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Episode 535: Short Ep

April 11th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week’s episode is kind of short because there’s really nothing big to discuss. There is news, however, which includes:

  • Wavesplitter to be blocked on PC and Xbox One in Destiny 2
  • Borderlands 3 cross-platform multiplayer “is something we’re looking at closely” according to 2K
  • Enter the Gungeon adds dog petting after being called out on Twitter
  • A real-life political lobbyist has been banned from EVE Online for corruption

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 534: Epic Exclusive

April 4th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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There was a lot of shocking news in the past week — unfortunately, Jonah was at PAX East, so last week’s episode ended up not being published. But there’s still more news this week.

The news includes:

  • Borderlands 3 might be an Epic Store exclusive
  • Videogame news subreddit closes for 24 hours to protest bigotry
  • John and Brenda Romero working with Paradox on new strategy IP
  • Sony unveils PSN refund policy

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 533: Muffled Audio

March 20th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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TJ’s mic is a strangely muffled this week, while the group anxiously await the release of the upcoming title Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

This week’s news includes:

  • Cuphead is coming to the Nintendo Switch, with Xbox Live support coming
  • The Outer Worlds and Control will launch on the Epic Store, not Steam
  • Cadence of Hyrule coming this Spring to Switch
  • Oculus Rift S promises higher resolutions for PC gaming without external sensors

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 532: Devil May Care

March 13th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week’s episode takes a look at the excitement caused by Devil May Cry 5, as well as some more discussion about upcoming games.

The news includes:

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection on PC might have just been leaked by Microsoft
  • Microsoft’s ‘Xbox One S All-Digital Edition’ leaked
  • Government official wonders how Steam can ‘get away with this kind of stupidity’ after rape game is removed
  • Rainbow Six Siege‘s next operator will be invisible to cameras, leak suggests

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 531: Is Bethesda Evil?

March 6th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This podcast was also delayed in publication due to real-life issues, but there’s a lot of banter involved, including a discussion of Bethesda’s missteps and the upcoming The Elder Scrolls VI, whatever it is.

  • Report: Xbox Game Pass not happening on Nintendo Switch anytime soon
  • Resident Evil 2 remake was nearly first-person
  • Kingdom Hearts director says Marvel and Star Wars would be tricky to add

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 530: Pokemons With Swords and Shields

February 28th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week’s episode was delayed in publication thanks to real life intruding on the videogame podcast.

The week’s news items include:

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield starters revealed
  • Stardew Valley gets esports tournament
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will be revealed in April
  • Funcom is working on a Dune MMO, and two more Dune games

All that and listener feedback.

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Episode 529: Crossplatforming

February 27th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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Things are starting to get interesting in the videogame industry, as Microsoft is starting to make Live available on other platforms, including the Switch. TJ on the other hand is getting more and more into Apex Legends.

This week’s news includes:

  • Paradox Introduces multiplatform modding on Xbox One and PC
  • Red Dead Online gets competitive fishing, gold armor gunfight in next update
  • The developer of Furi is making a co-op RPG
  • Rocket League gets cross-platform parties

There’s Listener Feedback as well.

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Episode 528: Back From Disaster

February 14th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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Jonah’s desktop PC finally died completely from irretrievable hardware failure, and this episode was recorded clumsily on his cellphone. Meanwhile, TJ has been enjoying Apex Legends enormously, and gives it a rave review.

Otherwise, this week’s news includes:

  • Activision-Blizzard lays off 800 employees
  • World War Z gets an April release date
  • Dragon Quest Builders 2 comes to Switch, PS4 this summer
  • Chucklefish boss says Sony is responsible for lack of PS4 crossplay

The Question of the Week is “Which game would you love to see remade?”

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Episode 527: Technical Issues

January 31st, 2019 by jonahfalcon · 1 Comment

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This week’s episode has minor audio issues, but otherwise is okay. Most of the talk is about the Resident Evil 2 remake, and how it’s taken over the world. The crew also discuss the latest Gathering Storm civ, Phoenicia.

The news of the week includes:

  • Capcom shipped 3 million units of Resident Evil 2
  • Valve calls exclusive Metro Exodus deal with Epic “unfair” to Steam customers
  • American McGee confirmed to be working on Alice 3 story, art and design
  • Fallout 76 Survival Mode – PVP Beta starting in March

Let us know what kind of game you want to see remade.

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Episode 526: New York State of Mind

January 24th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week’s episode of Gaming Podcast features the first news of 2019 for the podcast, and there’s some juicy items to discuss. There’s no Gaming Flashback, but there is more discussion of the latest Civilization VI: Gathering Storm civs to be discussed.

The news includes:

  • “Exciting Halo: The Master Chief Collection news” teased for SXSW 2019
  • EA cancels open-world Star Wars game
  • Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire is getting turn-based combat later this week

Let us know what you think.

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