror Story, and Chris was pretty into the Bayonetta 2 demo. Jaime joined Chris in playing Hammerwatch, and she doesn't want to talk about Castaway Paradise. Shane gives the rundown on the Flash and the continual mediocrity of Gotham. We discuss TV Funhouse and the Playstation TV, and Gary's going to attempt Twin Peaks. We talk Assassin's Creed shenanigans and a final farewell to all our f*cks about #Gamergate. And More!
Sunday, October 12, 2014
This week, Jaime discusses "Moe Day" and how to stay in a ryokan for cheap (or free!) She shares an announcement for fans of fancy Pokemon art, and explains the phenomenon known as the Gaijin Nod. Chris talks about watching Miku perform on Letterman, and news of Smash Bros.' Wii-U release date. He tells us about the Hyperdimension Neptunia spinoff, and a kickstarter campaign for Grisaia. We discuss the new shows we started this week: Persona 4 Golden: the Animation, Tokyo Ghoul, and Rokujouma, and we give a brief glimpse into what we're excited to see this next coming fall season. Plus More!
Thursday, October 9, 2014
This week, we discuss Adam Sandler and Netflix, and Gary urges us all to check out Adventure Xpress. Chris has an early review of Wrack, and Smitty had a busy week playing Assassin's Creed, DOTA2, and he tells us what he thought of A Walk Among the Tombstones. Gary insists we all go see the Book of Mormon, and Chris & Jaime bring in the fall mood with a review of Dr. Scary's Haunted House. Plus a Ton More!
Friday, October 3, 2014
In this week's episode, Jaime discusses innovations in elder care and the kawaii-est faceplates you can get for your new 3DS. She talks about Softbank's latest project and gives us a history lesson on Japan's most beloved sugar treat, Konpeito. Chris talks about Smash Bros.' crazy sales and gives us a rundown of the upcoming releases he's looking forward to this month. Jaime updates us on her progress in Ar NoSurge, and Chris finished Akiba's Trip. We briefly talk about how things are going in Dennou Coil, and a BUNCH more!!
Sunday, September 28, 2014
This week, Shane tells us all about the Gotham premiere and Agents of Shield. Jaime started playing Ar NoSurge: Ode to An Unborn Star, and we discuss Lost and Sons of Anarchy. Smitty explains the intricate world of Assassin's Creed and Chris is getting into Legend of Grimrock. We discuss another view on Kevin Smith's Tusk, and we discover whether or not there exists fanfiction about NFL stars. And a bunch more!!
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
This week, we all played Mountain, and we share our experiences good and bad. Chris talks about the early-access for Chasm, and Smitty wants you to check out League of Legends Worlds event. Bill went back to the world of Bioshock Infinite, and Gary shows off his fancy Shovel Knight package, and Jaime tries to sell Smitty on reading House of Leaves. We discuss our weekly homework playing Lone Survivor, and we go all out talking Kevin Smith. Plus More!
Friday, September 19, 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
This week, everyone discusses their thoughts on the Smash Bros. demo, and Curt talks about playing Sports Friends and the Robocop reboot. Smitty went back to League of Legends, and Bill isn't super wowed by Destiny. We talk about Diablo III season mode, and the great Microsoft/Mojang shakeup. Curt explains Pixelmon, and we all go over our homework assignment, Bastion. And A Ton More!
Friday, September 12, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Monday, September 8, 2014
This week, Smitty shares his first impressions of his XBoxOne and Madden, Curt tells us how Ziggurat is coming along, and Gary started DOTA. Jaime finished Lego Marvel Superheroes, and Chris talks about Akiba's Trip and Thaumcraft. We discuss the finer points of Hatoful Boyfriend and dating sims, and we debate on whether the new MacPro is a sweet technological marvel, or a space garbage can. Curt asks us what our favorite ported game is, and we issue a challenge for us each to play Bastion this week. Plus more!
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
This week, Curt can't put down rymdkapsel and he's giving Kingdoms of Amalur a chance. Shane discusses WWE titles, and Smitty made use of some bitcoin. Josh went back to Borderlands, and Jaime sampled Triple Town. We discuss the big news of the week with Twitch, Nintendo's 3DS announcements, and we get into the hype for Destiny and Sunset Overdrive. And a bunch more!!
Friday, August 29, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
This week, we're revisiting our childhoods and sharing our love of TMNT and Power Rangers. Gary wants to buy Spelunky figures, and Curt explains Ziggurat. Jaime enjoyed the super-cute Road Not Taken, and we get all nostalgic on Borderlands. Shane fills us in on Marvel trivia and wrestling, and we all discuss how stupid the internet is. Plus More!
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
This week, we celebrate our Two-Year Anniversary with some reflections on the past and some thoughts on current events. Curt is going strong with Hearthstone, and Bill is back to Hell in Diablo III. Chris has a lot to say about P.T. and Silent Hills, and Jaime is rekindling her love for Phantasy Star Portable 2. Smitty and Gary walk us through Crypt of the Necro Dancer, and Shane is optimistic about adopting an XBONE. Join us for all this and more as we toast to 2 years of SCAT!
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Monday, August 11, 2014
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
This week, Jaime and Chris are still plodding through Minecraft, and Gary found a Spelunky secret. Smitty finished Kirby's Triple Deluxe, and Curt is having nostalgia fantastic with his Gameboy. We discuss Guardians of the Galaxy some more, and we talk Mass Effect with our special guest, Josh from Kind of a Lot O Gaming. Gary steers our fictional game company through Game Dev Tycoon, and Lots Lots More!
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
This week, Chris and Jaime returned to the world of Minecraft and we get to talking mods. Curt is finally giving the new-er Tomb Raider a go, and Smitty explains how to play Final Fantasy VII. Gary reminisces about the Darkness, and we can't stop gushing about Guardians of the Galaxy. Shane fills us in on everything important from ComicCon, and we discuss the state of Marvel. Curt talks about the Hearthstone expansion, and A Bunch More!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014
In this week's episode, Gary and Curt finish Shovel Knight and Chris explains what Akibas Trip is. We talk about Routine, and game glitches from Diablo to Skate. We discuss the cartoons of our childhoods, and Jaime walks us through the trippy world of Yume Nikki. Gary gets us going on Cliffy B.'s new project, and we lineup our next "must-buy" games. And Some More!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Monday, July 14, 2014
This week, Curt & Gary talk about Shovel Knight, and Chris & Jaime are taking on bounties in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. We discuss Magicite and bid farewell to Neversoft. We reminisce about Tony Hawk and Guitar Hero, and we are all excited about Sunset Overdrive. Chris brings Abyss Odyssey and Crawl to our attention, and we bemoan the state of free-to-play games. Shane gets us going on Arrow and the WWE, and lots lots more!
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Monday, July 7, 2014
This week, Gary has more to say about Shovel Knight, and Chris is adding to his Gameboy Advance collection. Jaime's been working through the end of Ragnarok Odyssey: Ace, and Shane is messing around with wrestler's clothing. We catch up on some TV and movie stuff, as Shane's been enjoying True Detective and Jaime & Chris saw Transformers and Deliver Us From Evil. Gary shares the tale of the Potato Salad Kickstarter, and Chris shows off his new Raspberry Pi. We play a couple interesting rounds of Spaceteam on the air, And More!
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Sunday, June 22, 2014
This week, Chris explains the frustration of finishing Drakengard 3, and Gary beat Spelunky some more. Jaime shares TL;DR Wikipedia for our amusement, and Curt didn't play anything new this week. Chris shares some worthwhile Kickstarter projects with us: Catlateral Damage, Pop-up terrains for tabletop games, Pale Blue, and Dungeon Dice. We discuss the upcoming Steam Sale, Rust, and the Darkness games, and we bring out our opinions about female characters. And more!
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sunday, June 15, 2014
This week, Chris is getting pissed at Drakengard 3, Curt finished Broken Age, and Jaime started playing Rhapsody. We discuss puzzle games and Myst, and Ayla went back to Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Gary is getting into 1001 Spikes, and we run through ALL the highs of E3. And there was Lots!
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
This week, we discuss the joys of Skyrim mods with Kenny and Ayla, and we debate the effectiveness of touch-controlled Tetris. Chris and Jaime talk about getting into Dungeon Dice, and Smitty has nothing but love for Kirby. We talk about Watchdogs and Where is My Heart and we recall fondly our night of D&D. Chris discusses Drakengard 3 and the Retron 5, and no one picked up Mario Kart (yet!). Plus More!
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
This week, Chris dove into Drakengard 3, and he shows off his first Indie Box: Teslagrad! Curt's back to Broken Age, and we get into deep discussion about the toys and collectibles of our youth. We spend some quality time dissecting the new Godzilla and Pacific Rim, and Shane fills us in on Arrow. We all get into talking comic book movies in general, and a whole bunch more!
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Monday, May 19, 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014
This week, Smitty talks about Mario Golf and Kirby: Triple Deluxe. Gary beats Spelunky (finally) and Bill and Chris discuss Homeworld. Jaime's still working through Yoshi's New Island, and Chris picked up the Tales of Symphonia double pack. We talk Portal 2, and gush over Sunset Overdrive. Curt explains why Trials is so awesome, and lots lots more.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Monday, May 5, 2014
In this episode, Jaime and Kenny talk Yoshi's New Island, and Chris jumps in with a first impression of Ragnarok Odyssey Ace. Ayla's still grooming her tournament team in Pokemon, and Bill discusses Half Life. Chris wants everyone to play Secret of Grindea, and Kenny gets Gary on the topic of Sonic games. We discuss the Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct, and we try not to spoil Amazing Spider-Man 2. Chris informs us there will be Unreal news coming up, and we rip free-to-play games a new one. And More!
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Monday, April 28, 2014
This week, Chris talks about the star babies he's making in Conception II, and trying to finish up Skylanders: Swap Force. Curt kept busy with Spelltower and Broken Age, and Jaime somehow admits to playing Puzzle & Dragons. Our special guest Shane O. gets everyone interested in Remember Me, and Bill makes peace with Battlefield 4. Gary didn't win Spelunky (yet), and we discuss the announcement of Skylanders: Trap Team. Shane explains the plot of Transcendence, and everyone loves the offerings on Toonami. Plus more!
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sunday, April 20, 2014
This week we are joined by the lovely Ayla, and she shares with us her preparations for competing in Pokemon tournaments! Gary's still working on Luftrausers, and he's been distracted by Super Mario Bros. 3 on the Eshop. Chris tells us about making star babies and matryoshka dolls in Conception II, and everyone explains to Jaime the charm of Link's Awakening. We discuss the Nintendo Direct about Tomodachi Life, and debate Divekick vs. Smash Bros. Gary gives a review of the Chromecast, and much more!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
In this very special, very silly, Midwest Gaming Classic edition of SCATcast, we are joined by our super-fan Justin, Wayne, the venerable Smitty, Kenny from the PKMNpodcast, and the lovely Ayla! Kenny has some impressions of Lego Lord of the Rings to share, and Chris can't list enough reasons why you should be playing The Cat Lady. Wayne talks Hearthstone and Ace Combat, and we all discuss the Castlevania franchise. We briefly talk Smash Bros. and Cave Story, and we round out the night with a rather dramatic playthrough of the Yawhg.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Monday, April 7, 2014
This week, Gary finished both South Park: Stick of Truth AND Metal Gear: Ground Zero. He gives his final thoughts on both, and Curt explains his week of gaming on his tablet with Dust: An Elysian Tale and Knights of Pen and Paper. We talk about iPad gaming with FTL and Hearthstone, and Jaime gets sucked back into Lego Marvel Super Heroes. Chris clears up the confusion over exactly what type of game Mercenary Kings is, as well as his shame/amusement over purchasing Goat Simulator. We talk about Amazon's big announcement of Amazon Fire, and we shamelessly beg for VitaTV. We discuss Nintendo, the Souls games, and a bunch more!
Friday, April 4, 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014
This week, we are joined by a very special guest- Kenny! from the Pokemon Podcast.
Chris finished Dark Souls II this week, and Curt had a showdown with Shao Khan. We launch into the subject of spooky games that gave us the jibblies. Curt has been enjoying the Diablo III expansion, and Gary started Project X Zone. We discuss the Tales series, and how we feel about modern Mario games. Kenny and Chris share their opinion of Pokemon: Battle Trozei, and we get into the deep phenomenons of bronies, larping, and D&D. We go off on the Facebook Oculus acquisition, And a lot more!
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Monday, March 24, 2014
This week, Chris is fighting through Dark Souls II, and Curt is playing Luftrausers. Smitty talks about his experience with Titanfall on PC, and reminisces about the good old GTA games. Jaime's nearing the end of Atelier Escha & Logy, and Chris has us check out Pier Solar. We talk a bit about Project Morpheus and GDC, and we decide what games we think deserve an HD or VR remake. And some more!
Friday, March 21, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
This week, we're joined by special guest Greg, and he explains Final Fantasy XIV to us! Chris is plodding through Dark Souls II, and Ryan got sucked back into WOW for the summer. Curt and Gary have been playing Towerfall, and Curt's starting to appreciate Phantom Dust. We talk about expansions for Diablo III and WOW, and have a reminisce about the hilarity of glitches in Bethesda games. We talk Block Legend and Yoshi's New Island reviews... and more!
Friday, March 14, 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014
This week, Chris finished Bravely Default, and started in on Earth Defense Force: 2025. Gary insists that South Park: Stick of Truth is hilarious, and special guest Jeremy has a deep discussion with Curt about Assassin's Creed IV. Jaime played Minesweeper Adventure mode, and Shane is knee deep in Arkham Origins. We discuss the universe of Spider-Man, and we determine once and for all what the CM in CM Punk stands for. And a bunch more!
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Monday, March 3, 2014
This week, we are joined by special guests Bill, Smitty, and a new Shane appears! Smitty and the crew discuss Risk of Rain and Galactic Princess, and Chris wants everyone to play One Way Heroics. We talk Out There, and the good and the bad in the Kirby universe. Bill compares Guild Wars 2 and Elder Scrolls Online, and everyone gives their two cents about the Steam Box. Jaime is sad about Chibi-Robo and we once again discover the world of Bad Dragon. And much much more!
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Monday, February 24, 2014
In this week's episode, Jaime explains the silly fun that is Weapon Shop de Omasse, Curt bounced some balls around with Starwhal, and Gary's almost finished a Link Between Worlds. Shane discusses the Robocop reboot, and we all share our love for Scott Pilgrim. Ryan's been binging on Civ and Age of Empires, and Chris took down some giant bugs in Earth Defense Force: 2025. We catch up with Twitch Plays Pokemon, and share some of our all-time favorite game store customer stories. And a lot more!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
This week, Jaime finished Puppeteer and you should too! Curt got some FTL time in, and received his key for Starwhal- we'll have more on that soon! Chris had a busy week playing Bravely Default, Magicite, and Danganronpa and we make time to talk about Yoshi's Story and the Nickeloden TMNT series. We went to see the Lego Movie (it was awesome) and we fill everyone in on the Nintendo Direct from Thursday. We watch some Twitch Plays Pokemon, and give our impressions of gameplay footage from Titanfall. And a LOT more!