Factory Sealed
254 episodes - last episode 23 Apr 2023

It’s time to gather round your console and join the finest gaming community in all the land. If you are looking for equal parts random life story and absurd video game analysis, then join hosts Eric, Dan, and Tom every few weeks for a light-hearted, tangent-filled romp through gaming history.
Sun, 23 Apr 2023
Eric and Zack take a break from an absolutely brutal few weeks of retro gaming to share trepidations about Starfield, fail to catalog their games efficiently, revisit Horizon Forbidden West, look forward to Tears of the Kingdom, and spark world domination by failing to secure the secret documents stored within their ovens in Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection.
Sun, 05 Mar 2023
There'll be no taking of DOOMPS here - Metal Gear Rising is the rarest of beasts: an actual good game that we've played on Factory Sealed!
Sun, 19 Feb 2023
Eric, Dan & Zack unleash their wands and touch tips to gush all over Hogwarts Legacy & also have a jolly nice chat about Theatrhythm Final Bar Line, Playstation VR2, Metroid Prime Remastered, Hi-Fi Rush and more!
Sun, 05 Feb 2023
What was mean to be the first four man show in AAAAAAAGES turns into Eric and Zack blasting through grounderies to talk about life happenings, Gran Turismo 7, supporting game developers, and our frustrating, yet enjoyable time with Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver.
Sat, 21 Jan 2023
It's time for our favorite show of the year! Find out which games secured our top spots and try to resist to the urge to buy some of the recommendations... because we each failed to do so.
Sat, 05 Nov 2022
Hold on to your brown trousers! It's a four man show for the first time in ages as we play Doom 3, bask in the glory of 90s internet...and regret the dark path that takes us down.
Sun, 23 Oct 2022
Just when we thought this year couldn't get any worse, we played Scorn. Fortunately Plague Tale: Requiem and the anticipation of upcoming games give us hope that the year might round out with a bang.
Sat, 08 Oct 2022
Armed with the finest of TENG, we land on the cold plains of EDN-3 and find that exploring Lost Planet is just a big waste of time.
Sat, 06 Aug 2022
It's time for the annual pilgrimage to MoCon! Will the lads have the same hotel room? Will they survive? Will Zack be arrested? It's all possible at MoCon! Outside of this year's shenanigans, we also have a brutal time trying to slog through Brutal Legend.
Sat, 02 Jul 2022
The horse may have died long before it got to Eric, but that won't stop us flogging it even further as we return after a two month hiatus! Hear all about Eric's cross-country move, the heroes of Britain, what we've been playing (or not playing!), and our thoughts on all of the latest big announcements including Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth, Starfield, and more.
Sun, 01 May 2022
Gotta go...slow? We play Sonic CD, discuss Dan's patio, what we've been playing and Eric's impending country-wide trip to move house.
Mon, 25 Apr 2022
Former host turned celebrity guest Tom Ragan emerges from the rural recesses of Mooseland to talk about homeownership, Elden Ring, F1, and open a ton of mystery digital games.
Mon, 21 Mar 2022
Eric and Zack managed to peel themselves off the couch long enough to lament over buying and selling houses, reminisce about ancient methods of storage, and absolutely gush over Elden Ring.
Wed, 02 Mar 2022
Dan and Eric tear themselves away from Elden Ring to question the morals of making robots in Binary Domain, making them question whether they are actually self aware in the process.
Sun, 30 Jan 2022
Join us as we Enter the Matrix, a fabricated world of shite gameplay! Also includes Nobody Saves the World, Mass Effect, and Eric somehow finishing a game before Dan.
Mon, 10 Jan 2022
The whole crew reunites for the first time in months for our fabled Game of the Year show! Which titles took our top spots this year?
Sun, 09 Jan 2022
The whole crew reunites for the first time in months for our fabled Game of the Year show! Which titles took our top spots this year?
Mon, 20 Dec 2021
We round out 2021 with a concise little show featuring The Matrix Awakens, Eric's new Series X, Halo Infinite, and Dan's annual descent into playing games that are too long.
Sun, 05 Dec 2021
We're back! Join us to laugh at Steve Burton's terrible voice acting in Resident Evil: Code Veronica X and listen to us chat about all kinds of rubbish ranging from this year's Game Awards to Eric finally buying Stadia.
Sun, 10 Oct 2021
Sparkly thigh boots at the ready as we head out on our annual pilgrimage to MoCon where too much money is spent, hotel rooms are destroyed, and very bad food is eaten. Upon our return, we stop off at the Mall of Willamette which appears to have been taken over by zombies (not really, we're playing Dead Rising).
Sun, 03 Oct 2021
Three Moosecopters have just landed to bring you the skinny on Psychonauts 2, Deathloop, unMetal, and RE8 as Edge to Edge Gaming edges (get it??) closer to satisfaction: Ownership of the 2021 Fantasy Critic Crown.
Sun, 12 Sep 2021
Join us aboard the MooseJet as we travel to the wonderfully absurd, minigame-filled world of The Misadventures of Tron Bonne... which is technically a Mega Man game.
Sun, 15 Aug 2021
Tom makes his buttery 2021 debut to show off his DS, talk about the current state of collecting, reminisce about PS2 era Grand Theft Auto, and dive into the musically awful world of Chinatown Wars.
Sun, 08 Aug 2021
The fabled Russian Keeper of the Dates, Bobov August finally arrives with an accurate calendar to get us back on track and talking about failed DIY, Skyward Sword HD, Switch OLED, Marvel's Avengers, and the PS5 NVME Beta.
Sun, 18 Jul 2021
Come with us on a magical journey through our special tunnel, featuring stops at Super Mario Galaxy 2, Skyward Sword HD, and Eric's expanded collection.
Sun, 27 Jun 2021
A full crew descends upon the mics to share their thoughts on Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intermission, Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart, Chivalry 2 and Dark Alliance while trying to unravel the mystery of how two grown men managed to get stuck to their kitchen floors in the same week.
Sun, 06 Jun 2021
Eric and Mike reluctantly press record after discovering their opinions on Terranigma appear to be completely unshared by anyone else in the world.
Sun, 23 May 2021
A rare case of "seriousness" overcomes the crew with the Returnal of General Spendington to discuss accessibility in video games, Resident Evil 8, and our favorite tinfoil hat video game urban legends.
Sun, 16 May 2021
We were hoping to find a spaceship at the end of Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader, but all we found was a crappy Buick.
Sun, 02 May 2021
Issac Clarke is just a footlong away from surviving the hideandseeknomorphs, babynomorphs and jumpnomorphs of Dead Space 2; all that he needs to finish them off for good is for Eric to finish watching Wayne's World first.
Sun, 11 Apr 2021
Even eating the largest wheel of cheese has never left us wanting to fart nearly as bad as playing Oddworld: Soulstorm. But how much does a missing fart really affect the rest of the game? As it turns out... a lot.
Sun, 28 Mar 2021
Context is everything - particularly when Mike launches a podcast about his dreams (and possibly other parts of his body) while the rest of us play through classic Final Fantasy VII spin-off, Crisis Core. Anyway... here's Wonderwall.
Sun, 28 Feb 2021
We discuss both the State of Play and the State of Mike's Lawn, as well as update our fantasy league standings
Sun, 21 Feb 2021
Eric and Zack talk about poor financial decisions and proper friendship etiquette while holding each other's feet to the fire in a forced trudge through Dark Souls 2
Sun, 14 Feb 2021
It's another special romantic edition of Factory Sealed! Take a seat, relax, and let us bring you your game of the month - Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance. And for afters, we've got a very special box of chocolates for you.
Sun, 31 Jan 2021
The whole Gamestonks adventure attracts our attention as Eric dabbles in the stock market, and everyone unsuccessfully tries to explain how it works to Dan. Meanwhile, the lads start a new venture, competing against each other in a video game draft league for the next year!
Sun, 17 Jan 2021
Looking for the ultimate getaway? Join us as we visit Isle Delfino (in Mario Sunshine) where you can bask in the sunshite, butter your feet, and be accused of rampant vandalism.
Sun, 03 Jan 2021
Time's are a changing! This is just a quick announcement regarding the new show we just launched called Factory Sealed - Sidequests.
Sun, 03 Jan 2021
It's the very first episode of Sidequests, part of the Factory Sealed Podcast network! Join Eric, Dan, Tom and Mike as they list their top 10 games of 2020, tell you what we're all about, and get started with our exciting new venture!
Sun, 20 Dec 2020
A mysterious house filled with puzzles, monsters, and a suspicious man in tight denim shorts waiting to put holes in our discs awaits us as we tackle the Gamecube remake of Resident Evil.
Sun, 06 Dec 2020
Expect much splurging about the PS5 just before Vincenzo Valentine is back from his Italian Escape to battle the forces of Deepground in Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII.
Sun, 15 Nov 2020
A new generation is upon us, but we're still in a dream as we play stealthy jungle classic Metal Gear Solid 3: Snek Eator, while Eric is forced to stymie his excitement over getting a PS5 a week before everyone else.
Sun, 25 Oct 2020
Who needs professionals qualified to do their jobs? We can get through Fatal Frame (well, Dan can) armed only with a camera and a giant ladder borrowed from a decorator.
Sun, 11 Oct 2020
Two become one as Eric and Mike freshen up with a new scent, share some pillow talk about the PS5 and Xbox Series X, and spank some monkeys in Ape Escape.
Sun, 27 Sep 2020
Back in the day we only had the PS5 to pre-order, filthy cakes to buy, and Nazis to shoot in Return to Castle Wolfenstein...and we were happy. And we were grateful.
Sat, 12 Sep 2020
We're getting all hot at the thought of playing Parasite Eve, but then our temperatures really start flaring off the scale because of Mike's very interesting shower designs.
Sun, 30 Aug 2020
We've got a significant hard-on for several games this week, including Mortal Shell, Fall Guys, Salt and Sanctuary, and Microsoft Flight Simulator, but it unfortunately gets downgraded to a semi for the second half of Grandia.
Sun, 02 Aug 2020
The Summer RPG returns once again as we join Justin and Sue for an adventure through the first half of Grandia! - Also included is an extended discussion on unusual bathroom hygiene/snacks, easy mode t-shirts, and Mike's massive Xbox fanboy.
Sun, 28 Jun 2020
This show is a triumph and we're making a note here - huge success, as we tackle Valve's puzzling classic Portal.
Sun, 14 Jun 2020
Samoose is once again loose aboot this hoose as we boot up Metroid Prime, gush over the big PS5 reveal, and give Eric a very special new job in our impromptu band.
Sun, 17 May 2020
Alan's constantly losing his trusty flashlight and fighting against both a nonsensical plot and a Dark Presence as we tackle Remedy's psychological thriller, Alan Wake!
Sun, 26 Apr 2020
It's finally here! Final Fantasy 7 Remake is out and we've all beaten it! Join us for both a spoiler-free analysis and - if you've finished it - a full spoilery chat too! Hey, at least it isn't Zelda.
Sun, 05 Apr 2020
The Half-Life of this twaddle of a show may have come and gone, but that isn't gonna stop us! We polish off our finest crowbar, fight off the giant testicle aliens of the original Half Life, and talk about Mike and Dan's early copies of Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Sun, 22 Mar 2020
We've reached our monumental 200th episode! Let's celebrate by recapping Tom's bachelor party, playing some Super Mario World, and listening to your amazing messages.
Sun, 08 Mar 2020
Unwisely once again, Dan and Mike let Eric loose talking about Mega Man Zero... at great length. There's plenty of time to splurge everywhere over the Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo at length beforehand though!
Mon, 24 Feb 2020
Grab your vibrating kneecaps as we pit Penis Thrust Man, Lady Butt Cheeks, and Mini-Me against hordes of enemies in an attempt to decide which of the first three Golden Axe games is superior.
Sun, 16 Feb 2020
Near, far, wherever you are, close the top half of your door, cozy up in your meat sweats, and gaze far across the distance into the Sonic movie you've seen every night in your Dreams before dozing off to Revenge of Shinobi, which feels like it was made to last for a lifetime.
Sun, 02 Feb 2020
Pop an Alka Seltzer and join us for some context-sensitive fun through Conker’s Bad Fur Day; an adventure that incorporates giant operatic shit mountains, sadistic teddy bears, Liverpudlian dung beetles and a short, cat-hating grim reaper. No, we didn’t make that up.
Sun, 12 Jan 2020
It's the return of the fabled two man show with Eric and Dan as they try to lay the groundations for a fantastic year and rearrangel all of the facts to understand .Hack//Infection.
Mon, 30 Dec 2019
2019 started with a bang and just kept going full tilt the whole way through. This left us to mull over the truly staggering number of games we played this year and whittle them down to our top 10; resulting in some rather unique lists.
Mon, 23 Dec 2019
Fresh off a single day of training, Leon Kennedy shows off his expertise at fighting Gonads in Resident Evil 4; armed with a collection of weaponry bought with potatoes.
Mon, 02 Dec 2019
The crisis of dinosaurs continues in Dino Crisis 2, stopping over for a delivery in Death Stranding first, more lamenting over Stadia, and a bit of time for a good old laugh at Elon Musk’s low-res truck thingy.
Mon, 18 Nov 2019
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Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Sun, 10 Mar 2019
Mon, 25 Feb 2019
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Wed, 16 Jan 2019
Mon, 31 Dec 2018
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
Wed, 05 Dec 2018
Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Tue, 06 Nov 2018
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Tue, 25 Sep 2018
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Mon, 27 Aug 2018
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Sun, 29 Jul 2018
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Tue, 26 Dec 2017
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There’s much to be discovered this week: we learn that Castlevania Bloodlines stars a real-life serial killer, go on the hunt for treasure in the super-shiny Uncharted 4, and reveal our plans for the mysterious Jeeves Box (mmm, quite).

The post Factory Sealed – Ep. 99: Castlevania Bloodlines appeared first on Factory Sealed.

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