Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

G&G 174 – “A dying planet, a fight for life, the search for Spock!” E_HUFFY is joined once again by “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to talk about the next Trek movie in our retrospective that usually sits a bit lower on some lists. All avenues of the film are covered with E_HUFFY swooping in to serve […]

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

G&G 173 – After an outrageous amount of time teasing, we have finally arrived to talk all things KHAN!!! E_HUFFY is joined by “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to figure out if this movie really is the best of all Trek movies. Get great insight from the usual Trek nerds and not so Trek nerd as they […]

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Back in the Ring

G&G 172 – E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” lace up the fan boots and hop back in the ring to discuss all things pro-wrestling! All the big promotions are covered to see where our fandom lies and how much we have been keeping up with the various product presentations. Ring the bell! Follow us on The Gram […]

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture – The Director’s Edition

G&G REWIND – In preparation for our upcoming Star Trek II episode, lets take a trip back to 2019 and review our thoughts on the first Star Trek movie! We’ve begun our journey to watch a whole bunch of Star Trek movies and talk about them! Oddly enough, “thepoorassgamer” has never seen the entire run […]

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Whatcha Playin’? with “Arthur_Dent_6x7”

G&G 171 – Alex, the guy that doesn’t only talk about Star Trek, return to the G&G virtual studio to chat some video games. Listen along for some insight into the darker world of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and past games in the series, Yakuza: Kiwami, how we decide what games to tackle on our playlist, […]

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G&G Plays PGA Tour 2K21 – Audio Version

Listen to the sweet sounds of E_HUFFY and his Star Trek pal “Arthur_Dent_6x7” playing a round of PGA Tour 2K21! You can also find the video version of this episode on our YouTube page. Grab a cold one and join us on the course! Follow us on The Gram and E_HUFFY on Vero!

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G&G Plays PGA Tour 2K21

Swing by the Games and Gimmicks YouTube page and watch E_HUFFY and his Star Trek pal “Arthur_Dent_6x7” play a round of PGA 2K21! It’s a video version of whatcha playin’ man with some game review sprinkled in. Grab a cold one and join us on the course! Follow us on The Gram and E_HUFFY on […]

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League

G&G 170 – *SPOILER ALERT!* Ben from “Never Grow Up” returns once again for the conclusion (maybe?) of our Superman Film Retrospective Series. In this episode, we tag in “thepoorassgamer” to discuss the historic Zack Snyder’s Justice League! The epic 4 hour film provided so much content to talk about we are absolutely sure we […]

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Alex Kalil’s top matches of 2020

2020 was a strange year for pro wrestling. In March, the world shut down and almost every wrestling company put everything on pause. WWE and AEW continued their weekly television shows anyways they could, with other companies following suit later on in the year. Whether it was limited crowds, no crowds, crowds that could only […]

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

G&G 169 – It’s time to dive back into our Superman Retrospective Series! Ben from “Never Grow Up” returns once again to chat about quite possibly the most discussed superhero movie of all time. In preparation for Zack Snyder’s Justice League releasing soon, we cover our thoughts on the build up of this movie, favorite […]

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Hitman 3

G&G 168 – The world of assassination reaches it’s epic conclusion in Hitman 3! Longtime listeners have heard the tales of the gents playing the first two entries in this trilogy so how does the final entry rank? Hit that subscribe button followed by a prompt download and listen along as we chat about which […]

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Top 5 Video Games

G&G 167 – Everyone loves a “top 5” list so E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” give it a go and discuss their top 5 video games of all time! A total of 10 games and some honorable mentions are covered with laughter, heart, fond memories, and great stories. So subscribe and listen ASAP via your podcast provider […]

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Ghost of Tsushima

G&G 166 – Alright 2021, lets do this! Featuring the epic return of “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7,” the gents do some chatting about one of the best video game releases of 2020. We cover all corners of this game; visuals, immersion, gameplay, comparisons to assassins creed, replay value, and so much more! Subscribe and listen ASAP […]

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Star Trek: Enterprise – Hidden Gems

G&G 165 – Returning guest Alex aka “Arthur_Dent_6x7” joins E_HUFFY for the conclusion of our Star Trek hidden gem series! For this finale, we cheated and selected 6 episodes to cover. Listen along and find out what we thought worked and what didn’t with this show, favorite moments and cringe moments, thoughts on taking Star […]

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Star Trek: Voyager – Hidden Gems

G&G 164 – Returning guest Alex aka “Arthur_Dent_6x7” sends us to the Delta Quadrant for the continuation of our Star Trek hidden gem series! This was a tough one to cover as Voyager is not one of our favorite series but by golly we darn sure found our top 5 “hidden gem” episodes from the […]

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Video Games: The Next Generation

G&G 163 – It’s time to talk about the journey towards the next generation of gaming! We dive deep into PS5, Xbox, digital only systems, the weird announcements, and so much more. Subscribe and listen ASAP via your podcast provider of choice and join in on the fun! Follow us on The Gram and E_HUFFY […]

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Hidden Gems

G&G 162 – Returning guest Alex aka “Arthur_Dent_6x7” reports to Ops for the continuation of our Star Trek hidden gem series! Alex is at the helm for this mission and we pick one DS9 episode for each of the 7 seasons (with some honorable mentions) that fans usually do not place on “top 10” lists. […]

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New Games and New Civilizations

G&G 161 – Jherrica, aka “Pink_Thunder_Pwn” returns to discuss all things video games! After E_HUFFY gives his first impressions of Ghost of Tsushima, he chats with Jherrica to find out what systems and specific games are consuming her gaming time these days and dive in to many other splendid gaming topics. PC gaming, modding, Nintendo […]

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The Last of Us Part II

G&G Mini – **SPOILER ALERT!** “thepoorassgamer” rides solo in this episode to tell the tale of his recent play through of Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us Part II.” Join him by subscribing and listening via Apple Podcasts or Spotify this very instant! Once again, **SPOILER ALERT** if you have not yet played the game. […]

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hidden Gems

G&G 160 – Returning guest “Arthur_Dent_6x7” reports to the bridge once again for the continuation of our Star Trek hidden gem series! For this mission, we break the Games and Gimmicks episode length record and pick one TNG episode for each of the 7 seasons (with some honorable mentions) that fans usually do not place […]

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Star Trek: The Original Series – Hidden Gems

G&G 158 – Returning guest “Arthur_Dent_6x7” reports to the bridge for the first entry in our Star Trek hidden gem series! For this mission, we are staying away from the typical “top 10” lists and episodes that get discussed over and over again and pick five Original Series episodes that are not given as much […]

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Switching and Crossing Animals

G&G 157 – E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” start this episode with a discussion as to why there has not been any pro wrestling related content lately and then dive right into the world of video games! This time we chit chat about what we’ve been playing lately, Final Fantasy VII Remake, E_HUFFY’s return to the world […]

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Man of Steel

G&G 156 – Superman was due for an overhaul and this film did the trick! Ben from Never Grow Up returns for the next entry in our Superman film retrospective series: Man of Steel! So much about Superman on film stayed the same over the years so we discuss the many changes, updates, and improvements […]

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Star Trek: Picard – A Retrospective

G&G 155 – **SPOILER ALERT** E_HUFFY is joined by longtime listener “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to dive deep into the first season of Star Trek: Picard. A lot of ground is covered as both are lifelong Star Trek fans and have an opinion or twelve on this new show. This is one you do not want to miss […]

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AEW Revolution: In Person Review

G&G 154 – E_HUFFY ordered the PPV and “thepoorassgamer” attended LIVE BABY LIVE! Grab yourself an adult or non-adult beverage of your choosing and listen along to the great stories, perspectives, and live reactions of the stellar AEW show that was Revolution. Subscribe and listen via your podcast provider of choice this very instant! Follow […]

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So Much Gaming, So Little Time

G&G 153 – E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” discuss the trials and tribulations of tackling the ever growing back catalog of video games. Hear all about what has been played recently, how they decide what to play next, and what is on the horizon in the ever growing video game world. Subscribe and listen ASAP via your […]

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Superman Returns

G&G 152 – The Last Son of Krypton returns, and so does Ben from Never Grow Up to continue the Superman film retrospective series! This is the first time the gents got to see a brand new Superman movie in theaters so there are some great stories to tell. So much is covered, the amazing […]

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The Rise of Skywalker Roundtable

G&G 150 – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has come and gone, the saga ended again, and all the noise surrounding the film has settled. And here comes Games and Gimmicks just in time to add their 16 cents! E_HUFFY is joined once again by Ben from Never Grow Up and his cousin “Mateo_Matumbo” […]

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Gaming, Sleeping, More Gaming

G&G 149 – Longtime listener and first time guest “Pink_Thunder_PWN” joins E_HUFFY in this video game packed episode as she tells recent tales of conquering three houses in the world of Fire Emblem. We also discuss her favorite Final Fantasy game, farm maintenance skills and hopes of raiding some tombs in the near future. “Pink_Thunder_PWN” […]

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

G&G 148 – This is it, the one you’ve all been waiting for. The last of the Christopher Reeve Superman films, this movie has the reputation of being the worst in the series and one of the worst films of all time, however, we aren’t going down that familiar road. Setting the obvious budget cuts […]

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Who Cares About Ratings?

This question is thrown around often in wrestling discussions and Lvke Joseph is here to answer it!

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Superman III

G&G 147 – E_HUFFY starts this episode with a brief update on future content in the pipeline and gives an exciting update on “thepoorassgamer.” Things then take a goofy turn as Superman III needs to be discussed in great detail so this looks like a job for Ben from Never Grow Up! The series really […]

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Superman II

G&G 146 – Ben from Never Grow Up returns for the next installment of the Christopher Reeve Superman films retrospective! Ben and E_HUFFY chat chit about the original theatrical release of Superman II and Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut. So much is covered; first viewings, the soundtrack, physical media releases, the comedy, Zod one-liners, […]

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Superman: The Movie

G&G 145 – Ben from Never Grow Up joins E_HUFFY for the first installment of the Christopher Reeve Superman films retrospective! They cover what this movie has meant to them, favorite moments, and what this film did for comic book movies going forward. They also have some fantastic stories of Superman on physical media and […]

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Artists don’t owe you anything

by Joseph “thepoorassgamer” Reyna I’ve been mulling this topic in my head for a few days regarding two recent reactionary subjects: Sonic and Pokemon. Good God, I never thought I would need to talk about these two things together but given the recent community fervor surrounding both properties, I thought this the best place to […]

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review

by Joseph “thepoorassgamer” Reyna A funny, spooky adventure that sometimes controls terribly I’ve never had the chance to play the Luigi’s Mansion series until LM3. To get it out of the way, no, you don’t need to have played the first two games. I have some buried memory of playing the first game on the […]

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An NXT Invasion! Oh my!

I’m here to talk about the joy, and some of the pitfalls of NXT’s recent debut on the main roster: Smackdown.

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6 Must-Play Apple Arcade Games

There have been long standing rumors surrounding Apple’s move into the world of video games for YEARS. Game controller and console patents; hyperbole has run rampant in this area.

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On the Horizon

E_HUFFY here with a future episode update for Games and Gimmicks. With “thepoorassgamer” on excursion and grown up things keeping me busy, there has been a decent amount of time that passes between episodes. But never fear, the podcast content will keep on coming! In case you missed it, “thepoorassgamer” posted an amazing review of […]

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The Legend of Zelda – Link’s Awakening Review (Switch)

A dreamy, tiny toy adventure. I have a brief memory of The Legend of Zelda – Link’s Awakening for the original Gameboy. To give you a little perspective, it’s sometime in 1989, I’m four years old, and all I can recall is the opening cinematic as I plopped the cartridge in and watched the screen […]

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AEW’s Got it RIGHT

Eric and I have also spent A LOT of time (way too much to be honest) constantly calling out WWE for its lack of presentation. But for once, and it feels weird to say this, I’m not here to rag on anything. For once, someone, namely AEW, got wrestling exactly right for me.

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The Sears Center Sellout: AEW All Out Live Report

“Buy the ticket, take the ride.” -Hunter S. Thompson. Chicago, Il. A fitting epigraph for just such an occasion. The tickets were bought, and we were All In for the ride. Three marks and your brilliant author managed to secure four seats to the hottest ticket in professional wrestling today.

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