Episode 050 – 50th Episode!

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THE BIG 50!

Well, we made it: Our 50th episode of Antidote for the Commonplace. In this episode we discuss some of our favorite films, comics, and games that were released over the past year but were not covered in a previous episode. Topics include Resident Evil, Looper, X-Wing, Columbus Comic Con, Bouchercon, Sinister, Max Payne 3, Bioshock Infinite, superhero films, and Resident Evil Revelations. Here’s to 50 more episodes!

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Episode 026 – From Niche to Mainstream: The Future of Horror in Video Games

Co-hosts Matt and Chris take a deep dive back into one of the most popular topics on Antidote for the Commonplace: Horror in Video Games. They preview over twenty upcoming titles for the PC and console systems. From blockbusters such as Deadspace 3 and The Last of Us, to a selection from the explosion of indy games like Outlast, Among the Sleep, and Routine. Even a sneak-peek at a fascinating new game entitled, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.

Among other topics discussed: Capcom calls into question their decision to flood the marketplace, transformation of a series from niche to mainstream (i.e. Resident Evil and most recently, Dead Space) and current industry trends.

Psychological horror, first person/third person, weird tales, zombies, aliens, post-apocalyptic – we’ve got you covered.

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Episode 014 – RESIDENT EVIL REtrospective (Part 2)

We’re back on the REtrospective in episode 14. We discuss the complete overhaul of the franchise with Resident Evil 4, the move to the next-gen consoles with Resident Evil 5 and a incredible horrifying experience with Resident Evil 6. One of our most entertaining episodes yet!

Listen and leave a comment below for a chance to win one of three graphic novels: Alan Moore’s The Courtyard, Neonomicon or Hack/Slash Volume 1! Winners will be drawn on 10/24 – just in time for Halloween!

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Episode 013 – RESIDENT EVIL REtrospective (Part 1)

Hot on the heels of the release of RESIDENT EVIL 6, co-hosts Matt and Chris take a stroll down memory lane to rediscover the core Resident Evil games. Born in 1996, Resident Evil has become an iconic horror franchise, even coining its own genre, “Survival Horror.” Have the games held up over time? How do they compare to their modern brothers (4-6)? Tune in to find that out and more!

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