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!
(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
(1:39:51) PETER: E3 2015 Wrap-Up
(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+
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
Lucina, Robin, and Captain Falcon in the Smash Bros. Update, EVO 2014 and San Diego Comic-Con, and the closure of Xbox Originals are discussed. Also, Club Nintendo’s disappointing 2014 rewards, Yogscast involved in Kickstarter drama, a news crew fooled by a Metal Gear Solid V screenshot is our Hilarity of the Weak, and much more! We also reflect on our 7 Years of SMYN celebration, while also revealing a little more about the SMYN Network announcement that is coming on August 3rd! Youko, Solharath, and TonyTH break down the latest news from the gaming world!
Easter Egg: “Wet” versus “Whet”
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WUT R U PLAYN?
Super: #7YearsofSMYN, Star Fox 64, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Project M, Marvel vs Capcom 2, Gunstar Heroes, Destiny BETA
Tony: Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, The Wolf Among Us
Youko: #7YearsofSMYN, Star Fox 64, Rock Band 3, Fez, Hotline Miami, The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Episode 4
50 E3 2014 Yes/No Questions, Big Boss Predictions, and Kiefer Predictions are discussed. We used Skype in order to have fans of the show call in live to discuss speculative E3 topics with us. In this first part of this long episode, discussion includes Microsoft and Sony, whereas part two includes Nintendo, Third-Party, and much more! Fans gave their bold “Big Boss Predictions” and then followed it up with even crazier “Kiefer Predictions,” after the news broke that Kiefer Sutherland would be the voice of Big Boss in Metal Gear Solid V. After E3 happens, we will be back next weekend with the winner of our Yes/No contest in order to discuss all that happened at the Electronic Entertainment Expo! But for now and for posterity, enjoy this hype-filled episode! Youko, Super, TonyTH, and all our fans who called in break down the latest news from the gaming world!
50 YES/NO QUESTIONS
– Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will open or close the conference
– A game will be shown during the conference that requires (not optional) Kinect controls
– SmartGlass functionality will be mentioned during the conference OVENN
– Halo 5: Guardians will be demoed on stage during the conference
– The rumored Master Chief Collection, with a collection of numbered Halo games on Xbox One, is true
– The recently price-cut and Kinect-less Xbox One is addressed during the conference DAMON WILSON
– A teaser trailer of the new Gears of War game for Xbox One is shown during the conference
– Microsoft mentions future virtual reality plans during the conference
– An old franchise from the studio Rare is rebooted on Xbox One CYBERLINK420
– Phil Spencer changes his outfit during the course of the conference
– A specific release date is mentioned for the U.S. public release of PlayStation Now
– Project Morpheus (PlayStation’s virtual reality system) is mentioned during the conference IMABEAST78
– A new, exclusive Vita game (not a port or a remake) is announced during the conference
– Uncharted 4 has a presence at the conference
– A new God of War game is announced for PlayStation 4 ZERORANMA
– The Last of Us 2 (a brand new sequel/prequel, not the original game remastered on PS4) is announced
– Either Quantic Dream or Media Molecule reveal their new PlayStation 4 game
– PlayStation 4 makes a value move (price cut or included bundle) to counter Microsoft’s recent price cut PSYCHOWINGX9
– A woman speaks on stage as a presenter during the conference
– The phrase “US dollars” is said during the conference
Ike and Female Villager in the Smash Bros. Update, Rumors of YouTube wanting to buy Twitch, and Microsoft’s latest Halo announcements and rumors are discussed. Also, the return of Flappy Bird is our Hilarity of the Weak, and much more! This week, we reveal the 50 questions for our big E3 Yes/No Contest, so make sure to submit your entry on our forums! Also, Youko’s voice is higher-pitched for some reason in this one and it’s something we’re going to have to sort out for next time. Youko, Super, and TonyTH break down the latest news from the gaming world!
Easter Egg: Recent movies and tech problems
WUT R U PLAYN?
Super: South Park: The Stick of Truth, Project M
Tony: Telltale’s Back to the Future, Braid, Kirby Triple Deluxe, The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode 3
Youko: The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode 3, South Park: The Stick of Truth