Tandem Canon - The Game-rific Podcast
Tandem Canon
Welcome to the podcast, fam! We are two nostalgia-seeking, plot-twist feeling, button mashing, character-avenging, co-op fist-bumping, passionate gamers. And we’re sharing that passion with you on the airwaves on Tandem Canon: The Game-rific Podcast.This podcast is based on our attitudes, desires and experiences in the world of video gaming, particularly co-op. We are passionate about gaming, and strongly believe that everyone has room on the co-op couch with us. On the podcast, we'll cover a wide range of topics, such as our favorite games; characters we feel are highly underrated; the games that have us catching feelings; franchises we wish could be fixed; our frustrations with movie based games, and more.We are so excited about nerding out with you and would love you to level up with us every other week. Please look for Tandem Canon: The Game-rific Podcast on your iTunes & the Google Play store to stay plugged in!
We apologize for yet another Quick Sip, Tandem Fam, but please enjoy as we review our first LeakyCon experience, and discuss some of the highlights of this year's QuakeCon! Let's level up!

Well, if it rains, it pours, fam. Poor Mia has had a medical issue arise and has been feeling under the weather to do the usual recording. So we'll postpone again until she gets her medical demon taken care of and get to feeling better. But yes, we still owe you something! So we went ahead and did a Quick Sip minisode about Let's Play Gaming Expo going on right now. If you can still come out Sunday, please do so! We're so proud of how far they've come since year one. Only more things to come! Thanks for understanding and always stay game-tastic!

Square up, Tandem Fam (kidding)! This week we're discussing Square Enix, their games, what makes them so unique, and why their merger may have been beneficial for games. In other news, we review ArlingCon, discuss Flippy's Agents of Mayhem review, and celebrate the success of Overwatch's Pink Mercy campaign. We also review A Way Out and Dear Esther, and lastly, highlight Gameranx and The Black Mastadonte on this week's PYT! Let's level up!

What's up, fam? We'll be postponing Episode 56 to give us a break from life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. In the meanwhile, here is a bonus episode on the panel we did yesterday at ArlingCon, on how it is still hard to be an adult gamer in these streets. It was a great and interactive panel and hope you guys enjoy. We'll discuss our overall feeling of ArlingCon on Episode 56. Thanks for understanding and we'll see you in a couple of weeks!

Old soldiers never die, and they don't fade away, fam. This week we give mad props to the older characters in video games that still know how to hold it down. We also cover Women of Wonder Con convention date, the release date of Sims 4 Seasons, our desires for the E3 coverage and the hype surrounding it and Yves Guillermont's comment about streaming in the future. PYT gives shout outs to History Behind the Warrior and OnlyAbiDoang. Let's level up!

Let's dance, Tandem Fam! This week we are movin' and shakin' as we cover the history of dance rhythm games and how they have evolved with our current technology. In other news, we review Comicpalooza 2018, discuss PS4's development cycle, Overwatch's 2 year anniversary, and the upcoming (and long overdue) release of Sims 4 Season. Lastly, we highlight RiffRaffDC and Kilian Experience on this week's PYT! Let's level up!

Dust off those tiaras, Tandem Fam! This week we're giving some long overdue praise for some of our favorite princesses in games! We also discuss Cinderella Phenomenon, Destiny 2's latest expansion, Hogwarts Mystery, and fun mods for the Sims 3. In other news, we talk about Overwatch's upcoming Nerf gun lineup, Sony's decision to end physical game production for the Vita, and backwards compatibility for Saints Row 1 & 2 and what this could mean for Saints Row 5. Lastly, we highlight TGN and Funny or Die's "Zach Morris is Trash" series on this week's PYT! Let's level up!

We need a doctor stat, Tandem Fam! Join us this week as we discuss our favorite doctors and nurses in games! In gaming news, we review Sims 4 community unrest and rumors, Pink Mercy and Overwatch, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, and trailers for Red Dead Redemption 2, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and the KIngdom Hearts III minigame add-on. Lastly, we highlight Duel Screens and BeatEmUps on this week's PYT! Let's level up!

Discussion of thoughts and feelings about Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Get your cameras ready, Tandem Fam! This week we dive into the games or franchises which deserve a film or TV adaptation! In other news, we talk about our first impressions of Overwatch: Retribution, Cinderella Phenomenon, and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. We also discuss Fan Expo Dallas 2018, God of War's stellar reviews, and A Way Out's surprising success and what this means for the EA Originals program. Lastly, we highlight SimGM Productions and MovieFlame in this week's PYT! :Let's level up!

Choose your path to love, Tandem Fam! This week we are knee deep in choose-your-own-adventure goodness as we chat with Martha Marie, one of the most prolific streamers and players of Otome (story-based simulation/dating simulation) games. We talk about the tropes within the genre, representation and problematic themes, Martha's favorites, and our own experiences with otome games. In other news, we give our first impressions of A Way Out and Breath of the Wild, discuss the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Far Cry 5 reviews, Street Fighter: World Warrior TV series, and the new esports stadium coming to the DFW area. Lastly, we give some long overdue love to The Dom, Call Me Kevin, Anima Gaming, Kaylaslovely, Madam Sharky and others on this week's PYT. Let's level up!

Do you love Volition Games, Tandem Fam? Join us this week as we talk about Volition, their history, why their games have made us lifelong fans, and our hopes for their future games. In other news, we review Women of Wonder Con, All-Con 2018, the new Tomb Raider movie, and fangirl over A Way Out and Shadow of the Tomb Raider. In other news, we gripe about the Sims 4: My First Pet stuff pack for the Cats & Dogs expansion, and share our concerns about EA's business practices and what this could mean for Sims fans. Lastly, we highlight The Lore Master and Elia in a Box in this week's PYT. Let's level up!

Are you afraid of ghosts, Tandem Fam? This week we shine a spotlight on Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, one of the best co-op tactical shooter games on the block! We also fangirl over Brigitte, the newest Overwatch character and ultimate badass, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mysteries, A Way Out's upcoming release, and our first Dallas Fuel watch party event. In other news, we discuss Haven Con’s final year and the recent Playstation Plus announcement regarding PS3 and Vita titles. Lastly, we highlight Next of Ken and RPGGameplay on this week’s PYT! Let’s level up!

Black Girls Rock, Tandem Fam! Join us as we close out this amazing month by highlighting our favorite black female characters! In this episode, we discuss some of the tropes and specific issues in representation for Black women, and why their perspective is incredibly important for gamers and developers alike. In other news, we talk about the rumors of EA possibly losing the Star Wars franchise, the Sims 4 skintone patch controversy and the upcoming Jungle Adventures expansion pack, Kingdom Hearts 3’s gameplay trailer from D23, THQ Nordic buying Volition and what this means for the Saints Row franchise, Destiny 2, and Overwatch Lunar New Year discoveries. Lastly, we highlight Pretty, Brown, and Nerdy and Xmiramira in this week’s PYT. Let’s level up!

Not all love is good love, Tandem Fam. Join us this week as we discuss love triangles, tragedies, and travesties in video games. In other news, we discuss Microsoft looking to buy EA, the delayed releases of Anthem and Red Dead Redemption 2 and what it means for their companies, God of War’s hilarious release date, and review GoGames360 in Dallas. We also racap our gaming adventures with Overwatch, the Sims 4, Destiny, Borderlands, Katamari Forever, and Streets of Rage 2. Finally, we highlight retroSFX.com and Sailor J on this week’s PYT. Let’s level up!

It’s cold in here, Tandem Fam! This week we try to stay warm as we recap our favorite snow and ice levels in video games! We also discuss the Nintendo Labo and what it means for the Nintendo Switch, discovering the wonders of GaCuCon, GoGames360, and changes to Let’s Play Gaming Expo 2018. We recap our recent gaming adventures with Overwatch, Destiny 2, AC Origins, Agents of Mayhem, Just Dance 2014 and the relationship-wrecking co-op fun of Overcooked. Lastly, we highlight GD2 & Healthbars, and Now This Nerd on this week’s PYT. Let’s level up!

Reel 'em in, Tandem Fam! This week we do some reminiscing over games whose openings captured our attention well before the title sequence! We review holiday gaming marathons with Sims 4: Parenthood, Destroy All Humans, Overwatch, and Destiny 2, and discuss our favorite finds and sales over the Christmas break! Lastly, we highlight Auralnauts and Team Starkid in this week’s PYT. Let’s level up!

Happy Holidays,Tandem Fam! Join us this week as we recap 2017 in gaming with Kevin Bradley from This Week in Our Collective Heads (TWIOCH)! From the Game Awards to trends, regrets, and our favorite moments, this year has been a wonderful year for gamers, and we can’t wait to share our most anticipated games for 2018! In other news, we discuss Destiny 2: The Curse of Osiris, Shadow of War, Back to the Future, Saints Row IV, The Secret of Monkey Island, and Overwatch winter wonderland gameplay. Lastly, we highlight Saberspark, Nerdy and Quirky, and PBS’s Origin of Everything in our last PYT of 2017! Let’s level up!

It's mmm mmm good, Tandem Fam! This week we settle in and get cozy over the video games we go to when we're feelin' a little down. We also discuss Doomfist's status among Overwatch characters, the new Alexa-controlled Destiny 2 Ghost for sale, Black Friday shopping sprees, Saints Row 4 nostalgia feels, Otome game tropes, and Destiny 2 clan membership. Lastly, we highlight TV Trivia and YongYea (Youtube) and fangirl over our upcoming end-of-year collab with Kevin from TWIOCH. Let's level up!

Who’s the fairest of them all, Tandem Fam? Join us this week as we explore some of our favorite visually stunning games! We also recap our first experience with Wizard World Austin and our joint panel with Scott Murray and Genese Davis (Assembly of Geeks/Gamer's Dominion). We take an almost too much joy with EA's microtransaction controversy and first impressions with Moira gameplay (Overwatch), the New Mini SNES, The Red Star, Final Fantasy 3/6, and Tomb Raider Underworld. Lastly, we highlight Oliver Harper and the 90s Kid on this week’s PYT. Let’s level up!