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Chris Johnston presents
Player One Podcast
Join ex-game journalists Chris Johnston, Phil Theobald, and Greg Sewart as they talk about console/portable/PC games, raising kids, and the meaning of life.
September 21, 2021
Where Wirehead Gets His Nose Bit Off
This week! A Nintendo FCC filing leads to speculation about a new Switch controller, bluetooth audio support comes to the Switch, there’s a Wipeout game coming to mobile, and the Gamecube is now 20 years old so that means we’re old. Plus Luigi’s Mansion 3, Metroid Prime, Sunset Riders, Ground Zero Texas Nuclear Edition, Tetris 99, Psychonauts 2, Tiktok challenges, and more.
September 17, 2021
BONUS: Ep.679 Aftershow (11/12/19)
679: Extrapolating Using Known Data Points Aftershow Patrons, are you good at remembering quotes in video games? Yeah, seems hard, right? We thought so too! This week’s game comes from hacker alias Happy Canard, and it’s a doozy! See if you can do better than we did (I’m sure you can...probably). If you have an idea for a game we can play on the show, send it to [email protected]!
September 14, 2021
A Mario Block For Unicron
This week! PlayStation made all the news last week with their Showcase event, but then Alan Wake Remastered got announced and is coming soon, LEGO announced a Mario 64 Block set, and then we played WarioWare Get It Together. Join us, won’t you?
September 10, 2021
BONUS: Ep.677 Aftershow (10/29/19)
677: Needs A "You Figure It Out" Button Aftershow Supporters! We have a spookily difficult Aftershow for you this week! From hacker alias A Hind D comes a “Before and After” quiz. What does that mean? Well you will just have to listen to the Aftershow and find out! Guest Ben Rivers joined us for this quiz and it was a great time.
September 7, 2021
This week! Sega to lose Toshihiro Nagoshi, rumors that GB/GBC are coming to Nintendo Switch Online, PlayStation platform upgrades in the news, Psychonauts 2, Cookie Clicker, Ghost of Tsushima, Totally Reliable Delivery Service, and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?
September 3, 2021
BONUS: Ep.676 Aftershow (10/22/19)
676: Soundbar Where My Car Should Be Aftershow Hi patrons! Thanks for your support. Here’s an Aftershow—an EGM review quiz! Can you determine which games are being described in the October 1999 issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly? Try your luck!
August 31, 2021
Foster Laziness (And Other Tips)
This week! Some Gamescom news, Halo Infinite release date, April in Shredder’s Revenge, Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, Psychonauts 2, Resident Evil Village, and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?
August 27, 2021
BONUS: Ep.675 Aftershow (10/15/19)
675: Haptic Rumble and the Adaptive Triggers Aftershow Boo! Did we scare you? Well, if that wasn’t scary enough for you, then we have a spooky/scary games Jeopardy game from hacker alias Benjamin Rivers for your ears. Oh, and yes - it’s also on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. Watch as we squirm to unearth any knowledge hidden in the bowels of our brains...and delight in our misfortune! Thank you Ben Rivers, and thank you, listeners!
August 24, 2021
This week! Halo Infinite subtracts co-op campaign and Forge for launch, Quake comes back, WarioWare: Get It Together (demo), Axiom Verge 2, Ghost of Tsushima, Batman Forever (Genesis), and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?
August 20, 2021
BONUS: Ep.674 Aftershow (10/8/19)
674: After-Cool Special Aftershow Oh, have we got a game for you this week, Patrons! From hacker alias HappyCanard comes a game of anagrams. To answer your question, yes there’s gonna be a lot of silence in this podcast. There is a video version too for those of you who want to watch the torture unfold and that can be found here. Please enjoy this aftershow, and thank you so much for your continued patronage!
August 17, 2021
I Love Listening to Rod Stewart As I Kill
This week! Joseph Moran from The Trophy Room: A PlayStation Podcast joins CJ and Greg to talk about GTA remaster rumors, Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase, Idris Elba as Knuckles, Hades, Axiom Verge 2, Skyward Sword HD, The Art of Rally, and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?
August 13, 2021
BONUS: Ep.673 Aftershow (10/1/19)
673: Easy, Free and Breezy JRPGeezy Aftershow Patrons! Welcome back to the Aftershow. Here we are with another Jeopardy, this time from hacker alias Scoop Jessica. You can watch a video version of this Aftershow right here and here (yes there are two parts for some reason IDK why). Or you can listen as you normally might! In this game, we are given synonyms of game titles and have to determine the real game name! Please enjoy, and thank you again for your support!
August 10, 2021
Mario’s Artris Artetris Tetris Art
This week! Luke Lohr from the Xbox Expansion Pass joins us to talk about retro remakes/reboots/sequel news from Platinum and Dotemu, Death’s Door, Picross S Genesis & Master System Edition, Resident Evil Village, Skyward Sword HD, and much, much more! Join us, won’t you?
August 6, 2021
BONUS: Ep.672 Aftershow (9/24/19)
672: Maple Dip Aftershow Patrons! We are back at it again this week with another Aftershow Jeopardy game, provided this time by Jeff Solomon. You can watch a video version of it here. Can we rack our brains and spill out the knowledge required to come up with the answers to these questions? Only one way to find out! To listen!
August 3, 2021
The Olympics Of Sucking
This week! Rumored Horizon Forbidden West delay, storage options added to PS5 beta software, Skyward Sword HD, Microsoft Flight Simulator, and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?
July 30, 2021
BONUS: Ep.671 Aftershow (9/17/19)
671: I Have A Weakness to All Exercise Attacks Aftershow Patrons - One Chris Baker, CBake as you may know him, has constructed a Jeopardy game so amazing that it must be listened to or watched. Your choice. Here’s a link to the video version. It’s all descriptions of Sega Genesis games from an old EGM advertorial. Test yourself as we are also tested. Thank you for your support and we’ll see you next week!
July 27, 2021
This week! Paul Mattingly of Matt & Mattingly’s Ice Cream Social joins Phil and Greg to talk about the Dead Space revival, Activision Anthology, Streets of Rage 4, Fall Guys Ultimate Knockout, Cotton Reboot, and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?
July 23, 2021
BONUS: Ep.670 Aftershow (9/10/19)
670: The Stunt Race FX of Puzzle Games Aftershow We couldn’t do this aftershow without you. No really, we couldn’t. This week is a stroll down memory lane as we do another review game. Can you guess which games are being described by the review text from the September 1999 issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly? You just might be able to.
July 20, 2021
This week! Switch OLED model preorders, Valve introduces the Steam Deck, Skyward Sword HD lets Groose on the loose, Greg plays a bunch of F1 2021 and much, much more. Join us, won’t you?
July 16, 2021
BONUS: Ep.668 Aftershow (8/27/19)
668: Interfaced with Some Kind of Interface Aftershow Hi patrons! *waves* This week, a review quiz from the August 1994 issue of Die Hard Game Fan magazine. Can you guess the games being described by these reviews? If you have an idea for a game we can play on the Aftershow please email it to [email protected] Thanks!