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 344: Flööf

    September 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Kole, Dennis, and David talk about Death Stranding, some upcoming releases, and we ask you about times games didn’t line up with your expectations.

  • Episode 343: Get Your Genitalia Practice In

    September 11th, 2020  |  2 hrs 13 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Monster Train, the recent Mario news, and we ask you about your favorite drinking video games.

  • Episode 342: Snake Balls

    August 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Kole, Jala, and David talk about Death Stranding, the many development problems of Halo Infinite, and we ask you about desirable and undesirable video game worlds.

  • Episode 341: Whoville Boomstick

    August 21st, 2020  |  2 hrs 24 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Remnant: From the Ashes, the feud between Epic, Apple, and Google, and we ask you what moment made you fall in love with a particular game.

  • Episode 340: Potatoes and Swagger

    August 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 40 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about Fall Guys, Amazon Gaming, and we ask you about your favorite times when games were deceptive.

  • Episode 339: Oblaspherophobia

    August 7th, 2020  |  2 hrs 7 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Grounded, the upcoming Sekiro patch, and we ask you about your favorite missable content in games.

  • Episode 338: It's Gonna Be Goopy

    July 31st, 2020  |  2 hrs 2 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Carrion, the Nintendo Gigaleak, and we ask you about your favorite diegetic interfaces in games.

  • Episode 337: We Have Quotas to Meet, Son

    July 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 28 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about Ghost of Tsushima, the upcoming Blasphemous DLC, and we ask you which life lessons you learned from games.

  • Episode 336: Personal Pan Purges

    July 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 50 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about A Plague Tale: Innocence, Resident Evil: Revelations, and we ask you about your dream game crossovers.

  • 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.