The Boss Room: A Video Game Podcast
Episode 37 - Breath of the Krookadile

Episode 37 - Breath of the Krookadile

August 26, 2021

This week... we dig deep into Pokémon Legends: Arceus and find out what makes it different than all other Pokémon games! Is the Nintendo Switch up to the daunting task?

And.... Black Myth: Wukong needs to be on your radar! Find out why.

Ratchet and Clank, Zelda, Amiibo, and the super-cool Pokemon Snap update are all in this week's lineup, too!

Plus, you've been asking for it... so we’re very excited to announce our brand new segment… Collection Reflection. Listen in as we pull random items from our retro and modern collections and unveil what we paid for them and what they're worth now (i.e. - Playstation TV’s price is crazy high right now).

All of that and a lot more in this week's episode of... The Boss Room. Enjoy!

Episode 36 - Two Ports, One Slot

Episode 36 - Two Ports, One Slot

August 19, 2021

In this week's episode, Kos and Imamu do a deep dive into the PS5 SSD expansion options. Listen in to find out what's supported, what's not, and the specific technical reasons why. Also, what can you expect to pay, when will prices drop, and what can go wrong?

Plus... find out how PS5's expansion options compare with the Xbox's supported features.

And... what is it like to game on Imamu's high-end 4k projector? Get ready to find out!

All of this and more in episode 36 of... The Boss Room. Enjoy!

Episode 35 - Boss Featured Topic: The Games that Influenced Us Part 2

Episode 35 - Boss Featured Topic: The Games that Influenced Us Part 2

August 12, 2021

It's another Boss Featured Topic special episode!

Join Shamster and Kos, along with guests Retro Mike and Frank from Work, for "The Games that Influenced Us Part 2".

Listen in as we dive into some more of the most important games of all time and hash out what made them so significant in our lives. 

There will be lots of surprises... and even some gasps! So welcome back to The Boss Room... we're glad you're here. Enjoy!

 

Episode 34 - Twenty Twenty-dud

Episode 34 - Twenty Twenty-dud

August 5, 2021

In this week's episode... we discuss the year of [more] delays. Plus, will we get a Last of Us 2 Director’s Cut? And is the PS5 the worst console launch of all time? We cover both sides!

PS5's  internal storage can now be expanded... but is it worth it (yet)? We share our thoughts on this month’s batch of Playstation Plus games, too!

What one game would we choose to add to Nintendo Switch Online? Find out, and let us know if you have better picks.

More topics include: What is Nintendo’s 2021 holiday games lineup? Zelda Skyward Sword (spoiler free) talk. Shamster’s Sega master system and retro pickups! The cost of Metroid and Castlevanis games are crazy high right now!! And what makes a collectible game “complete”?

All of that and more in this week's episode of... The Boss Room. Enjoy!

Episode 33 - Blue Fire

Episode 33 - Blue Fire

July 29, 2021

This week... we share tons of details on the newly announced Steam Deck! It will shake up the gaming industry, and we explain why.

Plus... Returnal is still super hard. And Koss shares his thoughts on Skyward Sword and tells us why he hates in-game ropes (with one exception).

How great are Nintendo's latest joy-cons and are they hard to find? Let's discuss. 

Oh... Dead Space is coming back baby!!! Will EA screw it up?

All of that and more in episode 33 of... The Boss Room. Enjoy!

Episode 32 - Boss Featured Topic: The Games that Influenced Us

Episode 32 - Boss Featured Topic: The Games that Influenced Us

July 26, 2021

It's a Boss Featured Topic special episode!

Join Shamster, Kos, Imamu, and Retro Mike as they dive into the top three games that impacted them personally.

This is not a favorite games discussion. Rather, the crew focuses on how certain games made unique impression on their lives.

Some games mentioned may surprise the heck out of you! And others may be just as meaningful and important to you, as well. 

Listen in as we explore, contemplate, and share opinions and some very fun stories of some of the most impactful games we've ever played. 

This is a very special episode of The Boss Room that you won't want to miss. Enjoy!

Episode 31 - Graded Chains

Episode 31 - Graded Chains

July 15, 2021

In this week's episode, we analyze the Nintendo Switch OLED. Is it worth the price? Plus, the Switch Lite might actually be better. We explain why.

You asked for it, so we're delivering! It's a special topics week!! Kos’ graded Pokémon cards have finally made their way home. And we have a lot to discuss. 

We also dive into CGC vs. PSA grading. What do they do, what's the point, and which is better? And, stay up to date on the latest fashion craze as we uncover the best ways to wear trading cards!

You won't want to miss this week's short, sweet, and jam packed episode of... The Boss Room. Enjoy!

Episode 30 - Doritos, Butter, and Baby Wipes

Episode 30 - Doritos, Butter, and Baby Wipes

July 11, 2021

We're back... and we're posting a new episode extra-early for your listening pleasure!

Join us as we discuss Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut and Sony's weird approach to upgrading. And... let's talk wrestling games!

We also dive into some of our DualSense and Playstation 5 woes.

Imamu’s already one month in as a PS5 owner… what are his impressions? And how about that Ratchet and Clank game? What a beautiful and wild ride… bugs and all!

What's more important in gaming... 4k visuals or frame-rate? And does it really matter?

Also, the Metroid Dread special edition was incredibly hard to pre-order! We share our strategies.

Plus... will the Zelda Game & Watch be easy to find? Is Alex Kidd in Miracle World good? And  should any games be kept sealed?

All of that and a lot more in episode 30 of... The Boss Room. Enjoy!

The Boss Room Greatest Hits - Exploding TVs

The Boss Room Greatest Hits - Exploding TVs

June 28, 2021

Let's talk video games... some more! It's a rerun week and we're offering up a Boss Room greatest hit for your listening pleasure, as we wind down an early summer vacation.

In this week's episode, we find out why online multiplayer games should ALWAYS be free. Plus, we reveal how you can subscribe to Playstation Plus super-cheap (please keep it on the DL)!

We also chat about the best of the best arcade-style racers and share some interesting updates on our latest pickups, too. Oh... and you won't want to miss the stories we share about our old CRT TVs.

All of that and more in The Boss Room... let's do this!

Episode 29 - Nintendo E3 Debrief

Episode 29 - Nintendo E3 Debrief

June 17, 2021

This year's E3 was fire! And Nintendo dropped it like it’s hot! Let’s debrief… and discuss Mario Rabbids 2, the new Smash fighter, Super Monkey Ball, Metroid 5, WarioWare: Get it Together, Breath of the Wild 2, Fatal Frame, and more. Enjoy!

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