Chants of Sennaar: A Lavishing Linguistic Puzzle Game

Why is nobody talking about Chants of Sennaar? Are they speaking a different language? We dive into the indie puzzle title released in September, which requires learning languages to progress through the game. C’est magnifique!
by Iain McParlandFebruary 26, 2024

Madame Web Review: Who Let This Happen?

Sony is at it again with another Spider-Man film with no Spider-Man; is this one any better? Join Thomas Richards as he reviews the latest superhero film from Sony, Madame Web.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 24, 2024

The First Trailer for the Borderlands Movie Has Me Cautiously Optimistic

The first trailer for the Borderlands film has been released, and it looks promising. Join Thomas Richards as he explains why he’s cautiously optimistic about this new adaptation.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 23, 2024
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10 Questions With John Billingsley: From Mozart to Phlox, and Everything in Between

John Billingsley, the man who played Dr. Phlox in Star Trek: Enterprise. He takes a seat on our couch to answer 10 questions and a couple of bonus rounds. Find out some things about John you may not have known before.
by Tim BeisiegelFebruary 1, 2024
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The Best Board Games for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here, which means a lot of time with friends and family. So, why not play some new board games with them? Join Thomas Richards as he tells you about some fun board games you can play this holiday season.
by Thomas RichardsDecember 17, 2023

PAX Aus 2023: Nintendo’s Return, Tabletop Adventures, and a Brush with Back Pocket!

Missed out on PAX Aus 2023 or wondering what it was like to attend? Join Rohand and Thomas as they break down PAX Aus 2023 from the eyes of a first-timer and a grizzled veteran.
by Rohan ElliottNovember 19, 2023

Top 6 Christmas Gifts For Gamers

It’s never easy to buy Christmas gifts for gamers, especially if gaming is a foreign concept to you. If you’re tirelessly searching for a gift with no luck, you’ve come to the right place. This guide will help you to find at least one gift you can be sure every gamer wants.
by Drew LewisNovember 15, 2023

The Best Digital Download Games That You Can Play This Year

Gaming has taken a whole new level now as it becomes available to the masses with digital downloads. You can look to play on your phone with games like Pokemon Go, tablet, or game consoles and enjoy gameplay on or offline and it is a lot of fun.
by Drew LewisNovember 5, 2023

A Tiny Sticker Tale Review: Where Stickers Hold the Power to a Heartfelt Story

Looking for something different? Something super wholesome? Look no further than A Tiny Sticker Tale! Here is our review of this adorable little indie title available right now!
by Nick McKayOctober 7, 2023

Why You Shouldn’t Sleep on Sea of Stars in a Year Full of Excellent RPGs

Sea of Stars has been released in a challenging release window, with RPGs like Baldur’s Gate 3, Starfield and Tears of the Kingdom all releasing this year. Iain is here with his review of Sabotage Studio’s new game. Spoilers: he freaking loved it!
by Iain McParlandOctober 3, 2023

Avatar The Last Airbender: Quest for Balance- We Deserved Better

Ready for a new Avatar Game? Well, hold on to your cabbages before you hop on your flying bison to play this game until you hear what we have to say.
by Dan MorrisSeptember 28, 2023

PAX Aus 2023 is Shaping up to be the Best Yet, With More Exhibitors Announced!

Another wave of exhibitors has been announced, and we’re excited. Join Thomas and Rohan as they break down and highlight their favorite new additions to PAX Aus 2023.
by Thomas RichardsSeptember 22, 2023

Armored Core 6 for Newbs – First Boss Guide

Ready to rage quit Armored Core 6 before finishing the first level? Well we got you covered with our tips for toppling that flying titan in From Software's new mech action game
by Dan MorrisAugust 28, 2023

The Best Indie Games Coming to PAX Aus 2023

The PAX Aus 2023 Indie Showcase winners have been announced, and they’re amazing. Join Thomas and Rohan as they go over their favourite games from this incredible selection.
by Thomas RichardsAugust 17, 2023
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Madame Web Review: Who Let This Happen?

Sony is at it again with another Spider-Man film with no Spider-Man; is this one any better? Join Thomas Richards as he reviews the latest superhero film from Sony, Madame Web.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 24, 2024

The First Trailer for the Borderlands Movie Has Me Cautiously Optimistic

The first trailer for the Borderlands film has been released, and it looks promising. Join Thomas Richards as he explains why he’s cautiously optimistic about this new adaptation.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 23, 2024

Argylle (2024) – As Comforting as an Argyle Sweater

Excited about the new James Vaughn film, Argylle? Rohan was and ventured back into the wilderness of cinemas and returned with a review of this colourful, fun-filled romp.
by Rohan ElliottFebruary 10, 2024

The Beekeeper Review: Protecting the Hive with Puns and Guns

The latest January action blockbuster is here, but is it any good or just mindless trash? Join Thomas Richards as he reviews Jason Statham’s latest outing, The Beekeeper.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 7, 2024

I Don’t Give a %&$! If You Don’t Like ‘Rebel Moon.’ It’s Awesome, and Here’s Why.

f you're part of the cosmic choir whining about 'Rebel Moon,' I've got a newsflash that'll send shockwaves through your galaxy: your opinion is a black hole of relevance. Zack Snyder's 'Rebel Moon' isn't just a spectacle for your eyeballs; it's a feast for the soul, and it's high time we acknowledge the banquet laid before us.
by Avery SheridanFebruary 4, 2024
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The Holy Filoni Strikes Again: How The Bad Batch is Rewriting Star Wars History

Season 3 of The Bad Batch is finally here. What questions will this season answer? Are we in for more Dave Filoni animation heartbreak? Will any of the Bad Batch survive this season? What's Hemlock up to? Let's talk about it … but be aware spoilers lay ahead!
by Tim BeisiegelFebruary 26, 2024

Madame Web Review: Who Let This Happen?

Sony is at it again with another Spider-Man film with no Spider-Man; is this one any better? Join Thomas Richards as he reviews the latest superhero film from Sony, Madame Web.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 24, 2024

The First Trailer for the Borderlands Movie Has Me Cautiously Optimistic

The first trailer for the Borderlands film has been released, and it looks promising. Join Thomas Richards as he explains why he’s cautiously optimistic about this new adaptation.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 23, 2024

Revisiting Halo 4: It’s a Good Game, I Swear

With Halo on everyone’s mind, why not look back at one of the less-liked entries? Join Thomas Richards as he revisits one of his personal favourite Halo games, Halo 4.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 23, 2024

Did Monarch: Legacy of Monsters Live up to the Hype?

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters has ended, but was it any good? Thomas Richards gives his thoughts on the series along with the rest of the Monarch Files crew.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 22, 2024

Balerion IS Coming: Aegon’s Conquest is FINALLY in Development at HBO

Balerion is coming! Get ready for a dragon-filled adventure as HBO moves forward with the development of Aegon's Conquest, a prequel to House of the Dragon. With Mattson Tomlin, co-writer of The Batman Part II leading the project, here's what fans should expect for this journey through the Targaryen conquest of Westeros.
by Lizabeth PhoenixFebruary 18, 2024

Goodbye to The Blacklist: An Insulting Farewell to Raymond Reddington

The Blacklist has ended, but did the writers give Raymond Reddington, one of the best characters of the last decade, the sendoff he deserved? No, they did not. Let us tell you why.
by Iain McParlandFebruary 13, 2024

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Visions of Coleus – Tiding Us Over Until Season 3

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3 is nearly here, but we got even more Slime content before then. Join Thomas Richards as he gives his thoughts on the OVA series Visions of Coleus.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 11, 2024

Argylle (2024) – As Comforting as an Argyle Sweater

Excited about the new James Vaughn film, Argylle? Rohan was and ventured back into the wilderness of cinemas and returned with a review of this colourful, fun-filled romp.
by Rohan ElliottFebruary 10, 2024

Booze, Boobs, & Reviews: First Look at Death and Other Details

Booze, Boobs, & Reviews has returned with a new series on Hulu called Death & Other Details. Join Michelle as she discusses the exciting yet reveling new whodunnit series and why it stands out compared to others!
by Michelle HolstineFebruary 9, 2024
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Why Boomers and Gen Z’ers Have it Easy

Do you remember a time before the interwebs? You're old! Do you only know a time with the interwebs? You're too young!! Do you know both? Then you are right where you need to be. Take this journey with the rest of us in-betweeners so you know how much harder we have it than you!
by Michelle HolstineJanuary 7, 2024

Fortnite’s Booty Battle Royale: Fans Demand Respect for Solid Snake’s Backside!

Metal Gear Solid's own Solid Snake is landing in Fortnite this season but Epic Games forgot to make him dummy thicc, this needs to be fixed ASAP.
by Jake BrownDecember 12, 2023

A Film Guide to Understanding Your GenX Coworkers

Do you have a GenX coworker that you just can’t figure out? Charlotte gives us a list of films that might explain some traits or behaviors of your GenX coworker(s).
by Charlotte MerrittAugust 19, 2023

It’s In God’s Hands Now: A Chat With KC Green

The creative mastermind behind "this is fine", KC Green is currently creating an ongoing gag comic series titled God's Hands. Thomas Richards sits down with KC Green to discuss his background and all things God's Hands.
by Thomas RichardsJune 22, 2023

A Nintendo Amiibo Hunting Guide for 2023

Got some old Amiibos wasting space? If you have any of these, you could be missing out on a sweet payday. Ben goes in-depth on the current state of the Nintendo Amiibo Market and what is rare and expensive in the current year.
by Ben HazellMay 25, 2023
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Chants of Sennaar: A Lavishing Linguistic Puzzle Game

Why is nobody talking about Chants of Sennaar? Are they speaking a different language? We dive into the indie puzzle title released in September, which requires learning languages to progress through the game. C’est magnifique!
by Iain McParlandFebruary 26, 2024

Madame Web Review: Who Let This Happen?

Sony is at it again with another Spider-Man film with no Spider-Man; is this one any better? Join Thomas Richards as he reviews the latest superhero film from Sony, Madame Web.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 24, 2024

Suicide Squad: Kill All Hope for Their Game

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League has met some negative press upon it’s release. Take a look at this review to see if it is justified.
by Jordan JurkowskiFebruary 15, 2024

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Visions of Coleus – Tiding Us Over Until Season 3

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 3 is nearly here, but we got even more Slime content before then. Join Thomas Richards as he gives his thoughts on the OVA series Visions of Coleus.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 11, 2024

Argylle (2024) – As Comforting as an Argyle Sweater

Excited about the new James Vaughn film, Argylle? Rohan was and ventured back into the wilderness of cinemas and returned with a review of this colourful, fun-filled romp.
by Rohan ElliottFebruary 10, 2024

Booze, Boobs, & Reviews: First Look at Death and Other Details

Booze, Boobs, & Reviews has returned with a new series on Hulu called Death & Other Details. Join Michelle as she discusses the exciting yet reveling new whodunnit series and why it stands out compared to others!
by Michelle HolstineFebruary 9, 2024

The Beekeeper Review: Protecting the Hive with Puns and Guns

The latest January action blockbuster is here, but is it any good or just mindless trash? Join Thomas Richards as he reviews Jason Statham’s latest outing, The Beekeeper.
by Thomas RichardsFebruary 7, 2024

I Don’t Give a %&$! If You Don’t Like ‘Rebel Moon.’ It’s Awesome, and Here’s Why.

f you're part of the cosmic choir whining about 'Rebel Moon,' I've got a newsflash that'll send shockwaves through your galaxy: your opinion is a black hole of relevance. Zack Snyder's 'Rebel Moon' isn't just a spectacle for your eyeballs; it's a feast for the soul, and it's high time we acknowledge the banquet laid before us.
by Avery SheridanFebruary 4, 2024

Baghead: Horror Tropes Galore and Being Scary When It’s Not Trying

Would you like to talk to loved ones you’ve lost? How about if the cost was having to talk to a creepy woman in a basement wearing a burlap sack over her head? Thought not. Join us as we review the new horror movie Baghead
by Iain McParlandFebruary 2, 2024

The Fox Returns: First Impressions of Amazon Prime Series Episodes 1 & 2

Shana shares her thoughts after seeing episodes 1 and 2 of the Amazon Prime series Zorro.
by Shana MartinJanuary 26, 2024
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The Best Board Games for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here, which means a lot of time with friends and family. So, why not play some new board games with them? Join Thomas Richards as he tells you about some fun board games you can play this holiday season.
by Thomas RichardsDecember 17, 2023

PAX Aus 2023: Nintendo’s Return, Tabletop Adventures, and a Brush with Back Pocket!

Missed out on PAX Aus 2023 or wondering what it was like to attend? Join Rohand and Thomas as they break down PAX Aus 2023 from the eyes of a first-timer and a grizzled veteran.
by Rohan ElliottNovember 19, 2023

Top 6 Christmas Gifts For Gamers

It’s never easy to buy Christmas gifts for gamers, especially if gaming is a foreign concept to you. If you’re tirelessly searching for a gift with no luck, you’ve come to the right place. This guide will help you to find at least one gift you can be sure every gamer wants.
by Drew LewisNovember 15, 2023

The Best Digital Download Games That You Can Play This Year

Gaming has taken a whole new level now as it becomes available to the masses with digital downloads. You can look to play on your phone with games like Pokemon Go, tablet, or game consoles and enjoy gameplay on or offline and it is a lot of fun.
by Drew LewisNovember 5, 2023

A Tiny Sticker Tale Review: Where Stickers Hold the Power to a Heartfelt Story

Looking for something different? Something super wholesome? Look no further than A Tiny Sticker Tale! Here is our review of this adorable little indie title available right now!
by Nick McKayOctober 7, 2023
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Glorious Burden – Season 2 Breakdown | Watching Now: Loki

Loki Season 2 has officially ended with the episode “Glorious Purpose”, and what a wild ride it was! Join Couch Soup contributors Lily K, Thomas Richards, Erika Aundawyn, and Iain McParland for a Watching Now special, discussing the series’ ups and downs. Did the Loki series end satisfyingly or did it leave us gasping for more? What did they think of series newcomers? How about that character development: undercooked or jusssstttt right? And what does it all mean for the overarching MCU?
by Drew LewisNovember 14, 2023

Avatar The Last Airbender & Ghostbusters Frozen Empire Trailer Reaction – TRAILER TALK

Trailers we are reacting to: Avatar The Last Airbender - Showrunner Albert Kim and starring Gordon Cormier, Kiawentiio, Ian Ousley, Tamlyn Tomita. Ghostbusters Frozen Empire- Directed by Gil Kenan and starring Starring Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace. Let's watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
by Drew LewisNovember 14, 2023

Spider-Man 2 Final Preview | Screen Smash (Members Only)

The Screen Smash crew takes a look at everything we know about the upcoming Marvel's Spider-Man 2 with lots of speculations, predictions, and a few wild theories to boot
by Dan MorrisOctober 17, 2023

Niche Games W/ Alex McCumbers | Screen Smash

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The Best Movie-Based Games | Screen Smash

Movie games are usually not great, but all is not lost. We are here to give you our picks for which games are the crème of the crop when it comes to movie license tie-ins. See if you agree with our picks or if we missed any you think should make the cut!
by Dan MorrisSeptember 21, 2023

To Starfield and Beyond – Deep and Hard Special | Screen Smash

Starfield has been in the wilds for over a week now. Should you play it? Listen to our deep discussion and ratings to find out!
by Dan MorrisSeptember 15, 2023

Tekken to the Street W/ Keith Mitchell | Screen Smash

Keith from Outerhaven.net joins the Smash crew to talk about Armored Core 6 and the hotly anticipated Tekken 8!
by Dan MorrisSeptember 7, 2023

The Ahsoka Chronicles: Lightsaber Duels! | Episode 4

Another week, another episode of Ahsoka. Episode 4 has dropped, and we don't know what to think about it. This episode was filled with fights, reveals, and an unexpected cameo; it was a rollercoaster of emotions. Some of us even got a little bit too stressed out, which may have caused some issues. Join us as we breakdown everything that happened in this installment of the Ahsoka Chronicles.
by Drew LewisSeptember 6, 2023

The Killer & The Book of Clarence Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

Trailers we are reacting to: The Killer - Directed by David Fincher and starring Michael Fasbender. The Book of Clarence - Directed by Jeymes Samuel and starring LaKeith Stanfield. Let's watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
by Drew LewisSeptember 5, 2023
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The Gang is back to talk about the games they played or didn’t play over the holiday break. Then get into all the whip cracking games from the recent Xbox Developer Direct ’24 #indianajonesandthegreatcircle #SenuassagaHellblade2 #Avowed Catch every Audio Podcast everywhere you listen Thursday. Catch the show Live on Twitch every Monday night at 6 […]
by Dan MorrisJanuary 25, 2024

Glorious Burden – Season 2 Breakdown | Watching Now: Loki

Loki Season 2 has officially ended with the episode “Glorious Purpose”, and what a wild ride it was! Join Couch Soup contributors Lily K, Thomas Richards, Erika Aundawyn, and Iain McParland for a Watching Now special, discussing the series’ ups and downs. Did the Loki series end satisfyingly or did it leave us gasping for more? What did they think of series newcomers? How about that character development: undercooked or jusssstttt right? And what does it all mean for the overarching MCU?
by Drew LewisNovember 14, 2023

Avatar The Last Airbender & Ghostbusters Frozen Empire Trailer Reaction – TRAILER TALK

Trailers we are reacting to: Avatar The Last Airbender - Showrunner Albert Kim and starring Gordon Cormier, Kiawentiio, Ian Ousley, Tamlyn Tomita. Ghostbusters Frozen Empire- Directed by Gil Kenan and starring Starring Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace. Let's watch - react - discuss. This is Trailer Talk.
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Niche Games W/ Alex McCumbers | Screen Smash

Lies of P is a great difficult game for casuals, and we talk niche games with guest Alex McCumbers.
by Dan MorrisSeptember 28, 2023
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What is Lucasfilm Games? And what's all this hype around new Indiana Jones and Star Wars titles? Here's what we know so far.
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Scary Good Films Vol. 1: Alucarda

In this first installment of Matt Kalo’s new series, he looks at a film so tantalizing, so shocking, it deserves to be among the horror classics.
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Why Boomers and Gen Z’ers Have it Easy

Do you remember a time before the interwebs? You're old! Do you only know a time with the interwebs? You're too young!! Do you know both? Then you are right where you need to be. Take this journey with the rest of us in-betweeners so you know how much harder we have it than you!
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The Rumors and Possible Revival of Silent Hill

Will Silent Hill rise from the ashes? Maria shares the rumors around Kojima, Konami, the game's return, and her hopes for the future of the franchise.
by Maria KinnunAugust 3, 2021

Ahsoka Episode 8 – A Bridger Too Far

Ahsoka’s season finale is here: The Jedi, the Witch, and the Warlord. It’s an emotional, action-packed, thriller (and sometimes horror) that you won’t want to miss. But if you did, here is Iain’s recap of the episode!
by Iain McParlandOctober 6, 2023

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon is a Bewitching Good Time

Overflowing with charm and whimsy, Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon is a magical and surprisingly fun experience that we were not expecting.
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Madame Web Review: Who Let This Happen?

Sony is at it again with another Spider-Man film with no Spider-Man; is this one any better? Join Thomas Richards as he reviews the latest superhero film from Sony, Madame Web.
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The Mandalorian S3 “The Mines of Mandalore” – Top 3 Highlights

Chapter 18 “The Mines of Mandalore '' brings us to the mysterious annihilated planet. Din Djarin goes spelunking with his adorable green kid but runs into trouble along the way. Bo-Katan returns to her home which lies in ashes to rescue the day. The city ruins stand as a testament to the Empire's wrath. Will Mando be able to reaffirm his oath? Will Bo-Katan’s time on the planet change her perspective? What other mysteries will the ruins of Mandalore reveal? With an action and lore-packed episode check out my top three favorite moments.
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Violent Night starring David Harbour blends Home Alone with Die Hard. Shana shares why it's a must-watch film for the holidays and beyond.
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Tiger King! Can We Feed This Shit To The Tigers Already?!

With more Tiger King shows on the way, Maria gives her thoughts on the Tiger King series, and how we aren’t being given the whole picture behind the drama.
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