A weekly show that discusses the latest games and news. We also look back on classic games and obscurities you may have missed! Join Kevin Vallene, Logan Plant, and Zach Rost each week for a fun round table gaming discussion!
Black Friday has come and gone, and we've got the first ever live unboxing on Ode to Games. What's the big purchase? Watch to find out! Plus, Kevin's impressions of Pokemon, Logan and Zach's impressions of Fall Guys Season 6, and a whole lot more.
Zach has early impressions of the latest Pokemon remake, while Kevin has a fun story to share about his experience trying to get the game.
Halo Infinite's multiplayer is here early, and Logan has some first impressions on the game. Plus, the guys give their predictions for The Game Awards 2021.
Forza Horizon 5 is out now on Game Pass, and it's a gorgeous followup to Horizon 4. Plus, the next-gen consoles are now a year old, and Logan, Zach, and Kevin reflect on the launches, games, features, and scarcity 12 months into the generation.
Mario Party is back, and maybe better than ever? Join Logan Plant, Zach Rost, and Kevin Vallene as Logan and Zach share their impressions of the game. Plus, Kevin has final judgment on Lost Judgment.
There's a ton of news to get to on this episode of Ode to Games! First up is Haunted Chocolatier, the next game from the creator of Stardew Valley. Then, the horrifying State of Play, where it was scary how few announcements Sony brought to the presentation. Plus, Uncharted's first movie trailer, the Halo Infinite campaign, and more.…
Nintendo is finally giving Animal Crossing players a huge update, and the content looks fantastic! On the other hand, the yearly price for Switch's new online subscription tier is less than ideal. Hear Logan, Kev, and Zach break down the announcements.
This week, Logan has explored the depths of the planet ZDR in Metroid Dread, and he's here to share why Samus Aran's latest outing is an instant classic. Plus, Zach's final ranking of the Halo franchise, Kevin's thoughts on the latest Saints Row news, and more!
#ThankYouSakurai! Sora from Kingdom Hearts is the final Smash Ultimate character, and the guys reflect on the entire journey of Ultimate's DLC. Plus, Logan has spent the week with Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania, and he has some pretty mixed thoughts on the game.
Kev and Logan have played a fair amount of Lost Judgment, and they share their thoughts on how it stacks up to the original so far. Plus, even more rumors are swirling about the Nintendo Switch and 4K support. Finally, it's the N64's 25th anniversary, and the panel shares their favorite games from the console's life.…
Kev, Logan, and Zach react to the wild casting news for the Super Mario movie. Plus, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Bayonetta 3, and more from the Nintendo Direct!
Logan and Zach share their impressions of WarioWare: Get It Together. Plus, Deathloop reviews are in, and Zach is sad that he can't play it yet. Stick around for discussion on the best way to reveal and release a video game!
PlayStation finally pulled back the curtain on the PS5 lineup for the next couple of years, and Logan, Kevin, and Zach are here to react to all the big announcements.
Logan and Zach are about halfway through No More Heroes 3, and they share their impressions so far on this week's edition of Ode to Games. Plus, hear what Kevin thinks of the new Saints Row footage!
This week, join Kevin, Logan, and Zach as they react to the announcements from Gamescom Opening Night Live. Plus, in the Ode To segment, the gang shares their favorite DLC experiences.
Zach beats 6 Xbox games, Kevin and Logan dive deeper into the Great Ace Attorney, and the Pokemon Company reveals a deeper look at two upcoming games! Hear about all this, and more, on the latest episode of Ode to Games.
Welcome to Ode to Games! Logan is still playing The Great Ace Attorney, and Kevin is playing as well! Hear more of their impressions. Plus, Zach has had a few days with his brand new Xbox Series S, and he's diving into the Xbox library! Stick around to hear what new games the crew plans on picking up for the rest of 2021.…
The Great Ace Attorney is finally here, and Logan shares his early impressions! Plus, Dr. Mario World is shutting down, and the crew shares their favorite mobile games ever.
Fall Guys Season 5 is out, and Logan and Zach share their impressions of all the new levels. Plus, hear about Metroid: Zero Mission, Castlevania III, and bad video game stealth!
This week on Ode to Games, Kevin Vallene and Zach Rost react to last week's State of Play. Plus, hear their sad reactions to the news that Lost Judgment may be the last entry in the series, thoughts on the new Nickelodeon Smash Bros. clone, and more!
Nintendo has finally pulled back the curtain on its latest entry into the Switch family, the Nintendo Switch OLED Model. Hear Logan, Kevin, and Zach's reactions to the device, and a history of their favorite console variations!
This week, Logan, Zach, and Kevin talk about the Xbox Series S, Kazuya in Smash, and a whole lot more!
Zach finally finished Mario 64! Hear his thoughts on the game, as well as his plans to tackle the rest of the games in the 3D Mario series. Plus, Logan is hooked on Metroid, and Kevin is disappointed in a game he recently started. All that, and more, in this week's episode of Ode to Games!
E3 has come and gone! Join Logan, Kevin, and Zach as they react to their favorite announcements from the show. Hear about the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Forza Horizon 5, WarioWare on Switch, Metroid Dread, and a whole lot more!
It's the last show before E3! Join Logan, Kevin, and Zach as they discuss their final wishes for the show. Plus, there's a few big games out this week, including Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, Final Fantasy VII Intergrade, and Game Builder Garage!
Horizon Forbidden West reactions! God of War delay discussion! And, our laundry list of predictions for this year's E3! All this, and more, on this week's episode of Ode to Games.
Welcome to a jam-packed episode of Ode to Games! Join Kevin, Logan, and Zach as they react to the Sonic Central presentation, all of the announcements from the live Dragon Quest event, and a whole lot more. Plus, hear Zach and Logan's thoughts on the latest update in Monster Hunter: Rise.
Logan, Kevin, and Zach break down the latest trailer for Mario Golf Super Rush. Plus, new Skyward Sword amiibo, more Days Gone drama, favorite controller colors, and more!
Kevin, Zach, and Logan react to the official announcement for Lost Judgment. Plus, hear the crew's pitches for video game sequels they want to see happen!
Zach has finally done it! He finished Days Gone! Come join him alongside Logan and Kevin to hear about the adventures of Joseph St. Cloud. Plus, Logan started Returnal this week, and has initial impressions of the PS5 exclusive.
Is a Judgment sequel on the way? Join Kevin, Logan, and Zach as they react to the rumored sequel, and discuss updates to Monster Hunter Rise and Super Mario Party. Plus, hear about the unannounced video game sequels the panel wants to see.
Ode to Games is now launching on Thursdays! In the first episode on our new release date, hear Kevin, Logan, and Zach talk about Logan's time with MLB The Show 21, the huge Great Ace Attorney announcement from Capcom, Sony's decision to keep running the PS3 and PS Vita stores, and a whole lot more. You can catch the show on your favorite podcast se…
This week, Kevin, Zach, and Logan discuss Sony's recent decisions, Monster Hunter Rise, and more.
Tons of new games came out since our last episode! Logan, Zach, and Kevin are here with impressions of Monster Hunter Rise, It Takes Two, and the Rolled Out early access release.
Kevin, Zach, and Logan get together to share their top ten favorite video game franchises of all time. Next week, Zach and Logan will share their impressions of Monster Hunter Rise, so be sure to come back right here to Ode to Games!
This week, Logan, Kevin, and Zach discuss all of the announcements from Square Enix's presentation, including Life Is Strange: True Colors. Then, Hear about PSVR's fancy new controllers, Logan's early thoughts on Bravely Default II, and more.
This week on Ode to Games, Kevin, Zach, and Logan come together to discuss the future of Bethesda games now that the company is officially under Microsoft's wing. Plus, new updates on Monster Hunter, Life Is Strange, and more!
The Nintendo Switch is four years old! Join Kevin, Logan, and Zach as they celebrate the anniversary, and look ahead at the games still in the pipeline. Plus, thoughts on the Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes and Pokemon Legends: Arceus.
Logan, Zach, and Kevin react to Sony's latest State of Play presentation, including their thoughts on Final Fantasy VII Remake: Intergrade coming to PS5 later this year. Plus, the future of Anthem has been decided, PSVR 2 is on the way, and more!
A Nintendo Direct finally dropped! Come hear Logan, Kevin, and Zach react to all the announcements. From Splatoon 3's surprise drop, to the underwhelming showing for the Legend of Zelda in this showcase, the crew has it all. Plus, thoughts on Spiritfarer and Divinity: Original Sin 2.
Bowser is furious, and Kevin and Logan have played through a decent amount of the new add-on to Super Mario 3D World. Hear their impressions of the new mode. Plus, in the news, Zach is excited about Tales of the Borderlands, the panel reacts to E3's 2021 plans, and much more.
The Switch just doesn't stop. Join in this week, as Kevin, Logan, and Zach discuss the recent financial results for Sony and Nintendo, Destruction AllStars and Hitman 3 on PS5, and more. Plus, stick around to hear about the crew's 2020 PlayStation wrap up, and franchises the guys want to try out for the first time.…
This week, Kevin, Zach, and Logan are here to discuss the big mistake Xbox made with Live Gold pricing, Roger Craig Smith parting ways with Sega as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog, and more news. Plus, Kevin's final thoughts on Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Logan's first thoughts on Hitman 3, and more!
It's a milestone episode of Ode to Games! On this 150th edition of the show, Kevin Vallene, Logan Plant, and Zach Rost are here to count down the ten best games on the PlayStation 4. Did your favorite game make the cut? Plus, in the news, hear about the latest Cyberpunk issues, some gold Monster Hunter amiibo, and more.…
In this jam-packed edition of Ode to Games, Logan Plant, Zach Rost, and Kevin Vallene are here to discuss the big Bowser's Fury reveal. Plus, reactions to New Pokemon Snap, the LucasFilm Games news, and more. And, hear Logan and Zach's impressions of the Monster Hunter Rise demo, Kevin's early thoughts on the new Stardew Valley update, and our most…
This week on Ode to Games, Logan, Kevin, and Zach recap their 2020 predictions, and share a new set of predictions for the new year. Plus, thoughts on Immortals Fenyx Rising, Yakuza, and much more!
Welcome to a new year of Ode to Games! This week, Kevin Vallene, Logan Plant, and Zach Rost are back to set some new gaming goals for 2021. Plus, hear about all 50 games Logan beat in 2020! And, in the news, the crew talks about the latest Stardew Valley update, and the news about Nintendo's theme park in Japan.…
Welcome to the Odies! It's time for Kevin Vallene, Logan Plant, and Zach Rost to highlight the best games of 2020. Hear our top five games of 2020, our biggest surprises and disappointments of the year, and the overall Odie Game of the Year award winner. Thank you for supporting Ode to Games in 2020, we look forward to a great 2021!…
Welcome to Ode to Games! Logan, Kevin, and Zach break down the disastrous console launch of Cyberpunk 2077. Plus, hear about the Indie World showcase, Logan's final thoughts on Super Mario 3D All Stars, and the games the Ode to Games crew didn't have enough time to play in 2020.
Kevin, Zach, and Logan react to the big announcements from The Game Awards, and the awards themselves. Hear about Sephiroth in Smash, Halo's new release window, and Cyberpunk's rocky launch.