Sinopsis

Welcome to the Monday MOOcast!We're Mike O'Mara, Andrea Musolf and Ryan Bond - members of the MOO gaming clan, and we're here each week offering our thoughts on the videogame industry.Join us each week as we explore topics in gaming culture, and forget about the work week for a bit!www.mondaymoocast.com

Episodios

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 38 - Podcast re-launch!

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 38 - Podcast re-launch!

    08/04/2013 Duración: 01h04min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast We're back!! After a long hiatus which sadly saw one of our founding members Greg decide to leave the show, we've decided to soldier on and re-launch the MOOcast with a new 'caster Ryan! We remain committed to bringing the best in game-related conversation, opinions, videos and reviews straight from 3 normal, everyday gamers just like you. In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we've played since our last episode - (Impressions on Tomb Raider, Far Cry 3, Guild Wars 2, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Defiance, Guardians of Middle Earth, and Bioshock: Infinite!) 2. Why Bioshock: Infinite is Mike's new favorite single-player game EVAH 3. New release impressions: Defiance - XBOX's first MMO since Final Fantasy! 4. We celebrate Monday MOOcast's 1st birthday! 5. Disney closes LucasArts. We mourn and pick the carcass. Andrea doesn't care. Gameplay on o

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 37 - Andreas Back!

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 37 - Andrea's Back!

    24/02/2013 Duración: 52min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 37th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. Andrea's back with us this week, so we wore pants again. In this episode, we discuss: 1. What we played this week 2. Our thoughts on the recent reveal of the PS4 3. How should new systems be introduced to the public? 4. The fallout from Aliens: Colonial Marines continues. We get angry at Gearbox. 5. Visceral Games' Montreal studio is closed by EA. We talk about EA's evil plan to ruin all fun everywhere. 6. Ubisoft tries to make things right with the PC gamer. We laugh. 7. Ubisoft wants a shorter life-cycle for systems?!? We respectfully disagree. 8. Kojima says "Ground Zeroes" is gonna be downright nasty sauce. So controversial it might not be able to be released. Whaa? 9. Rock Band DLC finally ends April 2nd. Big ups to Harmonix! 10. Biowar

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 36 (aka Sausage Party episode)

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 36 (aka Sausage Party episode)

    18/02/2013 Duración: 52min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 36th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara - except this time, we're missing Andrea! In this man-tastic episode, we discuss: 1. What we played this week 2. The massive disappoint that has been Aliens: Colonial Marines 3. Nancy Pelosi speaks up for videogames. We give a shout out. 4.ESRB ratings system at "top awareness"? So says the ESRB president! 5. Is videogame violence necessary or not for interesting, creative storytelling? 6. Michel Ancel, Rayman creator, ticked that Rayman: Legends has been delayed. 7. There will be new Batman game in 2013. Good news? 8. Is the Valve 'Steambox' now in question after hardware developer firings? 9. The horror genre - is it a dying breed at retail? So says Cliffy B of "Gears of War" fame. We discuss. Enjoy! Mike and Greg (and absent Andrea) The

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 35

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 35

    10/02/2013 Duración: 47min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast The 35th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. Rayman Legends is no longer Wii U exclusive AND is delayed until Sept. 2013. Greg cries. We discuss. 3. Thoughts on Dead Space 3 4. Resident Evil 6 is officially a "failure", according to Capcom. We talk about why. 5. Filmmaker JJ Abrams and Gabe Newell of Valve want to collaborate on Valve-themed movies. We talk about whether we'd like that, and about the broken hearts of Halo would-be movies past. 6. A Connecticut lawmaker wants to impose a 'sin tax' on M-rated videogames. We discuss why this in an unfair and unfounded 'solution' in the violent videogame debate. 7. Day One DLC announcements: Good, Bad, or just Ugly? Gamep

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 34

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 34

    04/02/2013 Duración: 50min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 34th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. What we played this week 2. Dead Island's developer Deep Silver says it's ridiculously-awesome announcement trailer was "not misleading". We disagree and give our reasons why. 3. Other game trailers that worked and why 4. Anti-game Senator Leland Yee apologizes for his "gamers have no credibility" quotes from last week. Sort of. On Twitter. Because of us? Maybe. 5. What does Grand Theft Auto V's new delay potentially tell us about when the new systems might come out? We discuss Sony/Microsoft's potential plans and the impact of big titles like GTA/Call of Duty, along with our predicted release dates! 6. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) is a moron. Why

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 33

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 33

    27/01/2013 Duración: 59min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com Twitter: www.twitter.com Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 33rd episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. What we played this week 2. The failure (in our opinion) of Assassin's Creed 3 and it's failed (in our opinion) DLC plan 3. The Elder Scrolls On-line and the debate on whether Elder Scrolls should go MMO or not 4. Senator Leland Yee from California is at it again - he thinks gamers "have no credibility" in the violent videogame debate?!? 5. Atari and THQ go bankrupt. We discuss. 6. Capcom's decision to NOT port Resident Evil: Revelations to the Vita is stupid. Listen to what it is. 7. J.J. Abrams is going to helm the next Star Wars movie. Is this a good thing for the franchise, and how might his unique stylings affect future Star Wars games? 8. Splinter Cell's ridiculou

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 32: Where everyone gets insulted. Mostly Utah.

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 32: Where everyone gets insulted. Mostly Utah.

    21/01/2013 Duración: 48min

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Here's the 32nd episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. There's no 'perfect' game. But what can you deal with in ALMOST perfect games that makes you keep coming back? And what one aspect of a game can 'break' it for you? We discuss. 3. More anti-videogame legislation proposed - that has already been proposed and shot down by the Supreme Court before! Ugh. 4. Greg's mini-review on the Dead Space 3 demo. Is he psyched for the release? 5. Halo 2 multiplayer to get shut down on PC Feb. 15th - it makes us sad. 6. The Lego-fication of every franchise ever. Should it continue? 7. Suda's new game - "Killer is Dead". Wow. It's weird. Our early predictions. Gameplay on our YouTube version t

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 31

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 31

    14/01/2013 Duración: 53min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Here's the 31st episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. The upcoming new Tomb Raider game and playing as a girl when you're not (or, when you are!) 3. GameStop asks: if you could make any game into a movie, what would it be and why? The MOO answers! 4. Lame movie proposals for Half-Life that were rejected (thankfully) 5. Gearbox turned down Activision's overtures to create a Call of Duty game. Our thoughts! 6. The Vice-President meets with leaders of the videogame industry as part of a task force to root out the causes of violence. We collectively facepalm. 7. Warner Brothers goes Arkham crazy Arkham-ing everything that can be Arkham-ed! 8. The PS3 now leads the

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 30: First show of 2013!

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 30: First show of 2013!

    06/01/2013 Duración: 52min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to 2013! Here's the 30th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. Game system launches: which was the best? 3. Yet another congressional attack on violent video games: our responses 4. THQ's bankruptcy and what it might mean to some of our favorite franchises 5. Greg's hardware review of the Wii U 6. The sad case of having too much to do in your favorite game - does game burnout exist? 7. Assassin's Creed III: Or, the Most Boring Game Ever. Gameplay on our YouTube version this week features Andrea and friends playing some Black Ops II and some Skyrim. Enjoy! - Mike, Andrea, & Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 29 - 2012 Send-off!

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 29 - 2012 Send-off!

    16/12/2012 Duración: 47min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast The 29th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. Why do we play videogames? 3. Left-handed gamers and the "right-hand only" 1st-person shooter camera 4. Our top games of 2012 5. Our wishes for the 2013 year in gaming 6. Our big 2012 thank-yous to everyone who's listened to us! Gameplay on our video version this week features Andrea playing a variety of Party Games on COD: Black Ops II. Enjoy! - Mike, Andrea, & Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 28

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 28

    09/12/2012 Duración: 52min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 28th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara! We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. The 2012 VGAs - our reactions 3. Will Call of Duty go subscription? 4. Capcom: what are you thinking?!?! 5. Over-powered weapons/perks as achievements - our thoughts on whether it enhances or wrecks the game Gameplay on our YouTube version this week features Andrea playing Halo 4 and Saints Row the Third. Enjoy! -Mike, Andrea, & Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 27

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 27

    03/12/2012 Duración: 54min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast The 27th episode of the Monday MOOcast (or should we say MOcast?) with Andrea Musolf and Greg Obert. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. What we played this week 2. Long live the consoles, but not IPs: www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/120798-Ubisoft-CEO-Says-Long-Console-Cycle-St­ifles-New-IPs 3. Black Tusk Studio says they have the next big game like Halo: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/11/29/microsoft-introduces-bl... 4. Happy 40th birthday, Pong!: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/11/29/celebrate-pong-39-s-40t... 5. New Xbox arriving holiday 2013: http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/11/29/report-next-xbox-arrivi... 6. Medal of Honor Headquarters shuts down: http://www.firstpersongamers.com/news/article00097.html 7. TimeSplit

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 26

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 26

    26/11/2012 Duración: 42min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 26th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara! We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. DICE doesn't want to be labeled a "Battlefield factory" 3. Crytek has problems with aging consoles' power 4. Ways to improve Call of Duty going forward 5. The 2012 VGA nominees for Game of the Year and our picks Gameplay on our video (YouTube) version this week includes Greg playing some Halo 4 and COD: Black Ops II. Enjoy! -Mike, Andrea, & Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 25

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 25

    19/11/2012 Duración: 41min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 25th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. What we've played this week, including all our thoughts on Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 thus far 2. A discussion on the current ESRB rating system and alternate thoughts by EA's CEO past week 3. Thoughts on the Hitman series ahead of the new Hitman release this upcoming week 4. The Wii U release - our thoughts and what we're looking forward to with the new system 5. The possibility of a TimeSplitters HD re-release Gameplay on our audio/visual (YouTube) version this week includes Andrea playing some of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Halo 4! Enjoy! -Mike, Andrea, and Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 24

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 24

    12/11/2012 Duración: 46min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 24th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara. We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Halo 4 first impressions 2. COD: Black Ops 2 - our top 3 hopes for the game 3. A discussion on videogame addiction - is it real? Where's the line between "dedicated" and "addicted"? Gameplay on our audio/visual (YouTube) version this week includes Mike playing some Halo 4. Enjoy! -Mike, Andrea, and Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 23

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 23

    05/11/2012 Duración: 45min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 23rd episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara! We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. G4TV gives up game-related shows? 3. iPhone - no mas in Mexico?!? 4. Halo 4 - what are we looking forward to? 5. Call of Duty: BlOps2 vs. Halo 4 - which will win the long-term hearts of gamers? 6. Silly Gogogic's CEO steps away from his "single-player is a gimmic" comments 7. Wii U BlOps2 does NOT have COD Elite support... huh? 8. When a famed franchise changes developers... can change be good? Gameplay on our video version this week includes Greg playing some Halo: Reach in anticipation of Halo 4's impending release and some Castle Crashers...because that game rules. Enjoy! -Mike, Andrea, and Greg The Monday

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 22

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 22

    29/10/2012 Duración: 41min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 22nd episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara! We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. Assassin's Creed 3 coming out this week: yay or nay? 3. Explaining games to complete non-gamers 4. Minecraft overtakes COD on the XBOX Live Activity List... what does it mean?!? 5. Are single-player only experiences a "fad"? 6. Modding old games - should more companies do it? Would it matter? Gameplay in our video (YouTube) version is provided by Andrea and features Skyrim. Enjoy! - Mike, Andrea, and Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 21

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 21

    23/10/2012 Duración: 36min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast Welcome to the 21st episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara! We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. Our thoughts on the IGN article "How New Games Succeed and Why So Many Fail" by Colin Campbell: http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/10/19/how-new-games-succeed-and-why-so-many-... 3. Season passes/DLC - good or bad? 4. Halo 4's Spartan Ops 5. Have you ever put life on hold to play a video game? Gameplay is provided by Greg and includes Black Ops zombies, Borderlands 2, and Minecraft. Enjoy! - Mike, Andrea, and Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

  • Monday MOOcast - Episode 20

    Monday MOOcast - Episode 20

    15/10/2012 Duración: 43min

    FOLLOW US: Facebook: www.facebook.com/mondaymoocast Twitter: www.twitter.com/mondaymoocast Official website: www.mondaymoocast.com iTunes podcast: Monday MOOcast We've hit the big 2-0! Welcome to the 20th episode of the Monday MOOcast with Andrea Musolf, Greg Obert, and Mike O'Mara! We bring you all of the greatest gaming news straight from MOO, straight to YOU! In this episode, we discuss: 1. Games we played this week 2. The sad state of Star Wars gaming 3. Happy Wars and the advent of free-to-play games on console 4. Gaming positions - how do you play? 5. Continuing Halo 4 coverage and hype Gameplay on this week's video version (available on our YouTube account!) includes Mike playing more Medal of Honor: Warfighter Beta and Happy Wars. Enjoy! - Mike, Andrea, and Greg The Monday MOOcast clan

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