Jocelyn dodges whales for the launch of Raft 1.0, while Ryan wraps up the first TGI Game Club. Speaking of Game Club, if you have suggestions for our next game, be sure to drop them into our Game Club channel in Discord soon! We have a lighter section on the games we played this week, but make up for it with video game news. First up, a Nintendo fan purchased a good chunk of Nintendo stock to ask a question at an investor’s meeting, She-Hulk may be the next hero to arrive in Marvel’s Avengers, Sony confirms God of War Ragnarok will launch in November, and Xbox 360 games will no longer be included in Games with Gold starting in October. Closing out the show, we go over a list of the most backlogged video games according to How Long To Beat.
EA pushes Jocelyn to return to Nobody Saves The World, which brings up the discussion of New Game Plus. While Ryan returns to Fódlan for Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes. In the news, Nintendo delivers a Direct Mini focusing on third party titles coming to Nintendo Switch, and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 gets a dedicated Nintendo Direct as well.
We kick off the show with a classic segment known as EA is not great, as Jocelyn recounts her time with EA Chat Support to try and access Lost in Random on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on PC. Afterwards, we discuss our thoughts on the game Lost in Random, moving away from our EA woes. Next up, Ryan played some TMNT Shredder’s Revenge, while Jocelyn continues to enjoy Marvel Snap. Moving into the news, Square Enix has announced when to expect the second part to the Final Fantasy VII Remake project, and Tony Hawk himself confirms Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3+4 was planned but is now in limbo.
What’s this, another extra long TGI because of the Ghost of E3? It’s true! We start off with Ryan’s final thoughts on season 1 of the Halo TV series, then move in to the Xbox + Bethesda 2022 Showcase. There’s a lot to break down from Xbox, but we leave some time to chat about the Capcom Showcase as well.
We’re a bit late this week as we adjusted our schedule for Summer Games Fest, but we’ve got thoughts to share on Diablo Immortal and Marvel Snap! Moving to the news, we couldn’t resist diving into the recent reports about the Horizon TV show, we catch up on the latest State of Play from PlayStation, and go over all the goodies unveiled at the Summer Games Fest showcase. Finally, we close the show with some quick thoughts on the Netflix Geeked announcements, which include a Dragon Age anime.
Jocelyn returns to the inn this week, with Ryan sharing his adventures in Rogue Legacy 2 and the latest additions to the Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pass. Complete with wireless N64 controller nostalgia! Moving into the news, we made sure to save the Dead by Daylight Dating Sim story for Joce, plus Xbox is looking to enter the streaming dongle business. Oh, and Star Wars Celebration gives us a glimpse at Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.
Travis is back on the show this week to chat about his adventures with the Spider-Man Remaster on PlayStation 5, as well as his plans for Extra Life with Elden Ring. We’re kicking off Extra Life earlier this year, with the team page up and Travis starting his streams in June. Make sure you tune in! Also, Ryan is late to the party, but he’s finally finished Guardians of the Galaxy. Moving into the news, we chat about the announcement of Marvel Snap, and more details emerge for the new PlayStation Plus offerings.
Crofton Steers of Dungeons & Diapers fame is our guest co-host this week, as Jocelyn will be away for a few more episodes. Ryan finally enjoys the chore of unpacking with Unpacking on Xbox Game Pass, which leads into a chat about playing smaller titles in between larger ones. This conversation brings up some thoughts on Guardians of the Galaxy, which we’ll have more in a future episode as Ryan is nearly finished the action adventure game. Wrapping up what we’re playing, Crofton goes over the fun he had playing Demeo with a few friends on PC and VR. In the news, of course we’ll be saving the Dead by Daylight Dating Sim for when Jocelyn returns, but we also discuss the delay of Starfield and Redfall from Bethesda into 2023.
Jocelyn is off this week, but joining Ryan as a guest co-host is Jimmy the Shovel! Jim brings along Othercide to the Inn, a turn based tactics game with a Dynamic Timeline. We also discuss our Game Club for 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, which is currently heading into it’s fourth milestone. If you’re interested, be sure to jump into the Discord! For video game news, we chat about Fortnite being back on Apple devices thanks to Xbox Cloud, EA is back in the LOTR business with a new free-to-play mobile game, and Xbox had a few unfortunate outages over the weekend.
Jocelyn is out this week, but Ryan is joined by his Zombies Ate My Podcast co-host Lou to chat about his time with the Steam Deck. Lou has had a few months to put his Steam Deck to the test, with games like Elden Ring, Rogue Book, and Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster. We chat about the hardware, the software, and everything in between! Moving into the news, Blizzard has announced a new Warcraft mobile game, Nintendo confirmed some 2022 shuffles, and Square Enix sells it’s Western studios to the Embracer Group.