Turnip Boy Learns the Wrong Lessons From The Legend of Zelda

If I never played a game with a ghostly maze forest in it again, I would never miss it. There’s nothing really fun about them. Even the more benign lost woods varieties, that are just straight up mazes, really just…

A Trip to Nintendoland Ep.11 Dont go Oledin me down

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com!   In this episode, Mike & Alex are joined by Jarrett Green, editor at large, to talk about the Switch OLED reveal,…

Death’s Door Review

Death’s Door triumphs at making a dangerous world you care about exploring. It’s layered and filled with many more foes than allies. It’s dreary everywhere you go, but it still finds a way to spark a sense of hope in…

Epilogue’s GB Operator Review- A game-changer in the retro preservation landscape

With each passing year, it’s becoming more difficult and pricier to find old games (and means to play them). The folks at Epilogue have released a potential gamechanger with the GB Operator. This tiny device has quickly become one of…

IP Podcast 500: Deep Reflections and Heavy Handhelds

Nabeshin is back, and we missed having Tony here, but it’s a fun, relaxed episode 500, talking about games, looking back, and contemplating this Steam Handheld.

Boss Rush Souls-like Eldest Souls Shakes Up the Subgenre

A souls-like feels like a dime a dozen in 2021. Since 2011, the industry has been making games with deliberate, stamina-based combat with stern difficulty and vague lore elements in every form it can come in. Hearing that yet another…

A Trip to Nintendoland Ep.10 Dreading the wait for Metroid Dread

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com! In this episode, Mike & Alex are joined by Barrett Courtney from Kinda Funny to talk about their highlights from the E3…

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade/Intermission – Review Discussion

It’s here! The next two chapters of Final Fantasy VII Remake are here, and even if they’re just DLC expansion that comes along with the PS5 upgrade of FF7R, it’s absolutely still worth talking about. Join myself, Alex O’Neill, and…

Mighty Goose Review – Hell hath no fury like an angry goose

Geese are angry creatures, sometimes scary creatures. Mighty Goose, from developer BlastMode, asks the question: if you gave a goose a power suit, some guns, and a tank, could they save the universe? Spoilers, yes, yes they could. As an…

IP Podcast 499: The Return of Nabeshin

Nabeshin returns and the gang has a blast all together again just chatting about some video games!

A Trip to Nintendolan Ep.9 – E3 2021 Nintendo Direct Betting Special

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com!   In this episode, Mike & Alex speculate and prepare for Nintendo’s E3 showcase next week, as well as talk about New…

IP Podcast 498:

We are on the precipice of E3 and possibly a new Switch so of course we’re gonna talk about Destiny, some PC-exclusive games, make abstract bets on E3 that probably won’t make any sense, and then move on with our…