Cube Command Podcast
By Tommy Savoia
Godzilla vs Kong Review – CC092
April 30, 2021
The big "Monke vs Lizard" movie has been out for a month so we sat down to give it a solid review. We discuss our favorite parts, some weird bits, and how the monster fights stack up to the previous Monsterverse movies.
What will we see at E3 2021? – CC091
April 23, 2021
This week we look ahead to the not-so-distant future and discuss what the world may see at E3 2021. There is a good list of companies who will be at the digital event, and some who have curiously dropped out.
Switch Pro Rumors and Play at Home Games – CC090
April 10, 2021
This week we discuss the possibilities of an upgraded Nintendo Switch (Switch Pro/Super Switch?), the free Play at Home Games released by PlayStation, Microsoft buying of Bethesda, and plenty more. There was plenty of news floating around the past few ...
WandaVision: A fresh take on Superhero TV – CC089
March 26, 2021
WandaVision has come and gone, so its time we review Marvel Studios' first Disney+ show! Wanda and Vision have never looked so great. We cover most of the heavy plot points, the details we loved, and a few things we think the show could have improved o...
Pyra and Mythra are Smash Fighters – CC088
March 12, 2021
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's newest DLC fighter is here - so we're reviewing the dual character Pyra/Mythra! It's true, we got another sword fighter - but this one is so much fun to play. We also take a bit of time to speculate the remaining two newcom...
Pokemon is back with Sinnoh and Legends – CC087
March 05, 2021
Last week's Pokemon Presents dropped some exciting news for Sinnoh region fans. Two (or three) new games were announced for 2021 and 2022 - Pokemon Brilliant Diamond + Shining Pearl and Pokemon Legends: Arceus.
Splatoon 3, Triangle Strategy, and more Nintendo Direct games – CC086
February 26, 2021
The first general Nintendo Direct in almost two years arrived to us last week. It brought announcments such as Splatoon 3, Triangle Strategy, and Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. This episode is dedicated to the titles we found the most interesting,
Star Wars TV Shows Are Going Lightspeed – CC085
February 05, 2021
Today's episode is a double-feature covering all (and we mean all) of the exciting announcements about upcoming Star Wars shows for Disney+, not to mention the movies and games that are on the horizon. So buckle up and get ready to hear three Star Wars...
Studios and Stock Markets – CC084
January 29, 2021
There has been plenty to talk about this week. In today's podcast we cover Microsoft's subscription shenanigans, Blizzard dismantling one of their studios, and the unexpected rollercoaster that is the GameStop stock market situation.
Sephiroth and Smash Bros. DLC – CC083
January 22, 2021
In line with our Smash Bros. DLC review tradition, we have an episode covering the arrival of Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII. We also take the latter half of the episode to discuss our thoughts on how Fighter Passes 1 and 2 have been shaping up.
News, Games, and Guitars – CC082
January 08, 2021
It's been a slow news week, so we're talking about what we've been up to in 2021. If you're itching for a variety discussion, this episode is for you! - Find our show on the Savoia Media Network, Rick and Tommy Savoia's podcast network featuring all o...
Our Hyped Games of 2021 – CC081
January 01, 2021
With 2020 under our belts, it's time to look to the horizons of what 2021 has to offer for gaming. We picked out four highly anticipated 2021 games that we can't wait to play. We hope you stick around and see what Cube Command is bringing to 2021 too!
Best Games We Played in 2020 – CC080
December 24, 2020
We spent a lot of time playing new and old games this year. Our special "End-of-Year" episode is going over each of our Top 3 titles we picked up, including honorable mentions! These are games we played for the first time in 2020,
LEGO is Fun – CC079
December 11, 2020
LEGO games have been around since the dawn of time, so Tommy and Nick reminisce about the ones they used to play. We also discuss LEGOs in general and go off-topic about the PSVita's potential and Marvel's Avengers' "less than stellar" performance.
Favorite Controllers for PC Gaming – CC078
December 04, 2020
We have a relaxed episode this week - Tom and Nick sit down and discuss their PC gaming habits. We cover the games we've been playing and the controllers we use for them. Some controllers are better for PC gaming than others though,
Experiencing Phasmophobia – CC077
November 27, 2020
We've recently been playing the early access Steam game Phasmophobia. This scare-filled multiplayer title has been gaining a lot of traction, so we're here to weigh in. This is a discussion of our experience hunting ghosts and getting goosepimples in K...
Lost Episode: Venom Review – CC076
November 13, 2020
Back in 2018 Venom released as the first in Sony's Spider-Man-less superhero movies. We originally reviewed it after seeing it in theaters, but the episode's audio remained in limbo until today. Now it's here, it's fixed up, and the review is out!
Favorite PS4 Memories – CC075
November 06, 2020
The Cube Command Podcast has reached 4 years and 75 episodes of gaming, movies, and pop culture talk! To celebrate this milestone - and the PS5 release - Tommy is recounting his personal experience with the PlayStation 4.
Spider-Man PS4 Story Review – CC074
October 30, 2020
It's time to finish our review of Marvel's Spider-Man (PS4) by going over the story. We discuss each character and their motivations, the major plot points, and how well all those elements fit together in the end.
Spider-Man PS4 Gameplay Review – CC073
October 23, 2020
Spider-Man is on everyone's minds right now. So to bide our time until Miles Morales and Spider-Man 3 Tommy and Nathan review Marvel's Spider-Man (2018) on PS4. This review will be split into two parts - Part 1 is all about the web-slingin',
We Played Minecraft’s Steve in Smash Bros – CC072
October 16, 2020
To the shock of everyone, Steve from Minecraft has made his way into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch. We played him and we thought that he was a very different character from the rest of the cast.
Crash Bandicoot 4 Review – CC071
October 10, 2020
Crash Bandicoot 4 has arrived so Tommy sat down, completed it, and had many opinions. This episode will be a a review of the PlayStation 4 release of Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time - the marsupial's latest outing and sequel to 2017's N.
Sci-fi History with Rick Savoia – CC070
September 30, 2020
International Podcast Day 2020 is here and we have a very special episode. Rick Savoia of the Saturday Night Winestream and the Drink With Rick podcast (and Tommy's dad) is our guest of honor. Rick discusses his history with science fiction and what it...
Mario’s Turning 35 And He’s Bringing Games – CC069
September 11, 2020
Nintendo jumps back into the spotlight with a whole slew of new games and goodies for Mario's 35the Anniversary. In this week's episode we cover the announcements including Super Mario 35, Mario Kart Live, Mario 3D World Port,
Tiny Battlefield and Other Nonsense – CC068
September 04, 2020
We cover an assortment of tangents ranging from the Smash Bros Update 8.1.0, Elder Scrolls, GTA:V PS5, Animal Crossing, and Pepto Bismol. This episode was recorded at the beginning of August, so next week we'll be recapping the recent Fandome event fro...
Rise of Skywalker Dissected (PART 3) – CC067
August 14, 2020
We made it to the finale of our Rise of Skywalker Review trilogy! It's time to cover the movie's third act/conclusion and how we see the Star Wars brand moving in the future. - Tommy, Nick, and Nathan sat down and examined the entirety of Star Wars: T...
Rise of Skywalker Dissected (PART 2) – CC066
August 07, 2020
This is Part 2 of our Rise of Skywalker Discussion! - Tommy, Nick, and Nathan finally sat down and examined the entirety of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - the final movie in the "Skywalker Saga". For almost two hours we covered the movie's charac...
Rise of Skywalker Dissected (PART 1) – CC065
July 31, 2020
Tommy, Nick, and Nathan finally sat down and examined the entirety of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - the final movie in the "Skywalker Saga". For almost two hours we covered the movie's characters, story beats, frantic pacing,
Avatar: The Last Airbender’s Resurgence – CC064
July 17, 2020
Avatar: The Last Airbender has left a significant impact on pop culture. Now, not only is it experiencing breakout popularity on Netflix but fans also have the live-action retelling to look forward to (planned for Netflix as well).
Min Min Brings ARMS to Smash Ultimate – CC063
July 10, 2020
This week we review the latest DLC Fighter Pack in Smash Bros. Ultimate: Min Min from the ARMS franchise. She certainly brings so many new mechanics to the table (plus her absurd range) and we're happy to cover it all! -
Crash Bandicoot 4 and Marvel’s Avengers – CC062
June 26, 2020
Lots of gaming news dropped this week, and we picked two announcements to discuss in-depth: Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time and Marvel's Avengers. They're both two very different games that caught our attention. Enjoy the show! -
So Many PS5 Games, So Little Time – CC061
June 19, 2020
It's time to take a closer look at the games revealed for the PlayStation 5. We picked out three that caught each of our eyes including Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Ghostwire: Tokyo and more. The way it's looking,
The PlayStation 5 Looks Amazing – CC060
June 15, 2020
Last Thursday the PlayStation 5 was finally unveiled to the world and it hit hard. There is so much from that presentation to cover but today we'll be focusing on the hardware they showed off: The PS5 itself, the new controller,
Frozen 2 Review – CC059
May 25, 2020
We spent a lot of time catching up on movies we wanted to see and Frozen 2 was the first on that list. Anna and Elsa are taken to new territory in this film, so our focus in this review was to analyze the story’s drastically different direction compare...
Animal Crossing New Horizons Review – CC058
May 18, 2020
The podcast is back in full swing with our review of Animal Crossing New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch! We discuss what we like, what we love, and what we think the game can improve on. This episode was streamed during mid-April,
Xenoblade, Arms in Smash Bros & More – CC057
April 03, 2020
The whole crew is back to discuss the recent Nintendo Direct Mini from March 26. From Xenoblade Chronicles DE and Arms in Smash Bros, there's plenty to dig into. It's a weird time so episodes will temporarily be much longer but released bi-weekly.
The Mandalorian Analysis (ft. William Coldwell) – CC056
March 16, 2020
It's time to examine the first live-action Star Wars show: The Mandalorian Season 1! In this episode we will dig deep into its themes, characters, and what makes it just so darn enjoyable. Nick wasn't able to make it this time so I am once again joined...
Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Review – CC055
February 25, 2020
It's been a long road to the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie but it's finally hit theaters. In this episode we're going into detail about the characters, dialogue, effects - you name it. A big SPOILER warning on this one.
Smash Ultimate has a Byleth – CC054
February 17, 2020
A few weeks ago we recorded our review of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's latest DLC fighter. Byleth released to some mixed reception, and we discuss our opinions on the character's unique mechanics. Plus we give a mention to the announced Animal Crossing...
How is Overwatch on Nintendo Switch? – CC053
February 03, 2020
We've been playing a TON of Overwatch on the Nintendo Switch. In this week's episode we're discussing the overall quality of the port and how it works alongside the Switch's OS. Thanks for listening! - Last week Cube Command's Tommy Savoia was intervi...
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon DX and More – CC052
January 20, 2020
This episode was originally recorded the week Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX was announced. We had to postpone release for the episode due to the clutter of our personal schedules. But worry no more – Cube Command is back in 2020 and we’re rev...
2020 Games We’re Most Excited For – CC051
December 31, 2019
The year will be over in less than a day - but before we move on, we have one last episode for 2019. This week both of us will each be explaining the game we are most excited to play in 2020! - Blubrry is one of the top media hosting sites out there.
Is Disney+ Worth It? – CC050
December 20, 2019
The podcast has reached 50 episodes! We're so grateful for everyone who has tuned in to hear our goofy selves talk nonstop about pop culture news! In this milestone episode we're reviewing Disney+ (Disney's new streaming app).
Experiencing the PlayStation VR – CC049
December 13, 2019
Last month we got our grubby mitts on a PlayStation VR and tried a bunch of games for it. How is Sony's virtual reality machine? Well, we weigh in on how the games and hardware itself feel on this week's Cube Command Podcast. -
Upcoming 2020 Animated Movies – CC048
December 04, 2019
- There have been some spectacular animated movies this year (that we reviewed *wink wink*) but the stage is set for 2020 to make just as big of a splash! In this week's episode we will be looking over the trailers for three of the most highly antic...
The Sonic Movie Makes a Speedy Recovery – CC047
November 18, 2019
The redesign for Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog movie has made its rounds and is causing quite the positive stir! In this episode we're analyzing the scenes in the Sonic Trailer and discussing why his new design is so good.
A Terry-fic New Fighter Joins Smash Bros. – CC046
November 11, 2019
Terry Bogard from Fatal Fury and King of Fighters has arrived to bring the Ryu-style pain to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In this episode we're discussing his playstyle mechanics, combos, special moves, and more! -
My Hero Academia Season 4 Premiere Talk – CC045
November 04, 2019
Season 4 of the popular superhero anime My Hero Academia is HERE and we're also HERE to give our thoughts on the first few episodes. Many SPOILERS! - Blubrry is one of the top media hosting sites out there.
New PlayStation 5 Features Revealed – CC044
October 28, 2019
- Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5 is arriving Holiday 2020, and they revealed a bunch of new features that it'll have at its disposal. We're discussing the hardware and software upgrades like cross-generational play,
Nintendo Switch Lite Review – CC043
October 15, 2019
Tommy's sister Tia got a Nintendo Switch Lite recently, so we are sharing our thoughts on its design and discussing how it stacks up to the original Switch. Is it a quality handheld? Listen to find out! Thanks to Tia for joining us in this episode!