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.

The Level on social media

Episodes

  • 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.

  • Episode 307: It's All Horrible

    December 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 33 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Jala talk about Death Mark, Assassin’s Creed III Remastered, and we ask you about twists and reveals in games.

  • Episode 306: Better than Hew

    November 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 52 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and david talk about Control, Overland, and we ask you what current design trends will feel like fads in the future.

  • Episode 305: REDRUMER

    November 16th, 2019  |  1 hr 47 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Grindstone, Far Cry: New Eden, and We Were Here Together.

  • Episode 304: Video Edging on the Stars

    November 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 44 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Outer Worlds, and we ask you about your favorite boss fights.

  • Episode 303: Clam Salve

    November 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 47 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about The Outer Worlds, Jackbox Party Pack 6, and we ask you about gaming while sick.

  • Episode 302: Sexy Capitalism

    October 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 57 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Untitled Goose Game, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, and how Blizzard chose money over democracy.

  • Episode 301: Terminator Terminator

    October 4th, 2019  |  2 hrs 7 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Code Vein, Man of Medan, and we do a free play multiplayer.

  • Episode 300: This is a Stupid Show, You Guys

    September 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, Jala, and David talk about Link’s Awakening, World of Warcraft Classic, and we celebrate episode 300.

  • The Road to 300

    September 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Welcome to our star-studded preview event, where we build hype for the massive milestone we're about to hit: Episode 300.