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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 #407 - Distortion of the Truth
Day 0 Update #407 - Distortion of the Truth
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about a bunch of games that we've been playing, the return of the Xbox 360 controller, and Bethesda's dumb response to Mick Gordon's accusations. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:28:02
November 29, 2022
Day 0 Update #406 - OOF
Day 0 Update #406 - OOF
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Yuji Naka's arrest over insider trading for a mobile Dragon Quest title, hbomberguy's new video about Tommy Tallarico's lies, and a preview of Black Friday deals to come. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:37:45
November 23, 2022
Day 0 Update #405 - The Airing of Grievances
Day 0 Update #405 - The Airing of Grievances
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about two major beefs being dealt with in the public space, God of War Ragnarok, and the Indie World Showcase. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:28:04
November 15, 2022
Day 0 Update #404 - Podcast Not Found
Day 0 Update #404 - Podcast Not Found
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about one of the nerdiest games ever getting graphics many years later, a lost Sega erotic thriller FMV game returning from the dead, and Square Enix fooling Parasite Eve fans once again. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:45:11
November 09, 2022
Day 0 Update #403 - Gotta Love The Glove Again
Day 0 Update #403 - Gotta Love The Glove Again
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about our first impressions of Signalis, the first of CD Projekt Red's upcoming projects, and the latest on the Activision Blizzard lawsuits by California. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
58:54
November 01, 2022
Day 0 Update #402 - The Year of Trails
Day 0 Update #402 - The Year of Trails
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the two big Trails releases of 2023, Activision's terrible new exec that is just trolling union supporters, and how Konami seems to be treating Silent Hill fans well for now. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:07:60
October 26, 2022
Day 0 Update #401 - The Disgusting World of Scorn
Day 0 Update #401 - The Disgusting World of Scorn
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the end of G4 TV, Nintendo's union busting settlement, and Facebook's big new VR headset. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:16:30
October 19, 2022
Day 0 Update #400 - It's Been A Long Road
Day 0 Update #400 - It's Been A Long Road
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the latest update for No Man's Sky, Ubisoft's new $120 Game of the Year edition of Far Cry 6, that Super Mario Bros. movie trailer, and the very expensive graphics cards that Nvidia wants you to buy. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:22:26
October 11, 2022
Day 0 Update #399 - I Love Scorn
Day 0 Update #399 - I Love Scorn
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the wild release of Skyrim Anniversary Edition on the Switch, Google Stadia shutting down, and the possibility that a physical E3 might happen in 2023. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:11:09
October 04, 2022
Day 0 Update #398 - The Very Bad Week for Rockstar Games
Day 0 Update #398 - The Very Bad Week for Rockstar Games
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big hack of Rockstar Games resulting in the hacker releasing development videos of GTAVI, Twitch's big change in their handling of gambling streams, and a discussion of The Legend of Heroes: Trails From Zero. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:17:42
September 27, 2022
Day 0 Update #397 - Tears of the United Kingdom
Day 0 Update #397 - Tears of the United Kingdom
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Nintendo Direct, PlayStation State of Play, and everything else that happened on this busy TGS week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:36:42
September 20, 2022
Day 0 Update #396 - Ubisoft's Big Funk
Day 0 Update #396 - Ubisoft's Big Funk
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the two showcases of the week, the new Cyberpunk 2077 expansion, and GDQ's decision to move their live events outside of Florida. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:33:37
September 13, 2022
Day 0 Update #395 - Collection of Cowabunga
Day 0 Update #395 - Collection of Cowabunga
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the acquisitions of the week, Halo Infinite's latest setback, and two stories about bad people on Steam getting their comeupance. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:19:49
September 06, 2022
Day 0 Update #394 - The Ultimate Holiday Battle: Sonic vs Kratos
Day 0 Update #394 - The Ultimate Holiday Battle: Sonic vs Kratos
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the many games shown at Gamescom's Opening Night Live, an interesting Kickstarter for fans of Wild Arms and Shadow Hearts, and the unfortunate situation that devs of an upcoming indie game have found themselves in. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:44:35
August 30, 2022
Day 0 Update #393 - Middle-Earth Has Been Embraced
Day 0 Update #393 - Middle-Earth Has Been Embraced
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the many acquisitions of Embracer Group, the bad reports of harassment out of Nintendo of America, and the handful of games this week that got delayed. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:43:47
August 23, 2022
Day 0 Update #392 - Bridget's Grand Return
Day 0 Update #392 - Bridget's Grand Return
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the news coming out of Evo, the details on Splatoon 3 from its Direct, and the handful of games this week that got delayed to 2023. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:16:12
August 16, 2022
Day 0 Update #391 - Koch Play
Day 0 Update #391 - Koch Play
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the new firmware for the PS5, the next Square Enix game filling up their fall lineup, and what to expect out of the next Pokemon game. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:39:17
August 09, 2022
Day 0 Update #390 - Holy Daiva
Day 0 Update #390 - Holy Daiva
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the newest big update for No Man's Sky, the upcoming TMNT collection, and the string of bad news for Ubisoft, Nintendo, Activision Blizzard, and terrible people plaguing Bungie and Mojang. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:01:51
July 25, 2022
Day 0 Update #389 - RIP BioWare Points
Day 0 Update #389 - RIP BioWare Points
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Bayonetta 3 finally getting a release date, Unity's weird acquisition, and Nintendo of Japan's surprising announcement. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:16:22
July 19, 2022
Day 0 Update #388 - Skull & Bones is 2022's Spirit Game
Day 0 Update #388 - Skull & Bones is 2022's Spirit Game
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the surprising Ubisoft game that is releasing this fall, how we're finally confident that E3 will return in 2023, and what classic IP is getting a new game next year that's looking solid so far. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:26:51
July 11, 2022
Day 0 Update #387 - Stop Harassing Game Developers
Day 0 Update #387 - Stop Harassing Game Developers
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Nintendo Direct Mini, the awesome Atari 50 collection that was announced, and how toxic people are attacking developers for the dumbest reasons possible. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:48:35
July 05, 2022
Day 0 Update #386 - The Gaming Industry Supports Abortion Rights
Day 0 Update #386 - The Gaming Industry Supports Abortion Rights
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about what's going on with the new Star Ocean game, how Overwatch and Overwatch 2 will not coexist, and the massive showing of support for abortion rights by many developers and publishers after Roe v Wade was overturned by the US Supreme Court. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
52:06
June 28, 2022
Day 0 Update #385 - Where's the Dirge of Cerberus Remake?
Day 0 Update #385 - Where's the Dirge of Cerberus Remake?
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge, the remaining Summer Game Fest news, and the two new Final Fantasy VII games that were announced this week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:02:13
June 21, 2022
Day 0 Update #384 - Phil Spencer Hates Nintendo Fans
Day 0 Update #384 - Phil Spencer Hates Nintendo Fans
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the many events of Summer Game Fest, the great-looking indies that were shown, and what other events are happening soon. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:50:27
June 14, 2022
Day 0 Update #383 - Step Into The Rollerdrome
Day 0 Update #383 - Step Into The Rollerdrome
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Sony State of Play, those gameplay trailers for Sonic Frontiers, and Lechonk. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:28:53
June 07, 2022
Day 0 Update #382 - NSO & Caveman Games
Day 0 Update #382 - NSO & Caveman Games
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about No Man's Sky wild new expedition, the big flaw in the new PlayStation Plus' launch, and the great news about Raven Software's QA team voting to form a union. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
56:29
May 31, 2022
Day 0 Update #381 - Releasing in 2024
Day 0 Update #381 - Releasing in 2024
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about more details about what Sony's new PlayStation Plus will have to offer, which Ubisoft game is finally releasing this week, and what is the first game to be announced for release in 2024. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:19:57
May 24, 2022
Day 0 Update #380 - Side Quest: The Game
Day 0 Update #380 - Side Quest: The Game
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, the big delays of Bethesda's major 2022 titles, and how Activision Blizzard decided to step up to keep their name in the bad news market for another week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:39:14
May 17, 2022
Day 0 Update #379 - Vaporized
Day 0 Update #379 - Vaporized
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Trek to Yomi, Square Enix selling off the bulk of its western output, and which company was the only company to publicly stand up for their workers' rights to an abortion. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:20:53
May 10, 2022
Day 0 Update #378 - This is Miyamoto
Day 0 Update #378 - This is Miyamoto
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Nintendo Switch Sports, the delay of the Super Mario Bros. movie, and the saga of Yuji Naka and Balan Wonderworld. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:42:22
May 02, 2022
Day 0 Update #377 - Too Much Anime
Day 0 Update #377 - Too Much Anime
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big release date announcements from Nintendo and other publishers, how Sega's making their new Sonic collection more complicated, and the union troubles that Nintendo are currently having this week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:16:08
April 25, 2022
Day 0 Update #376 - The Chrono Cross Conundrum
Day 0 Update #376 - The Chrono Cross Conundrum
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big new No Man's Sky update, which Vanillaware game is returning, and the upcoming releases you can expect to release before June. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
55:09
April 17, 2022
Day 0 Update #375 - Sora Lost His Clown Shoes
Day 0 Update #375 - Sora Lost His Clown Shoes
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big surprising game announcements of the week, Activision's continued union busting efforts, and lengths Bandai Namco has gone to hide Ms. Pac-Man. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:36:43
April 13, 2022
Day 0 Update #374 - The Sequel to the Day 0 Update
Day 0 Update #374 - The Sequel to the Day 0 Update
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big overhaul of PlayStation Plus, the death of E3 2022, and the disappointing news about what's been happening at Undead Labs. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:46:05
April 05, 2022
Day 0 Update #373 - Fortnite For Good
Day 0 Update #373 - Fortnite For Good
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big firmware updates for the Switch and PS5, Rockstar's new subscription service, and the newest update on Activision Blizzard's sexual harassment issues. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:17:49
March 30, 2022
Day 0 Update #372 - Indie Studios Can Be Abusive, Too
Day 0 Update #372 - Indie Studios Can Be Abusive, Too
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big Humble Bundle to support Ukraine relief, the messy ID@Xbox Showcase, and some sad stories of abusive leaders at a number of prolific indie studios. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:31:04
March 22, 2022
Day 0 Update #371 - Gotta Love The Glove
Day 0 Update #371 - Gotta Love The Glove
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the video game industry making more moves against Russia, the State of Play, and the hot new port of a very classic N64 that everybody played. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:26:11
March 15, 2022
Day 0 Update #370 - The Journey to Crossbell
Day 0 Update #370 - The Journey to Crossbell
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the video game industry making moves against Russia, the news of Trails from Zero hitting later this year, and what you'll get out of the third generation console release of Grand Theft Auto V. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:16:44
March 09, 2022
Day 0 Update #369 - The Elden Ring Show
Day 0 Update #369 - The Elden Ring Show
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big three countdown announcements, the surprise acquisition by Nintendo, and a lot of Elden Ring. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:26:60
March 01, 2022
Day 0 Update #368 - Nintendo Abandons the Wii U & 3DS
Day 0 Update #368 - Nintendo Abandons the Wii U & 3DS
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big updates for three big games, the financial despair of the Intellivision Amico, and Nintendo announcing the impending shutdown of the eShops on the Wii U and 3DS. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:20:12
February 22, 2022
Day 0 Update #367 - Trolling With Chrono Cross
Day 0 Update #367 - Trolling With Chrono Cross
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big Nintendo Direct, Square Enix's secret FMV game announcement, and Nintendo bragging about putting a man in prison. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:49:13
February 15, 2022
Day 0 Update #366 - Team17's NFT Cancellation Speedrun
Day 0 Update #366 - Team17's NFT Cancellation Speedrun
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Gran Turismo 7 State of Play, Yacht Club Games' newest game, MLB The Show 22, and the two big acquisitions of the week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:57:42
February 09, 2022
Day 0 Update #365 - We Don't Want NFTs, Ubisoft
Day 0 Update #365 - We Don't Want NFTs, Ubisoft
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Pokemon Legends Arceus, the Ubisoft exec that's mad about players not wanting NFTs, and the latest round of Activision Blizzard's anti-union actions. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:19:07
February 02, 2022
Day 0 Update #364 - No Consequences for Bobby Kotick
Day 0 Update #364 - No Consequences for Bobby Kotick
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the expensive Kingdom Hearts releases on Switch, the news of extreme crunch culture in the making of the new LEGO Star Wars game, and that small news of Microsoft acquiring Activision Blizzard. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:28:43
January 27, 2022
Day 0 Update #363 - Take Two Zynga and Call Me in the Morning
Day 0 Update #363 - Take Two Zynga and Call Me in the Morning
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the delay of Stalker 2, Final Fantasy XIV's return, and Take-Two's big acquisition. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
49:38
January 20, 2022
Day 0 Update #362 - SmashPad's Top 10 Games of 2021
Day 0 Update #362 - SmashPad's Top 10 Games of 2021
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the unveiling of PSVR2 at CES, E3 2022's physical show being cancelled, and our Top 10 Games of 2021. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:20:34
January 13, 2022
Day 0 Update #361 - Final Fantasy XIV Is Doing Too Well
Day 0 Update #361 - Final Fantasy XIV Is Doing Too Well
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about how Final Fantasy XIV is selling too well for their servers to handle it, Ubisoft employees being very critical of their NFTs, and Stalker 2's audience quickly rebuking their NFT announcement. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:27:26
December 22, 2021
Day 0 Update #360 - Activision Blizzard's Pathetic Union Busting Email Story
Day 0 Update #360 - Activision Blizzard's Pathetic Union Busting Email Story
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Ubisoft adding NFTs to Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Activision Blizzard's attempts to bust up a union that's forming, and we talk about the hot news from The Game Awards. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:51:38
December 14, 2021
Day 0 Update #359 - QA Deserves Better
Day 0 Update #359 - QA Deserves Better
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the new stuff happening this week, Titanfall's sudden delisting, and Activision Blizzard's terrible treatment of their QA staff. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:04:43
December 07, 2021
Day 0 Update #358 - 20 Years In The Blink Of An Eye
Day 0 Update #358 - 20 Years In The Blink Of An Eye
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about some upcoming releases, the latest of the Activision Blizzard news, and finish with reminiscing of consoles that celebrated milestone anniversaries this year as we rapidly age. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:28:10
November 30, 2021
Day 0 Update #357 - Bobby Kotick Should Resign
Day 0 Update #357 - Bobby Kotick Should Resign
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the deals coming for Black Friday, some more delays and one game that dares to release sooner, and avalanche of Activision Blizzard news that suggests that Bobby Kotick should've resigned last week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:28:49
November 23, 2021
Day 0 Update #356 - Doomscroll is Too Metal for id Software
Day 0 Update #356 - Doomscroll is Too Metal for id Software
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the two handheld platforms that have been delayed, some good news about pay and benefits for a group of Activision Blizzard employees, and the cool Q-Games title that will be coming back. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:22:10
November 16, 2021
Day 0 Update #355 - Everybody Gets A Delay!
Day 0 Update #355 - Everybody Gets A Delay!
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the many delays announced this week, the Elden Ring gameplay trailer that lets us know what we'll be doing in the game, and a series of not good stories for most of the major publishers this week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:15:57
November 09, 2021
Day 0 Update #354 - Nintendo's Got 64 Problems
Day 0 Update #354 - Nintendo's Got 64 Problems
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the many issues with Nintendo's NSO + Expansion Pack launch, some potential good news about Activision Blizzard, and what is going on with the reveal of the new Star Ocean game. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:12:52
November 02, 2021
Day 0 Update #353 - Addicted to the Cursed Dust
Day 0 Update #353 - Addicted to the Cursed Dust
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the three big delays of the week, the two big acquisitions, and the latest Activision Blizzard scummy move that might get them out of trouble. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:20:29
October 27, 2021
Day 0 Update #352 - N$50 + Expansion Pack
Day 0 Update #352 - N$50 + Expansion Pack
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the last part of the big Animal Crossing Direct that was the biggest news of the week, the huge update that Fallout 3 got on Steam, and the dumb promotional idea the Genshin Impact devs had before fans made them cancel it. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:57:31
October 20, 2021
Day 0 Update #351 - Good Riddance, Sugiyama
Day 0 Update #351 - Good Riddance, Sugiyama
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big shakeup at Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, Eidos Montreal's big work week change, and the iconic composer that we're glad is no longer around to spread his hatred. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:38:53
October 15, 2021
Day 0 Update #350 - Bungie Does What Activision BlizzarDon't
Day 0 Update #350 - Bungie Does What Activision BlizzarDon't
Editor's Note: I did as much as I could with Danreb's audio, which is a bit rough at times. We'll try to make sure it's better for the next episode. On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the infamous new Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origins demo, the first settlement of an Activision Blizzard lawsuit, and how Bungie is leading the way for giving employees more power in responding to the wrongdoings of their coworkers. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:09:57
October 07, 2021
Day 0 Update #349 - The Cast Heard Round The World
Day 0 Update #349 - The Cast Heard Round The World
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the expanded Disney classic games collection, the latest on the Activision Blizzard debacle, and new Nintendo Direct with its one bit of news that took the internet by storm. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:24:29
September 28, 2021
Day 0 Update #348 - Firmware Updates R Us
Day 0 Update #348 - Firmware Updates R Us
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the new updates for the PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch, the two big delays of the week, and the latest on the Activision Blizzard debacle. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:09:46
September 22, 2021
Day 0 Update #347 - Insomniac's Double Brag
Day 0 Update #347 - Insomniac's Double Brag
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the PlayStation Showcase, the end of the Epic vs Apple trial, and what new way NBA 2K22 is advertising to you. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:54:54
September 15, 2021
Day 0 Update #346 - The Last Second Tripwire Incident
Day 0 Update #346 - The Last Second Tripwire Incident
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Sony's reversal on Horizon Forbidden West, some interesting games shown at some indie showcases, Take-Two going all-in on stopping classic GTA mods, and how Tripwire Interactive's President really came out of nowhere to make himself look awful on Twitter. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:21:37
September 08, 2021
Day 0 Update #345 - Shredding Gamescom
Day 0 Update #345 - Shredding Gamescom
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the two Gamescom shows, the latest on Activision Blizzard, and the many JRPGs coming out soon. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:31:55
September 01, 2021
Day 0 Update #344 - Skyrim's Back, Tell A Friend
Day 0 Update #344 - Skyrim's Back, Tell A Friend
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Pokemon Presents and QuakeCon news, Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut, and the patented Square Enix Business Strategy. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:33:57
August 25, 2021
Day 0 Update #343 - Axiom Verge 2 Rules
Day 0 Update #343 - Axiom Verge 2 Rules
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about two more events that happened this past week and two that are upcoming, the latest on the Activision Blizzard suit, and a lot of Axiom Verge 2. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:54:02
August 19, 2021
Day 0 Update #342 - Bobby Kotick Should Resign
Day 0 Update #342 - Bobby Kotick Should Resign
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about new acquisitions, how Fullbright has fallen victim to abusive management, and the latest news of the Activision Blizzard suit. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:27:00
August 11, 2021
Day 0 Update #341 - For The Freaks
Day 0 Update #341 - For The Freaks
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We see what new stuff is coming to the PS5 in the upcoming firmware update, what new games are coming from Annapurna Interactive, and dive into the new developments in the Activision Blizzard harassment news. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:15:03
August 04, 2021
Day 0 Update #340 - Skankin' in Fortnite
Day 0 Update #340 - Skankin' in Fortnite
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We return after a brief hiatus to talk about the Steam Deck and Switch OLED Model, how Fortnite has peaked, and the awful things that have been going on at Activision Blizzard since Blizzard was on their own. Full show notes can be found here.
02:43:00
July 29, 2021
Day 0 Update #339 - OLED Model
Day 0 Update #339 - OLED Model
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about some of the news bits we've missed, the downsides of the upcoming Final Fantasy Pixel Remasters, and the Intellivision Amico debacle. Full show notes can be found here.
02:11:07
July 14, 2021
Day 0 Update #338 - Trails of the Mana
Day 0 Update #338 - Trails of the Mana
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the announcements from the Mana and Trails events for JRPG fans, the very expensive new monitors tuned for the new Xbox consoles, and how a recent press event for a Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 went horribly wrong. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:35:24
June 30, 2021
Day 0 Update #337 - Throwing E3 Into The Volcano
Day 0 Update #337 - Throwing E3 Into The Volcano
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Nintendo Direct for E3, the hot old property that's coming to PS4 and Switch, the return of Cyberpunk 2077 to PSN, and how two indie devs decided to sink their reputations so fast. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:26:15
June 23, 2021
Day 0 Update #336 - Chaos at E3 2021
Day 0 Update #336 - Chaos at E3 2021
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk what we liked and didn't like from the first few days of Summer Game Fest and E3 2021, Axiom Verge 2 coming to new platforms at launch, and Chaos. As a heads up, we're covering Summer Game Fest Kickoff Live, Ubisoft Forward, Devolver Digital, Xbox + Bethesda Games Showcase, and Square Enix Presents this week with next week being everything else. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:49:40
June 15, 2021
Day 0 Update #335 - E3 2021 TBD
Day 0 Update #335 - E3 2021 TBD
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk the Sony news dumps, the cool Itch.io bundle raising money to help people in Palestine, and the current E3 schedule that still isn't fully revealed with less than a week to go. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:15:30
June 08, 2021
Day 0 Update #334 - No Plans For A Worldwide Release
Day 0 Update #334 - No Plans For A Worldwide Release
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk the various streams that happened this week, including the new gameplay for Horizon Forbidden West, the weird stuff coming for Sonic's 30th Anniversary, and the weird Dragon Quest stream with the PR whistles. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:45:25
June 01, 2021
Day 0 Update #333 - Pinocchio's Weird Growth
Day 0 Update #333 - Pinocchio's Weird Growth
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk the weird Amiibo mess surrounding Skyward Sword HD, the next GTA game that's the same as the last game, and the IGN and GameInformer debacles over their articles encouraging charity for Palestinian civilians. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:56:06
May 25, 2021
Day 0 Update #332 - Brandon Needs a PS5
Day 0 Update #332 - Brandon Needs a PS5
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about EA's summer show coming very late in July, if Ubisoft is really making much of a change, and the continued shortages of the new consoles. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:18:30
May 18, 2021
Day 0 Update #331 - Thank You Alex, Brad, & Vinny!
Day 0 Update #331 - Thank You Alex, Brad, & Vinny!
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Nintendo's newest game, what sort of money Epic spends on securing games for their Epic Games Store, and say farewell to Alex Navarro, Brad Shoemaker, and Vinny Caravella at Giant Bomb. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:24:58
May 12, 2021
Day 0 Update #330 - Toys for Call of Duty
Day 0 Update #330 - Toys for Call of Duty
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Returnal, how Xbox and PlayStation are both doing very well, and what's going on over in Call of Duty land. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:05:42
May 05, 2021
Day 0 Update #329 - Free to Be Free to Play
Day 0 Update #329 - Free to Be Free to Play
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about finally being able to play free to play games on Xbox for free, Sony's big reversal of their PS Store shutdowns, and the latest departure from Blizzard. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:09:25
April 27, 2021
Day 0 Update #328 - Getting Even With PS5 Scalpers
Day 0 Update #328 - Getting Even With PS5 Scalpers
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the big update for the PS5, the first event scheduled for E3, and all of the games shown at Nintendo's Indie World Showcase. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:21:41
April 21, 2021
Day 0 Update #327 - Indies Do What Nintendon't
Day 0 Update #327 - Indies Do What Nintendon't
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the surprise release of Pac-Man 99, some Kickstarters that look neat, the big changes coming to the Mass Effect Legendary Edition next month, and what to expect from E3 2021. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:31:22
April 13, 2021
Day 0 Update #326 - It's an Oddworld After All
Day 0 Update #326 - It's an Oddworld After All
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the new big update for Cyberpunk 2077, some of the upgrades coming to the new consoles later this year, and the big Sony news of the week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:38:31
April 06, 2021
Day 0 Update #325 - European Mower Brands
Day 0 Update #325 - European Mower Brands
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about some of the indies shown in the Xbox showcase, the reasons behind the choice of games in the Ninja Gaiden Master Collection, and what's happening to the PlayStation Stores on Sony's old platforms. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:19:48
March 30, 2021
Day 0 Update #324 - Nodding to Death
Day 0 Update #324 - Nodding to Death
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about all of the PlayStation and Xbox news, the new rich guy thing Bobby Kotick did, and what Square Enix had to announce this week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:36:18
March 24, 2021
Day 0 Update #323 - Don't Knock The Roblox
Day 0 Update #323 - Don't Knock The Roblox
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the finalized acquisition of Bethesda by Microsoft, the upcoming Square Enix event, and how NFTs are starting to infest games. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:20:27
March 15, 2021
Day 0 Update #322 - Epic's Fall Guys
Day 0 Update #322 - Epic's Fall Guys
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the honor bestowed upon Ghost of Tsushima's lead devs, Epic's new acquisition, and the weird battle between a dev and their publisher over a mediocre game. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:17:20
March 10, 2021
Day 0 Update #321 - The Ever Crisis
Day 0 Update #321 - The Ever Crisis
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the unfortunate news surrounding many devs this week, the wealth of Sony news, and what's new for Pokemon. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:15:28
March 04, 2021
Day 0 Update #320 - The Triangle Strategy
Day 0 Update #320 - The Triangle Strategy
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the new Nintendo Direct, Blizzcon news, and the way Six Days in Fallujah's publisher is hurting their game. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:51:46
February 24, 2021
Day 0 Update #319 - The Only Place for Crash
Day 0 Update #319 - The Only Place for Crash
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about CD Projekt Red getting hacked, the infamous Six Days In Fallujah returning, and the ESA trying to get back on our good side. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:13:04
February 16, 2021
Day 0 Update #318 - No Butt Shots Allowed
Day 0 Update #318 - No Butt Shots Allowed
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about what the Mass Effect Legendary Edition includes and excludes, the return of a beloved EA Sports franchise, and the surfacing of a nearly-completed remake of a beloved game. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:09:28
February 08, 2021
Day 0 Update #317 - Stupid Sexy Keanu
Day 0 Update #317 - Stupid Sexy Keanu
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about modding coming to Cyberpunk 2077 and CD Projekt Red immediately regretting it, what's next for Pinball FX, and the Midway arcade baseball that almost happened. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
47:09
February 01, 2021
Day 0 Update #316 - Self-Inflicted Wounds
Day 0 Update #316 - Self-Inflicted Wounds
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talked the first big Cyberpunk 2077 update, the Resident Evil Village showcase news, and what Microsoft did to anger the internet . All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:06:51
January 25, 2021
Day 0 Update #315 - Series S, X, Mex, Next
Day 0 Update #315 - Series S, X, Mex, Next
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talked the latest CD Projekt Red apology, the arrival of Lucasfilm games, and what games may or may not be coming out in 2021. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:16:58
January 18, 2021
Day 0 Update #314 - Return of the Miis
Day 0 Update #314 - Return of the Miis
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talked about demos you should check out, some acquisitions that happened or didn't, and how the Miis are in one of the least expected games on the Switch. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
48:51
January 11, 2021
Day 0 Update #313 - Games of the Year
Day 0 Update #313 - Games of the Year
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talked about some Cyberpunk 2077 news and our individual and overall staff games of the year. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:52:39
January 04, 2021
Day 0 Update #312 - Don't Horde Those Dildos
Day 0 Update #312 - Don't Horde Those Dildos
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talked about the tumultuous week that Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red had, the pleasant Nintendo Indie World Showcase, and the other mostly nice stuff that happened this week. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:25:31
December 21, 2020
Day 0 Update #311 - Amber
Day 0 Update #311 - Amber
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about many of the announcements from The Game Awards, some delays, and the weird proposal that might come out of Congress. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:25:30
December 14, 2020
Day 0 Update #310 - Bokeh to the Future
Day 0 Update #310 - Bokeh to the Future
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about a bevy of news pertaining to releases this week, some dates getting announced, and people leaving a variety of studios. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:11:54
December 07, 2020
Day 0 Update #309 - The USPS to the Rescue
Day 0 Update #309 - The USPS to the Rescue
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk more about the PS5 as another host managed to get one along with stories about the good and bad parts of the new console launches, some new Square Enix announcements, and an unsavory potential major stakeholder of a popular Japanese publisher. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:49:11
November 30, 2020
Day 0 Update #308 - Kohl's Cash
Day 0 Update #308 - Kohl's Cash
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about what's behind the mysterious door in Demon's Souls, the great update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Black Friday deals to keep an eye on. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
01:48:53
November 23, 2020
Day 0 Update #307 - Amazon Ruined My Life
Day 0 Update #307 - Amazon Ruined My Life
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk all about the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, some things to look forward to concerning those new consoles, and how Amazon ruined the weekend for one of the hosts. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here.
02:21:51
November 16, 2020
Day 0 Update #306 - On the Eve of the Next Generation
Day 0 Update #306 - On the Eve of the Next Generation
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the long-awaited announcement of the Mass Effect Legendary Edition, the company Take-Two is looking to acquire, and some of the cool and not so cool things about the PS5 dashboard at launch. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here.
01:12:24
November 09, 2020
Day 0 Update #305 - This Podcast Has Also Been Delayed
Day 0 Update #305 - This Podcast Has Also Been Delayed
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the newest delay for Cyberpunk 2077, the new Nintendo Direct Mini, and the bulk of next-gen console news both good and bad. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. Editor's Note: I say the wrong date at the beginning of the show.
01:20:34
November 02, 2020
Day 0 Update #304 - Skyrim on Steroids
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.
01:57:13
October 26, 2020
Day 0 Update #303 - Super Arcade CD-ROM²
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.
01:22:48
October 19, 2020
Day 0 Update #302 - Unlocked Framerates
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.
01:06:10
October 12, 2020
Day 0 Update #301 - A Weird Hole in Brazil
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.
01:09:47
October 05, 2020
Day 0 Update #300 Part 2 - Craig, We Have A Problem
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.
01:58:41
September 28, 2020
Day 0 Update #300 Part 1 - Too Legit To Quit
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.
01:41:47
September 28, 2020
Day 0 Update #299 - Chaotic Neutral PlayStation 5
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.
01:38:00
September 21, 2020
Day 0 Update #298 - Xbox Series S & X
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.
01:23:22
September 14, 2020
Day 0 Update #297 - Expires March 31, 2021
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.
01:47:19
September 07, 2020
Day 0 Update #296 - Fake Final Fantasies
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.
01:19:41
August 30, 2020
Day 0 Update #295 - Stuck in a Simulator
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.
01:37:57
August 23, 2020
Day 0 Update #294 - The Monkey's Paw Strikes Again
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.
01:11:17
August 17, 2020
Day 0 Update #293 - Talkin' 'Bout Bugsnax Again
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.
01:40:57
August 10, 2020
Day 0 Update #292 - L is Real
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.
01:46:49
August 02, 2020
Day 0 Update #291 - Microsoft's Turn
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.
02:04:24
July 27, 2020
Day 0 Update #290 - 36 Hours To Go
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.
01:26:40
July 20, 2020
Day 0 Update #289 - E3 in July
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.
01:07:17
July 13, 2020
Day 0 Update #288 - EVO Online
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.
02:33:51
July 05, 2020
Day 0 Update #287 - New Game +
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.
02:27:35
June 29, 2020
#286 - The Last Of Us Part II
#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.
01:40:25
June 21, 2020
#285 - The PS5 Reveal Event
#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!
02:16:15
June 14, 2020
#284 - Idealized E3
#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.
01:31:17
June 07, 2020
#283 - Not Enough Pits
#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.
01:54:43
May 31, 2020
#282 - Xbox Live Is Coming Back!
#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.
01:03:51
May 24, 2020
#281 - Emulation, Evo, and Unreal
#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.
02:01:30
May 17, 2020
Day 0 Update #280 - Streets of Rage 4 Deep Dive
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.
02:14:21
May 03, 2020
Day 0 Update #279 - About That Final Fantasy VII Remake
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.
01:59:05
April 26, 2020
Day 0 Update #278 - Stimulated
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.
01:15:11
April 19, 2020
Day 0 Update #277 - The Greatest (Console) Generation
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.
02:16:35
April 12, 2020
Day 0 Update #276 - Cheating Isn't Easy
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.
01:23:01
April 05, 2020
Day 0 Update #275 - Nintendo Direct 'Mini'?
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.
01:02:46
March 29, 2020
Day 0 Update #274 - QuarantYned
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.
02:15:08
March 22, 2020
Day 0 Update #273 - On A Positive Note
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.
01:52:18
March 15, 2020
Day 0 Update #272 - The Groggy Edition
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.
01:20:31
March 08, 2020
Day 0 Update #271 - An Irregular Show
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 01, 2020
Day 0 Update #270 - Git Gud
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.
01:45:06
February 23, 2020
Day 0 Update #269 - Tim Is Confusing
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.
01:21:45
February 16, 2020
Day 0 Update #268 - The Animal Crossing Saga
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.
01:17:54
February 09, 2020
Day 0 Update #267 - The Switch Is Like Ouya
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.
01:25:07
February 02, 2020
Day 0 Update #266 - Rumor Time
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.
01:11:53
January 26, 2020
Day 0 Update #265 - Delay Of Game
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.
01:31:52
January 19, 2020
Day 0 Update #264 - CES, Xbox, and Street Fighter
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.
01:08:40
January 12, 2020
Day 0 Update #263 - 2020 Predictions
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.
01:48:22
January 05, 2020
Day 0 Update #262 - 2019 According To Us
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.
02:01:15
December 22, 2019
Day 0 Update #261 - Xbox Series X
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.
01:52:48
December 15, 2019
Day 0 Update #260 - PS One Twenty-Five
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.
01:15:06
December 08, 2019
Day 0 Update #259 - Homogenized Horse S...
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.
01:23:22
December 01, 2019
Day 0 Update #258 - Fearsome Fanfare of Fetid Flatulence
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.
01:18:00
November 24, 2019
Day 0 Update #257 - Pokemon Outrage
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.
01:16:12
November 17, 2019
Day 0 Update #256 - It's All Connected
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.
01:23:16
November 10, 2019
Day 0 Update #255 - Creating A Hamster Wheel
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.
02:19:53
November 03, 2019
Day 0 Update #254 - Can't Wait For BlizzCon
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.
01:07:35
October 20, 2019
Day 0 Update #253 - It's Made Of People
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.
01:17:02
October 13, 2019
Day 0 Update #252 - We'll Wait
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.
01:43:30
October 06, 2019
Day 0 Update #251 - State of Play September 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.
01:06:55
September 29, 2019
Day 0 Update #250 - RIP Anthem
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.
58:58
September 22, 2019
Day 0 Update #249 - Finger-Licking Good
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
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.
01:20:16
September 08, 2019
Day 0 Update #247 - Gamescom 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.
01:40:24
August 25, 2019
Day 0 Update #246 - Genesis Does
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.
02:13:09
August 18, 2019
Day 0 Update #245 - Time Warp
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.
01:19:59
August 11, 2019
Day 0 Update #244 - Evolicious
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.
01:10:22
August 04, 2019
Day 0 Update #243 - Releases, Updates, and Shenannigans
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.
01:11:30
July 28, 2019
Day 0 Update #242 - To The Mun
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.
01:49:35
July 21, 2019
Day 0 Update #241 - Emulation Just Changed
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.
01:09:26
July 14, 2019
Day 0 Update #240 - Questionably Canadian
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.
58:52
July 07, 2019
Day 0 Update #239 - Too Many Great Games!
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.
01:08:15
June 30, 2019
Day 0 Update #238 - bOuya
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.
01:29:09
June 23, 2019
Day 0 Update #237 - The New Landscape
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.
02:49:58
June 14, 2019
Day 0 Update #236 - It's Pronounced Saty-dee-ah
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.
01:11:55
June 09, 2019
Day 0 Update #235 - E3 2019 Preview
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.
02:16:57
June 02, 2019
Day 0 Update #234 - The Underwater Lair
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
01:30:41
May 26, 2019
Day 0 Update #233 – I Hate Calling People
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…)
02:26:32
May 19, 2019
Day 0 Update #232 – We Care About Squares
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…)
01:18:03
May 12, 2019
Day 0 Update #231 – Toxicity
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…)
01:54:18
May 05, 2019
Day 0 Update #230 – Mortal Kombat 11
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…)
01:53:57
April 28, 2019
Day 0 Update #229 – Congested
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…)
01:11:44
April 21, 2019
Day 0 Update #228 – The Switchfix
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…)
01:40:10
April 14, 2019
Day 0 Update #227 – Ubisoft Is Chick Fil-A
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…)
01:50:49
April 07, 2019
Day 0 Update #226 – SEGA, Samurai, & the State of Play
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…)
01:17:32
March 31, 2019
Day 0 Update #225 – Stadia
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…)
01:54:36
March 24, 2019
Day 0 Update #224 – Jade Goes To Google
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