Jocelyn has returned! To welcome her back to the show, Ryan shares his latest adventure in the SteamWorld franchise with SteamWorld Build. Jocelyn on the other hand has been enjoying portable gaming with little Olivia, with both Hearthstone and Super Mario Bros. Wonder. Moving into the news, we have our first trailer for the Fallout Amazon Prime series, Phil Spencer says no to Game Pass on Nintendo and PlayStation platforms, and GTA VI receives it’s first official trailer.
Beau Schwartz from the CORE podcast returns to the inn to update us on his adventures with Blizzard properties of old, including StarCraft 2 and World of Warcraft Classic + Hardcore Mode. Also it wouldn’t be a Beau appearance without some VR chat, discussing Assassins Creed Nexus VR and the new Meta Quest 3 headset. Ryan on the other hand brings a physical card game to the show with Scott Johnson’s Dungeon Murder. Plus a recently launched out of early access Backpack Hero. In the news, Marvel Snap tries to reassure players that they don’t want to go, Tribes 3 will enter large scale player testing soon, and we have our first look at the Fallout TV series.
This week Firebyrd from The Gamers’ Inn Discord guests on the show to bring the Disgaea franchise to the podcast with it’s latest release. Firebyrd has also been playing Picross games on the 3DS and checked out Super Mario RPG on the Wii U Virtual Console. This leads into what Ryan has been busy with since the 17th: the Super Mario RPG Remake on Nintendo Switch! After wrapping up the remake talk, we move over to Worldless, a brand new 2D platforming, turn based action game. Moving into the news Blizzard gives Heroes of the Storm fans hope with yet another patch, The Last of Us franchise is getting another re-release with the remaster of Part II on PS5, and Embracer continues it’s downward spiral.
A scorned Crofton from Dungeons and Diapers guests on the show after being bounced around on the schedule a bit, but once we sort through that mess we’re ready to talk about Crofton getting a PlayStation 5 for Spider-Man 2! Ryan on the other hand has been enjoying The Invincible on PlayStation 5, and You Will Die Here Tonight on Steam. Moving into the news, Steam Deck is getting an OLED upgrade and The Game Awards has announced their nominations.
Joining Ryan this week to help recap all the announcements at BlizzCon is Manny from For Azeroth! But before we get to the return of BlizzCon, Ryan explores Regis III in The Invincible, we go over The Legend of Zelda movie announcement, and recap our efforts from Extra Life Game Day. Moving to BlizzCon, we discuss the various updates from Overwatch, Diablo, Hearthstone, and World of Warcraft.
Nevermore returns to The Gamers’ Inn and kicks things off with Party Animals, giving a preview for one of the games we’ll be showcasing on Extra Life Game Day this year. Next Nevermore makes us all eager to order pizza with Good Pizza, Great Pizza on Steam. Following that, we get an update on PlateUp! and Sea of Thieves. Plus Ryan provides spoiler free thoughts on Spider-Man 2 on PlayStation 5. Wrapping up the show we unveil our full Extra Life Game Day schedule. Hope to see everyone out on Saturday, November 4th!
Travis returns to the Inn to discuss his time with the PlayStation 5 version of Baldur’s Gate III, including his journey for the Platinum Trophy and providing details on the Dark Urge play through. Ryan on the other hand has been playing a 3D fighting roguelike deckbuilder called Beneath Oresa on his Steam Deck. Wrapping up what we’re playing, we provide an overview on our latest Extra Life event with the AvenDaDs and our adventures in various N64 games. Moving into the news, it’s finally over… Microsoft has closed their acquisition of Activision Blizzard KIng, and addresses when we can expect to see those games arrive on Game Pass. Also, PlayStation Plus Premium gets a PS5 Cloud Gaming upgrade this month.
First off, a big Gamers’ Inn welcome to Baby Kearney who arrived on Friday, October 6th, make sure to send your congrats to Jocelyn and Matt! This week I’m joined by Monica, a.k.a. Wicked Kitten from GORE Podcast and Hearthcasual, to get into the Halloween spirit with talk of scary movies and Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle. Plus, Monica checks out Baldur’s Gate III as her first RPG, and Ryan has made it into the Phantom Liberty content of Cybperpunk 2077. In the news, the Unity CEO is stepping down, more updates on the soon to hopefully be done Activision Blizzard acquisition, Cyberpunk 2077 to receive a live action adaptation, Animal Crossing gets the LEGO treatment, Nintendo will sunset online services for 3DS and Wii U in April 2024, and PS5 will have a new look this holiday season.
This week Ryan welcomes Jon Jagger from the CORE podcast back to The Gamers’ Inn to discuss the Resident Evil 4 Separate Ways DLC, as well as our return to the world of Cyberpunk 2077 for the Phantom Liberty expansion. For video game news, we catch up with the highlights from the past few weeks including an update from Unity, Jim Ryan retiring from PlayStation, the latest for Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard (please let this end), Netflix adapting MORE video game properties, and Epic layoffs.
With Jocelyn now on leave as she awaits Baby Kearney, Ryan welcomes our first guest co-host Travis! Our main focus this episode is on Sea of Stars, a brand new RPG that launched across all platforms (and a few subscription services too). Before moving to the news, we chat about Extra Life and Travis’ brief adventures in Gotham Knights. We’ve got lots of news to discuss this week, kicking things off with an update from Unity and their terrible ideas, plus a huge trove of leaks from Microsoft (plus Phil’s response) on the updated Xbox Series X and Controller, the next Xbox, and a Bethesda release schedule.