On this episode of the Backlog Busting Project, W2Mnet.com Editor-in-Chief Sean Garmer joins us to talk Kingdom Hearts with Wes. While Randy gets tangled up (in a good way) with Unravel. Then Wes and Randy discuss their teamwork issues within Battleblock Theater.
Play or Nay
Day of the Tentacle Remastered (PS4/Vita/PC)
Pokken Tournament (Wii U)
Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympics (3DS)
101 Ways to Die (PS4/Xbox One)
Wes’s Game: Kingdom Hearts (PS2 via PS3 remaster)
Randy’s Game: Unravel (PS4)
SPOILER WARNING: The segment on this game starts at about 37 minutes in and continues to the 52 minute mark. If the game sounds interesting to you after the first few minutes, skip to
BattleBlock Theater to avoid story spoilers.
Co-Played Game: BattleBlock Theater (PC)
PODCAST: Battleblock Theater, Unravel, Kingdom Hearts 1
About Backlog Busting Project
This podcast, run by Wes Harrington and Randy Isbelle chronicles their ongoing battle against the forces of Bak’laag — or to put it in laymen’s terms, their video game backlogs.
So what exactly is the Backlog Busting Project? Biweekly, Wes and Randy get together to talk about some of the latest things in the gaming community, then dive right into talking about their experiences with three different games:
1. A game that Wes is playing but Randy is not
2. A game that Randy is playing but Wes is not
3. A game that both are playing.
It is a new adventure on each episode, so be sure to check out the description to see if they cover your favorite game.
Randy Isbelle is a fan of platformers and sports games mostly but enjoys games from almost every genre. He’s also a lifelong New York Jets fan as well. Randy has a history of writing reviews for various websites and has a collection of over 2,000 video games. The dude knows his stuff. When he’s not writing or playing games, he’s spending time with his girlfriend and two children.
Wes Harrington is a lifelong geek with a penchant for RPGs and a burning hatred for Hotline Miami. He’s also a lifelong Seattle sports fan, and has been since before the Seahawks were anything more than mediocre. Wes does Video Game Reviews and hosts the Backlog Busting Project.