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 293: Seven Different Fetish Mines

    July 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 46 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David dip into that dark energy and talk about some usual suspects, some irritating news stories, and we ask you which game villain you’d hench for.

  • Episode 292: Born into Deadliness

    July 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 57 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Graveyard Keeper, Elder Scrolls: Blades, and we ask you for your dream _____ Maker game.

  • Episode 291: Vaguely Victorian

    July 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Kole, Ben, and Dennis talk about Grim Dawn, City of Heroes fan servers, and we ask you which games you most associate with summertime.

  • Episode 290: Meat Warlord

    July 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Kole, Ben, and David talk about Super Mario Maker 2, Fallout 76, and we do a Free-Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 289: Schrödinger's Cathy

    June 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 58 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Cadence of Hyrule, Ace Combat 7 VR, and we ask you what games you’ve always meant to play, but never did.

  • Episode 288: 100% FC NK Run

    June 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Kole, Ben, Dennis, and David talk about Dauntless, Gladiabots, and we ask you about your favorite announcements from E3.

  • Episode 287: No, Not My Soul!

    June 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 46 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Vermintide 2, ApeOut, and we ask you which threequel is your favorite.

  • Episode 286: A Charmed Life of Bird Conspiracies

    May 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 29 mins

    Kole, Dennis, and David talk about Snakeybus, new Super Mario Maker 2 details, and we do a Free Play Multiplayer.

  • Episode 285: Big Sticky Ball

    May 17th, 2019  |  1 hr 29 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Xing: The Land Beyond, Tactical Breach Wizard, and we hypothesize about video game sports.

  • Episode 284: Herodotus Seems Pretty Cool

    May 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Kole, Ben, Jala, and David talk about Sniper Elite Zombie Army Trilogy, Valve's Index, and we ask you about games and pets.

  • 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.