As the year ends, we come together in a round table discussion with our dear friends Joe and Brogan to discuss the best games we played in 2018! Inherently, all those games were old games from 2017 so fuck it! …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode84.mp3 Today we say goodbye to Stan “The Man” Lee. The world has lost a great creator however we’ve become the people we are through his stories, and for that, we are grateful. In lighter news, Pokemon is getting …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode83a.mp3 Aloha everyone and happy Mid-Autumn festival season out there! That means Tokyo Game Show just wrapped and we have the highlights just for you!! Find out why horse testicles mean so much to us and listen to the …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode82.mp3 Ahoy there matey! The ninjas are giving the latest video game news from Gamescom! Also, we go through a list of video game genres and pick which game we’ve played that can stand as the champion of that genre. …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode81.mp3 We are back! Kept ya waiting didn’t we?? Glad you waited 2 months for our annual E3 update! Also we talk about some films of the summer, Mission Impossible: Fallout and Incredibles 2 and whatever we’ve been up to …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/HOP-Episode12.mp3 Our sister podcast keeps trucking with episode 12 of HOOKED ON PHOENIX! Our Phoenix specialists or JOAQUINOS, name their favorite JP quotes from various films like SIGNS, and also the the M. Night Shyamalan’s SIGNS. Make some chicken teriykai …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode80.mp3 It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a gamer! E3 is this weekend and we give you the rundown on what to expect! Not to mention your gaming and movie/tv updates and some non spoiler thoughts on …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode79.mp3 This week, we finally survived the Infinity War, or did we? Thanos has laid down the proverbial Gauntlet on all of us! A spoilerful review of Avengers Infinity War comin at ya!!!
http://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode78.mp3 This week we delve into the Oasis and talk all things READY PLAYER ONE! One ninja has only seen the movie, one only read the book and one who’s done both! We got it all and your latest news …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode77.mp3 This week! It’s every man/woman for her/himself! We talk all things Battle Royale as we delve into the new fad of survival games. Is it here to stay? Will PUBG remain King or is Fortnite becoming the …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode76.mp3 Meow! We review Marvel’s Black Panther this week! The highly anticipated comic movie has come to life. Listen to what we have to say, what we loved, liked, didn’t like?! gasppp….and also we mourn the loss of Smith’s Dynasty …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode75.mp3 This week, we delve into the minds of what compels gamers to do the unthinkable! CHEAT! What constitutes cheating? Is cheating yourself also cheating? Does it make the gamer feel better taking advantage of the system? Many of us …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode74.mp3 We ring in the new year with your long-awaited review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We give you our unadulterated take on Rian Johnson’s take on one of our favorite franchises in cinema history. There will …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode73.mp3 There was an idea, that games could be made linear and be revered throughout eternity…but a curse has been put on this reality, a curse by the name of EA! This week! We talk all things terrible about the …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode72.mp3 This week! We give thanks to great movies like Thor Ragnarok with our spoilerful review. Also the latest in tv and video game news! We may be a bit biased against EA though. GG
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode71.mp3 This week on a special Halloween edition of Thumbstick Ninjas! Rob plays Dead by Daylight against his will while the other guys make fun of him. All this and news with our guest Ben Warren who gives an amazing …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode70.mp3 This week, we do away with Geology and talk about those things about the games and tv and movies. At the same time, we witness the rise of Miss Meow!! Not really but she’s so cute we had to …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode69.mp3 We’re back baby! After a summer o’ fun, the Ninjas hath returned to your listening earholes. To be clear, this episode has nothing to do with Geology, Geodude, or Pokemon (sorry) We’ll be covering the latest and greatest on …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/HOP-Episode1.mp3 And Now For Something Completely Different. The podcast you didn’t know you wanted until now is here!!! Welcome to HOOKED ON PHOENIX!!! A round circle of Joaquin Phoenix “experts” who’ve watched and studied the extensive acting track record of …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode68.mp3 We’re back! And we picked up where we left off with a Spiderman Homecoming review, a Wonder Woman review, a big update from Comic-Con with all the trailer goodness from your favorite franchises and some new ones too. …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode67.mp3 This week, we go through ALL OF THE E3 GOODNESS! We also poke fun at Xbox OneX because AOL Screennames called, they want their name back 😀 All this and our special guest Evan chimes in on some PC …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode66.mp3 The Ninjas delve into a reality not of their own! Virtual Reality!!! And what best place to do it? A parking garage in Elite Dangerous. Domingo shows off his asian parking skills again! Hold on for a wild and …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode65.mp3 This week, we cover all things Star Wars after the events of Star Wars Celebration! The Last Jedi, Battlefront 2, REBELS! Our thoughts and an update on Mass Effect: Andromeda all here for you and your earholes!
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode64.mp3 This week, we go rogue and BREAK PROTOCOL! In celebration of Lord Smith’s 28th born day, we let an Alaskan hijack this episode while we give our first impressions of Mass Effect: Andromeda. All this and lightning round questions …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode63.mp3 This week, we cover two popular topics! The Nintendo Switch and LOGAN! There are so many feels in this episode we can’t even describe it in a blurb! Come and listen!!
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode62.mp3 This week, we get mushy! Love is in the air and in video games. We go over classic romances in video game history and get all lovey dovey! Kudos to our guest couple, the Buzettas for giving their take …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode61.mp3 This week, we are all scatterbrains! We play catchup and update you on the latest gaming news! Also a THINK TANK of what we think Square Enix will create with the new Marvel license!
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode60.mp3 This week, we blast off into space as we test out Elite Dangerous. Watch Domingo in his asian glory as he tries to park a spacecraft! Video stream included as a compliment! Check out the companion video stream here!!! …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode59.mp3 New Year, New You, Same Us! The Ninjas ring in the new year with their in depth review of Rogue One. We dissect each and every angle of the movie, what we loved and what we would have changed …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode58.mp3 Wrapping up 2016, the Ninjas give you highlights from the Video Game Awards as well as the Playstation Experience! Please have a safe and blessed holiday and a grand New Year. See ya in 2017!
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode57.mp3 This week, in lieu of the long awaited release of Final Fantasy XV, we take a long look at Final Fantasy as a series and how it inspired a genre of gaming to become the giant player it is …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode56.mp3 This week, the ninjas go over a shit ton of info. From Doctor Strange to Fantastic Beasts! We go in depth for the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda game. All this and more! GG
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode55.mp3 This week we go in depth in what little that was given to us by the mighty titan named Nintendo. We talk about the Switch and what it can do for gaming and what it can’t. Believe the hype? …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode54.mp3 This week, Matt and Steve force Rob to be isolated by playing Alien Isolation for their special Halloween treat. We also brush up on all things Western a la Red Dead Redemption 2, Westworld and Star Wars because, fuck …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode53.mp3 This week we are schooled and schooled hard by Professor Smith in the world of Dynasty Warriors. The episode you never asked for is here!!!! Matt goes in depth how one of the most successful franchises in Japan lasted …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode52.mp3 We talk all things Zelda in lieu of Legend of Zelda’s 30th anniversary. Also a Tokyo Game Show update. But first off, we unfortunately bid farewell to a Rant EM brother, Tank. Rest In Peace brother. Takeover Club 4 …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode51.mp3 This week we bring in our Harry Potter experts to dissect and review The Cursed Child. There may be promises of a Kingdom Hearts overview but that attempt was folly as we ran out of time. Thanks to …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode50.mp3 We made it to 50!! People still listen to this crazy show? Today we talk about the tragedy that is Suicide Squad and the miracle that is Stranger Things. Thanks to the listeners who’ve made our first fifty …..
http://www.Thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode49.mp3 Ninjas are back and with a request from the fans to get back to basics and talk about games! YOU want us to talk about games? WE talked about games; From what we’re playing to what we’re waiting …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode-48.mp3 The ninjas are back from space camp! They bring tidings of joy and movie reviews in the form of Star Trek Beyond and Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition. A lovely comparison of a good movie vs. a bad. All …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode47.mp3 Music Hour 2.0 The Ninjas are divided but are united through music! The Music Hour is back!!! We go through the latest in video game music and pick our favorite tracks. The Ninjas will return!
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode46.mp3 Components – Steven Landau (1), Matthew Smith (1), Matthew Jeffrey (1), Ben Warren (1) [Rob Domingo only available in future expansion] Overview – Thumbstick Ninjas: The Board Game sees players exploring the latest news out of Origins 2016 while …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode45.mp3 It’s E3 week! You know how we do. We give you a rundown of everything that went on during the main E3 conferences. From Ubisoft to EA and from Microsoft to Sony. We grade each conference with a letter …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode44.mp3 A double comic book movie review!! How the gods have graced us with a pair of awesome comic book movies this summer! We give a SPOILerful review oo X-Men: Apocalypse and Captain America: Civil War. At the same time, …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode43.mp3 It’s a New Day for the Ninjas! We are now engulfed in the awesomeness that is Rant EM Radio (RantEMradio.com) We’re streaming on the internet radio every other Wednesday at 8pm!! And what a way to kick off our celebratory …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode42.mp3 We’re back! I know where the H-E- double hockey sticks have we been?! Well don’t fret my pet, we are back and playing catch up to the last month we missed! We got all your gaming, movie, TV news …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode41.mp3 This week! We talk for great JUSTICE! We talk all things Justice League in lieu of the “Great” Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of CGI! But no really, we brush up on JLA with the help of our JLA …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode40.mp3 This week we delve into the world of Life is Strange. A game that took 10 months to complete due to the episodic nature of this amazing, heartfelt, emotional, hella crazy game. We disclose what decisions were made upon …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode39.mp3 This week, we discuss our favorite open world games. From Grand Theft Auto to Red Dead Redemption. Also we talk about the upcoming open world game, The Division! We even reveal a dark side to our gaming history…oooh lala. …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode38.mp3 Happy New Year! The Ninjas are back and ready to wrassle! We open up the year with a long awaited Star Wars: The Force Awakens review! It was a great story with amazing characters and performances at a …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode37.mp3 This week is our last podcast of 2015! We go over our favorite games, films, tv series and our not so favorites. Please have a happy holiday and a safe and prosperous New Year!!! GG!
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode36.mp3 This week in winter gaming, we go over the highlights of the The Game Awards and the Playstation Experience. So many games, so many feels!! Also, Thumbstick Ninjas does not condone 100% of what Mr. Smith says about Japan. …..
This week, we talk about everything that’s happened in the last few weeks! From Star Wars, to Nintendo Direct, and first impressions of Fallout 4. Also much love to Team Katniss and Team Edward. If the sun is too bright …..
This week we go over news from Le Paris Game Week oui oui! Metal Gear Solid 5 “breakdown” results! Rocket League awesomeness! And the Star Wars Force Awakens trailer overview!!! All this and Chips Ahoy Oreo Creme filled cookies!! GG! …..
Watch us play the season finale of Life is Strange. The episodic game that captured our hearts and mind fucked us along the way. What would you do if you could rewind time?
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode33.mp3 Now you see us, now ya don’t! But you’re definitely listening to us (hopefully). This week we go Ninja and talk from the shadows about all the great stealth games we’ve played. From Tenchu to Metal Gear Solid, Assassin’s …..
This week on Thumbstick Ninjas, we talk about our love for the co-op game. From couch co-op culture to online co-op, we talk about the classics and the greats. All this while we brace for the fury of Hurricane …..
Another mashup made by Mr. Smith. Enjoy!!!
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode31.mp3 This week, we talk about PAGs! Yes, Domingo made up an acronym to shorten “Post-Apocalyptic Games” . We talk about all things PAGs, from The Last of Us, Fallout, Mad Max, to Borderlands. Will we survive? Or will we die …..
https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode_30.mp3 And we’re back from recovering from summer lulls , the ninjas are back with a highlight reel of the Tokyo Game Show and an in-depth, spoiler-free review of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain which has enveloped our …..
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This week, we talk all things Kickstarter. From the biggest campaigns such as Star Citizen, Camelot Unchained, and Shenmue 3 (pronounced Shen-MOO), we discuss all possibilities what could come to the future of gaming. We also want to get rich so let’s …..
Messrs Domingo, Landau, and Smith, Podcasters of Gaming to Thumbstick Ninjas, are proud to present The Potter Cast. We are joined via Floo Network by Senior Undersecretary Joseph Buzzetta, graced by Head Mistress Lena Buzzetta, and sporting her brand new …..
This week, El Ninjas take on Gamescom and review what was revealed this week in gaming. We also go over the main franchises of the Tom Clancy branding of video games. From Rainbow Six, to Splinter Cell, to Ghost …..
Howdy buckeroos! Our Ninjas take on the Cowboys of the Bebops….. Cowboy Bebop is the anime of all animes that broke out in the western hemisphere. Anybody’s who’s into anime or not, know of Bebop. We talk about how …..
This week we pay tribute to a titan in the gaming industry, Satoru Iwata, who was taken from us way too soon. We talk about his career at Nintendo and the effect he had on all gamers in the world. …..
“When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are” even if you’re a boy, a girl, a gamer, even an elephant! This week, we talk all things Disney. From our favorite movies (old school and new) to …..
This week, the Ninjas talk about the ultimate Superhero Ninja, we’re talkin’ about Batman!!! All things Dark Knight, new and old. TV, Movies, and Video Games, we’ve got you covered. This isn’t the podcast you need right now, but the …..
E3 is over and we’re still trying to pick up our brains from the mind explosions the game companies unleashed on our eyeholes. From Bethesda, to EA, to Ubisoft, we review them all and give ’em our Thumbstick Ninja grade. …..
This week, the Ninjas recall their favorite E3 moments of old. In order to moving forward in gaming, we need to look back and see where we came from. All this and our predictions for this week’s E3! GG! https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode21.mp3
This week, we give thanks to the many video composers out there who’ve created soundtracks to the best and most memorable video games in history. Shoutout goes to music maestro, Eric Skiff, who created the theme song we chose …..
This week we rage against video games that have been a letdown to us. Rage, rage against the dying of the light…..and also have the latest news for you! GG! https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode19.mp3
This week the Ninjas go back, waaaayyy back to discuss some old school games that made a digital footprint in their hearts. From Age of Mythology, to Metal Gear Solid, to The Sims, we talk in depth about our experiences …..
This we talk about anything and everything Marvel! From the actual comics, to cards, video games and the movies we’ve grown to love. All this and your weekly news. GG!! https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode17.mp3
This week we dive into deep analysis of the Assassin’s Creed franchise. What was awesome, what was terrible, what was swash buckling, and what could have been. All this and a plethora of gaming and entertainment news coming right …..
This week we go over in depth what was unveiled upon Star Wars fans during Celebration! From The Force Awakens, Battlefront, Rebels Season 2, to Rogue One! We try to make sense of how awesome the future of Star Wars will be. …..
This week we go deep in the streets and senpai in the sheets in the world of Evangelion. Get ready for deep analysis of this anime series that came out 20 years ago! From the TV series to the Rebuild films, …..
This week the Ninjas give their most detailed analysis on the season premiere of Game of Thrones and the newly released Daredevil on Netflix. Theories and what ifs galore along with a slew of video game news! Thanks for listening! …..
This week we put our thinking caps on and pitch our best video game ideas to two unruly video game executives. Let’s see who wins the deal and who goes home sobbing. All this and the slowest news week ever. …..
This week, the Ninjas gear up to fight! We talk about the history of fighting games! From Street Fighter to Mortal Kombat, from Virtua Fighter to Dead or Alive’s Volleyball game (we respect fighters playing volleball). Also the latest …..
This week on Thumbstick Ninjas, we tackle the hard topics of the week: Initial impressions of Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae How would you develop the next (and maybe last) Nintendo Console? Can someone burst from eating too many grapes? …..
This week on Thumbstick Ninjas, we tackle the tabletop gaming! We discuss what is happening in the Renaissance of board games, what games are hot, what games are for the advanced tabletop gamer, and what games require you breaking the shit out …..
This week on Thumbstick Ninjas, we change it up and Enter the Lighthouse! How would you change a particular game to make it better? Today we talk Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty, and we don’t hold back! All this …..
This week on Thumbstick Ninjas: We pay homage to the man, the Vulcan, and the Legend, Mr. Leonard Nimoy recently left us and we talk about the legacy he left behind with his famous character, Spock. With Star Trek, Sci-Fi …..
This week on Thumbstick Ninjas: Net Neutrality scores a victory…or does it? Smith is a party guy. Landau is a lone wolf. And Domingo is yet again still old. We discuss the RPG!!! What it was and what it has …..
This week the Ninjas flex their powers to take on the current state of DLC. We dissect the DLC model of Behemoth’s Evolve and DLC’s of the last few years. Here’s a quick sketch of the evolution: Special thanks to …..
Welcome to the Thumbstick Ninjas podcast. In honor of our 4th episode, we discuss everything related to the Force and Star Wars, including games, films, and television series! https://www.thumbstickninjas.com/Archive/Episode4.mp3
Welcome to the Thumbstick Ninjas podcast. On Episode 3 we discuss our current views of gaming, comparisons between Current-Gen systems, and more! Feel free to add to the discussion on our (currenty work-in-progress) reddit page at www.reddit.com/r/thumbstickninjas Help us get …..
Welcome to the Thumbstick Ninjas podcast. On Episode 2 we continue the discussion on our origins. We talk about the games that made us gamers and what kind of influence those games had on us. We talk about other things, …..
Welcome to the Thumbstick Ninjas podcast. This is our first attempt at one of these. Why did we do it? What else are we supposed to do? Besides play games, that is. But I digress. On this episode we discuss …..