Jordan Mallory Jul 22, 2022. 44 minute read
How To Know if There’s a Morgue on Your Cruise Ship
On this week’s episode of Friends Reunion (a Podcast for Discerning Listeners™), the Fanbyte Thinktank has travel on the brain. LB, for their part, has taken a trip to the International Space Vacation Station, leaving Niki Grayson and John Warren behind to plan John’s rapidly approaching cruise to Alaska on…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jul 20, 2022. 57 minute read
Have You Ever Watched an Angemon Take a Dump?
On this week’s episode of Channel F (the Fanbyte Video Game Game Show™), Pokemon are pushed to the proverbial periphery as we finally do our due diligence (with respect to Digimon). (You can also listen on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!) Sweet little baby Jordo (Senior Podcast Producer), who…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jul 15, 2022. 51 minute read
There’s Probably Good Jokes in Gilgamesh, Right?
On this week’s episode of Friends Reunion (a Podcast for Discerning Listeners™), the Fanbyte Thinktank reconvenes to address one of the most important crises facing modern Sleepy Americans: BMW’s new subscription-based seat warmers. Before John Warren, LB Hunktears, and Niki Grayson can tackle that nightmare of an idea, however, there…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jul 13, 2022. 44 minute read
Which Fire Emblem Character Has the Most Delicious-looking Hair?
On this week’s episode of Channel F (The Fanbyte Video Game Game Show™), host merritt k and friends/coworkers/contestants LB Hunktears, Nerium, and Fūnk-é Joseph gather together to celebrate the third anniversary of Fire Emblem: Three Houses, a beloved game held in the possible highest regard by everyone on the show,…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jul 12, 2022. 46 minute read
Dinosaurs, Robocop and Bones (And Kahlief Adams)
On this week’s jam-packed episode of Spawn On Me, host Kahlief Adams discusses the return of Ubisoft Singapore’s Skull and Bones from the murky depths of the sea. Meanwhile, there’s a new game in the Robocop franchise rolling our way, and Jordan is coming back to the cover of NBA…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jul 8, 2022. 46 minute read
Would a Blood Infusion From Carlos Santana Make You Really Good at Guitar, or Just High?
On this week’s installment of Friends Reunion (A Podcast for Discerning Listeners), John is aboard the International Space Station to atone for the many, many sins that he committed during his birthday, which was last week. This week though it’s LB Hunktears’ birthday, and since they have never once sinned,…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jul 1, 2022. 48 minute read
Because You’re So Smooth
After what we can all agree was an exceptionally rough year, our Smooth Week 2022 episode of Friends Reunion (A Podcast for Discerning Listeners™) has finally arrived to buff out those sharp edges. Unfortunately, resident Fanbyte Smoothness Expert™ LB Hunktears® (they have a PhD in Uniform Surfaces from the Hunktears…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 30, 2022. 1 hours read
Is Squall Hotter in Kingdom Hearts Than in Final Fantasy VIII?
On this week’s episode of 99 Potions (Fanbyte’s premiere RPG podcast), it’s time for June’s monthly News Quest installment! Now you should know, full disclosure, the RPG Pals (sans John(?)) spend 30 minutes talking about Kingdom Hearts at the top of this episode thanks to a recent interview with Square Enix’s…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 29, 2022. 23 minute read
Neon White Has Taken Over Kah’s Life
In this week’s episode of Spawn on Me, host Kahlief Adams talks about all the games he’s been having fun with since our last installment. Outriders: Worldslayer has dropped and is his new game to grind on; meanwhile, Neon White has taken over his life and made him into a…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 29, 2022. 48 minute read
Wobbuffet Doesn’t Care if You Live or Die
On this week’s episode of Channel F (the Fanbyte Video Game Game Show!), special guest Eric Silver joins Steven and Fūnk-é for more of merritt’s maniacal machinations, and by “maniacal machinations” we of course mean fun games and friendly banter. Eric is the head of content over at Multitude Productions and…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 24, 2022. 53 minute read
What Are the Best Wines for Pregnant Women?
Much like Yom Kippur, this week’s episode of Friends Reunion is a time for penance and atonement. The Fanbyte Thinktank (currently consisting of Head of Large John Warren, Brand Editor+ Niki Grayson, and Social Editor+ LB Hunktears) has said a lot of things over the last rolling calendar year, most of…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 22, 2022. 48 minute read
How Would You Cast the Metal Gear Solid Movie?
This week on Channel F (the Fanbyte Video Game Game Show), host merritt k enlists Steven, Danielle and Fūnk-é to help suss out the actual best cast possible for a film based on Konami’s 1998 PlayStation classic Metal Gear Solid. Oscar Isaac? Who?? You mean Timothée Chalamet? And just how…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 20, 2022. 35 minute read
Does the Gaming Industry Miss Having E3 Around?
In this week’s episode of Spawn on Me, host Kahlief Adams shares his thoughts about his favorite and most anticipated games from Summer Game Fest. He also digs into the conversation around whether E3 still has a space to flourish in the current gaming coverage climate. (You can also listen…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 17, 2022. 1 minute read
Driving 5 Hours To Buy a Pinball Table That Doesn’t Fit: A Review
I’ve spent the last few months searching Facebook Marketplace for a virtual pinball machine, specifically the atGames Legends Pinball. I chose the ALP over Arcade1Up’s pinball offerings because I felt its retro cabinet art, 32″ screen, and native resolution/FPS of 1080p/60 offered a better experience than the Arcade1Up tables, which…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Aug 6, 2021. 8 minute read
Curating The K-Hole: Music Selection in the Apocalypse
Fanbyte Podcast Czar merritt k and I recently wrapped Season 1 of our interview show, The K-Hole. These 30 episodes (canonically at least) include discussions, diatribes, and discourse with the very best and weirdest folk the internet has to offer, such as political commentator Felix Biederman, child actress and writer…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jun 7, 2021. Less than a minute
How Extra Guilty Gear Strive Is: A Review
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Jordan Mallory Dec 24, 2020. 7 minute read
THE 2020 JORDIE AWARDS
Hello everyone, and welcome to the 46th annual 2020 Jordie Awards. I’m your host, the frog/whale mafia boss from Mirai Sentai Timeranger, and it is my genuine pleasure to be here with all of you tonight. Let’s begin. Best Live Game Winner: Monster Hunter: World Iceborne Honorable Mention: Destiny 2:…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Oct 5, 2020. Less than a minute
Taco Bell Grande Stacker: A Review
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Jordan Mallory Jul 14, 2020. Less than a minute
Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 73: Modern Warfare 3 Jeep Wrangler
Danielle, Steven, merritt and Niki return to the helm of Fanbyte’s flagship podcast to discuss British sci-fi, imported robot-based reality television series, Minecraft sales numbers, Grand Thefts Auto 4 and 5, the Limited Edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Jeep Wrangler, Peter Moore, the 2021 Ford Bronco, the merits…READ MORE >
Jordan Mallory Jul 13, 2020. Less than a minute
West Coast Office Hours: Funkgo to the Lols
Having completed a brief diversion into the world of table top gaming, John, Ren and Niki are back for your regularly scheduled programming, which this week means that John finally saw Hamilton and now we have to talk about it. There’s also a lot of Funko Pop-oriented screaming near the…READ MORE >