The Caffeinated Banter Cast

The Caffeinated Banter Cast

By Resobaso
A group of Gamers and small time reviewers come together weekly to be a bunch of caffeinated nutcases talking about Gaming, Technology and whatever games we are playing at that time.

Main Crew (currently): Resobaso (https://twitter.com/Resobaso), Jennifer (https://twitter.com/lady_sugarcube) and ColdDeath (https://twitter.com/ColdDeath)
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#59 - "This podcast is BLOCKED"
Today's standouts are Cliffy B blaming everyone but himself for his bad business choices, Blizzard doing the right thing, and  Wonderful 101 having a Kickstarter and killing it. Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ BootHill:  https://archive.org/details/arcadeflyer_boot-hill/mode/1up Topics: Cliff Bleszinski blames failure of his games on politics (  https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2020/02/05/cliff-bleszinski-blames-the-failure-of-lawbreakers-on-its-woke-politics/#58fb1505416e ) Warcraft 3 Refunded launch was "a hard week" ( https://www.pcgamer.com/warcraft-3-reforged-launch-was-a-hard-week-blizzard-president-says/ ) The Coalition lead leaves for Blizzard / Diablo ( https://www.dualshockers.com/rod-fergusson-leaving-the-coalition-gears-of-war-diablo-blizzard/ ) Rockstar Games Co-Founder leaves ( https://www.dualshockers.com/rockstar-games-dan-houser-leaving/ ) Wonderful 101 Kickstarter ( https://www.dualshockers.com/wonderful-101-platinum-games-kickstarter-switch-ps4-pc-hideki-kamiya/ )
1:43:55
February 23, 2020
#58 - "The Show is REFUNDED"
Damn it Blizzard, can you just stop ruining things I actually care about. Meanwhile, we talk about Nintendo Switch Sales numbers, Stadia, and Torchlight 3! Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ "1001 Games": Breakout:  https://archive.org/details/Breakout_ORIGINAL_version_by_Steve_Wozniak Magazine:  https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/gamepro/gamepro-issue-3/ Topics: Nintendo Switch hardware sales numbers ( https://www.dualshockers.com/nintendo-switch-xbox-one-sales-snes-2020/ ) Stadia announcements "up to publishers" ( https://www.dualshockers.com/google-stadia-new-game-announcements-up-to-publishers/ ) Warcraft 3 Refunded ( https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2020/01/30/warcraft-3-reforged-is-a-disaster--heres-why-fans-are-so-upset/#78cc7d1a6e65 ) Torchlight Frontiers revamps as Torchlight 3 ( https://www.gematsu.com/2020/01/torchlight-frontiers-becomes-torchlight-iii-drops-free-to-play-model-launches-for-pc-this-summer )
2:12:31
February 16, 2020
#57 - "Tokyo Mirage x Tekken
Honestly, by the end of the episode, the name of the game became a downright chore to say anyways. This joke never got old. Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Pong:  https://archive.org/details/PONGV2.11996DJTAction Topics: Retail Sales of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore... aren't great ( https://twitter.com/Persona_Central/status/1219971290716688386 ) Fire Pro Wrestling World DLC to Support Injured Wrestler ( https://techraptor.net/gaming/news/fire-pro-wrestling-world-dlc-launched-to-support-injured-wrestler ) Plague Inc. spikes in popularity... rather timely ( https://techraptor.net/gaming/news/plague-inc-and-rebel-inc-go-viral-in-china-after-coronavirus-scare ) Knights of the Old Republic Remake Rumor ( https://www.dualshockers.com/star-wars-knights-of-the-old-republic-remake-rumor/ ) Joe Biden on Video Games ( https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2020/01/21/joe-biden-calls-game-devs-little-creeps-whose-games-teach-you-to-kill-people/#9952e8ed80fa ) Guy tries to get Melonie Mac fired from Gamestop for "womaning wrong" ( http://archive.is/MhvBG )
2:03:43
February 9, 2020
#56 - "Too bad, you died" Ft: petebeckett1
The trio brings a guest into their madness and boy oh boy the show turns out to be a laugh riot of topics, bad jokes, and enough snark to kill a comedy show. Wanna check out our guest?:  https://twitter.com/petebeckett1 Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Topics: Little Town Hero - Physical Edition ( https://twitter.com/NISAmerica/status/1218278421165273088?s=19 ) Game Delays + Crunch Hysteria ( https://www.gematsu.com/2020/01/final-fantasy-vii-remake-delayed-to-april-10 ) Horizon Zero Dawn might come to PC ( https://www.dualshockers.com/horizon-zero-dawn-pc-2020/ ) Sony skips E3 again ( https://www.gematsu.com/2020/01/sony-to-skip-e3-2020-will-attend-hundreds-of-consumer-events-instead ) "1001 Games": The Oregon Trail ( https://archive.org/details/OregonTrailMainframe )
2:40:37
January 26, 2020
#55 - "Season 3!"
We've been gone for a bit (Or at least that's how it's supposed be) and no sooner do we get back shit got real while we were gone! Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine:  http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=QVNNLzE5ODY= Topics:  WWE 2020 had a Y2020 bug ( https://www.dualshockers.com/wwe-2k20-unplayable-crashes-2020/ ) Tencent invest in Platinum Games ( https://www.gematsu.com/2020/01/platinum-games-receives-capital-investment-from-tencent-holdings-to-expand-into-self-publishing ) Skyrim Grandma in Skyrim as Follower through Mod ( https://www.dualshockers.com/skyrim-mod-adds-shirley-curry-as-follower/ ) Another stupid Monster Hunter Review ( https://youtu.be/2Dx7-cwnJbk ) Introduction: "1001 Games you should play"
2:12:54
January 21, 2020
#54 - "LETS GET DA LEWDS"
Smash Brothers won't give us lewds, China takes a step towards stopping huge spending in games, Sony changes up presidents on both fronts, and Jeff Kaplan doesn't understand what a sequel is vs an Expansion. Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine:  http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=UG93ZXIgUGxheS8xOTg4 Topics: Mai Shiranui too lewd for Smash (Bros Ultimate) ( https://www.dualshockers.com/super-smash-bros-ultimate-no-mai-shiranui/ ) China restricts game time and spending ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/06/report-chinese-government-restricts-minors-online-gaming-time-and-more-to-counter-game-addiction/ ) Sony personnel changes ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/07/guerrilla-games-hermen-hulst-becomes-worldwide-studios-head-shuhei-yoshida-to-lead-new-indie-dev-initiative/ ) Jeff Kaplan on Overwatch 2 as a sequel ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/05/jeff-kaplan-i-want-to-challenge-the-industry-on-what-a-sequel-is-with-overwatch-2/ )
2:03:39
January 21, 2020
#53 "Well, it's actually not THAT bad"
 Blizz Con 2019 is a thing, Ubisoft is taking stock of their game releases, Miyamoto is a BAMF, and EA Games come running home to steam.....MOSTLY? Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Content: https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine: Mag Talk: Computer Gaming World Issue 3 (1982) (https://archive.org/details/Computer_Gaming_World_Issue_2.2) Topics BlizzCon 2019 ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/01/blizzard-president-j-allen-brack-apologizes-for-blitzchung-controversy-says-we-moved-too-quickly-in-decision-making/ Ubisoft delays games ( https://www.dualshockers.com/ubisoft-delay-watch-dogs-legion-gods-monsters-rainbow-six-quarantine/ ) Miyamoto is a Person of Cultural Merit ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/10/29/shigeru-miyamoto-is-first-game-developer-recognized-as-person-of-cultural-merit-in-japan/ ) EA back on Steam, with a caveat ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/10/29/electronic-arts-games-and-ea-access-is-coming-to-steam/ ) Mary Skelter 2 banned in Australia ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/10/28/mary-skelter-2-banned-in-australia/ )
2:09:07
January 20, 2020
#52 - "Obviously no Reso"
A fun Episode with CD and Jennifer! Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Content https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Topics: Playstation 5 ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/10/08/ps5-launches-in-holiday-2020-new-controller-features-detailed/ ) Playstation Cross-Play exits Beta ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/10/07/ps4-cross-play-exits-beta-now-available-to-all-developers/ ) Game Talk: Advergames Google Stadia "Negative Latency"  ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/10/09/google-stadia-will-utilize-negative-latency-input-prediction-to-be-faster-than-local-gaming-systems/ )
2:06:01
January 7, 2020
#51 - "Just pay the man!"
Reso and CD always share some of the best episodes together, and for whatever reason have the toughest and most absurd stories to handle. People leave Sony, Alphadream is shuttered, and Bobby Prince wants his money! Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine:  http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=R2FtZXJzLzE5OTI= Topics: Depatures at Sony ( https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-10-01-shawn-layden-departs-sony-interactive-entertainment ) ESRB "under fire" ( https://youtu.be/yE3brFrnkso ) AlphaDream files for bankruptcy ( https://www.dualshockers.com/mario-luigi-rpg-studio-alphadream-bankruptcy/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter ) Bobby Prince sues Gearbox and Valve ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/10/01/composer-bobby-prince-sues-randy-pitchford-gearbox-and-valve-over-unlicensed-use-of-duke-nukem-3d-music/ ) Mag Talk: Gamers 03/92 (German) ( http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=R2FtZXJzLzE5OTI= )
2:01:55
December 22, 2019
Season Finale – “Defend Bobby, Defend him!"
The Finale is here...Finally! Despite us slowing down the news can't bare to wait for us to cover it! Intro clip:  https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Magazine Link:  https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/nintendo-power/nintendo-power-issue-3/ Topics: Game Awards Concerns ( https://www.dualshockers.com/the-game-awards-2019-game-of-the-year-nominees/ ) A... new Half-Life... yeah ( https://www.dualshockers.com/half-life-alyx-vr-game-announced/ ) PS5 Controller Patent ( https://www.dualshockers.com/ps5-controller-revealed-patent/ ) Bobby Kotick and Politics in Games ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/20/bobby-kotick-activision-blizzard-games-are-not-a-platform-for-my-politics/ ) Google Stadia Launch ( https://www.dualshockers.com/google-stadia-launch-lineup-update/ )
2:08:46
December 12, 2019
Near End of the Season - "No I didn't make an editing mistake"
Reso tells CD a funny story about his adventure in TV Buying, CD has been a busy bee not always playing games, and Jennifer is having PC problems. Also Video game stuff happened. All that and more in this episode! Music was created by and can be obtained at:https://www.patreon.com/chris_huelsbeck Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Topics: 1. Path of Exile announcements (https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/15/path-of-exile-2-announced/) 2. Pokemon Sword/Shield Launch (https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/15/pokemon-sword-and-shield-reportedly-has-autosave-bug-that-corrupts-your-microsd-card/) 3. Human Head Studios shutting down (https://nichegamer.com/2019/11/13/human-head-studios-is-shutting-down-entire-staff-now-at-new-bethesda-softworks-development-studio/) 4. Red Dead 2 ties mechanics to framerate (https://twitter.com/SavedYouAClickV/status/1195378249368363009?s=19) 5. Sonic Movie redesign (https://twitter.com/SonicMovie/status/1194206812066607104?s=19)
2:10:23
November 24, 2019
#50 - "50 and still counting!"
We made fifty of these guys! We did it! Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/   Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03986 Magazine Link:  https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/electronic-gaming-monthly/electronic-gaming-monthly-issue-3/ Topics: Focus Home Interactive removing Frogwares titles from stores ( https://twitter.com/Frogwares/status/1177221382003933184?s=19 ) Switch Lite potentially still has Joycon issues ( https://twitter.com/MetroidMike64/status/1177445684913434624?s=19 )
2:21:03
October 21, 2019
#49 - "Its bite-sized"
Reso and Jen take the helm for a small and bite-sized episode! What really matters is that we have a few good laughs...Mostly at the ESA. Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02394 Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Topics: Valve vs French Court ( https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-19-french-court-rules-countrys-steam-users-can-resell-their-games ) League of Legends still played by a lot ( https://www.dualshockers.com/league-of-legends-8-million-players-a-day/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter ) ESA plans for E3 2020 ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/09/17/report-e3-2020-planning-industry-only-day-rebranding-as-fan-media-and-influencer-festival/ ) Youtube Verification Updates and Backlash ( https://twitter.com/SusanWojcicki/status/1175169449097170944 )
1:14:20
October 5, 2019
#48 - "DRM and loggin those keys"
ColdDeath and Jennifer go in along and cover some juicy stuff, Borderlands 3 reviews, UK lays down the lay on Lootbox, Nintendo blocking piracy sites via UK ISPS, and Jennifer talks until she is blue in the face about The Wolf Among Us. Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03978 Topics: 1. Borderlands 3 Reviews and DRM (https://youtu.be/7WrmcPcWhy8) 2. UK Officials on Lootbox regulation (https://nichegamer.com/2019/09/13/report-uk-parliament-committee-recommends-banning-sale-of-lootboxes-to-children/) 3. Nintendo blocks Piracy Sites through UK ISPs (https://nichegamer.com/2019/09/12/nintendo-gets-uk-isps-to-block-switch-jailbreaking-and-piracy-websites/) 4. Nicalis controversy ( + Chucklefish) (https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-09-12-nicalis-president-accused-of-unprofessional-conduct)
1:52:28
September 24, 2019
#47 - "Rich Switch Owners"
A New week a new show! The Trio with a bit of a light week decide to shift some gears and talk about some digital fuckery and Occulus. The sexy Nintendo Direct, and Spyro Switch Trilogy making no sense. Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:    https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03968 Topics: 2 Occulus games gone from store and accounts ( https://twitter.com/MrNobre/status/1170118311297728512 ) Nintendo Direct ( https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EDvvcAZUEAAqbcW?format=jpg&name=large ) Spyro Switch Trilogy very incomplete on cartridge ( https://twitter.com/ejfanatic/status/1169042336694718464 )
2:06:18
September 15, 2019
#46 - "Astral Chains just is too much dumb fun"
The Trio manage to have a relatively good episode that is full of laughs, ranging from a bad take on Astral Chains, NBA 2K LITERALLY HAS GAMBLING and the side effects of #Me2 Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03966 Topics: Astral Chain review by The Independent ( http://archive.is/21I28 ) NBA 2K20 Gambling Mechanics ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-junD46e9Iw ) Telltale "returning" ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/08/29/lcg-entertainment-to-revive-telltale-games/ ) Unsurprising Delays ( https://twitter.com/pcgamer/status/1167819345604632579 ) #metoo in Gaming and its consequences ( https://twitter.com/ReeraTakes/status/1166330166437666816 )
2:03:25
September 14, 2019
#45 - "Gamescom today WoW tomorrow"
Like the Triforce, the Trio is finally reunited, Reso has returned and boy its one hell of a show ranging from laughs to Gamescom news, and Reso talking about the new and the old when it comes to WoW. Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:    https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01744 Topics: Dragon Quest Builders 2 Director Leaves Square Enix ( https://twinfinite.net/2019/08/dragon-quest-builders-2-director-leaves-square-enix-after-feeling-burned-out/ ) Kingdom Come banned in Australia/Approval of DayZ after censoring drug reference ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/08/21/kingdom-come-deliverance-banned-in-australia/ ) Potential PS5 Dev Kit Leak ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/08/22/playstation-5-development-kit-confirmed-by-codemasters-dev/ )
2:19:06
August 31, 2019
#44 - "Joy-Cons and Grandia"
CD and Jennifer sit down and talk about all kinds of good stuff, Joy Con repair, Grandia's ....shoddy german translation,  and even Lootcrate being as empty their bank account. Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:    https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR Topics: Grandia HD 2 German Translation ( https://twitter.com/obskyr/status/1162491796292853761 ) Apex Legends uproar over MTs ( https://www.forbes.com/sites/paultassi/2019/08/18/the-apex-legends-community-and-respawn-are-going-to-war-over-microtransactions/#4b593734f1e6 ) Loot Crate files for bankruptcy ( https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-08-15-loot-crate-files-for-bankruptcy-lays-off-over-50 ) New Epic Games studio in Germany (  https://www.dualshockers.com/epic-games-has-opened-a-new-studio-in-germany/ )
2:03:06
August 31, 2019
#43 - "Video games and crazies"
Reso is away due to health, so Jennifer and CD pick up the torch and start running for the hills, Crazy people, Walmart doing absolutely silly things, Take-two is turning up the heat when it comes to finding the source of leaks, and they even cover some Magazine Talk with Issue 2 of Game   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:    https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03957 Magazine Link:    https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/gamepro/gamepro-issue-2/     Topics: 1.  Man arrested for threat on Square Enix ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/08/09/japanese-man-arrested-for-threatening-square-enix-with-a-repeat-of-kyoto-animation/ ) 2.  Walmart pulling violent game advertisments ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/08/08/walmart-is-reportedly-pulling-violent-video-game-advertisements/ ) 3.  Take-Two investigating leaks ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/08/08/report-take-two-interactive-sends-private-investigators-to-youtuber-for-leaking-info-on-borderlands-3/ )
2:05:09
August 20, 2019
#42 "Dumpster fire is out of control"
 Reso and CD jump into some juicy stories, granted, a bit later than planned.   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:   https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00205    Magazine Link:   http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=QVNNLzE5ODY=     Topics:  1.  Another Epic exclusive ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/08/02/ooblets-will-be-timed-exclusive-to-the-epic-store/ ) 2. Epic Games Store delays features ( https://twitter.com/Win98Tech/status/1157497506038595584 ) 3.  E3/ESA Massive Data Breach ( https://twitter.com/SophNar0747/status/1157434089236049920 ) 4.  PAX is unprofessional (  https://twitter.com/notaxation/status/1156755934829355011 )
2:18:39
August 12, 2019
#41 - "A Bethesda Account is required"
 Jennifer and ColdDeath take up the fight this week as Reso is stuck at the hospital. Thankfully they get to all the fun. Joycon Repairs, Doom Port diaster, Mechwarrior 5 Mercenaries is an Epic Exclusive, and much much more.    Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03939    Magazine Link:  https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/nintendo-power/nintendo-power-issue-2/    Topics:    JoyCon Repair Service ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/23/report-nintendo-now-repairing-broken-switch-joy-cons-for-free-will-refund-prior-repairs/ ) Doom Classic Port Desaster ( https://twitter.com/trilllizard666/status/1155148080682958848 ) Bloodstained Devs needed to beat bosses ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/25/bloodstained-devs-had-to-beat-the-bosses-taking-no-hits-and-with-only-a-dagger/ ) Mechwarriors 5 Mercenaries Epic Exclusive ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp_eocF-Dqc&feature=youtu.be )
2:13:33
August 3, 2019
#40 - "The Drift"
Many great topics! Stadia is NOT the Netflix of gaming, Updated Switch announced, Epic Games store Missing games mystery, and a juicy Joycon lawsuit, Reso also talks about Bioshock! Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Intro clip: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03945  Magazine Link: http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=UG93ZXIgUGxheS8xOTg4  Topics: Stadia is not Netflix ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/20/stadia-pro-subscribers-will-get-roughly-one-free-game-per-month/  Updated Switch announced ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/17/updated-nintendo-switch-with-better-battery-life-announced/  Epic Games Store Missing Games Mystery ( https://twitter.com/SidAlpha/status/1152236240999047168 ) A Joy(con)ous lawsuit ( https://www.dualshockers.com/joy-con-drifting-class-action-lawsuit/ )
2:24:15
July 25, 2019
#39 - "The gaming industry is special"
 Reso and CD take it easy and discuss some items of note, ranging from new upcoming Nintendo Hardware, Shenmue 3 publishers being absolute tools to their backers, And we have a good laugh at VG 24/7's terribly written piece.   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02197   Magazine Link:  https://archive.org/details/cgw_2    Topics:  1.  Nintendo Switch Lite  ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/10/nintendo-switch-lite-announced/ ) 2.  Shenmue 3 Kickstarter criticisms ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/12/shenmue-iii-kickstarter-backers-not-eligible-for-pre-order-content/ ) 3. On Gamer Feedback ( https://archive.ph/HOldE ) 4. Study on Video Games ( https://techraptor.net/content/sexualized-female-video-game-protagonists-study )
2:01:53
July 20, 2019
#38 - "Fuck G2A!"
   This Episode was a blast! Jennifer and Reso spend most of the episode talking about gushing about how much they have come to enjoy Octopath Traveler, We collectively say "Fuck G2A", Extra Credits are blatant cowards and insane, and Mordhau drums up some absurd controversy.   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02197  Topics: Extra Credits seems to think gamers are braindead  G2A controversy (again) ( https://twitter.com/RaveofRavendale/status/1144971664855371777 ) Devotion publisher looses license ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/01/publisher-for-taiwanese-horror-game-devotion-has-business-license-revoked-over-xi-jinping-controversy/ ) Mordhau controversy ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/07/03/mordhau-dev-never-planned-absurd-gender-race-toggle-is-working-to-improve-community-moderation/ )
2:11:49
July 10, 2019
#37 - "Not as bad as we thought?"
The Trio have an easy episode as not a lot of stuff goes catches our eye, Google Stadia game prices, Commodore 64 Retro, Why Frostbite ISN'T being used for Fallen Order, Nintendo opens open about a lack of Censorship. We even have a 3 way discussion on Pokemon, and look at the Second Issue of the German Magazine known as GAMERS.   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/      Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02077    Magazine Link:  http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=R2FtZXJzLzE5OTI=   Topics:  1.  Google Stadia game prices ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/06/27/games-for-google-stadia-will-be-full-price/ ) 2. Commodore 64 Retro ( https://www.dualshockers.com/the-commodore-64-retro-release-december/ ) 3.  Why no Frostbite on Fallen Order ( https://www.dualshockers.com/star-wars-jedi-fallen-order-no-frostbite/ ) 4.  Nintendo president on censorship ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/06/29/nintendo-president-further-pledges-to-not-censor-third-party-games-says-censorship-inhibits-the-games-industry/ ) 
2:16:33
July 5, 2019
#36 - "Not a Podcast, its a Surprise Conversation"
The gaming world is full of surprises, and oddness that we have to deal with. Reso talks about Press X to Jason's joke about "Ethics in Journalism", Star Control settles its suit in the most creative way, EA actually manages to eat its own foot, and Square Enix "Ethics Department". We even talk about a shared favorite game "Disgaea 1" and look at Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 2!  Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine Download: https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/electronic-gaming-monthly/electronic-gaming-monthly-issue-2/   Intro clip: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03929   Topics: 1.  Star Control lawsuit creatively settled 2.   EA "Surprise Mechanics" 3.  Square Enix Ethics Department stuff 4. Game Talk: Disgaea 1 5.  Mag Talk: Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 2 (1989) 
2:12:06
June 26, 2019
#35 - "All three, for E3"
 E3 has wrapped up and we sit down and talk about the ups, the downs, the exciting, and the breathtaking.  Reso and Jennifer actually have a lot in common as far as items they want, and CD struggles to keep the group on track.   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/      Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR02077  
2:27:17
June 20, 2019
Bonus #4: E3 2019 Microsoft Conference Live-Commentary
And now for something completely different: Taking the opportunity, Resobaso and ColdDeath watch the Microsof Press Conference at E3 2019 and do some live-commentary, with some additional thoughts at the end. To watch it in sync with video of the conference, load up the following vid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73kSvsQ_kkA and start our episode at ~15 seconds of the video, that should have it pretty much in sync. Enjoy :)
2:20:28
June 15, 2019
#34 - "The Pre Show Show"
CD and Reso sit down and talk preshow, strap in folks this is gonna be good!   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/     Intro clip:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03920   Topics: Pokemon Sword/Shield Direct: https://nichegamer.com/2019/06/05/pokemon-sword-and-shield-launch-november-15-new-details/  Google Stadia Details :  https://www.dualshockers.com/google-stadia-connect-pricing-subscription/  Announcements and Leaks ahead of E3 (a lot, as usual)  Announced / Leaked games: Darksiders: Genesis Destroy All Humans Remake Citizens of Space Baldur's Gate 3 Spongebob Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated Spaceland Tales of Arise Ni no Kuni Remake Elden Ring
1:11:21
June 13, 2019
#33 "Good Journalism"
This week has been interesting to say the least, Dean Takashi "Doesn't want to burn books", Polygon makes us wonder "WHAT ABOUT THOSE BILLION DOLLAR DEVELOPERS D;", Chris Avellone upsets people by saying games don't need external politics, Iron Maiden sues 3D Realms,  Collection of Mana incoming?, and Larian studios teases with "III". We also talk Magazines with GamePro (US) Issue 1 Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/   Intro clip: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01613 Magazine Link:  https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/gamepro/gamepro-issue-1/     1.  Dean Takahashi "journalism"  ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/31/censorship-moral-outrage-and-the-new-age-of-game-journalism/ ) 2.  Polygon article on lootboxes  (  http://archive.fo/bzXBD ) 3.  Chris Avellone: games can be apolitical -> people lose their mind  ( https://twitter.com/RPGEndBoss/status/1134961767992479746 ) ( https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D76xKKmXoAAOjPD.png ) 4.  Iron Maiden sues 3D Realms for "Ion Maiden"  ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/29/iron-maiden-files-2-million-lawsuit-against-3d-realms-shooter-ion-maiden/ ) 5.  Collection of Mana trademarked in Europe ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/31/square-enix-trademarks-collection-of-mana-in-europe/ ) 6.  Larian Studios teasing "III" (3) (  https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/30/larian-studios-reveal-new-iii-teaser/ )
2:18:22
June 5, 2019
#32 - "I got nothing"
This was a long one boys and girls, and we cover a lot of ground. Following up on Loot boxes all over again, NIS Denies claims of not paying workers, Epic Games sends customer info to the wrong person, Sony CEO says Consoles are a Niche Market. We also Talk about Telltales Walking Dead, and we cover a metal gaming magazine of the past called....VIDEO GAMES"   Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Remix Track:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqmbcBpojyQ     Topics: 1.  Sony CEO: Gaming Consoles Are now a 'Niche Market' ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/23/sony-ceo-gaming-consoles-are-now-a-niche-market/ ) 2.   Small Update: NIS denies payment troubles ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/22/nippon-ichi-software-responds-to-report-on-financial-troubles-employee-pay/ ) 3.  Loot Boxes: Nintendo to shut down 2 games in Belgium & US regulation about to be introduced ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/23/nintendo-to-shut-down-fire-emblem-heroes-and-animal-crossing-pocket-camp-in-belgium-over-loot-box-fears/ ) 4.   Epic Games alledgedly sends GDRP personal info to wrong person ( https://nichegamer.com/2019/05/22/epic-games-allegedly-sent-gdrp-personal-info-to-wrong-person/ )  
2:35:51
May 31, 2019
#31 - "One EPIC Episode"
  Super Mario Maker gets a direct, Epic Store makes an Epic mess, CD Projekt Red is trying to not kill its Staff, and Podcast favorite NIS is having sound rough times due to pulling their Mobile game off the market! Jennifer comes and brings us our Game Talk, a massive Triple A Game known as....Undertale? Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Remix Track:    https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00206    Topics: 1.  More details on Super Mario Maker 2 announced ( https://www.dualshockers.com/super-mario-maker-2-direct-recap/ ) 2.  Games got pulled from Epic Store during Big Sale ( https://twitter.com/DatingSims/status/1129319060519489538 ) 3.  CD Projekt Red promise to improve work-life balance ( https://www.dualshockers.com/cyberpunk-2077-development-no-crunch-cd-projekt/ ) 4.  NIS in trouble  ( https://www.dualshockers.com/disgaea-nis-financial-trouble/ ) 5.  Riot does not budge on forced arbitration ( https://www.dualshockers.com/riot-games-wont-budge/ )
1:58:05
May 23, 2019
#30 - "CENSORED"
Some fairly good topics this week hey we even managed to cut back on the serious stuff and just have a good time. Final Fantasy VII Remake Teaser is shown and blown our minds, Loot box law is looking like it could happen, Ex Claptrap VA calls out Gearbox CEO, along with some Randy Pitchford drama. Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine Download:   http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=QVNNLzE5ODY= OC Remix Track:   https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00832   USK Label Examples: 1.  https://www.saturn.de/de/product/_the-legend-of-zelda-a-link-between-worlds-nintendo-selects-adventure-2050463.html 2. https://www.mediamarkt.de/de/product/_pok%C3%A9mon-super-mystery-dungeon-rollenspiel-nintendo-3ds-2011991.html 3. https://www.mediamarkt.de/de/product/_pok%C3%A9mon-x-rollenspiel-nintendo-3ds-1747951.html  Topics: 1.   New FF 7 Remake Teaser 2.  Potential law banning lootboxes coming 3.  Ex-Claptrap VA accusation against Gearbox CEO
2:25:35
May 15, 2019
#29 - "The Vaporware Cast"
Some weeks we have to just have a good time, and sometimes we have to trudge through some crap. MK11 continues to be a trainwreck, M$ tries to tell players how to trash talk, Star Citizen makes a bunch of money for no reason, Sonic is nightmare fuel and more. Also. Nintendo Power. That is all kids! Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine Download:  https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/nintendo-power/nintendo-power-issue-1/ OC Remix Track:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03899 Topics: 1. Followup on Netherrealm Studios' treatment of contractors 2.  Microsoft's "Trash Talk Guidelines" 3.  Forbes article on Star Citizen 4.  Sonic co-creator thanks fans for encouraging change of movie design 
2:24:18
May 7, 2019
#28 – “Totally not genuine”
Reso and ColdDeath have some fun back and forth they revisit the Fillip story and Colddeath brings up a new dimension to the story. We dig around stories ranging from Kotaku EU making a hit piece and we talk about the entirety of the MK11 lifespan....holy crap. Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work Blog:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Opening Track: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00799 Topics: 1.  Short Interlude on Filip Miucin 2.  Kotaku UK article on alleged slur in Persona song 3.  Mortal Kombat 11 "assorted" 4.  System Talk: Nintendo Game Boy (30th years old now)
2:06:51
May 1, 2019
#27 – “No mercy!”
Jennifer and Reso take over the show for one week and the latter takes the opportunity to gab out of order with stories, and all around be a bigger goofball than usual. with a mix of Sony, Ubisoft, and the return of a story that we haven't talked about since episode 2??? Things get super spicy. Podcast Site: https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work: https://blog.walkinshadows.com OCRemix Track:   https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00891    Topics: 1.  Sony created a regulatory board for sexual content 2.  Ubisoft donates money for Notre Dame repairs 3.  Xbox One S All-Digital Edition announced 4.  Filip's long due apology 
1:36:37
April 23, 2019
#26: The 80's saw it coming!
Reso and CD gab, gab, and gab some more about Final Fantasy XV, Sony decides to launch their long awaited PSN Name Change, EA and Respawn announce their MTX and Lootbox free single player game to the skepticism of literally everyone on the internet. We also looking at an issue of Computer gaming monthly all the way back in 81' ! Magazine Viewable here:  https://archive.org/details/cgw_1  Podcast Site: https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work: https://blog.walkinshadows.com Music Used in this episode:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUPrIpSGsgc  (Done by   Alex Moukala Tutorials)   Topics: 1.  Activision Blizzard uses all kinds of "voluntary" "health tracking" on their employees 2. PSN Name Change is live 3. Surprising Star Wars Fallen Order reveal 4. Game Talk: Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis/ Final Fantasy XV 5. Mag Talk: Computer Gaming World Issue 1 (1981) 
2:13:03
April 15, 2019
#25: Anthem's Island
With Reso sick, Jennifer joins ColdDeath in talking about the trainwreck that was the Anthem development, news and Yoshi's Island, a game that Jennifer enjoyed a lot on the SNES.  Podcast Site: https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work: https://blog.walkinshadows.com OCRemix Track:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00860  Topics: What have we been playing / doing? "Skyrim grandma" will be an NPC in The Elder Scrolls VI Hideo Baba leaves Square Enix What went wrong with Anthem? Game Talk: Yoshi's Island
1:25:13
April 7, 2019
#24: Too much EA
Are players owed the entire game? and Easy Mode? Reso, CD, and Jennifer cover a nice range of topics including finally having a chat about EA, and their laying off over 300 people. Podcast Site:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Work:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com/  OCRemix Track:  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03878  Topics: 1.  Minor Disscusion: Are gamers owed an Easy mode? 2.  EA lays off at least 350 staff 3. Pub Talk: EA 
2:01:20
April 1, 2019
#23: Playing with Power!
The Trio has RETURNED. Jokes, some slight ribbing (At Reso's expense) , and some Metal Magazine covers make for a fantastic show. Special Guests include Google Streaming, Atlus announcing and announcement, and GoG bringing Cloud Saves to old Dos Games. Podcast Website:  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com Written Content:  https://blog.walkinshadows.com Magazine Link:  http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=UG93ZXIgUGxheS8xOTg3 OCRemix: ReMix: Golden Sun: The Lost Age "Au Clair de la Lune"  https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03872  Topics 1.  GOG adds cloud save support to DOSBOX games 2.  Google Stadia 3.  Persona 5 R announces next announcement 4.  Modern Game Talk: Persona (modern part of series) Done by Reso 5.  Mag Talk: Power Play 12/87 
2:06:16
March 24, 2019
#22: America fails me
Interesting news, Some coke, and big moves for people in the tech industry, along with google. We also continue our Retro Talk by tackling Diablo 1 and its history, along with a semi disappointing  EGM issue. Also Reso talks about losing his Final Fantasy VII Save and having to start all over again. OC Remix: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR01694 Podcast Website: https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Content: https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine link: (Download Issue 1) : https://www.retromags.com/magazines/usa/electronic-gaming-monthly/electronic-gaming-monthly-issue-1/ The History of Tetris: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fQtxKmgJC8 Topics: 1.  Jade Raymond now VP @ Google 2.  Sega pulls "Judgement" sales after arrest of actor 3.  Retro Game Talk: Diablo 1 4.  Mag Talk: Electronic Gaming Monthly Issue 1 
1:55:36
March 17, 2019
#21: Not American Marketing
Reso and CD get back this week and continue the slow reorganizing of the podcast structure with a pair of juicy stories involving Diablo on GoG and DMC 5 and its lens flare censoring. We finish up Retro Talk with...Modern talk, and we start a new section called "Mag Talk" where we talk about old magazines and guess what: YOU can follow along! OC Remix: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00129 Podcast Website: https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ Written Content: https://blog.walkinshadows.com/ Magazine link: (Download Issue 1) : http://www.kultmags.com/mags.php?folder=R2FtZXJzLzE5OTI=  The mentioned "Pixelated Memories" for James Pond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qn15QErAUco Topics: 1. GoG And Blizzard Partnering for classic Games ( https://www.gog.com/news/release_diablo ) 2. DMC 5 Lense flare booty censoring ( https://www.gog.com/news/release_diablo ) 3. Retro Talk/Modern talk 4. Magazine Talk
2:14:40
March 10, 2019
#20: T&A Not Allowed
 Jennifer is out sick, so Reso and Colddeath decide to try the newer format of the show with less news and more emphasis on ourselves and interests. Overall it was good....Until you realize how long that first segment is. News wise, GOG is laying people off, A review hates female "naughty bits", and THQ Nordic goes to 8Chan for an AMA?!  Our shared blog: https://blog.walkinshadows.com (We write about games, comics, tech, etc.) Intro track: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03123 Topics: 1. What have we been playing / writing? 2.  GOG layoffs, stops fair pricing campaign 3.  THQ Nordic AMA on 8Chan 4.  Eurogamer Dead or Alive 6 review goes as expected 
1:50:11
March 3, 2019
#19: Time to Slam
With Resobaso absent due to being on a trip, Jennifer and ColdDeath talk about this week's news. More bad news, some sad news and one downright bizarre entry. Intro Track: "The battle of strings and a cellphone" (a bit older, so recording quality isn't perfect):  http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00872  Topics: 1. What have we been playing / doing? 2. Rumor: Xbox Game Pass might come to Switch 3. Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime retiring soon 4. Youtuber apparently blacklisted by EA due to Anthem review 5. Layoffs at EA Studio "FireMonkeys" 6. Potential layoffs coming for ArenaNet 7. PS Vita manufacturing ending soon in Japan 8. Top sellers for PS4 in Japan 9. Iron Galaxy's Dave Lang wants to make a Space Jam 2 game
1:19:22
February 24, 2019
#18: I am just a dude
A rather odd and stupid series of stories brings us back together for a new show, and tangents keep us laughing, Terrible Resetera articles, Activision laying off 800ish employees, EVO not liking T&A, Oxford telling us we should have known decades ago and even some Nintendo hype news to balance it all off. Boy its been one hell of a week. 1.  Nintendo Direct 2. Oxford study - no link between violence and games 3. Yusuke Hashimoto departing Platinum games 4.  Activision Blizzard lay off around 800 people after record earnings call 5.  Evo stops broadcast of Dead or Alive 6 ad due to "core values" 6.  Catherine: Full Body outrage 
1:55:24
February 17, 2019
Bonus #3: All about CD
After Jen and Reso, this time ColdDeath gets interviewed by Jen on his past, present and near future. Topics covered: What were your highlights in 2018? What are you looking forward to most in 2019? Any gaming magazines you have read? Most hated game in recent years? Plans for 2019? (Gaming related) PC Genre you could never get into? Controller? Or Mouse and keyboard? Least liked "Tales of" Game (That you finished)/Favorite "Tales of" game Favorite Tales protagonist (and why is it Velvet)? What game HAS to be on any retro gaming platform? Best and worst Disgaea Protagonist (without using the Word "Valvatorez")?
53:27
February 13, 2019
#17: Battlefieldfront 5....
Tangents, Rants, and ughs galore! As the trio covers a large amount of downer news, from Mass layoffs to finally talking about the Epic Store and Metro Exodus. Covered Stories 1. Xbox Live coming to Nintendo Switch, Smartphones 2. Previous Telltale devs form AdHoc Studio 3. Pennsylvania calls for a tax on violent video games 4. Disney sticking with EA... for some reason 5. EA blames release date and missing BR mode for bad launch 6. Layoffs at Activision Blizzard expected 7. An Escapist mess 8. Epic Game Store
2:04:18
February 10, 2019
#16: Shagged
Jennifer returns and we all have some good laughs at the expense of many many other people, Reso brings up Reviews, and IGN (Because of course) And ColdDeath explains his true return to consoles. All this and more! Topics: 1.  Fallout 76 Patch Problems 2. Star Control: Origins back on GOG as well 3. Petition for Shaggy as Mortal Kombat 11 DLC 4. Smaller Nintendo Switch model reportedly in the works 5. FIFA Premium currency removed in Belgium 6.  Sony Patent on backwards compatibilty 7.  Machinima closes 8. Retro Talk: Years 2006-2010
2:07:58
February 5, 2019
Bonus #2: All about Reso
After Jen in the first bonus episode, this time ColdDeath interviews Resobaso on his past, present and near future. Topics covered: What were your highlights in 2018? What are you looking forward to most in 2019? Any gaming magazines you have read? Most hated game in recent years? Experiences with PS4 Pro / Xbox One X? "Worst of Genesis" Plans for 2019? (Gaming related) What are you currently collecting? Worst Gaming purchase? "Too many 3DS's?" 
1:09:18
January 30, 2019
#15: Self aware
Reso and ColdDeath come back for the episodes while Jennifer is still recovering from her illness. A lighter show than most doesn't mean we don't get our fair share of laughs, soapboxes and of course hot takes. So sit back and prepare for Nintendo, Dead or Alive, and even some Cyberpunk! Topic List 1. What are we playing? 2. We have a (Basic) Website!  https://cbcast.walkinshadows.com/ 3. Wii Eshop closing 4. Cyberpunk 2077 Creative director goes to blizzard 5. Nintendo not considering price drop or new Switch Model at this time 6. Metroid Prime 4 rocky development and rebooting with Retro Studios 7. Dead or Alive 6 gives the fans what they want 8. Durante opens studio devoted to porting PC games.
1:09:31
January 27, 2019
#14: That was interesting
We return for another episode and the world decided to keep its stupid at a minimum. So we primarily decided to talk retro and a few other topics. Episode Topics 1. (Unconfirmed) EA Star Wars game cancelled... again 2. All Online Gambling is now illegal in the US 3.  Star Control: Origins is back on Steam 4.  Machinima Youtube channel has been wiped clean 5.  Fortnite will not be on next Soulja Boy console  6. Retro Talk: Years 2000-2005
1:46:26
January 21, 2019
Bonus #1: All about Jen
In this Bonus episode, ColdDeath "interviews" Jennifer about a mix of topics: Highlights in 2018 What is Jen looking forward to most in 2019? Thoughts on Overwatch "Ellie" / Experiences as a "female gamer" early on Have you read any gaming magazines in the past? Speculation on "Worst Company 2019" Most hated game in recent years? Plans for 2019
1:03:05
January 17, 2019
#13: Man up!
This episode gets super super spicy as the trio returns, and we cover Blizzard, Unity, and Reso's hot take about Pokemon Lets Go. But you better believe it, we turn our snark to maximum. Intro clip: "Controlled Jazz", by Mustin, Scott Peeples: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00227 Topics : What have we played AGDQ raised 2.4 million dollars for Prevent Cancer Foundation More Blizzard controversy Mike Morhaime leaves Blizzard Bungie going independent with Destiny Rumor: possible SNES games and emulators found in Switch Online App Rimworld Review controvery Unity Engine shenanigans Reso talks about Pokemon Let's Go
2:00:51
January 14, 2019
#12: A Social Experiment
With one of us sick and absent, Reso and CD tackle the first Episode of the new year, refreshed, energized and more snark than you ever imagine. Bethesda, OverWatch, and even 2K can't escape out sights. Intro clip: "Jaded by Death", by HoboKa: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03332 Topics :  What have we played  What did we get from the Winter Sales Speculation on "worst company 2019" Atlas MMO launch controversy Stardock's Star Control Origins game taken down from Steam and GOG via DMCA "Female" Overwatch eSports player "Ellie" NBA2K Christmas "Present" PS Classic price marked down already Bethesda Nuka Dark + Reaction What are we looking forward to in 2019
2:20:40
January 6, 2019
#11: Crossing the finish line
11 Episodes in, for 11 weeks, we have kept the show going, and while not consecutive it is nothing to sneeze at. So the Caffeinated Crew covers a few new topics along with looking back at some of the notable stories that passed us by this year.  Intro clip: "Galvanized Boss" by Standby: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00723 Topics: Game Awards 2018 (Results and Announcements) Starbreeze facing insolvency due to bad sales of Overkill's Walking Dead Bethesda revealing customer information due to glitch in support system 3rd Episode of Walking Dead Last Season coming in January 2019 We look back at the year 2018 Additional info: The Verge PC Build Article: https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/13/17828092/gaming-pc-build-custom-how-to-asus-intel-geforce-cost
2:26:16
December 11, 2018
#10: Welcome to the Vault
The trio returns to talk about a handful of topics, and we continue our talk of our gaming pasts, with the second console we all own. If only because Reso really doesn't want to hurt peoples feelings. 4:30 - Game Awards 2018 coming up soon 8:06 - FTC potentially investigating loot boxes 12:55 - Fallout 76 Bag controversy (a tweet showing the Fallout 76 advertisment vs the bag that you actually got: https://twitter.com/AllGamesDelta_/status/1067811196215148545 ) 41:44 - Nintendo ending their Creators Program 51:45 - Gamestop fiscal report 1:05:05 - Petition going to immortalize 82 year old Skyrim fan in the next Elder Scrolls game 1:08:30 - Retro Talk Part 2
2:02:46
December 3, 2018
#9: He was paid for this!11!!
The season is winding down, and so are our stories, Nintendo, Telltale and Rock Paper Shotgun all get some love (Or hate). We even discuss our past in gaming, and Reso isn't happy about it. Intro clip: "I accidentally the whole Mario", by The Grammar Club: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03812 Topics:  Walking Dead - The Last Season is back in development Super Smash Bros has the highest pre-sales in series history Smash Bros piracy Pokemon Let's Go sales passed 3 million Nintendo Switch exploit "updated" Ubisoft not censoring Siege internationally because of China after all Steam Link discontinued Rock Paper Shotgun writer disrespects FF 14 Fanfest and community Retro Talk 1: "First Game System", "First Few Games", "Where did we get the games from"
1:56:14
November 25, 2018
#8: Let's Go, The Podcast!
Pokemon Lets Go! And many many many other topics, Most small, some involve companies not showing up to shows, or games finally be GOLD. Intro Clip: "Floor Is Lava" by DaMonz: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03511 Topics: Telltale are liquidating their assets Game Awards 2018 Nominees Updating Review Scores (on the example of SimCity 2013) Bandai Namco Vancouver is shutting down Star Citizen reaches 200 million USD in crowdfunding Metroid Prime 4 is "well in development" Final Fantasy 7 Remake progressing C&C and Red Alert Remakes announced Super Smash Bros Ultimate has gone gold Devil May Cry animated series announced, crosses over with Castlevania animated series Sony is skipping E3 2019 Speculating on the future console generation Thinking back to the announcement / launch of Xbox One and Playstation 4 Luminous Productions studio from Square Enix is developing a PS5 game Sony controller patent with touchscreen Nintendo 12 million dollar lawsuit against ROM site Pokemon Let's Go
2:01:49
November 21, 2018
#7: Too long to watch
The trio returns to cover Prima Games, Fallout, Square Enix, and even Nintendo! It is bound to be a great show. If only they can keep the episode length in check. Intro clip: "On Wings of Steel" by Juan Medrano: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03405 Topics: Fallout 76 Day One Patch size inXile and Obsidian acquired by Microsoft Pillars of Eternity 2 sales numbers are rather low Prima Games are shutting down in 2019 Nintendo Switch gets a Youtube App Playstation Classic games PS Classic uses an open source emulator (PCSX Re-Armed) Final Fantasy XV DLC cancelled, Hajime Tabata leaves Square Enix
1:52:27
November 11, 2018
#6: Is this a joke?
Jennifer, ColdDeath and Reso return for another week and things get spicy with Deltarune, and the victorious return of Bubsy! Laughs and some anger ensue. Intro clip: "Children of Zakarum by Platonist: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03794 Topics: Physical and digital "shelfspace" and download speeds Nintendo console and periphery costs What have we been playing Microtransactions (on the example of Assassin's Creed Odyssey) Bubsy the bobcat returns... again Deltarune and its uninstaller troubles Nintendo Direct around Smash Bros Ultimate Console Special Editions Blizzcon pros and cons (Diablo Immortal...) Journalists (and some other people) reacting to the Diablo Immortal reactions working conditions in the games industry
2:09:47
November 4, 2018
#5: Violence and E-Sports
We discuss Sony, Rockstar, Esports, and much much more, So sit back and enjoy Reso, ColdDeath, and Ferni in this chilled out episode Intro clip: Final Fantasy VI "Day of Ruin" by DJ ThirdEye: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03083 Topics: Reso's Games Shelvespace Sony PSN username change side-effects What we have been playing (with some side-tracking) The media's portayal of games .hack//GU Last Recode manages to sell 300k copies worldwide Medieval Remake in the works Library of Congress adds exceptions for the preservation of online games Getting side-tracked by talking about some older games Red Dead Redeption 2 releases, sells great CS:GO professional player gets 5 year ban New Sony censorship policy applies to Japan as well
2:01:42
October 29, 2018
#4: Kids with Nukes
Nukes, Kids, and EA. I mean honestly what more do you really need to know? Happy to say this is the first episode that actually sounds really good. Also. Nukes, don't forget nukes. Intro Clip: Mega Man 2 "Made of Metal" by PsyNES & Elrinth: https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03810 Our topics: - ex-IGN plagiarist returns to Youtube - What have we been playing - Rockstar vs Cheaters - Red Dead Redemption 2 Editions with GTA Online Cash - Game Install Sizes / Digital vs Physical - People leaving EA DICE - Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Opening Weekend: pulls in 500 Million USD - Ubisoft Massive don't want to make overly political statements - Games Journalists: Nukes are bad, mkay?
1:38:25
October 21, 2018
#3: Telltale's Autopsy
We had an episode that basically never got made because OBS crashed. We discuss some interesting Topics and officially finish talking about Telltale barring that dumpster fire doesn't completely blow up again. OCRemix "Comrade K.K." by Diggi Dis: https://ocremix.org/song/15118/comrade-kk Our topics: - OBS tech trouble - What have we been playing - The Telltale "shutdown saga" continues, class action lawsuit filed - "honorable mention": Scott Wilson, former Walking Dead actor, died - Working conditions in game development - PSN Users Name Change - Sony patent related to backwards compatibilty - The same game on multiple platforms - Mega Man Live Action Movie - New Nintendo Switch model in the works - 3DS faceplates - Nintendo Switch Dock - Coming Game Releases
2:04:48
October 14, 2018
#2: Telltale Joins the Cast
While Fernado couldn't join us, we tackle a Story that shakes the industry and we have a few laughs at the same time. Our topics: - What have we been playing - Telltale shutting down - Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Trilogy coming to Nintendo Switch - The World Ends With You Final Remix - The Verge "How to build a pc" video guide - Nintendo Direct - Nintendo Switch Online - Sony Playstation Mini
1:46:11
October 14, 2018
#1: Off a cliff
ColdDeath, LadySugarCube, FerniWrites, and Resobaso come together for the first time to do the show.  You know what they say, "First Season is always a bit rough"  This episode covers the following topics (and boy are there a lot in this episode): What we have been playing Advantages / Drawbacks of Nintendo Switch ports Nintendo Switch Online Pokemon Let's Go 30 vs 60 FPS Text readability in some games Micro-transactions in single player games Mega Man 11 Demo Octopath Traveler Demo Dark Souls Enjoyment ratio of reviewed games The insane story of Memento Mori How thorough should a review be? Platform exclusives Motion controls Cross-Play and Sony's arrogance Mid-Generation upgrades (Xbox One X, New 3DS) XBox in Japan Console War Paying for online access on consoles Nintendo Switch Voice-Chat App and Friend Codes Nintendo's naming choices
2:06:06
October 14, 2018