Our Gamescom 2015 preview, SGDQ 2015 comes to a close, new Super Smash Bros. DLC includes Tourney Mode, and rumors of possible game remakes are discussed. Also, Windows 10 is released on PCs, Nintendo NX may have its first announced games, Kojima and Del Toro are still conspiring and much more! Ben has been playing Life is Strange, Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 is out recently, and Peter recommends his and Rachel’s wedding on YouTube! Our guest is Darkurai, who helps recount the events of our eighth podcast anniversary celebration! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, GymleaderBen, and Darkurai break down the latest news from the gaming world!
(1:07:26) WUT R U PLAYN ALL: #8YearsofSMYN Games Ben: Heroes of the Storm, Super Mario World, King’s Quest, Life is Strange Joe: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, Punch-Out!! Darkurai: Grand Theft Auto V, Planetside 2, Rhythm Tengoku: The Best+ Rachel: Mario Kart 7, World of Warcraft Peter: Mario Kart 7, Life is Strange
(1:29:39) OUT RECENTLY
Telltale’s Game of Thrones: Episode 5, Five Nights at Freddy’s 4: The Final Chapter, King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember, Angry Birds 2, Life is Strange: Episode 4
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!
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
Telltale and Marvel announce a new game project, the unveiling of Guitar Hero Live, and Hideo Kojima’s possible connection to a head transplant procedure are discussed. Also, Roy and Ryu possibly in Smash Bros. as DLC, PlayStation Vita receives a new patent, Square Enix has an E3 conference and much more! With Joe and Ben out this week for technical and family reasons, Scott White (SolidSnake120) joins us to help dissect the latest headlines. What does he think of the recently-released Xenoblade Chronicles 3D? Youko, Eevee, and SolidSnake120 break down the latest news from the gaming world!
(51:11) WUT R U PLAYN Scott: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, Pillars of Eternity, Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD: Birth by Sleep Rachel: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward Peter: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, MLB 15 The Show, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
(57:12) OUT RECENTLY
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, Mortal Kombat X, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China
The final Miiverse post in the Smash Bros. Update, PlayStation Experience, and The Game Awards 2014 are discussed. Also, our Black Friday experiences, Assassin’s Creed: Victory has been leaked, bizarre Amiibo sales on eBay is our Hilarity of the Weak and much more! Our guest is Megami33, who joins us to share what it was like to be in New York City at this year’s triple-launch known as Nintendo Day. Youko, Solharath, and Megami33 break down the latest news from the gaming world!
Dragon Age: Inquisition, Far Cry 4, Grand Theft Auto V, LittleBIGPlanet 3, Watch Dogs (Wii U), Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, Tales from the Borderlands – Episode 1, Game of Thrones – Episode 1, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, The Crew, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: Project M, Star Ocean: Till the End of Time, Kid Icarus Uprising
Megami: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon Rumble U, Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire
Youko: Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Tomodachi Life, Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix
8-Player Matches, Smash Tour, and Mewtwo as DLC are discussed. Also, the fate of Ridley, a revamped Stage Builder with DANGER ZONES, Master Fortress, and much more! Before next week’s usual episode format, featuring SMYNjas at Youmacon 2014, we analyze the 50 Must-See Things Extravaganza for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U after a few days of reflection. Youko, Solharath, and Eevee break down the latest news from the gaming world!