dotEXE 017: Do We Still Need Collectibles in Games?

May 24, 2022

dotEXE returns for episode #17! This week the fellas talk about the new Chip ‘N Dale Rescue Ranger Movie on Disney+, Horizon: Forbidden West, Salt & Sacrifice, Animal Crossing: Hew Horizons, the Batman Arkham games, and more!
This week’s topic: Do We Still Need Collectibles in Games? What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 016: Being Forced into Public Multiplayer?

May 17, 2022

Happy 3rd week of May! The month is flying on by right? Let’s slow things down with a new episode of the dotEXE podcast! This week the fellas talk American Truck Simulator, Horizon Forbidden West, and to help with our topic at hand is Noah Denier from the Twitch Channel iNDirectionTV!
This week’s topic: Why Are We Being Forced into Public Multiplayer? What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 015: Does Decision Fatigue affect your gaming habits?

May 10, 2022

Welcome back dotEXE listeners! The fellas return with more random discussions, evolving into something resembling gaming. Want to hear about a new Goldfish Cracker flavor, adult decisions in the toothcare aisle, the true shape of Little Debbie Zebra Cakes, and thoughts on Marvel TV shows? Then look no further than this latest dotEXE! Also included in this jam packed episode: Villainous, Bugsnax, Hardspace Shipbreaker, Farming Simulator, Zoo Tycoon, Snow Runner, American Trucking Simulator, Pokemon Fire Red, Bakery Simulator, Dinosaur Fossil Hunter and more!
This week’s topic: Does Decision Fatigue affect your gaming habits? What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent. 

dotEXE 014: Should you be Overpowered in the Endgame?

May 03, 2022

After a weeklong hiatus, dotEXE returns and the boys welcome back Des on this latest episode! Tune your ears in as they talk about magical drink cans, model building, large TVs, dance competitions, and more! What dotEXE episode would this be without some game updates to boot! Hear about, Rogue Legacy 2, Snow Runner, House Flipper, Pokemon, BunHouse, Destiny 2, Gran Turismo 7, Travel Town, Love and Pies, and more!
This week’s topic: Should you be Overpowered in the Endgame or should the game level up the enemies to match your stats? What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent. 

dotEXE 013: An Acosta Candy Bracket Battle

Apr 21, 2022

Ok dear listeners, strap in for some hot takes and hot topics. The boys return, a couple of days late, with guests on this latest episode of the dotEXE Podcast! Joining in on the festivities today are Eric’s wife Des and two of their children Kegan and Genevieve! The boys give us updates on Gran Turismo 7, Snow Runner, and Pokemon Legends: Arceus. But that’s not all, Ed and Kegan talk a little bit about jumping back into Destiny 2, Eric & Genevieve go on about Strange Horticulture and BunHouse, and Des regales us a tale about her travels in the land of Skyrim.
This week’s topic: An Acosta Candy Bracket Battle. The family bracket master, Des, put together a list of what she calls “Glitter Candy” for everyone to fight over. What are your thoughts? Were they right? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent. 

dotEXE 012: The Worst Video Game Adaptations in Media

Apr 12, 2022

Welcome to dotEXE episode 12! This week the brothers talks about Strange Horticulture, Homestar Runner, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, more spoiler talk on the new Halo TV series, and Corn Bread Ice Cream??? Along with those fun discussions, the boys get into more Snow Runner, Pokémon Legends Arceus, and Grand Theft Auto Online.
This week’s topic: The Worst Video Game Adaptations in Media. What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent. *Halo TV Series spoiler discussion at 35:21 – 42:55

dotEXE 011: The Best Video Game Adaptations in Media

Apr 05, 2022

dotEXE episode 11 has arrived! This week our dynamic duo talks about the PlayStation Plus changes, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, and a spoiler talk on the new Halo TV series. Along with those fun discussions, the boys get into more Snow Runner, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Arceus, Gran Turismo 7, and Young Souls.
This week’s topic: The Best Video Game Adaptations in Media. What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent. *Halo TV Series spoiler discussion at 51:46 – 1:09:19

dotEXE 010: Are Game Updates Hurting Game Releases?

Mar 29, 2022

dotEXE episode 10 is here! This week the Acosta boys go into a variety of things. Eric talks about a new OLED Switch, and the boys get into a little more Snow Runner. Ed brings up the controversy surrounding Gran Turismo 7 and the new GTA+ subscription Rockstar announced (don’t buy it). This week’s topic: Are Game Updates Hurting Game Releases? What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 009: Stop Forcing Internet Requirements in Single Player

Mar 22, 2022

And like magic, dotEXE episode 9 appears! This week the Acosta brothers discuss Snowrunner and if it’s a better death stranding than Death Stranding? They also get into Gran Turismo 7, the new GTA Online update, Astroneer, Pokemon, Powerwash Simulator, and an update on our friendly neighborhood woodpecker. This week’s topic: Developers and publishers, please stop forcing internet requirements in Single Player! What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 008: Can We Get UI Customization As a Standard?

Mar 15, 2022

This week, the brothers talk about hummingbirds, oatmeal cookies, Rummikub, GT7, and Outriders. Toss in a splash of Pokemon and Jurassic World Evolution 2, and you have yourself a podcast! This week’s topic: Can we finally get UI customization as a standard? What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 007: Game difficulty, design choice or accessibility option?

Mar 09, 2022

The boys are back again talking about new games and weeklong travels! Eric talks a bit about the hassles of flying in the US and updates us on some more Pokémon-ing while Ed gets into Gran Turismo 7 and talks a bit about the Turtle Beach Velocity One Flight Yoke. This week’s topic is “Game difficulty, design choice or accessibility option?” What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE at savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 006: How does your age make a difference with video games?

Mar 01, 2022

Episode 6 has arrived and with it brings dotEXE’s first guest! Eric’s daughter Genevieve has stopped by to help the boys discuss this week’s topic, “How age factors into the gaming hobby.” She has also brought a quick bracket for the two brothers to tackle! On top of that, this episode contains Ed’s thoughts about Assetto Corsa Competizione and more Grand Theft Auto Online while Eric goes into State of Decay 2; oh and more Pokemon Legends Arceus. What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at dotEXE@savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 004: Do New Games Need to Always Make Changes?

Feb 15, 2022

This week, the boys continue their tales in Grand Theft Auto Online and yes, more Pokemon. But there are new things on the board! Eric talks a little about his time with State of Decay 2 and Ed gives some early impressions on Grapple Dog. This week’s topic is “Do new games need to always make changes?” What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or send us an email at DotEXE@savingcontent.com. You can even reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 003: The Problem with Video Game Movies

Feb 08, 2022

In this week’s episode, your dynamic duo gets to tell the tales of their time with Grand Theft Auto Online; then, they take the “Official Saving Content Pokemon Podcast” title to heart and dive into more Legends Arceus and Shining Pearl. The topic for this week, though, is “The Problem with Video Game Movies” What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.

dotEXE 002: Do old games “Hold Up?”

Feb 01, 2022

In this week’s episode, the boys toss their hat into the Pokemon ring… ball?… and discuss Pokemon Arceus and Eric’s continued Shiny hunt for Palkia in Shining Pearl. Along with other discussed games, the topic covered this week is “Do old games really, Hold Up or do we make Exceptions?” What are your thoughts? Let us know! Leave a comment or reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook at @savingcontent.