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 283: It's Hard to Update Your Hands

    May 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 33 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Observer, Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, and we do more Free-Play Multiplayer cleanup.

  • Episode 282: Reverse Hearthstoning

    April 26th, 2019  |  2 hrs 19 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about the Assassin's Creed Unity giveaway. Risk of Rain II, and we ask you about fourth-wall-breaking games.

  • Episode 281: Oubliette Duet

    April 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 54 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Baba is You, the difficulty as accessibility issue, and we do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 280: I Big Data'd Myself

    April 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 33 mins

    Kole, Dennis, and David talk about Satisfactory, the 20th anniversary of EverQuest, and we ask you what game-related April Fools joke you would run.

  • Episode 279: My Fun Appliance

    March 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Kole, Jala, and David talk about the Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines 2 announcement, The Division 2, and we ask you how you prefer to play games.

  • Episode 278: Loading Scream

    March 22nd, 2019  |  2 hrs 21 mins

    Kole, Dennis, Jala, and David talk about Devil May Cry 5, Surviving Mars, and we ask you about your favorite small details in games.

  • Episode 277: How Are You Older Than Me?

    March 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 53 mins

    Kole, David, and Jala talk about the end of the PS Vita, Immortal: Unchained, and we ask you what obscure game you wish people would stream.

  • Episode 276: That's Not a Title

    March 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 46 mins

    Kole, Dennis, and David talk about Apex Legends, Terra Tech, and we ask you what games make you the most anxious.

  • Episode 275: Bone Burns Bright

    February 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 56 mins

    Kole, Ben, and David talk about the recent Nintendo Direct announcements, Sunless Skies, and we do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 274: Improvised Murder Opportunities

    February 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Sunless Skies, Astroneer, and we ask you about your favorite game manuals.

  • Episode 273: Hey Shut Up and Eat Your Soup

    February 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 49 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about the release of Apex Legends, Frost Punk, and we ask you what your longest gaming session was.

  • Episode 272: Technically Not a Door

    February 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 51 mins

    Kole, Dennis, and David talk about the Steam/Epic/Metro controversy, Resident Evil 2, and we ask you about your favorite video game black sheep.

  • Episode 271: ... Monkeys.

    January 25th, 2019  |  1 hr 46 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Hbomberguy’s fantastic streaming event, Desolate, and we ask you which game you thought you’d hate, but ended up loving.

  • Episode 270: Pro-No

    January 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 48 mins

    Kole, Jala, and David talk about the Resident Evil 2 demo, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, and we do a free play multiplayer.

  • Episode 269: Picross, Mitochondria, and Despair

    January 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 53 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Jala talk about Tetris Effect, Stellaris, and we ask you what was the worst game you ever beat.

  • Episode 268: Criming Things

    December 21st, 2018  |  1 hr 58 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Gravity Rush 2, the Kingdom Hearts 3 leak, and we ask you what your personal game of the year was.