The Bobby Blackwolf Show


The Bobby Blackwolf Show is a weekly internet radio show and podcast discussing the latest news in video games as told by the gamers themselves. It records LIVE on Sundays at 8PM Eastern/5PM Pacific on the VOG (Voice of Geeks) Network while taking live calls via Skype or a toll free number and including chat room interaction. The show began in October of 2004 as an internet radio only show, taking a hiatus in December of that year. It relaunched on July 24, 2005 and has been broadcasting new content every weekend ever since.

While the show focuses on recent news and events in the gaming industry, frequently it delves into the independent or barely mentioned gaming scene, as well as discussing gaming's history with classic games.

Bobby has covered six E3's, two GDC's and Independent Games Festivals, four Penny Arcade Expos and five Dragon*Cons, as well as other gaming events in the southeast, like SIEGE.

Some guests of the show during its long run have been: Video Games Live, Homestar Runner, Atari Flashback 2, Beggar Prince, MechCorps, The Silver Lining, PlayStation Home, Gearbox Software, Devolver Digital, Telltale Games, and the IGDA. Bobby has also interviewed voice actors AJ LoCascio (Back To The Future), Jessie Seely (Double Dragon Neon), Ellen McClain (GLaDOS), John Patrick Lowrie (Team Fortress 2 Sniper), and Jennifer Hale (Mass Effect FemShep), as well as musicians Tommy Tallarico (Everything), Ken Allen (Sierra On-Line), Jake "Virt" Kaufman (Shovel Knight and DuckTales Remastered), and GRAMMY award winner Christopher Tin.

The show does not work without YOUR live interaction, and each chatter is thanked personally at the conclusion of each episode. Come join us on Sundays at 8PM Eastern/5PM Pacific at the VOG (Voice of Geeks) Network!

I checked out Mutant Football League on the PS4, and it's actually a pretty fun game. Kingdom Hearts 3 got a trailer that even claims it's coming out this year. Knack is FINALLY a PS Plus game - something I predicted would happen MUCH sooner. The Switch is the fastest selling console in the US. The PS4 is about to outsell the PS3 worldwide. Then we talk to OLR about VR in the Olympics and how to get your PSVR to stop drifting.

Podcast by - 2/17/2018 11:22 PM Comments (2)

Sorry to those who played Paragon or Miitomo, as both games are being shut down in the next few months. Microsoft is adding first party new release games to their Games With Gold program. The rush on cryptocurrency has caused the price of GPU cards to skyrocket, so hope you didn't want to build a new gaming PC right now! Then we take calls about Xbox 360 games, what to do with old computers, and a DDR Freestyle tournament.

Podcast by - 2/9/2018 6:40 PM Comments (0)

It's our 600th Episode! And it's just like all of the others. Nothing really special. Nintendo has announced Labo, a cardboard-based ACTUAL REALITY gaming system. Gamers are mystified, but parents and young children are very excited. In lieu of calls (nobody called in), we talk about my upcoming 4K home theater build as well as having to restart RPG's from the beginning due to gamer ADD. Then we have a story about how buying Rock Band 4 nowadays might not actually get you the game.

Podcast by - 2/1/2018 12:21 PM Comments (0)

Awesome Games Done Quick is going on, and I discuss my views on speedrunning the other 50 weeks of the year outside of the GDQ marathons, and how some of the speedrunners treat game developers during the more glitched runs. I got Dropmix over the holidays, which is Harmonix's board/card game which lets you remix popular songs. At CES, the Vive Pro and Vive Wireless Adapter were announced, giving more resolution to the high end PC VR headset as well as true tetherless VR. Then we take calls about Dolby Atmos and the rise of positive gaming events in the last 10 years.

Podcast by - 1/28/2018 3:15 PM Comments (0)

Happy New Year! Anybody have any good recommendations on low latency audio gear for an upgraded podcasting rig? Friend of the show Drastic Actions has finally released his Miiverse Archive tool, which allow people to easily search what him and the Archive Team preserved. Microsoft has officially retired the Kinect as a gaming device, but it was not as much of a failure as people think. Then we take calls about VR at MAGFest and what the new year might bring. And yes, there was ultimately sadness regarding the music break.

Podcast by - 1/13/2018 11:13 AM Comments (0)

There are new FREE Pinball games on the Switch, and one even lets you turn the console vertical for the best playing experience! Check out Pinball FX3 and Stern Pinball Arcade. A new physical pinball arcade opened up outside of Atlanta - Portal Pinball Arcade. Net Neutrality has been repealed - the sky isn't falling, though, and we talk about what MIGHT happen with regards to online gaming. Playerunknown wants people to stop ripping off his game, and wants to see more IP protection. Then we take calls about what 2017 means for us, and why I think it's the best year of gaming since 2007 (which was a banner year in its own right!)

Podcast by - 12/24/2017 12:38 PM Comments (1)

In a very short show due to technical difficulties, we go over The Game Awards and PlayStation Experience announcements. The state representative from Hawaii has released his proposal on how to handle lootboxes from a government regulation perspective. Then we take calls about AO rated games on Steam, Rec Room, and The Game Awards.

Podcast by - 12/19/2017 6:49 PM Comments (0)

I played Desert Bus VR, a new version of the Penn & Teller Sega CD "classic", and it's driving a bus in the desert. I've also started playing Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, which I will probably stop playing next week. A lawsuit has been settled between Augmented Reality game makers and a city - with the AR game developers winning. A non-peer reviewed study says that Pokemon Go causes more vehicle deaths, so everybody should start panicking. Then we take calls about the triumphant return of Atlanta gaming establishment Battle & Brew, and the new Ingress.

Podcast by - 12/10/2017 8:44 PM Comments (0)

We continue the discussion about lootboxes - it turns out that politicians in the US and Europe are considering them gambling, and pushing for them to stop being promoted to children. We take calls about lootboxes and a little discussion about Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp.

Podcast by - 12/4/2017 9:52 PM Comments (0)

I beat Super Mario Odyssey! But I used an Amiibo as a glorified cheat code...Does it still count? I attempted to play Skyrim VR - a PlayStation VR exclusive - but the drifting issues on the PSVR made it next to impossible to play. The drama over lootboxes in Star Wars: Battlefront II started this week, and then real money transactions were postponed suddenly. Then we take calls about why some people like lootboxes.

Podcast by - 11/28/2017 9:23 AM Comments (3)