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Join Paul Fleck, Sean Booker and Jon Wheeler as they address recent video game news and releases, while also hypothesizing about the industry at large.

Jon Wheeler, Paul Fleck, Sean Booker


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    Top Down Perspective 25/11/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 92:56

    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone despite whether you celebrate it or not! On today's show Jon talk about his time with The Mummy Demastered. Paul tries out the curiously titled Pronty: Fishy Adventure. And when Sean isn't knocking hit microphone over he discusses Guardians of the Galaxy, Exo One, and Pokemon Shining Pearl. News is short but we bring up Doug Bowser of Nintendo announcing his displeasure with Bobby Kotick, an Amazon Mass Effect series, and Harmonix being purchased by Epic Games. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 18/11/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 120:46

    We're all wearing blue this week and that foreshadows the rollercoaster of a time Jon is having. In between turmoil he founds time to play Forza Horizon 5, Guardians of the Galaxy, and a collection of arcade games. Sean tries out Halo Infinite's multiplayer, Battlefield 2042, and Returnal. Paul is playing Final Fantasy 7: The First Solider. In news we run through the usual few delays and then deep dive into the insane Activision/Bobby Kotick nonsense, we wrap up with making some predictions around The Game Awards. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 11/11/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 73:19

    We celebrate Jon's birthday the only way we know how: by recording a podcast that mainly focuses on video games. Jon finished Hollow Knight this week. Paul plays through Unpacking and tries out Forza Horizon 5. Sean beats Inscryption and dives back into Dicey Dungeon. In news we discuss both the Steam Deck and the Playdate getting delayed into 2022, 1 vs. 100 possibly coming back, and Ubisoft still not fixing its work place. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 04/11/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 93:55

    We're back from Halloweekend with tales of how the spooky night played out. During this time Paul bought an Oculus Quest 2 and played a bunch of VR games including Resident Evil 4. Jon continues with Hollow Knight and tries out Mario Party Superstars. Sean plays through The Forgotten City and Unpacking. In news we discuss Amy Hennig starting work on another game, Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 getting delayed to 2023, and Nintendo's latest sales numbers. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 28/10/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 74:47

    Happy Halloween! Sean puts a hat on in celebration. He's also been playing House of Ashes, Pikmin Bloom, and Echo Generation. Jon plays through Hollow Knight again. Paul wraps up Inscryption. In news we discuss the announcement of the GTA Trilogy remaster, WB Games making a platform fighter, and the latest Sony State of Play. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 21/10/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 87:36

    Sean returns with tales from the rainy north. He's been playing Metroid Dread and Back 4 Blood. Jon starts up No More Heroes 3. Paul revisits Alan Wake and breaks out his Kinect for Rise of Nightmares. In news we discuss the current gen Cyberpunk 2077 update getting delayed, Elden Ring gets delayed, Sony gets a very strange patent approved, and Nintendo details the next big and paid Animal Crossing New Horizons DLC. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 14/10/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 78:02

    Sean is away but it's getting Dreadful this week as Metroid Dread hits Jon and Paul hard. Jon has finished it, Paul is nearing the end. We talk pretty deep about the game in a non-spoilery way but, if you don't want to know anything, skip to 24:21. Paul has also been playing Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Back 4 Blood, The Riftbreaker and Monster Hunter Rise on... the PC?! In news, Yakuza creator leaves Sega, Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl gets some details and Call of Duty: Warzone gets kernal-level anti-cheat. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 07/10/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 71:19

    It's Metroid Dread-eve and we're all excited to play it after the show! Sean beats Tales of Arise and also discusses Sable and The Procession to Calvary. Paul continues with New World and Jon tries out Hot Wheels Unleashed. In news we discuss Sora being announced for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Xbox adding some good accessibility features to its store, and Twitch getting hacked. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 30/09/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 69:55

    We start the show by announcing the completed funding for our new venture: TVP. In terms of what we are playing, you'll hear discussions about New World, Tales of Arise, and Monster Hunter Rise. In news we discuss The Game Awards air date, Bluepoint being purchased by PlayStation, and some really bizarre statements from David Jaffe. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 23/09/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 86:07

    It's all about technical difficulties this week, apologies for that in advance. Jon comes with stories of Lost Judgement and how paid streams work behind the scenes. Paul finishes Psychonauts 2 and starts into Deathloop and Kena: Bridge of Spirits. Sean continues with Tales of Arise and gets disappointed with I am Fish and Skatebird. We begin the news segment with a rundown of the latest Nintendo Direct (of course we discuss the Mario movie casting), as well as updates to Activision Blizzard, Apple vs. Epic, and Quantic Dream possibly working on a Star Wars game. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 16/09/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 101:32

    The flood of games has begun and we are thriving. Jon starts into Deathloop and plays through WarioWare Get it Together. Paul continues with Psychonauts 2 and tries out Eastward. Sean plays through Life is Strange True Colors and starts Tales of Arise. We begin the news segment talking about the PS5's September update, we also discuss a live action Twisted Metal series, the Switch getting bluetooth headphone support, and the results from Apple vs. Epic. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 09/09/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 78:06

    We're back and talking about Sean's trip to The Last Blockbuster. Jon gets invested in Mario and Zelda randomizers. Paul checks out Psychonauts 2 and the Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut. We start news off with a rundown of an exciting PlayStation livestream. We also discuss Horizon Forbidden West changing course and allowing free upgrades, and No Man's Sky finally reaches a new review milestone on Steam. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 02/09/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 75:20

    Jon finally completes Final Fantasy X this week and we all couldn't be happier. Paul gets into Tormented Souls and continues Final Fantasy XIV. Sean plays a bunch of the second Borderlands 3 season pass and tries out Spaceplan. In news we discuss the Windows 11 launch date, Midnight Suns shows off its first gameplay, and China limited gaming time for minors. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    TDP Spoilin' Games: Twelve Minutes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 59:33

    DO NOT LISTEN IF YOU DON'T WANT TWELVE MINUTES SPOILED. Paul and Sean are joined by a special guest for this special Twelve Minutes focused episode. We run through the entire story. Discussions include what we enjoyed, William Defoe's performance, and knife stunts. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 26/08/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 104:10

    It's Final Fantasy week as Jon continues his way through FFX and Paul reaches Heavensward in FFXIV. Sean plays through Twelve Minutes and starts into Psychonauts 2. News is packed this week since Gamescom is on. We run down the various livestreams but also discuss the Tim Hortons x esports concept, the Frogger TV show, and a bizarre Fortnite event. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 19/08/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 85:25

    We're keeping things chill this week and starting off with a discussion about 12 Minutes from Paul. Jon talks about his time with Axiom Verge 2. Sean tries out Maquette and Splitgate. News this week includes discussion about several Quake games being remastered and released, we run through the recent Pokemon livestream, Skyrim is coming out yet again. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 12/08/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 89:35

    Everyone's on camera this week and Jon is continuing through Picross S Sega Genesis and Master System. Paul tries out Back 4 Blood, Blaster Master Zero 3, and Boyfriend Dungeon. Sean discusses Dodgeball Academia, Art of Rally, and Dirt 4. The biggest news this week is Idris Elba being cast as the voice of Knuckles, we also chat about a heavily rumored GTA trilogy popping up, and PAX Australia switches to an online event. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 05/08/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 104:41

    Sean returns to us this week with tales of his incredible injury (skip to around 7:50 if you don't want to hear about it). While away he played through Last Stop, Raji: An Ancient Epic, and Omno, as well as finished Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart and started into The Great Ace Attorney. Paul has been playing The Ascent and Grime. Jon starts into Picross S Genesis & Master System. News is another continuation of the on going ActivisionBlizzard nonsense, Fullbright loses its creative director, and Horizon Forbidden West gets delayed into 2022. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 29/07/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 77:27

    Sean is still out but that's OK. Paul gets super into Death's Door, refunds Idol Manager and breaks out the phone to play Contra Returns and NieR Re[in]carnation. Jon starts up Final Fantasy X again to play through for a project. In news, lots of games get updates, a few new studios form, Tokyo Olympics play video game music and Activision Blizzard updates! Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 22/07/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 83:21


    Paul and Jon hold the fort down as Sean is out with injury. Jon hasn't really been playing much but is able to now talk about Blaster Master Zero 3, which he does. Paul, on the other hand, has been continuing through FFXIV, checks out the beta for New World, gets enthralled with Cris Tales, gets disappointed in Pokemon Unite's monetization and falls in love with Death's Door. News is a bummer. Activision Blizzard on trial for some messed up stuff, Tom Clancy gets a bunch of attitude and EA Play shows us a bunch of neat things coming up. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective


    Top Down Perspective 16/07/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 96:11

    Jon is busy playing games on stream, but checks out Null Drifter in his spare time. Sean tries to finish CrossCode from start the end before Wednesday (and almost does it!) while Paul spends a lot of time in Final Fantasy XIV. Valve tries to out-Nintendo Nintendo by announcing the Steam Deck while Netflix tried to out-Stadia Google by getting into video games?   Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 08/07/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 99:48

    The vaxxed boys are in the house! Yay science. Jon has been recovering all week so he's been playing Gears 5, and Jumanji: The Video Game, as well as finishing Mario Golf: Super Rush. Sean plays through Space Jam: A New Legacy and starts into CrossCode. Paul begins Everhood and Yakuza 0. We start news off by discussing the announcement of the Nintendo Switch OLED model, we run through Sony's latest State of Play livestream and we discuss Assassin's Creed Infinity. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 01/07/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 79:34

    It's Mario Golf Super Rush week and Sean is real disappointed, it also didn't help that the Pirates of the Caribbean/Sea of Thieves game mode also frustrated him. Paul wraps up Nier once and for all. Lots of developer news this week including the acquisition of Housemarque, Remedy announces a new Left 4 Dead-style shooter in the Control universe, and some updates on what's coming this month at EA's summer livestream. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective Chapters 0:00:00 Intro 0:09:28 Playing 0:27:45 News 0:42:28 Questions

    Top Down Perspective 25/06/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2021 69:22

    Things have gotten more calm now as we enter the lull of post-E3. Paul talks about the disappointing Dungeons & Dragons Dark Alliance. Jon finishes Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart. Sean plays through Zombie Army 4 Dead War and a bunch of Knockout City. News is scarce but we discuss Cyberpunk 2077 returning to the PSN and Microsoft ending its special refund option for the game. Sonic is being turned into a Vtuber because of course he is. We also discuss GTA Online ending this year for the 360 and PS3. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective - E3 2021 Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 91:03

    It's video game Christmas and the boys are discussing whether or not they've been good this year. Jon starts off talking about Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart. Paul dives into the first Mario + Rabbids. Sean plays through all of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. The hosts then run through their personal top five games they saw during the E3 week. Afterwards we run down the news from the various major live streams. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 10/06/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 88:26

    It's Pre E3 week here and we're all excited for what's to come. Join us as we run through a number of predictions for next week. Sean returns and talks about his new UMD of the Lost pilot. Jon has finished the Resident Evil 7 DLC and checks out Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World. Paul continues with Nier and No Toilet Paper. News has us running through the Summer Games Fest livestream. We also discuss a number of Xbox announcements as well as some potential E3 leaks. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 04/06/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 60:34

    The heat is on! Literally, it's melting in Calgary so Paul and Jon keep it cool with some hot video games. Or something. Jon continues giving Resident Evil 7 a chance and ends up finishing the main game and most DLCs for it. The final verdict? Tune in. Paul finds a fun new podcast game loop in Necromunda: Hired Gun. In news, news is coming soon. E3 dates are given. The news of news is news!   Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 27/05/21

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 125:10

    NOTE: There are a few points in the recordings where all three of our mics unalign themselves due to our recording software. Sorry in advance. Sean is away this week but Nathan comes in to take his place. We catch up a bit on what he feels about revisiting Mass Effect and learn about Dr. Kawashima's birthday through Brain Age. Jon is trying his best to get through Resident Evil 7 while Paul gets disappointed in Biomutant. In news, Sonic is everywhere! Even in our hospitals? Lots of games get release dates, Horizon Forbidden West looks great, Valve might get into the Switch game and, speaking of Switch... new one this fall?   Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 20/05/21

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 67:02

    We're joined by special guest Jake Dekker this week to talk about Mass Effect Legendary Edition, he's also been enjoying Disco Elysium Director's Cut. Sean wraps up Outriders and Outer Wilds and starts into The Wild at Heart. Paul is playing Subnautica Below Zero. In news we discuss some of the earnings Apple has made from Fortnite alone, two new PS5 DualSense controller colors, and Super Bomberman R Online's release date from being Stadia exclusive. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 13/05/21

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 89:04

    Jon gives us a rundown of how his Colosseum weekend went. Paul talks to us about Resident Evil 8. Sean wraps up Eastshade and looks for more cozy gaming in Outer Wilds. We begin news with some updates from Remedy and the numerous games they're working on. Ubisoft gives more information on what they have lined up for the year while also delaying Skull and Bones again. We also discuss Legend of the Hidden Temple returning. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 06/05/21

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 90:28

    With New Pokemon Snap out we discuss what's new, what's great, and what's frustrating about the sequel. Sean's also been playing the new season of Apex and Eastshade. Jon plays through Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion. Paul is anxiously waiting for Resident Evil 8 to drop while finishing Outriders. The big news this week (and probably for the next three) is everything coming out of the Epic vs. Apple court case. We also discuss a slew of new Division properties on their way, Game Builder Garage, and Walmart possibly entering the cloud gaming space? Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 29/04/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 83:01

    We start this show off by discussing the recently released Mortal Kombat movie. From there Jon tells us about Pac-in-Time. Paul wraps up Narita Boy and tries out NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139... Sean plays through Wilmot's Warehouse and starts up Immortals: Fenyx Rising. In news we talk about some new Halo Infinite information and Microsoft's latest PC gaming blog post. We also discuss Stadia getting a search function and Super Mario Party receiving online play. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 22/04/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 83:17

    Jon's wrapping up Kunai this week and talking about Say No! More. Paul dips back into some Binding of Isaac. Sean wraps up Spyro 3, Narita Boy, and Morkredd. In news we discuss PlayStation deciding not to shut down some of it's online stores, some CD Projekt Red sales numbers, and The Great Ace Attorney is coming to the west. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 15/04/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 87:17

    This week Jon is encounter bug after bug while playing Oniken, Kunai, and Odallus: The Dark Call. Paul plays through Kaze and the Wild Masks and starts into Narita Boy. Sean finishes Bravely Default 2, Rain on your Parade, and The Complex. In news we run through the recent Nintendo Indie World livestream, Ubisoft announces their E3 presentation date and time, and the PS5 gets its first major update. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 08/04/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 77:05

    Sean runs through his tale of getting vaccinated while also playing Outriders and Narita Boy. Jon checks out Pac-Man 99 and Paul plays some Binding of Isaac Repentance and Resident Evil RE:verse's beta. We start news off with a great looking trailer drop for Harold Halibut then we discuss some more E3 news and MLB the Show getting scooped for a day one release on Game Pass. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 01/04/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 83:14

    This week Paul is talking about Monster Hunter Rise while Jon can't get enough sleep. Sean tries out Bowser's Fury, It Takes Two, and Genesis Noir. In news we discuss some brief updates on 2021's E3 event, Sony confirming that they're closing older PSN stores, and Cyberpunk 2077's giant list of patch notes. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 25/03/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 74:53

    We hyper analyze just what exactly a spinched Popeye could do to a Godzilla this week. And when we're not answering the important questions we're talking about Outer Worlds great new DLC, Fall Guys season 4, and Sean's continued frustration with Bravely Default 2. In news we discuss a Ghost of Tsushima movie, Xbox Live becoming Xbox network, and Reggie leaving the GameStop board of directors after getting the stock price to jump 420%. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 18/03/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 84:40

    Jon is talking about Fights in Tight Spaces this week, along with Space Otter Charlie and Pixel Puzzle Makeout League. Paul tries out the new Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridanos DLC and Sean gets into Deep Rock Galactic and the Outriders demo. News is loaded this week and includes the Square Enix livestream, our first images of the PSVR2's controllers, some big titles coming to Xbox Game Pass, and Sony buying EVO. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 11/03/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 56:56

    When we don't have back pain we're playing video games. Naw, it can happen simultaneously, such as while Sean finishes Spyro 1 and starts 2, and get's real into Going Under. Jon is playing Loop Hero. In news we discuss the upcoming Square Enix presentation, Xbox's recent Bethesda live stream, and a new TMNT beat 'em up getting announced. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 04/03/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 119:12

    We start this off with Sean discussing Bravely Default 2 and Dirt 5. Paul tries out the limited beta for Pokemon Unite, the Outriders demo, and Loop Hero. With news we discuss the recent Pokemon livestream, the debacle surrounding The Sinking City, and a very odd update coming to Marvel's Avengers. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 25/02/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 73:08

    This episode starts off with 3 hosts, but that is definitely not how it ends. Stay tuned for a WILD ride. Paul is playing Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos and Breathedge, while Jon revists 100% Orange Juice. Sean finishes Cyberpunk 2077, and tries out Spyro Remastered, Killer Queen Black (this part only ended up in the audio version), and begins Yakuza 0. In news we discuss the recent State of Play livestream including all the exciting Final Fantasy VII Remake news,. We also talk about the new PSVR info, Anthem's conclusion, a real interesting Dragon Age 4 update, and a prototype of Dinosaur Planet being recovered. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective18/02/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 100:08

    It's a pretty Nintendo-focused week on this episode. Paul and Jon have been playing through Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury. Jon also checks out the Capcom Arcade Collection for some promo work. Paul's playing Little Nightmares 2 and Valheim. Sean finishes Avengers and tries out Fuser. News starts off with the latest Nintendo Direct, we also discuss Xbox's new FPS Boost mode, and end with the Mortal Kombat trailer. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 11/02/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2021 81:10

    This week Jon is visiting the Switch version of Dicey Dungeons, Sean tries out Monster Train and Crash Team Racing, and Paul plays Hunie Pop 2, Blue Fire, and the lost XBLA port of GoldenEye. News is packed on this episode. Stories include the ransom note sent to CD Projekt Red, an update on the status of Anthem, a bunch of Borderlands movie casting, and an answer for why the Nemesis system never showed up elsewhere.Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 04/02/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2021 83:04

    This week Paul and Sean are discussing their time with The Medium (yes, Sean played through an entire horror game). Sean also talks about Destruction All-Stars and a Star Wars game. Jon continues with Touhou Spell Bubble. The biggest news this week is that Google is shutting down its internal Stadia game studio. We also discuss the latest previews of the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Resident Evil 8's big lady, and Gearbox being bought. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 28/01/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2021 93:44

    We're joined by a special guest this week: Tony Wilson from the Framework YouTube channel.He joins us to discuss Hitman 3 and Cyber Shadow. Jon also talks about Touhou Spell Bubble while Sean brings up his time with The Little Acre. Paul plays Donut County and The Medium. We start news off with all the weird stock increases happening with GameStop. From there we discuss Xbox increasing the Gold subscription price before immediately reversing course, Vicarious Visions being absorbed into Blizzard, and more Borderlands casting news. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 21/01/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2021 72:14

    It's Hitman 3 week and Sean has been struggling to get through the progression transfer process for a few days now. He's also playing Evan's Remains and Donut County. Jon tells us about his time with Grindstone, Wonder Boy Returns Remix, and starts into Resident Evil 7. Paul is playing Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Classic Mode, River City Girls, and Azure Striker Gunvolt. We start news off with an exciting Golf with your Friends announcement, then we discuss the Uncharted movie getting delayed, the recent MAGfest news, and discuss a lengthy behind the scenes report about what happened with Cyberpunk 2077. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 14/01/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 99:39

    We debrief by discussing the recent AGDQ event. From there Jon talks about Shantae and the Seven Sirens as well as Mighty Gunvolt Burst. Paul finishes Cyberpunk 2077 and starts into Sekuna: Of Rice and Ruin. Sean is playing Scott Pilgrim Complete Edition and a bunch of (New) Super Lucky's Tale. In news we start off with the delay to Hogwarts Legacy, from there we discuss the Cyberpunk 2077 roadmap, Machine Games working on an Indiana Jones game, and the weird Spongebob x Madden collaboration.  Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective Game of the Year 2020 Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 158:30

    Come one, come all to our annual Game of the Year celebration! We run through some of our favorite games from years past, last year, some of our highest highs and lowest lows. It all comes to a head when each of us run down our top 10 games that came out in 2020. As usual we also have a series of community submitted categories to discuss and share as well. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 31/12/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2021 84:31

    Happy New Year! 2020 is at a close but that doesn't mean the podcast wheels stop turning... Jon finishes up Ori and the Will of the Wisps to get ready for GOTY potential, Sean plays the new chapter of Hidden My Game By Mom and takes a look at Morkredd while Paul keeps grinding away on Cyberpunk 2077. Not much news, just some end year stats and a whole bunch of questions. Have a safe and happy New Years all. See you for the Game of the Year episode next week. Thank you for your continuing support. Our TDP Community GOTY Form can be found at https://forms.gle/QfZD6f7fK9wZMvd78 Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

    Top Down Perspective 24/12/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2020 83:29

    Merry Christmas TDPeeps! We take a moment out of our Christmas Eve plans to talk video games, as usual! Paul has been revisiting Neon Abyss while checking out Crash 4 and Super Meat Boy Forever. Sean starts Kentucky Route Zero and talks about a board game called Wavelength while Jon plays a bunch of Xbox games like Crackdown 2, Geometry Wars 3 and Ori. In the little bit of news, Halo is losing Xbox 360 support, Among Us is the most popular ever and we talk about our Nintendo Switch stats for the year! Out TDP Community GOTY Form can be found at https://forms.gle/QfZD6f7fK9wZMvd78 Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective  

    Top Down Perspective 17/12/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2020 113:31

    The Cyberpunk talk continues as Paul has now dug deep into it. Jon returns and tells us about Miles Morales and his new Xbox Series X. Sean checks out The Pathless, Fall Guys' third season, and 13 Sentinels. We start news off with everything from Cyberpunk this week, then we discuss a League of Legends MMO, Vin Diesel's play time in Ark, and the recent Nindies live stream. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting it at https://www.patreon.com/topdownperspective

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