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Joe is the creator of The Free Cheese. He eats a lot of pizza and takes thousands of pictures of his pugs Oswald and Earl every day. He has a disorder that causes him to believe that he is Batman and his favorite video game is Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.

I Love You, Nintendo Switch

In 2015, Nintendo renewed the world's interest in the next generation of its gaming hardware when it announced the new dedicated system codenamed, "NX." For nearly eighteen months, comments and speculation accelerated to the point of all but confirmed leaks...

/ July 17, 2017

The Free Cheese Episode 206 is Gone ‘Til November

Not really. It's gone forever. Last week, Episode 205 was posted about three hours and thirty minutes later than we usually post each episode. When we had completed recording the episode, I spliced in some music from Castlevania III and...

/ July 17, 2017

Bloodborne Birthdays

I celebrated my birthday this week, and with a few days off from work I had the chance to play some games- finally. It's been a while since I've just taken time to sit for hours on end and play...

/ July 14, 2017

The Free Cheese Episode 205: Queen Marina

This week on The Free Cheese: You can email us a new car! We gather to share our mutual excitement for Splatoon 2 and its upcoming release. We also talk about the new Castlevania series and where we'd like to...

/ July 10, 2017


Somewhere in all of us is the soul of adventure. It's what makes us remain curious and what drives us to do something different than we otherwise would. It's what allows us to leave our lives, if but for only...

/ July 3, 2017

The Free Cheese Episode 204: Super Nintendo Fidget Spinner (Classic Edition)

Save this episodeThis week on The Free Cheese: So it's come to this. Matt returns from a beach vacation with gifts of summer for Joe and Marc. He's also been busy with a recent remaster of Crash Bandicoot, while Prey...

/ July 3, 2017

After Six Months, What is Your Game of the Year So Far?

At the end of March, we asked ourselves which game had impressed us the most, so much that we'd imagine it as a potential Game of the Year winner. Now, three months later, we reach the end of June and...

/ June 30, 2017

What Are You Playing?

Every week on The Free Cheese Podcast, we begin with a segment called Now Playing where we talk about the games that we’ve been spending time with. In this article, we’re bringing a bit of that conversation to the written word...

/ June 30, 2017