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Episode 182: E3 2015 Drives Us Bats

Every E3 2015 press conference, the winners of the show, and lingering thoughts regarding where the game industry stands are discussed. Also, another Warner Bros. PC disaster, the long-awaited announcement of Zero Escape 3, Gamestop opening retro game sales, and much more! Joe has been playing Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Batman: Arkham Knight is out recently, and Peter recommends the Uncharted 4 extended demo from E3 2015! Our guest is Joel (also known as Imabeast78), who won our E3 2015 Yes/No contest with 38/50 correct! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, GymleaderBen, and Imabeast78 break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Wii Fit is judgmental

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(4:11) JOEL: Nintendo at E3 2015
(30:57) RACHEL: Sony at E3 2015
(50:37) BEN: Microsoft at E3 2015
JOE: Third Parties at E3 2015
(1:07:23) Bethesda
(1:13:43) EA
(1:22:14) Ubisoft
(1:31:27) Square-Enix
(1:39:51) PETER: E3 2015 Wrap-Up

(1:48:20) MORE HEADLINES
Batman: Arkham Knight PC version is a disaster
Zero Escape 3 announced
Project CARS 2 already announced
Gamestop sells retro games online

(1:56:15) WUT R U PLAYN
Ben: Heroes of the Storm, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Bloodborne
Joe: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, Silent Hill, We Love Katamari, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Joel: Splatoon, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS, Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Super Metroid, Super Mario Bros 3, Borderlands 2
Rachel: Super Mario 3D Land, Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Curtain Call, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Mario Kart 7, World of Warcraft
Peter: Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, Batman: Arkham Knight

(2:14:46) OUT RECENTLY
Magicka 2, Telltale’s Game of Thrones: Episode 4, Splatoon, LEGO Jurassic World, Batman: Arkham Knight, Art Academy: Home Studio, J-Stars Victory VS+

(2:20:36) YOUTUBE RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter: Uncharted 4 Extended E3 Demo
Rachel: My Virgin Kitchen – Mini Pancakes
Joel: Beatfox is Trick-Man (a SSB4 Pac-Man combo video)
Joe: ProJared – Tamagotchi
Ben: PEPPERO BITHDAY 2: THE CHALLENGE

(2:28:47) EASTER EGG

Episode 181: E3 2015 Predictions

E3 2015 predictions for Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo are discussed. Also, Bethesda reveals Fallout 4, EA plans to show more than conceptual material, The Last Guardian may be a thing this year, and much more! We break down the 50 Yes/No questions from our contest and have guests call-in for this annual event! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, and GymleaderBen are joined by plenty of guests to break down the latest news from the gaming world!

50 YES/NO QUESTIONS

MICROSOFT
Guest: DQP
(3:16) – Will Halo 5: Guardians open or close the show?
(9:09) – Will a Halo: Reach remaster be revealed?
(12:34) – Will Xbox One receive an updated model or price cut?
(14:32) – Will Microsoft HoloLens be mentioned during the conference?
(17:02) – Will we see a trailer for Gears of War 4?
Guest: River Kanoff
(23:27) – Will Scalebound receive a release window that is more specific than just 2015 or 2016?
(25:30) – Will we see Minecraft in any capacity during the conference?
(27:58) – Will the phrase “powered by Xbox Live” (or similar) be mentioned?
(31:03) – Will Rare’s new game make use of one of their old franchises?
(33:21) – Will Phil Spencer change his outfit during the course of the show?

SONY
Guest: Squallmuzza
(41:00) – Will we learn the final name for Project Morpheus?
(45:17) – Will No Man’s Sky, The Witness, or Adrift have Project Morpheus functionality announced?
(49:44) – Will a new model of PlayStation Vita be announced?
(53:37) – Will a collection of Uncharted games be announced for PlayStation 4?
(55:28) – Will we see a gameplay demo for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End?
Guest: Darkurai
(1:04:32) – Will Gran Turismo 7 be revealed?
(1:07:09) – Will Guerrilla Games, Bend, or Media Molecule reveal their PS4 game?
(1:10:45) – Will Level-5’s planned JRPG project partnership with Sony Japan be revealed to be a new IP?
(1:13:21) – Will a sequel be announced during Sony’s conference, in which the last game in its series was released within the last five years?
(1:14:57) – Will the phrase “U.S. dollars” be mentioned?

NINTENDO
Guest: Faulerro
(1:17:59) – Will a new Super Smash Bros. DLC character be revealed?
(1:22:42) – Will the first Nintendo and DeNA mobile games be revealed?
(1:24:50) – Will an Animal Crossing game for Wii U be revealed?
(1:27:16) – Will another new game line of Amiibo figures (i.e. Smash Bros., Super Mario, Splatoon so far) be revealed?
(1:29:34) – Will the next mainline series Pokémon game (not a spinoff) be revealed for 3DS?
Guest: CyberLink420
(1:33:31) – Will Retro Studios’ next game be revealed?
(1:36:12) – Will the concepts presented last year in Project Giant Robot or Project Guard appear in a full Wii U game?
(1:38:44) – Will an HD remaster of a game be announced for Wii U?
(1:41:04) – Will Virtual Console, the new Club Nintendo program, or NX be mentioned in the Nintendo Digital Event?
(1:43:28) – Will the phrase “Up until now” be mentioned in the Nintendo Digital Event?

THIRD-PARTIES
Guest: XTheDarkOne
(1:50:39) – Will an Elder Scrolls game (not Elder Scrolls Online) be discussed during Bethesda’s conference?
(1:53:48) – Will Square-Enix reveal a release month for Final Fantasy XV in the U.S.?
(1:56:39) – Will new video footage of Kingdom Hearts III be shown during the Square-Enix conference?
(1:59:17) – Will a new Star Wars game (not Battlefront) be revealed?
(2:01:23) – Will EA reveal Mass Effect Trilogy Remastered?
Guest: Cadet Hat Sean
(2:07:07) – Will Ubisoft reveal a Rayman, Splinter Cell, or Watch Dogs sequel?
(2:10:21) – Will Rock Band 4 or Guitar Hero Live be featured with a trailer or demo during a press conference?
(2:13:14) – Will a specific release date for the U.S. be revealed for Persona 5?
(2:15:00) – Will a new game from Rockstar be revealed?
(2:16:47) – Will a new game be revealed in a series where its last game was released over ten years ago?

IS THIS THE YEAR FOR…
Guest: KindKing01
(2:20:32) – Fallout 4
(2:21:45) – Banjo-Threeie
(2:23:07) – The Last Guardian
(2:24:54) – Metroid (Wii U or 3DS)
(2:26:08) – Resident Evil 7
Guest: MajorMoses
(2:29:09) – Left 4 Dead 3
(2:32:56) – Shenmue HD
(2:34:56) – Crash Bandicoot
(2:36:18) – Beyond Good and Evil 2
(2:37:37) – Parappa the Rapper

(2:42:06) FINAL BIG BOSS AND KIEFER PREDICTIONS

Episode 177: A Networked Beginning

Nintendo goes mobile and talks about NX, Five Nights at Freddy’s is getting a Hollywood movie, Hideo Kojima and Konami are going through a messy breakup, and Amiibo madness are discussed. Also, April’s Nintendo Direct, Zelda Wii U and Uncharted 4 receive delays, Bethesda has an E3 conference and much more! As the SMYN Network evolves, so do we! We introduce Joe (thedobaga) and Ben (GymleaderBen) as co-hosts, present a new YouTube-friendly format where we literally show you our news, and catch you up on our two-month hiatus! SMYN is back and better than ever! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, and GymleaderBen break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Vegeta is Tsundere

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START OF A NEW ERA
• Joe and Ben, welcome!
• Miles will be as involved as life allows him
• New format of, literally, Show Me Your News! (YouTube, etc.)
• Supplemented by Soapboxes
• Peter and Rachel are engaged!

(6:00) PETER: Nintendo going mobile with DeNA and mentions NX
(21:26) RACHEL: Five Nights at Freddy’s going Hollywood?
(33:17) JOE: Hideo Kojima out at Konami?
(45:48) BEN: AMIIBO MADNESS AHHHHHH

(1:01:22) MORE HEADLINES
Nintendo Direct – April 1, 2015
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Call of Duty: Black Ops III revealed in obscure marketing
Zelda Wii U and Uncharted 4 delayed
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain out on September 1
• VR Roundup: Valve’s HTC Vive by end of year, Project Morpheus in Spring 2016
Bethesda to hold an E3 press conference this year

(1:18:46) WUT R U PLAYN
Ben: Super Mario 64, Heroes of the Storm
Joe: Final Fantasy XIII, Mario Golf: World Tour, Harmoknight, Telltale’s Jurassic Park: The Game, Persona Q
Rachel: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, Fire Emblem Awakening, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, Mario Kart 7, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, King’s Quest V
Peter: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Persona 4 Arena, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Super Smash Bros., Sonic Adventure 2 HD, MLB 15 The Show, Life is Strange, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker,

(1:28:32) OUT RECENTLY
Evolve, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, The Order: 1886, Resident Evil Revelations 2, Five Nights at Freddy’s 3, Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, Ori and the Blind Forest, Code Name S.T.E.A.M., Battlefield Hardline, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, Mario Party 10, Bloodborne, MLB 15 The Show, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

(1:31:46) YOUTUBE RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter: Persona 5 Trailer
Rachel: Welcome to FanFiction.net! (and Wattpad)
Joe: PBG Plays Super Mario 64: Chaos Edition
Ben: Bustin