Jay

Jay

Coming from a writing background, having spent over a decade running WWEBlog, Jay decided it was time to go in a different direction. That direction was gaming and thus the Bucket List Gamers (and Bucket List Board Gamers) were born!

Appears in 60 Episodes

It's the End of the (Super Mario) World as We Know It

It's the end of an Era. The end of a Book. The end of... Season 1 of the Bucket List Gamers!Yes, after 54 long episodes we have finally discussed ALL 100 Games to Play...

The Last of Us is the Second to Last of Us (For Season 1 at Least!)

We're so close to the end of the Retro Gamers '100 Games to Play Before You Die' list we can almost taste it!This episode we're discussing the penultimate game in the ...

Are We Still Stalling? You'd Bethesda Believe It... Please Don't Fallout with Us!

That's right, much like a long-past-it's-best sitcom or gaming franchise, we're dragging out Series 1 of the Bucket List Gamers Podcast just a little bit longer while ...

It's Time for a Recap! (Yes, We're Stalling...)

That's right, for our 51st (NOT 50th!) episode we're taking a look back through the list and discussing all the games that we have covered so far.We promise that we DO...

Two Middle Aged Men Review a Game for Toddlers... and Turrican 2!

This Episode Jay and Eddie are talking about a game they probably should have covered off as part of a previous episode; Turrican 2 (81) from 1991.The game that would ...

DLC - You Asked, We answered... Birthday AMA!

It's time for Episode 6 of the DLC series!This time Jay and Eddie are answering YOUR questions to celebrate the podcast's 1 year anniversary!Biggest disappointment, fa...

Hey! Listen! Is The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time the Best Game Ever?

Well, according to Retro Gamer Magazine, no.That's right, this episode we're looking at The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (2) and for the first time in a while we'v...

One Blazed an RPG Trail, the Other is an Epic Fail! We’re Looking At Dungeon Master & Deus Ex!

Yes we know all the modern day lingo like 'Epic Fail', and we aren't afraid to use it!This episode Jay and Eddie are looking at two RPG games (or at least games with a...

This Episode is Elite... and Rez, and Advance Wars!

It's a triple header this time on the BLG Podcast as we limp ever closer to that 100th game on the list! We're looking three titles that really have no connection othe...

God Bless Our Dark Souls

This episode we're letting our inner sadist out and looking at From Software's Dark Souls (54)!Grab your buckler, fill up your Estus Flask and allow us to be your esco...

Keeping Things Relatively Civil - Sid Meier's Civilization 1 and 4

It's our birthday and we'll talk about turn-based strategy games if we want to!That's right, this episode Eddie and Jay take a look at two games from Sid Meier's Civil...

DLC - Would I Lie to Eddie? Gaming Glitches and Cheats!

It's a little later than expected, but here's Episode 5 of BLG DLC!This time Jay is grilling Eddie on Easter Eggs and Cheat codes, and asking the question; Real or Hoa...

Was Metroid Past it's Prime on the Gamecube?

Grab your favourite hydration drinks and join us as we discuss Metroid Prime (74), a Gamecube classic and complete reinvention of the archetypal Metroid style.Samus fa...

Not So Mega Man and The Tale of the Butchered Blockbuster

As we close in on almost a year of Bucket List Gamer goodness the list dwindles ever lower! We had planned on being more upbeat this episode, but we're taking a look a...

Yes it's Time... It's Bloody Shenmue

We've put it off for almost a year, but unfortunately we couldn't postpone it any longer... We're starting 2024 with a bang by looking at Shenmue (3) and Shenmue 2 (16...

The 1st Annual Bucket List Gamers Awards - 2023

Ho Ho Ho and a very Happy Holidays to all our listeners! We hope you're currently sitting with your feet up, a nice beverage on the go, watching some festive telly and...

As Arcade Titles Go... This is R-Type of Game!

It's almost Christmas, but it's still business as usual here at Bucket List Gamers, and this episode we're looking at R-Type (41) from 1987.Join us as we discuss the n...

Trying to Outrun Terrible Games! We are Your Defender Against Load Times!

This episode we are begrudgingly looking at SEGA's arcade classic Outrun (22) and Williams Electronics equally classic arcade game Defender (99). Not the most easily d...

FML! It's Half Life 1 & 2 With Everyone's Third Favourite Freeman*

This week we're taking the train to Black Mesa to talk about Half Life 1 (39) and Half Life 2 (20), the first two instalments of Valve's wildly successful FPS.Half Lif...

Back to the 80's for Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Islands and More from the C64!

This week we take a trip down memory lane as Jay and Eddie take a look at Bubble Bobble (34) and Rainbow Islands (66), two arcade classics ported to home consoles in t...

The Lost 'Upcoming Releases' Episode - Eddie's Not Well Edition

Hello Bucket Listeners!As you've probably figured out from the title, Eddie wasn't well last week and we were unable to record anything.Fortunately we had an episode r...

DLC - N64 Cavalcade!

It's Episode 4 of Bucket List Gamers DLC, and this time we're discussing N64 games completely at random! Why? Because we couldn't think of anything else to do.Hopefull...

Join Us in Silent Hill for Some Spooky Scary Video Games!

Muahahaha! It's the Bucket List Gamers Halloween Special!Hello all our bucket kicking ghosts and ghouls, and welcome to our very special Halloween episode! Our obligat...

Sonic Superstars Vs. Super Mario Brothers Wonder... Oh and Speedball 2 Deluxe!

This week we're getting Speedball 2 Brutal Deluxe (45) out of the way quickly so we can talk about more pressing matters!For the first time in… well, probably forever ...

May The Force Be With Us! Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars Arcade!

This episode we're jumping in our X-Wings and taking to the skies to look at Star Wars The Arcade Game (63) and Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic (52)!Does an arca...

We're Pulling the Chrono Trigger on Secret of Mana... But It's Not Our Final Fantasy!

Sharpen your unfeasibly large swords and get the cement mixer going so you can style your hair, because we're looking at an unprecedented SIX games on this week's show...

Zelda Goes a Bit Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey... It's a Link to the Past!

A week later than planned the Bucket List Gamers are back and looking at an absolute SNES classic; The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (6)!Join us as we venture in...

DLC - Remember Facebook Gaming? We talk Mousehunt with Our First DLC Guest!

It's DLC time again! This episode we're joined by one of the HitGrab Inc team to talk about gaming on Facebook, and specifically Mousehunt, which has been going strong...

We're Breaking All the Rules! Nintendo Direct Reactions!

That's right, for our 30th Episode we've decided to SMASH the format of our show to celebrate a couple of big milestones!Instead of talking about a game on this list, ...

Snake? SNAKE! Time to Take Down Metal Gear Solid!

This week we're donning our stupidly long red bandannas, pulling out our silenced pistols and plugging our controllers into port 2, as we look at two games in the Meta...

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