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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Banging on a Trash Can

G&G 144 – There’s a lot of talk about “garbage wrestling” these days so it’s time to offer a fans perspective and lend our voice and thoughts on the topic. We dive deep into the current state of All Elite Wrestling, what’s been good, what we can do without, and what we need more of. […]

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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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Apples, Switches, and JRPG’s

G&G 143 – Live from his excursion, “thepoorassgamer” returns to talk all things video games! E_HUFFY has taken a deep dive into the world of JRPG’s and “thepoorassgamer” has been exploring all that Apple Arcade has to offer. We also have a run in featuring a goose, Link waking up, and a Jedi that has […]

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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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Joker Review

G&G Mini – SPOILER ALERT! E_HUFFY returns to the mini format and gives his thoughts and ramblings on DC’s latest film: Joker! Subscribe and listen on Apple Podcasts, Spoitfy, or Google Play! Follow us on The Gram but life is better on Vero with E_HUFFY’s shenanigans!

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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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Wrestling Renaissance

G&G Mini – E_HUFFY said he wasn’t going to do it, but he has, and may regret it. It is an exciting time to be a professional wrestling fan so he thought it would be fun to give his thoughts on the current wrestling landscape and exiting things to come. Recent New Japan Pro Wrestling […]

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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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Star Wars: Rise of Expectations

G&G 142 – We are three months away from Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, the epic conclusion to the Star Wars saga, or the Skywalker saga, a saga we thought was already concluded with Lando dancing around a fire! E_HUFFY is joined once again by Ben from Never Grow Up and his cousin Matt to […]

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