Scream 6: A Bloody Good Watch

Is Scream 6 another franchise cash-grab or is it the next installment in an evergreen franchise? One thing is for sure: it’s a bloody good time.
by Iain McParlandMarch 27, 2023

John Wick Chapter 4 – The Right Way to Do It

John Wick is back and it is bigger, better, and longer than it ever was. In this spoiler review let’s dive into this big elaborate world of assassins with Keanu Reeves (once again) kicking some major butts.
by Art of Lily KMarch 26, 2023

65 – Is The Prehistoric Thriller A Hit or A Miss? 

65 was highly anticipated by audiences across the globe. Did the prehistoric thriller deliver a story that was impactful enough to win viewers over or did the film fall flat in unrealized expectations? Check out what Candace & Lily thought about the thriller and the pros and cons of how the story unraveled.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 21, 2023
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The RIGHT Way to Get Started on Twitch ft. Pagan Plays

Liza interviews Couch Soup's own Pagan Plays on how to get started on Twitch the right way!
by Lizabeth PhoenixFebruary 27, 2023
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The Last of Us | Final Thoughts After Binge Watching

It’s about that time. What a journey it has been watching the first season of HBO’s The Last of Us and what a great ride it was doing The Rest of Us podcast. In this episode, Lily, Erika and Nick, after binge watching the whole series, each give their final thoughts on Season 1 and talk about what they expect and what they’d like from season 2. So let’s do this one more time, Endure and Survive.
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5 Tips To Get You Started In Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

Looking to play the new action RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty? Check out our 5 tips for getting started and crushing the first level!
by Dan MorrisMarch 1, 2023

Marvel Snap: The Rare Mobile Game With Heart

Marvel Snap won mobile game of the year 2022 but why exactly? Ben Hazell has been playing for months and can tell you all the details a collectible card game player needs to know.
by Ben HazellFebruary 28, 2023

Wanted: Dead Review – I Love and Hate This Game, And It’s Making Me Crazy!

Wanted: Dead is a new hybrid shooter slasher action game from 110 Industries. Read our review to see if you should play it. Spoiler alert, only if you really really like action games… or cats.
by Dan MorrisFebruary 18, 2023

More Real-Life Places That Inspired Pop Culture Phenomenons 

In part two of this ongoing series, Liza treks through even more real-world places that inspired some of the biggest franchises to hit pop culture.
by Lizabeth PhoenixFebruary 16, 2023

Five Games I’m Looking Forward to Playing in 2023

2023 looks to be a good year for gaming. Charlotte lists the top 5 games you should be looking forward to this year.
by Charlotte MerrittFebruary 15, 2023

7 Steam Next Fest Games You Need to Keep an Eye On

The Steam Next Fest is a great way to discover upcoming indie gems! Here are 7 games with Next Fest debuts you absolutely need to keep an eye on!
by Tyler GrahamFebruary 12, 2023

Hogwarts: Legacy Early Access First Impressions

It has arrived. The Wizarding World has upped its immersive experience beyond visiting theme parks and sitting on your couch and watching it…now you can sit on your couch and play it! Couch Soup’s Potterhead Michelle is joined by fellow Potter experts to offer first impressions with their early access!
by Michelle HolstineFebruary 9, 2023

Marvel’s Midnight Suns is a Surprising Gem in the RPG Genre

Marvel's Midnight Suns is a game that seems to have passed some fans by, Ben Hazell goes in depth about his experience with its features.
by Ben HazellFebruary 7, 2023

Risk of Rain 2: Beauty in Isolation

Risk of Rain 2 is a roguelike third-person action shooter, but that’s not all: read on to discover the beauty of this uniquely lonely game.
by Tyler GrahamFebruary 6, 2023

Are Video Games Too Hard Now? Luckily, Accessibility is Making Things Easier for Some

Stuck on that boss fight for hours? Games can be so damn hard, but developers are working hard to make games accessible for everyone!
by Nick McKayFebruary 3, 2023
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Scream 6: A Bloody Good Watch

Is Scream 6 another franchise cash-grab or is it the next installment in an evergreen franchise? One thing is for sure: it’s a bloody good time.
by Iain McParlandMarch 27, 2023

John Wick Chapter 4 – The Right Way to Do It

John Wick is back and it is bigger, better, and longer than it ever was. In this spoiler review let’s dive into this big elaborate world of assassins with Keanu Reeves (once again) kicking some major butts.
by Art of Lily KMarch 26, 2023

65 – Is The Prehistoric Thriller A Hit or A Miss? 

65 was highly anticipated by audiences across the globe. Did the prehistoric thriller deliver a story that was impactful enough to win viewers over or did the film fall flat in unrealized expectations? Check out what Candace & Lily thought about the thriller and the pros and cons of how the story unraveled.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 21, 2023

Scary Good Films Vol. 5: Jigoku

In this entry of Scary Good Films series, Matt Kalo will tell you about one hell of a film.
by Matt KaloMarch 13, 2023

A Brief History of the Woodsboro Murders: A Scream 6 Preview

Get your run-down of what you need to know for the impending release of Scream 6! This is the spoiler-filled full account of the Scream saga which started with The Woodsboro Murders. Ghostface is back!
by Iain McParlandMarch 8, 2023
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The Bad Batch Season 2 Eps 12, 13, 14: It’s All Coming Together

Ready for some more Bad Batch goodness. Join Thomas Richards as he recaps episodes 12, 13, and 14 as we get prepared for the season finale!
by Thomas RichardsMarch 29, 2023

Scream 6: A Bloody Good Watch

Is Scream 6 another franchise cash-grab or is it the next installment in an evergreen franchise? One thing is for sure: it’s a bloody good time.
by Iain McParlandMarch 27, 2023

John Wick Chapter 4 – The Right Way to Do It

John Wick is back and it is bigger, better, and longer than it ever was. In this spoiler review let’s dive into this big elaborate world of assassins with Keanu Reeves (once again) kicking some major butts.
by Art of Lily KMarch 26, 2023

The Mandalorian Chapter 20: House of Mando

The halfway point of The Mandalorian Season 3 is here. Chapter 20 is an action-packed thrill ride that has it all. Join Thomas Richards as he recaps this intense episode.
by Thomas RichardsMarch 25, 2023

The Mandalorian S3 “The Convert” – Top 3 Highlights

Din Djarin has completed his quest for redemption and in the process helped Bo-Katan get a new perspective of the ‘Old’ Mandalorian ways. Mando and Bo-Katan head back to the Mandalorian convert to provide proof, but before they get there the story takes a major detour to the Center of the Universe, Coruscant. Chapter 19 was mainly devoted to two reformed Imperials. Check out my top three favorite highlights from Chapter 19, the Convert.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 24, 2023

65 – Is The Prehistoric Thriller A Hit or A Miss? 

65 was highly anticipated by audiences across the globe. Did the prehistoric thriller deliver a story that was impactful enough to win viewers over or did the film fall flat in unrealized expectations? Check out what Candace & Lily thought about the thriller and the pros and cons of how the story unraveled.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 21, 2023

The Mandalorian Chapter 19: Old Habits Die Hard

Chapter 19 of The Mandalorian is here, and it’s unique. With exciting dogfights and questionable government decisions, there’s a lot here. Join Thomas Richards as he recaps all the excitement from the latest episode.
by Thomas RichardsMarch 20, 2023

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.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 17, 2023

The Last of Us HBO Episode 9 – Look for the Light

Read our recap and review of The Last of Us HBO Episode 9 - Look for the Light. Actor Ashley Johnson, who plays Ellie in the game, joins the cast for the season finale of Emotional Damage: The Series. This one sure will get you talking!.
by Iain McParlandMarch 16, 2023

The Mandalorian Chapter 18: Myths & Mines

Chapter 18 of The Mandalorian is here and it’s filled with action and adventure. Join Thomas Richards as he recaps this adventure into the mines of Mandalore.
by Thomas RichardsMarch 14, 2023
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Why Book Adaptations Seemingly Fail

Here’s a short, to-the-point article about why book adaptations fail. Here’s a hint: it doesn’t have anything to do with money.
by Michelle HolstineMarch 2, 2023

Are Video Games Too Hard Now? Luckily, Accessibility is Making Things Easier for Some

Stuck on that boss fight for hours? Games can be so damn hard, but developers are working hard to make games accessible for everyone!
by Nick McKayFebruary 3, 2023

Colin Stetson: A Hidden Musical Gem

Colin Stetson is a composer and saxophonist known for his work on films like Hereditary and Color Out of Space. However, his true musical achievements rest in his solo albums, where he turns one instrument into a choir.
by Sam ComerfordDecember 21, 2022

Women in Gaming: ThatNerdViolet, Safely Queer and Beautifully Positive

In Erika’s latest Women in Gaming article, we are introduced to ThatNerdViolet, a Twitch streamer who has created a beautifully safe and extremely fun place for her community!
by Erika AundawynDecember 13, 2022

I Finally Won Pokémon Go: My Hero’s Journey, Completed

Emulating Captain Ahab, Tyler has hunted down his Pokémon Go “white whale.” His epic quest, starting in 2016, has finally seen its conclusion.
by Tyler GrahamOctober 7, 2022
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Scream 6: A Bloody Good Watch

Is Scream 6 another franchise cash-grab or is it the next installment in an evergreen franchise? One thing is for sure: it’s a bloody good time.
by Iain McParlandMarch 27, 2023

John Wick Chapter 4 – The Right Way to Do It

John Wick is back and it is bigger, better, and longer than it ever was. In this spoiler review let’s dive into this big elaborate world of assassins with Keanu Reeves (once again) kicking some major butts.
by Art of Lily KMarch 26, 2023

65 – Is The Prehistoric Thriller A Hit or A Miss? 

65 was highly anticipated by audiences across the globe. Did the prehistoric thriller deliver a story that was impactful enough to win viewers over or did the film fall flat in unrealized expectations? Check out what Candace & Lily thought about the thriller and the pros and cons of how the story unraveled.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 21, 2023

The Mandalorian Chapter 19: Old Habits Die Hard

Chapter 19 of The Mandalorian is here, and it’s unique. With exciting dogfights and questionable government decisions, there’s a lot here. Join Thomas Richards as he recaps all the excitement from the latest episode.
by Thomas RichardsMarch 20, 2023

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.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 17, 2023

The Last of Us HBO Episode 9 – Look for the Light

Read our recap and review of The Last of Us HBO Episode 9 - Look for the Light. Actor Ashley Johnson, who plays Ellie in the game, joins the cast for the season finale of Emotional Damage: The Series. This one sure will get you talking!.
by Iain McParlandMarch 16, 2023

Atomic Heart: Worth the Sweat of Your Brow?

With a new retro futuristic game entering the triple-A arena, Rohan's diving in to see if the game is challenging Bioshock's crown or if it's just another challenger that will fade into obscurity by the end of the year.
by Rohan ElliottMarch 15, 2023

The Mandalorian Chapter 18: Myths & Mines

Chapter 18 of The Mandalorian is here and it’s filled with action and adventure. Join Thomas Richards as he recaps this adventure into the mines of Mandalore.
by Thomas RichardsMarch 14, 2023

Scary Good Films Vol. 5: Jigoku

In this entry of Scary Good Films series, Matt Kalo will tell you about one hell of a film.
by Matt KaloMarch 13, 2023

The Bad Batch Season 2 Eps 9, 10, 11: Family Growth

Ready for more of The Bad Batch? Join Thomas Richards as he recaps episodes 9, 10, and 11, with some surprises along the way.
by Thomas RichardsMarch 12, 2023
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5 Tips To Get You Started In Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

Looking to play the new action RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty? Check out our 5 tips for getting started and crushing the first level!
by Dan MorrisMarch 1, 2023

Marvel Snap: The Rare Mobile Game With Heart

Marvel Snap won mobile game of the year 2022 but why exactly? Ben Hazell has been playing for months and can tell you all the details a collectible card game player needs to know.
by Ben HazellFebruary 28, 2023

Wanted: Dead Review – I Love and Hate This Game, And It’s Making Me Crazy!

Wanted: Dead is a new hybrid shooter slasher action game from 110 Industries. Read our review to see if you should play it. Spoiler alert, only if you really really like action games… or cats.
by Dan MorrisFebruary 18, 2023

More Real-Life Places That Inspired Pop Culture Phenomenons 

In part two of this ongoing series, Liza treks through even more real-world places that inspired some of the biggest franchises to hit pop culture.
by Lizabeth PhoenixFebruary 16, 2023

Five Games I’m Looking Forward to Playing in 2023

2023 looks to be a good year for gaming. Charlotte lists the top 5 games you should be looking forward to this year.
by Charlotte MerrittFebruary 15, 2023
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The Last of Us | Final Thoughts After Binge Watching

It’s about that time. What a journey it has been watching the first season of HBO’s The Last of Us and what a great ride it was doing The Rest of Us podcast. In this episode, Lily, Erika and Nick, after binge watching the whole series, each give their final thoughts on Season 1 and talk about what they expect and what they’d like from season 2. So let’s do this one more time, Endure and Survive.
by Drew LewisMarch 28, 2023

Joy Ride & Mrs. Davis Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

We're watching the Joy Ride red band trailer which looks to bring the vibe of the Hangover back on the big screen then our second trailer will be Damon Lindelof (Watchmen, The Leftovers, Lost) new series on Peacock, Mrs. Davis. Let's watch - react - discuss.
by Drew LewisMarch 21, 2023

The Rest of Us Podcast | The Nolan North Interview | Watching Now: HBO The Last of Us

You know him, you love him, it’s Uncle Noly! Join the Rest of Us crew as we sit down with voice acting icon Nolan North to pick his brain about the Last of Us HBO series, his character, David, from the video game, and share a boatful of laughs along the way. This guy is pretty cool!
by Drew LewisMarch 21, 2023

The Little Mermaid & No Hard Feelings Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

The trailer nerds you love and possibly hate at times are back for a third season of Trailer Talk. This week let’s watch the latest The Little Mermaid trailer where we get our best looks so far of Sebastian the crab, Ursula, and King Trident. Then let’s lighten the mood with the red band trailer […]
by Drew LewisMarch 15, 2023

The Rest of Us Podcast | Episode 9 – Fireflies | HBOs The Last of Us

We’ve endured, we’ve survived, and we’ve made it to the end. This season of The Last of Us has delivered so much and has been a crazy ride! We’ve reached the season finale and got some critical cameos along with a pretty faithfully adapted ending that may divide the new audience just as much as it divided the old one when we first finished the game. Join us as we break down the last episode of season 1 and give our take on the season as a whole and what the future looks like for the HBO series.
by Drew LewisMarch 14, 2023

Watching Now: The Last of Us | Episode 8 breakdown

Brutality, emotion, action, cannibalism, Troy Baker being stabbed in the neck, this week’s episode of The Last of Us really had it all. We finally got to meet Ellie’s big bad evil guy, David, and boy did it deliver. Of course, it didn’t please everyone and it may be the most divided the room of The Rest of Us podcast has ever been but we loved it regardless. Like a meat cleaver to the head, let’s tear open this episode and dive right in… Was that too graphic?
by Drew LewisMarch 7, 2023

Watching Now: The Last of Us | Episode 7 breakdown

Left Behind is the action this week… oh, and also the title for episode 7. A sweet and cute little love story that hits almost all of its angsty, teen-romance marks but at what cost? There were some very divided opinions on this week’s podcast so come on in and join the conversation, we can be all poetic about it and just lose our minds together.
by Drew LewisFebruary 28, 2023

Screen Smash – Interview with M. Joshua Cauller

We interview special guest M. Joshua Cauller about his career and time as a video producer making video game trailers for Devolver Digital. He has worked on games like Slay the Spire, Risk of Rain, Return to Monkey Island, and Olija as part of their Trailercraft team.
by Dan MorrisFebruary 25, 2023

Watching Now: The Last of Us | Episode 6 breakdown

Slow, steady, and finely crafted. This week on The Rest of Us podcast, we dive into a more emotional episode exploring Joel and Tommy’s fractured relationship and Joel’s ever-evolving grief. We find a plethora of easter eggs and maybe bitch about a few things along the way. One thing is for certain, The Last of Us is picking up steam toward its emotional climax, and we’re not sure that we’re ready, but damn sure we are going to love it!
by Drew LewisFebruary 21, 2023

The Rest of Us Podcast – Special Interview with Jeffrey Pierce

On a special extra episode of The Rest of Us Podcast, we are joined by a very special guest. He is one of the stars of The Last of Us video games, a BAFTA award winner, and all-around big ol’ sweetheart. Adding a little star power to the podcast, we were thrilled to sit down with actor, voice actor, director, producer, and novelist, Jeffrey Pierce.
by Drew LewisFebruary 19, 2023
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The Last of Us | Final Thoughts After Binge Watching

It’s about that time. What a journey it has been watching the first season of HBO’s The Last of Us and what a great ride it was doing The Rest of Us podcast. In this episode, Lily, Erika and Nick, after binge watching the whole series, each give their final thoughts on Season 1 and talk about what they expect and what they’d like from season 2. So let’s do this one more time, Endure and Survive.
by Drew LewisMarch 28, 2023

Joy Ride & Mrs. Davis Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

We're watching the Joy Ride red band trailer which looks to bring the vibe of the Hangover back on the big screen then our second trailer will be Damon Lindelof (Watchmen, The Leftovers, Lost) new series on Peacock, Mrs. Davis. Let's watch - react - discuss.
by Drew LewisMarch 21, 2023

The Rest of Us Podcast | The Nolan North Interview | Watching Now: HBO The Last of Us

You know him, you love him, it’s Uncle Noly! Join the Rest of Us crew as we sit down with voice acting icon Nolan North to pick his brain about the Last of Us HBO series, his character, David, from the video game, and share a boatful of laughs along the way. This guy is pretty cool!
by Drew LewisMarch 21, 2023

The Little Mermaid & No Hard Feelings Trailer Reaction & Discussion – TRAILER TALK

The trailer nerds you love and possibly hate at times are back for a third season of Trailer Talk. This week let’s watch the latest The Little Mermaid trailer where we get our best looks so far of Sebastian the crab, Ursula, and King Trident. Then let’s lighten the mood with the red band trailer […]
by Drew LewisMarch 15, 2023

The Rest of Us Podcast | Episode 9 – Fireflies | HBOs The Last of Us

We’ve endured, we’ve survived, and we’ve made it to the end. This season of The Last of Us has delivered so much and has been a crazy ride! We’ve reached the season finale and got some critical cameos along with a pretty faithfully adapted ending that may divide the new audience just as much as it divided the old one when we first finished the game. Join us as we break down the last episode of season 1 and give our take on the season as a whole and what the future looks like for the HBO series.
by Drew LewisMarch 14, 2023
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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7: Bring Back My Winners!

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 7 starts May 20, and it's setting a new bar as 8 past winners return to compete against each other. Stef Watson reflects on the roster and gives her impressions of what to expect this season.
by Stef WatsonMay 18, 2022

Andor Episode 6: Lost Stars Abound

Thomas Richards gives his first impressions on the heist-filled extravaganza that was Andor Episode 6 and why a certain missing character made it the best episode yet.
by Thomas RichardsOctober 15, 2022
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Why Book Adaptations Seemingly Fail

Here’s a short, to-the-point article about why book adaptations fail. Here’s a hint: it doesn’t have anything to do with money.
by Michelle HolstineMarch 2, 2023
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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.
by Candace BissonetteMarch 17, 2023

Book of Boba Fett – Getting to Know the Man Behind the Mask Chapter 6

Things are heating up on Tatooine with the Pyke Syndicate’s intrusive spice trade and the players involved are preparing for the tipping point for all out war. Will we return to Boba Fett’s story or will we take another detour along the way? Check out the rundown of Chapter 6!
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Gears Keep Turning: Celebrating 10 Years of Gears Of War 3

Dust off those Retro Lancers, because Jake Brown: @JakeSteel44 is here to take you back to the year 2011 as we celebrate the 10th year anniversary of Gears Of War 3.
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Scream 6: A Bloody Good Watch

Is Scream 6 another franchise cash-grab or is it the next installment in an evergreen franchise? One thing is for sure: it’s a bloody good time.
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House of the Dragon Episode 10 – Dragons Go Chomp

Michelle is back with the fiery finale recap of House of the Dragon! Did they pull off an epic season? Is she excited for Season 2? Read on to find out!
by Michelle HolstineOctober 30, 2022

Booze, Boobs, and Reviews: Don’t Worry Darling

Michelle's review series continues tackling the controversial film Don't Worry Darling. Will it take a few bottoms-up to get through the film, or will Michelle be wanting more movie and wine?!
by Michelle HolstineDecember 7, 2022

Why Monster Hunter World Is Worth A Shot!

Monster Hunter World draws new audiences to the iconic action RPG franchise. Here is why you should give this game a shot.
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