We love getting specific and celebrating the details often overlooked by other outlets. We regularly rally the MinnMax community to play through popular games section by section in a huge community game club discussion we call The Deepest Dive. You can unlock the podcast version of The Deepest Dives by supporting us on Patreon at the $5. Here's everything we've tackled so far.
IGN's Rebekah Valentine joins Joe Juba, Kyle Hilliard, and Ben Hanson for this four-part discussion about Squaresoft's beloved RPG from 2000.
Co-director of the Video Game History Foundation Kelsey Lewin joins Ben Hanson, Janet Garcia, and Sarah Podzorski for an incredibly thorough discussion about Game Freak's bold entry in the Pokémon series.
Halo superfan (and former Game Informer video editor) Wade Wocjik joins Suriel Vazquez, Ben Hanson, Jeff Marchiafava, and Kyle Hilliard for a thorough discussion of Halo Infinite's campaign.
We celebrate the grand return of Samus by breaking down everything wonderful in Metroid Dread with Janet Garcia, Kyle Hilliard, Ben Hanson, and former Game Informer reviews editor Joe Juba.
Right when the remake was announced, we launched The Deepest Dive on Visceral's 2008 horror gem. The panel consists of former Visceral producer Zach Mumbach, ButWhyTho's Kate Sanchez, Jacob Geller, Kyle Hilliard, and Ben Hanson.
We reassembled the crew of The Deepest Dive on Final Fantasy VII Remake to dive in deep on Yuffie's chapter on the PlayStation 5.
With the release of the Legendary Edition, we dissected everything wonderful about the first game with voice actor Sarah Elmaleh, Joe Juba, Leo Vader, and Ben Hanson.
We celebrate Rocksteady's outstanding achievement with Easy Allies' Brandon Jones, Bryan Vore, Kyle Hilliard, and Ben Hanson
While the rest of the world focused on the bugs, we dove in deep and talked about the story, gameplay, and yes... the bugs. Leo Vader, Suriel Vazquez, Jeff Marchiafava, and Ben Hanson are on this one.
We welcome the new generation with this game club featuring Kyle Bosman, Ana Diaz, Kyle Hilliard, and Ben Hanson.
Our first cross-media take on The Deepest Dive! We cover the original short story, original film, 1982 classic, 2011 prequel film, and more! We have Javy Gwaltney, Mike Mahardy, Leo Vader, Ben Hanson, and ButWhyTho's Kate Sanchez.
With the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars, we gathered together Dan Ryckert, Ana Diaz, Best Friend Ronnie, and Ben Hanson for a thorough discussion of the beloved classic.
Before the delay of Halo Infinite, we took The Deepest Dive into the campaign and multiplayer of the first Halo game! The panel is Jeff Marchiafava, Suriel Vazquez, Kyle Hilliard, Ben Hanson, and eventually Wade Wojcik.
This one is a journey, recorded before any of us knew about the game's twists and turns. The panel is HyperDot developer Charles McGregor, Jeff Marchiafava, Suriel Vazquez, and Ben Hanson.
We let the community vote, and they chose this fantastic indie game for The Deepest Dive! We have Marcus Stewart, Jacob Geller, Ana Diaz, and Ben Hanson on the panel.
This is our most popular (and maybe best?) game club discussion. The panel consists of Jeff Marchiafava, Ben Hanson, Kyle Hilliard, and Ben Hanson's childhood friends Grant and "Best Friend Ronnie".
This was created during the explosion of popularity at the game's launch. Kelsey Lewin from the Video Game History Foundation, Ana Diaz, Sarah Podzorski, and Ben Hanson are on the panel for this one.
Ah, great times with one of the greatest games. The panel consists of Kyle Hilliard, Suriel Vazquez, Jeff Marchiafava, and Ben Hanson.
Our first game club here at MinnMax. The panel consists of Kyle Hilliard, Suriel Vazquez, Jeff Marchiafava, and Ben Hanson.