Show #382 – My Favorite Martian

Mike and AJ give you their review of The Martian, the Matt Damon starring, Ridley Scott directed adaptation of the hit novel by Andy Weir. We’ve got a spoiler free review of the movie followed by all the spoilers ever in the back half of the show. In this week’s Special Zone, Mike has been dancing all night with Persona 4: Dancing All Night. He’s also lived through the disastrous Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5. AJ has been building Echo Base with the help of Darth Vader thanks to the latest Disney Infinity playset, Rise Against the Empire.

Show #381 – Dress Up Right

Mike and AJ are ready to meet the muppets on ABC’s newest sitcom The Muppets. Join as us we discuss the sex life of frogs and pigs, the relationship woes of bears, and the struggles of the network sensor. Plus there’s more Destiny in the Special Zone.

Show #380 – Taken Bake

Mike and AJ are back into Destiny with the release of its newest, biggest expansion yet, The Taken King. Will Bungie’s updates be enough to address our many, many complains of Destiny’s first year?

This week’s special zone includes Super Mario Maker, TGS, and more!

Show #379 – Playstation Too Old

Mike and AJ take a look back of 20 years of Playstation. Learn the somewhat unscrupulous way we got our first taste of Sony gaming nearly 20 years ago! In the Special Zone, we play more Metal Gear Solid V and check out Star Wars Uprising.

Show #378 – Grinding Gears

Mike and AJ are here to talk about Metal Gear Solid V : The Phantom Pain. Find out what we think of open world Metal Gear with less talking. In the special zone, we dip into The Witcher 3 and Disney Infinity 3.0.

Show #377 – Reboot the Special Zone

We are happy to announce that the Exploding Barrel Podcast has been on the virtual airwaves for over 8 years! As AJ and Mike lives have changed a lot in 8 years (well, AJ’s mostly), it’s time for a reinvention of EBP.

We’ll still mostly talk about video games, but we’ll also be discussing movies, TV, and other nerdy endeavors. Each week, we’ll have a topic and more or less stick to it. We hope you enjoy!

Show #376 – Destined

Mike and AJ take a look at the big changes coming to Destiny next month when The Taken King launches. We also get into some rumors of co-op Hearthstone, see what the Disney D23 Expo meant for gaming, and play more Heroes of the Storm.

Show #375 – Baby on Board

Mike and AJ (with a brief appearance by baby Sophia) talk about the latest happenings at Blizzard, more Kickstarter RPGs, and the Mega Man Legacy Collection.

Show #374 – Legion of Oops

Mike and AJ are here with a slightly truncated show due to some technical difficulties, but we got the big topics covered just fine. Microsoft had a big showing at Gamescom. Meanwhile, Blizzard dropped all the new details of the next World of Warcraft expansion, Legion.

Show #373 – Rocket Man

Mike and AJ check out Rocket League. It is all the fun. We also talk about Summer Games Done Quick, rumblings of the next World of Warcraft Expansion, Dragon Quest XI and a possible Nintendo NX version, and the launch of Windows 10.