About the Show
The Level is a podcast for people who love video games. It's a weekly roundtable hosted by friends and industry outsiders Kole Ross, Ben Merkel, Dennis Furia, David Moneysmith, and Jala Prendes. Every Friday, we discuss video game news, the games we've been playing, and listener mail.
Episode 11: General Puzzles
February 8th, 2013 | 1 hr 31 mins
Kole, Ben, and David talk about further game industry financial woes, The Cave, and we answer some of your questions.
Episode 10: Three Hams Will Kill Him
February 2nd, 2013 | 1 hr 35 mins
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the aftermath of the THQ liquidation, the Binding of Isaac, and ask you why we continue to play games we don't like.
Episode 9: Cake Movers
January 25th, 2013 | 1 hr 37 mins
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about arcades, Kentucky Route Zero, and Cart Life.
Bonus Level 1: Quickly, Now
January 18th, 2013 | 1 min 32 secs
Dennis and Ben recorded an episode of the Level while Kole was away, traveling for work. You just might enjoy the result.
Episode 8: One Wrestle DVD
January 11th, 2013 | 2 hrs 9 mins
Kole Ross, Dennis Furia, and Tyler Crumrine talk about the Pokemon X and Y announcement, Far Cry 3, and speedrunning against cancer.
Episode 7: The Banana Slice Secret
January 4th, 2013 | 2 hrs 7 mins
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Journey's grammy nomination, Hotline: Miami, and the Perfect Banana Slicer.
Episode 6: Shameless and Awesome
December 21st, 2012 | 1 hr 51 mins
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about video game cease fires, games that can't decide if they're bad or good, and our games of the year.
Episode 5: The Drunk Conductor
December 14th, 2012 | 2 hrs 1 min
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Dark Souls 2 announcement, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, and dead franchises.
Episode 4: The Butterfield Bump
December 7th, 2012 | 2 hrs 39 mins
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Gary talk about the Binding of Isaac remake, political issues in games!, and whether or not loot is a good thing.
Episode 3: Abraham FranklinBible
November 30th, 2012 | 1 hr 57 mins
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Wii Mini, gender in video games, and Mystcraft, and Gravity Rush.
Episode 2: Wacky Nerd Fellas
November 23rd, 2012 | 2 hrs 5 mins
Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Wii U launch, Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies, and Planetside 2. Welcome to the second level.