Joe Dix

  • We continue on Matt’s journey through Shovel Knight. In this installment, we learn about the best Halloween candy, why Matt doesn’t like pumpkin, the top Thanksgiving foods, and Joe’s Christmas dinner […]

  • This week on The Free Cheese: We take down our original pig squeal video.

    Join Joe, Matt, and Ben to discuss the beginnings of YouTube, Manny Macchiato, playing in two bands, and the Danger Friends. We hear […]

  • After years and years of waiting, Sega has released a true successor to 16-bit Sonic the Hedgehog games.

    Joe and Marc try to convince Matt to stop hating Sonic as we work our way through the first three stages […]

  • Joe joins Matt as he continues his journey through Shovel Knight. In this video, Matt journeys to the Lost City to find Mole Knight.

    Along the way, we meet lots of little lava dudes and we see the beginnings of […]

  • Sonic Mania is unapologetically the best Sonic game I’ve played since I was a kid and it faithfully represents the 16-bit era in a brand new way. It does for the Genesis what Shovel Knight did for the NES, and […]

  • 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 t […]

  • Joe Dix wrote a new post, M.U.G.E.N. 4 days ago

    The first time I saw M.U.G.E.N., I didn’t know it was M.U.G.E.N. I simply saw Michael Jackson fighting Ronald McDonald.

    It was likely a video on Newgrounds, where I spent a lot of my early days online. When I w […]

  • Follow me.

    Set me free.

    Marc and Joe continue on their journey through Sonic Generations during the Dreamcast era. We work our way through six stages, three in each of the game’s styles of play.

    Then, we […]

  • About a month ago, we sat down to record our podcast. It was the week before the launch of Splatoon 2, so we had a lot of excitement to share as we all eagerly anticipated its release. Part way through the […]

  • This week on The Free Cheese: We discover the deep web.

    Marc returns from a roller coaster adventure and shares the stories of amusement park nightmares. Matt looks forward to a trip to Boston and recants his […]

  • It’s another thrilling edition of Matt Never Played Shovel Knight.

    This time, Matt plays Shovel Knight…

    We visit the Lich Yard and learn how to dance in the dark. Through perilous platforming, Matt fights […]

  • Should people gather on a boat? Should mobile apps become television shows? Should we be using weapons other than a hammer?

    Joe, Marc, and Matt return to Hitman after having learned the basics and try the boat […]

  • David Crane created something special In A Boy and His Blob. The game first debuted in 1989 on the NES and is about a boy and his um… blob. You control the boy and feed the blob different flavored jellybeans in o […]

  • 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 t […]

  • We’re breathing underwater as our cooperative journey through Sonic Generations continues. Before we can advance to the second area of the game, we must collect three keys in order to take on the boss of the […]

  • This week on The Free Cheese: Who the fuck is Amy?

    Join us as we discuss when and how kids should start playing video games. We debate the bad side of playing video games and what impact it can have on a […]

  • Joe and Marc both love Sonic the Hedgehog, but they have a preference for specific versions of the blue mascot. Joe prefers classic Sonic, while Marc prefers modern Sonic.

    In comes Sonic Generations, allowing […]

  • Later this month, we’ll see the release of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, a Ubisoft-developed strategy game featuring characters from Nintendo’s Mario universe and Ubisoft’s Rabbids franchise. It’s a release that […]

  • Blaster Master is a game published by Sunsoft for the NES. As the player, you control SOPHIA, a tank vehicle, or its driver Jason, through an apocalyptic world to rid of all mutants and save Jason’s frog, Fred. […]

  • Joe Dix wrote a new post, Cross 2 weeks, 6 days ago

    It’s true that we individually find delight in certain things. It could be the way something looks or feels, perhaps the way it tastes and smells, or even how it makes us feel and what it makes us think. It’s true […]

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