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 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.

  • 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.