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Jordan Mallory

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Jordan is a frog that lives in Texas and loves Girls Generation. He's also Senior Podcast Producer! Before that he wrote video game news for almost ten years at a lot of websites you've heard of, including this one.


Eric Thurm Makes merritt k Watch Anime 17: Baki

merritt and Eric are joined by Will Menaker of Chapo Trap House to discuss Baki, the hyper-violent 2018 martial arts anime that teaches us how important constantly fucking is to becoming the world’s greatest martial artist. Oh, and don’t believe those urban legends about global nitroglycerin synchronicity. Never happened! You…

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East Coast Office Hours 21: You Don’t Wanna Hear About the Ocean

Danielle and merritt have successfully navigated another week on this b of an Earth, which is teeming with deep sea life that shouldn’t exist, that also happens to think the same thing about us. As you join us for what is hopefully the end of your work week as well,…

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Numbers Go Up 8: Escaton Judgement

Steven and Collin are back sans our usual host merritt k, whose internet was unfortunately sick this week. Instead they are accompanied by a fact checker that lives inside a computer, which isn’t entirely dissimilar to the classic PBS program Ghostwriter, though the computer ghost on that show never had…

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Fanfyte 21: Nailed Him in the Balls

Danielle and LB Hunktears are back to talk about carbs, Outback Steakhouse (unrelated), and as always, the world of martial arts and sports entertainment. LB brings Night 2 of AEW’s Dynamite Fyter Fest to the table with Orange Cassidy vs. Chris Jericho, while Danielle tackles the issues with weight cutting…

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You Love To See It 32: Floor is Lava

Danielle, merritt and Niki dive headfirst into Floor is Lava, Netflix’s sports-reality adaptation of the classic childhood/college pastime we all know and love, asking the big questions everyone else is afraid to. Why are the obstacle courses so good when everything else sucks so much? Are we supposed to hate…

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Pivot To Chair: Episode 2

The internet’s best chair podcast returns to Fanbyte’s airwaves! This week, Niki hosts Eric Pope (Sr. Community Developer on Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape), as well as Fanbyte staffers Jordan Mallory, Renata Price, Steven Strom, John Warren, Andrew Whitmore, and Fanbyte Community Specialist Taylor Hicklen. This week’s talking points include: wood, Canadian…

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99 Potions Episode 2: Maybe I Am a Monster Fucker

Uppercut Editor in Chief/Founder Ty Galiz-Rowe joins local skill-tree enthusiasts Natalie Flores and Steven Strom to talk about why so many RPG monsters are just so damn fuckable. Our panel of experts cover the Monster Fucking Spectrum™ from “Mostly Humanoid” to “Extremely Monstrous” and everything in between, so if you’ve…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 072: Ambush Clown

In this episode of Fanwidth (The Fanbyte Podcast), Steven ruins their whole life by trying to finish Divinity: Original Sin 2, Niki gets owned by a hyper-capitalist shoe app, Ren is under siege by both Raiden and Raiden, and Danielle witnesses and honest-to-God miracle. We also get a deep dive…

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Numbers Go Up 7: Mario’s Bones

Collin’s mad about a sword, Steven unearths an ancient Artifact (2.0), and merritt laments her negative Destiny 2 fashion competition KDA. We also learn everything there is to know about Fallout 76‘s unfortunate new battle pass, as well as some truly upsetting information about Mario’s bones. Plus, ghost ships invade…

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Fanfyte 20: Respect the Meat

Get ready for a wet, red experience as Danielle and LB Hunktears talk veggie burgers, cat lore, and of course, the world of martial arts entertainment. LB enters the ring with a brand-new bout from Day 7 of the New Japan Pro Wrestling 2020 Japan Cup featuring Hiromu Takahashi and…

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Twitch Bans Bathroom Voyeur, Racist Accent Enthusiast Dr Disrespect

Guy Beahm, better known as your nephew’s favorite Twitch streamer Dr Disrespect, has been permanently removed from Amazon’s streaming service as of today, according to industry insiders speaking anonymously to Kotaku. The decision was made without warning and without public statement from either Beahm or Twitch after the fact, amid…

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Project A Is the Mysterious Next Game From Telling Lies Dev Half Mermaid

Y’all like eyeballs and bizarrely erotic macro shots of snakes? Heavily artifacted videos of burning buildings? Upside-down legs gently navigating big tanks of water? Who doesn’t! Those are like the top four Google search queries on any given weekday afternoon. Surely knowing this, FMV auteur Sam Barlow and his newly…

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More Classic Neo Geo Pocket Color Fighting Games Coming to Switch

Following the surprise release of Neo Geo Pocket Color classic Gals’ Fighters on the Nintendo Switch eShop last April, SNK Playmore will revive two more pocket-based fighting games of yore as eShop titles sometime this summer. King of Fighters R-2 and Samurai Shodown! 2 are the next entries in what…

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RIP Mixer, Née Beam, Survived by Facebook Gaming

Mixer, the video game streaming service once nailed to a perch by Microsoft, will cease operations on July 22, the company announced today. In its place, Microsoft will kick off a new partnership with Facebook Gaming by moving existing Mixer users to that platform, should they be so inclined. After…

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ICYMI: Everything That Happened During EA Play 2020

EA’s digital replacement for its customary E3 presentation took place earlier this afternoon, and if you didn’t get to see the brief, 45 minute presentation as it happened, you honestly didn’t miss much. There was a Star Wars, three indie games were shown off, and someone that works at EA…

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Gearbox Sues ‘Shitheads’ at 3D Realms Over Ongoing Duke Nukem Drama

Last September, you may remember when 90s video game composer Robert “Bobby” Prince sued Gearbox Software and Valve over the sale of Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour, which contained his music from the original game that, allegedly, Gearbox hadn’t bothered to license. (You may not actually remember last…

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Star Wars: Squadrons Puts the Focus Back on the Damn Spaceships

People have wildly varying opinions about basically everything in the Star Wars universe: the movies, the books, the comics, the games especially, but we can all agree on the spaceships. No matter how good or bad the media that contains them may be, the actual spaceships in Star Wars are…

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Riot Executive Resigns After Sharing Meme Praising George Floyd’s Death

A Riot Games executive has resigned following an internal investigation into a post he made on Facebook, which blamed the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department on his “criminal lifestyle,” and included a factually inaccurate meme implying that Floyd should have been killed years…

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ICYMI: Every New Game Announced During Today’s PlayStation 5 Reveal

Well folks, we made it. The PlayStation 5 was officially unveiled today during a two-hour livestream event, wherein we all learned that its design is a lot more, uh, interesting than many of us (read: me) anticipated, and that Sony is still leaning heavily on the whole “console exclusive” thing…

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Remember Alex Kidd? Well He’s Back, in Miracle World DX Form

Fans of the Sega Master System, rejoice! Both of you will get to relive your memories of a far simpler time when Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX, a full remake of the 1986 original, comes out sometime next year on PC and “Nintendo, Xbox and PlayStation consoles,” according to…

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