The Level

A podcast for people who love video games.

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.

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Episodes

  • Episode 335: BioShaq

    July 10th, 2020  |  2 hrs 3 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Valley, the upcoming price raise for next gen games, and we ask you about character growth arcs.

  • Bonus Level: Steins;Gate Series

    July 3rd, 2020  |  1 hr 26 mins

    Kole and Jala talk about the Steins;Gate visual novels.

  • Episode 334: Oh God Not the Shark Dungeon

    June 26th, 2020  |  2 hrs 2 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about The Last of Us: Part 2, the Haunted PS1 Press Event, and we ask you about your favorite bad or goofy AI in games.

  • Episode 333: Ice Princess

    June 19th, 2020  |  2 hrs 8 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about Resident Evil: Revelations, Layers of Fear 2, and we ask you about your favorite vehicles in games.

  • Episode 332: I'll Be Wrong Over Here With My Hammer

    June 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 58 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Dread X Collection, For the King, and we ask you which video games should be made into board games.

  • Episode 331: It's-a Me! Problem!

    June 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 27 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Minecraft Dungeons, how scary and uncertain things are right now, and we ask you to wish games into and out of existence.

  • Episode 330: The Flying Dadbods

    May 22nd, 2020  |  2 hrs 3 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Alien: Isolation, Tonight We Riot, and we do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 329: A Titan in the World of Glassblowing

    May 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 47 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Lonely Mountains: Downhill, the Xbox event, and we ask you what gaming tattoo you would get (or which one you already have!).

  • Episode 328: One Button: Kill

    May 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 56 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about XCOM: Chimera Squad, the Final Fantasy VII Remake, and we ask you about your most ridiculous or useless pieces of gaming hardware.

  • Episode 327: Backseat Driveby

    May 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 41 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Kirby Star Allies, A Short Hike, and Onimusha: Warlords Remastered.

  • Episode 326: You Have to Sign a Lot of Waivers

    April 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Kole, Dennis, and David talk about Valorant, Fallout 76: The Wastelanders, and Animal Crossing: New Horizon.

  • Episode 325: Days Since I've Cried Clock

    April 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 50 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about Half-Life: Alyx, Nine Parchments, and we ask you which game characters you would kill off for good.

  • Episode 324: The Nails of Theseus

    April 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Resident Evil 3, Overcooked 2, and the Last of Us 2 delay.

  • Episode 323: It Works in Space

    April 3rd, 2020  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about World War Z, Twin Peaks VR, and the Surge 2.

  • Episode 322: It Was a Lot of Cool

    March 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 55 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Resident Evil 3 Demo, State of Decay 2, and we ask you about your favorite games for coping with social distancing.

  • Episode 321: American Ruck Simulator

    March 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 33 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Death Stranding, Bury Me My Love, and the global Ring Fit Adventure shortage.