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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 180: Kick the Spinning World

Nintendo’s E3 2015 plans, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Oculus Rift as an open platform, and Konami’s continued meltdown are discussed. Also, YouTube’s lists of top games, Need for Speed’s reboot, the reveal of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and much more! Ben has been playing Life is Strange, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out recently, and Rachel recommends Delta’s latest meme-filled airline safety video! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, and GymleaderBen break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: The SMYN Smash Bros. Gauntlet

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(3:07) PETER: Nintendo World Championships and more at E3 2015
(15:42) BEN: Koji Igarashi heads up a Castlevania-style Kickstarter
(26:43) RACHEL: Oculus Rift will be open to VR porn
(38:39) JOE: YouTube overrides Konami’s false copyright claim

(51:26) MORE HEADLINES
• YouTube’s 10 Most Popular Games AND Top Trending Games for April 2015
Need for Speed is a reboot of the series
Ratchet and Clank game and movie delayed to 2016
Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate revealed
Teen sociopath pleads guilty to 23 charges from swatting, more

(1:10:41) WUT R U PLAYN
Ben: Heroes of the Storm, Life is Strange: Episode 3, Final Fantasy XIII
Joe: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, Donkey Kong 64, Shovel Knight, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Pokémon Omega Ruby
Rachel: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Mario Kart 7, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Super Mario 64
Peter: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth, Pokémon Snap, Pokémon Puzzle League, Life is Strange: Episode 3, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

(1:23:33) OUT RECENTLY
Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, Not a Hero, Life is Strange: Episode 3, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition

(1:27:20) YOUTUBE RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter: Letterman’s Final Top 10
Rachel: Delta Airline Meme Safety Video
Joe: Owen Wilson Says WOW
Ben: Redrawing Taylor Swift – Shake it Off

(1:31:15) EASTER EGG

Episode 179: Yookan’t PlayTee

Splatoon’s Global Testfire, Yooka-Laylee’s Kickstarter, Batman: Arkham Knight’s heinous season pass, and Heroes of the Storm on ESPN2 are discussed. Also, P.T.’s eradication from the PlayStation store, Nintendo’s amusement park deal with Universal, Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 and much more! Joe has been playing Shovel Knight, Peter recommends Square-Enix’s latest graphical fidelity test, and we reveal the 50 questions for our E3 2015 YES/NO Contest! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, and GymleaderBen break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Subway bread

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(1:58) JOE: Splatoon Global Testfire
(12:06) RACHEL: Yooka-Laylee (Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor) opens a Kickstarter
(21:09) PETER: Batman: Arkham Knight’s absurd season pass – Announcement and Explanation
(32:32) BEN: ESPN2 airs Heroes of the Storm, Twitter has a meltdown and Colin Cowherd cannot even deal

(44:14) MORE HEADLINES
Silent Hills cancelled AND P.T. removed entirely
Nintendo partners with Universal for theme park attractions
Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 confirmed for Halloween 2015
Mighty No. 9 out in the U.S. on September 15
Now there’s a PC Gaming press conference at E3 2015
Valve backpedals on Skyrim paid mods
• Possible Game Leaks: Gears of War remake on Xbox One, Watch Dogs 2, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
Obama thanks Japan for anime

(1:02:10) WUT R U PLAYN
Ben: Hot Shots Golf: World International, Persona 4: Golden, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, Heroes of the Storm
Joe: Shovel Knight, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX, Super Mario 64, Donkey Kong 64, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
Rachel: Mario Kart 7, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Banjo-Kazooie, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Peter: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

(1:11:10) OUT RECENTLY
Broken Age: The Complete Adventure, State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, Project CARS

(1:12:54) YOUTUBE RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter: WITCH CHAPTER 0 [cry]
Rachel: Ninja Sex Party – Peppermint Creams
Joe: Smashified
Ben: DMM English Conversation

(1:17:26) E3 2015 YES/NO QUESTIONS

Episode 178: The Marvelous Telltale Head

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!

Easter Egg: Luthor and Obama perform

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(2:10) RACHEL: Marvel and Telltale partner for 2017 console game AND Impressions of Avengers: Age of Ultron
(11:43) PETER: Guitar Hero Live revealed
(21:04) SCOTT: Kojima and The Case of the Head Transplant Doctor Conspiracy?!?

(29:52) MORE HEADLINES
Rumor: Roy and Ryu as future Smash Bros. characters?
Was a new PlayStation Vita model trademarked?
Steam Workshop introduces paid mods
Square-Enix holding an E3 2015 press conference
Star Wars: Battlefront trailer
Tony Hawk 5 (working title) leaked
P.T. disappearing from PSN on April 29

(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

(59:29) YOUTUBE RECOMMENDATIONS
Peter: The Questionably Roundtable: Episode 26
Scott: David Hasselhoff – “True Survivor”
Rachel: Terry Crews Old Spice Muscle Music