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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 174: Crafting a Holiday

No more online patches in the Smash Bros. Update, Sony Pictures’ drama with The Interview, and Minecraft: Story Mode are discussed. Also, Halo 3: ODST’s campaign is being remastered, speculation over a new Wii U Gamepad, Notch’s crazy mansion purchase is our Hilarity of the Weak and much more! We unwind before the holidays, as we are gearing up for our upcoming Game of the Year Awards. Youko, Solharath, and Eevee break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: A look into the future of SMYN

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HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – No more online patches planned, amiibo shortages
Headline 2: Sony cancels “The Interview”
Headline 3: Minecraft: Story Mode
Hilarity of the weak: Notch buys Jay-Z and Beyonce’s mansion

STORY POOL
Halo 3: ODST campaign free to MCC early adopters
Speculation of a new Wii U Gamepad

OUT RECENTLY
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-

WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD
Eevee: Pokémon Omega Ruby, Tomodachi Life, KatataK
Youko: Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Solharath: The Living Tombstone – It’s Been So Long (FNAF2)
Youko: Game Theory: Five Nights at Freddy’s
Eevee: Vinesauce Vinny – Sloppy Seconds Brothers

Episode 168: The Week Be4 Smash

New Stages and the Tower of Smash Rumor in the Smash Bros. Update, Smash Bros. 3DS impressions, and Tokyo Game Show 2014 are discussed. Also, the sale of Mojang to Microsoft is official, PlayStation TV is a couple weeks away, the establishment of Shinra Technologies is our Hilarity of the Weak and much more! Our guest is NinjaLink – veteran competitive Smash Bros. player, early analyst for Smash 4, and long-time friend of the show. Youko, Solharath, Eevee, and NinjaLink break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Giving Monster Hunter a chance

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HEADLINES
Headline 1: Castle Siege and Gamer
“Tower of Smash” rumored leak
Headline 2: One week until Smash 3DS with NinjaLink
Headline 3: Tokyo Game Show 2014
Hilarity of the weak: Square-Enix announces cloud gaming service named Shinra Technologies

STORY POOL
Microsoft buys Mojang for $2.5B
PlayStation TV coming to North America on October 14
Australia receiving the New 3DS on November 21
Blizzard’s Project Titan cancelled after seven years
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China revealed in Unity Season Pass
Destiny review scores may cost Bungie $2.5M

OUT RECENTLY
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes, FIFA 15, Just Dance Now, Hyrule Warriors

WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: Project M, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
NinjaLink: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, Under Night In-Birth, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
Eevee: Pokémon X, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Portal 2
Youko: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Kinect Sports Rivals, Portal 2

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Solharath: GaMetal AND The Cloak
NinjaLink: Tyranee’s Ace Attorney Let’s Dub
Eevee: Hyrule Dating Videos
Youko: Jaboody Dubs – Sticky Buddy

Episode 167: All In 4 Smash

The 3DS version is out in Japan in the Smash Bros. Update, Smash Bros. 3DS demo impressions, and Mojang’s potential sale to Microsoft are discussed. Also, iPhone 6 and Apple Watch are announced, new special editions of Nintendo 3DS XL are revealed, Pikachu invading the White House is our Hilarity of the Weak and much more! Our guest is Gimpyfish – Super Smash Bros. Melee’s Bowser pro, host of 62-Bit Gaming, and long-time friend of the show. Youko, Solharath, Eevee, and Gimpyfish break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Asking for Porn in England

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HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – Game is out in Japan
Headline 2: Smash Bros. 3DS demo impressions
Headline 3: WSJ Report: Mojang to be sold to Microsoft
Hilarity of the weak: Pikachu invades the White House

STORY POOL
iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch revealed
GTAV remaster out November 18
Three Nintendo 3DS XL special editions revealed
Batman: Arkham Knight out on June 2, 2015
Persona 5 confirmed for PS4, as well as PS3 in 2015 in Japan

OUT RECENTLY
Dance Central Spotlight, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, The Sims 4, Velocity 2X, Destiny, NHL 15

WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: Project M, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Gimpyfish: Pikmin 3, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Mario Golf: World Tour
Eevee: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Pokémon X
Youko: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Solharath: Any Smash 4 video
Gimpyfish: Gimpyfish62 YouTube channel AND ZeRo and VGBootCamp playing Smash 4 on Twitch
Eevee: Elders React to Fifty Shades of Grey Trailer
Youko: Smash Potato

Episode 144: Toon in the Head

Peach, Toon Link, and Sonic in the Smash Bros. Update, Valve’s three big Living Room announcements, and the latest Nintendo Direct are discussed. Also, Gamestop’s rare title pricing and Mega Charizard X in the Soapbox segment, Minecraft being blamed for a school violence incident is our Hilarity of the Weak, and much more! Our guest is Decaff78 from the SMYN Network wrestling podcast Superplex – what has Decaff been playing recently and what will he get on his Soapbox about? Youko, Super, TonyTH, and Decaff78 break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Youko’s PS3 acts strangely

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WUT R U PLAYN?
Super: Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Land 2
Decaff: Grand Theft Auto V, The Wonderful 101, Kingdom Hearts HD, Pokémon Rumble U, Pokémon White 2
Tony: Kingdom Hearts HD, Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards
Youko: Kingdom Hearts HD, Grand Theft Auto V, God of War: Ascension, Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories (watched), Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies (demo)

HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – Peach, Toon Link, and Sonic
Headline 2: SteamOS, Machines, and Controller
Headline 3: Nintendo Direct 10/1
Hilarity of the Weak: Blaming Minecraft for school violence

STORY POOL
Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter completes
Tokyo Game Show was disappointing
Microsoft working on “Cortana” Siri competitor
SEGA buys Atlus
Wii Fit U and Wii Sports Club
Hiroshi Yamauchi passes away

OUT RECENTLY
ARMA III, The Wonderful 101, Grand Theft Auto V, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD (digital), FIFA 14, Scribblenauts Unmasked, Rain, NBA 2K14

SOAPBOX
Youko: No EA Sports NCAA football game next year
Tony: Cloud/Sephiroth’s Advent Children antics
Decaff: Gamestop’s rare title pricing
Super: Mega Charizard X

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Super: Robert Downey, Jr. and Nathan Fillion
Decaff: Pokécapn’s Mario Party LP
Tony: The Stupidest Wrestling Match in the History of Man
Youko: Ace Attorney vs Rhythm Heaven Fever

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