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Pyro’s Arcade: Flashback!

Pyro’s Arcade: Flashback!

Mass Effect 3 drops Tuesday, and to get ready here's our super-exhaustive cast on Mass Effect 2. It's one of our highest rated and downloaded casts. Enjoy!! more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 33: Tribes Ascend and PRIZES?!!?

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 33: Tribes Ascend and PRIZES?!!?

We've got the inside scoop on the Tribes Ascend closed beta, Steven's review of Amular and an awesome give-away this week! more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 32: Super Monday Night Republic

It's a two-fer as Conor, Jeff and Steven take us through their adventures in Star Wars: The Old Republic and the Super Monday Night Combat invitational. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 31: Viva Los Manchuria

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 31: Viva Los Manchuria

The boys talk Internet Blackout, SOPA, PIPA and the metric ton of games Conor has played this month. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 30: The Big Oniki

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 30: The Big Oniki

The boys ring in the New Year with a closer look at Assassin's Creed Revelations and Star Wars: The Old Republic. Additionally, they give us the rundown on what games to look forward to in 2012. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 29: Frank-incensed Double-Size Edition

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 29: Frank-incensed Double-Size Edition

Step right up for our end of year EXCESSIVELY long podcast. We talk free video game contest rewards, Skyrim sucking huge donkey dick, and every single decent game we've played in 12 months. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 28: SWOTR > Lyfe

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 28: SWOTR > Lyfe

Conor proves Maslow wrong as he details the 56% of his weekend that was invested in the Old Republic Beta Test, Stephen updates us on the ongoing yet delightful slog through Skyrim's excessive side-content and we wrap things up by talking about yet another highly... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 27: Brought to You By Gex

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 27: Brought to You By Gex

Fear the Bear God!! The boys dip into Skyrim, gush about their hopes for AC: Revelations, Conor actually RECOMMENDS this week's F2P title, drunken Rom Roulette occurs, and our ongoing Arkham City bitch session sees its conclusion. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 26: BatSpleen Vented

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 26: BatSpleen Vented

Ninety minutes of straight rage. And Batman. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 25: There is No Cow Level

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 25: There is No Cow Level

The boys have beaten Deus Ex and share their thoughts along with a few other titles they've been playing. They also take a look at the upcoming Blizzcon in all its potential glory. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 24: Don’t Be A Dick

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 24: Don’t Be A Dick

As Colin was busy shelling "rocky mountain oysters," Robbie and Conor let the wheels fly off and go in for a full hour-long rant about everyone being dicks. Except for them, of course. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 23: Topic, What Topic?

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 23: Topic, What Topic?

The boys end up spending the entire cast drinking heavily and talking about what they're currently playing. It gets about as loopy as you'd expect. You've been warned! more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 22: Heroes of Neverwinter—Out Today

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 22: Heroes of Neverwinter—Out Today

The boys got their hands the Heroes of Neverwinter Beta (releasing today, 9/15) and proceed to give the lowdown on this latest entry into ye olde social gaming space in all of its 4E loving glory. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 21: Prime(d), and Ready to Fire!

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 21: Prime(d), and Ready to Fire!

PAX Prime, we survived!! Hear what we got our hands on and bask in Robbie's bitter tears due to not attending. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 20: Error, error, ERROR!!!

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 20: Error, error, ERROR!!!

The boys weigh in on some recent news and despite some technical issues put in a solid, albeit short, rendition of what's current in video games. more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 19: Et tu, Blizzard?

Join the boys in a Blizzard-rage filled gaming headlines bonanza! more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 18: Hack, Slash, Rusty Smash!

In the first half of this week’s episode, Conor, Colin, and Robbie discuss what they’ve been playing, including some actual hands-on time with last week’s topics Bastion and Call of Juarez: The Cartel. In the second half, Robbie and Conor share their impressions of the... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 17

This week, Conor, Colin and El Nobodor are talking about Colin’s Mom, convention award sweeper Bastion and the controversial Call of Juarez: The Cartel. We detail Bastion’s creative team, Conor discusses his hands-on experience from PAX East and we wax a little philosophical about the... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 16: Third Time’s the Charm

Conor, John, and El Nobodor sit down to talk trilogies and end up riffing on everything from how much Robbie gets excited by naked James McAvoy to the ways in which money is pushing Video Games to follow the paths of film. Enjoy the rambling... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 15: Gitten All Fancified!

This week, Colin interviews Lara, a musician from Sydney, about her piano and violin renditions of various gaming and nerdom musical classics. The front and back half of the cast are the usual discussion of what the guys are currently playing and the latest news... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 14: Hacked to Bits

This week, Conor and Aaron are joined by new co-host Robbie “El Nobedor”. The boys meander through a few topics before sinking their teeth into some recent hacking news, Conor goes on a 20 minute hate-filled tirade over Uncharted and then the boys close out... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 13: Boom Baby

This week we bring you a medley of cast members and a super-sized cast to make up for lost time. In the first section, Conor, Ashley, and Steven talk Duke Nukem Forever. Then ye olde Anime Addict weighs in for part two with his Child... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 13: Givin’ It the Bizness.

Apologies for the super-short cast this week. We’ve had some scheduling and manpower changes here at the Robot and I just wanted to fill everyone in on the details. I pretty much cover everything from the cast in this blurb so if you’re prone to... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 12: Tag Team Edition

Dylan and Conor sit down for a quick chat about Microsoft and Sony’s big pre-E3 press conferences. We’d planned to keep this one short but apparently we’re capable of spending an hour talking about nothing but Kinect, 3D Tits on a Goat and the US... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 11: The Ramble Pak

This week, Dylan and Conor are joined, for the first time, by new site contributor Colin as they delve into what they’ve been playing, some news tidbits, further gripes about L.A. Noire and then round out the show with what they’re looking forward to playing... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 10: Team Insomnia

Conor reaches back to the Tabletop Quality days of podcasting for the talent and rage necessary to properly eviscerate the Open Beta currently trying to pass itself off as AAA title, Brink. Jeff and Steven are old hats at talking over Conor so this will... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 9: Cleva’ Girl

Today’s episode features an interview with Ashton Andersen (CEO), Steve “Veo” Ellis (Animator), and Terry Ghast (Lead Programmer) of Lukewarm Media, discussing their in-development title Primal Carnage! The interview runs the gamut of their origins, company philosophy and EVERY single last publicly available Paleo-Detail of... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 8: Es ist Verboten!

Conor, Ashley and Dylan sit down to talk trash about Sony’s latest embarrassment, wet t-shirt contests and federal proof that mature ratings work. In the second half, they delve into what gets games banned and what should or shouldn’t be allowed to be made into... more »

Video Game Releases for April 20th

This week is all about quality over quantity. With a whopping SEVEN new titles, plus some hardware and a bundle of XBLA’s finest, it would have to be. Otherwise we might all go outside and embrace the day star or something. But seriously, we’ve got... more »

Pyro’s Arcade Episode 7: Blast to the Past

Conor sits down with Aujang and Tyler of SRRN games to talk retro game design, including both their loves and hates of the pre-2000 era. If you liked Episode 5, you’ll love this foray into the minds of these up-and-coming designers as they step outside... more »