Meet the Team

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MIKE LEVY

XVGM Host

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Mike Levy graduated with a Bachelors’ Degree in Journalism from SCSU. He has been a gamer since 1988 when his grandfather gave him his first NES. He grew up a hardcore Nintendo fan but eventually branched out to all different kinds of consoles and handhelds. He was previously a co-host on another VGM podcast he co-created called PixelTunes Radio..Mike has his own video game review show called “Dude, You Haven’t Played This Game?!” or DYHPTG?! where he reviews video games in a similar fashion to AVGN, HVGN and Roo from CoTGW (16 Bit Gems). His favorite colors are Green and Orange.He is married to a wonderful woman named Patti, a newborn daughter, a Husky named Harley and a Snowshoe cat named Zelda. Mike resides in Connecticut.

Top 5 VGM OSTs:
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest (SNES)
Mega Man 3 (NES)
Chrono Trigger (SNES)
Contra Shattered Soldier (PS2)
Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest (NES)
3 random things you love:
Bears, Peanut Butter, Tifa Lockhart.
If you could have any console on a desert island?
NES

JUSTIN SCHNEIDER

XVGM Host

C87H8623.JPGJustin graduated from Wagner College in 2005, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, and a minor in Music. As an IT Professional, he’s been into technology from a young age, and video games have been a big part of that. Never really sticking to any 1 brand, Justin grew up on Intellivision, NES, & SNES. Many of his favorite games were discovered on the PlayStation & PS2 consoles. Justin resides in Connecticut, with his wife, Ariel, and sphynx cat, Viro.

Top 5 VGM OSTs:
Super Dodge Ball (NES)
MegaMan X (SNES)
Final Fantasy VII (PS1)
Jet Set Radio (DC)
Rez (PS2)
3 random things you love:
Technology, Music, & Mexican food
If you could have any console on a desert island?
The original PlayStation

JANINE

Producer

Jenine.jpgJanine is the backbone, funny bone, and every bone in between for XVGM Radio (Ironic, because she has no bones.) She’s a Metroid with poor vision, and a knack for flamboyant sweaters. Friends with some lady named Samoose.

Top 5 VGM OSTs:
Metroid
Metroid 2: Return of Samus
Super Metroid
Metroid Fusion
Metroid Other M
3 random things you love:
Sucking the life out of anything, Ugly Sweaters, Ridiculous callers that give Mike and Justin a hard time.
If you could have any console on a desert island?
Something that plays Metroid.
Special thanks to Chris Myers for the art!

 

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