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 31: The Level: A Machine for Pigs

    August 23rd, 2013  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Kole, Ben, and David talk about Gamescom announcements, Grand Theft Auto V pre-release junk, and miscellaneous games.

  • Bonus Level 10: Gone Home

    August 23rd, 2013  |  1 hr 1 min

    Kole Ross, Bob Mackey, Gary Butterfield, and Zack Johnson talk about Gone Home, extensively. Be warned of spoilers... and play this goddamned game.

  • Bonus Level 9: The Last of Us

    August 16th, 2013  |  2 hrs 44 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Dennis talk about The Last of Us, in detail.

  • Episode 30: Saline and Whale Song

    August 9th, 2013  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Dennis talk about the possible Source 2 leak, Prison Architect, and we take your questions.

  • Episode 29: I Like the Way Your Face is Laid Out

    August 2nd, 2013  |  2 hrs 5 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the cancellation of FEZ 2, SPIDERS, and grateful retro gaming.

  • Bonus Level 8: Acid Jones' Lab

    July 26th, 2013  |  19 mins 16 secs

    Dennis and David talk about mobile games and mourn the death of their co-host.

  • Episode 28: Jasom Stathan

    July 19th, 2013  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Kole, Ben, and David talk about the Steam Summer Sale, Kentucky Route Zero Act II, and Rogue Legacy.

  • Bonus Level 7: 400 Days

    July 12th, 2013  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Kole and Gary talk about the Walking Dead expansion, "400 Days".

  • Episode 27: Seamus McO'

    July 5th, 2013  |  1 hr 44 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about The Last of Us, State of Decay, and why or why not to play AAA games.

  • Episode 26: That Dragon, Cancer

    June 28th, 2013  |  48 mins 38 secs

    We are joined by Ryan Green and Josh Larson to discuss their game, "That Dragon, Cancer".

  • Episode 25: Ergo Bang

    June 21st, 2013  |  1 hr 41 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Nintendo E3 showing, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and the Last of Us.

  • Episode 24: The Console Version of Goatse

    June 14th, 2013  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the announcements made at E3.

  • Episode 23: Accelerating to the Scat

    June 7th, 2013  |  1 hr 27 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Walking Dead rumors, The Silent Age, and we ask you what you're looking forward to at E3.

  • Episode 22: Anno Guttenberg

    May 31st, 2013  |  2 hrs 53 secs

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the continuing story of the Xbox One, Word Realms, and ask YOU about midnight releases.

  • Episode 21: A Little Too Loud When It's Quiet

    May 24th, 2013  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the X-Box One reveal, Thomas Was Alone, and Super Stickman Golf 2.

  • Bonus Level 6: Heavy Rain

    May 17th, 2013  |  43 mins 9 secs

    We revisit an old episode of Stand Under the Don't Tree and Riddle Me This to talk about Heavy Rain. We'll be back next week with a new episode of The Level.