With a Guinness World Records 2017 title of Most Popular Female Video Game Livestreamer and a Forbes “30 Under 30” honor, Canada’s own Sonja Reid AKA OMGitsfirefoxx quickly evolved from programming video games to making a career playing them & beyond. As a veteran Twitch streamer and gamer, she’s also had the experience in working with brands such as Google, T- Mobile, Syfy, Netflix, and more. Host of Team Coco’s gaming podcast, “Good Game Nice Try,” she’s crafted and refined her skills in hosting, interviewing, creative video content production with brands, event social coverage, and more - delivering quirky and fun content across her platforms to her collective millions of followers!
AtomicMari is a Real-Life Lara Croft
About this Episode
New year, new episode! Professional ballerina turned gamer AtomicMari stops by this week to chat about how Lara Croft inspired her to see the world (and the time she almost slid off of a glacier, just like Lara!). She also reveals why she has such a bittersweet relationship with her least favorite game. Plus, Bley and Sonja get spooked by Silent Hill.
- Friday, May 27, 2022
Former President and COO of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aimé, stops by to discuss his new book, “Disrupting the Game” and some of his favorite memories from his time at Nintendo. He also reveals he’s a Super Mario completionist and shares which character is his go-to in Mario Kart.
- Friday, May 20, 2022
We turn the tables on this very special episode of GGNT, and for the first time ever, The Golden 3 (Sonja, Bley and Jen) record together in-person and give their own best and worst video games!
- Friday, May 13, 2022
Actress Janina Gavankar stops by to chat with Sonja and Bley about the upcoming Borderlands movie and why she sympathizes with geek rage. She also shares what she’s currently playing and why she loves Portal.
- Friday, May 6, 2022
Markiplier stops by this week to talk about his new interactive series “In Space With Markiplier” and getting his comedic inspiration from “Whose Line is it Anyway?” He also shares which game ending broke his heart and the importance of audio and sound design in horror games.
- Friday, April 29, 2022
Expert of gaming psychiatry and co-founder of Healthy Gamer, Dr. K, joins Sonja and Bley to discuss the positive and negative impact gaming can have on mental health and how games like Tetris can help with trauma. He also shares how he’s built a healthier relationship around gaming in his own life.
- Friday, April 22, 2022
Composer Jaroslav Beck stops by to chat with Sonja and Bley about what goes into mapping songs on Beat Saber and why he loves to work with the modding community to make the game even better. He also shares exciting Beat Saber news including a new EDM music pack!
- Friday, April 15, 2022
100 Thieves streamer BrookeAB stops by to chat with Sonja and Bley about her video game start playing Freddi Fish as a kid and how just because she’s a Twitch streamer, doesn’t mean she’s actually good at video games. She also explains why she thinks the metaverse exists in GTA and what it’s like living in the 100 Thieves House.
- Friday, April 8, 2022
Ben Schwartz aka Sonic himself is back on the pod to chat all things Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and why fans of the games are going to love the movie. He also reminisces on old video game instruction manuals and what characters he’d love to see in the Sonic Universe.
- Friday, April 1, 2022
Hyper RPG co-founder Zac Eubank joins Sonja and Bley to discuss how fan engagement with shows like Lost paved the way for audience engagement in his own projects. He also shares info on his new show, “KOllOK”, which horror films he draws inspiration from, and what character he wants Sonja to play.
- Friday, March 25, 2022
Writer and comedian Ify Nwadiwe stops by to reminisce about the high school teachers who let him play RuneScape and StarCraft during class. He also discusses joining a martial arts club that became a Mortal Kombat fight club and shares what it’s like to write for Apex Legends.