Cube Command Podcast

Cube Command Podcast


By Tommy Savoia

https://www.cubecommand.com

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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,

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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).

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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!

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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!

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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,

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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,

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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...

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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,

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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.

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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...

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CC055 – Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Review

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.

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CC054 – Smash Ultimate has a Byleth

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...

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CC053 – How is Overwatch on Nintendo Switch?

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 interviewe...

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CC052 – Pokémon Mystery Dungeon DX and More

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...

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CC051 – 2020 Games We’re Most Excited For

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.

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CC050 – Is Disney+ Worth It?

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).

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CC049 – Experiencing the PlayStation VR

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.

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CC048 – Upcoming 2020 Animated Movies

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 anticipate...

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CC047 – The Sonic Movie Makes a Speedy Recovery

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.

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CC046 – A Terry-fic New Fighter Joins Smash Bros.

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!

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CC045 – My Hero Academia Season 4 Premiere Talk

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. It provides affordable packages and detailed st...

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CC044 – New PlayStation 5 Features Revealed

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, along with the new controller details!

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CC043 – Nintendo Switch Lite Review

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!

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CC042 – SEGA Genesis Mini Review & Spider-Man is Back

October 07, 2019

We got our mitts on a SEGA Genesis Mini and had some fun trying it out. We’ll be discussing the quality of the hardware and our experiences trying out some of the titles included. The second half of today’s episode is dedicated to discussing the future...

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CC041 – Mario Kart Tour & Disney Movies

September 30, 2019

Happy International Podcast Day! Mario Kart Tour is just drifted into mobile stores and we’re reviewing it right here, right now. We also discuss Dragon Ball FighterZ’s newest DLC Gogeta, Dreamworks’ Abominable, Disney’s Frozen 2, and Pixar’s Onward.

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CC040 – Banjo-Kazooie plus Nintendo Direct news

September 17, 2019

Banjo-Kazooie in Smash Bros., a September Nintendo Direct, and RING FIT ADVENTURE? So much news to discuss for the Switch, and so little time. We hope you enjoy the show! Blubrry is one of the top media hosting sites.

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CC039 – Spider-Man Swings out of the MCU

September 09, 2019

Tom and Nick dicuss the shocking turn of events that led to Sony deciding to pull everyone’s favorite wall crawler out of Marvel Studio’s Cinematic Universe. They also cover their favorite bits from Spider-Man’s film history with Sony.

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CC038 – Smash Ultimate Has A Hero

August 26, 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s newest DLC addition – Dragon Quest’s Hero – has been out for a while and has brought with him some flashy new mechanics! Tom and Nick review their experience using the character and try to speculate what Hero’s competitive ...

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CC037 – Our Favorite SDCC 2019 News

August 07, 2019

San Diego Comic Con 2019 has come and gone, and with it arrived some awesome news regarding our favorite movies, comic books, TV shows, and so much more. Blubrry is one of the most respected media hosting sites out there.

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CC036 – A Switch that Can’t Switch?

July 22, 2019

Nintendo had a lot of news to drop regarding new Switch hardware. Not only are we getting a smaller Nintendo Switch Lite, but apparently an updated vanilla Switch with longer battery life. You can hear about all of it (and more) on this episode of the ...

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CC035 – Toy Story 4 Review

July 15, 2019

Pixar’s latest movie marks the end of the Toy Story “Quadrilogy”. Does it hold up to the last installment?To find out, we’re diving right into our last experience with our beloved troup of toys. SPOILERS! You can subscribe to the Cube Command YouTube C...

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CC034 – CTR: Nitro Fueled VS Team Sonic Racing

July 01, 2019

We’ve been having fun playing Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled so we decided to compare it to last month’s mascot kart racer – Team Sonic Racing! Both will be judged on a loose scale including their gameplay, tracks, character selection, and more.

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CC033 – Heroes Con 2019

June 24, 2019

We represented Cube Command at Heroes Con 2019, and had a pretty good time. In this episode we’ll be talking about what we did, what we bought, and what we saw at Charlotte’s biggest annual comic convention.

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CC032 – About that Sonic Movie Trailer

May 13, 2019

So the long-awaited Sonic Movie trailer is here… and it sure made an impression. As two long time Sonic fans, how does it stack up to our expectations? We’ll be going over the creative choices, the casting,

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CC031 – Free Comic Book Day 2019 at App State University

May 06, 2019

For Free Comic Book Day 2019 (and May 4th, Star Wars Day) we headed to Appalachian State Univeristy, which houses the largest comic book store in the Boone, NC area. We had a great time discussing comic books with Justin,

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CC030 – The New Smash Ultimate Update and Joker

April 22, 2019

The Smash Ultimate 3.0.0 Update is out and you know what that means… Stage Builder! Oh and Joker, too. In this episode we will be discussing how well the new character and features of the update turned out.

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CC029 – Shazam! Review

April 15, 2019

Shazam! In our latest review we’ll be looking at the story, characters, soundtrack, and overall impact of DC’s electrifying new movie. SPOILER WARNING! If you haven’t seen the movie and want the best experience,

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CC028 – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Review

April 05, 2019

How does the last How to Train Your Dragon movie end the trilogy? Does it hold up to the previous two parts? Find out in this episode of the Cube Command Podcast! You can subscribe to the Cube Command YouTube Channel, where we do gaming, unboxings,

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CC027 – Interview with The 21st Rewrite at Podfest 2019

March 13, 2019

At Podfest 2019 I had the opportunity to interview William Coldwell, who is the host of the recently launched podcast “The 21st Rewrite“. He analyzes the history and authors of screenplays from 2000 onward.

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CC026 – Link Awakens and Reggie Retires

March 06, 2019

This was the episode streamed right after the February Nintendo Direct! Since Pokemon Sword and Shield were not unveiled yet, we will be reviewing Tetris 99 and the Daemon X Machina Demo. We will also be discussing the announcements related to Zelda: L...

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CC025 – Xbox Live on Switch?

February 07, 2019

After all the game and movie reviews we did, it’s back to our weekly news format! In this episode, we’re sharing our thoughts on the leaked Xbox Live multi-platform announcement, Metroid Prime 4’s delay, our impressions on Piranha Plant in Smash Bros,

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CC024 – Dragon Ball Super: Broly Review

February 01, 2019

Dragon Ball Super: Broly came out and we knew we had to see it. SPOILER ALERT: we discuss the animation, characters, story, soundtrack – you get the idea. Thanks to Nick, TIa, Nathan, and Xavier for joining me on this one!

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Cube Command Podcast #21 – The Final Smash Bros Direct

December 02, 2018

This episode was streamed directly after the November Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct. We had just come back from the awesomeness that was World of Light announcement and the shock of Piranha Plant. Big thanks to Nathan and Keldeo60 for joining me!

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Cube Command Podcast #20 – A Whole Bunch of Animal Crossing

October 28, 2018

This episode was originally streamed after the September 13 Nintendo Direct. The topics of discussion are some of the announcements of that event, most notably the Isabelle reveal for Smash Bros and the Animal Crossing 2019 confirmation.

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Cube Command Podcast #19 – Xenoblade 2: Torna and DC’s Streaming Service

August 31, 2018

This episode was originally streamed a week after San Diego Comic Con. We’lll be discussing the news that was dropped around that time. The discussion kicks off with an update on Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s Torna: The Golden Country DLC and then transitio...

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Cube Command Podcast #18 – E3 2018: Everything Nintendo (Basically Smash Bros)

July 22, 2018

It’s time for Nintendo’s E3 presentation – which means that this episode is pretty much a big Smash Bros discussion. We’ll be going over smaller announcements and then delve into all the Super Smash Bros Ultimate news from E3 2018 up until now!

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Cube Command Podcast #17 – E3 2018: Everything Except Nintendo

July 15, 2018

In this episode we’re discussing the important announcements that interested us in E3 2018 – all except Nintendo (That’ll be next episode, don’t worry!). I’m joined by my friends Keldeo60 and Nathan. Big thanks to them for helping me out!

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Cube Command Podcast #16 – An Avengers: Infinity War Review

June 21, 2018

In this episode we’re reviewing the culmination of 10 years of Marvel movies – Avengers: Infinity War! We’ll be discussing what we thought of the blockbuster’s acting, music, story, and much more. Justice League and X-Men snuck their way into the conve...

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Cube Command Podcast #15 – Time for Pokemon, Racing, and Vault 76!

June 01, 2018

Whew! All this news suddenly dropped in just the last couple days and I knew we had to cover it as soon as possible. In this episode I will be joined by TWO guests to discuss the recent Pokemon Quest, Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee, Team Sonic Racing,

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Cube Command Podcast #14 – Switching to Super Smash Bros.

May 11, 2018

Here’s over an hour of discussion focusing solely on the Super Smash Bros. for Switch announcement! We’re excited for what it will bring to the table… and cautious about what it may leave behind. I’m also trying a new format where I touch on recent rel...

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