Game is a 4 Letter Word

A show about video games for people who aren't necessarily into video games! Each week we take a real 4 letter word as fuel to find the most interesting stories and bring them to you.
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Nov 10, 2015

An (almost) one man play in three acts: AM, FM, College Radio.

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Oct 26, 2015

Director Shane Acker talks about his mesmerizing film 9, his work with Valve, and a bunch of other stuff about the cross section between games and film.

Oct 19, 2015

Future retro arcades founded on love and pinball, corporate clash with new wave culture, and David Foster Wallace. Yes, it's a typical episode of Game is a 4 Letter Word. Video games for everyone.

Oct 12, 2015

Robert De Niro. Torture. Ed Wood.  Game is a 4 Letter Word celebrates the fringes of numerology with the three o three's: 9.  With work from Built to Play podcast.

Sep 14, 2015


We ask you to reimagine the most striking imagery of the Cold War - nukes. These missiles could end civilization, and we turn look at some games that deal with that very question: ICBM and to be fair to the Reds, Super Soviet Missile Mastar. Plus, adult puppets. As always follow us on twitter @otherwhitetofu @sneakdoorbeta @G4LWshow and visit for show notes!

Sep 7, 2015

We go Earthbound and down to explore every aspect of what makes a game a cult classic, along with the first coproduction with David Wolinsky's Don't Die series looking at what it means to be in the cult of personality in the indie games space and as a video game journo. Plus, Matt joins a cult for a night. It does not go well.