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Xbox News, Rumors, Analysis and Game Discussion. Co-hosted by Tim Shelton and Spencer Rehn. New episodes post Monday mornings at 10 AM EST

Multiform


    • Aug 8, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Xbox Testing Game Pass Ultimate Family Plans - Multiform Ep. 208

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 82:14

    This week in the news we discuss Microsoft testing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate family plans, rumors of an EA Iron Man game, Activision not releasing a Call of Duty mainline game in 2023, Square Enix looking to sell stakes in their studios, August Game Pass additions, Koch Media changing its name, and Microsoft freeing up more memory for Xbox Series S in the developer kit.  We also discuss games we've been playing including Elden Ring, PUBG, Papers Please, The Forgotten City, Skyrim, Smite, and Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Zombies. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    KOTOR Remake Paused Indefinitely - Multiform Ep. 207

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 79:52

    This week in the news we discuss the KOTOR remake being put on indefinite pause, the state of Star Wars video games, new leaked details on Grand Theft Auto 6, a rumored Black Panther game at EA, upcoming Xbox dashboard improvements, August 2022 Games with Gold, Assassin's Creed Valhalla Forgotten Saga DLC, LOTR Gollum delay, What Remains of Edith Finch and Outer Wilds current-gen updates, Grounded 1.0 release date, and Goat Simulator 3 release date. We also discuss games we've been playing including Elden Ring, Stray, Hades, Smite, Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes, Gwent Rogue Mage, and more. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Ubisoft Cancelations And Delays - Multiform Ep. 206

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 70:51

    This week in the news we discuss Ubisoft delaying Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and Assassin's Creed Rift plus canceling Ghost Recon Frontlines and two other games, Xbox adding Discord voice chat, GTA Online expansion riffs on real life, July Xbox Game Pass additions, and subtractions, Halo Infinite's first cross-core customization items, Destiny 2 showcase announcement, and Grounded getting an animated series.  We also discuss games we've been playing including Forza Horizon 5: Hot Wheels, Stray, TMNT Shredder's Revenge, Assassin's Creed Origins Discovery Tour, Hades, and more. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Skate 4 is Free to Play - Multiform Ep. 205

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 65:30

    This week in the news we discuss the status of Playstion's acquisition of Bungie and Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Skate 4 free-to-play announcement, Goldeneye remaster rumors, the potential of an Apex Legends single player game, Red Dead Redemption 2 current gen update shelving rumor, a new rumor of a Japan setting for a future Assassin's Creed game, Digital Extremes Soulframe announcement, Supermassive acquisition by Nordisk Games, and the release date for Rumbleverse. We also discuss games we've been playing including Elden Ring, Escape from Tarkov, Outriders Worldslayer, and Jurassic World Evolution 2. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Skull and Bones Revealed Again - Multiform Ep. 204

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 75:20

    This week in the news we discuss the re-reveal of Skull and Bones, games that might be revealed at Ubisoft Forward in September, Xbox 360 games being removed from Games with Gold, Rockstar rumored pausing of more remaster projects, Xbox Gamescom plans, July Game Pass additions, Lollipop Chainsaw remake, She-Hulk leaked for Marvel's Avengers, Biomutant current-gen update date, Hitman 3's new map, and Ubisoft Xbox 360 server shutdowns. We also discuss games we've been playing including Elden Ring, Outriders Worldslayer, Gwent Rogue Mage and Escape from Tarkov. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Halo Infinite Co-Op Details Revealed - Multiform Ep. 203

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 66:21

    This week in the news we discuss recently unveiled Halo Infinite Co-Op details, Blizzard acquiring the developers of Spellbreak, Skull and Bones possibly coming in November, Ubisoft's in-game events in Skull and Bones and Riders Republic related to conservation education, EA's mishap jumping on a social media trend, and July Games with Gold. We also discuss games we've been playing including Outrider's Worldslayer, Marvel's The Avengers, God of War and Forza Horizon 5. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Hyenas Announced from Creative Assembly - Multiform Ep. 202

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 62:28

    This week in the news we discuss A Plague Tale: Requiem's release date, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3 + 4 that almost was, Halo The Master Chief Collection potentially getting microtransactions, new PvEvP heist shooter Hyenas from Creative Assembly & Sega, June Game Pass additions, Power On: The Story of Xbox documentary awards, and Lego Brawls release date. We also discuss games we've been playing including Sniper Elite 5, God of War, TMNT Shredder's Revenge, and Forza Horizon 5. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Fallout 5 After Elder Scrolls VI - Multiform Ep. 201

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 80:42

    This week in the news we discuss a few items announced at the Xbox Games Showcase: Extended, additional Starfield details revealed in Todd Howard interviews, Infinity Ward Poland hiring for an open-world RPG, announcements from the Assassin's Creed 15th anniversary stream, Resident Evil news revealed at the Capcom Showcase, Forza Horizon's origins as a failed Project Gotham Racing reboot pitch, Activision's board's findings from their independent investigation into harassment, FIFA 22 joining EA Play & Game Pass Ultimate, Dragon's Dogma 2 announcement, and Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 remake. We also discuss games we've been playing including Cyberpunk 2077, Sniper Elite 5, Forza Horizon 5 and Fallout 3. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022 - Multiform Ep. 200

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 112:48

    This week in the news we discuss all the announcements from the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase including Starfield gameplay, Redfall gameplay, a partnership with Hideo Kojima, Forza Motorsport's new tech, Forza Horizon 5 Hot Wheels expansion, Minecraft Legends, Pentiment, Flight Simulator 40th anniversary, Grounded 1.0, A Plague Tale: Requiem, Persona 3-5 coming to Xbox, Diablo IV, Overwatch 2 is free to play, Hollow Knight: Silksong, High on Life, and Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn, plus the Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 reveal and announcements from Summer Game Fest including Marvel Midnight Suns release date, Saints Row Boss Factory release, Callisto Protocol gameplay, Cuphead Delicious Last Course DLC release date, and Aliens Dark Descent. We also discuss games we've been playing including Sniper Elite 5, Horizon Forbidden West, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, MLB The Show 22, and more. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Star Wars Jedi Survivor Reveal - Multiform Ep. 199

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 98:41

    This week in the news we discuss the Star Wars Jedi Survivor reveal trailer, Dragon Age: Dreadwolf title reveal, multiplatform announcements from PlayStations State of Play including Resident Evil 4 Remake, Street Fighter 6 and The Callisto Protocol, Madden NFL 23 cover reveal, Xbox turning down Marvel in 2014, June Xbox Game Pass additions, Assassin's Creed Origins 60 fps update, June Games with Gold, June Xbox Update adding ability to reveal hidden achievements, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 release date and cover art, The Lord of the Rings Gollum release date, and Destroy All Humans 2 Reprobed release date. We also discuss games we've been playing including Sniper Elite 5, Flight Simulator Top Gun Maverick update, Lego Star Wars, and Far Cry 6 You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    What If Two Most Hated Companies Merged - Multiform Ep. 198

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 85:39

    This week in the news we discuss the merger of EA and NBC Universal that almost was, Battlefield 2042 removing 128 player version of the breakthrough mode, Fall Guys going free-to-play and coming to Xbox, Roller Champions release date, Fornite paving the way again by enabling cross-platform V-bucks currency use, Game Pass additions and subtractions for May, Witcher 3 current-gen update timing, Skull & Bones Australia rating, and Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown delay. We also discuss games we've been playing including Forza Horizon 5, Horizon Forbidden West, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, and Cyberpunk 2077. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Starfield & Redfall Delayed - Multiform Ep. 197

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 66:19

    This week in the news we discuss the delay of Starfield & Redfall, Gotham Knights Red Hood & Nightwing gameplay reveal, EA changing FIFA to EA Sports FC, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and Skull & Bones release window updates, Flight Simulator Top Gun Maverick DLC release date, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sequel title rumors, 505 Game Showcase announcement, Dead Space remake release date and Call of Duty Godzilla/Kong crossover. We also discuss games we've been playing including Forza Horizon 5, Far Cry 6, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, and Halo Infinite. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Embracer Group Acquires Tomb Raider And More - Multiform Ep. 196

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 63:25

    This week in the news we discuss the Embracer Group's acquisition of Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, and other IP along with Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montreal, and Square Enix Montreal from Square Enix, Xbox Cloud expands to free-to-play games with Fortnite launch, IOI delaying Freelancer for Hitman 3 and a new map to later this year, New York City suing Activision related to the Microsoft acquisition, May Xbox Game Pass additions, and subtractions, FIFA cross-platform testing, Summer Game Fest date announcement, and a new Deep Pink Xbox controller option. We also discuss games we've been playing including Halo Infinite Season 2 Lone Wolves, Hitman 3, and Cyberpunk 2077. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    The Rumor Mill - Multiform Ep. 195

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 74:13

    This week in the news we discuss Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order 2 rumors, unverified Bethesda rumors, Halo's teaser for their first narrative event, 343 phasing out the armor core system, leaked Skull & Bones gameplay and release timing rumors, leaked details on 2K's Rocket League competitor Gravity Goal, Rocket League's new knockout bash mode, Xbox Insiders testing a new function that reveals secret achievements, the date for the Xbox + Bethesda showcase, Modern Warfare 2's logo, Activision Blizzard shareholders approving the acquisition, Ubisoft shutting down servers for older titles, NBA2K22 surprise dropping on Game Pass, and Games with Gold for May 2022. We also discuss games we've been playing including Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, Forza Horizon 5, Horizon Forbidden West, and Hitman 3. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Halo Infinite 2022 Roadmap - Multiform Ep. 194

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 85:04

    This week in the news we discuss Halo Infinite's 2022 roadmap, Outriders Worldslayer expansion, Ubisoft's Project Q team battle arena, this week's Saints Row customization deep dive, Sonic Origins strange DLC feature-gating, late-April Game Pass additions & subtractions, Modern Warfare 2 rumors, Skydance Media's Star Wars project announcement, the next hero for The Avengers is Jane Foster's The Mighty Thor, Crazy Taxi & Jet Set Radio reboots, a new Tales from the Borderlands game, and PlayStation is also exploring advertising for free to play games, similar to Microsoft.  We also discuss games we've been playing including Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, Crusader Kings III, Far Cry 6, Hitman 3, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and Halo Infinite. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Ads in Free to Play Games - Multiform Ep. 193

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 58:53

    This week in the news we discuss a rumored Microsoft project for placing ads in free to play games, CD Projekt Red moving next-gen development for Witcher 3 internally, CD Projekt Red's 2022 roadmap, sales updates for the Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, new features added to Halo The Master Chief Collection, Certain Affinity hiring for work on “new and exciting developments” for Halo Infinite, 2022 Need for Speed rumors, Bugsnax coming to Game Pass, and Kingdom Hearts 4 announcement. We also discuss games we've been playing including Crusader Kings III, Forza Horizon 5, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, and Dead by Daylight. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Max Payne Remakes Announced - Multiform Ep. 192

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 80:09

    This week in the news we discuss the Max Payne 1 & 2 remake announcement, Crystal Dynamics making a new Tomb Raider game using Unreal Engine 5, rumors of a new mainline Ghost Recon title, Ubisoft's potential 3rd person multiplayer battle royale Pathfinder, April Xbox Game Pass additions and subtractions, episode three of the Halo Paramount+ series, THQ Nordic digital showcase, SnowRunner next-gen version, Halo MCC Flood Firefight mode tease, and Two Point Campus delay. We also discuss games we've been playing including Crusader Kings III, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, MLB The Show 22, Forza Horizon 5, and Horizon Forbidden West. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    New PlayStation Plus Revealed - Multiform Ep. 191

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 69:07

    This week in the news we discuss the New Playstation Plus and how it compares to Xbox Game Pass, Fornite's new permanent no-build mode, Apex Legends Series X|S enhancements, Xbox Game Pass Family Plan rumors, Halo The Series content coming to Halo Infinite, Halo cosmetics in Among Us, E3 2022 cancellation, April 2022 Xbox Games with Gold and our impressions of Halo The Series Episode 2. We also discuss games we've been playing including Crusader Kings III, Forza Horizon 5, Flight Simulator, Horizon Forbidden West, Halo Infinite and Ghost Recon Breakpoint. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    A New Witcher Saga Begins - Multiform Ep. 190

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 63:45

    This week in the news we discuss the announcement of a new Witcher game from CD Project Red, GTA Online launching a subscription service for new-generation console versions, a handful of rumored Ubisoft announcements, Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League delay, EA Sports PGA Tour delay, Far Cry 6 The Vanishing free Stranger Things DLC, Dying Light new generation enhancements and Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.52. We also discuss the first episode of Halo The Series on Paramount + and games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Forza Horizon 5, Horizon Forbidden West, Grand Theft Auto V, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Hogwarts Legacy Gameplay - Multiform Ep. 189

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 102:58

    This week in the news we discuss the gameplay reveal of Hogwarts Legacy, Perfect Dark's development issues, Ubisoft's xDefiant dropping the Tom Clancy name, Sniper Elite 5's May release date, March Xbox Game Pass additions and subtractions, Roller Champions release window, The Crew 2 new-gen updates and 5th year of content, EA Play Live not happening this year, and a free trial offer of Paramount+ in time for the Halo series. We also discuss games we've been playing including Tunic, Horizon Forbidden West, Grand Theft Auto V, Crusader Kings 3, Cyberpunk 2077, and Oblivion on its 16th anniversary. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Gotham Knights Dated - Multiform Ep. 188

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 58:30

    This week in the news we discuss the release date announcement for Gotham Knights, Overwatch 2 decoupling PVP from PVE, Skull & Bones progressing enough to enter insider testing, Elite Dangerous console development ending, Xbox March dashboard update features, Energy Saver mode now downloads system and game updates, Dead Space remake release window timing, and mouse & keyboard support coming in the future for Xbox Cloud Gaming. We also discuss games we've been playing including Forza Horizon 5, Cyberpunk 2077, Horizon Forbidden West, and No Man's Sky and more.  You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Halo Infinite Co-Op Delayed Again - Multiform Ep. 187

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 77:26

    This week in the news we discuss the gaming industry's reaction to Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, Halo Infinite delays co-op again, more Grand Theft Auto V Series X|S version details, Star Wars Eclipse seemingly already in trouble, Xbox Game Pass early-March additions, upcoming Xbox Dashboard enhancements being tested, Pac-Man Museum+ announcement, and Resident Evil 2, 3, and 7 getting current-generation enhancement. We also discuss games we've been playing including Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, Forza Horizon 5, and Horizon Forbidden West You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Call of Duty Might Skip 2023 - Multiform Ep. 186

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 66:40

    This week in the news we discuss the possibility of Call of Duty skipping 2023, rumors of 2K working on Lego soccer and racing games, EA potentially dropping FIFA branding from their soccer game, Dragon Age 4 development updates, Fallout New Vegas 2 rumors, Knockout City going free-to-play, Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition's upcoming patch, and Street Fighter 6's logo controversy. We also discuss games we've been playing including Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, Horizon Forbidden West, Madden NFL 22, and more. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Cyberpunk 2077 Series X|S Upgrade Is Here - Multiform Ep. 185

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 59:13

    This week in the news we discuss the launch of the Cyberpunk 2077 Series X|S upgrade and 1.5 patch, Ubisoft's Skull and Bones status update, Starfield “NASA-punk” aesthetic, MLB The Show 2v2 and 3v3 co-op online multiplayer, late-February Xbox Game Pass additions and subtractions, Halo The Series renewal for Season 2, Netflix developing a Bioshock movie and the No Man's Sky Sentinel update. We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Horizon Forbidden West, and Cyberpunk 2077. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Call of Duty Staying Multiplatform - Multiform Ep. 184

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 81:09

    This week in the news we discuss additional details on the future of multiplatform games from Activision-Blizzard, plans for a Call of Duty Modern Warfare sequel and Warzone successor in 2022, Assassin's Creed “Rift” leaked details, The Wolf Among Us 2 trailer and release window, upcoming Xbox dashboard features currently being tested by Insiders, CrossfireX's troubled launch, and additional indications of a new-gen Apex Legends. We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Crusader Kings 3, No Man's Sky, Apex Legends, and CrossfireX You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Sony Bought Bungie - Multiform Ep. 183

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 76:36

    This week in the news we discuss Sony purchasing Bungie, Rockstar confirming Grand Theft Auto VI is in development, release date and details for current-generation Grand Theft Auto V, single-player Gwent announcement, MLB The Show 22 details, February Xbox Game Pass additions and subtractions, Cyberpunk 2077 new-gen version sightings, Flight Simulator World Update 7, and rumors that Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League has been delayed to 2023. We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Psychonauts 2, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Hearts of Iron 4. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod 

    Three New Star Wars Games Announced by EA - Multiform Ep. 182

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 88:08

    This week in the news we discuss three new Star Wars games announced by EA & Respawn, a new IP from Blizzard in the survival genre, Certain Affinity rumored co-op monster-fighting Xbox exclusive, Mortal Kombat 12 tease, Crusader Kings 3 console release date, an Xbox franchise rumored to get The Master Chief Collection treatment, Crysis 4 announced, Halo Paramount+ series new trailer, Ubisoft shutting down Hyper Scape, Rare shutting down Sea of Thieves' PVP The Arena mode, and Games with Gold for February 2022.  We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Forza Horizon 5, Apex Legends, Crusader Kings 3, and Madden NFL 21. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Microsoft Acquires Activision/Blizzard - Multiform Ep. 181

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 81:01

    This week in the news we discuss the industry-rocking move that Microsoft is acquiring Activision/Blizzard, Xbox Game Pass hitting 25 million subscribers, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga new gameplay overview and release date, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 rumors, January Game Pass additions, Assassin's Creed 3's original early-in-development ending, and Halo Infinite credits in Season 2 battle pass. We also discuss games we've been playing including Nobody Saves The World, Far Cry 6, Halo Infinite Cyber Showdown/Attrition, Forza Horizon 5, Crusader Kings 3, and Lego Batman 3. You can email the show at questions@multiformpodcast.com or reach us on Twitter @multiformpod

    Fastest Selling Xbox Generation - Multiform Ep. 180

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 114:22

    This week in the news we discuss Xbox Series S/X being the fastest-selling Xbox generation, Hitman Trilogy Year 2 content and addition to Game Pass, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 timing, Apex Legends new-generation version potentially coming soon, and STALKER 2 delay. We end this episode with a spoiler-filled discussion of Halo Infinite which starts at 55:37 and goes through the end of the episode.  

    Ubisoft Plus Coming To Xbox - Multiform Ep. 179

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 69:12

    This week in the news we discuss Ubisoft Plus coming to Xbox, Rainbow Six: Extraction and Nobody Saves The World arriving Day 1 on Game Pass, Halo Infinite scrapped cutscene tease, E3 canceling in-person event, Age of Empires IV potentially coming to consoles, and January Game Pass addition and subtractions. We also discuss games we've been playing including Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5, Death Stranding and Horizon Frozen Wilds. 

    Looking Forward To 2022 - Multiform Ep. 178

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 99:03

    This week in the news we discuss a rumored Goldeneye 007 port/remaster potentially coming to Xbox soon and Remedy Entertainment's recent partnership with Tencent to develop a co-op free-to-play shooter. For our first episode of 2022, we also highlight all the games we are looking forward to in 2022 and why we are excited for them.

    2021 Wrap Up - Multiform Ep. 177

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 94:57

    This week we wrap up 2021 by discussing our favorite games that we played this year. We also end this episode with a spoiler-filled discussion of Guardians of the Galaxy which starts at 1:04:55 and goes through the end of the episode.

    Dawn of Ragnarok - Multiform Ep. 176

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 72:43

    This week in the news we discuss the announcement of Assassin's Creed Valhalla Dawn of Ragnarok and Crossover Stories, the Splinter Cell remake (finally!), S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2's NFT announcement and cancellation, Halo Infinite event structure changes, December games with gold additions, and subtractions and Tencent acquiring Turtle Rock Studios.  We also discuss games we've been playing including Halo Infinite, Guardians of the Galaxy, Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning, and Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

    The Game Awards 2021 - Multiform Ep. 175

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 90:36

    This week we lead off with early impressions of the Halo Infinite campaign. Next, we discuss all of the big news from The Game Awards including which game won GOTY, narrative of the year, the awards Xbox related properties won, the major announcements starting with Star Wars Eclipse, Wonder Woman, Telltale's The Expanse, Sonic Frontiers, Alan Wake 2, Rumbleverse, Tunic release date, Cuphead The Delicious Last Course release date, Hellblade II: Senua's Saga, Suicide Squad Kill the Justice League, A Plague Tale: Requiem, The Matrix Resurrections Unreal Engine 5 Experience, Halo TV Series trailer, Saints Row, CrossfireX campaign release date, Xbox Game Pass for PC name change, and PUBG moving to Free to Play. In other news from the week we discuss Ubisoft's Quartz NFT program, GTA Online's new The Contract expansion, Halo Infinite playlist updates, Assassin's Creed Valhalla leaked Dawn of Ragnarok expansion details, Sniper Elite 5 announced as Day One Game Pass, Serious Sam 4 surprise launch on Game Pass, Sherlock Holmes Chapter One delay, and open-world Splinter Cell rumors.

    Bioshock 4 Leaks - Multiform Ep. 174

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 88:20

    This week in the news we discuss rumored Bioshock 4 details, shakeups at DICE, a potential Battlefield connected universe, PlayStation's rumored Game Pass competitor, Halo Infinite XP and playlist changes, Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy The Definitive Edition patch, and physical release delay, Call of Duty Warzone's upcoming new map and changes, December Game Pass additions, Become The Master Chief website, Grid Legends release date, Ghostrunner DLC announcement, Titanfall 1 delisting, and Kingdoms of Amalur Fatesworm release date.  We also discuss games we've been playing including Skyrim, Forza Horizon 5, Guardians of the Galaxy, Greedfall, Halo Infinite, Evil Genius 2, and Hot Wheels Unleashed.

    Halo Infinite Fractures Tenrai Event - Multiform Ep. 173

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 66:52

    This week in the news we discuss the Halo Infinite Fractures: Tenrai event, a potential Mass Effect TV series at Amazon, the announcement of Hitman 3 Year 2, a rumor that EA declined a pitch for Star Wars Battlefront 3, Harmonix acquisition by Epic Games, December Games with Gold, a leak that Mass Effect Legendary Edition may be coming to EA Play and Game Pass soon, and the Xbox Museum celebrating the 20th anniversary. We also discuss games we've been playing including Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5, and Flight Simulator

    Xbox 20th Anniversary - Multiform Ep. 172

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 79:32

    This week in the news we discuss announcements from the Xbox 20th anniversary stream including an Xbox documentary, the final batch of backwards compatible games, a teaser trailer for the Paramount+ Halo series, and the surprise launch of Halo Infinite's Multiplayer Beta. We also discuss Outriders New Horizon update, Rockstar's statement and plan for the GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition issues, the November dashboard update, console cloud streaming launch, WB Games' MultiVersus announcement, Game Pass additions and removals for the end of November, Saints Row's delay to August 2022, Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Part 2 release date, Xbox 360 animated wallpaper, Fortnite/Rocket League Xbox Series S holiday bundle, and Dragon Ball The Breakers announcement. We also discuss games we've been playing including Halo Infinite multiplayer, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Guardians of the Galaxy, Flight Simulator GOTY update, Forza Horizon 5, Skyrim, Oblivion, and Battlefield 2042

    Call of Duty Vanguard Impressions - Multiform Ep. 171

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 81:12

    This week we share our impressions of a handful of new releases including Skyrim Anniversary Edition, Forza Horizon 5, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Grand Theft Auto San Andreas the Definitive Edition, and Battlefield 2042. In the news we discuss rumored details on what Compulsion Games and a small team at Obsidian might be up to, persistent Halo Infinite multiplayer stealth release rumors, datamined Call of Duty Vanguard DLC, Rainbow 6: Extraction's release date, surprising price drop, and other signs of flagging confidence, Far Cry 6's Vaas-centric DLC release date, more Red Dead games coming in the future, a “colossal” update coming for Outriders, Xbox Design Lab upgrades, and the impending Xbox 20th Anniversary stream on November 15th.

    Forza Horizon 5 is Here - Multiform Ep. 170

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 80:20

    This week in the news we discuss rumors related to Modern Warfare 2, Microsoft's metaverse future, Sega strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure, Halo The Master Chief Collection Xbox 20th anniversary new cosmetic content, Skyrim Anniversary Edition pricing, Marvel's Avengers removing XP boosters, Game Pass additions for early November, Halo Infinite early access and DLC leaks, delay of Diablo IV, Overwatch 2, Marvel's Midnight Suns and EA Sports PGA Tour and the Xbox 360 themed Adidas 360 Forum Mid shoe details including price.  We also discuss games we've been playing including Forza Horizon 5, Guardians of the Galaxy, Apex Legends, Call of Duty Vanguard, Iron Harvest Complete Edition, RDR2 and Age of Empires IV.

    Halo Infinite Campaign Overview - Multiform Ep. 169

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 96:57

    This week in the news we discuss the latest Halo Infinite Campaign Overview trailer, more delays from Ubisoft announced in their Quarterly Financial call, a rumored Xbox 3rd party exclusive from the Banner Saga trilogy developer, Skydance New Media and Amy Hennig's Marvel game announcement, Skyrim Anniversary Edition details, November Games with Gold, Activision launching a zero-tolerance policy, Microsoft acquiring a content moderation company, Xbox 360-era Halo titles' servers shutting down for good in January, Shredders delay, and A Quiet Place game announcement.   We also discuss games we've been playing including Age of Empires IV and Guardians of the Galaxy.

    Guardians of the Galaxy Impressions - Multiform Ep. 168

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 86:07

    This week we share our hands-on impressions of two new releases: Guardians of the Galaxy and Toy Soldiers HD.  Plus in the news, we discuss the release date, pricing, and trailer for Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy Definitive Edition, Microsoft Flight Simulator Reno Air Race and GOTY Edition release dates and pricing, Elden Ring delay, CD Projekt Red delaying Series X enhanced versions of Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3, CD Projekt acquiring The Molasses Flood, a new Splinter Cell entering early production, 512GB & 2TB Seagate Storage Expansion Cards for Series X/S, October Dashboard Update details, Xbox future studio acquisition plans, October Game Pass additions, Xbox 20th anniversary stream announcement, Doom Eternal update 6.66 release date, canceled Tomb Raider Ascension horror game, Assassin's Creed Valhalla 3rd expansion title and co-creator of Halo creating a new studio at EA.

    DC Fandome 2021 - Multiform Ep. 167

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 82:54

    This week in the news we discuss new trailers for Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League from DC Fandome, FIFA may end exclusivity with EA, additional Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Definitive Edition details, Xbox Mini Fridge release plan, Battlefield 2042 Hazard Zone mode, Ghost Recon Frontline closed test delay, potential upcoming Star Wars game announcement, Dragon Age 4 platforms, and a new original sci-fi game in development from Splash Damage. We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Rocket League, Back 4 Blood and Red Dead Redemption 2.

    Ghost Recon Frontline Revealed - Multiform Ep. 166

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 95:51

    This week in the news we discuss the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta, the release of Far Cry 6, announcements from the Ghost Recon 20th anniversary stream including Ghost Recon Frontline, official confirmation that Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition is releasing in 2021, new Xbox 20th Anniversary Special Edition peripherals, Xbox partnerships with Adidas, Troli, and Rockstar energy, Avengers paid XP booster controversy, October Game Pass additions, Battlefield 2042 dual entitlement changes, and leak of a 512GB Xbox Series X/S Seagate Expansion Card. We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Wasteland 3, Destroy All Humans, and Marvel's Avengers.

    Konami Reviving Castlevania, Metal Gear and Silent Hill - Multiform Ep. 165

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 72:10

    This week in the news we discuss potential new entries in several classic Konami franchises in Metal Gear, Castlevania and Silent Hill, newly announced Battlefield 2042 Beta details and timing, yet another leak for a remastered GTA trilogy – this time from South Korea's Game Rating and Administration Committee entitled Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, the latest Xbox platform feature updates available or in preview now, surprise Game Pass additions, Flight Simulator's first “Local Legends” aircraft DLC, a return to in-person for The Game Awards 2021, an “absolute” release date for Toy Soldiers HD, and October Games with Gold. We also discuss games we've been playing including Wasteland 3, Red Dead Redemption 2, Ghostrunner and Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

    Crystal Dynamics Partnering With The Initiative On Perfect Dark - Multiform Ep. 164

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 82:16

    This week in the news we discuss the second Halo Infinite Technical Test, an interesting announcement that Crystal Dynamics will be co-developing Perfect Dark with The Initiative, the leaked GeForce Now game list being back in the news, Quantic Dream's rumored open-world Star Wars game, Xbox 360-era gamerpic options coming to modern Xbox consoles, a release date for Chorus, the Hyperkin Duke Controller Cortana Edition, and September Xbox Update details. We also discuss games we've been playing including Death Stranding Director's Cut, Red Dead Redemption 2, Wasteland 3, and the Halo Infinite Technical Test.

    THQ Nordic 10th Anniversary Showcase - Multiform Ep. 163

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 75:51

    This week in the news we discuss all the games announced at the THQ Nordic 10th-anniversary showcase, delays for Battlefield 2042 and Dying Light 2, rumored upcoming 500GB Seagate Xbox Expansion Drive, September Xbox Game Pass additions, Xbox streaming to Windows 10 app, Tokyo Game Show plans, Assassin's Creed Valhalla Discovery Tour Viking Age, Bloodrayne 1 & 2 ReVamped announcement, Halo The Master Chief collection ending seasonal updates and leaked Castlevania Advanced Collection. We also discuss games we've been playing including Dishonored 2, Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda, Mafia Definitive Edition, and Wasteland 3.

    KOTOR Remake PlayStation Exclusivity - Multiform Ep. 162

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 89:37

    This week in the news we discuss the newly announced Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Remake being exclusively (for now) on PlayStation 5, a March 2022 release date for Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, Alan Wake Remastered being officially revealed, Grand Theft Auto V Series X/S version delayed to March, Mass Effect 5's release timing, Marvel's Avengers Q4 content roadmap, the latest Xbox One controller firmware update enabling Series X/S features, Halo Infinite Tech Test #2 start date, Razer Halo Infinite accessories, Forza Horizon 5 first car list reveal and more... We also discuss games we've been playing including Apex Legends, MLB The Show, Control: AWE, Mafia Definitive Edition, Flight Simulator, and Sea of Thieves A Pirate's Life.

    Marvel's Midnight Suns Gameplay Reveal - Multiform Ep. 161

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 72:16

    This week in the news we discuss the gameplay reveal for Marvel's Midnight Suns, leaked release date for Alan Wake Remastered, Dead Space Remaster dev stream details, THQ Nordic announcing 6 new games for their upcoming 10th-anniversary showcase, Halo Infinite updating its combat tracker to be closer to legacy games, Flight Simulator Top Gun content delayed alongside the movie, Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher 3 next-generation versions timelines, 505 Games 15th anniversary, Crysis Remastered Trilogy release date, Metal Gear Solid V shutting down servers on Xbox 360 and September Xbox Game Pass additions. We also discuss games we've been playing including Control: The Foundation, Far Cry 3 Classic, Cyberpunk 2077, Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda, and Destiny 2. (57:17) We end this week's episode with a spoiler-filled discussion of the plot and ending of Twelve Minutes. 

    Halo Infinite Release Date & Gamescom 2021 - Multiform Ep. 160

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 115:17

    This week we discuss all the news from Gamescom 2021 including Halo Infinite FINALLY getting a release date, Dying Light 2 reminding us it exists, a wave of seemingly free monthly Flight Simulator content beginning in September, Xbox Cloud Gaming on console, State of Decay 2 Homecoming, Crusader Kings III coming to consoles, Forza Horizon 5's cover unveiling alongside a limited edition controller, a Saints Row reboot is coming in 2022, a new Marvel game from Firaxis called Marvel's Midnight Suns, a Call of Duty Vanguard campaign trailer featuring Laura Bailey, Halo 20th Anniversary Elite Series 2 controller and Xbox Series X console, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga getting a spring 2022 release window, Destiny 2 The Witch Queen and Bungie 30th anniversary pack details, Destiny 2 The Final Shape announced and more. Plus September Games with Gold were announced, Assassin's Creed Odyssey received a 60 FPS patch and EA is sharing accessibility patents including Apex Legends' ping system. We also discuss games we've been playing including Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda, Call of Duty Vanguard Champion Hill Alpha, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 3 Classic, Flight Simulator, and MLB The Show.

    Call of Duty Vanguard & Quakecon 2021 - Multiform Ep. 159

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 97:34

    This week we kick off with a lengthy (spoiler-free) discussion of our time with recent new releases including Madden NFL 22, Marvel's Avengers: War for Wakanda, Hades, and Twelve Minutes. (54:04) In the news, we discuss the reveal of Call of Duty Vanguard, announcements and reveals from Quakecon 2021 including an updated Quake 1, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition, and Doom Eternal's 6.66 update, 343's announcement that Halo Infinite's Co-Op and Forge modes will be delayed, teases for upcoming Gamescom announcements, Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.3 and free DLC, the new wired Xbox Stereo headset, Sea of Thieves A Pirate's Life launch numbers, Flight Sim World Update 6 delay to September, and confirmation that there is a new Ace Combat coming.

    Grand Theft Auto Trilogy Remaster Rumored - Multiform Ep. 158

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 68:35

    This week in the news we discuss a potential remaster of Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice City and San Andreas, Call of Duty Vanguard cover art revealed in Cold War update, Battlefield 2042 “Exodus” short film, Xbox Gamescom plans, Hellblade Series X/S upgrades, additional personnel out at Blizzard, Life is Strange Remastered Collection delay and Xbox Game Pass upcoming additions announced at the ID@Xbox Showcase. We also discuss games we've been playing including Hades, The Ascent, Flight Simulator, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Apex Legends Season 10, Marvel's Avengers, Fortnite, MLB The Show, and more...  

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