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
Satoru Iwata has passed away, Super Smash Bros. Melee at EVO 2015, SMYN 8th Anniversary Plans, and the removal of Kojima from the Metal Gear Solid V box art are discussed. Also, Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 moves up its release date, a notable tech company changes its name, Shenmue III’s Kickstarter concludes and much more! Peter has been playing Batman: Arkham Knight, Rocket League is out recently, and Ben recommends H.R. Giger at the Drive Thru on YouTube! Youko, Eevee, thedobaga, and GymleaderBen break down the latest news from the gaming world!
(57:55) WUT R U PLAYN Ben: Heroes of the Storm, Super Mario World, Mega Man Soccer, Kingdom Hearts, Rocket League Joe: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, Final Fantasy XIII, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Rachel: Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Mario Kart 7, World of Warcraft, Kingdom Hearts Peter: Batman: Arkham Knight, Pokémon Puzzle League, Zoop, Mario Tennis: Power Tour
(1:17:40) OUT RECENTLY
Rocket League, God of War III Remastered, Prototype: Biohazard Bundle, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour
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
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!
(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