The PlayStation Experience is this weekend and Hideo Kojima will be talking about his upcoming game, Death Stranding. Is it a good idea for him to be talking about this game so early? Besides that, attendees of the show will be able to play 100 games. We’ll tell you what they are. No Man’s Sky, the most hated game of the year, got a big update that actually adds in a lot of what we all wanted in the first place. Plus an investigation into false advertising for the game has been closed. The developers didn’t do anything wrong. Now you can play games within Facebook Messenger, and there’s speculation that a new Marvel vs. Capcom game may be on the way. Oh, and Stephen’s been playing Final Fantasay XV. We’ll give you scoop.
With the holidays fast approaching, Nicole and Stephen talk about shopping, shopping, and more shopping on our gaming podcast. They also talk about game awards. Listen and learn!
BlizzCon took place last weekend and there was a ton of news about Blizzard games, including Overwatch, Hearthstone, Diablo 3 and World of Warcraft. We talk about all of it! EA has released a brand new trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda and it has us salivating. And they’ve got some cool related features up on the game’s official website. If you’re tired of waiting for Pokemon Sun and Moon, you can just take a look online because lots and lots of details have been leaked. Also we talk about some upcoming Black Friday deals and Stephen starts us off with his experience playing Star Stable for Extra Life.
We were off last week, which means there’s a lot to talk about. Nintendo announced the Nintendo Switch! What do we think about it? Well, we already know what Stephen thinks about it. But what does Nicole think? The voice actor strike is still going and the actors have been picketing southern California studios. Are their demands reasonable? And what are the implications for the larger development community if they are? There’s a big new update for Animal Crossing New Leaf. Valve is saying “no-no” to developers who doctor their screenshots. ThatGameCompany has given some teasers for their new game that tell us next to nothing. And GameStop hasn’t been selling as many games as they would like.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has been confirmed and we talk about the technicalities of whether or not it’s the second game or third game in the series. The new Plants vs. Zombies card game is out. Will it be able to steal some audience from Hearthstone? And speaking of Hearthstone, Blizzard has announced a new Heroic Tavern Brawl. We’ll give you the details. Voice actors are getting ready to strike because they can’t reach an acceptable deal with game publisher. Plus the head of World of Warcraft is working on another project. What could it be? There’s something about Smite that’s hilarious, and finally there’s going to be a tv show based on Candy Crush. We’ll tell you what’s up with that?
Nicole went to Geekgirlcon and it was awesome. We’ve got some new details on Mass Effect Andromeda, thanks to a leak on Amazon. The coolest-looking game ever, Cuphead, has been delayed. and a new study tells us the impact Pokemon GO has had on the health of Americans. Overwatch is celebrating Halloween in a big way. And it now has 20 million players, BTW. The first trailer for Skylanders Academy was released. Burly Men at Sea and Castles are both games worth trying. And 1979 Revolution: Black Friday has the potential of blowing up the educational gaming scene.