NicheCast – Episode 56

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We recap the entire year of 2017, including the biggest games, the biggest news, and the biggest surprises. What impressed or shocked us the most? This is a long one, and we get a bit belligerent towards the end of the show.

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  1. Muten
    January 8, 2018 at 11:23 am

    Brandon snorting cocaine through all this episode, trying to follow the Adam Sessler path.

  2. Brandon Orselli
    Brandon Orselli
    January 8, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    LOL you frontin on my nose blowing eh?!

  3. Mr0303
    January 8, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    Lots of praise for Automata and it’s likely deserved. My personal top 5 games for this year would go something like this:

    5. Sonic Mania
    4. Mary Skelter Nightmares
    3. Pyre
    2.Knack 2
    1. Gravity Rush 2

    Honourable mentions to Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash, Matterfall, Warriors All-Stars, Battle Chasers Nightwar, Light Tracer, Superhot VR and Doom VFR.

    P.S. There were some weird audio issues in the podcast – a beeping noise possibly from Discord notifications.

  4. ProfessorFluffy
    January 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    I don’t know what program your using to talk to each other for the podcast, but you should see if you can silence the push to talk sound effect Brandon. So much ‘beep boop’.