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Day 0 Update

By SmashPad
SmashPad's flagship podcast, the Day 0 Update covers the latest news and events in the gaming industry, all backed by analysis and insight from a team of avid gamers and industry writers who combine for over 150 years of experience with the medium. The goal isn't simply to report the news, but to look beyond the headlines at the real stories that shape the gaming industry, and have a good deal of fun in the process.
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Day 0 Update #304 - Skyrim on Steroids
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: There's a wild lawsuit involving Bethesda, Xbox has some problems to deal with in Brazil, and AOC is looking kinda sus right now. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:57:12
October 26, 2020
Day 0 Update #303 - Super Arcade CD-ROM²
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: The launches of the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S get even more clear while learn some unfortunate news of a sequel we've been anticipating and the cool thing Sega did. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:22:47
October 19, 2020
Day 0 Update #302 - Unlocked Framerates
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We get more info on what the PS5 will have to offer for its launch, an old name from a legendary E3 returns, and we also find out what new hardware can run Crysis 3. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:06:10
October 12, 2020
Day 0 Update #301 - A Weird Hole in Brazil
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We see that the launches of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S are solidifying quickly and we end on a bummer trio of news on Cyberpunk 2077, Hogwarts Legacy, and Ubisoft. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:09:47
October 5, 2020
Day 0 Update #300 Part 2 - Craig, We Have A Problem
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We celebrate 300 episodes by recording way too long of a show for our recording software to work, so this special episode is split into two parts. We talk about the two big bits of Xbox news, our thoughts on this generation as the next is about to begin, and we bring a special guest back to help us celebrate 300 episodes. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:58:40
September 28, 2020
Day 0 Update #300 Part 1 - Too Legit To Quit
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We celebrate 300 episodes by recording way too long of a show for our recording software to work, so this special episode is split into two parts. We talk about the two big bits of Xbox news, our thoughts on this generation as the next is about to begin, and we bring a special guest back to help us celebrate 300 episodes. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:41:46
September 28, 2020
Day 0 Update #299 - Chaotic Neutral PlayStation 5
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We finally know the key launch info for the PlayStation 5, some of the upcoming Switch releases, and which current platform is ceasing production. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:38:00
September 21, 2020
Day 0 Update #298 - Xbox Series S & X
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We finally know the key launch info for Xbox's two upcoming consoles, Ubisoft revealed their lineup for the next six months, and we know when Sony is likely to reveal their upcoming launch plans. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:23:21
September 14, 2020
Day 0 Update #297 - Expires March 31, 2021
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have a special Mario-themed Nintendo Direct Mini with a number of games in the works, the update to UFC 4 that angered all of its fans, and the new Shenmue announcement. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:47:18
September 7, 2020
Day 0 Update #296 - Fake Final Fantasies
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have a new Nintendo Direct Mini with a bunch of stuff to talk about, the disappointing Gamescom Opening Night Live, and another installment of Epic vs Apple. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:19:40
August 30, 2020
Day 0 Update #295 - Stuck in a Simulator
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have a Nintendo Indie World's worth of indie games to talk about, the two newest DC games coming out of WB Games, and the latest edition of the Apple & Epic Games beef.  All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:37:57
August 23, 2020
Day 0 Update #294 - The Monkey's Paw Strikes Again
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about delays of two of the holidays' biggest games, Epic going toe to toe to toe with Apple and Google in a pissing match for mega corporations, and we feel the sting of The Monkey's Paw from last week.  All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:11:16
August 17, 2020
Day 0 Update #293 - Talkin' 'Bout Bugsnax Again
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Sony's State of Play, the long-awaited reveal of Rocksteady's new game, and the newest Square Enix game that has angered people. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:40:57
August 10, 2020
Day 0 Update #292 - L is Real
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Nintendo Gigaleak, a long-awaited update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and an interesting fighting game developer roundtable. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:46:49
August 2, 2020
Day 0 Update #291 - Microsoft's Turn
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Microsoft Games Showcase to see what Xbox has in store for next-gen along with Nintendo's Mini Direct and an upcoming Kickstarter spiritual successor of a beloved JRPG. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
2:04:23
July 27, 2020
Day 0 Update #290 - 36 Hours To Go
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk a lot about Ghost of Tsushima, Paper Mario: The Origami King, Twitch blocking the US Army's shady recruiting tactics, and a lot of Microsoft news. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:26:39
July 20, 2020
Day 0 Update #289 - E3 in July
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We had a bunch of events happen this past week from Limited Run Games, Devolver Digital, Nintendo, and Ubisoft to discuss along with a new Superhot game that's out this week. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
1:07:16
July 13, 2020
Day 0 Update #288 - EVO Online
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Chris takes over as host of a very heavy episode where NBA 2K21 takes the first shot at raising next-gen prices, there's more The Last of Us Part II hate from the internet, and there's turmoil in the FGC over sexual abuse and harassment allegations. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
2:33:51
July 5, 2020
Day 0 Update #287 - New Game +
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: It is Fil's last episode and we packed it full with discussion of the New Game + Expo, a new game for Wii and Wii U, the shutdown of Mixer, and a tough conversation about the many allegations made about the abuse of women and men throughout the gaming industry. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
2:27:35
June 29, 2020
#286 - The Last Of Us Part II
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Fil plays MAME stuff. A deep-dive into The Last Of Us Part II. Cyberpunk 2077 gets delayed again. New Pokemon and Kingdom Hearts games. Plus, a recap of the EA Play Live event. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
1:40:24
June 21, 2020
#285 - The PS5 Reveal Event
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: I announce my retirement from the site. We share some feels for PSO2. A long discussion on the PS5. Plus, much more!
2:16:15
June 14, 2020
#284 - Idealized E3
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: We're at the beginning of what might lead to social change. The events of the past two weeks are effecting everything, including the games industry. We go over what we'd wish for in an E3 that isn't happening this year. Some news of the week, and a bit more. Full show notes are available here.
1:31:17
June 7, 2020
#283 - Not Enough Pits
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: A fond look at SNK. Street Fighter V gets a new Season. Xbox BC details. Plus, some PS5 announcements are inbound. Full Show notes are available here.
1:54:43
May 31, 2020
#282 - Xbox Live Is Coming Back!
Wait, doesn't Xbox Live still exist? Well, yes. The version we're talking about went offline years ago and will be brought back by the Community. Plus, some Freebies for you to pick up while sheltering in place. Finally Mafia is getting a remastered Trilogy! This and more, next! Full show notes are available here.
1:03:51
May 24, 2020
#281 - Emulation, Evo, and Unreal
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk a bit about Emulation and  how we use it. Evo outlines their plans for the online fighting event.  E3 replacements get announced. Epic shows off UE5. Plus, much more! Full show notes are available here.
2:01:30
May 17, 2020
Day 0 Update #280 - Streets of Rage 4 Deep Dive
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We take a deep dive into Streets of Rage 4. A discussion about fandoms. COVID-19 turns Evo 2020 into an online event. Summer Games Fest is coming. Plus, the new Assassin's Creed game looks pretty cool. Full show notes can be found here.
2:14:20
May 3, 2020
Day 0 Update #279 - About That Final Fantasy VII Remake
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Former Editor In Chief, Anthony Perez joins us to talk about Final Fantasy VII Remake. We catch up with him and possibly convert him to the Trails series. Some news of the week. Nintendo has a small account breach, and PSN is having a big sale! Full show notes are available here.
1:59:04
April 26, 2020
Day 0 Update #278 - Stimulated
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Streets of Rage 4 gets a release date. Cyberpunk gets a limited edition console. Plus,  games to play on 4/20. Full show notes are available here.
1:15:10
April 19, 2020
Day 0 Update #277 - The Greatest (Console) Generation
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: The PS5 DualSense controller  design was announced, and it's kind of neat. Google Stadia Pro is free  for two months. Plus, a recap of console generations up to this point  and our thoughts on which was the best. Full show notes can be found here.
2:16:35
April 12, 2020
Day 0 Update #276 - Cheating Isn't Easy
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Everything is delayed. April Fool's day didn't go over the way some folks expected. Trails of Cold Steel IV coming to the west. Plus, whatever happened to cheat codes? Full show notes are available here.
1:23:01
April 5, 2020
Day 0 Update #275 - Nintendo Direct 'Mini'?
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about what we're playing during this time of self-isolation. NieR is getting a remaster. Plus, Nintendo doesn't quite crasp the concept of 'Mini' as they deliver a content packed video out of nowhere.  Full show notes are available here.
1:02:46
March 29, 2020
Day 0 Update #274 - QuarantYned
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: COVID-19 has a big impact on GameStop. GDC gets rescheduled and rebranded. Nintendo has an Indie presentation. Plus a vivid discussion on the upcoming Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. NOTE: Due to bandwidth issues, there are some audio problems in this episode.  Full show notes can be found here.
2:15:08
March 22, 2020
Day 0 Update #273 - On A Positive Note
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: COVID-19 is a big theme in this show. It's having a disruptive impact on almost every part of the games industry. We talk about it, as well as some other lighter stories. Do check it out, won't you? Full show notes are available here.
1:52:17
March 15, 2020
Day 0 Update #272 - The Groggy Edition
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: GDC is postponed and we wonder whether E3 will follow suit. Xbox Series X and PS5 'speculation. Final Fantasy VII Remake's demo is good. Dead or Alive 6 is charging for basic cosmetic options. Plus the Nintendo Play Station finally sold! This and more, next! Full show notes are available here.
1:20:30
March 8, 2020
Day 0 Update #271 - An Irregular Show
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update, I'm joined by Fran Shergold and John Duffill from The Irregular Corporation. We'll be talking a bit about PC Building Simulator. There's some good insights here. A brief note, Fran wasn't feeling too great today. I want to thank both Fran and John for going through with the show regardless. On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update, I'm joined by Fran Shergold and John Duffill from The Irregular Corporation. We'll be talking a bit about PC Building Simulator. There are some good insights here. A brief note, Fran wasn't feeling too great today. I want to thank both Fran and John for going through with the show regardless.
19:17
March 1, 2020
Day 0 Update #270 - Git Gud
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: A discussion of nerd rage. Biomutant is still in development GameStop is on the decline, and it's sad. COVID-19 is taking its toll on conventions. Plus a bit about Animal Crossing! This and more, next. Full show notes are available here.
1:45:05
February 23, 2020
Day 0 Update #269 - Tim Is Confusing
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Tim Sweeney's talk at DICE is confusing. Geoff Keighley is skipping E3 this year. Anthem is getting relaunched. Plus, the Nintendo Play Station is up for auction. All this, and more, next! Full show notes are available here.
1:21:45
February 16, 2020
Day 0 Update #268 - The Animal Crossing Saga
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Nvidia makes Stadia irrelevant. Kunio Kun gets a compilation. Nintendo has trust issues with Animal Crossing saves, and more! Full show notes are available here.
1:17:53
February 9, 2020
Day 0 Update #267 - The Switch Is Like Ouya
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: An animal Crossing themed Switch is coming out after all. 36,000+ Flash games have been preserved for anyone to enjoy. Blizzard manages to ruin a sure thing. Plus, is E3 going to be able to turn things around? This and more, next! Full show notes are available here.
1:25:06
February 2, 2020
Day 0 Update #266 - Rumor Time
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Switch Pro Rumors. Xbox Series X rumors. PSVR2 rumors. Plus a game where a Deer can ride a horse. Full show notes are available here.
1:11:53
January 26, 2020
Day 0 Update #265 - Delay Of Game
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: Big games get delayed. Chris gives us his impressions of DBZ: Kakarot. Google thinks timed exclusives will save Stadia. The Smash Community is upset... again. And more. Full show notes are available here.
1:31:52
January 19, 2020
Day 0 Update #264 - CES, Xbox, and Street Fighter
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Windows 7 ends support on Tuesday. Sony reveals the PS5 logo at CES. Xbox Series X games will run on Xbox One. Plus, Street Fighter V's online was "fixed" by a modder. Full show notes are available here.
1:08:40
January 12, 2020
Day 0 Update #263 - 2020 Predictions
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: The RDR PC fan port gets shut down by Take-Two. WWE 2K20 stops working on Jan 1st 2020. Grandma Shirly becomes a follower in Skyrim. Plus, we talk at length about what we hope to see in 2020. Full show notes can be found here.
1:48:22
January 5, 2020
Day 0 Update #262 - 2019 According To Us
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: Microsoft clarifies the Xbox Series X branding. The Cats movie gets patched. Plus, an in-depth discussion of the year's notable stories and trends. Full show notes are available here.
2:01:15
December 22, 2019
Day 0 Update #261 - Xbox Series X
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Sony's State of Play. Nintendo's Worldwide Indie Showcase. Plus, the Game Awards for 2019. This and a discussion about the Xbox Series X that goes in some odd directions. Full show notes can be found here.
1:52:48
December 15, 2019
Day 0 Update #260 - PS One Twenty-Five
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: Bad news for card battling fans on console. Tekken's Season 3 looks solid. There's a Jesus Simulator coming to Steam. Plus, we take a brief look back at the original PlayStation. Full show notes are available here.
1:15:05
December 8, 2019
Day 0 Update #259 - Homogenized Horse S...
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: No Man's Sky gets a nice update. Jedi Fallen Order is selling well, maybe single-player games aren't dead? Ghost Recon: Breakpoint players want offline mode. Plus, The Atari VCS gets a delay for Indiegogo backers. Will it ever actually come out? That and more, up next. Full show notes can be found here.
1:23:22
December 1, 2019
Day 0 Update #258 - Fearsome Fanfare of Fetid Flatulence
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Despite internet uproar, Pokemon Sword & Shield sells 6 Million units. Street Fighter V is getting a much needed upgrade. Plus, Google Stadia launched this week. All this, and more, to come. Full show notes are available here.
1:18:00
November 24, 2019
Day 0 Update #257 - Pokemon Outrage
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: People are upset about Pokemon: Sword & Shield's incomplete pokedex. Epic launches Battle Breakers. Bioware plans to try to save Anthem. Plus, John Carmack may be responsible for Skynet. This and more next. Full show notes are available here.
1:16:12
November 17, 2019
Day 0 Update #256 - It's All Connected
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have a discussion about Death Stranding and what it means. Red Dead 2 is out on PC. Whether you can get it running or not is still up in the air. Plus, a fine example of online games going off the rails.  Show notes can be found here.
1:23:15
November 10, 2019
Day 0 Update #255 - Creating A Hamster Wheel
We missed last week's show, so this week is a packed episode. We talk about Ubisoft's stock plummeting, their delay of some major games, and what it means for the industry as a whole. Are gamers getting sick of "Live Services"? Plus, we talk about BlizzCon, and the things Blizzard said, and didn't say. All this and much more! Full show notes can be found here.
2:19:53
November 3, 2019
Day 0 Update #254 - Can't Wait For BlizzCon
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We speculate on how Blizzard will handle things at BlizzCon. Analogue unveils their Analogue Pocket. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare won't have loot boxes... Yeah, right. Volition finds the source for the PC Port of Saint's Row 2. Plus a board game scammer doesn't know when he's caught. Full show notes are available here.
1:07:35
October 20, 2019
Day 0 Update #253 - It's Made Of People
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: China, Hong Kong, and American companies. An ambitious thief burglers Valve's offces. Plus, PlayStation 5 details emerge. This and more, coming up. Full show notes are available here.
1:17:01
October 13, 2019
Day 0 Update #252 - We'll Wait
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Gearbox has legal problems. EA has a  data breach. Iron Man VR has a release date. And we all have no hurry  to play Red Dead 2 on PC. Full show notes can be found here.
1:43:30
October 6, 2019
Day 0 Update #251 - State of Play September 2019
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We recap the latest Sony State of Play stream. AtGames gets a cut of Ms. Pac-Man. Masters of Doom gets its Romero and Carmack. Mario Kart Tour has a subscription for some reason, and more! Full show notes can be found here.
1:06:54
September 29, 2019
Day 0 Update #250 - RIP Anthem
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: France finds Valve's inability to resell digital games against the law. Rockstar gets its own PC launcher. SNK reveals the games on its NeoGeo Pro Stick. Plus, Anthem abandons its roadmap. That and more, next. Full show notes are available here.
58:57
September 22, 2019
Day 0 Update #249 - Finger-Licking Good
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Final Fantasy VII gets a classic  battle mode. The UK is really looking seriously at loot boxes. A KFC  dating sim, and more. Full show notes can be found here.
47:14
September 15, 2019
Day 0 Update #248 - Sept. 2019 Nintendo Direct
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: Cyberpunk 2077 shows off  more gameplay. Telltale Games is back, kind of. Yakuza 7 will be a  turn-based RPG. Plus, a recap of Nintendo's substantial September 2019  Direct. Full show notes can be found here.
1:20:16
September 8, 2019
Day 0 Update #247 - Gamescom 2019
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Google Stadia gets Cyberpunk 2077.  Sega is doing a Yakuza Collection. Microsoft doubling down on Game Pass.  Plus, is Gamestop done? We talk about all this, and more! Full show notes can be found here.
1:40:24
August 25, 2019
Day 0 Update #246 - Genesis Does
 On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: Evo Attendees may have been  exposed to Measles. Microsoft cancels the Super Duper Minecraft graphics  pack. Plus, we look back at the Sega Genesis.  Full show notes can be found here.
2:13:08
August 18, 2019
Day 0 Update #245 - Time Warp
 The anti-video game rhetoric is in full swing in the wake of the Dayton  and El Paso shootings. Loot boxes may be on their way out. Konami  confirms the "final" lineup of games for the TurboGrafx Mini. That and  more, next!  Full show notes are available here.
1:19:59
August 11, 2019
Day 0 Update #244 - Evolicious
 On this episode of the Day 0 Update: It's Evo 2019 weekend! Lots of  fighting game news to go over. The ESA accidentally exposes personal  information for 2000 journalists and content creators. No Man's Sky is  about to get a substantial update. Plus, much more.  Full show notes are available here.
1:10:21
August 4, 2019
Day 0 Update #243 - Releases, Updates, and Shenannigans
 On this episode of the show: Fire Emblem Heroes. The Epic Games Store  gets Mechwarrior 5. A crazy looking Cat Lady game. Plus, much more.  Full show notes can be found here.
1:11:30
July 28, 2019
Day 0 Update #242 - To The Mun
 On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Two high-profile departures from  Blizzard and id Software. Bloodstained's latest dev update has the  community upset. Nintendo updates the standard Switch. That, and more,  next!  Full show notes can be found here.
1:49:35
July 21, 2019
Day 0 Update #241 - Emulation Just Changed
 On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: Nintendo announces the  Switch Lite. Konami reveals the full list of games on the Turbo Grafx 16  Mini. RetroArch comes to Steam, and more!  Full show notes can be found here.
1:09:26
July 14, 2019
Day 0 Update #240 - Questionably Canadian
 On this episode of the Day 0 Update: It's a slow news week. We've got a  One Punch Man fighting game coming, somehow. The older Trails games may  be coming to the PS4. Dr. Disrespect is back on Twitch. Plus, is Fil  really Canadian? That and a little more, next.  Full Show Notes Available here.
58:51
July 7, 2019
Day 0 Update #239 - Too Many Great Games!
 Bloodstained, Samurai Shodown, Shadowbringers, Super Mario Maker 2, oh  my! Our wallets are hurting, because within the span of two weeks we've  seen a number of Game of the Year contenders!  Full Show Notes can be found here.
1:08:15
June 30, 2019
Day 0 Update #238 - bOuya
On this week's episode of the Day 0 Update: Fil talks about Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. EA tries to rebrand loot boxes. Epic's devs go on vacation for 2 weeks. Plus, we say farewell to the Ouya. It wasn't as meme-worthy as people thought.
1:29:08
June 23, 2019
Day 0 Update #237 - The New Landscape
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We put a bow on E3. We talk about the big platforms and third parties, and how they're looking going forward. Plus, our top games of the show. All that and much more! Full show notes here.
2:49:58
June 14, 2019
Day 0 Update #236 - It's Pronounced Saty-dee-ah
 On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We're getting ready for E3 and  we're clearing the decks. We catch up on the stories that broke this  week.  Full Show Notes here.
1:11:54
June 9, 2019
Day 0 Update #235 - E3 2019 Preview
 On this episode of the Day 0 Update: D&D Classic RPGs are coming to consoles. Pokemon tracks you in your sleep. Iron Maiden thinks people will get confused over Ion Maiden. Plus, a comprehensive preview of the E3 keynotes.  Full Show Notes here.
2:16:57
June 2, 2019
Day 0 Update #234 - The Underwater Lair
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: A look ahead at some of the system changes in Final Fantasy XIV. Grid is being rebooted. The PlayStation 5's storage is really fast, and what that could mean for games. That, and much, more!  5/26/2019 Show Notes What Are We Playing? F: MK11, Emulators, Assetto Corsa. P: Stormblood, Metropolis Street Racing, Ultrawings, Wipeout Omega C: Minecraft, Rocket League, Dauntless SIGIL to release May 31st for Free. Premium available now for 6.66 Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Live Letter recap.  Razer shuttering the Ouya store in June Nippon Ichi is reportedly unable to pay its employees after recent mobile Disgaea failure Codemasters is rebooting Grid for a September release Square Enix is bringing the first Star Ocean game to PS4/Switch GOG Galaxy 2.0 looks to bring all of your games and friends into one launcher Steam’s Spring Cleanup event reminds us we have too many games Panic announces tiny B&W Playdate Handheld PlayStation Productions will bring PlayStation’s properties to film & TV Sony demonstrated next-gen PlayStation storage performance A new PSVR will not be there at the PS5’s launch
1:30:41
May 26, 2019
Day 0 Update #233 – I Hate Calling People
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Fil installs the Epic Launcher. Chris gets animated, find out why! Epic has its first Epic Games Store sale and it’s a complete mess. Sega reveals 10 more games for the Genesis Mini. Microsoft and Sony partner up for gaming and AI initiatives. That and more, up next! (more…)
2:26:32
May 19, 2019
Day 0 Update #232 – We Care About Squares
On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Tekken X Street Fighter may not come to light. Sony’s State of Play for May 2019. Walkouts at Riot Games. Plus proposed legislation targets lootboxes. That and more up next. (more…)
1:18:03
May 12, 2019
Day 0 Update #231 – Toxicity
On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Netherrealm’s corporate culture is toxic and exploitive, sources say. Epic acquires Psyonix. Notch is not invited to Minecraft’s 10th anniversary celebration. Plus much more. (more…)
1:54:18
May 5, 2019
Day 0 Update #230 – Mortal Kombat 11
On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Crunch Mode and how various developers handle it. A new Persona game is coming to Switch. Plus, a slew of Mortal Kombat 11 discussion. (more…)
1:53:57
April 28, 2019
Day 0 Update #229 – Congested
On this cold-medicine-fueled edition of the Day 0 Update: MK11’s single player may be a grind. Capcom gets into the plug-and-play console market. Sega’s Genesis mini is looking even better. Microsoft will hold down E3. Plus, Mark Cerny talks about the upcoming PlayStation. (more…)
1:11:44
April 21, 2019
Day 0 Update #228 – The Switchfix
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have Austin Stark, the creator of the Switchfix on to talk about his invention. We’ll also talk Star Wars, Respawn, and how Activision is really creepy. (more…)
1:40:10
April 14, 2019
Day 0 Update #227 – Ubisoft Is Chick Fil-A
On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: The analogue Mega SG is out. Borderlands 3 is causing quite a stir. Plus, we find out why Ubisoft is like Chick Fil-A. That and more, up next! (more…)
1:50:49
April 7, 2019
Day 0 Update #226 – SEGA, Samurai, & the State of Play
On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Blizzard releases Warcraft 1 & 2 on GoG. Sega is bringing Sakura Wars back. Samurai Shodown is getting a collection. Plus Naoki Yoshida has big aspirations! That and more, right here. (more…)
1:17:32
March 31, 2019
Day 0 Update #225 – Stadia
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Nintendo has a Nindies event. News from Final Fantasy XIV Tokyo Fan Festival. Plus, a dense discussion of Google’s Stadia and what it could mean. That and more, next! (more…)
1:54:36
March 24, 2019
Day 0 Update #224 – Jade Goes To Google
On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Axiom Verge’s creator enters into a legal battle with Badland Games. Jade Raymond takes a position as a VP at Google. Fortnite’s cross-platform play becomes the default, with caveats. Plus, we have concerns about Dead or Alive 6. (more…)
59:52
March 17, 2019