The EFG Daily Commute

Episode 23: #Fortnite Season 7 is Coming!

An episode of The EFG Daily Commute

By Engaged Family Gaming
Welcome to Engaged Family Gaming! We’re here to help you get your family game on! Join our founder Stephen on his commute to work as he talks about all things Gaming!

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Sony Productions
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Sony Productions and some of the movie/tv projects they could work on.
16:13
May 21, 2019
Nintendo’s Voucher Program
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Nintendo’s new voucher program.
09:59
May 20, 2019
Minecraft 10th Anniversary News!
Join Stephen and Evan on their ride home from church. This time they talk about the Minecraft 10th anniversary news. Sales milestones, Minecraft Earth, and a Minecraft Dungeons update.
18:28
May 19, 2019
Super Mario Maker 2
Join Stephen on his ride to work while he talks about last night’s Nintendo Direct that was all about Super Mario Maker 2!
12:37
May 16, 2019
WoW Classic
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about WoW Classic and his concerns for the longevity of the program. (Vanilla WoW was cool... but do we really want to craft ammo again?)
14:24
May 15, 2019
Sony State of Play - May 2019
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about four big announcements from the PlayStation State of Play presentation!
20:02
May 14, 2019
What Would a Legend of Zelda TV Show Even Look Like?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares a few thoughts on the possibility of a Legend of Zelda TV Show. Head to engagedfamilygaming.com/community to chat about it!
12:59
May 6, 2019
The Sonic The Hedgehog Trailer
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer.
10:01
May 1, 2019
It’s Screen Free Week!
Join Stephen as he talks about a Screen Free Week and the importance of balance! Check out ScreenFree.org!
08:07
April 30, 2019
Nintendo is SLAYING Right Now!!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Nintendo’s year end earnings call. They killed it last year!!!
17:06
April 29, 2019
What’s Kickstarter Up To?
Join Stephen on hi ride to work as he talks about Kickstarter cancelling several projects over the weekend as a result of newly enforcing an existing policy. What does it mean for Kickstarter? Give a listen!
13:43
April 29, 2019
The EFG Steamworld Quest Review!
Join Stephen on his ride to work! Today he is sharing his thoughts on Steamworld Quest for the Nintendo Switch! Spoiler alert: this is his game of the year so far!
15:46
April 29, 2019
Avengers Endgame Spoiler Review
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his thoughts on Avengers. WARNING! Listen to this one AFTER watching the movie!
26:28
April 29, 2019
Xbox One S All Digital Edition and PS5 Info all in one day?!?!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about the release information for the Xbox One S All Digital Edition and the first details about the PS5.
18:33
April 17, 2019
Changing the Conversation About Video Game Addiction.
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Video Game Addiction and how we need to start talking about WHY kids/adults are playing games for so long as opposed to blaming it on games.
15:27
April 10, 2019
Best Buy Leaked Three New Nintendo Switch Games!
Join Stephen and he talks about three Nintendo Switch games that were apparently leaked by Best Buy!
10:17
April 9, 2019
My Evolving Thoughts on #ScreenTime
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about the evolution of his thoughts on screen time and a few strategies that families can use to deal with it.
20:25
April 3, 2019
Magic The Gathering War of the Spark Unveiled!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his thoughts on the reveal of War of the Spark!
21:22
April 1, 2019
The Games of #PAXEast 2019!
Join Stephen on his ride home from Boston as he talks about some of the awesome games he played during #PAXeast2019!
24:49
March 31, 2019
Concrete Genie is my most anticipated game of 2019!
Join Stephen in his ride to work as he talks about the State of Play video released by Sony and explains why Concrete Genie is now his most anticipated game of the year.
11:34
March 26, 2019
Two New Switches You Say?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about recent reports in the a Wall Street Journal about two updates to the Switch hardware that might be announced as soon as E3!
13:11
March 25, 2019
Nindie Showcase Highlights!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares some of the highlights from the 3/20 Nindie Showcase!
11:19
March 21, 2019
Google’s #Stadia Announcement Part 2
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his concerns about Stadia and some of the challenges it faces.
28:58
March 20, 2019
Google’s #Stadia Announcement Part 1
Join Stephen and he drives home from the store and shares the details of the Google Stadia announcement today! (And stay tuned for part 2 where he shares some of his doubts and lingering questions!)
12:18
March 20, 2019
In Honor of Journey’s 7th Birthday!!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Journey on its 7th birthday!
12:38
March 14, 2019
Spoiler Free #CaptainMarvel Review!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he tries something new and gives a *spoiler free* review of Captain Marvel!
10:54
March 13, 2019
Google is Making a Console and it’s Being Announced Soon!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his thoughts on Google’s future in the video game space.
08:35
March 12, 2019
Choose Good Passwords Friends: A Lesson for Content Creators, Parents, and Kids
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he admits some of his faults, and gives everyone an important lesson: take account security seriously.
24:15
March 11, 2019
A Planeswalker in Every Pack of War of the Spark?!? #MTGWar
Stephen, Evan, and the Infinite Co-host come together for a special episode of the EFG Daily Commute. They were driving home from the VT State Magic The Gathering Championships and took the chance to talk about War of the Spark and the HUGE number of Planeswalkers in the set.
14:18
March 10, 2019
Nintendo LABO VR Kit
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Nintendo’s new LABO VR kit!
09:35
March 7, 2019
Microsoft Releasing an Xbox without a Disc Drive?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about recent reports about an Xbox with no disc drive that is apparently coming to retail in the next few months! Would you buy one?
11:10
March 6, 2019
New Dungeons and Dragons Books for Kids!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Dungeons and Dragons and a new line of products, targeted at kids, coming from Wizards of the Coast.
09:52
March 5, 2019
The #MomoChallenge is (Mostly) a Hoax But We Can Learn From It Anyway!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talked about the Momo Challenge, his frustrations with content creators, and what parents can learn from it (even though it isn’t a thing).
18:35
February 28, 2019
A Follow-up on My Thoughts on User-Reviews!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about this updates thoughts on User reviews!
13:36
February 26, 2019
Announcing Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition!
Join Stephen on this special episode of the EFG Daily commute with a special new update! The OP (formerly USAopoly) has announced Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition! HOW AWESOME IS THAT!
08:19
February 26, 2019
If I ran Square Enix...
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about what he would do if he ran Square Enix.
15:06
February 20, 2019
Tetris 99 Might Be My Game of the Year
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Tetris 99 and makes a very bold prediction and explains how the game works.
11:41
February 19, 2019
Top Two of Toy Fair
Join Stephen and Linda on their drive home from NY Toy Fair as they talk about their top two games of the show.
09:05
February 17, 2019
Even MORE thoughts on the Nintendo Direct!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares more thoughts about this year’s Nintendo lineup after all of those big announcements.
14:04
February 14, 2019
My thoughts on the #Nintendo Direct!
Join Stephen on his ride to get Valentine’s Day cards for his daughter’s class (because parenting is hard in 2019) while he talks about some of the exciting points from the 2/13/19 Nintendo Direct.
13:07
February 14, 2019
Balancing Relationships, Children, Work, and Content Creation.
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about how he manages to balance his marriage, his kids, his gaming, and his website. (Spoilers: very carefully).
18:30
February 11, 2019
The Games I Need To Play This Year!
Join Stephen on his ride from from bringing his wife coffee as he talks about the video games he needs to play this year.
11:22
February 8, 2019
A Special Episode: Are Mini Consoles a Fad?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about the various Mini Consoles and whether or not they are a fad!
29:01
February 8, 2019
We need to teach our children to listen.
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his thoughts on how important it is that we teach our children to listen to others (especially marginalized people) about their experiences.
07:45
February 7, 2019
Xbox Live is coming the the Nintendo Switch (iOS and Android, too!)
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Microsoft bringing Xbox Live to the Nintendo Switch!
11:21
February 6, 2019
Anthem and Apex Legends: Two very different T-rated shooters
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about his time in the Anthem demo and the surprise announcement and release of Apex Legends.
21:11
February 5, 2019
Snow Day Stories and My Thoughts on Our Digital Future.
Stephen shares his thoughts on the closure of the Wii Shop Channel and what it showed us all about the dangers of an all digital future.
12:13
January 31, 2019
Early #KingdomHearts3 Impressions!
Stephen shares his Kingdom Hearts 3 impressions today!
12:44
January 29, 2019
Advice for Content Creators: Stop Thinking.
Stephen spent his ride to work today giving advice to other content creators who might be thinking of doing their own thing.
12:53
January 28, 2019
My Early Thoughts about Magic: The Gathering Arena
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about his time playing Magic: The Gathering Arena!
16:30
January 24, 2019
EA and Their Troubled History with Star Wars
Join Stephen as he rides into work and talks about EA and the state of their exclusive rights to make Star Wars video games. Spoilers: it’s not going very well.
19:18
January 17, 2019
I Turned My Life Into a Game (And Learned some Things)
Join Stephen as he drives to work and talks about his experiences with turning his daily to do lists into a mini game for himself.
19:08
January 15, 2019
Where are all the #Nintendo Sports games?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about his wishlist for Nintendo Sports games!
13:30
January 10, 2019
The New Childhood - Early Impressions of be new book my Dr. Jordan Shapiro
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his early impressions of the new book “The New Childhood” by Dr. Jordan Shapiro.
12:33
January 9, 2019
My Second Switch Experience
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about his families experiences with a second Switch.
23:11
January 8, 2019
Our most anticipated video games of 2019!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about his most anticipated video games of 2019!
13:57
January 7, 2019
Episode 34: The EFG Video Games of the Year 2018!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about the Engaged Family Gaming Video Games of the year for 2018!
34:12
January 2, 2019
Episode 33: Looking into the Future of EFG!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he looks forward to EFG’s mission for 2019 and Beyond!
10:39
December 20, 2018
Episode 32: Tips (and Gifts) for The Budding Game Designer or Content Creator in Your Life!
Join Stephen as he drives to work and shares his advice for parents who have aspiring game designers and content creators in the family!
29:39
December 19, 2018
Episode 32: Epic Games Is Being Sued Over #Fortnite Dances!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about a pair of lawsuits being brought against Epic Games!
31:00
December 18, 2018
Episode 31: #KingdomHearts3: An Object Lesson in Gatekeeping
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about Kingdom Hearts 3, expresses his Spoiler concerns, and talks about how to deal with Gatekeeping in fandoms.
16:21
December 17, 2018
Episode 30: #Fortnite isn’t Just a Game Anymore!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he briefly discusses the idea of Fortnite transcending it’s status as merely a game and become a place for kids to socialize.
10:29
December 13, 2018
Episode 29: Long Live the #Nintendo 3DS!
Join Stephen on his commute to work as he records a quick episode to share his thoughts on the 3DS and why it is still a good purchase for your kids (especially the younger ones)!
13:31
December 12, 2018
Episode 28: Thoughts On Video Content Online
Join Stephen on his commute to work as he talks about the different kinds of video content available online and some of the questions we should ask our kids about what they are watching.
16:18
December 11, 2018
Episode 27: My Thoughts on #SuperSmashBrothers DLC Characters!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his impressions of Super Smash Brothers and his ideas for Smash DLC characters.
27:56
December 10, 2018
Episode 26: #TheGameAwards Announcements
Join Stephen and Evan as they drive and talk about all of the family friendly video game announcements from the #GameAwards 2018.
28:38
December 9, 2018
Episode 25: #Fortnite Season 7 Is Here!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about the new stuff coming in Fortnite season 7 and thinks about Fortnite’s potential lasting legacy.
17:25
December 6, 2018
Episode 24: Epic Games Has a Store Now?
Join Stephen on his ride to work while he talks about Epic Games and their upcoming adventures in online game sales.
18:20
December 5, 2018
Episode 23: #Fortnite Season 7 is Coming!
Join Stephen as he discusses some of Fortnite’s baked in parental controls. He also talks about the incoming Season 7!
24:04
December 4, 2018
Episode 22: So You Bought a Console for the Holidays. Now what?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares a PSA about what to do with that wonderful new Nintendo Switch, PS4, or Xbox One between now and when you give it as a gift!
28:34
December 3, 2018
Episode 21: Are the Classic “Mini” Consoles a Fad?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he tells a funny story about his ride home last night AND shares his thoughts on the Mini console craze.
28:16
November 30, 2018
Episode 20: #Nintendo Made a BIG Change to the Creator Program.
Join Stephen and Evan as they drive home from an event. They talk about the changes Nintendo made to the creator program.
11:50
November 30, 2018
Episode 19: Yep. We Deleted #Fortnite. And So Can You (If You Need To)
Join Stephen on his ride to work and he talks about how he and Jenna decided to get rid of Fortnite for a while.
14:45
November 28, 2018
Episode 18: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and #Localization vs #Censorship
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about What Localization is and highlights a few decisions that have been made regarding #SuperSmashBrothersUltimate
18:29
November 27, 2018
Episode 17: No. There Should NOT Be A “Mature” #Pokemon Game!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his thoughts on the recent “movement” to encourage The Pokemon Company to develop and release a Pokémon title targeted at adult fans of the series.
28:18
November 26, 2018
Episode 16: Happy 20th Birthday #LegendofZelda Ocarina of Time!
Join Stephen as he talks about his memories of playing Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time!
14:43
November 21, 2018
Episode 15: Why I think User Reviews for Games and Movies are Terrible
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his feelings on User Reviews for games and movies.
20:29
November 20, 2018
Episode 14: Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee Impressions And Gacha Mechanics!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he shares his impressions of Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee and discusses Gacha Mechanics in mobile games.
35:49
November 19, 2018
Episode 13: Stephen And Son Sell Several Switches @Nintendo
Join Stephen and Evan as they discuss why they think NOW might be the time to look into a second Switch for your family.
29:36
November 17, 2018
Episode 12: #PlayStation is skipping -#E32019 and an #Xbox With No Disc Drive?
Join Stephen on a special ride into the office. He’s talking about Sony skipping E3 2019 and sharing his thoughts on an Xbox One with no Disc Drive!
21:24
November 16, 2018
Episode 11: How Do You Choose Your Character Names?
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about how he chooses names for his characters. He also poses the question: How do YOU name your characters?
26:15
November 15, 2018
Episode 11: Good Golly it’s #TheGameAwards!
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he discusses the nominees for his year’s Game Awards!
42:50
November 14, 2018
Episode 10: the #PS1classic vs. the #SNESClassic
Join Stephen on his ride to work while he talks about the PS1 Classic and how it compares to the SNES Classic.
38:20
November 13, 2018
Episode 9: Stephen’s #StarWars Supershow! (Sorta)
Join Stephen on his ride to work while he shares his history with Star Wars and why he is so perplexed by the way EA is handling their exclusive license.
23:24
November 12, 2018
Episode 8: #Microsoft, #Minecraft, and Much More!
Join Stephen and Evan as they head to the store! They talk about the Microsoft X018 event!
18:55
November 11, 2018
Episode 7: Final Fantasy XV Finally Finished
Join Stephen on his ride to work as he talks about the end of Final Fantasy XV DLC development and where he wants the franchise to go moving forward!
14:03
November 8, 2018
Episode 6: Blizzard’s Bizarre #Blizzcon Blunders
Join Stephen as he recaps his feelings about Blizzard’s unforced errors during their annual Blizzcon event.
31:22
November 7, 2018
Episode 5: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
That one where Stephen apologizes to the Internet for dismissing their concerns about Smash.
11:38
November 2, 2018
Episode 4: Memories, Red Dead Redemption, and Bully
Join Stephen as he drives to work and talks about his earliest video game memories, shares a wild speculative theory about Red Dead Redemption 2, and the potential for a new Bully game from Rockstar.
24:56
November 1, 2018
Episode 3: A 10 year old explains Fortnite
Stephen and Jacob commute to school and talk about Fortnite!
31:14
October 31, 2018
Episode 2: Story in Games
Today Stephen spends his right to work talking about the importance of story in video games.
24:46
October 30, 2018
Episode 1 - EFG a Brief History
The episode where Stephen gets on the phone and talks about what EFG is, where it came from, and where it’s going
21:53
October 29, 2018
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