October 17, 2017
It's a jam-packed episode this week as Larry, Luke, and Seth discuss Phil Spencer's recent comments about cross-play, the allegations of sexual harassment at Naughty Dog, and difficulty in games. Plus, Seth discusses why he will probably no longer shop at GameStop.
26:00 - Releases of the Week
31:45 - Cross-Platform Play
42:26 - Cuphead and Difficulty in Games
51:06 - Seth is Breaking Up with GameStop
1:09:06 - Naughty Dog Allegations
1:21:03 - PSVR Price Cut
1:32:49 - Console-Exclusive Content
1:40:58 - RQotW: What are your most Terrifying Dreams
September 13, 2017
On this week's episode, Luke and Larry give their thoughts on Destiny 2, discuss whether or not games journalist should be good at games, and cover the latest in gaming news.
12:47 - Releases of the Week
15:57 - Xopics: Destiny 2 Review
48:30 - Should Games Journalists be Good at Games
57:09 - News: LA Noire
1:02:25 - PUBG Sales
1:05:40 - CoD WWII
1:10:57 - RQotW
August 22, 2017
Xbox gave their final sales pitch for the Xbox One X at Gamescom on Sunday. Was it enough? Luke and Seth discuss the future of Xbox. They also discuss the new difficulty settings in Horizon Zero Dawn, the Crackdown 3 delay, and what food group they'd be willing to give up.
August 1, 2017
Luke and Larry get together to discuss exactly how much Larry has eaten in the past 8 hours. After that discussion, they jump into actual video game talk. With the Switch selling 4.7 million units between March and June, can Nintendo consider the console a success? What does the company need to do to keep the momentum up? They also talk about Doomfist's release on consoles and regale the listeners with stories of awful Overwatch teammates.
13:37 - Releases of the Week
15:50 - Doomfist and other Overwatch tales
29:50 - Is the Nintendo Switch Safe from Failure
47:20 - Titanfall 2 is heading for the EA/Origin Access Vault
57:45 - RQotW: What excites you most about fall?
June 8, 2017
Larry is about 4 seconds away from doing permanent damage to his neck and Luke is disappointed he isn't wearing his neck brace. With E3 right around the corner, the dynamic duo makes their predictions.
8:00 - What Have You Been Playing
16:44 - Releases of the Week
23:58 - Super Xopic: E3 Predictions
53:24 - News: Bungie focusing on Destiny 2
58:27 - Quick Hits
1:04:07 - RQotW - Advice
May 18, 2017
This week, Luke and Larry talk about Overwatch's custom control options and wonder whether or not all games should include full customization. They also look at Rime's pricing on the Switch and discuss how Nintendo could possibly impact the future of digital releases. Then they cover the week's news and Larry flexes his deep knowledge of the NFL.
16:45 - Releases of the Week
22:16 - Custom Controls
29:45 - Switch and Digital Games
43:39 - EA's Earnings Call
49:41 - Assassin's Creed
51:53 - E3 Public Tickets Sold Out
52:59 - 343 Announces New Studio Head
54:22 - No Halo 6 at E3 2017
59:37 - Tom Brady Gets the Madden 18 Cover
1:01:48 - RQotW
April 26, 2017
Luke and Larry share a discussion about the proper way to apply deodorant, but after the shenanigans, they jump into all of the gaming news. Luke brings up an interesting article from IGN about the psychology of loot boxes and Larry wants to know if the VR trend has already collapsed. Plus, Call of Duty WWII, Overwatch updates, and the possibility of an SNES Classic.
- 11:02 - Releases of the Week
- 17:10 - Xopics: Pay-to-Loot Systems/The Future of VR
- 56:10 - News: Call of Duty WWII
- 1:01:38 - Overwatch changes Tie Breaker Rules
- 1:05:05 - SNES Classic
- 1:07:06 - Viewer Question (email us firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 1:11:25 - RQotW: Would you rather know how or when you are going to die?
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March 9, 2017
So, for those of you who hate the banter, you may want to jump in at the 15-minute mark. But if you love it, there is a pretty healthy debate about the size of zebras and cheetahs. Once the game discussion begins, Larry rants about recent changes to Overwatch's Bastion, Ben introduces the gang to Orisa, and Luke discusses Xbox's newNetflixx-style Game Pass. Plus, Luke and Ben give their thoughts on Horizon Zero Dawn.
- 15:34 - Release of the Week
- 25:00 - Xopics: Bastion is OP
- 33:25 - Overwatch's New Character Orisa
- 41:44 - Xbox One Game Pass
- 51:26 - News: Switch Sales
- 57:36 - Switch Amazon PreOrders
- 58:35 - Destiny 2 Details
- 1:02:03 - Ghost Recon Wildlands Controversy
- 1:08:00 - Outlast 2
- 1:09:30 - Horizon Zero Dawn Review
- 1:22:45 - RQotW
March 6, 2017
Luke has no voice in this episode, but that doesn't stop the gang from talking about GameStop ending the Circle of Life practice, Larry speculates about the new Overwatch character, and the guys ask "What does Xbox have to do to get ahead?"
February 24, 2017
One episode away from the big 100! Larry and Luke talk about Overwatch loot boxes and the possibility of a new Playstation Vita. Should Sony reenter the handheld market? They also talk about Bethesda's new games that are apparently bigger than any other games they have released. In the RQotW, the guys discuss which restaurant they would eat at for the rest of their life, if forced to choose.
6:43 - Releases of the Week
10:20 - Xopics: Overwatch Loot Boxes
19:02 - A New PS Vita
31:05 - News: Phil Spencer is meeting with Japanese 3rd Parties
37:30 - Bethesda has some new games brewing.
45:00 - Someone Stole a Switch
50:38 - The Death of PS Now
1:11:27 - RQotW
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