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 385: The Judgment Bird

    September 17th, 2021  |  1 hr 49 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Storybook Brawl, Lobotomy Corporation, and Oxygen Not Included.

  • Episode 384: Negative Clicks Per Minute

    September 3rd, 2021  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about the Great Ace Attorney: Adventures, SpookWare, and T-Minus 30.

  • Episode 383: Compress the Tedium

    August 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 54 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Twelve Minutes, Hell Architect, and Jupiter Hell.

  • Episode 382: Catboy Pugilist: Some of the Hits

    August 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 27 mins

    Kole, Ben, David, and Jala talk about Axiom Verge 2, Final Fantasy XIV, and we do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 381: Slop It Up, Piggies

    August 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Kole, David, Dennis, and Jala talk about World’s End Club, Jupiter Hell, and Mothergunship.

  • Episode 380: Oh No, Detroit Became Human

    August 6th, 2021  |  2 hrs 9 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Ascent, Splitgate, Strangeland, and more.

  • Episode 379: A Free Willy Situation

    July 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Dennis talk about Fatum Betula, Gas Station Simulator, and we ask you about your celebration games.

  • Episode 378: Normal Oppressive Hot

    July 23rd, 2021  |  2 hrs 11 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about Mundaun, SNKRX, and we ask you about your favorite double jumps in games.

  • Episode 377: That Space Two

    July 2nd, 2021  |  2 hrs 11 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about Mario Golf: Super Rush, SNKRX, and we ask you which games you want to like, but can’t get into.

  • Episode 376: My Kids Were Obviously Failing a Lot

    June 25th, 2021  |  2 hrs 23 secs

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about a bunch of older games and do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 375: All the Surfaces of the Ocean

    June 18th, 2021  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Dennis talk about Slipstream, some E3 announcements, and we ask you which games have you changed your minds about the most.

  • Episode 374: Become Enlightened and Kill Everything

    June 11th, 2021  |  1 hr 59 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Knockout City, Slipways, and we ask you what stats you wish games kept track of for you.

  • Episode 373: Throw a Match and Run

    May 28th, 2021  |  1 hr 22 mins

    Kole, Jala, and David talk about Miitopia, Viviette, and we ask you to pitch items that would make your favorite game characters' lives easier.

  • Episode 372: Bubble Bible

    May 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 54 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Jala talk about Subnautica: Below Zero, Vampire the Masquerade: Coteries of New York, and we ask you which video game character would be your roommate.

  • Episode 371: A Big Gyre of Teeth

    May 14th, 2021  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Resident Evil Village, Unrailed, and we ask you about games that are not more than the sum of their parts.

  • Episode 370: Like Fish!

    May 7th, 2021  |  1 hr 53 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about the New Pokemon Snap, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and we ask you what small additions would make a game better for you.