Alex O'Neill
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Alex is the Editor-in-Chief, overlord, and overall master of Irrational Passions. He loves JRPGs, Persona 5 Royal is his favorite game ever, and he hopes to take on a full-time editorial role at a video game outlet someday.

Trails from Zero Review: A Great Place to Start

Take the train to Crossbell and journey into the Trails series.

PAX West 2022: Wordless Preview

A new Metroidvania with a lot to bring to the table.

Elden Ring Review Discussion

It’s time! FromSoftware’s hotly anticipated, massively open, and hugely explorative Elden Ring is upon us. After spending some time with it, Alex finishing it twice, Scott about halfway through, we dive into our thoughts on Elden Ring.

Patch Notes 2.01 – New Year, New Games, Same Fantasy League

Its a new year! And so with it a new season of Patch Notes! Alex and Nabeshin sit down to discuss various topics across the video games space, their favorite games, or just whatever they want to talk about at the time.

Nobody Saves the World – Review Discussion

Alex and Quin sit down to discuss the newest game from DrinkBox, Nobody Saves the World!

Patch Notes 1.05: Alex & Nabeshin’s 2021 Recap

As per tradition, Alex and Nabeshin have sat down to discuss their favorite games from the very weird year of 2021, reflect on the changing of the podcast, end of IPP, and the very very weird year it was, even after 2020.

Patch Notes 1.04: Returning to Samus

Alex got to sit and chat with his good buddy Nabeshin through the ups and downs of the series, where Metroid Other M is today in 2021, and also how Metroid Dread stacks up (spoilers: it’s the best one).

Metroid Dread Review Discussion

Finally some Metroid in here.

Deathloop Review Discussion

Jarrett and Alex sit down and find a way to break this loop!

Announcing: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Charity Streams

Hello all, I am happy to announce a series of streams we’ll be doing throughout the month of October to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, a charity to help fight against and research all blood-based cancers. For…

IP Podcast 500: Deep Reflections and Heavy Handhelds

Nabeshin is back, and we missed having Tony here, but it’s a fun, relaxed episode 500, talking about games, looking back, and contemplating this Steam Handheld.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade/Intermission – Review Discussion

It’s here! The next two chapters of Final Fantasy VII Remake are here, and even if they’re just DLC expansion that comes along with the PS5 upgrade of FF7R, it’s absolutely still worth talking about. Join myself, Alex O’Neill, and…