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.

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…

IP Podcast 499: The Return of Nabeshin

Nabeshin returns and the gang has a blast all together again just chatting about some video games!

IP Podcast 498:

We are on the precipice of E3 and possibly a new Switch so of course we’re gonna talk about Destiny, some PC-exclusive games, make abstract bets on E3 that probably won’t make any sense, and then move on with our…

IP Podcast 497

It’s weird town vibes because everything is out of wack, but there is new Destiny to talk about, people are excited about Ratchet and Rivet, and more weird PC adventures! Download: Apple Podcasts — Google Play — RSS Feed —…

Patch Notes 1.03: Revisiting Mass Effect

Alex and Nabeshin are joined by Jess & Andrew Cogswell of UpperCut to discuss the Mass Effect Trilogy!

IP Podcast 496: Pokémon Snap is Worth It

Underpowered but still alive, we go around the spring-breakified world with Monster Hunter, Binding of Isaac, and VR.