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The JIM Show - Improv Generation Roast Part 1 - Season 2 Episode 21

Finally, the gang is beginning to get back up to date on publishing new shows (kind of) on time! In what was going to be a normal episode, Jack, Jeremy, and Daniel throw their meticulously crafted cue cards to the wind and decide to have an impromptu roast of this ending console generation's greatest games. They all took so wildly to this idea that it ended up being two episodes long... So they made two episodes out of it! Hope you enjoy the ranting!

The music that closes out this episode is from the chiptune soundrtrack of the NES classic 1943: The Battle of Midway, which was composed by Kumi Yamaga. You can download the chiptune soundtrack in full here, but it will take a bit of finagling to get it to play in a conventional player. If you can find it elsewhere it is definitely worth listening to in full.

This week (and this time we will actually have a few days between episodes) we are giving away Mars: War Logs to someone who leaves us a comment or review on either our new iTunes page or our Game Informer blog. Want to win an interesting game? Then get commenting!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_21_-_Improv_Generation_Roast_Part_1.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:10pm EDT

The JIM Show - Grand Theft Steam Box - Season 2 Episode 20

It finally happened. Grand Theft Auto V is here. However, only one of the gang has played it. Thus, the trio talks about Rockstar in general, voices opinions on the game itself, the future of the franchise, and the bombshells that Valve dropped during the week. (This episode was recorded before the announcement of the Valve controller, but fear not, it shall be talked about another time.) 

The music which is used to end this week's episode is titled 'Tough It Out!' by DaMonz and Trainbeat. It was featured on the OverClocked Remix album BadAss: Boss Themes: Volume II. The album is a great tribute to those dastardly, wily, and all-around nefarious ne'er-do-wells that populate our games. You can find this song, along with tons of other great, free, video game-inspired tracks on OCRemix.org!

This week we are giving away Deus Ex: Human Revolution to someone who leaves us a comment or review on either our new iTunes page or our Game Informer blog. Want to win a great game? Then get commenting!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_20_-_GTAV_and_Steam_Machines.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 5:24am EDT

The JIM Show - Dungeons, Dragons, and TGS - Season 2 Episode 19

On this episode of the JIM Show, the gang tries to talk about Dungeons and Dragons and oogles over the games announced at the Tokyo Game Show.

The music which is used to end this week's episode is titled 'No Time to Rest' by Ivan Hakštok. It was featured on the OverClocked Remix album Be Aggressive! A Gunstar Heroes Tribute Album. If you haven't played Gunstar Heroes, you are really missing out. The hectic, frantic action is perfectly balanced to provide maximum fun and minimum frustration! Back to the music, you can find this song, along with tons of other great, free, video game-inspired tracks on OCRemix.org!

This week we are giving away Rogue Legacy to someone who leaves us a comment or review on either our new iTunes page or our Game Informer blog. Want to win this great game? Then get commenting!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_19_-_Dungeons_Dragons_and_TGS.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 4:51am EDT

More scrotum talk and interruptions.

Direct download: Extra_JIMS_S2_E18.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 2:31pm EDT

The JIM Show - Nostalgia, Cajones, and PAX - Season 2 Episode 18

After a brief sojourn taken for various reasons, The JIM Show is back with this episode recorded a few weeks back. Jeremy returns to the show and the gang give their thoughts on the Xbox One's release date. How older generations of games hold up to modern games in very general terms is another topic of discussion this week, as well as the controversy surrounding the PAX Dickwolves. There is also prolonged discussion regarding scrotums. You have been warned.

Sexism, Strength, and The Last of Us - Ace13

Lessons and Giants: How Shadow of the Colossus Taught Me to Read Games - David Chandler

100th Blog Special: My Top 10 Favorite Games of All Time - thegodofwine7 

The music which is used to end this week's episode is titled 'Time Traveler's Delight' and was worked on by numerous artists in the OverClocked Remix community, collectively known as OverClocked Assembled. The song is based on a variety of themes from Sonic CD and serves as a preview of an upcoming album based on both the US and Japanese versions of the game. You can find this song, along with tons of other great, free, video game-inspired tracks on OCRemix.org!

This week we are giving away Civilization IV to someone who leaves us a comment or review on either our new iTunes page or our Game Informer blog. Want to win this great game? Then get commenting!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_18_-_Nostalgia_Cajones_and_PAX.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 4:53am EDT

The JIM Show - Divekick, Ad Block, and Literacy - Season 2 Episode 17

This week, the three-person show is a two-person show, with Jeremy lost somewhere in the wilderness of Montana. Jack and Daniel hold down the fort in Jeremy's absence. The two of them passing the time by talking about Divekick, a simplified fighting game with only one move, the dangers of Ad Block, and the concept of video game literacy.

Ten Ways For Nintendo to Boost Wii U Sales - The Destroyer

Are AAA Games Spreading Themselves Too Thin? - The Rolling Gamer

The music which closes out this week's episode is the tune 'Pwntera' by OA and inspired by Ragnarök Online. The really upbeat synth and charging guitars are really quite pleasing to the ear lobes. OC ReMix provides tons of free music based on video game soundtracks to anyone who would care to listen. It is really quite fantastic, check 'em out!

This week we are giving away Orcs Must Die 2 to someone who leaves us a comment or review on either our new iTunes page or our Game Informer blog. Want to win this great game? Then get commenting!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_17_-_Dive_Kick_Ad_Block_and_Literacy.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

The JIM Show Season 2 Episode 16 - Gone Home

This week, we talk about Gone Home, the latest indie darling that people have been raving over and praising. Is it worthy of so much adulation? We also discuss the latest news from Gamescom regarding the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4.

No You Can't Go Back - The_DASHing_RockMan
Custom Painted SNES Part 2: The Finished Product - Dean (aka born4this)
Can "Epic" Be A 4-Letter Word - Hist

The music this week is 'Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team 'Dreams of Heroism' by TheGuitahHeroe from the ever magnificent OverClocked ReMix.

This week we are giving away To The Moon to someone who leaves us a comment or review on either our new iTunes page or our Game Informer blog. Want to win this great game? Then get commenting!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_16_-_Gone_Home.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 4:57pm EDT

The JIM Show Season 2 Episode 15 with Nathan Meunier

This week the gang (sans Jack) has freelance video game journalist Nathan Meunier on the show to talk about the freelance life and his new book called, "Up Up Down Down Left WRITE - The Freelance Guide To Video Game Journalism."

You can find more information about Nathan's book over on freelancegamejournoguide.com.

The music which closes Episode 15 is from the track "A Kid-pella" by Andrew McLaren, David Lane, Dorothy Hayden, Ryan Billington, and Square Law. As always, a huge thank you to OverClocked Remix, an organization which puts out free music based off of classic video game tunes for everyone to enjoy.

This week we are giving away both Terraria and The Binding of Isaac to two lucky winners who leave us comments or reviews on either our new iTunes page or our Game Informer blog. Want to win one of these great games? Then get commenting!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_15_-_Nathan_Muiere.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

The JIM Show Season 2 Episode 14

In this week's episode the gang talks about Final Fantasy, Square Enix's woes, and using public restrooms.

Shout outs

Alex720 - Comic-Con: Hands-on Impressions from the Latest and Greatest Upcoming Games

CruHunter - Recommendations for Blogging on GI.com

The music which closes out Episode 14 is the track 'Mercenary Boxing (Balrog Stage)' by Malcos from the OCRemix album Blood on the Asphalt.

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_14.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

The JIM Show Season 2 Episode 13

This week we talk about meetings, greetings, Final Fantasy projects, BioShock Infinite DLC, and discuss Phil Fish's departure from the game industry.

Also, a big congratualations to Game Informer's own Saint for posting his 100th consecutive blog herding! Well done!

Our collective shout out this week goes to Ace13 for her blog titled Coming Full Circle: An Apocalyptically Beautiful Contradiction.

Music this week is from the excellent "Donkey Kong Country 3 'Beneath the Moonlight'" by Fishy, Harmony, some1namedjeff, and Theophany. This hauntingly beautiful track is based off of the Stilt Village theme in Donkey Kong Country 3 and I felt like it really fits with the tone of our episode. As always, you can find more amazing, free musical tracks over on OCRemix.org!

Direct download: JIMS_S2_Episode_13.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:58pm EDT