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 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.

  • Episode 320: Whoppers Are Too Relevant

    March 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 50 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about This is the Police, Sunless Skies, and we do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 319: Ambience Ambulance

    March 6th, 2020  |  2 hrs 4 mins

    Kole, Dennis, Jala, and David talk about the Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo, World of Horror, and we ask you which games you love, but would never recommend.

  • Episode 318: He Donatello Me

    February 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 50 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Frostpunk: The Last Autumn, Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled, and we ask you about your favorite vehicles in games.

  • Episode 317: This Machine Kills Yoshis

    February 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 46 mins

    Kole, Ben, and David talk about Void Bastards, more Fallen Order, and we ask you about your favorite pets in games.

  • Episode 316: He Steals Women!

    February 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Jala talk about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the Resident Evil Netflix leak, and we ask you which video game character would be worst at your job.

  • Episode 315: Authored Junk

    February 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 58 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about TemTem, some questionable security compromises at Riot Games, and we do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 314: It Sure Is, Isn't It?

    January 31st, 2020  |  1 hr 58 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Vaporum, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin, and we ask you about your preferred nostalgic adaptations.

  • Episode 313: Dry Pointy Ducks

    January 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Jala, and David talk about Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, Where the Water Tastes Like Wine, and we ask you what your dream arcade cabinet would be. Additionally, Jala shares her experiences from PAX South 2020.

  • Episode 312: Look Dumb Feel Cool

    January 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 39 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Outer Wilds, Superhot VR, and we ask you about the worst noob traps in games.

  • Episode 311: Gravity and Thrust

    January 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 57 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Pokemon Sword, Wilmot’s Warehouse, and we ask you which games you keep playing in your head after you shut them off.

  • Episode 310: Tiny Car in Italian

    January 3rd, 2020  |  2 hrs 16 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, The Hex, and we do a Free Play multiplayer.

  • Episode 309: Don't Be a Dave

    December 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 53 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and Jala talk about Deep Rock Galactic, Hunt: Showdown, and we do some Christmas shopping for game characters.

  • Bonus Level: Danganronpa V3 Spoilercast

    December 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Kole and Jala unpack the very bizarre finale to the Danganronpa series.

  • Episode 308: The First Fetch Quest

    December 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Ben, and David talk about Disco Elysium, Watch Dogs 2, and we ask you which games or series you got to late.