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The latest video game news, hosted by Kyle Hilliard daily at 5pm ET. 15 minutes and you're up to date.

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Fri. 08/28 - The final episode of Gaming Ride Home

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2020 24:25

It’s the final episode of Gaming Ride Home and Kyle can't thank you enough for tuning in and giving the show a shot. He shares some ideas he never got around to during the show and reads some e-mails and comments from listeners. In terms of video games news today, Sony has a lottery set up for PS5 pre-orders and it sounds like it will be releasing in November, and Gamescom shares new Dragon Age, Ratchet & Clank details, and more.Links:Register for an opportunity to be one of the first to pre-order your PS5 console from PlayStation ( Opening Night Live 2020 (YouTube)The next DRAGON AGE: Behind the scenes at BioWare (YouTube)Follow Kyle on TwitterFollow Kyle on TwitchFollow Kyle on YouTubeFollow MinnMax

Thu. 08/27 - Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War gets a PlayStation 5 trailer and Control AWE DLC impressions

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2020 16:38

It’s the last week of Gaming Ride Home, and I apologize if that news has caught you off guard. I would recommend listening to the beginning of the Friday August 21 episode for more details there.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War gets a proper, PlayStation 5 gameplay trailer, a live action Resident Evil show is coming to Netflix, you can now play as all kinds of Marvel characters like She Hulk and Wolverine in Fortnite, and I played the Alan Wake Control DLC and have some impressions for you.Links:Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Reveal Trailer (YouTube)@NXOnNetflix’s tweet about the Resident Evil showResident Evil Netflix series announced and here are the first story details (GamesRadar)Nexus War Launch Trailer for Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 4 (YouTube)Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 4 Battle Pass Gameplay Trailer (YouTube)Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition on the eShopMoon on the eShopSurgeon Simulator 2 on Epic Games Store

Wed. 08/26 - Nintendo drops a surprise third-party Direct and next-gen games will probably be $70

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2020 15:52

It’s the last week of Gaming Ride Home, and I apologize if that news has caught you off guard. I would recommend listening to the beginning of the Friday August 21 episode for more details there.Nintendo shared a surprise Direct this morning focusing on third-party publishers, there is more evidence that next-gen games are probably going to cost $70, Oculus seems to be rebranding, and The Sinking City’s developer is butting heads with its publisher which has lead to the game being delisted.Links:Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase | August 2020 (YouTube)@shinobi602’s tweet about Call of Duty pricingXbox store listing for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarIntroducing the new Facebook Reality Labs, plus save the date for Facebook Connect on September 16 ( Sinking City is Being Delisted. Here’s Why (

Tue. 08/25 - Apple blocks Fortnite, but not Unreal and Joel Moore joins to talk Gaming Ride Home's music

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2020 19:41

It’s the last week of Gaming Ride Home, and I apologize if that news has caught you off guard. I would recommend listening to the beginning of the Friday August 21 episode for more details there.The court rules that Apple can still block Fortnite from the App Store, but not Unreal Engine, and musician Joel Moore joins the show to talk to about making all the music for Gaming Ride Home.Links:Apple Defeats Epic’s Effort to Restore Fortnite on App Store (Bloomberg)No Straight Roads on the eShopStreet Power Soccer on the eShopDescenders on the PlayStation StoreVagranaut on Bandcamp

Mon. 08/24 - Gotham Knights doesn't have Batman in it and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is self-explanatory

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2020 15:19

It’s the last week of Gaming Ride Home, and I apologize if that news has caught you off guard. I would recommend listening to the beginning of the Friday August 21 episode for more details there.Gotham Knights is officially a game and developer WB Montreal showed a detailed trailer and lots of gameplay, we learned a whole lot more about Rocksteady’s Suicide Squad game, and Marvel’s Thor appears to be making his way to Fortnite.Links:Gotham Knights trailerGotham Knights gameplaySuicide Squad: Kill the Justice League trailer@FortniteGame’s tweet about the next season

Fri. 08/21 - Game Ride Home is coming to a close and the next Call of Duty has a subtitle

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2020 15:12

The Gaming Ride Home podcast is, unfortunately, coming to an end. Next week will be the final week of episodes, but it has been a great ride! The next Call of Duty has an official subtitle and it’s the subtitle we all assumed it would be, Remedy and 505 Games offer some additional explanation about its decision to not give Control a free next-gen update.Links:@Treyarch’s tweet about Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold WarKnow Your History | Official Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Trailer (YouTube)Control Ultimate Edition – An Explanation ( on the eShopAokana - Four Rhythms Across the Blue on the eShopNew Super Lucky's Tale on the Xbox storeCrysis: Remastered release date trailer (YouTube)

Thu. 08/20 - Steve Bannon's arrest has tertiary ties to video games and Rocksteady responds to sexual harassment allegations

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2020 15:22

Kingdoms of Amalur’s original developer’s former CEO is wrapped up in a laundering scheme related to raising money to build a US/Mexico border wall, Rocksteady responds to sexual harassment allegations, Valve is going to be lenient with Microsoft Flight Simulator refunds, Marvel's Avengers is getting an open beta this weekend, and Battletoads is out today.Links:Steve Bannon Arrested In Scheme To Raise Money For Trump's Border Wall (’s tweet about Curt Schilling’s involvement in the Build the Wall PAC@RocksteadyGames’ tweet responding to sexual harassment issuesValve says the time it takes to download Microsoft Flight Simulator won't affect refund requests (PC Gamer)Play For Free As Earth's Mightiest Heroes This Weekend In The Marvel's Avengers Open Beta ( Review – This reboot of the legendarily unfair beat 'em up is toadally radical (IGN)Review: Battletoads (destructoid)Battletoads Review – A Shallow Swamp (Game Informer)Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Anniversary Edition on the Google Play StoreGriefhelm on SteamPastel: Blind Karma on Steam

Wed. 08/19 - A Prince of Persia Remake may be on the way and Oculus will require a Facebook account soon

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2020 16:07

A remake of Prince of Persia may be coming later this year, Oculus will require a Facebook account soon, Rockstar producer, writer, and actor Lazlow Jones has left the company, Deathloop has been delayed, and some kind of shooter MMO based in the Alien universe is in the works.Links:@KenXyro’s tweet about Prince of Persia RemakePrince of Persia Remake on’ tweet about a previously Prince of Persia Remake rumor report@jasonschreier’s tweet about the Prince of Persia Remake@Oculus’ tweet about requiring FacebookA Single Way to Log Into Oculus and Unlock Social Features (’s tweet about Oculus requiring Facebook integrationGTA radio host Lazlow leaves Rockstar (PC Gamer)@deathloop’s tweet about the game’s delay

Tue. 08/18 - Untitled Goose Game is getting co-op and Apple is trying to block the Unreal Engine

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2020 16:00

Untitled Goose Game is getting co-op and Hades is coming to Switch according to Nintendo’s IndieWorld showcase, Apple is blocking Unreal Engine on the App Store in retaliation to Epic, and the Batman: Arkham series developer is being accused of sexual harassment issues. Links:Indie World Showcase 8.18.2020 - Nintendo Switch (YouTube)Epic Asks Court To Prevent Apple From Blocking Fortnite And The Unreal Engine (Kotaku)Games firm Rocksteady accused of inaction over staff harassment ( Shell Review – Dark Souls For The Rest Of Us (GameSpot)Mortal Shell review - A budget Soulslike that still packs a punch (PC Gamer)Rogue Legacy 2 on SteamPathfinder: Kingmaker on the Xbox Store

Mon. 08/17 - Nintendo is holding an IndieWorld showcase tomorrow and Ghost of Tsushima is getting multiplayer

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2020 15:15

Nintendo is holding an indie world showcase tomorrow, Ghost of Tsushima is getting a surprise co-op mode, Master Roshi is coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ, the Persona 5 anime looks like it is coming to Funimation’s streaming service, and Microsoft Flight Simulator reviews are very positive.Links:@NintendoAmerica’s tweet about the IndieWorld showcaseGhost of Tsushima: Legends coming to PS4 Fall 2020 ( FighterZ – Master Roshi Announcement Trailer (YouTube)@Funimation’s tweet about the Persona 5 animePersona 5's Anime Is Finally Getting A $300 English Dub (Kotaku)Microsoft Flight Simulator Review – You are now free to move about the planet (IGN)@BeatSaber’s tweet about the new Linkin Park music pack

Fri. 08/14 - Fortnite's creator is suing Apple and Google

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2020 15:37

Epic is going head to head with both Apple and Google and the mobile version of Fortnite is being held hostage as a result, we will learn more about WB Montreal’s game at DC Fandome, Rocksteady’s Suicide Squad game appears to have a subtitle.Links:App Store war: Apple, Google delete Fortnite after Epic Games adds direct payment ( Eighty-Fortnite - #FreeFortnite (YouTube)DS Fandome scheduleBatman: The Court of Owls - Max Spoilers (YouTube)EA Sports UFC 4 Review – Sticking to the game plan (IGN)UFC 4 Review – Another Worthy Title Defense (Game Informer)The Last of Us Part II - Grounded Update Trailer | PS4 (YouTube)Milky Way Prince – The Vampire Star | Launch Trailer (YouTube)An Update on Deliver Us The Moon for Switch (’s tweet about the Scott Pilgrim game

Thu. 08/13 - Xbox Series X is launching in November

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2020 15:02

The Xbox Series X is releasing in November, but we still don’t know the exact release date, THQ Nordic’s parent company, Embracer Group, acquired a bunch of studios including 4A Games the developer behind the Metro series, and Fall Guys continues to take over the world.Links:Xbox Series X Launches this November with Thousands of Games Spanning Four Generations ( Group acquires 4A Games (’s tweet about 4A Games’ historyFall Guys on’s tweet about the Team Fortress crossoverFall Guys Designer Reveals Future Roadmap - MinnMax Interview (YouTube)@FallGuysGame’s tweet about the latest updateCollar X Malice -Unlimited- on the eShopA Total War Saga: Troy on the Epic Games Store@ConcernedApe’s Stardew Valley bed moving tweet

Wed. 08/12 - Halo Infinite has been delayed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2020 16:32

Halo Infinite has been delayed into 2021, Control is getting a PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, but it won’t be a free upgrade if you currently own the game, Sam Fisher from Splinter Cell is coming to Rainbow Six Siege, and Dante from Devil May Cry will be in the upcoming remake of Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne as DLC.Links:@Halo’s tweet about Halo Infinite’s delayIntroducing Control Ultimate Edition ( Six Siege: Operation Shadow Legacy Reveal Trailer | Ubisoft (YouTube)Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster DLC ‘Maniax Pack’ announced, adds Dante from Devil May Cry (Gematsu)Metamorphosis on the eShopVolta-X on the eShopDead Cells: Barrels o' Fun Gameplay Trailer (YouTube)Second Extinction - Welcome to the War Effort (YouTube)

Tue. 08/11 - The Series S may be a cheaper less powerful next-gen Xbox and Injustice 3 may be in development

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2020 17:02

The Xbox Series S is a potentially cheaper and less powerful version of the Xbox Series X, Injustice 3 2ith Watchmen characters might be in development, and longtime Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono is leaving Capcom.Links:Microsoft’s new Xbox Series S console confirmed in leaked controller packaging (The Verge)@Bosslogic’s Injustice 3 tweetDC Comics, DC Universe Hit By Major Layoffs (’s tweet about departing CapcomHyper Scape on the PlayStation StoreWilly Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town on Steam@VtM_Bloodlines’ tweet about Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2’s delayInfini on the eShopInformation about the Infini charity DLC

Mon. 08/10 - CD Projekt Red details Cyberpunk 2077's classes, music, and guns

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2020 17:24

CD Projekt Red details the classes, music, and guns of Cyberpunk 2077, The Last of Us Part II is getting a harder difficulty and a permadeath mode, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Fall Guys are both selling very well, and Warner Media might be reconsidering the sale of its video game division.Links:Cyberpunk 2077 — Night City Wire: Episode 2 (YouTube) - Last of Us Part 2 getting permadeath, Grounded difficulty in new update (Polygon) -’s tweet about sales -’s Jason Kilar On New Structure, Layoffs & Future Of HBO Max, Theatrical Distribution & Linear TV (Deadline) -

Fri. 08/07 - Rocksteady is making a Suicide Squad game and Sony showed off lots of PS5 gameplay

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2020 17:38

Rocksteady, the studio behind Batman: Arkham Asylum, City, and Knight, are making a Suicide Squad game and Sony’s State of Play presentation showed gameplay for games like Crash 4, The Pathless, Spelunky 2, Bugsnax, and more and they also announced a remaster of Braid and that the recent Hitman trilogy will soon be playable in VR.Links:@RocksteadyGames’ tweet about Suicide SquadState of Play | August 6th 2020 (YouTube)@calibrono’s tweet about Aeon Must Die@FocusHome’s tweet about Aeon Must Die

Thu. 08/06 - Microsoft pauses iOS xCloud plans and Final Fantasy VII HD is coming to Game Pass this month

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2020 15:58

xCloud, Microsoft’s game streaming service, is not coming to iOS devices, at least not near the planned launch, Darksiders Genesis, the original Final Fantasy VII, and more are coming to Game Pass, and Microsoft celebrates games leaving the subscription service with a weird song, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate added a new minor stage with the latest update, and Epic Games Store is experimenting with a free, weekly, video game sitcom.Links:Microsoft cuts xCloud iOS testing early as its future on Apple devices remains unclear ( Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC: The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan, Final Fantasy VII HD, Darksiders: Genesis, and More ( the Water Tastes Like Wine Postmortem ( update available: Ver. 8.1.0 ( out 10 on Epic Games Store

Wed. 08/05 - Konami lowers Silent Hill expectations and Pikmin 3 is coming to Switch

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2020 16:04

Konami calms fervor surrounding Silent Hill rumors, while also establishing a new official Silent Hill twitter account, the Xbox digital storefront is getting overhauled, Pikmin 3 is coming to Switch, and Activision has confirmed that Treyarch and Raven Software are making the next Call of Duty.Links:Konami tells fans to go "easy" on Silent Hill rumours but then links to a new "official" Twitter account (GamesRadar)A New Microsoft Store Experience is Coming to Xbox Insiders (’s tweet about Pikmin 3Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® & Warzone - Official Season Five Trailer (YouTube)Call of Duty 2020 dev confirmed as Treyarch, further suggesting it's a Black Ops game ( The Witcher Card Game | Journey #2 Launch Trailer (YouTuber)West of Dead on Steam

Tue. 08/04 - Spider-Man is exclusive to the PlayStation version of Marvel’s Avengers

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2020 16:16

Spider-Man will be exclusive to the PlayStation version of Marvel’s Avengers. It’s no longer rumor. Blizzard employees are frustrated over pay disparities, Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in September, Halo Infinite’s multiplayer will be free-to-play, and Fall Guys is out today.Links:Spider-Man Coming to Marvel’s Avengers Exclusively on PlayStation ( Workers Share Salaries in Revolt Over Wage Disparities (Bloomberg)@jasonschreier’s tweet about the Blizzard CEO’s salaryXbox Game Pass Ultimate Delivers 100+ Games Directly to Your Mobile Device Beginning September 15 (’s tweet about Halo Infinite multiplayerSkully – Launch Trailer | Available Now! (YouTube)Hellbound on SteamRelicta – Launch Trailer (YouTube)Spitlings Release Trailer (YouTube)

Mon. 08/03 - PS4 accessories will work on PS5, but not for playing PS5 games

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2020 15:52

Sony answers some questions about PlayStation 5 compatibility regarding PlayStation 4 accessories and sets a date for an upcoming State of Play presentation. Rumors are pointing toward Spider-Man potentially being a PlayStation exclusive for the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers, a new Leisure Suit Larry has been announces, and Microsoft is probably going to buy TikTok.Links:PlayStation 5: Answering your questions on compatible PS4 peripherals & accessories (’ Spider-Man will be exclusive to PlayStation, according to a pulled retail listing (’s tweet about Spider-Man in Marvel’s Avengers@PlayStation’s tweet about this week’s State of PlayState of Play returns this Thursday, August 6 ( Suit Larry - Wet Dreams Dry Twice on SteamMicrosoft to continue discussions on potential TikTok purchase in the United States (

Fri. 07/31 - Splinter Cell is getting a Netflix anime adaptation and Battletoads has a release date

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2020 16:25

A Splinter Cell anime is coming to Netflix, the house chooses not to pass a bill that would prevent the military from recruiting on twitch, Battletoads has a release date, and the Tony Hawk remake’s soundtrack is growing.Links:‘Splinter Cell’ Anime Series From ‘John Wick’ Writer Derek Kolstad Set at Netflix (Variety)After impassioned speech, AOC’s ban on US military recruiting via Twitch fails House vote (’s tweet about congress and TwitchBattletoads - Official Release Date Trailer (YouTube)Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies Tracks Will Be In Tony Hawk Remasters After All (Kotaku)Monster Crown on SteamSwim Out Is Now Available For Xbox One (

Thu. 07/30 - Animal Crossing adds bad luck and Valve's Gabe Newell prefers Xbox Series X

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2020 17:03

Animal Crossing adds luck to the game which may have larger implications regarding the game’s future, Valve boss Gabe Newell says he prefers Xbox Series X over PlayStation 5, and CD Projekt Red warns against clicking links in e-mails about a Cyberpunk 2077 beta.Links:Looks like Animal Crossing is about to get a luck system (Polygon)PS5 or Series X? Gabe Newell picks next-gen Xbox over PlayStation ( on SteamYakuza Kiwami 2 Is Now Available For Xbox One And Windows 10 (And Included With Xbox Game Pass) ( on SteamFight Crab on Steam@CyberpunkGame’s tweet alering people to fake beta invites

Wed. 07/29 - Ori's creators are making a new IP action RPG with Private Division and Sekiro is getting an update

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2020 15:46

The studio behind the Ori games are working on an action RPG in a new, original IP with Private Division, the director behind the Yakuza series has nice things to say about Ghost of Tsushima, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is getting a free update in October.Links:Private Division Teams Up with Moon Studios, League of Geeks, and Roll7 on Upcoming New Games (’ tweet about its next game@PrivateDivision’s tweet about Moon Studios’ new IPYakuza Director Praises Ghost of Tsushima, Says Japan Should've Made It (Kotaku)Ghost of Tsushima, Kurosawa, and the political myth of the samurai (Polygon)Blightbound on SteamPsychonauts on Xbox Live@sekirothegame’s tweet about its October update

Tue. 07/28 - A Nintendo leak surfaces all kinds of information about classic games and Ubisoft canceled a King Arthur game

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2020 17:17

A massive Nintendo leak has surfaced all kinds of behind-the-scenes Nintendo oddities, Ubisoft cancelled a King Arthur game, you will be able to back up your Animal Crossing save soon, but you still can’t transfer it, and Cuphead surprise released on PlayStation 4 today.Links:Huge Nintendo 'Gigaleak' Reveals Tons Of SNES & N64 Secrets, Like Luigi In Mario 64 (Kotaku)Ubisoft’s Planned King Arthur Game Was Nixed by Ex-Creative Head (Bloomberg)Animal Crossing is finally getting island save backups (Polygon)A great slam and then some — Cuphead is out today on PS4 ( Wing on the PlayStation StoreMaid of Sker on SteamOthercide on SteamSkater XL on SteamTerrorarium on SteamAgeless on the eShopSamurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection out today on PS4 ( of Tsushima: Patch 1.05 Details (

Mon. 07/27 - Black Ops Cold War is rumored to be the next Call of Duty subtitle and Persona 5 Scramble is coming to America

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2020 15:04

Rumor points to the next Call of Duty being subtitled Black Ops Cold War, Persona 5 Scramble has finally been confirmed for a North American release, The Witcher is getting a spin-off series that will also be live-action, Hideo Kojima will be a judge at the Venice Film festival and might be working on a horror video game, and Fall Guys is going to be a PlayStation Plus game.Links:Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Revealed Through Doritos Promo ( 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers Planned Western Release Confirmed in Koei Tecmo Financial Report (’s tweet about a new Witcher seriesHideo Kojima will be part of the jury of the Venice film exhibition ( Kojima in Talks With Junji Ito About Working on a New Horror Game ( Plus games for August announced (

Fri. 07/24 - Ghost of Tsushima is selling well and G4TV teases a return

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2020 15:31

Ghost of Tsushima is the PlayStation 4’s fastest selling first-party original IP, the video game television network G4 is teasing a return, the Sonic the Hedgehog movie sequel has a 2022 release date, a Tetris biopic is in the works, and the creators of Sonic the Hedgehog are teaming up for a new video game.Links:@PlayStation’s tweet about Ghost of Tsushima salesG4 Teases a Return in Some Form (IGN)‘A Quiet Place 2,’ ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Delayed Until 2021 (Variety)Tetris Movie Locks Down Taron Egerton in the Lead ( on SteamThe creators of Sonic are making a theatrical action game for Xbox Series X (The Verge)Dragon Quest XI S Is Coming To Xbox One And PC (Game Informer)

Thu. 07/23 - Microsoft announces a new Fable, shows Halo Infinite gameplay, and lots more

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2020 17:38

Microsoft shows Halo Infinite campaign gameplay, shares all kinds of Xbox Series X and Game Pass announcements, and announces Stalker 2 and a new Fable. Links:Xbox Series X - Xbox Games Showcase - Games Announce Trailer (YouTube)Carrion on the eShopCrysis Remastered is out on the eShopRöki on SteamDying Light Receiving Hellraid DLC This Summer (Game Informer)

Wed. 07/22 - Rocket League is going free-to-play and Xbox shares Halo Infinite's box art

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2020 16:39

Rocket League is going free to play, we will definitely learn more about Halo Infinite’s campaign tomorrow, as we as some kind of new Square Enix action game, Mafia: Definitive Edition is a more substantial remake than we realized, and you can now play and create in VR in Dreams.Links:Rocket League going free-to-play, new players will have to get it on the Epic Store (PC Gamer)@xbox’s tweet about Halo Infinite@Nibellion’s tweet about Balan CompanyMafia: Definitive Edition Gameplay Revealed, Developer Gives New Remake Details (IGN)Creaks on the eShopDreams VR - v2.15/2.16 (’ tweet about Bomb Rush CyberfunkMyNewSoundtrack’s YouTube channel

Tue. 07/21 - Bloomberg dives deep into Ubisoft's internal issues and the Assassin's Creeds that could have been

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2020 16:22

Bloomberg shares a big, in depth article detailing the internal issues and shake-ups that have been affecting Ubisoft, more than 70 Xbox One games received demos today, and The Nagasaki Prefecture and Tsushima Island tourism associations have a website dedicated to Ghost of Tsushima.Links:@jasonschreier’s story about the Ubisoft issuesUbisoft Family Accused of Mishandling Sexual Misconduct Claims (Bloomberg)Summer Game Fest Demo Event Coming July 21 to an Xbox One Near You ( Summer Game Fest Demo Event Showcases 70+ Games ( Tourist Board Partners With Ghost of Tsushima (IGN)’s information website about Ghost of Tsushima@Playdead’s tweet about Limbo’s 10 year anniversary

Mon. 07/20 - Nintendo is bringing Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne to Switch and Metacritic user reviews will be delayed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2020 16:28

Nintendo shares a surprise mini direct to announce two Shin Megami Tensei games, new content is coming to Cadence of Hyrule, and Metacritic is instituting a delay before users can start submitting user reviews.Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase | July 2020 (YouTube)Metacritic Will Delay User Reviews For Games (GameSpot)

Fri. 07/17 - Sony promises not to surprise everyone by suddenly opening PlayStation 5 pre-orders

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2020 15:52

Sony promises it will give fair warning before it opens up PlayStation 5 pre-orders, The Last of Us Part II and Ring Fit Adventure sold really well in June, a Prince of Persia VR Escape Room is in the works, and Ghost of Tsushima and Paper Mario: The Origami King are both out today.Link:@geoffkeighley’s tweet about PS5 pre-orders@MatPiscatella’s NPD threadPrince of Persia: The Dagger of Time (

Thu. 07/16 - xCloud is getting to added Game Pass Ultimate and Dr Disrespect speaks up without explaining why he was banned

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2020 15:02

Microsoft’s xCloud streaming service will be part of Game Pass Ultimate in the future, Guy "Dr Disrespect" Beahm, is doing interviews, but we’re no closer to learning why he was banned, and it seems the Uncharted movie has finally begun shooting.Links:You Are the Future of Gaming (’s tweet about the Xbox Games ShowcaseDr Disrespect is speaking again (The Washington Post)Interview: Dr Disrespect talks about his Twitch ban, the rumors, and his future (PC Gamer)Tom Holland’s Instagram post about the Uncharted movieNo Man’s Sky Desolation ReleaseHenry Cavill builds a PC

Wed. 07/15 - Sony is making more PlayStation 5s and Paper Mario: The Origami King reviews are online

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2020 16:05

Sony is reportedly boosting its PlayStation 5 production efforts, Paper Mario: The Origami King reviews are online ahead of its Friday release, Nintendo is making a Lego NES and accompanying Lego TV, and Netflix is making a Dragon’s Dogma anime.Links:Sony Boosting Output of PlayStation 5 to Meet Surge in Demand (Bloomberg)Paper Mario: The Origami King Review: A Crafty and Clean Must-Have for Fans ( Mario: The Origami King review: "Something special that should be celebrated" ( Mario: The Origami King Review - Exploring New Dimensions (GameSpot)Paper Mario: The Origami King Review – Just Above The Fold (Game Informer)Paper Mario: The Origami King Review - Mountains and valleys (IGN)Paper Mario: The Origami King review Spinning wheels (’s tweet about the Lego NES@NXOnNetflix’s tweet about its Dragon’s Dogma showComing Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC: Yakuza Kiwami 2, Carrion, Grounded (Game Preview), and More ( on the Epic Games Store

Tue. 07/14 - Ghost of Tsushima reviews are live and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is coming to Stadia

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2020 15:58

Ghost of Tsushima reviews are online and I have some of my own thoughts to share. It’s good! Google also shared a Stadia Connect presentation, and Death Stranding is out on PC today.Links:Ghost of Tsushima Review – A Most Honorable Epic (Game Informer)Ghost of Tsushima Review – This is the Way (Of the Samurai) (IGN)Review: Ghost of Tsushima (Easy Allies)Ghost of Tsushima Review: Hopefully Not The Last Samurai ( Of Tsushima Review - Tool-Assisted Ninja Run (GameSpot)Stadia Connect 7.14.2020 - Check Out New Game Releases & Announcements (YouTube)Death Stranding on SteamStory of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town on the eShopMicrosoft Flight Simulator Set for Launch on August 18 for PC, also with Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) (

Mon. 07/12 - Ubisoft announces Far Cry 6 while underplaying its internal shakeups

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2020 16:44

Ubisoft announces Far Cry 6, gives Watch Dogs: Legion an October release date, shows lots of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla gameplay, and tries not to publicize the big internal changes that are happening within the publisher/developer too much. And Devolver made a bunch of announcements, as well.Links:Ubisoft Forward: Official Livestream - July 2020 | Ubisoft (YouTube)Ubisoft Employees Have 'Grave Concerns' Over Toronto Studio's Misconduct Allegations (Ubisoft)Three top Ubisoft execs are leaving the company amid abuse allegations (’s tweets about Ubisoft’s departure@Ubisoft’s tweet about Ubisoft Forward@Futterish’s tweet about Watch Dogs Legion@UbisoftSupport’s tweet about server issuesDevolver Direct 2020 (YouTube)

Fri. 07/10 - Sony invests millions into Epic and and Far Cry 6 is real and will feature Giancarlo Esposito according to a leak

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2020 16:52

Sony is investing heavily in Epic games, Far Cry 6 is happening and Giancarlo Esposito is in it according to a recent leak, Nintendo gets everyone’s hopes up and then reveals a new Bakugon game, Capcom shared a Mega Man VR trailer, and Tencent is in talks to take ownership of Warframe.Links:Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games ( Cry 6 leak confirms Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito will star (’s tweet about a Treehouse liveMega Man VR: Targeted Virtual World!! debut trailer ( is in talks to acquire Digital Extremes owner Leyou Technologies ( Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise on the eShopBloodstained: Curs of the Moon 2 on the eShopSword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris’s official website

Thu. 07/09 - A Sony patent inspires hope for PS5 backwards compatibility and Ninja is streaming on YouTube

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2020 16:31

A patent teases some potential backwards compatibility options for PlayStation 5, Fortnite streamer Ninja has moved over to YouTube, Deadly Premonition 2 should hopefully be getting patched after release, a The Sims reality show is on the way, and Sony shares what PlayStation 5 game boxes will look like.Links:Sony Patent Suggests PS1, PS2 and PS3 Could Be Backwards Compatible Via the Cloud (IGN)Ninja Starts Streaming on YouTube (IGN)@patrickklepek’s tweet about Deadly Premonition 2 update'The Sims' Is Getting a Reality TV Show ( look: Box art for upcoming PS5 games ( on the eShopThronebreaker: The Witcher Tales | iOS Launch Trailer (YouTube)Elden: Path of the Forgotten on the eShopHalf-Life: Alyx - Final Hours on SteamHow Minecraft and Mojang taught Xbox how to buy studios (’s)@nakamura193’s baby announcement tweet

Wed. 07/08 - Donkey Kong Country is coming to Switch and Deadly Premonition 2 reviews are online

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2020 16:40

Donkey Kong Country is coming to Switch, reviews are live for Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise, Capcom is asking for Resident Evil Village feedback, and Halo 3 is coming to PC in less than a week.Links:@NintendoAmerica’s tweet about new SNES and NES games coming to SwitchDeadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise Review — Always Trust the Pizza, Zach ( Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise ( Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise Review (IGN)Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise – Chasing Its Own Shadow (Game Informer)Deadly Premonition 2 Review: What Year Is This, Zach? (’ survey tweetVigor on the eShop@Halo’s tweet about Halo 3’s release PC release dateMafia Definitive Edition release pushed to September (GamesRadar)Watch Dogs 2 free copy details

Tue. 07/07 - Microsoft may be considering a WB Games purchase and Giancarlo Esposito might be in Far Cry 6

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2020 16:03

Microsoft might be thinking about buying WB Games, Far Cry 6 may be revealed soon and it might feature actor Giancarlo Esposito in a major role, Stardew Valley’s creator teases a big update, and director Rian Johnson made a Pokémon Go commercial.Links:Microsoft Expresses Interest in Acquiring Warner Game Unit ( Interested In Buying Batman, Mortal Kombat Dev WB Games – Report (GameSpot)@Nibellion’s tweet about WB GamesResetEra thread about Far Cry 6 rumorsGiancarlo Esposito on How ‘Breaking Bad’ Changed His Life, and How Yoga Helps Him Play Gus Fring (Collider)Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito Is Working On A Big Video Game That He Can't Tell You About (GameSpot)Stardew Valley's Next Update Will Add More End-Game Content (Game Informer)@ConcernedApe’s tweet about Stardew Valley 1.5Look closer to discover what Pokémon GO Fest 2020 has in store! (YouTube)Major Pokémon Fan Rian Johnson Directed an Adorable ‘Pokémon Go’ Commercial ( Full Body on the Switch eShopSuperliminal on the eShopKingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning trailer (YouTube)Ys Origina Switch trailer (YouTube)@Wario64’s tweet about Orce Must Die 3

Mon. 07/06 - Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase is happening on July 23 and Naughty Responds to online harassment

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2020 15:54

Microsoft’s games showcase which will show first party Xbox Series X games will be airing later this month, Naughty Dog responds to harassment it has received for The Last of Us Part II, rumor is pointing to Rockstar planning a big triple A, open-world VR game, Shadows of the Damned is on sale, but has also been delisted, which is weird, and Shadow Warrior 3 has been announced.Links:@Xbox’s tweet about the upcoming Games Showcase@Naughty_Dog’s tweet condemning harassmentVideo Games Deluxe’s LinkedIn post about VR work with Rockstar@Wario64’s tweet about Shadows of the DamnedShadow Warrior 3 - Teaser Trailer (YouTube)@animalcrossing’s tweet about the update@mortalshellgame’s tweet about going from closed beta to open betaMortal Shell on the Epic Games Store

Fri. 07/03 - Imran Khan joins to explain why EVO 2020 was cancelled and Sony is considering putting Warframe in its pocket

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2020 17:08

EVO 2020 has been cancelled and Imran Khan joins the show to explain exactly what happened, Sony is considering a sale that could put Warframe in its pocket, and Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC in August.Links:Sony weighs bid for Hong Kong-listed gaming firm Leyou ( Man VR on PlayStation 4Supraland's Crash DLCHorizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition for PC – PC Features Trailer (YouTube)

Thu. 07/02 - Video games prices are increasing for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and Westworld's creators are making a Fallout show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2020 15:57

Video games might cost $10 more in the next console generation, Amazon is making a Fallout show with the creators of Westworld, and Kyle played a bunch of Mortal Shell, a Dark Souls-inspired game that is releasing later this year.Links:NBA 2K21 price is $10 more expensive on Xbox Series X and PS5 (’s tweet about next-gen price jumps@Fallout’s tweet about the Amazon TV show‘Fallout’ TV Series From ‘Westworld’ Creators Based On Games In Works At Amazon With Series Commitment (Deadline)Biped on the eShopNeon Abyss on the eShopInflicted: Extended Cut on the eShopDragon Quest X in Final Fantasy XIV details

Wed. 07/01 - Amazon’s Crucible is unreleasing and Nintendo apologizes for Switch shortages

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2020 15:40

Amazon’s Crucible is unreleasing and going back into beta, Crysis R emastered has been delayed after the game’s reveal trailer leaked, Nintendo offers various updates related to Switch shortage, COVID-19 and more, an Ape Escape twitter account goes dark, and Fallout 76 and CrossCode are coming to Xbox Game Pass.Links:Developer Update: Crucible Beta ( Remastered delayed after fans react poorly to leaked trailer (Polygon)@Crysis’ tweet about delaying the Switch version of Crysis@Sephazon’s twitter thread about the Nintendo Shareholders Q and AThe Ape Escape 20th Anniversary Twitter Account Is Shutting Down Without Announcing Anything ( Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC: Fallout 76, Soulcalibur VI, and More (® will come out on July 1st (

Tue. 06/30 - The Harry Potter game is real, but still unnanounced and Commander Keen may have been cancelled

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2020 15:36

The Harry Potter game that leaked a few years ago is real, according to Bloomberg, but its developers have expressed concern about recent comments from Harry Potter creator JK Rowling, it looks like the Commander Keen mobile game may have been cancelled, and the publisher of Descenders shares some interesting information about Game Pass’ effect on its sales.Links:Some Harry Potter Game Developers Rattled by J.K. Rowling Backlash (Bloomberg)@nitomatta’s tweet about Commander Keen@RaveofRivendale’s tweet about Descenders’ success@NinntendoVS’s tweet about Min Min being availableThe Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III on the eShop@RaveofRavendale’s tweet about Bikeout 3 in DescendersHunting simulator 2 on the Xbox store

Mon. 06/29 - Dr Disrespect and Donald Trump have been banned and suspended from Twitch

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2020 15:24

Dr Disrespect has been banned from Twitch and Donald Trump’s account has been suspended, some secretive Fable and Perfect Dark twitter accounts surfaced online this weekend, and Disco Elysium is coming to television at some point.Links:Twitch bans popular streamer Dr Disrespect (Polygon)@Slasher’s tweet about Dr Disrespect’s ban@drdisrespect’s tweet about getting bannedTwitch temporarily bans President Trump (The Verge)@tomwarren’s tweets about the Perfect Dark and Fable twitter accounts@PerfectDarkGame’s tweet dashing our dreams@aarongreenberg’s tweet about the Fable and Perfect Dark twitter accounts@tomwarren’s follow-up tweet about the @Fable account‘Disco Elysium’ TV Series Adaptation in the Works From ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Producer (Variety)Metal Slug Code: J (TBD) Gameplay Reveal Trailer (YouTube)Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 trailer (YouTube)Picross S: Mega Drive & Mark III Edition announced for Switch (Gematsu)@CharlesMartinet’s tweet about not being in The Cuphead Show on Netflix

Fri. 06/26 - A leak says Microsoft is still committed to multiple next-gen Xboxes and The Banished are returning for Halo Infinite

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2020 15:48

A leak confirms Microsoft’s multiple next-gen Xbox consoles plans, The Banished appear to be returning for Halo Infinite, Netflix shows a little animation from The Cuphead Show, Square Enix announces plans for a The World Ends With You anime, Tales of Arise has been delayed out of 2020, and The Last of Us Part II is Sony’s fastest-selling first-party PS4 exclusive ever.Links:Leaked Microsoft document hints at second next-gen Xbox ( Infinite teaser suggests The Banished enemies (Polygon)@NXOnNetflix’s tweet about the Cuphead show@Nibellion’s tweet about The World Ends With You’s anime adaptationThe Last of Us Part II sells more than 4 million copies ( Doors on SteamTower of Time on the eShopYes, Your Grace on eShopRegaining Control in the Foundation (

Thu. 06/25 - CD Projekt offers lots of Cyberpunk 2077 details and ocean diving is coming to Animal Crossing.

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2020 15:49

CD Projekt Red reveals a whole lot more about Cyberpunk 2077 and announces a Cyberpunk anime from the studio behind Promare, the next Animal Crossing update will let you go diving, Crystal Dynamics shares new Marvel’s Avengers details, and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s director is off the project.Links:Announcing an original anime series – CYBERPUNK: EDGERUNNERS! ( 2077 — Official Trailer — The Gig (YouTube)Everything You Need To Know About Cyberpunk 2077’s Customisation (’s tweet about the next updateJune Marvel's Avengers WAR TABLE (YouTube)Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Director Steps Down After Impropriety Allegations (IGN)Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia on the eShopCollar × Malice on the eShopDeath Come True on the eShopMr. Driller in DrillLand on the eShopBlair Witch on the eShop

Wed. 06/24 - The game industry struggles with myriad abuse allegations and The Pokémon Company announces a Pokémon MOBA

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2020 17:00

A number of developers, streamers, and game journalists have shared stories of abuse in the industry, Pokémon Unite, a Pokémon MOBA, was announced this morning, former PlayStation executive Shawn Layden reminisces about shorter games with smaller budgets, Facebook Gaming will not be integrated into Xbox One to replace Mixer, and Christopher Nolan’s Inception will be airing in Fortnite on Friday.Links:Get ready to tune in for Pokémon Presents! (YouTube)Shawn Layden: "I would welcome a return to the 12 to 15 hour AAA game" (’s reddit post about Facebook Gaming integration@XboxP3’s tweet about streaming on Xbox@GeoffKeighley's tweet about Christopher Nolan's films airing in FortniteNinjala on the eShop

Tue. 06/23 - Mixer is shutting down and Rocksteady might be working on a Suicide Squad game

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2020 16:17

Mixer is shutting down and merging with Facebook gaming, the latest Rocksteady rumors point to the Batman Arkham developer working on a Suicide Squad game, the New Game Plus expo reveals a number of Japanese games, and Oculus acquires developer Ready at Dawn.Links: The Next Step for Mixer (’s tweet about Mixer’s shutdownNinja, Shroud, and other top Mixer streamers are now free to stream on Twitch again (The Verge)Yes, Batman Arkham developer Rocksteady is making a Suicide Squad game (Eurogamer)New Game Plus Expo’s websiteWelcoming Ready At DSawn to Facebook ( Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour on the eShopPokémon Café Mix on the eShop

Mon. 06/22 - Crash 4 is a real game and Arms' Min Min is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2020 15:58

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time has gone from leaked rumor to real, official game, Min Min, the ramen-inspired character from Arms is coming to Smash Bros. and Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has two TVs in his living room, and Nintendo is backing away from making mobile games.Links:Crash 4 - First Gameplay and Interview! (YouTube)Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Mr. Sakurai Presents "Min Min" (YouTube)Nintendo Chills Mobile Ambitions After Animal Crossing Success (Bloomberg)Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 on Steam

Fri. 06/19 - EA shows off Star Wars Squadrons and says a new Skate is in development

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2020 18:07

EA showcases Star Wars Squadrons, announces Skate is coming back, and brings a bunch of EA games to Steam. A new Crash Bandicoot game has leaked, Cyberpunk PS4 will be backwards compatible on PS5, and The Last of Us Part II is out today.Links:EA Play Live June 2020 (YouTube)Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time rated for PS4, Xbox One in Taiwan (Gematsu)@ZhugeEX’s tweet about Crash 4@CyberpunkGame’s tweet about backwards compatibilityResetEra thread about CD Projekt RED Cyberpunk 2077 callThe Coma 2: Vicious Sisters on eShop

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