ElectricSistaHood


Join self-proclaimed geeks (and actual sisters) NinJaSistah and Pandalicious each week as they share a unique look at video games new and old. From console gaming (Xbox, Playstation, Wii) to mobile (iOS and Android), triple "A" titles to independent developer releases, trade show coverage and even one-on-one interviews, these ladies review and preview it all. Sprinkle in a little bit of anime and tech gadget and a whole lot of randomness and you've got yourself an episode of ElectricSistaHood.

It's always difficult to know what's real at E3 and what's not. You sit and watch a trailer for an upcoming game that looks like the best game ever made and it inevitably disappoints. Conversely, the game you saw at E3 that looked like another average game ends up having stellar play and becomes your next favorite. The problem is: You just can't tell by watching a five-minute trailer at E3. So you have to look beyond the trailer and imagine two different scenarios. First, imagine that the game you just saw is better than the one you just saw, […] The post ESH Cast #590: I don’t know what I saw, but here’s what I think I saw appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 6/18/2018 8:03 PM Comments (0)

Of course, the "leak" we talk about in this week's title is the big leak made a few weeks ago by WalMart Canada. It's the reason this week's announcements at the E3 conference weren't quite as surprising as they might have been. Ninja and Panda talked about the leak a few weeks back, but, as occasionally happens, you're not hearing what they said until now. They discussed the leak in Episode 585, but because that show was running a little long, we decided to hold it back until the girls took a break from recording. And we knew this week […] The post ESH Cast #589: The last time there was a leak like this, Noah built himself a boat appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 6/10/2018 9:46 PM Comments (0)

We dredge up an old TV commercial from the 1970s to produce this week's title. Do you know what the commercial was about? Well, that doesn't matter. What matters is that Ninja and Panda get together for the last time before the big E3 show goes on in Los Angeles next week, and they discuss a wide variety of titles that are expected to be featured at the show. Final Fantasy, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Death Stranding, Last of Us 2 and Devil May Cry are just some of the games expected at the show and, undoubtedly, lots more. The girls […] The post ESH Cast #588: You got reality in my fantasy! (You got fantasy in my reality!) appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 6/4/2018 6:45 PM Comments (0)

We usually choose a good, long, verbose title for these shows. Not this week. This week, we could explain it all in three simple words. It's all because of the new video game Detroit: Become Human. Detroit is one of those games that have been talked about for a long time. When Pandalicious first mentioned it in one of our podcasts, she mistakenly called it "Chicago." That was way back in November 2015. It's now about 16 months later, and the game has finally reached video game players, including NinJaSistah. And Ninja quickly ran through the game this weekend, and […] The post ESH Cast #587: Mistakes were made appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 5/28/2018 9:28 PM Comments (0)

Those hopeful words are delivered in the first few minutes of this week's show by Pandalicious. It matches the hopeful attitude she takes throughout the podcast, even when NinJaSistah talks about the difficulties she's encountered from white, male players when competing in multiplayer games. If you've ever been any kind of minority participating in online multiplayer games, you probably already know some of the difficulties she speaks of. It's a rough life out there for some people. The people who are not on the receiving end of abuse just sit around and wonder what the big deal is about. But […] The post Episode 586: It could be a lot worse, but it’s not appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 5/21/2018 10:24 PM Comments (0)

How soon is Just Right? That's the problem the Sistahs face every week. Ninja and Panda talk about new games, new anime and other topics of general interest, but after almost 600 weekly episodes, they're still not sure just how much they should reveal about the thing. That problem reared its ugly head once again with the release of the movie Avengers: Infinity War. Both of them saw the film in its first week, but they've hesitated talking about it, knowing that they would spoil key points in the process. The movie had its first showing April 23 -- almost […] The post ESH Cast #585: If you haven’t watched Infinity War, you won’t now appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 5/14/2018 4:27 PM Comments (0)

Having done a video game and anime podcast every week for the past 12 years, it would be correct to say that not every anime we've ever watched has been stellar. We've seen the good ones. We've seen the bad ones. We'd like to say that we love it all, but, then, that just wouldn't be us. We try not to dwell on the bad anime, but it's out there. It would be easy for a hater to say that Black Butler: Book of Circus is bad. But we're not haters. We loved the first two Black Butler series. And […] The post ESH Cast #584: It’s not the worst anime I’ve ever seen, but… appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 5/7/2018 10:52 AM Comments (0)

NinjaSistah jumped right on the newest iteration of the "God of War" franchise, and she gives this warning right up front this week: If you don't want to know the ending of the game, you don't want to listen to this show until you've played it. Ninja gives it all away -- she does that only for games she really, really likes (or really, really hates). Want to know what she thinks about it? We're not giving that away here, either. You'll just have to listen -- and there goes the surprise. But the God of War segment is not […] The post ESH Cast #583: Everybody’s gonna die, but not until the next one comes along (Rinse and repeat) appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 4/30/2018 10:06 PM Comments (0)

Any long-time listener of the ElectricSistaHood podcast knows that Ninja loves her some God of War. The game, in its many incarnations, has been the subject of many a discussion over the last 12 years. And, while Ninja hasn't loved every version of the game, she has always held the franchise in high esteem. And, luckily, the latest version does nothing to disappoint. As you'll hear in this week's episode, after only a couple of days of play, the game rates very highly with her. She and Panda devote most of this week's show to the game, which was full […] The post ESH Cast #582: I haven’t finished it — and it hasn’t finished me appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 4/23/2018 11:06 PM Comments (0)

Some games are there to give us brand new experiences, in places far from our normal existence. Other games hit a little to close to home and make us uncomfortable. That's the case with the brand new game Far Cry 5. It's set in a world that we recognize too clearly and expose us to things we would rather not think about. It's like a horror game that uses your basement as the starting point. It makes us scared to return to the basement. So the matra we have to keep repeating is simple: It's only a game. It's only […] The post ESH Cast #581: Just keep repeating to yourself: It’s only a game - It’s only a game appeared first on ESH - ElectricSistaHood.

Podcast by - 4/16/2018 11:42 PM Comments (0)