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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 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

-OUTLINE-

(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

-OUTLINE-

(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 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

-OUTLINE-

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

Episode 165: Cologne Gets Leaky

Meta Knight and the Unknown Renders leak in the Smash Bros. Update, as well as Gamescom 2014 are discussed. Also, an upcoming “shocking” Pokémon announcement, the possibility of more Mario Kart 8 DLC, and much more! With Tony’s resignation from hosting on the SMYN Network, this is the first episode where Eevee – also known as Rachel – joins us as a co-host. Youko, Solharath, and Eevee break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Meta Knight “After Hours”

Watch this episode in video form (or download the audio at the bottom)

-OUTLINE-

WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: Nintendo Land, Kirby Triple Deluxe, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Project M
Eevee: The Binding of Isaac, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, P.T., Crypt of the Necrodancer
Youko: Tales of the Abyss

HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – Meta Knight
Headline 2: Super Smash Bros. hit with the “Unknown Renders” leak
Headline 3: GAMESCOM 2014
Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox exclusive…kind of
Microsoft making first leap to 1 TB console, with new bundles
Share Play and YouTube video export coming in PS4 firmware 2.00
Kojima and del Toro teaming up to make a new Silent Hill game
Sierra lives again, making a new King’s Quest game
BioWare’s newest game: Shadow Realms
Metal Gear Solid V is coming to Steam

STORY POOL
Pokémon TCG app coming to iOS
“Shocking/Stunning” Pokémon announcement on 8/26
Mario Kart 8 code shows 4 extra cups
“To the Moon” follow-up out on November 5

OUT RECENTLY
Hohokum, Tales of Xillia 2

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Solharath: John Mulaney – New in Town
Eevee: Fight to the Death – Power Rangers VS Cookie Monster
Youko: Donai Yanen Yadon (Slowpoke Reggae Music Video)